or


    [wednesday, march 30, 2016]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[03/30/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 30
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels animated comedy "Moonbeam City"; Jill Hennessy latest cast in "Shots Fired" at FOX; and Tawny Cypress boards NBC's "The Blacklist" spin-off.

[03/30/16 - 03:06 PM]
USA-Guatemala: ESPN's Best Audience for Semifinal Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 29.

[03/30/16 - 02:12 PM]
Survivalists to Go Head-to-Head to See Who's Toughest in Discovery's "The Wheel"
The series demands that participants conquer eight distinctly grueling landscapes across the world, each requiring a completely different set of survival skills.

[03/30/16 - 01:17 PM]
Cartoon Network Greenlights Fifth Seasons of Hit Original Series "Steven Universe" and "Uncle Grandpa"
They will return next season and join the ranks of other returning hits, "Adventure Time," "Clarence," "The Amazing World of Gumball" and "Regular Show."

[03/30/16 - 12:39 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro"
Directed by Morgan Spurlock and filmed before a live audience at the Roulette Theater in Brooklyn, the special premieres Friday, April 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/16 - 12:29 PM]
Discovery's "Cooper's Treasure" Tells the Incredible Story of a Legendary Astronaut's Secret Treasure Map Created from Space
The new documentary series will follow the quest of treasure hunter Darrell Miklos as he attempts to decode the treasure map of his boyhood idol Gordon Cooper.

[03/30/16 - 12:18 PM]
ESPN Films' 30 for 30 Volume III Continues with "This Magic Moment" Premiering April 14
The film will chronicle the birth and rapid growth of the Orlando Magic franchise in the 1990s, with the help of Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway.

[03/30/16 - 12:16 PM]
E! Takes Pop Culture Fans Inside the Hottest New Music Awards Show with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards" Kicking Off On-Air, Online, and on Social This Sunday, April 3rd
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards" the following night at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/30/16 - 11:53 AM]
VH1 Leads the Top 25 Cable Networks as the Fastest Growing Entertainment Channel in First Quarter, Up 29%
VH1 spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2016.

[03/30/16 - 11:44 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces New Series In Partnership With People Magazine
Featuring exclusive interviews, new facts and emotional firsthand accounts by those closest to the investigation, "People Magazine Investigates" is a 10-part series set to premiere exclusively on ID, starting this fall.

[03/30/16 - 11:16 AM]
Aaron Sorkin to Bring His Acclaimed Stage Play "A Few Good Men" Live to NBC in Early 2017
"I've been incredibly impressed watching NBC resurrect live musical theater for television and I'm eager to team up with Craig and Neil to help bring live drama back as well," Sorkin said.

[03/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Comedy Central Expands Snapchat Discover Offerings, Announces Massive Slate Developed Exclusively for the Platform
The Snapchat slate includes renewals for existing series, "Quickie with Nikki" (Comedy Central's most-popular Snapchat series), "Swag-A-Saurus with James Davis," "Like It with Liza" and "Hot Takes with Brandon Wardell."

[03/30/16 - 10:23 AM]
NBC Pulls "Hollywood Game Night" from Sunday Lineup
"Dateline NBC" will take over the 10:00/9:00c hour from the series effective immediately.

[03/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Channel to Rev Up Motor Mondays with New Series "Sacred Steel"
The series, produced by Half Yard Productions, will take viewers inside one of the most exclusive and unusual bike clubs in the world that produces one-of-a-kind pieces of art.

[03/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Rise in NBC Victory
"Chicago Fire" and "Chicago Med" both return up double digits for the Peacock among adults 18-49.

[03/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Anthony Stewart Head Cast in Freeform's New Original Series "Guilt"
He'll recur as James Lahue, Grace and Natalie Atwood's wealthy, charming stepfather with ties to murder victim Molly Ryan.

[03/30/16 - 08:40 AM]
ESPN Signs Chris McKendry to New Agreement, Focusing on Tennis
Her final "SportsCenter" will be the 11 a.m. - noon ET edition on Thursday, March 31.

[03/30/16 - 08:34 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Night in 18-49, "Chicago Med" and "Chicago Fire" Tie for #2
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 29.

[03/30/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy, ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Beats Fox's "New Girl" by Best-Ever Margins in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 29.

[03/30/16 - 08:11 AM]
Fullscreen to Launch SVOD Service on April 26
The programming slate features a diverse library comprised of feature films, scripted and unscripted acquisitions and originals, as well as exclusive content from today's top creators and social influencers.

[03/29/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 29
Updates include: NBC preps Famke Janssen-led "The Blacklist" spin-off; Cynthia Addai-Robinson set as new lead of USA's "Shooter"; and Navid Negahban to recur on ABC's "Mistresses."

[03/29/16 - 03:07 PM]
TLC Launches Multiplatform TLCme Video Hub Featuring Digital Series with Influencers in Style, Home, Beauty and Parenting
The TLCme.com video hub provides the latest stories on style, beauty, weddings, family, home and more.

[03/29/16 - 01:22 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Marks 3 Years as the #1 Preschooler Network
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2016.

[03/29/16 - 01:22 PM]
Samuel Barnett Cast in Title Role of BBC America's "Dirk Gently"
The announcement comes on the heels of Elijah Wood being cast in the role of "Todd."

[03/29/16 - 12:05 PM]
Comedy Central Announces Seven Series Renewals and One Extension
"Tosh.0," "Drunk History," "Review," "This Is Not Happening" and "Not Safe with Nikki Glaser" are among returning series.

