or


    [monday, april 10, 2017]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/10/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 10
Updates include: Asia Kate Dillon set as regular on Showtime's "Billions"; Mike Flanagan brings "The Haunting of Hill House" to Netflix; and Jeff Melvoin to step down as showrunner of ABC's "Designated Survivor."

[04/10/17 - 03:08 PM]
2017 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
ESPN's preseason kicks off Thursday, August 17, when Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville Jaguars - led by head coach Doug Marrone, in his first full season in Jacksonville - host Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at EverBank Field.

[04/10/17 - 02:06 PM]
NFL Releases 2017 Preseason Schedule
The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 26.

[04/10/17 - 01:03 PM]
ABC Studios International to Produce Drama Series "Harrow"
"Harrow" is the story of Dr. Daniel Harrow, who is no ordinary forensic pathologist. Brilliant. Unorthodox. And a murderer?

[04/10/17 - 12:38 PM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with "Deadline: Crime" Host Tamron Hall for Explosive New Special "Sexual Assault in College: Tamron Hall Investigates"
Premiering Sunday, April 30 at 8:00/7:00c, the one-hour special follows Hall as she sits down with two sexual assault survivors from the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland.

[04/10/17 - 12:22 PM]
Life Is Butt a Dream on Centric's Newest Docu-Series "We Are the Joneses" Premiering Saturday, April 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The Joneses are an affluent African-American family, who run a multimillion-dollar cosmetic surgery practice, Lexington Plastic Surgeons, with thriving offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Miami.

[04/10/17 - 12:14 PM]
HBO Documentary Films' "Warning: This Drug May Kill You," Putting a Human Face on the U.S. Opioid Addiction Epidemic, Debuts May 1, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells devastating personal stories of families who have lost a loved one to an opioid overdose, all of them the result of addictions that started with doctors' prescriptions of dangerous painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet.

[04/10/17 - 12:12 PM]
CMT Renews "Nashville"
In addition, the network revealed a midseason premiere date of Thursday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/10/17 - 11:46 AM]
HGTV Series "Flip or Flop Vegas" Premieres with Winning Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, April 6.

[04/10/17 - 10:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Gives Big Boost to CBS
The Eye easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/10/17 - 10:31 AM]
Stand-Up Special "T.J. Miller: Meticulously Ridiculous" to Debut June 17
The stand-up special taped at the Paramount Theater in Denver on his "The Meticulously Ridiculous Tour" and features the "Silicon Valley" star in his first HBO special.

[04/10/17 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Trailer for Jill Soloway's New Series "I Love Dick" Now Available
Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn star in the series, due Friday, May 12 on Amazon.

[04/10/17 - 09:05 AM]
Living Life in the Fast Lane, "Return to Amish" Is Back with More of Life's Biggest Trials
Six new two-hour episodes will dive into the heavy choices and struggles the ex-Amish must overcome to survive in the new world they entered into several years ago.

[04/10/17 - 09:01 AM]
At&T Audience Network Set to Premiere Exclusive Documentary "American Standoff"
"American Standoff" follows the story of the Hammonds, an Oregon ranching family; their 20-year fight with government agencies led to their controversial trial and conviction on an anti-terrorism charge.

[04/10/17 - 08:31 AM]
Bravo Media Swaps City Living for Life on the Farm When "Vanderpump Rules Jax & Brittany Take Kentucky" Premieres This Summer
Set to premiere this summer, the half-hour series follows bad-boy bartender Jax Taylor and his southern belle girlfriend Brittany Cartwright as they head on vacation, leaving the comfortable confines of Los Angeles to visit her family on their Kentucky farm.

[04/10/17 - 08:05 AM]
19-Year-Old Cosmetics Mogul and Social Media Powerhouse Kylie Jenner Set to Star and Executive Produce New E! Docuseries "Life of Kylie"
The show will follow Jenner as she navigates her unique life as an entrepreneur, fashion designer, author, television star, style icon and CEO/Founder of Kylie Cosmetics.

[04/10/17 - 07:30 AM]
Video: Survive. Together... "Sense8" Season 2 Trailer Is Now Available!
The second season of "Sense8" launches globally on Netflix on Friday, May 5.

[04/10/17 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Angie Tribeca Freezes Herself in a Block of Ice for a Special Announcement about Season 3 of TBS's "Angie Tribeca"
Today at 1 p.m. ET, Tribeca will finally be thawed out, hopefully alive, during a 30-minute (or more) Facebook Live event, facebook.com/TribecaTBS after which she will make her shocking revelation.

[04/10/17 - 06:01 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Amy Sherman-Palladino's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" for Two Seasons, Exclusively for Prime Video
The project is Amazon Studios' first multi-season greenlight of a new series in its history.

