or


    [tuesday, april 03, 2018]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/03/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 3
Updates include: Jes Macallan upped to regular on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Mike Castle cast in "Pandas in New York" at CBS; and Kathryn Hahn to lead HBO's comedy pilot "Mrs. Fletcher."

[04/03/18 - 04:52 PM]
Netflix Reveals the Launch Date for Its Star-Studded K-Variety "Busted!"
"Busted!" is a new type of K-variety where seven main cast members position themselves as sloppy detectives that set out to solve a fun-filled mystery in each of the episodes.

[04/03/18 - 01:20 PM]
Comedy Central Finishes March as #1 Non-Sports Network Across Total Day Among Millennial Men and Sees 20% Ratings Jump Among Women 18-49 During 1Q 2018
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/03/18 - 11:56 AM]
Eric Bana Cast Opposite Connie Britton in Bravo Media's "Dirty John"
Marking his U.S. television debut, Bana will star as John Meehan, a handsome and romantic charmer who sweeps Debra Newell (Britton) off her feet and pulls her into his web of lies.

[04/03/18 - 11:29 AM]
Best Friends and Home Reno Business Partners Star in HGTV's "Boise Boys"
Clint Robertson and Luke Caldwell improve Idaho's capital city with beautiful home transformations in the new series, premiering Wednesday, April 25.

[04/03/18 - 10:19 AM]
Hugh Laurie Joins Hulu's Original Limited Series "Catch-22"
He'll play Major de Coverley, the squadron executive officer on Pianosa air base.

[04/03/18 - 09:32 AM]
Netflix Announces the Start of Production for the Second Season of "Suburra the Series"
The series, based on the homonymous novel, is set in Rome and describes a fight over land in the seaside town of Ostia, that spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

[04/03/18 - 09:07 AM]
Award-Winning Director Anthony Hemingway Set for USA/Syfy's "The Purge"
Thomas Kelly serves as executive producer/showrunner of the series.

[04/03/18 - 08:48 AM]
VH1's Annual Mother's Day Special "Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms" to Premiere Monday, May 7th at 9 PM ET/PT
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Anthony Anderson will return as host for the third time alongside VH1 fan favorite, actress, and New York Times best-selling author La La Anthony.

[04/03/18 - 08:33 AM]
Cold Cases Heat Up with Investigation Discovery's New Series, "Breaking Homicide"
Each two-hour episode follows former Rhode Island Police Sergeant Derrick Levasseur and Forensic Psychologist Kris Mohandie as they answer the pleas of desperate families seeking help investigating the unsolved murders of their loved ones.

[04/03/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Remain on Top
The Peacock holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/03/18 - 08:02 AM]
ESPN+ to Launch with Exclusive 30 for 30 Documentary "The Last Days of Knight" and Full 30 for 30 Library
The film is the previously untold behind-the-scenes story of CNN's investigation into why high school All-Americans were leaving Indiana University men's basketball coach Bob Knight's program, and the subsequent fallout after the story broke.

[04/03/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Cargo" - Official Trailer Released - Starring Martin Freeman - Premieres on Netflix May 18th
Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately seeks a new home for his infant child, and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.

[04/03/18 - 07:01 AM]
FremantleMedia North America Is Awarded the Television Rights to the Critically Acclaimed "Gormenghast" Fantasy Book Series
Attached to the project are award-winning author Neil Gaiman and Academy Award-winning writer, producer and director, Akiva Goldsman, who will serve as non-writing executive producers.

[04/02/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 2
Updates include: Rachel Bloom indicates "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" to end after upcoming season; ABC's "The Good Doctor" adds new regulars; and Biniam Bizuneh set as new lead in FOX's "Our People."

[04/02/18 - 12:52 PM]
Video: "Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity" - Trailer Debut
The comedy special debuts this Friday, April 6 on Netflix.

[04/02/18 - 11:15 AM]
The CW Network Picks Up Ten Current Series for 2018-19 Season
Newcomers "Black Lightning" and ""Dynasty" are among the series due back.

