[wednesday, february 12, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[02/12/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 12
Updates include: Cristin Milioti is the first to board NBC's "A to Z"; FOX gives series order to Will Forte's "Last Man on Earth"; and Jonathan Ryland is NBC's "Lifesaver."

[02/12/14 - 03:45 PM]
Video: Meet Kanan, the Cowboy Jedi in "Star Wars Rebels"
Kanan, voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr., is a less traditional Force-wielder than fans are used to seeing.

[02/12/14 - 02:37 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC Stays in Front with Winter Games
Plus: numbers for USA's "The Westminster Kennel Club 138th Annual Dog Show," ABC Family's "Twisted" and Comedy Central's "Kroll Show."

[02/12/14 - 02:36 PM]
U2 to Perform "Ordinary Love" on the Oscars(R)
"Ordinary Love," was written by the group for "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and is nominated for Original Song.

[02/12/14 - 02:11 PM]
NBC & NBCSN Post Big Gains Throughout Day for Tuesday's Sochi Olympics Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 11.

[02/12/14 - 12:48 PM]
Adult Swim Blasts Off with Second Season of "Rick and Morty"
"I am excited to make as much 'Rick and Morty' as Adult Swim allows, and I'm relieved to be in a time slot of no strategic value to CBS," said Dan Harmon.

[02/12/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" Announces Guests for Premiere Week, Feb. 24-28
Amy Poehler, Vice President Joe Biden and musical guest A Great Big World will kick things off on Monday, February 24.

[02/12/14 - 11:33 AM]
Discovery Channel Chronicles a Modern Day Clan War in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas
The new series "Clash of the Ozarks" premieres Tuesday, February 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[02/12/14 - 11:26 AM]
truTV Greenlights New Series: "The Safecrackers"
The series, premiering March 24, will introduce viewers to a pair of Alabama locksmiths who specialize in opening even the toughest of vaults.

[02/12/14 - 10:45 AM]
Stars of ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans During East Coast Broadcasts Tonight
Look for Samantha Logan and Melissa Peterman to be up on Twitter during their respective telecasts.

[02/12/14 - 10:14 AM]
E! Goes Behind-the-Scenes to Bring Viewers the "Secrets of Fashion Week" Airing Friday, February 14 at 8PM
Alicia Quarles and Zanna Roberts Rassi will host a roundtable discussion along with Kelly Rowland, June Ambrose, Cynthia Rowley and Karolina Kurkova.

[02/12/14 - 10:09 AM]
VH1's "The Fabulous Life" Returns with All New Episodes + More Hollywood Glitz and Glamour
The new season will take an exclusive look at the lux lifestyles of Hollywood royalty including Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Baby North along with Nicki Minaj and power couple, Jay-Z and Beyoncé.

[02/12/14 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Confirms Title and Launch Date for John Oliver's New Show: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" to Debut April 27
The show will be produced for HBO by Avalon Television, with John Oliver, Tim Carvell, James Taylor and Jon Thoday serving as executive producers, and Liz Stanton producing.

[02/12/14 - 10:01 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Reveals Talent for the 31st Annual Paleyfest March 13-28, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre
The annual two week event will host more than 200 of the hottest stars and creative talents in media and will feature two reunion events: a 10th anniversary "Lost" reunion and a "Veronica Mars" series reunion.

[02/12/14 - 09:38 AM]
Donal Logue Cast as Detective Harvey Bullock in FOX and Warner Bros. Television's One-Hour Drama Project "Gotham"
He joins the previously cast Ben McKenzie, Zabryna Guevara, Erin Richards, Sean Pertwee and Robin Lord Taylor.

[02/12/14 - 09:24 AM]
Adam Carolla Seeks Retribution for Cheated Homeowners When "Catch a Contractor" Premieres Sunday, March 9 at 10 PM ET/PT on Spike TV
Host and master carpenter Adam Carolla and his team, consisting of no-nonsense, expert contractor Skip Bedell and his wife, private investigator Alison Bedell, are on a mission.

[02/12/14 - 08:52 AM]
TBS Brings More Hidden-Camera Laughs with the Return of the Unscripted Series "Deal With It" on March 19
Guest stars this season include Kelly Osbourne, Nick Cannon and Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

[02/12/14 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Olympics Coast Past Mostly Repeat Competition
Originals from FOX's "Dads," "New Girl" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" are all down double digits from last week.

[02/12/14 - 08:05 AM]
Darren Haynes to Join ESPN
Prior to joining ESPN, Haynes was sports anchor/reporter for Al Jazeera-America in New York (September-November 2013) where he anchored the evening and morning sportscasts.

