or


    [thursday, april 23, 2020]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/23/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 23
Updates include: Syfy ramps up its animated commitments; Rob Long to pen FOX's "The Texanist"; and Danny DeVito, Aubrey Plaza to voice FX's "Little Demon."

[04/23/20 - 04:02 PM]
"Parks & Recreation" Returns to NBC for Original One-Time Special to Benefit Feeding America(R)
"A Parks and Recreation Special" is set to air Thursday, April 30 at 8:30/7:30c.

[04/23/20 - 12:32 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Jesus Trejo: Stay at Home Son" - Debut Stand-Up Comedy Special to Premiere Friday, May 29 at 9 PM ET/PT
Filmed at the El Portal Theater in North Hollywood, the hour-long special is full of candid humor as Trejo gives us a front-row seat into his amusing family dynamics.

[04/23/20 - 12:00 PM]
"Life" Finds a Way for WE tv's "Life After Lockup" Through Unprecedented Talent-Filmed Series
The new miniseries will consist of four one-hour episodes, created from self-shot footage using iPhone videos, Go Pros, Osmos, Skype video diaries and interviews, and more.

[04/23/20 - 12:00 PM]
Apple Lands "The Shrink Next Door," Starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd
The eight-episode limited series is inspired by true events that detail the bizarre relationship between psychiatrist to the stars Dr. Isaac "Ike" Herschkopf, played by Rudd, and his longtime patient Martin "Marty" Markowitz, played by Ferrell.

[04/23/20 - 11:00 AM]
Jason Kurtz Named Executive Producer of "The Drew Barrymore Show"
Kurtz, who will also serve as showrunner, joins "The Drew Barrymore Show" from NBCUniversal Entertainment where he spent the last three years creating and piloting several first-run, cable and digital concepts under a development deal.

[04/23/20 - 10:59 AM]
"Happiness Continues" for Jonas Brothers Fans with an All New Concert Documentary Premiering Tomorrow, Friday April 24, 2020 Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
The film offers a behind the scenes look at the Grammy-nominated multiplatinum powerhouse trio Jonas Brothers on their sold-out "Happiness Begins" 2019 concert tour.

[04/23/20 - 10:18 AM]
An All-New Season of "North Woods Law" Premieres on Animal Planet with Two-Hour Special on Sunday, Apr. 26
In an all-new season, Animal Planet continues to document the work and lives of the Conservation Officers who work tirelessly to preserve and protect the natural resources of the Granite State.

[04/23/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Trailer - "The Great" Starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult
"The Great" is a satirical, comedic drama about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia's history.

[04/23/20 - 10:01 AM]
truTV's Emmy(R)-Nominated Series "At Home with Amy Sedaris" Returns for Season 3 on Wednesday, May 20
Guests this season include Michael Cera, Ann Dowd, Rachel Dratch, David Alan Grier, Debi Mazar, Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux.

[04/23/20 - 09:33 AM]
"The Story of Soaps," A Two-Hour Television Event from ABC and People, Debuts Tuesday, May 19, at 8:00 P.M.
Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Andy Cohen, Bryan Cranston, Vivica A. Fox, Jon Hamm, Susan Lucci, Denise Richards, John Stamos and Chandra Wilson are among those featured.

[04/23/20 - 09:15 AM]
"Black Monday" to Return on Showtime(R) Sunday, June 28 at 8 PM
Viewers can catch up on the first six episodes Sundays, starting May 17 at 8:30/7:30c, or watch On Demand or streaming.

[04/23/20 - 09:03 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Highly Anticipated Premiere Date for Season Three of "Yellowstone"
Cable's #1 original series for the past two summers returns Father's Day on a new night Sunday, June 21.

[04/23/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Key Art and New Teaser for the Three-Part Drama "Quiz" Premiering Sunday, May 31 at 10 PM ET/9 PM CT
"Quiz" tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an "audacious heist" on the quiz show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"

[04/23/20 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Keeps FOX on Top
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/23/20 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix and The Pokemon Company International Team Up for U.S. Premiere of "Pokemon Journeys: The Series"
The partnership kicks off with the launch of the first 12 episodes of the new 23rd season of the series on June 12.

[04/23/20 - 07:03 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Potomac" Season Five to Premiere This Summer
The new season had previously been scheduled to premiere on Sunday, May 3.

