or


    [tuesday, may 02, 2017]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[05/02/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 2
Updates include: Keith Eisner set as new showrunner of ABC's "Designated Survivor"; Emily C. Chang to recur on Freeform's "The Bold Type"; and Izzie Steele lands role on BBC America's "Dirk Gently."

[05/02/17 - 01:01 PM]
TBS to Celebrate Star Wars Day with All-Day "May the Fourth" Marathon
TBS will present the original classics in order, rolling out the entire saga chronologically over 16+ hours.

[05/02/17 - 11:20 AM]
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Averaging 829,000 Viewers, Best in Three Years & Up 3% vs. 2016
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL postseason coverage to date.

[05/02/17 - 10:58 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins April with Year-Over-Year Growth in Key Kids' Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/02/17 - 10:29 AM]
Nickelodeon Launches Brand-New Entertainment Lab, Designed to Identify and Experiment with New and Emerging Technologies
Some of the areas Nickelodeon is currently working on include real-time rendering, virtual cinema, virtual reality, augmented and mixed reality and artificial intelligence.

[05/02/17 - 09:30 AM]
America's Most Beloved Game Show Hosts Pat Sajak, Vanna White, and Alex Trebek Renew Contracts Through 2019/20 Season
"Wheel of Fortune," along with Sajak and White, are currently celebrating their 34th season in syndication.

[05/02/17 - 09:02 AM]
CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide" Returns for Season Three on Wednesday, May 10th at 10PM ET
The series returns with 10 all-new episodes, providing a billionaire's blueprint to understanding the mega-wealthy and the spectacular ways they spend their time and money.

[05/02/17 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Adults 18-49
The Peacock edges ABC in demos while the Alphabet leads the night in total viewers.

[05/02/17 - 08:03 AM]
Beyond Humanity - First Teaser Art for "Marvel's Inhumans"
The company's latest TV entry premieres this fall on ABC.

[05/02/17 - 07:36 AM]
Golf Channel Greenlights Season Two of "Driver vs. Driver" Presented by Wilson, Premiering Fall 2018
The winning individual or team will receive a cash grand prize and serve as a Wilson Staff brand ambassador.

[05/02/17 - 06:02 AM]
HBO Announces Landmark Documentary on Princess Diana
The unprecedented documentary will be built around interviews with The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, both of whom talk openly and in depth about their mother and how her influence has shaped their lives.

[05/02/17 - 06:01 AM]
Amazon Studios Secures Producing Deals with Bona Fide Productions, Killer Films and Le Grisbi Productions
"Bona Fide Productions, Killer Films and Le Grisbi Productions each have a long history of making critically acclaimed and award-winning films with accomplished filmmakers," said Roy Price.

[05/02/17 - 05:59 AM]
Amazon Original Kids Series "Dino Dana" Premieres May 26 on Prime Video in the US and UK
Combining live-action with CGI animation, the series features 11 new prehistoric creatures and, for the first time, two sisters.

[05/02/17 - 02:01 AM]
WGA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AMPTP
The union confirms said development following the MBA's expiration at midnight.

[05/01/17 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 1
Updates include: TNT shuts down production on "The Last Ship"; Efrat Dor boards FX's "Mayans MC"; and Sheryl Lee Ralph, Carly Jibson bound for Amazon's "One Mississippi."

[05/01/17 - 05:43 PM]
FOX Cancels "Pitch" After One Season
Executive producers Kevin Falls and Dan Fogelman both confirmed the news this afternoon via social media.

[05/01/17 - 01:07 PM]
Sprout to Become Universal Kids in September 2017, Expanding Its Programming to Include Kids 6-11
The Universal Kids lineup will be anchored by the debut of "Top Chef Junior," produced by Magical Elves, the Emmy Award-winning team behind Bravo's "Top Chef."

[05/01/17 - 12:19 PM]
Sundance TV Renews Original Scripted Series "Hap and Leonard" for Third Season
"Hap and Leonard," SundanceTV's highest-rated original series, will return for six episodes in 2018.

[05/01/17 - 11:28 AM]
Join Comedian Jeff Dunham and His Wife Audrey for an Extraordinary Culinary Adventure on "Incredible Edible America with the Dunhams"
The husband and wife duo have decided to take advantage of Jeff's touring schedule, and when the comic is not on stage, will be turning their time on the road into an unforgettable food adventure.

[05/01/17 - 11:04 AM]
Raw Real-Life Moments Resonate with Viewers in TLC's "This Is Life Live"
TLC further spins the numbers for April 23-26.

[05/01/17 - 11:00 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Mother's Day by Highlighting the Amazing Moms of the Animal Kingdom
Tune in Sunday, May 14, to discover the heartwarming stories of how our planet's wild animals raise their young with a lineup of adorable programming suitable for the entire family.

[05/01/17 - 10:40 AM]
Courtney A. Kemp, Creator, Showrunner and Executive Producer of the Hit Drama Series "Power," Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Deal with Starz and Lionsgate
"Courtney A. Kemp is the complete showrunner package, and we're thrilled to continue collaborating with such a creative talent and outstanding producer," said Chris Albrecht.

