or


    [sunday, february 09, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[02/09/14 - 12:40 PM]
25.1 Million Viewers for NBC's Primetime Olympic Telecast - Up 8% from Last European Winter Games in Torino in '06
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 8.

[02/09/14 - 08:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates with First Saturday of Olympic Competition
Over 25 million viewers on average tune into the Peacock's primetime coverage.

[02/08/14 - 02:58 PM]
Ben McKenzie Cast in the Lead Role of Detective James Gordon in FOX and Warner Bros. Television's "Gotham"
The project, which has a series commitment at the network, comes from writer Bruno Heller and director Danny Cannon.

[02/08/14 - 11:44 AM]
NBC Posts Most-Watched Non-Live Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony in Two Decades with Last Night's Telecast from Sochi
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, February 7.

[02/08/14 - 11:09 AM]
"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Completes Its Run with a Record 6.6 Million Viewers
NBC further spins the late-night numbers for Friday, February 7.

[02/08/14 - 10:15 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates with Coverage of the Opening Ceremonies
The Olympics more than doubles the viewership of its combined broadcast competition.

[02/08/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is Up from 4 Years Ago Against the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 7.

[02/08/14 - 07:21 AM]
Jimmy Fallon's Final Telecast Hosting "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Sets a Series Record in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 7.

[02/07/14 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 7
Updates include: Rob Riggle joins Rob Lowe in NBC's "The Pro"; Eloise Mumford is the first to board "Warriors" at ABC; and CBS adds one more pilot to its comedy roster.

[02/07/14 - 04:00 PM]
Simon Cowell to Depart U.S. Version of "The X Factor"
"Unfortunately, there is no 'X Factor USA' without Simon Cowell, but we understand and support his decision to focus on the international formats and on the next phase of his personal life," said Kevin Reilly.

[02/07/14 - 03:47 PM]
Hiatus for "Archer," "Chozen" & "Justified"
All three series will take breaks due to the Winter Olympic Games.

[02/07/14 - 02:51 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Winter Games Hold Off "Big Bang," "Idol"
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Toned Up," CMT's "Party Down South" and TBS's "King of the Nerds."

[02/07/14 - 02:22 PM]
Max Adler of "Switched at Birth" and Teri Polo of "The Fosters" to Tweet Live with Fans During the East Coast Feeds of Their Series Airing Monday February 10th on ABC Family
They'll be up on @Mr_Max_Adler and @TheFostersABCF during their respective telecasts.

[02/07/14 - 01:30 PM]
Lisa Kerney to Join ESPN as Studio Anchor
Prior to joining ESPN, Kerney had been at WCBS-TV in New York, serving as sports anchor for CBS 2 News This Morning since January 2012.

[02/07/14 - 01:20 PM]
TNT Extends Second Season of Real-Life Crime Series "Cold Justice" with Additional Six Episodes
The additional six episodes will air this summer on TNT.

[02/07/14 - 01:20 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces "#EndWinterNow" Week February 10-14, 2014
For those in the same state of mind, the hosts will give winter-weary viewers a break with "#EndWinterNow" week, a series of daily summer-themed segments.

[02/07/14 - 01:03 PM]
Lifetime Captures the Chilling True Story of "The Happy Face Killer," Starring David Arquette and Gloria Reuben
The film - premiering Saturday, March 1 at 8:00/7:00c - comes from director Rick Bota and writer Richard Christian Matheson.

[02/07/14 - 12:55 PM]
AMC Orders Unscripted Series Focused on the Inaugural Season of the LA KISS Arena Football League Team
The show will also feature owners Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, of KISS fame, along with long-time manager, Doc McGhee.

[02/07/14 - 12:28 PM]
Todd Slavkin & Darren Swimmer Join Syfy's New Original Series "Dominion" as Executive Producers/Co-Showrunners
The series is from Universal Cable Productions and Bold Films, and is slated to premiere on Syfy in June of this year.

[02/07/14 - 12:02 PM]
Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar and Miriam Shor to Headline TV Land's Sitcom Pilot "Younger" from Darren Star
Patricia Field, who worked with Star on "Sex and the City," will be a costume consultant on the production.

[02/07/14 - 11:44 AM]
ABC to Air a Primetime Encore of Last Night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Episode Featuring the Return of Kimmel's Nemesis Matt Damon on Monday, February 10 at 10:00 P.M. ET
Said rebroadcast replaces the previously announced repeat of "Castle."

[02/07/14 - 11:43 AM]
Ovation Premieres Season Two of Its Original Series "Music Mavericks"
Phil Collins, Radiohead, Beastie Boys, U2, Billy Joel, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl Jam are among those featured this season, airing Sunday nights at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/07/14 - 11:31 AM]
"ESPN Sport Science Newton Awards" Nominees, Categories and Presenters Announced
The first edition of the awards will premiere on ESPN on Sunday, February 16, at 5 p.m. and will air on ABC on Saturday, February 22.

