or


    [monday, april 09, 2018]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[04/09/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 9
Updates include: Colton Haynes back as series regular on The CW's "Arrow"; BET cancels "The Quad" after two seasons; and HBO's "Deadwood" movie lands key tax credit.

[04/09/18 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel Springs Into Action with Highest Rated March in Its History
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[04/09/18 - 02:00 PM]
NBC's High-Concept Drama "Reverie" Premieres Wednesday, May 30 While Last Summer's #1 New Scripted Series "Marlon" Returns Thursday, June 14
They'll follow "American Ninja Warrior" and "Little Big Shots," respectively.

[04/09/18 - 01:56 PM]
Showtime Presents "Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly" on Friday, May 11 at 9 PM ET/PT
Lucky and happy to be alive, the award-winning comedian/filmmaker/writer/actor/podcaster now brings this death-defying special to his multitude of fans.

[04/09/18 - 01:32 PM]
CBS News' Multiplatform Coverage of the Royal Wedding Starts at 4 AM on May 19
Additionally, on Friday, April 20, CBS News will broadcast "Meghan Markle: American Princess," a one-hour special anchored by Gayle King exploring the relationship between Prince Harry and Markle.

[04/09/18 - 12:17 PM]
"The Tale" Debuts Saturday, May 26 on HBO
The film follows Jennifer (Laura Dern) as she faces life-altering questions when a short story she wrote for school at age 13 forces her to re-examine her first sexual relationship - and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

[04/09/18 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Expands True Crime Programming Slate with 10 New Original Series and the US Premiere of a Piers Morgan Event Series
This year, the two-part "Aaron Hernandez Uncovered" became the most watched true crime program in the history of the network.

[04/09/18 - 12:00 PM]
Netflix's "Alexa & Katie" to Return for Season 2!
Season 1 of "Alexa & Katie" launched on March 23 and is currently streaming on Netflix.

[04/09/18 - 11:40 AM]
ABC to Also Give "Deception" Special Tuesday Showcase on April 24
The original installment will air in place of a previously planned repeat of fellow newcomer "For the People."

[04/09/18 - 11:03 AM]
OWN's Long-Running Hit Series "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" Premieres Its Final Season with Special Sneak Preview Tuesday, May 1
The series about the drama that comes with running a family-operated soul food empire, will continue in its regular time slot on Saturdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning Saturday, May 5.

[04/09/18 - 10:38 AM]
Video: These Women Are Out of This World - Meet the "Mercury 13"
The Netflix documentary is a remarkable story of the women who were tested for spaceflight in 1961 before their dreams were dashed in being the first to make the trip beyond Earth.

[04/09/18 - 10:35 AM]
Celebrate the Royal Wedding with a Majestic Day of Love with Encore Presentations of Hallmark Channel Romantic Movies Fit for a Princess
The May 19 marathon will close with the premiere of "Royally Ever After," starring Fiona Gubelmann and Torrance Coombs.

[04/09/18 - 10:19 AM]
Season 11 of CNN Original Series "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown," Launches Sunday April 29 at 9pm With a Tour of West Virginia in an Extended Episode
The eight-episode season will also feature tours of Newfoundland, Uruguay, Armenia, Bhutan, Berlin, U.S. Cajun country, and Hong Kong.

[04/09/18 - 10:17 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires Rights to Bestselling True-Crime Book "I'll Be Gone in the Dark," by Michelle McNamara
Framed by an introduction by Gillian Flynn and afterword by McNamara's husband, Patton Oswalt, the book was completed by McNamara's lead researcher, Paul Haynes, and a close colleague, Billy Jenkins.

[04/09/18 - 10:16 AM]
Discovery Channel Takes on America's Most Dangerous Jobs in New Series "Hard to Kill" (Working Title)
The series follows Tim Kennedy across the country as he puts the spotlight on America's toughest workers by putting himself in harm's way to attempt some of the country's most dangerous jobs.

[04/09/18 - 10:04 AM]
Newcomer "Alex, Inc." to Receive Special Post-"Roseanne" Airing on Tuesday, April 17
The original episode will replace the previously scheduled repeat of "The Middle" on said date.

[04/09/18 - 10:00 AM]
Anson Mount Joins "Star Trek: Discovery"
Mount will star as "Captain Christopher Pike" of the U.S.S. Enterprise, a character first introduced in the original "Star Trek" who led the famed ship prior to Captain James T. Kirk.

[04/09/18 - 09:52 AM]
U.S. Arts Network Ovation Buys Multi-Genre Package From Banijay Rights Totaling More Than 65 Hours
The high-volume deal sees two seasons of Story Vault Films' "Portrait Artist of the Year" and two seasons of "Landscape Artist of the Year," both originally produced for Sky Arts in the UK, making their US debut.

[04/09/18 - 09:39 AM]
Science Channel Documentary Series From Ross Greenburg Productions Pairs Past & Present Game Changers
The three, hour-long episodes combine in-depth profiles of two iconic innovators, each of whom changed the face of their respective industries.

