or


    [friday, october 06, 2017]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[10/06/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 6
Updates include: ABC locks up cast for "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off; Fortune Feimster joins the cast of NBC's "Champions"; and Hart Denton tapped for key role on The CW's "Riversale."

[10/06/17 - 03:41 PM]
Starz Casts Ella Purnell as "Tess" for Scripted Drama Series "Sweetbitter"
"Sweetbitter" follows 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York City, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant.

[10/06/17 - 02:19 PM]
Video: Teaser Trailer - "Marvel's Runaways"
The first three episodes of the season will launch on Tuesday, November 21.

[10/06/17 - 01:02 PM]
Video: USA Debuts "Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G." Official Trailer
Josh Duhamel, Jimmi Simpson, Bokeem Woodbine, Marcc Rose and Wavvy Jonez star in the series, due this winter on the cable channel.

[10/06/17 - 11:35 AM]
Arnold and Crew Are Back in Nickelodeon's "Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie" Premiering Friday, Nov. 24, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
Featuring a storyline picking up where the original TV series ended in 2004, the film follows the kids on the field trip of a lifetime, where Arnold and his friends embark on a quest to achieve his dream of finding his missing parents.

[10/06/17 - 11:00 AM]
Dina Hillier Named Vice President, Original Series, Disney Channel
Hillier joins Disney Channel from Paramount Television where she was vice president of Comedy Development and Current Programming.

[10/06/17 - 09:51 AM]
Video: Steven Soderbergh Gives First Look at Interactive Storytelling App "Mosaic" at Future of Storytelling Festival
Soderbergh told attendees, "'Mosaic' is a branching narrative piece. While branching narratives have been around forever, technology now allows, I hope, for a more elegant, intuitive form of engagement than used to be possible."

[10/06/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Beware of Hitchhiking Ghosts! "Haunted Mansion" Animated On-Air Promos Debut Saturday, October 7, on Disney XD
The trio of stop-motion animated on-air promos find Disney characters from "DuckTales," "Big Hero 6 The Series" and "Star vs. The Forces of Evil" on their own adventure hosted by Haunted Mansion ghosts.

[10/06/17 - 08:38 AM]
TV One Announces Production of Original Film, "Behind the Movement," Starring Meta Golding, Loretta Devine, Isaiah Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith
The film is a unique and fast-paced retelling of how Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat launched the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott.

[10/06/17 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Official Trailer of Amazon Prime Exclusive Series "Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams" + Clip from New Season of "The Man in the High Castle" Revealed at New York Comic Con
Both series are due in 2018 on the streaming service.

[10/06/17 - 08:20 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Thursday Night Football" Stay on Top
The Eye's NFL package holds off the competition once again.

[10/06/17 - 07:43 AM]
HGTV Greenlights Production of "Windy City Flip" with Designer and Renovation Star Alison Victoria
Alison, who first gained fan acclaim as the star of "Kitchen Crashers" on DIY Network, will save one-of-a-kind architectural features while updating the design with her luxurious style.

[10/06/17 - 06:05 AM]
"The Tick" Season One: Part Two Set to Premiere on February 23, 2018
Amazon Prime Video also releases a New York Comic Con exclusive poster.

[10/05/17 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 5
Updates include: Sally Field signs onto Netflix's "Maniac"; Bravo pulls the plug on "Odd Mom Out"; and Netflix's "Easy" reveals season two cast.

[10/05/17 - 01:09 PM]
Video: "Stan Against Evil" - Season 2 Official Trailer Unveiled At New York Comic Con
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, November 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/05/17 - 01:08 PM]
"This Is Us" Grows to 19.9 Million Viewers, Is NBC's Most-Watched Scripted Series Telecast in Live + 7, Excluding Super Bowl Nights, in 13 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[10/05/17 - 12:50 PM]
Video: Full Trailer Released for Syfy's "Happy!" Starring Christoper Meloni and Patton Oswalt
The series premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/05/17 - 12:41 PM]
DIY Network Orders 30 New Episodes of "Pool Kings"
The new episodes are slated to premiere in May 2018.

[10/05/17 - 12:28 PM]
Ed Stafford Returns to the Wild in Discovery Channel's New Survival Show "Ed Stafford: Left for Dead"
The series follows explorer Ed Stafford in his attempt to escape from some of our planet's most extreme environments in under 10 days.

[10/05/17 - 09:30 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Star Natalia Cordova-Buckley Upped to Series Regular for Season Five of Hit Series
A fan favorite, the Latina actress joined the cast in the third season of the hit series as Elena "Yo-Yo" Rodriguez.

