or


    [monday, january 13, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[01/13/14 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 13
Updates include: NBC gives pilot orders to "Constantine," "The Mysteries of Laura"; Condola Rashad joins FOX's "Hieroglyph"; and Bill Paxton lands arc on ABC's "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD."

[01/13/14 - 02:35 PM]
Syfy's "Helix" Infects 1.8 Million Total Viewers and 900k Adults 25-54 During January 10 Debut
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/13/14 - 02:34 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Shark Tank," "Blue Bloods" Lead Demos, Viewers
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty," Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" and Syfy's "Helix."

[01/13/14 - 02:22 PM]
"Blue Bloods" Delivers Its Largest Audience of the Season
CBS spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[01/13/14 - 02:05 PM]
21st Century Fox Makes Super Bowl XLVIII Promotion a Company-Wide Priority
Among the participating networks: FOX, FOX Sports 1, select FOX Sports Regional Networks, FOX Deportes, FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel and MundoFox.

[01/13/14 - 02:04 PM]
NFL Specials on FOX Abound on Super Bowl Weekend
Highlights include the 3rd Annual NFL Honors on Saturday, February 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/13/14 - 02:03 PM]
Super Bowl Week on FOX Sports 1 Puts Fans in the Game
"Super Bowl Week" on FOX Sports 1 is home to more than 90 hours of exclusive live events, programs and specials, with more than 40 of those hours primarily dedicated to coverage of the game.

[01/13/14 - 02:02 PM]
FOX Super Bowl Sunday Pregame Puts America in a New York/New Jersey State of Mind
Co-hosts Terry Bradshaw and Curt Menefee and analysts Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson, along with NFL Insider Jay Glazer and others set the stage like no one else can in the hours directly leading up to kick-off.

[01/13/14 - 01:19 PM]
2014 NFL Playoff Games on FOX Rank as Most-Watched NFL Postseason Ever
FOX spins the numbers for Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 01:18 PM]
FOX at TCA: Reilly Declares End of Pilot Season
Plus: the FOX chief on the future of "Bones," "The Mindy Project" and "The X Factor" as well as more on its Batman origin story "Gotham."

[01/13/14 - 12:47 PM]
NBC and Time Inc. Partner to Present "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful"
Heidi Klum hosts said event, airing Monday, February 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/13/14 - 12:47 PM]
HBO's Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "The Newsroom" to Begin Production on Third and Final Season
"The Office" alum Paul Lieberstein is joining the show as an executive producer.

[01/13/14 - 12:45 PM]
"American Idol XIII" Debuts with a Two-Night Premiere Wednesday, January 15, and Thursday, January 16, on FOX
The network's details the first two months of the show's rollout.

[01/13/14 - 12:01 PM]
Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay Are Back to Transform Kitchen Disasters Into Skilled Cooks in Fifth Season of "Worst Cooks in America"
Premiering on Monday, February 17 at 9:00/8:00c, the seven-episode season pits formerly undefeated series champ Anne against last season's winner Bobby.

[01/13/14 - 11:59 AM]
Disney Channel Doubles the Fun with Second Season Pickup of Its Hit Comedy "Liv and Maddie" Starring Dove Cameron
Year to-date, the series ranks as TV's #1 telecast in its time period across major youth demos, and in 2013, was the #2 series across all TV in Kids 2-11.

[01/13/14 - 11:45 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Scores Biggest Golden Globes Pre-Show Telecast in a Decade with More Than 2.2 Million Total Viewers
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 11:29 AM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Returns to Logo TV for a Sixth Season on Monday, February 24th at 9 PM ET/PT
"Untucked: RuPaul's Drag Race" is also due back for a fifth season.

[01/13/14 - 10:36 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to a Lifetime Total of 1.4 Billion Video Views on YouTube, Finishing 2013 as the No. 1 Late-Night Channel
ABC spins the digital numbers for 2013.

[01/13/14 - 09:39 AM]
"60 Minutes" and "The Good Wife" Hit Season-High Adults 18-49 Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 09:24 AM]
CMT Welcomes "My Big Redneck Family" in an All-New Series Premiering Saturday, January 18 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
Tom Arnold hosts the network's follow-up to "My Big Redneck Vacation."

[01/13/14 - 08:57 AM]
FOX Sports Offers Multi-Platform, Flag-to-Flag Coverage from Iconic Rolex 24 at Daytona
Bob Varsha once again leads a broadcast booth that includes Calvin Fish, Dorsey Schroeder, Brian Till, Tommy Kendall and Justin Bell.

