or


    [saturday, august 06, 2016]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[08/06/16 - 03:36 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Open on Top for NBC
The Peacock eclipses the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/06/16 - 08:06 AM]
NBC Ratings: Olympic Opening Ceremony Ratings in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 5.

[08/05/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 5
Updates include: Rachel Brosnahan to lead Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; FOX orders animated pilot "Okies of Bel Air"; and Tone Bell boards Netflix's "Disjointed."

[08/05/16 - 07:00 PM]
Video: First Look Teasers - "Chance" and "Shut Eye" on Hulu
Hugh Laurie and Jeffrey Donovan topline the respective series, due later this year.

[08/05/16 - 02:48 PM]
"The ABC Fall Preview Special" Gives Viewers an Exciting Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Network's New Shows and Returning Favorites
Anthony Anderson, Randall Park, Katy Mixon, John Ross Bowie, Piper Perabo and Daniel Sunjata host the special preview.

[08/05/16 - 11:31 AM]
"Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never" Premieres Thursday, September 1 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on WE tv
The show follows the ride or die couple as they spend time in one of their favorite cities, Miami, finally deciding that it's time to make it official and get hitched.

[08/05/16 - 11:08 AM]
Video: WGN America Unveils First-Look Photo and Teaser Trailer Featuring "Salem" Season Three Guest Star Marilyn Manson
The third season of "Salem" dawns with the triumph of the witches' plan to remake the New World by bringing the devil to earth and making Salem his capital.

[08/05/16 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Channel Debuts "Free Period," A Collection of Original Short-Form Movies, Exclusively Available on Disney Channel Digital Platforms
"Free Period" movies will roll out daily on the Disney Channel YouTube page Friday, August 5 through Thursday, August 18.

[08/05/16 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Announces "'Pitch' Night at the Ballpark"
The promotion will be held in 43 different Minor League stadiums and 12 independent and college summer league ballparks across the country during the months of August and September.

[08/05/16 - 09:45 AM]
"50 Years of Star Trek" Celebrates the Iconic Franchise Sunday, August 14 at 8PM ET/PT on History(R)
Directed by Ian Roumain, "50 Years of Star Trek" explores the series with those who know it best.

[08/05/16 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Channel Orders New Series "Andi Mack" from "Lizzie McGuire" Creator Terri Minsky
The series begins production this fall in Salt Lake City, Utah, with 12-year-old newcomer Peyton Elizabeth Lee starring in the title role.

[08/05/16 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye wins the final night before NBC's primetime Olympics coverage begins.

[08/05/16 - 08:31 AM]
WGN America's "Underground" Honored with Three Cablefax Program Awards
Series stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell ("Rosalee") and Aldis Hodge ("Noah") were also acknowledged with honorable mentions in the Best Actress and Best Actor categories.

[08/05/16 - 07:09 AM]
"Preacher" Season One Establishes Series as a Top 10 Cable Drama and the #2 New Drama Launch of the Year Among Adults 25-54
AMC spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/04/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 4
Updates include: Nathan Fillion bound for new season of "Modern Family"; Katie McGrath cast as Lena Luthor on "Supergirl"; and Freeform reveals return date for "Switched at Birth."

[08/04/16 - 05:31 PM]
ABC's Emmy-Nominated "black-ish" to Film at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida for Season Three Premiere Episode
In the season three premiere episode, titled "VIP," Dre decides to take his entire family on the magical, first-class vacation experience he was never able to have as a kid.

[08/04/16 - 02:01 PM]
The "2016 American Music Awards" Return with a Live Broadcast, Sunday, November 20, on ABC
As always at the American Music Awards, artists will be honored in multiple musical genres.

[08/04/16 - 01:48 PM]
All-New Season of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" to Premiere Saturday, August 13 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on OWN
The season opener features celebrity updates with hip-hop legend Sir Mix-A-Lot, former teen heartthrob Kevin Jonas, and "I Dream of Jeannie" star Barbara Eden.

[08/04/16 - 12:37 PM]
Viceland's Emmy-Nominated "Gaycation" with Ellen Page & Ian Daniel Presents a Special Episode from Orlando, Florida on August 24
In addition, the critically praised program will begin its second season on September 7 at 10:30/9:30c.

[08/04/16 - 12:01 PM]
Anthology Comedy Series "Room 104," From Brothers Jay and Mark Duplass, To Begin Production Later This Year for 2017 Debut on HBO
Set in a single room of an average American hotel, the series tells a different story of the assorted characters who pass through it in each episode.

[08/04/16 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Orders Second Installments of ABCd Series "Forever 31," "I Can Find $3000 In Your Home" and "Newborn Moms" for the Newly Re-Launched ABC App
The network also acquired "American Koko," which follows a satirical agency that solves sticky racial situations with sensitivity, vulnerability, honesty and humor.

[08/04/16 - 11:48 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Make It Pop" Heads to Paradise in One-Hour TV Event on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special episode will feature three all-new original songs performed by XO-IQ, and cameos from Nancy O'Dell, Chachi Gonzales, JoJo Siwa, Zach Sang and DJ Maxwell.

[08/04/16 - 11:17 AM]
History to Premiere Season Three of "Forged in Fire" and New Original Series "Milwaukee Blacksmith" on August 23
On the all-new series "Milwaukee Blacksmith," Kent Knapp and his children make their living in the 5,000 year-old craft of blacksmithing.

[08/04/16 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central, Kids at Play, Lexus' L/Studio Partner to Launch "Junketeers" Original Multiplatform Series, Premiering Today
Guest stars include Josh Duhamel, Kristen Bell, Gillian Jacobs, Chloe Grace Moretz, Eli Roth, Emily Ratajkowski, Tom Felton, Matt Bomer and many more.