[04/23/20 - 07:01 AM]
BET+ Adds New Procedural Drama "Diggstown" to Its Ever-Expanding Line-Up of Originals
The six-part series follows Marcie Diggs, played by Vinessa Antoine, a star corporate lawyer who, after her beloved aunt commits suicide following a malicious prosecution, decides to reconsider her priorities.

[04/23/20 - 07:00 AM]
Crackle Assists Parents with Quarantine by Launching "Homeschool Channel", Delivering Free Educational Video Content for Parents of Young Children
Each series will begin with a public service ad (PSA) from the Ad Council to educate and empower families with young children with messages around healthy habits during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

[04/23/20 - 05:55 AM]
Video: Disney+ Releases "Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian" Trailer and Key Art
Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, never-before-seen footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Jon Favreau.

[04/23/20 - 05:01 AM]
Red Nose Day Launches First Ever Digital Red Nose
In light of the health crisis and in an effort to help the public adhere to current health recommendations to avoid face-touching, Red Nose Day's iconic Red Noses will not be sold in Walgreens stores this year.

[04/23/20 - 12:06 AM]
Netflix Presents "Vinterviken 2021" - A Contemporary Adaptation of Mats Wahl's Novel by the Same Name
The story is set in Stockholm 2021 and focuses on the love story between Elisabeth and John John.

[04/22/20 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 22
Updates include: Leslye Headland to spearhead new "Star Wars" series at Disney+; IMDb to revive "Leverage" for its streaming service; and Hulu's "The Mysterious Benedict Society" rounds out cast.

[04/22/20 - 05:24 PM]
Netflix Confirms New Korean Original Series "Hellbound," Partnering with "Train to Busan" Director Yeon Sang-ho
In "Hellbound," supernatural beings appear out of nowhere to condemn people to hell.

[04/22/20 - 05:02 PM]
Governor Andrew Cuomo to Give First Late Night Interview on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Tonight at 11PM ET/PT on Comedy Central
The interview will also be available on all of the series' social platforms, including The Daily Show's YouTube Channel.

[04/22/20 - 04:27 PM]
"Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy(R) Salute to Prince" to Be Rebroadcast Saturday, April 25, on CBS
The two-hour special originally aired last night on the network.

[04/22/20 - 03:15 PM]
DJ D-Nice, Chris Harrison, JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers Join Bachelor Nation for "The Bachelor Presents: Monday Night Mixer," A Multiplatform Virtual Party on Monday, April 27
"The Most Dramatic Club Quarantine Ever" begins at 7:00 p.m. EDT/4:00 p.m. PDT.

[04/22/20 - 02:30 PM]
Quibi Announces Development of Psychological Anthology Series "Horror Accidental" Written and Directed by Evan Daugherty
The series was made exclusively for mobile viewing and highlights everyday situations normal people find themselves in - and the horrific possibilities that lurk around every corner in our modern world.

[04/22/20 - 02:04 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Series "Dance Moms: Abby's Virtual Dance Off"
In each self-contained episode, Abby Lee Miller invites dancers from across the country to submit their best moves and footwork to see who has what it takes to impress her enough to be named "The Abby Dancer."

[04/22/20 - 11:30 AM]
Video: SundanceTV Releases Key Art and Trailer for the Upcoming Sophomore Season of Witty Drama "The Split" Premiering Thursday, May 21 at Midnight ET/9 PM PT
This witty examination of modern marriage in its sophomore season introduces new complex realities behind damaging affairs, power struggles in toxic relationships and what lies behind a sparkling public image of a celebrity love.

[04/22/20 - 11:22 AM]
"Harley Quinn" Invades Syfy Sundays in May
Look for all 13 episodes from season one to broadcast over four consecutive Sundays at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/22/20 - 10:53 AM]
Lifetime Goes Down Under with "Married at First Sight: Australia" Premiering May 27
After 10 seasons of making everlasting relationships in the United States, Lifetime brings fans more of what they love with 12 new couples, including one same-sex duo, from the other side of the world.

[04/22/20 - 10:14 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces Slate of New Content Amidst COVID-19 #WithMe Initiatives
In addition, engaging new content will come directly from notable YouTube personalities who will be able to leverage the global platform's quality livestream capabilities from a safe space.

