or


    [friday, june 08, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[06/08/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 8
Updates include: Joshua Malina in, Henry Ian Cusick out on ABC's "Scandal"; Cinemax's "Strike Back" to return Friday, August 17; and "NCIS" locks in Rocky Carroll for season 10.

[06/08/12 - 07:15 PM]
The Stars Align as American Film Institute Honors Shirley MacLaine at 40th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala
The gala, entitled "TV Land Presents: AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Shirley MacLaine," will air on TV Land on Sunday, June 24.

[06/08/12 - 03:40 PM]
Tweet Along Live with the Judges and Contestants of "Hell's Kitchen" and "MasterChef"!
Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot will be up on Twitter during Monday's episodes.

[06/08/12 - 03:33 PM]
Showtime 2012 Summer Programming Overview
Highlights include new seasons of "Weeds," "Episodes" and "Web Therapy" plus various stand-up specials and documentaries.

[06/08/12 - 03:04 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: Another 11 Million for Heat/Celtics Semi-Finals on ESPN
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Tron: Uprising," VH1's "Yo: The Story of Yo! MTV Raps" and Showtime's "No Look Pass."

[06/08/12 - 12:47 PM]
E! Entertainment Special: "Heroes Gone Wrong" Premieres On June 11th At 8 :00 PM On E!
The one-hour special "examines four horrific tales of trusted and admired individuals who committed heinous crimes that devastated the communities they were supposed to protect."

[06/08/12 - 11:24 AM]
Video: Need a Refresher Course on How the Ewings of "Dallas" Became So Bad?
TNT's revival of the 1978-1991 soap premieres this Wednesday, June 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/08/12 - 10:38 AM]
Interview: TNT, TBS & TCM President, Head of Programming Michael Wright
The veteran Turner executive talks "Dallas," "Cougar Town," "Major Crimes" and more!

[06/08/12 - 08:53 AM]
"Saving Hope," "Rock Center" Post Gains Versus NBC's Time Period Average Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 7.

[06/08/12 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's "Duets" Tops Series Debuts on Fox and NBC/"Rookie Blue" Hits a High in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 7.

[06/08/12 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Time Period With "The Choice" Debut
The new dating series bests ABC's "Duets" and NBC's "Saving Hope" at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/08/12 - 08:19 AM]
"2012 CMT Music Awards" Wins Across All Screens
CMT spins the digital numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[06/08/12 - 06:34 AM]
Teenage Super Heroes Return to Cartoon Network as The All-New "Teen Titans Go!" Joins DC Nation in 2013
Executive producer Sam Register is behind the revival, which will feature the original voice cast.

[06/07/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 7
Updates include: T.J. Miller to replace Jake Lacy on FOX's "The Goodwin Games"; Nicholas Bishop, Sonja Sohn won't return to ABC's "Body of Proof"; and "House" creator David Shore sets up shop at Sony.

[06/07/12 - 07:35 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: Game 6 of Spurs/Thunder Puts TNT on Top
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Fast N' Loud," Syfy's "Haunted Collector" and ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey."

[06/07/12 - 05:29 PM]
Live at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's "Newsmaker Luncheon Series: State of the Industry"
Lloyd Braun, Nancy Dubuc, Cliff Gilbert-Lurie, Gary Newman and Rick Rosen all share their thoughts.

[06/07/12 - 03:30 PM]
Video: "Beauty and the Beast" Extended Preview
The CW releases the latest trailer for the new drama, due on Thursday nights this fall.

[06/07/12 - 02:03 PM]
Discovery Channel Explores Rough and Lethal "Deadly Seas"
The three-part series launches this Friday, June 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/07/12 - 01:30 PM]
FX Gives "Wilfred" Special Preview Episode in Advance of Season 2 Premiere
Beginning Thursday, June 14, look for Hulu, Yahoo! TV, FXnetworks.com and the "Wilfred" Facebook page to stream the season two premiere.

[06/07/12 - 11:52 AM]
For the Broadcast Year to Date, Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Increase Their Total-Viewer Margins vs. Last Year
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 28-June 1.

[06/07/12 - 11:49 AM]
"America's Next Top Model: College Edition" Returns Friday, August 24th With New Partners, New Talent and a New Judge - The Viewer
In addition to the panel of judges, the public will be able to have a say in who stays and who goes in the competition.

[06/07/12 - 11:46 AM]
Kelly Ripa Announces "Live! With Kelly's Cutest Kid Search"
The winning "Baby" and the winning "Big Kid" each will enjoy a seven-day cruise for a family of four aboard Norwegian Cruise Line.

