or


    [wednesday, february 07, 2018]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[02/07/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 7
Updates include: Hart Hanson, Bryan Fuller exit Apple's "Amazing Stories" revival; Kat Coiro, Phillip Noyce and Justin Lin to helm pilots; and Hilary Winston's "25" lands pilot order at CBS.

[02/07/18 - 01:03 PM]
Video: New Promo for VH1's "Teyana & Iman" - New Series Premieres on Monday, March 26 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The cable channel's latest original was previously slated to premiere on February 19.

[02/07/18 - 12:56 PM]
"Home Town" Continues to Deliver Strong Live Plus Same Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, February 5.

[02/07/18 - 12:00 PM]
Production Has Begun on the "Being Mary Jane" Two-Hour Series Finale Starring Gabrielle Union in Atlanta, GA
Morris Chestnut joins the all-star cast including Michael Ealy, Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Richard Brooks, BJ Britt, Raven Goodwin and Nicholas Gonzalez.

[02/07/18 - 11:47 AM]
Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" Posted Double-Digit Ratings Gains on Monday
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Monday, February 5.

[02/07/18 - 10:05 AM]
MTV Announces First Ever Global Premiere with "Jersey Shore Family Vacation"
The series will premiere day and date across Viacom's international network of MTV channels in nearly 180 countries on Thursday, April 5.

[02/07/18 - 09:00 AM]
50 Contestants Take on the Toughest Truck Obstacle Course Ever Built in History(R)'s New Nonfiction Competition Series "Truck Night in America" Premiering on Thursday, March 8 at 10PM ET/PT
With the assistance of four experts, owners will compete for the chance to drive the toughest, most arduous truck obstacle course ever built, and drive away with $10,000 prize.

[02/07/18 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Sparks Another NBC Demo Victory
The Peacock nearly doubles second place CBS among adults 18-49.

[02/07/18 - 08:17 AM]
Discovery Channel Greenlights Production on New Season of Epic Robot Fighting Series "BattleBots"
The series comes from Whalerock Industries, the company behind the revival on ABC.

[02/07/18 - 08:14 AM]
Bravo Media Launches Season Two of "Imposters" on Thursday, April 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Inbar Lavi, Rob Heaps, Parker Young, Marianne Rendón, Brian Benben and Stephen Bishop co-star in the new season.

[02/07/18 - 08:04 AM]
"Trouble No More," Feature-Length Presentation Spotlighting Bob Dylan's "Gospel" Period, Debuts Feb. 26 on Cinemax
The film debuted at the 2017 New York Film Festival.

[02/07/18 - 08:02 AM]
CBS Orders New Global Talent Competition "The World's Best"
The series is a first-of-its-kind global talent competition that features acts from every genre imaginable, from every corner of the planet.

[02/07/18 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Launches Trailer for "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
The series returns for a second season on International Women's Day, March 8, 2018 on Netflix.

[02/07/18 - 07:13 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop Vegas" Returns with More Winning Home Renos on Thursday, March 15
High-stakes house flips, dilapidated properties and major design overhauls are just a few of the challenges that expert home renovators Bristol and Aubrey Marunde will tackle in the show's sophomore season.

[02/07/18 - 06:01 AM]
"What's the Sitch?" Casting Begins for a Live-Action "Kim Possible" Disney Channel Original Movie
The live-action movie script writers are the creators of the animated series.

[02/07/18 - 06:00 AM]
National Geographic Heads to the Korean Peninsula in the First Days of the 2018 Pyeongchang Games for an Hour-Long Special Featuring Live Commentary from Renowned Correspondent and Host Bob Woodruff
"Inside North Korea: Live from the Games" premieres this Sunday at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[02/06/18 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 6
Updates include: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" to end after seven seasons; Arnold Schwarzenegger set to star in Amazon's "Outrider"; and Lake Bell-led "Bless This Mess" gets off-cycle pilot order from FOX.

[02/06/18 - 02:21 PM]
TV One Premieres Black History Month Campaign and Programming Slate to "Represent the Dream"
The network also debuts a new short form video campaign featuring three-time Grammy Award and Academy Award winning artist, actor and social justice activist Common, which runs throughout the month of February.

[02/06/18 - 01:37 PM]
New Series "Flip or Flop Nashville" Delivers Solid Ratings Performance For HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 1.

[02/06/18 - 01:09 PM]
Legendary Academy Award(R) Nominated Animator Glen Keane to Direct "Over the Moon" for Pearl Studio and Netflix
The film will be released in 2020, theatrically in China, and to Netflix members around the world.

[02/06/18 - 10:06 AM]
History(R) Greenlights New Docu-Series "American Farmer" from Production Company BoBCat
The eight-part series will be an honest tale of risk, reward, hard work, innovation and grit centered on the lives of five farms across America.