[10/05/17 - 09:05 AM]
For the Second Straight Week, Freshman Drama "SEAL Team" Is Wednesday's Most Watched Broadcast
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/17 - 08:53 AM]
"Lethal Weapon" Season Two Premiere Posts +73% Lift in 7-Day Total Multi-Platform Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[10/05/17 - 08:31 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Actress and Four-Time Grammy Award(R)-Winning Singer Jill Scott to Turn Up the Heat as "Lady Eve" in The CW's Upcoming "Black Lightning"
Lady Eve is a DC villain who can be traced back to the Kobra Cult in comic lore.

[10/05/17 - 08:28 AM]
"Blacklist" Equals Its 2nd High Since November 2016, "SVU" Matches Its 2nd High Since February
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/17 - 08:26 AM]
For the First Time Ever ABC's "Modern Family" Catches "Empire" as Wednesday's #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/17 - 08:08 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
"Empire" and "Modern Family" share the adults 18-49 crown while the Eye's "SEAL Team" is the night's most-watched program.

[10/05/17 - 08:06 AM]
A Single Mom Raises Her Superhero Son in the Groundbreaking "Raising Dion," Coming to Netflix
Michael B. Jordan, Carol Barbee and director Dennis Liu are among the featured auspices.

[10/05/17 - 07:05 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Hulu Original Comedy Series "Future Man"
All episodes premiere Tuesday, November 14 only on Hulu.

[10/05/17 - 07:02 AM]
"King Lear" Cast Announced for BBC Two - Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson Lead All-Star Ensemble Cast
Amazon Studios is co-producing and taking US and German rights.

[10/05/17 - 07:01 AM]
Bravo Media Announces Winners of the Back to School-Themed "The Real Housewives Awards"
This year, the Awards featured a back-to-school themed twist, and a special "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" episode where host Andy Cohen and guests Dorinda Medley and Melissa Gorga crowned the Class of 2017 Prom Queen and King.

[10/05/17 - 06:01 AM]
Starz Serves Up Another Ash-Kicking Dose of "Ash vs Evil Dead," Season Three to Premiere February 25
Grab your chainsaws and watch out for Deadites because the grooviest show on TV returns in all its Ash-kicking splendor with more grisly battles, ghoulish banter and more blood-drenched fun than ever.

[10/04/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 4
Updates include: Pauley Perrette confirms exit from "NCIS"; Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting's comic "Velvet" eyed at Paramount Network; and Leland Orser joins TNT's "One Day She'll Darken."

[10/04/17 - 04:37 PM]
Freeform Banks on Bold With Two-Season Order of "The Bold Type"
Plus: Amanda Lasher joins the Universal Television series as executive producer/showrunner.

[10/04/17 - 04:02 PM]
Freeform Takes Over Comic Con with Live Mermaid Exhibit, A 360 Video Booth and Exclusive Giveaways
The activations will complement the network's NYCC panels for "Shadowhunters," "Beyond," and new series "Siren," in addition to teasing the new series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger."

[10/04/17 - 01:59 PM]
CBS All Access Original Comedy Series "No Activity" to Premiere on November 12
Said premiere is timed with the chapter one conclusion of "Star Trek: Discovery."

[10/04/17 - 12:37 PM]
BET Heats Up Tuesday Night with Three Big Premieres Featuring Hip Hop Heavy Hitters
Look for "Lip Sync Battle Hip Hop Awards Edition" to lead off the night followed by "Hip Hop Awards" and "Tales."

[10/04/17 - 12:30 PM]
Stefani Robinson Signs Overall Deal with FX Productions
Under the agreement, Robinson will develop television series for FX Networks and other outlets.

[10/04/17 - 11:00 AM]
Showtime(R) Encourages Fans to Share Their "Shameless" Stache in Support of the Movember Foundation
For every fan photo posted during the month of November, Showtime and Warner Bros. Television will donate $20 to the Foundation, up to $40,000.

[10/04/17 - 10:50 AM]
Science Channel Digs Deeper in Second Season of "Secrets of the Underground" Premiering Saturday, October 28 at 10PM
Explorer, adventurer biologist and tech fanatic Rob Nelson and his new co-host, geophysicist Stefan Burns, will dig deep into some of the world's most notorious underground legends.

[10/04/17 - 10:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "Lip Sync Battle Shorties Halloween Special," All-New Halloween-Themed Episode, on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special also features a surprise appearance by Rico Rodriguez, who will present the Lip Sync Battle Shorties winner with their very own Shorties blinged-out mic.

[10/04/17 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Greenlights Savory Drama Series "Sweetbitter"
The network has ordered straight to series six half-hour episodes of the scripted drama "Sweetbitter," based on the national best-selling novel of the same name written by Stephanie Danler.

[10/04/17 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Nemr: No Bombing in Beirut" - Stand-Up Comedy Special to Premiere Saturday, October 7 at 11 PM ET/PT
Filmed both in Lebanon and in the United States, the special is an hour of uproarious comedy that will leave viewers inspired as they witness the refreshing reality of a world they were told never existed.

