Michael Offer, who directed the pilot for the Shonda Rhimes-produced How To Get Away With Murder for ABC, is back in Shondaland. He’ll direct Still Star-Crossed, a Romeo and Juliet sequel written by Heather Mitchell (Scandal) and based on the book by Melinda Taub.
Matt LeBlanc (Episodes) has landed a job as a presenter on the BBC’s Top Gear, announced BBC America. The former Friend will be the car show’s first non-British host in 39 years. A self-described “car nut,” LeBlanc has appeared twice as a guest, and holds the record as the fastest celeb to date around the […]
Tony Shaloub (Monk) landed the lead role in CBS’s BrainDead, as a hard-drinking Republican senator. Comic-thriller is slated to air in summer 2016.
Les Moonves has been named Chairman of CBS Corporation, following the resignation, effective February 2, of Sumner Redstone as Executive Chairman. Moonves joined CBS in 1995, vaulting to President and CEO in 2006. “I was honored to nominate Les as the CBS Chair and am delighted to congratulate him on his new position,” said Vice […]
Grant Gustin will cross over to CBS’s Supergirl as CW’s The Flash in an episode airing Monday, March 28 at 8p. “We want to thank Grant Gustin for making the time to come visit (on top of his already immense workload) and all of the folks at CBS, The CW, Warner Bros. and DC for […]
James Corden has been named host of The 70th Annual Tony Awards, airing live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Sunday, June 12at 8p on CBS. It will be Corden’s first time hosting the ceremony, but not his first time onstage – he won Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a […]
Has she or hasn’t she? In a TV Line interview on Monday, Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of Gilmore Girls and the Netflix sequel, said that she had put in a request with Melissa McCarthy’s camp for the actress to return as Sookie. “[What] I have said [to her team] is, ‘Look, if Melissa is available and […]
Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly has been added to the post-Super Bowl live broadcast of CBS’s Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Sunday, February 7. The target of Donald Trump tweets joins guests Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Will Ferrell and comedy duo Key & Peele.
Dick Wolf signed a new overall deal with NBCUniversal that extends his relationship with NBC through 2020 – but it won’t end there if NBC can help it. Robert Greenblatt made no secret of his appreciation for the iconic producer’s contribution. “Dick Wolf is a without a doubt one of the greatest producers in the […]
In contrast to the Oscars, the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony held Saturday in LA honored a diverse group of actors. Winners in television categories included: Idris Elba (Luther) and Queen Latifah (Bessie) for Outstanding Actor/Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Kevin Spacey (House of Cards) and Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder) for Outstanding […]