or


    [tuesday, december 13, 2016]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[12/13/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 13
Updates include: ABC gives extra episodes to six comedies; Meagan Good to lead "Foxy Brown" at Hulu; and TV Land pulls the plug on comedy "Impastor."

[12/13/16 - 02:17 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 12.

[12/13/16 - 01:29 PM]
The Season of the Witch Is Ending - You Have To See How "Salem" Ends
WGN America has revealed the show's five upcoming episodes will be the last.

[12/13/16 - 01:22 PM]
TNT Greenlights Florida-Set Nail Salon Dramedy "Claws"
The series follows the rise of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.

[12/13/16 - 12:19 PM]
IFC's "Stan Against Evil" Renewed for Season 2
Created by Dana Gould and starring John C. McGinley and Janet Varney, "Stan Against Evil" debuted Halloween week to strong numbers and critical acclaim.

[12/13/16 - 12:00 PM]
PaleyFest LA Returns to the Iconic Dolby Theatre in Hollywood From March 17 to 26, 2017
HBO's "Westworld," NBC's "This Is Us" and FX's "American Horror Story: Roanoke" are among the initial offerings.

[12/13/16 - 11:55 AM]
Comedy Central's New Series "Detroiters" Premieres Tuesday, February 7 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Sam Richardson, from Detroit, and Tim Robinson, from Metro Detroit, are real life best friends who star as small-time ad men in the Motor City.

[12/13/16 - 11:55 AM]
Video: First Look at New Drama Series "Ransom"
Top crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont uses his insight into human behavior to resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases, and save lives.

[12/13/16 - 11:53 AM]
FOX Sports' First MLS Cup Presentation Is Most-Watched Since 2001
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, December 10.

[12/13/16 - 11:34 AM]
HGTV Stars Hilary Farr and David Visentin Are Back in New Season of "Love It or List It"
Attracting more than 12 million viewers in its last season, the series features David and Hilary as they help homeowners decide to either love their existing home with stunning renovations by Hilary or to purchase a new home that David finds.

[12/13/16 - 11:31 AM]
TBS Adds "People of Earth" and "Search Party" to Roster of Renewed 2016 Shows
They'll join the network's previous 2016 renewals of "Angie Tribeca," "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," "The Detour" and "Wrecked," in addition to comedy mainstays "Conan" and "American Dad!"

[12/13/16 - 11:14 AM]
Video: WGN America Reveals First "Underground" Teaser Trailer, Image and Season Two Premiere Date
Season two of the 10-episode, hour-long series follows an unremitting struggle for freedom within a divided America on the brink of civil war, each side vying to enact their own justice.

[12/13/16 - 11:01 AM]
Marvel Television and ABC Studios Launch "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot"
The six-part digital series features the character of Elena "Yo-Yo" Rodriguez (Natalia Cordova-Buckley), an Inhuman with the ability to move with super-speed, as she struggles to balance the restrictions of the recently instituted Sokovia Accords.

[12/13/16 - 11:00 AM]
Performers Announced for "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" Airing Saturday, Dec. 31, on FOX
Direct from the "I Love the '90s" tour, hip-hop and rap artists Biz Markie, Coolio, Naughty By Nature, Rob Base, Salt-N-Pepa, Tone Loc and Young MC will join Pitbull and hosts Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg to help ring in an unforgettable new year.

[12/13/16 - 10:50 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks' Holiday Programming Events Score Another Successful Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 5-11.

[12/13/16 - 10:43 AM]
Acclaimed Drama Series "National Treasure" Joins Hulu Original Slate
The first season of the series from Jack Thorne will debut in the U.S. as a Hulu Original on March 1, 2017.

[12/13/16 - 10:40 AM]
Get in the Holiday "Spirit" with Destination America
Sidle over to the sofa with some eggnog and tune into yuletide's favorite scares with a primetime "Holiday Spirit" stunt airing from Monday, December 19 to Sunday, January 1.

[12/13/16 - 10:17 AM]
NBC Honors the Legendary Tony Bennett with "Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come," Tuesday, Dec. 20
Filmed at New York's Radio City Music Hall in September, the program is hosted by Alec Baldwin and includes performances from music's leading artists and special birthday tributes to Bennett.

[12/13/16 - 10:14 AM]
MTV to Premiere Lady Gaga's "Million Reasons" Globally
Lady Gaga will also be taking over MTV's US Instagram channel of throughout the day, serving up exclusive content for her Little Monsters.

[12/13/16 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Confirms Feb. 24 Debut for Fifth Season of "Vice"
This fifth season of "Vice" will feature 30 episodes, up from 18 episodes in season four.

[12/13/16 - 09:14 AM]
Seventh and Final Season of "Workaholics" Premieres on Wednesday, January 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Special guest appearances include Nina Dobrev and Dennis Quaid.

