or


    [tuesday, april 17, 2007]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/17/07 - 11:24 PM]
GSN Changes Its Network Brand Packaging Beginning Sunday, April 22
The new brand packaging is designed to capture the range of emotions that real people feel when watching or playing games.

[04/17/07 - 06:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday-Tuesday, April 16-17
Updates include: CBS and FOX add new unscripted pilots, Drew Carey to host a potenital new game show and some more pilot casting news trickles in.

[04/17/07 - 02:01 PM]
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Visits the Hit ABC Drama Series "Brothers & Sisters"
The Governor acknowledged the cast and crew for "their commitment to keeping production in California, recognizing that production companies have choices about where to film, and shooting here translates to the generation of more jobs and revenue for the state."

[04/17/07 - 01:57 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 9, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/07 - 01:54 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, April 16, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 16.

[04/17/07 - 01:53 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/07 - 11:22 AM]
A "King" and a "Shark" Pace CBS to a Weekly Win in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/07 - 11:21 AM]
''Nightclub Confessions'': FOX Reality's First Original Series Created for FoxrealitY.com Will Climax Into an Exclusive One-Hour Cable Television Event!
The online series gives viewers the chance "to peek inside a sound proof confessional booth which club-goers across the country enter to spill their deepest secrets and desires."

[04/17/07 - 11:09 AM]
Networks Respond to Virginia Tech Rampage
ABC and CBS to air news specials tonight while FOX pulls Wednesday's episode of "Bones" over sensitivity issues.

[04/17/07 - 09:54 AM]
Supernanny Launches Online Parent Community in Usa; Follow Up with Your Favorite Supernanny Moms & Dads
The new site is described as "a complete parent portal for American moms and dads offering free expert advice, tips from the hit show and a forum for parents to ask questions, share thoughts and swap their own families' stories."

[04/17/07 - 09:53 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches Multi-Platform Stand-Up Competition "Open Mic Fight"
The contest is billed as "the first-ever multi-platform, national stand-up competition."

[04/16/07 - 06:22 PM]
A King, a Comedy Queen & a Radio Ace: Showtime Deals a Royal Flush
The pay channel orders new seasons of "The Tudors" and "This American Life" as well as newcomer "State of the Union," starring Tracey Ullman.

[04/16/07 - 04:12 PM]
Hfpa Announces Timetable for 'The 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards'
The awards will be telecast Sunday, January 13, 2008 from 8-11 PM (EST) live from the Beverly Hilton on NBC.

[04/16/07 - 03:24 PM]
Bravo Posts First Chapter of Tim Gunn's Book "Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste & Style" Exclusively on BravotV.com
Additionally, Bravo's new series "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," begins casting today.

[04/16/07 - 02:18 PM]
NBC's 'The Apprentice: Los Angeles' Comes to a Close with Live Finale at the World Famous Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, April 22 (10-11 P.M. Et)
Will it be Frank, James, Nicole or Stefanie?

[04/16/07 - 01:57 PM]
TV Guide Channel(R) and Debmar/Mercury Announce Cable Syndication Deal for Hit Celeb-Reality "Surreal TV" Collection of Shows
The network plans to air repeats of "The Surreal Life" franchise as late-night programming beginning in July 2007.

[04/16/07 - 01:54 PM]
VH1's Hit Fitness & Nutrition Series Is Back for a Fifth Season with 'Celebrity Fit Club: Men VS. Women' Premiering April 22 at 9pm ET/PT
Season five of the series features Maureen McCormick, Dustin Diamond, Tiffany, Cledus T. Judd, Da Brat, Ross 'The Intern' Mathews, Kimberley Locke and Warren G.

[04/16/07 - 12:30 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, April 15, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 15.

[04/16/07 - 12:29 PM]
Eva Longoria, Nclr President and Ceo Janet Murguía and Mario Lopez Announce Nominations for "The 2007 Alma Awards"
The awards will tape on Friday, June 1 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and air Tuesday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/16/07 - 12:21 PM]
Nba Superstar Shaquille O'Neal Takes on Childhood Obesity in New Reality Series, "Shaq's Big Challenge," Premiering Tuesday, June 26 on Abc
The series features Shaq and his hand-picked "dream team" of experts as they "embark on a crusade to help transform six obese middle school youngsters from Florida into healthy, fit kids - and along the way, demonstrate how other communities nationwide can help fight childhood obesity."

[04/16/07 - 12:19 PM]
Celebrities Start Their Engines for a New ABC Television Reality Series, "Fast Cars & Superstars -- the Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race"
Jewel, Tony Hawk, Serena Williams and William Shatner are among the 12 celebrity drivers set to compete in the series, which starts Thursday, June 7 on ABC.

