or


    [thursday, august 08, 2013]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[08/08/13 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 8
Updates include: Emily Fox to bring "Dorothy" to CBS; Steven Culp to recur on NBC's "Revolution"; and Katherine Heigl plots her return to the small screen.

[08/08/13 - 10:00 PM]
First Champion of "The Winner Is" Crowned
The champion for the inaugural season took home a grand prize of $1 million.

[08/08/13 - 04:53 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Shark Week" Again Top Demos, "Royal Pains" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Fight Master: Bellator MMA," NBC Sports Network's "Shark Hunters" and ABC Family's "Spell-Mageddon."

[08/08/13 - 03:31 PM]
"Dead Letters" Moves to Saturday, October 5 on Hallmark Channel
The backdoor pilot, from Martha Williamson, was previously slated to air on Saturday, October 12.

[08/08/13 - 03:01 PM]
"Sharknado 2: The Second One" Hits Land July 2014
Said moniker was decided after reviewing more than 5,000 Twitter submissions.

[08/08/13 - 02:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Highest Rated Shark Week Wednesday Night in Its 26 Year History
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 7.

[08/08/13 - 02:46 PM]
ABC News' Barbara Walters and Brian Ross Investigate the Mystery of a Baby Stolen Almost 50 Years Ago
"Stolen at Birth: A 20/20 Investigation" will air on ABC in the fall.

[08/08/13 - 02:34 PM]
Actress Amber Tamblyn to Recur in a Guest Role on "Two and a Half Men" This Fall
She will play Jenny, Charlie Harper's illegitimate daughter who moves to Los Angeles to pursue acting and to connect with what's left of her family.

[08/08/13 - 12:11 PM]
"Glickman," Illuminating the Life and Legacy of the Man Who Pioneered Modern Sports Reporting, Debuts Aug. 26, Exclusively on HBO
Marv Albert, Bob Costas, Bill Bradley, Jim Brown, Frank Gifford, Larry King and Jerry Stiller are among those interviewed.

[08/08/13 - 12:06 PM]
The Hub Network's Pup-ular "Dog Days of Summer" Programming Event Returns August 12
To kick off the tail-wagging celebration, the Hub Network will present a week of family-favorite, dog-themed prime-time movies.

[08/08/13 - 12:04 PM]
DisneyChannel.com Launches New Short Form Video Series "The Coppertop Flop Show"
The series features rising star Calum Worthy and his "unique and creative take on the world."

[08/08/13 - 11:50 AM]
BET Networks Presents Its Fall 2013 TV Preview Lineup
Highlights include the return of "Real Husbands of Hollywood" on Tuesday, October 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/13 - 11:13 AM]
Tobias Menzies Cast in Starz & Sony Pictures TV's Anticipated New Original Series "Outlander"
He'll play the roles of both Frank Randall and Jonathan "Black Jack" Randall.

[08/08/13 - 11:01 AM]
Demi Lovato to Perform "Made in the USA" on "Teen Choice 2013" Airing Live Sunday, August 11, on FOX
Fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com.

[08/08/13 - 10:47 AM]
GSN Renews Hit Original Series "The American Bible Challenge" for Third Season
The network has ordered nine episodes for season three, which is slated to air in 2014.

[08/08/13 - 10:37 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Once Again Dominate ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of July 29-Aug. 2
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 29-August 2.

[08/08/13 - 10:13 AM]
Your Favorite Crazy-Competing Contestants Are Back! "Total Drama All-Stars" Premieres Tuesday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
This season promises to be the toughest ever with spine-tingling twists, explosive challenges and bust-a-gut laughs.

[08/08/13 - 09:57 AM]
ESPN2 Presents SportsCenter Special: NFL Face to Face with Hannah Storm
Vernon Davis, Clay Matthews, J.J. Watt and Russell Wilson are featured on the special, airing this Monday, August 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[08/08/13 - 09:46 AM]
Hit Series "Drugs, Inc." Teams Up with The Partnership at Drugfree.org for Second Year
Season four of the sreies premieres this Sunday, August 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/08/13 - 09:01 AM]
Backstreet Boys to Perform on NBC's "America's Got Talent" on Aug. 14 Live Results Show
They'll perform the title track and first single from their eighth full-length studio album, "In a World Like This."

[08/08/13 - 09:01 AM]
Super Saturday Hoops Comes to FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports 1 will carry a doubleheader on Saturday, February 1, featuring Marquette vs. St. John's (12:30 PM ET) and Michigan State vs. Georgetown (3:00 PM).

