or


    [wednesday, september 05, 2018]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[09/05/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 5
Updates include: Paramount Network cancels "American Woman"; Patricia Arquette to lead Hulu's "The Act"; and Timothy Dalton cast in DC Universe's "Doom Patrol."

[09/05/18 - 04:38 PM]
Netflix to Bring "Designated Survivor" to Viewers Around the World as a Global Original Series
The 10-episode third season will go into production later this year and launch in 2019.

[09/05/18 - 03:14 PM]
BYUtv Unveils Three New Original Unscripted Series: "Dinner Takes All," "Show Offs" and "Battle of the Ages" for 2019
The comedic game show "Battle of the Ages" pits two multi-generational family teams against each other in mental and physical challenges.

[09/05/18 - 02:23 PM]
ABC Studios International Drama Series "Harrow" to Debut in the U.S. on Hulu, Friday, Sept. 7
"Harrow" is the story of forensic pathologist Dr. Daniel Harrow, played by Ioan Gruffudd.

[09/05/18 - 01:35 PM]
Video: Official Trailer for "American Horror Story: Apocalypse"
FX's anthology franchise returns next Wednesday, September 12.

[09/05/18 - 12:02 PM]
Twitter to Stream a Special Early Release of "Rel"
The pilot will also be available on Hulu, YouTube, FOX Now and On-Demand during said stunt, which begins tomorrow.

[09/05/18 - 11:48 AM]
"Vegas Rat Rods" Brings Motor Madness Back to Discovery Channel in Brand-New Fourth Season Premiering Monday, October 1st at 10PM ET/PT
New episodes will continue to air Mondays at 10:00/9:00c and Tuesdays at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/05/18 - 11:31 AM]
Shudder Greenlights Joe Bob Briggs Holiday Specials; Plans Ongoing Series in 2019
Shudder will bring back the iconic horror host for Thanksgiving and Christmas specials, to be titled "The Dinners of Death" and "A Very Joe Bob Christmas."

[09/05/18 - 10:13 AM]
Netflix Announces Wanda Sykes Stand-Up Comedy Special
Her three-decade career in comedy has spanned stand-up, television, film, animation, and production.

[09/05/18 - 09:20 AM]
Oxygen Media Inks Overall Deal with Hero Golden State Killer Detective Paul Holes
The deal coincides with the one-year anniversary of Oxygen's rebrand to true crime in Summer 2017.

[09/05/18 - 09:10 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Full Series Order for "Emily in Paris" from Hitmaker Darren Star
The 10 episode, half-hour series will bookend a new Thursday dramedy night that launches in January with "First Wives Club," followed by Star's hit-series "Younger," that officially moves to Paramount Network for season six in the spring.

[09/05/18 - 09:01 AM]
More Stars Come Together for "Stand Up to Cancer" Telecast on Friday, Sept. 7
The telecast marks SU2C's 10 years of support for cutting-edge research aimed at turning every cancer patient into a long-term survivor.

[09/05/18 - 08:48 AM]
Syfy Sets "Z Nation," "Van Helsing" Season Premieres for October 5
Look for both series back-to-back on Friday nights at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00, respectively.

[09/05/18 - 08:37 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Multiplatform Development Deal with Anthony Jeselnik Including TV Series, Podcast
Under the deal, Jeselnik will star in and executive produce an untitled, half-hour TV series (premiere date TBA) and host an original weekly podcast, "The Jeselnik and Rosenthal Vanity Project."

[09/05/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off Competition
The Peacock's summer mainstay however is down 28% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/05/18 - 07:23 AM]
ESPN Announces Unprecedented 20-Hour Film "Basketball: A Love Story"
The cast encompasses basketball's most prominent figures, from Bob Cousy, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Dr. J, Yao Ming, Stephen Curry and Diana Taurasi, to Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, Bill Russell, Larry Bird, Chris Paul and Kobe Bryant.