[04/09/18 - 08:48 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Idol" Win Low Key Demo Race
The Alphabet takes the night among adults 18-49 with a 1.1 average rating.

[04/09/18 - 08:03 AM]
Discovery's All-New Competition Series "Master of Arms (w/t)" Challenges America's Best Weapons Smiths
Inspired by age-old traditions, the all-new series brings today's best weapons smiths together to battle it out head to head, building the armaments that changed the course of history.

[04/09/18 - 07:30 AM]
CBS Sports' 2018 Masters Final-Round Coverage Earns Ratings Increase of +14%
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 8.

[04/09/18 - 07:21 AM]
Netflix & Woof: Bingeing Is for the Dogs (and Cats)
According to a new survey released today by Netflix, when it comes to watching TV, most people (58%) find pets to be the best binge partner.

[04/09/18 - 07:02 AM]
AMC's Twisted and Outrageous Supernatural Drama "Preacher" Returns on Sunday, June 24 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The network also released three first-look images from the new season.

[04/09/18 - 06:30 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Perform Her Upcoming New Single on the "53rd Academy of Country Music Awards"
Underwood is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year as well as Vocal Event of the Year for "The Fighter" with Keith Urban.

[04/09/18 - 06:01 AM]
"FYSEE" Returns for a Five-Week Celebration Highlighting the Best of Netflix
The five-week-long showcase, hosted at Raleigh Studios, will welcome industry and guild members to mix and mingle with the cast and creators of their favorite Netflix shows leading into the 2018 Emmy(R) season.

[04/08/18 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Renews Critically Acclaimed Comedy "Mom" for a Sixth Season
"'Mom' has been a lynchpin comedy for us over the last several years," said Kelly Kahl. "It's a fearless series that tackles provocative social issues with laughter and grace, and a large, loyal audience has followed."

[04/08/18 - 08:25 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBA Top Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet closes its regular season primetime coverage with a victory among adults 18-49.

[04/07/18 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spot with Dramas
The Eye's trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/07/18 - 07:37 AM]
Second Round Masters Ratings on ESPN Up 55 Percent Over 2017
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, April 6.

[04/06/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 6
Updates include: Amazon pulls the plug on "Mozart in the Jungle" after four seasons; Netflix likewise cancels "Everything Sucks!"; and Tiffany Haddish sets up "Unsubscribed" at HBO.

[04/06/18 - 12:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Earns Best Prime Quarter Ever for Total Viewers
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[04/06/18 - 12:38 PM]
MTV Scores Highest Rated New Show in Six Years with "Jersey Shore Family Vacation"
MTV spins the numbers for Thursday, April 5.

[04/06/18 - 11:49 AM]
DIY Network Renews "Restored" with Preservationist Brett Waterman for a Third Season
The series features Brett as he reveals the unrealized potential hidden beneath neglect, bad renovations and unsightly additions.

[04/06/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts Poster Art and New Tease for "Patrick Melrose"
Based on the acclaimed Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn, the series will premiere on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/06/18 - 09:00 AM]
"2018 Billboard Music Awards" Will Broadcast Live Coast to Coast from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT on NBC
Tickets for the "2018 Billboard Music Awards" will go on sale to the public on Thursday, April 12.

[04/06/18 - 08:51 AM]
With Unprecedented Access to the Site, Discovery Digs Deep in "Valley of the Kings" to Uncover Lost Treasures of Egypt
Led by renowned Archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass, the crew of more than one hundred Egyptian workers are digging in the largely untouched western portion of the valley, where leading archaeologists believe several royal tombs lie hidden.

[04/06/18 - 08:50 AM]
Amblin Television and Jigsaw Productions Team Up for Discovery Event Series "Why We Hate" (Working Title)
Executive produced by filmmaking heavyweights Steven Spielberg and Alex Gibney and directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard, the powerful six-part television event investigates the human capacity for hatred - and how we can overcome it.

[04/06/18 - 08:49 AM]
"C.B. Strike" Debuts Friday, June 1 on Cinemax
The show launches with three one-hour episodes based on the first book in the trilogy, "The Cuckoo's Calling," followed by adaptations of the remaining two books, "The Silkworm" and "Career of Evil," both of which will consist of two one-hour episodes.

[04/06/18 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Powers Another Victory for CBS
The Eye edges the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/06/18 - 08:01 AM]
The 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards Moves to Hollywood with Music's Biggest Event for Families Set to Take Place at The Dolby Theatre(R) on Friday, June 22, 2018
A special telecast of the sixth annual show, "2018 Radio Disney Music Awards," will be presented on Saturday, June 23 on Disney Channel.

[04/06/18 - 07:42 AM]
"Raised in the System" Full Episode Will Be Available Digitally After Debut on HBO
Beginning at 7:40 p.m. ET/PT, HBO is giving non-subscribers an opportunity to watch "Raised in the System" when the episode is posted in ten-minute increments as they air on @HBO's Twitter page.

