or


    [wednesday, october 12, 2016]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[10/12/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 12
Updates include: Aubrey Plaza brings "Nightmare Time" to TBS; Jimmy Smits to drop by FOX's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; and Stacy Rukeyser tapped as new showrunner of "UnReal."

[10/12/16 - 02:12 PM]
Animated Classic Halloween Special Charles Schulz's "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" Airs Friday, October 28, on ABC
In the 1966 animated special The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween, with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin, while Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party.

[10/12/16 - 01:35 PM]
Video: A New Look at Syfy's "Incorporated"
Executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, the series premieres on November 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/12/16 - 01:10 PM]
Premiere of Disney Channel's Original Movie "The Swap" is #1 Cable TV Telecast of 3Q 2016 Across Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, October 7.

[10/12/16 - 01:01 PM]
Cubs Clinching Win Delivers FS1 Record-Setting Audience
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 11.

[10/12/16 - 12:30 PM]
Steve Harvey to Host "Showtime at the Apollo," A Two-Hour Event Based on the Classic Showcase Series, Airing Monday, December 5, on FOX
An additional one-hour special, also hosted by Harvey, will air in early 2017.

[10/12/16 - 11:14 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Thundermans" Captures Super-Sized Ratings
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Monday, October 10.

[10/12/16 - 11:10 AM]
Comedy Central Orders "The Comedy Jam" to Series - Eight Episodes Set to Debut in 2017
The eight episode weekly series, based on the "Comedy Jam" special that aired in August, is produced by Ugly Brother Studios and Tenth Planet.

[10/12/16 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Orders Full Season of "Lethal Weapon"
This brings the total order to 18 episodes for the 2016-17 season.

[10/12/16 - 10:00 AM]
Esquire Network Announces New Original Series "Joyride" from the Producers of Hit Series "Car Matchmaker"
"Joyride" will premiere on November 15 at 10:00/9:00c only on Esquire Network.

[10/12/16 - 09:30 AM]
Rose Leslie Joins the Cast of the All-New Edition of "The Good Wife" as a Series Regular on CBS All Access
Leslie will play Maia, Diane's goddaughter who joins her firm just after passing the bar, and is a key part of Diane's plan for the future.

[10/12/16 - 09:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Charts with "This Is Us"
The newcomer builds on its "The Voice" lead-in to become the night's most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[10/12/16 - 07:47 AM]
Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson to Take the Stage at 2016 MTV EMAS
All four acts will be making their first appearances on the MTV EMAs stage, joining three-time EMA winner and global superstar Bruno Mars.

[10/12/16 - 07:32 AM]
Production Has Begun on the Fourth Season of the Starz Original Series "Power"
The fourth season will include ten episodes of the one-hour scripted drama and return Summer 2017.

[10/12/16 - 07:31 AM]
Mute, A Netflix Original Film from Filmmaker Duncan Jones, Commences Principal Photography
The much-anticipated project comes from a story Jones created 12 years ago.

[10/12/16 - 07:00 AM]
E!'s New Docu-Series "Hollywood & Football" Kicks Off Wednesday, November 30 at 9 PM ET/PT
In the premiere episode, the Rams are finally making their way back to Los Angeles after being in St. Louis for over two decades.

[10/12/16 - 06:31 AM]
Video: Go Inside the Third Season of "Black Mirror" with All New Featurettes
Take an inside look into the first two episodes, "Nosedive" and "Playtest," in these all new featurebite videos.

[10/12/16 - 06:00 AM]
BBC America and Fathom Events Present "Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks" Animated Series in Cinemas Nationwide for One Night
The cinema event will also feature exclusive bonus content including interviews with members of the original cast.

[10/11/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 11
Updates include: TNT cancels "Murder in the First"; James Scully, Grace Victoria Cox to lead TV Land's "Heathers"; and Bradley Whitford to visit Allison Janney on "Mom."

[10/11/16 - 01:11 PM]
Lifetime's "Little Women" Franchise Expands with Big Drama in Texas
"Little Women: Dallas" and "Little Weddings" are both on tap next month at the cable channel.

[10/11/16 - 01:02 PM]
Seeso Greenlights 'There's... Johnny!' A Coming of Age Series Created by Paul Reiser Set in 1972, Backstage at Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show"
Produced in conjunction with the Carson Estate, the show has on board Executive Producer Jeff Sotzing, Carson's nephew.

[10/11/16 - 12:09 PM]
Hallmark Channel's New, Original Movie "Autumn in the Vineyard" Delivers as Top Non-Sports Program of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 3-9.