[05/01/17 - 10:40 AM]
Hulu and NBCUniversal Set New Expansive Agreement to Bring Top Channels to Hulu's Upcoming Live TV Streaming Service
The deal will provide live and on-demand streaming access to networks including NBC, Telemundo, USA, Syfy, Bravo, E!, MSNBC, CNBC, NBCSN and more, bringing the total number of channels in Hulu's live TV service to more than 50.

[05/01/17 - 10:36 AM]
"Decker: Unsealed" Premieres June 4th on Adult Swim
Guest stars this season include Joey Travolta, Alfonso Freeman, Jimmy McNichol, Kellee Maize, Steve Railsback and Denny Laine.

[05/01/17 - 10:23 AM]
Thrilling Water-Themed Adventures Drive Travel Channel's "Dive In" Summer Lineup
Highlights include new episodes of "Xtreme Waterparks" and "Top Secret Swimming Holes."

[05/01/17 - 10:13 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Unveils the Men and Women Who Took America to the Moon and Beyond in "America's Secret Space Heroes"
This brand new six-part series explores some of the world's greatest space endeavors through the firsthand accounts of NASA's engineering geniuses.

[05/01/17 - 10:03 AM]
The Hottest Dance Show on TV Tours America this Summer, in "Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Hot Summer Nights"
This year's tour travels to 43 cities this summer, kicking off on June 16 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and running through August 13.

[05/01/17 - 10:02 AM]
Fan-Favorite Rachel Lindsay Begins her Search for Prince Charming on ABC's "The Bachelorette," Premiering its 13th Season, Monday, May 22
Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Ellen DeGeneres, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Russell Dickerson will all drop by the new season.

[05/01/17 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Films' "The Wizard of Lies," Starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer in the Story of the Bernie Madoff Scandal, Debuts May 20
Alessandro Nivola, Nathan Darrow, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe and Hank Azaria also star in the film.

[05/01/17 - 10:01 AM]
The Kids of ABC's Comedies Are All Grown Up and Graduating on Episodes Airing Throughout May
"Fresh Off the Boat," "The Middle," "The Goldbergs" and "Modern Family" will all feature graduation storylines.

[05/01/17 - 09:43 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer of Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower
When the Chinese Communist Party alters its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong - handed back to the Chinese government from British rule in 1997 - teenager Joshua Wong decides to fight for his homeland.

[05/01/17 - 09:40 AM]
Exclusive Sneak Peek of "Wonder Woman" to Air During "Gotham" Tonight @ 8/7c on FOX!
Ben McKenzie makes his directorial debut in the all-new "Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions" episode airing Monday, May 1.

[05/01/17 - 09:32 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films to Premiere "The Putin Interviews" - A Four-Hour Television Event Featuring Conversations Between Vladimir Putin and Oliver Stone
The project will have its world television premiere on Showtime over four consecutive nights starting on Monday, June 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/01/17 - 09:14 AM]
Hulu Announces Season Two of "Freakish" from AwesomenessTV
In season two, the Kent High School students are still trapped inside by the deadly explosion and will find their relationships tested when a new group of survivors arrives.

[05/01/17 - 09:08 AM]
Big Sean and Noah Cyrus Set to Perform at 2017 "Mtv Movie & TV Awards" Live from Los Angeles
Joining Big Sean and Cyrus as performers will be the recently announced J Balvin and Pitbull.

[05/01/17 - 09:00 AM]
FMNA & Debmar-Mercury Team with Judge Judy on Summer Test of "iWitness"
Hosted by comedian John Henson, the syndicated series is set to launch July 10 on select FOX O&Os in top markets, including New York.

[05/01/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Little Big Shots" Top Modest Demo Race
The Peacock wins among adults 18-49 with an average 1.0 rating for the night.

[05/01/17 - 07:47 AM]
IFC Acquires Critically-Acclaimed "Baroness von Sketch Show"
IFC will air 13 episodes of seasons one and two of the half-hour comedy series beginning in late summer.

[05/01/17 - 07:33 AM]
Video: One Nation, Underwood - Netflix's "House of Cards" Season 5 Trailer Now Available
The series will launch its fifth season globally on Netflix, Tuesday, May 30.

[05/01/17 - 07:19 AM]
Katie Lee Embarks on a Gourmet Getaway Full of Sun, Sand and Surf on a Fresh Season of "Beach Bites with Katie Lee"
On her travels, Katie gets a first-hand look at how the local chefs prepare the finest fare that the shores have to offer.

[05/01/17 - 07:01 AM]
TBS Sets June 20 for Season Premiere of Hit Survival Comedy "Wrecked"
The second season premieres Tuesday, June 20, with back-to-back episodes starting at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/01/17 - 06:56 AM]
"Nashville" Star Charles Esten to Host "2017 CMT Music Awards"
The news comes on the heels of the beloved music drama, which recently shattered ratings and viewership for CMT, returning with new episodes on Thursday, June 1 and a new season slated to premiere early next year.

[05/01/17 - 06:34 AM]
Amazon Gives Prime to Every Household in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts As Academy Award Winning Film Comes to Prime Video
Amazon's Academy Award winning film, Manchester by the Sea, arrives on Prime for members to stream on Friday, May 5.

