Weekender for 5-6-2011 through 5-8-2011

Life without Michael Scott isn’t good in the first week. Will Ferrell continued his guest-star stint on The Office (6.8 million viewers, 3.5 preliminary adults 18-49 rating), with the adult demo falling 17 percent after spiking last week for Steve…
SNL Parodies Republican Debate

In case you missed it this weekend, SNL had a great parody of the “GOP 2012 Undeclared Candidates Debate.” Tina Fey, of course, reprises her role as Sarah Palin.
Daily for 5-5-2011

If you’re not tired of hearing about Right Wing Nut Jobs running for President, rocker Ted Nugent has thrown his hat into the ring… on The Simpsons. Psych is continuing is 80’s pop culture nostalgia by tapping ’80s icon Molly…
BBC America Launching Comedy Block

BBC America is launching a two-hour comedy block which it’s calling Ministry of Laughs. The block begins airing Saturday, June 18 at 10/9c. The comedy block consists of: The Inbetweeners, returning for a third season, with Will, Simon, Jay and…
A&E Announces Development Slate

A&E is increasing their presence in original programming with several new shows in development. The development slate includes 11 returning series and the launch of 10 new ones by the end of 2011. A&E says it has 40 original series…
Daily for 5-3-2011

CBS’ new pick to anchor the evening news, Scott Pelley, said Tuesday that he’ll bring his “60 Minutes” sensibility to the job and will do his most important work behind the scenes to try to pull the program out of…
AMC Previews Hell on Wheels

AMC has released a trailer for their new TV Western Hell on Wheels. Hell on Wheels is a contemporary western about post-Civil War America that focuses on a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers…
USA Announces Development Schedule

USA has no plans to slow down their development of fresh new series. In fact, they are ramping up development with several news series including their first entry into the comedy genre. The two things I worry about with the…
USA Picks Up Fairly Legal for Second Season

It seems it’s official. The USA drama Fairly Legal has been renewed for a second season. This isn’t surprising as the show debuted to solid ratings and cast members Sarah Shahi and Michael Trucco were scheduled to appear at today’s…
Weekender for 4-29-2011 Through 5-1-2011

NBC’s Love Bites is finally coming to TV screens. The show will premiere Thursday, June 2 at 10 p.m. for a nine-week summer run. Spartacus has found their new Naevia. Following Leslie-Ann Brandt’s exit, the hit Starz series has cast…