FX orders X-Men series starring Downton’s Dan Stevens

FX orders X-Men series starring Downton's Dan Stevens

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 […]

Number of cable homes to dip in June

Homes with cable to dip in June

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 […]

Maya & Marty invite A-list guests to join them for series premiere

Maya Rudoph on Documenrary Now? Makes a lot of Sense

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 shines with second season set for July 11 on DXD

Star shines with second season set for July 11 on DXD

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 orders final two seasons of The Americans

FX orders final two seasons of The Americans (Craig Blankenhorn)

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 […]

Start Powers up Sundays

Starz Powers up Sundays

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.

Think of Laura: TiVo takes on TV habits of Clinton and Trump supporters

Clinton and Trump buy dueling Snapchat promotions

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 […]

Rocsi Diaz jumps to Dating Naked

Rocsi Diaz

Former Entertainment Tonight co-host and correspondent Rocsi Diaz has been tapped to host the upcoming third season, of VH1’s Dating Naked, reports TheWrap. The reality series returns for a third season on June 29 at 9p.

Carpool Karaoke set to go global

Carpool Karaoke set to go global (Darren Michaels)

Late Late Show video hit “Carpool Karaoke” is now available as a format to global broadcasters, announced CBS Studios International and Fulwell 73. In the episodes, combining music and comedy, the host of the show picks up a celeb and drives them in a Carpool Karaoke car. “Ever since Carpool Karaoke has aired as part […]

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