[10/11/16 - 12:07 PM]
iHeartMedia Rings in the Holiday Season with the Return of Its Iconic 2016 National "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One"
The event will also be featured as an exclusive nationwide 90-minute broadcast television special on The CW Network on Thursday, December 15.

[10/11/16 - 12:01 PM]
Video: Get Ready to "Scream" for Halloween on MTV!
Just in time for Halloween, MTV unleashes a horrifying new two-hour special that picks up eight months after Kieran's (Amadeus Serafini) arrest.

[10/11/16 - 10:38 AM]
ABC and Mattel Announce New Series "The Toy Box," Bringing Amateur Toy Inventors Face-to-Face With Their Ultimate Judges: Kids
Eric Stonestreet will host the series, a fast-paced, high-stakes competition format that will entertain viewers of all ages.

[10/11/16 - 10:34 AM]
Dwayne Johnson's "Rock the Troops" Star-Studded Event Comes to Spike in December
This December we will honor the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor and given that I have military in my family, vets and Navy SEALs, the goal was to create an event that honors our troops and their families in epic fashion.

[10/11/16 - 10:33 AM]
"Common Sense" Finds the Funny in Everyday People and Their Raw, Unfiltered Take on the News of the Week
The half-hour alternative comedy series features real people from all walks of life offering their honest opinions on the week's news and buzzworthy events - unfiltered, completely real, and very funny.

[10/11/16 - 10:00 AM]
As Freeform Premieres "Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After?," Network Releases Results of In-Depth Consumer Insight Study on Young Adults and Dating
The study examined young adults and their attitudes and behaviors toward dating, what modern relationships look like, how young adults define "hooking up" and what it means to "catch feelings."

[10/11/16 - 09:51 AM]
Destination America Is Straight Ghosting: Greenlights Second Season of Hit Series "Ghost Brothers"
The series follows budding paranormal enthusiasts Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey, three best friends on a mission to uncover whether some legendary haunted houses are the real deal.

[10/11/16 - 09:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock's "Timeless" however slips 21% among adults 18-49 in its second week.

[10/11/16 - 09:01 AM]
"The Circus" Returns a Week Early Amid Explosive Campaign Developments
The series is cutting its two-week break in half and will air all new episodes on Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/11/16 - 09:01 AM]
History's Hit Series "The Curse of Oak Island" and "Hunting Hitler" Return November 15
The search for hidden treasure endures as "The Curse of Oak Island" makes breakthrough discoveries in season four and "Hunting Hitler" continues to investigate and unveil the fate of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi trail in season two.

[10/11/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Elena and the Secret of Avalor" Television Movie Event Debuts as Special Simulcast Sunday, November 20, on Disney Channel and Disney Junior
The TV movie tells the backstory of how Elena was imprisoned in her magical amulet by the evil sorceress Shuriki, voiced by legendary actress Jane Fonda, and eventually set free by Princess Sofia of Enchancia.

[10/11/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Supergirl" Soars in Its Debut on The CW
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 10.

[10/11/16 - 08:20 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air 10-Part Series "The Hero Effect" Premiering November 12
The series is co-hosted by Donald Driver and actress/advocate Emily Wilson.

[10/11/16 - 08:11 AM]
Global Superstar Bruno Mars Returns to the MTV EMA Stage
The 2016 EMAs will broadcast around the globe from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Sunday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT in the U.S.

[10/11/16 - 08:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights New Original Doc-Comedy Series "Unprotected" and Orders New Season of Hit Series "Bad Girls Club"
In the all new season of "BGC," the network looks to the coasts for the newest crop of Bad Girls.

[10/11/16 - 07:50 AM]
AMC Celebrates 20th Anniversary of FearFest
This year will feature more than 400 hours of horror and genre programming, including a full 88-hour six-season catch-up marathon of every episode of "The Walking Dead."

[10/11/16 - 07:07 AM]
New Turbo-Charged Episodes of CNBC's "Jay Leno's Garage" Return This November
Season two continues with six all-new episodes featuring celebrity appearances by Vice President Joe Biden, Jerry Seinfeld, Caitlyn and Kendall Jenner, Kelly Rowland, Patrick Dempsey, Brad Paisley, NASCAR driver Joey Logano, and more.

[10/11/16 - 06:08 AM]
Netflix Confirms a New Mexican Original Series Created and Directed by Manolo Caro
The half-hour dark comedy, which will be filmed in 4K, revolves around a seemingly successful and idyllic family-run flower business full of dysfunctional secrets.

[10/11/16 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship Will Premiere on Amazon Prime Video October 20
Kate Beckinsale and Chloƫ Sevigny star in the project, based on a novella by Jane Austen.

