or


    [sunday, april 24, 2016]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/24/16 - 12:12 PM]
Video: All-New Season of "Top Gear" Premieres in May on BBC America
Check out the latest teaser trailer for the new season, featuring host Matt LeBlanc.

[04/24/16 - 09:19 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL Playoffs Top Demo Race for NBC
Coverage of St. Louis at Chicago leads the night among adults 18-49.

[04/24/16 - 08:34 AM]
"SNL" Tribute to Prince Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets; Stanley Cup Hockey Wins Primetime in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 23.

[04/23/16 - 10:30 AM]
Meet Pearl Mackie - The Doctor's New Companion
Pearl was exclusively revealed to audiences on BBC One during half time the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday.

[04/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Modest Demo Race with "20/20"
The Alphabet's Prince-themed installment tops the night among adults 18-49.

[04/23/16 - 08:43 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 Shows - "20/20" Delivers a 10-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 22.

[04/23/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches a Five-Week High, "Caught on Camera" Equals a Nine-Week High
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 22.

[04/22/16 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 22
Updates include: NBC to open season six of "Grimm" with 13 episodes; ABC's "Quantico" moves production from Montreal to New York City; and Celia Imrie cast in FX's "Better Things."

[04/22/16 - 05:09 PM]
NBC to Air Prince Retrospective During Tomorrow Night's "Saturday Night Live"
"Goodnight Sweet Prince" will air in place of the previously scheduled repeat.

[04/22/16 - 03:43 PM]
FOX to Encore Prince Episode of "New Girl" This Tuesday
The 2014 installment will air in addition to the pair of previously announced originals on April 26.

[04/22/16 - 11:15 AM]
AMC's New Original Non-Fiction Series, "Ride with Norman Reedus," Set to Premiere on June 12 at 10PM ET/PT
This Sunday, April 24, viewers can check out a brand new series teaser during "Fear the Walking Dead."

[04/22/16 - 10:52 AM]
TV Personality Sherri Shepherd Joins Season Two of WE tv's "Match Made in Heaven" Premiering Thursday, May 19 at 10 PM ET/PT
Stevie Baggs, an African-American businessman, motivational speaker, and former NFL/CFL football linebacker, is in search of "the one" in a group of 18 beautiful bachelorettes.

[04/22/16 - 10:41 AM]
Hallmark's Channel's Original Primetime Series, "Good Witch," Kicks Off to a Great Start in Sophmore Season
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of April 11-17.

[04/22/16 - 10:16 AM]
Dateline NBC Airs "Prince: Life & Death of an Icon" Hour-Long Special Tonight at 10P/9C
The special will review the last days of Prince and look at other music legends that have died recently.

[04/22/16 - 10:14 AM]
CBS's Thursday Lineup Soars 31% in Adults 18-49 and 20% in Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 21.

[04/22/16 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel to Host a "High School Musical 4" In-Person Open Call Audition at the Anaheim Convention Center on Sunday, May 15
Video auditions will be accepted through Monday, May 2, via the Disney Applause App, available on both iOS and Android.

[04/22/16 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Claims Top Spot with "Big Bang Theory" Return
The Eye's lineup posts across the board gains among adults 18-49 from last week.

[04/22/16 - 08:38 AM]
Comedy Central to Film Pete Davidson's First One-Hour Stand-Up Special "Pete Davidson: SMD" on April 30, to Premiere Fall 2016 on Comedy Central
At 21, Davidson is the youngest member of the current "Saturday Night Live" cast, as well as the first cast member to be born in the 1990's.

[04/22/16 - 08:32 AM]
"The Blacklist" Captures Its Most-Watched Episode Since January 28
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 21.

[04/22/16 - 08:30 AM]
ABC Is Once Again Poised to Win Thursday in Live + 3 Day Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 21.

[04/22/16 - 07:24 AM]
"Okja," A Netflix Original Film Starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano from Visionary Director Bong Joon Ho, Starts Principal Photography Today
The film follows Mija, a young girl who must risk everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja.

[04/22/16 - 05:26 AM]
USA Network's & Universal Cable Productions' "Mr. Robot" Wins Prestigious Peabody Award
Praised for its culturally resonant storylines, the series was recognized as part of the entertainment group for its outstanding achievement in television.

[04/21/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 21
Updates include: David S. Goyer's "Krypton" nearing pilot order at Syfy; OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network gives early renewal to "Greenleaf"; and "Nashville" showrunners assemble writers' room for a potential fifth season.

[04/21/16 - 05:11 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Remembers Prince with Special Re-Airing of Iconic 1996 Interview from "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Saturday, April 23 at 8 P.M. ET/PT
In what was the first interview following his iconic name change, Oprah chats with the artist about his musical genius, lifestyle, soul mate and future in music.

