or


    [friday, april 05, 2019]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/05/19 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 5
Updates include: "Page Six TV" to fold after two seasons; Pamela Sue Martin cast in The CW's "Nancy Drew" project; and Apple TV+ rounds out the cast of "Defending Jacob."

[04/05/19 - 01:12 PM]
E! Ranks as #1 Cable Network in Prime Among W18-34 on Sunday Night
E! further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/05/19 - 01:04 PM]
Kelly Clarkson, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Garner and More Challenge Their Pop Culture Chops on Red Nose Day Edition of "Hollywood Game Night"
Hosted by Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch, the special Red Nose Day edition of "HGN" will air Thursday, May 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/05/19 - 01:00 PM]
Get Ready for a "Reality Showdown" on "The Amazing Race," Now Premiering, Wednesday, April 17 at 9 PM!
Effective Saturday, May 4, "Million Dollar Mile" moves to Saturdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), with "Ransom" moving to 9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT.

[04/05/19 - 11:21 AM]
Science Channel Goes Sky High with New Series "Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future" Premiering Wednesday, April 24
The new series puts the spotlight on what the world's most ambitious cities are doing to transform their skylines with designs that seem to defy gravity.

[04/05/19 - 10:02 AM]
Timothy Simons and Ron Cephas Jones Cast in Hulu's Upcoming Limited Series "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-part series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.

[04/05/19 - 09:35 AM]
"Masters of Disaster" - New Discovery Channel Series Follows Team of Craftsmen Who Restore Vintage Objects for Survival
The six-episode series launches Friday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/05/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Holds Off Competition for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/05/19 - 07:04 AM]
Adam Sandler to Return to "Saturday Night Live" for His First Time as Host with Musical Guest Shawn Mendes on May 4
"We are happy to welcome Adam back to 'SNL' in what is sure to be a special night," said executive producer Lorne Michaels.

[04/04/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 4
Updates include: Andre Holland to lead Netflix's "The Eddy"; Kerry Bishé tapped for Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"; and Freeform's "Unrelated" changes showrunners.

[04/04/19 - 01:30 PM]
ABC and ESPN Announce Commentator Teams for 2019 NFL Draft, April 25 - 27
Coverage will be more comprehensive than ever with ABC airing the event in its entirety for the first time and ESPN televising the draft for the 40th consecutive year.

[04/04/19 - 12:58 PM]
Netflix Teams with Sean Hayes, Mike Schur, and Gabe Liedman for Adult Animated Sitcom "Q-Force"
Written by Liedman, "Q-Force" is a half-hour, animated comedy about a handsome secret agent and his team of fellow LGBTQ superspies.

[04/04/19 - 11:02 AM]
Graceland Opens Its Gates to Hallmark Channel's "June Weddings" for One-of-a-Kind Fan Celebration Weekend
Kellie Pickler and Wes Brown, stars of Hallmark Channel's upcoming original movie "Wedding at Graceland," will be on hand for a moderated panel discussion and Q&A.

[04/04/19 - 11:01 AM]
Food Network's "Best Baker in America" Returns as Nine Professional Bakers Compete for Cash Prize and Bragging Rights
Scott Conant returns to host, tasking the bakers over seven episodes with challenges designed to put their baking skills and technical proficiency to the test for a chance to walk away with $25,000 and the coveted title.

[04/04/19 - 10:02 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for New Season of "Cobra Kai"
As previously announced, the series returns April 24 on YouTube Premium.

[04/04/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Premiere Date and First Look Revealed for TNT's "Claws"
The series returns for a third season on Sunday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/04/19 - 09:19 AM]
John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, Daniella Pineda and Alex Hassell Join Cast of "Cowboy Bebop," The All-New Live Action Series Based on the Japanese Original Animated Series
Plus: Alex Garcia Lopez will direct the first two episodes.

[04/04/19 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Central Announces a Television and New Media Deal with Roy Wood Jr.
In addition, Comedy Central is set to begin production on Wood's pilot, "Jefferson County: Probation," in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama this May.

[04/04/19 - 09:05 AM]
Video: Showtime Offers the Season Two Premiere of "The Chi" for Early Sampling
The season premiere episode is available for free now on YouTube, and SHO.com ahead of its linear debut this Sunday.

[04/04/19 - 09:00 AM]
TLC to Air "Meghan & Harry: A Royal Baby Story"
The one-hour special will premiere on Tuesday, April 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/04/19 - 09:00 AM]
Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" Cast to Take Over ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Week of April 8
Each night, Jimmy will welcome guests including Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, Chris Hemsworth, Danai Gurira, Jeremy Renner and Don Cheadle.

[04/04/19 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown in Tight Race
"Survivor: Edge of Extinction" on CBS is the top program among adults 18-49 last night.

[04/04/19 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Releases "Yellowstone" Season 2 Trailer
The full-length, action-packed trailer picks up with the Dutton family still fighting for their ranch and foreshadows new dangers that threaten to upend their home and their lives.

