or


    [saturday, may 15, 2010]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/15/10 - 01:20 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 15
Updates include: TBS lands off-network rights to "The Big Bang Theory"; recasting hits NBC's "Harry's Law," "Friends With Benefits"; and Paul Reiser's "Next" to become NBC's 12th new scripted show next season.

[05/15/10 - 12:01 PM]
The Big Bang Theory to Launch in Syndication on the FOX Television Stations and Tbs
The multiplatform off-network syndication launch is due in fall 2011.

[05/15/10 - 09:12 AM]
ABC Dominates Its Friday Competition in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 14.

[05/14/10 - 08:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 14
Updates include: NBC orders "School Pride"; Ali Adler, Greg Malins find new gigs; and Joely Richardson, Ryan Devlin are out of their respective pilots.

[05/14/10 - 02:54 PM]
Image Gallery: NBC's New 2010-11 Shows
View images from all of NBC's new series for next season.

[05/14/10 - 02:46 PM]
Cavaliers/Celtics Game 6 - ESPN's Second Most-Viewed Basketball Game
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 02:26 PM]
NBC Makes "Heroes" Axe Official
The last question about NBC's 2010-11 returning class has been answered.

[05/14/10 - 01:08 PM]
ABC Adds "Body of Proof," "Off the Map" to Roster
The pair join fellow incoming dramas "187 Detroit," "Generation Y," "No Ordinary Family" and "The Whole Truth."

[05/14/10 - 12:46 PM]
ABC's Summer Series "Downfall" and "Shaq Vs" Will Each Premiere One Week Earlier
"Dowfall" now launches Tuesday, June 22 at 9:00/8:00c while "Shaq Vs." will take over the slot on August 3.

[05/14/10 - 12:17 PM]
Abc, Fox, NBC Clear Bubble Decks
"FlashForward," "Mercy" and "The Wanda Sykes Show" are all heading to the chopping block.

[05/14/10 - 12:04 PM]
NBC Adds to New Scripted Lineup with Four New Series -- 'The Cape,' 'Outlaw,' 'Harry's Law' and 'Friends with Benefits' - and Renews 'Chuck' for Fourth Season in 2010-11
Said pickups bring the Peacock's freshman class to 11 scripted series.

[05/14/10 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Books "The Neistat Brothers" for June 4
The eight-episode series will follow "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday nights at midnight/11:00c.

[05/14/10 - 11:18 AM]
Vampire Diaries Finale Sinks Its Teeth Into Largest Audience Since February
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 10:32 AM]
TNT Greenlights Lawyer Buddy Series Franklin & Bash, Starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer
The former TBS pilot follows "two young, fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants street lawyers cause a seismic culture clash when they join a legendary, button-down law firm."

[05/14/10 - 10:08 AM]
ESPN's Erin Andrews ("Dancing with the Stars") Returns as Correspondent for ABC and ESPN Broadcasts of "The 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee," June 4
Plus: "SportsCenter" update anchor/co-host Sage Steele to host the Semifinal rounds on ESPN.

[05/14/10 - 09:58 AM]
NBC Announces Pickups for New Drama 'Lola' ('Law & Order: Los Angeles') and Returning 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' and 'Law & Order' Ends Its Historic Run on NBC May 24
"The full measure of the collective contributions made by Dick Wolf and his 'Law & Order' franchise over the last two decades to the success of [NBC] cannot be overstated," said Jeff Gaspin.

[05/14/10 - 09:39 AM]
TBS Goes Back to the 1980s with New College Comedy Glory Daze
The cable channel confirms eight episodes will roll out later in 2010.

[05/14/10 - 09:30 AM]
Syfy and Columbia University School of Arts Present First Imagine Greater Development Award
Gerry Kim and Stephanie Wu took home the $10,000 prize for their film "Green Plastic Sandals."

[05/14/10 - 09:28 AM]
The Penultimate Episode of "Survivor: Heroes VS. Villains" Rules Thursday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 08:49 AM]
Hitting a 3-Month High, Private Practice Season Finale Is #1 in Its 10pm Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 13.

[05/14/10 - 06:59 AM]
Nick at Nite Kicks Off Star-Studded New Season of Stop-Motion Comedy Series Glenn Martin, Dds on Friday, June 11
Guests this season include Bret Michaels, Mel Brooks, Fergie, Kristen Bell, Sean Hayes, Betty White, Jimmy Kimmel, John Corbett, Jason Alexander, George Takei, Howie Mandel and Ty Burrell.

[05/14/10 - 05:01 AM]
Own: The Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Advertising Partnership with Leading Retailer Kohl's Department Stores for the Original Series 'Your Own Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star'
Online auditions to participate in the series begin May 14 at Oprah.com.

