or


    [wednesday, september 19, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[09/19/12 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 19
Updates include: James Gandolfini to star in HBO's "Criminal Justice"; Netflix acquires Ricky Gervais-led "Derek"; and Rachel Boston joins Lifetime's "Witches of East End."

[09/19/12 - 05:02 PM]
Evan and Paige Are Headed Down the Aisle in "Royal Pains" Two Hour Movie Event - "Off-Season Greetings" Premieres Sunday, December 16 at 9/8c
The two-episode stunt will formally close out the show's fourth season.

[09/19/12 - 03:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Sons of Anarchy" Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Hot Set," Comedy Central's "The Burn" and BET's "BAD25: The Short Films of Michael Jackson."

[09/19/12 - 03:03 PM]
"Big Brother" Renewed for Summer 2013 - CBS Gives Early Pick-Up to Hit Summer Series
The current season wraps its run tonight with a special 90-minute finale.

[09/19/12 - 01:49 PM]
USA Network Gives "Covert Affairs" Fans a Chance to Rewatch All of Game-Changing Season Three Via Video on Demand or Online
The 10 episodes will be available on most carriers, including, Comcast, Time Warner, Charter, Cox, Cablevision, DirecTV, Dish, ATT U-verse and Verizon Fios.

[09/19/12 - 12:55 PM]
Spy Thriller "Hunted," from Creator and Writer Frank Spotnitz, Starring Melissa George, Debuts Oct. 19 on Cinemax
Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane, Stephen Campbell Moore, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Morven Christie, Lex Shrapnel, Indira Varma, Dhaffer L'Abidine and Patrick Malahide also star.

[09/19/12 - 12:01 PM]
Andre Braugher, Connie Britton, Giancarlo Esposito, Michael J. Fox, Jon Hamm, Ron Howard, Lucy Liu, Julianna Margulies, Julianne Moore and Keifer Sutherland Announced as Additional Presenters for "The 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
The telecast will air live coast to coast this Sunday, September 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/19/12 - 11:28 AM]
FX Productions Closes Deal with Paul Giamatti, Dan Carey and Their Production Company, Touchy Feely Films
Touchy Feely Films will seek to develop series projects exclusively for cable television.

[09/19/12 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Broadcasting Company and trueAnthem to Measure Social Sharing of Digital TV Content
This partnership marks the first time a broadcast network has invested significant resources in capturing the value of earned media.

[09/19/12 - 10:37 AM]
Guest Appearance by President Barack Obama Gives the "Late Show" Its Best Overnight Rating Since February 2010
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, September 18.

[09/19/12 - 10:08 AM]
NBA TV Declares "Hello Brooklyn" as Nets Selected for Fourth Season of "The Association"
Previously, the series spotlighted the Los Angeles Lakers (2009-10), Boston Celtics (2010-11) and Denver Nuggets (2011-12).

[09/19/12 - 09:57 AM]
Grammy Winner Martina McBride Performs with Singing Sensation Luis Fonsi for the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards(R), Airing Friday, September 21 (8-9 P.M. ET) on NBC
Plus: the event will also feature special messages from President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

[09/19/12 - 09:32 AM]
"48 Hours" Kicks Off Its 25th Full Season with a Fresh New Lineup of Crime and Justice Stories That Make a Difference
The veteran newsmagazine will drop the "Mystery" from its title for its new season.

[09/19/12 - 09:31 AM]
Travel Channel Renews New Seasons of Popular Series
"Toy Hunter," "Baggage Battles," "Hotel Impossible," "Trip Flip" and "Bizarre Foods America" are all due back.

[09/19/12 - 09:29 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Tosh.0" - 30-Episode Fifth Season to Debut in January 2013
Said Tosh, "It's hard for me to get excited about anything when the Miami Dolphins look so terrible."

[09/19/12 - 09:18 AM]
HGTV's Returning Series for Fall 2012 Programming
"Million Dollar Rooms," "Bath Crashers," "The High Low Project" and "The White Room Challenge" are among the series due back next month.

[09/19/12 - 09:17 AM]
Video: Five New Promos for FX's Hit Comedy Series, "The League"
Ryan Fitzpatrick, DeSean Jackson, RG3, Trent Richardson and Ryan and Matt Kalil are featured in the latest spots.

[09/19/12 - 09:15 AM]
Reshma Shetty of USA's "Royal Pains" Joins Fans in a Live Video Chat Before the Season Finale Tonight, Wednesday, September 19 at 8/7c
She'll join fans one hour prior to the east coast airing of the season finale episode, "Sand Legs."

[09/19/12 - 09:02 AM]
ESPN Announces Armed Forces Classic Men's Basketball Games on Military Bases Overseas
Ramstein Air Base in Germany is the inaugural location, with the University of Connecticut and Michigan State University playing in a C-5 transport airplane hangar on the base.

[09/19/12 - 08:56 AM]
"The Voice" Delivers NBC's Best Non-Sports 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period Since December 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 18.

