or


    [tuesday, may 07, 2013]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/07/13 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 7
Updates include: Merritt Patterson joins ABC Family's "Ravenswood"; Chuck Lorre's "Mom" to get series order at CBS; and "The Borgias" producers mull a wrap-up movie.

[05/07/13 - 07:40 PM]
ESPN Wins Five Sports Emmy Awards
The network was honored for journalism, technical and creative excellence and marketing.

[05/07/13 - 07:39 PM]
NBC Sports Group Collects 11 Sports Emmy Awards, Most of Any Sports Media Company
"Sunday Night Football" won its fifth consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports Series.

[05/07/13 - 05:45 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: TNT Rides NBA Playoffs to Victory
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Big C," ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and Lifetime's "Dear Mom, Love Cher."

[05/07/13 - 02:45 PM]
Bravo Premieres Season Finale of "Dukes of Melrose" and Season Two of "Million Dollar Listing New York" on Wednesday, May 8
The former's double-episode finale begins at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Million Dollar Listing" on 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/13 - 02:39 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Goes Untouched for HBO
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Oprah's Next Chapter," Showtime's "The Borgias" and E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

[05/07/13 - 02:34 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: TNT Tops Charts with Bulls/Nets Finale
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story," Animal Planet's "America's Cutest Cat" and TLC's "Twisted and Listed."

[05/07/13 - 02:12 PM]
Bravo Media Puts a Ring on It! "Newlyweds: The First Year" Series Premiere Engages Over 1 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, May 6.

[05/07/13 - 01:38 PM]
Carrie Underwood to Perform "Sunday Night Football" Opening Theme on NBC
Underwood, the season-four winner of "American Idol," makes her debut on Sunday, September 8.

[05/07/13 - 01:37 PM]
FX Networks Continues Its Run on Blockbuster Films
The network has acquiring the commercial television premiere rights to 10 titles that have been the highest grossing movies in 11 of the first 18 weeks of 2013.

[05/07/13 - 01:13 PM]
"48 Hours: Over the Edge" Is Saturday's #1 Program in Viewers and Households
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/07/13 - 12:57 PM]
BBC America's "In the Flesh" Three-Night Zombie Mini-Series Event Begins Thursday, June 6
The series - previously slated to launch on August 3 - will bump the return of "Being Human" to Saturday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/13 - 12:45 PM]
New Original Series "Golden Sisters" Premieres Saturday June 1 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Look for back-to-back episodes on Saturday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/07/13 - 12:42 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Delivers Its Biggest Live +3 Day Lift Ever in Both Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 2.

[05/07/13 - 12:38 PM]
Nickelodeon Selects 12 Original Comedy-Driven Shorts from 2013 Animated Shorts Program
Said ideas will be developed into animated shorts with the potential to air on Nickelodeon, appear on www.nick.com, or on the recently launched Nick App.

[05/07/13 - 12:27 PM]
"Future Firepower," Discovery's New Series, Introduces the Next Generation of 21st Century Weaponry in a 3-Part Marathon This Thursday
The series provides scenarios "demonstrating the defense technology of tomorrow ultimately aims to save more lives and quickly end conflict."

[05/07/13 - 12:08 PM]
TNT Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 11:45 AM]
TNT Clears "The Last Ship" for Launch - Eric Dane Stars in Newly Greenlit Series from Executive Producer Michael Bay
The 10-episode series, based on William Brinkley's popular novel, is slated to launch in 2014.

[05/07/13 - 11:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Suzette Steward of Katy, Texas Is the Winner of "Live's 2013 Top Teacher Search"
Steward, a special education teacher at Cinco Ranch Junior High, received the grand prize, a brand-new 2014 Ford Escape.

[05/07/13 - 11:27 AM]
Nickelodeon Posts 15th Straight Weeks of Gains, Scores Top Animated and Preschool Shows with "SpongeBob" and "Bubble Guppies"
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 11:18 AM]
Style Media's "Jerseylicious" Blows Out Its Season Five Finale, Up +41% Among Key Demo Women 18-49 Over Last Season
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, May 5.

[05/07/13 - 11:17 AM]
Last Episode of "The Office" Extended an Additional 15 Minutes
"Hannibal" will follow said finale, airing from 10:15-11 p.m. ET with limited interruption.

