[tuesday, december 11, 2012]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[12/11/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 11
Updates include: ABC rescinds "Weird Desk" series order; FOX's "Rake," "I Suck at Girls" begin casting; and Chuck Lorre lands "Mom" pilot at CBS.

[12/11/12 - 05:28 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Goes Untouched with "Monday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Syfy 20th Anniversary Special," Discovery's "Chopper Live: Road to Revenge" and HBO's "Mel Brooks Strikes Back!"

[12/11/12 - 05:23 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: Bravo's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Tops Demos
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Sin City Rules," History's "Bamazon" and Lifetime's "All About Christmas Eve."

[12/11/12 - 05:18 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Tops Charts with Heisman Trophy Presentation
Plus: numbers for TLC's "Mario & Courtney's Wedding Fiesta," Comedy Central's "Gary Gulman: In This Economy" and MTV's "Underemployed."

[12/11/12 - 04:13 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Artists Have Captured Two #1 Singles on the US iTunes Chart for the First Time in One Season
Cassadee Pope's "Stupid Boy" and Terry McDermott's "Let It Be" head the iTunes Top 10 overall singles chart.

[12/11/12 - 03:51 PM]
Hallmark Channel Moves the Premiere of "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove" to Saturday, June 1
The pilot movie, starring Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal, was previous slated to bow on Saturday, January 19.

[12/11/12 - 02:55 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 02:09 PM]
USA Is the #1 Cable Network for an Unprecedented Seventh Year in a Row
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/11/12 - 01:41 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Presents "Live's Viewer's Choice 2012"
Beginning on December 12, fans can visit the show's website to view a gallery of 50 memorable moments from the past year and vote on their own top 10 favorites.

[12/11/12 - 01:13 PM]
The "44th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced - Two-Hour Special Airs Live Friday, February 1 on NBC
Anthony Anderson, Niecy Nash, Yvette Nicole Brown, Garcelle Beauvais, Tyler James Williams, and Zendaya announced the categories and nominees.

[12/11/12 - 01:01 PM]
USA Delivers Five Nights of Entertainment During "WWE Week"
Highlights include commercial free installment of "WWE Smackdown" on Tuesday, December 18.

[12/11/12 - 12:53 PM]
"48 Hours: Everything to Lose" Was Saturday Night's #1 Program in Both Households and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

[12/11/12 - 12:43 PM]
Hallmark Channel Waltzes to the Top for the 6th Consecutive Week with New "Countdown to Christmas" Premieres
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9.

[12/11/12 - 12:07 PM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Delivery Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Network for the Week Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 11:43 AM]
Batter Up! TLC Takes a Big Swing with New Series "Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs."
The six-episode series premieres Monday, January 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/11/12 - 11:43 AM]
UFC on FOX 5 Viewership Increases 83%
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

[12/11/12 - 11:30 AM]
28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to Air May 18 on HBO
Heart, Albert King, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush and Donna Summer are among this year's inductees.

[12/11/12 - 11:28 AM]
PBS' "Nova" 2013 Premieres!: Doomsday Volcanoes, Drone Technology, Earth Seen From Space & Much More
The veteran series returns Wednesday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c with "Doomsday Volcanoes."

[12/11/12 - 11:18 AM]
Syfy's "'12 Disasters of Christmas" Becomes Channel's Most Watched Original Movie in Nearly a Year with 2.1 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Saturday, December 8.

[12/11/12 - 11:13 AM]
ABC Family Delivers #1 Week in Prime Ever Powered by Record Pacing "25 Days of Christmas"
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 11:07 AM]
TV One Earns Five NAACP Image Award Nominations
"Unsung," "Washington Watch with Roland Martin," "Save My Son," "Love That Girl" and "Verses and Flow" each received a nod.

[12/11/12 - 11:05 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Up Week to Week to Finish as the #2 Syndicated Talker
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/11/12 - 11:02 AM]
Disney Channel Is TV's #1 Total Day Network for 78th Straight Week in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 10:53 AM]
William "Billy" Baldwin Fires Up a Valentine's Day Romance with Natalie Brown in "Be My Valentine," a Hallmark Channel Original World Premiere February 9
Christian Martyn and James Thomas also star in the project.

