or


    [tuesday, september 05, 2017]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[09/05/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 5
Updates include: TNT pulls the plug on newcomer "Will"; Chris Pine to play RFK for Hulu; and Charlie Day, Paul Fruchbom team for "Cook Kids" at FOX.

[09/05/17 - 02:45 PM]
New Showtime(R) Documentary Series "Active Shooter: America Under Fire" to Premiere on September 29 at 9 PM ET/PT
Each of the eight episodes focuses on one of the numerous active shooter incidents that have occurred in the United States, to provide a thoughtful and comprehensive examination of one of the most important issues of our time.

[09/05/17 - 10:21 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Returns to New York Comic Con on Sunday, October 8
"Deception," "Castle Rock," "Gotham" and "Blindspot" will be the spotlighted series.

[09/05/17 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Ready, Set, Go - Check Out The Brand New Teaser for "Wheelman"
The Frank Grillo-led film will be released on Netflix on October 20.

[09/05/17 - 09:40 AM]
HGTV Orders 96 New Episodes of Beach Lifestyle Series
"Mexico Life," "Caribbean Life," "Beach Hunters" and "Beachfront Bargain Hunt" are among the renewed series.

[09/05/17 - 09:31 AM]
Ovation Launches Ovation Now on Roku Devices
The new app is available to Ovation subscribers via the Roku platform and features the live linear feed, as well as a full video-on-demand experience.

[09/05/17 - 09:27 AM]
All-New Season of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Premieres Monday, September 11
Hosted by Chris Harrison, "Millionaire" features contestants from all over the country and from all walks of life.

[09/05/17 - 09:07 AM]
ID Has Best August Ever; Wraps Month Ranked #1 for Both P25-54 and W25-54 Year-to-Date
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/05/17 - 09:00 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Names Comedian Dulce Sloan Their Newest Correspondent on Comedy Central's Late-Night Franchise
She is set to make her first appearance on the show this week with an in-studio desk piece.

[09/05/17 - 08:41 AM]
"The Trixie & Katya Show" and "Most Expensivest" Premieres Move from 11/1 to 11/15
Both series are being pushed back by two weeks from their previously announced dates.

[09/05/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Labor Day Holiday
The Peacock inches out ABC among adults 18-49 last night.

[09/05/17 - 08:05 AM]
Oxygen Media Goes Beyond the Music in "Snapped Notorious: Tupac Shakur," Two-Hour Special Premiering Sunday, September 10th at 6PM ET/PT
The special will focus on the pivotal six day period leading up to the death of one of hip-hop's greatest rappers, and will retrace his final steps in Las Vegas before he was viciously gunned down.

[09/05/17 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Beep Beep! "The Magic School Bus Rides Again" in All-New Trailer for the Netflix Series
The series features a reimagining of its classic theme song sung by none other than Lin-Manuel Miranda.

[09/05/17 - 05:35 AM]
Entertainment Community Comes Together to Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey with "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief" Telethon, Airing Tuesday, September 12
"Hand in Hand" will air live on ABC, CBS, CMT, FOX and NBC.

[09/04/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges Competition with College Football Special
The Alphabet once again leads the night in demos, while CBS is the most-watched network.

[09/03/17 - 02:27 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet cruises to victory in all categories.

[09/03/17 - 01:08 PM]
Florida State vs. Alabama: Monster 7.3 Overnight, ABC/ESPN Best Kickoff Weekend Overnight on Record
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 2.

[09/02/17 - 10:00 AM]
The Fourth and Final Season of "Star Wars Rebels" Premieres Monday, October 16, on Disney XD
In this final season, the Ghost crew joins the growing Rebel Alliance, struggling to unite against the Galactic Empire.

[09/02/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Total Viewers
A repeat of "Dateline NBC" is the adults 18-49 champ last night.

[09/01/17 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 1
Updates include: Syfy cancels "Dark Matter" after three seasons; Michael Cerveris cast in FOX's "Gotham"; and HBO passes on drama pilot "Mogadishu, Minnesota."

[09/01/17 - 04:15 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Inside Look at Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," Premiering Sunday, Sept. 10 on FOX!
The newcomer kicks off following FOX's NFL coverage next Sunday.

[09/01/17 - 02:31 PM]
Syfy and Space Renew "Killjoys" for Two Final Seasons
The two-season, 20-episode pickup will act as the final chapters for the fan-favorite space drama.

[09/01/17 - 09:38 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Main Trailer for "Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father"
Based on the comedic viewpoints of Jack Whitehall, "Travels with My Father" follows Jack, a 28-year-old comedian, embarking on the trip of a lifetime with his father, Michael.

[09/01/17 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Demo Crown
Local NFL preseason coverage once again gives a boost to the broadcast networks.

[09/01/17 - 07:21 AM]
Video: "The Mindy Project" Sixth and Final Season Trailer
New episodes will stream weekly on Tuesdays beginning Tuesday, September 12 on Hulu.

[09/01/17 - 06:03 AM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Director Damien Chazelle Comes to Netflix with New Series "The Eddy"
"The Eddy" is a musical drama set in contemporary multi-cultural Paris revolving around a club, its owner, the house band, and the chaotic city that surrounds them.

[08/31/17 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 31
Updates include: CBS Television Studios confirms initial episode orders; HBO formally renews "True Detective"; and Jill Blotevogel brings "Black Rose Anthology" to The CW.

[08/31/17 - 04:05 PM]
Amazon to Develop Original One-Hour Series "Starsky & Hutch" from James Gunn
"Chekhov said if you have a gun in the room, it's going to go off. We can't wait to see what three Gunns do with Starsky & Hutch," said Joe Lewis.

