or


[01/29/10 - 01:58 PM]
Dinoshark, "Merlin" Among Syfy's Latest Acquisitions
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Syfy has acquired the broadcast rights to U.K. import "Merlin."

In addition, "Dinoshark" will invade audience's homes in March, as will the return of the network's "Name That Movie" contest.

NBC aired "Merlin's" first season on Sunday nights last summer. Syfy will rebroadcast those 13 installments as part of a day-long marathon on Sunday, March 28 beginning at 10:00 AM ET. Season two then is expected to make its U.S. premiere on Friday, April 2 alongside the return of "Stargate Universe."

Meanwhile on the original movie front, the Roger Corman-produced "Dinoshark" will debut on Saturday, March 13 at 9:00/8:00c. Corman has been behind several of the channel's offerings, including "Supergator" and "Cyclops."

Also due on March 27 is an untitled film whose moniker will be derived from suggestions on the network's web site. Syfy previously opened the floor for its 2006 effort "Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep." Among the most popular submissions: "Two Guys A Girl and a Giant Squid," "Tentacles Eight: Humans Two," "The Squid Stays in the Picture," "Stop or My Squid Will Shoot" and "Killamari." Details about the project will presumably be released in the coming weeks.





  [april 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· CYCLOPS (SYFY)
· DINOSHARK (SYFY)
· KRAKEN: TENTACLES OF THE DEEP (SYFY)
· MERLIN (SYFY)
· STARGATE UNIVERSE (SYFY)
· SUPERGATOR (SYFY)









[04/23/14 - 06:56 PM]
ESPN's 2014 "Monday Night Football" Schedule
The 45th season will kick off with a doubleheader Monday, September 8 - New York Giants at Detroit Lions (7 p.m. ET) and San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals (10:15 p.m. / 7:15 p.m. PT).

[04/23/14 - 06:40 PM]
21st NFL on FOX Schedule Unveiled
It's a season of firsts once the action gets underway as FOX Sports becomes the only NFL broadcaster to cover two games from London in the same season, the first of which features the earliest kickoff in NFL history.

[04/23/14 - 05:03 PM]
2014 "Thursday Night Football" Broadcast Schedule Announced
The 16-game Thursday Night Football schedule kicks off on September 11 with Steelers vs. Ravens from Baltimore and ends with a Week 16 Saturday double-header on December 20.

[04/23/14 - 05:02 PM]
2014 NBC "Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
Highlights include 19 primetime games, including the NFL's opening game of the season, NFL Kickoff 2014 and NBC's annual Thanksgiving night game.

[04/23/14 - 02:59 PM]
Discovery Channel's Season Premiere of "Deadliest Catch" Is Highest Rated Premiere in Three Seasons
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Faking It," Investigation Discovery's "Bad Teachers" and Discovery's "Deadliest Catch."

[04/23/14 - 01:21 PM]
Lifetime's New Docu-Series "True Tori" Captivates 1.2 Million Viewers in Series Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 01:20 PM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Season's Top 20 Entertainment Series - Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/23/14 - 12:35 PM]
NBC Sports Group to Present All Team USA Games from 2014 IIHF World Hockey Championship
Live coverage begins on NBCSN on Friday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. ET when Team USA faces Belarus in the first of seven preliminary-round matches, which will all air live on NBCSN.

[04/23/14 - 11:23 AM]
VH1 Announces Hot New Summer Lineup
Highlights include the return of "Hit the Floor" as well as newcomers "I Love The 2000s," ""Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project," "Dating Naked" and "LeAnn & Eddie."

[04/23/14 - 11:10 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Scripted Programming Developing "All the Pretty Faces" from Executive Producer Jennifer Garner and Warner Horizon Television
The project is a dramedy-mystery centered on two warring families engaged in an epic, decades-long feud.

[04/23/14 - 11:09 AM]
Sam Register Promoted to President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series
Current WBA television series developed and supervised by Register include "Teen Titans Go!" and "The Tom and Jerry Show."

[04/23/14 - 10:52 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Adventure Time" Seals Monday Night Wins
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/23/14 - 10:30 AM]
"SNL" Finishes Out the Season with Three Star-Studded Back to Back Shows
Look for Andrew Garfield on May 3, Charlize Theron on May 10 and Andy Samberg on May 17.

[04/23/14 - 10:26 AM]
Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Highlights Motorsports Coverage on NBCSN This Week
NBCSN's presentation of the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama begins Sunday at 1 a.m. ET with qualifying.