[02/07/14 - 11:06 AM]
ABC and Dick Clark Productions Extend "American Music Awards" and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" Broadcast Agreements
"We're thrilled to extend our partnership with dick clark productions," said Paul Lee. "They have been a member of our family for many years, and these specials are key to our network's success."

[02/07/14 - 10:03 AM]
President Clinton, Kobe Bryant Headline Town Hall Discussion on Kids and Sports Sunday, February 9, 8:00pm ET on ESPN2
The town hall also features a panel with U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun, Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter Allyson Felix, MLB All-Star Matt Kemp and former Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker.

[02/07/14 - 09:10 AM]
Winter Is Coming -- Peter Dinklage to Welcome Viewers to NBC's Coverage of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games
The opening showcases the history and culture of the world's largest country, as well as the athletes viewers will become familiar with over the 17 days of the Games.

[02/07/14 - 09:00 AM]
Second Season of Disney Junior's Hit Series "Sofia the First" Debuts Friday, March 7 on Disney Channel
Guest stars this season include Alyson Hannigan, Ginnifer Goodwin, Melissa Rauch, Anna Camp, John Michael Higgins, Isla Fisher, Sean Astin, Nick Offerman, Robert Morse, Christian Borle, Oliver Platt, Tracey Ullman and Phylicia Rashad.

[02/07/14 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" No Match for Bonus Night of Olympics
Plus: ABC's "The Taste" is the only series to match its numbers from last week.

[02/07/14 - 08:24 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Kicks Off Literacy Campaign with Partners First Book and Disney Publishing Worldwide by Donating 200,000 Books
Entitled "Be Inspired," the PSA will appear on the ABC Television Network, all eight ABC Owned Television Stations, various ABC Affiliates and Radio Disney's stations in 24 markets.

[02/07/14 - 08:15 AM]
Bonus Night of Winter Olympics Coverage from Sochi Posts the Best Thursday Metered-Market Primetime Rating on Any Broadcast Net Since NBC's Ravens-Broncos NFL Kickoff Telecast on September 5, 2013
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 6.

[02/07/14 - 08:07 AM]
Road Map to NBC Olympics' Digital Coverage of 2014 Olympic Winter Games
NBC Olympics is offering U.S. Olympic fans unprecedented digital and social media coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, with more than 1,000 hours of live streaming coverage.

[02/07/14 - 06:30 AM]
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to Perform Together on "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy(R) Salute" to Air Sunday, Feb. 9, on CBS
The primetime entertainment special will celebrate the remarkable legacy of the seven-time Grammy Award-winning Beatles and their groundbreaking first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

[02/07/14 - 06:15 AM]
ABC and BBC Worldwide Productions Announce Ray Chew as the New Music Director of "Dancing with the Stars"
Chew's band will feature a new line-up of live musicians and singers performing music ranging from the latest pop hits to the great standards of the past.

[02/07/14 - 06:12 AM]
Jay Leno Wraps His "Tonight Show" Run with the Highest Metered-Market Household Rating for the Show Since 2009
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, February 6.

[02/06/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 6
Updates include: Jay Baruchel to be FX's "Man Seeking Woman"; Peter Facinelli tapped as lead in NBC's "Odyssey"; and Zachary Knighton is one of FOX's "Weird Loners."

[02/06/14 - 03:51 PM]
Lifetime Orders New Scripted Series "Un-Real," Marking A+E Studios' First Wholly-Owned Series
Shiri Appleby stars in the series, "a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program."

[02/06/14 - 03:33 PM]
Disney Channel and Disney XD Stars Match Drawing Skills and Wit with Kid Contestants in New Game Show "Disney's Win, Lose or Draw," Premiering Monday, March 3
The game show features stars from such efforts "Austin & Ally," "Dog With A Blog," "Jessie," "Kickin' It," "I Didn't Do It," "Lab Rats," "Liv and Maddie," "Mighty Med" and "Teen Beach Movie."

[02/06/14 - 03:26 PM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Finale Sizzled Last Night Earning Season High Ratings in All Key Demos with 1.7 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 5.

[02/06/14 - 03:15 PM]
Bob Costas Interviews President Barack Obama - Full Interview to Air Friday Night on NBC's Opening Ceremony Coverage
Costas conducted the interview from NBC Olympics' studio in Sochi, Russia, site of the XXII Olympic Winter Games, while the President was in The White House.

[02/06/14 - 02:54 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Demos Belong to "American Idol," "Modern Family"
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Broad City," Syfy's "Opposite Worlds" and OWN's "Love Thy Neighbor."

[02/06/14 - 01:12 PM]
Super Bowl Week Powers FOX Sports 1 to Multiple Viewership Records
FOX Sports spins the numbers for the week of January 27-February 2.

[02/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
CBS's Friday Dramas Post Record Live Plus 3-Day Audiences
CBS further spins the numbers for Friday, January 31.

