or


    [saturday, july 19, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[07/19/14 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; NBC, ABC Split Demos
"Dateline NBC" and "20/20" power their respective networks among adults 18-49.

[07/18/14 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 18
Updates include: The CW's "Hart of Dixie" to return for just 10 episodes; Alexandra Shipp to lead Lifetime's "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B"; Wentworth Miller cast as Captain Cold on The CW's "The Flash."

[07/18/14 - 05:30 PM]
Showtime(R) Releases Fourth Season Key Art for "Homeland"
Plus: get a first look at the new season, due Sunday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[07/18/14 - 05:29 PM]
Showtime(R) Sets October Series Premiere Date for "The Affair" & Debuts First Look
Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson star in the series, premiering Sunday, October 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/18/14 - 05:28 PM]
Showtime(R) Documentary "Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued" Set to Premiere November 21st
The documentary, which is produced by T Bone Burnett and Sam Jones and directed by Jones, chronicles the recording of new music from long-lost lyrics penned by legendary songwriter Bob Dylan.

[07/18/14 - 01:47 PM]
"The Strain" Delivers Eye-Catching Premiere Ratings
FX further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 13.

[07/18/14 - 12:22 PM]
Date Change for the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere "Wedding Planner Mystery"
Originally slated for Saturday, August 16, the film will now roll out in October as part of Hallmark Movie Channel's rebranding.

[07/18/14 - 11:19 AM]
"Under the Dome" and "Extant" Are the Summer's Top Two Programs with 3-Day Playback Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[07/18/14 - 10:38 AM]
FX's "The Strain" Infects Comic-Con with Exclusive Fan Event
The event will give fans an inside look at props and costumes from the show, as well as a sneak peek into never-before-seen footage from the upcoming episode airing July 27.

[07/18/14 - 10:02 AM]
"Black Jesus" Blesses Adult Swim This Summer
Aaron McGruder's new live-action comedy premieres Thursday, August 7 at 11:00/10:00c on the network.

[07/18/14 - 09:39 AM]
"First Hamster Roosevelt" Gives Away Prizes Starting This Saturday on the Hub Network
During the family-friendly programming playing on three consecutive Saturdays, viewers will see a unique toll-free telephone number appearing throughout the day.

[07/18/14 - 09:10 AM]
Showtime Anytime(R) Now Available to RCN Subscribers
RCN customers who subscribe to Showtime should contact RCN for their username and password.

[07/18/14 - 09:06 AM]
Food Network Premieres "King of Cones" Monday, August 4th
Justin Willman hosts this special four-part stunt, as top-level dessert chefs are challenged to use their skills, creativity and ingenuity to make the most incredible ice cream treats imaginable.

[07/18/14 - 08:52 AM]
FYI Network Fires Up New Original Series "Red Hot Design" Premiering Friday, August 15 at 10PM ET
The series follows Shasta Smith and her team of talented "grease monkeys" who salvage, build and repurpose vintage scrap metal into phenomenal architectural elements matched with great color and fabrics.

[07/18/14 - 08:38 AM]
"Rookie Blue" Draws Its Biggest Overall Audience Since Its Season Premiere
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/18/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Demo Honors
"Big Brother 16" and "Hell's Kitchen" both power their respective networks among adults 18-49.

[07/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
The CW Orders New Cycle of the Hit Comedy "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"
A premiere date and time for the new cycle of episodes will be announced at a later date.

[07/18/14 - 08:21 AM]
"Last Comic Standing" Is No. 1 in the 10 p.m. Timeslot in the 18-49 Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/18/14 - 08:04 AM]
TNT Renews Three Summer Hits: "The Last Ship," "Major Crimes" and "Falling Skies"
"Falling Skies" will mark its fifth and final season with 10 episodes.

[07/18/14 - 07:44 AM]
Comedian Rodney Carrington's All-New Special, "Laughter's Good," Premieres Friday, July 25, at 9 P.M. ET/PT on CMT
This marks Carrington's first TV special since 2007's "Live at the Majestic," which will encore immediately following at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/17/14 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 17
Updates include: Deborah Ann Woll to play Karen Page in "Marvel's Daredevil"; Microsoft shutters Xbox Entertainment Studios; and TV Land in talks to pick up "Gaffigan" from CBS.