[06/07/12 - 11:23 AM]
Maggie Grace & Jorge Garcia Get "Lost" on Sixth Season of "Californication" on Showtime(R)
In addition, Tim Minchin, the wildly popular international musical comedian, will guest star in eight episodes.

[06/07/12 - 11:22 AM]
"Nightline" Is No. 1 for 10th Straight Week in All Target Demos
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 28-June 1.

[06/07/12 - 11:09 AM]
NBC & NBC Sports Network to Televise 32 College Football Games in 2012
Said lineup includes primetime games on September 8, September 22, October 6, November 10 and November 17.

[06/07/12 - 11:03 AM]
Video: Check Out the Super Trailer from the Premiere of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"
The new installment in the "Love & Hip Hop" franchise premieres Monday, June 18 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/07/12 - 10:50 AM]
Video: "Arrow" and "Emily Owens, M.D." Extended Previews
The CW releases the latest trailers for the upcoming dramas.

[06/07/12 - 10:46 AM]
Firestone 550 to Air in Primetime Saturday Night on NBC Sports Network
Additionally, the network will air last weekend's Indy Lights race from Detroit today at 5:00/4:00c.

[06/07/12 - 10:19 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Brings Demon Hunters, Vampires, Heroes and More to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012
"Arrow," "666 Park Avenue," "Cult," "Revolution" and "The Following" are among the new series to be featured.

[06/07/12 - 10:01 AM]
The "New Girl" True American Bus Tour Hits the Road This Summer
The 19-city tour kicks off this Friday through Sunday in Boston.

[06/07/12 - 09:52 AM]
Spike TV's 2012 "Guys Choice" Winners Announcement
The annual event premieres this Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/07/12 - 09:48 AM]
NBC to Air Visa Championships Men & Women's Gymnastics Finals Live This Weekend
Live coverage begins this Friday at 8:00/7:00c on the Universal Sports Network.

[06/07/12 - 09:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dance" Stays on Top for FOX
Plus: "Dogs in the City" on CBS dips nearly 31% in its second week among 18-49.

[06/07/12 - 09:12 AM]
Science Takes Weird Out West This Summer With the World Premiere Series "Oddities: San Francisco"
The six-part spin-off launches Saturday, June 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/07/12 - 09:03 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Total Drama Revenge of the Island" Season 4 Premiere Scores as #1 Telecast of the Day on All Television Among Kids
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/07/12 - 08:44 AM]
"Marina Abramovic the Artist Is Present," an Intimate Portrait of the Controversial Performance Artist, Debuts July 2, Exclusively on HBO
The film follows "the grandmother of performance art" as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work at Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art in 2010.

[06/07/12 - 08:37 AM]
In 18-34, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Encore Is #1 Among ABC, CBS and NBC at 10 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 6.

[06/07/12 - 08:00 AM]
Sci-Fi Megahit "Misfits" Makes U.S. Television Debut on Logo
The six-episode series will bow on Thursday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/07/12 - 07:23 AM]
Mark Steines Named Host of Hallmark Channel Network's New, Original Series, "Home & Family"
The series is "the ultimate destination for innovative home ideas and improvements, as well as being the place for the latest information, trends and products for everyone in the home."

[06/07/12 - 06:44 AM]
The Weather Channel Flies Again with "Ice Pilots" - Second Season Premieres Monday, July 16
The new season features another cycle of 13 half-hour episodes.

[06/06/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 6
Updates include: John Carroll Lynch in at "Do No Harm," out at "Body of Proof"; Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson team for cooking competition at ABC; and Jon Wellner named series regular on "CSI."

[06/06/12 - 09:35 PM]
Carrie Underwood Claims Two Buckles Including Video of the Year at the "2012 CMT Music Awards"
Other winners include Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum.

[06/06/12 - 04:51 PM]
Naomi Judd and Danielle Panabaker to Star in Hallmark Channel's "The Nearlyweds"
The romantic comedy follows "three couples who will discover the pastor who married them died without signing their wedding licenses."

[06/06/12 - 04:14 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Returns Big for A&E
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "The Glee Project," E3 coverage on G4 and Lifetime's "Dance Moms."

[06/06/12 - 03:43 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "Smart Cookies"
Patricia Richardson, Jessalyn Gilsig and Bailee Madison co-star in the project, due Saturday, August 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 03:17 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "The Music Teacher"
Annie Potts and Richard Thomas star in the network's first movie musical, premiering Saturday, August 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/12 - 02:51 PM]
Season Debut of Social Media Marvel "Pretty Little Liars" is TV's #1 Telecast in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[06/06/12 - 02:12 PM]
NBC Commits to Aggressive Digital Media Strategy Focused on Multi-Platform Programming and Marketing Initiatives
The network has named Robert Hayes to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Digital Media.

