[friday, january 10, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[01/10/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 10
Updates include: NBC gives pilot orders to "A to Z," "Mason Twins"; Jessica Lucas boards FOX's "Gracepoint"; and Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo re-team for potential ABC comedy.

[01/10/14 - 11:04 PM]
Kelsey Smith Finds "Sweet Home Alabama" Love on Tonight's Season Four Finale
CMT details the results of the show's most recent cycle.

[01/10/14 - 05:25 PM]
ABC Pulls "The Assets" for "Shark Tank" Repeats
Repeats of the reality mainstay will fill the Thursday, 10:00/9:00c slot for at least the next three weeks.

[01/10/14 - 05:19 PM]
Syfy Invites "Being Human" Fans to "Hangout" Live on Google+ for the Ultimate Season Premiere Social Event with Series Stars Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington and Kristen Hager
The Hangout will take place Monday, January 13th from 8:30 to 10:30PM EST to celebrate the hit show's Season 4 premiere.

[01/10/14 - 05:00 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Reveals the Lead Role in Upcoming Four-Hour Reality Event "Fish Bowl"
Venerable household goldfish Goldie is excited for her big break to star in the event of the year on Super Bowl Sunday.

[01/10/14 - 04:09 PM]
Starz Issues New Photo from the Original Series "Outlander" at the 2014 Television Critics Association Tour
In the image, Captain Black Jack Randall (played by Tobias Menzies) delivers Red Coat justice to Jamie Fraser (played by Sam Heughan).

[01/10/14 - 03:46 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Big Bang Theory," "Millers" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Chopped Canada," History's "Appalachian Outlaws" and TLC's "Gypsy Sisters."

[01/10/14 - 02:42 PM]
FX Searches for Rap's Next Chozen One
FX is sponsoring a contest in which aspiring rappers can submit hip hop lyrics for the chance to record the track under the guidance of professionals in a New York City music studio.

[01/10/14 - 02:38 PM]
ABC's "2014 Rose Parade" Ranks #1 from 11am-1pm and Grows to Its Largest Audience in 10 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 1.

[01/10/14 - 02:31 PM]
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2014," an Interactive Countdown Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Sarah Shahi, to Be Broadcast Wednesday, Jan. 29
Beginning today, viewers will get to vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercials from 10 categories.

[01/10/14 - 01:56 PM]
Katie Leclerc of "Switched at Birth" and Maia Mitchell of "The Fosters" to Chat Live Via Twitter During Their Series' Winter Premieres, Monday, January 13, on ABC Family
They'll be up at @katieleclerc and @MaiaMitchell during their respective East Coast broadcasts.

[01/10/14 - 01:47 PM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Invites Viewers to Now Choose Additional Elements for the Fan Built "Five-0" Episode to Be Broadcast Later This Season
In upcoming weeks, viewers will be able to select featured music and the episode's title.

[01/10/14 - 12:44 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Once Again Prove Best During Dec. 30-Jan. 3 Holiday Week
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/10/14 - 12:43 PM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for Comedy, Drama, and Reality Series, Plus Olympics Comedy Previews
Look for "American Dream Builders," "Believe" and "Crisis" to fill out Sunday nights following to Olympics.

[01/10/14 - 11:50 AM]
Starz to Premiere Sophomore Season of the Action Adventure Original Series "Da Vinci's Demons" from David S. Goyer on Saturday, March 22nd
The 10-episode drama, produced by Adjacent Productions, follows the "untold" story of the world's greatest genius, Leonardo da Vinci, during his turbulent youth during the Renaissance.

[01/10/14 - 11:09 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael's After Oscar(R) Show" Returns to the Dolby Theatre(TM), Home of the Academy Awards(R)
This year will see more A-list stars dropping in to sit down with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.

[01/10/14 - 10:53 AM]
College Football Generates Record Audiences - BCS Title Game Third Most-Viewed Cable Program Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for its college football numbers this season.

[01/10/14 - 10:42 AM]
FOX Sports GO to Live Stream Saints vs. Seahawks and 49ers vs. Panthers NFC Divisional Playoff Games
Coverage of the Saints vs. Seahawks kicks off Saturday, January 11 with the FOX NFL Sunday pregame show at 3:30 PM ET.

[01/10/14 - 10:10 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights Animated "Moonbeam City" to Series
The 10-episode series is set to premiere in 2015 and features an all-star lineup of voice talent led by Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte and Kate Mara.

