or


    [monday, november 02, 2009]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[11/02/09 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 2
Updates include: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio to complete "Criminal Intent" revamp; "Shark Tank" gets two more episodes from ABC; and an original cast member leaves "Heroes."

[11/02/09 - 02:41 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "State of Romance" (NBC)

[11/02/09 - 01:30 PM]
The Big Playback! the CW Again Earns Network TV's Largest Percent Gains from Live+7 Dvr Playback
The CW further spins the numbers for the week of October 12-18.

[11/02/09 - 12:43 PM]
G4 Unleashes Explosive Second Season of "Human Wrecking Balls" Featuring an All-New Line-Up of Destruction
The all-new season premieres Wednesday, November 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/02/09 - 12:42 PM]
Matt Frei Anchors BBC World News America Live from Berlin on the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall
A special edition of BBC World News America broadcasts live from Berlin on Monday, November 9 at 7:00/6:00c.

[11/02/09 - 12:41 PM]
Ramsay Continues to Cook Up Kitchen Nightmares on BBC America
New seasons are on tap of both the U.S. and U.K. versions of the series.

[11/02/09 - 11:51 AM]
Science of the Movies Returns with All-New Episodes
The Science Channel original series returns Thursday, November 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/02/09 - 11:00 AM]
'Breakfast Club' Alumni Anthony Michael Hall to Guest Star on Holiday Episode of NBC's Comedy Series 'Community'
Hall will "haunt the halls of Greendale Community College as a campus bully who ultimately challenges Jeff (Joel McHale) to a fight."

[11/02/09 - 10:29 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef: Las Vegas" Hits the Road as the Finalists Move to Napa on Wednesday, DeC. 2 at 10 PM ET/PT
The winner will then be named on Wednesday, December 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/02/09 - 10:22 AM]
America's Most Watched Network Gets Most Dvr Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of October 12-18.

[11/02/09 - 09:26 AM]
ABC Family's Highly Anticipated Annual "25 Days of Christmas" Launches Tuesday, December 1st with Over 200 Hours of Holiday Programming
The lineup includes the original movie "Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe," starring Jenny McCarthy, Paul Sorvino and Dean McDermott.

[11/02/09 - 09:08 AM]
ABC Is #1 Non-Sports Net with Sunday Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 1.

[11/02/09 - 09:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights Season Two of Hit Series "Dance Your Ass Off"
Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz will serve as executive producers on the new season, casting of which is underway.

[11/02/09 - 08:11 AM]
One-Hour Bio Special "Three Foot Giant" Profiles Sean Stephenson a Remarkable Man Who at 3 Feet Tall Lives a Larger Life Than Most
The special premieres Sunday, November 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/02/09 - 07:52 AM]
From James Bond to Mega Shark, Syfy Celebrates the Holiday Season with 34 Movies During the Thanksgiving Weekend, November 26-29
Also on tap: the original movie "Beyond Sherwood," starring Robin Dunne and Erica Durance.

[11/02/09 - 06:58 AM]
Gregory Itzin Returns as Fan-Favorite Villain Charles Logan in Season Eight of "24"
The disgraced former President Logan was last seen after being shockingly stabbed by First Lady Martha Logan.

[11/02/09 - 06:37 AM]
Release the Hounds! FOX Unleashes "The Simpsons" On-Air Scavenger Hunt Beginning Monday, November 9
One lucky winner will receive the ultimate prize package, including a trip for two to Los Angeles to attend a table read of the show.

[11/02/09 - 06:23 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Narrate Discovery Channel's Epic Television Event, 'Life'
The 11-part series, due this March, "reveals the most spectacular, bizarre and fascinating behaviors that living things have devised in order to thrive."

[11/02/09 - 06:22 AM]
TNT Picks Up Acclaimed Drama Southland
The series will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning with its first episode on January 12.

[10/30/09 - 06:09 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 30
Updates include: Nick Popovich sets "Airplane Repo" at Discovery; Rena Sofer to visit "NCIS"; and Sasha Alexander to star in TNT's "Rizzoli."

[10/30/09 - 12:51 PM]
Tuesdays on A&E Are About to Get Spooky Two Hit Original Paranormal Series Come Back for All New Seasons
"Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal" and "Paranormal State" are both due back on Tuesday, December 15.

[10/30/09 - 12:21 PM]
The Doctor Who Specials Are Landing on BBC America
"Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars" is set to air on Saturday, December 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/30/09 - 12:04 PM]
ABC Announces the Season Premieres of "Scrubs" and "Better Off Ted"
The Alphabet confirms the December return dates for both comedies.

[10/30/09 - 12:03 PM]
ABC Announces November Sweeps Programming
ABC details its November sweeps highlights (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/09 - 11:19 AM]
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Returns November 7 with Pop & Country Superstar Taylor Swift as Host and Musical Guest
Also on tap: January Jones/Black Eyed Peas on November 14 and Joseph Gordon Levitt/Dave Matthews Band on November 21.

[10/30/09 - 10:03 AM]
The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" Soars to Series High
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, October 29.

[10/30/09 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Is #1 Non-Sports Net for 2nd Straight Night Against World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 29.

[10/30/09 - 06:39 AM]
Swords: Life on the Line Is Renewed for Second Season
New episodes will roll out on Discovery early next year.

[10/30/09 - 12:04 AM]
Interview: "The Academy" Executive Producer Scott Sternberg

[10/30/09 - 12:01 AM]
FOX Says "Yes We Can" to "American Dad"
The network has ordered a sixth season of the veteran animated comedy.

