Burnett’s back, and ABC’s got her

Burnett's back, and ABC's got her

Carol Burnett will star in a comedy in development at ABC, about a family whose dream house includes an unwelcome tenant played by Burnett. The show will be produced by Burnett fan Amy Poehler through her Paper Kite. “We watched Carol with our moms and our moms taught us 90 percent of what we needed […]

The Rock gets back in the ring

The Rock gets back in the ring

It’s back to the ring for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, at work with Will Ferrell on a comedy set behind the scenes at a wrestling organization. “The entertaining show that goes on in front of the crowd pales in comparison to the insanely entertaining show that goes on backstage,” said Johnson. Project is a co-production […]

Cynopsis Special Announcement: AT&T struck an agreement with Time Warner

Snapchat reaches $100 million short-form content deal with Time Warner

Special Announcement from CYNOPSISMEDIA AT&T struck an agreement with Time Warner, according to the Wall Street Journal. The massive merger would unite Warner Bros. and Time Warner’s cable networks, including CNN, HBO, TNT and TBS, with the country’s largest telecommunications provider. If the deal, for a reported $80 billion, passes regulatory hurdles, it will transform […]

Viola Davis playing Head Games with ABC

Viola Davis playing Head Games with ABC

Viola Davis is on board to co-produce thriller Head Games for ABC. Series is from The Art of More creator Chuck Rose, Davis & Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions and ABC Studios. Written by Rose and based on his book, Head Games follows a Park Avenue psychiatrist who’s approached by the government to come work for […]

Mark Wahlberg and family cooking up new adventures for A&E

Mark Wahlberg and family cooking up new adventures for A&E

A&E is gearing up for the holidays with a big helping of laughs, Wahlberg style. The season premiere of Wahlburgers debuts with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, November 16 at 10p, continuing to chronicle the lives of the Wahlberg family including matriarch Alma and sons Mark, Donnie and Paul along with the rest of their family […]

Court rules no refunds for blackouts

Court rules no refunds for blackouts

Pay TV providers are not legally required to offer a refund if a channel goes dark in a carriage dispute, ruled the United States Court of Appeals. A class action lawsuit filed by two Dish subscribers claimed they were entitled to a credit for missing time on Fox News and Turner-owned channels in 2014, but […]

Discovery Comm is wild about tigers

Discovery Comm is wild about tigers

Discovery Communications is partnering with World Wildlife Fund to help conserve nearly 1 million acres of protected habitat in India and Bhutan to protect and increase the wild tiger population. “Discovery is a purpose-driven company, and for more than 30 years we’ve had cameras in every corner of the globe, from Planet Earth to Racing […]

CBS cancels American Gothic and BrainDead

BrainDead expires at CBS (Michael Parmalee)

CBS canceled summer series BrainDead and American Gothic. BrainDead averaged a soft 2.6 million viewers and 0.4 among A18-49 (Live+SD), while American Gothic drew 2.7 million viewers and a 0.5 in the demo. Last scripted summer dramas standing at the net is Zoo.

Gwen Stefani heading back to The Voice

Gwen Stefani returns to The Voice

Gwen Stefani is returning to The Voice, joining Alicia Keys, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coach for season 12. Carson Daly will be back as host for the NBC musical competition series, which begins its season 12 production in February 2017. Current coach Miley Cyrus will return for season 13, which begins filming in […]

Stephen Colbert’s Showtime election special named

Colbert scores interview with James Comey

The partnership between CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Showtime has been named: Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going To Clean Up This Shi*t? The election special airs on Tuesday, November 8 at 11p on Showtime. Program will feature Colbert reacting in real-time to the election results as the […]

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