[06/06/12 - 01:31 PM]
Centric Takes a Look at the Lives of the Self Made Millionaire With the Cable Television Premiere of "The Amateur Millionaires Club" Airing on Saturday, July 7 at 9 PM
The project "follows the club members' successes and failures as they overcome the stigma and stereotypical images associated with their chosen business path."

[06/06/12 - 01:27 PM]
Date and Time Change for the Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere of "How to Fall in Love"
The film, starring Eric Mabius, Brooke D'Orsay and Kathy Najimy, will now premiere Saturday, July 21 at 9:00/8:00c.







  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


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









[07/30/15 - 12:26 PM]
UP Acquires Full Seven-Season Run of Award-Winning, Fan-Favorite Series "Gilmore Girls" Family Network to Begin Airing Episodes in the Fall
UP acquired "Gilmore Girls" from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and will begin airing the 153 one-hour episodes of the series in the fall.

[07/30/15 - 12:25 PM]
Charity Begins at Home for Star and Executive Producer Luke Perry in the Timely, Touching UP Premiere Movie "Welcome Home"
The script was written by Jonathan Zeichner, executive director of L.A.'s A Place Called Home (APCH, www.apch.org), a dynamic, non-profit youth center.

[07/30/15 - 12:24 PM]
"Last Hope with Troy Dunn" Starring Real-Life Missing Persons Expert and Author Troy Dunn - Brand-New Up Original Series Exclusively Premieres on Thursday, September 10 at 9 PM EDT
UP's new half-hour, 10-episode series promises a deeper insight into how Dunn rebuilds fractured relationships by finding absent loved ones and bringing them home.

[07/30/15 - 12:23 PM]
Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Dion Johnstone Star in UP's First Original Scripted Drama Series "Ties That Bind"
Created by Sheryl J. Anderson, this 10-episode, hour-long series is set to premiere exclusively on UP on Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/15 - 12:05 PM]
Science Channel Premieres "Secret Space Escapes" on November 10 at 10PM
This all-new series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.

[07/30/15 - 12:03 PM]
Lifetime and Yahoo TV Partner to Premiere Special "Road to the Runway" Online
Introducing this season's set of designers with home and closet tours of each contestant and giving a first look into what's in store for the series' 14th season, "Road to the Runway" will air linearly next Thursday, August 6.

[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
July 2015 Is GSN's Most Watched Month Ever in Primetime; Original Programming Reaches Viewership Milestone
GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Premieres Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos's "Racing Extinction" as a Global Television Event on December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
In the groundbreaking documentary, Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award(R)-winning film The Cove assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the world of endangered species trafficking and the race to prevent mass extinction.

[07/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Expands Scripted Slate with New Original Lionsgate Drama Series "Greenleaf"
The Lionsgate-owned series takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.

[07/30/15 - 09:59 AM]
"Vice" Special On America's Broken Criminal Justice System to Debut Sept. 27 on HBO
The documentary will also feature President Obama's historic tour earlier this month of Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno in Oklahoma, where he met with inmates and prison officials.

[07/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
This Fall, Discovery Family Channel Is Home to the Best Family Movies, Anywhere
Discovery Family is also the exclusive home for the world premiere of "My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games" (Hasbro Studios) on Saturday, September 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/30/15 - 09:08 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Reunites Grateful Owners with Meaningful Mementos in Heartwarming New Series, "Lost and Found" (wt)
Produced by Leftfield Pictures, the series features the work of "professional finders" who help people do just that.

[07/30/15 - 09:07 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles History's Most Unforgettable Chases and Undercover Operations in "Manhunt: Kill or Capture"
The 10-part first season premieres Wednesday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/30/15 - 09:06 AM]
American Heroes Channel Takes "One Giant Leap" in New Special Commemorating the Iconic 1969 Apollo 11 Mission
The one-hour special chronicles the tragedies, fears, and pressures of the 1960s space race that led to this historic moment.

[07/30/15 - 09:05 AM]
American Heroes Channel Profiles the Tycoons Who Made America - And the Backs on Which They Stood to Make Their Millions - In the All-New Series "American Titans"
Rockefeller, Carnegie, Edison, Tesla, Hearst, and Pulitzer: their legacies live down through the ages, emblazoned on museums, universities, banks, charities, and the richest of American real estate.