[12/11/12 - 10:38 AM]
CBS Wins Week in Viewers and Moves Into First Place in Adults 25-54 for Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 10:32 AM]
Bravo Media Ranks #1 in Adults 18-49 and 25-54 in the 9 & 10PM Hours on Sunday Night
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, December 9.

[12/11/12 - 10:32 AM]
On its First Week of Repeats, "Katie" Scores Strong Retention to Stand as the #1 New Syndie Talker
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 26-December 2.

[12/11/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Mob Wives" Season 3 Premieres on VH1 Sunday, January 6th, 2013
This season viewers will be introduced to a new cast member, Love Majewski.

[12/11/12 - 10:20 AM]
FOX Tops the Week Among Young Adults and Teens
FOX spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 10:15 AM]
MTV Bids Farewell to the Beloved "Jersey Shore" Cast with a Seven Day Marathon!
The series finale is set for Thursday, December 20 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/11/12 - 10:03 AM]
"Dexter(R)" Shatters Records Attracting the Largest Audience Ever for a Showtime(R) Original Series
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 9.

[12/11/12 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Weekly Primetime Ratings - Christmas-Themed "Shark Tank" Attracts the Show's 2nd-Largest Audience
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 09:50 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Second Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/11/12 - 09:37 AM]
Andy Samberg to Host 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards
The 28th annual awards ceremony will air Saturday, February 23 at 10:00/9:00c on IFC.

[12/11/12 - 09:34 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Production on Six New Primetime Series
"All Forked Up," "Burger Land," "Digfellas," "Fortune Diggers," "Gem Hunt" and "Monumental Mysteries" are all on tap at the network.

[12/11/12 - 09:20 AM]
CBS Surges to First Monday Win of the Season in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Video: New IFC.com Web Series Explores the Real-Life Characters That Inspire "Portlandia"
Kumail Nanjiani stars as the tour guide to some of the idiosyncratic real-life Portland locations and residents that serve as the show's biggest influences.

[12/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Discovery Greenlights First Scripted Mini-Series - "Klondike" (Working Title)
The mini-series is based on Charlotte Gray's novel "Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike," about six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.

[12/11/12 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV's New Original Series "Car Lot Rescue" Premieres Sunday, February 10 at 10PM
The series follows auto dealership "doctor" Tom Stuker as he takes charge in bringing these once failing establishments to new heights of success.

[12/11/12 - 09:00 AM]
"The Voice" Is #1 for the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 08:59 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Girls," Created by and Starring Lena Dunham, Returns for Second Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars this season include Andrew Rannells, Donald Glover, Chris O'Dowd, Rita Wilson, Jorma Taccone, Rosanna Arquette, Carol Kane and Patrick Wilson.

[12/11/12 - 08:56 AM]
"Lincoln" Leads with a Record Setting 13 Nominations for the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards
The winners will be announced live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Thursday, January 10 on The CW.

[12/11/12 - 08:41 AM]
ABC's "Home Edition" Surges/"Castle" Tops Year-Ago Repeat by Wide Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[12/11/12 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Full Hour of "2 Broke Girls" Puts CBS in Front
The Eye snaps NBC's season-long win streak among adults 18-49 on Monday nights.

[12/11/12 - 08:16 AM]
Comedy Central Sets 2013 Mid-Season Schedule
Newcomers include "Kroll Show," "The Jeselnik Offensive," "The Ben Show," Nathan For You" and "Inside Amy Schumer."

[12/11/12 - 08:14 AM]
Disney Channel to Present World Premiere of Hollywood Records Recording Artist Coco Jones' Music Video "Holla at the DJ"
The video will premiere during this Wednesday's airing of "Shake It Up" at 7:00/6:00c.

[12/11/12 - 08:05 AM]
ESPN Films' SEC "Storied" Series Continues with Sam Bowie Documentary
"Going Big" will premiere on Thursday, December 20 at 9:00/8:00c on ESPNU.

[12/11/12 - 07:41 AM]
TV One Announces January 2013 Premieres and Specials
Highlights include the cable channel's newest scripted comedy series "Belle's."

