DAYTIME EMMYS To Air Virtual Ceremony on CBS!

Even in a global pandemic, The Daytime Emmys has decided that the show must go on! The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that the Daytime Emmys will return to CBS on June 26, for the first time since 2011. The broadcast will air from 8pm-10pm ET/PT. The virtual awards ceremony will showcase the leading Daytime Emmy categories with the winners and some … Continue reading DAYTIME EMMYS To Air Virtual Ceremony on CBS!

New Zealand’s FILTHY RICH Gives Good Soap on HULU

When FOX announced it’s fall schedule one of the new series on this list was “Filthy Rich” a soap opera set surrounding a southern family who runs a megachurch. When the patriarch dies, it’s revealed that he has three previously unknown children whom he names in his will. This series is based on a 2016 New Zealand soap of the same name. In the original … Continue reading New Zealand’s FILTHY RICH Gives Good Soap on HULU

WATCH: FOX’s FILTHY RICH Trailer

FOX announced its fall schedule this week and among the series to premiere is “Filthy Rich” starring Kim Cattrall (“Sex and the City”). The show was planned to debut before this fall but because of the coronavirus pandemic, FOX held the series and will use it to fill the schedule in late fall. “Filthy Rick” is based on a series from New Zealand of the … Continue reading WATCH: FOX’s FILTHY RICH Trailer

FOX Announces a “Pandemic Proof” Fall Lineup

FOX is the first broadcast network to announce its Fall 2020 lineup. Given the current world-wide pandemic, there’s no way of knowing when Hollywood will be able to get productions up and running. So, FOX will use already produced scripted, reality and sports programming to fill their fall schedule. FOX plans on bringing back the majority of their renewed series like the “9-11” franchise back … Continue reading FOX Announces a “Pandemic Proof” Fall Lineup

UPDATE: Seann William Scott Hired as LETHAL WEAPON Fires Star Clayne Crawford

UPDATE: Seann William Scott, best known for his role in the AMERICAN IR movie series has been hired to replace Clayne Crawford. Amid reports of Crawford’s abusive on-set antics, the actor has been fired from the FOX series. LETHAL WEAPON has not been official picked up by FOX for a third season, but studio Warner Bros. Television has been attempting to find a replacement for … Continue reading UPDATE: Seann William Scott Hired as LETHAL WEAPON Fires Star Clayne Crawford

EMPIRE RENEWED for SEASON 5

The Lyon dynasty will live on for another season at FOX. Today, the network announced the series would return for a fifth season. While viewership has dropped off, EMPIRE remains one of the top rated shows at FOX. I gave up on it earlier this season but have heard that some stories have gotten their footing, so there may be a catch up binge in … Continue reading EMPIRE RENEWED for SEASON 5

CUTTING THE CORD: DAUNTING OR DOABLE?

About a month ago I was sitting on my sofa looking at the Direct TV channel guide. I had watched everything saved on my DVR so I took to the guide to see what I could watch. I was sitting on my sofa staring at the guide in amazement. I found myself with over a hundred channel options with no interest in watching any of … Continue reading CUTTING THE CORD: DAUNTING OR DOABLE?

The 5 Best Gifts TV Gave Us in 2015!

With over 400 scripted series on television and countless reality shows, there really is something for every spread across broadcast, cable and digital platforms.  But quantity does not equal quality.  With Christmas right around the corner, here’s my list of the 5 Best Gifts TV (including digital platforms) gave us in 2015 (in no particular order). Live Scripted Performances on NBC – In the pioneering days of … Continue reading The 5 Best Gifts TV Gave Us in 2015!

NIECY NASH is the ALL STAR of the FALL SEASON!

While Niecy Nash’s face certainly isn’t new to television viewers (RENO 911, CLEAN HOUSE, THE SOUL MAN), she’s definitely having her moment in 2015, starring in two primetime series.  Nash earned an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Didi Ortley on the HBO comedy GETTING ON.  This was such a well deserved nomination, as Nash has incredible comedic … Continue reading NIECY NASH is the ALL STAR of the FALL SEASON!

The Reboot of the Reboot is Being REBOOTED!

It’s long been common practice for the movie industry to develop remakes or reboots of franchises (BATAN, BEN-HUR, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK) and television development executives are following their lead. It seems as though every day a network is announcing a reboot of an old tv series or an adaptation of an 80s or 90s movie for television. The short list include tv revivals of HART TO … Continue reading The Reboot of the Reboot is Being REBOOTED!