According to Nielsen overnight data, “Bachelor in Paradise” averaged a 1.3 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.3 million total viewers, up approximately 13% in both measures from the previous Tuesday episode. Olympios was supposed to be a contestant on this season of the reality dating series, but dropped out after an incident with fellow contestant DeMario Jackson.
Later on ABC, “Somewhere Between” (0.4, 1.8 million) was up in total viewers.
On NBC, “America’s Got Talent” (2.7, 13.2 million) was the top-rated and most-watched show of the night by a wide margin. A new episode of “Hollywood Game Night” (1.2, 5 million) was up slightly in the key demo.
Fox, The CW, and CBS aired only repeats.
NBC won the night handily in both measures with a 2.2 and 10.5 million viewers. ABC was second in the demo with a 1.0 but third in total viewers with 3.5 million. CBS was third in the demo with a 0.6 but second in total viewers with 5.4 million. Fox was fourth with a 0.4 and 1.7 million. The CW averaged a 0.2 and 825,000 viewers.
Amazon’s upcoming “Lord of the Rings” series has cast Joseph Mawle in a main role, Variety has confirmed with sources. Mawle joins previously announced cast members Will Poulter and Markella Kavenagh. Official details of Mawle’s characters are being kept under wraps, but sources say he will play a villain named Oren. Amazon declined to comment. Reps [...]
In today’s TV news roundup, “She-Ra and the Princess of Power” Season 4 adds Jacob Tobia, and The Weather Channel announces the premiere date for its climate change special with the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. CASTING Jacob Tobia has joined Netflix‘s “She-Ra and the Princess of Power.” Voicing Double Trouble, Tobia joins Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, [...]
Who will watch the Watchmen? Turns out 1.5 million people, that’s who. The debut of the highly anticipated HBO series delivered that many sets of eyeballs across all the premium cabler’s platforms on Sunday night. For comparison, Sunday’s premiere was up 21% in linear on last week’s “Succession” season finale, and up 20% from the [...]
Melanie Lynskey has been cast in one of the main roles of the Showtime ensemble drama pilot “Yellowjackets,” Variety has learned exclusively. The project tells the story of a team of talented high school girls soccer players who survive a plane crash deep in the Ontario wilderness. The series chronicles their descent from a complicated [...]
The Writers Guild of America, locked in a six-month standoff with major talent agencies, has announced that it’s boosting efforts at gathering TV, streaming and film project development data to help members find new employment opportunities. The WGA made the disclosure in a message to members on Monday. The guild directed its 15,000 members to fire [...]
Jessica Goldberg is set to write a drama with a put pilot order at NBC that Amy Poehler will executive produce. The project is titled “The Mother-in-Law,” based on the novel of the same name by Sally Hepworth. It is described as a thriller centered around a woman’s complicated relationship with her husband’s family that [...]
Playwright Katie Cappiello is teaming with “House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon to bring an adaptation of her 2013 play “Slut” to the small screen. The show, titled “Grand Army,” is set up at Netflix with Odessa A’zion set to lead the cast. “Grand Army” follows five students at the largest public high school in [...]