or


    [monday, july 12, 2021]    
show: all posts | rants & reviews | interviews | ratings | video
[07/12/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 12
Updates include: HBO Max's "DMZ," "Julia" fill out casts; FOX gives pilot order to "The Last Policeman" adaptation; and Amazon renews "Luxe Listings Sydney" for second season.

[07/12/21 - 01:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders "I Love This for You" to Series Starring Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon
Bayer co-created the series with Emmy nominee and two-time Peabody winner Jeremy Beiler, who will executive produce.

[07/12/21 - 01:01 PM]
Video: "Explained" (Season 3) - Official Trailer - Netflix
From monarchies to mea culpas, pooches to plastic surgery, explore a wide range of fascinating topics in this celebrity-narrated docuseries.

[07/12/21 - 12:28 PM]
The Premiere Episode of HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" Is the Most-Watched Max Original Series Since Launch Over Its First Weekend of Availability
Within an hour of the episode's premiere, the show was trending # 1 nationwide on Twitter, continuing as a Top 5 trend through mid-day.

[07/12/21 - 12:04 PM]
WE tv Is the #1 Cable Network with Women on Friday Nights for the First Half of 2021
WE tv has also been the #1 cable network with Black women on Friday nights since 2019.

[07/12/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "The Deceived" - Official Trailer - Starz
Do you believe in ghosts? Don't miss the thrilling premiere on Sunday, July 18.

[07/12/21 - 11:36 AM]
"Diary of a Future President" Starts Its Second Term When Season Two Premieres August 18 on Disney+
Executive producer Gina Rodriguez directs the second season's first episode and also stars as grown-up Elena.

[07/12/21 - 11:00 AM]
Award-Winning Producer Jesse Collins Named Showrunner of the "2021 American Music Awards"
The world's largest fan-voted awards show returns to ABC, live on Sunday, November 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), and will feature global superstars and the hottest genre-spanning performances as it rings in its 49th year.

[07/12/21 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2021-2022 Primetime Premiere Dates
The network will roll out the strategic launches of five new shows and 22 returning series over several weeks.

[07/12/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases Official Trailer and Key Art for Reality Dating Series "FBoy Island," Hosted by Nikki Glaser, Debuting July 29
The first three episodes of the ten-episode series debut Thursday, July 29 on HBO Max, followed by three additional episodes on August 5, leading up to the final four episodes on August 12.

[07/12/21 - 09:59 AM]
Starz Greenlights Second Season of "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" Ahead of Series Premiere on July 18
The season renewal comes amidst strong demand for the upcoming premiere of the third book in the growing "Power" Universe franchise.

[07/12/21 - 09:59 AM]
Production Has Begun on the Paramount+ Limited Event Series "The Offer"
The series stars Miles Teller as Albert S. Ruddy, Matthew Goode as Robert Evans, Dan Fogler as Francis Ford Coppola, Burn Gorman as Charles Bluhdorn, Colin Hanks as Barry Lapidus, Giovanni Ribisi as Joe Colombo and Juno Temple as Bettye McCartt.

[07/12/21 - 09:10 AM]
The "73rd Emmy(R) Awards" to Return with Live Audience and Cedric the Entertainer as Host for Broadcast on CBS, Sunday, Sept. 19
Emmy Award-nominated producers Reginald Hudlin and Ian Stewart will executive produce and Hamish Hamilton will direct the telecast for production companies Done+Dusted and Hudlin Entertainment.

[07/12/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Pray Away" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Survivors and ex-leaders of the so-called "conversion therapy" movement speak out about its harm to the LGBTQ+ community and its devastating persistence.

[07/12/21 - 08:31 AM]
The SpringHill Company and Genius Entertainment Partner with Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films to Produce New Live-Action Movie, "Fantasy Football"
In "Fantasy Football," 15-year-old Carmen Coleman (Marsai Martin) discovers she can control her professional football player dad's prowess on the field through her video game.

[07/12/21 - 08:30 AM]
Nickelodeon Begins Production on New "The Fairly OddParents" Series for Paramount+, Combining Live-Action and Animation
The 13-episode first season will pick up years after the original series ended and follow Timmy Turner's cousin, Vivian "Viv" Turner, and her new stepbrother, Roy Ragland, as they navigate life in Dimmsdale with the help of their fairy godparents, Wanda and Cosmo.

