or


    [wednesday, january 04, 2017]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[01/04/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 4
Updates include: Disney Channel cancels "Girl Meets World"; James Van Der Beek to lead Viceland's "What Would Diplo Do?"; and Harold Perrineau bound for "Criminal Minds."

[01/04/17 - 07:20 PM]
"Love Alarm" Set to Become Netflix First Korean Original Series
This 12-episode series will be produced by Jaemoon Lee from the newly-formed production company, Hidden Sequence.

[01/04/17 - 03:32 PM]
CMT Announces "Nashchat" First-Ever Social Interactive Fan Hangout and Conversation Companion to the Hit Series "Nashville"
Chris Carmack (Will Lexington) set as the first guest on January 5 at 11pm ET on CMT's Facebook page.

[01/04/17 - 12:31 PM]
Hallmark Channel, The Official Home of Kitten Bowl, Announces the First Ever Kitten Basketball Championship "Meow Madness" to Premiere Exclusively on April 3, 2017
The special will showcase adoptable kittens in the most competitive tournament the basketball world has ever seen.

[01/04/17 - 11:36 AM]
"The Quad" Premieres on BET January 31, 2017 at 10PM ET
The series follows the ambitious yet secretive life of Eva, the newly elected President of Georgia A&M (an HBCU), her administration, and the entering freshman class.

[01/04/17 - 11:35 AM]
"Archer" Moving to FXX With Season 8
The new season "revolves around the hardboiled private eye Sterling Archer and his quest to find his partner's killer in 1947 Los Angeles."

[01/04/17 - 11:01 AM]
Two Hour Special "The 44th President: In His Own Words" Premieres Sunday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT on History(R)
In profound and candid new interviews with the POTUS conducted both before and after the 2016 Presidential election, the two-hour special is a unique examination of the Obama presidency from the inside out.

[01/04/17 - 10:45 AM]
Netflix Acquires Kitty Green's Casting JonBenet
The film will launch on Netflix and in limited theatrical release in Spring of 2017.

[01/04/17 - 10:31 AM]
Hulu Inks Agreement with CBS Corporation to Add Leading Networks to Upcoming Live TV Service
All networks in the deal will be available to stream live, with much of their programming available on-demand as well, through Hulu's new multichannel, live TV streaming service, set to launch in the coming months.

[01/04/17 - 10:22 AM]
Disney and ABC Invite Families to Read Together During Fifth Annual "Magic of Storytelling" Campaign and Second Annual Disney Reads Day
The Magic of Storytelling campaign aims to inspire families' imaginations, cultivate a lifelong love of reading in kids, and bring books to underserved communities across the country.

[01/04/17 - 10:21 AM]
ABC Announces Expert Mentors and Young Judges Appearing on Upcoming Toy-Competition Series "The Toy Box," Premiering Friday, April 7
The eight-episode series is hosted by Eric Stonestreet.

[01/04/17 - 10:11 AM]
ABC's New Year's Rockin' Eve Dominates Prime and Late Night - The Week's #1 Entertainment Telecast and ABC's Highest Since the Oscars
ABC further spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/04/17 - 09:55 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race, CBS Tops Viewers
The Peacock gets a boost from "The Wall" while the Eye's "NCIS" leads the night in both categories.

[01/04/17 - 09:39 AM]
Michelle Obama to Make Final Talk Show Appearance as Sitting First Lady Wednesday, Jan. 11 on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
The visit will mark her third appearance as a guest.

[01/04/17 - 09:00 AM]
"The Wall" Jumps 42% Night to Night; 11-Month Highs for "Chicago P.D.," "Chicago Fire" Wins at 9
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 3.

[01/04/17 - 08:36 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Finishes 2016 Season on Pace to Be TV's #1 Primetime Show for Record 6th Consecutive Year
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/04/17 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Comedies Return Up; "The Middle" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Score Best-Since-Premiere Ratings
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 3.

[01/04/17 - 08:18 AM]
Travel Channel's "The Trip: 2017" Fifth Annual Sweepstakes and Network Event Kicks Off Today
This year's trip is packed with the most thrilling, surprising and exclusive experiences one can find in some of the most desirable and popular locations.

[01/04/17 - 07:47 AM]
Comedy Central and Barstool Sports Greenlight "The Barstool Rundown: Live from Houston" Telecast Nightly During Week Leading Up to Final Pro Football Game of the 2016 Season
The #1 brand in comedy greenlit four half-hour sports comedy specials titled, "The Barstool Rundown: Live From Houston" set to kick-off the week leading up to the big game beginning on Monday, January 30.