[04/22/20 - 09:29 AM]
HBO Renews "Westworld" for a Fourth Season
"From the western theme park to the technocratic metropolis of the near future, we've thoroughly enjoyed every twist and turn from the minds of master storytellers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy," noted Casey Bloys. "We can't wait to see where their inspired vision takes us next."

[04/22/20 - 09:15 AM]
Video: "Coronavirus, Explained" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This topical series examines the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts to combat it and ways to manage its mental health toll.

[04/22/20 - 09:01 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Three-Night Television Event "Grant" Beginning Memorial Day at 9PM ET/PT
The television event will chronicle the life of one of the most complex and underappreciated generals and presidents in U.S. history - Ulysses S. Grant.

[04/22/20 - 08:59 AM]
Video: New HBO Max Brand Spot Welcomes Viewers to a Place Where All Their Favorite Characters and Franchises Intersect
HBO Max will include the entire HBO service, bundled together with beloved franchises, titles past and present from Warner Bros., the best of the best from around the world, and a monthly offering of new Max Originals.

[04/22/20 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince" Puts CBS on Top
The Eye's two-hour special leads the night among adults 18-49.

[04/22/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "A Secret Love" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Two Lives. 65 Years. One Secret. Only on Netflix April 29.

[04/22/20 - 08:00 AM]
Making an Epic Kids and Family Together Programming Event, "The Disney Family Singalong" Special and the Sing-Along Version of "High School Musical," Are Set for Friday, April 24, on Disney Channel
The joyous, star-filled "The Disney Family Singalong" special, hosted by Ryan Seacrest from his home, averaged 12.2 million viewers in its debut broadcast on ABC last week.

[04/22/20 - 02:12 AM]
Video: "White Lines" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the thrilling new series, the body of a legendary Manchester DJ is discovered 20 years after his mysterious disappearance from Ibiza.

[04/21/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 21
Updates include: Disney+ begins pre-production on a third season of "The Mandalorian"; Eliza Coupe, Tommy Dewey to star in FOX's "Pivoting"; and Marvel terminates overall deals with Paul Zbyszewski, Steve Lightfoot.

[04/21/20 - 12:44 PM]
For the First Time in Nearly 30 Years, MTV Brings Back "Club MTV" for a Live One-Night Musical Event Featuring D-Nice, Airing Saturday, April 25th
The one-hour, music event airs live this Saturday at 10PM ET/PT on MTV, and simulcast across VH1 and MTV2.

[04/21/20 - 12:16 PM]
ABC News Live, America's No. 1 Streaming News Channel, to Launch on Amazon's News App and YouTube TV
Since launching in May 2018, ABC News Live has seen a 200% year-over-year increase in monthly viewers (March 2019 vs. March 2020) in part due to wide over-the-top distribution.

[04/21/20 - 12:00 PM]
Grab Your Rosé, "The Bold Type" Returns to Freeform on June 11
During the recent midseason finale, Kat, Jane and Sutton each faced life-altering changes in both their personal and professional lives.

[04/21/20 - 10:15 AM]
Video: "All Day and a Night" Starring Jeffrey Wright & Ashton Sanders - Official Trailer - Netflix
A powerful, unflinching drama from Joe Robert Cole, starring Ashton Sanders, Jeffrey Wright, Isaiah John and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

[04/21/20 - 10:00 AM]
ID to Air Encore Marathon of Its Most Famous Cases with the Anthology Series "Who Killed... ?"
From child tragedies like Caylee Anthony, JonBenét Ramsey, or Madeleine McCann, to the mysteries surrounding the deaths of beloved women like Natalie Wood, Chandra Levy, or Laci Peterson, these names haunt our culture as we continue to search for justice and answers behind their untimely demise.

[04/21/20 - 09:55 AM]
Robert Irvine Returns with New "Restaurant: Impossible" Episodes and Quarantine Specials on Food Network
"Restaurant: Impossible" formally returns on Thursday, May 14.

[04/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Fraggle Rock: Rock On!" - Official Teaser - Apple TV+
The Fraggles might be apart in separate caves, but they can still find ways to have fun together.