[08/08/13 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Generated a Three-Week High for a Wednesday Edition of the Show in 18-49 Rating
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 7.

[08/08/13 - 08:31 AM]
The All-New Celebrity Cast of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Will Be Revealed Live, Wednesday, September 4 Exclusively on "Good Morning America"
The competition begins with 12 new celebrities who will brave the dance floor for their very first time.

[08/08/13 - 08:25 AM]
"Community" Matriculates to Comedy Central(R) This Fall
The cable television premiere of "Community" kicks off with a special 10-episode block of fan-favorite episodes on September 15.

[08/08/13 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops FOX in Tight Demo Race
The Peacock's "America's Got Talent" is up almost double-digits from last week in adults 18-49.

[08/08/13 - 08:13 AM]
"RGIII: The Will to Win" to Air August 27 on ESPN
The one-hour documentary-style film focuses on Griffin's journey to return to the field for the 2013 NFL season.

[08/08/13 - 08:05 AM]
Syfy's "Haven" Welcomes Emma Lahana and Christian Camargo as Recurring Guest Stars
Both actors join Colin Ferguson who portrays William, a handsome mysterious stranger whose secret agenda leads him to Audrey (Emily Rose).

[08/08/13 - 07:31 AM]
Brides, Bat Mitzvahs and Baby-on-Board! It's the New Season of WE tv's "David Tutera: Unveiled," Premiering Saturday, September 7 at 9PM ET/PT
This season, David plans several outrageous weddings, from a Twilight movie-inspired experience and a glittering Broadway affair to a Rockin' Runway spectacular.

[08/08/13 - 07:05 AM]
ESPN's 2014 Big 12 Men's College Basketball Television Schedule
On average, ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to televise three Big 12 games a week, highlighted by the popular weekly Big Monday series beginning January 13.

[08/08/13 - 06:30 AM]
FOX Sports Announces Multi-Year Partnership with The Jockey Club
The newly created package of nationally televised races consists of up to 10 telecasts per year.

[08/07/13 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 7
Updates include: Amber Tamblyn joins the cast of "Two and a Half Men"; Rachael Harris boards FOX's "Surviving Jack"; and six new series projects land at the broadcast networks.

[08/07/13 - 04:50 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings: Discovery's "Shark Week" Tops Demos, "Rizzoli & Isles" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for GSN's "The Chase," HBO's "Hard Knocks" and Syfy's "Face Off: The Vets Strike Back."

[08/07/13 - 04:01 PM]
USGA and FOX Sports Tee-Up Landmark Partnership - 12-Year Multi-Media Agreement Brings Major Championship Golf to FOX Sports Platforms for First Time Ever
USGA and FOX Sports will deliver a total of 146 hours of championship golf, including a minimum of 70 cumulative hours of live event coverage of the three Opens.

[08/07/13 - 03:24 PM]
"Shark After Dark" Beats All Cable Talk Competitiors for Second Consecutive Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 03:14 PM]
Tom Sizemore Joins Cast of Sundance Channel Original Scripted Series "The Red Road"
He'll play "a terrifying and unpredictable drug dealer and the father of Native American ex-con Phillip Kopus (Jason Momoa)."

[08/07/13 - 02:48 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast for Second Straight Week in Women 18-34 and for 8th Time in 9 Weeks in Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 02:35 PM]
History's New Series Premiere "The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man" Garners 3.2 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[08/07/13 - 01:17 PM]
New Series "Snake Salvation" Takes a Look into the Religious Ritual of Snake Handling, Premieres 9/10, 9 PM
The National Geographic Channel series follows pastors Jamie Coots and Andrew Hamblin who "are determined to keep their tradition alive no matter the cost."

[08/07/13 - 01:08 PM]
Entertainment One and Sunrise Pictures Announce New TV Development Deal
The two companies will co-finance and develop pilot scripts primarily for the one-hour dramatic cable space.

[08/07/13 - 01:06 PM]
Two of the Stars from A&E's "Duck Dynasty" to Make Acting Debut in Season Premiere of "Last Man Standing" on September 20
Willie Robertson and Si Robertson will both appear in the season premiere.

[08/07/13 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Orders "Extant," a New Drama Series from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios, for Broadcast in Summer 2014
The project is "a futuristic thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space."

