or


    [friday, april 15, 2016]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/15/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 15
Updates include: FOX pushes production on "Chad: An American Boy"; Kat Foster among those cast in Amazon's "Jean-Claude Van Johnson"; and Jodie Comer set as Starz's "The White Princess."

[04/15/16 - 02:41 PM]
Netflix Confirms Second Season for "F Is for Family"
The Bill Burr-led animated comedy will return to the streaming service for a sophomore run.

[04/15/16 - 02:00 PM]
Meet the Ladies Looking for Love on Mark Burnett's New Dating Show, "Coupled," Debuting Tuesday, May 17, on FOX
Hosted by Terrence "J" Jenkins and produced by Emmy Award winner Mark Burnett, the series gives the ladies first choice as they opt "yes" or "no" on each single man who arrives at their bungalows on the island of Anguilla.

[04/15/16 - 01:22 PM]
Video: AMC Releases New Promo from Upcoming Series "Feed the Beast"
David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess star in the series, premiering Tuesday, May 31.

[04/15/16 - 01:10 PM]
The Season 3 Finale of Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes the Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode in the Series' History
As announced on Hallmark Channel's daily lifestyle series "Home & Family" earlier this week, the network has confirmed a fourth season for the frontier drama series.

[04/15/16 - 12:32 PM]
TV Land Orders Late Night Show "Throwing Shade" Based on Hit Podcast and Funny or Die Video Series
The political and pop culture late night show, which will have a live audience, stars Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi as themselves and will bring their unique perspective to the hottest topics of today, from feminism and gay rights to the latest celebrity nonsense.

[04/15/16 - 11:31 AM]
BBC America's New Thriller, "Thirteen," Premieres Thursday, June 23, The Week Following "Orphan Black's" Season Finale
"Thirteen" is an emotional rollercoaster that explores how to pick up the threads of a life half-lived, while questioning who to trust when you can't even trust yourself.

[04/15/16 - 11:17 AM]
FOX Opts for Repeat "Gotham" on April 25; Season Finale Now Set for May 23
The network previous slated only originals through May 16.

[04/15/16 - 11:15 AM]
"Adele Live in New York City" Returns Friday, May 6 with Five Additional Songs
In all, 13 songs will be included for the May 6 special, including, for the first time, "Water Under the Bridge," "One and Only," "Hometown Glory," "Chasing Pavements" and "Daydreamer."

[04/15/16 - 11:08 AM]
ABC's and ESPN's Viewership and Ratings Up for 2015-16 NBA Regular-Season
ABC and ESPN spin the numbers for their NBA coverage to date.

[04/15/16 - 10:16 AM]
Escape to the Animated World During Freeform's "Funday" Weekend Programming Event on April 23 and 24
Cruise along the highway with Lightning McQueen, create chaos with the Minions, tag along with the Incredibles, and explore outer space with WALL-E.

[04/15/16 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix Confirms New Original Series Based on Current Brazilian Corruption Investigation
The series will be the second Netflix original series produced in Brazil, following the dystopian Sci-Fi thriller "3%" premiering later this year.

[04/15/16 - 10:01 AM]
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Host "Jazz at the White House," Airing Saturday, April 30, on ABC
The one-hour primetime television special will feature an extraordinary array of artists from around the world paying tribute to the truly American art form of jazz.

[04/15/16 - 09:35 AM]
Surf's Up! Days After Its Season Two Premiere, AMC Renews "Fear the Walking Dead" for a Third Season
The network also announced that it had renewed the live aftershow "Talking Dead: Fear," hosted by Chris Hardwick, for another season.

[04/15/16 - 08:57 AM]
FOX News Channel Anchor Megyn Kelly's First Primetime FOX Broadcasting Special, "Megyn Kelly Presents," to Debut Tuesday, May 17, at 8:00 PM ET/PT on FOX
The special will now lead into the premiere of "Coupled," bumping the return of "Hotel Hell" until Tuesday, May 27.

[04/15/16 - 08:34 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Marvel's The Defenders" Finds Its Showrunners
The showrunners of "Marvel's Daredevil" Season 2 will unite the Man Without Fear with Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist for the mini-series event bringing our heroes together to face their biggest threat yet.

[04/15/16 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides Extra "Grey's Anatomy" to Top Spot
Two hours of the Alphabet's veteran drama leads the night among adults 18-49.

[04/14/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 14
Updates include: "Game of Thrones" showrunners close in on an end date; Joe Manganiello bows out of History's "Six"; and Jackie Earle Haley tapped for "The Tick" at Amazon.

[04/14/16 - 05:21 PM]
Golden State Warriors' Record, Kobe Bryant's Farewell Deliver Two Most-Watched NBA Regular-Season Finales Ever on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 13.

[04/14/16 - 05:16 PM]
Super Bowl Bound: FOX Sports Announces Schedule for 23rd NFL Season
The season culminates beneath falling confetti at Houston's NRG Stadium following FOX Sports' presentation of Super Bowl LI, the seventh NFL championship to be determined on FOX over the last 20 years.

