or


    [monday, july 01, 2013]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[07/01/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 1
Updates include: Jayma Mays joins CBS's "The Millers"; Craig Robinson, John Mulaney comedies get second lives; and Fabrizio Guido, Jenna Elfman bound for NBC's newcomers.

[07/01/13 - 07:07 PM]
Special "Insider Editions" of "Hot in Cleveland," "The Exes" and "The Soul Man" Will Air Wednesday, July 3rd
The episodes will feature pop-ups with behind-the-scenes knowledge, factoids about the cast and more!

[07/01/13 - 04:15 PM]
BET Awards 13 Is the #1 Award Show on Cable Among Adults 18-49, Drawing 7.6 Million Total Viewers
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 30.

[07/01/13 - 02:15 PM]
Femmes Fatales Return with a Vengeance on Season 7 of Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "Deadly Women"
The network's mainstay returns on Friday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/01/13 - 12:11 PM]
Nickelodeon Scares Up Laughs with New Live-Action Supernatural Comedy, "The Haunted Hathaways," Premiering Saturday, July 13, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Benjamin "Lil P-Nut" Flores Jr., Breanna Yde, Amber Montana and Curtis Harris star in the scripted half-hour series.

[07/01/13 - 12:07 PM]
Lifetime's "Anna Nicole" Seduces 3.3 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, June 29.

[07/01/13 - 11:58 AM]
Military Channel Explores What the Textbooks Didn't Tell You in New Series "America: Facts vs. Fiction"
Actor Jamie Kaler hosts the series, premiering Wednesday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/01/13 - 11:58 AM]
FX Announces 2013 Comic-Con Slate
"Wilfred," "Archer," "Sons of Anarchy" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" are among the participating series.

[07/01/13 - 11:37 AM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Showtime's Highest-Rated Original Series Premiere Ever with 3.04 Million Viewers
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, June 30.

[07/01/13 - 11:20 AM]
TLC's "Dance Kids ATL" Heats Up the Hip Hop Scene
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, July 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/01/13 - 11:10 AM]
Patrick Dempsey, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jennifer Hudson, LL Cool J and Kelly Osbourne to Be Honored at the 2013 Do Something Awards
This year's Do Something Awards will air live from The Avalon in Hollywood on Wednesday, July 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/01/13 - 11:09 AM]
GSN Renews Quiz Show "The Chase" Prior to August 6th Premiere
The network has ordered eight episodes for season two, which is slated to air later in 2013.

[07/01/13 - 11:02 AM]
"Black Sails" Cast to Attend Comic-Con 2013
Zach McGowan, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Mark Ryan and Hakeem Kae-Kazim are among those slated to appear.

[07/01/13 - 10:23 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars'" Ryan Guzman and "Twisted" Star Kylie Bunbury to Participate in Live Twitter Chats During the East Coast Broadcasts of Their Series Tuesday, July 2 on ABC Family
They'll likewise be up on their handles @ryanAguzman and @kyliebunbury during said telecasts.

[07/01/13 - 10:22 AM]
Constance Marie of "Switched at Birth" and Maia Mitchell of "The Fosters" to Participate in Live Twitter Chats During All-New Episodes of ABC Family's Monday Night Dramas Monday, July 1
They'll be up on @goconstance and @MaiaMitchell during their respective telecasts.

[07/01/13 - 10:08 AM]
HGTV Viewers Flip for New Series "Flip or Flop"
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 25.

[07/01/13 - 09:46 AM]
The History of the Mob, Told By Those Who Lived It, in New Series "Inside the American Mob," Premiering July 28, 9 PM
The National Geographic Channel series goes behind the scenes of the famed and enigmatic hidden empire of crime, money and violence known as the American mob.

[07/01/13 - 09:19 AM]
NBC to Partner with Producer Mark Burnett to Bring His Follow-Up Project to the Enormously Popular Miniseries "The Bible" to the Peacock Network
"A.D.: Beyond the Bible" will be a co-production between LightWorkers Media, Hearst Productions and Universal Television.

[07/01/13 - 09:11 AM]
MTV's "Rom Com Marathom" Returns on Sunday, July 7 with an All-New Romantic Comedy Programming Block Beginning at 12:00 P.M. ET/PT
In addition, MTV continues the girl-fun with four all-new episodes of "Girl Code" airing back-to-back starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/01/13 - 09:11 AM]
Discovery Takes to the Skies with New Series "Airplane Repo"
The 10-episode series premieres Thursday, July 11 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/01/13 - 09:05 AM]
PBS, Sundance Productions, Smoking Dogs Films, and Cactus Three Announce "The March," New Documentary About the Historic March on Washington
The film, directed by John Akomfrah, premieres Tuesday, August 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/01/13 - 09:02 AM]
ABC's Hit Series "Extreme Weight Loss" Is Picked Up for a Fourth Season
The network has ordered 13 new two-hour episodes, filming of which is currently underway.