[07/12/21 - 08:29 AM]
Paramount+ Announces "The J Team," A New Live-Action Musical Starring Pop Star and Social Media Sensation JoJo Siwa, to Premiere September 3
Tisha Campbell-Martin, Laura Soltis, Julia Marley, Kerrynton Jones and Kiara T. Romero also star in the film.

[07/12/21 - 08:04 AM]
A&E Sets August Return for Two Groundbreaking Documentary Series That Offer Unique Perspectives of the Justice System
"Accused: Guilty or Innocent" and "Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole" are both due back next month.

[07/12/21 - 07:32 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC Up 41 Percent From Last Year
Through two games, the 2021 NBA Finals is averaging 8,970,000 viewers, up 26 percent from last year.

[07/12/21 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Hit & Run" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A man searching for the truth behind his wife's death becomes caught up in a dangerous web of secrets and intrigue stretching from New York to Tel Aviv.

[07/12/21 - 02:01 AM]
Video: "Valeria" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The four friends support and lift each other up as they each make momentous decisions that will affect their respective careers and love lives.

[07/11/21 - 03:00 PM]
Marvel Studios' "Black Widow" Surpasses $215M Between Box Office and Disney+ Premier Access
Over $60M was accounted for by Disney+ Premier Access consumer spend globally.

[07/09/21 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 9
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "Cursed"; Kumail Nanjiani attached to star in FX's "Homeland Elegies"; and Devon Terrell tapped for HBO Max's "Rap Sh*t."

[07/09/21 - 02:00 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of July 19 and July 26
Said offerings include the three-episode launch of "Citizen P.I." on Tuesday, July 27.

[07/09/21 - 01:00 PM]
All the News and Reveals That Broke Out of WitcherCon
"The Witcher" returns for season two December 17 on Netflix.

[07/09/21 - 12:11 PM]
Moonbug and Amazon Expand Blippi's Universe with New Original Series, Premiering Exclusively to Amazon Kids+ Subscribers
The two companies are creating a new, long-form episodic series called "Blippi's Treehouse," which will premiere exclusively on the Amazon Kids+ streaming service at a future date.

[07/09/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Jett" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy "Jett" Kowalski (Carla Gugino) is ready to put her past behind her and get on the straight and narrow.

[07/09/21 - 12:00 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Good Witch" Series Finale Set for Sunday, July 25
In the series finale, the Merriwick cousins get ready to face the mysterious force putting their family legacy at risk while changes are in store for others in "The Wedding."

[07/09/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Launches a "Summer of Unscripted" with Premiere Dates and First Look Sizzle for "FBOY Island," "The Hype" and "Sweet Life: Los Angeles"
They'll launch Thursday, July 29, August 12 and August 19, respectively.

[07/09/21 - 10:40 AM]
Cowboys of the Prehistoric Wild West: Discovery's "Dino Hunters" Returns with More Dinosaurs, Treasure and Hidden History
The dino hunting cowboys are back and ready to dig up more prehistoric treasure across the Wild West.

[07/09/21 - 09:25 AM]
HBO Max Releases "And Just Like That..." First Look Image as Production Begins in NYC
The 10-episode series features Sarah Jessica Parker reprising the role of "Carrie Bradshaw," Cynthia Nixon as "Miranda Hobbes," and Kristin Davis as "Charlotte York."

[07/09/21 - 08:13 AM]
NBC Announces Athletes and Commentators for "Olympic Dreams Featuring Jonas Brothers" Premiering Wednesday, July 21
The one-hour special will follow the Jonas Brothers as they pursue their Olympic dreams.

[07/09/21 - 07:35 AM]
AMC Networks Greenlights "Dark Winds" as a New Series for AMC+ and AMC
Executive producers include George R.R. Martin, Robert Redford, Tina Elmo and Vince Gerardis.

[07/09/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Swarm" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A single mother breeds locusts as high-protein food, but has trouble getting them to reproduce - until she finds they have a taste for blood.

