or


    [monday, april 27, 2020]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/27/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 27
Updates include: Netflix cancels Idris Elba-led "Turn Up Charlie"; HBO eyes "Hellraiser" TV take; and Freeform gives pilot order to "None of the Above."

[04/27/20 - 04:32 PM]
"The Paley Center Salutes Parks and Recreation" to Air Thursday, April 30 at 8 P.M. on NBC
The half-hour presentation will lead into the previously announced "A Parks and Recreation Special" that same night.

[04/27/20 - 03:02 PM]
"The Last Dance" Delivers Massive Audience for Second Straight Week; Episodes 3 and 4 Average 5.9 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/20 - 02:04 PM]
Anchors Away! Bravo's "Below Deck Mediterranean" Returns This Summer
Returning for a shocking fifth season in picturesque Mallorca, Spain, are: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew) and season two's Malia White (Bosun).

[04/27/20 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Makes Franchise History by Expanding to 45-Minutes After Overwhelming Success of "The Daily Social Distancing Show"
For the first time in its 24-year history, "The Daily Show" will lengthen its episodes to 45 minutes starting tonight, Monday, April 27 and airing weeknights, Monday through Thursday.

[04/27/20 - 11:06 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Hit "Danger Force" Goes Into Kid-Friendly Quarantine in Virtually Produced Special Airing Saturday, May 9, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Said installment sees the team of superheroes-in-training raising the stakes and lightening the mood with a virtually produced special where the city of Swellview is quarantined from a way-too-natural gas leak from the nearby Bhutt Factory.

[04/27/20 - 10:16 AM]
HBO Max to Release Seth Rogen's "An American Pickle" Under the Streamer's Warner Max Label
The film, starring Seth Rogen in dual leading roles, is an adaptation of the 2013 New Yorker series "Sell Out" by Simon Rich who also adapts, and is directed by Brandon Trost, the cinematographer from Rogen's previous films.

[04/27/20 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix & Higher Ground Productions Announce Original Documentary "Becoming"
The film is an intimate look into the life of former First Lady Michelle Obama during a moment of profound change, not only for her personally but for the country she and her husband served over eight impactful years in the White House.

[04/27/20 - 09:55 AM]
Lifetime Announces 2020 May Movies and Mother's Day Stunt
While staying safe at home, Lifetime and Lounge with us all May with new thrillers every weekend on Saturdays and Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/27/20 - 09:04 AM]
NBC Announces Return of "America's Got Talent," "World of Dance"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, May 26.

[04/27/20 - 09:01 AM]
MTV Continues to Own Thursday Nights with the Epic Return of "Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny" on Thursday, June 11th at 9PM ET/PT
Previously announced with the working title "DJ Pauly D and Vinny's Vegas Pool Party," the second season of "Double Shot at Love" reunites the dynamic duo with some of their exes to live and work with them in Sin City.

[04/27/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Trailer for Four-Part Docuseries "The Last Narc"
The series, which details on the most notorious murder in the history of the DEA, will premiere May 15.

[04/27/20 - 08:51 AM]
BET+ and Tyler Perry Studios Set May 7 Launch Date for New Comedy Series, "Tyler Perry's Bruh"
The first three episodes of the 24-episode season will be available to stream at launch, with a new episode dropping each subsequent week.

[04/27/20 - 08:33 AM]
Video: Showtime Sports(R) Releases the Official Trailer and Poster for "Basketball County: In the Water"
A collaboration with NBA star Kevin Durant and sports business executive Rich Kleiman's Thirty Five Ventures, the film examines how Durant's hometown of Prince George's County, Md., has recently produced more elite basketball players than anywhere else in the world.

[04/27/20 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Holds Onto Demo Crown
ABC takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[04/27/20 - 08:06 AM]
"Amy Schumer Learns to Cook" to Premiere on Monday, May 11th at 10pm on Food Network
The series premieres Monday, May 11 at 10:00/9:00c with back-to-back half-hour episodes each week.

[04/27/20 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend" - Interactive Special Official Trailer - Netflix
Kimmy sets off on her biggest adventure yet, available Tuesday, May 12.

[04/27/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Comes Home to Disney+ on May the 4th
What began in 1977 with George Lucas' groundbreaking film "Star Wars: A New Hope," the nine-part saga is available within Disney+'s extensive collection of Star Wars movies and series.

