or


    [thursday, may 09, 2013]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/09/13 - 09:00 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for May 9
Plus: audition cities and dates for "American Idol" season 13 are set.

[05/09/13 - 07:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - Networks Pass on Five More Pilots
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland in talks for "24" limited series; Ken Sanzel to potentially run NBC's "Ironside"; and two new series regulars set on Showtime's "Homeland."

[05/09/13 - 05:23 PM]
CBS Renews "Criminal Minds" for the 2013-2014 Broadcast Season
The Eye formally announces the series will return for a ninth season.

[05/09/13 - 04:21 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs, "Psych" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Model Employee," Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing: New York" and History's "Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy."

[05/09/13 - 03:34 PM]
The CW Renews "The Carrie Diaries," "Nikita"
Said pickups bring the netlet's returning class to seven dramas.

[05/09/13 - 03:13 PM]
FOX Cancels "Touch" After Two Seasons
The struggling drama will wrap its run this Friday at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/09/13 - 02:47 PM]
NBC Nixes "Up All Night," "Guys with Kids"
The news comes on the heels of "1600 Penn" and "Whitney" getting the axe.

[05/09/13 - 02:46 PM]
CBS Renews "Criminal Minds" for Ninth Season
As expected, the veteran drama will be back for the 2013-14 season.

[05/09/13 - 02:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - The CW Picks Up Four Dramas
The netlet's latest additions include "The 100," "Oxygen," "Reign" and "The Tomorrow People."

[05/09/13 - 02:22 PM]
E! News Exclusive: Randy Jackson: I'm Leaving "American Idol"
"To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on 'American Idol' I have decided it is time to leave after this season," he says.

[05/09/13 - 02:02 PM]
NBC Cancels "1600 Penn," "Whitney"
Both comedies didn't make the cut for next season.

[05/09/13 - 01:12 PM]
NBC Makes First Comedy Renewal with "Parks and Recreation"
The Peacock's veteran comedy is its first half-hour due back next season.

[05/09/13 - 01:10 PM]
Final 12 Artists Ready to Continue Incredible Journey as "The Voice" Narrows Field in Pursuit of a Champion
Each of the coaches - Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher - will have three artists on their respective teams.

[05/09/13 - 12:31 PM]
Electro-Pop Duo 3OH!3 Tapped as Guest Music Supervisors on MTV's "The Real World: Portland" May 15 Episode
In addition to 3OH!3's hit single, "Back To Life," the May 15 episode of "The Real World: Portland" will feature music from up and coming artists.

[05/09/13 - 12:28 PM]
TNT Books Second Season of Gripping Docudrama "Boston's Finest"
As part of the TNT renewal, sister network CNN plans to encore the series.

[05/09/13 - 12:00 PM]
ESPN Adds 15 Mountain West Conference College Football Telecasts for 2013
Overall, ESPN networks will carry 22 Mountain West home games this season as part of a new multi-year agreement with the conference.

[05/09/13 - 11:50 AM]
Animal Planet's Ultimate Fishing Roadtrip Series "Off the Hook: Extreme Catches" Sets Sail for a New Season
Professional wrestler Showtime Eric Young returns to the ring on Sunday, June 16 at 8:00/7:00c with 18 new half-hour episodes.

[05/09/13 - 11:49 AM]
New ABC.com Reality Web Series "Meet the Powell Pack" Follows Fitness Guru Chris Powell and His Family as They Endeavor to Change Lives
The first webisode is live now, with new installments premiering every Monday for the next five weeks.

[05/09/13 - 11:07 AM]
Jay Leno Delivers Dominant Wins Over "Late Show" and "Kimmel" for the Week of April 29-May 3
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 29-May 3.

[05/09/13 - 10:54 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - NBC Makes Five Series Pick Ups
On tap from the Peacock: dramas "Believe" and "Crisis" plus comedies "About a Boy," "The Family Guide" and "Sean Saves the World."

[05/09/13 - 10:52 AM]
Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend, "The Chew" Goes Primetime with All Things Barbecue in "Ultimate BBQ Cookout Countdown," Airing Saturday May 25 on ABC
Co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz will rove the country for the most unforgettable barbecues and cookouts.

[05/09/13 - 10:51 AM]
Spike TV Orders Another Round of Episodes of "Bar Rescue"
The network has greenlit 20 more episodes of the popular original series for the fall.

[05/09/13 - 10:34 AM]
VH1 Kicks Off the Summer with a Hot New Scripted Show Followed by the Return of Several Fan Favorites
"Tough Love: CoEd," "VH1 Couples Therapy," "Hollywood Exes," and "Stevie TV" are due back alongside newcomer "Hit the Floor."

[05/09/13 - 10:24 AM]
TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras" Returns on June 5 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season includes 13 all-new episodes that "continue to give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the lifestyles of these young competitors and their feisty families."

