or


    [friday, january 28, 2011]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[01/28/11 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 28
Updates include: Greg Grunberg is "Big Mike" for A&E; Geoff Stults to topline FOX's "Bones" spin-off; and a half-dozen more pilots get greenlit.

[01/28/11 - 04:52 PM]
"Archer" Sophomore Season Opens Solid for FX
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, January 27.

[01/28/11 - 04:26 PM]
WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin Hosts USA's "WWE Tough Enough(R)"
The unscripted series will premiere Monday, April 4 at 11:00/10:00c, immediately following "WWE Raw."

[01/28/11 - 03:12 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: No Stopping "Jersey Shore"
MTV's powerhouse eclipses USA's originals, A&E's "Beyond Scared Straight."

[01/28/11 - 02:55 PM]
"Two and a Half Men" Goes on Production Hiatus
CBS, Warner Bros. Television and executive producer Chuck Lorre release a joint statement regarding Charlie Sheen's decision to enter a rehabilitation center.

[01/28/11 - 02:54 PM]
Viewers Catch "The Vampire Diaries" and "Nikita" in a Big Way Thursday Night
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, January 27.

[01/28/11 - 02:14 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: VH1
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:11 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: USA
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:08 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TV Land
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:05 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: truTV
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 02:02 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TNT
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/28/11 - 01:12 PM]
Amy Adams, Annette Bening, Helena Bonham Carter, Jesse Eisenberg, Colin Firth and More To Present At The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Also on tap to present: Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, Mila Kunis, Natalie Portman, Mark Ruffalo, Geoffrey Rush, Justin Timberlake and Mark Wahlberg.

[01/28/11 - 10:07 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Beats Out its Non-"Idol" Competition in the 8pm Hour
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 27.

[01/28/11 - 09:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol," "Bones" Huge for FOX
The veteran drama posts its best 18-49 numbers in almost four years.

[01/28/11 - 08:26 AM]
Eugene Jarecki's "Reagan," Debuting Feb. 7 on HBO, Explores an Iconic American President
James A. Baker, Pat Buchanan, Peter Robinson, Arthur Laffer, Frank Snepp and Michael Reagan are among the featured participants.

[01/28/11 - 07:33 AM]
NBC Universal Joins With TurboTax to Unveil "All Star Celebrity Treasure Hunt" During Full Night of Primetime Sponsorship on January 30
Brooke Burns hosts the "National Treasure" show within a show, with Brandy Norwood, Lisa Rinna and Jeremy Roenick serving as competitors.

[01/28/11 - 07:14 AM]
Cartoon Network Announces "Hall of Game Awards" Nominees
Drew Brees, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Albert Pujols are up for best male athlete while Danica Patrick, Lindsey Vonn, Michelle Wie and Serena Williams will vie for best female athlete.

[01/27/11 - 10:53 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 27
Updates include: ABC to go "Missing" this summer; Jack McGee, Tony Hale land pilots; and Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor in talks to join ABC's "Charlie's Angels."

[01/27/11 - 05:19 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Continues Rise for A&E
The newcomer and the 200th episode of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" take the top two spots last night.

[01/27/11 - 03:21 PM]
"Face Off" Delivers Syfy's Best Premiere Night for a New Reality Franchise in Six Years Among Adults 18-49
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 26.

[01/27/11 - 03:00 PM]
Discovery Channel Continues New Series Success With Premieres of "Sons of Guns" and "Desert Car Kings"
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 26.

[01/27/11 - 02:25 PM]
HBO and Roadside Attractions Partner for "Project Nim"
The film will go out theatrically through Roadside Attractions, on television through HBO and on DVD through Lionsgate.

[01/27/11 - 02:24 PM]
A&E Breaks Ratings Records on Wednesday Night
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 26.

[01/27/11 - 02:18 PM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Grab Ratings Wins for the Late-Night Week of Jan. 17-21
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 17-21.

[01/27/11 - 02:12 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TLC
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/27/11 - 02:09 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: TBS
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/27/11 - 02:06 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/27/11 - 02:03 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Starz
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/27/11 - 02:00 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Spike TV
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/27/11 - 01:57 PM]
The CW Pushes "Smallville," "Supernatural" Returns to February 4
In a last minute change, tomorrow's original episodes have been postponed until next week.

[01/27/11 - 12:53 PM]
Kate Burton, Renee Fleming and LuAnn De Lesseps to Guest Star on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
The episode, titled "Bully," will air this February.

[01/27/11 - 12:25 PM]
"Fact or Faked" to Join "Quantum Kitchen," "Destination Truth" in March on Syfy
Also on tap are season seven of "Ghost Hunters" and the network premiere of "Urban Legends."