[01/10/14 - 10:09 AM]
FX Networks Finalizes Cast for Drama Series Pilot "Hoke" Starring Paul Giamatti
Oona Chaplin, John Carroll Lynch, Robert Wisdom, Jordi MollĂ  and Tammy Blanchard round out the cast of the project.

[01/10/14 - 10:09 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights "Big Time in Hollywood, FL" to Series
Alex Anfanger, Lenny Jacobson, Kathy Baker, Stephen Tobolowsky and Jon Bass star in the 10-episode series.

[01/10/14 - 09:58 AM]
MTV Announces Premiere Dates for Returning and New Comedy Series at Winter TCA Presentation
Highlights include the return of "Awkward" on Tuesday, April 15 plus new series "House of Food" (Monday, March 31) and "Faking It" (Tuesday, April 22).

[01/10/14 - 09:51 AM]
MTV2 Announces 2014 Programming Slate with New Series "Jobs That Don't Suck" Premiering in April Following the Return of "Guy Code"
They'll join the previously announced "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" and "Charlamagne and Friends," which return January 15.

[01/10/14 - 09:29 AM]
"The Millers," "Big Bang Theory" Deliver Record Audiences; CBS Lineup Soars on Thursday in Viewers and Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, January 9.

[01/10/14 - 09:24 AM]
Chris Hemsworth to Join Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs for Oscar(R) Nominations
Isaacs and Hemsworth will unveil the nominations at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Thursday, January 16.

[01/10/14 - 09:00 AM]
FX Announces Premiere of "FX Movie Download"
"FX Movie Download" takes audiences through immersive bonus features while providing smart and insightful perspective on today's biggest blockbuster films.

[01/10/14 - 08:57 AM]
Week Two of "Community" Is Up 17% Versus Last Season's Second Episode in 18-49 and Up 29% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 9.

[01/10/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: both CBS and NBC see big week-to-week gains from their comedies.

[01/10/14 - 08:31 AM]
Syfy Reveals the 10 Creature Designers Competing for the Job of a Lifetime in the New Reality Competition Series "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge," Premiering Tuesday, March 25
The eight-episode series provides a fascinating window into the imaginative and wildly creative environment of world-class creature design, fabrication and mechanization.

[01/10/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "The Taste" Is Up from Its Week-Ago Premiere Fast Affiliate Delivery
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 9.

[01/10/14 - 08:01 AM]
Cesar Millan Answers the Call when Terrorized Communities Blow the Whistle on Unruly Dogs and Owners in Nat Geo WILD's New Series "Cesar 911"
The new series, produced by ITV Studios America in association with Leepson Bounds Entertainment, premieres Friday, March 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/10/14 - 07:46 AM]
ABC's Late-Night "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Hits a 13-Year High and Beats Its Combined Competition on NBC and FOX
ABC further spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, December 31 and Wednesday, January 1.

[01/10/14 - 06:41 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Enlisted" Co-Star Parker Young
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the new FOX comedy.

[01/10/14 - 06:40 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Enlisted" Executive Producers Mike Royce & Kevin Biegel
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the new FOX comedy.

[01/10/14 - 06:39 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Enlisted" Co-Star Keith David
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the new FOX comedy.

[01/10/14 - 06:38 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Enlisted" Co-Star Geoff Stults
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the new FOX comedy.

[01/10/14 - 06:37 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Enlisted" Co-Star Chris Lowell
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the new FOX comedy.

[01/10/14 - 06:36 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Enlisted" Co-Star Angelique Cabral
Check out our visit with the cast and creators of the new FOX comedy.

[01/09/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 9
Updates include: Harry Lloyd first to board WGN America's "Manhattan"; Mark Deklin joins the cast of Lifetime's "Devious Maids"; and Darren Aronofsky inks first look deal with HBO.

[01/09/14 - 05:35 PM]
HBO Gives "Girls" Early Fourth Season Renewal
Said news comes just a few days prior to its season three launch this Sunday at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/09/14 - 03:19 PM]
Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons and Julia Roberts Star in a Ryan Murphy Film, HBO Films' "The Normal Heart"
Due this May, the project also stars Alfred Molina, Joe Mantello, Jonathan Groff, Denis O'Hare,Stephen Spinella, Corey Stoll, Finn Wittrock and BD Wong.

[01/09/14 - 03:18 PM]
Mike Judge Takes a Comic Look at World of High-Tech in the New HBO Series "Silicon Valley," Debuting April 6
Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Christopher Evan Welch and Amanda Crew star in the series.

