In a changing of the self-titled comedy guard, TV Land announced on Tuesday (July 29) that it has given a series order to "The Gaffigan Show," while also confirming that "Kirstie" has been cancelled after only one season.
Fast National ratings for Monday, July 28, 2014.
ABC's finale for "The Bachelorette" was far below last summer's "Bachelorette" finale and was barely up from last week's installment, but the three-hour telecast lit season highs anyway and led ABC to Monday wins in all key measures.
Other Monday notables saw "Under the Dome" stabilize among young viewers (but dip overall), FOX's "MasterChef" drop a hair, NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" continue its summer charge and "Running Wild With Bear Grylls" premiere to decent numbers.
On to the numbers...
Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 27, 2014.
"Big Brother," "Unforgettable" and "Reckless" were all steady for CBS, leading the network to Sunday victories in all key measures.
Animation repeats put FOX in second overall (and first in the 18-34 demo), while ABC was second overall, as "Rising Star" continued to lose steam after a couple seemingly encouraging weeks.
On to the numbers...
It's Guillermo del Toro and company taking the stage for FX's "The Strain," which will be preceded by a screening on Sunday (July 27) night's episode, which was one of my favorites so far, featuring some jaw-droopingly gross moments, as well as a hilarious sequence for Corey Stoll's wig.
Apparently this is the first TV show ever to be paneled in Hall H during its first season.
Click through for the highlights...
Well, we all survived "The Following," which wasn't a bad panel, even if the crowd ran out of questions very early. My full "Following" live-blog is here.
Now it's time for "Sons of Anarchy." We did a "Sons of Anarchy" panel at TCA press tour less than a week ago, so we'll see what new details we get today...
We've got an hour of this and then "The Strain."
So let's get our "Sons of Anarchy" on...
It's Comic-Con Sunday. Woo!
Sunday is TV Day in Hall H and I'll be live-blogging panels for "Sons of Anarchy" and "The Strain."
But first? Kevin Williamson and Kevin Bacon return to see if people are actually interested in what's in store for Season 3 of "The Following"...
Follow along... [See what I did there?]
The "Arrow" Season 3 tease that played at Saturday's (July 27) Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment in Hall H was identical to the teaser that played before the Ballroom 20 panel on Friday.
Well, not in ALL ways.
As Night of DC Entertainment MC Stephen Amell teased easier, the only difference in the sizzle reel was the last 15 seconds.
And what a difference those 15 seconds made, as they set up this "Arrow" season's big DC Comics' addition, noted League of Assassins frontman Ra's al Ghul, a character best known to the widest audience from Liam Neeson's performance in "Batman Begins." The character was name-dropped repeatedly last season on "Arrow" and his daughter Nyssa made several appearances tied to the origin story of Sara Lance as Black Canary.
Panel time! We've watched the "Gotham" and "Flash" pilots and seen hints from "Constantine" and "Arrow," including the reveal that Ra's al Ghul will be the Big Bad on Season 3.
Geoff Johns is moderating and... Let's go!
We're half-way through the final season of HBO's "True Blood," so this is as good a time as any for a celebratory Comic-Con send-off.
Saturday's (July 26) Ballroom 20 panel is being moderated by the same guy who has moderated nearly all of the previous "True Blood" panels, so... I guess we know what to expect!
Anyway, it's one vampire to another, as I just wrapped my live-blog for "The Vampire Diaries."
When last we left "The Vampire Diaries," Bonnie and Damon were holding hands and stepping into The Light.
Oh no, right?
Well, Ian Somerhalder and Kat Graham are still on the Saturday, July 26 San Diego Comic-Con panel for "The Vampire Diaries," so we somehow suspect they'll be back.
Click though and follow along with my live-blog as Julie Plec teases us with hints about the new status quo in Mystic Falls and how long it will last. And we'll get a sense of how fans felt about last year's overdose of dopplegangers and Travelers.