[03/29/16 - 11:56 AM]
Great American Country Adds More Fun-Loving Outdoor Living Series in 2016
In 2016, the network's 470 hours of lifestyle programming maintains its focus on the joy of living the simple life and outdoor fun.

[03/29/16 - 11:44 AM]
DIY Network Says "Bring It!" with 360 Hours of Home Improvement Programming in 2016
The network has ordered 360 hours of new original home improvement programming, including eight new wall-breaking, roof-ripping, house-hauling series, fresh episodes of 22 smash hits and 12 one-hour specials.

[03/29/16 - 11:43 AM]
Multiple Freshman Series and Returning Hits Fuel the HGTV 2016 Programming Juggernaut
The network is loading its 2016 programming lineup with 17 premiere series, fresh episodes of 24 popular titles and 14 one-hour specials.

[03/29/16 - 11:02 AM]
TNT Announces Summer 2016 Premiere Dates for Four Returning Hits
Said quartet will join the previously announced new series "Animal Kingdom."

[03/29/16 - 10:43 AM]
It's All Shark N' Awe When "Shark Week" Returns on Sunday, June 26 on Discovery
Television's longest running and most anticipated summer event will make a huge splash this this summer with all-new compelling and jaw-dropping shark stories and shark technology.

[03/29/16 - 10:36 AM]
"Supergirl" Soars with "The Flash" Crossover
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, March 28.

[03/29/16 - 10:31 AM]
Spike TV Inks Season Nine of "Ink Master"
Season 9 will consist of 15 one-hour episodes plus a live finale and will debut in 2017.

[03/29/16 - 09:48 AM]
Animal Planet's "Tanked" Celebrates 100 Episodes - Friday, April 15 at 10pm
Wayde King and Brett Raymer, the Las Vegas-based brothers-in-law, have made a name for themselves designing jaw-dropping aquariums for the biggest celebrities across the country.

[03/29/16 - 09:30 AM]
Travel Channel Announces New 2016 Programming Slate
Two new series will take some of the world's biggest stars off-the-beaten path to their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and sightsee.

[03/29/16 - 09:07 AM]
CNBC's "Follow the Leader" Uncovers the Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success Beginning Wednesday, April 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Business journalist and best-selling author Farnoosh Torabi is on a mission to find out what makes the most successful business people on the planet different from the rest of us.

[03/29/16 - 09:07 AM]
AMC Releases Teaser Image of "The Walking Dead's" Negan
The iconic villain from Robert Kirkman's graphic novel is set to make his debut in the show's highly-anticipated season six finale this Sunday.

[03/29/16 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Rises in Latest Victory for NBC
The Peacock easily wins the night among adults 18-49.

[03/29/16 - 08:28 AM]
NBC Wins Monday in 18-49 and Total Viewers, As "The Voice" and "Blindspot" Grow Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, March 28.

[03/29/16 - 08:24 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Stands Monday's Most Watched Program for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 28.

[03/29/16 - 08:04 AM]
NBC Olympics Surpasses $1 Billion in National Advertising Sales for Rio 2016
Rio 2016 remains on pace to secure the most national advertising sales ever for an Olympic Games and the most by any network for any media event in U.S. history.

[03/29/16 - 06:45 AM]
ESPN Films and ABC Announce June Air Dates for the Highly Anticipated 30 for 30 Documentary Event "O.J.: Made in America"
Look for "O.J.: Made in America - Part 1" to premiere in primetime on ABC at 9:00/8:00c on Saturday, June 11.

[03/28/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 28
Updates include: Tattiawna Jones to lead ABC's "Randall & Hilda Are Not a Couple"; Addison Timlin among latest cast in "MacGyver" at CBS; and Tyler Hilton reports to ABC's "The Fluffy Shop."

[03/28/16 - 01:54 PM]
TV Land's "Younger" Has Most-Watched Episode Ever
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 23.

[03/28/16 - 01:30 PM]
"Walk the Prank" Sneak Preview to Debut on Disney XD and Disney Channel on April Fools' Day, Friday, April 1
Following the sneak preview, "Walk the Prank" will air in its regular time slot on Wednesday nights at 8:30/7:30c on Disney XD.

[03/28/16 - 01:19 PM]
E! Sets Premiere Date for New Series "Famously Single"
In the all-new series, eight celebrities going through relationship rehab live under one roof in downtown Los Angeles and explore their romantic issues together.

[03/28/16 - 12:43 PM]
Video: VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Supertrailer
Season five premieres Monday, April 4 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/28/16 - 12:41 PM]
TV Land Icon Awards to Honor the Legendary Norman Lear and Pop Culture Icon John Stamos at 2016 Ceremony on Sunday, April 10th
The special will then air on TV Land the following Sunday, April 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/28/16 - 12:28 PM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivers Its Highest Ratings Ever in Fourth Season
Season five of "Flip or Flop" premieres Thursday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[03/28/16 - 12:22 PM]
FX Partners with Baxter of California for Archer Grooming Kit
The "Get The Look: Archer" bundle includes the essentials for every international man of mystery.

[03/28/16 - 12:00 PM]
MTV Names Michael Klein to Oversee Original Programming as Executive Vice President of Original Content
Klein joins MTV from Condé Nast Entertainment, where he served most recently as Executive Vice President of Programming and Content Strategy, Digital Channels.







  [march 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


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





[04/21/19 - 09:29 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins with "The Ten Commandments" Telecast
The Alphabet's annual presentation leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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.