[04/04/19 - 08:01 AM]
A&E Network Partners with WWE(R) Studios to Produce Five Original Documentaries About Legendary WWE(R) Hall of Famers Under the Celebrated "Biography" Banner
"Macho Man" Randy Savage(R), "Rowdy" Roddy Piper(TM), Booker T(R), Stone Cold Steve Austin(R) and Shawn Michaels(R) are among the featured wrestlers.

[04/04/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer & Date Announce - "The Society" on Netflix
The series follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously transported to a facsimile of their wealthy New England town without any trace of their parents.

[04/04/19 - 07:30 AM]
Comedian and Television Personality Sherri Shepherd Named as Host of Game Show Network's New All-Star Trivia Game, "Best Ever Trivia Show"
The half-hour series is anticipated to premiere in Summer 2019.

[04/04/19 - 07:16 AM]
Lupita Nyong'o Set to Narrate Upcoming Discovery Series "Serengeti" in the U.S.
This innovative six-part series tells the heartwarming stories of a cast of African wildlife over the course of a year that showcase the dramatic moments that make each day of survival on the Serengeti a feat.

[04/04/19 - 05:54 AM]
Producing for the World: Netflix Launches Its First European Production Hub in Madrid
Today, it added another two new original shows - "El inocente" and "El crimen del siglo" - to its 2019 and 2020 slate.

[04/03/19 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 3
Updates include: "Younger" to stay put at TV Land; HBO's "I Know This Much Is True" adds principal cast; and Jason Alexander to lend his voice to FOX's "Richard Lovely."

[04/03/19 - 02:30 PM]
ABC Tees Up Extreme Mini-Golf Competition Series "Holey Moley" from Eureka Productions, Unanimous Media and Executive Producer Stephen Curry
NBA superstar Stephen Curry will serve as executive producer, resident golf pro of the "Holey Moley" course and appear in every episode.

[04/03/19 - 12:13 PM]
"Seau" 30 for 30 Documentary to Air on ESPN April 16
"Seau," directed by Kirby Bradley, recaptures the glory days of NFL great Junior Seau while foreshadowing a tragedy that would rock the league.

[04/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Comes Into a "Small Fortune" with Six-Episode Order of Youngest Media's Delightfully Pocket-Sized Competition Series
The U.S. series will be based on the popular U.K. format that launched on ITV in February.

[04/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Too Old to Die Young" - Trailer
Miles Teller, John Hawkes and Jena Malone star in Nicolas Winding Refn's drama, which premieres Friday, June 14 on Amazon.

[04/03/19 - 10:56 AM]
HGTV Hit Series "Good Bones" Returns with New Episodes on Tuesday, May 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Fearlessly taking on dilapidated houses other renovators won't touch, popular mother/daughter duo Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E Laine are back with more drastic home overhauls in season four.

[04/03/19 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Two New Movies for Network's Ripped from the Headlines Fall Slate
Alyson Hannigan stars in "53 Days: The Abduction of Mary Stauffer," the harrowing true story of high school teacher Mary Stauffer and her eight-year old daughter, Beth, who are held captive for 53 days by a former student who was obsessed with her.

[04/03/19 - 09:33 AM]
Lily Collins Cast as Lead in New Darren Star Series "Emily in Paris"
Additionally, "Emily in Paris" will go global as Paramount Network is picking up the series for its international channels.

[04/03/19 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Ruthless" - Official Trailer - Netflix
1980s Milan is an economic boom-town, and Santo Russo (Riccardo Scamarcio) begins to rise to prominence on a wave of crime and excess.

[04/03/19 - 09:01 AM]
A&E's Inspiring New Docuseries "The Employables" Premieres Wednesday, May 8 at 10PM ET/PT
The new docuseries follows struggling job seekers with conditions such as autism or Tourette Syndrome as they search for meaningful employment.

[04/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces May Season Finale Dates
The network has announced season finale dates for series ending their prime-time runs in May.

[04/03/19 - 08:25 AM]
Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito and Tobin Bell Cast in "Creepshow" Adaptation of Stephen King's "Gray Matter"
The installment will be adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi and directed by series showrunner Greg Nicotero.

[04/03/19 - 08:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "This Is Us" Finale
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[04/03/19 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix Renews "After Life" for Season Two
Said Ricky Gervais: "I have never had a reaction like this before. It's been insane. And heartwarming. But now I have to make sure the second season is even better so I'll probably have to work much harder than usual. Annoying really."

[04/03/19 - 07:13 AM]
CNBC Presents a 90 Minute Original Documentary "The Profit: My Roots" on Tuesday, April 9 at 9PM ET/PT
"Lebanon is a nation of survivors and success stories," said Marcus Lemonis. "On this journey, I am going to learn from its people the best way I know how - by finding out how business is done here."