[04/09/17 - 07:01 PM]
Showtime and NEON to Premiere Oscar Winner Laura Poitras' Risk
Filmed over six years including through the 2016 presidential election and up to the present moment, Risk takes viewers closer than they have ever been before to Julian Assange and those who surround him.

[04/09/17 - 08:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos on Low Key Night
"SNL Vintage" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[04/09/17 - 08:35 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night, Up 10% vs. Last Year's April Average
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 8.

[04/08/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Holds Off Competition in Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program.

[04/07/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 7
Updates include: TNT passes on "Monsters of God" pilot; Karin Gist set as new showrunner of FOX's "Star"; and Rizwan Manji to recur on USA's "Mr. Robot."

[04/07/17 - 02:58 PM]
"The Walking Dead" Ends Season Seven as the #1 Show for Record Fifth Consecutive Year
AMC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/07/17 - 02:30 PM]
Netflix Orders New Comedy, "Alexa & Katie," to Series
Lead characters are played by Paris Berelc, who stars as Alexa, and newcomer Isabel May, who plays Katie.

[04/07/17 - 12:39 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "I'm Dying Up Here"
The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene.

[04/07/17 - 12:07 PM]
Spike TV, Comedy Central and TV Land to Celebrate the Life of Don Rickles with a Re-Broadcast of "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles" on Sunday, April 9
The special - which includes stand-up performances; short films; pre-taped tributes and personal stories as told by Rickles' closest friends, co-stars and comedians he has influenced -was taped in May 2014.

[04/07/17 - 11:31 AM]
Apolo Ohno, Kelvin Washington, MJ Acosta and Nick Swisher Set as Announcers for Second Season of NBC's "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge"
Decorated U.S. Winter Olympian Apolo Ohno and ESPN and radio personality Kelvin Washington will deliver the play by play action to audiences as the teams race through the demanding course.

[04/07/17 - 11:17 AM]
"Titanic's Fatal Fire" - Premiering Saturday April 15th at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
The film features photographs from the private collection of the Titanic's Chief Electrical Engineer, John Kempster, that had been stashed away in an attic for over 100 years.

[04/07/17 - 11:05 AM]
A+E Studios Announces Exclusive Overall Deal with "UnREAL" Co-Creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro
Under the pact, Shapiro will continue her duties as writer and executive producer on "UnREAL" while also working closely with the A+E Studios team to develop, create and produce new original programming for the A+E portfolio of networks.

[04/07/17 - 10:04 AM]
Ricky Martin Cast as Antonio D'Amico, Gianni Versace's Longtime Partner, in "Versace: American Crime Story"
Production of "Versace: American Crime Story" is scheduled to begin later this month and air in 2018.

[04/07/17 - 10:02 AM]
CBS Renews "Criminal Minds" for the 2017-2018 Season
The news marks the network's 19th returning series picked up for the 2017-2018 season.

[04/07/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Unveils Spring/Summer Schedule
Highlights include the launch of new drama "Blood Drive" on Wednesday, June 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/07/17 - 09:19 AM]
Video: New HBO "It's What Connects Us" Videos Debut Today
In the series of videos, characters join forces to show how their many distinct and diverse voices collectively help create the fun, exciting and unexpected experience viewers anticipate when they turn to HBO.

[04/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: TBS to Premiere "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Special "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" on April 29 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Samantha Bee, who has been hailed by The New Yorker as "America's new Comedian-in-Chief," will host the evening's festivities from D.C.'s largest concert hall, DAR Constitution Hall.

[04/07/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Back in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Eye also wins the evening with total viewers.

[04/07/17 - 08:12 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Recounts the Devasting Days Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake in "Nightmare on Everest"
The special shares the exclusive stories of climbers on Mount Everest and hikers in Langtang National Park who survived, recounting their experience with never-before-broadcast footage and interviews.

[04/07/17 - 08:08 AM]
WGN America Posts Best Primetime Month in Network's History
WGN America further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2017.

[04/07/17 - 01:10 AM]
Carey Mulligan to Star in Major New David Hare Thriller "Collateral" for BBC Two
The four-episode series will premiere on BBC Two and is co-produced by The Forge and Netflix.

[04/06/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 6
Updates include: Brendan Fraser to star in Audience Network's "Condor"; Billie Lourd bound for FX's "American Horror Story"; and Chris Parnell cast in ABC's "Black-ish" spin-off.

[04/06/17 - 01:19 PM]
NBC Adds Original Episode of "Trial & Error" to Thursday, April 13
The extra installment - which replaces "Superstore" at 8:00/7:00c on said night - will pad out its 13-episode run, which concludes the following Tuesday, April 18.

[04/06/17 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Announces 2017 Fan Convention IDCON on May 20 in NYC
All proceeds for IDCON will be donated to New York's Silver Shield Foundation, an organization which provides educational support to families of firefighters and police officers killed in the line of duty.