[02/12/14 - 08:02 AM]
First Season of "Rev Run's Renovation" Delivers Triple Digit Growth for DIY Network
DIY Network spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/12/14 - 07:58 AM]
Two-Hour Special "Army Wives: A Final Salute" Premieres Sunday, March 16 to Celebrate Historic Run of Hit Lifetime Drama
The special features interviews with cast members, including Kim Delaney, Sally Pressman, Brigid Brannagh, Wendy Davis, Sterling K. Brown, Brian McNamara, Terry Serpico, Drew Fuller and Jeremy Davidson.

[02/12/14 - 07:20 AM]
CNBC's "The Profit" Returns for Season Two on Tuesday, February 25th at 10PM ET/PT
"The Profit" features serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis who saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process.

[02/12/14 - 06:30 AM]
BBC America Appoints Ricky Kelehar Vice President, Unscripted Programming
Kelehar joins from IWC Media where he was Head of Factual Entertainment and US Formats.

[02/12/14 - 06:28 AM]
NBC News' Peacock Productions Secures First UK Commission Out of New London Office
"Is Amanda Knox Guilty?" will be the first TV documentary on the case since the second guilty verdict announced by an Italian judge on January 30.

[02/12/14 - 05:42 AM]
mtvU Unveils "2014 mtvU Woodie Awards" Nominees: Arcade Fire Leads with Three Nods, While Pharrell, Disclosure, Jay Z, Imagine Dragons and Chance the Rapper Receive Multiple Noms
Drake, Avicci, Childish Gambino, Lorde, Bastille, Beyoncé, Zedd, Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar, Iggy Azalea, Daft Punk and The 1975 also receive nods.

[02/11/14 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 11
Updates include: MTV's "Eye Candy," HBO's "The Brink" get series orders; Greta Gerwig to topline "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher is the first to board ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club."

[02/11/14 - 05:54 PM]
"The Flash" Casting: John Wesley Shipp to Guest Star
Shipp will guest star in the pilot in a mystery role, with the part intended to be a recurring guest star in series.

[02/11/14 - 03:29 PM]
Dick Van Dyke to Guest Star in a Two-Episode Arc on "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," Hallmark Channel's Highly Anticipated New Original Series from Martha Williamson Premiering April 2014
Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson co-star in the upcoming series.

[02/11/14 - 03:20 PM]
Next Week Is "Rush Week," as Randy Jackson Returns to Lead Intense Workshops on "American Idol XIII"
After this Thursday's show, fans will get the chance to vote via toll-free calls, text, online and the app, for which guy they want to make it to the Top 30 semi-finalists.

[02/11/14 - 03:06 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Features Middleweight Title-Contender Bout at UFC(R) Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi
The main card also features another key middleweight fight, with No. 3-ranked Jacare Souza (19-3, 1NC) facing No. 8-ranked Francis Carmont (22-7).

[02/11/14 - 02:57 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NBC Goes Untouched with Winter Games Coverage
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off," TLC's "Cake Boss" and Syfy's "Lost Girl."

[02/11/14 - 02:34 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" Sets Season Highs and "The Fosters" Hits 3 Week Highs
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, February 10.

[02/11/14 - 01:54 PM]
Hallmark Channel Marks a Strong Weekend with Two Original Premieres
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 8.

[02/11/14 - 01:49 PM]
Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" Returns to Bestial Greenland as Miners Claim Fortune and Glory
Season two will roll out Thursday, March 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/11/14 - 01:34 PM]
EPIX Presents "And the Envelope Please..." - Interviews Featuring Casts and Crews from This Year's Oscar Contenders as Part of the Envelope Screening Series
The 30-minute encore presentations will air on EPIX between February 17 and 24, Academy voting week.

[02/11/14 - 01:31 PM]
NBCSN Continues Record Pace with 84% Viewership Increase from 2012 London Games
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 10.

[02/11/14 - 01:24 PM]
"Anna Deavere Smith: A YoungArts Masterclass," the Latest Edition of the Emmy(R)-Nominated HBO Family Documentary Show, Debuts Feb. 17
YoungArts is devoted to identifying and supporting the nation's next generation of artists.

[02/11/14 - 12:42 PM]
ESPN's MLB Spring Training Slate Begins March 17 with World Series Rematch
The seven-game schedule includes multiple appearances by the Red Sox, Cardinals, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals.

[02/11/14 - 12:14 PM]
Chiller's "Killer Legends" Premieres Sunday, March 16 @ 8 PM ET
The hair-raising two-hour event focuses on four timeless urban legends that haunt the psyche of the American public.

[02/11/14 - 12:01 PM]
Disney XD Greenlights "Kirby Buckets," a Single-Camera Comedy Series That Brings an Aspiring Animator's Imagination to Life
The series, starring 13-year-old Jacob Bertrand, will begin production in Los Angeles in the spring for a fall 2014 premiere on Disney XD.