[10/10/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 10
Updates include: Syfy rounds out the cast of "Krypton"; Sheldon Turner brings "Controversy" to FOX; and Raul Castillo to drop by The CW's "Riverdale."

[10/10/16 - 06:23 PM]
Video: MTV's "Sweet/Vicious" Trailer
Eliza Bennett and Taylor Dearden star in the newcomer, from creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson.

[10/10/16 - 05:56 PM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Fourth and Final Season
The series' third season finales tomorrow night at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[10/10/16 - 12:06 PM]
VH1's "The Breaks" Adds Tip "T.I." Harris
Harris will portray Paul Anders, a powerful lawyer who comes to Barry Fouray's (Wood Harris) defense after a public scandal.

[10/10/16 - 10:47 AM]
Thrilling Game 1 of 2016 WNBA Finals Delivers Best Overnight Since 2010
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, October 9.

[10/10/16 - 10:46 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The HALO Effect" Honors New Orleans Teen, Princeton Carter, in "My Brother's Keeper Nola," Premiering Friday, Oct. 14, at 9PM
Airing monthly, "The HALO Effect" highlights teens who "help and lead others" (HALO) in their community and inspire others to do the same.

[10/10/16 - 09:46 AM]
Showtime(R) Appoints Brendan Countee as Vice President, Original Programming
Countee most recently served as Head of Comedy at Hulu where he oversaw the development and production of the streaming service's comedy series.

[10/10/16 - 09:34 AM]
First Performers Announced for "The 50th Annual CMA Awards," Airing Wednesday, November 2, on ABC
Fans will be treated to performances by Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Maren Morris, and Keith Urban - each one a top nominee!

[10/10/16 - 09:03 AM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Design Competition Series "Cyrus vs. Cyrus" (WT) with Tish and Brandi Cyrus
The series will begin production immediately and is set to premiere in 2017.







  [october 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[05/25/20 - 11:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Competition with NASCAR
The network's primetime coverage leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
NTT INDYCAR Series Genesys 300 Moves to Primetime on NBC Saturday, June 6
"America has a thirst for live sports, so we're thrilled to showcase the spectacular racing of the NTT INDYCAR Series in primetime on the broadcast network," said Jon Miller.

[05/24/20 - 08:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
Said victories come on an all-repeat night for the broadcast networks.

[05/23/20 - 09:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Top Demos
The network leads the repeat heavy night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/22/20 - 11:50 PM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Returns to NBC with Originals on Sunday, June 7
The Jane Lynch-hosted series will lead off the night at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/22/20 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Redirects Funds for Annual Emmy Party and FYC Events to Donate $1 Million to The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund
"On behalf of Bob Greenblatt and myself, we are proud to make this contribution from HBO instead of using it for our traditional Emmy party and FYC events," said Casey Bloys.

[05/22/20 - 01:55 PM]
FX Renews "What We Do in the Shadows" for a Third Season
"We're incredibly happy that critics and audiences are all in on 'Shadows,'" Nick Grad said. "Week in and week out, the producers, writers and our amazing cast continue to make one of the funniest and best comedy series on TV."

[05/22/20 - 10:13 AM]
Walton Goggins to Narrate Discovery and Science Channel's Epic Documentary "NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future" Giving Viewers a Rare Glimpse Inside NASA and SpaceX Headquarters
The special two-hour documentary will air Monday, May 25 on Science Channel, and will rebroadcast on Tuesday, May 26 on Discovery.

[05/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
"Tuca & Bertie" Fly Again at Adult Swim - #1 Network with Young Adults Greenlights Second Season
"I've been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I'm thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation," said creator Lisa Hanawalt.

[05/22/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Holey Moley," "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Selling Sunset" Season 2 Is Now on Netflix and - Surprise - A Third Season Premieres on August 7
In the series, the elite agents at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA.

[05/22/20 - 07:55 AM]
"Elite" Season 4 Is Coming to Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[05/22/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Max Celebrates May 27th Platform Launch with a "Week of So Much More"
To celebrate the nationwide launch of HBO Max on May 27th, the streamer has teamed up with a collection of fan-favorite brands to offer so much more to households, every day, for an entire week.

[05/22/20 - 06:49 AM]
Animal Planet's One-of-a-Kind Series "The Zoo" Moves to 8PM ET/PT on Saturdays
The series documents an unscripted look at the knowledge and diverse skills needed to operate a zoo.

[05/22/20 - 06:13 AM]
"Zenimation" Premieres on Disney+
Unplug, relax, and refresh your senses for a moment of mindfulness with Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zenimation" - an animated soundscape experience.