or


    [sunday, august 07, 2016]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[08/07/16 - 06:00 PM]
Video: Amazon Original Series - TCA Summer 2016 Sizzle
Plus: the streaming service locks in nine premiere dates, including the return of "Transparent" (September 23) and "The Man in the High Castle" (December 16).

[08/07/16 - 02:20 PM]
NBC Primetime Rio Olympics Ratings & Viewership Is 2nd-Most Dominant for Any Olympics After Two Nights
NBC spins the numbers for its Olympics coverage through Saturday, August 6.

[08/07/16 - 09:47 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Top Charts for NBC
The Peacock once again easily wins the night in all categories.

[08/06/16 - 03:36 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Open on Top for NBC
The Peacock eclipses the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/06/16 - 08:06 AM]
NBC Ratings: Olympic Opening Ceremony Ratings in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 5.

[08/05/16 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 5
Updates include: Rachel Brosnahan to lead Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; FOX orders animated pilot "Okies of Bel Air"; and Tone Bell boards Netflix's "Disjointed."

[08/05/16 - 07:00 PM]
Video: First Look Teasers - "Chance" and "Shut Eye" on Hulu
Hugh Laurie and Jeffrey Donovan topline the respective series, due later this year.

[08/05/16 - 02:48 PM]
"The ABC Fall Preview Special" Gives Viewers an Exciting Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Network's New Shows and Returning Favorites
Anthony Anderson, Randall Park, Katy Mixon, John Ross Bowie, Piper Perabo and Daniel Sunjata host the special preview.

[08/05/16 - 11:31 AM]
"Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never" Premieres Thursday, September 1 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on WE tv
The show follows the ride or die couple as they spend time in one of their favorite cities, Miami, finally deciding that it's time to make it official and get hitched.

[08/05/16 - 11:08 AM]
Video: WGN America Unveils First-Look Photo and Teaser Trailer Featuring "Salem" Season Three Guest Star Marilyn Manson
The third season of "Salem" dawns with the triumph of the witches' plan to remake the New World by bringing the devil to earth and making Salem his capital.

[08/05/16 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Channel Debuts "Free Period," A Collection of Original Short-Form Movies, Exclusively Available on Disney Channel Digital Platforms
"Free Period" movies will roll out daily on the Disney Channel YouTube page Friday, August 5 through Thursday, August 18.

[08/05/16 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Announces "'Pitch' Night at the Ballpark"
The promotion will be held in 43 different Minor League stadiums and 12 independent and college summer league ballparks across the country during the months of August and September.

[08/05/16 - 09:45 AM]
"50 Years of Star Trek" Celebrates the Iconic Franchise Sunday, August 14 at 8PM ET/PT on History(R)
Directed by Ian Roumain, "50 Years of Star Trek" explores the series with those who know it best.

[08/05/16 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Channel Orders New Series "Andi Mack" from "Lizzie McGuire" Creator Terri Minsky
The series begins production this fall in Salt Lake City, Utah, with 12-year-old newcomer Peyton Elizabeth Lee starring in the title role.

[08/05/16 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye wins the final night before NBC's primetime Olympics coverage begins.

[08/05/16 - 08:31 AM]
WGN America's "Underground" Honored with Three Cablefax Program Awards
Series stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell ("Rosalee") and Aldis Hodge ("Noah") were also acknowledged with honorable mentions in the Best Actress and Best Actor categories.

[08/05/16 - 07:09 AM]
"Preacher" Season One Establishes Series as a Top 10 Cable Drama and the #2 New Drama Launch of the Year Among Adults 25-54
AMC spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/04/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 4
Updates include: Nathan Fillion bound for new season of "Modern Family"; Katie McGrath cast as Lena Luthor on "Supergirl"; and Freeform reveals return date for "Switched at Birth."

[08/04/16 - 05:31 PM]
ABC's Emmy-Nominated "black-ish" to Film at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida for Season Three Premiere Episode
In the season three premiere episode, titled "VIP," Dre decides to take his entire family on the magical, first-class vacation experience he was never able to have as a kid.

[08/04/16 - 02:01 PM]
The "2016 American Music Awards" Return with a Live Broadcast, Sunday, November 20, on ABC
As always at the American Music Awards, artists will be honored in multiple musical genres.

[08/04/16 - 01:48 PM]
All-New Season of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" to Premiere Saturday, August 13 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on OWN
The season opener features celebrity updates with hip-hop legend Sir Mix-A-Lot, former teen heartthrob Kevin Jonas, and "I Dream of Jeannie" star Barbara Eden.

[08/04/16 - 12:37 PM]
Viceland's Emmy-Nominated "Gaycation" with Ellen Page & Ian Daniel Presents a Special Episode from Orlando, Florida on August 24
In addition, the critically praised program will begin its second season on September 7 at 10:30/9:30c.