[12/13/16 - 09:06 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/13/16 - 09:04 AM]
TLC Documents Heartwrenching Journeys of Addiction, Shame and Determination in New Season of "My 600-lb Life"
Returning for its fifth season on Wednesday, January 4, TLC's hit series tells powerful stories of morbidly obese individuals - many who are home bound, relying on care just to live day-to-day as they make the courageous decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery.

[12/13/16 - 09:03 AM]
Record Number of Women Tune in to Spike's Hit Series, "Ink Master"
As the "Ink Master" franchise continues to thrive, the network has greenlit a new season of its spin-off series "Ink Master: Redemption," with 10 additional episodes.

[12/13/16 - 08:02 AM]
Alessia Cara, G-Eazy, Martin Garrix, John Legend and More to Perform on ABC's Broadcast of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017"
As previously announced, Fergie will host and perform at the event, with additional performances by Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign, Niall Horan, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes and Emeli Sande.

[12/13/16 - 07:48 AM]
Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter Joins FOX Sports
The eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver will bring his distinctive insights to a number of FS1's daily studio shows.

[12/13/16 - 06:30 AM]
Fox Networks Group to Launch "24: Legacy" in More Than 160 Countries Across FOX Channels
The day-and-date across a majority of FOX channels is part of Fox Network Group's established international programming and marketing strategy for viral, high-profile series.

[12/13/16 - 06:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces "Winterfest" Programming Event This January
Julie Berman, Andrew Walker, Merritt Patterson, Jessy Schram and Luke Macfarlane are just some of the stars set to warm up the cold, January nights and help you kick-off the New Year to a bright, fresh start!

[12/13/16 - 06:01 AM]
First Look at Nicole Kidman from the New Installment of Jane Campion's Critically Acclaimed "Top of the Lake"
Nicole Kidman will play an Australian mother, Julia, whose story will intersect with Elisabeth Moss, reprising her Golden Globe winning role as Detective Robin Griffin.

[12/12/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 12
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Marco Polo" after two seasons; Terry O'Quinn signs onto NBC's "The Blacklist: Redemption"; and A&E pulls "Gangland Undercover" from its lineup.

[12/12/16 - 12:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Second Season of "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
Look for the first of three new episodes on Monday, January 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/12/16 - 12:00 PM]
"Adventure Time: Islands," All-New Eight-Part Mini-Series Premieres with Four-Night Event Monday, Jan. 30 on Cartoon Network
The four-night special event will answer one of the series' most-asked questions: What happened to the humans?

[12/12/16 - 11:10 AM]
Celebrity Hair Maven Kim Kimble Returns with a Whole New Look for Season Five of "L.A. Hair" on WE tv
It's out with the old and in with the new in 2017 on WE tv, as the hit series "L.A. Hair," featuring the incomparable celebrity hair stylist Kim Kimble.

[12/12/16 - 11:00 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Introduces The Klingons
Chris Obi, Shazad Latif and Mary Chieffo join previously announced cast members Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp.

[12/12/16 - 10:50 AM]
The Jonas Family Takes Center Stage on New Food Network Special "Jonas Restaurant: Family Style"
"For years the Jonas family has entertained audiences with their music, and now we are thrilled to showcase their passion for entertaining with food," said Didi O'Hearn.

[12/12/16 - 10:06 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer and Announces Date for "The OA"
The Netflix original series, which launches this Friday, is from visionaries Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, who created and wrote the eight chapter, mind-bending odyssey together.

[12/12/16 - 10:06 AM]
FXX's Basic Cable Ranking Surges on 13-Day "The Simpsons 600 Marathon"
FXX spins the numbers for the November 24-December 7 stunt.

[12/12/16 - 10:01 AM]
TLC's New Series "Tattoo Girls" Gets Special Christmas Eve Online Premiere on TLCgo
The series is set against the backdrop of Ink Ink, a tattoo shop like no other - it is owned and operated by young entrepreneur Kelsey and employs an all-female lineup of tattoo artists.

[12/12/16 - 10:00 AM]
GSN Debuts New Original Game Show Series "Divided" with Season 4 Premiere of "Idiotest" on Thursday, January 19
Hosted by Mike Richards, "Divided" serves as part game show, part social experiment, asking whether a team of complete strangers can agree on the same answer in order to collectively win prize money.

[12/12/16 - 09:47 AM]
History(R) Asks How 2016 Will Be Viewed by Future Generations in an Original Documentary Special "This Is History: 2016" Premiering Monday, December 19 at 10pm ET/PT
A Pew Research Center poll and report conducted in association with History asked Americans to name the 10 most significant historic events of their lifetime.

