or


    [wednesday, august 01, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[08/01/12 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 1
Updates include: Caroline Dhavernas joins NBC's "Hannibal"; two bound for AMC's "Low Winter Sun"; and Elyes Gabel tapped as new regular on ABC's "Body of Proof."

[08/01/12 - 07:18 PM]
NBC Names Jeff Bader as President, Program Planning, Strategy and Research, NBC Entertainment
Most recently, he was Executive Vice President, Planning, Scheduling and Distribution, ABC Entertainment Group.

[08/01/12 - 05:00 PM]
Phelps-Lochte Gold Medal Showdown in 200 Individual Medley on NBC in Primetime on Thursday Night
The Peacock details its schedules for Thursday, August 2 and Friday, August 3.

[08/01/12 - 03:15 PM]
HBO at TCA: Rolling Stones Documentary, Larry David Movie on Tap
Plus: the network's executives on "Treme," "The Newsroom," "Game of Thrones," "The Corrections" and more!

[08/01/12 - 03:06 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" is Tuesday's #1 Cable Telecast in Females 12-34 and the #1 Scripted Cable Telecast in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 02:28 PM]
truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" Scores 2.7 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 02:26 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Rizzoli & Isles," "Teen Mom" Top Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Oxygen's "All the Right Moves," Animal Planet's "Savage Migration" and Spike TV's "Rat Bastards."

[08/01/12 - 02:11 PM]
Carrie Ann Inaba, Chris Harrison, Bryant Gumbel & Michael Strahan to Co-Host "Live! With Kelly" for the Week of August 13-17, 2012
Scheduled guests include Lisa Kudrow, Jordin Sparks, Cat Deeley and Jenny McCarthy.

[08/01/12 - 02:04 PM]
HBO/Cinemax 2012-2013 Programming Overview
The networks release their biannual programming recaps for the rest of the year and beyond.

[08/01/12 - 02:03 PM]
Cinemax Confirms Lineup of New and Returning Original Series, Including "Strike Back," "Hunted" and "Banshee"
"Strike Back" returns August 17 followed by "Hunted" in October and "Banshee" in January.

[08/01/12 - 02:02 PM]
HBO Sports(R), NFL Films and the Miami Dolphins Join Forces for a New Season of the Ultimate Sports Reality Series When "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Miami Dolphins" Debuts Tuesday, Aug. 7, Exclusively on HBO
A 30-person NFL Films crew will live at the Dolphins' training camp in south Florida, shooting more than 1,200 hours of video over the course of the series.

[08/01/12 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Unveils Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2012
Titles include "Don't Divorce Me! Kids' Rules For Parents On Divorce," "The Latino List: Volume 2," "Ethel" and "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia."

[08/01/12 - 02:00 PM]
Acclaimed HBO Series "Enlightened" and "Girls" to Kick Off Second Seasons in Jan. 2013
Both shows are scheduled for 10-episode second seasons by the pay channel.

[08/01/12 - 01:08 PM]
Nickelodeon Continues the Olympic Celebration with New Primetime Sports-Themed Specials of "Dora the Explorer" and "Team Umizoomi" on Monday, Aug. 13
"Dora's Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure" premieres at 7:00/6:00c followed by "Team Umizoomi: The Umi Games."

[08/01/12 - 12:53 PM]
21.8 National Rating for Last Night Is Highest Household Rating for Any Night of a Summer Olympics Since the 1996 Atlanta Games
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 12:25 PM]
TLC Premieres New Series "I Found the Gown" on Friday, August 24th at 10/9c
The eight-episode series comes from "Say Yes to the Dress" producer Half Yard Productions.

[08/01/12 - 12:20 PM]
TV One Upcoming Highlights: August - Q4 2012
"Life After," "Parole Diaries" and "Celebrity Crime Files" are also on tap in the coming weeks.

[08/01/12 - 12:19 PM]
TV One Announces the Premiere of a Second Season of "Verses & Flow," a Spoken Word Series Hosted by Actor Omari Hardwick to Air Monday, August 20, at 11 PM ET
Upcoming guests include Chrisette Michele, Musiq, Eric Benet, Carl Thomas, Tank, Macy Gray, Tamia, Luke James and Elle Varne.

[08/01/12 - 12:18 PM]
"Save My Son," Powerful New Series Hosted by Education Activist and Author Dr. Steve Perry, to Premiere on TV One Wednesday, September 26 at 9PM ET
The eight-episode, one-hour series is produced by Powerhouse Productions.

[08/01/12 - 12:17 PM]
Cast of TV One's "The Rickey Smiley Show" Premiering This Fall to Include Ray J., J. Anthony Brown, Lil JJ, and Roz Ryan
Noree Victoria and Demetria McKinney also star in the comedy, scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, September 18.

[08/01/12 - 12:16 PM]
"R&B Divas" to Premiere on TV One Monday, Aug. 20 at 10 PM ET
Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt star in the series, formerly "Ladies of R&B."