[08/31/17 - 03:34 PM]
"The 2017 NBC Primetime Preview" Highlights Network's New Fall Offerings
The special will be hosted by the cast of "Great News" and includes a special appearance by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey.

[08/31/17 - 02:21 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Records Its Most-Watched Month Ever in August and Overtakes "The Tonight Show" as #1 Daily, Late-Night Talk Show for Millennials
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the month to date.

[08/31/17 - 12:19 PM]
Meet TV's New Dick Grayson!
Brenton Thwaites (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) has been cast in the much anticipated role of Dick Grayson in the upcoming "Titans" series.

[08/31/17 - 12:05 PM]
OWN Docu-Series "Black Love" Debuts to Record Ratings
The network commissions additional episodes featuring Sterling K. Brown, Tina Knowles-Lawson, D.L. Hughley, Rev Run and more.

[08/31/17 - 11:29 AM]
Amazon's Fall 2017 Kids Live-Action Pilot Season Premieres this Friday, Exclusively on Prime Video
"A Kid Called Mayonnaise," "Skyward" and "Will vs. The Future" are all on tap.

[08/31/17 - 11:07 AM]
Smithsonian Earth Explores the Hidden Ecosystems of Abandoned Castles in "Wild Castles"
New episodes will premiere on Smithsonian Earth each Friday, starting tomorrow, September 1.

[08/31/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Mission Force One," a New Chapter of Disney Junior's Intergalactic Series "Miles from Tomorrowland," Blasts Off on Monday, October 16
The series, created and executive-produced by Sascha Paladino, will premiere its third season with the new title "Mission Force One."

[08/31/17 - 10:09 AM]
Cara Delevingne Slated to Star in Amazon Original Series "Carnival Row," Produced by Legendary Television
Delevingne will play Vignette Stonemoss, a faerish refugee who flees her war-torn homeland to come to the Burgue.

[08/31/17 - 10:01 AM]
Season Three Pickups Ordered for Three Popular Shows: Disney Channel's "Stuck in the Middle" and "BUNK'D," and Disney XD's "Walk the Prank"
Production on each will resume in the fall.

[08/31/17 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown
The former's "MasterChef" grows week-to-week to share the top spot.

[08/30/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 30
Updates include: Susan Park joins TNT's "Snowpiercer"; A.J. Michalka out as regular on ABC's "The Goldbergs"; and Josh Berman brings "Closure" to NBC.

[08/30/17 - 02:57 PM]
TV One's "When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story" Ranks as Network's #1 Original Premiere of All Time Among All Demos
TV One spins the numbers for Monday, August 28.

[08/30/17 - 01:36 PM]
TLC Greenlights Season 2 of "Nate & Jeremiah by Design" Featuring Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent
In each one-hour episode, Nate and Jeremiah use their talent and design know-how to transform lives through design, helping homeowners who are novices in the midst of DIY disasters or inescapable renovation wrecks.

[08/30/17 - 01:02 PM]
Animated Series "Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus" Debuts Sept. 22 on Cinemax
The series kicks off with an episode devoted to Johnny Paycheck, followed by episodes about Jerry Lee Lewis, George Jones and Tammy Wynette (two parts), Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon Jennings (two parts) and Blaze Foley.

[08/30/17 - 12:05 PM]
Amazon Original Series "Goliath" Casts Mark Duplass for Season Two
Duplass will play Tom Wyatt, a successful Los Angeles developer who wants to give the city a distinct skyline.

[08/30/17 - 12:02 PM]
Video: USA Network's "Mr. Robot" Reveals New Season 3 Trailer and Official Key Art
The series returns on Wednesday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/30/17 - 11:54 AM]
Catch Up on Season One of truTV's New Hit Series "I'm Sorry" Ahead of the Season Finale Airing Wednesday, September 6 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Viewers can also catch-up prior to the finale with a series marathon featuring bonus content on Monday, September 4.

[08/30/17 - 11:44 AM]
Sundance Now Announces New Premiere Dates for "Rillington Place" and "Back"
They're on tap for Thursday, October 5 and Thursday, November 2, respectively.

[08/30/17 - 11:29 AM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for "Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster," Launching Globally on Netflix Sept. 12
In the hour-long special, ventriloquist and global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham brings his rude and slightly demented posse of dummies to Ireland for a gleeful skewering of family and politics.

[08/30/17 - 11:15 AM]
Michael Thorn Named President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company
David Madden, FOX's current President of Entertainment, will step down from his current role at the end of the month to pursue other opportunities.

[08/30/17 - 10:45 AM]
Alton Brown Takes Over the Chopped Kitchen in "Chopped: Alton's Challenge"
Over the course of the tournament the chefs are put to the test with challenges that tap into the science of cooking and the physics of food, with each winner from the four preliminary heats competing in the finale airing Tuesday, November 7.

[08/30/17 - 10:02 AM]
OWN's Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Ava DuVernay Returns with Two-Night Midseason Premiere October 3 & 4
"Queen Sugar" chronicles the lives and loves of the Bordelon siblings in Louisiana, starring Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Kofi Siriboe.







  [september 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


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





[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Sketch Comedy Series "Tracey Ullman's Show" Returns for Second Season Oct. 20 on HBO
Over the course of the new season, Ullman uses her signature brand of sharp satire to shape-shift into a range of public figures and offbeat original characters.

[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
Freeform Orders a Pilot Spinoff "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," From Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
History(R)'s New Scripted Drama Series "Knightfall" Delving Into the Mysterious World of the Knights Templar Premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
FX+, a new commercial-free service featuring all seasons of almost every current and library title of FX original series, has added all seasons of 15 additional FX original series.

[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.