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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:38:54 +0000
Bert, Ernie, Elmo Big Bird and the rest of the Sesame Street gang are headed to the big screen again. Heat Vision | THR is reporting that 20th Century Fox has picked up the movie rights to the children’s television show with series writer Joey Mazzarino on board to write the screenplay. Shawn Levy, Michael [...](image)
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:31:16 +0000
TNT‘s epic drama series Falling Skies, basic cable’s #1 new series last year, launched its second season Sunday night with strong numbers. The two-hour season premiere drew a total of 4,461,000 viewers in Live + Same Day delivery. Falling Skies, which comes to TNT from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven [...](image)
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:27:39 +0000
With coverage surrounding Nik Wallenda’s highwire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls, ABC won Friday evening by huge margins over its nearest competitors with Total Viewers (+89% – 8.7 million vs. 4.6 million – CBS), Adults 18-49 (+110% – 2.1/8 vs. 1.0/4 – NBC) and Adults 25-54 (+117% – [...](image)
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:13:20 +0000
Paramount Pictures has announced that they’ve postponed the release of the upcoming live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot. The project, executive produced by Michael Bay, was originally set for release on Christmas Day, 2013 but has been pushed back nearly five months to May 16, 2014.
Jonathan Liebesman is still attached to direct from a [...](image)
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:08:11 +0000
Quentin Tarantino is currently in production on his Western Django Unchained, but The Weinstein Company has cast Jonah Hill for a role in the film. It’s unknown what role Hill will be playing in the film, which is scheduled to hit theaters December 25, 2012, but Hill was originally eyed for a role earlier [...](image)
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 02:56:38 +0000
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution hit talk show franchises “Maury,” “The Jerry Springer Show” and “The Steve Wilkos Show,” have all been sold through September 2016 to station groups including Tribune, Sinclair, Hearst and Sunbeam, it was announced today by Barry Wallach, President, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution.
All three talk [...](image)
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 02:53:19 +0000
[Sunday] night’s eagerly anticipated premiere of TNT’s Dallas struck it rich with 6,863,000 viewers, to rank as the #1 scripted series premiere on all of cable for the year-to-date. This marks the third consecutive summer TNT has scored a chart-topping series launch, following Rizzoli & Isles in 2010 and Falling Skies [...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:42:20 +0000
The 2012 NBA Finals Oklahoma City Thunder defeated Miami Heat to take 1-0 series lead delivered the highest-rated, most-viewed Game 1 in ABC history. It generated a 9.9 household rating, 16,195,000 viewers (P2+) and 11,318,000 household impressions, all records, according to Nielsen.
The records surpass the previous [...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:36:52 +0000
The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly features The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 and EW has released eight new photos plus two cover art shots. The new photos give us our first look at Mackenzie Foy (Renesmee) and Myanna Buring and Judith Shekoni (of the Amazon coven) along with Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Dakota [...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:24:50 +0000
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading diversified global entertainment company, today announced that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second film in the wildly popular franchise, will be released in the immersive IMAX® format on November 22, 2013.
The complete press release is included after the jump.[...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:20:38 +0000
The show that introduced America to a pot-dealing soccer mom and changed the face of the network is sparking up its final toke: after eight unforgettable, jaw-dropping seasons, WEEDS is coming to an end. SHOWTIME will air the final 13 episodes beginning Sunday, July 1st at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. In addition, [...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:17:41 +0000
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures Corporation, a unit of Viacom Inc., today announced that the sequel to J.J. Abrams’ 2009 blockbuster Star Trek, will be released in the immersive IMAX® 3D format on May 17, 2013. The film represents the second feature in the ground-breaking franchise to be released [...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:14:26 +0000
CNN has announced that they have canceled the 6PM series John King, USA, hosted by John King. The series will end at the end of June and be replaced, at least temporarily, by an expanded three-hour The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.
King will remain at the network as its top compaign correspondent for the remainder [...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:08:13 +0000
The 2012 NBA Playoffs generated record ratings and viewership on ESPN, led by the Eastern Conference Finals, which delivered the network’s highest-rated, most-viewed NBA series ever, according to Nielsen. It averaged a 6.2 US household rating, matching the highest-rated Conference Finals ever on cable, and was up 44 percent compared to [...](image)
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:04:16 +0000
NBC’ broadcast of the Belmont Stakes, which was won by Union Rags, drew 7.67 million viewers, a gain of 12 percent from last year’s race (6.84 million on NBC), and up 62% from the 2010 race (4.74 million on ABC). Saturday’s Belmont was the most-watched in a non-Triple Crown year since [...](image)