or


    [friday, october 05, 2018]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[10/05/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 5
Updates include: Brock Ciarlelli tapped for ABC's "The Middle" spin-off; Billy Gardell, Chuck Lorre to re-team for new CBS comedy; and Nick Hargrove joins the cast of The CW's "Charmed."

[10/05/18 - 05:07 PM]
First Look: "The Umbrella Academy" on Netflix - Launching February 15
The series is based on the popular, Eisner award-winning comics and graphic novels created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.

[10/05/18 - 04:34 PM]
Extensive Lineup of Guest Stars Join Season Two of NBC's "Midnight, Texas"
Michael Harney, Mindy Sterling, Adam Langdon, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Jaime Murray and Nick Lee are all on tap for the new season.

[10/05/18 - 04:04 PM]
Sundance Now and Shudder Announce the Premiere of the Highly-Anticipated Drama Series "A Discovery of Witches" - Thursday, January 17, 2019
The Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer-led series will premiere simultaneously on both platforms simultaneously.

[10/05/18 - 03:15 PM]
Video: Official Trailer for CBS All Access' "Tell Me a Story" Available Now
The series takes the world's most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.

[10/05/18 - 02:06 PM]
Video: Teaser Trailer - "Tales of Arcadia: 3 Below"
The follow-up to "Trollhunters" premieres Friday, December 21 on Netflix.

[10/05/18 - 01:16 PM]
Discovery Channel's Ratings Soar in 3rd Quarter with 4th Straight Month of Year-to-Year Growth Among Key Demos
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/05/18 - 01:00 PM]
Video: "The Boys" Take the Stage at New York Comic Con with a Surprise Cameo and a First Look at the Subversive Superhero Series from Amazon Studios
During the panel, a corporate video from Vought's VP of Hero Management, Madelyn Stillwell (Elisabeth Shue), revealed just how much of a business it is to be super.

[10/05/18 - 12:17 PM]
First Lady Melania Trump Gives Exclusive Sit-Down Interview to ABC News' Tom Llamas, Friday, Oct. 12
Llamas traveled with Mrs. Trump to Africa, which was her first solo foreign trip ever as first lady.

[10/05/18 - 11:49 AM]
Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee Naomi Watts Cast as Gretchen Carlson in the New Showtime(R) Limited Series Based on "The Loudest Voice in the Room"
The series stars Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Russell Crowe in the title role.

[10/05/18 - 11:41 AM]
Video: "American Gods" - Season 2 Teaser - Starz
Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Yetide Badaki, Orlando Jones, Omid Abtahi and Mousa Kraish star in the new season, due on 2019.

[10/05/18 - 11:39 AM]
ABC's "A Million Little Things" Debut Joins the Triple-Digit Club, Jumps 100% in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 26.

[10/05/18 - 11:01 AM]
Return to a World of Magic, Friendship, and Dragons in 2019 - Are You Ready for "Dragon Prince" Season 2?
Netflix announced the renewal via social media this morning.

[10/05/18 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Debuts an Exclusive Behind the Scenes Video from the Highly Anticipated Second Season of "Lore" at New York Comic Con
The new season features Josh Bowman, Doug Bradley, Thomas Kretschmann, Paula Malcomson, Maimie McCoy, Jürgen Prochnow, Emmett Scanlan and Alicia Witt.

[10/05/18 - 10:30 AM]
Video: "Fightworld" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this gritty docu-series, actor and lifelong fight enthusiast Frank Grillo travels the globe to explore various methods of fighting and the cultures in which these traditions have evolved and endured.

[10/05/18 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy to Premiere George R.R. Martin Horror Thriller "Nightflyers" in Epic December Event
The highly-promoted rollout sees the entire 10 episodes debuting across all Syfy platforms timed to the beginning of the linear telecast, giving Syfy fans the freedom to view the season anytime and anywhere.

[10/05/18 - 09:45 AM]
This Halloween, Travel Channel Presents "Ghost Adventures Live" - A Terrifying Four-Hour Live Investigation
Plus: look for a new season to kick off on Saturday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/05/18 - 09:24 AM]
ABC Opens the Week with the Top 2 Broadcast Gainers, with "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Good Doctor"
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 24-30.

[10/05/18 - 09:11 AM]
History Sets January 8 Premiere Date for New UFO Drama Series "Project Blue Book" from Robert Zemeckis
The series is inspired by the personal experiences of Dr. J. Allen Hynek (Aidan Gillen), a brilliant college professor recruited by the U.S. Air Force to spearhead this clandestine operation that researched thousands of cases, over 700 of which remain unsolved to this day.

[10/05/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Season 8 Teaser Trailer - DreamWorks "Voltron: Legendary Defender"
Look for the final season of the Netflix series on Friday, December 14.

[10/05/18 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides "Thursday Night Football" to Victory
The network takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/05/18 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "The Magicians" - Season 4: Sneak Peek - Syfy
"The Magicians" returns with all new episodes on January 23 on Syfy.

