or


    [saturday, october 18, 2014]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[10/18/14 - 03:36 PM]
FOX Rolls Back "Mulaney" Order to 13 Episodes
The three episode cut comes as production was about to begin on the show's 14th installment.

[10/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Top Demo Spot
Plus: the Alphabet's "Last Man Standing" posts week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/18/14 - 08:34 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by 53% in 18-49 and 4.979 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Hits Three-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Its Top Results Since September 26
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/18/14 - 08:30 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC Is #1 on Friday with "Shark Tank" as the Top-Rated Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/17/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 17
Updates include: FOX to revive "The Courtship of Eddie's Father"; NBC eyes "Marley & Me" adaptation; and AMC's annual "bake off" features seven potential drama projects.

[10/17/14 - 04:32 PM]
Lifetime Cancels "The Lottery" After One Season
The show's 10-episode run averaged a modest 670,000 viewers, well behind the recently renewed "Devious Maids" (1.805 million) and fellow summer entry "Witches of East End" (1.133 million).

[10/17/14 - 04:16 PM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio Partner on Upcoming Documentary "Virunga," Premiering November 7
The film follows an embattled team of park rangers and the endangered mountain gorillas they protect, as they are caught in the crossfire of poachers, militia and industry in Africa's oldest national park.

[10/17/14 - 02:57 PM]
With Live + 3 for Sunday and Replays, "The Affair" Has Been Viewed by 1.68 Million Viewers on the Linear Network
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/17/14 - 02:52 PM]
DirecTV Orders 20 Additional Episodes of "Kingdom"
Production will being this spring on said order, with the first 10 due in the fall of 2015 and the remaining 10 in 2016.

[10/17/14 - 01:31 PM]
Another Big Audience Sees Giants Win Pennant in Dramatic, Walk-Off Fashion on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 01:05 PM]
Climb Aboard the "Home Sweet Bus" in New TLC Special
The cable channel hits the road with the musical and mobile Allen family as they perform across the country and live in their home on wheels.

[10/17/14 - 11:29 AM]
A Third-Consecutive Year of Disney XD's "Pranksgiving," a Cornucopia of Fun-Filled Programming, Is Set for November
Highlights include an all-new edition of the hit hidden-camera series "Just Kidding," hosted by multi-talented actor Calum Worthy.

[10/17/14 - 11:24 AM]
Syfy and Chiller Win Five Awards for Creative Design at Prestigious 44th Annual Creativity International Awards
Work on "Helix," "Dominion," "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge" and "The Monkey's Paw" were among those honored.

[10/17/14 - 09:56 AM]
A&E's Hit Original Series "Duck Dynasty" Returns for Season 7
The Robertsons embark on a family trip to Scotland in the one-hour season premiere on Wednesday, November 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's Fifth Annual "Big Cat Week" Returns with Its Most Jaw-Dropping Lineup Ever
For five years, Nat Geo WILD has turned its lens on these majestic creatures during its annual event to shine a light on their struggle and to remind viewers of their importance in the world.

[10/17/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Hits a Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
"Thursday Night Football" once again powers the Eye to the front among adults 18-49.

[10/17/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Dominates Non-Sports Thursday Competition - Up for the 4th Straight Week Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:24 AM]
Video: New Trailer for Bravo's First Scripted Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" - Premiering December 2
The series stars Lisa Edelstein, Paul Adelstein, Beau Garrett and Necar Zadegan.

[10/17/14 - 07:45 AM]
Destination America Announces the Return of "Ghost Asylum" for a Brand-New Season in 2015
The series currently ranks as Destination America's Top Series Ever among W25-54 and W18-49 among both rating and delivery.

[10/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
It's Time to Shine for the Fourth Season of Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners," Premiering on November 4
This season, Tim is back, distilling legally, but his operation is quickly put to a halt when Limestone Distillery is the target of arson.

[10/17/14 - 07:02 AM]
The Voting Starts Now with "America's Choice" on "American Idol XIV"
The videos will remain open for votes until 11:59 PM PT on Tuesday, October 21.

[10/17/14 - 06:59 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Doubles Ratings from a Year Ago
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 05:19 AM]
The "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Announces Queen Latifah as Host for 2014 Awards Show
Said event will air Friday, November 14 as part of a full night of related programming.

[10/17/14 - 05:00 AM]
BBC America Announces New Original Co-Production "London Spy" Starring Ben Whishaw, Academy Award-Winning Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling OBE
The gripping, contemporary, emotional thriller stars Whishaw as Danny, an innocent, young romantic drawn into a dangerous world of espionage.

[10/16/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 16
Updates include: NBC gives import of "The IT Crowd" a second go-round; Disney Channel gives full season to newcomer "K.C. Undercover"; and Mike and Julie Scully are "Raising Adults" at ABC.

