or


    [tuesday, may 20, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/20/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 20
Updates include: Liz Brixius to run NBC's "Bad Judge"; Jon Tenney eyed for spin-off of TNT's "Major Crimes"; and Simeon Goulden brings "Control Alt Delete" to Showtime.

[05/20/14 - 11:00 PM]
Champion Named of "The Voice"
The Monday edition of "The Voice" ranks as the season's #1 unscripted series on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, averaging a 4.6 rating, 13 share and 14.8 million viewers in "most current" averages.

[05/20/14 - 03:42 PM]
Pivot Launches "Pivot Creative Collective" Initiative
The new program offers an avenue for creative talent and emerging voices to develop new programming for the network's audience.

[05/20/14 - 02:37 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," NBA Playoffs Top Demo Charts
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Warehouse 13," TBS's "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show" and VH1's "This Is Hot 97."

[05/20/14 - 02:28 PM]
Video: El Rey Network Debuts First Photos and Trailer for the All New Original Series "Matador" Premiering Tuesday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT
Nicky Whelan and Gabriel Luna star in the series, from co-creators Roberto Orci, Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie and Andrew Orci.

[05/20/14 - 01:39 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Thunders to Big Viewership Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, May 17.

[05/20/14 - 01:15 PM]
FOX Finishes 2013-14 with No. 1 New Unscripted Series, No. 2 New Drama and Most-Watched TV Telecast of All Time
FOX spins the numbers for the broadcast season to date.

[05/20/14 - 12:36 PM]
"Enlisted" Returns to FOX with New Episodes on Sunday, June 1
Look for the show's four unaired episodes on Sunday nights at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/20/14 - 12:29 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, May 23 at 9:00 P.M. on ABC
Using hidden cameras, "What Would You Do?" establishes everyday scenarios and then captures people's reactions.

[05/20/14 - 12:28 PM]
WE tv's "Mary Mary" Posts Double Digit Growth in Season Three
WE tv spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/20/14 - 12:28 PM]
"The Voice" and "The Blacklist" Account for Three of the Week's Top 10 Ratings on the Big 4 Nets in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/20/14 - 12:07 PM]
2014 French Open Coverage on NBC Begins This Sunday, May 25, at Noon ET
Said coverage will culminate with the live Women's Final on June 7 and the live Men's Final on June 8.

[05/20/14 - 11:40 AM]
Monaco Grand Prix This Sunday on NBC Highlights More Than 50 Hours of "Biggest Day in Motorsports" Coverage Across NBC & NBCSN
NBC Sports Group's extensive motorsports coverage this week spans Formula One, IndyCar, NASCAR, AMA Motocross, Global Rallycross and new original programming, culminating with NBC's live coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix.

[05/20/14 - 11:35 AM]
truTV Announces Star-Studded Slate of Guest Judges For New Series "Motor City Masters"
Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, Pete Wentz, David Justice and Robby Gordon are among those on tap.

[05/20/14 - 11:22 AM]
TNT Once Again Sweeps the Competition Last Week by Ranking as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime Delivery of Total Viewers, Households, Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/20/14 - 11:14 AM]
History(R) Digital Commemorates 100th Anniversary of World War I and 70th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "The World Wars" this Monday, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/20/14 - 11:13 AM]
Feature-Length Film "Jason Nash Is Married" Hits Multiple Screens and Platforms on Tuesday, June 24
The comedy film, from CC:Studios, stars an incredible ensemble cast including Nash, Busy Philipps, H. Jon Benjamin, T.J. Miller, Andy Richter, Paul F. Tompkins and Matt Walsh.

[05/20/14 - 11:02 AM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Game of Thrones" Continues Its Demo Reign
Plus: numbers for Spike TV's "Hungry Investors," Food Network's "America's Best Cook" and Animal Planet's "River Monsters."

[05/20/14 - 10:57 AM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "48 Hours" Tops Viewers, "Dateline" Leads Demos
Plus: numbers for BBC America's "Orphan Black," Lifetime's "Return to Zero" and TLC's "OMG EMT!"

[05/20/14 - 10:56 AM]
Emmy Nominated Actress Lauren Ambrose Joins the Cast of USA Network's International Thriller "Dig"
Ambrose will play Debbie a dedicated follower of evangelist Ted Billingham (David Costabile).

[05/20/14 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Wins Its 5th Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Posting Its Most-Watched Non-Oscar Week Since November and a 9-Week High With Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/20/14 - 10:37 AM]
CBS Wins the Season in Viewers for the Sixth Straight Year and 11 of the Last 12
CBS spins the numbers for the broadcast season to date.

[05/20/14 - 10:37 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Announces Stacie Starr from Elyria, Ohio, Is the Winner of "Live's 2014 Top Teacher Search"
Today, Starr was surprised by Ripa and Strahan with the news live on the air via satellite during the show, as the beloved teacher was surrounded by students and fellow educators in front of the school.

