E! will expand its entertainment news and commentary programming with three additional hours of original content every weekday, starting in early 2020. Tammy Filler, who for 16 years was at NBC’s Today, most recently as exec producer for the fourth hour, will join E! as EVP and editor-in-chief, E! News, to lead creative development, production […]
NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans will return to CBS for the 2019-20 season, their 11th and sixth seasons, respectively. Series are the latest re-ups for CBS, which among recent renewals, picked up new seasons of Young Sheldon, Mom, Criminal Minds, Blue Bloods, FBI, God Friended Me, The Neighborhood and Magnum P.I. No word […]
After a week in which each show hit a ratings low, NBC is swapping Tuesday timeslots for The Village and The Voice, moving the scripted show to 8p and the singing competition to 9p. New Amsterdam is staying put at 10p. The move takes into account the higher percentage of delayed viewing for The Village […]
Jimmy Kimmel will pay tribute to two classic sitcoms and their creator in a live, 90-minute prime-time event, Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons”. The late night host teams with Lear and executive producers Brent Miller, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Justin Theroux for the […]
Tim Allen is still standing. Fox renewed the actor’s comedy, Last Man Standing, which airs its 150th episode tonight. This will be the show’s second season on Fox and eighth overall, counting its time on ABC. The series ranks as Fox’s second most watched and third highest-rated scripted series this season in Live+7 Nielsens.
In a not-so-surprising move, Kevin Hunter was ousted as executive producer of The Wendy Williams Show. The news, which comes on the heels of Williams’ announcement that she plans to divorce her husband of 22 years, was announced by a spokesperson for the daytime talk show, produced by Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury. Hunter had been with the […]
TV audiences are getting real. Beta Research released its 2019 Brand Identity Study, and in the Favorite Channel segment found the top ranked cable networks described as being a favorite channel among viewers age 18+ were: ID (52%), HGTV (51%), Animal Planet (48%), Food Network (46%), National Geographic (46%), Discovery Channel (45%), MotorTrend (45%), History […]
Joseph Boyle has been promoted to from VP to SVP of Production and Development at Discovery Channel. “Joe has a passion for telling stories and an incredible creative vision,” said Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer at Discovery & Factual. “He has not only cultivated new programs for the network but has re-invigorated many of our longest-running […]
The long-awaited season 3 of Netflix’s The Crown has a debut date – kind of. While the streamer fell short of revealing the precise launch date, in a letter to investors following its 1Q19 financial results, Netflix revealed the series would return after July.
John Cusack will star opposite Sasha Lane and Rainn Wilson in Amazon’s Utopia. The straight-to-series adaptation of the British drama, written by Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn, follows a group of young adults who meet online and are hunted by a shadowy deep state organization.