[10/05/18 - 08:00 AM]
More Musical Performances, More Extraordinary Appearances and More Memorable Moments Added to "Mickey's 90th Spectacular," Airing Sunday, Nov. 4, on ABC
Skylar Astin, Kelsea Ballerini, Miles Brown, Anna Camp, Josh Gad, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Sage Steele are among the latest slated to appear.

[10/05/18 - 06:30 AM]
Multiplatinum-Selling Rock Duo Twenty One Pilots to Perform at the "2018 American Music Awards"
The band will treat fans to their alternative/indie track "Jumpsuit," which peaked at No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart.

[10/05/18 - 05:00 AM]
Singer/Songwriter Ella Mai to Perform at the "2018 American Music Awards"
Ella Mai joins previously announced performers benny blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Camila Cabello, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes with Zedd, Panic! At the Disco, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood.

[10/04/18 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 4
Updates include: Paramount Network opts to air "Heathers" after all; Quinta Brunson, Jermaine Fowler team for CBS comedy; and Justin Long to recur on ABC's "The Conners."

[10/04/18 - 05:30 PM]
Mermaids Resurface on Thursday, Jan. 24, as Freeform Sets the Season Two Premiere of "Siren"
Freeform announced today that the sophomore season of the critically acclaimed mermaid drama "Siren" will premiere on Thursday, January 24.

[10/04/18 - 04:48 PM]
Video: IFC's "Stan Against Evil" Raises Hell at New York Comic Con
Catch a glimpse of the nightmarish moths, possessed puppets and evil plumbers (yeah, you read that right) swiftly taking over the quaint New England town of Willard's Mill.

[10/04/18 - 04:36 PM]
Production on "The Mandalorian," Star Wars' First Live-Action Series, Has Begun!
The series will be written and executive produced by Emmy-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau, as previously announced, with Dave Filoni directing the first episode.

[10/04/18 - 02:43 PM]
VH1 Unveils "T.I. & Tiny: Friends and Family Hustle" Set to Premiere Monday, October 22nd at 9PM ET/PT
The series features Grammy(R) Award-winning, multi-platinum artists Tip "T.I." Harris and Tameka "Tiny" Harris along with their children Zonnique, Messiah, Domani, Deyjah, King, Major and Heiress.

[10/04/18 - 02:18 PM]
International Superstar Jennifer Lopez to Perform at the "2018 American Music Awards"
Lopez will debut a brand-new single from her upcoming feature film, "Second Act."

[10/04/18 - 02:06 PM]
Video: YouTube Original Series "Origin" Debuts Trailer at New York Comic-Con
The 10-episode series follows a group of outsiders who find themselves abandoned on a ship bound for a distant land.

[10/04/18 - 02:02 PM]
Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson Begin Filming on Series Five of "Peaky Blinders"
The show is represented internationally by Endemol Shine International, has sold across 183 countries and airs widely on Netflix internationally including the USA.

[10/04/18 - 01:14 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Series Deal with Eric Newman
The deal is in addition to Newman's previously announced Netflix feature film overall deal via Screen Arcade.

[10/04/18 - 12:37 PM]
Video: OWN Releases Anticipated Trailer for New Dating Series "Ready to Love" from Will Packer
"Ready to Love" explores the real-life dating interactions of sexy, successful and grown black men and women in their 30s and 40s who are each looking for lasting love and an authentic relationship.

[10/04/18 - 12:32 PM]
TLC to Be Exclusive, U.S. Television Destination for the Wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank
Hosted by UK television personalities Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, the festivities will begin at 4:25 AM ET/PT on Friday, October 12.

[10/04/18 - 12:15 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Fall 2018
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[10/04/18 - 12:09 PM]
Netflix Launches "Medal of Honor" Celebrating Eight Men Who Went Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
Family members and brothers-in-arms recall the extraordinary odds faced by the servicemen, and through intense recreations and archival footage, viewers get inside their minds to uncover how they handled what many have described as "the worst day of their lives."

[10/04/18 - 11:33 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" Promo - New Weekly Comedy Show Debuts Sunday, October 28
Minhaj's weekly comedy show will explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity.

[10/04/18 - 11:09 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Posters and Behind-the-Scenes Video for "Escape at Dannemora"
The series is based on the stranger-than-fiction prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015 which spawned a statewide manhunt for two convicted murderers, aided in their escape by a married female prison employee who reportedly carried on months-long affairs with both men.

[10/04/18 - 10:57 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched, Most-Streamed & Most-Engaged Third Quarter Ever
Golf Channel further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/04/18 - 10:45 AM]
Viceland Sets Premiere Date for New Series "Kentucky Ayahuasca" - Slated to Premiere November 28
The show follows Steve Hupp, a former serial bank robber whose life was changed when a robbery went wrong and he found himself sharing a prison cell with a Peruvian shaman named Guadalupe who upon release, introduced him to the healing potential of Ayahuasca.

[10/04/18 - 10:23 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Commemorates Veteran's Day with Premieres Spotlighting Pivotal Stories of the Vietnam War
"Gun Trucks of Vietnam" and "The Lost Tapes: Tet Offensive" are both on tap next month.