[08/04/16 - 10:44 AM]
Freeform Takes You Inside the World of Competitive Cheerleading with "Cheer Squad" Airing Every Weeknight August 22 Through September 2
Multiple episodes of the series will be available for fans to watch on the Freeform app and on video on demand from August 12 through August 21, before the network premiere.

[08/04/16 - 10:12 AM]
ABC's Highest-Rated Game Shows, "Celebrity Family Feud," "The $100,000 Pyramid," "Match Game" and "To Tell The Truth," All Earn Series Renewals
Hosts Steve Harvey, Michael Strahan, Alec Baldwin and Anthony Anderson will likewise return.

[08/04/16 - 09:51 AM]
Season Four Premiere of Award-Winning "Doc McStuffins" Checks In as Disney Junior's No. 1 Series Telecast of 2016 with Kids 2-8
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 29.

[08/04/16 - 09:23 AM]
Amazon Original Series "The Grand Tour" Announces US Studio Recording Location
The guest list for the brand new Amazon Original Series, premiering this fall on Prime Video, opens today, enabling customers to apply for exclusive tickets to the tent recording taking place in Southern California in front of a live studio audience.

[08/04/16 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Showtime Sports(R) Releases Trailer and Key Art for All-Access Season-Long Series Chronicling 2016 Florida State Seminoles
The season premieres Tuesday, September 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, just one day after Florida State's opening week showdown with the top-15 ranked Ole Miss Rebels.

[08/04/16 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Orders Straight-to-Series Ten Episodes of Skydance Television's "Ten Days in the Valley" Starring Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Kyra Sedgwick
Skydance's original series follows Jane Sadler (Sedgwick), an overworked television producer and single mother in the middle of a fractious separation.

[08/04/16 - 08:46 AM]
Lily Tomlin to Be Honored with 2016 SAG Life Achievement Award
SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said, "Lily Tomlin is an extraordinary actress, as equally adept at narrative drama as in comedy roles."

[08/04/16 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Close Competition
The Peacock narrowly edges out ABC, CBS and FOX among adults 18-49.

[08/04/16 - 08:35 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Official Trailer for XOXO
The film follows six strangers whose lives collide in one frenetic, dream-chasing, hopelessly romantic night.

[08/04/16 - 08:04 AM]
Gwyneth Paltrow, Gary Vaynerchuk and will.i.am Join "Planet of the Apps" as Mentors
Paltrow and will.i.am will also executive produce the project.

[08/04/16 - 06:08 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched July Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/03/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 3
Updates include: PSN cancels "Powers" after two seasons; Jeremy Davies scores arc on FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"; and Maribeth Monroe cast in "World's End" at TBS.

[08/03/16 - 05:15 PM]
E!'s "Mariah's World" Premieres Sunday, December 4th
Additionally, the songstress is about to begin the second half of her critically-acclaimed Las Vegas residency "Mariah #1 to Infinity" at Caesars Palace starts later this month.

[08/03/16 - 12:19 PM]
New Digital Edition of "Big Brother" Coming to CBS All Access This Fall
In addition to the CBS All Access edition this fall, "Big Brother" will continue to be broadcast on the CBS Television Network during the summer.

[08/03/16 - 11:58 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Expands Its Home & Food Programming Slate This September with New Series "Game of Homes" and "The Incredible Food Race"
Look for said offerings beginning on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7, respectively.

[08/03/16 - 11:30 AM]
Syfy Announces November 30 Premiere Date for New Thriller "Incorporated"
The network also revealed September debuts for new series "Van Helsing" (Friday, September 23), "Channel Zero: Candle Cove" (Tuesday, September 27) and "Aftermath" (Tuesday, September 27).

[08/03/16 - 11:00 AM]
Esquire Network Brings the Classic Japanese Hit "Ninja Warrior" Back to the Small Screen
The heart-racing marathon will begin Saturday, September 3 at 7am ET/PT and run through Tuesday, September 6 at 4am ET/PT.

[08/03/16 - 10:45 AM]
USA Network Announces "Suits" Season 7 Pick Up and Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Falling Water" and "Eyewitness" at TCA
Look for the newcomers on Thursday, October 13 and Sunday, October 16, respectively.

[08/03/16 - 10:10 AM]
Video: Comic-Con 2016 - FX
See what FX brought to Comic-Con 2016.

[08/03/16 - 09:41 AM]
AMC's New Late Night Series "Geeking Out" Premieres Sunday, August 14 at 11 PM ET/PT
The following week the show will shift to midnight, its regular timeslot.

[08/03/16 - 09:36 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Season 3 Premieres Monday, August 15th at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Producer and rapper Safaree Samuels joins the "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" cast this season.

[08/03/16 - 09:05 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Holds Off "Bachelor in Paradise"
NBC easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/03/16 - 09:05 AM]
Video: First Look at WE tv's Newest Reality Series "Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never"
The series premieres Thursday, September 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/03/16 - 09:02 AM]
Bellator's Growth Continues with New International Deals
Electus International has secured new deals with broadcasters in Australia (Spike), Japan (AbemaTV), Russia (Match), China (LeEco), Africa (MBC), South Korea (KBSN), Benelux (Spike) and Bulgaria (bTV).

[08/03/16 - 08:00 AM]
"Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit" to Open at the World's Largest Children's Museum on August 6
The exhibit is designed to model "care and compassion" for kids age 2-7 in immersive activities that reinforce the importance of health and well-being.

[08/03/16 - 07:28 AM]
A&E's "60 Days In" & "Behind Bars: Rookie Year" Return for New Seasons
Said offerings return on Thursday, August 18 and Thursday, August 25, respectively.







  [august 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."