[05/07/13 - 10:56 AM]
CBS Wins the Week in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 10:53 AM]
E! Premieres "The Untold Story: Jason Derulo" Tuesday, May 14 at 10:00 PM/ET
In the revealing half-hour, Jason Derulo talks candidly about his modest beginnings and just how hard he had to work to get where he is today.

[05/07/13 - 10:46 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day Across Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 10:33 AM]
Adam Bonnett Promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide
Bonnett will continue to oversee all live action Development and Current original series and movies for Disney Channel and Disney XD.

[05/07/13 - 10:23 AM]
NBC Matches Its Highest Weeklong Primetime 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks; Jumps 13 Percent vs. Same Week Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Grows Its Adult 18-49 Audience for the 3rd Consecutive Week, Airing 5 of the Top 20 Scripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 09:44 AM]
FOX Ranks #1 for the Week in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of April 29-May 5.

[05/07/13 - 09:36 AM]
Annet Mahendru and Alison Wright Pledge Allegience to "The Americans"
As previously announced, Susan Misner will also be upped to series regular.

[05/07/13 - 09:34 AM]
Ten Talented Hopefuls Vie to Win Their Own HGTV Show in the Network's Retooled Design Competition Series "HGTV Star" Premiering June 9
The seven-episode series features 10 creative finalists who must tackle unexpected design challenges.

[05/07/13 - 09:31 AM]
Exclusive: FOX Sets Two-Hour "Hell's Kitchen" Finale for Thursday, July 25
Tonight marks "Kitchen's" final airing in its current Tuesday, 8:00/7:00c home.

[05/07/13 - 09:30 AM]
16.2 Million Watch Kentucky Derby on NBC - 2nd Most-Watched Kentucky Derby Since 1989
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/07/13 - 09:29 AM]
VH1 Announces the Second Season of Sketch Comedy Series "Stevie TV" Starring Master Impressionist and Comedienne Stevie Ryan
The sketch comedy series returns Friday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/07/13 - 09:27 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Scores Its Top Household Rating Since Early March
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 22-26.

[05/07/13 - 09:22 AM]
Bravo Media's "Inside the Actors Studio" Celebrates 250 Episodes with a Star-Studded Two-Hour Special Event on Wednesday, May 29 at 7PM ET/PT
James Lipton sits down for new interviews with Bradley Cooper, Dave Chappelle, Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lopez and more!

[05/07/13 - 09:04 AM]
Starz Unfurls "Black Sails" Key Art and Announces Premiere
The Michael Bay-executive produced drama will launch in January 2014.

[05/07/13 - 08:47 AM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched TV Network - Topping All 6 Half-Hours
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 6.

[05/07/13 - 08:45 AM]
"The Voice" Wins Its Time Period in Every Key Demographic Among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 6.

[05/07/13 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Hands NBC Fourth Consecutive Monday
The Peacock is tops among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[05/07/13 - 07:59 AM]
A NBC News Exclusive: Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors Sits Down with Harry Smith Before the Release of His Tell-All Memoir "The Outsider"
The interview will be featured on the Friday, May 10 installments of "Today" and "Rock Center with Brian Williams."

[05/07/13 - 07:43 AM]
Enrico Colantoni and Missi Pyle of Galaxy Quest Reunite as a Killer Couple on Syfy's Hit Series "Warehouse 13" Monday, May 13 at 10PM
In this special black and white noir episode, Pete and Myka are pulled into a 1940s crime thriller complete with gangsters, molls and a hunt for a deadly artifact.

[05/07/13 - 07:02 AM]
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Programming Schedule for 2014 and 2015 NCAA Final Four(R) and National Championship Games
In each of the two years, TBS will televise the NCAA Final Four national semi-finals and CBS will broadcast the NCAA National Championship game.

[05/07/13 - 05:09 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces First-Ever "SpongeBob SquarePants" Global Film Competition, Spongebob Squareshorts: Original Fan Tributes
The call for entries opened, Monday, May 6, and will run through Friday, June 28.

[05/06/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 6
Updates include: Mark Duplass to star in HBO's "Togetherness"; "Criminal Minds" co-stars remain in talks for season nine; and Steve Carell to return for "The Office" finale.

