Posts Tagged ‘ tv series ’

CW orders more ‘90210′

Sep 23rd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Television

The show opened big, giving The CW its highest-rated premiere ever in its target audience, women 18-34 audience, as well as adults 18-34 and 18-49. The series dipped in week two but then started to tick back up last week, when it posted a 3.3 rating/10 share with women 18-34 and 3.3 million viewers; “90210″ also has added a third more viewers once full live-plus-seven DVR numbers are factored in.



Terminator’s Jones Reveals Spoilers

Sep 23rd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

Richard T. Jones, who plays FBI agent James Ellison on Fox’s Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, told SCI FI Wire (spoilers ahead!) that his character will take the job as private security for Zeira Corp., the company run by Catherine Weaver (Shirley Manson) and a precursor to Skynet.



‘Heroes’ Leads NBC Premiere Week

Sep 23rd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

The last new episode aired last December, with Season Two cut short by the writer’s strike. In the spring the writers decided to concentrate on the third season, rather than jumping back into production to add a few episodes onto the second season. That time allowed creator Tim Kring and his team to evaluate the show’s “sophomore slump” and retool the series a bit.



‘30 Rock’ cleans up at the 2008 Emmy Awards

Sep 22nd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Television

There’ll be reason to go on celebrating post the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards for the cast of ‘30 Rock’, with the comedy series taking out the Emmy award for best comedy series for the second consecutive year. Its lead star, Tina Fey, took the award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series while it’s male lead, Alec Baldwin, won Best Actor in a Comedy Series.



Gallery: 20 Dumbest TV Shows Ever

Sep 21st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Television

You think ”Hole in the Wall” is ridiculous? Here are 19 more — including ”Fear Factor,” ”Jackass,” and ”Temptation Island” — designed to remind you it’s not IQ ratings that TV networks track.



Farmer wants a… husband?

Sep 21st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Television

The reality show which has proved a huge hit for Channel Nine over the last two years, has been helping hard-working men on the land meet the lady of their dreams, but the third series will see a female farmer also getting the chance to find love on the small screen.



‘Smallville,’ ‘Supernatural’ Open Strong

Sep 21st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

“Smallville” earned a 2.7 rating/5 share, according to Fast National ratings from Nielsen Media Research, slightly about its average from last season, but still nearly 13 percent off its highest rating last year. “Supernatural” also did well clocking in with a 2.3/4, its highest rating in the past two years.



Abrams Talks Challenge Of Keeping Star Trek From Turning Into Parody

Sep 20th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

In a light-hearted interview for BBC Radio 1, JJ Abrams talks about Fringe, Cloverfield, Lost, and yes…Star Trek. The Star Trek director reveals some new things about the film and goes into more about how he is trying to ensure the film does not become a sequel to Galaxy Quest (not that there is anything wrong with that).



Kathy Griffin signs for more ‘D-List’

Sep 20th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Television

News of the “My Life on the D-List” pickup came on the same day that several publications speculated that Griffin was set to ankle the comedy-reality skein that follows her everyday adventures as an actress and standup comic.



‘Heroes’ review: risks remain

Sep 19th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

For “Heroes,” the writers strike actually came in the nick of time: Just as NBC’s promising sci-fi serial appeared to be careering off course, the work stoppage truncated its second season. Back with new spring in its step, the show continues to feature intriguing characters and stories, but it’s time-hopping shenanigans risk wearing thin.