[04/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Calls Off 'Cooking Showdown,' Episodes to Instead Air Online By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- NBC is calling off its "Celebrity Cooking Showdown," as the show's final two installments - set to air tonight and Friday - will instead be webcast on NBC.com.
Repeats of "Will & Grace" ("Love Is In The Airplane") and "My Name Is Earl" ("The Professor") will fill the 8:00/7:00c hour tonight with an encore of "Deal or No Deal" ("Episode No. 24") set to run tomorrow at 8:00/7:00c.
The news comes after yet another disastrous performance for the series. Last night's installment took a distant fifth place among adults 18-49 in the 8:00/7:00c hour (a 1.6 rating) according to preliminary numbers, ahead of only "One Tree Hill" on the WB (a 1.2 rating).
Ben Silverman, David A. Hurwitz and Sean "Diddy" Combs were the executive producers of the series.
UPDATED 3:41 PM: Scheduling updates released late Thursday afternoon indicate that in addition to running on NBC.com, the show's final two installments will air back-to-back this Saturday (April 22) starting at 8:00/7:00c.
[05/27/15 - 10:59 AM]
Revised: New Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Dates For "June Weddings" Now look for "Perfect Match" on Saturday, June 20; "A Country Wedding" on Sunday, June 21; and "Love, Again" on Saturday, June 27.
[05/27/15 - 10:07 AM]
Spike TV Inks Season Seven of "Ink Master" And Creates Spin-Off Series "Ink Master: Redemption" The network will launch the newest installment of "Ink Master" - season six - on Tuesday, June 23 at 10:00/9:00c.
[05/27/15 - 08:26 AM]
Comedy Central's New Historical and Satirical Series "Another Period" Premieres June 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome co-star in the newcomer, which they also co-created.
[05/27/15 - 07:28 AM]
New Additions to the Season Seven Cast of "Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out" Feature Hot Comedic Talent and Social Media All-Stars DC Young Fly, Matt Rife, Darren Brand, Aarona Lopez, TattooManPaige and Hunter Stiebel are among the new additions.
[05/26/15 - 09:03 PM]
Just Announced: "Grace and Frankie" Will Return for Season 2 on Netflix! The comedy series, starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, has been picked up for a sophomore run.
[05/26/15 - 03:37 PM]
"Texas Rising" Ropes in 4.1 Million Viewers History spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.
[05/26/15 - 02:24 PM]
Western Conference Finals Game 4 on ESPN is Most-Watched Game of 2015 NBA Playoffs ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.
[05/26/15 - 01:27 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, May 29 at 9:00 P.M. on ABC This season, the show travels to San Antonio, Texas, John Quiñones' hometown, with surprising scenario outcomes that will be featured on an upcoming hour.
[05/26/15 - 01:18 PM]
ABC Family's "Young & Hungry" Hits a New Series High in Adults 18-34 and Season Highs in Other Key Demos ABC Family further spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.
[05/26/15 - 01:09 PM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Popular Sitcom "Love Thy Neighbor" Return with All-New Episodes This June Said efforts return on Tuesday, June 30 and Friday, June 26, respectively.
[05/26/15 - 12:48 PM]
espnW to Premiere Documentary Series Highlighting Elite Female Athletes - espnW Originals: What Makes Us The series is produced in collaboration with the sibling directing team, the Mundo Sisters, who previously directed the popular espnW Original Nine for IX Short: Rowdy Ronda Rousey.
[05/26/15 - 12:41 PM]
Women's College World Series: Top 8 National Seeds Compete; ESPN Televises for 15th Consecutive Year The eight teams will play in a double-elimination tournament (May 28-31) in which two teams will advance to a best-of-three Women's College World Series Championship Series (June 1-3).
[05/26/15 - 12:38 PM]
Adult Swim Presents "The Virtual Brainload" in Partnership with WEVR Previously only available as an in-person experiential activation with the Meatwad Fulldome Experience, The Virtual Brainload meets fans where they are with a dazzling animated presentation that gives a special glimpse of the backside of reality.
[05/26/15 - 12:30 PM]
The Second Season of the Acclaimed Showtime(R) Series "Ray Donovan" Starring Liev Schreiber Is on Sale Now Season three will premiere on Sunday, July 12 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.
[05/26/15 - 12:02 PM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Critics' Choice Television Awards Most Exciting New Series Honorees and Presenters The honorees were chosen by BTJA members from pilots, early episodes and trailers from series premiering after May 1.