Mr. Robot will end its run on USA Network following its upcoming fourth season in 2019. The drama, which follows a cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in an underground hacker group, will have its final season expanded to 12 episodes, up from its initial order of eight.
Andrew Zimmern is heading to Food Network as host of Big Food Truck Tip, premiering Wednesday, September 19 at 10p and 10:30p. Series follows Zimmern as he travels the country in search of the most passionate food truck entrepreneurs.
Abby Huntsman landed a seat at The View table as co-host for season 22 of the ABC talker. Huntsman, who most recently was anchor and host of Fox & Friends Weekend, joins Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Meghan McCain. Like McCain, politics runs in Huntsman’s family – her father is former Republican presidential […]
truTV ordered an additional 16 episodes of Paid Off with Michael Torpey, the comedic game show that raises awareness of the issue of student debt – each episode’s winner takes home the amount of their student debt in cash. “I am so thrilled/horrified that the national embarrassment that is the need for this ridiculous game […]
Cord-cutters may be keeping pay-TV providers up at night, but according to the New Cord Evolution research from GfK MRI, 71% of all U.S. consumers say they have cable, satellite or telco TV service – and plan to keep it. Among the A18-34 demo the number is 58%, and it’s 69% among A35-49 and 80% […]
Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House launches Friday, October 12. The reimagining of the 1959 novel tells the story of a group of siblings who grew up in a haunted house, forced to face the ghosts in their past as adults.
Celeb chef Mario Batali, former host of ABC’s The Chew and a staple on Iron Chef America, is being hit with more legal woes. Boston woman Natali Tene is claiming Batali groped her at a bar in 2017. Seven women already have accused Batali of alleged inappropriate touching; he subsequently lost his television gigs, and […]
Common is expanding his relationship with Lionsgate. The multi-hyphenate artist and exec signed an overall TV deal to develop and produce new TV series under his Freedom Road Productions banner. Common starred in installments of Lionsgate’s John Wick and Now You See Me films; additional film credits include roles in Wanted and Selma. He’s currently […]
In more ABC news, the net gave a 13-ep straight-to-series order to new Poppy Montgomery-starring crime drama Reef Break. Series, produced by ABC Studios and ABC Studios International in partnership with M6, will be exec-produced by Montgomery with Ken Sanzel as showrunner.
AMC released a series of nine images from the upcoming ninth season of The Walking Dead, premiering Sunday, October 7 at 9p.