or


    [friday, march 29, 2013]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[03/29/13 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 29
Updates include: Matthew Broderick to star in CBS comedy pilot; NBC pushes filming on "Girlfriend in a Coma"; and Erinn Hayes joins the Peacock's "Holding Patterns."

[03/29/13 - 04:34 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: TBS, History Top Charts with NCAA, "Swamp People"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Fall to Grace," Comedy Central's "The Ben Show" and AMC's "Freakshow."

[03/29/13 - 12:25 PM]
BBC America's Hit Original Series "Copper" to Return June 23
Donal Logue, Eamonn Walker, Lee Tergesen and Andrew Howard join the cast for the second season.

[03/29/13 - 12:21 PM]
"The Killing" Returns to AMC with a Two-Hour Premiere on Sunday, June 2 at 8 PM
Peter Sarsgaard, Elias Koteas and Amy Seimetz will join returning cast members Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman.

[03/29/13 - 11:52 AM]
The Sixth Season of the Hit HBO Series "True Blood" Kicks Off Sunday, June 16
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer and Alexander Skarsgard will return for a new 10-episode season.

[03/29/13 - 09:49 AM]
Vacations "To Die For" Featured in Investigation Discovery's New Series "Murder in Paradise"
The six-episode series premieres Saturday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/29/13 - 09:36 AM]
MTV Announces First Line-Up of Presenters for "2013 MTV Movie Awards," LIVE Sunday, April 14 at 9pm ET/PT on MTV
Steve Carell, Melissa McCarthy, Zac Efron, Kerry Washington, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Amanda Seyfried, Chris Rock and Adam Sandler are among those on tap.

[03/29/13 - 08:52 AM]
Comedy Central Launches "The Colbert Report" App on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android, and Amazon Kindle Fire
The free app includes recent video clips, a calendar of upcoming guests, classic show segments from the archive, digital exclusives and much more.

[03/29/13 - 08:48 AM]
"Grey's" Beats "Idol" as Thursday's #1 TV Show for the 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 28.

[03/29/13 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Tops Viewers But ABC, CBS Share Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "Grey's Anatomy" bests FOX's usual juggernaut among adults 18-49.

[03/29/13 - 07:57 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek of Max Irons as King Edward IV in the Starz Original Series "The White Queen"
The 10-part limited series, based on Philippa Gregory's "The War of the Roses" novels, premieres this August.

[03/29/13 - 07:44 AM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports' Exclusive Coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Regional Semifinals Up 4% vs. 2012
CBS and Turner spin the numbers for Thursday, March 28.

[03/29/13 - 07:17 AM]
Video: IFC Releases First "Maron" Trailer - Series Premieres Friday, May 3 on IFC
Judd Hirsch, Nora Zehetner, Andy Kindler and Josh Brener also star in the scripted comedy.

[03/28/13 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 28
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "America's Most Wanted"; ABC sets cast, title for "Once Upon a Time" spin-off; and David Krumholtz joins NBC's "Brenda Forever."

[03/28/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for March 28
Plus: season four winner Carrie Underwood and season nine finalist Casey James to perform on next results show Thursday, April 4.

[03/28/13 - 04:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Duck Dynasty" on A&E
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Blade Runner: The Untold Story," Animal Planet's "Polar Bears: Edge of Existence" and MTV's "The Real World: Portland."

[03/28/13 - 03:05 PM]
Nearly 4 Million Viewers Watched the Premiere of "The Game" and Nearly 3 Million Viewers Watched the Premiere of "Let's Stay Together" on BET
BET spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 26.

[03/28/13 - 03:04 PM]
The 100th Episode of "Psych" on USA Network Was the #1 Scripted Cable Original During Wednesday Primetime Across All Demos
USA spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 27.

[03/28/13 - 02:41 PM]
Video: MTV Movie Awards Talent Ready to Take on "The Walking Dead" as Zombies
Check out the latest promo for the Rebel Wilson-hosted event, airing Sunday, April 14.

[03/28/13 - 02:40 PM]
Robin Roberts to Join Michael Strahan as Guest Co-Host on "Live with Kelly and Michael," Monday, April 1, 2013
Laurence Fishburne, Stana Katic and the latest eliminated finalist from "American Idol" are scheduled to appear.

[03/28/13 - 02:10 PM]
TLC's "My First Home" Returns for Season Five - Premieres Saturday, April 6 at Noon ET/PT
The new season will consist of 20 half-hour episodes and is produced by Authentic Entertainment.

