or


    [tuesday, october 16, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[10/16/12 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 16
Updates include: FOX to import the U.K.'s "Gavin & Stacey"; Ryan Hurst joins TNT's "King & Maxwell"; and Rob Thomas to take a new stab at "Metropolis" at The CW.

[10/16/12 - 06:09 PM]
Delivering "The Heart of Christmas," Hallmark Channel Unveils Its Most Anticipated Schedule of the Year
The network's 12 movie slate kicks off with "Christmas Song" on Saturday, November 3.

[10/16/12 - 05:09 PM]
Interview: Head of MTV Programming David Janollari
The Viacom-owned network chief talks everything from "Underemployed" to "Teen Wolf" to "Jersey Shore."

[10/16/12 - 04:56 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: Another Week, Another "Monday Night Football" Victory
Plus: numbers for Disney XD's "Crash & Bernstein," Food Network's "$24 in 24" and Nickelodeon's "Nick News."

[10/16/12 - 03:57 PM]
Khloe Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez to Host "The X Factor"
Odom and Lopez will first appear as hosts during the live broadcasts of the series, beginning this November.

[10/16/12 - 03:10 PM]
Beyonce to Perform February 3 During the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show on CBS
More than 112.5 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's show.

[10/16/12 - 02:50 PM]
Bravo Media's "Watch What Happens Live" Delivers Double Digit Growth for Sunday and Monday Night Episodes
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, October 14 and Monday, October 15.

[10/16/12 - 02:40 PM]
"All Access Nashville with Katie Couric," a Special Edition of "20/20," Airs Friday, October 26 on ABC
Taylor Swift, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert are featured in the one-hour special.

[10/16/12 - 02:24 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Wins the Night among All Key Male and Adult Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/12 - 02:04 PM]
ABC Announces Unprecedented Partnership with Target and Neiman Marcus with First-of-Its Kind Integration on Hit Series "Revenge"
In lieu of commercials, the retailers are working directly with the series to create original content incorporating the Target+ Neiman Marcus holiday collection.

[10/16/12 - 01:30 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: AMC's "The Walking Dead" Mauls the Competition
Plus: numbers for OWN's "First Graduating Class: Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls," Nickelodeon's "See Dad Run" and more!

[10/16/12 - 01:25 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ALCS on TBS, College Football on ESPN Top Charts
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "American Horror House," Animal Planet's "Too Cute!" and Encore's "Titanic: Blood and Steel."

[10/16/12 - 12:43 PM]
Discovery Channel Brings Viewers a Chilling Nighttime Perspective in "The Dark", Premiering Saturday, October 27 at 9PM
The special "utilizes technology to unveil the world after dark and shed light on the riveting nighttime dramas of some remarkable animals such as jaguars, pumas, owl monkeys, and vampire bats."

[10/16/12 - 12:41 PM]
Sharks Circle Gold Medalist Missy Franklin in an Upcoming Episode of ABC Family's Hit Series "Pretty Little Liars"
Franklin, appearing as herself, turns up at The Brew just to meet Emily (Shay Mitchell).

[10/16/12 - 12:39 PM]
The CW Orders Cycle 20 of "America's Next Top Model"
Cycle 20 will debut in summer 2013 with a specific premiere date to be announced at a later time.

[10/16/12 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN's College Football Schedule This Week: 17 Games Featuring Undefeated or One-Loss Teams
The networks of ESPN detail their lineups for the coming weekend.

[10/16/12 - 12:09 PM]
"The American Bible Challenge" Finals Air This Thursday, October 18 on GSN
The series, hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, was recently renewed for a second season set to air in 2013.

[10/16/12 - 12:02 PM]
LSU Victory over South Carolina on ESPN Saturday's Most-Viewed College Football Game
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/16/12 - 12:01 PM]
CBS Streaks To Its Third Consecutive Weekly Win in Viewers to Start Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Cooks Up a Fourth Season of "Bob's Burgers" with 22-Episode Pick-Up
"We are really proud of the way the show has grown over the past three seasons," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/12 - 11:57 AM]
Turner Weekly Ratings - TBS Ranks as Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers and All Key Adult Demos
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 11:30 AM]
Exclusive: Syfy to Air 20th Anniversary Special on Monday, December 10
The two-hour special will look back at the past two decades as well as tease what's on tap in the coming year.

[10/16/12 - 11:25 AM]
Disney Channel Extends Record Streak as TV's #1 Network on a Total Day Basis to 70 Consecutive Weeks in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 11:22 AM]
Discovery Channel's Coverage of Live Red Bull Stratos Mission Produces Highest-Rated Weekend, Non-Prime Program in Network History
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 14.

