or


    [wednesday, july 24, 2013]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[07/24/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 24
Updates include: Cary Elwes boards USA's "Horizon"; Ving Rhames joins Lifetime's "Day Late and a Dollar Short"; and Daniella Alonso joins the cast of NBC's "The Night Shift."

[07/24/13 - 05:38 PM]
ESPN Announces Fall Slate of "30 for 30" Documentaries
"Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau" kicks off a six-week run beginning Tuesday, October 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/13 - 05:10 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: TNT Dramas Top Viewers, "Deadliest Catch" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for Bravo's "Property Envy," ABC Family's "The Vineyard" and ESPN's "Nine for IX."

[07/24/13 - 03:46 PM]
Syfy to Wrap "Sinbad," "Primeval: New World" Early with Marathons
Look for their remaining episodes to air on Saturday, August 3 and August 10, respectively.

[07/24/13 - 03:25 PM]
Jason Sudeikis Announces He Is Leaving "Saturday Night Live" When the Actor Visits CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" Tonight
"Yeah, I'm going to leave," he said in the interview. "Yeah, I'm not coming back next fall."

[07/24/13 - 02:57 PM]
Soaring by Double Digits Week to Week, "Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Females 12-34 for 6th Time in 7 Weeks
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/24/13 - 02:39 PM]
FX Offers a Golden Opportunity to Watch/DVR Its Emmy(R) Award-Nominated Shows "American Horror Story: Asylum" and "Louie"
The former airs August 23 and 24 with the latter on August 17.

[07/24/13 - 02:10 PM]
Discovery Channel Is the Top Cable Network for Men on Tuesday, July 24
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/24/13 - 01:10 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Roars Back September 10 on FX
The show's sixth season will open with a special 90-minute installment.

[07/24/13 - 01:02 PM]
Gurney Productions Finds Another Diamond in the Rough in New Discovery Series "Porter Ridge"
The series, from the creators of "Duck Dynasty," premieres Tuesday, August 13 at 10:30/9:30c.

[07/24/13 - 12:03 PM]
Daphne Zuniga Added to Cast in "Dead Letters" (Working Title) a Hallmark Channel Original Movie of the Week and Potential New Primetime Series from Executive Producer and Creator Martha Williamson
She'll join the previously cast Eric Mabius and Kristin Booth on the project, which premieres October 12.

[07/24/13 - 11:51 AM]
Nickelodeon Unleashes New Preschool Series "Paw Patrol" Monday, Aug. 12, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Leading into the premiere will be a special primetime episode of "Bubble Guppies" at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/24/13 - 11:15 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Adds Some Magic This Holiday Season with "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" Its First-Ever Unique Holiday Programming Slate
Hallmark Movie Channel will also premiere five family-friendly Christmas classics as part of "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas."

[07/24/13 - 11:14 AM]
Lori Loughlin Scours Garage Sales for Hidden Treasure and Hidden Clues in "Garage Sale Mystery," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere September 14
Andrew Dunbar, Rick Ravanello and Cameron Bancroft also star in the project, which is based on Suzi Weinert's novel "Garage Sale Stalker."

[07/24/13 - 11:13 AM]
Hallmark Movie Channel Embarks on TV's Newest Holiday Destination "The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" with the Network's First-Ever Original Holiday Movie, "Christmas with Tucker" Starring James Brolin, Gage Munroe and Josie Bissett
The project is a prequel to the 2009 Hallmark Hall of Fame film "A Dog Named Christmas."

[07/24/13 - 11:12 AM]
Hallmark Channel Brings Back the Unmatched Success of "Countdown to Christmas," the #1 Most Treasured Holiday Destination by Television Viewers
The network details its 12 new Christmas-themed original movies due this upcoming holiday.

[07/24/13 - 11:11 AM]
Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell and Naomi Judd Star in "Window Wonderland," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere in Holiday 2013
Cameron Mathison, Matty Finochio and Terence Kelly also star in the project.

[07/24/13 - 11:10 AM]
Gail O'Grady, Michelle Harrison and Larry Miller Star in "The Mystery Cruise" a Hallmark Channel Backdoor Pilot and Potential Primetime Series World Premiere, October 19
The project is based on the book "The Santa Cruise" by New York Times bestselling authors Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.

[07/24/13 - 11:09 AM]
Victor Garber and Michelle Forbes Star in "The Hunters," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere October 25, Based on Joshua Williamson's Comic Book "Mirror Mirror"
Alexa Vega, Robbie Amell, Keenan Tracey and Dan Payne also star alongside said duo.

[07/24/13 - 11:08 AM]
Catherine Bell Makes Her Return to Middleton Where Fate Finds Her Magic May Have Finally Run Out in "The Good Witch's Destiny," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere October 26
Chris Potter, Robin Dunne, Catherine Disher, Matthew Knight, Hannah Endicott-Douglas and Peter MacNeill also star.

