or


    [monday, november 30, 2009]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[11/30/09 - 11:52 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bless This Mess" (ABC)

[11/30/09 - 06:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 30
Updates include: TNT cancels "Raising the Bar"; Aunjanue Ellis joins CBS's "The Mentalist"; and Barry Sonnenfeld to helm ABC's "Farsi."

[11/30/09 - 03:27 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Sundays, Effective DeC. 6
The Eye has pulled "Three Rivers" while "Cold Case" is permanently moving to Sundays at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/30/09 - 12:48 PM]
Kimberly Williams-Paisley to Star in the Lifetime Movie Network Original Movie Amish Grace
Tammy Blanchard and Matt Letscher also star in the project, due to premiere in the spring.

[11/30/09 - 12:43 PM]
Television Series and Non-Fiction Television Nominations for the 2010 Pga Awards
"30 Rock," "Californication," "Entourage," "The Office," "Weeds," "Breaking Bad," "Dexter," "Lost," "Mad Men" and "True Blood" are among the scripted nominees.

[11/30/09 - 12:41 PM]
G4 Brings Fans the Biggest and Most Daring "Ninja Warrior" Event in the Network's History with "American Ninja Warrior"
The eight-part event will air over the course of two Saturdays (December 12 and 19) starting at 6:00/5:00c.

[11/30/09 - 12:34 PM]
Ford Warriors in Pink Moves Into the CW Network's 90210 to Reach Younger Warriors in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
The partnership consists of several initiatives in the fight against breast cancer, including a special episode airing December 8.

[11/30/09 - 12:08 PM]
Planet Green Rings in the New Year with High Impact, International Series Acquisitions for 1st Quarter
BLOOD, SWEAT & TAKEAWAYS, BIG CHEF TAKES ON LITTLE CHEF, CONVICTION KITCHEN, BLOOD, SWEAT & T-SHIRTS and THE WOMAN WHO STOPPED TRAFFIC are among the additions.

[11/30/09 - 11:49 AM]
The World's Greatest Pro Figure Skaters Compete Live on "Thin Ice," Airing Over Two Nights in March 2010 on Abc
Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Kurt Browning will co-host the event with Kristi Yamaguchi and Dick Button serving as judges.

[11/30/09 - 11:39 AM]
Bravo's "Kell on Earth," Featuring Renowned Fashion Maven Kelly Cutrone, Premieres Monday, February 1 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series follows "one of America's most legitimate tastemakers" as she balances running her wildly successful fashion PR company, People's Revolution.

[11/30/09 - 11:23 AM]
Jo Dee Messina, Rod Stewart, Rob Thomas and the Muppets Join the Star-Studded Lineup for "Christmas in Rockefeller Center"
Jane Krakowski and Zachary Levi will co-host the annual special, airing Wednesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/30/09 - 10:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel" Outdraws NBC's "Fallon" by a Best-Ever 39% in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/09 - 09:58 AM]
Dave and Craig Top Conan and a Pair of Jimmys
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/09 - 09:18 AM]
Syfy Orders Drama Series Based on Novella the Colorado Kid by Stephen King
Production is expected to begin on "Haven" in early 2010, for an anticipated 2010 premiere.

[11/30/09 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Beats Its Non-Sports Competition on Sunday by 19% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 29.

[11/30/09 - 06:49 AM]
Interview: "Find My Family" Executive Producer Tom Forman

[11/28/09 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "20/20" Is Friday's #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 27.

[11/27/09 - 11:50 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Bunker Hill" (TNT)

[11/27/09 - 12:55 PM]
Networks Set Obama Plans for December 1
Among the changes: NBC bumps "The Biggest Loser" to 9:00/8:00c, pre-empting "The Jay Leno Show" for the first time.

[11/27/09 - 12:10 PM]
Exclusive: USA Rethinks Its January Plans
"White Collar," "Burn Notice" and "Psych" will each now occupy their own nights.

[11/26/09 - 11:35 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ronna & Beverly" (Showtime)

[11/25/09 - 11:51 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Eastmans, The" (CBS)

[11/25/09 - 09:06 PM]
Karen Hauer and Victor Smalley Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[11/25/09 - 02:29 PM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of NoV. 16-22
NBC spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/25/09 - 11:10 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Celebrates the Holiday Season with Three Back-To-Back Shows in December
Blake Lively, Taylor Lautner and James Franco are on tap in the coming weeks.

[11/25/09 - 10:59 AM]
Exclusive Music from "Disney Prep & Landing" Available at the ABC Music Lounge
The site will exclusively debut the song "Jingle Jang and Jive" by "Lost" composer Michael Giacchino.

[11/25/09 - 10:58 AM]
Dreams Come True: A Celebration of Disney Animation Airs Friday, December 4
Vanessa Williams hosts the ABC special, in which "some of the brightest stars of television, movies, music and sports, who share their favorite memories of Disney animation."

[11/25/09 - 09:45 AM]
Regis Philbin Returns to Millionaire for First-Ever Appearance as a Guest Host on the Weekday Version of the Game Show
The five-day stunt, airing November 30-December 4, will also feature Michael Gelman as the lifeline "Expert."

[11/25/09 - 09:24 AM]
Ncis: Los Angeles Notches Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/09 - 09:04 AM]
Animal Adventurer Donald Schultz Undertakes Global Mission for Rare Venom and Dna Samples in "Wild Recon"
The 10-part series premieres Tuesday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/09 - 08:42 AM]
Hitting Season-Highs, Dwts Results Soars to the Top of Its Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/09 - 06:41 AM]
President Obama and the First Lady Welcome Oprah Winfrey to the White House on "Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special," Airing Sunday, December 13 on Abc
The "intimate, informative and entertaining" hour-long special will include a one-on-one conversation with the President, marking the first time Oprah has interviewed him since he took office.

