or


    [tuesday, april 30, 2013]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/30/13 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 30
Updates include: Chris Hardwick to host Comedy Central late-night entry; TNT extends "Major Crimes," "Perception"; and CMT orders "Win, Lose or Pawn" strip.

[04/30/13 - 06:11 PM]
Lori Loughlin Begins Production on "Garage Sale Mystery," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere
The film - airing Saturday, August 24 - also stars Andrew Dunbar, Rick Ravanello and Cameron Bancroft.

[04/30/13 - 05:04 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: USA, TNT Top Charts with "WWE Raw," NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Big C," Bravo's "The Queen of Versailles" and ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

[04/30/13 - 04:59 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Game of Thrones" on HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Lifeclass," Discovery's "Naked Castaway" and E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

[04/30/13 - 04:54 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Marvin Marvin" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Insane Bathrooms," OWN's "Life with La Toya" and Lifetime's "A Sister's Revenge."

[04/30/13 - 03:05 PM]
ABC Family Announces "Pretty Little Liars" Star Tyler Blackburn Will Headline Spin-Off Series "Ravenswood"
Blackburn's character, Caleb Rivers, will travel to Ravenswood during the annual "Pretty Little Liars" special Halloween episode.

[04/30/13 - 02:38 PM]
Regular-Season NHL Viewership on NBC Sports Network Is Best on Cable in Nearly Two Decades
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date this season.

[04/30/13 - 02:34 PM]
Hub Network Has 16 Consecutive Months of Gains
The Hub spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 12:37 PM]
Animal Planet Earns Its Best-Ever April
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/30/13 - 12:31 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Kids 2-11, 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28 and the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 12:25 PM]
FOX Wins Week in Key Demos - "The Following" Delivers Highest Ratings in Five Weeks
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 11:52 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network Among Adults 18-49 in Primetime for the Month of April
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28 and the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 11:46 AM]
Showtime 2013 Summer/Fall Programming Overview
It all begins with the return of "Dexter" and the premiere of "Ray Donovan" on Sunday, June 30.

[04/30/13 - 11:39 AM]
A&E Is Cable's #1 Network in April
A&E spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/30/13 - 11:31 AM]
TNT Taps Third Season of Hit Drama Series "Dallas"
The network has ordered 15 episodes for the third season, which is slated to launch in early 2014.

[04/30/13 - 11:22 AM]
Bravo Media's "Dukes of Melrose" Airs a Last Television Appearnce of the Late Hollywood Legend Phyllis Diller on Wednesday, May 1
Look for back-to-back episodes this Wednesday, May 1 and next Wednesday, May 8.

[04/30/13 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Is Week's Most-Watched Basic Cable Net with Kids and Total Viewers, Posts Year Over Year Gains for 14 Consecutive Weeks
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 11:00 AM]
"MasterChef" Cooks Up Two-Hour Season Premiere Event Wednesday, May 22, on FOX
This season will feature contestants representing 26 states from all walks of life.

[04/30/13 - 10:58 AM]
CBS Streaks to Ninth Consecutive Weekly Viewer Win and Seventh Straight in Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 10:48 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Kandi Factory" Rings in a Season High with Over 1.1 Million Total Viewers During Its New Timeslot on Sunday Nights
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, April 28.

[04/30/13 - 10:33 AM]
Monday's "The Voice" Ranks #1 in 18-49 for the Week of April 22-28 Among Primetime Series on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 10:27 AM]
Nominations Announced for "The 67th Annual Tony Awards" on CBS
This year's event will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 9.

[04/30/13 - 10:13 AM]
ABC Is Up for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Delivering 7 of the Top 20 Broadcast Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 22-28.

[04/30/13 - 10:02 AM]
"How I Met Your Mother" Is Monday's Top Scripted Show in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, April 29.

[04/30/13 - 09:22 AM]
Hub Network Announces "The 1st Annual Hub Halloween Bash," an Action-Packed Live Event for the Entire Family
The special will be produced by Bob Bain Productions, producers of FOX's "Teen Choice Awards" and Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Awards."

[04/30/13 - 09:13 AM]
E! Special "Blinging Up Baby" Premieres Thursday, May 2nd at 10PM ET/PT
Melissa Rycroft hosts the one-hour special, which explores how stars are heralding their stork visits.