[01/27/11 - 11:58 AM]
Exclusive: Lifetime Books "Army Wives" Return for March 6
The new season, to air at an earlier time of 9:00/8:00c, will serve as a lead-in for newcomer "Coming Home."

[01/27/11 - 11:54 AM]
...Is the Next Dance Act Selected by Paula Abdul and The "Live to Dance" Experts to Advance to the Finals
CBS details the latest "Live to Dance" elimination.

[01/27/11 - 11:47 AM]
Showtime(R) Salutes Black History Month
On tap are stand-up specials from Mike Epps, Bill Bellamy, Alonzo Bodden and Bruce Bruce.

[01/27/11 - 11:46 AM]
Sports Heroes Visit Disney XD
Twin brothers Robin Lopez (Phoenix Suns) and Brook Lopez (New Jersey Nets) will join the growing list of sports figures populating the channel.

[01/27/11 - 11:45 AM]
Disney Channel Casts Comedy Pilot "Austin & Ally"
Ross Lynch, Laura Marano and Raini Rodriguez will star in the project, about the unlikely partnership between two polar opposites and their two best friends.

[01/27/11 - 11:31 AM]
From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: "Friday Night Lights" The Fifth and Final Season
The show's final season will hit DVD on Tuesday, April 5.

[01/27/11 - 10:59 AM]
Sundance Channel Celebrates Fashion Week, Fashion Icons and the Little Black Dress During Seven Nights of Style-Oriented Programming Airing February 7 - 13
Said lineup includes the launch of the previously announced "Love/Lust" on Tuesday, February 8.

[01/27/11 - 10:23 AM]
Jason Bateman, Jon Hamm, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Renner, Sofia Vergara and Robin Wright To Present At The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
They join the previously announced Scott Bakula, Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, Tim Conway, Rosario Dawson, Josh Duhamel, Angie Harmon, Eva Longoria, Cory Monteith, Amy Poehler, Hilary Swank and Betty White.

[01/27/11 - 10:22 AM]
"Nightline" is No. 1 Season to Date Among Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers for First Time Since 1993
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 17-21.

[01/27/11 - 10:13 AM]
BBC America Adds "Royally Mad" With Host Cat Deeley to Robust Royal Wedding Lineup
The two-part special airs Tuesday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 19 on the network.

[01/27/11 - 09:31 AM]
HBO to Shoot the Hit One-Man Broadway Show "Colin Quinn Long Story Short" for an All-New Special Debuting in April
The one-man show features the comedy veteran's take on world history and is directed by Jerry Seinfeld.

[01/27/11 - 09:28 AM]
"Blue Bloods" Wins Its Time Period In Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 26.

[01/27/11 - 09:06 AM]
Investigation Discovery and New Wave Entertainment Are "Cleaning Up"
The docu-series follows Crime Scene Cleaners, a "unique business which cleans up everything from bio-hazards to fatalities to beached whales."

[01/27/11 - 08:53 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Kicks Off Second Week With Win
Plus: without originals as lead-ins, ABC's "Cougar Town," "Off the Map" hit season lows.

[01/27/11 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's Repeat Comedies Hit Highs on Wednesday/"Off the Map" is #1 in Key Demos
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 26.

[01/27/11 - 08:42 AM]
Investigation Discovery Examines the Dark Deeds of Hired Hit Men in "Nothing Personal"
The six-part series, hosted by Steve Schirripa, premieres Wednesday, March 9 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/27/11 - 07:45 AM]
Syfy's "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" Casts Luke Pasqualino and Ben Cotton
The latest chapter "unfolds in the thick of the 10th year of the first Cylon war, as the battle between humans and a sentient robot race rages across the 12 colonial worlds."

[01/27/11 - 07:28 AM]
BBC America Signs Embassy Row for RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championship
Coverage of the tournament, featuring the national rugby teams of England, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Wales and France, begins Saturday, February 5.







  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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











[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.

[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal
The new agreement also expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
Holidays at Food Network Get Even Sweeter with New Series "Holiday Baking Championship"
Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series premieres Sunday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
National League Division Series Presented by Budweiser Coverage Begins Friday, Oct. 3 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Tosh.0" to Debut Family-Friendly Episode Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
"Comedy isn't about being clean or dirty, it's about appealing to as wide an audience as possible so I can sell more tickets to my stand-up shows," said Tosh.

[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
AMC to Debut "Better Call Saul" Music Video This Sunday, October 5 at 7:15pm ET/PT During the Final Night of The "Breaking Bad" Binge
The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.