[04/02/18 - 08:52 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Suspicious Death of Hollywood Icon in "Natalie Wood: An American Murder Mystery"
The latest one-hour special premieres Monday, April 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/02/18 - 08:48 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Edges Competition with "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert"
The Peacock tops the charts among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/02/18 - 08:48 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes Brings Daughter Sherry and Son Mike Jr. On the Job in DIY Network's "Holmes: Next Generation"
Premiering Tuesday, April 17, the six-episode series will follow Mike as he teams up with his daughter Sherry and son Mike Jr., who also are home renovation experts, to rescue homeowners from do-it-yourself projects gone wrong.

[04/02/18 - 08:02 AM]
Cakes Are Bigger and Better on Food Network's New Series "Dallas Cakes"
Beginning on Monday, April 30, viewers will follow the best Dallas-area bakers as they transform their clientele's wildest imaginations into extraordinary customized confections.

[04/02/18 - 08:01 AM]
ESPN+ to Launch April 12, Bringing Sports Fans More Live Sports, Exclusive Originals and On-Demand Library - All for $4.99 Per Month
ESPN+ will be an integrated part of a completely redesigned and reimagined ESPN App that will be the premier all-in-one digital sports platform for fans.

[04/02/18 - 07:04 AM]
Derek Hough, NE-YO, Nikki Bella and More Take on Obstacle Course on "Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day" to Raise Money For Charity
For the first time, host Akbar Gbajabiamila will take on the course he has seen so many ninjas face, all to support Red Nose Day and its mission to end child poverty.

[04/02/18 - 06:00 AM]
The 10 Incredible Athletes Vying to Win the Mirrorball on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes" Will Be Revealed Live, Friday, April 13, Exclusively on "Good Morning America"
The show kicks off with each of the 10 athletes being paired up with a pro dancer, then follows their preparation and hard work as they hit the dance floor for the most competitive season ever.

[04/01/18 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Broadcasters with "Ten Commandments"
The Alphabet's annual telecast leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/01/18 - 12:01 AM]
Netflix Announces Acquisition of Seth Rogen
"As a general rule, I don't really 'read' anything before I sign it," replied Rogen when asked about the deal, spilling some beer on his own head as he does the finger-symbol equivalent of air quotes.

[03/31/18 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
All three entries lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/30/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 30
Updates include: Disney Channel pulls the plug on "Stuck in the Middle"; Amazon to bring "A League of Their Own" to the small screen; and CBS All Access rounds out cast of "$1."

[03/30/18 - 03:33 PM]
TV One Announces Production of New Original Docu-Series "We're The Campbells" Starring Gospel Music Entertainment Couple Warryn and Erica Campbell
The docu-series follows Gospel music power couple Warryn and Erica Campbell as they balance raising their family, building their own individual empires, growing their flourishing church ministry and maintaining their strong faith.

[03/30/18 - 03:28 PM]
Bravo's Special "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Summer House Reunion Premieres Tuesday, April 3 at 10PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down in the clubhouse with housemates Kyle Cooke, Lauren Wirkus, Carl Radke, Lindsay Hubbard, Stephen McGee, Amanda Batula, Danielle Olivera, Amit Neuman, and Ashley Wirkus to discuss the events of the epic summer.

[03/30/18 - 01:06 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Serves Up a Fiery Three-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, April 8 at 8PM ET/PT
Plus: the network will air a 10th Anniversary Special on Sunday, April 29, which will highlight some of the most memorable moments from the last 10 seasons.

[03/30/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Roseanne," TV's Biggest Premiere This Season, Is Picked Up for an 11th Season on The ABC Television Network
"We're thrilled that America has welcomed the Conner family back into their homes. The show is as fresh and relevant today as it was when it left the air 21 years ago. We can't wait to see what the 'Roseanne' team has in store for next year," Channing Dungey said.

