Once again avoiding the September crush, The CW’s fall 2016-2017 slate launches Tuesday, October 4 with the season premiere of The Flash at 8p, followed by the series premiere of hour-long comedy No Tomorrow at 9p. Moving along… Wednesday, October 5: Arrow (season premiere) at 8p, Frequency (series premiere) at 9p Monday, October 10: Supergirl […]
Political action committee Americans Against Insecure Billionaires with Tiny Hands released an ad pointing out the potential pitfalls of a Donald Trump presidency. “If the White House phone rings at 3 a.m., will his little hands even pick up the receiver?” says a woman in the tongue-in-cheek spot that then asks viewers to sign […]
BBC America renewed Orphan Black for a fifth and final season, with a 10-episode order from Temple Street. “We can’t wait to take our incredibly passionate audience on one final gobsmacking clone adventure,” said net president Sarah Barnett. Fifth season is slated for 2017.
Lisa Katz was tapped to serve as Executive Vice President of Drama Development at NBC. Most recently, Katz was Senior Vice President, Drama Development at 20th Century Fox TV. Katz, who starts July 11, replaces Pearlena Igbokwe, who was promoted to President, Universal Television Studios.
CBS struck a deal with the Recording Academy to broadcast the Grammy Awards through 2026. The extended agreement will keep the awards on CBS for 54 consecutive years, a record for the longest continuous partnership between an awards show and a network. The 58th Annual Grammys drew 24.95 million viewers, CBS’s best Monday in viewers […]
It looks like Donald Trump won’t be heading to NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers anytime soon. Meyers banned the presumptive Republican presidential nominee after Trump barred the Washington Post from his events. “We here at Late Night believe in freedom of the press and therefore have decided to stand in solidarity with them,” Meyers […]
Everyone’s favorite curmudgeon comes back to HBO when Larry David returns for a ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm after a five-year hiatus. HBO president of programming Casey Bloys announced the news at the Banff World Media Festival. Although no additional cast members have been confirmed, many original cast members, including Jeff Garlin and J.B. […]
Young rappers have the opportunity to work with Grammy winner and producer Jermaine Dupri in the new season of The Rap Game, premiering Friday, July 22, at 10p on Lifetime. Joining Dupri this season to help mentor are Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Flo Rida and others. One winner will receive a recording contract with […]
CBS’ broadcast of The 70th Annual Tony Awards delivered the Broadway celebration’s largest audience since 2001, according to Nielsen preliminary Live+SD numbers for Sunday. The ceremony averaged 8.73 million (up 35 percent from 6.46 million last year), 1.6 A18-49 (up 60 percent from 1.0) and 2.0 among A25-54 (up 54 percent from 1.3).
Nicole Kidman, who just wrapped production on HBO limited series Big Little Lies opposite Reese Witherspoon, is set to star in another TV project. The Oscar winner will headline the sophomore season of SundanceTV thriller Top of the Lake: China Girl. The story picks up four years after the events of Season 1, as Elisabeth […]