[04/21/16 - 03:32 PM]
TV One's "News One Now" Goes Live Tonight with Primetime Special Dedicated to Legendary Musician Prince
Media personalities and celebrity guests will join host and managing editor Roland S. Martin to celebrate and pay tribute to the singer/songwriter's life and his contributions to music worldwide.

[04/21/16 - 03:10 PM]
BET Networks Truly Adores Late Legendary Artist Prince with 48 Hour Music Marathon across Four Channels
"The news of Prince's passing weighs heavily on our hearts. He was a musical prodigy, a beautiful spirit and fashion provocateur who influenced American culture," said Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Networks.

[04/21/16 - 02:48 PM]
"Prince: Death of a Legend" Airing on "20/20," Friday, April 22 on ABC
The hour will be anchored by Elizabeth Vargas and will feature reporting from Vargas, Dan Harris from Prince's home in Minneapolis, Chris Connelly in Los Angeles, and Deborah Roberts in New York.

[04/21/16 - 02:45 PM]
"MTV Video Music Awards" to Air Live from New York's Famed Madison Square Garden for the First Time in its History
"The VMAs at MSG is a New York story too good to resist," said Sean Atkins, President of MTV.

[04/21/16 - 02:26 PM]
AXS TV Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Music Icon Prince with a Special Programming Lineup on Saturday, April 23
With his inimitable style and fearless blending of rock, R&B, soul, funk, hip-hop, disco, pop and more, Prince cemented his position as one of music's most innovative figures.

[04/21/16 - 02:10 PM]
VH1 to Honor the Late Prince Beginning Thursday, April 21st
Beginning today at 5:30 PM ET, Prince's iconic movie, "Purple Rain," will kick of a weekend long marathon.

[04/21/16 - 12:31 PM]
IFC's Comedy Crib Stays Up Late for New Programming Block
Airing weekly, the half hour late-night program will feature some of IFC's favorite comedians and sketch groups direct from the Comedy Crib.

[04/21/16 - 12:30 PM]
"Documentary Now!" Season Two New Details Revealed
Executive produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Broadway Video, "Documentary Now!" returns to IFC this fall with seven new episodes for its sophomore season.

[04/21/16 - 12:29 PM]
IFC Unveils Development Slate of Eight "Slightly Off" New Series
They'll join previously announced development series "Jon Benjamin's 100 Erotic Nights" and "The Jim Norton Project."

[04/21/16 - 10:56 AM]
New Episodes of Multi-Emmy Award-Winning Amazon Original Series "Tumble Leaf" Will Premiere on Prime Video Friday, May 6
Last year the series garnered four Daytime Emmys and the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Pre-School Children's Animated Program.

[04/21/16 - 10:01 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on "NCIS" in Support of "Joining Forces," A Nationwide Initiative Supporting Service Members, Veterans and Their Families
In "Homefront," First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and the wife of a Marine to the White House for a "Joining Forces" roundtable with military spouses.

[04/21/16 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Renews Hit Series "Game of Thrones," "Silicon Valley" and "Veep" for 2017
All three series return this Sunday on the pay channel.

[04/21/16 - 09:59 AM]
TBS's "Angie Tribeca" is Back on the Case for Season 2, Launching June 6
Upcoming guest stars include Alfred Molina, James Franco, Heather Graham, Mary McCormack, Noah Wyle, Maya Rudolph, Eriq La Salle, Danny Pudi, Busy Philipps, Rhys Darby, Ed Begley Jr., Joe Jonas, Joey McIntyre and more!

[04/21/16 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Chef's Table" - New Trailer and Key Art
The Netflix Original Documentary Series showcases a variety of chefs from all over the world talking about challenging conventions and what inspires them.

[04/21/16 - 09:15 AM]
Production Begins on Season Two of AMC, Channel 4 and Kudos' Acclaimed Drama Series, "Humans"
Carrie-Anne Moss joins the cast as Dr. Athena Morrow, a pre-eminent Artificial Intelligence expert who is driven by her own motives to create a new kind of machine consciousness.

[04/21/16 - 09:03 AM]
MTV 2016 Upfront Reveals Fourteen New Series and Specials Including Weekly Live Music Series
Mark Burnett, Zac Efron, Drew Barrymore, Pitbull, John Legend, Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia are among the featured auspices.

[04/21/16 - 09:00 AM]
"New I Love Lucy Superstar Special," A One-Hour Special Featuring Two Classic Episodes, To Be Broadcast Sunday, May 22 on CBS
The two episodes, "Lucy Visits Grauman's" and "Lucy and John Wayne," are newly-colorized with a vintage look, reminiscent of the 1950s period in which they were filmed.

[04/21/16 - 08:56 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week.

[04/21/16 - 07:33 AM]
DIY Network Heads to Montana in "Building Off the Grid: Big Sky Ranch"
In a remote and picturesque corner of northwestern Montana, Jon and Etta Smith are set to construct a self-sustaining "off-the-grid" farm house and bison ranch.