[04/06/17 - 12:26 PM]
A First in Housewives History - Bravo Media Presents a Four Part "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Reunion on April 16 at 8PM ET/PT
Following the four-part reunion, the network will air a "Secrets Revealed" special on Sunday, May 14.

[04/06/17 - 12:00 PM]
"Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country" to Premiere Sophomore Season on USA Network
The show's second season was originally produced for sibling Esquire Network.

[04/06/17 - 11:40 AM]
E! Announces "People's Choice Awards" Acquisition, Including Popular Long-Running Award Show Celebrating the Best in Pop Culture
E! will air the "People's Choice Awards" starting in 2018 with its 44th annual installment to be produced by Wilshire Studios, the team behind E!'s signature "Live from The Red Carpet."

[04/06/17 - 10:59 AM]
"If You're Not In the Obit, Eat Breakfast," A Celebration of Vitality After Age 90 Hosted by Carl Reiner, Debuts June 5, Exclusively on HBO
Tony Bennett, Mel Brooks, Kirk Douglas, Norman Lear, Stan Lee, Jerry Seinfeld, Dick Van Dyke and Betty White are among those featured.

[04/06/17 - 10:30 AM]
Paramount Network Teams Up with Shawn Carter and The Weinstein Company - "Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story"
This is the second partnership between Shawn Carter, The Weinstein Company and Paramount Network/Spike TV and The Cinemart as they teamed up for the critically-acclaimed and influential series, "TIME: The Kalief Browder Story," that concluded last night.

[04/06/17 - 10:14 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" to Hold Open Casting Call at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday, April 29
The "Shark Tank" open casting call will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to complete a one-minute pitch of their idea, product or business to a member of the show's official casting team.

[04/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns for Its Ten-Episode Fourth Season April 23 on HBO, Exclusively on HBO
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe(R)-nominated series takes a comic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.







  [april 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[12/17/17 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Top Demos; CBS Leads Viewers
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" and "UFC on FOX" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/16/17 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off Competition
The Eye edges NBC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/15/17 - 12:44 PM]
Final Season of Netflix Original Series "Love" to Premiere March 9, 2018
"I am really excited about the third season of 'Love.' I think it is our sweetest, funniest season and ends our story in a beautiful way," said series co-creator and executive producer Judd Apatow.

[12/15/17 - 12:21 PM]
TLC's Beloved Series "Say Yes to the Dress" Returns for Its Sixteenth Season, Airing on Saturday Nights Beginning January 6 at 8/7c!
The Saturday night celebration will culminate in a new, two-hour special event featuring TLC's "Four Weddings," airing at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/15/17 - 12:18 PM]
USA Locks February 27 10/9c Premiere Date for "Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G."
The anthology series chronicles the dual police investigations of Greg Kading (Josh Duhamel) and Russell Poole (Jimmi Simpson) into the controversial murders of Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and The Notorious B.I.G. (Wavyy Jonez).

[12/15/17 - 10:57 AM]
Performers and Co-Host Announced for "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square," Airing Sunday, Dec. 31 on FOX!
The celebration will air live from iconic Times Square in New York with an epic countdown to 2018, featuring views of the Times Square Ball as it drops to ring in the New Year.

[12/15/17 - 10:54 AM]
"Titans" Releases First Image of Hawk & Dove
The Hawk and Dove suits were designed by renowned costume designer Laura Jean Shannon.

[12/15/17 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases New Drama "The Chi" for Early Sampling
The pay channel is releasing the pilot today, ahead of its on-air debut Sunday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Sets "Once Upon a Time" Premiere Date Following Winter Break
Following tonight's fall finale, look for new episodes beginning Friday, March 2.

[12/15/17 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Thursday Night Football" Keep Demo Crown
The Peacock tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/15/17 - 07:12 AM]
Go Behind the Scenes of Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Entertainment on the Two-Hour Special "Apple Music's Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story," Thursday, December 28, on FOX
Originally released on iTunes earlier this year, the film explores the passion and personalities behind Bad Boy Entertainment.

[12/15/17 - 06:30 AM]
CBS Announces "Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy(R) Salute" Concert
The special will be broadcast later in 2018 on the CBS Television Network.

[12/15/17 - 05:36 AM]
"Roseanne" Returns to ABC with All-New Episodes in a Special Hour-Long Premiere, Tuesday, March 27
"Roseanne" will air in its regular time slot, 8:00-8:30 p.m., beginning Tuesday, April 3, followed by "The Middle," which will move to 8:30 p.m.

[12/14/17 - 01:11 PM]
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Announce "DC in D.C."
Events will take place Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, at the Newseum, and will culminate with the world premiere screening of the upcoming DC series "Black Lightning."

[12/14/17 - 12:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates the Pol-Idays with "The 12 Days of Dr. Pol" Marathon
The marathon continues through the new season, which premieres Saturday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c.