[09/19/12 - 08:40 AM]
A Special Edition of "20/20" Spikes to 4-Month Highs for ABC in the Time Period
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 18.

[09/19/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Rises Week-to-Week as NBC Tops the Night
Lead-outs "Go On" and "Parenthood" are within 5% of last week's openers.

[09/19/12 - 08:37 AM]
"Top Chef: Seattle" Premieres Wednesday, November 7 at 10 PM ET/PT and Wolfgang Puck Joins as Judge
Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Hugh Acheson and Emeril Lagasse are all due back for the 10th anniversary season with Padma Lakshmi returning as host.

[09/19/12 - 08:31 AM]
The Vault of Horror Re-Opens as FEARnet Debuts Classic "Tales From The Crypt" Episodes Starting Friday, October 5
The TV "Tales from the Crypt" episodes will premiere Friday nights in a two-hour block at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/19/12 - 08:31 AM]
"The Looney Tunes Show" Returns for a Hilarious Second Season - Premieres Wednesday, October 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network
Plus: CartoonNetwork.com will host a game based on one of last season's favorite Merrie Melodies.

[09/19/12 - 08:05 AM]
MTV Brings the Original "Teen Mom" Cast Back for Two Emotional Specials
Look for the "Teen Mom Farewell Special" on October 2 and "Teen Mom: Ask the Moms" on October 9.

[09/18/12 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 18
Updates include: Amanda Lund joins CBS's "Friend Me"; David Shore lands pilot order from ABC; and Guillermo del Toro to direct potential drama at HBO.

[09/18/12 - 10:05 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for September 18
FOX details the winner of its summer mainstay's latest season.

[09/18/12 - 05:40 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Overshadows Broadcast, Cable with "MNF"
Plus: numbers for OWN's "Lovetown, USA," MTV's "The Inbetweeners" and Bravo's "Gallery Girls."

[09/18/12 - 02:48 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Wins the Night Among All Networks - Broncos-Falcons Delivers 11.6 Rating and 15.5 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 17.

[09/18/12 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" is Cable TV's #1 Telecast at 8pm in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, September 17.

[09/18/12 - 01:19 PM]
Knockout Kings Scores Record Ratings for Showtime Championship Boxing
Showtime spins the numbers for Saturday, September 15.

[09/18/12 - 12:41 PM]
E!'s Live from the Red Carpet Is Back for the 2012 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, Sunday, September 23
Three hours of coverage kick off at 2:00 pm PT with "Countdown To The Red Carpet" and continues at 3:00 pm PT with "Live From The Red Carpet."

[09/18/12 - 12:41 PM]
A Rebroadcast of "60 Minutes" Delivers More Viewers Than All 12 Primetime Premieres Last Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/18/12 - 12:38 PM]
Nickelodeon's TV Channels and Websites Go Dark for Ninth Annual Worldwide Day of Play on Saturday, Oct. 6
At 5:00/4:00c, Nick will premiere "I Play Because," an action-packed special highlighting how kids around the world celebrated WWDoP.

[09/18/12 - 12:35 PM]
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe Award-Winner James Brolin to Guest-Star in NBC's "Community" as Jeff Winger's Long-Lost Father
The episode, titled "Cooperative Escapism in Familial Relations," is scheduled to air later this season.

[09/18/12 - 12:35 PM]
Regis Philbin Is Returning to Daytime as a Special Recurring Guest on "Rachael Ray"
"I can't tell you how excited I am that Regis will be a recurring special guest on our show this season," said Ray.

[09/18/12 - 12:34 PM]
FX Orders Second Cycle of "Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell"
The series will return Thursday, October 11 at 11:30/10:30c following "BrandX with Russell Brand."

[09/18/12 - 12:34 PM]
CBS Studios International Celebrates Ten Years of the Global Sensation "NCIS" at MIPCOM
The show ranks among the top ten U.S. series on its channel in Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Poland and the UK in 2012 through August.

[09/18/12 - 12:33 PM]
CBS Launches "NCIS: Los Angeles" Second Screen iPad App
The app is programmed by the show's writers and producers to offer a truly authentic experience.

[09/18/12 - 12:21 PM]
Real-Life American Horror Stories Possess "A Haunting," Resurrecting on Destination America This October
Through spellbinding first-person accounts, each episode profiles the story of one family traumatized by forces unknown.

[09/18/12 - 12:09 PM]
All Top Five Teams on ESPN Networks Saturday, Four in Prime Time
ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN 3D and ESPN Radio detail their coverage for the coming weekend.

[09/18/12 - 12:08 PM]
Key Dates Announced for 85th Academy Awards(R)
Nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 10 with the ceremony itself on Sunday, February 24.

[09/18/12 - 12:03 PM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "Sunday Night Football," The Voice" and "Go On" Top the Primetime Week of Sept. 10-16
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/18/12 - 11:45 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kardashians" Wraps Season on Top for E!
Plus: numbers for VH1's "Rehab with Dr. Drew," Discovery's "Survivorman's Top 10" and Animal Planet's "Eating Giants: Hippo."