[01/13/14 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Overrun Edge NBC, Golden Globes
The Peacock's telecast of "The 71th Annual Golden Globe Awards" equals last year's ceremony among adults 18-49.

[01/13/14 - 08:31 AM]
Music Superstar Prince Rocks on a Special "New Girl," and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Collars Surprise Guest Stars
Dean Winters, Fred Armisen and Joe Thiesmann are among those set to appear on the latter's installment.

[01/13/14 - 08:30 AM]
FOX Inks Multi-Year Deal with The Lonely Island, Forming New Alternative Comedy Development Venture
Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone will oversee the development of comedy projects that will be incubated through digital platforms, such as Hulu and Roku.

[01/13/14 - 08:29 AM]
FOX Broadcasting Company and National Geographic Channel Announce Global Series Premiere of Highly Anticipated New Series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"
Plus: "Bob's Burgers" to move to 7:00/6:00c with "American Dad" at 7:30/6:30c and "Family Guy" at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/13/14 - 08:28 AM]
FOX Announces Premiere Dates for "24: Live Another Day," "Surviving Jack" and "Gang Related"
Look for the return of "24" on Monday, May 5 at 8:00/7:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[01/13/14 - 08:17 AM]
HBO Receives 2 Golden Globe Awards, Tied for the Most of Any Television Network This Year
"Behind the Candelabra" received Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Michael Douglas).

[01/13/14 - 07:07 AM]
In Metered Markets, "Golden Globes" Earn a 7-Year High
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 07:04 AM]
"The NFL on CBS's" Broadcast of Denver's Win Over San Diego Is Highest-Rated NFL Divisonal Playoff of Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 12.

[01/13/14 - 06:56 AM]
Netflix to Bring Back Original Series "Lilyhammer" for Third Season
The series' eight episode second season debuted in December in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, Latin America, Denmark and the Netherlands.

[01/13/14 - 06:13 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Vanessa Marano
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:12 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Sean Berdy
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:11 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star RJ Mitte
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:10 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Max Adler
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:09 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Lucas Grabeel
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:08 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star Katie Leclerc
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 06:07 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Switched at Birth" Co-Star David Castaneda, Jr.
Check out our visit with the cast of the ABC Family series.

[01/13/14 - 03:11 AM]
First of Its Kind "Polka Kings" Original Reality Series to Premiere On Reelz This Fall
The series takes viewers on a wild journey with The Chardon Polka Band as they try to survive each other and keep their personal and professional lives from derailing their quest for stardom.

[01/12/14 - 04:58 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Travels to Denver for 2014 American Football Conference Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 19
The team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, live from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver.

[01/12/14 - 12:34 PM]
Crackle Launches Original Concert Series "Playing It Forward" with Surprise Street Performances by Notable Artists
The special street performance-style follow-doc is produced by Team Downey, an entertainment company founded by Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey, alongside veteran music producer/composer Tony Berg and Kevin Lake.

[01/12/14 - 12:33 PM]
Crackle Announces Season Two of Orignal Series "Cleaners"
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Emily Osment, David Arquette and Gina Gershon will return for 12 new half-hour episodes premiering in 2014.

[01/12/14 - 12:32 PM]
Crackle Hit Original Series "Chosen" Announces Rose McGowan to Join Season 3
The new season also marks the return of Sarah Roemer, Brandon Routh and Caitlin Carmichael.

[01/12/14 - 12:31 PM]
Crackle Serves Up a Fourth Season of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Starring Jerry Seinfeld
Season three premiered on January 2 starring Louis CK, Tina Fey, Howard Stern, Jay Leno, Patton Oswalt and Todd Barry.

[01/12/14 - 12:03 PM]
Sean Combs' REVOLT Announces "REVOLT Live" - New Daily, One-Hour Music Program
The original, one-hour show will feature special guests, artists, and live performances converging at REVOLT's state-of-the-art studio in Hollywood, California.

[01/12/14 - 11:32 AM]
WGN America Orders "Ten Commandments" Scripted Event Series from The Weinstein Company
Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels, Jim Sheridan, Wes Craven and Michael Cera are among the directors on tap for the 10-part series.

[01/12/14 - 11:31 AM]
WGN America Relaunches as Destination for Original Content
New drama "Salem" to premiere Sunday, April 20 followed by "Manhattan" in July and event series "Ten Commandments."

[01/12/14 - 10:35 AM]
El Rey Network Announces Summer 2014 Debut of 'Matador (WT),' New, Original Action Series from K/O Paper Products' Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
"Matador" chronicles the unlikely rise of Antonio "Matador" Bravo, a popular soccer star, who comes to be known as much for his playboy antics off the field as his dynamic moves on it.

