or


    [saturday, july 21, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[07/21/12 - 03:41 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since June 1, Ties for #1 from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 20.

[07/21/12 - 12:30 PM]
PBS to Present "Constitution USA with Peter Sagal"
The project will premiere in spring 2013 to coincide with the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution.

[07/21/12 - 12:29 PM]
PBS to Air Ken Burns's "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" in 2014
Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti and Edward Herrmann will voice Eleanor, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, respectively.

[07/21/12 - 10:55 AM]
PBS Offers Special Programs on the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 2012
Look for "Cuban Missile Crisis - Three Men Go to War" and "Secrets of the Dead: The Man Who Saved the World" on Tuesday, October 23.

[07/21/12 - 10:54 AM]
PBS Announces Full Lineup of 2012 Presidential Election Programming
Highlights include the new specials "Race 2012" and "America by the Numbers: Clarkston, Georgia with Maria Hinojosa."

[07/21/12 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Wins Newsmagazine Race for ABC
The Alphabet is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[07/20/12 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 20
Updates include: Mariah Carey on track to join FOX's "American Idol"; Clea Duvall bound for "American Horror Story"; and FOX, The CW eye separate takes on "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

[07/20/12 - 03:52 PM]
"Anger Management" Posts Week-to-Week Growth Across the Board, with Top 5 Time Period Ranks in Virtually All Key Demos and Total Viewers
FX spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 03:33 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: USA Wins Demos, Total Viewers With "Burn Notice"
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Project Runway," History's "Great Lake Warriors" and TLC's "Four Weddings."

[07/20/12 - 01:10 PM]
"Live! With Kelly" Announces the Winner of the "Coast-to-Coast Co-Host Search"
Look for said winner to join Kelly Ripa as co-host this Tuesday, July 24.

[07/20/12 - 12:58 PM]
TBS's "Sullivan & Son" Opens with 2.5 Million Viewers
TBS spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 12:27 PM]
Lifetime's "Army Wives" Reaches Series Milestone - Hit Drama to Premiere Its 100th Episode on August 5
Said installment features appearances by Dr. Joseph Westphal, Under Secretary of the U.S. Army and General George Casey, former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army.

[07/20/12 - 11:20 AM]
"Time Machine Chefs" Will Transport Viewers to a Wondrous World of Food, Competition and Different Historical Eras, as Popular Chefs Compete for the Title of "The Greatest Chef in History"
Chefs Art Smith, Chris Cosentino, Ilan Hall and Jill Davie star in the one-hour special, airing Thursday, August 16 on ABC.

[07/20/12 - 11:11 AM]
"Sports Illustrated" Presented by Lexus Set to Premiere July 24, 9:00 P.M. on NBC Sports Network
The series is a monthly, hour-long sports magazine TV show produced by NBC Sports and Sports Illustrated.

[07/20/12 - 11:02 AM]
"Jane By Design" Stars Nick Roux and Matt Atkinson Will Live Blog and Tweet During the Episode Airing Tuesday, July 24
They'll be up on @TheRealNickRoux and @JMattAtkinson during the East Coast broadcast of the episode.

[07/20/12 - 10:09 AM]
NBC News Special Coverage of Tragedy in Colorado
Ann Curry will anchor a special edition of "Dateline" live from Aurora, Colorado at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/20/12 - 10:04 AM]
NBC Sports Network to Air 14 CFL Games in 2012
Highlights include the 100th edition of the Grey Cup on Sunday, November 25.

[07/20/12 - 09:44 AM]
It's Double the Trouble When Twins go from Matching Outfits to Matching Mugshots in Investigation Discovery's "Evil Twins"
The three-part series premieres on Thursday, July 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/20/12 - 09:37 AM]
CBS Program Advisory - "48 Hours: Tragedy in Aurora" Will Be Broadcast Tonight (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)
The one-hour special will replace the previously announced repeat of "Undercover Boss."

[07/20/12 - 09:37 AM]
ABC News Plans Comprehensive Breaking News Coverage of the Mass Shooting in Aurora, Colorado
Chris Cuomo will anchor a special live edition of "20/20" tonight from Colorado at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/20/12 - 09:15 AM]
"Lovetown, USA" Premieres Sunday, August 19 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The 30-day social experiment challenged the residents of Kingsland, Georgia to focus on building love in their community.