[04/30/13 - 08:55 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net with "Dancing with the Stars" as the #1 TV Show Overall and "Castle" as the Top Scripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 29.

[04/30/13 - 08:48 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers the #1 Rating of the Night in 18-49 by a 52% Margin Over the #2 show
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, April 29.

[04/30/13 - 08:34 AM]
National Geographic Channel to Premiere Behind-The-Scenes Look at Oscar(R)-Nominated Film "Kon-Tiki" from The Weinstein Company
Maria Menounos hosts the half-hour special, airing this Friday, May 3 at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/30/13 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC in Front
Plus: FOX's "The Following" wraps its run with its best demo numbers in seven weeks.

[04/30/13 - 08:18 AM]
Maniacal Mothers Menace and Manipulate in Investigation Discovery's New Mother's Day Special "Evil In-Law"
Said event premieres on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/30/13 - 08:14 AM]
"Katie" Is the Only Freshman Talker Up and Builds to Its Best Numbers Since February
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 15-19.

[04/30/13 - 07:57 AM]
The Search Is on for the Best Hooker in America: Animal Planet's New Competition Reality Series "Top Hooker" Premieres June 2
Reno Collier hosts the eight-part series, airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/30/13 - 07:53 AM]
Don't Be Late for the First Day of School on Cooking Channel's New Series "The Freshman Class"
The series - due Monday, June 10 at 10:30/9:30c - follows four aspiring chefs as they try to earn a degree at the Louisiana Culinary Institute in Baton Rouge.

[04/30/13 - 07:23 AM]
Bravo Media Cranks Up the Comedy with the Premiere of "Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl" on Tuesday, June 4th at 10:30PM
"Why did I name my sixteenth stand up special 'Calm Down Gurrl?' Have you seen Amanda Bynes' latest selfie?" said Griffin.

[04/30/13 - 07:15 AM]
History's "Vikings" Season Finale Delivers 3.6 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Sunday, April 28.

[04/30/13 - 05:51 AM]
Danny Glover Stars with Austin Stowell and Kayla Ewell in "Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere on June 1
Austin Stowell, Brett Rice and Kayla Ewell also star in the original movie.

[04/30/13 - 05:01 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Orange Is the New Black" Premieres Thursday, July 11
All 13 one-hour episodes in the series from Lionsgate Television will be available at launch.

[04/29/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 29
Updates include: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig to star in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; ABC greenlights "Sing Your Face Off"; and Starz opens writers' room for "Outlander."

[04/29/13 - 05:05 PM]
"New Girl" - Last Three Episodes of Season Have New Start Time - 8:58 PM ET/PT
New episodes of the FOX comedy resume tomorrow night.

[04/29/13 - 04:51 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts with NBA Playoffs, NFL Draft
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Playing with Fire," Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons" and VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show."

[04/29/13 - 03:48 PM]
FEARnet's "Reaper" Reunion Special Airs Tuesday, May 28, at 9 pm ET, Giving Fans an Exclusive Look at the Series
Ray Wise, Tyler Labine, Bret Harrison, Rick Gonzalez, Ken Marino and Christine Willes are among those featured.

[04/29/13 - 02:51 PM]
Hallmark Movie Channel 2013 Summer Preview
"Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop," "Garage Sale Mystery" and "This Magic Moment" are all on tap.

[04/29/13 - 02:14 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Sons of Guns" Dominates as the #1 Friday Prime Time Program in Cable for Both Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 26.

[04/29/13 - 01:54 PM]
"South Park" "Workaholics," "Key & Peele" and Andy Daly Events Added to Comedy Central(R) #ComedyFest Lineup
The first-ever celebration of comedy and comedians to be programmed on Twitter kicks off today at 5:00 PM ET.

[04/29/13 - 01:31 PM]
Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Lady Antebellum, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. to Perform Live on "The Voice"
They'll appear on the show's Wednesday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 14 episodes.

[04/29/13 - 01:00 PM]
ESPN to Cover All 16 Division I Baseball Championship Regionals for First Time
ESPN provided coverage of six sites in 2012, four in 2011 and two the previous six years.

[04/29/13 - 12:33 PM]
Six Big Ten College Football Games for Prime Time Telecasts in 2013
Each game includes at least one team ranked in an early ESPN.com preseason top 25 poll for 2013.

