morty

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

ABC News Announces Special Coverage of 2020 Democratic and Republican National Conventions From 7:00-11:00PM, Monday Through Thursday Each Week

ABC News today announced special coverage of the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Monday, August 17, through Thursday, August 20, and the Republican National Convention on Monday, Aug. 24, through Thursday, Aug. 27, from 7:00 – 11:00PM EDT. Prime-time coverage will air for one hour (10:00 – 11:00PM EDT) on ABC during each of the…

“The Vow,” A Portrait of NXIVM, Debuts August 23, Exclusively on HBO

THE VOW, a nine-part documentary series directed by Emmy(R)-winning and Academy award nominated Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer debuts SUNDAY, AUGUST 23 (10:00-11:00PM ET/PT), with new episodes airing subsequent Sundays at the same time. The series explores the world of the controversial self-improvement group NXIVM. THE VOW will be available on HBO and to stream…

AMC Networks Announces Fall and Winter 2020-21 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series and Specials

AMC Networks announced today Fall and Winter 2020-21 premiere dates for several new and returning original series and specials, including debuts of Soulmates, AMC’s episodic anthology; the four-part limited series The Salisbury Poisonings, and the critically acclaimed first season of Gangs of London, both of which will initially premiere on AMC+, the company’s new premium…

Landscape Designer Jamie Durie Transforms Neglected Outdoor Spaces in New HGTV Series “Backyard Takeover”

A familiar face returns to HGTV this summer when seasoned landscape designer Jamie Durie, best known from the network’s popular show The Outdoor Room With Jamie Durie, helps clients transform their neglected and out-of-control outdoor spaces in his new series Backyard Takeover. Premiering Friday, August 21, at 10PM ET/PT, the series spotlights Jamie as he…

NBC News & MSNBC to Launch Special Week-Long Series “Coronavirus and the Classroom” as Schools Grapple with Reopening Amid Pandemic

NBC News and MSNBC will launch a special, week-long series, “Coronavirus and the Classroom,” this Sunday, August 9, dedicated to reporting on education in America as coronavirus cases surge in parts of the country. On Thursday, August 13 at 8PM ET/7PM CT, Lester Holt will anchor a live primetime special on NBC and NBC News…

The HBO Limited Series “The Undoing” Debuts October 25 [VIDEO]

The HBO Limited Series THE UNDOING Debuts October 25. Based On Jean Hanff Korelitz’s Novel You Should Have Known. Starring Nicole Kidman And Hugh Grant; Susanne Bier Directs All Six Episodes; Created By David E. Kelley And Written For Television By David E. Kelley From Emmy(R), Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning director Susanne Bier (“The…

YouTube Originals Documentary “Life in a Day 2020” Receives Over 300,000 Global Submissions [VIDEO]

YouTube’s forthcoming “Life In A Day 2020,” has received more than 300,000 global submissions from 191 different countries around the world. On July 25, 2020, people all over the world, in countries including Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, Russia, Turkey, and many more, filmed their day and then uploaded their footage to be considered for inclusion…

“MTV’s Ghosted: Love Gone Missing” Returns with First-Ever Virtual Episodes on Wednesday, September 2 @ 9PM [VIDEO]

MTV today announced that “Ghosted: Love Gone Missing” will return with a first-ever, completely virtual season starting Wednesday, September 2nd at 9PM ET/PT. In a fully self-shot season, ghostbusting co-hosts Rachel Lindsay and Travis Mills put their internet sleuthing skills to test as they work remotely to help individuals track down their ghosts and finally…

“I’m Thinking of Ending Things” – A Film by Charlie Kaufman Premieres September 4 on Netflix [VIDEO]

“I’m Thinking of Ending Things” from Academy Award winner Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and starring Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons, Toni Collette and David Thewlis. Despite second thoughts about their relationship, a young woman (Jessie Buckley) takes a road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family farm. Trapped at…