CBS' Thursday Night Football Dates Set: When This Fall Might Big Bang Reclaim Its Time Slot?

Big Bang Theory Season 8 Premiere

CBS has announced its Thursday Night Football schedule for the 2014 season, and all told the network will air NFL games on seven Thursdays, starting …READ MORE

Pilot News: Meg Ryan to Narrate HIMYM Spin-Off How I Met Your Dad

Meg Ryan Comedy NBC

Rom-com darling Meg Ryan and CBS’ How I Met Your Dad are officially MFEO*.

Ryan has signed on to provide the disembodied voice of Future Sally in the How I Met Your Mother spin-off’s pilot …READ MORE

Ratings: S.H.I.E.L.D. and Voice Slip, Supernatural and About a Boy Rise, Glee Ties Low

Agents of SHIELD Ratings

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this Tuesday drew 6 million total viewers and a 1.9 demo rating (per finals), adding a few eyeballs versus last week’s special 9 o’clock airing but down …READ MORE

Amazon Prime to Exclusively Stream HBO Faves Including Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood, Veep

HBO Amazon Prime Deal

Netflix as online streaming kingpin? Fuhgettaboutit. Amazon Prime Instant Video has inked a deal to be the exclusive online-only subscription home for a vast array of HBO programming past and present.

As part of the landmark partnership, starting May 21, Amazon Prime members will have unlimited streaming access to …READ MORE

Newsroom Creator Aaron Sorkin on Final Season: 'I Apologize and I'd Like to Start Over'


Aaron Sorkin has a breaking alert for viewers of his journalism-themed HBO drama: He’s sorry for the first two seasons.

“I think you and I got off on the wrong foot with The Newsroom and I apologize and I’d like to start over,” Sorkin told an audience at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival Monday. READ MORE

Ratings: The Blacklist and Castle Return Steady, The Tomorrow People Slips Back to Series Low

Ratings The Blacklist

NBC’s The Blacklist on Monday night returned from a three-week break to 11.2 million total viewers and a 2.8 demo rating (per finals), ticking up in audience versus its last fresh outing while steady in the demo.

Opening the Peacock’s night, The Voice’s live rounds …READ MORE

Pilot News: Sarah Chalke and Selma Blair Join Amazon Ensemble Comedy Really

Sarah Chalke Selma Blair Really Amazon Pilot

Sarah Chalke and Selma Blair have lined up their next potential series gigs… Really.

Both actresses will be part of an Amazon pilot written by, directed by and starring comedic actor Jay Chandrasekhar …READ MORE

Ratings: Orphan Black Returns to Demo High, Salem Brews Solid Numbers, Maids Steady

Orphan Black Season 2 Ratings

BBC America’s Orphan Black opened Season 2 on Saturday night with a total audience of 620,000 viewers, 391K of whom landed in the 18-49 sweet spot.

In total audience, the show was down from its series debut (which drew 684K leading out of a new Doctor Who) but up sharply …READ MORE

Ratings: NBC's Believe, Fox's Cosmos Are Easter Sunday's Only Risers


NBC’s Believe and Fox’s Cosmos were the only network programs to see gains on a Peep-soft Easter Sunday evening.

Bolstered by a stronger lead-in (in, of course, Dateline), Believe this week drew …READ MORE

Discovery Channel Cancels Live Mount Everest Jump Special In Wake of Avalanche Tragedy

Discovery Cancels Everest Jump Live

Discovery Channel has cancelled its plans for a live daredevil special set at Mount Everest, after 12 Sherpa guides were killed Friday morning in an avalanche — the single deadliest accident to ever take place on Earth’s highest mountain. READ MORE