[01/04/17 - 07:01 AM]
Bravo Media Appoints Rachel Smith to Senior Vice President of Development
Previously, Smith served as Senior Vice President, Current Production, Bravo.

[01/03/17 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 3
Updates include: Meg Ryan to "Picture Paris" for Epix; Jim Beaver to visit NBC's "Timeless"; and Netflix's "Fuller House" gets extended third season.

[01/03/17 - 11:42 AM]
New Year New Puppies! Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl" Airs Feb. 5
For the first time, the annual special will air simultaneously on both coasts when it premieres Sunday, February 5 with three hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses and puppy penalties.

[01/03/17 - 11:41 AM]
"Beware the Slenderman," A Chilling Look at the Infamous Case of Two 12-Year-Old Wisconsin Girls Who Stabbed Their Best Friend to Pay Tribute to the Fictional Internet Legend Slenderman, Debuts Jan. 23 on HBO
The documentary will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

[01/03/17 - 11:03 AM]
2016 Ratings Wrap: Investigation Discovery Ends Year as #2 Network for Delivery of Women 25-54 in All of Ad-Supported Cable
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for 2016.

[01/03/17 - 10:32 AM]
Freeform's January Funday Begins January 21 and Continues Through January 22
Grab some hot cocoa and a snuggly blanket while enjoying the warmth alongside your favorite movie buff with Freeform's Funday weekend, a two-day programming event featuring beloved Disney classics.

[01/03/17 - 10:09 AM]
Hollywood's Biggest Night Kicks Off with NBC's "Golden Globe Arrivals Special" on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 4-5 P.M. PT/7-8 P.M. ET
Natalie Morales and Al Roker will host the pre-show, which will feature interviews with the biggest stars from television and film.

[01/03/17 - 10:02 AM]
FYI & iHeartRadio Form Promotional Partnership - New Short Form Series "In Bed with Simon" Premieres Tonight on FYI
The first two minute episode of "In Bed with Simon" will premiere tonight, Tuesday, January 3 in the 10-11pm ET hour.

[01/03/17 - 09:57 AM]
Megyn Kelly Joins NBC News - Kelly to Anchor New Daytime News Program & Primetime Magazine Show
Details about both of Kelly's news programs will be unveiled in the coming months.

[01/03/17 - 09:34 AM]
Rose Bowl Rating Up Nearly 20%; Streaming Surpassed One Million Unique Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 2.

[01/03/17 - 09:34 AM]
BBC America's "Planet Earth II" Has Moved
The landmark event will now premiere Saturday, February 18 instead of Saturday, January 28.

[01/03/17 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49 with the franchise's latest opener.

[01/03/17 - 08:55 AM]
"Celebrity Apprentice" Ranks #2 Among the Big 4 in Its Slot in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 2.

[01/03/17 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Premiere Wins by 62% Over NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" Opener
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 2.

[01/03/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Season Three of Emmy Award-Winning and Top-Streamed Original Dramatic Series "The Man in the High Castle"
Additionally, Eric Overmyer will serve as showrunner and executive producer for this new season.

[01/02/17 - 03:36 PM]
"The Simpsons" to Air First-Ever One-Hour Episode Sunday, Jan. 15, @ 8/7c on FOX
Guest voices include Taraji P. Henson, Keegan-Michael Key, Snoop Dogg, Common and RZA.

[01/02/17 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Wraps Season on Top
NBC easily eclipses the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/02/17 - 07:12 AM]
Packers-Lions on "Sunday Night Football" Dominates in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 1.

[01/01/17 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's New Year's Eve Coverage Triples NBC's Coverage and Scores a 5-Year Saturday High
ABC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/01/17 - 08:35 AM]
College Football Playoff Semifinals Ratings Up Double Digits; Both Games See Overnight Increases and Set Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[01/01/17 - 08:31 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Ends 2016 on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet's annual "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" takes home the top primetime honors.

[01/01/17 - 08:26 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" Hits a Seven-Year High in 18-49 in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 31.

[12/31/16 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Honors
"Dateline NBC" leads a low key night among adults 18-49.

[12/31/16 - 06:58 AM]
Capital One Orange Bowl: 6.7 Overnight Gives New Year's Six Its Best Start; Sets New Year's Six Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 30.

[12/30/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 26-30
Updates include: Matt Angel to play George Lucas on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Gabrielle Union settles lawsuit with BET over "Being Mary Jane"; and Burke Ramsey opens a new one against CBS over "The Case Of."

