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)





[07/29/14 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top
The show's full night finale puts ABC in front among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
HGTV to Begin Production on "Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip" Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas
Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
The championship games will lead into ESPN's multiplatform coverage of the Little League World Series presented by Kellogg's Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa, beginning Thursday, August 14.

[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
"Criminal Minds" will return to its regular 9:00/8:00c slot followed by new drama "Extant" at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
Don't Miss the Season Two Premiere of "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" on Sunday, August 3 at 10PM ET/PT Only on E!
Plus: don't miss an all-new episode of the hit series "Botched" airing Sunday, August 10 at its new time of 10:30/9:30c.

[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
NBC Sports Group's 5 Match Soccer Slate This Week Kicks Off with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale Tomorrow at 7 PM ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be on site to call both matches.

[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
Video: "Atlanta Exes" + Super Trailer + Monday, August 18th on VH1
Watch a sneak preview of the new series, featuring the once significant others of an elite list of A-list men, which has no shortage of fabulousness, ambition, love, and drama.

[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Digital Content Partnership with Redd's Apple Ale for the Launch of the Original Weekly Improv Series "CC: Social Scene"
Socially inspired by Comedy Central's CC:Studios, the six-episode improv series is hosted by comedian Paul Scheer and directed by Rich Talarico.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Got Talent! August Slate Sizzles with the Return of ID's Most Beloved Stars: Paula Zahn, Susan Lucci, Joe Kenda, And Candice DeLong
First, tour the mind of infamous accused-ax-murderer Lizzie Borden in the season premiere of "Deadly Women" with Candice DeLong on Friday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c, followed by the landmark 100th episode at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
CBS Summer Dramas Score Big Live+7-Day Playback Lift for the Week of July 7
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
Since 2006, Beisner has worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network.

[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
Special Guest Jay Leno Mentors the Comics as the Final Five Move One Step Closer to Being the "Last Comic Standing" on Tues, July 31 (10-11 P.M. ET)
Only five comics remain in the competition, and the stakes have never been higher as they move one step closer to winning the coveted title of "Last Comic Standing."

[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "David Bowie: Five Years" - Documentary Special Premieres Friday, August 1st at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
The film is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.