or


    [wednesday, october 27, 2010]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[10/27/10 - 06:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 27
Updates include: HBO renews "Bored to Death," "Eastbound & Down"; ABC greenlights "Charlie's Angels" pilot; and Donald Trump inks a first-look deal with NBC Universal.

[10/27/10 - 04:03 PM]
Syfy Cancels "Caprica," Final Five Episodes Pushed to 2011
"Unfortunately, despite its obvious quality, 'Caprica' has not been able to build the audience necessary to justify a second season," said Mark Stern.

[10/27/10 - 03:42 PM]
History, WE tv, truTV & More to Close Year With Originals
Updates on 10 cable originals, including History's "Top Gear," VH1's "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" and WE tv's "The Locator."

[10/27/10 - 02:43 PM]
Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest Rated Episode in Series History Among All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 26.

[10/27/10 - 01:32 PM]
News Corp. Rejects Cablevision's Offer
"It is now clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that News Corp. is operating in bad faith," said Cablevision's Charles Schueler.

[10/27/10 - 01:05 PM]
The CW's November Sweep Highlights
The netlet details its programming highlights for the sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[10/27/10 - 12:14 PM]
Forget Date Night, It's Kate Night on TLC
"Kate Plus Eight: Alaska" and "William & Kate: A Royal Love Story" both premiere Sunday, November 7 on the cable channel.

[10/27/10 - 11:43 AM]
TNT Has Record Setting Ratings for NBA Season Opener
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 26.

[10/27/10 - 11:39 AM]
MTV's Thursday Night Lineup Is Back With "Pranked" and "Megadrive" Premiering on November 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: The "Best Of Pranked" airs on Saturday, October 30 at 8PM ET/PT.

[10/27/10 - 11:02 AM]
The World Premiere of "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular" Debuts Sunday, November 21 at 10:00 P.M.* on Comedy Central(R)
The three-part episode features special voice guest appearances by Al Gore and Coolio.

[10/27/10 - 10:58 AM]
Cablevision Statement Regarding New Offer For Fox 5
"We agree to pay the rate Fox charges Time Warner Cable for carriage of WNYW-Fox 5 New York and WTXF-Fox 29 Philadelphia for a period of one year," reads the statement.

[10/27/10 - 10:54 AM]
ABC Draws its Largest Tuesday Audience in 3 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 26.

[10/27/10 - 10:25 AM]
Showtime Announces "Showtime Anytime(TM)," The Network's New Authenticated Broadband Service
Plus: Comcast customers can access the service now through Xfinity TV's online service at XfinityTV.com.

[10/27/10 - 10:01 AM]
Artist of the Year Nominees Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Ke$Ha Announced as Performers for the 38th Annual 'American Music Awards(R)' November 21 on ABC
They join previously announced acts including Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi, P!nk and Usher.

[10/27/10 - 09:28 AM]
CBS.com Launches "Employee of the Month" Contest Inspired by CBS's Hit Show "Undercover Boss"
Each finalist will be automatically eligible for the $5,000 Employee of the Year vote at the end of the season.

[10/27/10 - 09:15 AM]
"NCIS" Is Tuesday's #1 Program in Viewers With Its Largest Audience Since January
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 26.

[10/27/10 - 08:59 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee" Returns as Adults 18-49 Leader
The show's "Rocky Horror"-themed installment is tops in the key demographic.

[10/27/10 - 08:20 AM]
A&E Presents "Finding Hulk Hogan": Special Premieres Wednesday, November 17 at 10PM ET/PT
The special, from Bischoff Hervey Entertainment, gives fans "a stark glimpse at his entire life."

[10/27/10 - 07:28 AM]
A Capital in Crisis: Showtime(R) Documentary "The Other City" Exlorers the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Washington D.C.
The film will premiere Wednesday, December 1 at 7:30/6:30c in honor of World AIDS Day.

[10/27/10 - 07:07 AM]
Cablevision Statement Regarding News Corp., Fox Programming and the FCC
"Cablevision has and will continue to negotiate in good faith," said the company's Charles Schueler.

[10/26/10 - 06:01 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 26
Updates include: CBS cuts "Medium" season to 13 episodes; ABC asks for even more "Off the Map" scripts; and FOX to rename Shawn Ryan's "Ride-Along."