[02/06/18 - 09:31 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for Second Season of "Legion"
The acclaimed drama series from creator and executive producer Noah Hawley will return to FX on Tuesday, April 3.

[02/06/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: First Look Trailer and Key Art for Season Two of CBS All Access' "The Good Fight"
In season two, the world is going insane, and the Chicago murder rate is on the rise.

[02/06/18 - 08:34 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Ugly Delicious" on Netflix - February 23
From James Beard Award-Winning Chef David Chang and Academy Award-Winner Morgan Neville comes "Ugly Delicious," a Netflix original documentary series that challenges both our taste buds and minds.

[02/06/18 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Continue Demo Reign
The Alphabet has taken home the adults 18-49 crown each Monday in 2018.

[02/06/18 - 07:43 AM]
Discovery Commissions Wildlife Conservation Project "The Red List" from BBC Studios' Natural History Unit
The film is the first ever non-BBC commission for the British Broadcasting Corporation, a historic moment for British broadcasting.

[02/06/18 - 07:36 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Journey Back to the '90s in "Everything Sucks!"
The series is a quirky, funny coming of age story that revolves around Boring High School's A/V Club and Drama Club - two crews of nerdy-edgy outsiders, who join forces to make a movie and endure the purgatory known as high school.

[02/06/18 - 07:30 AM]
Jenny Slate to Voice Iconic Role of Miss Nanny in Disney Junior's Highly-Anticipated Animated Series "Muppet Babies"
Almost 30 years after the Muppet Babies first stole the hearts of kids and families around the world, the series chronicles the hilarious playroom antics of the young Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and brand-new Muppet Baby, Summer Penguin.

[02/06/18 - 06:09 AM]
"Relative Race," BYUtv's Award-Winning Family History-Based Reality Competition Program, Returns for Third Season
"Relative Race" follows four teams on a 10-day journey throughout the United States as they complete challenges, discover unknown relatives identified through DNA testing and compete for a $50,000 grand prize.

[02/06/18 - 06:00 AM]
Cartoon Network's New Buddy Comedy "Apple & Onion" Premieres Friday, Feb. 23
The fun new series, which stems from the global Artists Program, will introduce besties Apple and Onion who have decided to leave their hometowns to experience big city living.

[02/05/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 5
Updates include: Brandon Micheal Hall to star in "God Friended Me" at CBS; Ryan Condal, Miguel Sapochnik to bring "Conan" to Amazon; and Teyonah Parris set as lead in CBS's "Murder."

[02/05/18 - 01:12 PM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Super Bowl LII" Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock averages more than 98 million viewers in primetime last night.

[02/05/18 - 01:09 PM]
"This Is Us" Scores as NBC's Most-Watched Scripted Show Since "ER" the Night of the "Friends" Finale and Top Drama on Any Net in 10 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 4.

[02/05/18 - 01:03 PM]
NBC's Super Bowl LII Posts Total Audience Delivery Average of 106 Million Viewers
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 4.

[02/05/18 - 12:45 PM]
Animal Planet Delivers the Highest Rated Puppy Bowl Ever Across Key Demos
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 4.

[02/05/18 - 12:24 PM]
ID Ranks in Primetime Top 10 for P2+, HH, P25-54 and W25-54 in January
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/05/18 - 12:00 PM]
Parisa Fitz-Henley and Murray Fraser to Take the Throne for the Lifetime Feature "Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance"
Production begins later this week in Vancouver and Los Angeles and will debut this spring on Lifetime.

[02/05/18 - 10:11 AM]
On the Heels of VH1's Industry Leading Ten Consecutive Quarters of Growth, The Network Announces "VH1 Beauty Bar"
From Truly Original, "VH1 Beauty Bar" follows an eclectic group of hairstylists and makeup artists from the Inwood, Manhattan hotspot "House of Dolls by Henry."

[02/05/18 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Queer Eye" Original Fab Five Meets Netflix's New Cast!
The new season of "Queer Eye" launches this Wednesday, February 7 - exclusively on Netflix.

[02/05/18 - 08:01 AM]
Verizon Orders Seasons Two and Three of Stage 13's Original Scripted Series "Snatchers"
Stage 13 is the fearless original digital content brand and a division of Warner Bros. Digital Networks.

[02/05/18 - 07:52 AM]
Jonathan and Drew Scott Ink New Multi-Year Deal with HGTV
The immensely popular twins star in the Emmy(R)-nominated series Property "Brothers," as well as in "Property Brothers: Buying & Selling"; "Brother vs. Brother"; and "Property Brothers at Home."