[07/24/13 - 11:07 AM]
Bruce Dern Joins Molly Parker, Zachary Gordon and Bailee Madison in "Pete's Christmas," on "Walden Family Theater," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere in Holiday 2013
The film will be part of Hallmark Channel's Friday night appointment viewing franchise, "Walden Family Theater."

[07/24/13 - 11:06 AM]
Alicia Witt Stars as a Bride Who's Destiny Takes a Detour When She Attempts to Meet Her Future In-Laws in "Merry Mix-Up" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Holiday 2013
Also starring are Mark Wiebe, Scott Gibson, Susan Hogan, Richard Fitzpatrick and Lawrence Dane.

[07/24/13 - 11:05 AM]
Candace Cameron Bure Learns to Embrace the Holiday Spirit When She Joins Alan Thicke and Jesse Hutch in "Let It Snow," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere in Holiday 2013
The project is part of the Hallmark Channel's annual "Countdown to Christmas" event.

[07/24/13 - 11:04 AM]
Spending Christmastime Selling Trees Has Sarah Lancaster Going "Fir Crazy" a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere for Holiday 2013
Eric Johnson and Colin Mochrie also star in this holiday film.

[07/24/13 - 11:03 AM]
Laura Bell Bundy Stars in "Dear Dumb Diary," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere September 6, Based on Scholastic's Popular Children's Book Series by Jim Benton
The film also features James Waterston, Emily Alyn Lind, Mary-Charles Jones, Sterling Griffith and David Mazouz.

[07/24/13 - 11:02 AM]
A Holiday Home Swap Ends Up Becoming a Romantic Retreat for Tricia Helfer in "Christmas Share," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Holiday 2013
J.T. Hodges, Mark Lutz and Cristina Rosato also star in the "Countdown to Christmas" presentation.

[07/24/13 - 11:01 AM]
"When Calls the Heart," Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Primetime Series Kicks Off with a 2-Hour Special Extended Pilot on October 5
Jean Smart, Lori Loughlin, Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, Daniel Sharman and Poppy Drayton star in the project, which returns as a series in January 2014.

[07/24/13 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Presents a First Look at the Key Art for Its Four New Fall Comedy Series
Check out the key art designs for "The Crazy Ones," "Mom," "The Millers" and "We Are Men."

[07/24/13 - 10:45 AM]
Dean Cain to Host Spike TV's New Original Series, "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty"
Currently in production, the new one-hour reality series is set to premiere January 2014.

[07/24/13 - 10:37 AM]
Smithsonian Channel to Premiere "9/11: The Heartland Tapes" on September 8
The one-hour special comes from the Peabody Award-winning production team led by Tom Jennings of 1895 Films.

[07/24/13 - 10:26 AM]
The ABC Television Network Presents Exclusive Screenings and Q&As with the Creative Forces Behind TV's Exciting New Fall Shows at D23 Expo 2013
"Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" is among the shows featured during the August 9-11 event.

[07/24/13 - 10:25 AM]
ABC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Join the Power of TV and Radio in New Multi-Faceted Partnership
The partnership will bring top ABC News and entertainment programming to Clear Channel's newly launched iHeartRadio Talk feature.

[07/24/13 - 09:34 AM]
E! Brings Big Risks, Big Rewards, and a Big Rush of "LA Sugar" When the New Original Special Premieres Tuesday, July 30 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
Taking viewers inside the competitive and always sweet worlds of Charm City Cakes West, Hollywood Candy Girls, Sugar Babies Cupcakery and Southern Girl Desserts.

[07/24/13 - 08:54 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Post the Highest Non-Sports 18-49 Rating for Any Tuesday Network Telecast Since June 18
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/24/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Draws Biggest Audience in 1 Month
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 23.

[07/24/13 - 08:31 AM]
CBS and Litton Entertainment Partner on a New Saturday Morning Programming Block
The three-hour FCC educational/informational compliant programming block will consist of six all-new high-definition half-hours with a pro-social message.

[07/24/13 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Rises in Latest Victory
Plus: The CW's "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "Perfect Score" fall double-digits in their second weeks.

[07/24/13 - 08:22 AM]
Bravo Media Reveals the Glitz, Glam and Glory Behind Pageant Life with New Series "Game of Crowns" (Working Title)
The docu-series follows six pageant wives whose lives revolve around glamour, perfection and winning at any cost.

[07/24/13 - 07:00 AM]
Sonar Entertainment Acquires Rights to Top-Selling Book Series "Alice in Deadland"
The project is "an absolutely brutal, hilarious, sophisticated and extremely effective zombie series based on the classic Alice in Wonderland."

[07/23/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 23
Updates include: USA's "Horizon" lands quartet; Terrence Howard boards FOX's "Wayward Pines"; and Adriana Barraza cast in FX's "Saint George."

[07/23/13 - 10:00 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 23
Plus: Anna Kendrick to guest judge on next week's episode, airing Tuesday, July 30.