[09/05/18 - 07:15 AM]
Voting for "The E! People's Choice Awards" Opens Today with 43 Categories in Movies, Television, Music, and Pop Culture
The network has unveiled 13 brand new categories, including "The Bingeworthy Show of 2018," "The Game Changer of 2018," "The Revival Show of 2018," "The Style Star of 2018," and more.

[09/05/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "House of Cards" - Teaser: Grave - Netflix
The final season of "House of Cards" premieres Friday, November 2.

[09/05/18 - 06:45 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Definitive Documentary Series "The Impeachment of Bill Clinton" (WT) from Award-Winning Producer Alex Gibney and Director Blair Foster
The limited documentary event unfolds over three consecutive nights and traces the twisted, intertwined series of events that led to the impeachment trial that set the nation on the path towards a more staunchly partisan political system.

[09/05/18 - 06:01 AM]
Tracee Ellis Ross Returns as Host for the "2018 American Music Awards(R)"
Known for her love of music, impeccable comedic timing and bold sense of style, Ross will once again take the stage to preside over an evening of nonstop musical magic and unforgettable moments.

[09/05/18 - 05:04 AM]
It's About Time... The "Doctor Who" Global Premiere, Sunday, October 7th on BBC America; New Episodes Premiere Sundays
The cable channel made the announcement via social media this morning.

[09/04/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 4
Updates include: Sinqua Walls to lead BET's "American Soul"; USA's "Briarpatch" casts trio; and Len Wiseman to helm DC Universe's "Swamp Thing."

[09/04/18 - 03:32 PM]
Bravo Media Breaks Down the Action with New Primetime Talk Show "Bravo's Play by Play" Hosted by Jerry O'Connell
Host Jerry O'Connell is truly a walking encyclopedia of Bravo history, joined by a panel including Esquire's editor-at-large Dave Holmes, former UFC fighter Brendan Schaub, and TV host and comedian Michael Yo.

[09/04/18 - 01:24 PM]
Samantha Ware, Juan Castano, Keith Powers and Saamer Usmani Join the Cast of Mike Kelley's "What / If"
The four join previously announced Renée Zellweger, Jane Levy, and Blake Jenner.

[09/04/18 - 01:14 PM]
Freeform Scares Up Maximum Thrills with Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Programming Event
"Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic," premiering October 14, will give audiences a spooky behind the scenes tour on how Halloween "spirits" spread throughout the Disney parks.

[09/04/18 - 12:36 PM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for "Reversing Roe" - Launching Globally on September 13, 2018
The film highlights the abortion debate from various points along the ideological spectrum in a winding story of abortion in America.

[09/04/18 - 12:01 PM]
Dick Wolf Brings Next "Law & Order" Series to NBC Based on Hate Crimes Unit
The unit, which pledges to uphold a zero tolerance policy against discrimination of any kind, works under the NYPD's real Special Victims Unit and often borrows SVU's detectives to assist in their investigations.

[09/04/18 - 11:20 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Aids in Recovery of Stolen Ruby Red Slippers from "The Wizard of Oz"
A special expanded edition of the Ruby Slippers episode will air on Discovery Channel this Wednesday at 8:00/7:00c and will feature exclusive, never-before-seen content about the recovery of the legendary shoes.

[09/04/18 - 09:25 AM]
"Family Feud" Is Celebrating 20 Seasons! All-New Season to Premiere on Monday, September 10, 2018
The milestone new season brings in all new surveys, hilarious contestants and families dressed in color coordinated outfits.

[09/04/18 - 09:10 AM]
CNBC's "Crisis on Wall Street: The Week That Shook the World" with Andrew Ross Sorkin Premieres Wednesday, September 12 at 10PM ET/PT
Reported by Andrew Ross Sorkin, CNBC anchor and author of the groundbreaking best-seller "Too Big to Fail," this primetime documentary chronicles the fall of Lehman Brothers and details how the nation and the world came as close as ever to a full economic collapse.

[09/04/18 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "BoJack Horseman" Season 5 Mane Trailer & Key Art Debut
"BoJack Horseman" season five launches globally on Netflix on September 14.