[08/04/16 - 12:01 PM]
Anthology Comedy Series "Room 104," From Brothers Jay and Mark Duplass, To Begin Production Later This Year for 2017 Debut on HBO
Set in a single room of an average American hotel, the series tells a different story of the assorted characters who pass through it in each episode.

[08/04/16 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Orders Second Installments of ABCd Series "Forever 31," "I Can Find $3000 In Your Home" and "Newborn Moms" for the Newly Re-Launched ABC App
The network also acquired "American Koko," which follows a satirical agency that solves sticky racial situations with sensitivity, vulnerability, honesty and humor.

[08/04/16 - 11:48 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Make It Pop" Heads to Paradise in One-Hour TV Event on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special episode will feature three all-new original songs performed by XO-IQ, and cameos from Nancy O'Dell, Chachi Gonzales, JoJo Siwa, Zach Sang and DJ Maxwell.

[08/04/16 - 11:17 AM]
History to Premiere Season Three of "Forged in Fire" and New Original Series "Milwaukee Blacksmith" on August 23
On the all-new series "Milwaukee Blacksmith," Kent Knapp and his children make their living in the 5,000 year-old craft of blacksmithing.

[08/04/16 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central, Kids at Play, Lexus' L/Studio Partner to Launch "Junketeers" Original Multiplatform Series, Premiering Today
Guest stars include Josh Duhamel, Kristen Bell, Gillian Jacobs, Chloe Grace Moretz, Eli Roth, Emily Ratajkowski, Tom Felton, Matt Bomer and many more.

[08/04/16 - 10:44 AM]
Freeform Takes You Inside the World of Competitive Cheerleading with "Cheer Squad" Airing Every Weeknight August 22 Through September 2
Multiple episodes of the series will be available for fans to watch on the Freeform app and on video on demand from August 12 through August 21, before the network premiere.

[08/04/16 - 10:12 AM]
ABC's Highest-Rated Game Shows, "Celebrity Family Feud," "The $100,000 Pyramid," "Match Game" and "To Tell The Truth," All Earn Series Renewals
Hosts Steve Harvey, Michael Strahan, Alec Baldwin and Anthony Anderson will likewise return.

[08/04/16 - 09:51 AM]
Season Four Premiere of Award-Winning "Doc McStuffins" Checks In as Disney Junior's No. 1 Series Telecast of 2016 with Kids 2-8
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 29.

[08/04/16 - 09:23 AM]
Amazon Original Series "The Grand Tour" Announces US Studio Recording Location
The guest list for the brand new Amazon Original Series, premiering this fall on Prime Video, opens today, enabling customers to apply for exclusive tickets to the tent recording taking place in Southern California in front of a live studio audience.

[08/04/16 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Showtime Sports(R) Releases Trailer and Key Art for All-Access Season-Long Series Chronicling 2016 Florida State Seminoles
The season premieres Tuesday, September 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, just one day after Florida State's opening week showdown with the top-15 ranked Ole Miss Rebels.

[08/04/16 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Orders Straight-to-Series Ten Episodes of Skydance Television's "Ten Days in the Valley" Starring Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Kyra Sedgwick
Skydance's original series follows Jane Sadler (Sedgwick), an overworked television producer and single mother in the middle of a fractious separation.

[08/04/16 - 08:46 AM]
Lily Tomlin to Be Honored with 2016 SAG Life Achievement Award
SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said, "Lily Tomlin is an extraordinary actress, as equally adept at narrative drama as in comedy roles."

[08/04/16 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Close Competition
The Peacock narrowly edges out ABC, CBS and FOX among adults 18-49.

[08/04/16 - 08:35 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Official Trailer for XOXO
The film follows six strangers whose lives collide in one frenetic, dream-chasing, hopelessly romantic night.

[08/04/16 - 08:04 AM]
Gwyneth Paltrow, Gary Vaynerchuk and will.i.am Join "Planet of the Apps" as Mentors
Paltrow and will.i.am will also executive produce the project.

[08/04/16 - 06:08 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched July Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/03/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 3
Updates include: PSN cancels "Powers" after two seasons; Jeremy Davies scores arc on FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"; and Maribeth Monroe cast in "World's End" at TBS.

[08/03/16 - 05:15 PM]
E!'s "Mariah's World" Premieres Sunday, December 4th
Additionally, the songstress is about to begin the second half of her critically-acclaimed Las Vegas residency "Mariah #1 to Infinity" at Caesars Palace starts later this month.

[08/03/16 - 12:19 PM]
New Digital Edition of "Big Brother" Coming to CBS All Access This Fall
In addition to the CBS All Access edition this fall, "Big Brother" will continue to be broadcast on the CBS Television Network during the summer.

