Jane Latman takes helm at Travel Channel

Jane Latman takes helm at Travel Channel

In the latest Discovery shuffle post-Scripps acquisition, Jane Latman is new GM at Travel Channel, reporting to Henry Schleiff. Latman also will continue to serve as EVP, development and research, for Investigation Discovery and American Heroes Channel, and GM of Destination America.

Galecki’s SciJinks to debut in May

Galecki's SciJinks to debut in May

Using science as the foundation for stunts and practical jokes, SciJinks, the new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10p on Science Channel. Galecki, along with science “prankologists” Tamara Robertson and Jason Latimer, test out science on unsuspecting marks, drawing from chemistry, physics, technology, engineering and more.

11 series land renewals on CBS

11 series land another season on CBS

CBS renewed 11 more series for the 2018-19 season, for a total of 17, including the entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups. Coming back are Blue Bloods, Bull, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, MacGyver, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Survivor, The Amazing Race, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes.

Kelly Clarkson to host Billboard Awards

Kelly Clarkson tapped to host the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

American Idol champ and The Voice coach, Kelly Clarkson, who just appeared on the Academy of Country Music Awards, has a new gig: host of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. NBC is airing the show this year for the first time. Ceremony takes place Saturday May 20 at 8p at the MGM Grand Garden Arena […]

Gabrielle Union lands SPT dev deal

Gabrielle Union inks deal with SPT

Gabrielle Union inked a first look deal with Sony Pictures TV. Under the two-year agreement, Union’s production company, I’ll Have Another, will develop broadcast, cable and digital projects for Sony TV.

Not so fast, says Sean Hannity of bombshell courtroom claim

Sean Hannity named Michael Cohen mystery client in courtroom shocker

There was shock in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday when Fox News host Sean Hannity was named as the mystery client of President Trump’s embattled lawyer, Michael Cohen. The hearing was over the raids federal agents conducted to gain access to Cohen’s files; Cohen had asked that his third client’s name (the second is Republican fundraiser […]

May’s a big month for Burnett

A busy May for Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett will be joined by “experts” from 4 to 8 years old on Netflix’s A Little Help. The tots will weigh in on the dilemmas of everyday adults as well as celebs. All 12 episodes drop Friday, May 12.

Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser ink deals for Mad About You reboot

Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser ink deals for Mad About You reboot

Ready for another reboot? On the heels of the successful revivals of ABC’s Roseanne and NBC’s Will & Grace this season, Sony Pictures Television struck deals with Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser to reprise their roles for a Mad About You reboot. The actors have been in talks for several months about a return of […]

Kyle Chandler gets George Clooney’s Catch-22 role

Kyle Chandler replaces George Clooney in Catch-22 (John Milne)

Kyle Chandler is taking on the lead role of Colonel Cathart, which George Clooney was originally going to play, in Hulu limited series Catch-22. Clooney, who will also be producing and directing, is taking on a less demanding supporting role.