or


    [friday, july 15, 2011]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[07/15/11 - 10:49 PM]
Development Update: July 14-15
Updates include: Idina Menzel to return to FOX's "Glee"; Dillon Casey set for The CW's "Nikita"; and Cynthia Mort books another HBO project.

[07/15/11 - 04:33 PM]
Video: First Look at David Hasselhoff in "Same Name," Premiering Sunday, July 24 on CBS
Check out an extend clip package from the debut installment.

[07/15/11 - 04:32 PM]
"Wilfred" Delivers Solid Performance, "Louie" Paces Ahead of Season 1
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 14.

[07/15/11 - 04:29 PM]
Syfy Greenlights "Monster Man" to Series
The six-episode series goes behind the scenes of one of Hollywood's most respected monster prop building workshops.

[07/15/11 - 03:46 PM]
Lifetime to Shift "Protector" to Monday Nights
Plus: the original movie "The Bling Ring," starring Jennifer Grey, to premiere Monday, August 8.

[07/15/11 - 03:45 PM]
TNT Locks in Summer Finales
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" will wrap their summer runs on Monday, September 12.

[07/15/11 - 03:44 PM]
HBO Keeps "Hard Knocks" Seat Warm
A new cycle is tentatively slated to begin Wednesday, August 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/15/11 - 03:41 PM]
WE tv Bumps "Cupcake Girls" to Saturdays, Delays "I Do Over" Until November
"I Do Over," originally set to launch next Sunday, will now roll out Sunday, November 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/15/11 - 03:40 PM]
Discovery's "Auction Kings" Set for August Return
The half-hour series returns with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 03:37 PM]
ABC Bumps "Karaoke Battle U.S.A." to Fridays
The six-week series, originally set for Mondays at 10:00/9:00c beginning August 8, will now premiere Friday, August 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 02:49 PM]
Exclusive: NBC Plans Quick Encores of "Up All Night," "Free Agents" Premieres
Both series' premieres on Wednesday, September 14 will encore the following night, Thursday, September 15.

[07/15/11 - 02:41 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Burn Notice" Tops "Swamp People" in Adults 18-49
USA's original series bests History's hit for the first time this summer in the key demographic.

[07/15/11 - 02:07 PM]
Video: First Episode of MTV's Scripted Series "Awkward." Available on MTV.com Now!
Watch the show's pilot right here prior to its premiere on Tuesday, July 19 at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/15/11 - 01:51 PM]
TNT Cancels "Men of a Certain Age," Syfy Renews "Merlin"
"Age" was TNT's least-watched program this summer, averaging 1.586 million viewers.

[07/15/11 - 01:50 PM]
Warner Bros. Booth Gets Cartoon Network "Toon Up" For Sunday/Family Day at Comic-Con
"Regular Show," "Adventure Time," "The Looney Tunes Show," "Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated" and "Young Justice" are among the featured series.

[07/15/11 - 01:28 PM]
ABC Announces Airdate for "The 2012 Miss America Pageant"
The 90th anniversary event will air Saturday, January 14 of next year.

[07/15/11 - 01:21 PM]
USA Confirms Summer Finales for Original Series
Said dates run from August 7 for "In Plain Sight" to September 14 for "Necessary Roughness."

[07/15/11 - 01:06 PM]
ThunderCats Ho! One Lucky Fan Can Win Replica Sword of Omens at Warner Bros. Booth
In addition to this special prize, the Warner Bros. booth will also be giving away free foam replicas.

[07/15/11 - 12:56 PM]
OWN to Add "Extraordinary Acts of Courage," "Home Takeover" in August
Plus: newcomer "Carson Nation" to move to Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 12:07 PM]
Syfy to Debut "Paranormal Witness" on September 7; "Doomsday Prophecy," "Killer Mountain" Set for August
Jewel Staite and A.J. Buckley star in "Doomsday Prophecy" (airing August 13) while Aaron Douglas and Emmanuelle Vaugier are featured in "Killer Mountain" (airing August 27).