[03/28/13 - 01:40 PM]
Time Change for the Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere of "Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop"
Danny Glover, Austin Stowell and Kayla Ewell star in the film, now airing Saturday, June 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/28/13 - 01:33 PM]
"Feherty" Celebrates March Madness with Bobby Knight Conversation Monday, April 1 on Golf Channel
Bobby Knight joins David Feherty for a candid conversation about his life, career and love of golf on the next episode.

[03/28/13 - 01:20 PM]
Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Has All "The Right Stuff" When "New Kids on the Block" Stops by the Clubhouse on Wednesday, April 3 at 11PM ET/PT
Other upcoming guests include Rita Wilson, Nia Vardalos, Fred Armisen and more!

[03/28/13 - 01:01 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Third Season of the Popular Comedy Series for Kids and Families, "Jessie"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in July and is scheduled to premiere in fall 2013.

[03/28/13 - 01:00 PM]
Legendary Kiss Founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley Are Going to Rock 'N' Roll The Hub Network with "Kiss Hello Kitty," a New Animated TV Series in Development
The series "will feature the four KISS x Hello Kitty characters living their rock 'n' roll dreams and bringing pink anarchy to every situation they are in."

[03/28/13 - 12:36 PM]
ESPN, WNBA Extend Agreement Through 2022
The new agreement allows for games to be presented on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and WatchESPN.

[03/28/13 - 12:03 PM]
Spring College Football: Games Involving Teams from the ACC, Big 12 and SEC
Overall, the networks will combine to cover 13 spring football games beginning with Texas' Orange-White scrimmage on Saturday, March 30.

[03/28/13 - 12:01 PM]
New ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Crew to Call Two MLB Season-Opening Games in Less Than 24 Hours
Dan Shulman, John Kruk and Orel Hershiser will call the Rangers/Astros on Sunday, March 31 and the Giants/Dodgers on Monday, April 1.

[03/28/13 - 11:51 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Top the ABC and CBS Time-Period Competition for the Late-Night Week of March 18-22
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 18-22.

[03/28/13 - 11:30 AM]
TNT Greenlights Docudrama "Nashville Confidential"
TNT has ordered eight episodes of the series, which is slated to launch in early 2014.

[03/28/13 - 11:15 AM]
TLC to Premiere "Casino Confidential" and "America's Worst Tattoos" on Thursday, April 4
Said duo will be joined by the third season of "NY Ink" at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/28/13 - 11:01 AM]
Platinum-Selling Global Sensation Demi Lovato Will Return to the Judges' Panel for Season Three of "The X Factor" on FOX
"I couldn't be happier that Demi wants to come back this year," said Simon Cowell. "She's a superstar in her own right and was a fantastic mentor last year."

[03/28/13 - 10:43 AM]
With Multi-Week Highs, ABC Ranks No. 1 in Late-Night in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 18-22.

[03/28/13 - 10:21 AM]
Live Twitter Chat with "Revenge" Star Ashley Madekwe, Sunday, March 31
She'll be up on @smashleybell during the east coast broadcast of the show.

[03/28/13 - 10:08 AM]
Sundance Film Festival 2012 Winner of Best Cinematography to Make World Television Debut on National Geographic Channel in Time for Earth Day
"Chasing Ice" will air Friday, April 19 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/28/13 - 09:50 AM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Ring of Fire" Set to Premiere May 27
Jewel, Frances Conroy, John Doe and Matt Ross star in the biopic of legendary country artist June Carter Cash.

[03/28/13 - 08:52 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Captures Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since January 30 and Its Biggest Overall Audience Since January 9
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 27.

[03/28/13 - 08:45 AM]
"Modern Family" Tops "Idol" in Adults 18-49 - "The Neighbors" and "Suburgatory" Grow
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 27.

[03/28/13 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Tops Viewers, Demos for 11th Consecutive Wednesday
Plus: NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and The CW's "Supernatural" see double-digit gains from last week.

[03/28/13 - 07:53 AM]
Discovery Channel Revs Up for New Premiere Episodes of "Overhaulin'"
The series returns from sibling network Velocity on Monday, April 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/28/13 - 07:40 AM]
FX Networks Announces Ambitous Slate of Limited Series
Sam Mendes, Paul Giamatti, Alexander Payne and Shawn Ryan are among the auspices.

[03/28/13 - 07:39 AM]
FX Networks Announces Comedy Pilot Pickups
Set to begin production are Charlie Kaufman's "How and Why" and Grant Dekernion's "Chozen."

[03/28/13 - 07:38 AM]
FX Orders Its First Limited Series - "Fargo"
Noah Hawley, Joel & Ethan Coen and Warren Littlefield are behind the 10-episode series, due in the Spring of 2014.

