or


    [tuesday, january 10, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[01/10/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 10
Updates include: AMC eyes small screen take on "Goodfellas"; Paul Bettany departs Showtime's "Masters of Sex"; and Bryan Cranston to guest on FX's "Archer."

[01/10/12 - 06:41 PM]
TCA: ABC Reveals April Moves, Eyes March Return for "Cougar Town"
Plus: Paul Lee on "Grey's Anatomy," "Body of Proof," "Pan Am," "Dancing With the Stars" and more!

[01/10/12 - 06:25 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Dominates With BCS Championship Game
Plus: numbers for OWN's "America's Money Class With Suze Orman," Discovery's "First Week In" and E!'s "Scouted to Stardom."

[01/10/12 - 06:24 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kourtney & Kim" Takes Demo Crown
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Tom Papa: Live from New York City," TLC's "Jig" and History's "Cajun Pawn Stars."

[01/10/12 - 05:25 PM]
The 50 Best Episodes of 2011: #40-31
Our annual countdown continues with "Fringe," "Cougar Town" and "Modern Family."

[01/10/12 - 04:30 PM]
"Psych" Picked Up for 7th Season - Much Anticipated News Delivered to Fans First!
The series will be back with 16 all-new episodes with fun-filled storylines and A-list guest stars later this year.

[01/10/12 - 12:10 PM]
Beth Behrs, Kat Dennings, Kristen Bell, Neil Patrick Harris, Robert Pattinson, Pauley Perrette, Ian Somerhalder and More to Attend "People's Choice Awards 2012," Wednesday, Jan. 11 on the CBS Television Network
Plus: fans can expect to see comedy sketches starring Jimmy Fallon, Jane Lynch, Mark Steines, the cast of "Parks and Recreation" and the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" throughout the show.

[01/10/12 - 12:09 PM]
"The Good Wife" Welcomes Back Some of Its Most Acclaimed Guest Cast for a Star-Studded Episode, Sunday, Feb. 19
Rita Wilson, Parker Posey, Denis O'Hare, Edward Herrmann, John Benjamin Hickey, Amy Sedaris, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Anna Camp, Monica Raymund, Jack Carpenter and Jonathan Groff are all featured in said installment.

[01/10/12 - 12:03 PM]
BCS National Championship: Cable's Second Biggest Audience of All Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 9.

[01/10/12 - 12:02 PM]
Jenny McCarthy Guest Stars on Design Team in "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Special To Air in 2012-13 Season on ABC
Said installment is one of four due sometime next season.

[01/10/12 - 11:34 AM]
TNT's 2011-12 NBA Regular-Season Covers Posts Significant Triple-Digit Gains Over Last Season
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 11:19 AM]
"Secrets of the FBI (WT)" and "Protecting the Beast (WT)" Premiere on Sunday, January 29 at 8 and 9 PM ET/PT on Discovery
Plus: look for the special "Hell Roads" on Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/10/12 - 10:52 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Highest Ratings Ever With "Oprah's Next Chapter"
OWN spins the numbers for Sunday, January 8.

[01/10/12 - 10:25 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 in Adults 18-49 for the Week of Jan. 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 10:15 AM]
Emmy-Winning Talk Show "Rachael Ray" Fully Renewed Through 2014
"[The series] has been a solid performer in stations' lineups and has had a recent surge in ratings. We're thrilled to be taking the show through eight seasons," Joe DiSalvo said.

[01/10/12 - 10:06 AM]
Disney XD to Premiere Second Installment of "Fort Boyard - Ultimate Challenge," A Reality Adventure Series, on Monday, January 16
New episodes will air every weekday for two weeks, all at 7:00/6:00c, through Friday, January 27.

[01/10/12 - 10:05 AM]
Bravo Media Elevates Deirdre Bianchi to Vice President, Program Planning and Acquisitions
In her new role, Bianchi will oversee the strategic scheduling of Bravo programming, all off-network and motion picture acquisitions.

[01/10/12 - 09:58 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #5 - Scores Best Ratings in Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49 In More Than Three Years
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 09:57 AM]
Comedies, Dramas, Tebow Lead CBS to Decisive Weekly Win in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 09:39 AM]
ABC Opens 2012 with 9 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49, Airing TV's No. 1 Comedy, the No. 1 Drama and the No. 1 Freshman Drama
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 09:34 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day, Ranking as TV's #1 Network in Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 09:16 AM]
Syfy Expands Unscripted Programming Department
Robyn Lattaker-Johnson, Wayne Sampson and Colin Whelan have been named Vice Presidents, Alternative Programming at the cable channel.

