After two seasons, NBC cancelled Aquarius, the drama starring David Duchovny based on the Charles Manson murders. The series, which debuted in the summer of 2015, saw its ratings drop when it was moved from Thursday to the low-trafficked Saturday night.
Shawn “Jay Z” Carter inked a two-year, exclusive first-look deal with The Weinstein Company to generate movies as well as scripted and unscripted TV. Jay Z, who has his own multimedia company Roc Nation, was a producer on the Jamie Foxx remake of Annie, co-producer on Top Five and EP on Baz Luhrmann’s The Great […]
Sir Ben Kingsley and John Cho face off when Lip Sync Battle kicks off Season 3 on Wednesday, October 12 at 9p (new day and timeslot). Additional stars scheduled to appear on the Spike series this season include Lupita Nyong’o, Don Cheadle, Wanda Sykes, Uzo Aduba, and Craig Ferguson.
A new anthology series inspired by the late Alfred Hitchcock is in the works at Universal Cable Productions. UCP signed an overall development deal with Hitchcock’s estate to bring a re-imagining of his classics to the small screen. Welcome to Hitchcock will focus on a single season-long mystery or crime in legendary director/producer’s style.
FXX renewed You’re the Worst for a fourth season. The series, created and executive produced by Stephen Falk, debuted to record ratings in August. It is currently averaging 590,000 total viewers in Nielsen live-plus-seven numbers, up 13 percent from season two.
The Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump faceoff on Monday night was the highest-rated presidential debate in television history, garnering 81 million viewers. The total does not include PBS or C-Span, whose numbers are typically not included in those issued to commercial networks. Viewing also does not include people who watched outside their homes or online, […]
The 71st Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live from New York City on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8p on CBS. The ceremony, which honors theater professionals, has been broadcast on the network since 1978. Nominations will be announced on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Vice President Joe Biden is set to make his first guest appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, September 29 — three nights after the first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and GOP nominee Donald Trump. Show airs at 11:35p on NBC.
Matt LeBlanc is heading back to host Top Gear under a two-season deal, with the first to air in 2017. “I am thrilled that Matt LeBlanc is returning to Top Gear. He’s a huge talent whose love of cars is infectious,” said Patrick Holland, Channel Editor, BBC Two, in a statement. LeBlanc will be joined […]
Janet Pauley is taking over the CBS Sunday Morning anchor seat, succeeding Charles Osgood, who retired after 22 years with the news program and nearly 50 years with CBS. Pauley joined CBS Sunday Morning in 2014 as a contributor and had been a substitute host. “Charles Osgood set the standard for CBS Sunday Morning,” said […]