Posts Tagged ‘night’

Broadway Box Office: Business Surges with ‘Curious Incident’ Off to Good Start

September 15, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Broadway bounced back from its annual post-Labor Day downturn last week, gaining steam in a frame that added three new shows — including the transfer of London hit “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” — and saw the return of one more. September is usually a fallow time on the Main Stem thanks... Read more

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Fox’s ‘Utopia’ Has Quiet Friday Debut Opposite Soft Competition

September 13, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Fox’s ambitious new reality series “Utopia” was hoping to recruit some new viewers opposite softer competition on Friday, but its premiere on the night produced more low numbers. Ratings for Friday shows are generally lower than other nights because fewer people are watching television, but last night also marked the first time that “Utopia” didn’t... Read more

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Shuffle: Michael Che to Replace Cecily Strong as ‘Weekend Update’ Anchor

September 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong on the “Weekend Update” anchor desk for “Saturday Night Live’s” 40th season. NBC confirmed the change late Thursday. Che will serve as co-anchor alongside Colin Jost, who joined the desk opposite Strong about halfway through last season. Strong and Jost were installed on “Weekend Update last season after longtime... Read more

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Emmys Host Seth Meyers: Jokes, Not Selfies, Will Determine Show’s Success

August 20, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Less than a year into his tenure at NBC’s “Late Night,” Seth Meyers will take the stage Monday night as host of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. The job has plenty riding on it: Last year’s Neil Patrick Harris-hosted ceremony brought in the kudofest’s highest ratings in eight years, while this year’s Oscars– complete with Ellen DeGeneres’... Read more

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Robin Williams Joins Comedy Giants Who Died Too Soon

August 12, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Robin Williams was a whirling dervish – so fast, so funny, seemingly the life of any party. When he turned up on talkshows, the hosts always seemed to essentially take the night off, realizing that with a talent like that, all one really needed to do was wind him up and let him go. The... Read more

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Watch: First Trailer for Miles Teller’s ‘Two Night Stand’

August 9, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Never has someone been more eager to take the walk of shame than Analeigh Tipton in the first trailer for “Two Night Stand.” Tipton, who plays a woman desperate to get out of a rut, finds herself trapped in Miles Teller’s apartment during a snowstorm following a disappointing one-night stand. After much squabbling, the duo... Read more

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ABC’s ‘The Quest’ Off to Slow Start Thursday; CBS’ ‘Big Brother’ Tops Night

August 1, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

ABC’s fantasy-themed reality series “The Quest” opened to small numbers on Thursday, a night that saw fairly typical results for the original programs on all the broadcasters — led as usual by CBS’ “Big Brother.” According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, “The Quest” averaged a 0.7 rating/3 share in adults 18-49 and 2.8 million... Read more

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ABC’s ‘The Quest’ Off to Slow Start Thursday; CBS’ ‘Big Brother’ Tops Night

August 1, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

ABC’s fantasy-themed reality series “The Quest” opened to small numbers on Thursday, a night that saw fairly typical results for the original programs on all the broadcasters — led as usual by CBS’ “Big Brother.” According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, “The Quest” averaged a 0.7 rating/3 share in adults 18-49 and 2.8 million... Read more

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‘The Bachelorette’ Finale Sex Secret Shocks Live Audience

July 29, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“The Bachelorette” contestant Nick Viall stunned his former TV flame on Monday Night by revealing to a live studio audience that he had sex with her during the 10th season of the popular series. In discussing their brief relationship on”After the Rose,” an emotional Viall, who earlier tried but failed to talk to “Bachelorette” star Andi Dorfman,... Read more

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Chris Colfer Doesn’t Want to Know What the Internet Thinks of Him

July 17, 2014  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Specs Who Chris Colfer Age 24 Accomplishments Star of Fox’s Glee; screenwriter; author of The Land of Stories book series (his latest, A Grimm Warning, was just released) Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I immediately turn to my cellphone and look to make sure that nothing awful has happened while I’ve been asleep [laughs]. If I’m lucky and I don’t find anything on my phone, I might sleep a little longer. Where do you get your news? I’m on the CNN app on my phone a lot. My fans keep me very much in the loop on anything regarding me, which I tend to try to not look at too much because that can get a little cuckoo. So you don’t have a Google alert set for your name

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