[01/10/12 - 09:16 AM]
A Wide-Eyed Girl from the Midwest Meets the Ultimate Outrageous City Girl, on the Premiere of "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23," Wednesday, April 11 on the ABC Television Network
The newcomer will follow "Modern Family" on Wednesday nights at 9:30/8:30c.

[01/10/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Scandal," A New Drama Series from the Creator and Executive Producers of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice," Premieres Thursday, April 5 at 10:00 P.M., ET on ABC
Plus: "Private Practice" moves to Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c from April 24 through May 15.

[01/10/12 - 09:12 AM]
The "47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards(R)," Hosted by Reba and Blake Shelton, To Be Broadcast Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 1 on CBS
In addition, the 2nd Annual ACM Fan Jam, hosted by Zac Brown Band, will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Sunday, April 1.

[01/10/12 - 09:08 AM]
FOX's "New Girl" Was Most DVR-ed New Series of the Fall
FOX spins the numbers for the week of January 2-8.

[01/10/12 - 09:05 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Reveals Full Lineup of Honorees for PaleyFest 2012
The annual two-week celebration of great television at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills is set for March 2-14.

[01/10/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Scores Double-Digit Increases to Stand as Monday's Top Series
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 9.

[01/10/12 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor" Hits Series Low as ABC Wins the Night
The Alphabet edges out its all-repeat competition on CBS among adults 18-49.

[01/10/12 - 08:05 AM]
History's "Swamp People" Season 3 Premieres Thursday, February 9 at 9pm ET/PT
The previous season set a record for the program, with 4.1 million total viewers.

[01/10/12 - 07:23 AM]
History's Hit Competition Series, "Top Shot," Returns for a Season 4 - Tuesday, February 14 at 10pm EST
The 18 competitors vying for the Top Shot title represent the broadest range of shooting backgrounds ever featured on the series.

[01/10/12 - 07:02 AM]
The CW Acquires Six-Part Canadian Drama "The L.A. Complex"
The six-part hour-long drama "follows the lives of six, sexy young performers pursuing their dreams in Hollywood."

[01/10/12 - 07:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces the Network's Authentication Service "Showtime Anytime(R)" Is Now Available on the iPad(R)
The app gives subscribers the flexibility to watch more than 400 hours of the network's programming whenever and wherever they'd like to watch it.

[01/09/12 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 9
Updates include: FOX greenlights four pilots; Lindsay Lohan in talks to star in Lifetime's "Elizabeth & Richard"; and Kevin Ryan joins BBC America's "Copper."

[01/09/12 - 07:34 PM]
Venture Into the World of Cool Combat Collectables and Military Artifacts With Discovery's "Combat Cash"
The four-part series will air across two Wednesdays - January 11 and 25 - at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/09/12 - 05:39 PM]
TCA: ABC Family Eyes "Chloe King" Movie, Disney Teases "Marvel Universe" Block
Plus: notes on "Mistletones," "Ultimate Spider-Man," "Motorcity," "TRON: Uprising" and "Gravity Falls."

[01/09/12 - 05:38 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: Big Finish for "Wizards of Waverly Place"
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Merlin," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" and HBO's "The Life & Times of Tim."

[01/09/12 - 04:09 PM]
Series Finale of "Wizards of Waverly Place" Captivates 9.8 Million Total Viewers and 5.5 Million Kids 6-14 - the Series' #1 Telecast Ever
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, January 6.

[01/09/12 - 02:17 PM]
Disney XD to Launch Marvel Universe, a Dedicated Marvel Programming Block
Said lineup will feature the return of "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" plus the premiere of "Ultimate Spider-Man."

[01/09/12 - 02:16 PM]
Disney XD Set to Premiere "Lab Rats," A Comedy About a Teenager and His Three Super-Human Siblings, on Monday, February 27
Stars Billy Unger, Spencer Boldman, Kelli Berglund and Tyrel Jackson Williams will host the night.

[01/09/12 - 02:15 PM]
Disney Junior, A 24-Hour Basic Cable and Satellite Channel for Kids Age 2-7, Set to Launch Friday, March 23 in the U.S.
Disney Junior was introduced as a daily programming block on Disney Channel in February 2010.

[01/09/12 - 12:32 PM]
TNT Orders Pilot for New Drama Series "L.A. Noir," From Executive Producers Frank Darabont, Michael De Luca and Elliot Webb
The project is based on John Buntin's critically acclaimed book "L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City."

[01/09/12 - 11:53 AM]
"House of Lies" Debuts to 1.6 Million Viewers, Besting "Homeland" Premiere
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, January 8.