[07/20/12 - 08:58 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Scores its Best Adults 18-49 Rating in Over 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 08:55 AM]
"Rock Center" Is Up 31% Compared with NBC's Total-Viewer Average in the Time Period Last Summer
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 19.

[07/20/12 - 08:55 AM]
Take an Afternoon Scooby Snack Break with New Episodes of "Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated" - New Episodes start July 30 at 2 p.m. (ET/PT)
Viewers can catch three full weeks of new episodes with Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, Velma and the loveable Scooby Monday through Friday starting on July 30.

[07/20/12 - 08:39 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu" Season 2 Premiere Scores as Television's #1 Telecast of the Day Among Kids 2-11 and All Boy Demos
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 18.

[07/20/12 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Again With "Big Bang," "Big Brother"
Along with a repeat of "Two and a Half Men," the Eye takes the top three spots in 18-49.

[07/20/12 - 08:14 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Animal Practice" (NBC)

[07/20/12 - 08:13 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Isabel" (NBC)

[07/20/12 - 08:12 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "The Mob Doctor" (FOX)

[07/20/12 - 08:11 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Untitled Port & Guarascio Project" (FKA "El Jefe") (FOX)

[07/20/12 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Join the Cast of "Spartacus: War of the Damned" as They Take You Through Gladiator Training
Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Simon Merrells, Dustin Clare, Ellen Hollman, Jenna Lind and Todd Lasance were among the participants.

[07/20/12 - 07:46 AM]
"Big Brother" Voting Results for July 19
CBS details last night's eviction and Head of Household competition.

[07/20/12 - 03:12 AM]
DirecTV and Viacom Reach Agreement for Return of Viacom's 17 Channels Including Extensive New Digital Rights for DirecTV Customers
Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, BET, Spike, CMT, TV Land and ten other channels have been restored to subscribers.

[07/19/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 19
Updates include: Jennifer Jason Leigh to recur on ABC's "Revenge"; PBS drops Fred Willard as narrator of "Market Warriors"; and Adam Lambert to visit ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."

[07/19/12 - 05:48 PM]
Lifetime Orders Drama Pilots "The Secret Lives of Wives" (wt) and "Witches of East End"
Said hours are based on the novels by Iris Krasnow and Melissa de la Cruz, respectively.

[07/19/12 - 04:02 PM]
USA Network Secures Primetime Interactive Emmy Nomination for "Psych: Hashtag Killer"
This area of competition recognizes creative excellence in interactive media productions that stand alone as original storytelling experiences.

[07/19/12 - 03:32 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Royal Pains" Slips Past "Dallas" for Top Spots
Plus: numbers for ABC Family's "Beverly Hills Nannies," TLC's "Virgin Diaries" and Showtime's "The Franchise."

[07/19/12 - 02:33 PM]
USA Network Hosts a Special "NCIS" Marathon Featuring Super Fan Comments Running On-Air on Sunday
Viewers can share why they are a Super Fan via Twitter using the hashtag #NCISsuperFan between 3/2c and 10/9c.

[07/19/12 - 02:05 PM]
EPIX Original "Seth MacFarlane: Swingin' in Concert" Earns Emmy Award Nomination
This year's Emmy Nomination is the fourth nomination for EPIX in less than three years since its launch.

[07/19/12 - 01:44 PM]
"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" Premieres Wednesday, August 8 at 10 PM on TLC
A promo for the "Toddlers & Tiaras" spin-off bowed last night on the cable channel.

[07/19/12 - 01:19 PM]
Fuse Delivers "Kaskade: Freaks of Nature: Live from LA" Live and Commercial Free Friday, July 27th at 9:15PM PST / 12:15AM EST
The sold out show will also be streamed live on Ultra Music's YouTube page.

[07/19/12 - 01:13 PM]
Universal Television Releases Reaction from Emmy Nominee Maya Rudolph
"I had so much fun hosting - it was like coming home. Getting to go back and play with your friends... there's nothing better," said the actress.

[07/19/12 - 01:07 PM]
Spike TV - "Bar Rescue" and "Flip Men" Premiere Date Second Change
Said duo has been pushed back again, this time to Sunday, August 5 and Sunday, August 19, respectively.

[07/19/12 - 01:03 PM]
HGTV Extends Production on Six Popular Series
"I Want That," "Million Dollar Rooms," "Kitchen Cousins" and "Celebrities at Home" are among those due back.