[07/09/21 - 06:05 AM]
Per-Olav Sorensen Directs Feature Film "Royalteen" for Netflix
The project is a love story about living with your mistakes, conquering your fears and breaking the internet.

[07/09/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Sweet Girl" - Official Trailer - Netflix
He lost the love of his life to a pharmaceutical company's greed. Now his daughter is without a mother, and he's without justice. For now.

[07/09/21 - 05:49 AM]
"All or Nothing: Arsenal" to Launch Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Globally in 2022
The new installment will take viewers behind the curtain during a crucial season at one of the world's biggest football clubs, as Arsenal focus their efforts on challenging for domestic success and returning to elite European competition.

[07/08/21 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 8
Updates include: CBS taps leads for "FBI: International"; Dominic Monaghan to star in AMC's "Moonhaven"; and "The Offer" at Paramount+ casts 15 roles.

[07/08/21 - 08:40 PM]
Netflix Announces the Release Date of the Much Awaited Tamil Anthology "Navarasa"
The film, presented by legendary filmmaker Mani Ratnam and renowned writer and filmmaker Jayendra Panchapakesan, is based on the nine "rasas" and will release exclusively on Netflix on August 6.

[07/08/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Spriggan" - Official Teaser #2 - Netflix Anime
An ancient alien civilization's relics on Earth hold dangerous powers. The ARCAM corporation's Spriggan agents must do everything they can to keep them out of the wrong hands.

[07/08/21 - 12:08 PM]
USA Network Celebrates a Southern Family Summer as New Seasons of "Chrisley Knows Best" and "Growing Up Chrisley" Return on Thursday, August 12
"Chrisley Knows Best" season nine and "Growing Up Chrisley" season three premiere will premiere back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/08/21 - 12:03 PM]
USA Network Greenlights New All-Access NASCAR Docuseries "Race for the Championship" (WT)
Across eight thrilling episodes, the all-access series will chronicle the sports' best as they balance their personal lives with the passion, pressure and perils of racing, all for a chance to make history.

[07/08/21 - 12:01 PM]
Uzo Aduba and Matthew Broderick Will Star in "Painkiller," A Netflix Limited Series Inspired by America's Opioid Crisis as It Involves Purdue Pharma
The series co-stars West Duchovny, Dina Shihabi and John Rothman.

[07/08/21 - 11:30 AM]
Hitler's Hidden Secrets: An All New Season of "Secret Nazi Ruins" Premieres July 25 on Science Channel
In an all-new season, experts investigate these abandoned sites to dissect and reveal their true purpose and what covert projects they were intended for.

[07/08/21 - 11:03 AM]
Emmy(R) Winner Kiefer Sutherland to Star as President Franklin D. Roosevelt in "The First Lady" for Showtime(R)
Sutherland joins Oscar(R), Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis, who also executive produces, as former first lady Michelle Obama, Oscar and Emmy nominee Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Emmy and Screen Actors Guild winner Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt.

[07/08/21 - 11:03 AM]
CBS Gets tnto The Holiday Spirit This Summer as Production Begins on the New CBS Original Movie "Christmas Takes Flight"
Katie Lowes, Evan Williams, Andrew Airlie, Kyra Leroux, Erik Gow and Keisha Haines star in the original movie.

[07/08/21 - 11:02 AM]
Adult Swim Steps Off the Green and Onto Your Screen for All-New Comic-Con@Home Experience
This year's lineup features star-studded panels from Adult Swim animated favorites "Rick and Morty" and "Tuca & Bertie," plus sneak peeks of brand-new animated series "Blade Runner: Black Lotus" and "Teenage Euthanasia."

[07/08/21 - 10:31 AM]
HBO Renews "Pause with Sam Jay" for a Second Season
"I can't express how excited I am to bring you all a second season of 'Pause,'" said Jay.

[07/08/21 - 10:15 AM]
Netflix and Shonda Rhimes Expand Creative Pact
The newly expanded partnership will give Netflix and Shondaland Media the opportunity to exclusively produce, stream and distribute feature films as well potential gaming and virtual reality content.

[07/08/21 - 10:14 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings "The Patrick Star Show" to Comic-Con@Home with Exclusive Cast Table Read
On Saturday, July 24, at 3:00 p.m. PT/6:00 p.m. ET, voice cast and producers behind the original series will treat viewers to an exclusive table read and conversation.