[10/04/17 - 09:02 AM]
History(R)'s #1 Series "The Curse of Oak Island" Returns for Season Five on Tuesday, November 7 at 9PM ET/PT
"The Curse of Oak Island" is a top five nonfiction series this year on cable and averaged 4.4 million total viewers last season in Live+7 delivery.

[10/04/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Remain on Top
The Peacock's juggernaut however dips 18% among adults 18-49 from last week's premiere.

[10/04/17 - 08:09 AM]
Video: "Dark" Is Coming December 1 - See the Spellbinding Date Announcement
The Netflix drama is set in a German town in present day where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double lives and fractured relationships among four families.

[10/04/17 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires BBC Comedy Series "Ill Behaviour" Starring Chris Geere and Emmy(R) Nominee Lizzy Caplan and BAFTA(R) Winner Tom Riley
Written by Sam Bain and directed by Steve Bendelack, the series makes its Showtime debut on Monday, November 13.

[10/04/17 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty" Claims #1 Comedy Title
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/04/17 - 06:01 AM]
"Kitten Bowl V," America's Most Beloved Rescue Pet Adoption Event, Premieres Exclusively on Hallmark Channel, February 4
TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern hosts this year's event from Hallmark Channel Stadium.

[10/03/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 3
Updates include: Alyssa Milano to star in Lifetime comedy; Amazon developing drama based on the life of John Stamos; and Uma Thurman set for return on Bravo's "Imposters."

[10/03/17 - 02:15 PM]
ABC Gives Full-Season Order to Television's No. 1 New Drama, "The Good Doctor"
Season to date, "The Good Doctor" ranks as Monday's No. 1 drama broadcast show in Adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 50%.







  [october 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





[10/16/17 - 12:21 PM]
Investigation Discovery and Time Inc. Productions Announce Premiere of New Season of "People Magazine Investigates"
Season two debuts Monday, November 6 at 10:00/7:00c.

[10/16/17 - 11:35 AM]
Comedian and Writer Wyatt Cenac to Star in Comedic Docu-Series Examining Hot-Button Issues, Debuting on HBO in Spring 2018
The half-hour late-night docu-series will take a satirical look at social and cultural issues from Cenac's unique perspective.

[10/16/17 - 11:00 AM]
History Honors Veterans Day with New Episodes of "The Warfighters" from Executive Producer Peter Berg on Nov. 11
"The Warfighters" premieres with four back-to-back new episodes on Saturday, November 11 beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/16/17 - 10:02 AM]
TNT Launches New Psychological Thriller "The Alienist" Jan. 22
Set in 1896 amidst a backdrop of vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation, this psychological thriller stars Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Brian Geraghty.

[10/16/17 - 09:35 AM]
Guest Line-Up Announced for "The Daily Show Undesked Chicago 2017: Let's Do This Before It Gets Too Damn Cold" Including Common, Arne Duncan and Curtis Toler, Lena Waithe and Vic Mensa
As previously announced, "The Daily Show Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library," which made its debut in New York City in June, will open in Chicago this weekend.

[10/16/17 - 09:15 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Six-Part Limited Series "Who Killed Tupac?" on Tuesday, November 21 at 9PM ET/PT
The series follows famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as he conducts, for the first time ever, a no-stone-unturned investigation twenty years after the death of the dynamic and influential rapper and actor.

[10/16/17 - 09:07 AM]
National Geographic Acquires Cable Syndication Rights of NBCUniversal's "Running Wild with Bear Grylls"
The network also has the first option to air additional seasons of the series produced by Bear Grylls Ventures and Electus, should they be greenlit by NBC.

[10/16/17 - 09:06 AM]
Hotel Expert Anthony Melchiorri Checks-in to the World's Most "Extreme Hotels"
In Travel Channel's new series "Extreme Hotels," premiering Sunday, November 19, Melchiorri explores unique and breathtaking accommodations in bucket-list locales.

[10/16/17 - 08:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel's 7th Annual Hero Dog Awards Premieres October 25
The "Oscars for Dogs" features a veritable galaxy of two-legged stars, including hosts James Denton and Beth Stern.

[10/16/17 - 08:20 AM]
Best of HBO International Series to Arrive on U.S. Service in December
Beginning in December, two series from each of the regions will arrive on the U.S. streaming services HBO GO and HBO NOW as well as HBO On Demand.

[10/16/17 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Powers Another NBC Victory
Plus: CBS gets a boost to its lineup with a primetime NFL overrun.

[10/16/17 - 07:21 AM]
HGTV's "Property Brothers at Home: Drew's Honeymoon House" Premieres on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The five-episode series will follow the Scott brothers as they complete a massive renovation of the couple's first home together in Los Angeles.

[10/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Demos
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/15/17 - 08:56 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Generates Season Highs & the Show's 2nd Strongest Week 3 Metered-Market Rating in 6 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 14.

[10/14/17 - 08:21 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Home Victory in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's trio of dramas top the night in both categories.