[04/16/07 - 11:36 AM]
Sci Fi Makes Its Wap Debut with Painkiller Jane
The site's offerings include Sci Fi's first-ever multi-strip flash animation digital comic book, developed by "Painkiller Jane" comic book creator Jimmy Palmiotti.

[04/16/07 - 11:34 AM]
ScifI.com Becomes the Gateway to Celebration
The cable channel details its promotional plans leading up to "Stargate SG-1's" final episode on Friday, June 22.

[04/16/07 - 08:19 AM]
Weekdays Are Twice as Nice with Sister, Sister on Superstation WGN
Back-to-back episodes are currently scheduled to air weekdays this fall beginning at 5:00/4:00c on the superstation.

[04/16/07 - 08:15 AM]
Keith Olbermann Named Co-Host, NBC's "Football Night in America"
Olbermann will call highlights and debate the NFL news and issues of the day with his "Football Night in America" colleagues.

[04/13/07 - 06:28 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of April 2-8): 'Sopranos,' 'Shield' Returns Fade
Conversely, HBO's "Entourage" and Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" return to record numbers.

[04/13/07 - 02:34 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, April 12, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/13/07 - 11:23 AM]
Development Update: Thursday-Friday, April 12-13
Updates include: MSNBC's Tucker Carlson to host CBS' latest game show pilot, MyNetworkTV opts for specials on Tuesday nights and Jay Mohr, John Cho and Lewis Black report for pilot duty.

[04/13/07 - 10:56 AM]
Shark Attack!
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/12/07 - 05:34 PM]
ABC Drops Case for 'Emergency'
"Lost" encores will fill the Wednesday, 9:00/8:00c hour beginning next week.

[04/12/07 - 05:28 PM]
Whitney Eliminated from "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[04/12/07 - 03:12 PM]
The CW's May Sweeps Highlights
The netlet details its upcoming season finales, which contain MAJOR SPOILERS.

[04/12/07 - 01:26 PM]
NBC Is Packing Plenty of Heat as It Announces New Summer 2007 Alternative Program Premieres That Mix Returning Favorites with Promising New Series Starting May 29
The Peacock's summer lineup includes new seasons of "America's Got Talent, "Last Comic Standing" and "The Biggest Loser" as well as the premiere of the dating reality series "Age of Love."

[04/12/07 - 11:25 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, April 11, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/07 - 11:24 AM]
ABC.com Adds Remaining Episodes of "Six Degrees" to Its Broadband Player
The first unaired episode of "Six Degrees" will be added to ABC.com on Friday, April 27, with a new episode added every Friday for four consecutive weeks (five episodes total).

[04/12/07 - 10:42 AM]
Top Model Mania Crushes Competition as the CW Wins the Hour in Target Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 11.

[04/12/07 - 09:04 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Kirstie Alley ('Cheers') Stars in and Executive Produces the Lifetime Original Movie 'Write & Wrong,' (Formerly 'And She Was') About a Middle-Aged Screenwriter Whose Script-Selling Scheme to Beat Hollywood's Youth Obsession Goes Awry
The movie will be followed by the premiere of the new Lifetime series "Army Wives" starring Kim Delaney and Catherine Bell on Sunday, June 3.

[04/12/07 - 09:01 AM]
Haley Scarnato Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[04/12/07 - 09:01 AM]
Country Superstar Martina Mcbride to Mentor Top 7 and Perform on "American Idol" Tuesday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 18, on Fox
She'll perform her single "Anyway" from her new CD "Waking Up Laughing" on the results show Wednesday, April 18.

[04/11/07 - 06:36 PM]
Warner Horizon Television Is Casting for the New ABC Reality Project "Dream House"!
Producers are looking for "colorful and diverse couples of all backgrounds who are recently married and want to move into their dream home."

[04/11/07 - 06:35 PM]
CBS and Dic Entertainment Present CBS's 2007-08 Children's Programming Slate
New animated programs include "Care Bears," "Sushi Pack," "I Was a High School Dinosaur" and "Strawberry Shortcake," which will make its broadcast television debut.

[04/11/07 - 06:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 11
Updates include: CBS plans a Jacksons-judged "Dynasty," MTV to revisit "The Real World: Las Vegas" and NBC orders six additional scripts of "Friday Night Lights."

[04/11/07 - 02:58 PM]
ESPN's 2007 Monday Night Football Schedule
Lineup includes the Steelers' 75th Anniversary celebration game on November 5.

[04/11/07 - 12:10 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, April 10, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 10.

[04/11/07 - 12:09 PM]
American Inventor Begins Second-Season Search to Discover the Hottest New Product and Make One Struggling Inventor's Dream Come True
The revised release notes that due to production logistics, the Orlando auditions have been moved to Tampa on April 21.

[04/11/07 - 12:08 PM]
Legendary Actress Rita Moreno to Guest Star on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
The episode, "A Tree Grows in Guadalajara," will also feature guest appearances by Rebecca Gayheart and Justina Machado.

