History special Alexander Hamilton (wt) bows Sunday, June 26 at 9p. The two-hour documentary captures the life and times of our nation’s forgotten (until Broadway, have you tried to get tickets/) founding father.
Clear the decks: Ahead of Upfronts, broadcast nets burst the bubbles of series awaiting word on their fates. ABC’s The Muppets, Marvel’s Agent Carter, Galavant, Nashville, Hearbeat and Castle will not be back. In addition to cancelling CSI: Cyber after two seasons, CBS sent Supergirl flying to sib CW. Fox’s The Grinder, Grandfathered, Cooper Barrett’s […]
Jenna Fischer (The Office) is exiting upcoming CBS comedy Man With a Plan. Matt LeBlanc’s leading lady will be recast.
CBS has canceled CSI: Cyber, the spinoff from long-running forensic drama CSI. Patricia Arquette-starring CSI: Cyber launched midseason in 2015 and has run for two abbreviated seasons. Cyber was the last one standing in the franchise – the original ended its 15-season run in 2015, CSI: NY wound up after nine seasons in 2013 and […]
The second season of Participant Media docu-series Secret Lives of Americans will premiere Friday, May 20 at 10p on Pivot. New episodes look at the reasons why ordinary Americans go to great lengths to disguise their closest kept secrets. The 20-ep season is the largest order for any original series in Pivot’s history.
Morley Safer, 60 Minutes’ longest-serving correspondent, is retiring this week after 46 seasons. Following the Sunday, May 15 broadcast of the news show, CBS will air tribute Morley Safer: A Reporter’s Life. “It’s been a wonderful run, but the time has come to say goodbye to all of my friends at CBS and the dozens […]
CBS renewed freshman comedy Life in Pieces. The series, produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association with Kapital Entertainment, is averaging 10.53 million viewers and a 2.7 rating among A18-49.
ESPN settled its breach of contract lawsuit against Verizon, filed last April when the Verizon’s FiOS service began to offer a skinny bundle of pay TV nets that didn’t include ESPN. The companies aren’t disclosing settlement terms of the case, filed at New York State’s Supreme Court.
After a 12-year tenure at the network, Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless is stepping down. Ganeless, who had a 25-year run at Viacom, is being replaced by Kent Alterman, currently president of original programming. “Michele has decided to step away from her role as President of Comedy Central. During her long and successful tenure the […]
New Girl’s Hannah Simone has been tapped to host Fox’s new competition series Kicking and Screaming. The eight-episode show teams 10 expert survivalists with pampered partners to face challenges in wild environments around the world.