[12/12/16 - 09:00 AM]
HBO's Untitled Muhammad Ali Documentary Begins Production
Directed by acclaimed feature-film director Antoine Fuqua, the documentary will explore Ali's greatest triumphs and comebacks, painting an intimate portrait of a man who, against all odds, dreamed and achieved the impossible, over and over again.

[12/12/16 - 09:00 AM]
Prepare to Go Big in the New Year with New Food Network Series "Ginormous Food"
Josh Denny hosts the six-episode series, premiering Friday, January 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/16 - 08:57 AM]
Andrew Zimmern Sets Out on All-American Road Trip in New Season of "Bizarre Foods"
Premiering Tuesday, January 31, each of the six hour-long episodes follows Zimmern along a historic route as he experiences America's multi-faceted history through the nation's diverse cuisines and flavors.

[12/12/16 - 08:42 AM]
"Bajillion Dollar Propertie$" Renewed for Seasons Two More Seasons on Seeso
Guest stars for season three include Sarah Silverman, Jason Mantzoukas, James Adomian, Lauren Lapkus, June Diane Raphael, Dave Foley and Steven Yeun.

[12/12/16 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Wins Big for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors on Sunday by a wide margin.

[12/12/16 - 08:12 AM]
Video: FYI's New Documentary "Farming Detroit" Follows the City's Urban Farming Revolution
Over the weekend, FYI premiered its new documentary special "Farming Detroit," which follows pioneer Detroiters who are spearheading the city's urban farming revolution.

[12/12/16 - 07:01 AM]
AMC Announces the Second Half of "The Walking Dead" Season Seven Will Return Sunday, February 12 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The network also released today the official key art for the second half of season seven.

[12/12/16 - 05:57 AM]
74th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees Announced
"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" leads all television nominees with five nods.

[12/11/16 - 08:19 PM]
Complete Winners List for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
Nominated for six awards, the most of any series, "The People v. O.J. Simpson" took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series.

[12/11/16 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with Holiday Repeats
The Eye wins the night in adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.







  [december 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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





[08/19/18 - 09:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges Competition in Viewers, Demos
A rebroadcast of "20/20" leads the night in both categories.

[08/18/18 - 09:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown
The Peacock shares in the adults 18-49 honors with ABC and CBS.

[08/17/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 17
Updates include: Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale series canceled by Netflix; Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky to star in CBS comedy; and Steven Ogg to recur on TNT's "Snowpiercer."

[08/17/18 - 12:30 PM]
Fox 21 Television Studios and The Littlefield Company Option Best Selling Author Beth Macy's "Dopesick" for Television
"Every once in a while, you come across a piece of material that is that rare diamond in that it's an incredibly arresting story, and, even more, is timely and important," commented Bert Salke.

[08/17/18 - 11:18 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen"
Set in an alternate history where "superheroes" are treated as outlaws, "Watchmen" embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

[08/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel's New Family Comedy "Coop & Cami Ask the World" Set to Premiere Friday, October 12
The series follows the antics of middle-school siblings Coop and Cami Wrather, who co-host a popular online show while balancing life, family and friendship.

[08/17/18 - 10:16 AM]
Cast Announced - YouTube's Season 2 "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*"
On tap are Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Jon Cryer, Rhys Darby, Donald Faison, Lucy Hale, Tom Lennon, Ken Marino, Tim Matheson, Joel McHale, Tim Meadows, Stephen Merchant, Ben Schwartz, Dax Shepard, Jessica St Clair, Pete Wentz, and Samira Wiley.

[08/17/18 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Announces "What/If" an All New Original Drama Series Starring Renee Zellweger from Creator Mike Kelley
The social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[08/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Fall Season Highlights
New series include "Blood Runs Cold" (Thursday, October 25) and "Deadly Silence" (Tuesday, November 13).

[08/17/18 - 09:18 AM]
"Monday Night Football" Preseason Game on ESPN Up 11 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, August 16.

[08/17/18 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers in addition to adults 18-49.

[08/17/18 - 08:00 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A New High-Flying Animated Adventure Series, Takes Flight with a One-Hour Premiere Sunday, October 7, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The high-flying adventure series follows Kazuda Xiono ("Kaz"), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.

[08/17/18 - 07:31 AM]
Key Art Debut - Jeremy Saulnier's Gripping Psychological Thriller "Hold the Dark," A Netflix Film Starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgard, Riley Keough
The latest Netflix original film debuts on Friday, September 28.

[08/16/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 16
Updates include: E! axes "The Royals" after four seasons; USA gives series order to "Bourne" TV series "Treadstone"; and Michael Engler to helm "The Gilded Age" at NBC.

[08/16/18 - 02:31 PM]
Starz's "Outlander" Season Four Returning November 4th!
Season four continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America.