[10/26/10 - 03:50 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "MNF" Makes It No Contest for ESPN
17.95 million viewers tuned into the Giants/Cowboys showdown, the biggest cable television audience of the year.

[10/26/10 - 02:52 PM]
ESPN's Monday Night Football Giants-Cowboys: Cable's Fourth Biggest Audience of All-Time and Most-Watched Cable Program of 2010
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 25.

[10/26/10 - 02:06 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kardashians" Finale Wins Again
The show's one-hour fifth season finale is cable's most-watched program last night.

[10/26/10 - 01:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Growing The Big One" Is 2nd Highest Rated Ad-Supported Cable Movie of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 23.

[10/26/10 - 01:32 PM]
"60 Minutes" Draws Its Largest Audience in 10 Months
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 24.

[10/26/10 - 12:55 PM]
Discovery Unveils the High Speed Adrenaline Rush Behind One of the Most Competitive and High Stakes Jobs in America in "Wreck Chasers"
The cable channel formally announces the show's move from sibling TLC.

[10/26/10 - 12:49 PM]
Oxygen Relocates "House of Glam" to Fridays
The newcomer, which wraps its Tuesday run tonight at 10:00/9:00c, will shift to the Friday, 7:00/6:00c hour effective November 5.

[10/26/10 - 12:15 PM]
Members Project from American Express to Provide 10 Lucky Winners The Opportunity to Volunteer with Members of "Glee" Cast
The charity event, taking place the week of December 6, will benefit Education Through Music.

[10/26/10 - 12:05 PM]
"Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue," Featuring the Hot Comic in His First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special, Debuts Nov. 13
"The special is going to be all the elements: fire, water, earth, air, the comedy bender, the avatar of comedy experience," says Morgan.

[10/26/10 - 12:03 PM]
NBC Unfurls Colorful Programs for November Sweeps
The Peacock details its upcoming guests stars for its November sweeps programming.

[10/26/10 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Primetime Week of Oct. 18-24
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 11:21 AM]
Adam Lambert Opens Up to E! for His Very Own "E! True Hollywood Special"
The one-hour special airs Sunday, November 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/26/10 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Stands as TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day for the 19th Consecutive Week Among Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 10:57 AM]
Hallmark Channels: The Biggest Holiday Destination in Television
The cable channel details its upcoming holiday-themed programming.

[10/26/10 - 10:48 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday Night in Total Viewers for the 6th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 25.

[10/26/10 - 10:29 AM]
"Dancing With the Stars'" Brooke Burke to Co-Host the 2011 Miss America Pageant
She'll join Chris Harrison on the event, which airs live from Las Vegas on Saturday, January 15.

[10/26/10 - 10:28 AM]
First Presenters Announced for "The 44th Annual CMA Awards," Wednesday, November 10 on the ABC Television Network
Among the first wave: Luke Bryan, Easton Corbin, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Jerrod Niemann, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, The Band Perry, Chris Young and Jeff Gordon.

[10/26/10 - 10:21 AM]
CBS Goes 5 for 5: Only 3rd Time in 23 Years a Net Opens Season with 5 Straight Wins in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 10:17 AM]
For the 5th Straight Week, ABC is No. 2 in Viewers and No. 1 in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 18-24.

[10/26/10 - 10:04 AM]
Centric Puts A New Spin on Reality Television with an Original Competition Series "Master of the Mix"
Kid Capri heads up the judging booth on the series, due Wednesday, November 3 at 10:30/9:30c.

[10/26/10 - 10:02 AM]
New Premiere Date for A&E's "Strange Days with Bob Saget" - Tuesday, November 30 at 10PM ET/PT
The newcomer was previously set to launch Wednesday, December 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/26/10 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf" Scores Basic Cable's Top Spot on Saturday Night With Almost 6 Million Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Saturday, October 23.

[10/26/10 - 09:52 AM]
CBS in November - Big Episodes and Big Guest Stars
The Eye details its November sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[10/26/10 - 09:41 AM]
Oxygen Media's Women in "Transitionhood" - Their Uncommon Brand Power Uncovered
The cable channel details its latest research developments.

[10/26/10 - 09:33 AM]
Most Watched "90210" of the Season Lifts The CW to Its Most Watched Monday of the Season
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 25.

[10/26/10 - 09:31 AM]
"I'd Do Anything": U.S Premiere of the Talent Search for the Theatre Stars of Tomorrow
The Graham Norton/Andrew Lloyd Webber-led series premieres tomorrow night on BBC America.

