or


    [sunday, april 02, 2017]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/02/17 - 08:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Big with NCAA Final Four
The Eye easily eclipses the night in all categories.

[04/01/17 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Hold Off Competition for CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/01/17 - 08:25 AM]
"Grimm" Captures Its High Since the Show's Season Premiere, Matches Its High Since March 2016
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 31.

[03/31/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 31
Updates include: NBC revises various summer premieres; Ed Weeks to star in FOX's "LA --> Vegas"; and Wrenn Schmidt cast in Hulu's "The Looming Tower."

[03/31/17 - 04:42 PM]
Animal Planet Delivers Double-Digit Prime Time Growth in March 2017
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/17 - 01:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings Records in 1Q17 with Best Quarter Ever in P25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/17 - 12:51 PM]
America's Smartest Children Compete for a Life-Changing Grant on NBC's "Genius Junior," Hosted and Executive Produced by Neil Patrick Harris
"I'm thrilled to be part of a project that shines a light on extraordinary children and challenges viewers to exercise their own minds," Harris said.

[03/31/17 - 12:18 PM]
Velocity Cruises in 2017 with Best Quarter Ever in Primetime
Velocity spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/17 - 11:17 AM]
Investigation Discovery Closes 1Q 2017 as Top Five Network in Prime for W25-54 and Holds Onto #1 Spot in Demo for Total Day
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/17 - 11:14 AM]
The CW Network Sets 2017 Summer Schedule
Newcomer "Hooten & The Lady" will join returning series "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Masters of Illusion" and "Whose Line is it Anyway?"

[03/31/17 - 10:32 AM]
CBS Orders "Ambulance," A New Alternative Series That Goes Inside the High-Stakes World of First Responders
The series is being developed for broadcast based on the format of the U.K. show of the same name.

[03/31/17 - 10:12 AM]
Video: "The Gorburger Show" with T.J. Miller is Coming to Comedy Central to Change Everything You Think You Know About Talk Shows
On April 9, Gorburger is coming to change everything you think you know about talk shows.

[03/31/17 - 10:02 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Recruits Rainn Wilson
He's set as "Harry Mudd," the charismatic conman and intergalactic criminal first introduced in the original "Star Trek" television series.

[03/31/17 - 09:27 AM]
WGN America Presents a Landmark Television Event with Harriet Tubman Commanding the Screen in a Must-Watch Episode of "Underground"
The sixth installment of the series is slated to air at a special time on Wednesday, April 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/31/17 - 09:21 AM]
"Home Town" Brings Home High Ratings to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/31/17 - 08:47 AM]
TV One's New Show, "The Manns," Premieres Tuesday, April 4 at 8 P.M. ET
The cable channel presents a reality docu-series on the hilarious relationship between David and Tamela Mann and their family.

[03/31/17 - 08:34 AM]
Get Up Close and Personal with Some of Africa's Most Iconic Predators in "Africa's Hunters"
New episodes will premiere on Smithsonian Earth each Friday, starting today, March 31.

[03/31/17 - 08:23 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dramas Hold Off CBS Comedies in Demos
The Eye however wins the night among total viewers.

[03/31/17 - 06:42 AM]
Hulu Launches Hu, The Fastest Way to Watch Your Favorite Shows
Hu is a brand new, groundbreaking service that offers TV fans the fastest way to watch episodes of their favorite shows - all in eight seconds or less.

[03/31/17 - 06:02 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Season Two of Emmy-nominated Original Series "All or Nothing" for Amazon Prime Video, Featuring the Return of the NFL's Rams to Los Angeles
Customers will get to see the Rams' entire 2016 season, which began with their relocation back to Los Angeles and culminated with the hiring of a new head coach and preparations for the 2017 season.

[03/31/17 - 05:56 AM]
Golf Channel Posts 8th Straight Quarter of Viewership Growth
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/31/17 - 01:03 AM]
Casting Announced for Epic New Event Drama "Troy: Fall of a City"
David Threlfall, Frances O'Connor, Jonas Armstrong, Joseph Mawle, Tom Weston-Jones, David Gyasi, Johnny Harris, and Chloe Pirrie will star in Netflix's eight-part retelling of the fall of Troy.

[03/30/17 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 30
Updates include: J. Michael Straczynski's "Red Mars" shelved by Spike TV; Tyler Labine is one of "Hannah Royce's Questionable Choices" at CBS; and Raza Jaffrey tapped for Netflix's "Lost in Space."

[03/30/17 - 01:50 PM]
ABC News' New Primetime Special Reexamines Princess Diana's Final Days, Sunday, May 7
The two-hour broadcast is hosted by former ABC News "Nightline" co-anchor Martin Bashir.

[03/30/17 - 01:33 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films and Academy Award-Winning Directors Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots with the Powerful New Film "LA 92"
The film premieres at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 21 followed by a broadcast debut on National Geographic Channel.