[12/30/16 - 02:38 PM]
OWN Remembers Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher with Special Re-Airing of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Episode from 2011 on January 5
In the hour-long episode, Reynolds and Fisher make a rare appearance together.

[12/30/16 - 10:00 AM]
Season Six Premiere of "Homeland" Is Available Early Exclusively to Showtime Subscribers
The premiere is currently available on the Showtime streaming service, Showtime on Demand(R) and Showtime Anytime, ahead of its linear debut on Sunday, January 15.

[12/30/16 - 09:30 AM]
Presenters Announced for The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Jimmy Fallon will host the high-profile ceremony airing on Sunday, January 8, live coast-to-coast on NBC from 5-8 p.m. PT / 8-11 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

[12/30/16 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Repeat Battle
A second run "The Big Bang Theory" leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/30/16 - 07:24 AM]
Debut of "Bright Lights," New Documentary on Loving Relationship of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Moved Up to Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The story of a family's complicated love, this documentary is an intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty in all its eccentricity.

[12/29/16 - 10:27 AM]
Carrie Fisher's "Wishful Drinking": Encore Presentation This Sunday
Debuting in 2010, this feature-length adaptation of the Hollywood icon's hit autobiographical stage production tells the intoxicating tale of her life, combining her raucous one-woman stage performance, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage.







  [january 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





[04/24/17 - 12:35 PM]
"Fargo" Returns Strong with Third Installment Premiere - Premiere Telecast Delivers 3 Million Total Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 19.

[04/24/17 - 12:05 PM]
"Mommy Dead and Dearest," A True-Crime Murder Story Exploring One of Psychology's Most Controversial Conditions, Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome, Debuts May 15, Exclusively on HBO
Erin Lee Carr ("Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop") returns to HBO to explore another true-crime story in the age of social media.

[04/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents "Alabama Week"
"Alabama Week" will feature nightly segments shot on location in cities and towns across the state including Selma, Tuscaloosa, Huntsville, Mobile and Montgomery.

[04/24/17 - 11:15 AM]
HBO Celebrates Asian Pacific Heritage Month with Premiere of "HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries"
Exploring a range of controversial issues, the award-winning shorts examine crime, addiction and family turmoil within the APA community.

[04/24/17 - 09:38 AM]
ESPN's & ABC's NBA Playoffs Ratings Up Double-Digits in Second Weekend
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA postseason coverage to date.

[04/24/17 - 09:17 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Announces More Than 160 ABC Stations Signed to Launch Over-the-Top Services Through Its Groundbreaking Clearinghouse Initiative
The vast majority of stations are now opted into one or more new internet-delivered programming services from DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation Vue, YouTube TV and/or CenturyLink.

[04/24/17 - 09:13 AM]
"Vice News Tonight" Presents a Special Edition on the Trump Presidency This Friday, April 28
This week's edition of the Emmy(R)-winning weekly news magazine "Vice" will debut later that same evening, at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/24/17 - 09:06 AM]
"Mike Tyson Mysteries" Season Three Premieres on Adult Swim Sunday, May 14th at 11:30pm E/P
Highlights include: a retelling of the team's Very First Mystery!

[04/24/17 - 09:05 AM]
Hallmark Channel Renews "When Calls the Heart" for Season Five
The series boasts a passionate fan base known as the #Hearties, who have become a social media phenomenon, making "When Calls the Heart" one of the network's most social series.

[04/24/17 - 08:36 AM]
EPIX to Premiere Original Documentary "Straight/Curve"
Also upcoming on EPIX is the previously-announced comedy special, "Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally - Summer of 69: No Apostrophe," which will debut on Friday, May 19.

[04/24/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Little Big Shots" Top Demo Charts
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[04/24/17 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Relive "Bloodline's" Most Memorable Moments in All-New, Must-Watch Recap Featurette Ahead of Final Season
"Bloodline's" third and final season launches Friday, May 26, everywhere Netflix is available.

[04/24/17 - 07:36 AM]
IFC Unveils Two New "Slightly Off" Digital Series on Its Comedy Crib
"Frank & Lamar" and "Sport Court" will premiere today on the Comedy Crib (ifc.com/comedy-crib), the network's online hub for original, short-form comedy.

[04/23/17 - 08:52 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL Playoffs Spark Demo Victory for NBC
The Peacock's primetime coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[04/22/17 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Slips Into Top Spot Among Adults 18-49
With CBS in repeats, the Peacock takes home the demo crown.