[05/09/13 - 10:16 AM]
ABC Wins the First Full Week of the May Sweep in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 29-May 3.

[05/09/13 - 10:03 AM]
Morgan Freeman Returns to Science Channel for an All New Season of Television's Most Mind-Blowing Series - "Through the Wormhole"
The series is back with nine new episodes beginning Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/09/13 - 09:42 AM]
"Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites" Ties "American Idol" in Adults 18-49 in Common Hour for the First Time Ever
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 8.

[05/09/13 - 09:23 AM]
Madonna's MDNA Concert - 2012's Biggest and Most Successful Tour - to Premiere on EPIX
Look for the EPIX Original Concert Event on Saturday, June 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/09/13 - 09:16 AM]
T-Minus 100 Days & Counting to Launch of FOX Sports 1
Don Bell, Molly McGrath and Julie Stewart-Binks are the latest additions to the channel, which launches August 17.

[05/09/13 - 08:52 AM]
Special Telecast of "The Voice" Wins the Hour Over FOX's "American Idol" in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 8.

[05/09/13 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Wednesday's #1 TV Show, Outdelivering "The Voice" and "Idol" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 8.

[05/09/13 - 08:35 AM]
New Season of "Super Soul Sunday" Kicks Off on Mother's Day May 12 with Oprah Winfrey and Her Mentor. Dr Maya Angelou
Upcoming guests include Dr. Brian Weiss, Karen Armstrong, Phil Jackson and India.Arie.

[05/09/13 - 08:35 AM]
Ovation Announces Largest-Ever Increase in Original Programming with Nine New Original Series
Some 236 hours of original programming will be produced in 2013, compared to 46 hours of original programming in 2012.

[05/09/13 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops "American Idol" in 18-49
FOX however tops the night in adults 18-49 while NBC takes home the bronze.

[05/09/13 - 08:15 AM]
BBC America Schedule Update: "Being Human" Season Five Will Now Premiere on Saturday, July 13
The show's final season was previously slated to launch on Saturday, June 8.

[05/09/13 - 08:11 AM]
2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Debuting May 18, Brings a Celebratory Night of Music to HBO
The HBO special features long-awaited performances, commemorative tributes and moving speeches from both presenters and inductees.

[05/09/13 - 08:02 AM]
History's "Mountain Men" - New Season Premieres Sunday, June 9 at 9pm ET
The series follows "the real-life challenges of living off the land, far from civilization, where it takes survival skills and sheer cunning just to stay fed, clothed... and alive."

[05/09/13 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix and Disney/ABC Television Group Announce New Multi-Year Licensing Agreement for Five Popular Disney Junior and Disney XD Shows
New additions include "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Tron: Uprising."

[05/09/13 - 07:59 AM]
VH1 and Palladia to Simulcast the 2013 Philly 4th of July Jam - VH1.Com to Stream Live
Hometown favorites The Roots, serve as the house band with this year's lineup, including: John Mayer, Jill Scott, Demi Lovato, Ne-Yo, Grace Potter and J. Cole.

[05/09/13 - 07:53 AM]
Spike TV Turns Disaster Pieces Into Masterpieces with a Brand New Season of "Tattoo Nightmares"
Look for season two to roll out on Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[05/09/13 - 07:09 AM]
Syfy Kicks Off Summer 2013 with Special Memorial Day Weekend Programming
Highlights include all-day marathons of "Defiance" on Saturday, May 25 and "Paranormal Witness" on Sunday, May 26.

[05/09/13 - 07:05 AM]
"Elementary" Crosses the Pond to Film the Second Season Premiere Episode on Location in London
This will mark the first time the series has shot on location outside of New York.

[05/09/13 - 06:03 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Neil Patrick Harris Returns to Host "The 67th Annual Tony(R) Awards," Sunday, June 9
Previously, Harris served as the host of the 63rd, 65th and 66th Annual Tony Awards.

[05/09/13 - 05:55 AM]
Bounce TV to Debut its First Original Non-Scripted Series Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00 P.M. (ET), Walmart Title Sponsor
"Forever Jones Presented by Walmart" will debut Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/09/13 - 05:47 AM]
PBS Announces New Series, "Genealogy Roadshow," Premiering This Fall
The newcomer will air Mondays at 9:00/8:00c beginning September 23.

[05/09/13 - 05:11 AM]
PBS Fall Season Offers an Array of New Series, Specials and Returning Favorites
Highlights include "Foyle's War, Series VII" as well as "The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare's History Plays."

[05/08/13 - 08:03 PM]
Sweden's TV4 Teams Up with Entertainment One, Syskon and FLX to Commission First-Ever English Speaking Comedy Series Executive Produced by Amy Poehler and Greg Poehler Entitled, "Welcome to Sweden"
The series will be shot in both Sweden and New York with production slated to begin filming on Monday, May 13.

