or


    [monday, august 17, 2015]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[08/17/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 17
Updates include: Aron Eli Coleite's "Home" to rebuild at TNT; Michael Cassidy joins "The Group" at TBS; and Malcolm Barrett books a role on NBC's "Coach" revival.

[08/17/15 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 17
Next week, the Top Eight finalists will be paired with All-Star partners.

[08/17/15 - 04:30 PM]
Levi Miller to Play Cat Grant's Son on "Supergirl"
As the son of a high-power corporate tycoon, 12-year-old Carter finds himself in the shadows, often keeping his thoughts and feelings quiet.

[08/17/15 - 03:45 PM]
Application Period Open for Disney Channel Storytellers, an Incubator for the Next Generation of Series Creators and Writers
Emmy-nominated Marc Warren, writer and producer of Disney Channel hit series "Even Stevens," "That's So Raven" and "Cory in the House," returns as program supervisor.

[08/17/15 - 02:30 PM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Fast N' Loud" Races Back with All-New Episodes Monday, September 7 at 9PM ET/PT
Car fanatics Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman and the entire Gas Monkey Garage crew return with new builds and new episodes.

[08/17/15 - 02:18 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Alumni Emily West and William Close Collaborate for Special Performance on Aug. 19 Live Results Show
Twelve more acts from the Top 36 will perform this week in hopes of securing a spot in the semi-final rounds.

[08/17/15 - 01:51 PM]
Live + 7 Ratings Ascends Disney's "Descendants" to #5 Movie in Cable TV History in Total Viewers and #6 Cable TV Telecast Ever Across Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.

[08/17/15 - 01:01 PM]
Season Four of "The Half Hour" Premieres August 22 at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT with Liza Treyger and Hampton Yount
Filmed at The Royale in Boston, "The Half Hour" showcases some of the best up-and-coming stand-up comedians.

[08/17/15 - 12:24 PM]
"Under the Dome" Is the Week's Top Program in Live +7-Day Lift in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/17/15 - 12:12 PM]
truTV and Tumblr Team Up Again to "Hack" Your Life for the Better!
The best hacks will be featured during the "Tumblr's Hack Mail" segment of "Hack My Life," which returns Tuesday, August 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/17/15 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Family Announces the Cast of and Starts Production on Pilot "Guilt"
Katrina Law stars as Natalie, a Boston attorney who drops everything when her sister becomes a murder suspect.

[08/17/15 - 11:53 AM]
ESPN Signs Multi-Year Extension With John Saunders
Saunders will continue to appear on college football studio coverage, including anchoring regular-season Saturdays on ABC alongside Mack Brown and Mark May, and a hosting role on the College Football Playoff on ESPN.

[08/17/15 - 11:43 AM]
FX Networks Acquires Latest Box Office #1 Straight Outta Compton
So far this year, FX Networks has secured the exclusive U.S. commercial television premiere rights to numerous blockbusters, including Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation, Minions, Jurassic World and Furious 7.

[08/17/15 - 10:41 AM]
Ovation Debuts Season Five of Its Original Series "The Art Of" on September 6
Each episode profiles three artists who are creating boundary-pushing work in media that are not part of the traditional definition of "art."

[08/17/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Third Season of "Hotel Hell"
Casting is open now for the new season.

[08/17/15 - 09:48 AM]
Spike's "I Am Chris Farley" Is Most-Watched Documentary in Network History
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Monday, August 10.

[08/17/15 - 09:41 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Scores Another Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 10.

[08/17/15 - 09:31 AM]
SundanceTV's Online Destination Adds Five New Films to the "Rectify" Short Film Festival
Five new shorts produced, created and/or headlined by the cast of "Rectify" have just been added to the line-up.

[08/17/15 - 09:03 AM]
"SNL" Opens 41st Season with Miley Cyrus (Oct. 3), Amy Schumer (Oct. 10) and Tracy Morgan (Oct. 17)
Musical guests will be announced at a later date.

[08/17/15 - 08:38 AM]
ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" Sets Ratings Record in Kansas City Metered Market
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, August 16.

