or


    [tuesday, july 24, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[07/24/12 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 24
Updates include: Christopher Nicholas Smith cast in CBS's "Ex Men"; Kat Foster joins FOX's "The Goodwin Games"; and five "Modern Family" co-stars file a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox Television.

[07/24/12 - 07:07 PM]
TV Land Celebrates the Life of Beloved TV Icon Sherman Hemsley
Look for a four-hour marathon of his memorable episodes of "The Jeffersons" on Saturday, July 28 from 12pm-4pm ET/PT.

[07/24/12 - 06:39 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "WWE Raw" Takes Top Three Spots in Adults 18-49
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Vito," E!'s "Opening Act" and Disney XD's "Mr. Young."

[07/24/12 - 04:30 PM]
NBC and Sky Living HD Announce New Drama Series "Dracula," Starring Golden Globe Winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers in an Epic Tale of Love and Revenge
Meyers will play the title role in the 10-episode project, based on the classic Bram Stoker novel.

[07/24/12 - 04:22 PM]
Bravo Media Soaks in the Sun and Drama as "The Real Housewives of Miami" Premieres on Thursday, September 13 at 10PM ET/PT
Lisa Hochstein, Joanna Krupa, Ana Quincoces and Karent Sierra will join returning housewives Lea Black, Adriana de Moura and Marysol Patton.

[07/24/12 - 03:16 PM]
Oxygen's New Docu-Series "I'm Having Their Baby" Earns 819,000 Total Viewers and 486,000 Adults 18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 03:01 PM]
USA Network's "WWE Monday Night Raw" Celebrates 1000 Episodes and Debuts Third Weekly Hour With Best 3-Hour Airing Ever
USA spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 02:50 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "True Blood" Tops Demos, "Longmire" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Culture Shock," Food Network's "Chopped: Grill Masters" and USA's "Political Animals."

[07/24/12 - 02:45 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: Lifetime's "An Officer and a Murderer" Tops Originals in 18-49
Plus: numbers for FX's "UFC 149 Preliminaries," Nickelodeon's "You Gotta See This!" and Hallmark's "How to Fall in Love."

[07/24/12 - 02:31 PM]
Nickelodeon's Debut of SpongeBob SquarePants "The Super Spongy Square Games" Ranks as Most Watched Kids Program With 3.7 Million Total Viewers for the Week
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 01:32 PM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - "Teen Choice Awards" Tops Week Among Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 12:43 PM]
Tim Tebow's Jets Debut, Andrew Luck-Robert Griffin III Matchup & Super Bowl XLVI Rematch Highlight NFL Network's 11-Game Live Schedule
It all begins with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game - Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans - on Sunday, August 5.

[07/24/12 - 12:11 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "America's Got Talent" Ranks #1 in Total Viewers for the July 16-22 Week
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:45 AM]
Disney XD Delivers #1 Week Ever in Total Day in Total Viewers and Target Kid Demos, Soaring Over Last Week's Record Performance
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:41 AM]
GSN Announces Cast for "Beat the Chefs," New Original Series That Pits Amateur Cooks Against the Pros, Premiering Thursday, August 23 at 9:00 PM (ET/PT)
Beau MacMillan, Antonia Lofaso and Jeff Henderson are on tap while Brad A. Johnson and Christy Jordan are among the judges.

[07/24/12 - 11:40 AM]
Syfy's "Warehouse 13" Grabs 2.1 Million Total Viewers in Season Four Return
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/24/12 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Reaches 7th Consecutive Week as Cable TV's #1 Network in Total Viewers Across Total Day
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:21 AM]
New ReelzChannel Original Biography Series "Reel Life" to Premiere with a Look at the Life of Marilyn Monroe
Clint Eastwood and James Bond are also on tap for the monthly series.

[07/24/12 - 11:13 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:07 AM]
CBS Weekly Ratings - A Rebroadcast of "The Big Bang Theory" Is the #2 Program of the Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 11:02 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Debut "The 'Lights," a Morning Highlights & Scores Show
The 20-minute sports report will debut Monday, August 13 at 7 a.m. ET.

[07/24/12 - 10:57 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Hits a Four-Week High, Dominates All Demos from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 23 plus the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 10:45 AM]
NBC at TCA: Greenblatt Announces "SNL" Election Specials, Pilot Sampling
Plus: the executive on "Community," "Smash," "The Voice," "Rock Center with Brian Williams" and more!

[07/24/12 - 10:25 AM]
Mothers & Daughters Expecting at the Same Time in TLC's "My Teen Is Pregnant and So Am I"
As previously reported, the one-hour special premieres Wednesday, August 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/24/12 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - Season Finale of "The Bachelorette" and "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" Tie as the Week's No. 1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 16-22.

[07/24/12 - 10:01 AM]
VH1 Continues Winning Momentum In Scripted Arena By Setting Scripted Series "Bounce" In Motion With Greenlight
Dean Cain, Kimberly Elise and Charlotte Ross star in the project, from creator James LaRosa.

