or


    [monday, august 06, 2007]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[08/06/07 - 11:39 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Return of Jezebel James, The" (FOX)

[08/06/07 - 11:39 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Minister of Divine, The" (FOX)

[08/06/07 - 05:53 PM]
Spike TV Television Highlights - September 2007
Next month's highlights include the launch of "Manswers" as well as the return of "The Ultimate Fighter."

[08/06/07 - 05:52 PM]
Joe Biden, John Mccain, Tommy Thompson and Barack Obama Heat Up "Indecision 2008" with August Appearances on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
Senators Joe Biden (August 8), John McCain (August 16) and Barack Obama (August 22) and former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson (August 20) all make a campaign stop.

[08/06/07 - 05:51 PM]
Comedy Central Home Entertainment(R) Releases "South Park: The Complete Tenth Season" DVD to Hit Stores on Tuesday, August 21
In addition to the Emmy-nominated episode, "Make Love, Not Warcraft," a free 14-day trial edition of the "World of Warcraft" DVD-ROM is included with the purchase of the DVD set.

[08/06/07 - 03:18 PM]
Production Begins in Los Angeles on New Comedy Series "Cavemen," Premiering October 2 on Abc
The newcomer stars Bill English, Nick Kroll, Sam Huntington, Kaitlin Doubleday, Stephanie Lemelin and Julie White.

[08/06/07 - 03:16 PM]
Fashion Icon Kenneth Cole to Appear on ABC's "Ugly Betty"
The episode, due in October, will feature Cole as himself, as he's honored at a lavish "Black & White" Ball being hosted by the dysfunctional Meade family.

[08/06/07 - 12:54 PM]
The Contender to Return to ESPN September 4
The third season of The Contender will also feature several enhancements including a different weight class and "for the first time, true boxing fans will be able to see the entire fight each week on ESPN2."

[08/06/07 - 12:53 PM]
The CW's "Gossip Girl" Premiere Moves to Wednesday, September 19 at 9:00-10:00 PM
To accommodate this new premiere schedule, "Top Model" will now have a one-hour premiere on September 19 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET), instead of a two-hour premiere as previously announced.

[08/06/07 - 11:32 AM]
NBC's Sizzling Summer Series 'America's Got Talent' and 'Last Comic Standing' Renewed for Another Fun-Filled Season of Amazing Talent and Big Laughs
"Both of these innovative series have proven to be summer staples and important franchises for NBC," said Craig Plestis, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Development and Specials, NBC Entertainment.

[08/06/07 - 11:10 AM]
Carson Daly Signs New Two-Year Contract Extension Continuing His Role as Host of NBC's "Last Call with Carson Daly"
Daly will also once again host "NBC's New Years Eve with Carson Daly" from Times Square.

[08/06/07 - 10:16 AM]
TBS Personalities Bill Engvall and Jim Gaffigan Headline New Broadband Projects Tied to TBS Original Series
"Ask Bill" and "Andy's Car" are tied to "The Bill Engvall Show" and "My Boys" respectively.

[08/06/07 - 10:15 AM]
Who's the Boss? Launch Boosts Ion Television Ratings
ION spins the numbers for the weeks of July 9 and 16.

[08/06/07 - 10:14 AM]
Daniele Becomes the New Head of Household, on "Big Brother 8," Sunday, AuG. 5
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" Head of Household competition.

[08/04/07 - 06:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Cable Premiere of "Stone Cold" Scores as Highest-Rated Cable Movie on Saturday, August 4
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, August 4.

[08/03/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Viva Laughlin" (CBS)

[08/03/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Protect & Serve" (CBS)

[08/03/07 - 05:50 PM]
Development Update: Week of July 30-August 3
Updates include: Sci Fi, E! call it quits on "The Dresden Files," "The Simple Life," TNT moves forward with two pilots and ABC Family extends "Greek" another 10 episodes.

[08/03/07 - 01:32 PM]
ABC Will Encore the First Episode of Soapnet's New Reality Series, "The Fashionista Diaries," Wednesday, August 8 in "The View's" Timeslot
The special encore presentation on ABC will lead up to the second episode premiere on SOAPnet that night at 9:00 p.m.

[08/03/07 - 01:07 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Masters of Science Fiction" (ABC)

[08/03/07 - 09:38 AM]
FOX Announces Revised Fall Lineup
FOX confirms yesterday's report about its various fall schedule changes.

[08/03/07 - 09:38 AM]
Big Brother 8 Houseguests Give Nick His Walking Papers While Two-Time Nominee Kail Remains in the House
CBS details the latest "Big Brother" elimination.

