or


    [sunday, may 16, 2010]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/16/10 - 03:17 PM]
Video Gallery: NBC's New 2010-11 Shows
View trailers and clips from all of NBC's new series for next season.

[05/16/10 - 02:28 PM]
NBC Unveils 2010-11 Primetime Schedule Accented by Five New Comedies, Seven New Dramas and New Alternative Program
The fall schedule includes all-drama lineups on Mondays and Wednesdays, and all comedies on Thursdays, plus unscripted programming into compatible dramas on Tuesdays and Fridays.

[05/16/10 - 12:43 PM]
Conan O'Brien to Shoot New TBS Late Night Show on the Warner BroS. Studio Lot
"I can't wait to interview the cast of 'Jersey Shore' on the same lot where they filmed 'Casablanca,'" said O'Brien.

[05/16/10 - 11:51 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Look for Real "Warehouse 13"
"Search for the Real Warehouse 13," a two-hour special, will air Sunday, July 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/15/10 - 01:20 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 15
Updates include: TBS lands off-network rights to "The Big Bang Theory"; recasting hits NBC's "Harry's Law," "Friends With Benefits"; and Paul Reiser's "Next" to become NBC's 12th new scripted show next season.

[05/15/10 - 12:01 PM]
The Big Bang Theory to Launch in Syndication on the FOX Television Stations and Tbs
The multiplatform off-network syndication launch is due in fall 2011.

[05/15/10 - 09:12 AM]
ABC Dominates Its Friday Competition in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 14.

[05/14/10 - 08:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 14
Updates include: NBC orders "School Pride"; Ali Adler, Greg Malins find new gigs; and Joely Richardson, Ryan Devlin are out of their respective pilots.

[05/14/10 - 02:54 PM]
Image Gallery: NBC's New 2010-11 Shows
View images from all of NBC's new series for next season.

[05/14/10 - 02:46 PM]
Cavaliers/Celtics Game 6 - ESPN's Second Most-Viewed Basketball Game
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 02:26 PM]
NBC Makes "Heroes" Axe Official
The last question about NBC's 2010-11 returning class has been answered.

[05/14/10 - 01:08 PM]
ABC Adds "Body of Proof," "Off the Map" to Roster
The pair join fellow incoming dramas "187 Detroit," "Generation Y," "No Ordinary Family" and "The Whole Truth."

[05/14/10 - 12:46 PM]
ABC's Summer Series "Downfall" and "Shaq Vs" Will Each Premiere One Week Earlier
"Dowfall" now launches Tuesday, June 22 at 9:00/8:00c while "Shaq Vs." will take over the slot on August 3.

[05/14/10 - 12:17 PM]
Abc, Fox, NBC Clear Bubble Decks
"FlashForward," "Mercy" and "The Wanda Sykes Show" are all heading to the chopping block.

[05/14/10 - 12:04 PM]
NBC Adds to New Scripted Lineup with Four New Series -- 'The Cape,' 'Outlaw,' 'Harry's Law' and 'Friends with Benefits' - and Renews 'Chuck' for Fourth Season in 2010-11
Said pickups bring the Peacock's freshman class to 11 scripted series.

[05/14/10 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Books "The Neistat Brothers" for June 4
The eight-episode series will follow "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday nights at midnight/11:00c.

[05/14/10 - 11:18 AM]
Vampire Diaries Finale Sinks Its Teeth Into Largest Audience Since February
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 10:32 AM]
TNT Greenlights Lawyer Buddy Series Franklin & Bash, Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer
The former TBS pilot follows "two young, fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants street lawyers cause a seismic culture clash when they join a legendary, button-down law firm."

[05/14/10 - 10:08 AM]
ESPN's Erin Andrews ("Dancing with the Stars") Returns as Correspondent for ABC and ESPN Broadcasts of "The 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee," June 4
Plus: "SportsCenter" update anchor/co-host Sage Steele to host the Semifinal rounds on ESPN.

[05/14/10 - 09:58 AM]
NBC Announces Pickups for New Drama 'Lola' ('Law & Order: Los Angeles') and Returning 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' and 'Law & Order' Ends Its Historic Run on NBC May 24
"The full measure of the collective contributions made by Dick Wolf and his 'Law & Order' franchise over the last two decades to the success of [NBC] cannot be overstated," said Jeff Gaspin.

[05/14/10 - 09:39 AM]
TBS Goes Back to the 1980s with New College Comedy Glory Daze
The cable channel confirms eight episodes will roll out later in 2010.

[05/14/10 - 09:30 AM]
Syfy and Columbia University School of Arts Present First Imagine Greater Development Award
Gerry Kim and Stephanie Wu took home the $10,000 prize for their film "Green Plastic Sandals."

[05/14/10 - 09:28 AM]
The Penultimate Episode of "Survivor: Heroes VS. Villains" Rules Thursday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 08:49 AM]
Hitting a 3-Month High, Private Practice Season Finale Is #1 in Its 10pm Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 06:59 AM]
Nick at Nite Kicks Off Star-Studded New Season of Stop-Motion Comedy Series Glenn Martin, Dds on Friday, June 11
Guests this season include Bret Michaels, Mel Brooks, Fergie, Kristen Bell, Sean Hayes, Betty White, Jimmy Kimmel, John Corbett, Jason Alexander, George Takei, Howie Mandel and Ty Burrell.