[07/15/11 - 11:45 AM]
VH1 Relocates "Famous Food" to Wednesdays
The series opened to a paltry 430,000 viewers on Sunday, making it VH1's least-watched series debut of the year.

[07/15/11 - 11:24 AM]
TLC Pulls "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant," "I Kid with Brad Garrett"
Both series currently rank as the network's least-watched originals.

[07/15/11 - 11:23 AM]
Travel Channel's "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" Receives Four Emmy Nominations in 2011
"This season, we watched Tony really push himself," said the network's Laureen Ong.

[07/15/11 - 10:16 AM]
Mark Cuban Returns to ABC's "Shark Tank" When the Critically-Acclaimed Show Comes Back for Its Third Season
Cuban, who participated in several episodes last season, will become a regular on the panel.

[07/15/11 - 09:56 AM]
Video: "The Big Bang Theory" and Barenaked Ladies Team Up for Music Video
Co-stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar are all featured in the video.

[07/15/11 - 09:54 AM]
Thursday's "Big Brother" Live Eviction Show Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 14.

[07/15/11 - 09:42 AM]
Video: Family Movie Night: "Who Is Simon Miller?" Official Trailer
Loren Dean stars in the film (formerly "Passport"), premiering Saturday, August 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/15/11 - 09:38 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Celebrates "South Park's" 15th Anniversary With a Year-Long, Multiplatform Celebration Featuring Special Fan-Driven Events Marking 2011: The Year of the Fan!
The celebration includes an upcoming documentary that takes fans behind-the-scenes of their favorite show.

[07/15/11 - 09:09 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" is #1 at 8pm for the 4th Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 14.

[07/15/11 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Stays in Front
CBS's summer mainstay holds off the competition for its second week.

[07/15/11 - 07:26 AM]
Video: Can You Cheat Death? Get A Special Sneak Peek of "The Indestructibles!"
FOX's special edition of the National Geographic Channel series airs this Saturday at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/15/11 - 07:19 AM]
Bravo's Most Elite Interior Designers Wrap Up the Season of "Million Dollar Decorators" Tuesday, July 19 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: preview next week's episodes of "Flipping Out" and "Rocco's Dinner Party."

[07/15/11 - 06:48 AM]
Discovery Names Dolores Gavin SVP, Development & Production
Gavin previously served as Senior Director of Development and Production and then Vice President of Development and Production for the channel.

[07/14/11 - 11:20 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "So You Think You Can Dance's" Eliminated Couple Following Tonight's Results Show
Part six of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:19 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Sonya Tayeh on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part five of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:18 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Mary Murphy on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part four of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:17 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Nigel Lythgoe on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part three of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:16 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Jesse Tyler Ferguson on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part two of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 11:15 PM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... Cat Deeley on the Emmy Nominations (and Tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance" Results)
Part one of six from our fifth week of post-elimination night interviews.

[07/14/11 - 03:29 PM]
"Sons of Guns" and "One Man Army" Begin Their Seasons With a Bang, Proving Successful Among Men on Wednesdays
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 13.

[07/14/11 - 02:58 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Holds the Line
Plus: numbers for Showtime's "The Franchise," FX's "Rescue Me," Discovery's "One Man Army" and more!

[07/14/11 - 02:46 PM]
FX Scores with Emmy Acting Nominations
Timothy Olyphant, Walton Goggins, Margo Martindale and Jeremy Davies from "Justified" all received nods.

[07/14/11 - 02:25 PM]
Universal Media Studios Releases Reactions from Emmy Nominees
"I am happy to be included in such a funny group of women, and hope the Emmy is ultimately decided by a series of high-pressure penalty kicks, World Cup Style," said Amy Poehler.

[07/14/11 - 01:48 PM]
Chaz Bono Documentary "Becoming Chaz" Receives Three Primetime Emmy Award Nominations
Additionally, the network announced today "Chaz & Jen" a documentary special will debut on OWN this fall featuring Chaz Bono and his girlfriend Jennifer Elia.