[10/16/14 - 02:55 PM]
Cardinals-Giants NLCS Game 4 Drives FOX Sports 1 to Another Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 02:21 PM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 6-12 in 18-49, As "Sunday Night Football" Ranks #1 Among Primetime Big 4 Shows in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/16/14 - 02:03 PM]
Key Art for NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"
Allison Williams stars as Peter Pan with Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the telecast, airing Thursday, December 4.

[10/16/14 - 12:17 PM]
Big Papi Back tn the Fall Classic - Three-Time World Champion to Serve As Pregame & Postgame Analyst for FOX Sports' World Series Coverage
Ortiz joins fellow major leaguer Nick Swisher, World Series Champion Gabe Kapler and Hall-of-Famer Frank Thomas as analysts live from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City beginning Tuesday, October 21.

[10/16/14 - 11:49 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Pitches His Unique Product Line to the Sharks, On "Shark Tank" Friday, October 24
In the episode, Kimmel debuts his revolutionary idea and seeks an investment of $500,000 for a 10% stake in his company.

[10/16/14 - 11:48 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Six-Hour, Three-Night Miniseries Event "Eat: The Story of Food" Presents the Whole Enchilada of Food History, Science and Culture
The special satisfies every question you've ever had, and some you haven't, about the evolution of food over the course of humankind, from our ancestors throwing raw meat onto a fire for the first time, to teams of lab technicians perfecting the crunch of a potato chip.

[10/16/14 - 11:17 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Wins Late-Night Ratings Race for Week of Oct. 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 6-10.

[10/16/14 - 10:54 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Is Wednesday's Most-Watched Broadcast, Growing in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 10:18 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Is Up 7% Week to Week in 18-49 and Up 1% in Total Viewers, Achieving Three-Week Highs
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 10:05 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella Makes Rare Return to Television in FX's Hit Drama "The Americans"
He'll play Gabriel, Philip and Elizabeth's former KGB handler who comes out of retirement to take back responsibility for overseeing these two KGB operatives.

[10/16/14 - 10:00 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Kicks Off Auditions for Season 10 on November 2
New York, Chicago and Los Angeles are among this year's audition locations.

[10/16/14 - 09:59 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" once again leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/16/14 - 09:45 AM]
truTV Orders Pilot for "Medicine Man" (working title) From Executive Producer Tony Krantz (24, Felicity) and Wilshire Studios
The project will center on the family dynasty behind the Medicine Man Marijuana Dispensary in Colorado.

[10/16/14 - 09:42 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 08:40 AM]
Electus Sells "The Raft" to National Geographic Channel
"The concept of being stranded at sea is filled with mystery and danger and water is a global landscape that hasn't yet been truly explored," said Corie Henson.

[10/16/14 - 06:59 AM]
BBC America's Critically-Acclaimed Original Series "Orphan Black" Begins Production on Season Three
Season three plunges the clone sisterhood into unexpected territory with the realization that they're not alone.

[10/16/14 - 06:38 AM]
Season Three of the Netflix Original Comedic Drama "Lilyhammer" Launches November 21
Steven Van Zandt, who already wears multiple hats as an executive producer, writer, actor and composer on the series, will make his directorial debut with the season three finale.

[10/16/14 - 06:02 AM]
CBS Brings Programming Direct to Consumers with New Multi-Platform Digital Subscription Service
CBS All Access will offer subscribers thousands of episodes from the current season, previous seasons and classic shows on demand, as well as the ability to stream local CBS Television stations live in 14 of the largest U.S. markets at launch.

[10/15/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 15
Updates include: NBC rescinds series order for "Mission Control"; ABC asks for additional scripts from freshman trio; and Archie Panjabi to depart "The Good Wife" for potential pilot at 20th Century Fox Television.

[10/15/14 - 02:51 PM]
Neil Patrick Harris to Host the 2015 Oscars(R)
The show will air live on ABC on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 22, 2015.

[10/15/14 - 02:37 PM]
NLCS Game 3 Keeps Momentum Going for FOX Sports 1, America's Fastest Growing Network
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 01:34 PM]
"Chrisley Knows Best" Season Two Opens Big for USA Network with Series High Ratings in Adults 18-49, 25-54 and Total Viewers P2+
USA spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[10/15/14 - 12:52 PM]
"CMA Country Christmas" Airs December 1 on the ABC Television Network
The special is a celebration of the season featuring some of the top stars in music performing holiday songs and getting into the Christmas spirit.







  [october 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


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





[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.

[11/15/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 15
Updates include: Hugh Grant to star opposite Nicole Kidman in HBO's "The Undoing"; J.K. Simmons to visit "Veronica Mars" on Hulu; and Matt Long scores arc on NBC's "Manifest."

[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Bravo's "Dirty John" Premiere Episode Is Available Now on YouTube, BravoTV.com, VOD and the Bravo App
Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, November 25, Bravo has made the entire first episode of "Dirty John" available for a pre-linear preview.