Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are teaming with Discovery Inc. to start their own lifestyle-focused network. “We’re excited to be back,” Chip Gaines told The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon on Friday (after which Joanna posted on Instagram, “Ummm @chipgaines may or may not have gotten a little ahead of himself and let the […]
Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together) has launched a production company, Two Shakes Entertainment, with a first-look deal with CBS Television Studios and its first broadcast project, Glamorous, sold to the CW. Two Shakes aims to work with diverse voices, focusing on protagonists not normally at the center of a show.
Backlash continued against the suspension of CNN’s Jim Acosta from the White House after a heated confrontation with President Trump on Wednesday. While Press Secretary Sarah Sanders attributed the ban to Acosta’s “placing his hands on a White House intern” as he tried to keep her from taking the mic from him, CNN said Acosta […]
Team Coco is launching a weekly Conan O’Brien podcast, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, on Monday, November 19 with guest Will Ferrell. In partnership with Earwolf, Stitcher’s comedy podcast network, it will run for 36 weeks and feature big names in entertainment, music and more. Upcoming featured guests include Kristen Bell, Bill Burr, Marc Maron, […]
Late-night hosts with live shows saw ratings boosted by election-related material, with CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2.9HH in metered markets), edging past ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live (2.3). Kimmel scored a .8 rating in 18-49s, a five-month high, ahead of Colbert’s .6 in the same demo.
Heisenberg may be knocking again! Breaking Bad is about to get another prequel, this time as a film written and directed by series creator Vince Gilligan, who’s also behind the other Breaking prequel series Better Call Saul. The standalone installment in the franchise is expected to start shooting in mid-November in New Mexico, but whether […]
TNT has pulled the plug on Good Behavior, canceling the series after two seasons. Creator and executive producer Chad Hodge announced the show’s demise on Instagram. “With a heavy heart I have to let you know that Good Behavior will not return for a third season on TNT,” he posted. Although the show had a […]
It’s the same fate for Reverie – NBC has opted not to renew the drama for a sophomore run. The show premiered on May 30, and averaged 2.1 million viewers in L+SD, the smallest viewership for an NBC original series this past summer.
ABC gave a full-season order to freshman series The Rookie. The Nathan Fillion-starrer, about a man following his dream to become a police officer, is growing the time period over the same point last year by 84% in total viewers (to 8.3 million) and 36% among A18-49 (to 1.5/7).
The Walking Dead star Andrew Lincoln, whose character left the AMC zombie drama on Sunday, isn’t going far. AMC announced a series of AMC Studios Original Films, starring Lincoln and written by chief content officer Scott M. Gimple, that are planned to continue the story of Rick Grimes. As part of Gimple’s multi-year plan for […]