Jessica Biel will star in and exec produce anthology series The Sinner, based on the book of the same name, for USA. Biel plays a mother who commits shocking acts of violence; Bill Pullman portrays an investigator drawn into her journey of self-discovery.
E!’s The Arrangement, about an actress who has a Cinderella-like date with a famous movie star, then is offered a $10 million marriage contract tying her to a secretive self-help organization, “really isn’t” based on Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes/Scientology, insisted EP Jonathan Abrahams at the TCA winter press tour on Tuesday. Instead, the 10-parter is based […]
BBC America, AMC and SundanceTV will simulcast the premiere of BBCA’s Planet Earth II on Saturday, February 18 at 9p. The following five episodes will air Saturdays on BBCA. This won’t be the first time the show celebrating the planet has an audience – half the population of the UK watched it on BBC One […]
Dakota Fanning is set to star in The Alienist, a psychological thriller based on the best-selling novel by Caleb Carr. Set in the Gilded Age of New York City in 1896, series is slated to premiere in late 2017 on TNT.
FX Productions signed Atlanta creator Donald Glover to an exclusive overall television production deal. Glover will develop television series for FX Networks and other networks and streaming services, in addition to continuing to executive produce, write, direct and star in Atlanta. FX also announced that Atlanta will not return for a second season until 2018 […]
Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy) has teamed with comic book publisher IDW Entertainment to develop The Devil, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Based on the novel The Devil: Britain’s Most Feared Underworld Taxman, by Graham Johnson, the drama is being eyed as a limited series, although no network has been attached.
CNN fired back at Donald Trump yesterday after the president-elect, in his first press conference in six months, refused to answer questions from CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta. “Your organization is terrible…you are fake news!” charged Trump, following the news net’s report that intelligence officials briefed Trump about having compromising information about him. […]
Fox is reviving game show Love Connection, with Andy Cohen (Watch What Happens Live) taking over where Chuck Woolery left off as host. Mike Fleiss (The Bachelor) is exec producer. “I was a huge fan of the original Love Connection,” said Cohen, “and hosting the new version allows me to do one of the things […]
Marc Cherry is headed home to ABC. The network issued a pilot pickup to a drama from the Desperate Housewives creator to be toplined by Reba McEntire. Written by Cherry, the untitled project centers on Ruby Adair (McEntire), the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, KY, who finds her red state outlook challenged when an […]
Nashville’s season premiere on CMT was the most watched original cable program of the night and ranks as the most-watched original telecast in CMT history. It delivered more than 3.1 million fans across two networks on CMT and Nick at Nite (more than 2 million to CMT alone) in Live +3 numbers, for a 1.34 […]