Ratings: Bent Out of Shape in Debut, Even As Whitney and Chelsea Rise; Criminal Minds Pops
Well this is most unfortunate. NBC’s Bent debuted on Wednesday night to just 2.8 million total viewers while scoring a 1.0 demo rating. A second helping of the charming comedy delivered 2.4 mil and a 0.9.
For comparison’s sake, NBC’s Whitney … READ MORE
The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching Wednesday
TVLine Items: Will Seacrest Replace Matt Lauer? Plus Five-0's Fun Blast from the Past and More!
Will Ryan Seacrest replace Matt Lauer, should the Today co-anchor vacate his seat next year? According to The Wall Street Journal, that is something the higher ups at NBC are actively pursuing.
The American Idol/E! News host is being courted as a possible successor for Lauer, the newspaper reports, …READ MORE
TVLine Items: Chuck Matriarch Returns for Finale, ABC Soaps Boss Scrubs Out and More!
Mama Bartowski is coming back!
Linda Hamilton is set to reprise her maternal role in Chuck‘s two-hour series finale, TV Guide Magazine reports. The NBC spy dramedy’s swan song airs Jan. 27.
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Exclusive: Marcia Gay Harden Brings the Drama to NBC's New Comedy Bent
TVLine has learned exclusively that the Oscar winner will appear opposite Arrested Development alum Jeffrey Tambor in an episode of the yet-to-be-scheduled midseason NBC comedy, Bent. READ MORE
TVLine Items: Howard Stern's Got Talent? Plus Kevin Alejandro Plots a Breakout Gig and More!
Out with the old, in with the shock jock?
America’s Got Talent is said to be zeroing in on outspoken radio personality Howard Stern as a replacement for departing judge Piers Morgan …READ MORE
Exclusive: NBC's New Comedy Bent Drafts Friday Night Lights' Jesse Plemons
Landry’s been recruited by a new all-star team!
Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to What's New!
The networks have unveiled their lineups for the 2011-12 TV season, and this is your “snapshot” guide to all of the shiny and new dramas, comedies and (not too many) reality series that will be coming your way. (For the short-term memory-deficient, cancellations can be found here.) CHECK OUT FALL’S NEW SHOWS!
Amanda Peet Gets Bent For NBC
Amanda Peet is reuniting with NBC on a sitcom with very promising pedigree. …READ MORE