AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies will conclude with a fourth and final 10-episode season. The Revolutionary War drama drew an average 1.2 million viewers during season three, and was one of the top 10 most affluent scripted drama among A18-49 and A25-54. Exec producer and showrunner Craig Silverstein will remain at the helm, with a new […]
Beyonce landed 11 nominations and Adele picked up eight for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV revealed the “Video of the Year” nominees yesterday on a mural in NYC, broadcast during a Facebook Live event. Show airs Sunday, August 28 at 9p.
Ad sales legend Joe Abruzzese (sample aside when Abruzzese walks by: “What a great guy”) will retire at the end of 2016 after 46 years in the industry, the last 14 as president of ad sales for Discovery. He’ll be replaced by Ben Price, currently EVP, national ad sales. “I am so fortunate to have […]
Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery landed the female lead in Netflix western miniseries Godless, slated to premiere in 2017. Jeff Daniels plays an outlaw.
Comedy Central’s Emmy- and Peabody-winning series South Park is celebrating its 20th season with a new logo, and a parade of on-air, online and on-the-ground events. Upcoming are the launch of a redesigned South Park app and new Avatar Creator; the release of videogame South Park: The Fractured But Whole; the South Park 20 Experience […]
Rita Ora is getting runway ready. The singer and actress will host VH1’s reboot of America’s Next Top Model, slated to premiere in the fall. VH1 also announced the judging panel for the show: model Ashley Graham, Paper Magazine chief creative officer Drew Elliott and celebrity stylist Law Roach. Show creator Tyra Banks and Ken […]
Boston EMS will return for a second season on ABC on Saturday, July 30 at 10p. Series gives viewers the chance to ride along with Boston Emergency Medical Services, one of America’s most seasoned team of first responders and the group that responded to the critically injured Boston Marathon spectators three years ago.
Upcoming TLC scripted drama Tyler Perry’s Too Close To Home added Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) and Matt Battaglia (Thor) as guest stars. Cast in leading roles are Danielle Savre, Brock O’Hurn (Boo! A Madea Halloween), Kelly Sullivan (Young & the Restless), Brad Benedict (Letters to God) and Brooke Anne Smith (Awkward).
Dwayne Johnson is flexing again, this time developing scripted drama series Muscle Beach, which USA Network has acquired. From Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions and Flynn Picture Co., the project is set in a l bodybuilding gym in ‘80s Venice Beach, CA, where an ensemble of lost souls aim to reinvent themselves.
Animal Planet will premiere Toucan Nation, the story of Grecia, the toucan in Costa Rica whose unconscionable abuse sparked international outrage and inspired a national animal welfare campaign, on August 24 at 10p. Seeking to improve the life of this helpless bird after half of his beak was torn from his face, animal rescuers and […]