Alyssa Milano novel, Hacktivist, being developed into series by The CW

Alyssa Milano novel, Hacktivist, being developed into series by The CW.

The CW is developing a drama series adaptation of cyber-thriller Hacktivist from Alyssa Milano, Covert Affairs creators/EPs Matt Corman and Chris Ord, BOOM! Studios and CBS TV Studios. The project, based and Milano’s 2014 graphic novel, tells the story of Nate Graft and Ed Hiccox, two 20-something best friends and co-founders of the most important […]

NBC postpones Trump-inspired episode of Law & Order: SVU

NBC postpones Trump-inspired episode of Law & Order: SVU (Michael Parmelee)

NBC rescheduled a Donald Trump-ish episode of Law & Order: SVU from October 26 until after Election Day, November 8. The episode features Gary Cole as a wealthy businessman/presidential hopeful whose campaign is derailed by women with damaging accusations.

Syfy renews Van Helsing

Syfy renews Van Helsing

Syfy renewed Van Helsing for a second season. The action-horror drama just debuted September 23; production on 13 new episodes is slated to begin in January. “The team is very thankful and ready to go – ready to get back on the road to Denver and to spill a lot of blood along the way,” […]

Jimmy Kimmel hosting post presidential debate show

Jimmy Kimmel Live hosting post presidential debate show.

Jimmy Kimmel Live plans post-presidential debate fun following the third head-to-head between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Wednesday, October 13. Kimmel’s guests include Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, a debate non-invitee, and Debate 2 sensation, Ken Bone. Show airs 11:35p on ABC.

Lethal Weapon gets full season order from Fox

Lethal Weapon gets full season order from Fox (Darren Michaels)

Fox gave a full-season order to film-to-TV reboot Lethal Weapon, for 18 episodes. The action drama is averaging a 3.0 in the A18-49 demo in Live+7 ratings, and 11.5 million total viewers across platforms. Weapon joins NBC’s This Is Us and ABC’s Designated Survivor and Speechless as freshman class members upped to full seasons.

New graphics for fall programming season on ION

New graphics for new fall programming season on Ion

ION Television is launching a new graphics package including a new logo to accompany its established “Positively Entertaining” tagline. The launch coincides with ION’s fall programming debut, which kicks off this week with new seasons of Criminal Minds, Blue Bloods and Law & Order: SVU and the season 4 premiere of original series Saving Hope.

Johnson builds team for his Rock The Troop holiday special

Johnson and his Ballers cast mates are California dreamin'

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is building the team behind his Rock the Troops holiday event special. Johnson and his Seven Buck Productions is partnering with Spike TV, Casey Patterson Entertainment and Don Mischer Productions to create a music and entertainment experience created to honor, inspire and captivate the men and women of America’s Armed Services. […]

Billy Bush reportedly out at Today for good

Has Billy Bush lost his Today show seat for good?

Billy Bush, suspended from Today after the 2005 Access Hollywood video surfaced that included a crude conversation between Bush and Donald Trump, may be gone for good. After the morning show’s exec producer, Noah Oppenheimer, noted in a memo on Sunday that “there is simply no excuse for Billy’s language and behavior on that tape,” […]