[05/20/14 - 10:17 AM]
History(R)'s "American Restoration" Moves to Monday Nights with All-New Episodes Beginning June 2 at 10 p.m.
Rick Dale of Rick's Restorations in Las Vegas is busier than ever bringing new life to objects from the past heralding some his largest and most expensive restorations to date.

[05/20/14 - 10:17 AM]
Forty Past Competitors Battle Head-to-Head on Golf Channel This Fall in First-Ever Big Break Invitational Tournament
Big Break Invitational Reynolds Plantation will air live on Golf Channel from 3-6 p.m. ET, Tuesday, September 30 - Friday, October 3.

[05/20/14 - 10:13 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Fourth Season of "Jessie," The Hit Comedy Series for Kids and Families
Production resumes in Los Angeles in August with season four scheduled to premiere in January 2015 on Disney Channel.

[05/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Inks Alternative Comedy Production Deal with Jonathan Stern and Keith Quinn
FOX Multi-Platform Programming will have first-look rights to comedy projects developed by Stern and Quinn that are suitable for incubation through digital platforms.

[05/20/14 - 09:58 AM]
Kristen Bell Returns to the "CMT Music Awards" Stage When She Hosts the Live Event on Wednesday, June 4 at 8 P.M. ET
Bell previously co-hosted the fan-voted show with Jason Aldean in 2013 and Toby Keith in 2012, but this year she will host solo.

[05/20/14 - 09:54 AM]
NBC Wins the 2013-14 September-to-May Primetime Television Season
NBC spins the numbers for the broadcast season to date.

[05/20/14 - 09:45 AM]
California Chrome's Victory in Preakness Stakes on NBC Draws Best Rating Since 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 17.

[05/20/14 - 09:38 AM]
"48 Hours" Finishes 2013-2014 Season as Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast for the Eighth Consecutive Season
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 17.

[05/20/14 - 09:13 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Ranks as the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker in Homes and Viewers, Beating "Ellen" for the 9th Time in 10 Weeks
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 5-9.

[05/20/14 - 09:11 AM]
LMN Presents New Original Movie "My Daughter Must Live" Premiering Sunday, June 15 at 8PM ET
Joelle Carter, Madeleine Martin, Paul Popowich and Sergio Di Zio co-star in the film.

[05/20/14 - 09:03 AM]
NBC Wins Monday Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49, Sweeping Six of Six Half-Hours
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 19.

[05/20/14 - 09:01 AM]
National Geographic Channel Gathers the Biggest Names in Pop Culture and Politics to Tell the Story of "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?"
Rob Lowe returns as narrator for the network's follow up to "The '80s: The Decade That Made Us."

[05/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
Adult Swim Returns to The Holler for Third Season
The show stars Patton Oswalt, Heather Lawless, Amy Sedaris, and welcomes Scott Adsit to the cast this season as "Sheriff".

[05/20/14 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Is Up - "The Bachelorette" Tops Year-Ago Premiere by 17% in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 19.

[05/20/14 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Top Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
Plus: ABC, "Dancing with the Stars" likewise lead the night in total viewers for the sixth straight week.

[05/20/14 - 08:01 AM]
"Teen Choice 2014" Returns Sunday, August 10, Live on FOX
"This is a show that gives teens a voice, so we owe it to them to turn things up a few notches as we head into our 16th year," said executive producer Bob Bain.

[05/20/14 - 07:34 AM]
ABC Is #1 for the 5th Straight Week, Wins May for the 1st Time in 14 Years and Catches NBC for the Season in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the May sweeps period to date.

[05/20/14 - 07:25 AM]
Winner Named of Golf Channel's "Big Break Florida" Competition Series
Filmed on location in October 2013, "Big Break Florida" was produced in partnership with VISIT FLORIDA and the competition unfolded at Omni Amelia Island Plantation's three award-winning golf courses.

[05/20/14 - 07:24 AM]
Premiere Date Change: Bravo's "Untying the Knot" Premieres Wednesday, June 4
The Vikki Ziegler-led series was previously slated to roll out the night prior, Tuesday, June 3.

[05/20/14 - 07:01 AM]
FOX Sports 1 Pays Tribute to Military on Memorial Day with Two Special Events
On tap are "B.R.C. 2014: Best Ranger" and a "Golden Boy Live!" title fight.

[05/20/14 - 06:55 AM]
Indianapolis 500 Airing on ABC for 50th Consecutive Year
Continuing a Memorial Day weekend TV tradition that began in 1965, ABC will air the Indianapolis 500 for the 50th consecutive year on Sunday, May 25.

