Despite talk at TCA that CBS was in preliminary discussions to renew The Big Bang Theory, instead the show will wrap after season 12 as the longest-running multi-camera comedy series in TV history. In a joint statement, Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said, “We are forever grateful to our fans for their […]
Simon Cowell, creator of the Got Talent format, renewed his multi-year deal with NBC as a judge on the hit American edition. Cowell, who became a judge for season 11 in 2016, will also remain an executive producer. “Simon Cowell is an extraordinary showman whose success stories over the years on multiple continents speak for […]
AXS TV’s The Big Interview With Dan Rather celebrates its 100th episode with a sit-down interview with The Beatles’ Ringo Starr on Tuesday, October 2 at 9p.
NBC renewed summer competition series Making It for a second season. Hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, the show’s debut telecast on July 31 earned a 1.4 rating in A18-49 and 6.3 million Total Viewers in Live+7.
TNT ordered a late night-themed pilot for Naked with Niecy Nash. It’s an expansion of the net’s relationship with Nash, who stars in Claws, renewed for season three, and a co-production between Turner’s Studio T and Telepictures, and Nash’s production company, Chocolate Chick.
The Good Doctor star Freddie Highmore signed an overall production deal with Doctor studio Sony Pictures Television to develop scripted series via his Alfresco Pictures. Claire Londy jumped aboard Alfresco as head of development.
Camila Cabello picked up trophies for Artist of the Year and Video of the Year at MTV’s Video Music Awards, Cardi B was named Best New Artist and Donald Glover’s (Atlanta) music video for “This Is America” won Best Video With a Message, Best Direction and Best Choreography. Also of note at the VMAs: Ariana […]
Check out the coverage from our August 2 conference, Working Together To Improve Measurement: The Cynopsis Conference.
In more Netflix news, the streamer canceled two comedy talk shows, The Break with Michelle Wolf and The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. McHale debuted in February; Wolf premiered in May. Netlfix isn’t giving up on launching new efforts – Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Norm Macdonald Has a Show, and panel show The […]
New animated series Star Wars Resistance debuts with a one-hour premiere Sunday, October 7 at 10p on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD, with subsequent airings on Disney XD. Disney Channel’s new live action family comedy, Coop & Cami Ask the World, arrives five days later, on Friday, October 12 at 8:30p.