[08/17/15 - 08:35 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" Grows for the 2nd Week to Deliver New Sunday Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 15.

[08/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
The Ties of Family Run Deeper Than Ink as VH1's "Black Ink Crew" Returns Monday, August 24th at 9 PM ET/PT
Additionally, the entire cast will come together to try and mend their relationships with a reunion special airing Monday, October 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/17/15 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Helps Spark CBS Victory
The Eye's "Big Brother" once again is the night's most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[08/17/15 - 08:31 AM]
Second Hour of "American Ninja Warrior" Rebroadcast Ranks #1 in All Key Demographics
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 15.

[08/17/15 - 08:04 AM]
"The Last Kingdom" Premieres October 10 on BBC America
Plus: get your first look at the eight-part drama series.

[08/17/15 - 08:00 AM]
Winner Crowned on "Food Network Star"
The winner's show will premiere late fall 2015 in primetime.

[08/17/15 - 07:35 AM]
Starz Shoots and Scores for Two - Offers Sampling of Original Series Comedy Block
Starz is currently offering multi-platform, nationwide sampling of its upcoming comedy block featuring the first two episodes of its new Original series "Blunt Talk."

[08/17/15 - 06:00 AM]
Babies and Beasts Take a Walk on the Wild Side in Two New Discovery Family Channel Series "Babies Behaving Badly" and "Beasts Behaving Badly"
Each 30-minute episode showcases silly and shocking user-generated content, woven with cutting commentary from comedians offering their own side-stitching insight about these little rascals.

[08/16/15 - 10:01 PM]
Winners of "Teen Choice 2015" Announced
This year, teens logged on to TeenChoice.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and cast more than 25 million votes in support of their favorite teen icons in film, television, music, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

[08/16/15 - 09:19 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Demo Race
A rebroadcast of "America's Funniest Home Videos" is the night's top program among adults 18-49.

[08/16/15 - 09:01 AM]
Coverage of the "P&G Championships: Women's Gymnastics" Delivers NBC's Highest 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period Since July 11
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 15.

[08/15/15 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos, CBS Wins Total Viewers
Both networks got a boost from NFL preseason coverage in various local markets.

[08/14/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 14
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy latest to join TNT's "Animal Kingdom"; Ben Queen to get "Powerless" for NBC; and Vincent Kartheiser to lead WGN America's "Debt."

[08/14/15 - 05:11 PM]
Cast of "Straight Outta Compton" to Open "Teen Choice 2015"
O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as well as producer Ice Cube are slated to appear.

[08/14/15 - 03:51 PM]
Justice Leak Joins "Supergirl" Cast
The Alabama-native will star as Hellgrammite, an alien pursued by the show's heroine.

[08/14/15 - 02:01 PM]
"Young & Hungry" and "Kevin From Work" Swap Time Slots When "Young & Hungry" Premieres on ABC Family Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00PM
Reality series "Job or No Job" rounds out the Wednesday line-up, with the series airing at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

[08/14/15 - 02:00 PM]
Miami Heat's Chris Bosh to Guest-Star on New FOX Drama "Rosewood"
Bosh will guest-star as himself in a scene with series star Jaina Lee Ortiz.

[08/14/15 - 01:32 PM]
"Dateline Mystery" Is the #2 Show of the Night in Both the 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 13.

[08/14/15 - 01:14 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid XL" Earns Series High Among Women and Ranks as #1 Basic Cable Telecast on Sunday in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 9.

[08/14/15 - 11:07 AM]
Scheduling Note: "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris" Will Shift to 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays Beginning Sept. 29
The newcomer will open on Tuesday nights at 10:00/9:00c on September 15 and 22 before making the move.

[08/14/15 - 10:43 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Jose Juarez of Ocala, Florida Is the Winner of "Live's Search for America's New Grill Star"
Juarez receives the grand prize of a check for $10,000 and the chance to showcase his grilling skills in five webisodes airing on the "Live" website and AOL.com.

[08/14/15 - 10:37 AM]
CBS News Is the Only Network News Division Where Every Major Broadcast Is Drawing More Viewers Television Year-to-Date Compared to a Year Ago
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of August 3-9.

