or


    [wednesday, april 29, 2015]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/29/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 29
Updates include: James Purefoy to topline SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; trio to recur on NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Josh Stewart and Parker Croft cast in HBO's "Lewis & Clark."

[04/29/15 - 10:01 PM]
"American Idol" Voting Results for April 29
Next week, the finalists will perform three songs each - one a judges' pick, one Scott Borchetta's pick and the third is the contestant's own pick to sing as a tribute to his or her hometown.

[04/29/15 - 07:20 PM]
Syfy Cancels "Helix" After Two Seasons
Co-stars Mark Ghanimé, Neil Napier and Kyra Zagorsky all took to Twitter with the news this evening.

[04/29/15 - 06:01 PM]
NBC to Make Available Entire David Duchovny Series "Aquarius" with Linear Network Premiere
NBC will make the unprecedented move of releasing all 13 episodes of David Duchovny's new series "Aquarius" on NBC.com and the NBC app after the show's two-hour linear network premiere on May 28.

[04/29/15 - 05:31 PM]
Netflix Orders "Green Eggs and Ham" - Thirteen Episodes For The Whole Fam
The series will be adapted for television by Jared Stern, who will also serve as executive producer alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mike Karz and David Dobkin.

[04/29/15 - 03:29 PM]
Electus Acquires International Rights to New FOX Series "Home Free"
As announced earlier today, the eight-episode unscripted series will premiere in the U.S. on July 22 at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[04/29/15 - 02:45 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere Original Scripted Drama Series "Damien" Based on Twentieth Century Fox's Classic Horror Film, The Omen
Currently in production in Toronto, "Damien" will premiere a 10-episode season on A&E, increased from the initial six-episode straight to series order from Lifetime.

[04/29/15 - 01:19 PM]
Comedian, Actor and TV Personality Bill Engvall Plays "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on Friday, May 8, and Monday, May 11, 2015
Engvall will appear as a "Millionaire" contestant and donate his winnings to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

[04/29/15 - 12:53 PM]
All-New Competition Series "Home Free" Breaks Ground Wednesday, July 22, On FOX
Mike Holmes hosts the eight-episode competition series that will feature never-before-seen twists and plenty of surprises, as couples vie to win their dream home.

[04/29/15 - 12:33 PM]
"Revenge" to End After Four Seasons
Look for the series finale next Sunday, May 10 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[04/29/15 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV Delivers "Best Ever April Ratings" in 2015
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/29/15 - 11:43 AM]
"The Flash" Speeds to Its Most Watched and Highest Rated Episode in More Than Two Months
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 28.

[04/29/15 - 11:28 AM]
Cruise Into Summer with an Epic Look Through the Rearview Mirror at the Automobile's Impact on American Life and Culture
"Driving America," a two-hour special, premieres Monday, May 25 at 9:00/8:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[04/29/15 - 11:09 AM]
VH1 Announces Hot New Summer Lineup
New series to the cable channel include "Twinning" and "She's Got Game."

[04/29/15 - 10:56 AM]
Spike Releases Key Art for "Tut"
This six hour, three night ambitious original scripted limited series event premieres on Spike Sunday - Tuesday, July 19-21.

[04/29/15 - 10:56 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "20/20: Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Soars to 20.7 Million Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/29/15 - 10:45 AM]
TLC Delivers Sneak Peek of New Series "Labor Games" on May 6
Hosted by Lisa Arch, the series will get a special sneak peek during the network's "Mother of All Weeks."

[04/29/15 - 10:04 AM]
Golf Channel Post Most-Watched April Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/29/15 - 10:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel Ups the Stakes in Holiday with the Launch of "Countdown to Christmas Thanksgiving Week," Featuring 5 Consecutive Nights of New Original Films - A Network First
This new tentpole initiative will feature an unprecedented five consecutive nights of new original holiday movie premieres from Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday, November 29.

[04/29/15 - 09:26 AM]
BBC Worldwide North America Announces the Highly Anticipated U.S. Premiere of the "Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular" Live at Barclays Center on October 7, 2015
The event, produced and presented by Vision Nine, will be one of the headline events of New York Super Week, which takes over the city October 5-11 in the lead-up to the main event New York Comic Con, taking place October 8-11 at the Javits Center.

[04/29/15 - 09:06 AM]
DC Comics Super-Villains and Super Heroes Reunite with "Robot Chicken" on Adult Swim
The special and season eight of the Emmy Award(R)-winning series will premiere this fall on Adult Swim.

[04/29/15 - 09:00 AM]
Prom, Graduation and Then What? Reality Sets In When MTV's Hit Comedy Series "Awkward" Returns on Monday, August 31 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on MTV
With high school ending and everyone heading going in different directions, the second half of the fifth season will jump forward to one year later, summertime back in Palos Hills.

