or


    [thursday, october 25, 2018]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[10/25/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 25
Updates include: Courtney Kemp eyes "Power" spin-offs at Starz; Iliza Shlesinger to star in potential CBS comedy; and Steve Carell and David Steinberg look to revive "Inside Comedy."

[10/25/18 - 04:13 PM]
Netflix Dramedy "Daybreak" Rounds Out Cast of Glendale High School
Based on the graphic novel by Brian Ralph, the subversive dark comedy finds 17-year-old high school outcast Josh searching for his missing girlfriend Sam in post-apocalyptic Glendale, California.

[10/25/18 - 04:07 PM]
Emma Thompson Cast in Russell T Davies' BBC One Drama "Years and Years"
The six-part limited series will air on HBO in the United States.

[10/25/18 - 11:57 AM]
Viacom Announces New Structure for Media Networks Group
Effective immediately, VMN will consist of four brand groups: Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land; MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo; BET Networks; and Nickelodeon.

[10/25/18 - 11:49 AM]
OWN's New Lyrical Drama "David Makes Man" from Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney Reveals New Recurring and Guest Star Cast Members
The series centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted by the death of his closest friend and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty.

[10/25/18 - 11:06 AM]
HBO Films Acquires "Icebox," With Debut Slated for Dec. 7
The film tells the story of a 12-year-old Honduran boy who is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system.

[10/25/18 - 10:30 AM]
"Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash" Is the No. 1 Special in Freeform's History in Viewers and Key Adults
Freeform further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 20.

[10/25/18 - 10:01 AM]
BET Announces Official Nominees for the 2018 Soul Train Awards: H.E.R. and Bruno Mars Lead with 6 Nominations Followed by SZA, Ella Mai, Daniel Caesar, and Cardi B
Filming on November 17 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, "BET presents: 2018 Soul Train Awards" will air on BET and BET HER on November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/25/18 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons" - Official Trailer - Netflix
John Leguizamo won't rest until every moron becomes less of a moron.

[10/25/18 - 09:01 AM]
The Fifth and Final Season of "Broad City" Premieres on January 24 on Comedy Central
All-new episodes will be followed by Comedy Central's brand-new half-hour scripted series, "The Other Two."

[10/25/18 - 09:00 AM]
Season Five of "Botched" Set to Premiere Thursday, December 6th at 10 PM ET/PT on E!
Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif will continue to change the lives of their patients as they come face to face with the most complicated reconstructive surgeries they've ever been challenged.

[10/25/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for Animated Comedy "Star Trek: Lower Decks"
Emmy-winner Mike McMahan is behind the project, which will focus on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships.

[10/25/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins with World Series Coverage
Game 2 takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/25/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Um, You Know What? "F Is for Family" Is Back November 30!
The animated comedy transports viewers back to the 1970s, a time when political correctness, helicopter parenting and indoor smoking bans weren't part of anyone's vocabulary, let alone the norm.

[10/25/18 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "Money Heist" Season Three - Now in Production - Netflix
Look for the show's new season in 2019 on the streaming service.

[10/25/18 - 06:00 AM]
E!'s "Busy Tonight" Welcomes Mindy Kaling, Julia Roberts, Olivia Munn, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kristen Bell, John Stamos and More This Season as Late Night Talk Show Premieres Sunday, October 28 at 10:00P
Jimmy Kimmel, Fred Armisen and Andy Cohen will also drop by the premiere week.

[10/25/18 - 06:00 AM]
CBSN Launches on Hulu with Live TV
The deal makes it possible to watch CBSN's live, anchored news coverage through the premium streaming service.

[10/25/18 - 04:15 AM]
Netflix Announces Five New German Original Titles
The five series display a variety of genres and formats, from epic tales of the past and future, contemporary crime dramas, coming-of-age stories and compelling family sagas.

[10/25/18 - 04:15 AM]
Dr. Phil McGraw, Host of the #1 Daytime Talk Show "Dr. Phil," Extends Deal Through 2023
The new deal adds three years onto his current deal and will take the groundbreaking, most-watched daytime talker through its 21st season.

[10/25/18 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "Outlaw King" New Trailer - Launching Globally on Netflix November 9th
The Chris Pine-led film tells the untold, true story of Robert the Bruce who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England.

[10/24/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 24
Updates include: Amazon to import U.K. comedy "People Just Do Nothing"; Kate Dennis tapped to helm HBO's "Run"; and "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists" taps two for recurring roles.

[10/24/18 - 02:00 PM]
Celebrity Singing Competition "The Masked Singer" to Premiere Wednesday, January 2, on FOX
The series features celebrities facing off against one another with one major twist: each singer is shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with full face mask to conceal his or her identity.