[08/14/15 - 10:15 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Posts Series and Playback Highs in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 9.

[08/14/15 - 10:01 AM]
Music Charity Notes for Notes Partners with "Empire" for "FOX Presents 'Empire' Behind the Beat" Initiative
The charity will raise money to build fully equipped music studios across the country for youth to have free access to instruments and audio equipment, as well as professional mentors to help them hone their talent.

[08/14/15 - 09:50 AM]
BET's "The Game" Series Finale Episode Delivered 3.7 Million Viewers on Its Premiere Night
BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 5.

[08/14/15 - 09:05 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" "A" Actress, Vanessa Ray, to Make First Public Appearance at D23 EXPO 2015
Ray joins other ABC Family stars from the hits series "Young & Hungry," "The Fosters," "Switched at Birth," "Stitchers" and "Baby Daddy" at the Ultimate Disney Fan Event.

[08/14/15 - 08:46 AM]
Video: "Longmire" - Season 4 Teaser Trailer & Sneak Peek
The upcoming fourth season of "Longmire" is coming on September 10 to Netflix.

[08/14/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Charts with NFL Boost
Preseason coverage in various local markets provides across-the-board growth for all the networks.

[08/14/15 - 08:29 AM]
"The Astronaut Wives Club" Grows to Its Biggest Audience Since Its Debut
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 13.

[08/13/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 13
Updates include: "Training Day" TV series lands at CBS; Echo Kellum to star in Comedy Central's "Overanalyzers"; and Jaime Ray Newman joins the cast of ABC's "Wicked City."







  [august 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[04/20/19 - 08:41 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Adults 18-49 with NBA Playoffs
The Alphabet wins the demo crown however a repeat driven CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/19/19 - 10:07 AM]
Bravo Media Returns to the Big Easy When "Southern Charm New Orleans" Premieres Sunday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning socialites include Tamica Lee, Barry Smith, Reagan Charleston, Jeff Charleston, Justin Reese, Jon Moody, Rachel McKenzie and Kelsey Nichols.

[04/19/19 - 09:23 AM]
YouTube Greenlights "Retro Tech" Starring YouTube Creator Marques Brownlee
The six-episode unscripted series will debut on Marques' YouTube channel this December.

[04/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Music's Biggest Event for Families Returns For Its Seventh Year, Live for the First Time and With a New Name: "ARDYs: A Radio Disney Music Celebration," Sunday, June 16
For the first time, it will be a live telecast, originating from Los Angeles, on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW, with a simulcast on Radio Disney.

[04/19/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye takes home victories in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/19/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Get the First Look at Footage from Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us"
Based on a true story that gripped the country, the four part limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

[04/18/19 - 09:00 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Brings an Unforgettable Night of Television to ABC with "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Wednesday, May 22
Ellie Kemper, Jamie Foxx, Justina Machado, Marisa Tomei, Wanda Sykes, Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson are among those slated to appear.

[04/18/19 - 05:07 PM]
"Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate" Will Launch Globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 14th
The special, which was taped at Hollywood's Dolby Theater, is filled with an elite lineup of talent paying homage to the iconic show and its director/producer George Schlatter with modern takes on timeless moments.

[04/18/19 - 04:45 PM]
NBC Shifts Two of Its Tuesday Series by Moving "The Village" to 8 p.m. and "The Voice" to 9 p.m.
The five-week change will begin April 23 and conclude May 21.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/18/19 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Reveals Royal Slate in Celebration of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's First Wedding Anniversary
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lauren Corrao Joins Freeform as Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Most recently she was co-president of Tornante TV, an independent studio owned by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Renews "Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 Season
"Hard to believe 'Last Man Standing' hits 150 episodes this week and it gets better with another upcoming season at FOX!" said Allen.

[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence with New Production Hub in New York City
The production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn with the capacity to hold thousands of production crew jobs within five years.

[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's "Krypton" Season 2 on Syfy June 12 at 10PM
Plus: the brand new, full-length trailer puts a spotlight on villains, both familiar and new, as the fate of our much-loved heroes is threatened once more.