[02/05/18 - 07:12 AM]
"This Is Us" Is the Top-Rated Post-Super Bowl Telecast in 6 Years
NBC further spins the initial numbers for Sunday, February 4.

[02/05/18 - 07:03 AM]
NBC Posts 47.4/70 Overnight Rating for Eagles-Patriots Super Bowl LII Thriller
NBC spins the initial numbers for Sunday, February 4.

[02/05/18 - 06:00 AM]
Could This Be the Face of Nefertiti? "Expedition Unknown" with Josh Gates Reveals Facial Reconstruction of "Younger Lady" Mummy in Travel Channel Two-Part Special Beginning Feb. 7 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
During the special episodes, Gates investigates three of the most powerful and elusive women in ancient Egypt - Hatshepsut, Cleopatra and Nefertiti.

[02/04/18 - 10:14 PM]
NBC Teams Up with Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia to Launch Groundbreaking New Athletic Competition "The Titan Games," Featuring Johnson
The 10-episode series will offer everyday people the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in epic head-to-head challenges designed to test mind, body and heart.

[02/04/18 - 06:06 PM]
Video: "Westworld" Returns for Season Two Sunday, April 22 on HBO
Viewers can now see the "Westworld" spot that premiered during Super Bowl LII, marking HBO's first Super Bowl ad in 20 years.

[02/04/18 - 04:24 PM]
Video: "The Cloverfield Paradox" - Watch the Movie Tonight on Netflix
The streaming service made the surprise announcement during tonight's telecast of the Super Bowl.

[02/04/18 - 12:51 PM]
Video: "Benji" - Official Teaser - A Netflix Film
Everyone's favorite furry hero comes home to Netflix March 16!

[02/04/18 - 08:47 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Adults 18-49 Crown
The Peacock's "NFL Honors" and the Alphabet's NBA coverage lead the night in demos.

[02/03/18 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Demo Crown
The latter gets a boost from the two-hour "Hell's Kitchen" finale.







  [february 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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





[08/17/18 - 12:30 PM]
Fox 21 Television Studios and The Littlefield Company Option Best Selling Author Beth Macy's "Dopesick" for Television
"Every once in a while, you come across a piece of material that is that rare diamond in that it's an incredibly arresting story, and, even more, is timely and important," commented Bert Salke.

[08/17/18 - 11:18 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen"
Set in an alternate history where "superheroes" are treated as outlaws, "Watchmen" embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

[08/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel's New Family Comedy "Coop & Cami Ask the World" Set to Premiere Friday, October 12
The series follows the antics of middle-school siblings Coop and Cami Wrather, who co-host a popular online show while balancing life, family and friendship.

[08/17/18 - 10:16 AM]
Cast Announced - YouTube's Season 2 "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*"
On tap are Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Jon Cryer, Rhys Darby, Donald Faison, Lucy Hale, Tom Lennon, Ken Marino, Tim Matheson, Joel McHale, Tim Meadows, Stephen Merchant, Ben Schwartz, Dax Shepard, Jessica St Clair, Pete Wentz, and Samira Wiley.

[08/17/18 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Announces "What/If" an All New Original Drama Series Starring Renee Zellweger from Creator Mike Kelley
The social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[08/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Fall Season Highlights
New series include "Blood Runs Cold" (Thursday, October 25) and "Deadly Silence" (Tuesday, November 13).

[08/17/18 - 09:18 AM]
"Monday Night Football" Preseason Game on ESPN Up 11 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, August 16.

[08/17/18 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers in addition to adults 18-49.

[08/17/18 - 08:00 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A New High-Flying Animated Adventure Series, Takes Flight with a One-Hour Premiere Sunday, October 7, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The high-flying adventure series follows Kazuda Xiono ("Kaz"), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.

[08/17/18 - 07:31 AM]
Key Art Debut - Jeremy Saulnier's Gripping Psychological Thriller "Hold the Dark," A Netflix Film Starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgard, Riley Keough
The latest Netflix original film debuts on Friday, September 28.

[08/16/18 - 02:31 PM]
Starz's "Outlander" Season Four Returning November 4th!
Season four continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America.

[08/16/18 - 01:03 PM]
TNT Orders "The Angel of Darkness" Limited Series
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will return for the sequel to this year's "The Alienist."

[08/16/18 - 12:38 PM]
Special Edition of "20/20" Looks Back on Life and Legacy of Icon Aretha Franklin
Look for the one-hour special to air tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[08/16/18 - 12:25 PM]
USA Network's "Real Country" Adds Celebrity Guests & Host; Sets Premiere Date
The latest additions include Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd and Big & Rich.

[08/16/18 - 12:03 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Series Deal with Kenya Barris
Under the deal, Barris will write and executive produce all projects through his production company, Khalabo Ink Society.