[11/24/09 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ernesto" (FOX)

[11/24/09 - 06:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 24
Updates include: Warner Bros. clears "Judge Jeanine Pirro" for a third season.

[11/24/09 - 03:41 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Wins the Night in Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/09 - 03:05 PM]
FOX Announces 2009-2010 Midseason Schedule
The network details its lineup for the rest of the season.

[11/24/09 - 02:51 PM]
CBS Places First for the Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 01:07 PM]
USA's Fall Lineup White Hot
USA spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 12:52 PM]
CMT Takes the Bull by the Horns in the All New One-Hour Special "Posse: The Young Guns of Pbr" Premiering Saturday, December 12 at 8pm ET/PT
The special "follows eight up and coming professional bull riders on their journey across America trying to become the next PBR champion."

[11/24/09 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 to a "World Series"-Inflated FOX in November in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period to date.

[11/24/09 - 12:28 PM]
HBO Sports Presents 24/7 Jimmie Johnson: Race to Daytona, a Four-Episode All-Access Series Chronicling His Preparation for the Daytona 500
The first non-boxing incarnation of the reality franchise will premiere Tuesday, January 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/24/09 - 12:08 PM]
The Music of Rock Legend Bob Seger to Play Exclusively Throughout "Cold Case" Episode, Sunday, DeC. 13
The featured Seger recordings are "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man," "Her Strut," "Rock and Roll Never Forgets," "Roll Me Away," "Night Moves," "Fire Down Below" and "Against the Wind."

[11/24/09 - 11:57 AM]
Total Drama Action's "Get Wrapped in the Drama" Promotion Builds Excitement for Finale
The animated franchise wraps its second season on Thursday, December 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/24/09 - 11:46 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 11:40 AM]
FOX Headed Toward Biggest November Sweep Victory in Five Years!
FOX spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/09 - 11:37 AM]
Twentieth Century FOX Home Entertainment Premieres Exclusive Trailer on Itunes: Family Guy: Something, Something, Something Dark Side
The special will be available beginning December 22 on iTunes the same day it's available on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

[11/24/09 - 10:35 AM]
Wwe Tribute to the Troops Honors American Service Men and Women for the Second Annual Holiday Season
The one-hour special will air Saturday, December 19 at 9:00/8:00c on NBC.

[11/24/09 - 09:56 AM]
Monday Comedies Lead CBS to Win in Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/09 - 09:26 AM]
Exclusive: "Fringe" to Get Seven Week Hiatus
In its place, FOX plans to launch the midseason drama "Past Life."

[11/24/09 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Tops Monday for 6th Time in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.







  [november 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[04/19/19 - 10:07 AM]
Bravo Media Returns to the Big Easy When "Southern Charm New Orleans" Premieres Sunday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning socialites include Tamica Lee, Barry Smith, Reagan Charleston, Jeff Charleston, Justin Reese, Jon Moody, Rachel McKenzie and Kelsey Nichols.

[04/19/19 - 09:23 AM]
YouTube Greenlights "Retro Tech" Starring YouTube Creator Marques Brownlee
The six-episode unscripted series will debut on Marques' YouTube channel this December.

[04/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Music's Biggest Event for Families Returns For Its Seventh Year, Live for the First Time and With a New Name: "ARDYs: A Radio Disney Music Celebration," Sunday, June 16
For the first time, it will be a live telecast, originating from Los Angeles, on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW, with a simulcast on Radio Disney.

[04/19/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye takes home victories in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/19/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Get the First Look at Footage from Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us"
Based on a true story that gripped the country, the four part limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

[04/18/19 - 09:00 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Brings an Unforgettable Night of Television to ABC with "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Wednesday, May 22
Ellie Kemper, Jamie Foxx, Justina Machado, Marisa Tomei, Wanda Sykes, Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson are among those slated to appear.

[04/18/19 - 05:07 PM]
"Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate" Will Launch Globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 14th
The special, which was taped at Hollywood's Dolby Theater, is filled with an elite lineup of talent paying homage to the iconic show and its director/producer George Schlatter with modern takes on timeless moments.

[04/18/19 - 04:45 PM]
NBC Shifts Two of Its Tuesday Series by Moving "The Village" to 8 p.m. and "The Voice" to 9 p.m.
The five-week change will begin April 23 and conclude May 21.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/18/19 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Reveals Royal Slate in Celebration of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's First Wedding Anniversary
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lauren Corrao Joins Freeform as Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Most recently she was co-president of Tornante TV, an independent studio owned by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Renews "Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 Season
"Hard to believe 'Last Man Standing' hits 150 episodes this week and it gets better with another upcoming season at FOX!" said Allen.

[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence with New Production Hub in New York City
The production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn with the capacity to hold thousands of production crew jobs within five years.

[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's "Krypton" Season 2 on Syfy June 12 at 10PM
Plus: the brand new, full-length trailer puts a spotlight on villains, both familiar and new, as the fate of our much-loved heroes is threatened once more.

[04/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
It's a Family Affair as E!'s Latest Docu-Series "Relatively Nat & Liv" Premieres Sunday, June 2nd at 10PM ET/PT
The series features social influencers, and cousins, Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson, along with their close-knit families, as they juggle their lives between the beauty and fame of Los Angeles and their humble and hilarious roots in Vancouver.