ABC is shuffling its schedule, putting freshman drama series A Million Little Things in a new plum Thursday 9p slot after Grey’s Anatomy for the remainder of the season. Not on the midseason schedule roster for the first time since it debuted is Dancing with the Stars, though it’s expected back in the fall. Instead, […]
Kathie Lee Gifford, who has co-hosted Today with Hoda Kotb since 2008, is leaving NBC’s morning show in April. “As we all know, Kathie Lee’s plate has been overflowing lately with film, music and book projects, and after giving us eleven extraordinary years, she’s decided to focus her attention full-time on those other creative endeavors,” […]
Carol Burnett will receive the first Golden Globe award for special achievement in television, which will be named after her going forward. Burnett, who will accept the trophy during NBC’s broadcast of the ceremony on Sunday, January 6, is a five-time Golden Globe winner and the most decorated of all time in the TV category.
E.W. Scripps Company’s Katz Networks is relaunching Court TV in May, having acquired brand assets including the 100,000-hour Court TV library from Turner Broadcasting. The 24/7 channel has secured over-the-air distribution agreements with local TV station groups that will allow it to reach over 50% of U.S. television households. “Today, while consumer interest in the […]
Doctor Who will return for a new season in early 2020 with Jodie Whittaker onboard. In the U.S., the season was up 47% versus last time around, averaging 1.6 million viewers.
Thanks to ID, a cold case in Chicago is heating up. Following the airing of the true crime net’s two-part special, Cold Valley, new tips from around the country have prompted the Chicago PD to reopen the case of 8-year-old murder victim Diane Taylor. “At ID, we are very proud to have served as a […]
BET is not renewing scripted series Hit the Floor for season five. “We are grateful to the most passionate fans ever who helped to bring one more season of the #DevilsNation to the screen, and the incredible cast and dancers,” said a network spokesperson. Hit the Floor spent its first three seasons on BET’s Viacom […]
D’oh! FXX and Fox are teaming up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Simpsons with two special events this month. On Sunday, December 16, FXX will air a 15-hour marathon featuring episodes curated by exec producer Al Jean. The 30-ep marathon begins at 9a. One week later, Fox will air an encore of the […]
In case anyone was still wondering whether Netflix is serious about kids content, Chris Nee, creator and exec producer of two of Disney Junior’s most successful series, Doc McStuffins and Vampirina, inked a multiyear deal with the streamer. Nee will write and produce new animated and live-action series for preschool and all audiences exclusively for […]
They’ll be there for you – for a while, at least. A notice on Netflix’s Friends page saying that the 1994-2004 sitcom would be available “Until 1/1/19” caused alarm in the Twitterverse, but the streamer struck a deal with WarnerMedia for a reported $100 million to keep exclusive streaming rights for another year. That’s up […]