Fox is developing The Scroll, from Queen Latifah & Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit Television and Holly Carter’s Releve Entertainment. The Bible-themed drama, set at 20th Century Fox Television, is based on a concept from Carter. Fox also ordered medical procedural pilot The Beast, from Neal Baer (ER). Project comes from 20th TV.
Less than a year after it finished its run on Fox, American Idol is now eyeing a comeback – on NBC. Producer FreemantleMedia North America and creator Simon Fuller started pitching a new Idol installment before the series wrapped its final season last April. Talks with NBC ensued, according to initial reports from Variety, with […]
ABC is chilling with the Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion Shall We Dance on Ice special, airing this Saturday, February 11 at 3p. The journey of dance through the ages with both skating and dance performances is hosted by Kristi Yamaguchi and Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec, and will include performances by ice dancers and 2014 Olympic […]
CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose informed viewers on the show’s web site that he is undergoing surgery today to replace an aorta valve. “The timing is my choice,” said Rose. “I look forward to seeing you in March…. I can’t wait to be back completely rested with my heart recharged, my passion for the […]
Disney|ABC Television Group has created a portfolio-wide ad sales division. “We are combining the unmatched power of the Disney|ABC portfolio of brands, franchises and shows to create a one-stop shop for our advertising clients,” said Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney|ABC Television Group. The new structure will be headed by Rita Ferro, […]
After 13 seasons, The Insider, is ending its run in September. CBS TV Distribution’s newsmagazine, hosted by Debbie Matenopoulos and Louis Aguirre, has long aired as a companion to Entertainment Tonight. The show’s staff was told of the cancellation during a meeting on Tuesday morning.
Fresh off her Super Bowl halftime show performance, Lady Gaga is heading to primetime, on the season premiere of Logo’s RuPaul’s Drag Race. The kickoff episode features a surprise opening and unveils a court of cut-throat queens competing for a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.”
Bravo is unveiling a brand refresh today, tied to the debut of its new scripted drama, Imposters. In addition to a new, cleaner logo, changes include a “bright and fun” gender neutral color palette, and the end of the “By Bravo” tagline. Seven years after the net last changed its look, the goal is to […]
Annette Bening will play the governor of Louisiana in FX’s Katrina: American Crime Story, the second installment of the limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson.
Emmy winner Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) will play defense attorney Leslie Abramson on NBC’s upcoming Law & Order: True Crime – The Menendez Murders. “I’ve known Edie for more than two decades,” said executive producer Dick Wolf. “Our working relationship started when she was among an elite group of actors who made multiple appearances as […]