or


    [tuesday, may 13, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/13/14 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 13
Updates include: CBS's "The Odd Couple" to recast two roles; AMC selects quintet for annual series "bake-off"; and Ilene Chaiken tapped as showrunner of FOX's "Empire."

[05/13/14 - 02:41 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Voice," "Dancing" Continue Their Reign
Plus: numbers for FX's "Louie," Bravo's "Ladies of London Preview Special" and Discovery's "#BikerLive."

[05/13/14 - 02:37 PM]
More Than 31 Million Tune In to NBC Sports Group's Coverage of 2013-14 Premier League Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 11.

[05/13/14 - 01:51 PM]
Morgan Freeman Is Back and Ready to Open Your Mind with an All New Season of "Through the Wormhole"
The new season makes its world premiere on Wednesday, June 4 at 10:00/9:00c on Science Channel.

[05/13/14 - 01:39 PM]
ABC Launches Programmatic Digital Video Test - Will Offer Limited Number of Upfront Advertisers Access to Summer Trial
Geri Wang, President of ABC Sales, described the first-of-its-kind initiative during remarks at ABC's annual upfront presentation.

[05/13/14 - 01:04 PM]
Video: Trailers for ABC's New 2014-15 Primetime Series
Get your first look at "American Crime," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Galavant," "Secrets & Lies," "The Whispers" and more!

[05/13/14 - 12:37 PM]
Investigation Discovery Takes an Active Role in the Search for Recently Missing Persons with All-New Series "Last Seen Alive"
The six-episode series launches Sunday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/14 - 11:51 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season 5 First Look
The award-winning series, whose season four finale in March delivered 15.7 million viewers and 10.2 million Adults 18-49, is currently in production in Atlanta, GA and returns this October on AMC.

[05/13/14 - 11:38 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Good Wife," "Game of Thrones" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "Penny Dreadful," Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" and TLC's "My Five Wives: Tell All."

[05/13/14 - 11:38 AM]
TNT Once Again Swept the Competition Last Week, Rating as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Among Total Viewers, Adult 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 11:33 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: NASCAR, NBA Playoffs Claim Top Spots
Plus: numbers for Hallmark's "Mom's Day Away," Lifetime's "The Good Sister" and OWN's "Iyanla: Fix My Life."

[05/13/14 - 10:21 AM]
VH1 Kicks the Fireworks Into High Gear This Memorial Day with the Season Two Return of Hit Scripted Series "Hit the Floor"
Season two welcomes Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Adam Senn and Brent Antonello.

[05/13/14 - 10:15 AM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Claim Three of the Week's Top Seven Primetime Ratings on the Big 4 Nets for May 5-11
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 10:12 AM]
ABC to Stick with Split Seasons for Most of Its Dramas
Filling said voids will be "Marvel's Agent Carter," "Galavant" and "American Crime."

[05/13/14 - 09:58 AM]
CBS Wins 10th Straight Week in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 09:53 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 4th Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Delivering the Network's Longest Winning Streak in 7-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 09:25 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Original Series "Big Smo" Wednesday, June 11 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
The series follows larger-than-life country rapper, Big Smo, as he takes his unique style of music to new heights with the support of lifelong friends, loyal fans and most importantly, his beloved family.

[05/13/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Is Up 5% in Households to Equal an 8-Week High
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 2.

[05/13/14 - 08:57 AM]
ESPNU, ESPN2 to Televise 10 Hours of Live 2014 NBA Draft Combine Coverage
ESPNU and ESPN2 will televise 10 hours of live 2014 NBA Draft Combine coverage from Quest Multi-Sport Complex in Chicago, Ill. on Thursday, May 15, and Friday, May 16.

[05/13/14 - 08:46 AM]
Video: Clips of ABC's New Fall Series
Get your first look at "Black-ish," "Cristela," "Forever," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Manhattan Love Story" and "Selfie."

[05/13/14 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule
Among the changes: "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" slide back an hour to make room for "How to Get Away with Murder."

[05/13/14 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Wins Monday Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 12.

[05/13/14 - 08:43 AM]
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon Sign New Multi-Year Extensions with ESPN
The popular duo will continue to host "PTI" together and contribute to other ESPN platforms.

[05/13/14 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" and "Castle" Jump by Double Digits Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 12.

[05/13/14 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "The Blacklist" Help NBC Top Demos
ABC, powered by "Dancing with the Stars," however is the most-watched network last night.

[05/13/14 - 08:07 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-34 and Teens and No. 3 Among Adults 18-49 For the Week
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/13/14 - 08:02 AM]
CMT Turns Up the Heat This Summer with the Return of Its Highest-Rated Series Ever "Party Down South" Premiering Thursday, June 5 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Fans can get an advance look at season two when an exclusive first look airs immediately following the 2014 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 4.

[05/13/14 - 06:39 AM]
Veteran NFL Reporter Jim Trotter Joins ESPN
He will make his television debut Monday, May 19, on "NFL Insiders" (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN).

[05/13/14 - 06:29 AM]
TV One Celebrates Black Music Month with Network Premieres of "Aretha: Frankly Speaking" and "HelloBeautiful Interludes Live"
John Legend, Toni Braxton and Babyface are among those featured on the latter.

[05/13/14 - 06:23 AM]
Discovery Channel Braves Cold War Tensions and Sub-Zero Logging on "Siberian Cut" Premiering Tuesday, June 3 at 10PM ET/PT
With a recession, soaring fuel prices and strict government restrictions in the American logging industry, Russia is a promised land of bountiful timber.