[01/12/14 - 10:34 AM]
Mark Burnett and Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network Partner to Bring Action-Packed Lucha Libre Wrestling Events and New League to the U.S.
The business begins with a weekly one-hour series featuring a new lucha libre league, premiering on El Rey Network the second half of 2014.

[01/12/14 - 10:33 AM]
El Rey Network Announces New Series of Specials from Gurney Productions, Producer of Hit Reality Series, "Duck Dynasty", and Vice Media
"From their distinctive style to their storytelling sensibility, Scott and Deirdre are the perfect match for El Rey Network," said Robert Rodriguez.

[01/12/14 - 10:32 AM]
El Rey Network Announces March 11 Premiere for Robert Rodriguez's Highly-Anticipated Original, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
The 10-episode series will serve as the first scripted original to air on the network.







  [january 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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









[12/17/14 - 02:44 PM]
Join Us Saturday, February 28 8/7c for the Two-Hour World Premiere Event of "Good Witch" A Hallmark Channel Original Primetime Series
Catherine Bell, Bailee Madison and James Denton star in the project, based on the series of TV movies of the same name.

[12/17/14 - 01:59 PM]
Nickelodeon Premieres a New Live-Action Comedy Series That Follows One Girl's Dream from the Sideline to the Gridiron in "Bella and the Bulldogs," Saturday, Jan. 17, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
In the special two-part series premiere, head cheerleader Bella earns a chance to try out to be quarterback of her middle school football team.

[12/17/14 - 12:51 PM]
Two Lucky Fans Will Win Trip to Super Bowl XLIX by Entering NBC Sports Super Bowl Fan Challenge
Fans can complete weekly challenges for a chance to win the grand prize - VIP access and two tickets to Super Bowl XLIX, as well as hotel and airfare accommodations.

[12/17/14 - 12:00 PM]
"Beautiful & Twisted" Starring Rob Lowe, Paz Vega and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winner Candice Bergen, To Premiere January 31
The film is the true story of a couple's obsession, jealousy and greed, which ends in one of the most notorious cold-blooded murders in recent history.

[12/17/14 - 11:48 AM]
NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Organics on Mars and Discovery Channel Gets Unprecedented Access Every Step of the Way
"Red Planet Rover" premieres this Thursday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/17/14 - 11:44 AM]
Channing Tatum Returns to Launch "Team Oscar(R)"
Winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the 87th Academy Awards(R) on Oscar Sunday, February 22, live on ABC.

[12/17/14 - 11:22 AM]
Decorate the Tree and Ring in the New Year with Some of Your Favorite "Ink Master" Alumni on "Merry Ink" and "New Year's Ink" Specials
Every drop of ink counts, there are no flash challenges on these episodes and after every round, one artist is eliminated from their chance at "Ink Master" redemption.

[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:59 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Girls," Created By and Starring Lena Dunham, Returns for Fourth Season Jan. 11, Exclusively on HBO
New guest stars this season include Ana Gasteyer, Anthony Edwards, Natasha Lyonne, Gillian Jacobs, Marc Maron, Zachary Quinto, Jason Ritter, Maude Apatow and Spike Jonze.

[12/17/14 - 10:52 AM]
HGTV's Stars to Celebrate New Year's Day with Fans During Live All-Day Twitter Party
The viewing and Twitter party begins with Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott as they co-host HGTV's Rose Parade 2015 with Josh Temple, who will be on the ground offering unique street-side perspectives and spectator interviews.

[12/17/14 - 10:51 AM]
SEC Network Warms Up Christmas Morning with Yule Log and Fight Songs
On Christmas morning, SEC Network will warm up any living room with a fireplace featuring a burning blaze, accompanied by a playlist of Southeastern Conference college fight songs and holiday music.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:32 AM]
"The Biggest Loser: Glory Days" Kicks Off the New Year with 4 Must-See Episodes Leading Up to the Exciting Season 16 Live Finale January 29
In a special two-hour, live finale from 8-10 p.m. ET, all of the former athletes who made up the season 16 cast return to weigh-in one last time.

[12/17/14 - 10:17 AM]
The Battle of the Bulbs Will Continue as "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Returns for Season Three in 2015
"The Great Christmas Light Fight" first debuted on ABC in December 2013 and continued in 2014, increasing the field from 20 to 24 participating families.

[12/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
FXX Gets Animated - New One-Hour Late Night Animation Block Kicks Off on January 22 With Special Sneak Preview
The block will feature all-new episodes of "Lucas Bros. Moving Co." and "Stone Quackers."