[10/24/18 - 12:32 PM]
NBC Holiday Music Special "A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy" Hits All the Right Notes
The hour-long special will air Wednesday, November 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/24/18 - 12:00 PM]
Stars Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Culinary Battle on the All-New Special "MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown," Thursday, November 22, on FOX
Terrence Howard, Eric Stonestreet, Lil Rel Howery, Alyson Hannigan, Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith are among those slated to appear.

[10/24/18 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Breaks the Mold With the Greenlight of "Just Roll with It"
The first-of-its-kind format is a hybrid of a scripted family comedy and an improvisational comedy, in which the studio audience members select the outcome of certain scenes while the cast just rolls with it.

[10/24/18 - 10:40 AM]
Sandra Bernhard Cast in Starz Original Series "Sweetbitter"
She'll play Maddie Glover, the Head Chef and Owner of the "Sweetbitter" restaurant.

[10/24/18 - 10:00 AM]
Netflix Renews "Atypical" for a Third Season
"Atypical" season three will feature 10 half-hour episodes.

[10/24/18 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "Stan Against Evil" Provides Early Scares Ahead of Halloween!
A new episode is available to watch now, one week before the series' linear premiere, commercial-free on a variety of network platforms including VOD, the IFC app and digital pages and YouTube.

[10/24/18 - 09:33 AM]
CMT Announces New Winter Programming Slate
"Racing Wives," an hour-long unscripted series that offers a glimpse inside the opulent world of the wives of top race car drivers including Kurt and Kyle Busch, will premiere Thursday, January 3.

[10/24/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Pete Holmes: Dirty Clean," His Second HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Dec. 15
The exclusive presentation will be directed by Marcus Raboy, who also directed his first HBO special, 2016's "Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds."

[10/24/18 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Presents "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Season 2 Trailer & Key Art
Emmy winners Rachel Brosnahan and Alex Borstein star in the new season, premiering Wednesday, December 5.

[10/24/18 - 09:00 AM]
More Performers Added to "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards," Airing Wednesday, Nov. 14
Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

[10/24/18 - 08:34 AM]
Ramshackle Estates Become Show-Stopping Family Homes in Season Two of DIY Network's "Bargain Mansions"
Kansas City's crumbling manors get massive makeovers from home renovator Tamara Day in the new season.

[10/24/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens Up for FOX
The network's coverage of Game 1 posts gains of 17% among adults 18-49.

[10/24/18 - 08:03 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Remembers Moments of National Fear, Confusion and Resilience with All New Episodes of "The Lost Tapes"
This new season foregoes narration, reenactments or outside commentary, giving viewers an immersive look back at these events and uncovering moments that were either lost to time or never seen at all.

[10/24/18 - 07:08 AM]
Video: Never Lose Sight of Survival - "Bird Box" Trailer Has Just Debuted!
Sandra Bullock stars in the Netflix feature film, due on on December 21.

[10/24/18 - 07:08 AM]
The Hot Pursuit for an Ice-Cold Killer Continues in Investigation Discovery's Two-Part Special "Cold Valley"
This riveting investigative documentary follows two women as they work to unravel the mysterious disappearances that tormented the Lewis Clark Valley in the 1980s.

[10/23/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 23
Updates include: Steve Carell joins Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston's Apple series; Emerald Fennell cast as Camilla Parker Bowles in Netflix's "The Crown"; and Jim Sturgess cast in Apple's "Magic Hour."

[10/23/18 - 06:04 PM]
Video: Trailer Release - Prime Original Series "Mirzapur"
"Mirzapur" is the fifth Prime Original series offering from India and brings together the winning trio Ritesh Sidhwani, Karan Anshuman and Farhan Akhtar, the creators of Prime Original Series, "Inside Edge."

[10/23/18 - 11:15 AM]
Epic Thriller "The Passage," From Executive Producers Liz Heldens, Ridley Scott and Matt Reeves, To Premiere Monday, January 14, on FOX
The series focuses on Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race.

[10/23/18 - 10:24 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
Highlights include "Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2018" and "Greatest Holiday Video Countdown," both airing Tuesday, December 18.

[10/23/18 - 10:01 AM]
ESPN Set for Two Weekly Docuseries in 2019 - "The American Game" and "The Greatest" - as Pillars of Network's "College Football 150" Initiative
ESPN is embarking on a year-long, multi-platform storytelling experience that was initially announced in August 2017.

[10/23/18 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Now Streaming on Hulu Ahead of "Outlander" Season 4 Premiere
Beginning today, Hulu subscribers will have even more choice in creating their own personal TV experience on Hulu.

[10/23/18 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform Gets Into "Good Trouble" on Tuesday, Jan. 8
Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez star in "The Fosters" spin-off, which follows Callie and Mariana as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives in Los Angeles.

[10/23/18 - 09:39 AM]
Video: First Trailer - "Victoria," Season 3
Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes are back for the most dramatic season yet.

[10/23/18 - 09:24 AM]
MTV Launches First-Ever "MTV EMA Generation Change Award" to Spotlight Fearless, Original Young People Who Are Changing the World
Five changemakers from around the globe, all under the age of 26, are nominated for the award, which will be presented during the "2018 MTV EMA" red carpet pre-show in Bilbao, Spain on November 4.

