During a news conference on Tuesday, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called ABC News reporter Tom Llamas “a sleaze” for asking him about money raised to support veterans organizations. “Your critics say you tend to exaggerate, you have a problem with the truth. Is this a prime example?” asked Llamas, who tweeted after the […]
FX Networks ordered an eight-episode season one of X-Men drama Legion, about a troubled young man who may be more than human, to debut on FX in early 2017. Fargo’s Noah Hawley is showrunner; Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), Rachel Keller (Fargo), Jean Smart (Fargo) and Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) star. Production on the first […]
The number of homes with cable subscribers will dip by 2 percent and the average network will be down 3 percent in penetration for the month of June, estimates Nielsen. While the data does not include new OTT services like Sling, “the figures are consistent with the notion that cord shaving is impacting owners of […]
John Ratzenberger (Cheers) landed in HBO pilot A Lot, playing the father of Whitney Cummings’ character.
A handful of A-listers are on tap to stop by NBC’s new comedy variety show Maya & Marty, headlined by Maya Rudolph and Martin Short, for its premiere May 31 at 10p. Guests Miley Cyrus, Larry David, Jimmy Fallon and Tom Hanks will appear on the premiere episode of the show, exec-produced Lorne Michaels and […]
Star vs. The Forces of Evil will begin its second season Monday, July 11 at 10:30a on Disney XD and the Disney XD app. Eden Sher (ABC’s The Middle) voices show star Star Butterfly; guests for season 2 include Al Yankovic, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch.
FX picked up critically acclaimed The Americans for a 13-episode fifth season to air in 2017, and a 10-episode sixth and final season slated for 2018. FX Productions also closed new overall deals with exec producers/showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields. “We have no doubt that this two-season order will allow Joe and Joel to […]
Season three of Starz drama Power debuts Sunday, July 17 at 9p. It will be joined by comedy Survivor’s Remorse, also moving to Sundays for its third season, premiering on July 24 at 10p.
TiVo Research produced some interesting data about the TV viewing habits of Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton supporters. It is perhaps no surprise that Clinton supporters watch more MSNBC than average, while Trump fans turn to Fox News. Trump backers watch Nick Jr. 2.4 times more than average, while Clinton supporters favor network series featuring […]