[05/06/13 - 04:31 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Keep ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Starz's "Da Vinci's Demons," Syfy's "Merlin" and VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show."

[05/06/13 - 01:06 PM]
E! Provides Front Row Seat to This Year's Met Gala with Most Extensive Coverage Yet
The Costume Institute Gala will be featured on a special 90-minute edition of "E! News" this Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00/6:00c and 11:30/10:30c.

[05/06/13 - 12:46 PM]
TLC's "Randy to the Rescue" Returns Friday, May 31 at 9PM ET/PT
Season two features Oklahoma City Thunder Cheerleader Kelsey Williams, who has recently been in the news due to criticism over her weight.

[05/06/13 - 12:32 PM]
FOX Reschedules Last Night's "Cleveland Show" for This Sunday
Said installment got the hook at the last minute due to a nearly 90-minute overrun from the network's NASCAR coverage.

[05/06/13 - 11:41 AM]
Video: TBS and DumbDumb Debut Latest Comedy Short Featuring the All-New Ford Fusion
Dan O'Brien, Alison Becker and George Basil star in the short, from producers Jason Bateman and Will Arnett.







  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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









[05/06/15 - 03:34 PM]
The CW to Keep "iZombie" Alive for Second Season
Executive producer Rob Thomas took to Twitter with the news this afternoon.

[05/06/15 - 02:55 PM]
Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete to Star in New Docu-Series "For Peete's Sake" for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The series will follow the lives of husband and wife duo Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete as they juggle complicated career choices with their bustling family life.

[05/06/15 - 02:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 6 - "Supergirl" to Take Flight as Series at CBS
Melissa Benoist stars as Kara Zor-El in the DC Comics adaptation.

[05/06/15 - 02:04 PM]
ABC Family Casts Katherine McNamara as the Female Lead in Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
She'll play Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.

[05/06/15 - 01:43 PM]
Nickelodeon Rolls Out New "Blaze and the Monster Machines" Content Across TV, Digital and More for Month of May
Blaze and the Monster Machines follows the adventures of the amazing monster truck Blaze and his eight-year-old driver AJ, and it's the first preschool show on TV to comprehensively cover all areas of STEM in every episode.

[05/06/15 - 01:20 PM]
Presenters Announced for the "2015 Billboard Music Awards"
Plus: Molly Ringwald and Simple Minds will pay tribute to the 30th anniversary of "The Breakfast Club."

[05/06/15 - 01:12 PM]
Lorraine Toussaint, Thomas Q. Jones and Aisha Hinds to Lead Ensemble Cast in TV One's "Runaway Island"
This poignant film made with love, laughter and tears is slated to premiere Saturday, July 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/06/15 - 12:07 PM]
TNT Updates Summer 2015 Schedule - "Public Morals" Moves to Aug. 25, While "Legends" Joins Packed Fall Slate
Also due this fall: the return of TNT's chart-topping hit "The Librarians" and the premiere of the new action-packed drama "Agent X."

[05/06/15 - 11:38 AM]
2015 Radio Disney Music Awards Prove Multiplatform Staying Power; Music Sales Grow for Featured Performers
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[05/06/15 - 11:31 AM]
"The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir" Trailer and Key Art
Look for the film exclusively on Netflix beginning Friday, May 22.

[05/06/15 - 11:01 AM]
"Teen Beach 2" and "Best Friends Whenever" to Premiere on Disney Channel Friday, June 26
The former will be available one week earlier, Friday, June 19, to verified users on the WATCH Disney Channel app and WATCHDisneyChannel.com.

[05/06/15 - 10:24 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights Animated Series "Legends of Chamberlain Heights"
The series' ten-episode season will premiere in 2016.

[05/06/15 - 10:16 AM]
Destination America's Finger Lickin' Series "BBQ Pitmasters" Returns with an All-Star Cast
Blind judging has left the circuit this season with competitors receiving immediate praise or heat from the judges for the first time ever.

[05/06/15 - 10:11 AM]
Lifetime Launches New Industry Initiative "Broad Focus" Advocating for More Women in Behind-the-Camera Roles
"There is a large, untapped well of female talent out there and we want to remain first in line to that source of creativity," said Nancy Dubuc.

[05/06/15 - 10:07 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for the 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Said event will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c.