[09/18/12 - 11:40 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: College Football Doubleheader Puts ESPN in Front
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Aladdin and the Death Lamp," Animal Planet's "Tanked" and OWN's "Iyanla, Fix My Life."

[09/18/12 - 11:22 AM]
Disney Channel Pacing for Momentous #1 Total Day Ranking in Total Viewers in 3Q12
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/18/12 - 11:21 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TNT Ranks as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network in Total Day Delivery of Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[09/18/12 - 10:56 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Continues Ratings Momentum with Original Primetime Series Premieres Hitting Highs
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16.

[09/18/12 - 10:55 AM]
FOX Weekly Ratings - Network Ranks No. 2 Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.







  [september 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[07/31/14 - 02:37 PM]
Join the Paladins from ABC's "The Quest," As They Live Tweet During the Series Premiere, Thursday, July 31
Join the 12 would be heroes as they live tweet during the East Coast Broadcast of tonight's premiere episode airing 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT.

[07/31/14 - 01:51 PM]
Showtime(R) Premieres Ray Donovan Webisodes "Behind the Fix" Starring Steven Bauer and Katherine Moennig
Fans will get an inside look on how Ray's (Liev Schreiber) team pulls off their "fixes," woven directly from the plotlines on screen.

[07/31/14 - 01:13 PM]
College Football: ESPN's Game and Studio Roster Includes More Than 100 On-Air Commentators
The lineup is highlighted by announcers with familiar and new assignments, the addition of former coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis, and nationally recognized former SEC players and renowned sportscasters on SEC Network.

[07/31/14 - 12:20 PM]
Here Comes the Bride: A Duggar Wedding Unveiled in an All-New Season of "19 Kids & Counting"
The series returns with all-new episodes beginning Tuesday, September 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/31/14 - 11:51 AM]
"Sharknado 2: The Second One" Devours the World - Record-Setting 3.9 Million Total Viewers and 1.6 Million Adults 18-49 for Syfy Original Movie
Syfy spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 30.

[07/31/14 - 11:40 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces the Start of Production on "The Christmas Shepherd" Starring Teri Polo and Martin Cummins
The film is part of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas, featuring traditional and classic Christmas films suitable for family audiences.

[07/31/14 - 11:15 AM]
Bravo Media Acquires "The Real Housewives of Melbourne" Premiering Sunday 8/3 at 12PM ET/PT with Back-to-Back Episodes
The 12-episode series follows the lavish lives of six successful Melbourne socialites as they live life on their own terms and enjoy the pampered and cultured lifestyle that the "world's most liveable city" has to offer.

[07/31/14 - 11:11 AM]
FOX Sports Tees Up Faxon & Fay for 2015 USGA Championships Coverage Team
Eight-time PGA TOUR winner Brad Faxon and former USGA executive director David Fay will serve as analysts alongside host Joe Buck, analyst Greg Norman and reporter/host Holly Sonders.

[07/31/14 - 10:56 AM]
"Tonight Show" Tops "Kimmel" and "Late Show" Combined for the Late-Night Ratings Week of July 21-25 in 18-49, Hitting a Five-Week High
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 21-25.

[07/31/14 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "BoJack Horseman" - New Trailer
The Netflix series - due on Friday, August 22 - features the voices of Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul, Paul F. Tompkins and Patton Oswalt.

[07/31/14 - 10:00 AM]
E! Celebrates "Chelsea Lately" Throughout August with a Star Studded Run Up to the Live Finale on August 26th
As this groundbreaking show ends, E!'s "Queen of Late Night" will welcome some of the biggest names in Hollywood throughout the month of August, as well as some of Chelsea's fabulous friends.

[07/31/14 - 09:56 AM]
BBC America Announces Special Programming and Nationwide Theatrical Events to Launch "Doctor Who's" First Season Starring Peter Capaldi
Chris Hardwick will host "Doctor Who: Live Pre-Show" at 7:30pm ET and "Doctor Who: After Who Live" at 11:00pm ET following the premiere of "Intruders" on August 23.

[07/31/14 - 09:21 AM]
Animal Planet's "Too Cute! Pint Sized" Delivers Double the Cute in Half the Time, Beginning August 16, at 8 PM ET/PT
Each episode focuses on two litters of the world's most delightful darlings, and with pint-sized episodes, the best moments of the first eight weeks of life are packed into one extra-cuddly half hour.

[07/31/14 - 09:10 AM]
Brady Quinn Joins FOX Sports for College Football & NFL Coverage
In the booth, Quinn pairs with two veteran play-by-play announcers, teaming with Tim Brando for college games and Dick Stockton when on NFL assignment.

[07/31/14 - 09:01 AM]
Cornell Bhangra Wins "Today's Got Talent" Contest, Joins the Top 48 Acts on NBC's "America's Got Talent"
The act will join the quarter-final rounds on "AGT" and perform live Tuesday, August 12 for the chance to win the $1 million prize.