[07/23/13 - 04:45 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: "Major Crimes," "Love & Hip Hop" Top Charts Once More
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Supermarket Superstar," HBO's "The Cheshire Murders" and truTV's "Kentucky Bidders."

[07/23/13 - 03:14 PM]
John Travolta Reunites with Kirstie Alley as a Guest Star on TV Land's New Sitcom "Kirstie"
Plus: the network's latest sitcom entry will debut on Wednesday, December 4.

[07/23/13 - 02:23 PM]
"A Royal Family: E! News Special" Premieres on Thursday, July 25th at 8:00 PM ET/PT Only on E!
The latest special will share with viewers all the "must know" details of the royal House of Windsor's newest descendent.

[07/23/13 - 02:19 PM]
New Special "The Secret Life of Dogs" "De-Barks" the Mysteries of Man's Best Friend, Premieres 8/25 at 9 PM
The Nat Geo WILD special uncovers how the true success of the canine species is our mutually beneficial relationship.

[07/23/13 - 02:14 PM]
Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Series with Over 1.3 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, July 22.

[07/23/13 - 02:09 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Fast N' Loud" #1 Program in Cable Among Men on Monday, July 22nd
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, July 22.

[07/23/13 - 02:08 PM]
Casey Anderson Gets Wild with a New Season of "America the Wild," Premiering 8/18, 10 PM
The Nat Geo WILD series is back for a fourth season of close encounters with wildlife in our backyards.

[07/23/13 - 02:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Series Debut Launches with Top Ratings
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, July 20.

[07/23/13 - 01:55 PM]
"The Fosters" Sets Series Highs in Total Viewers, Target 18-34s, 18-49s and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, July 22.







  [july 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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









[07/29/15 - 02:18 PM]
Through the Eyes of the Spies: New Documentary Reveals a Unique Perspective on the Life of Fidel Castro
"Castro: The World's Most Watched Man" will premiere on AHC in 4Q 2015 and on Discovery Networks International's factual channels in more than 220 countries and territories this fall.

[07/29/15 - 01:42 PM]
ABC Family to Give Viewers a First Look at "Kevin From Work" on Facebook
The show will premiere on ABC Family on Wednesday, August 12 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[07/29/15 - 01:17 PM]
Travel Channel's "36 Hours" Based on The New York Times' Popular Weekly Column Premieres Monday, August 17th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Co-hosts Kristen Kish and Kyle Martino arrive in a new city each week where they'll have a weekend to meet insiders who will point them to the best restaurants, hot spots and attractions.

[07/29/15 - 12:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Earns Season High and Ranks #1 on All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, July 24.

[07/29/15 - 12:49 PM]
Grammy(R) and Academy Award(R)-Winning Sensation John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive-Produce WGN America's Highly Anticipated Dramatic Thriller, "Underground"
Additionally, Get Lifted will oversee the score, soundtrack and all music aspects of the series.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Fall Premieres
New seasons of "For Better or Worse," "Iyanla: Fix My Life," "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" and "If Loving You is Wrong" will kick things off in September.

[07/29/15 - 11:32 AM]
E! Announces New Series "Hollywood Teen Medium" (Working Title)
Following the life of 19-year old Tyler Henry, the series explores the world of this self-proclaimed clairvoyant medium as he balances his unique abilities with trying to be a regular teenager.

[07/29/15 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" Executive Team to Remain with Late-Night Flagship Franchise
"Steve, Jen, Tim, Jill and Adam have been key architects of 'The Daily Show's' success, and we are excited that they will continue at the core of the creative team working with Trevor Noah as the show evolves," said Michele Ganeless.

[07/29/15 - 10:29 AM]
"The Men in Blazers Show" Season Premiere This Mon., Aug. 3 at 11 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The season premiere of the 30-minute show will feature NBC Sports Group's Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, hosts of The 2 Robbies "Football" Show on NBC Sports Radio, as they preview the 2015-16 season.

[07/29/15 - 10:08 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Highlights the Importance of Big Cat Awareness with Full Lineup of World Lion Day Programming, Aug. 10
The network's programming initiative also draws awareness to the National Geographic Society's Big Cats Initiative with public service announcements and on-air promotional attention, kicking off Wednesday, July 29.

[07/29/15 - 10:02 AM]
MTV Announces Season Two Pick-Up for "Scream" During Summer TCA Presentation
Plus: the network sets return dates for "Finding Carter" and "Ridiculousness."

[07/29/15 - 09:45 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Leah Wolchok's "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The feature-length documentary debuts Monday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) exclusively on HBO, following a limited theatrical run (Nov. 20-Dec. 3).

[07/29/15 - 09:01 AM]
FX Networks Launches Emojis Based on Hit Original Series
"Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "The Strain," "Man Seeking Woman" and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" are among the initial offerings.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
NBC Confirms "Welcome to Sweden" Exit, "Hollywood Game Night" Repeats to Fill Slot
Plus: look for the "Mr. Robinson" one-hour premiere to rebroadcast Sunday, August 9 at 7:00/6:00c.