[09/04/18 - 08:51 AM]
Four-Part Documentary, "Pistorius," Will Launch Exclusively on Prime Video on September 6
Directed by Vaughan Sivell and made over three years, with exclusive access to key players in a live trial, the film explores the tragedy of Reeva Steenkamp's death alongside, and in the context of, South Africa's society.

[09/04/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Holiday with Expanded "Bachelor in Paradise"
The Alphabet takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/04/18 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Netflix's Unveils Trailer for "Made in Mexico" Reality Series
The series follows the lives of nine well-to-do socialites, revealing the flawed lives of the seemingly perfect elite.

[09/04/18 - 07:33 AM]
Henry Cavill to Lead the Cast of Netflix's "The Witcher" Saga
Plus: Alik Sakharov, Charlotte Brändström and Alex Garcia Lopez to direct the eight-episode first season.

[09/04/18 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Sports to Stream Super Bowl LIII Across Online, Mobile and Connected TV Platforms
"We're looking forward to bringing this season's biggest game to the biggest possible digital audience and building on the record-breaking Super Bowl streams we've delivered in the past," said Jeff Gerttula.

[09/04/18 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Watch the New Trailer for Paul Greengrass' "22 July"
The film will debut Wednesday, October 10 globally in select theaters and on Netflix.

[09/04/18 - 05:30 AM]
Starz Previews Premiere Episode of "Warriors of Liberty City" on the Starz App & VOD Platforms in Advance of the Series Network Debut September 16 at 8 PM ET/PT
Each subsequent episode will be available across all digital and on-demand platforms one week prior to the linear airing.

[09/04/18 - 05:17 AM]
Colton Underwood Will Look for Love Again as the Star of ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series "The Bachelor" When It Returns to ABC for Its 23rd Season in January 2019
It was his good looks, love for dogs and vulnerability that charmed not only Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, but all of Bachelor Nation.

[09/03/18 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks ABC Victory
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/03/18 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Elite" - Party Teaser - Netflix
High class parties, rich kids, sex, drugs, drama... what could go wrong?

[09/02/18 - 08:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins College Football Showdown
Coverage of Michigan at Notre Dame leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/01/18 - 04:01 PM]
Video: "The Dragon Prince" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The streaming service's latest animated original series premieres Friday, September 14.

[09/01/18 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Low Key Night in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock heads into the holiday weekend on top in all categories.

[08/31/18 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 31
Updates include: Alan Tudyk cast in DC Universe's "Doom Patrol"; Jing Lusi lands role on Amazon's "The Feed"; and National Geographic Channel moves forward with third season of "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman."

[08/31/18 - 11:57 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Heads Into Its 31st Season with a Stellar Lineup of Guests and a Month Full of Fun with "LIVEtember," Beginning Sept. 3
"Live" also celebrates the launch of the new season Sept. 4-7 by taking the viewers live behind the scenes every day on one of its digital platforms, either before or during the show.

[08/31/18 - 09:22 AM]
Blake Jenner Joins the Cast of Netflix Social Thriller "What / If" from Mike Kelley
The series explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[08/31/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers the Series Premiere of "Kidding" for Early Sampling
Watch the pilot to the Jim Carrey-led comedy in advance of its linear premiere on Sunday, September 9.

[08/31/18 - 09:00 AM]
History(R)'s "9/11: Escape from the Towers" Recounts the Tragedy of September 11 from Twin Towers Survivors Just Below the Impact Zone
Look for the two-hour documentary on Tuesday, September 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/31/18 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Viewers, Demos
Local coverage of NFL preseason gives various networks a boost last night.







  [september 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[11/17/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Sparks Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/16/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 16
Updates include: Jon Cryer to play Lex Luthor on The CW's "Supergirl"; Hulu orders pilot based on Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth"; and Jeffery Deaver's "The Bone Collector" eyed as drama at NBC.

[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.