[04/11/07 - 12:04 PM]
NBC Sunday Night Football Schedule Announced
The schedule includes NBC's first trip to Lambeau Field as the Green Bay Packers host their division foe the Bears, in what could be a historic night for Brett Favre.

[04/11/07 - 12:02 PM]
Eric Johnson Brings Some 'Flash' to Sci Fi's Sizzling New Series
The contemporized version of "Flash Gordon" follows the all-new adventures of Flash (Johnson) and his companions, Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkov.

[04/11/07 - 12:00 PM]
CBS News Launches New True-Crime Book Series Based on "48 Hours Mystery" Broadcasts
The books will expand on the "48 Hours" content and characters, including "a behind-the-scenes look at the television storytelling process, the latest court action and the stunning crime scene breakthroughs that turn cases around."

[04/11/07 - 10:19 AM]
Bravo Announces Addition of Third Night of Original Programming at 2007 Upfront
The cable channel details its upcoming schedule, which includes new seasons of "Top Chef," "Project Runway," "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" and "Million Dollar Listing."







  [april 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





[03/22/17 - 04:38 PM]
Outdoor Lifestyles Drive Double-Digit Ratings Growth on Great American Country
To build on that success in 2017, the network will deliver 254 hours of programming that focus on road trips, RV living and cool cabins.

[03/22/17 - 04:18 PM]
Jackson Galaxy Returns in Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" on Saturday, April 29
Between working with a cat named after him and saving the lives of 50 kittens, Jackson delves into his personal evolution exploring his past, present and future as he connects with remarkable felines in some of the most extreme circumstances.

[03/22/17 - 04:15 PM]
Travel Channel Programming Takes Off with Awesome Adventures in 2017
The network has commissioned more than 390 new hours of programming this year, including several freshman series and more than 18 pilots.

[03/22/17 - 04:11 PM]
NBC Bumps "Powerless" for Another "Trial & Error" Encore on Thursday
Look for a rebroadcast of the "A Wrench in the Case" episode at 8:30/7:30c.

[03/22/17 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Announces Summer Premiere Dates
This summer, Thursdays are all about match-making and music, with the debuts of "Love Connection" and "Beat Shazam" on May 25.

[03/22/17 - 03:18 PM]
HGTV Programming Primed and Ready for More Ratings Success in 2017
The cable channel is amplifying its 2017 programming lineup with an impressive 567 hours of original programming, including nine new series and fresh episodes of 28 popular titles.

[03/22/17 - 03:03 PM]
"Archer, P.I." Augmented Reality App Lets Fans Solve Cases Like Detective Sterling Archer
The multiplatform augmented reality app encourages fans to interact with "Archer: Dreamland" on screen and with real world objects to win prizes and solve cases.

[03/22/17 - 02:02 PM]
Dynamic Renovations of Vintage Properties, Beachfront Homes, Backyard Buildings and Swimming Pools Enhance DIY Network Programming Roster in 2017
The network is loading in 301 hours of new original programming in 2017, including 12 new series, 27 returning favorites and 22 one-hour specials.

[03/22/17 - 01:15 PM]
John Cho Joins "Difficult People" Season Three
Cho has been cast for a multi-episode arc in the third season.

[03/22/17 - 01:13 PM]
USA Network Pilot "Unsolved: The Murders of Biggie and Tupac" (WT) Announces Additional Casting Including the Role of Sean "Puffy" Combs
Luke James is set to play Sean "Puffy" Combs, the young and wildly successful founder of Bad Boy Records, the label of Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls.

[03/22/17 - 12:43 PM]
Bravo Media Delivers Top Shelf Drama on the Three-Part Reunion of "Vanderpump Rules" Beginning Monday, April 3 at 8 PM ET/PT
Jax Taylor, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Shay, Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, James Kennedy, Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz, Kristen Doute and Brittany Catwright hold nothing back as they answer the tough questions.

[03/22/17 - 11:09 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Recounts the Chaotic Days Following the Rodney King Verdict in "The Lost Tapes: LA Riots"
This latest installment of Smithsonian Channel's chilling series "The Lost Tapes" recaptures the chaotic days following the Rodney King verdict with powerful media coverage, home videos, gripping photographs and LAPD recordings.

[03/22/17 - 10:07 AM]
Diane Sawyer Interviews Caitlyn Jenner Two Years After Groundbreaking ABC News Special, Friday, April 21
ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer will interview Caitlyn Jenner two years after the first exclusive one-on-one with the former Olympian.

[03/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
Additional Performers Announced for the "52nd ACM Awards"
Lauren Daigle, Faith Hill, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban have been added to the stellar lineup of performers.

[03/22/17 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Stay on Top
ABC, CBS, FOX and The CW split the silver among adults 18-49.