[07/17/14 - 01:03 PM]
Tote Your Fave Comic-Con(R) 2014 Loot in the Official Bag from Warner Bros. Entertainment
Among the featured shows: "Arrow," "Constantine," "The Flash," "The Following," "Gotham," "iZOMBIE," "The Originals," "The Vampire Diaries," "Supernatural," "Mike Tyson Mysteries" and "Teen Titans Go!"

[07/17/14 - 12:48 PM]
TravelChannel.com Gives Viewers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at America's Last Traveling Sideshow in New Digital Series "All American Sideshow"
The 10 webisode series features an eclectic cast of real-life characters who travel around the country and perform an array of unusual and nail-biting acts that you have to just see in order to believe.

[07/17/14 - 12:45 PM]
"Choice Movie Liplock" and "Choice Summer Song" Among Second Wave of Nominations to Hit "Teen Choice 2014" Airing Sunday, August 10, Live on FOX
"22 Jump Street" leads the second wave of nominees with seven nominations and Iggy Azalea received five.

[07/17/14 - 12:37 PM]
Video: Jason Isaacs to Voice Jedi Hunter in "Star Wars Rebels"
Fully revealed in this new video, the Inquisitor recalls classic Star Wars villains but is also distinct in many ways.

[07/17/14 - 12:15 PM]
FX Announces 7th and Final Season Premiere of "Sons of Anarchy"
The show's swan song kicks off on Tuesday, September 9 at 10:00/9:00c with a special one hour & 45 minute episode.

[07/17/14 - 11:48 AM]
NBC Sports Group & Yahoo Sports Announce Expanded Television and Digital Fantasy Football Coverage for 2014 Season
Plus: Yahoo Sports will launch the "Fantasy Football Fearless Forecast," a new interactive playlist tool to connect fantasy users directly with expert advice.

[07/17/14 - 11:45 AM]
CMT and Mountain Dew(R) Partner for Premiere Summer Concert Series on "Hot 20 Countdown"
The four-part series launches on Saturday, July 19 at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT with CMT on Tour headliner Kip Moore, who rocked his performance in downtown Nashville earlier this summer.

[07/17/14 - 11:32 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Handily Defeats All Broadcast, Cable Timeslot Competition for Week of July 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 7-11.

[07/17/14 - 11:01 AM]
MTV's "Look Different" Campaign Joins Forces with Jack Antonoff of fun. and Bleachers, MTV Stars, Anti-Bias Experts and Youth Advocates to Promote Open Dialogue Around Issues of Bias
MTV's new "Good Look Panel" will help young people look differently at complex issues and participate in an open dialogue with experts, youth advocates, musicians and MTV talent.

[07/17/14 - 10:55 AM]
"A Haunting" - Season 7 Premieres Friday, August 1 at 10/9c on Destination America
New this season, Destination America is asking fans to vote on their favorite episodes in a People's Choice Poll to determine which five episodes will air in a marathon leading up to the season premiere.

[07/17/14 - 10:53 AM]
You Can Run But You Can't Hide... Investigation Discovery Premieres Brand New Series "Nowhere to Hide"
The series - premiering Monday, August 4 - follows New York City private investigator extraordinaire, Steven Rambam, as he recounts the most dramatic stories from his extensive casebook.

[07/17/14 - 10:51 AM]
New England Captains Battle Fierce Competition in "Wicked Tuna: North vs. South," Premiering August 17, 10 PM
On the heels of its third and highest-rated season, National Geographic Channel pits Gloucester's finest against good ol' Southern fishermen in an exciting new series.

[07/17/14 - 09:57 AM]
"The 7D" Is Disney XD's #2 Original Animated Series Launch of All Time Among Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11
Disney XD spins the numbers for the week of July 7-11.

[07/17/14 - 09:12 AM]
Holly Sonders Added to FOX Sports' Golf Coverage Team
She joins host Joe Buck and analyst Greg Norman as members of the FOX Sports Golf team.