[10/29/09 - 06:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 29
Updates include: Oliver Platt joins "C Word" at Showtime; Marc Cherry to stick with "Housewives," ABC Studios; 3 Ball Productions lands "Dad Camp" at VH1.

[10/29/09 - 04:01 PM]
Discovery's 'Mythbusters' Continues to Resonate with Men on Wednesday Nights
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 01:44 PM]
NBC Late-Night Ratings Results for the Week of OcT. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 19-23.

[10/29/09 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy Gives Greenlight to "Being Human"
The 13-episode series, due this summer, is a re-imagining of the acclaimed BBC original.

[10/29/09 - 11:21 AM]
Top Model Hits Season Highs
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 10:58 AM]
Nightline Is #1 in Total Viewers -- Outperforms "Tonight Show" for 18th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 19-23.

[10/29/09 - 09:52 AM]
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne to Host Monday Night Raw(R)
Said installment airs this Monday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c on USA.

[10/29/09 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Grows Against Game 1 of the World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/09 - 08:42 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights Nick Swardson Sketch Series
The new series is slated to begin production in November and is scheduled to premiere in 2010.

[10/29/09 - 07:01 AM]
Supernatural Spirits Afflict Victims Through Paranormal Pets in Animal Planet's Eerie New Series, the Haunted
The 10-part series launches Sunday, November 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/29/09 - 12:02 AM]
Glee's "Don't Stop Believin'" Goes Gold
The cast's rendition of the Journey classic has just been certified Gold for digital sales in excess of 500,000 downloads.

[10/29/09 - 12:01 AM]
It's a Real Sister Act When Zooey Deschanel Guest-Stars on "Bones" Thursday, December 10, on Fox
Plus: David Boreanaz will direct the show's 100th episode, airing this spring.

[10/28/09 - 11:29 PM]
Live at the Paley Center for Media: "Inside the Writers Room: True Blood"

[10/28/09 - 08:04 PM]
NBC Extends "Chuck," Halts "Trauma"
Plus: "Scrubs" and "Better Off Ted" to return to ABC in December.

[10/28/09 - 06:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 28
Updates include: Comedy Central lands repeats of short-lived duo; Idris Elba to play lawyer for new NBC project; and a trio joins Laura Linney on Showtime's "The C Word."

[10/28/09 - 04:20 PM]
The Countdown to the New Season of "24" Begins Tonight During Game 1 of the World Series on Fox
Check out the official teaser for the new season, which will air during tonight's MLB coverage.

[10/28/09 - 03:33 PM]
Production Begins in New York on New HBO Comedy Series How to Make It in America
The series, due in February, stars Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Luis Guzman, Lake Bell and Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi.

[10/28/09 - 02:07 PM]
On January 12, Spike TV Takes on College Football and the Girls, Partying and Hazing That Goes Along with It!
"Blue Mountain State" is a half-hour scripted comedy series that follows three incoming freshman attending college.

[10/28/09 - 12:36 PM]
Producers Guild of America Honors Award-Winning Television Producer Mark Burnett with the 2010 Norman Lear Achievement Award
Burnett is the first producer of reality programming to be awarded the Norman Lear Achievement Award by the PGA.

[10/28/09 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Posts Its Best Tuesday Numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 Since Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 27.







  [november 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





[07/30/16 - 03:48 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Virtual Reality Short Documentary Film from Academy Award Winner Kathryn Bigelow in Partnership with Here Be Dragons and Annapurna Pictures
Over 30,000 African elephants die each year at the hands of poachers and despite the global outcry over the killings, trafficking continues.

[07/30/16 - 03:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Orders Drama Script for Global Limited Series Based on Michael Crichton's Soon-to-Be-Published Manuscript, Dragon Teeth
The book was discovered by his wife Sherri Crichton amongst his archives and immediately identified the book as "Pure Crichton."

[07/30/16 - 02:31 PM]
National Geographic and Katie Couric Media Partner on New Global Documentary, Gender Revolution (W.T.)
"This show will explore the roles of science, politics, and culture on gender, giving viewers a greater understanding of what is becoming a rapidly evolving issue," said Courteney Monroe.

[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Acquires Worldwide Rights to Climate Change Feature Documentary
The film presents an informative and engaging account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe.

[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
Cinemax Drama Series "Quarry" Debuts Sept. 9
Logan Marshall-Green stars as Mac Conway, aka Quarry, who is trying to readapt to normal society after Vietnam.

[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2016
Kent Jones, Marc Levin, Daphne Pinkerson, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Jon Alpert are among the featured auspices.

[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
HBO to Make Entire Run of Landmark Series "The Larry Sanders Show" Available Starting in September
HBO completed the deal to present the entire run of the acclaimed series on March 23, 2016, the day before Shandling's untimely passing.

[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" Through 2018
Currently averaging 4.4 million viewers, "Real Time" is enjoying its most-watched season since the show's 2003 debut season.

[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an unclich├ęd and authentic way.

[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church stars as Robert, Frances' (Parker) husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
The series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture "Westworld," written and directed by Michael Crichton.

[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
"Dateline NBC" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/29/16 - 01:46 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Appear on "Law & Order: SVU"
The Vice President will appear as himself in a press conference scene where he commends the SVU, led by Lt. Olivia Benson, for their work in addressing the national rape kit backlog, specifically in the city of Detroit.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
Screenwriter Mikko Alanne ("The 33") is adapting and also executive producing this epic story of survival for television.