[friday, may 29, 2009]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/29/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 29
Updates include: Mykelti Williamson is the latest to join FOX's "24"; ABC commits to "Crash Course"; and "Mercy's" Elizabeth Heldens sticks with Universal Media Studios.

[05/29/09 - 05:03 PM]
Get Ready for a Summer of Balls Out Comedy as MTV Premieres Three New Comedic Series
The newcomers include "DJ & The Fro," "Is She Really Going Out With Him?" and "Silent Library."

[05/29/09 - 11:24 AM]
More Unaired Episodes Set for Summer
New episodes of ABC's "Samantha Who?" and "Cupid" - plus CBS's "Worst Week" - are set to turn up in the coming weeks.

[05/29/09 - 11:22 AM]
Better Off Ted Returns with New Episodes June 23 on Abc
After its summer run, "Better Off Ted" will return will new episodes at midseason.

[05/29/09 - 08:16 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Deep End, The" (ABC)

[05/29/09 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "Expedition Africa" Executive Producer Mark Burnett

[05/29/09 - 12:03 AM]
Interview: "Jesse James Is a Dead Man" Star Jesse James

[05/28/09 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 28
Updates include: Freddie Prinze Jr. books a role on FOX's "24"; Shed Media to produce NBC's "The Marriage Ref"; and networks begin recasting their newcomers.

[05/28/09 - 03:35 PM]
Sci Fi's New Original Series 'Warehouse 13' Enlists Guest Stars Tricia Helfer, Michael Hogan, Mark Sheppard, Joe Flanigan, James Naughton, Roger Rees, Ivan Sergei, Joe Morton, Erica Cerra and Niall Matter
The series will premiere Tuesday, July 7 with the two-hour pilot from 9 - 11PM ET/PT.

[05/28/09 - 01:07 PM]
Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch Rates No. 1 on Tuesday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/28/09 - 12:19 PM]
Kathy Griffin Reaches for the Stars (Or Claws Her Way to the A-List) in the Premiere of Bravo's Two-Time Emmy Winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," Monday, June 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
Paris Hilton, T.I., Gloria Estefan, Rosie O'Donnell, Paula Deen, Bette Midler, Al Sharpton and Suzanne Somers are among this season's guests.

[05/28/09 - 11:50 AM]
ABC Bumps "Motherhood" Burn Off
The planned three-week run, originally set for Fridays at 9:30/8:30c starting June 5, will now shift to Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c starting June 25.

[05/28/09 - 11:45 AM]
Thq Is Weighing-In with the Announcement of the Biggest Loser Video Game Exclusively for Wiit and Nintendo Dst
The video game, due this fall, will feature Alison Sweeney, host of the TV series.

[05/28/09 - 11:39 AM]
ABC Marks Top Summer Wednesday in 1 Year in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/09 - 11:38 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night Announces Guest Lineup for Primetime Specials Starting June 4 at 8:00 PM ET on Abc
Denzel Washington, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Michael Cera and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade are among those set to appear.

[05/28/09 - 11:35 AM]
Big Brother to Premiere Thursday, July 9 on the CBS Television Network
The Eye confirms our exclusive report from yesterday about the show's return date.

[05/28/09 - 11:34 AM]
CBS on Wednesday: Strait to the Top
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/09 - 09:58 AM]
Musical Performances from the Tony(R) Award Nominated Broadway Shows Will Be Featured on "The 63rd Annual Tony(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 7 on the CBS Television Network
"Billy Elliot, The Musical," "Guys and Dolls," "Hair," "Next to Normal," "Pal Joey," "Rock of Ages," "Shrek the Musical" and "West Side Story" are among the shows featured.

[05/28/09 - 09:50 AM]
TBS Orders 10 Episodes of the Very Funny Show
The series, due in November, will feature performances by 30 fresh comedic talents, all filmed at the Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago during the Festival.