[07/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Television Animation Develops "Haunted Mansion" Special Inspired by Popular Disney Theme Parks Attraction
Plus: Aaron Springer, Jhonen Vasquez and Jenny Goldberg, Jesse LeDoux and Matt Olsen, and Ryan Quincy are all behind new pilots currently in production for Disney XD.

[07/17/14 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Extant" Put CBS on Top
The Eye is last night's most-watched network in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/17/14 - 08:16 AM]
NBC Finishes Second in the 18-49 Demo Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 16.

[07/17/14 - 07:23 AM]
Thousands of Sports Fans Take a Shot at a Spot on "Sports Jeopardy!" with Dan Patrick, Debuting This Fall on Crackle
The weekly 30-minute program combines the excitement and prestige of America's Favorite Quiz Show(R) with the rich and diverse world of sports.

[07/17/14 - 07:00 AM]
Pop the Moonshine! Destination America Renews "Mountain Monsters" for a Third Season
Look for the two-hour season finale next Friday, July 25 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/17/14 - 06:01 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to Welcome the Cast of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" on Monday, July 21
Kimmel will also test the Guardians' Marvel knowledge as each actor goes head-to-head in a trivia contest against Mia Grace, a 5-year-old superhero expert from Albany, New York.

[07/17/14 - 05:59 AM]
USA Network Study Reveals Shocking Finding That Parenthood Is a Driver of Infidelity
The network's latest survey is timed with tonight's premiere of the new drama "Satisfaction."

[07/16/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 16
Updates include: Bryan Cranston to bring "All the Way" to HBO; Peter Shinkoda cast in "Marvel's Daredevil" at Netflix; and trio bound for PSN's "Powers."

[07/16/14 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for July 16
Next week tune in for a special appearance by Lucy Hale, who will perform her new single, "Lie a Little Better," from her debut album, "Road Between."

[07/16/14 - 09:14 PM]
Kevin Durant, Peyton Manning, Ronda Rousey, U.S. Men's National Soccer Team among the Night's Big Winners at The 2014 ESPYS, Hosted by Drake
Peyton Manning, who won his third ESPY for Best NFL Player, also accepted the award for Best Record-Breaking Performance.

[07/16/14 - 03:10 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: MLB All-Star Game Lands Top Spot for FOX
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Nathan for You," FX's "Tyrant" and MTV's "Finding Carter."

[07/16/14 - 02:50 PM]
Showtime(R) Hosts Penny Dreadful Signings with Cast Members at San Diego Comic-Con 2014
Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney, Harry Treadaway and creator and executive producer John Logan are all on tap.

[07/16/14 - 02:25 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Ranks as Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Prime for the 5th-Consecutive Week in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 15.

[07/16/14 - 02:16 PM]
Lifetime Launches National Sweepstakes to Promote July 20 Premiere of New Drama "The Lottery"
The network has launched a national sweepstakes through which people with a July 20 birthdate are eligible to win $10,000.

[07/16/14 - 02:07 PM]
A&E's Hit Original Series "Storage Wars" Is Back with All New Episodes Featuring the Return of "The Mogul" Dave Hester Tuesday, August 12 at 9PM and 9:30PM ET/PT
Immediately following is the premiere of "Brandi and Jarrod: Married to the Job," offering viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of Brandi Passante and Jarrod Schulz.







  [july 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


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











[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.

[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal
The new agreement also expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
Holidays at Food Network Get Even Sweeter with New Series "Holiday Baking Championship"
Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series premieres Sunday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
National League Division Series Presented by Budweiser Coverage Begins Friday, Oct. 3 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Tosh.0" to Debut Family-Friendly Episode Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
"Comedy isn't about being clean or dirty, it's about appealing to as wide an audience as possible so I can sell more tickets to my stand-up shows," said Tosh.

[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
AMC to Debut "Better Call Saul" Music Video This Sunday, October 5 at 7:15pm ET/PT During the Final Night of The "Breaking Bad" Binge
The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.