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    Up Acquires ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’

    UP, the destination for family friendly TV, has acquired the off-network broadcast rights to “Whose Line is it Anyway?” The improv “game” show, hosted initially by Drew Carey for ABC and, at present, Aisha Tyler for The CW, will kick-off with a five-hour marathon on Sunday, October 1 beginning at 7 p.m. ET before settling […]

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    Putting the Fun Back into Family

    [socialpoll id=”2398241″] Once upon a time there was a certain perception of how a family should look on the small screen. Mom was in the kitchen, perfectly styled, fixing white collar-employed Dad his dinner just as one of their precocious kids seeks his advice. Any challenges that may have arisen were neatly, and happily, concluded […]

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    UP Renews ‘Bringing Up Bates’ and ‘Growing Up McGhee’

    Family themed cable destination UP has renewed two docuseries: “Bringing Up Bates” for a fifth edition and freshman “Growing Up McGhee” for a second season. UP has ordered 13 episodes of “Bringing Up Bates” and 10 episodes of “Growing Up McGhee” to premiere next year. Debuting on Jan. 1, 2015, “Bringing Up Bates” follows the […]

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    Up to Air Complete ‘Gilmore Girls’ Marathon

    Family-focused UP will offer all 153 episodes of one-hour dramedy “Gilmore Girls,” all day long, during Thanksgiving week. Featured will be trivia pop-ups throughout every episode and commentary by podcast personalities the “Gilmore Guys.” The network will also feature a watch and win sweepstakes. UP will air “Gilmore Girls” starting with season one on Friday, […]

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    UP Orders Original Series ‘Date My Dad’

    Family-themed cable net UP has ordered 10-episodes of a dramedy called “Date My Dad,” the tale of a single dad raising three teenage daughters. Three years after losing their mother, the daughters make it their mission to get their dad back in the dating game. Produced by 50° North Productions in association with EveryWhere Studios, […]

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    UP Acquires Off-Net Rights to ‘Parenthood’

    Family-themed cable network UP has acquired all 103 episodes of NBC drama “Parenthood,” which aired from 2010-2015. The series will premiere on UP on Memorial Day Monday, May 30, will five consecutive episodes beginning at 8 p.m. ET. It will air weekly with three episodes in the Monday 8-11 p.m. block. Other off-network shows airing […]

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    Thursday Final Nationals: CNN Wins Night Despite Second Least-Watched GOP Debate of Election Cycle

    CNN was Thursday night’s most-watched network in prime time with an average of 9.47 million total viewers. CNN also topped all networks among adults 18-49 (1.9 rating) and tied ABC for No. 1 in adults 18-34 (1.3 rating). The twelfth “Republican Presidential Debate” from Florida was much more calm and civil than recent previous GOP […]

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