[08/07/13 - 12:36 PM]
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Are Bringing What You Think You Know -- and What You Don't -- to VH1
"LeAnn & Eddie" (working title) is set to premiere on VH1 in the Fall 2013/Winter 2014 with six half-hour episodes.

[08/07/13 - 12:33 PM]
The Key to the Fountain of Youth? TLC Explores Medical Mystery in "40 Year Old Child: A New Case"
The one-hour special airs Monday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/07/13 - 12:12 PM]
"E! News" Names Ali Fetodowsky and Jesse Giddings as Correspondents
The "Bachelorette" and "X Factor" alums cover a wide variety of pop culture stories for "E! News."

[08/07/13 - 11:01 AM]
Nancy Kanter Promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide
Kanter leads the creative content for Disney Junior globally, "unifying the creative vision and ensuring cohesiveness between programming, promotion and extensions of the brand."

[08/07/13 - 10:35 AM]
Video: TNT's "Cold Justice" Sneak Peek
The reality series launches Tuesday, September 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/07/13 - 09:52 AM]
"Switched at Birth" Star Gilles Marini and Executive Producer Lizzy Weiss to Participate in Live Twitter Chat During the East Coast Broadcast on Monday, August 12
Fans should tweet at their Twitter handles - @GillesMarini and @LizzyWeissSAB - and include the hashtag #SwitchedAtBirthChat in their tweets to ask questions.

[08/07/13 - 09:44 AM]
Independent Film "Escape from Polygamy," Starring Mary Mccormack, William Mapother, Haley Lu Richardson and Jack Falahee, to Premiere on Lifetime o August 24
The project comes from 28 year-old up-and-coming director Rachel Lee Goldenberg.

[08/07/13 - 09:37 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Lineup for PaleyFestPreviews: Fall TV Sept. 6-13, 2013
Other highlights include a "Fall Farewell" to "Dexter" and a "Fall Flashback" to "China Beach."

[08/07/13 - 09:01 AM]
Internet's Most Passionate Foodies Connect in New Series Cooking Channel's "Food Fanatics With Eden Grinshpan"
The newcomer launches Friday, September 13 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.







  [august 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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











[10/21/14 - 03:02 PM]
Season Premiere of TBS's "American Dad!" Tops Basic Cable Entertainment Programs for the Night
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 02:19 PM]
Chris Brown, Jodeci, Jeremih and More Confirmed to Take the Stage During "Soul Train Awards 2014"
Presenters Trey Songz, Boris Kodjoe, Laila Ali and Wolf Blitzer will join host Wendy Williams on stage at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on November 7, for a November 30 air date.

[10/21/14 - 02:18 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/21/14 - 01:28 PM]
VH1 and Spotify Partner to Crown "You Oughta Know Artist of the Year" at 2nd Annual "You Oughta Know Live in Concert" Event on Thursday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on VH1
A Great Big World, Aloe Blacc, American Authors, Bleachers, CHVRCHES, Echosmith, KONGOS, Mary Lambert, Tove Lo, Vance Joy, and Sam Smith are among the class of 2014.

[10/21/14 - 12:57 PM]
Notre Dame-Florida State: Most-Viewed October College Football Telecast across All Networks on Record
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 18.

[10/21/14 - 12:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "My Boyfriends' Dogs," Elevates Network to Rate #1 Among Households in Primetime
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, October 18.

[10/21/14 - 12:09 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Orders for "The Flash" and "Jane the Virgin"
"The Flash" debuted as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings.

[10/21/14 - 11:55 AM]
FX Cancels "The Bridge" After Two Seasons
The network has released a statement indicating the series won't be returning.

[10/21/14 - 11:29 AM]
TBS Leads the Pack as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network Among Total Viewers in Primetime and Ranking Among the Top 3 with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:50 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 13-19 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Every Other Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:43 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages, Delivering 6 of the Week's Top 20 TV Programs - The Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:42 AM]
"Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," Returns to ABC Primetime December 14, 9-11 PM ET
Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler and Scarlett Johansson are among those selected for the annual special.

[10/21/14 - 10:39 AM]
TLC Orders New Series Hosted by Roma Downey
The six-episode series will explore the stories of people who claim that they've experienced modern-day miracles, incredible twists of fate, and phenomena that logic and science cannot explain.

[10/21/14 - 10:24 AM]
CBS Wins Fourth Straight Week to Start the Season
CBS spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.

[10/21/14 - 10:19 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins the Week with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of October 13-19.