[04/27/20 - 06:29 AM]
Discovery, Inc. and Amazon Expand Food Network Kitchen Collaboration with One-Year Subscription Complimentary to All Fire TV and Fire Tablet Customers
Starting today, new and existing Fire TV and Fire Tablet customers will receive a complimentary year-long subscription.

[04/27/20 - 06:03 AM]
"55th Academy of Country Music Awards(TM)," Hosted by Keith Urban, to Broadcast Live from Nashville for the First Time in Show's History on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM CT on CBS
Said event will be the first awards show to broadcast from three iconic Country Music venues including the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe.

[04/26/20 - 06:25 PM]
Video: "Love, Victor" - First Look - A Hulu Original
Set in the world of the 2018 groundbreaking film "Love, Simon," the series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation.

[04/26/20 - 06:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces a Season Eight Renewal of the Network's Highly Rated and Longest-Running Original Series "When Calls the Heart"
Currently ending its seventh season, the hit drama's ratings momentum continues, with this season's previous episode ranking as the highest-rated episode in the series' history.

[04/26/20 - 09:57 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Saturday Night Live" Keeps NBC on Top
The April 25 edition, with remote performances from self-isolating guests and members of the cast, once again delivers for the network.

[04/25/20 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye is the most-watched network last night and shares the adults 18-49 crown with ABC.

[04/24/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 24
Updates include: Stephen Graham joins the cast of "Peaky Blinders"; and Genevieve O'Reilly, Denise Gough tapped for the Diego Luna-led "Star Wars" series at Disney+.

[04/24/20 - 03:09 PM]
Keke Palmer Joins Derrick "D-Nice" Jones as Co-Host of MTV's Live Musical Event "Club MTV Presents #DanceTogether with D-Nice" Airing Saturday, April 25th at 10PM ET/PT
The one-hour special - held in support of The Save The Music Foundation - simulcasts across MTV, VH1 and MTV2, and will be livestreamed on PlutoTV.

[04/24/20 - 02:22 PM]
Encore of "The Disney Family Singalong" Followed by an All-New "American Idol" Set for Sunday, April 26, on ABC
Said rebroadcast will replace the previously announced original of "America's Funniest Home Videos" at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/24/20 - 01:00 PM]
ABC Slots Pair of "Shark Tank" Originals on Wednesday Nights
Look for fresh installments to fill the Wednesday, 10:00/9:00c hour on May 6 and May 13.

[04/24/20 - 12:07 PM]
Victoria Justice to Host "Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2020: Celebrate Together" on Saturday, May 2, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
With kids having cast millions of votes for their favorite celebrities, movies, games and more, this year's virtually produced show will reveal the winners through some of the most creative orange-blimp acceptances in KCA history.

[04/24/20 - 11:54 AM]
NBC Makes Changes to "Council of Dads," "Blindspot" Premieres
Due to the recent addition of "A Parks and Recreation Special" on April 30, "Blindspot" will now premiere its fifth and final season on Thursday, May 7.

[04/24/20 - 10:22 AM]
Cody and The Helpsters Team Up for Apple's "Helpsters Help You," Inspired by the Parents' Choice Award-Winning "Helpsters," Now Streaming for Free
The first episode of "Helpsters Help You" is now streaming, and new episodes will continue to roll out for free, every Friday on Apple TV+.

[04/24/20 - 09:31 AM]
"Unearthed" Returns to Science Channel Using Cutting-Edge Technology to Decode World's Greatest Mysteries and Structures
New episodes roll out this Sunday, April 26, decoding the mysteries of the world's most iconic structures and monuments from ancient to present day.

[04/24/20 - 09:31 AM]
HBO's New Series "I May Destroy You" from Michaela Coel Debuts This June
This fearless, frank and provocative series explores the question of sexual consent in contemporary life and how, in our modern landscape of dating and relationships, we make the distinction between liberation and exploitation.

[04/24/20 - 09:02 AM]
"Carmen Sandiego" Is Coming Back for Season 3 - More Secrets Revealed, Only on Netflix
The streaming service confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[04/24/20 - 08:53 AM]
Video: "The Hollow" Season 2 Trailer - Netflix Futures
After discovering the truth behind the Hollow, friends Adam, Mira and Kai must face their fears and tackle even bigger challenges together.