[08/01/12 - 11:15 AM]
Ryan Murphy Reveals Title of New Chapter of American Horror Story - "American Horror Story: Asylum"
Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, Zachary Quinto, James Cromwell and Joseph Fiennes all co-star.

[08/01/12 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Junior to Launch Parent-Targeted, Kid-Friendly Short-Form Programming Under the "Disney Junior Night Light" Banner Tuesday, September 4
The content is produced by Disney Interactive Family and the block is sponsored by Babble, Disney's leading parenting blog platform.

[08/01/12 - 10:49 AM]
Opposite the Olympics, ABC's "NY Med" Surges Over Its Lead-In by Double Digits Among Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 31.

[08/01/12 - 10:48 AM]
Animal Planet's "Gator Boys" Renewed for a Second Season
In 2013, the one-hour reality series will embark on its second season.

[08/01/12 - 10:31 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce "The Musketeers" - Adrian Hodges to Write the New Series Inspired by the Classic Novel by Alexandre Dumas
The 10-episode series, due in 2014, shares Dumas' original 17th century setting and will feature a fresh story each week.

[08/01/12 - 10:10 AM]
E!'s Laura Ling Sits Down With President Bill Clinton, Mike Tyson, Lance Bass And More In The New "E! Investigates: Bullying: Celebs Speak Out"
The special premieres Monday, August 13 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/01/12 - 09:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympics Hit Post-Opening Ceremony High
Last night's primetime coverage delivers 37.49 million viewers and a 12.2 adults 18-49 rating.

[08/01/12 - 09:45 AM]
Top TV Comedy Hitmaker Chuck Lorre Signs Book Deal with Simon & Schuster and Learns That "What Doesn't Kill Us, Makes Us Bitter"
Said tome marks the first-ever print collection of Lorre's irreverent and often controversial end-of-show vanity cards.

[08/01/12 - 09:26 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Michael Singer Author of "The Untethered Soul" in His First Ever Television Appearance on "Super Soul Sunday" August 5 at 11 AM on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Upcoming guests include Jill Bolte Taylor and Reverend Ed Bacon.

[08/01/12 - 09:15 AM]
The Hub TV Network Gives Every Dog Its Day with "The Hub's Pup-ularity Contest" During Week-long "Dog Days of Summer" Programming Event
The winner will be chosen from among nationwide consumer-submitted photos on Hubworld.com.

[08/01/12 - 08:51 AM]
Hallmark Channel to Serve as Exclusive Presenter of Trans-Siberian Orchestra's 2012 Tour, "The Lost Christmas Eve", Kicking Off on November 15
Plus: TSO will grant Hallmark Channel the rights to two classic TSO songs from the group's extensive library.

[08/01/12 - 08:30 AM]
truTV's Hit Series "Lizard Lick Towing" Draws 2.4 Million Viewers, Tops Timeslot with Adults 18-49 and Male Demos
truTV spins the numbers for Monday, July 30.

[08/01/12 - 08:30 AM]
Travel Channel Gets In the Halloween Spirit with 2nd Annual "Weekends to Die For"
Highlights include the return of "Ghost Adventures" on Friday, September 14 plus the new series "Paranormal Paparazzi" on Friday, September 28.

[08/01/12 - 08:02 AM]
Screens Will Sizzle with the Return of "Gigolos" on Showtime(R)
The show's 10-episode third season will debut Thursday, August 30 at 11:00/10:00c.

[08/01/12 - 08:02 AM]
John Fugelsang to Develop Primetime Show for Current TV to Air This Fall
Fugelsang has previously guest hosted "The War Room with Jennifer Granholm," "Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer" and "Talking Liberally: The Stephanie Miller Show."

[08/01/12 - 08:00 AM]
Stephen Colbert Announces Summer Concert Series "Pepsi Presents StePhest Colbchella '012: Rocktaugustfest"
Said event will be taped and held on New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Friday, August 10.

[08/01/12 - 07:54 AM]
Viacom Media Networks' High-Definition Music Channel Palladia Sizzles with the 5th Annual "Outdoor Week 2012"
The line-up, running from August 27 to September 3, will feature outdoor concerts and festivals 24 hours a day with a new premiere each night.

[08/01/12 - 07:52 AM]
"On Tap, Presented by VH1 Classic" - New Syndicated Nightly Radio Show - To Launch This Summer
"On Tap," hosted by Nik Carter, will be available to stations weeknights from 7 PM - 12 AM ET.

[08/01/12 - 03:01 AM]
Mid-Season Marathons for Spy-Thriller Series "XIII"
The first five episodes of the series will rebroadcast this Saturday, August 4 starting at 2pm ET / 11am PT.

[07/31/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 31
Updates include: CBS plans revival of "The Brandy Bunch"; Dan Harmon inks second blind script deal; and Richard D'Ovidio brings "Founding Fathers" to ABC.

[07/31/12 - 06:21 PM]
Two and Out for CBS's New Summer Series "3"
Various repeats will plug the show's Sunday, 9:00/8:00c slot going forward.