[04/14/16 - 05:12 PM]
ESPN's 2016 "Monday Night Football" Schedule
The opener features a matchup of 2015 playoff teams - Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers against Kirk Cousins and the defending NFC East champion Redskins.

[04/14/16 - 05:05 PM]
NBC, The Only Network with Two NFL Primetime Packages, Announces 2016 "Sunday Night Football" & "Thursday Night Football" Schedules
NBC's schedule kicks off with a blockbuster Kickoff Weekend featuring all four teams from last season's AFC and NFC Championship Games.

[04/14/16 - 05:03 PM]
Primetime Football Returns to CBS for Third Year of "Thursday Night Football"
With the five early-season games, "Thursday Night Football" will once again help launch CBS's Fall primetime schedule.

[04/14/16 - 05:00 PM]
2016 "Thursday Night Football" Broadcast Schedule Announced
This season marks the first year that NBC has joined NFL Network and CBS to broadcast "Thursday Night Football," as well as the first season of a new streaming partnership with Twitter.

[04/14/16 - 01:08 PM]
Bravo Media Renews Hit Series "The Real Housewives of Potomac"
"The Real Housewives of Potomac" ranked as the second highest-rated freshman series among all ad-supported cable networks among P25-54.

[04/14/16 - 01:05 PM]
CBS Announces 2015-16 Season Finale Storylines
Said finales run from "Supergirl" on Monday, April 18 through "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" on Wednesday, May 25.

[04/14/16 - 01:00 PM]
Starz Adds Playwright and Television Writer Tanya Saracho as Showrunner for "Pour Vida"
"Pour Vida" follows twin sisters, Brook and Lyn Hernandez, who inherit an East LA building from their recently deceased mother.

[04/14/16 - 12:49 PM]
TNT Officially Greenlights "Tales from the Crypt" 10-Episode Series and Orders "Time of Death" (working title) Pilot from IM Global Television
TNT has also begun development on "Creatures," from Naegle Ink.

[04/14/16 - 12:45 PM]
Video: Check Out the All-New "Inside Amy Schumer" Season 4 Trailer
The series returns Thursday, April 21 at 10:00/9:00c on Comedy Central.

[04/14/16 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Premieres First Original Short Documentary "Extremis" in September
The project explores the harrowing decisions that doctors, families and patients face in urgent end-of-life cases.

[04/14/16 - 11:11 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents a New Mystery Movie Premiere Every Sunday Night in June
Look for fresh installments from "Garage Sale Mystery" starring Lori Loughlin, "Aurora Teagarden" starring Candace Cameron Bure, "Murder She Baked" starring Alison Sweeney and "Flower Shop Mystery" starring Brooke Shields.

[04/14/16 - 11:10 AM]
Video: All-New Season 12 Promo for "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Now Available
The series returns Sunday, May 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/14/16 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Greenlights "The Mist" - New 10 Episode Series Based on Classic Stephen King Novella
"The Mist" tells a harrowing story about a seemingly innocuous mist that seeps into a small town and creates immense havoc.

[04/14/16 - 10:00 AM]
Hulu Acquires Exclusive Rights for AwesomenessTV's "Freakish"
The series centers on a group of students at a small-town high school, who must fight for survival when predatory mutant freaks take over after a meltdown at the local chemical plant.

[04/14/16 - 09:16 AM]
TV Land Comedies "The Jim Gaffigan Show" and "Impastor" to Return for Season Two This June
Originally set for Wednesdays, said duo will now air on Sunday nights.

[04/14/16 - 09:09 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for New Line-Up of Original Stand-up Comedy Specials
Ali Wong, Bo Burnham, Jeff Foxworthy with Larry The Cable Guy, Jim Jefferies and Iliza Shlesinger are among the featured auspices.

[04/14/16 - 09:03 AM]
Video: AMC Releases New Promo for Upcoming Series "Preacher"
Earlier this week, AMC released the official key art.

[04/14/16 - 08:56 AM]
USA Network Unveils New Brand Positioning, "We The Bold"
Building upon USA's rich characters-driven history, "We The Bold" reflects the values and interests of today's modern audiences by evoking courage, resiliency, risk-taking and authenticity.

[04/14/16 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Keeps Demo Crown for FOX
Plus: newcomer "STRONG" stalls out of the gate for NBC despite a "Voice" lead-in.

[04/14/16 - 08:32 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "The Drew," A Documentary Film from Two-Time NBA All Star Baron Davis
An official selection at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival, the film is narrated by popular rapper, actor and television host Xzibit.

[04/14/16 - 08:06 AM]
TV One Represents Black Culture by Defying Expectations with 26 Original Movies, 14 New and Returning Series and First Scripted Drama in 2017
"By expanding our programming genres and archetypes that represent the black community, we offer advertisers the opportunity to be seen in an environment that is both positive and unique," said Brad Siegel.

[04/14/16 - 08:03 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Set for Two-Week Road Trip to Cover 2016 Democratic and Republican Conventions
"As someone who knows almost nothing about how American politics works, I look forward to spending two weeks with people just like me," said Trevor Noah.