[05/13/10 - 07:09 PM]
Chuck, "V," Eight Pilots Make the Cut for 2010-11
On tap for next season are "Happy Endings," "Mr. Sunshine," "Better Together," "The Whole Truth", "187 Detroit," "Generation Y," "Mike & Molly" and "Glory Daze."

[05/13/10 - 04:56 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 13
Updates include: "Damages" creators sign overall deal with Sony; Angus T. Jones to return to CBS's "Men"; and Prospect Park books three projects.

[05/13/10 - 04:16 PM]
America's Next Top Model Crowns a Winner and Finales with Highest Ratings Since March 2009
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 12.

[05/13/10 - 12:46 PM]
NBC Taps Microsoft Advertising as Preferred Digital Marketing Partner for Launch of Fall Program Lineup
The partnership will be executed through an extensive multi-screen advertising campaign that includes MSN, X-box, Microsoft Mobile and Bing.

[05/13/10 - 12:45 PM]
Sundance Channel and IFC Films Plan Multi-Platform Release of Olivier Assayas' Epic ''Carlos,'' Starring Edgar Ramirez
The five-and-a-half-hour film is scheduled to premiere on the network as a three-part mini-series in October.

[05/13/10 - 12:32 PM]
The "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Stars Descend on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in an Exclusive Primetime Special, June 23 on Abc
The one-hour special will pre-empt "Happy Town" at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/10 - 12:01 PM]
Spike TV's 'Guys Choice' to Pay Tribute to Iconic Action Hero Sylvester Stallone
Plus: Spike TV will declare Shaun White Chairman of the Board for "his amazing accomplishments in the world of competitive snowboarding."

[05/13/10 - 10:38 AM]
Oxygen Makes a Splash This Summer with a Dazzling Line Up of Water Cooler Worthy Shows
"BGC Miami" and "Hair Battle Spectacular," due in August, join the previously announced "Jersey Couture" and "Dance Your Ass Off."

[05/13/10 - 10:37 AM]
A Taste of Culinary Power on Bravo's "Top Chef: Washington D.C." WeD. June 16 at 9 PM ET/PT
Joining the series as a regular guest judge is Eric Ripert, award-winning chef and owner of the acclaimed Le Bernardin restaurant in New York City.

[05/13/10 - 10:34 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Hard Times of RJ Berger, The" (MTV)

[05/13/10 - 10:20 AM]
TLC Renews New Wedding Series "Four Weddings"
Eight new episodes will roll out in September.

[05/13/10 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Family Premieres Its New Original Scripted Drama Series, "Huge"
The cable channel further details the upcoming original, due Monday, June 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/10 - 09:34 AM]
NBC Unveils Unprecedented Network Wide Affinity Program, 'Fan It,' Utilizing Social Media to Reward Its Most Dedicated Fans
Users will be able to earn "access to early previews of new and returning shows, NBC merchandise, discounts at the NBC store, show-themed virtual goods" and more.

[05/13/10 - 09:20 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Draws Its Largest Audience in 3 Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 3-7.

[05/13/10 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Comedies Build, as Modern Family Hits a Series High
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 12.

[05/13/10 - 08:25 AM]
Fourth Season of Television Phenomenon Ice Road Truckers Premieres Sunday, June 6, 9pm ET/PT
The group of elite drivers, including "legendary Hugh Rowland, Alex Debogorski, the lady of the Ice Road, Lisa Kelly, and two new drivers," will face their most difficult season on the ice.

[05/13/10 - 03:08 AM]
Saban Brings "Power Rangers" Franchise to Nickelodeon
The deal brings the forthcoming 18th season (20 new episodes) to Nickelodeon and Nicktoons in 2011.

[05/12/10 - 05:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 12
Updates include: FOX's "Wilde Kingdom," ABC's "No Ordinary Family" latest to series orders; Tim Robbins, James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Cinema Verite"; and FX greenlights its "Wilfred" pilot.

[05/12/10 - 03:07 PM]
NBC Announces Pickup of New Comedy Series 'Perfect Couples' for 2010-11 Season
The comedy joins "Chase," "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites," and "Outsourced" as the sixth new scripted series currently unveiled for NBC's new season.

[05/12/10 - 02:38 PM]
Deadliest Catch Continues Its #1 Streak
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 11.

[05/12/10 - 11:58 AM]
The Original Hit U.K. Series Queer as Folk Makes Its U.S. Premiere on Ovation, Sunday June 20, to Kick Off the Programming Event, "Art Out Loud"
The U.K. series featured Aiden Gillen ("The Wire") and Charlie Hunnam ("Sons of Anarchy") in early roles.