[04/29/15 - 08:52 AM]
Nominate Your Favorite Nurse to Win a Walk-On Role in an Episode of Discovery Life Channel's "Untold Stories of the ER"
During National Nurses Week from May 6-12, Discovery Life Channel will celebrate the unflappable men and woman in scrubs with a special marathon of emergency room programming on Wednesday, May 6.

[04/29/15 - 08:48 AM]
"Food Network Star" Back for Eleventh Season with Fresh Cast of Hopefuls Competing for Culinary Star-Dom
Season eleven premieres on Sunday, June 7 at 9:00/8:00c and the winner will be crowned in the season finale on Sunday, August 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/29/15 - 08:41 AM]
"Hang In There Kitty!" Animal Planet Debuts All-New Series "Treetop Cat Rescue"
Viewers will get an up-close look at the moments when these frightened felines meet their knight in shining armor in the all-new series, premiering Saturday, May 30.

[04/29/15 - 08:35 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D." Builds for the 2nd Week in Viewers to Draw an 8-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 28.

[04/29/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Tight Demo Race with Trio of Dramas
All three series replicate the adults 18-49 numbers from their last originals.

[04/29/15 - 08:23 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Wins Its Time Period in Adults 18-49 for Six Consecutive Original
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 28.

[04/29/15 - 08:11 AM]
FOX Sports Goes On-Location to Pearl Harbor in December
Activities and events associated with three of FOX Sports' core sports - Major League Baseball, National Football League and college basketball - are planned throughout the extra-long weekend.

[04/29/15 - 08:00 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Make Her Fifth and Final Visit to CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," Thursday, April 30
Also making their final visit on April 30 are musical guests Hootie & The Blowfish, who made their network television debut nearly 21 years ago when they performed on the show September 2, 1994.

[04/29/15 - 07:55 AM]
Oxygen Media Gives Women the Chance to Change the Game with New Series "Player Gets Played" Premiering Wednesday, June 10 at 9:30PM ET/PT
Each episode follows one woman with a lurking suspicion as she uncovers the heartbreaking reality that she is not the only love in her boyfriend's life.

[04/29/15 - 07:53 AM]
New PBS American Drama "Mercy Street" to Star Josh Radnor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Gary Cole, Peter Gerety and Norbert Leo Butz
Also featured are Shalita Grant, Jack Falahee, McKinley Belcher III, AnnaSophia Robb, Donna Murphy, Cameron Monaghan and Hannah James.

[04/29/15 - 06:43 AM]
Hulu Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement with AMC Networks Inc., Including AMC's Highly Anticipated "Fear the Walking Dead"
In addition, the agreement will include exclusive and nonexclusive unscripted programming from WE tv.

[04/29/15 - 06:05 AM]
CMT Is Turning Up the Heat and Kicking Off Summer with an Epic New Season of "Party Down South 2" and a Brand New Series "Pontoon Payday," The First-Ever Game Show on a Boat
Throughout the latter series, unsuspecting lake-goers are plucked from their party boats to suddenly find themselves competing on a floating game show hosted by comedian Frank Nicotero.

[04/29/15 - 06:01 AM]
The Hulu Drumbeat Continues at the 2015 Upfront Presentation
In addition to acquiring the streaming rights to "Seinfeld," Hulu also announced a new, multi-year agreement with AMC that grants Hulu the streaming rights to future programming from AMC Networks.

[04/28/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 28
Updates include: NBC's dramas "Blindspot," "Heartbeaker" and "The Player" begin staffing; USA gives pilot order to "Paradise Pictures"; and TNT's "Legends" adds quartet for season two.

[04/28/15 - 04:02 PM]
BBC America Flips "The Graham Norton Show," "Tatau" on Saturday Nights
"The Graham Norton Show" will now follow "Orphan Black" at 10:00/9:00c with "Tatau" closing out the evening at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/28/15 - 02:01 PM]
YouTube Content Creators Unveil Custom "Penny Dreadful" Videos, Taking Fans Inside the World of the Hit Showtime(R) Series
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Sunday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/15 - 01:39 PM]
History's Hit Series "American Pickers" Returns - Season Premiere Wednesday May 6, 9PM ET/PT
On this season, Mike and Frank continue their mission to recycle America by rescuing forgotten relics and giving them a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about American history along the way.

[04/28/15 - 01:12 PM]
For the First Time Ever, Showtime(R) Debuts Two Documentaries in Theaters Nationwide Under Newly Created Banner Showtime Documentary Films(R)
These documentaries offer an uncensored look at the lives and legacies of some of the world's most fascinating and controversial figures.

