The Live Feed | THR: August 2009

« July 2009 | Main | September 2009 »

August 2009

August 31, 2009: Light posting this week...
Comments: 0 |
Light posting this week. Ratings reports to continue via THR staff ...

August 31, 2009: Daytime Emmys hit all-time ratings low
Comments: 0 |
By Nellie Andreeva The Daytime Emmy Awards hit an all-time ratings low Sunday when it debuted on the CW after a long run on the...

August 31, 2009: 'Fringe' + 'Glee' + Twitter = 'tweet-peats'
Comments: 0 |
Fox is teaming with Twitter to give repeats a 21st century twist.

August 31, 2009: Fox to release series of 'Glee' soundtracks
Comments: 0 |
Twentieth TV is teaming with Columbia Records to release a series of soundtracks from Fox's upcoming musical drama "Glee."

August 29, 2009: Disney's 'Wizards' top cable telecast of the year
Comments: 0 |
Disney’s Friday night telecast of “Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie” was cable’s most-watched telecast of the year.

August 28, 2009: DJ AM dead; MTV show's fate unclear
Comments: 0 |
TMZ is reporting that DJ AM was found dead in his New York City apartment...

August 28, 2009: 'Jay Leno Show' announces first week guests
Comments: 0 |
Jay Leno has lined up Tom Cruise, Robin Williams, Halle Berry, Miley Cyrus in addition to the previously reported Jerry Seinfeld for his first week back on NBC.

August 28, 2009: 'Project Runway' ratings ease back in Week 2
Comments: 0 |
After last week's record-setting premiere, it's no surprise Lifetime's "Project Runway" fell its second week.

August 28, 2009: Smallest TV audience increase in last 10 years
Comments: 0 |
For this broadcast season, Nielsen estimates the TV audience has grown by the smallest amount in the last 10 years.

August 28, 2009: Jesse Williams cast in 'Grey's Anatomy'
Comments: 0 |
Jesse Williams has been cast in a multiepisode arc on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

August 28, 2009: Kate Mulgrew cast in 'Mercy'
Comments: 0 |
Former "Star Trek: Voyager" captain Kate Mulgrew has been cast on NBC's fall drama "Mercy."

August 28, 2009: 'Big Brother' hits new viewership high
Comments: 0 |
CBS' "Big Brother" drew its largest audience of the summer last night and ranked as the top-rated show of the evening.

August 28, 2009: ABC's gripping 'Millionaire' moment (video)
Comments: 0 |
ABC's revival of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" generated modest ratings, but Sunday's finale had a truly stunning finish when a ballsy young entertainment lawyer took on the game.

August 27, 2009: Court throws out TV ban on 'snake oil salesman'
Comments: 0 |
A federal appeals court has thrown out a $37.6 million fine and three-year infomercial ban against Kevin Trudeau, who has long battled regulators over his marketing of "cures" for obesity, disease and financial woe.

August 27, 2009: Dear VH1: Nothing wrong with love
Comments: 0 |
Remember in "The Jerk" when a sniper targeting Steve Martin's gas station attendant kept accidentally shooting all the nearby oil cans instead?

August 27, 2009: Showtime orders Linney pilot: 'The C Word'
Comments: 0 |
Showtime has ordered a new pilot starring Laura Linney with the working title "The C-Word."

August 27, 2009: A&E takes over Lifetime
Comments: 0 |
Disney/ABC, Hearst and NBC Universal announced Thursday an agreement for A&E to acquire Lifetime.

August 27, 2009: 'Crash Course' earns average debut rating
Comments: 0 |
ABC's "Crash Course" debuted to a pretty common number for reality shows this summer.

August 27, 2009: TNT orders third season of 'Leverage'
Comments: 0 |
TNT has renewed "Leverage" for a third season.

August 27, 2009: Summer Glau joins 'Dollhouse'
Comments: 0 |
Summer Glau is reuniting with Joss Whedon and joining the cast of "Dollhouse" this fall.

Sign up for The Live Feed daily email newsletter:

If you wish to only receive the morning ratings, get the Hollywood Reporter's ratings alert.
Follow us on Twitter;
Subscribe using RSS.
New: The Live Feed mobile-friendly version.
Get headlines delivered to your Google or Yahoo homepage:
 Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Ain't It Cool News - Coaxial
Deadline Hollywood Daily
Drudge Report
Fark: Showbiz
Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Wiretap
Huffington Post
Just Jared
Lisa de Moraes
Michael Ausiello
NY Post: Vulture
Perez Hilton
Pop Candy
Reality Blurred
Television Without Pity
The Futon Critic
The Wrap
THR BLOGS: Heat Vision Blog
THR BLOGS: Hollywood Reporter Pilot Log
THR BLOGS: Risky Business
Tim Goodman: The Bastard Machine
Time's Tuned In
TV Barn
TV by the Numbers
TV Decoder
TV Squad
TV Tattle
TV Tracker
Warming Glow

The Hollywood Reporter is Your Complete Film Resource

The columnists and bloggers who write for The Hollywood Reporter have their collective finger on the pulse of the boxoffice. From Robert Osbourne to Martin Grove and the rest, THR columnists deliver their thoughts on the film industry in an uncompromised style. Subscribe to THR today and get the latest views from these film experts and get the latest movie reviews as well.