[04/29/13 - 12:25 PM]
Bryce Harper on ESPN: "Bryce Begins" Special April 30, Two Nationals Games
"Bryce Begins" is a one-hour special from Major League Baseball Productions and 3 Penny Films which documents Harper's journey from a young teenager to MLB star.

[04/29/13 - 12:14 PM]
Hallmark Channel 2013 Summer Preview
"Banner 4th of July" and "Second Chances" are on tap alongside the new series "Cedar Cove."







  [april 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[07/26/17 - 03:10 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Summer 2017
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[07/26/17 - 03:09 PM]
Five-Part Miniseries "Chernobyl," Starring Jared Harris, Produced by Sister Pictures and The Mighty Mint as an HBO/Sky Television Co-Production, to Begin Filming Next Year
Harris will play Valery Legasov, the Soviet scientist chosen by the Kremlin to investigate the accident.

[07/26/17 - 03:08 PM]
"Baltimore Rising," Chronicling the Struggle of Police and Activists to Hold the City Together in the Wake of Strife, Debuts in November on HBO
Directed by Sonja Sohn, the film follows activists, police officers, community leaders and gang affiliates, who struggle to hold Baltimore together, even as the homicide rate hits record levels.

[07/26/17 - 03:07 PM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2017
Highlights include Alex Gibney and Blair Foster's Rolling Stone documentary, due in November.

[07/26/17 - 03:06 PM]
Hit HBO Comedy Series "Curb Your Enthusiasm," Starring Larry David, Returns for Its Ninth Season Oct. 1
Guest stars this season include Elizabeth Banks, Ed Begley, Jr., Carrie Brownstein, Bryan Cranston, Lauren Graham, Jimmy Kimmel, Nick Offerman, Nasim Pedrad and Elizabeth Perkins.

[07/26/17 - 03:05 PM]
James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal Star in HBO Drama Series "The Deuce," Created by David Simon and George Pelecanos, Debuting Sept. 10
The show's title comes from the local slang for New York's fabled 42nd Street.

[07/26/17 - 03:03 PM]
ESPN Films' Ric Flair 30 for 30 "Nature Boy" Premieres November 7
Director Rory Karpf will take an inside look at Flair's story, including his triumphs, his tragedies, and his pivotal role in turning pro wrestling into mainstream sports entertainment.

[07/26/17 - 03:01 PM]
Jon Stewart Returns to HBO for His First Stand-Up Special in 21 Years
Additionally, this fall Stewart will host the latest "Night of Too Many Stars" all-star benefit for NEXT For AUTISM, to be presented live from The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, November 18.

[07/26/17 - 01:33 PM]
Comic-Con Trailer for "The Walking Dead," Viewed More Than 31 Million Times in Four Days Breaking Own Record for Views
AMC spins the digital numbers for the trailer to date.

[07/26/17 - 12:38 PM]
21 Million Viewers Tune In to Simulcast Premiere of Disney's "Descendants 2" in Live + 3 Data
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 21.

[07/26/17 - 11:14 AM]
Electus Partners with Michael Franzese, Moshe Diamant, and Michael Tadross Jr. to Create New Mafia Series "American Royalty"
The project is a revealing and uncompromising look back at a time when mobsters were bigger than life, often bringing politicians and corporate executives to their knees.

[07/26/17 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform Dives Into Production on New Original Drama Series "Siren"
Sibongile "Sibo" Mlambo joins the previously announced cast of Alex Roe, Eline Powell, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Ian Verdun and Rena Owen.

[07/26/17 - 10:58 AM]
PBS Announces "We'll Meet Again" with Ann Curry, New Six-Part Series Premiering Winter 2018
Exploring some of history's most dramatic events from across the globe through the personal stories of those who experienced them, the series brings together people whose lives intersected at pivotal moments.

[07/26/17 - 10:50 AM]
Animal Planet's "Rescue Dog to Super Dog" Gives Assistance and Comfort to People in Need and a Second Chance to Shelter Dogs
The newcomer launches Saturday, August 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/17 - 10:49 AM]
Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino to Anchor Science Channel's Primetime Coverage of the Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21 at 9 PM
In addition, Massimino will serve as guide to the definitive series on our closest neighbors in the solar system, "The Planets," premiering Tuesday, August 22 at 10:00/9:00c.