[07/14/11 - 01:42 PM]
The Wait Is Over! MTV to Premiere the Season Four Trailer of "Jersey Shore" During "Teen Wolf" on Monday, July 18th at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The new season rolls out Thursday, August 4 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[07/14/11 - 01:36 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Collects 45 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
"Modern Family" topped all comedies with 17 nominations, including acting nods for Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen, SofĂ­a Vergara and Ed O'Neill.

[07/14/11 - 01:26 PM]
"Roseanne's Nuts" Premiere Posts Triple Digit Growth vs. YTD Time Period Average Among Key Demos
Lifetime spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 13.

[07/14/11 - 01:10 PM]
Syfy Summer Premiere Week Continues Ratings Roll as "Legend Quest" and "Ghost Hunters International" Boost Audiences
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 13.

[07/14/11 - 01:02 PM]
Universal Media Studios Garners An Impressive 49 Total Nominations for 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
"Saturday Night Live" delivers a staggering 16 nominations for the Peacock.

[07/14/11 - 12:20 PM]
Lionsgate(R) Scores 21 Emmy(R) Nominations for Its Signature Series "Mad Men" and "Nurse Jackie"
"Their achievements continue to build the Lionsgate brand and set new standards for excellence in television programming," said Kevin Beggs.







  [july 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


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





[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.

[05/04/16 - 04:00 PM]
GSN Celebrates Mother's Day with Special Mom-Themed Marathon of "Family Feud," Sunday, May 8
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day.

[05/04/16 - 02:15 PM]
Seth MacFarlane to Create, Executive-Produce and Star in New Hour-Long, Live-Action Comedic Drama Series for FOX
Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.

[05/04/16 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in May with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Brie Larson (May 7), Drake (May 14) and Fred Armisen (May 21) will close out the show's season.

[05/04/16 - 01:01 PM]
Megyn Kelly to Sit Down with Laverne Cox during "MEGYN KELLY presents," Airing Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
As previously announced, the special also will feature Kelly's first extensive sit-down interview with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

[05/04/16 - 12:02 PM]
"Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule" Season 4 Premieres Friday, June 17th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim
The new season will be followed by "Decker: Unclassified," starring Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington.

[05/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
Start Your Summer with an Animated Adventure During Freeform's "Funday" Weekend Programming Event on May 14 and 15
Experience college through Mike Wazowski's eye, whip up recipes with Remy, and cheer on Wreck-It Ralph and Aladdin as they attempt to prove themselves as heroes.

[05/04/16 - 11:57 AM]
GSN to Launch First Spinoff Series from "Skin Wars" Franchise; "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Debuts Wednesday, June 15 at 10PM ET/PT
The series features three of "Skin Wars" top former contestants who mentor six new, highly accomplished artists each week.

[05/04/16 - 10:49 AM]
National Geographic Launches a Covert Investigation Into the Disappearance of Adventurer Cody Dial in Riveting True-Crime Series, "Missing Dial"
The six-part series launches Sunday, May 22 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/04/16 - 10:25 AM]
Valerie Bertinelli Entertains Friends & Family on the Return of "Valerie's Home Cooking"
Valerie is back in the kitchen sharing her tips for easy-to-make, delicious dishes and homemade recipes, adding her own signature touches and flavor along the way.

[05/04/16 - 10:08 AM]
TNT Teams Up with E4 on "Foreign Bodies"
The series is the story of a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three-month trip around Asia.

[05/04/16 - 10:01 AM]
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach Joins ESPN
Wambach will cover international sporting events for the network later this summer at the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in France and 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

[05/04/16 - 09:39 AM]
E! Announces Four New Unscripted Series as the Pop Culture Powerhouse Continues to Expand on Successful Primetime Slate
Highlights include a spin-off of hit franchise "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) set against the sunny, sexy backdrop of South Florida.

[05/04/16 - 09:34 AM]
Netflix Celebrates "Marseille"
In advance of the series launch on May 5, Netflix surprised the residents of Marseille today in true Hollywood fashion when a french twist of the original "Hollywood" sign was erected to overlook the city.