morty

TV historian and Big Brother fan. Former contributor to The Philadelphia Inquirer TV section.

The Last Defense — New Series! Starts Tuesday, June 12 [Video]

Executive producers Viola Davis and Julius Tennon have teamed up with XCON Productions and Lincoln Square Productions for the powerful, new documentary series, “The Last Defense,” premiering TUESDAY, JUNE 12 (10:00 – 11:00PM EDT), on The ABC Television Network. The seven-episode docu-series explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations…

ABC’s “American Idol” Hits the Road: Auditions to Take Place in 20 Cities Across America

Simultaneous East and West Bus Tours Begin Saturday, Aug. 25, in Orlando, Florida, and San Diego, California Following the success of the first season of “American Idol” on ABC, which crowned Iowa-native Maddie Poppe on its May 21 grand finale, America’s beloved singing competition series announced today the list of audition cities for the network’s…

Country Music Legend Travis Tritt Joins Shania Twain and Jake Owen for USA Network’s “Real Country”

USA Network today announced that multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award(R)-winning country music legend Travis Tritt will join its upcoming new music showcase series REAL COUNTRY, alongside previously announced icons – GRAMMY Award(R)-winning trailblazer Shania Twain and ACM Award-winning singer-songwriter Jake Owen. In each hour-long episode set to premiere this fall on USA Network, Twain, Owen and Tritt…

SundanceTV’s “Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter” Returns on Sunday, June 24th

SundanceTV’s original non-fiction series “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter,” produced in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter, returns for the first half of its fourth season on Sunday, June 24th at 10am ET. The first part of the season presents seven original episodes featuring roundtable discussions with Academy Award(R), Emmy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominated…

Showtime(R) Announces Fall Comedy Premieres – New Season of “Shameless” and New Series “Kidding” on September 9 [Video]

SHOWTIME has announced its new fall comedy line-up with the ninth season of its hit series SHAMELESS, starring Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy(R) and SAG Award(R) winner William H. Macy and Golden Globe(R) nominee Emmy Rossum, premiering on Sunday, September 9 at 9PM ET/PT, followed by the series premiere of the new half-hour comedy series KIDDING,…