[07/01/13 - 08:58 AM]
NBA TV's Comprehensive NBA Summer League Coverage to Feature 62 Live Games in 16 Days Including First-Ever Championship Game
Throughout Summer League, NBA TV's marquee roster of talent will be on-site in Orlando and Las Vegas.

[07/01/13 - 08:50 AM]
First Photos of BBC America's "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond"
Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Annabel Wallis, Pip Torrens and Camilla Rutherford star in the film, due in winter 2014.

[07/01/13 - 08:39 AM]
"Crossing Lines" Ties for #1 in Men 18-49 and Men 18-34 in Its Time Period
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 30.

[07/01/13 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Tight Demo Race
The Eye is also the most-watched network last night on the four major networks.

[07/01/13 - 08:00 AM]
"The Sopranos" on HBO On Demand; July 4 Encore for "Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq"
Season one is available throughout July, to be followed in August by season two, with subsequent seasons to be available in the following months.

[07/01/13 - 07:53 AM]
TV One Sets Second Season Premiere of Hit Sitcom "The Rickey Smiley Show" for Friday, July 26, 9PM ET
The series pulls viewers even deeper into "Rickey's World" this season, introducing two additional alter egos to his already beloved, wacky troupe of trademark personalities.

[07/01/13 - 07:43 AM]
ION Television Acquires Season Seven of Fan Favorite Cable Series "Psych"
"Psych's" audience appeal puts ION Television in the top 15 networks on Saturday nights among Adults 25-54 and 18-49.

[07/01/13 - 06:41 AM]
The Second Wave of Nominees Heats Up "Teen Choice 2013" Airing Sunday, August 11, Live on FOX
Fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com.

[07/01/13 - 06:03 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Expands Authenticated "WATCH ABC" Live Streaming Service to Four Additional Markets
The service is now available in the Los Angeles (KABC-TV), Chicago (WLS-TV), San Francisco (KGO-TV) and Raleigh-Durham (WTVD-TV) markets.

[07/01/13 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix Brings New Girl to U.S. Members in an Exclusive Multi-Year Streaming Deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television
The first season will be available for members to watch instantly beginning today.

[07/01/13 - 06:01 AM]
Multi-Platinum Superstars Taylor Swift, Cher, Pitbull and Selena Gomez Added to "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks(R) Spectacular" Lineup
The chart-topping artists join the event's previously announced performers, including Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw.

[06/30/13 - 09:22 AM]
"SNL" Posts the Top Rating of the Night in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 29.

[06/30/13 - 08:51 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Shares Demos with CBS
The network's Saturday baseball coverage leads the charge in both categories.

[06/29/13 - 09:02 AM]
NBC Is #1 on Friday Night in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers, Taking All Six Half-Hours
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 28.

[06/29/13 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Pulls NBC Back in Front
The Peacock leads the night in adults 18-49 for the first time since May 31.

[06/28/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 28
Updates include: NBC's "Assistance" extends cast options; ABC's "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" to wrap after its initial run; and "Glee" demotes quartet from series regulars.

[06/28/13 - 04:18 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Pawn Stars" Top Charts for History
Plus: numbers for HBO's "The Out List," AMC's "Showville" and FX's "Wilfred."

[06/28/13 - 12:54 PM]
"Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel," a First Ever Crossover Television Special for Marvel and Disney Characters, Premieres Friday, August 16 on Disney Channel
In the special, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk stand powerless after being struck by Dr. Doofenshmirtz's power-draining "inator."

[06/28/13 - 11:41 AM]
The Hub Network Gets Looney with Latest Acquired Series "Tiny Toon Adventures" Beginning Monday, July 1
The series will air weekdays at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET.

[06/28/13 - 10:19 AM]
CBS's "Under the Dome" Now Available for Exclusive Online Subscription Streaming on Prime Instant Video
Prime Instant Video will be the only online subscription service to stream episodes, just four days after they air on CBS.

[06/28/13 - 09:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Plans "Adventure Time" and "Regular Show" Extravaganzas at 2013 San Diego Comic-Con
Cartoon Network will transform The New Children's Museum into the Regular Show Regular Zone.