[04/24/20 - 08:44 AM]
Video: TV's "Wizards of Waverly Place" Cast Reunite for New Hope Club's "Worse" Video
The video marks the directorial debut of Bailee Madison, an alum of the hit TV series and she reunited several of her former castmates for the song's love-on-the-rocks storyline.

[04/24/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from Opening Round of NFL Draft
The Alphabet's coverage is up 33% among adults 18-49 from a year ago.

[04/24/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Showtime Offers the Series Premiere of "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" Early Online Ahead of Its On-Air Premiere
The premiere episode is available for free now on YouTube and SHO.com.

[04/24/20 - 06:59 AM]
Freeform Launches the Instagram Live Concert Series "#StayTheFFHome Live Music Showcase," Starting Friday, April 24
The live music series will run biweekly and highlight Freeform talent and feature performances from musical artists who have been featured in the network's shows.

[04/24/20 - 06:29 AM]
Documentary News Series "Axios" Expands Its 2020 Season, Returning Monday April 27
The documentary news series returns this month with plans to ramp up production and will now air bi-weekly for the rest of 2020.

[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.







  [april 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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





[07/10/20 - 09:34 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Good Witch" Season Six L+3 Ratings Highlights
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[07/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
"The Last Defense: Julius Jones - A Special Edition of 20/20" Airs Tuesday, July 14 (8:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC
The two-hour "20/20" on Julius Jones is an abridged version of Viola Davis' and Julius Tennon's documentary series, "The Last Defense."

[07/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix's "The Order" Joins Comic-Con@Home Lineup on Saturday, July 25
The thrilling second season of the drama series is now streaming on Netflix.

[07/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Radioactive" - Official U.S. Trailer - Prime Video
The film is the incredible, true-story of Marie Sklodowska Curie and her ground-breaking scientific achievements that revolutionized medicine with her discovery of radium and polonium, ultimately changing the face of science forever.

[07/10/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Max Makes New DC Drama Series Commitment from "The Batman" Filmmaker Matt Reeves, Terence Winter and Warner Bros. Television
The series provides an unprecedented opportunity to extend the world established in the movie and further explore the myriad of compelling and complex characters of Gotham.

[07/10/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Pave the Way to Victory for ABC
The Alphabet's trio takes home the top spots last night.

[07/10/20 - 06:36 AM]
Netflix Announces a French Original Series: "Gone for Good" - An Adaptation of Harlan Coben's Bestselling Thriller
The five-part thriller series will star Finnegan Oldfield, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Guillaume Gouix, Garance Marillier and is directed by Juan Carlos Medina.

[07/09/20 - 04:57 PM]
FOX Extends "Celebrity Watch Party" with Extra Week
The series will now run through Thursday, July 23 with an 11th installment.

[07/09/20 - 01:02 PM]
Hulu's "Ramy" Renewed for a Third Season
The second season debuted on Hulu on Friday, May 29.

[07/09/20 - 11:57 AM]
Fuse Greenlights "Like, Share, Dimelo" - Bringing Digital Original to TV, with Series Premiere Set for September 21
Hosted by Latina comedians, Dee Nasty (Darlene Demorizi) and Sasha Merci, the series explores trending topics in Latinx and millennial issues, include politics, pop culture, dating and sex.

[07/09/20 - 11:12 AM]
Lifetime Premieres Two New Specials Exploring Major Milestones for Women This July
"The Baby Factory: Alabama" and "Happily Ever Altered" will air on successive Wednesdays beginning July 15.

[07/09/20 - 11:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts First Trailer for "Tig N' Seek"
Guest stars on this season include Louie Anderson, Maryann Strossner and many more.

[07/09/20 - 11:00 AM]
All Aboard the Crazy Train! Join America's Favorite Tell-It-Like-It-Is Family as They Examine Jaw-Dropping Paranormal Videos in Travel Channel's "The Osbournes Want to Believe"
The eight-episode series launches Sunday, August 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/09/20 - 10:34 AM]
Video: "Indian Matchmaking" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Matchmaker Sima Taparia guides clients in the U.S. and India in the arranged marriage process, offering an inside look at the custom in a modern era.

[07/09/20 - 10:34 AM]
MTV Greenlights "The Challenge" for Record-Breaking 36th Season as the Hit Competition Series Is Pacing to Be Highest Rated in 8 Years
Tune in for "The Challenge: Total Madness" season finale on Wednesday, July 15.