[07/19/12 - 12:53 PM]
"The Nerdist: Comic-Con" and "The Nerdist: Tribute to Toys and Games" Premiere Saturday, July 28 on BBC America
Plus: look for three more "The Nerdist" specials in August, covering Science, Nerd Girls and Time Travel.

[07/19/12 - 12:37 PM]
"Absolutely Fabulous: Olympics Special" and "Going for Gold - The '48 Games" to Premiere July 25 on BBC America
Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley star in the former, which will be simulcast on Logo.

[07/19/12 - 12:32 PM]
Comedy Central(R) Honored With 12 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
"Futurama" received two nods: Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Voice-Over Category for Maurice LaMarche.

[07/19/12 - 12:22 PM]
Lionsgate(R) Roars With 22 Emmy(R) Nominations for Its Acclaimed Series "Mad Men" and "Nurse Jackie"
Edie Falco, Merritt Wever and Bobby Cannavale all received nods on the Showtime comedy.

[07/19/12 - 12:14 PM]
Video: Premiere of Oxygen Media's "All the Right Moves" Now Available on Oxygen.com
Watch the full debut installment in advance of its premiere on Tuesday, July 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/19/12 - 11:37 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Sells "Hot in Cleveland" to TV Stations in More Than 65% of the Country
The strip is already sold in 9 of the top 10 markets and 18 of the top 20 for a 2014 launch.







  [july 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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











[08/29/14 - 09:03 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory
CBS leads the night once again among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/29/14 - 08:10 AM]
Cast of FOX Sports 1's All-Female "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Overcame Childhood Tragedies to Help Troubled Youth
The franchise's latest installment premieres Wednesday, September 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/29/14 - 07:35 AM]
BBC America's "Intruders" Pulls 1.223 Million Viewers
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/29/14 - 07:07 AM]
HBO Confirms Nov. 2 and 3 Debut for Miniseries "Olive Kitteridge"
Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Bill Murray, John Gallagher, Jr., Peter Mullan, Rosemarie DeWitt and Zoe Kazan star in the project.

[08/29/14 - 06:41 AM]
FOX Sports 1 to Air Tony Stewart/Mike Helton Press Conferences Live
Coverage of the press conferences is also available through FOX Sports GO, the app that delivers streaming video of FOX Sports content.

[08/28/14 - 10:27 PM]
"Party Down South" Returns for Season 3 - Announced on the Reunion Special
Look for the new season in Winter 2015 on the cable channel.

[08/28/14 - 05:31 PM]
"Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" Premieres Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week, America's ultimate automotive event.

[08/28/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Enters Its 27th Season in National Syndication September 1, 2014
The show finished the 2013-14 season as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households, posting an 8% gain over the prior year, and its highest Household rating in 6 years.

[08/28/14 - 01:40 PM]
Lori Loughlin Stars in "Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere October 26
Steve Bacic, Sarah Strange and Brendan Meyer also star in the second installment of the "Garage Sale Mystery" movie series.

[08/28/14 - 12:12 PM]
HGTV's Newest Series "Sold on the Spot" Taps Into the Ultimate Buying and Selling Fantasy
In his new series, Josh teams up with house hunters to knock on every door in their ideal location and convince one homeowner to sell their house within 24 hours.

[08/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
FXX Paints Labor Day Weekend Yellow - Five Days Left in Record 12-Day "The Simpsons" Marathon Ends Monday, September 1 at Midnight ET
Following the conclusion of the 12-day marathon on Monday night, "The Simpsons" moves to its regular weekly schedule beginning on Tuesday, September 2.

[08/28/14 - 12:03 PM]
Emmy and Tony Award-Winning Actor David Hyde Pierce Joins "The Good Wife" in Recurring Role for Season Six
The role will mark Pierce's first appearance in a television series since "Frasier" ended its run in 2004.

[08/28/14 - 11:40 AM]
HBO's Banksy Does New York a User-Generated Chronicle of the Street Artist's One-Month Residency in New York City, To Debut Nov. 17
"From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed. The film captures this month of madness created by user-generated footage," says Sheila Nevins.

[08/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
The Reinvention of "The View" Continues as ABC Recruits a Powerful New Senior Team
Bill Wolff, Brian Balthazar, Ashley S. Gorman and Kathleen Rajsp are among those overseeing the new season.

[08/28/14 - 11:13 AM]
Get Ready for the Hottest Night of the Summer on the Season Finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" Wednesday, September 3 on FOX
Guest judges include Jenna Dewan Tatum, Debbie Allen, Tara Lipinski and Adam Shankman.