[10/26/10 - 09:12 AM]
Halle Berry, LL COOL J, Bon Jovi, Demi Moore, Eva Longoria Parker and Sugarland to Participate at "CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute"
Anderson Cooper hosts the special, which airs Thursday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

[10/26/10 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Continues ABC's Reign
Plus: NBC's "Chase," FOX's "Lie to Me" (with "House" a repeat) drop significantly from last week's numbers.

[10/26/10 - 08:07 AM]
Bravo Greenlights "Going Platinum" Featuring Jewel & Kara DioGuardi
The 10-episode series, which was previously announced as "Hitmakers," is currently in production in Los Angeles and is scheduled to premiere in 2011.







  [october 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


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





[03/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Low Key Night
The latest installment of "SNL Vintage" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/25/17 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Coverage Puts CBS on Top
The Eye easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/24/17 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 24
Updates include: Dave Erickson to exit AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead"; Sharon Lawrence cast in "Me, Myself & I" at CBS; and Cher bows out of Lifetime's "Flint" docudrama.

[03/24/17 - 02:58 PM]
TV One Premieres "The Lost Souls Cafe" on Easter Sunday, April 16 at 6 pm ET
Loretta Devine, Christian Keyes, Kiki Haynes and Ernest L. Thomas star in the film adaptation of Donald Welch's popular inspirational stage play.

[03/24/17 - 01:20 PM]
"Into the Badlands" Is 2017's #1 Returning Cable Series
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 19.

[03/24/17 - 10:51 AM]
Univision Network Casts Marco de la O as Star of New Boundary-Breaking Original Series "El Chapo"
The new ripped-from-the-headlines drama explores the life story of one of the world's most notorious criminals over a span of three decades - from 1985, when he was a low level member of the Guadalajara Cartel, his rise to power and his ultimate downfall.

[03/24/17 - 10:38 AM]
John Leguizamo Joins the Cast of "Waco" - Premieres on Paramount Network in 2018
Leguizamo joins the cast as ATF agent Robert Rodriguez, who was was sent into Koresh's Mount Carmel to gather evidence and build a federal case against the Branch Davidians but forged a bond with the people inside.

[03/24/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Revs Up Motor Line-Up with New Series "House of Cars" (W/T)
The series, produced by Coolfire Studios, is an original unscripted series that proves building cars isn't just for the pros - it's for anyone who thinks they have what it takes to test their chops on a big build.

[03/24/17 - 10:00 AM]
Leah Remini and Kevin James Reunite on the Two-Part Season Finale of the #1 New Comedy "Kevin Can Wait"
In the two-part finale, Kevin agrees to come out of retirement briefly to reprise his undercover assignment in an ongoing police investigation where he and fellow cop Vanessa Cellucci (Remini) will, once again, pose as husband and wife.

[03/24/17 - 09:30 AM]
AMC to Air Special Edition of "Talking" After Show Following the "Better Call Saul" Season Three Premiere and Finale Episodes
Hosted by Chris Hardwick, the hour-long talk show will feature series cast, producers and celebrity fans discussing the Emmy(R) nominated series' third season.

[03/24/17 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with NCAA Coverage
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/24/17 - 08:02 AM]
"J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film," The Grammy-Nominated Music Star's Second HBO Special, Debuts April 15
In the spirit of his previous outing, this exclusive presentation is a multi-narrative show that combines music performances with intimate interviews documented through Cole's lens.

[03/24/17 - 08:00 AM]
"Charlie Hustle" & "The Big Hurt" Reunite as MLB Analysts for FOX Sports' 2017 Season
"Charlie Hustle" and "The Big Hurt" add to an already impressive baseball cast for FOX Sports, which also includes World Series Champions Alex Rodriguez, and Nick Swisher.

[03/24/17 - 07:26 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Returns to Her Family's Homeland and Showcases the Food and Culture of Florence in New Season of "Giada in Italy," Premiering Sunday, April 9th at 12PM ET/PT
The series shares Giada's passion for all things Italy - especially the food.

[03/24/17 - 02:52 AM]
Academy Award Winner Adrien Brody Joins "Peaky Blinders" for Series Four
Tom Hardy returns as Jewish gang leader Alfie Solomons, alongside series regulars Natasha O'Keefe and Packy Lee.