[05/28/09 - 09:11 AM]
Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood Most Watched Season Premiere in Oxygen's History Among Network's Key W18-49 Demo
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/28/09 - 08:44 AM]
Bravo's New Docu-Series "Nyc Prep" Premieres 'At Like' 10 PM ET/PT on Tuesday, June 23
Said premiere will be preceded by "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" reunion special at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/28/09 - 07:21 AM]
A&E Network Launches Second Year of the Recovery Project in Partnership with Leading Non-Profit Organizations and Federal Agencies
The Recovery Project is a multi-faceted, multi-year initiative to raise awareness that addiction is a treatable disease and recovery is possible.

[05/28/09 - 06:59 AM]
U.S. Premiere of Doctor Who Specials on BBC America
The deal gives the cable channel the exclusive first window to the Doctor Who 2009 Specials, the final four adventures of the tenth Time Lord played by David Tennant.

[05/28/09 - 06:41 AM]
Photobucket and FOX Invite Fans of "Glee" to Showcase Their Gold Star Potential at PhotobuckeT.com/Glee
The winner of the "Show Us Your Gold Star Potential" contest will receive a trip for two to Los Angeles to attend Teen Choice 2009.

[05/28/09 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Classic Presents a New Slate of Summer 2009 Programming with Iconic Roc Docs, Music Countdowns and Rarely Seen Concert Footage
The new slate of programming begins on June 6th with "Roc Doc: Iron Maiden: Flight 666."

[05/28/09 - 12:46 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Forgotten, The" (ABC)

[05/28/09 - 12:45 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Listener, The" (NBC)

[05/27/09 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 27
Updates include: Jennifer Westfeldt and John Boyd are the latest newcomers to "24's" eighth season.

[05/27/09 - 03:57 PM]
MTV Is the Place to Be on Sunday, May 31st
The one-hour "The Hills" season finale kicks off the night at 8:00/7:00c, leading into "2009 MTV Movie Awards" at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/27/09 - 03:37 PM]
Nuggets/Lakers Game 4 - Most-Viewed Nba Game Ever on Cable
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.

[05/27/09 - 02:56 PM]
NBC's 'The Listener' Expands to Two-Hour Premiere on Thursday, June 4
The series will then move to its regular timeslot on Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET for the rest of the summer.

[05/27/09 - 02:14 PM]
10 Things I Hate About You, the New Original Series by ABC Family, Launches This Summer on Tuesday, July 7 at 8:00pm ET/PT
The half-hour, single-camera series is inspired by the 1999 hit movie of the same name.

[05/27/09 - 01:56 PM]
NBC Announces Damien Fahey and Myleene Klass as Co-Hosts for Network's Live Summer Television Event 'I'M a CelebritY.get Me Out of Here!' Premiering June 1
"We are so fortunate to have both of these incredible talents lend their wit, wisdom and experience to the show," said executive producer Jayson Dinsmore.

[05/27/09 - 01:38 PM]
Tony(R) Award Winner and Emmy(R) Nominee Kristin Chenoweth to Heat Up the Holidays in Lifetime Television's Twelve Men of Christmas
The film, due in December, is based on the popular novel "Decent Exposure" by Phillipa Ashley.

[05/27/09 - 12:59 PM]
MyNetworkTV to Lean on Repeats in 2009-10
Said lineup includes the off-network runs of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" on Mondays and "The Unit" on Wednesdays.

[05/27/09 - 12:35 PM]
Exclusive: "Big Brother" Returns to CBS on July 9
Plus: "The Big Bang Theory," "The Mentalist" and "How I Met Your Mother" are set to move to their new fall homes starting next month.

[05/27/09 - 12:34 PM]
CBS Has the Week's Top Eight Scripted Programs
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 12:33 PM]
A Rebroadcast of "The Mentalist" Is Tuesday's Top Program in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/27/09 - 12:31 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 for the Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 12:30 PM]
Dancing with the Stars Champion Shawn Johnson to Appear on "The 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee"
Johnson will also be the keynote speaker at the Awards Banquet for the spellers to be held the following night.

[05/27/09 - 12:28 PM]
12 American Players Announced for "I Survived a Japanese Game Show," Premiering Wednesday, July 8 on Abc
The series was the big winner at the recent 49th Rose d'Or Festival, taking home "Best of 2009" as well as the Rose Trophy for best reality show.

[05/27/09 - 12:12 PM]
NBC Results for the Primetime Week of May 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 18-24.