[10/23/18 - 09:03 AM]
Sundance TV and Sundance Now to Launch a Companion Podcast for the All New Television Docu-Series "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle"
The series, entitled "The Truth About True Crime with Amanda Knox," will begin by taking a detailed look at the Jonestown massacre and will serve as a companion to the upcoming television docu-series.

[10/23/18 - 08:32 AM]
Hasan Minhaj, Asif Ali, Aristotle Athiras and Fahim Anwar Are Goatface - One-Hour Special Premieres November 27
The one-hour hybrid special for Comedy Central weaves together ensemble sketches, an ensemble stand-up set, and individual stand-up performances from each member of the group.

[10/23/18 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Remains on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock's "The Voice" continues to lead both categories on Monday night.

[10/23/18 - 07:00 AM]
Recording Academy(TM) and CBS Announce Dates for the Grammy Awards(R) in 2020 and 2021
The 61st annual event airs Sunday, February 10, 2019 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.







  [october 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


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





[02/25/21 - 01:01 PM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming Original Series "The Handmaid's Tale" Season Four, The Final Season of "Shrill" and "Marvel's M.O.D.O.K." at 2021 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
The company also announced a series order for new original limited series "Iron Mike" from 20th Television and the team behind "I, Tonya," as well as an early third season renewal for "Animaniacs" from Steven Spielberg.

[02/25/21 - 12:31 PM]
NBC and E! Have Golden Globes Surrounded with Full Array of Pre- and Post-Show Telecasts
The "78th Annual Golden Globe Awards" will air live on NBC this Sunday at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills and the Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center in New York City.

[02/25/21 - 10:22 AM]
"HBO Presents: A Tiny Audience" Season Two Premiering Exclusively on HBO Max and HBO Latino on March 19
Each episode features one chart-topping global Latin artist who performs one of their biggest hits while revealing to the audience something about the track they have never revealed before.

[02/25/21 - 10:05 AM]
Shudder Acquires George A. Romero's Legendary "Lost" Film The Amusement Park
Recently discovered and restored 46 years after its completion by the George A. Romero Foundation and produced by Suzanne Desrocher-Romero, The Amusement Park was restored in 4k by IndieCollect in New York City.

[02/25/21 - 10:02 AM]
"Metal Lords" Finds Its Band - Jaeden Martell, Isis Hainsworth, Adrian Greensmith to Star
In the film, two kids want to start a heavy metal band in a high school where exactly two kids care about heavy metal.

[02/25/21 - 09:01 AM]
HBO Max Unveils New "Blackfire" Supersuit from Season Three of "Titans"
The first two seasons of "Titans" are now available to stream on the HBO Max streaming service with season three of the Max Original, which is currently in production, premiering later this year.

[02/25/21 - 09:01 AM]
Limited Series "The Underground Railroad" from Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins to Premiere May 14 on Amazon Prime Video
The 10-episode limited series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead.

[02/25/21 - 08:54 AM]
"My Little Pony" Franchise Gallops to Netflix with All-New Animated Feature Film and Series
After a decade of heart-warming friendships, daring adventures, and endless laughs, the beloved pony world of Equestria is expanding to introduce a new generation of ponies to a new generation of fans.

[02/25/21 - 08:31 AM]
An Exciting New Chapter for Books with Netflix Adaptations
Led by "Bridgerton," half of the Top 10 titles on The New York Times Best Sellers list this month are books tied to Netflix series.

[02/25/21 - 08:03 AM]
Social Media Creator Jenn Todryk Executes Major Home Improvements Without Massive Demolition in New HGTV Series "No Demo Reno"
In the 10-episode series, premiering Thursday, March 25, Jenn tears down the notion that major demolition is always necessary to create whole-home transformations.

[02/25/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Transformers: Botbots" and "My Little Pony" Characters to Be Reimagined in Two All-New Animated Series at Netflix
It was recently announced an all new CGI "My Little Pony" feature film is coming to Netflix and will premiere later this fall.

[02/25/21 - 06:16 AM]
"Elite" Renewed for a Fifth Season and Two New Actors Join the Cast
Argentinian actress Valentina Zenere and Brazilian actor André Lamoglia are both on tap.

[02/25/21 - 06:00 AM]
AMC and Movistar+ Release First Look Images for Their Upcoming Series "La Fortuna"
The first television series from director Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar, "La Fortuna" is in the final phase of filming in locations in northern Spain and North America and is set to debut later this year.

[02/25/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Army of the Dead" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

[02/25/21 - 02:28 AM]
Netflix Announces Start of Production for "Finding Ola" Hend Sabry's Upcoming Series
Joining Hend Sabry's cast are Sawsan Badr, Hany Adel, Nada Mousa, Mahmoud El Leithy, and Dalia Shawky.