[07/31/12 - 05:04 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: VH1 Claims Demo Crown With "Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta"
Plus: numbers for HBO's "About Face: Supermodels, Then and Now," Discovery's "Off the Hook: Extreme Catches" and more!

[07/31/12 - 04:23 PM]
Hulu Announces Upcoming Seasons of "Misfits" and "The Booth at the End" at the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Summer Press Tour
For the first time, new episodes of "Misfits" will launch on Hulu and Hulu Plus shortly after the U.K. airing.

[07/31/12 - 03:03 PM]
Most-Decorated Olympian of All Time Michael Phelps Returns to Pool in Primetime
The Peacock details its schedules for Wednesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 2.

[07/31/12 - 02:14 PM]
31.6 Million Average Viewers Watch Olympics in Primetime on NBC Last Night
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 30.

[07/31/12 - 12:32 PM]
Viewership Growth Continues for Lifetime - Network Posts Strongest Year-on-Year Growth for July in Key Demos in 11 Years
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of July.

[07/31/12 - 12:30 PM]
NBC Sports Network Posts 2 Most-Watched Days in Its History
The networks of NBC spin the numbers for Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29.

[07/31/12 - 12:24 PM]
Disney Channel Clinches Second Consecutive Month at #1 in Total Viewers for Total Day - Extends Weekly Reign to 8 Consecutive Weeks
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 23-29 plus the month to date.

[07/31/12 - 12:08 PM]
USA Takes July Across the Board
USA spins the numbers for the month of July.







  [august 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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





[01/18/19 - 05:27 PM]
CBS to Double Up on "Fam" This Coming Thursday, January 24
Look for original episodes at both 8:30/7:30c and 9:30/8:30c.

[01/18/19 - 02:51 PM]
Aubrey Plaza Hosts the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards
The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards will air live exclusively on IFC at 2:00 pm PT/ 5:00 pm ET on Saturday, February 23.

[01/18/19 - 12:28 PM]
New Entertainment Network Cleo TV Debuts on Saturday, January 19 with Aspirational Lifestyle Programming for Millennial Women of Color
As previously announced, Cleo TV will be broadly distributed on Comcast Xfinity.

[01/18/19 - 11:09 AM]
Watch Season 1 of "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*" for Free on YouTube Until February 13, 2019
Said stunt is in anticipation of the show's second season launch on January 30.

[01/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Big Brother: Celebrity Edition" Returns with Multiplatform Coverage
"Celebrity Big Brother After Dark" premieres on Pop on Tuesday, January 22 (12:00-3:00 AM, ET/PT) with continuous live, late night coverage seven nights a week leading into the finale.

[01/18/19 - 10:56 AM]
All-New "Unsolved Mysteries" Coming to Netflix as a Global Original Documentary Series
This modern take on the classic series will maintain the chilling feeling viewers loved about the original, while also telling the stories through the lens of a premium Netflix documentary series.

[01/18/19 - 10:50 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu Original Comedy "PEN15"
All 10 episodes will premiere Friday, February 8, only on Hulu.

[01/18/19 - 10:43 AM]
First Look of Nicole Maines as the DC Character "Dreamer"
The costume will be first glimpsed on the January 27 episode of "Supergirl."

[01/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
History to Premiere Eight-Part Event "Jesus: His Life" on Monday, March 25
Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different biblical figures, all of whom played a pivotal role in Jesus' life including Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary Mother of Jesus, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter.

[01/18/19 - 09:16 AM]
Video: New Trailer Released - truTV Season 2 of "At Home with Amy Sedaris"
This season, Sedaris welcomes an impressive list of guest stars, including: Rose Byrne, Matthew Broderick, Justin Theroux, Susan Sarandon, Gillian Jacobs, Juliette Lewis, Ellie Kemper, Fred Armisen, Michael Shannon and more!

[01/18/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
The Alphabet's "A Million Little Things" gets a boost behind "Grey's Anatomy" on its new night.

[01/17/19 - 01:07 PM]
Netflix Reveals "You," "Sex Education" Each Viewed by 40 Million Members; Spanish Language "Elite" Draws 20 Million
Said details mark another rare release of viewership data by the streaming service.

[01/17/19 - 12:30 PM]
Freeform Sets "A Stage for Everyone" at Second Annual Freeform Summit on March 28 in Hollywood
This year, the theme for the event will be a reimagined beauty pageant, providing "a stage for everyone" to have a voice, be ambassadors of change and tell stories that matter.

[01/17/19 - 12:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "The Zoo" Continues to Deliver an All-Access and Exclusive Look at the Bronx Zoo
This season the unscripted docuseries will feature animals and staff at all five Wildlife Conservation Society parks in New York City - the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and New York Aquarium.

[01/17/19 - 12:01 PM]
Golden Globe Winner "The Kominsky Method" Returns for Season 2!
Season two will consist of eight episodes and production is slated to begin late January in Los Angeles.