[10/04/18 - 10:06 AM]
Shonda Rhimes and Matt Reeves Developing Blake Crouch's "Recursion" for Netflix
"Recursion" explores what happens when a brilliant female scientist invents a powerful technology that allows people not just to reactivate their most visceral memories but to reinvent them entirely.

[10/04/18 - 10:05 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights "Victoria Gotti: My Father's Daughter" and "Death of a Cheerleader"
Chelsea Frei and Maurice Benard star in the former while Kellie Martin, Aubrey Peeples and Sarah Dugdale are featured in the latter.

[10/04/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus," Animated Cinemax Series Chronicling Music's Most Eccentric Characters, Returns for Second Season Nov. 2 with a Focus On Funk
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Parliament-Funkadelic founder George Clinton serves as consulting producer and provides original music for the series.

[10/04/18 - 09:56 AM]
The Mazur Kaplan Company and Echo Lake Entertainment Start Production and Round Out Cast on Brett Haley's "All the Bright Places" Starring Elle Fanning and Justice Smith for Netflix
Based on the internationally bestselling novel by Jennifer Niven, the film tells the story of Violet Markey and Theodore Finch, who meet and change each other's lives forever.

[10/04/18 - 09:52 AM]
Discovery to Premiere All-New Competition Series "Master of Arms"
Inspired by age-old traditions, Discovery Channel is gathering the best builders to battle it out in a head-to-head competition to re-create the armaments that have changed the course of history.

[10/04/18 - 09:18 AM]
AMC's Acclaimed Mystical Modern-Day Fable, "Lodge 49," Renewed for a Second Season
The second season of "Lodge 49" will go into production and will air on AMC in 2019 with 10 episodes.

[10/04/18 - 08:26 AM]
Food Network Decks the Halls Across Platforms This Holiday Season with More Than 35 New and Returning Holiday Series, Specials, Themed Episodes
Highlights include new seasons of "Holiday Baking Championship" and "Christmas Cookie Challenge."







  [october 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
Video: "9-1-1: Lone Star," Starring Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler, Premieres with a Special Two-Night Event, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 19, Following the NFC Championship Game
Said event continues with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts Trailer for "Ready for War" from Director Andrew Renzi Executive Produced by Drake and David Ayer
The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
Odessa A'zion, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, Amir Bageria and Odley Jean will star in the project, about public high school students in Brooklyn who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics.

[10/21/19 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Ho's" (working title) from Lionsgate TV
The inaugural season of this comedic, full-hearted doc style series in the spirit of Crazy Rich Asians will include eight 30-minute episodes.

[10/21/19 - 10:30 AM]
Let the Not-So-Silent-Nights Begin with the All-New Comedy "The Moodys," Airing as a Special Three-Night Holiday Event Series Premiering Wednesday, December 4, on FOX
Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins star in the series, which follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional family of five, all of whom gather in their hometown of Chicago for the "perfect" holiday.

[10/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Max Teams with Monica Lewinsky, Max Joseph and Six West for Thought-Provoking Documentary "15 Minutes of Shame"
Produced by Six West, the documentary features Joseph with appearances by Lewinsky as they take an in-depth look at the public shaming epidemic in our culture and explore our collective need to destroy one another.

[10/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
"The Feed" Premieres November 22 on Amazon Prime Video
Based on the novel by Nick Clark Windo, "The Feed" is a thrilling exploration about our addiction to technology, our fear of what it's doing to our brains, and our terror of having to live without it.

[10/21/19 - 08:48 AM]
Celebrities Share Their Terrifying Encounters with the Paranormal in the All-New Travel Channel Series "Famously Afraid"
In each episode, three celebrities tell their seriously scary tales with the paranormal and prove that no one is safe from the bizarre, unexplainable and frightening mysteries that lurk around every corner.

[10/21/19 - 08:38 AM]
Creative Real Estate Trio Wows Clients with Amazing Renovations and Outrageous Open Houses in New HGTV Series "Hot Properties: San Diego"
The series launches Sunday, November 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/21/19 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "Sunday Night Football" to Victory
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in all categories on Sunday.

[10/21/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Crown" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new season arrives Sunday, November 17 on the streaming service.

[10/21/19 - 06:20 AM]
CNBC Prime Builds Fall Roster with Original Series, "Back in the Game," Hosted by Alex Rodriguez and Executive Produced by Michael Strahan
In the series premiere, Alex enlists the expertise of his friend, serial entrepreneur, Marcus Lemonis, aka "The Profit," to help former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield take control of his financial future.

[10/20/19 - 11:51 PM]
Netflix to Launch Highly-Anticipated Romantic Comedy "Crash Landing on You," Starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin
Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) is a beautiful heiress and a leading fashion businesswoman in South Korea, meets North Korean military officer Lee Jung-hyeok (Hyun Bin) when she is swept up by a wind storm and accidentally crashes in North Korean territory while paragliding.

[10/20/19 - 09:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Top Charts
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network edges the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.