[08/03/07 - 09:37 AM]
Former Wwe Diva Lauren Jones Puts Tyler, Tx, on the Map When "Anchorwoman" Premieres on a New Night, Wednesday, August 22, on Fox
FOX confirms the summer series will shift from its original Tuesday, August 21 premiere date.

[08/03/07 - 09:36 AM]
Sara Von Gillern and Dominic Sandoval Are Eliminated on "So You Think You Can Dance"
FOX details the latest "So You Think You Can Dance" elimination.

[08/02/07 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Traveling in Packs" (ABC)

[08/02/07 - 11:53 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Miss/Guided" (ABC)

[08/02/07 - 09:57 PM]
AMC Strikes Key Development Deals
The deals include "The Things They Carried" (James Sadwith from the best-selling book by Tim O'Brien), an untitled political thriller (Jason Horwitch and Joshua Maurer), "Cutman" (Nick Grillo and Ernest Dickerson from F.X. Toole short stories) and an untitled basketball project from Rick Fox and Mark Canton.

[08/02/07 - 05:25 PM]
FOX Sends 'Bones' to Tuesdays, Holds 'Amsterdam' Until Midseason
Plus: "Kitchen Nightmares" will now assume the Wednesday, 9:00/8:00c slot while "Don't Forget the Lyrics" is staying on Thursday nights.

[08/02/07 - 11:56 AM]
NBC's Hit Weight Loss Series 'The Biggest Loser' Announces Season 4 Contestants
For the first time ever, the show will feature twin brothers as well as a Hurricane Katrina survivor and the oldest contestant in "Biggest Loser" history.

[08/02/07 - 11:11 AM]
Boston Legal Returns with a 90-Minute Season Premiere, Tuesday, September 25 on Abc
The series will then begin airing in its regular time period the following Tuesday, from 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET.

[08/02/07 - 11:09 AM]
The Audience Votes Were Tallied and Greg Chavez Is Named the Winner of "American Inventor"
Chavez's winning invention, "Guardian Angel," is a Christmas tree fire suppression system.

[08/01/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Spellbound" (The CW)

[08/01/07 - 10:58 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Reaper" (The CW)

[08/01/07 - 10:02 PM]
The "Big Brother 8" Head of Household Chooses Big Prizes Over the Coveted Power of Veto
CBS details the "Big Brother's" latest installment.

[08/01/07 - 06:00 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Announces Casting Coups
The network confirms the return of Lucy Lawless to "Battlestar Galactica" and the casting of Sam J. Jones in a guest spot on "Flash Gordon."

[08/01/07 - 05:59 PM]
'Farscape' Series Creator Returns for Web Series
O'Bannon will work closely with executive producers Brian Henson and Robert Halmi, Jr., and SCIFI.COM's Craig Engler, to develop the online show's storyline, which will revive and expand the Farscape universe.

[08/01/07 - 05:57 PM]
Bravo's Cori Abraham Promoted to Vice President, Development and Production
Abraham most recently served as Director of Development and Production.

[08/01/07 - 01:42 PM]
Spy Toys of the Cia, 10-Part Broadband Promotional Tie-In to TNT's Epic Three-Week Television Event the Company, Available at TNT.TV
Introduced by co-star Chris O'Donnell, SPY TOYS OF THE CIA "goes deep behind the scenes to see the making of and the uses for the tools of the espionage trade."

[08/01/07 - 01:39 PM]
TNT's Chart-Topping, Record-Breaking Original Series the Closer Slated to Return for Fourth Dramatic Season
TNT has ordered 15 episodes for the fourth season, set to launch next summer.

[08/01/07 - 01:38 PM]
Production Has Begun on the Second Season of ABC's "October Road"
Gary Fleder, Scott Rosenberg, Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec are all set to return as executive producers.

[08/01/07 - 01:37 PM]
Production Has Begun on ABC's New Comedy, "Carpoolers"
Bruce McCulloch created the series which he's executive producing alongside Marsh McCall, Anthony and Joe Russo, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and David Miner.

[08/01/07 - 01:33 PM]
Blair Underwood to Join the Cast of ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money"
The network also confirms "What About Brian's" Josh Reims has been tapped as an executive producer.

[08/01/07 - 01:32 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Announces 2007 Participants for the Industry-Leading Directing Fellowship Program
The 2007 directing Fellows, who begin their year-long paid fellowships this month working with executives from Disney-ABC Television Group and the Directors Guild, are Nandi Bowe, Oscar Daniels and Sharat Raju.

[08/01/07 - 10:06 AM]
Barbara Walters Names Whoopi Goldberg Moderator of "The View"
She will debut on "The View" on September 4 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), the start of the show's eleventh season.

[08/01/07 - 08:26 AM]
Class Is in Session Twice a Week When "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" Airs on Thursdays and Fridays for Four Weeks This Fall
FOX confirms the series will also run on Fridays at 8:00/7:00c from September 14 to October 5.