[04/14/16 - 07:01 AM]
Fowler, Castro to Host ESPN2's Prime-Time Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Coverage; Nightly Reports from Schaap, Rinaldi
Additionally, award-winning Bob Woodruff of ABC News, severely injured while covering the war in Iraq, will bring his unique perspective to the coverage.

[04/14/16 - 06:57 AM]
VH1 Announces First-of-Its-Kind Mother's Day Honors Event
VH1's one-hour special event "Dear Mama," will premiere Sunday, May 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/14/16 - 06:45 AM]
ESPN Commentators for the 2016 NFL Draft - Chris Berman and Trey Wingo Host; Jon Gruden, Mel Kiper and Todd McShay Serve as Analysts
For the fifth year in a row, the first hour of Round 1 will be presented with limited commercial interruption.

[04/14/16 - 06:01 AM]
TV One Announces Blockbuster Drama "Empire" Coming to Its Programming Line-Up This Summer
"We are ecstatic to partner with 20th Television and Imagine in showcasing one of the biggest hits in television history," said Brad Siegel.

[04/13/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 13
Updates include: Diane Farr to take a "Chance" for Hulu; Joanne Kelly books arc on "Zoo" at CBS; and Ioan Gruffudd is the latest to visit Lifetime's "UnReal."

[04/13/16 - 02:13 PM]
Video: "Voltron: Legendary Defender" - Teaser - Netflix
In an all-new series, five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and save the galaxy.

[04/13/16 - 02:04 PM]
SundanceTV and Australian Broadcasting Corporation to Premiere "Cleverman" as a Global Television Event on June 1 and 2
Set in the near future, "Cleverman" is a startlingly original drama rooted in Aboriginal mythology.

[04/13/16 - 01:17 PM]
"The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story" Premieres May 7 to Celebrate Mother's Day
Kevin Durant's moving story of a mother's love, tenacity and sacrifice unfolds on Lifetime next month.







  [april 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


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





[11/12/18 - 09:04 AM]
"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Presents "Christmas on I.C.E." - Holiday Special to Air Wednesday, December 19 at 10:30pm ET/PT on TBS
Bee will be joined at New York's historic PlayStation Theater by special guests including skating superstar and Olympic medalist Adam Rippon.

[11/12/18 - 09:00 AM]
Tim Tebow to Host New High-Stakes Competition Series "Million Dollar Mile" on CBS
Matt "Money" Smith, the voice of the L.A. Chargers play-by-play, and Maria Taylor, ESPN host and reporter, will serve as commentators.

[11/12/18 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Cruises to Victory with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/12/18 - 07:22 AM]
"Big Questions, Huge Answers with Jon Dore" One-Hour Special Premieres December 3 at 11:30pm ET/PT on Comedy Central
The special follows Dore as he workshops creative, if foolhardy, solutions to "the two biggest threats to our children's safety: cyberbullying and predatory teachers."

[11/12/18 - 06:16 AM]
MTV Expands Live Events Business in U.S. with Acquisition of SnowGlobe Music Festival
Artists from Kendrick Lamar to Post Malone to Zedd and many more have performed at SnowGlobe, which is highlighted by its iconic countdown party at midnight on New Year's Eve.

[11/12/18 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "The Hook Up Plan" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Set in modern day Paris, the eight-episode romantic comedy series follows a group of friends who rally around their perpetually single girlfriend Elsa, who can't seem to figure out why she is so unlucky in love.

[11/12/18 - 06:01 AM]
Oprah Interviews Michelle Obama for Primetime Special on OWN and Announces Newest Oprah's Book Club Selection
Look for "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Becoming Michelle Obama" on Thursday, November 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/12/18 - 04:30 AM]
Living to the Limit, Glamour and Violence in the Barcelona of the 1960s - Discover the Universe of the New Netflix Production, "Hache"
In addition to filming in Barcelona, the team will also travel to Manresa, Terrassa, Tarragona and other locations in Catalonia in order to recreate that decade.

[11/12/18 - 03:04 AM]
Video: "Nailed It! Holiday!" - Teaser - Netflix
Home-bakers with a terrible track record take a shot at recreating edible holiday masterpieces for a $10,000 prize.

[11/11/18 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Latest College Football Showdown
The Alphabet tops NBC and FOX in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/11/18 - 08:14 AM]
College Football Week 11: ABC and ESPN Air Two Top-Rated Games in Prime-Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 10.

[11/10/18 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Win Demo Race
The network leads the evening among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[11/09/18 - 04:39 PM]
Video: "Baby" - Official Trailer - Netflix
"Baby" is a coming-of-age story that explores the unseen lives of Roman teenagers.

[11/09/18 - 02:54 PM]
ABC News Presents "I'm Coming Home," From Executive Producer Whoopi Goldberg, Thursday, Nov. 22
Kristin Chenoweth, Jake Owen and Daymond John are among those featured in the special.

[11/09/18 - 10:00 AM]
Celebrity Presenters Announced for "The E! People's Choice Awards" Airing This Sunday Night
Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Darren Criss, Leighton Meester, Taran Killam, Busy Philipps, Sara Gilbert, Chrissy Teigen, Aly Raisman and Johnny Galecki are among the participants.