Lip Sync Battle going live

Lip Sync Battle going live!

Spike’s Lip Sync Battle is going live for the first time on Sunday, September 11 at 8p. One-hour special Lip Sync Battle: All-Stars LIVE showcases popular past performers including John Legend, Olivia Munn, Terry Crews and more.

TV Land cancels The Jim Gaffigan Show

TV Land cancels The Jim Gaffigan Show

Sunday’s season two finale episode of The Jim Gaffigan Show will be its last. “After two great seasons, we have mutually agreed to not move forward with season three,” said TV Land. Noting that he acted in almost every scene and his wife, Jeannie, was showrunner, Gaffigan said of the show inspired by his life, […]

Idris Elba turns kick boxer

Idris Elba turns kickboxer

Actor/producer Idris Elba (Luther) will train to become a professional kickboxer in Idris Elba: Fighter, produced by Shine North and Elba’s Green Door Pictures. The limited series, which will air on Discovery Networks International factual channels across more than 220 countries starting in early 2017, is part of Elba’s storytelling partnership with DNI.

Willie Geist’s hat is off for Billy Bush

Willie Geist takes a hat off for Billy Bush

As expected, Billy Bush is replacing Willie Geist as co-host on hour three of NBC’s Today. Bush’s move to the morning show from NBCU’s Access Hollywood was announced in May, but specifics of the job weren’t revealed until Monday. Geist still has his hands full as host of the Sunday edition of Today and co-host […]

Sandra Bullock must be wild about Harry

Sandra Bullock must be wild about Harry

Harry, the daytime talker hosted by Harry Connick, Jr., kicks off the week of September 12 with a line-up of A-listers including Sandra Bullock, Renee Zellwegger, Amy Adams and Terrence Howard. Offering cameos: Russell Crowe, Kristen Bell, Zooey Deschanel, Anthony Anderson, John Stamos and Howard’s Empire co-star, Taraji P. Henson. Week two offers a behind-the-scenes […]

Meet the new Viacom boss

Meet the new Viacom boss

Viacom’s Philippe Dauman is exiting the company, but he won’t leave empty-handed. Dauman will walk away with a $72 million severance package, resigning as CEO but remaining as non-executive chairman until September 13, announced Viacom on Saturday. Viacom COO Tom Dooley, who has been with the company for 36 years, will take over as interim […]

A fitting farewell

A fitting farewell

Season three of TNT’s Murder in the First ends Sunday, September 4 at 10p with Siletti learning his victory in court carries a hefty price tag. The following night on a fitting series closer of Rizzoli & Isles, everyone makes a video to say goodbye.

Going out with a Bang! Fifth season will be final one for IFC series

Going out with a Bang! Fifth season will be final one for IFC series

Comedy Bang! Bang! creator/star Scott Aukerman tweeted out the news: The upcoming 10-episode fifth season of the IFC series will be its final one. The new season premieres Friday, October 28, with back-to-back episodes at 11p and 11:30p and will air two back-to-back eps weekly leading up to the finale on December 10. “Comedy Bang! […]

New Dance Moms episodes spin over to Lifetime on September 6

New Dance Moms eps spin over to Lifetime on September 6

Dance Moms season 6 twirls back to Lifetime with new episodes beginning Tuesday, September 6 at 9p. Then on Lifetime, the 15th season of Project Runway drops Thursday, September 15 at 9p with returning host Heidi Klum, mentor and co-host Tim Gunn, and judges Nina Garcia and Zac Posen. Guest judges will include actresses Nina […]

Participant Media shutting down Pivot TV

Particpant Media shutting down Pivot TV

Succumbing to the increasing challenges facing niche cable nets to attract audiences and maintain carriage deals, Pivot TV, launched in 2013, is going off the air. “As the media landscape changes, we have been evaluating how we fulfill our mission to entertain and inspire social action around the world’s most pressing issues,” said David Linde, […]

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