Good News: With an average of 6.9 million viewers per week, TNT has officially renewed DALLAS for a second season. Bad News: According to sources, Larry Hagman’s eyebrows are holding out for more money and a bigger trailer. [Source] [Read more…]
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Least Welcoming Return: Aaron Sorkin’s return to the small screen was treated with such vitriol you’d think the guy was responsible for having created ACCORDING TO JIM.
Biggest — But Most Welcome — Adjustment: ABC announced that this September, GENERAL HOSPITAL would move to 2 p.m. in order to make room for Katie Couric’s new show. To most soap fans, this was great news… especially since the last two shows ABC made announcements about were ALL MY CHILDREN and ONE LIFE TO LIVE, which had been given the axe!
Best Reversal Of Fortune: Thanks to how miserably her exit from TODAY was handled, Ann Curry went from The Girl Least Likely To Be Missed to The Girl Most Likely To Get Our Sympathy Vote And Be Named Most Popular.
Wishful Thinking: Fox News broke the news that the Supreme Court had overturned President Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act… which was about as wrong as wrong can be seeing as the court had actually ruled in the administration’s favor.
Get Well Soon: “What is ‘The message millions of JEOPARDY fans sent to Alex Trebek upon hearing he’d suffered a heart attack?'” [Read more…]
In a strong ensemble series like TNT’s alien series FALLING SKIES, each character is given a chance to shine and now that the show is in its second season, more of the characters that were briefly introduced last season are beginning to see growth and challenges ahead. Such as in the first season, Seychelle Gabriel’s character Lourdes was just an eager young medical trainee anxious to learn and contribute to the resistance. Yet this season, Lourdes is blossoming into a young woman with confidence in her abilities and who has caught the eye of an engineer who joined up with the 2nd Mass, Jamil (Brandon Jay McLaren). In an exclusive interview, rising star Seychelle Gabriel talked about what she is enjoying in the second season of FALLING SKIES. [Read more…]
|ABC||Shark Tank (R)||20/20|
|CBS||Undercover Boss (R)||CSI: NY (R)||Blue Bloods (R)|
|CW||Nikita (R)||Supernatural (R)|
|FOX||House (R)||Bones (R)|
|HBO||The Ricky Gervais Show||Making ‘The Newsroom’||Real Time
with Bill Maher
|NBC||U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming||U.S. Olympic Trials: Women’s Gymnastics|
|MISC||My Babysitter’s a Vampire (Disney)||A.N.T. Farm (Disney)||Gravity Falls (Disney)
|Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC)||Bunk (IFC)|
With a career that has spanned just over two decades now, there’s no denying that acting is more than likely akin to child’s play for Jason Ritter. Which should certainly serve him well for his latest role that sees him stepping into the shoes of, well a child! Premiering tonight on the Disney Channel, GRAVITY FALLS finds Ritter voicing the character of Dipper Pines, who along with twin sister Mabel are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer with their great uncle in the mysterious town of… you guessed it… Gravity Falls. We caught up with Ritter late last week to find out what attracted him to the project, whether or not co-star Kristen Schaal is as funny as advertised, and of course what’s in store for PARENTHOOD fans when our favorite family drama returns this fall. [Read more…]
• The More You Know: How WIll NFL’s Kickoff Time Change Affect CBS’ Sunday Schedule?
• Good News: HBO is coming to Hulu! Bad News: Only if you live in Japan.
• Must Read TV: Lena Dunham on Nora Ephron.
• Scoop: Chaz Bono to guest star on DEGRASSI.
• He Has to Go Back! Damon Lindelof teams with Author Tom Perrotta for THE LEFTOVERS at HBO.
• It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s… The League of Pan?
• Powers Is Everything! NBC’s giant REVOLUTION Comic-Con power switch.
With the June 28th deadline to return Emmy nominee ballots
fast approaching here, many of your favorite television web sites have been spending the better part of the past two weeks making their case for a handful of worthy 2012 nominees. Not to be outdone, we here at theTVaddict.com have decided — as we are wont to do — to take things one step further. Which is to say, in a completely altruistic effort to simplify things for the voting body that is the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, your friendly neighborhood TV Addict has decided to save those lucky enough to call themselves “Emmy Voters” from countless hours spent needlessly scrolling through a seemingly never ending PDF of worthy performers by presenting our “Emmy Nominations Made Easy!” With today’s focus being on our picks for Outstanding Drama Series. [Read more…]
The high-octane spy series BURN NOTICE may give off the impression it is an “all boy’s club,” but what would the show be without the powerful love story of Michael and Fiona. After all, Fiona was the only person who came to Michael’s rescue the minute she found out that the super spy had been “burned” by his former employer. For the past six seasons, Fiona has proven to be more than just the eye-candy or trigger happy-girlfriend, she has been the reason that Michael found the strength to pursue his oppressors and frequently spurned him into helping more than one client in distress. In a recent press conference call, star Gabrielle Anwar shared what it is like playing such a strong, powerful and capable woman on the show. [Read more…]
Following in the footsteps of fellow broadcast brethren Fox and NBC, The CW today became the third major network to officially announce their Fall premiere dates. That’s the good news! The bad news? In an effort to avoid the repat-filled schedule that has far too often plagued the fledgling fifth place network, fans are going to have to wait until October for the return of their favourites. See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory (R)||2 Broke Girls (R)||Person of Interest (R)||The Mentalist (R)|
|CW||Breaking Pointe||The L.A. Complex (R)|
|FOX||Take Me Out||The Choice|
|NBC||U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming||Saving Hope||Rock Center with Brian Williams|
|MISC||Indoors Out (DIY)||Men at Work (TBS)
Awkward (10:30PM MTV, MuchMusic in Canada)