[02/11/14 - 11:21 AM]
Bravo Delivers Three New Specials in February
Highlights include "The Real Housewives of New York City" preview special on Wednesday, February 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/11/14 - 11:15 AM]
Golden Globe and Tony Award-Winning Actor Hugh Jackman Returns to Host "The 68th Annual Tony(R) Awards," Sunday, June 8
Previously, Jackman served as host from 2003-2005, earning an Emmy Award for his 2004 duties at the 58th Annual ceremony, as well as an Emmy nomination for his 2005 appearance at the 59th Annual ceremony.

[02/11/14 - 11:06 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 for the Week in Adults 18-34 and No. 3 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 11:03 AM]
CBS Has Five of the Week's Top 10 Programs, Including the Top 4 Non-Olympic Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 10:55 AM]
Out Olympic Medalist Caitlin Cahow to Serve as Logo TV's First-Ever Olympic Columnist
Cahow, who was part of the Presidential Olympic Delegation during the opening ceremonies, will write a series of articles exclusively for LogoTV.com highlighting her experiences in Sochi as an openly gay woman.

[02/11/14 - 10:54 AM]
NBC Dominates the Primetime Week of Feb. 3-9 with Its Top Numbers Since the Summer of 2012
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 10:54 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's #1 Total Day Network for the 139th-Straight Week Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/11/14 - 10:50 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Soars to Series Ratings High with More Than 3 Million Viewers Per Episode
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of January 27-31.

[02/11/14 - 10:35 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Walking Dead" Return Claims Top Demo Spot
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Girls," TLC's "90 Day Fiance" and Showtime's "House of Lies."

[02/11/14 - 10:30 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: Olympic Winter Games Keep NBC on Top
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "The Girl He Met Online," Discovery's "MythBusters" and Spike TV's "Auction Hunters."

  [february 2014]  

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

[10/08/15 - 11:05 AM]
"David Tutera's CELEBrations" Season Three Premieres Friday, October 30 at 10PM ET/PT on WE tv
Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Kim Coles, Ian Ziering, Cynthia Bailey, Big Ang Raiola and Reza Farahan are among those featured in the new season.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Tyrant" Returning For Third Season on FX
The 10-episode third season will air in 2016.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Third Season
Co-creators and writers Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers have been upped to showrunners for the 10-episode third season, which will return to AMC next summer.

[10/08/15 - 10:37 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Generates His Biggest Margin to Date vs. Colbert, Taking the Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in 18-49 by a 41% Advantage
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 28-October 2.

[10/08/15 - 09:48 AM]
"The Operatives" Is Back Saving the World's Most Precious Wildlife and Eco-Systems in an All-New Season Premiering on Pivot on October 18 at 10 P.M.
With 10, all new, hour-long episodes, Pete Bethune and his hand-picked team of military elite travel to the furthest parts of the world to expose those suspected of endangering our wildlife and environment in an effort to bring them to justice.

[10/08/15 - 09:43 AM]
HBO NOW Arrives Today on the Roku Platform
Roku customers can purchase a subscription directly within the HBO NOW channel on their Roku device, which will also enable them to access the service at HBONOW.com and on other HBO NOW enabled devices.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Syfy Launches All-New Virtual Reality Experience for Award-Winning "The Expanse" VR App
The app immerses viewers into the vast world of "The Expanse," giving them the opportunity to enter into locations from the show and experience them in virtual reality.

[10/08/15 - 09:32 AM]
Game 1 of 2015 WNBA Finals Sees Viewership Increase from 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, October 4.

[10/08/15 - 09:14 AM]
Video: Extended Trailer for TNT's "The Librarians" Season 2, Premiering Sunday, Nov. 1
Check out the latest tease for the show's sophomore run.

[10/08/15 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
Plus: The CW sees year-to-year growth with the return of "Arrow" and "Supernatural."

[10/08/15 - 08:34 AM]
The Long Anticipated Third Season of David Cross' "Todd Margaret" Returns to IFC on Thursday, January 7, 2016
Jack McBrayer, Will Arnett, Blake Harrison, Sharon Horgan, Amber Tamblyn and Russ Tamblyn are among those featured in the new season.

[10/08/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins at 10 Among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49 and All Other Key Demos
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/15 - 08:28 AM]
"black-ish" Is the Night's Only Program to Post Week-to-Week Growth
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 7.

[10/08/15 - 08:22 AM]
HBO Latin America to Launch New Streaming Service for Latin America and the Caribbean
The company plans to start deploying the service in markets throughout the region, beginning with a launch in Colombia by the end of the year.

[10/08/15 - 08:01 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Rings in the Holidays with "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas," Featuring Originals and Beloved Christmas Classics Round-the-Clock Beginning October 31
Said lineup includes "Murder She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery," "The Christmas Note," "Magic Stocking" and "Debbie Macomber's Dashing Through The Snow."