[05/20/14 - 05:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Takes First Road Trip to Universal Orlando Resort June 16-19
Scheduled guests include Jennifer Lopez, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kevin Hart, Jimmy Buffett, Tracy Morgan, Fun. and Pitbull.

[05/19/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 19
Updates include: Glen Mazzara brings "Damien" to Lifetime; Lisa Cholodenko to helm NBC's "The Slap"; and ABC Family's "Stitchers" casts pair of newcomers.

[05/19/14 - 11:01 PM]
RuPaul Crowns Winner of Logo TV's "RuPaul's Drag Race"
Following the televised reveal, last season's winner, Jinkx Monsoon, was on hand to pass down the crown in front of a capacity crowd at The Tropicana Las Vegas' Havana Room.

[05/19/14 - 05:14 PM]
Video: New Promo Videos for the Upcoming Drama Series "The Strain"
Check out five new teases for FX's new drama, premiering Sunday, July 13.

[05/19/14 - 02:26 PM]
Veteran Actors Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois Join Season Two of "Masters of Sex" on Showtime(R)
Vance will recur in the guest starring role of Dr. Hendricks, the head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital.

[05/19/14 - 02:16 PM]
Science Channel to Highlight Earthly Oddities in the All-New Series, "World's Strangest"
The eight-episode series bows Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.







  [may 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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









[11/20/14 - 05:25 PM]
FOX Announces Additional Winter Premiere Dates, Including "Glee's" Final 13-Episode Season
Also on tap are newcomers "World's Funniest Fails," "Backstrom," "The Last Man on Earth" and "Weird Loners."

[11/20/14 - 12:47 PM]
In Honor of World AIDS Day, Showtime(R) to Present "The Last One"
The documentary chronicles the history of The NAMES Project Foundation's AIDS Memorial Quilt.

[11/20/14 - 12:29 PM]
AMC Announces Two-Night Premiere Television Event to Launch New Drama Series "Better Call Saul"
"Saul" will debut on Sunday, February 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with its second episode airing the next day, Monday, February 9 at 10:00 p.m.

[11/20/14 - 12:15 PM]
"Museum Men" - H2(TM) Premieres Brand New Series Saturday, November 29 at 10pm ET
In the series, viewers will follow highly skilled craftsmen as they use their expertise to meticulously rebuild history in museums across the nation.

[11/20/14 - 12:09 PM]
"Worst Cooks in America" Back for Sixth Season of Culinary Boot Camp with Returning Chef Anne Burrell Competing for the First Time Against Chef Tyler Florence
The latest seven-episode series premieres Sunday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group and Kohl's(R) Offer the "AMAS Backstage Live" on the Watch ABC App for Desktop and Mobile Devices
The "AMAs Backstage Live" on Watch ABC is designed to be the ultimate complement to the live telecast of the "2014 American Music Awards(R)".

[11/20/14 - 11:32 AM]
Jeff Fager Announces His Decision to Return to Role As Executive Producer of "60 Minutes" Full-Time and to Step Down from Post as Chairman of CBS News
At the same time, CBS announced that Fager has extended his term as Executive Producer of "60 Minutes" to early 2019.

[11/20/14 - 11:27 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Continues Dominance Against ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Nov. 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/20/14 - 11:13 AM]
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea to Perform "Booty" at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
They join 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Jessie J, Lil Wayne, Lorde, Magic!, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Sam Smith, and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[11/20/14 - 11:07 AM]
Eighth Annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research Begins December 3
Last year, Jimmy V Week raised a record $1.8 million, bringing the seven-year total of contributions to more than $8.2 million.

[11/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel to Air 36 Hours of Live Coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in January 2015
Coverage begins Tuesday, January 13 from 6-8 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel and continuing through Sunday, January 18 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity.

[11/20/14 - 11:00 AM]
TBS's "Cougar Town" Celebrates 100th Episode
Co-creator and executive producer Bill Lawrence led a toast with cast members, including Courteney Cox, Busy Philipps, Dan Byrd, Christa Miller, Josh Hopkins and Ian Gomez.

[11/20/14 - 11:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery Turns the Pages of the Deadliest Stories with New Series -- "Murder Book" Premiering December 2
Stories are told in first-person interviews with the lead investigators as well as in the voice of veteran actor, Geoff Pierson.

[11/20/14 - 10:46 AM]
Video: New Promo for "Idol XIV" Returning with a Special, Two-Night, Three-Hour Premiere Event Wednesday, Jan. 7 and Thursday, Jan. 8 on FOX
Check out the latest tease for the new season of the network's flagship reality series.

[11/20/14 - 10:44 AM]
TBS Sets Table for 2014 Edition of "Thanksgiving with Friends" Marathon, Plus "Seinfeld" Festivus Celebration
The marathon will include all 10 Thanksgiving episodes of "Friends," along with four bonus episodes focusing on dating troubles.