[07/24/12 - 09:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original, "How to Fall in Love," Draws an Audience of Over 2 Million With 1.3 HH Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, July 21.

[07/24/12 - 09:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor Pad" No Match for "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef"
Plus: NBC gets a boost with the two-hour season finale of "American Ninja Warrior."

[07/24/12 - 09:22 AM]
NBC Offers Viewers a Sampling of All Fall Series Prior to Network Broadcasts Over Two-Week Window on Multiple Platforms
Highlights include a special six-minute tease of the new fall drama "Revolution" on Saturday, August 4.

[07/24/12 - 08:05 AM]
Bounce TV Announces Multiple Movie Licensing Agreements With Walt Disney Studios, Miramax, Sony & MGM
"As research consistently points to movies driving demand for our consumers, African American theatricals will remain the backbone of Bounce TV's schedule," said Jonathan Katz.

[07/24/12 - 08:05 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The New Normal" (NBC)

[07/24/12 - 08:04 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Daddy's Girls" (FKA "Table for Three") (NBC)

[07/24/12 - 08:03 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Ben & Kate" (FOX)

[07/24/12 - 08:02 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Living Loaded" (FOX)

[07/24/12 - 07:42 AM]
NBC Olympics to Offer Unprecedented Digital and Social Coverage of London 2012 Olympic Games
The Peacock details its various Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social offerings.

[07/24/12 - 07:23 AM]
BBC America August Highlights - "Copper," "The Nerdist," "Doctor Who Specials"
Plus: look for "Copper: Behind the Badge," an insider's look at the making of the series throughout the month.

[07/24/12 - 06:31 AM]
Performers Announced for "Teachers Rock" - A Concert and Charity Event Benefiting Teachers and Education, on Saturday, August 18 on CBS
Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Fun. and Josh Groban are among those featured in the one-hour special.

[07/23/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 23
Updates include: Laurence Fishburne in talks to join NBC's "Hannibal"; Stephen Merchant books "Hello Ladies" pilot at HBO; and ABC mulls "The Neighbors," "Suburgatory" swap on Wednesday nights.

[07/23/12 - 03:54 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: "A.N.T. Farm" Leads Viewers, "WWE Smackdown" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Louisiana Lockdown," Nickelodeon's "Hollywood Heights" and Discovery's "Flying Wild Alaska."

[07/23/12 - 02:35 PM]
CNBC Announces First Reality Slate
"Exploring new formats in primetime allows us to find new ways to attract a broader viewership at night while still appealing to CNBC's highly affluent, educated and influential audience," said Jim Ackerman.

[07/23/12 - 01:45 PM]
Animal Planet's "Lost Treasure Hunters" Races to Find Long-Lost Diamond Mines of India
The newcomer bows Friday, August 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/23/12 - 01:32 PM]
NBC Olympics and Twitter Announce Partnership for London 2012 Olympic Games
Highlights include the first-ever Olympics event page in the U.S. at Twitter.com/#Olympics.

[07/23/12 - 01:31 PM]
MTV Rides a Wave of Fan Support With Five Wins at the "2012 Teen Choice Awards"
"Teen Wolf," "Awkward," and "Punk'd" were among the honored series.

[07/23/12 - 01:05 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly Confirms Mariah Carey In, Jennifer Lopez Out of "American Idol"
Plus: the network chief on "The X Factor," "Glee," "Fringe," "The Mindy Project," "Cosmos" and more!

[07/23/12 - 01:01 PM]
Video: MTV's "Ridiculousness" Starring Rob Dyrdek Returns to MTV on Monday, August 20 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: check out the all-new "Ridiculousness" trailer for the next 12 episodes.

[07/23/12 - 12:52 PM]
Discovery Channel's Hot New Series "Yukon Men" Is Chilling TV
Look for the newcomer to launch Friday August 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/23/12 - 12:40 PM]
Syfy's "Defiance" Commences Series Production in Toronto July 24th
Both the series and the game will debut simultaneously in April 2013.

[07/23/12 - 12:07 PM]
Platinum-Selling Global Megastar Mariah Carey Joins "American Idol" as New Judge
"As a singer, songwriter and producer, it's going to be fun and rewarding to help find new talent and give back with 'American Idol,'" said Carey.

[07/23/12 - 12:03 PM]
Internet Celebrity Philip DeFranco Tapped by Discovery to Host "Shark Week" Programming Event Driven Entirely by Social Media
The annual summer stunt kicks off its 25th season on Sunday, August 12.

[07/23/12 - 11:48 AM]
Special Event, "Shake It Up: Made In Japan," Premieres Friday, August 17 on Disney Channel
Zendaya and Bella Thorne perform three new original songs in the storyline: "Made In Japan," "The Same Heart" and "Fashion is My Kryptonite."







  [july 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.