Megan Fox To Topline ‘Mysteries & Myths’ Series For Travel Channel
Travel Channel has greenlighted Mysteries and Myths with Megan Fox (working title), a four-episode hourlong series starring Megan Fox, who serves as co-creator, host and executive producer. Production will begin in June, with a premiere slated for later this year.
Fox has been obsessed since an early age with the history of ancient cultures, people and places — always questioning their “documented” story, Travel Channel said. Now she is embarking on an epic and personal… Read
‘The Proposal’: ABC Sets New Dating Series From ‘The Bachelor’ Creator
A new reality dating series is coming to ABC. The network has ordered The Proposal from The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss, for premiere this summer.
Hosted by former NFL quarterback and Season 5 Bachelor Jesse Palmer, each hourlong episode will feature 10 eligible daters competing in four pageant-style rounds to win the heart of a mystery suitor or "suitress," whose identity is concealed from them.
Each episode will follow the male or female daters as they attempt to woo… Read
Martha Stewart Joins ‘Chopped’ As Recurring Judge On Food Network Series
Food Network's Chopped has added a familiar face from the intersection of cuisine and television. Martha Stewart has signed as a recurring guest judge on the venerable series, whose 38th cycle launches next month.
She first will appear in the June 5 episode of Chopped, joining host Ted Allen and series regulars Maneet Chauhan, Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Marcus Samuelsson, Chris Santos and Geoffrey Zakarian. They’ll oversee the… Read
Dick Wolf’s ‘Cold Justice’ & ‘Criminal Confessions’ Renewed By Oxygen
Oxygen Media has picked up new seasons of reality series Cold Justice and Criminal Confessions from executive producer Dick Wolf. Both series are in pre-production and are set to return in 2018.
"Cold Justice and Criminal Confessions have resonated with our audience as they share a common passion in seeing the journey of justice served," said Rod Aissa, EVP Original Programming and Development at Oxygen Media. "We're thrilled to bring fans new seasons of both shows and to… Read
‘American Idol’ First: Simulcast Will Allow Live Voting Across The US
No longer will west coast American Idol viewers feel like second-class citizens. Starting Sunday, April 29, the ABC-TV show will offer a first – a simulcast that will allow viewers across all time zones to watch and vote at the same time.
The simulcasts will take place for three weeks, running 8 PM-10 PM ET/5 PM-7 PM PT. Viewers can vote for their favorite performers via text, at the American Idol.com web site, and on the American Idol app. Results will be revealed at the… Read
‘Fixer Upper’ Spin-off ‘Woodwork’ To Bow On DIY Network
Fans of the HGTV show Fixer Upper will soon have a Waco-style spin-off to enjoy. Chip and Joanna Gaines’s favorite woodworker is getting his own show on DIY Network.
Clint Harp and his wife Kelly will be the stars of Woodwork, which will spotlight the couple making wood furniture and accessories at their shop Harp Design Co. in Waco, Texas. The show debuts May 9 at 10 ET/PT.
Harp quit a six-figure sales job to pursue a woodworking career. It wasn’t instant success, as the… Read
Nyle DiMarco Went From ‘America’s Next Top Model’ To Broadway Producer: How ‘Children Of A Lesser God’ Paved The Way
When Nyle DiMarco won the Mirror Ball Trophy on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars in 2016, he was following in the ballroom steps of deaf actress Marlee Matlin, who danced (but didn’t win) on the show back in 2008. It was DiMarco’s second reality TV show victory in as many years: He’d already taken the top honor on The CW’s America’s Next Top Model, the show’s first deaf contestant.
And now once again, DiMarco’s life and career has intersected with Matlin’s. The… Read
‘SciJinks’: Johnny Galecki’s Prank Show Gets Premiere Date On Science Channel – Watch The Promo
EXCLUSIVE: Science Channel has set 10 PM Wednesday, May 16, for the premiere of SciJinks, its new science-themed prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki. The eight half-hour episodes will see The Big Bang Theory star orchestrating a team of inventive scientists who use science to feed people's minds — and to mess with their heads. Watch an exclusive sneak peek above.
Here’s the logline: Galecki, along with science "prankologists" Tamara Robertson and Jason Latimer, test out… Read
‘BattleBots’ Revival Gets May Premiere Dates On Discovery & Science Channel – Watch A Sneak Peek
Discovery and Science Channel are set for some heavy metal thunder next month. The revived BattleBots series is set to premiere at 8 PM May 11 on Discovery and 9 PM May 16 on its cable sib. Watch a sneak peek at the new season above.
Chris Rose and Kenny Florian return to call all the destructive action, while Jessica Chobot serves as the sideline reporter. Faruq Tauheed is back as the ring announcer.
Here’s the logline: The metal-munching mayhem is back, from the bots to… Read
‘The Four’: Fox Brings Back Original Host & Judges For Season 2, Sans Charlie Walk; June Premiere Set
Fox said today that the original judges panel for The Four: Battle for Stardom — sans the fired Charlie Walk — will return for Season 2. Fergie also is back as host of the singing competition alongside judges Sean "Diddy" Combs, DJ Khaled and Meghan Trainor. The premiere is set for 8 PM Thursday, June 7.
The show launched January 4 but made unwanted headlines later that month when judge and record exec Walk was axed from the series amid allegations of past sexual… Read
‘TKO: Total Knock Out’: Kevin Hart To Host CBS’ Obstacle-Course Series From Mark Burnett & MGM TV
Kevin Hart is set as host and executive producer of TKO: Total Knock Out, the obstacle-course competition series with a twist that’s coming to CBS in the summer. It hails from Survivor EP Mark Burnett and MGM Television.
The 10-episode hourlong series formerly known as TKO features one player racing through daunting obstacles while four other contestants are manning battle stations along the course, firing over-the-top projectiles in an attempt to knock them off and slow… Read
NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Sets First Three-Night Run, Unveils Theme Weeks
NBC’s The Voice will air live telecasts for three consecutive nights beginning Monday, April 16, a first for the contest show as it continues is own competition with ABC’s American Idol.
The Voice‘s “Live Playoffs” round, with performances, real-time voting and results, begins at 8 pm ET/PT on the Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday run, with the first night a two-hour episode, and one-hour shows the following two nights.
NBC also announced today that The Voice this season will… Read