[05/12/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 12
Updates include: Jane Krakowski joins NBC's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"; "The Music Man" set at the Peacock's latest live production; and FOX's "Gotham" gives trio series regular status.

[05/12/14 - 02:45 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: ESPN, NBA Playoffs Top Demos
Plus: numbers for WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp," TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best" and ESPN2 and NFL Network's NFL Draft coverage.

[05/12/14 - 02:34 PM]
Video: FOX 2014 Programming Presentation - Official Trailers
Get your first look at "Backstrom," "Empire," "Gracepoint," "Mulaney," "Utopia," "Wayward Pines" and more!

[05/12/14 - 02:21 PM]
Andi Begins Her Search for That One Special Man When "The Bachelorette" Premieres Monday, May 19 on ABC
As previously announced, this season will be dedicated to the late Eric Hill, 32, who died tragically after concluding his filming of the show.

[05/12/14 - 01:58 PM]
"Penny Dreadful" Sampled by Over 2.3 Million Showtime Subscribers
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, May 11.

[05/12/14 - 01:12 PM]
WBC World Heavyweight Championship is ESPN's Highest-Rated Boxing Telecast Since 2003
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 10.

[05/12/14 - 01:07 PM]
CBS Sports and NFL Network Team Up for Extensive On-Site Coverage of "Thursday Night Football"
The networks team up for over two hours of coverage, originating from the site of each game for all 15 weeks, beginning at 6:00 PM, ET on NFL Network and continuing through kick-off at 8:25 PM, ET.

[05/12/14 - 12:35 PM]
"Nick News with Linda Ellerbee" Tackles Peer Pressure in New Special Airing Tuesday, May 13, 8PM (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon
The special explores the power of peer pressure and its negative and positive effects.

[05/12/14 - 12:18 PM]
Sundance TV's Highly Anticipated Miniseries "The Honorable Woman," Starring Academy Award(R) Nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal, Set To Premiere July 31, 2014 At 10pm ET/PT
The eight-part mini-series is a fast paced, labyrinthine thriller set against an international political backdrop of paranoia and espionage.

[05/12/14 - 12:16 PM]
BBC America's First Original Comedy Series "Almost Royal" Premieres June 21
The series follows the two young British aristocrats as they venture outside the palace and across the pond on their first trip to the U.S., where they interact with real-life, unsuspecting everyday Americans.

[05/12/14 - 12:05 PM]
Artists Share Music City's Rich History in the Cable Premiere of "For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville" Wednesday, May 21 on CMT
The one-hour documentary tells the tale of Music City through the eyes of musicians, songwriters, producers and artists who live and breathe Nashville.

[05/12/14 - 12:02 PM]
The Fight for Survival Faces Its Most Difficult Challenge Yet on History(R)'s "Mountain Men"
The wild is calling but only a few have the courage to answer in season three premiering Sunday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/12/14 - 11:32 AM]
National Geographic Channel Returns to the Front Lines of Afghanistan in Two-Hour Special "Inside Combat Rescue: The Last Stand"
This dramatic two-hour special offers a unique, firsthand perspective of the final stages of Operation Enduring Freedom through the eyes of the men and women on the ground and in the air, fighting to protect us.

[05/12/14 - 11:25 AM]
Carlos Santana and Santana to Appear for First Time on "Live with Kelly and Michael"
Santana and the band will perform the new single "Saideira," with Brazilian singer Samuel Rosa.

[05/12/14 - 11:05 AM]
Memorial Day Comes Early to CMT with Five Days of Special Programming Beginning Thursday, May 22
A "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" all day marathon on Thursday, May 22 beginning at 11 a.m. ET/PT kicks off the weekend, featuring the best episodes from the first season, and special fan edition episodes.

[05/12/14 - 11:00 AM]
MTV to Air New Singing Competition Series "Copycat" Premiering on Monday, June 2 at 6:30 P.M. ET/PT
In each episode, six contestants pay tribute to their celebrity icons in a "cat fight battle," where two fans who idolize the same artist are pitted against one another in a sing off in front of a live studio audience.

[05/12/14 - 10:51 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 10 Playback Gainers, Tying CBS, NBC and Fox Combined
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 21-27.

[05/12/14 - 10:30 AM]
Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea to Perform on 2014 Billboard Music Awards
They join 5 Seconds of Summer, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Lorde, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, OneRepublic, Pitbull and Ricky Martin.

[05/12/14 - 10:12 AM]
Major League Soccer Returns to FOX Sports
MLS returns to FOX Sports after having previously televised the League's games from 2003 to 2011.

[05/12/14 - 10:02 AM]
Amy Duggar Pursues Her Passion for Country Music in TLC Special "A Duggar Leaves Home"
Said installment premieres Tuesday, June 10 at 9:00/8:00c.







  [may 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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





[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Sketch Comedy Series "Tracey Ullman's Show" Returns for Second Season Oct. 20 on HBO
Over the course of the new season, Ullman uses her signature brand of sharp satire to shape-shift into a range of public figures and offbeat original characters.

[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
Freeform Orders a Pilot Spinoff "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," From Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
History(R)'s New Scripted Drama Series "Knightfall" Delving Into the Mysterious World of the Knights Templar Premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
FX+, a new commercial-free service featuring all seasons of almost every current and library title of FX original series, has added all seasons of 15 additional FX original series.

[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.