Category Archives: Weekly TV Update

Weekly TV Update: July 23

Each week we bring you stories from around the Internet that you might have missed.

WWE Raw reaches its 1,000th episode. It will feature a look back the shows 19 years on air.

Aaron Sorkin lets go of  more than half of The Newsroom’s writing staff.

The Olympics opening ceremony is Friday. Find your local Olympics schedule at NBC Olympics.

Mindy Kaling is returning to The Office for at least one more episode.

If you missed the Teen Choice Awards, Jen Chaney of The Washington Post has a summary of what happened.

 

Weekly TV Update: July 2

Each week we bring you stories from around the Internet that you might have missed.

MTV has a recap of last night’s BET Awards performances. Entertainment Weekly has a full list of winners.

Dexter fans will be disappointed. Executive producer Sara Colleton confirmed that Dexter is definitely ending after season 8.

Erin Andrews leaves ESPN. She will now host her own show on Fox Sports.

If you’re still interested in The Newsroom, Vulture has a review of the latest episode.

Seth MacFarlane’s Ted topped the box office this weekend. How similar is it to Family Guy?

Weekly Update: June 25

On Thursday, FX will run a marathon of Charlie Sheen’s favorite Two and a Half Men episodes. It will lead up to the series premiere of Anger Management.

Jennifer Hudson will have a multi-episode on Smash next season.

Alex Trebek is recovering from a heart attack.

TMZ reports that NBC will pay Ann Curry 10 million to leave Today.

Maura Tierny gets a recurring role on The Good Wife.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg likes HBO’s Girls.

Weekly TV Update: June 18

Former reality show star and son of Sharon and Ozzy, Jack Osbourne is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

On Wednesday, ABC Family will air an all day marathon of Melissa and Joey. Old episodes will air from noon to 8pm with a new episode debuting immediately after.

CBS has ordered a Ryan Seacrest produced pilot based on the popular Zynga game Draw Something. The show will follow in the tradition of Win, Lose or Draw and Pictionary.

MTV has a rundown of five key moments from last night’s True Blood.

USA Today has a synopsis of the second season finale of The Killing, which reveals Rosie Larsen’s killer.

Weekly TV Update: June 11

Each week we bring you stories from around the Internet that you might have missed.

J.R. Ewing and family returns to television this Wednesday at 9 pm on TNT.

ABC Family’s Bunheads debuts tonight. This drama that centers around ballet dancers comes from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherma-Paladino.

Cinema Blend’s Kelly West has a treat for Suits fans. She has posted photos from her behind-the-scenes tour.

CBS asks a court to block the premiere of ABC’s The Glass House, which is a Big Brother-esque reality show. The ABC show has somewhere between 15-30 former Big Brother staffers, some who had access that show’s “bible”.

In its quest to remain relevant, Ion Television announces five new original Christmas movies for December.

Weekly TV Update: June 4

Each week we bring you stories from around the Internet that you might have missed.

Rolling Stone has a recap of Sunday’s episode of Mad Men.

Are you a fan of Game of Thrones? The Los Angeles Times has you covered in the recap department.

E! has a list of crazy moments that happened at the MTV Movie Awards yesterday.

Richard Dawson, the original host of Family Feud, died on Saturday.

The voice of Gumby also died last week.

Weekly TV Update: May 28

Each week we bring you stories from around the Internet that you might have missed.

Don’t know what TV shows to look forward to? Here is a list of upcoming shows.

Robin Thicke apparently thinks he’s not famous enough to win ABC’s Duets. Then again, he is competing against Kelly Clarkson and John Legend.

History has a new miniseries about the Hatfields and the McCoys. It will star Kevin Costner.

Mediaite’s Sarah Devlin has an article about Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s Woman Problem.

Will the musical Rags be riches for Nickelodeon? The New York Daily News reviews the latest Nickelodeon Original Movie.

 

Weekly TV Update: May 21

Each week we bring you stories from around the Internet that you might have missed.

The Wall Street Journal reports that network “TV Embraces Its Dark Side” with new shows inspired by the success of The Walking Dead and Dexter.

For more news on the upcoming Fall season, check out Philly.com.

Less than a week since Dan Harmon was fired, Community has new showrunners.

Kristen Wiig leaves Saturday Night Live.

The series finale of House is tonight. The Tampa Bay Times has some observations about the show.

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