[08/01/07 - 08:24 AM]
Hilary Duff and Nick Cannon to Host "Teen Choice 2007" Live Sunday, August 26, on Fox
Jessica Alba, Ashlee Simpson, Dane Cook, Lauren Conrad, Megan Fox, Emmy Rossum, Miley Cyrus, Anna Paquin, Jared Padalecki and Taylor Kitsch are among the stars scheduled to appear.

[07/31/07 - 10:07 PM]
Wildest Dreams Come True for One Lovable Loser in 'Big Liar on Campus' September 16th on ABC Family
This September, Ryan Pinkston ("Bad Santa") fibs his way into the school elite in the movie BIG LIAR ON CAMPUS, Sunday, September 16.

[07/31/07 - 09:17 PM]
Bravo Marks Best July - Ever - in Prime with Hit Emmy-Nominated Series "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" and "Top Chef"
Bravo spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/07 - 06:00 PM]
All New Programs for September
BBC America details its September programming highlights.

[07/31/07 - 05:11 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Mony" (NBC)







  [august 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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









[07/07/15 - 12:48 PM]
HBO Series Hit Record Highs, While Summer Shows Off to Strong Start
HBO spins the numbers for the year to date.

[07/07/15 - 12:39 PM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Unveil the First Official Trailer from the Highly-Anticipated Season Two of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Beginning tonight, Tuesday, July 7 at 8:00 pm ET, fans will get a peek into the new season from the creative minds behind the series, including Creator and El Rey Network Founder Robert Rodriguez.

[07/07/15 - 12:36 PM]
Destination America Scores Best Quarter Ever in Network History
Destination America spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/07/15 - 12:31 PM]
Co-Hosts Announced for "Knock Knock Live," Premiering Tuesday, July 21 on FOX
On tap are country superstar Kellie Pickler, actress and singer Adrienne Bailon, TV host Ross Mathews, host and recording artist Jordan "Shorty" Johnson and TV/radio personality Chuey Martinez.

[07/07/15 - 11:52 AM]
Animal Planet Renews Critically Acclaimed and Viewer Embraced Original Docuseries "The Last Alaskans" for Second Season Amid Breakthrough Performance
Beginning Sunday, July 12, at 1 PM (ET/PT), the network marathons the entire eight-episode season beginning with the first episode leading up to the season finale at 8 PM (ET/PT).

[07/07/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Project Runway" Designers and Guest Judges Unveiled
Season 14 premieres Thursday, August 6 at 9:00/8:00c on Lifetime.

[07/07/15 - 11:05 AM]
All Six Principal Voice Performers Will Return for the Historic 27th and 28th Seasons of "The Simpsons"
Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria and Harry Shearer are all due back.

[07/07/15 - 11:00 AM]
MTV Heats Up This Summer with Six All-Star Dance Crews Hitting the "America's Best Dance Crew" Stage
New host Jason Dundas will join fellow incoming judges T-Pain, Teyana Taylor and Frankie Grande.

[07/07/15 - 10:19 AM]
TV One Posts Best Second Quarter in Network History Delivering 51% and 47% Increases in Key Demos in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/07/15 - 09:42 AM]
USA Network Orders Fourth Season of Hit Reality Series "Chrisley Knows Best"
The network will soon start production on two previously announced Chrisley pilots including a nighttime talk show hosted by Todd Chrisley from Embassy Row and a spin-off pilot with series partner Maverick TV.

[07/07/15 - 09:12 AM]
Netflix Kicks Off Original Film Initiative with Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation," Premiering in All Netflix Territories and Select Theaters on October 16, 2015
Other upcoming titles include "The Ridiculous Six," "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" and "Pee-wee's Big Holiday."

[07/07/15 - 08:45 AM]
Showtime(R) Service Is Available Now Over the Internet
The service is available as a stand-alone streaming service on Apple TV(R), iPhone(R), iPad(R), iPod touch(R) and the Roku streaming platform, and consumers can subscribe to the service for one monthly price of $10.99.

[07/07/15 - 08:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Sparks Victory for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/07/15 - 08:31 AM]
Comedy Central Renews Multiplatform Late-Night Hit Series "@midnight with Chris Hardwick" for Third Season
The third season order of "@midnight," produced by Funny Or Die, is a 40-week run that will air throughout 2016.

[07/07/15 - 08:22 AM]
Alton Brown Brings "Cutthroat Kitchen" to the Great Outdoors in Special Summer Series "Camp Cutthroat"
The primetime tournament begins on Wednesday, August 12 at 9pm ET/PT (all times ET/PT), leading up to a final showdown between the four winners on Wednesday, September.