[05/27/09 - 11:36 AM]
Battlestar Galactica Composer Bear Mccreary to Release Two Recordings and Announces Los Angeles and Comic Con Concerts
The concerts will celebrate the July 21 release of a special 2-CD set, "Battlestar Galactica: Season 4."

[05/27/09 - 11:01 AM]
John Lithgow Takes on a Killer Role - Award-Winning Actor to Appear in All 12 Episodes of Season Four of Showtime's Emmy(R)-Nominated Drama Series Dexter(Tm)
Lithgow will play Walter Simmons, "an unassuming, mild-mannered suburbanite who has been living a duel life as one of America's most prolific and deadliest serial killers."

[05/27/09 - 09:05 AM]
America's Favorite Domestic Goddess "Roseanne" Joins TV Land's Line-Up on June 5th
The series will air weekdays from 12 a.m.-1 a.m. ET/PT and 9 p.m.-10 p.m. ET/PT.

[05/27/09 - 08:44 AM]
Granada America Renamed ITV Studios, InC.
The company's U.S. offerings include "Hell's Kitchen," "Kitchen Nightmares," "Nanny 911," "Celebrity Fit Club" and "The First 48."

[05/27/09 - 08:26 AM]
Bravo's "Miami Social" Premieres Tuesday, July 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
The show's ensemble includes Katrina Campins, a former contestant on NBC's "The Apprentice."

[05/27/09 - 12:41 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Human Target" (FOX)

[05/27/09 - 12:40 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Goode Family, The" (ABC)

[05/26/09 - 06:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 26
Updates include: Wilmer Valderrama signs with RelativityReal; Al Pacino to play Dr. Jack Kevorkian for HBO; and E!, Style set their remaining summer premieres.

  [may 2009]  

(series past and present)
(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.

[11/24/15 - 12:30 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Star Wars Special" to Air Wednesday, November 25 on ABC
Said encore replaces the previously announced repeat of "Nashville" that night.

[11/24/15 - 12:29 PM]
TV One's Hit Scripted Comedy "Born Again Virgin" Returns with All-New Episodes Tuesday, December 8 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The scripted comedy is back with more dating adventures of three 30-something best friends and the challenges they face while attempting to navigate a new romantic landscape and trying to avoid the pitfalls of empty relationships.

[11/24/15 - 11:30 AM]
Music Icon and Animal Activist Emmylou Harris to Be Honored on "The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration" Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 26, On FOX
Eugene Bostick and Michael Schoepf also will be honored as ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things to better the lives of rescue animals.

[11/24/15 - 11:18 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Dark Net" to Premiere Thursday, January 21st at 11 PM ET/PT
Each half-hour episode will shed light on themes such as bio-hacking, cyber-kidnapping, digital warfare, online cults, pornography addiction, the webcam sex trade and more.

[11/24/15 - 11:04 AM]
ABC Family Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New scripted drama "Recovery Road" and fan favorite "The Fosters" will now premiere on Monday, January 25.

[11/24/15 - 11:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Is the Most-Watched Network for the 3rd Consecutive Weekend Among Households, W25-54 and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/15 - 10:38 AM]
With the Cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Kimmel" Draws Its 4th-Biggest-Ever Monday Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 10:16 AM]
New Year, New You! TLC Amps Up Friday Nights with the Return of Fan-Favorite TLC Talent
Fan-favorite talent including Stacy London, Clinton Kelly, Devyn Simone, Monte Durham and Lori Allen come together to make Friday nights bigger and better than ever.

[11/24/15 - 10:00 AM]
Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster Are Back as "Sesame Street" Debuts Its 46th Season Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 on HBO
The award-winning show will include 30-minute episodes, new preschool-relevant themes, new show opening and closing songs, an updated set, a new segment called "Smart Cookies" and a new cast member, Nina.

[11/24/15 - 09:01 AM]
LL Cool J to Host the 17th Annual "A Home for the Holidays," An Entertainment Special Celebrating Families, To Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 18 on the CBS Television Network
Special performances are dedicated to these children and their new adoptive families, whose stories are featured in pre-taped segments to help raise awareness of this important social issue.

[11/24/15 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Surging ABC in Demo Race
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while the Alphabet is the most-watched network.