[01/09/12 - 11:48 AM]
History Continues Its Ratings Surge With New Sunday Night Line-Up of "Ax Men" and "Cajun Pawn Stars"
History spins the numbers for Sunday, January 8.

[01/09/12 - 11:42 AM]
New Comedy Series "Life's Too Short," from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant and Starring Warwick Davis, Debuts Feb. 19, Exclusively on HBO
Each episode features cameos by top stars, including Johnny Depp, Liam Neeson, Sting, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Carell and Kat Deeley.

[01/09/12 - 11:12 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Sits Down With Governor Chris Christie on "Oprah's Next Chapter" Sunday, January 15
Upcoming guests include George Lucas, Sean Penn, Paula Deen and Tony Robbins.

[01/09/12 - 11:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Takes a Chilling Look at a Man who Hunted Humans for Sport in the Special, "Alaska: Ice Cold Killers"
The one-hour special airs Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c, leading into the premiere of "Dark Minds" at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/09/12 - 11:01 AM]
Get Into the Ruckus With the Two Episode Premiere of "Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus" on Thursday, January 26 at 10:00 P.M. and 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
JB Smoove hosts the six-episode series, filmed at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.

[01/09/12 - 10:23 AM]
John Corbett Stars in "A Smile as Big as the Moon," New Hallmark Hall of Fame Movie Airing Sunday, January 29 on ABC
Jessy Schram and Cynthia Watros also star in the film, based on the memoir of the same title written by teacher Mike Kersjes with Joe Layden.

[01/09/12 - 09:51 AM]
Adult Swim Celebrates the 100th Episode of "Robot Chicken" With a Thrilling Five-Day Live Webcam Event
Said installment airs this Sunday, January 15 at 11:30/10:30c.







  [january 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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











[10/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
New Primetime Special "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" to Premiere Sunday, November 23 on Disney Channel
The high-stakes adventure features a special appearance by Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, who reprises her role from Disney's "Tangled."

[10/22/14 - 03:19 PM]
Bravo Media Renews "Below Deck" for Third Season as Finale Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Over 1.4 Million Total Viewers
Plus: look for "The Crew Tells All" next Tuesday, October 28 and a reunion special the following Tuesday, November 4.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 01:37 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights Limited Series "Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles"
Christina Ricci will reprise her haunting role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in the network's hit original movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax."

[10/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Sneak Play of "Becoming," from LeBron James' Springhill Production Company and ESPN Films, Added at 5:30 P.M. Sunday, October 26 on Disney XD
It will also be presented in the previously announced 8:00 p.m. timeslot on Disney XD and on Friday, November 7 (7:00 p.m., ET/4:00 p.m., PT) on ESPN.

[10/22/14 - 12:44 PM]
Animal Planet's "Finding Bigfoot" Returns with Search for World's Largest Sasquatch
On Sunday, November 9, the series returns with a special two-hour episode that takes Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) president Matt Moneymaker, researchers James "Bobo" Fay and Cliff Barackman and skeptical scientist Ranae Holland off to the wilds of Alaska.

[10/22/14 - 11:31 AM]
Syfy's Hit Competition Series "Face Off" to Return for Eighth Season January 13 at 9PM
In a twist on the show's traditional format, three former champions, Rayce Bird (Season 2), Anthony Kosar (Season 4) and Laura Tyler (Season 5), will return in the premiere and select teams of five new artists who they will coach throughout the season.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 11:05 AM]
Comedy Icon Steve Coogan to Star in "Happyish" on Showtime(R)
He'll succeed the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the project, a comedic, soul-searching examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place.

[10/22/14 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Family Channel to Premiere the Third Season of Hasbro Studios' Popular Animated Series "Transformers Rescue Bots," November 1
The season three premiere of "Transformers Rescue Bots" returns with the episode "Land Before Prime," where Optimus Prime is forced to embrace his primal side when the Rescue Bots discover a mysterious island filled with dinosaurs.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 10:49 AM]
First-Ever LEGO(R) Batman Television Special, "LEGO DC Comics: Batman: Be-Leaguered," Premieres October 27 on Cartoon Network
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this powerhouse partnership between the LEGO Group and DC Entertainment is a funny, lighthearted tale new to the DC Comics universe.

[10/22/14 - 10:42 AM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Adds Performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley with Rock Legend Steven Tyler
Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

[10/22/14 - 10:41 AM]
Inspired by the Success of "Shark Tank" ABC Announces the Launch of "Beyond the Tank"
"Beyond the Tank" will feature a look back at past "Shark Tank" pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank.

[10/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" Spinoff
Rather than tackling homicides, however, the new series will focus on sex crimes.