[03/30/17 - 01:12 PM]
"Mann & Wife" Season Premiere on Bounce Reaches One Million Viewers, Episode 302 Becomes Bounce's Highest-Rated Original Sitcom Telecast Ever
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 28.

[03/30/17 - 12:48 PM]
Adult Swim Greenlights Two Action-Packed New Animated Series - "Apollo Gauntlet" and "Hot Streets" to Debut in 2017
These two new series continue the network's commitment to producing new and innovative programming for its fans.

[03/30/17 - 11:02 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" to Hold Open Casting Call at NY TechDay in New York City on Tuesday, April 18
TechDay launched with a goal of fostering and highlighting emerging technology.

[03/30/17 - 11:01 AM]
Seeso Unveils Summer 2017 Programming Slate
Highlights include the return of "HarmonQuest" (July 27) and the launch of "There's... Johnny!" (August 24).

[03/30/17 - 11:01 AM]
America Will Decide Who Will Be in the Next Great "Boy Band" This Summer on ABC
The 10-episode series will capture the audition process and behind-the-scenes excitement where young vocal talents compete for a chance to show the world that they have what it takes to win a coveted spot in the band and receive a recording contract with Hollywood Records.

[03/30/17 - 10:25 AM]
Video: "American Gods" Unveils Main Titles Prior to April 30th Premiere
Fans get a first look at the opening for the series which pairs Old and New God relics in a totem of gigantic proportions.

[03/30/17 - 10:12 AM]
"The Ranch: Part 3" Announces Premiere Date/First Look Photos
Look for another 10 episodes beginning Friday, June 16 on Netflix.

[03/30/17 - 10:07 AM]
Lifetime and National Women's Soccer League Broadcast Schedule & On-Air Talent Announcement
Featuring Jenn Hildreth, Aly Wagner, and Dalen Cuff, with special appearances by Kate Markgraf, the NWSL Game of the Week on Lifetime will air Saturdays beginning at 3:30pm ET with a 30-minute pregame show leading up to kickoff at 4pm ET.

[03/30/17 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" - New Season 7 Promo
Check out the latest tease for the seventh season, due Sunday, July 16 on HBO.

[03/30/17 - 09:35 AM]
Mic Drop! Paramount Network Renews "Lip Sync Battle" for Season Four
Season three of "Lip Sync Battle" is in production now with new episodes debuting on Spike Thursday, April 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/17 - 09:34 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Big, Bold, and Ambitious Premium Programming Lineup for First Quarter of 2018
Among the other returning favorites that will premiere new seasons in the first quarter of 2018 include "Ink Master," "Bar Rescue," and Bellator MMA.

[03/30/17 - 09:08 AM]
Cartoon Network Announces New Content Slate for 2017-18 Upfront Season
"Cartoon Network has cracked the code on how a leading media brand can engage with fans through true total consumption," said Donna Speciale.

[03/30/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Vegas Rat Rods" Heats Up Motor Mondays with Outrageous New Builds
The new season premieres Monday, April 24 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery Channel.

[03/30/17 - 08:52 AM]
AMC Announces Initial Guest Lineup for "Talking with Chris Hardwick"
On tap are Michelle Monaghan, Charlie Hunnam, Connie Britton, Justin Theroux, Bryan Cranston, Elijah Wood, Damon Lindelof, Neil deGrasse Tyson and the cast of "Silicon Valley."

[03/30/17 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer and Key Art for "The Mars Generation"
The film follows a group of trainees, ages 15-18, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center as they prepare to become the engineers, astrophysicists and astronauts of tomorrow.

[03/30/17 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Keeps FOX on Top in Adults 18-49
The network wins the evening in demos while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[03/30/17 - 08:15 AM]
Season Four of Disney Junior's Humanitas Prize-Winning Series "Sofia the First" Debuts Friday, April 28, on Disney Channel
The new season will find Sofia taking on a bigger role as a protector of her kingdom and will also have her visiting a new enchanted world called "The Mystic Isles."

[03/30/17 - 08:00 AM]
HBO-RAI Original Drama Series "My Brilliant Friend," Based on the Bestselling Book by Elena Ferrante, to Begin Production This Summer
The eight-episode drama series comes from Saverio Costanzo ("Private," "The Solitude of Prime Numbers," "Hungry Hearts"), who directs all eight episodes.

[03/30/17 - 05:43 AM]
ID Debuts Two World Premiere Newsmagazines with Emmy Award-Winning Journalists Tony Harris and Maria Elena Salinas
"Scene of the Crime with Tony Harris" and "The Real Story with Maria Elena Salinas" are both on tap for next month.

[03/29/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 29
Updates include: Jay R. Ferguson, Lindsey Kraft are "Living Biblically" for CBS; Michael Landes cast in FOX's "Linda from HR"; and Jonathan Herman to adapt "Home Before Daylight" for Amazon.

[03/29/17 - 03:02 PM]
"Black Lightning" First-Look Image Revealed
Cress Williams stars as Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning.