[08/03/16 - 11:58 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Expands Its Home & Food Programming Slate This September with New Series "Game of Homes" and "The Incredible Food Race"
Look for said offerings beginning on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7, respectively.

[08/03/16 - 11:30 AM]
Syfy Announces November 30 Premiere Date for New Thriller "Incorporated"
The network also revealed September debuts for new series "Van Helsing" (Friday, September 23), "Channel Zero: Candle Cove" (Tuesday, September 27) and "Aftermath" (Tuesday, September 27).

[08/03/16 - 11:00 AM]
Esquire Network Brings the Classic Japanese Hit "Ninja Warrior" Back to the Small Screen
The heart-racing marathon will begin Saturday, September 3 at 7am ET/PT and run through Tuesday, September 6 at 4am ET/PT.

[08/03/16 - 10:45 AM]
USA Network Announces "Suits" Season 7 Pick Up and Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Falling Water" and "Eyewitness" at TCA
Look for the newcomers on Thursday, October 13 and Sunday, October 16, respectively.

[08/03/16 - 10:10 AM]
Video: Comic-Con 2016 - FX
See what FX brought to Comic-Con 2016.

[08/03/16 - 09:41 AM]
AMC's New Late Night Series "Geeking Out" Premieres Sunday, August 14 at 11 PM ET/PT
The following week the show will shift to midnight, its regular timeslot.

[08/03/16 - 09:36 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Season 3 Premieres Monday, August 15th at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Producer and rapper Safaree Samuels joins the "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" cast this season.

[08/03/16 - 09:05 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Holds Off "Bachelor in Paradise"
NBC easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/03/16 - 09:05 AM]
Video: First Look at WE tv's Newest Reality Series "Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never"
The series premieres Thursday, September 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.







  [august 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
All Five CBS Freshman Series Receive New Production Orders
The critically acclaimed new drama "Evil" has been renewed for a second season in 2020-2021.

[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Very Ralph," The First Documentary Portrait of Fashion Icon Ralph Lauren, Debuts November 12, Exclusively on HBO
The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
The Fight to Save the World's Most Endangered Whale to Air Commercial Free When Enviro-Thriller "Sea of Shadows" Premieres on National Geographic Saturday Nov. 9
The film focuses on a looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller, as a rescue mission unlike any other comes together to combat the extinction of a species.

[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Sports Steps Up to the Plate with Exclusive Coverage of 2019 World Series Presented by YouTube TV
For the 20th consecutive season and 22nd overall, the FOX broadcast network is the exclusive home of the World Series, this year streaming live via the FOX Sports app and airing exclusively in Spanish on FOX Deportes.

[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Inks Overall Deal with Lisa Ling, Picks Up Documentary Series "Birth, Wedding, Funeral"
As part of her overall deal, HBO Max will have a first look at new projects she will continue to develop for the streamer.

[10/22/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" Wags and Tears His Way to Season Four!
The series returns Sunday, November 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim.

[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
MotorTrend Greenlights First Reality Competition Series "Bitchin' Boot Camp"
The series is scheduled to debut exclusively on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world, in first quarter 2020 and is produced by Fischer Productions.

[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
Comedy Central Teams Up with All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary Based on the Irreverent Comedian's Life
Utilizing a vast archive including never-before-seen personal materials and featuring O'Neal's family and friends, the film will include a who's who of comedy placing his work into the context of the time as well as today.

[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Take Home Demo Honors
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
Discovery, Inc.'s Food Network Kitchen Officially Launches in U.S.
Food Network Kitchen is designed to improve the lives of customers by solving pain points associated with cooking, including meal prep and grocery shopping, boosting their culinary skills and making cooking a more joyous, delightful and convenient experience.

[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Sports Announces 2020 XFL Broadcast Schedule
FOX Sports' XFL coverage will feature years of football broadcasting experience, with the lead on-air team comprised of veteran studio and game broadcaster Curt Menefee providing play-by-play alongside Joel Klatt, who also serves as the network's lead college football analyst.

[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
The 2020 XFL Season Will Kick Off Feb. 8 on ABC
The new era of XFL football will begin on Feb. 8 with the DC Defenders, led by former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones, hosting the Seattle Dragons on ABC.

[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
Video: "9-1-1: Lone Star," Starring Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler, Premieres with a Special Two-Night Event, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 19, Following the NFC Championship Game
Said event continues with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts Trailer for "Ready for War" from Director Andrew Renzi Executive Produced by Drake and David Ayer
The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
Odessa A'zion, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, Amir Bageria and Odley Jean will star in the project, about public high school students in Brooklyn who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics.