Blue Bloods Season 11 Premiere Recap: The Fuse Gets Lit Both Ways — Plus, Who Was the Latest New Dinner Guest?

RELATED STORIES CBS’ Blue Bloods opened Season 11 with some salient reflection on police brutality, serial-killer scares for Danny and Baez, and the hint of one Reagan making a major life change. Plus, we got our third new family dinner guest in four seasons! As the premiere unfolded, there was a sense that Blue Bloods […]

CBS’ NCIS, Blue Bloods and Others Get Shorter Seasons Amid COVID Delays

More than a half dozen CBS series are set to produce shorter seasons, as the result of COVID-related delays, safety measures and other pandemic-era considerations. As is, CBS’ returning slate won’t begin to hit our screens until Thursday, Nov. 5 (with Young Sheldon, the new comedy B Positive and Mom), since Hollywood had been shut […]

Burden of Truth’s Peter Mooney Talks Finale’s Flash-Forward, Season 4 Renewal Odds and Rookie Blue Reunion

RELATED STORIES Warning: The following contains major spoilers for Thursday’s Burden of Truth. Proceed at your own risk! The biggest question facing Burden of Truth‘s Joanna and Billy following the Season 3 finale: Will the partners, in life and in work, be back for another season? Even if the import — which as of Thursday […]

Drag Race Recap: A Purple Runway Leaves One Queen Feeling Blue

Friday’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race tasked the remaining six queens with writing and performing their own one-woman shows, a dicey endeavor that ended with one woman being shown the door. And this certainly proved to be an evening of surprises, in that some of the most successful routines came from unlikely sources, while everyone […]

Blue Bloods Season 10 Finale Recap: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

As I suspected: You don’t guest-cast Bonnie Somerville for just any ol’ role. The NYPD Blue alum returned to familiar territory by appearing in the (early) Season 10 finale of CBS’ Blue Bloods as Paula Hill, a woman who had a special favor to ask of Commissioner Frank Reagan — to get her son, a […]

TV Ratings: Blue Bloods Ties for Demo Win, Draws Friday’s Biggest Audience

RELATED STORIES CBS’ Blue Bloods returned from a one-week break to 7.5 million total viewers — Friday’s largest audience — and a 0.7 rating, up a tenth to land in a four-way tie for the nightly demo win. Opening CBS’ night, MacGyver (5.8 mil/0.7) and Hawaii Five-0 (6.9 mil/0.7) were both steady. Elsewhere…. NBC | […]

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Premiere Recap: Red, White and Working Blue

RELATED STORIES The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel served her country with distinction in the Season 3 premiere, kicking off her first big tour with a rowdy USO show — while her father Abe fought a war on the homefront. We pick up where we left off, with Midge in bed with her ex Joel: After their […]

NYPD Blue Revival Pilot to Be Reshot, Still in Consideration for Midseason

ABC’s NYPD Blue revival won’t be on the fall schedule — but don’t count it out just yet. The pilot for the Emmy-winning cop drama’s much-anticipated return will be reshot, our sister site Deadline reports, with an eye towards a possible slot in the Alphabet network’s midseason slate. ABC executives are still enthusiastic about the […]

Ratings: Celebrity Big Brother Tops Friday, While Blue Bloods Goes Low

Bumping MacGyver and Hawaii Five-0, CBS’ Big Brother: Celebrity Edition on Friday drew 4.4 million total viewers and a 1.0 rating, leading the night in the demo. Blue Bloods then did 7.5 mil and a 0.7, down 18 percent and a tenth to hit and match series lows. That said, it still commanded Friday’s biggest […]