The Voice introduces live playoff voting

The Voice introduces live playoff voting (Trae Patton)

On NBC’s The Voice, you really can vote early and vote often. Monday, November 7 – the night before the presidential election – the singing competition will air its first real-time voting and real-time results playoff show. All of the top 20 artists will perform for a spot in the top 12; during the telecast, […]

Fox adds to Lucifer order

Fox adds to Lucifer order

Fox added 9 episodes to its sophomore order for Lucifer, for a full season of 22. On its fourth outing, the drama delivered 7.2 million total viewers and 1.9 among A18-49 in Live+7 Nielsens. “Lucifer continues to deliver, with great blasts of dark humor and ambitious storytelling,” said Fox entertainment president David Madden. “The show […]

Jennifer Lopez takes on Bye Bye Birdie Live!

Lopez-led “Birdie" taking longer flight to NBC airwaves

Jennifer Lopez, already in the NBC family with Shades of Blue, extends her reach at the Peacock network as exec producer and star of 2017 holiday event Bye Bye Birdie Live!. Harvey Fierstein, who wrote and will star in NBC’s upcoming Hairspray Live!, is writing the teleplay adaptation of the Broadway hit. Lopez will play […]

Kellee Stewart comedy lands at Fox

Kellee Stewart project lands at Fox

Kellee Stewart (My Boys) will star in and exec produce Fox comedy project BFF (Black Best Friend), inspired by her own life. Cedric the Entertainer is exec producing, as well as Sebastian Jones and Eric Rohne.

Raven-Symone eyes a new future at Disney Channel

Raven-Symone eyes a new future at Disney Channel

Yesterday was a big day for Raven-Symone: She started her morning announcing on The View that she’ll be exiting the talk show by the end of the year. “I have an announcement to make. No, I’m not pregnant… We’re doing a That’s So Raven II,” she said on air. She’ll be heading back to LA, […]

Bravo greenlights three new and three returning series

What?? Bravo greenlights three new and three returning series  (Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo)

Bravo gave the greenlight to three new and three returning series. New additions include First Family of Hip Hop and Relative Success with Tabatha, as well as a franchise expansion with Southern Charm Savannah. Additionally, the network confirmed new season orders for Real Housewives of Dallas season 2, Southern Charm season 4, as well as […]

National Geographic rebrands as Mars approaches

National Geographic rebrands, as Mars approaches

National Geographic announced a global rebrand, including the tagline “Further” that crosses all the brand’s media platforms, including TV networks, the magazine and social and digital platforms. The word “channel” will be dropped from on-air and off-air extensions. “‘Further’ is more than just a tagline for us,” said Courteney Monroe, CEO, National Geographic Global Television […]

Back in action

Back in action

Full production on E!’s Keeping Up With the Kardashians has resumed, said the network. Shooting of the reality show was halted after Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint in Paris on October 3.

Season premiere of The Walking Dead grabs monster ratings

Walking Dead NY lawsuit takes a step forward

The Walking Dead’s Season 7 premiere scored some of its best ratings to date: The season opener was seen by 17 million viewers in Live+SD, up 16 percent from last year’s debut (14.6 million) and on par with the Season 5 premiere (17.3 million). In A18-49, the episode averaged an 8.4 rating (10.7 million viewers), […]

SNL sets election special

Don’t be #sad. Baldwin’s Trump to return to SNL

We knew Alec-as-Donald wouldn’t desert us yet. NBC is airing The 2016 SNL Election Special on Monday, November 7 at 10p. The one-hour special will feature highlights of the presidential campaign, with clips of recent SNL political sketches.