[05/12/10 - 11:53 AM]
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's New Film Brings Landmark 1994 "Baseball" Series to Present
THE TENTH INNING will air Tuesday-Wednesday, September 28-29, 2010, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

[05/12/10 - 11:37 AM]
FOX Renews "Lie to Me," "Human Target," Orders Quartet
Comedies "Traffic Light" and "Keep Hope Alive" as well as dramas "Ride-Along" and "Lone Star" (formerly "Midland") are the first in FOX's 2010-11 freshman class.

[05/12/10 - 11:03 AM]
Omp! Gossip Girl Goes to Paris!
Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick will be filming on location in Paris in early July for the first two episodes of the season.

[05/12/10 - 10:52 AM]
Daniel Tosh Is Back with New Episodes of "TosH.0" Beginning on Wednesday, June 2 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
16 new episodes are on tap this summer, beginning with a "Web Redemption" segment on Lightning Bolt Larper.

[05/12/10 - 10:43 AM]
TruTV: Not RealitY. ActualitY. - Summer 2010 Highlights
New additions include HARD CORE PAWN and POV PD.

[05/12/10 - 10:34 AM]
The World Premiere of "16 Wishes," Starring Debby Ryan, Set for Friday, June 25 on Disney Channel
Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Anna Mae Routledge and Karissa Tynes also star in the original movie.

[05/12/10 - 10:33 AM]
Ali Begins Her Search for That One Special Man When "The Bachelorette" Premieres, Monday, May 24, on Abc
The Alphabet details the 25 suitors on the new season of "The Bachelorette."







  [may 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[06/03/20 - 02:30 PM]
The CW Network Acquires International Thriller "Devils" Starring Alessandro Borghi and Patrick Dempsey for Fall 2020
The 10-episode series will air Wednesdays nights this fall as part of a revision to the network's previously announced lineup.

[06/03/20 - 11:38 AM]
The Walt Disney Company Pledges $5 Million to Support Nonprofit Organizations That Advance Social Justice
"The killing of George Floyd has forced our nation to once again confront the long history of injustice that black people in America have suffered, and it is critical that we stand together, speak out and do everything in our power to ensure that acts of racism and violence are never tolerated," said Bob Chapek.

[06/03/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The network's summer mainstay leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/03/20 - 07:40 AM]
PBS to Address Race and Racism in America Through Broadcast and Streaming Content
On Friday, June 5, PBS and member stations will air a new special, "Race Matters: America in Crisis."

[06/03/20 - 02:03 AM]
BBC One's Hit Thriller "The Capture" to Return for a Second Series
Holliday Grainger will return as Rachel Carey for the second series, as will Ben Chanan as director.

[06/02/20 - 12:28 PM]
BET Unveils Series of Programming Addressing Systemic Racism, the Violence Faced by Black People in America and the Solutions to Help Move the Country Forward
The first in this series, the BET News special "Justice Now: A BET News Special," will feature leading African American voices in activism, politics and entertainment.

[06/02/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Push NBC in Front
The Peacock network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/02/20 - 08:00 AM]
ABC News' One-Hour Special "America in Pain: What Comes Next?" Airs Tonight, Tuesday, June 2 at 9 p.m. EDT
The one-hour program will be anchored by "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts, "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and "Nightline" co-anchor Byron Pitts, and feature reporting by ABC News' wide network of correspondents.

[06/02/20 - 04:01 AM]
WGN America Announces Anchor Teams and Correspondents for Prime-Time National Newscast "News Nation" Launching September 1
"News Nation" will air daily from 8 p.m. ET to 11 p.m. ET, and will draw on the local, regional, and national expertise of Nexstar's 5,400 journalists in 110 local newsrooms across the country.

[06/01/20 - 11:31 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Returns to NBC on Sunday, June 7 with Five New Episodes
Five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch will welcome some of her favorite celebrity friends at her summer beach house for more fun challenges and games.

[06/01/20 - 09:45 AM]
Syrinthia Studer Named Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films
A 20-year industry veteran, Studer most recently served as Paramount Pictures' Executive Vice President, Worldwide Acquisitions.

[06/01/20 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
Breaking news coverage was featured in various markets on all networks during primetime.

[06/01/20 - 06:01 AM]
WWE(R) Introduces the New Free Version of WWE(R) Network
"The launch of WWE Network's Free Version is a key component of our company's digitization strategy and a new way for all fans to be able to experience premium WWE content," said Jayar Donlan.

[05/31/20 - 04:58 PM]
Netflix Confirms Premiere of New K-Drama "Record of Youth" for 2nd Half of 2020
Park Bo-gum stars as Sa Hye-jun, a pragmatic and ambitious young man, who is an aspiring model/actor juggling idealism with the reality of everyday life.

[05/31/20 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Night of Repeats
Second runs of "The Last Dance" and "The Rookie" put the Alphabet on top last night.