History is developing a scripted anthology series, The Commanders, dramatizing pivotal moments in U.S. history that defined the nation’s presidents. Limited series from 4 to 10 hours in length would tell the stories of Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Theodore Roosevelt, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson, for starters. “From the contemporary history of Clinton’s impeachment and […]
Ashley Judd (Missing) has joined the season 2 cast of Epix spy drama Berlin Station as a series regular. Judd will play Berlin’s new Chief of Station, nicknamed “The Station Whisperer” for her work shoring up CIA stations. Season begins production in Berlin on March 31.
BBC America gave the greenlight to U.S. spin-off Top Gear America, slated to launch later this year. The reimagined show will be hosted by racing enthusiast William Fichtner (Mom), drag racer Antron Brown and British automotive journalist Tom “Wookie” Ford. Meanwhile, season 24 of Top Gear airs Sundays at 8p on BBCA.
CBS and Warner Bros. Television reached a 2-year, 48-episode agreement for seasons 11 and 12 of tentpole comedy The Big Bang Theory, bringing the hit back through the 2018-19 season. Big Bang, TV’s #1 comedy in viewers since 2010-11 and the top comedy in key demos for five straight seasons, is expected to serve as […]
Also on NBC’s summer slate: spin-off Little Big Shots: Forever Young, focusing on seniors, starting Wednesday, June 21 at 8p; the return of winter game show The Wall on Thursday, June 22 at 8p, followed by the season 4 bow of The Night Shift; new drama Midnight, Texas on Tuesday, July 25 at 10p; the […]
California lured 4 more series to the Golden State with its production tax credit. FX’s Legion and Fox’s Lucifer are pulling up stakes from Vancouver, while Showtime’s The Affair and Netflix’s The OA are leaving the Big Apple behind. The latest $57.3 million in tax credit allocation for 15 projects will generate an estimated $620 […]
Ryan Murphy is working on another anthology series for FX. Set in 1986, Pose examines the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York City: the emergence of the luxury Trump-era universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world.
Shemar Moore returns to guest star in Criminal Minds’12th season finale on Wednesday, May 10 at 9p. He reprises his role as Derek Morgan.
For the first time, all 22 competitors in CBS’s The Amazing Race will be strangers who meet at the starting line. Teams will be determined by first impressions, with just moments to get acquainted before setting off. “For years, The Amazing Race fans have suggested we line up complete strangers and match them up at […]
Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) will play an ambitious consultant in Fox workplace comedy pilot Type-A, about a team of consultants hired for dirty work like layoffs and downsizing. Longoria stars opposite Ken Marino (Marry Me).