[02/06/14 - 01:06 PM]
Hit TV Show "The Americans" Makes Exclusive Streaming Debut on Prime Instant Video, Just in Time for Season Two Premiere on FX
Prime members can experience all the tension and intrigue of the first season anytime, from hundreds of connected devices.

[02/06/14 - 12:54 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Dominance Over CBS, ABC Timeslot Competition
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 27-31.

[02/06/14 - 12:44 PM]
"Questioning Darwin," Contrasting Modern-Day Creationism with Charles Darwin's Own Journey, Debuts Feb. 10, Exclusively on HBO
Narrated by Brian Protheroe, the film draws on Darwin's own words, performed by Sam West, and includes comments from a variety of sources.

[02/06/14 - 12:38 PM]
Disney Week Returns to Destination America for an All-New Enchanted Adventure
Destination America kicks off the week with the world premiere of the one-hour special "Walt Disney World Resort Hotels" on Monday, March 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/06/14 - 11:48 AM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television to Develop "Preacher" as a Dramatic Series on AMC
The project will be executive produced and written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg with Sam Catlin as executive producer and showrunner.

[02/06/14 - 11:31 AM]
NUVOtv Announces Powerful Original Programming Slate for Spring 2014, Adding Four First-Run Series to Nework's Primetime Line-Up
"Last year marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter for NUVOtv, and I believe 2014 will exceed all expectations," said Bill Hilary, EVP Programming.

[02/06/14 - 11:28 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Casting Call for Next Season of "Ultimate Survival Alaska"
The current season of "Ultimate Survival Alaska" continues Sundays through March 9 at its new time, 10:00/9:00c.

[02/06/14 - 11:26 AM]
ESPN2 to Televise A11FL Games - New Spring Professional Football League Debuts in 2014
The A11FL games on ESPN2 are scheduled to air Saturday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET (from Raymond James Stadium) and Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. (from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas).







  [february 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[09/18/17 - 12:46 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "George Michael: Freedom" on Saturday, October 21 at 9 PM ET/PT
Filmed before Michael's untimely passing, the documentary is narrated by the singer, who was heavily involved in the making of the film that serves as his final work.

[09/18/17 - 12:09 PM]
HGTV Orders 20 New Episodes of Hit Series "Love It or List It"
During its last season run, "Love It or List It" delivered its highest series ratings since 2013.

[09/18/17 - 10:29 AM]
First Look of Michael Sheen as Aziraphale and David Tennant as Crowley in "Good Omens"
Filming has begun on Amazon Prime Video's upcoming six-part series.

[09/18/17 - 10:25 AM]
Born-and-Bred Southerners Damaris Phillips and Rutledge Wood Share Their Favorite Down-Home Food Spots in "Southern and Hungry"
Food expert Damaris Phillips and NASCAR personality Rutledge Wood are obsessed with everything Southern, especially the food and the people behind it.

[09/18/17 - 08:39 AM]
Beaming Out Across All of Space and Time, "StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson" Returns Sunday, Oct. 1, at 11/10c
Stephen Hawking, Stephen Colbert, Jane Goodall, Kevin Smith and Katy Perry are among the initial guests.

[09/18/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL on NBC, FOX Overshadow Emmys on CBS
The annual telecast is down 16% in early results among adults 18-49.

[09/18/17 - 07:09 AM]
"Monsters Inside Me" Returns to Animal Planet for a New Fear Inducing Season Featuring All New Invaders
Season eight reveals some never before seen invaders causing the most gruesome cases yet with victims of deadly attackers such as parasites, viruses, bacteria, foreign objects and fungi.

[09/18/17 - 07:00 AM]
Oh Snap, Pop's '90s Babes Are Back for Second Season of "Hollywood Darlings"
Renewed for a second season, the television comedy starring Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin and Beverley Mitchell will begin production this fall.

[09/17/17 - 08:00 PM]
Complete Listing of 69th Emmy(R) Awards Winners
"The Handmaid's Tale" takes home Outstanding Drama Series while "Veep" is honored as Outstanding Comedy Series.

[09/17/17 - 09:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Continues Its Reign for ABC
The Alphabet once again wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/16/17 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Eye gets another bump on the night from a special edition of "Big Brother."

[09/15/17 - 02:28 PM]
Comedy Central's Eight-Day "South Park" Marathon Leads to Big Ratings and a Big Season 21 Premiere
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of September 6-13.

[09/15/17 - 02:06 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Live+3 Ratings and Multi-Platform Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 10.

[09/15/17 - 01:33 PM]
David Madden Named President of Original Programming for AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios
Madden joins AMC from Fox, where he has been president of entertainment for the Fox broadcast network since 2014.

[09/15/17 - 12:15 PM]
Amazon Original Series "The Romanoffs," Created by Matthew Weiner, Sets Additional Guest Cast
Corey Stoll, Andrew Rannells, Mike Doyle, J.J. Feild, Janet Montgomery and Paul Reiser are the latest on tap.