[05/14/10 - 05:01 AM]
Own: The Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Advertising Partnership with Leading Retailer Kohl's Department Stores for the Original Series 'Your Own Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star'
Online auditions to participate in the series begin May 14 at Oprah.com.

[05/13/10 - 07:09 PM]
Chuck, "V," Eight Pilots Make the Cut for 2010-11
On tap for next season are "Happy Endings," "Mr. Sunshine," "Better Together," "The Whole Truth", "187 Detroit," "Generation Y," "Mike & Molly" and "Glory Daze."

[05/13/10 - 04:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 13
Updates include: "Damages" creators sign overall deal with Sony; Angus T. Jones to return to CBS's "Men"; and Prospect Park books three projects.

[05/13/10 - 04:16 PM]
America's Next Top Model Crowns a Winner and Finales with Highest Ratings Since March 2009
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 12.

[05/13/10 - 12:46 PM]
NBC Taps Microsoft Advertising as Preferred Digital Marketing Partner for Launch of Fall Program Lineup
The partnership will be executed through an extensive multi-screen advertising campaign that includes MSN, X-box, Microsoft Mobile and Bing.

[05/13/10 - 12:45 PM]
Sundance Channel and IFC Films Plan Multi-Platform Release of Olivier Assayas' Epic ''Carlos,'' Starring Edgar Ramirez
The five-and-a-half-hour film is scheduled to premiere on the network as a three-part mini-series in October.

[05/13/10 - 12:32 PM]
The "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Stars Descend on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in an Exclusive Primetime Special, June 23 on Abc
The one-hour special will pre-empt "Happy Town" at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/10 - 12:01 PM]
Spike TV's 'Guys Choice' to Pay Tribute to Iconic Action Hero Sylvester Stallone
Plus: Spike TV will declare Shaun White Chairman of the Board for "his amazing accomplishments in the world of competitive snowboarding."

[05/13/10 - 10:38 AM]
Oxygen Makes a Splash This Summer with a Dazzling Line Up of Water Cooler Worthy Shows
"BGC Miami" and "Hair Battle Spectacular," due in August, join the previously announced "Jersey Couture" and "Dance Your Ass Off."

[05/13/10 - 10:37 AM]
A Taste of Culinary Power on Bravo's "Top Chef: Washington D.C." WeD. June 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
Joining the series as a regular guest judge is Eric Ripert, award-winning chef and owner of the acclaimed Le Bernardin restaurant in New York City.

[05/13/10 - 10:34 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hard Times of RJ Berger, The" (MTV)

[05/13/10 - 10:20 AM]
TLC Renews New Wedding Series "Four Weddings"
Eight new episodes will roll out in September.

[05/13/10 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Family Premieres Its New Original Scripted Drama Series, "Huge"
The cable channel further details the upcoming original, due Monday, June 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/10 - 09:34 AM]
NBC Unveils Unprecedented Network Wide Affinity Program, 'Fan It,' Utilizing Social Media to Reward Its Most Dedicated Fans
Users will be able to earn "access to early previews of new and returning shows, NBC merchandise, discounts at the NBC store, show-themed virtual goods" and more.

[05/13/10 - 09:20 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Draws Its Largest Audience in 3 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 3-7.

[05/13/10 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Comedies Build, as Modern Family Hits a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 12.

[05/13/10 - 08:25 AM]
Fourth Season of Television Phenomenon Ice Road Truckers Premieres Sunday, June 6, 9pm ET/PT
The group of elite drivers, including "legendary Hugh Rowland, Alex Debogorski, the lady of the Ice Road, Lisa Kelly, and two new drivers," will face their most difficult season on the ice.

[05/13/10 - 03:08 AM]
Saban Brings "Power Rangers" Franchise to Nickelodeon
The deal brings the forthcoming 18th season (20 new episodes) to Nickelodeon and Nicktoons in 2011.

[05/12/10 - 05:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 12
Updates include: FOX's "Wilde Kingdom," ABC's "No Ordinary Family" latest to series orders; Tim Robbins, James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Cinema Verite"; and FX greenlights its "Wilfred" pilot.

[05/12/10 - 03:07 PM]
NBC Announces Pickup of New Comedy Series 'Perfect Couples' for 2010-11 Season
The comedy joins "Chase," "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites," and "Outsourced" as the sixth new scripted series currently unveiled for NBC's new season.

[05/12/10 - 02:38 PM]
Deadliest Catch Continues Its #1 Streak
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 11.

[05/12/10 - 11:58 AM]
The Original Hit U.K. Series Queer as Folk Makes Its U.S. Premiere on Ovation, Sunday June 20, to Kick Off the Programming Event, "Art Out Loud"
The U.K. series featured Aiden Gillen ("The Wire") and Charlie Hunnam ("Sons of Anarchy") in early roles.

[05/12/10 - 11:53 AM]
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's New Film Brings Landmark 1994 "Baseball" Series to Present
THE TENTH INNING will air Tuesday-Wednesday, September 28-29, 2010, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

[05/12/10 - 11:37 AM]
FOX Renews "Lie to Me," "Human Target," Orders Quartet
Comedies "Traffic Light" and "Keep Hope Alive" as well as dramas "Ride-Along" and "Lone Star" (formerly "Midland") are the first in FOX's 2010-11 freshman class.

[05/12/10 - 11:03 AM]
Omp! Gossip Girl Goes to Paris!
Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick will be filming on location in Paris in early July for the first two episodes of the season.







  [may 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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











[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.