[03/30/18 - 09:18 AM]
The CW Midseason Schedule Update
"The Originals" will now return for its final season on Wednesday, April 18, bumping newcomer "Life Sentence" to Friday nights.

[03/30/18 - 09:01 AM]
MTV's "The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars" Welcomes Back Ten Reigning Champions to Compete Against a Star-Studded Lineup Premiering April 17
Hosted by WWE Superstar and former challenge competitor, Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, "Champs vs. Stars" will feature ten celebrities and all-star athletes along with ten highly skilled, fan-favorite champions from past "Challenge" seasons.

[03/30/18 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory," "Young Sheldon" Keep CBS on Top
The Eye takes home top honors among adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[03/30/18 - 08:02 AM]
40 Days, 40 Nights, 13 Survivalists, 1 Challenge: Discovery's "Naked and Afraid XL" Returns Sunday, May 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Beginning Sunday, April 1, viewers can visit the Discovery GO app to meet the new teams.

[03/30/18 - 06:06 AM]
"2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony" Debuts Saturday, May 5 on HBO
This year's inductees include Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

[03/29/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 29
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Beyond" after two seasons; Emily Ratajkowski, Jimmy Tatro tapped for NBC's "Bright Futures"; and Miranda Cosgrove to lend voice to "History of Them" at CBS.

[03/29/18 - 03:01 PM]
Freeform Casts Its Leads for the Paul Feig and Kim Rosenstock Comedy Pilot
Cast in the roles of Wendy and Angela are Sophia Di Martino and Kirby Howell-Baptiste, respectively.

[03/29/18 - 02:47 PM]
TV Land's Critically-Acclaimed Comedy "Teachers" Returns for Season Three on Tuesday, June 5 at 10:30PM ET/PT
After a much needed long recess, the leaders of the playground are back and ready to conquer a new school year.

[03/29/18 - 01:04 PM]
Chelsea Handler Signs First-Look Producing Deal with Universal Television and Universal Television Alternative Studio
Handler is set to executive produce the upcoming dramedy "Unspeakable," starring Mary McCormack for Hulu, as well as the drama series "I Hate the Internet," based on the Jarett Kobeknovel, for TNT.

[03/29/18 - 12:18 PM]
IFC Unveils "Slightly Off" Initiatives, Partnerships and Late-Night Specials
The network recently partnered with "Night Flight," the cult late night series that originally aired from 1981 to 1989.

[03/29/18 - 12:15 PM]
Double Play! IFC Renews "Brockmire" for Seasons 3 and 4
Seasons 3 and 4 are slated to air in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

[03/29/18 - 12:09 PM]
IFC's "Documentary Now!" Returns for Season 3 in 2019
Known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries, the series is returning with seven new episodes and begins production this June.

[03/29/18 - 12:06 PM]
Trevor Moore Will Host a 24 Hour Facebook Live "Trevathon" from April 19 - April 20 at Comedy Central's Hollywood Office
Said stunt is timed with the premiere of "Trevor Moore: The Story of Our Lives" on April 20.

[03/29/18 - 12:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in April with New Shows
Chadwick Boseman is on top for April 7 followed by John Mulaney on April 14.

[03/29/18 - 12:00 PM]
X Ambassadors Joins Bleeding Fingers Music for Nat Geo WILD's Earth Day Special "Symphony for Our World"
"Symphony for Our World" premieres commercial-free on Sunday, April 22 at 7:00/6:00c on Nat Geo WILD and will premiere globally in 140 countries.

[03/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
History's Hit Series "Ancient Aliens" Returns April 27 Furthering Its Global Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Lead expert Giorgio Tsoukalos joins Ancient Astronaut theorists, David Hatcher Childress, William Henry, Linda Moulton Howe, Erich von Daniken and many others being interviewed.

[03/29/18 - 10:14 AM]
Comedian and Actor Kathy Griffin to Appear as Kellyanne Conway on "Make America Great-A-Thon: A President Show Special" Premiering Tuesday, April 3 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
President Trump, played by creator/executive producer Anthony Atamanuik, is hosting a telethon to raise money for all of the projects he can't get anyone in Congress to fund.