[05/08/13 - 07:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Passes on Its Six Remaining Pilots
Dramas "Boomerang," "Delirium" and "The List" didn't make the cut, nor did comedies "The Gabriels," "To My Assistant" and "Two Wrongs."

[05/08/13 - 07:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Comedy Series Pick Ups
"Surviving Jack," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Dads," "Enlisted" and "Us & Them" are all on tap from the network.

[05/08/13 - 06:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 8 - FOX Drama Series Pick Ups
The network has ordered "Almost Human," "Gang Related," "Rake" and "Sleepy Hollow" to series.







  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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





[05/23/17 - 04:39 PM]
A Storm is Brewing as TNT's Hit Series "The Last Ship" Returns with a Thrilling Two-Hour Premiere on Aug. 20
Through its first three seasons, the show has ranked one of basic cable's Top 10 summer dramas with adults 18-49.

[05/23/17 - 01:17 PM]
Catch the Premiere of "Big & Little," Tomorrow Night on TLC After "My 600-lb Life: Where Are They Now"
The two-part special follows two morbidly obese little people as they embark on a weight loss journey led by fitness guru and fellow little person, Allison Warrell.

[05/23/17 - 12:38 PM]
Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for "The President Show"
"I'm so grateful that Comedy Central has decided to end its tenure as a cable network by renewing 'The President Show,'" said Anthony Atamanuik.

[05/23/17 - 12:33 PM]
Starz App Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs
The app is also available on Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, Apple TV, iPhones and iPads running iOS 8.0 or higher, Roku(R), Sony Android TV, as well as most Android phones, tablets and TV devices.

[05/23/17 - 12:14 PM]
"T.J. Miller: Meticulously Ridiculous," Featuring the "Silicon Valley" Star in His First HBO Special, Debuts June 17
The show offers his offbeat take on topics such as nightmares, the differences between marijuana and alcohol, his favorite historical figure and the challenges of talking about death.

[05/23/17 - 11:52 AM]
Nation's Leading True Crime Network Investigation Discovery Explores the Fall of 'America's Dad' in "Bill Cosby: An American Scandal"
This one-hour special takes viewers deep inside the secret life of Cosby and his family, shining a light on the drama and dysfunction behind this seemingly perfect household.

[05/23/17 - 11:25 AM]
Michael Strahan and ITV America Set Overall Deal
Under the partnership, Strahan and Constance Schwartz-Morini will develop unscripted programming for television and digital platforms.

[05/23/17 - 11:01 AM]
Discovery Family's New Original Series "Reno, Set, Go!" Rewards Individuals Facing Tough Times with the Ultimate Gift - A Covert Home Makeover in Less Than 36 Hours
In each 30-minute episode, a family and a team of expert crafters led by designer Cheryl Torrenueva and contractor Roger Morin perform a top-secret renovation for an unsuspecting homeowner while they are purposely kept out of the house.

[05/23/17 - 10:54 AM]
Nickelodeon Renews Top Hits from Top-Ranked Preschool Portfolio
The renewals of "PAW Patrol," "Shimmer and Shine," "Rusty Rivets" and "Nella the Princess Knight" are part of the network's largest preschool content pipeline ever of returning hit shows and new series for the 2017-2018 season.

[05/23/17 - 10:53 AM]
Country Stars Billy Ray Cyrus and Kelsea Ballerini Guest Star in All-New Blaze and the Monster Machines "Wild Wheels" Specials on Nickelodoen
The first special, "Animal Island," featuring Cyrus as Lazard, a greedy lizard-truck, premieres Monday, May 29.

[05/23/17 - 10:48 AM]
DIY Network Greenlights New Real Estate Investment Series "Buyers Bootcamp with Scott McGillivray"
"Anyone who owns a piece of real estate has the potential to make a great return on their investment," said Scott. "In 'Buyers Bootcamp,' I'm going to show them how."

[05/23/17 - 10:11 AM]
"Man Fire Food" Returns with a Smoking-Hot New Season with Host Roger Mooking
On the 13 half-hour long episodes, Chef Roger Mooking continues his search for the most fascinating ways to cook with flames.

[05/23/17 - 10:04 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Season 12 of "SpongeBob SquarePants," Number-One Animated Series Across All TV with Kids
The pickup comes on the heels of the recent announcement for a third SpongeBob SquarePants theatrical from Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, also slated for 2019.

[05/23/17 - 10:03 AM]
BBC America to Partner with Elisabeth Moss on Developing Mini-Series "Fever"
"Fever" tells the story of the first known healthy carrier of typhoid fever who became known as "Typhoid Mary" as she spread typhoid across the burgeoning metropolis of early twentieth century New York.

[05/23/17 - 09:10 AM]
"DC Super Hero Girls" Embark on New Adventures, With New Animated Series Coming to Cartoon Network in 2018
The new series is a global initiative with Cartoon Network and builds on the successful DC Super Hero Girls direct-to-video movies as well as digital webisodes launched in 2015.