[04/21/16 - 07:12 AM]
Cameras Roll as Starz and FremantleMedia North America Bring "American Gods" to Life
Joining the previously announced cast are Cloris Leachman as Zorya Vechernyaya, Peter Stormare as Czernobog, Chris Obi as Anubis, and Mousa Kraish as The Jinn.

[04/20/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 20
Updates include: Jess Weixler tapped for AMC's "The Son"; Ulrich Thomsen to recur on NBC's "The Blacklist"; and Peter Ocko to run AMC's potential drama "Lodge 49."

[04/20/16 - 06:23 PM]
Video: "Lady Dynamite" - Main Trailer - Netflix
The Maria Bamford-led comedy premieres Friday, May 20 on the streaming service.

[04/20/16 - 12:46 PM]
Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Delivers 1-Year Ratings High in Total Viewers and 2016 Highs Across Key Target Kid and Boy Demographics
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 30.

[04/20/16 - 12:42 PM]
E! Sets Summer Programming Slate with New Original Series and Returning Fan Favorites
Highlights include the launch of "Botched by Nature" on Tuesday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/16 - 12:27 PM]
USA Network Unmasks Season Two Premiere Date for Golden Globe(R) Award-Winning Series "Mr. Robot"
New recurring guest stars include Craig Robinson, hip hop artist Joey Bada$$, Sandrine Holt, Michael Maize, Dorothi Fox and Luke Robertson.

[04/20/16 - 12:15 PM]
Disney Channel Marks Its 100th Disney Channel Original Movie with a Multi-Platform Programming Event Beginning Friday, May 27
The 100th movie is a re-imagined tale of the 1980s film "Adventures in Babysitting" starring today's popular actresses and recording artists Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson.







  [april 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


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





[04/23/19 - 12:00 PM]
CBS All Access Renews "The Good Fight" for a Fourth Season
The season three finale will be available to stream on Thursday, May 16.

[04/23/19 - 10:46 AM]
FX Sets Revised Premiere Date for Second Season of "Pose"
The 10-episode second season will now debut on Tuesday, June 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/23/19 - 10:06 AM]
MTV Taps "Shazam!" Star Zachary Levi to Host "2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards" Monday, June 17th at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The 2019 categories and nominees will be announced in the coming weeks.

[04/23/19 - 10:01 AM]
"The Detour" Returns to TBS on June 18
Season four finds the wildly dysfunctional Parker family on an epic world-wide search for their runaway teen daughter, Delilah.

[04/23/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO in Production on Documentary Series "McMillions," from Mark Wahlberg's Unrealistic Ideas Production Company
The documentary series chronicles the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged the McDonald's Monopoly game promotion for a decade, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S.

[04/23/19 - 09:18 AM]
Discovery to Air "Liberation Heroes: The Last Eyewitnesses" Documentary in Association with USC Shoah Foundation on Holocaust Remembrance Day
In the one-hour documentary, heroic veterans vividly share their World War II liberation experiences in their own words, drawing parallels between the past and the present.

[04/23/19 - 09:15 AM]
WE tv's Breakaway Reality Success "Love After Lockup" Gets a Spin-Off: "Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup"
The new series builds on the stories from seasons one and two of the original docuseries that chronicles couples making the complicated transition to love on the 'outside' when one partner is released from prison.

[04/23/19 - 09:02 AM]
The Disastrously Delicious "Nailed It!" Returns May 17 for Season 3 on Netflix
Hosts Nicole and Jacques are back to judge the chaos in the kitchen, from half-baked doll cakes to delightfully creepy edible clowns.

[04/23/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
The Peacock however wins the night in total viewers.

[04/23/19 - 08:01 AM]
A&E's 11-Day "Ultimate Live PD Marathon" Launches Friday, April 26
The stunt features new "Live PD" live specials, a bonus episode of "Live PD," and two new episodes of "Live Rescue."

[04/23/19 - 07:53 AM]
Leading Homicide Detective Rod Demery Returns for a Third Season to Reopen His Case Files in the Hit ID Series, "Murder Chose Me"
With 10 all-new episodes, the series returns for its third season on Thursday, May 2, only on Investigation Discovery.

[04/23/19 - 07:31 AM]
E! Greenlights New Series "Flip It Like Disick" Following Scott Disick and His High-End House Flipping and Home Design Business Coming This Summer
The eight-episode one-hour series will air later this summer.

[04/23/19 - 07:01 AM]
Renee Zellweger Stars in the Netflix Original Series "What/If" to Be Released on May 24
The neo-noir social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[04/23/19 - 06:05 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - Netflix's "All in My Family" - Launching Friday, May 3
As the only male descendant in his Chinese family, Hao Wu was raised with a certain set of expectations - excel at school, get a good job, marry, and have kids.

[04/22/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 22
Updates include: HBO orders Armando Iannucci's comedy "Avenue 5" to series; Jake Lacy cast in Hulu's "High Fidelity" TV series; and Warren Leight returns to "Law & Order: SVU" for season 21.