‘Ink Master’ Renewed For Season 10 At Spike
Ahead of its Season 9 summer premiere, Spike TV has renewed its hit tattoo-competition series Ink Master for a 10th season and given the green light to a female-focused special, Ink Master Angels.
Ink Master has received a 16-episode order and will go into production later this year for premiere on the rebranded Paramount Network in 2018.
The hourlong special Ink Master Angels will feature four of Season 8's top female competitors – Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson… Read
Travel Channel Unpacks 2017 Programming Slate
Travel Channel has booked its 2017 programming slate with more than 390 hours of programming including a number of new series and nearly 20 pilots. The Scripps-owned channel said it will “showcase more epic stories, exotic locales and famous places that hold the secrets to fascinating events, characters and legends.”
Expedition Unknown with Josh Gates will return in October with Expedition Unknown: Hunt for ExtraTerrestrials, a four-part investigative journey to four… Read
Jennifer Lopez Claims No Knowledge Of Possible ‘American Idol’ Reboot On NBC
Jennifer Lopez came to NBCU Summer Press Day to plug NBC’s new World Of Dance reality competition series on which she is executive producer, as well as a member of the judge panel also including Derek Hough and Ne-Yo. They talked about the format for the series debuting May 8, which pits solo dancers against duos and dance crews of all ages, and especially the $1M grand prize, which they claimed was unprecedented for a dance competition series.
Even so, Lopez was asked… Read
Rob Lowe & Sons Mystery Reality Series Ordered By A&E
A&E Network has ordered nine episodes of The Lowe Files, a new reality series starring and executive produced by Rob Lowe, for premiere this summer.
The Lowe Files follows Lowe and his two sons, Matthew and John Owen, as they travel the country to explore infamous unsolved mysteries, a curiosity that Rob has had since his early childhood days and has now been passed down to his boys.
In each episode, the Lowe boys will seek out a mysterious story or spooky legend and… Read
‘Famously Single’ Expert Wants “Relationship” Taught In Public Schools
Note to President Donald Trump’s new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos: Dr. Darcy Sterling, "relationship expert" on E!'s reality series Famously Single, thinks "Relationship" needs to be taught in public schools, though other subjects could be cut, she said.
"If they taught relationship and dating skills in publish school, rather than some of the subject currently" being taught to kids, we would all have better relationships, Sterling promised, explaining, “you have to be… Read
‘Drop The Mic’: Method Man & Hailey Baldwin To Host Rap-Battle Series From James Corden
So a rapper and a model walk onto a stage … to host a new TBS show. The Turner cable net said today that Method Man and Hailey Baldwin will emcee Drop the Mic, a rap-battle competition series launching May 2 from executive producers James Corden, Ben Winston, Jensen Karp and Ed Thomas. The show is based on the popular segment from Corden’s CBS late-night show, which also launched Carpool Karaoke.
Drop the Mic will pit four stars from the worlds of entertainment, music… Read
Bravo Greenlights ‘Stripped’ Reality Series Based On Danish Format
Bravo Media has greenlighted Stripped, a social experiment reality series based on the hit Danish format, for premiere this summer.
In Stripped, participants embark on a self-reflecting and often humorous journey as they forego all material possessions — clothing, furniture, money and everything they own (yes, cell phones too) — for 21 days. The series exposes people’s relationships with their personal belongings and how their lives and values change once all their… Read
Fox Sets ‘You The Jury’ Reality Series With Viewers Determining Civil Cases’ Verdicts
Fox is launching You The Jury, a live unscripted series, in which viewers serve as trial jurors in civil cases. Hosted by Fox News' Jeanine Pirro, former prosecutor, judge and a syndication court show star, You the Jury will feature six well-known attorneys arguing their cases, with viewers voting in real time to determine the verdict. The series premieres April 7 and will air in the Friday 9 PM slot. (You can watch a trailer below)
The concept of You the Jury, from… Read
VH1’s ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ Season Premiere Jumps In Demo Ratings
Rappers delighted VH1 execs last night as the Season 6 premiere of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta scored a 2.36 rating in 18-49 on Monday night. That’s up 17% from its fifth-season bow, and the show also boosted its leadout, new drama The Breaks, to a series high in its third episode.
LHH: Atlanta posted its highest-rated episode since the Season 4 premiere in April 2015 and continues to see year-over-year growth. Monday’s airing was the night’s No. 1 cable series among… Read
Arnold Schwarzenegger Tells Michael Smerconish That Donald Trump Is In Love With Him
In anticipation of a tweet from President Donald Trump denying there is anything going on between him and Arnold Schwarzenegger: The current star Celebrity Apprentice star today told Michael Smerconich that our current POTUS spends so much time tweeting and talking about him because “he’s in love with me.”
Smerconish interviewed California’s former governor for his satellite radio show. Mostly the two men discussed gerrymandering – the time-honored tradition of… Read
Donald Trump Says Arnold Schwarzenegger Fired From ‘Celebrity Apprentice’
Update with Schwarzenegger response Arnold Schwarzenegger has counterpunched in his latest twitter feud with the U.S. president, suggesting that Trump should hire a fact checker. Here’s his latest missive on the matter:
You should think about hiring a new joke writer and a fact checker. https://t.co/SvAjuPdHfa
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) March 4, 2017
Previous The morning after Arnold Schwarzenegger issued a statement saying he is leaving NBC's Celebrity Apprentice… Read
Arnold Schwarzenegger Says He Won’t Be Back On ‘Celebrity Apprentice’, Due To Donald Trump
Arnold Schwarzenegger has issued a statement saying he is leaving NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice, suggesting Donald Trump is the reason.
“I loved every second of working with NBC and Mark Burnett. Everyone – from the celebrities to the crew to the marketing department – was a straight 10, and I would absolutely work with all of them again on a show that doesn't have this baggage," Schwarzenegger said.
NBC declined comment. The network has not said whether it will order more… Read