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On the Tuesday, December 16 edition of NBCUniversal's syndicated daytime talker, "The Steve Harvey Show," former "Days of our Lives" actress Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami Brady) sits down with Steve Harvey to talk about her two-decade long run on "DAYS," her hosting duties on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and her novel, "Scared Scriptless." In your first look clip, Sweeney reveals that it was hard to leave the daytime soap she called home since she was a teenager and that she's kept in touch with her former colleagues via social media. Sweeney also revealed that she's been back to direct several episodes of the daytime drama series since completing filming last May as Sami.
NBC recently announced premiere dates for its upcoming midseason dramas “Allegiance, “A.D.," "The Slap" and “Odyssey,” while also slotting the second season of summer hit “Night Shift" and comedies “One Big Happy” and “Undateable," which also aired in the summer and is returning for a second season. "The Blacklist," starring James Spader, will move from Mondays to Thursdays, where it will anchor an all-drama block on the network for the first time in decades. The lineup will compete against ABC's all-drama lineup consisting of "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," which have all helped the...
On Thursday, February 19, "Two and a Half Men," one of television's longest running and most successful comedies, will conclude its 12th and final season with a special one-hour series finale, CBS recently announced. In addition to "Men," CBS also announced that "The Odd Couple" remake, starring Matthew Perry as endearing slob Oscar Madison and Thomas Lennon as uptight neat freak Felix Unger, will precede the "Men" finale when the series premieres following a brand new episode of "The Big Bang Theory" on the same night. Repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" will replace "Men" beginning Thursday, February 26. It...

on Monday, December 15, 2014 @ 1:17 AM
If you're a fan of dramas "Homeland," "The Affair," "Shameless," "Ray Donovan," "Penny Dreadful" or uber popular "Dexter," and you also happen to have an Xbox One in your household, you're in luck: Showtime Networks announced that Showtime Anytime is now available on the next generation console from Microsoft."Access to Showtime Anytime on Xbox One is available for free to all Xbox Live® members in the U.S. who subscribe to Showtime through participating television providers, giving them unlimited on demand access to hundreds of hours of programming, as well as the live broadcast of the network's East and West...
Former "All My Children" star Adam Mayfield (ex-Scott Chandler) has joined the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" in an as yet to be revealed role, the actor's website reports.

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on Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 5:59 PM
Ratings Report for the Week of December 1-5, 2014
CBS and Lionsgate's TVGN will rebrand itself in 2015 as POP, a new pop culture network for the younger generation currently tuning into the likes of Bravo and MTV, but the Walt Disney Company's ABC Family cable network might also be in for some massive changes as well, according to a report by Variety.
CBS announced today that it has extended the contract agreement it has with Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation. Moonves, who was originally scheduled to continue on in his current position through June 30, 2017, will now oversee the corporation through June 30, 2019. At that point he will become an executive advisor for an additional five years, and will have the option to establish a production company under CBS' auspices, the company said.
As we reported yesterday, the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards will take place on Friday, February 6. For the first time in at least 20 years, there will be no representation of daytime as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has removed the Outstanding Actor and Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series categories from the upcoming awards show. When we went to press yesterday, the NAACP was unable to officially comment on the matter. That has since changed.
As previously reported, the cast of "Knots Landing" will reunite on the Thursday, December 11 edition of Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family." In your first look at the reunion, cast members of the popular primetime soap opera - Donna Mills, Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford and Kevin Dobson - sat down with hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare to discuss life after the cul-de-sac, while also taking time to celebrate Mills' birthday.
On Tuesday, December 9, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced the nominees for the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards. For the first time since at least 1994, when the category was first recognized, no actor or actress from a daytime drama series was nominated in the Outstanding Actor or Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series following the organizations decision not to include the categories this year. Representatives for the NAACP have yet to officially comment on the matter at press time.
When the fourth season of ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" premieres next month it will be on a new day and at a new time, the network announced today. "Birth" will begin airing Tuesdays at 9:00 PM ET/PT beginning January 6, following the winter season premiere of the network's "Pretty Little Liars."
When David Letterman announced his retirement from late night television earlier this year, there were only two things known by year's end: Letterman would retire in 2015 and he would be succeeded by "The Colbert Report's" Stephen Colbert. CBS and Worldwide Pants Incorporated, Letterman’s production company, announced today that Letterman will host his final "Late Show" on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.
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