[04/03/19 - 07:02 AM]
New CNN Original Series "The Redemption Project with Van Jones" and Season Four of the Emmy Award-Winning "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" Debut Sunday, April 28
In the series premiere, viewers will witness the first-ever dialogue between a victim and an offender in the history of the Alaskan prison system.

[04/02/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 2
Updates include: Showtime on track for Tom Ripley drama series; NBC taps new "Friends-in-Law" cast; and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa signs massive overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[04/02/19 - 01:52 PM]
truTV's "Tacoma FD" Premieres as the #1 New Cable Comedy of the Season with Adults 18-34
truTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, March 28.

[04/02/19 - 01:52 PM]
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" Premieres Live on Both Coasts Sunday, April 7, at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on Discovery
The live event will now kick off one hour earlier than previously announced.

[04/02/19 - 12:36 PM]
Bravo Is Ready to Reboot Iconic Dating Series "Blind Date"
Casting is underway on the project, which is here to remind viewers just how much of a wild adventure dating can be.

[04/02/19 - 12:02 PM]
HBO/BBC Drama Series "Gentleman Jack," Created, Written and Directed by Sally Wainwright, Debuts April 22 on HBO
Suranne Jones stars as a woman who had a passion for life and a mind for business, and bucked society's expectations at every turn.

[04/02/19 - 11:01 AM]
Video: MTV Unveils First Look of "The Hills: New Beginnings"
The new series debuts Monday, June 24 on the cable channel.







  [april 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[12/06/21 - 10:01 AM]
All-New Special "TMZ's Merry Elfin' Christmas: Bye, Bye 2021!" Premieres Thursday, December 23 at 9/8c on FOX
Joel McHale, Howie Mandel, WWE Champ Becky Lynch, Nene Leakes, and Chrishell Stause are among the featured guests.

[12/06/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "MacGruber" - Official Trailer - Peacock Original
After rotting in prison for over a decade, America's ultimate hero and uber patriot MacGruber (Will Forte) is finally released.

[12/06/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Matrix Resurrections" - Official Trailer 2 - HBO Max
"The Matrix Resurrections" will be available on December 22 in theaters and on HBO Max, streaming only on the Ad-Free plan in the US for 31 days from its theatrical release.

[12/06/21 - 08:08 AM]
HGTV's "White House Christmas 2021" Set to Air on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 6 pm ET/PT
During the special, which also will be available to stream on discovery+, First Lady Jill Biden will lead host Genevieve Gorder on a room by room tour of the White House as staff and volunteers bring the holiday spirit to life.

[12/06/21 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Announces Initial Lineup for 2022 Festival
Produced by Netflix in association with Live Nation, the 11-day comedy fest in Los Angeles will feature over 130 artists.

[12/06/21 - 08:01 AM]
An Extraordinary Group of Renowned Artists Salutes This Year's Honorees in "The 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," Wednesday, Dec. 22 on CBS
This year's honorees include Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler, Justino Díaz, Joni Mitchell and Berry Gordy.

[12/06/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "Munich - The Edge of War" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In select theaters December and on Netflix January 21.

[12/05/21 - 09:06 PM]
AMC Renews "Fear the Walking Dead" for an Eighth Season with Kim Dickens Set to Return as Series Regular
Dickens will make her first appearance in the second half of Season 7, returning Sunday, April 17 on AMC, and continue as a series regular in Season 8.

[12/05/21 - 07:00 PM]
Video: Get a Magical First Look at "Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts" in New Teaser Released Today
The highly anticipated HBO Max retrospective special is set to premiere on the platform January 1.

[12/05/21 - 04:36 PM]
"The Boys" Universe Gets "Diabolical" with Animated Series Coming to Prime Video in 2022
The upcoming series was announced via a special recorded message from The Boys star Karl Urban during Prime Video's block of virtual panels during CCXP Worlds 2021.

[12/05/21 - 04:14 PM]
"Shatner in Space," A One-Hour Special Documenting William Shatner's Life-Changing Flight to Space, to Premiere December 15 on Prime Video
The announcement was first made by Mr. Shatner during a virtual panel for CCXP Worlds, the virtual version of the world's largest fan convention in São Paulo, Brazil.

[12/03/21 - 07:21 PM]
Video: "Raised by Wolves" Season 2 - Official Teaser - HBO Max
Season two rolls out Thursday, February 3 on the streaming service.

[12/03/21 - 12:11 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of December 20 and December 27
The latest additions include the new special "The Hillside Strangler" on Tuesday, December 28.

[12/03/21 - 12:04 PM]
Science Channel Uncovers Discoveries from Ancient History in Two All-New Specials Airing This Month
Look for "Valley of the Queens" on Sunday, December 5; followed by "Secrets of the Celtic Grave" on Sunday, December 12.

[12/03/21 - 11:02 AM]
Video: "1883" - Official Trailer - Paramount+
Staring Academy Award nominee Sam Elliott and country music stars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.