[04/06/18 - 07:19 AM]
ESPN Earns Best Overnight Rating for Masters First Round Since 2015
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 5.

[04/06/18 - 06:00 AM]
"House Arrest" as Investigation Discovery Returns to the Crime Scene for Annual Fan Convention, IDCON: Cold Case Confidential, on Saturday, May 19 in NYC
Tickets are on sale now via EventBrite for the annual event, bringing out the inner armchair detective in fans everywhere with this year's theme, "Cold Case Confidential."

[04/05/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 5
Updates include: Karl Urban to star in Amazon's "The Boys"; Paramount Network orders comedy "First Wives Club" to pilot; and "Hidden Figures," "High Fidelity" eyed for TV adaptations.

[04/05/18 - 12:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" to Beat "Gunsmoke" as the Longest-Running Primetime Scripted Show in TV History with 636th Episode on April 29
"Forgive and Regret" marks the milestone installment of the series.

[04/05/18 - 12:50 PM]
HBO Brings a Taste of Sweetwater to San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston with "Westworld" Season 2 Premieres
Cast members Simon Quarterman and Shannon Woodward will join fans in San Francisco, Philadelphia and Boston for a special advance screening of the new season.

[04/05/18 - 12:43 PM]
FX Networks Orders Pilot for "Y" - Based on the Comic Book Series "Y: The Last Man"
Michael Green and Aida Mashaka Croal will serve as co-showrunners with Melina Matsoukas set to direct.

[04/05/18 - 12:31 PM]
"Girl in the Bunker," The Terrifying True Story of a Girl Held Captive Underground, Premieres on Memorial Day, May 28
The dark, psychological drama stars Henry Thomas, Julia LaLonde and Moira Kelly.

[04/05/18 - 10:59 AM]
"The Last O.G." Premieres as #1 Comedy, Biggest Cable Comedy Debut Since 2015
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 3.







  [april 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





[12/16/18 - 08:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: UFC Sparks Demo Victory for FOX
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/15/18 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Continues Demo Win Streak
The network has won the night among adults 18-49 for 12 straight weeks.

[12/14/18 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 14
Updates include: Netflix renews "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman"; NBC developing small screen take on podcast "The Black Tapes"; and DHX Media to bring the Peanuts characters to Apple.

[12/14/18 - 02:23 PM]
Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" Season 6 Three-Part Reunion Hits a Fever Pitch on Friday, December 21 at 9PM ET/PT
The subsequent installments will air Sunday, January 6 and 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/18 - 01:42 PM]
Superstar Recording Artists Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Dierks Bentley, Halsey, Marshmello and Bastille, Panic! At the Disco, Brynn Cartelli and More to Perform on "Voice" Finale
The season finale will also feature special musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists, which will be announced soon.

[12/14/18 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Picks Up "Bonding" from Rightor Doyle
The dark comedy centers on the relationship between former high-school BFFs, Pete, a recently out gay man, and Tiff, a grad student and secretly one of New York City's top dominatrixes, who reconnect in an unexpected way years later.

[12/14/18 - 10:03 AM]
HBO Films' "Brexit," Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Debuts Jan. 19
This provocative feature-length drama goes behind the scenes, revealing the personalities, strategies and feuds of the Leave and Remain campaigns.

[12/14/18 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Orders Additional Episodes of Comedies "black-ish," "The Goldbergs," "The Kids Are Alright" and "Single Parents" for the 2018-2019 Season
"Black-ish" has received two additional episodes while the others have been extended by one episode.

[12/14/18 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Poster and New Teaser for "Black Monday"
The 10-episode series will premiere on Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/14/18 - 09:05 AM]
"Strike Back" Begins Season Six Jan. 25 on Cinemax
The show follows the explosive escapades of Section 20, an elite, multinational, covert special ops team, as it spans the globe fighting a vast web of interconnected criminal and terrorist activity.

[12/14/18 - 08:23 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Powers FOX Victory
The network's last Thursday game of the season delivers top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/14/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Russian Doll" Season 1 - Date Announcement - Netflix
From Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland comes "Russian Doll," February 1 on Netflix.

[12/14/18 - 08:01 AM]
DC Universe: The Ultimate Holiday Binge-Watching Destination Anchored with the Season Finale of Original Series "Titans" on December 21
97% of members have watched the exclusive original "Titans."

[12/13/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 13
Updates include: CBS revealed to have settled sexual harassment case with Eliza Dushku; Logan Lerman in talks to lead Amazon's "The Hunt"; and Jennifer Garner, J.J. Abrams to re-team for Apple's "My Glory Was I Had Such Friends."

[12/13/18 - 03:14 PM]
Red Nose Day Returns to NBC for Fifth Year with a Special Night of Programming on Thursday May 23, 2019
In 2019, the multi-week fundraising campaign will culminate on Red Nose Day, Thursday, May 23 with a three-hour block of Red Nose Day-themed programming on NBC.