[10/16/12 - 11:11 AM]
New and Returning Show Premieres Lift The CW to Most Watched Week in 20 Months
The CW spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 10:55 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Emily Owens, M.D." Co-Star Mamie Gummer
Check out part five of our five-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/16/12 - 10:54 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Emily Owens, M.D." Co-Star Justin Hartley
Check out part four of our five-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/16/12 - 10:53 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Emily Owens, M.D." Co-Star Aja Naomi King
Check out part three of our five-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/16/12 - 10:52 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Emily Owens, M.D." Co-Star Michael Rady
Check out part two of our five-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/16/12 - 10:51 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Emily Owens, M.D." Co-Star Necar Zadegan
Check out part one of our five-part visit with the cast of The CW series.

[10/16/12 - 10:43 AM]
There Is Nothing More Important Than Love and Family When the Third Season of "Ice Loves Coco" Premieres Sunday, October 28 at 10:30 PM ET/PT Only on E!
The series will then move its regular time period - Sundays at 10:00/9:00c - the following week.

[10/16/12 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's Music Lounge Is Live with a New Installment of "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record"
Look for the new original song "Undermine," written by Trent Dabbs and Kacey Musgraves and performed by show stars Hayden Panettiere and Charles Esten.

[10/16/12 - 10:14 AM]
ABC Airs 6 of the Week's Top 20 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 09:31 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 Among Teens; No. 2 Among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 for the Week of October 8-14
FOX spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Monday Posts Week-to-Week Gains
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/12 - 09:20 AM]
"Revolution" Jumps 13% Week to Week in 18-49 Rating to Hit a Three-Week-High
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/12 - 08:48 AM]
For the First Time in 10 Years, NBC Has Won Each of the First Three Weeks of the Season
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 8-14.

[10/16/12 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Hits a Season High as Monday's Top Scripted Show for the 4th Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/12 - 08:38 AM]
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and "Teen Wolf"'s Tyler Posey Take Young Voters' Questions to CNN's Wolf Blitzer in MTV's New "Ask Wolf" Web Series
The first two spots will premiere today, October 16, on Powerof12.org and MTVNews.com.

[10/16/12 - 08:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos as "The Voice," "Revolution" Grow from Last Week
Also up week-to-week: The CW's "90210" by 20% in adults 18-49.

[10/16/12 - 07:27 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Yukon Men" Dominates Friday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 12.

[10/16/12 - 07:04 AM]
MTV Style Premieres "House of Style"
Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls host the digital reboot of the former MTV mainstay.

[10/16/12 - 05:41 AM]
"Osama bin Laden: The Finish" Comes to Discovery Channel
The one-hour special, based on Mark Bowden's new book, premieres this Wednesday, October 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/15/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 15
Updates include: NBC to redevelop Sarah Colonna's "Life as I Blow It"; Graham Yost, Michael Dinner board FOX's "The Bridge"; and Andrea Savage books "Re-Together" at ABC.

[10/15/12 - 05:06 PM]
Golden Globe Winner Tina Fey and Golden Globe Nominee Amy Poehler to Host NBC's Live Broadcast of "The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards" on January 13
"Having both Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on board to host this year's festivities is a major coup," said Paul Telegdy.

[10/15/12 - 04:30 PM]
Taylor Spreitler and Chuck Hittinger Star in the World Premiere of "Stalked at 17" Premiering on Saturday, October 27th at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime
Jamie Luner, Amy Pietz, Brian Krause and Linda Purl co-star in the film.

[10/15/12 - 03:44 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Announces Guests for Brooklyn Shows, Including David Letterman, Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and More
The October 29 - November 2 shows will also feature performances by Alicia Keys, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Vampire Weekend and the Avett Brothers with the Brooklyn Philharmonic.

[10/15/12 - 03:08 PM]
Disney Channel's "Girl Vs. Monster" is Friday's #1 TV Telecast in Kids; "Dog With a Blog" is Year's #1 Series Launch Across Kid Demos
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, October 12.

[10/15/12 - 02:48 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TBS Wins with MLB Division Series Finales
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me," Disney's "Dog with a Blog" and TLC's "Secret Princes."

[10/15/12 - 02:43 PM]
L+7 Results: NBC's Lineup Includes #1 Time-Shifted Gainers, "Revolution" in Rating Point and "Grimm" by %
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.







  [october 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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











[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.