[06/28/13 - 09:21 AM]
Adult Swim Announces Annual San Diego Comic-Con Invasion
Highlights include sneak peeks of several new and upcoming series such as "Rick and Morty," "Hot Package," "King Star King" and "Mr. Pickles."

[06/28/13 - 09:20 AM]
Shark Week Returns to Discovery Channel with the Most Hours of Shark Programming Ever
One of this year's firsts is "Shark After Dark," Discovery's new late-night talk show that will air each evening during the annual event.

[06/28/13 - 08:43 AM]
Top-Scoring "Office" Encore in 18-49 Since May 30 and in Total Viewers Since June 6
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 27.

[06/28/13 - 08:37 AM]
The Weather Channel Programming Is Out Of This World For Space Week
"Weather That Changed the World," "Deadliest Space Weather," "Secrets of the Earth" and "Forecasting the End" are among the featured series.

[06/28/13 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with "Hell's Kitchen"
The reality mainstay is the only series last night up from its previous installment.

[06/28/13 - 07:54 AM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead Season 4 Preview Weekend" Hosted by Kevin Smith, Launches Thursday, July 4
Smith talks to the cast and crew and shares behind-the-scenes footage from the highly anticipated upcoming fourth season.

[06/28/13 - 07:12 AM]
NBA Draft on ESPN Tied For Highest-Rated Since 2003 - Up 13 Percent From 2012 Draft
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 27.







  [july 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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









[08/04/15 - 04:40 PM]
David Alan Grier Gives Paws to the Cowardly Lion in NBC's "The Wiz Live!"
Grier will play the Cowardly Lion, who asks Dorothy if he can join her in her journey down the Yellow Brick Road and ask the Wiz for some courage, which he is severely lacking.

[08/04/15 - 03:22 PM]
Floyd Mayweather to Face Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena Live on Showtime PPV(R)
If triumphant, Mayweather would match the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano, who retired in April 1956 with a record of 49-0.

[08/04/15 - 02:08 PM]
Rousey Wave Swells Numbers for FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 12:54 PM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Begins Season One Production in Vancouver
The 13 episode season will air in early 2016 on Syfy.

[08/04/15 - 12:07 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Powers Disney Channel to Primetime Sweep and Over 1-Year Highs
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/04/15 - 12:02 PM]
Casting News: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Gets Savage
Danish actor Casper Crump has been cast as the immortal Vandal Savage.

[08/04/15 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Runs 12-Hour Marathon of Lion Programming, Dedicated to Cecil the Lion, On August 10 -- World Lion Day
Animal Planet's roaring about World Lion Day to honor the majestic lion - one of the most revered species on the planet - whose numbers are in decline.

[08/04/15 - 11:20 AM]
ABC Announces Kristen Bell Will Host "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" Special, Airing November 30
The anniversary special will celebrate 50 years of the iconic classic that has brought joy and a television watching tradition at the holidays for generations of fans.

[08/04/15 - 11:07 AM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets World Television Premiere Date for "Prophet's Prey"
The film, due on Saturday, October 10, focuses on the tyrannical cult leader Warren Jeffs.

[08/04/15 - 10:37 AM]
FOX Sports Telecasts Premier Boxing Champions Under Multi-Year Media Rights Deal
FOX Sports 1 premieres "Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays," a new, live primetime boxing series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (9:00 PM ET), which continues for a total of 21 shows through the end of June.

[08/04/15 - 10:32 AM]
The Jackson Family Legacy Lives on in New Series, "The Jacksons: Next Generation," Premiering October 2nd on Lifetime
The series focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family - Taj, Taryll and TJ - Tito Jackson's sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5.

[08/04/15 - 10:26 AM]
Video: "Sneaky Pete" Trailer Starring Giovanni Ribisi and Guest Starring Bryan Cranston!
The pilot is executive produced by David Shore, Bryan Cranston and Seth Gordon and will be available on Amazon for free for only 30 days beginning this Friday, August 7.

[08/04/15 - 10:11 AM]
Video: El Rey Network and Miramax(R) Release Robert Rodriguez Featurette from Season Two of the Supernatural Crime Saga "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Rodriguez gives viewers an exclusive glimpse at the new season.

[08/04/15 - 10:04 AM]
"Drunk History" Season 3 Premieres Tuesday, September 1 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central
Tony Hale, Greg Kinnear, Justin Long, Christopher Meloni, Stephen Merchant and Jason Ritter guest star in the season opener.