[04/21/20 - 09:02 AM]
AMC Announces Changes to Its Upcoming Premiere Dates
Among the adjustments: "NOS4A2" will now return on Sunday, June 21 at 9:00/8:00c.







  [april 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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





[01/26/21 - 01:35 PM]
NBC's New Drama "Debris" Will Debut on Monday, March 1 at 10 p.m.
The series stars Jonathan Tucker, Riann Steele, Norbert Leo Butz and Scroobius Pip.

[01/26/21 - 12:00 PM]
NBC Renews Its Signature Drama "The Blacklist" for a Ninth Season
This Friday's episode (January 29) marks a landmark for the series as the #1 name on Raymond Reddington's notorious blacklist is revealed.

[01/26/21 - 12:00 PM]
London's Finest, Bishop and Pike, Head to South Africa in a Three-Part "Bulletproof" Special Event Premiering Monday, March 15 on The CW
The subsequent episodes will air on Monday, March 22 and Monday, March 29 in place of "All American."

[01/26/21 - 11:36 AM]
NFC Championship on FOX Draws Best Viewership Since 2017 with Peak Audience of 53 Million
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 24.

[01/26/21 - 11:28 AM]
BET to Air "COVID-19 Vaccine and the Black Community A Tyler Perry Special" Premiering Thursday, January 28 At 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her
The half-hour special provides helpful and factual information for viewers looking to protect themselves and their families from this unprecedented crisis.

[01/26/21 - 11:17 AM]
"Cocktails and Tall Tales With Ina Garten and Melissa McCarthy" Exclusively Available on discovery+ March 26th
In the special, shot on location from Ina's home in East Hampton, New York, as well as from outside Sydney, Australia where Melissa and her family have been the last few months, these two megastars invite fans to join them for cocktails and a unique one-on-one conversation.

[01/26/21 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Documentary Films' Groundbreaking Series "Exterminate All the Brutes," by Acclaimed Filmmaker Raoul Peck, Debuts April 7
The four-part series pushes the boundaries of traditional documentary filmmaking, offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa and its impact on society today.

[01/26/21 - 10:03 AM]
HGTV's Beach Escape Lands This February on discovery+ Featuring the Exclusive Special "Beach Cabana Royale" Hosted by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
Plus: "Beachfront Bargain Hunt," "Mexico Life," "Hawaii Life" and "Island Life" will debut new episodes on discovery+ beginning Tuesday, February 2.

[01/26/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for New Documentary Feature "There Is No 'I' in Threesome"
The film begins streaming on Thursday, February 11 and will have its world premiere this weekend at the WarnerMedia Lodge during this year's Sundance Film Festival.

[01/26/21 - 10:01 AM]
Hit Comedy "Modern Family" Coming to Hulu and Peacock
Both Hulu and Peacock will be the dedicated subscription streaming homes to all 250 "Modern Family" episodes beginning February 3.

[01/26/21 - 09:43 AM]
Apple TV+ Renews Hit International Thriller "Tehran" for Season Two
Now streaming on Apple TV+, "Tehran" tells the thrilling story of Mossad agent Tamar Rabinyan, who goes deep undercover on a dangerous mission in Tehran that places her and everyone around her in dire jeopardy.

[01/26/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From housing serial killers to untimely deaths, the Cecil Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles is known to many as LA's deadliest hotel.

[01/26/21 - 09:00 AM]
Meredith Corporation's People and The CW Network Team Up for Two Royal Primetime Specials
Look for "People Presents: Harry & Meghan's American Dream" on Tuesday, March 30, followed by "People Presents: William & Kate's Royal Anniversary" on Thursday, April 29.

[01/26/21 - 08:33 AM]
MTV Continues to Own Thursday Nights with Return of "Floribama Shore" on Thursday, February 25th at 9PM ET/PT
For the first time ever, everyone's favorite group of rowdy southerners will trade in the Florida sun for the mountains of Montana and the sunshine of Lake Havasu, Arizona.

[01/26/21 - 08:07 AM]
Tony Hale's All-Star Animated Series "Archibald" Flocks to Peacock with a New Installment of DreamWorks "Archibald's Next Big Thing Is Here," Premiering February 18
While his adventures don't always go as planned, Archibald takes it one step at a time with the help of his three siblings, Sage, Finly, and Loy, and his trusty sidekick, Bea.