[03/29/18 - 10:01 AM]
WGN America Lands Tim Allen's Laugh-Out-Loud Family Sitcom "Last Man Standing"
"We're very excited to welcome comedy mega-star Tim Allen and his hit sitcom 'Last Man Standing' to WGN America," said Gavin Harvey.







  [april 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





[06/21/18 - 05:30 PM]
ABC Picks Up "The Conners" (Working Title) Straight to Series to Premiere This Fall
The series, featuring John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman as their beloved Conner characters, is set to air Tuesdays (8:00-8:30 p.m.).

[06/21/18 - 02:49 PM]
Felicity Huffman Joins Angela Bassett and Patricia Arquette in "Otherhood" for Netflix
Cindy Chupack is directing the film, which is based on William Sutcliffe's novel "Whatever Makes You Happy."

[06/21/18 - 02:09 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Deal with Steven S. DeKnight
Most recently, he was the writer and director on his first feature film "Pacific Rim Uprising."

[06/21/18 - 02:02 PM]
New Season of Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" Kicks Off with Record-Setting Ratings
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, June 16.

[06/21/18 - 11:31 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Trio of Movies from Global Best-Selling Author Jane Green for 2019 Movie Event
The first film in the series, "Tempting Fate," will star Alyssa Milano and begins production today in Vancouver.

[06/21/18 - 10:47 AM]
Video: Netflix Reveals Trailer for "Flavors of Youth" from the Producers of "Your Name"
Told in three chapters in three cities, "Flavors of Youth" explores the simple joys of life through sensual memories and how the beating heart of love cannot be defeated by the flow of time.

[06/21/18 - 10:10 AM]
Bravo Media Kicks Off Casting for "Project Runway" Season Seventeen
Returning to its original home on Bravo, the winner of "Project Runway" will take home $250,000, the largest cash prize in series history.

[06/21/18 - 09:55 AM]
Third Season of HGTV Hit "Desert Flippers" Brings More Sizzling Home Renos to Palm Springs
Real estate and home renovation experts Eric and Lindsey Bennett will fix and flip more hot properties in Palm Springs, California, in a new season.

[06/21/18 - 09:52 AM]
Video: Sony Crackle Releases Trailer and Key Art for Summer Original Movie, "Office Uprising," Premiering Thursday, July 19
Brenton Thwaites, Zachary Levi, Jane Levy, Karan Soni, Ian Harding and Alan Ritchson star in the project.

[06/21/18 - 09:10 AM]
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Tapped as Roast Master for the "Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis"
The event (#BruceWillisRoast) will tape at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 14 and will premiere on Sunday, July 29 at 10:00/9:00c on Comedy Central.

[06/21/18 - 09:03 AM]
Prime Video Exclusive "Zoe" to Launch on July 20
The futuristic love story follows two colleagues, played by Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux, at a revolutionary research lab who design technology to improve and perfect romantic relationships.

[06/21/18 - 09:02 AM]
AT&T Audience Network to Bring "Mr. Mercedes Immersive Experience" and Show Panel to 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International
Fans can be the first to play the virtual reality (VR) escape room game, "Mr. Mercedes: Lair Escape," on the HTC Vive Pro - the next generation of VR headsets.

[06/21/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Adventure Time" Minecraft Partnership Expands to Consumer Products; Announces Episode Premiere Date
This special episode titled "Diamonds and Lemons" features Finn and his friends experiencing setbacks and creative triumphs in a fantastic new vision of Ooo.

[06/21/18 - 08:58 AM]
MTV Launches "MTV Studios" After Record Growth on Linear and Digital
The initial slate includes a reimagined version of the feminist icon "Daria"; cult sci-fi hit "Aeon Flux"; groundbreaking reality series "The Real World"; and an update of the Emmy Award-winning coming of age unscripted series "Made."

[06/21/18 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, Gordon Ramsay Lead Demo Race
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.