[04/28/15 - 12:45 PM]
New Half-Hour Animated Series "Golan the Insatiable" Premieres Sunday, May 31, on FOX
The new animated comedy, starring Rob Riggle and Aubrey Plaza, is inspired by the quarter-hour installments that aired on "Animation Domination High-Def's" late-night Saturday programming block.

[04/28/15 - 12:45 PM]
Tony Award Nominations Announced for "The 69th Annual Tony Awards(R)," Broadcasting Sunday, June 7 on CBS
Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will host the 2015 Tony Awards for the first time, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

[04/28/15 - 12:37 PM]
Turner Broadcasting Networks Scores Two of the Top 3 Spots with Adults 18-49 in Primetime for the Week of April 6
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of April 6-12.

[04/28/15 - 12:30 PM]
"48 Hours: The Verdict" Is Saturday's #1 Primetime Program in Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[04/28/15 - 12:07 PM]
TV One's "R&B Divas LA" Reunion Special Part One Reaches 1.3 Million Total Viewers 2+
TV One further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/28/15 - 11:16 AM]
TNT and Madefire Join Forces on "The Last Ship" Motion Book(TM) Series
The Motion Books will be made available online for free and through Madefire's top-rated app during the weeks leading up to the second season.

[04/28/15 - 10:48 AM]
WATCH ABC App Is Now Live on Xbox 360
Using the WATCH ABC app, Xbox viewers can now access current episodes of their favorite ABC shows on demand for free.

[04/28/15 - 10:43 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Ninth Time in 11 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/28/15 - 10:41 AM]
Marvel Debuts Super Heroic Line of Products in Celebration of Real Life Heroes
The collection includes t-shirts, hats, drinkware, pillows, blankets and more for fans of all ages, and features iconic Marvel characters and graphics paired with patriotic elements.

[04/28/15 - 10:40 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents the World Television Premiere of "Ana Maria in Novela Land" on Saturday, May 2 at 8PM ET/PT
The bilingual film is the story of one young woman's struggle to find herself after being yanked out of her self-absorbed fandom of her favorite telenovela.







  [april 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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





[08/18/19 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye is the network to beat on a low key evening.

[08/17/19 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
Said networks share the honors on a repeat heavy evening.

[08/16/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: CBS cancels "Instinct" after two seasons; Syfy pulls the plug on "Krypton," spin-off "Lobo"; and YouTube nixes both "Step Up: High Water" and "Wayne."

[08/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns October 27 for Sixth and Final Season
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated series takes a comedic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[08/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
Limited Series "Mrs. Fletcher" Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta
The HBO series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.

[08/16/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Two Episodes of "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" for Free Early Sampling
The 10-episode series will officially premiere Sunday, August 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/19 - 09:06 AM]
Priscilla Presley & John Eddie to Create "Agent King," An Animated Adult Action Comedy Featuring Elvis Presley as a Covert Government Agent, for Netflix
Mike Arnold will serve as showrunner on the project.

[08/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hot Dog! "Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures," A New Chapter of Disney Junior's Hit Series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," Debuts Monday, Oct. 14
That same day, a new series of shorts, "Hot Diggity-Dog Tales" starring Mickey and "mouse's best friend" Pluto will also debut on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.

[08/16/19 - 08:04 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
NFL preseason on local stations once again effects the preliminary numbers.

[08/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Raising Dion," Starring Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young and Michael B. Jordan, Comes to Netflix on October 4
The series is the story of a widowed mother who must protect her son after he starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities.

[08/16/19 - 07:19 AM]
"Peaky Blinders" - Season 5 to Launch Friday October 4th, at 12:01 AM PT on Netflix
An epic, gangster family series set in the lawless streets of Birmingham, UK and beyond, "Peaky Blinders" follows the evolution of leader Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from backstreet crime lord to legitimate businessman and member of parliament.

[08/16/19 - 06:00 AM]
NFL Films' "A Lifetime of Sundays" to Debut on ESPN and ABC in Celebration of the NFL's 100th Season
The film also will be available through ESPN authenticated Video on Demand until September 15 when it moves to ESPN+ and will be available for streaming.

[08/16/19 - 05:33 AM]
AMC Commissions Three Part Drama "Quiz," Directed by Stephen Frears and Produced by Left Bank Pictures
The project stars Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson and Aisling Bea.

[08/15/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: A&E to wrap "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" with two-hour special; NBCUniversal's streaming service adds two projects; and Ewan McGregor to star in Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+.

[08/15/19 - 04:38 PM]
Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami to Direct Aubrey Plaza in Feature Comedy "Hope" for Netflix
The comedic duo are following their female-driven comedy "The Breaker Upperers," which they also co-wrote and starred in, and premiered on Netflix in February.