[05/01/17 - 06:10 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Debuts Today, as Ryan Seacrest Joins Kelly Ripa as "Live's" New Permanent Co-Host
Beginning with today's inaugural broadcast, Seacrest joins Daytime Emmy Award-winner Ripa as co-host and a fellow executive producer on daytime's longest-running, No. 1 entertainment talk show.

[05/01/17 - 04:04 AM]
ION Television Signs Deal With Entertainment One for All-New Original Series "The Detail"
Shenae Grimes-Beech stars as street-smart Detective Jacqueline "Jack" Cooper, with keen investigative skills, but a messy personal life.

[04/30/17 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock's primetime coverage of Pittsburgh at Washington wins the night among adults 18-49.

[04/29/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
The Eye's "Hawaii Five-0" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[04/28/17 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 28
Updates include: MTV cancels "Sweet/Vicious"; Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch close new deal for "The Big Bang Theory"; and "Roseanne" eyed for an eight-episode limited series revival.

[04/28/17 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Watch a Behind-the-Scenes First Look at FOX's New Dating Show, "Love Connection," Hosted by Andy Cohen
The unscripted series will now premiere at 9:00/8:00c on Thursday, May 25 following "Beat Shazam."

[04/28/17 - 12:39 PM]
"The President Show" Inaugural Episode Draws Huge Crowd Topping Trump's Actual Inauguration
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Thursday, April 27.







  [may 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[02/21/20 - 04:01 PM]
ABC to Feature a Night of Viewer-Favorite Episodes with a "Modern Marathon," Wednesday, March 11
Said stunt comes as the series approaches its final episode on Wednesday, April 8.

[02/21/20 - 03:30 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the 2020 Presidential Election, "Super Tuesday: Your Voice Your Vote 2020," on Super Tuesday, March 3
ABC News Live will provide streaming coverage beginning with "ABC News Live Prime" at 7:00 p.m. EST with anchor Linsey Davis.

[02/21/20 - 03:05 PM]
NBC Brings to Life the Funniest and Most Unbelievable Stories You've Never Heard with "True Story," Starring Ed Helms and Randall Park
The six-episode hybrid alternative-scripted series sees everyday Americans sit down with Helms and Park to share their most extraordinary and unbelievably true stories for the first time.

[02/21/20 - 02:40 PM]
AMC Casts Annie Murphy as the Lead in the New Original Genre-Busting Series "Kevin Can F*** Himself" (wt)
Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera comedy, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines and takes the lead in her own life.

[02/21/20 - 02:01 PM]
The "Friends" Cast Set to Reunite for Exclusive HBO Max Special
The unscripted cast reunion special, along with all 236 episodes of the Emmy(R)-winning series, will be available to subscribers at the launch of HBO Max.

[02/21/20 - 01:06 PM]
Netflix Announces New Series "The Chair" Starring and Executive Produced by Golden Globe Winner Sandra Oh and Co-Starring Emmy Award Winner Jay Duplass
The half-hour dramedy centers around the Chair of an English department at a major university.

[02/21/20 - 12:09 PM]
HBO Films' "Bad Education," Starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney Debuts April 25, Exclusively on HBO
Inspired by true events, the film follows Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation's top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values.

[02/21/20 - 12:01 PM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Series Premiere Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV on Sunday, Feb. 16
HGTV further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 16.

[02/21/20 - 10:02 AM]
"The Bachelor"'s Chris Harrison to Serve as Host of "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" with ESPN's Sage Steele to Co-Host
"Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour televised event on Wednesday, March 4 on ABC.

[02/21/20 - 09:54 AM]
Quibi Greenlights Stop-Motion Animation Series "Micro Mayhem" from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and eOne
Inspired by the original viral short created by Towner and John Harvatine IV, the cars set the stage with an immense amount of attitude and personality in this dialogue-free grindhouse action series.

[02/21/20 - 09:32 AM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Shark Tank: Greatest of All Time" Airs Wednesday, Feb. 26
The one-hour special from ABC News reports on the most successful products, unforgettable pitches and clever entrepreneurs to appear over the years.

[02/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
The Risks Associated with Vaping Among Youth Are Presented in a Storyline of the Hit Series "Raven's Home," Premiering Sunday, March 1, on Disney Channel
In the episode "What About Your Friends," Booker's new friends pressure him to try vaping, but he turns them down and warns them about the dangers.

[02/21/20 - 09:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS remains the most-watched network overall.

[02/21/20 - 09:27 AM]
"Yellowstone" Co-Creator Taylor Sheridan Signs Overall Production and Development Deal with ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Brands
Sheridan's deal covers multiple projects across Chris McCarthy's portfolio, including projects for the newly created Entertainment & Youth Studios.

[02/21/20 - 07:59 AM]
Kevin Reilly Realigns Content Acquisitions Team Under Michael Quigley
"Michael and his team have the breadth and depth of experience required in today's competitive marketplace to both land defining content and rewrite our rules for how content will move through all exhibition windows going forward," said Reilly.