[12/11/12 - 06:33 AM]
NBC Is #1 for the Season's 11th Week in Adult 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for the week of December 3-9.

[12/10/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 10
Updates include: ABC passes on "Kings of Van Nuys," again; Gary A. Randall, Timothy Scott Bogart book multiple projects; and Robert Patrick upped to regular on HBO's "True Blood."

  [december 2012]  

(series past and present)
(series in development)
(tv movies and mini-series)

[10/13/15 - 11:28 AM]
Video: WGN America Unveils Provocative First Trailer for the Highly Anticipated New Drama "Outsiders"
David Morse, Thomas M. Wright and Ryan Hurst co-star in the series, premiering in early 2016.

[10/13/15 - 11:27 AM]
DIY Network Premieres "Miami Flip" on October 21
In the series, licensed contractor and fearless renovator Carolina Sullivan showcases her keen eye for buying low and selling high as she and her team gut outdated Miami properties and renovate them into gorgeous modern homes to sell.

[10/13/15 - 11:22 AM]
Hallmark Channel Reaps Top Ratings with Premiere of Latest Original Movie, "Harvest Moon"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/13/15 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Television Network Gives Hit New Drama Series "Quantico" a Full Season Order
Season to date, "Quantico" ranks as Sunday's No. 1 scripted broadcast show in Adults 18-49, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 44%.

[10/13/15 - 10:41 AM]
Starz Shocks Fans with a Surprise Screening of "Ash vs Evil Dead" at New York Comic-Con 2015
Nearly 2,400 fans were treated to the surprise screening at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

[10/13/15 - 10:26 AM]
FX to Air Special Halloween Marathon of the Hit FOX Show "Scream Queens"
Spend Halloween night with FX, catching up on the first six episodes of the new FOX horror comedy.

[10/13/15 - 09:59 AM]
Donald Trump to Host "SNL" on Nov. 7 with Musical Guest Sia
Trump previously hosted "SNL" on April 3, 2004.

[10/13/15 - 09:08 AM]
H.R. Pufnstuf Returns to Kids TV for First Time in Over 45 Years in Sid & Marty Krofft's Preschool Hit "Mutt & Stuff" on Nickelodeon
Featuring H.R. Pufnstuf, Cling and Clang, Freddy the Flute and the Rescue Racer, the special is part of an additional 20 episode order that Nickelodeon has greenlit, bringing the total to 40 for "Mutt & Stuff's" first season.

[10/13/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "Voice," "Blindspot"
Both series hold even with last week among adults 18-49.

[10/13/15 - 08:25 AM]
History Explores the Theory That Adolf Hitler Successfully Escaped from the Bunker in the New Series "Hunting Hitler"
The eight-part series launches premieres Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/13/15 - 07:00 AM]
Musical Performers Announced for "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Airing Dec. 8
Eight-time Grammy Award(R)-winning artist Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Grammy Award(R)-nominated "The Weeknd" will perform on the annual CBS event.

[10/13/15 - 06:56 AM]
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" Debuts Thursday, October 22 at 10/9c on American Heroes Channel (AHC)
The one-hour documentary looks at the life of Fidel Castro through the eyes of the spies who have observed him for over a half-century.

[10/13/15 - 06:47 AM]
Sundance TV Celebrates the 35th Anniversay of The Shining with Stephen King Thriller Week Beginning on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 8:00pm ET/PT
Said stunt is timed with the highly anticipated season two premiere of SundanceTV's International Emmy(R) and Peabody Award-winning French drama, "The Returned."

[10/13/15 - 06:00 AM]
Oprah Returns to the "Dr. Phil" Stage for a Rare Interview and to Preview Her New Television Event
They recall unforgettable times from their over 20-year friendship and working relationship, as well as Oprah's life today running her OWN cable network.

[10/13/15 - 03:06 AM]
FOX Sports Adds Eight Live Bundesliga Matches to FOX Broadcast Schedule in 2016
FOX Sports is adding eight live Bundesliga games on the FOX broadcast network on Saturdays in 2016 from January 30 to the season's final day on May 14.