[03/28/13 - 07:37 AM]
FX Makes W. Kamau Bell Strip - "Totally Biased" Goes from Weekly to Nightly Series
The new format will launch this fall on FXX with 130 new original episodes, airing Monday through Thursday nights at 11:00/10:00c.

[03/28/13 - 07:36 AM]
FX Networks Announces Pickups - "Justified," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "The League" & "Legit"
The latter trio will all move to FXX while the former will return in January 2014.

[03/28/13 - 07:34 AM]
FX Networks to Launch FXX a New Network for Young Adults Debuting on September 2, 2013 and Available to 74 Million Homes
FXX initially will be built on a foundation of original comedy series, movies and acquired series.

[03/28/13 - 07:29 AM]
TV One Announces "Amazing Grace: Drama in the Black Church - A Washington Watch Special With Roland Martin," Saturday March 30, 7:00 PM/ET
Said special will precede the network's television premiere of Russ Parr's "The Undershepherd."

[03/28/13 - 07:09 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts Highly Anticipated Trailer for "Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life" During the Premiere of "Real World: Portland"
Additionally, Ke$ha will perform at "Logo NewNowNext Awards 2013" premiering Monday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c on Logo.

[03/28/13 - 07:06 AM]
Syfy's Newest Original Series "Sinbad" and "Primeval: New World" Will Premiere Saturday, June 8
Both imports will premiere back-to-back at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.







  [march 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


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





[01/19/19 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Adults 18-49 Crown
CBS however remains the most-watched network overall on Friday.

[01/18/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 18
Updates include: Hulu cancels Sean Penn-led "The First"; NBC orders two single-camera comedy pilots; and Ashley Thomas, Rick Gomez bound for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[01/18/19 - 05:27 PM]
CBS to Double Up on "Fam" This Coming Thursday, January 24
Look for original episodes at both 8:30/7:30c and 9:30/8:30c.

[01/18/19 - 02:51 PM]
Aubrey Plaza Hosts the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards
The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards will air live exclusively on IFC at 2:00 pm PT/ 5:00 pm ET on Saturday, February 23.

[01/18/19 - 12:28 PM]
New Entertainment Network Cleo TV Debuts on Saturday, January 19 with Aspirational Lifestyle Programming for Millennial Women of Color
As previously announced, Cleo TV will be broadly distributed on Comcast Xfinity.

[01/18/19 - 11:09 AM]
Watch Season 1 of "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*" for Free on YouTube Until February 13, 2019
Said stunt is in anticipation of the show's second season launch on January 30.

[01/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Big Brother: Celebrity Edition" Returns with Multiplatform Coverage
"Celebrity Big Brother After Dark" premieres on Pop on Tuesday, January 22 (12:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT) with continuous live, late night coverage seven nights a week leading into the finale.

[01/18/19 - 10:56 AM]
All-New "Unsolved Mysteries" Coming to Netflix as a Global Original Documentary Series
This modern take on the classic series will maintain the chilling feeling viewers loved about the original, while also telling the stories through the lens of a premium Netflix documentary series.

[01/18/19 - 10:50 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu Original Comedy "PEN15"
All 10 episodes will premiere Friday, February 8, only on Hulu.

[01/18/19 - 10:43 AM]
First Look of Nicole Maines as the DC Character "Dreamer"
The costume will be first glimpsed on the January 27 episode of "Supergirl."

[01/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
History to Premiere Eight-Part Event "Jesus: His Life" on Monday, March 25
Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different biblical figures, all of whom played a pivotal role in Jesus' life including Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary Mother of Jesus, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter.

[01/18/19 - 09:16 AM]
Video: New Trailer Released - truTV Season 2 of "At Home with Amy Sedaris"
This season, Sedaris welcomes an impressive list of guest stars, including: Rose Byrne, Matthew Broderick, Justin Theroux, Susan Sarandon, Gillian Jacobs, Juliette Lewis, Ellie Kemper, Fred Armisen, Michael Shannon and more!

[01/18/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
The Alphabet's "A Million Little Things" gets a boost behind "Grey's Anatomy" on its new night.

[01/17/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Fabien Frankel to lead ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series; Peter Sarsgaard to star in "Interrogation" at CBS All Access; and Daniel Zovatto scores role in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

[01/17/19 - 01:07 PM]
Netflix Reveals "You," "Sex Education" Each Viewed by 40 Million Members; Spanish Language "Elite" Draws 20 Million
Said details mark another rare release of viewership data by the streaming service.