[01/09/14 - 03:17 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Leftovers," from Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, Begins Production Early This Year for Summer Debut
The ensemble cast includes Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Charlie Carver, Max Carver, Carrie Coon, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, Emily Meade, Annie Q, Margaret Qualley, Amanda Warren and Chris Zylka.

[01/09/14 - 03:15 PM]
HBO's Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "Boardwalk Empire" to Return for Fifth and Final Season This Fall
"After much discussion with my creative team and HBO," said Terry Winter. "We've decided to wrap up the series after such a great run and look forward to bringing it to a powerful and exciting conclusion."

[01/09/14 - 03:14 PM]
HBO Confirms Debut Dates for Returning Series "Game of Thrones," "Veep" and "Vice," and New Series "Silicon Valley"
"Game of Thrones" returns Sunday, April 6 at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Veep" and "Silicon Valley."

[01/09/14 - 03:12 PM]
"Ghetto Klown," John Leguizamo's Fifth HBO Solo Special, Debuts March 22
"John Leguizamo's one-man shows are always electrifying, thought-provoking entertainment," notes Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.

[01/09/14 - 03:11 PM]
Comedy Series "Doll & Em," Starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, Debuts in March, Exclusively on HBO
Look for back-to-back episodes on Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c beginning March 19.

[01/09/14 - 03:10 PM]
Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins Star in "Olive Kitteridge," a Film by Lisa Cholodenko
The supporting cast includes Bill Murray, John Gallagher, Jr., Peter Mullan, Rosemarie DeWitt and Zoe Kazan.

[01/09/14 - 02:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family," "People's Choice Awards" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for USA's "Psych," FX's "American Horror Story: Coven" and Investigation Discovery's "Web of Lies."

[01/09/14 - 02:46 PM]
Lifetime Renews "Preachers' Daughters," Eyes "Flowers in the Attic" Sequel
Kayla Alpert is set to script "Petals on the Wind," which takes place 10 years after the first movie ends.

  [january 2014]  

(series past and present)
(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
BBC America Debuts New Original Co-Production "Undercover" with Two-Night Premiere Event in November
Look for said event on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:47 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns with the Roloffs Facing a Whole New Reality
Season 12 rolls out Tuesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/20/16 - 11:45 AM]
GSN Adds "Wheel of Fortune" to Daytime Schedule Beginning Monday, October 24
In addition, GSN Games has launched Wheel of Fortune(R) Slots: The Ultimate Collection, a new mobile app bringing together a variety of stunning Wheel of Fortune-themed slots games and authentic elements from the TV show.

[10/20/16 - 11:14 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Season of Hit Series "Wahlburgers" November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes on Wednesday nights beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/20/16 - 11:04 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Announces 8 Returning Chefs Vying for Redemption on the New Season Premiering Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10PM ET/PT
It's the ultimate challenge of old blood versus new, on the Emmy and James Beard Award winning series, as the chefs head to Charleston to battle it out alongside eight talented "Top Chef" newcomers.

[10/20/16 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Orders "Salvation," A New Event Series for Broadcast in Summer 2017
A suspense thriller, the series centers on an MIT grad student and a tech superstar who bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

[10/20/16 - 09:07 AM]
Rise and 'Shine... Discovery's "Moonshiners" Returns Tuesday, November 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This season these master whiskey makers are putting everything on the line to evolve their craft and take their handmade liquor to the next level.

[10/20/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet leads the night with its coverage of The Third Presidential Debate.

[10/20/16 - 08:33 AM]
Award-Winning Comedian Ricky Gervais Brings Brent Back! David Brent: Life on the Road Premieres on Netflix February 10, 2017
Directed, written and produced by award-winning, comedic genius Gervais, David Brent: Life on the Road sees a documentary crew catching up with the idiosyncratic David Brent from the BBC2's mockumentary "The Office."

[10/20/16 - 07:48 AM]
"Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel for an All New Season October 26 at 9PM
The all-new episodes show mind-blowing displays of science in action while counting down the week's Top 20 videos.

[10/20/16 - 07:35 AM]
OneRepublic to Rock Rotterdam at the 2016 MTV EMAs
The multi-platinum pop-rock quintet will join host Bebe Rehxa and previously-announced performers Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson on stage.

[10/20/16 - 07:14 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 2 Slays Records as the Most Viewed Season of a Logo Original Series to Date
Plus: look for a reunion special on October 27 and "Season 6 RuVealed" on November 3.