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    ‘Nashville’ to Conclude on CMT After Season Six

    Scripted drama “Nashville,” which debuted on ABC on Oct. 10, 2012 and was reprived by CMT for a fifth season beginning in December 2016, will conclude after the upcoming sixth season. “All of us on ‘Nashville’ are so incredibly grateful to the show’s fans, who convinced CMT to give us a chance to keep telling […]

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    CMT in Talks to Revive Sitcom ‘Last Man Standing’

    Tim Allen sitcom “Last Man Standing,” which surprisingly was not picked up for a seventh season by ABC, now may be heading to CMT. The Viacom-owned cable network, which revived former ABC drama “Nashville” this past season, is in conversations with 20th Century Fox to keep the show in production. ABC’s decision to discontinue “Last […]

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    CMT Picks Up ‘Nashville’ for its Sixth Season

    CMT has announced “Nashville” will return for a new season, its second on the cable net and sixth overall, with 16 new episodes premiering in early 2018. In addition, the network revealed a midseason premiere date of Thursday, June 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Hulu will continue to stream episodes the day after they premiere […]

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    CMT in Talks to Revive ‘Nashville’

    CMT is reported to be close to signing a deal to keep canceled ABC drama “Nashville” in original production. “Nashville,” of course, was recently canceled by ABC after four modestly rated seasons and studio Lionsgate has been actively searching for a new outlet. Fans of “Nashville,” dubbed “Nashies,” are responsible for the show’s #SaveNashville campaign, […]

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    Surviving the Upfronts

    Fasten your seatbelts…it is officially upfront season. The first presentation touting the attributes of the various broadcast, cable and digital outlets (the latter known as the “NewFront”) began on Wednesday, March 2 care of Nickelodeon at the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. Dozens will follow in the Big Apple and […]

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    ‘The Wiz Live!’ Scores Best-Ever Twitter Numbers for an NBC Musical Telecast

    “The Wiz Live!,” the third live musical on NBC since 2013 was, not surprisingly, the top televised special on Twitter and most tweeted-about telecast overall for the week of Nov. 30. According to Nielsen, the Dec. 3 live telecast totaled 1.64 million tweets written by 279,000 unique authors, which were seen by a unique audience […]

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