  [july 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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





[09/23/21 - 01:31 PM]
Max Original Documentary Series "The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin" Debuts September 30
Directed by Emmy-winning filmmaker Marina Zenovich, the five-episode documentary series from Ross Dinerstein's Campfire Studios and Huntley Productions examines the controversial Remnant Fellowship Church and its founder, the late Gwen Shamblin Lara.

[09/23/21 - 01:00 PM]
New on Hulu: Fall TV Premieres Available Next Day
The streamer recaps its new and returning offerings from ABC, FOX and NBC.

[09/23/21 - 12:34 PM]
EPIX(R) to Premiere "NFL Icons" Docuseries
Debuting on October 2 at 10:00/9:00c and airing weekly, the series celebrates the biggest names in the history of pro football.

[09/23/21 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Three-Part Documentary Celebrating DC's History and Legacy
The documentary series takes an unprecedented look at the enduring and influential legacy of DC, allowing fans to rediscover the universe of characters, as well as the iconic comic book company's origins, its evolution and its nearly nine-decade cultural impact across every artistic medium.

[09/23/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Vince Carter: Legacy" - Official Trailer - Crackle
"Vince Carter: Legacy" explores the transformation of the NBA's longest career athlete, Vince Carter, from dunking into history, playing through the pain, and evolving to create a legacy unlike any player before him.

[09/23/21 - 11:30 AM]
The Series Premiere of the New Comedy "Ghosts" Will Now Have a One-Hour Debut, Oct. 7
The move bumps the second season premiere of "B Positive" by one week, to Thursday, October 14.

[09/23/21 - 11:10 AM]
TNT's "Claws" Returns for Fourth and Final Season on Sunday, December 26, at 9:00pm ET/PT
Additionally, an early sneak of the final season's first episode will air on December 17 during TBS' weekly talk show series, "Friday Night Vibes," hosted by Tiffany Haddish with co-host Deon Cole.

[09/23/21 - 10:40 AM]
Lifetime Amps Up Unscripted Slate with Greenlights of Three New Series
The robust slate includes the life-altering plastic surgery transformation series, "My Killer Body with K. Michelle," new dating series "Five Guys a Week" and family docuseries, "Leave it to Geege," following a sassy southern mother from Emmy-winning World of Wonder.

[09/23/21 - 10:08 AM]
Ayo Davis Named President of Disney Branded Television
Davis most recently served as Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy of Disney Branded Television, overseeing scripted and unscripted series, movies and specials targeted to kids, teens and families.

[09/23/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Orville: New Horizons" - Date Announcement - Hulu
New home. New missions. "The Orville: New Horizons" arrives March 10, 2022.

[09/23/21 - 10:00 AM]
Shudder to Premiere Psychological Thriller "Dead & Beautiful" Thursday, November 4
The film, which is written and directed by David Verbeek, is also set to play at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX on Saturday, September 25.

[09/23/21 - 09:45 AM]
TNT's "AEW: Dynamite" Moves to TBS in 2022
Additionally, in 2022, "AEW: Rampage," which features the world-renowned stars of AEW, will continue to air Fridays on TNT.

[09/23/21 - 09:32 AM]
Showtime Revives Original "Dexter" Podcast with Launch of "Dexter: New Blood Wrap-Up with Scott Reynolds," Ahead of TV Series Premiere
The podcast - which will be available everywhere - will launch Friday, October 1, and will continue its spree with new episodes every Tuesday for 16 weeks.

[09/23/21 - 09:15 AM]
TBS Greenlights Seventh Season of Emmy-Award-Winning Late-Night Series "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
Moving to Thursday nights beginning January 2022, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" remains a trailblazing force in late-night, continuing to use political satire to entertain, educate, and empower viewers while keeping the government in check.

[09/23/21 - 09:08 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Reveals Trailers for Upcoming Original Series for Kids and Families, "Puppy Place" and "Get Rolling with Otis"
Based on Scholastic's best-selling book series written by Ellen Miles, "Puppy Place" chronicles the adventures of dog-loving siblings, Charles and Lizzie Peterson, and the puppy pals they foster in search of forever homes.