[03/29/17 - 12:38 PM]
ABC's "Match Game" to Replace "Time After Time" on Sunday Nights Beginning April 2
The game show will fill the 9:00/8:00c hour effective immediately.

[03/29/17 - 12:23 PM]
"The Late Late Show with James Corden" to Air Special Episode Following March Madness Championship Game April 3
Special correspondents Malcolm and Margaret Corden, James Corden's parents, will report live from the championship game in Phoenix.

[03/29/17 - 12:01 PM]
Radio Disney Adds Hailee Steinfeld, Noah Cyrus, Julia Michaels and Grace VanderWaal to Its Lineup of Performers for the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
The four rising female artists who have dominated the pop charts join previously announced Kelsea Ballerini, Alessia Cara, Jordan Fisher and Train for the fifth anniversary show.

[03/29/17 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Olympics and Snap Inc. Expand Partnership to Bring 2018 Olympic Winter Games Coverage to Snapchatters in the U.S.
NBC Olympics will work with BuzzFeed to co-produce the Publisher Stories.







  [april 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[12/14/17 - 08:33 AM]
CNBC's "Jay Leno's Garage" Revs Up for New Episodes This January
Six all-new episodes featuring dangerous stunts, top speeds and intense inclines... always guaranteed to be a wild ride!

[12/14/17 - 08:31 AM]
"Bizarre Foods" with Andrew Zimmern Returns on Tuesday, January 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with a Larger-Than-Life Trek Down the Paul Bunyan Trail
The seven-episode season is a celebration of Zimmern's boundless appetite for culinary history and its cultural impact on a location.

[12/14/17 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos in Fall Finale Showdown
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS tops the charts in total viewers.

[12/14/17 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Announces New Series "On My Block" - Get Your First Look!
The series, co-created by Lauren Iungerich and Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft, is a coming-of-age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high school set in the rough inner city.

[12/14/17 - 07:00 AM]
Legendary Queens Return to Battle for the Crown on "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Thursday, January 25 at 8:00 PM ET/PT
"The rumors are 100% true, baby," said executive producer and host RuPaul. "The 'All Stars' three debut delivers my most legendary queens, and they're fired up and ready to take over the mother-tucking world. #RealNews #FakeEyelashes."

[12/14/17 - 06:06 AM]
Netflix to Launch New True Crime Series in January 2018
"Dirty Money" (January 26) and "Rotten" (January 5) uncover the pervasive greed and misconduct behind some of the world's biggest corporations and the global food production industry.

[12/14/17 - 04:13 AM]
21st Century Fox to Spin off Businesses and Create New "Fox"; a Growth Company Centered on Live News and Sports Brands and the Iconic Fox Brand
The new "Fox" will include iconic branded properties Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Sports, Fox Television Stations Group, and sports cable networks FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes and Big Ten Network (BTN).

[12/14/17 - 04:01 AM]
The Walt Disney Company to Acquire Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., after Spinoff of Certain Businesses, for $52.4 Billion in Stock
Immediately prior to the acquisition, 21st Century Fox will separate the Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network into a newly listed company that will be spun off to its shareholders.

[12/13/17 - 04:00 PM]
Bryan Cranston to Guest Host Tonight's Broadcast of "The Late Late Show with James Corden"
Cranston will fill in while James Corden enjoys time with his family following the birth of his daughter yesterday.

[12/13/17 - 02:39 PM]
The Biggest Night in "Lip Sync Battle" History Celebrates the Biggest Name in Music History
"Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration," a one-hour special, airs Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/13/17 - 01:00 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Film Partner to Debut First-Ever Live Theatrical Commercial
Holiday tentpole "The Greatest Showman" will debut a live, two-and-a-half minute commercial during the network's upcoming three-hour live musical event, "A Christmas Story Live!"

[12/13/17 - 12:14 PM]
Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, Returns for Second Season Jan. 19 on HBO
New guest stars this season include Danielle Brooks, John Gallagher, Jr., Jessica Hecht, Luzer Twersky and Kate Lyn Sheil.

[12/13/17 - 11:20 AM]
Paramount Network Teams Up with mitu to Develop "Browntown," A New Sketch Comedy Series
Featuring a prominent multicultural cast of emerging comics, improv actors, popular social influencers and celebrity cameos, "Browntown," will be set in a fictional, predominantly Latino neighborhood, designed to reflect today's diverse America.

[12/13/17 - 11:20 AM]
Bebe Rexha to Kick Off "A Christmas Story Live!" with Performance of New Original Song "Count on Christmas"
The song was written specifically for the live musical event by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Tony Award winners for the musical "Dear Evan Hansen," and lyricists of "La La Land's" Academy Award-winning song, "City of Stars."

[12/13/17 - 11:10 AM]
Four-Part Documentary Event "The Defiant Ones" Wins IDA Documentary Award for Best Limited Series
The documentary recently received a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Music Film.