Al Jazeera America is shutting down by April 30. In a memo to staff, network CEO Al Anstey said the decision to fold the news net, launched in August 2013, “is driven by the fact that our business model is simply not sustainable in light of the economic challenges in the U.S. media marketplace.”
Ted Danson (CSI: Cyber), who shot to fame on NBC’s Cheers (1982-1993), and Kristen Bell (House of Lies) have been cast in NBC comedy Good Place, about a woman trying to turn over a new leaf. The network ordered 13 episodes of the Michael Schur (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) series, produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment […]
A comedy from Live! With Kelly and Michael’s Kelly Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos’s (Alpha House) Milojo Productions and Andrew Leeds is in development at ABC, reports Deadline. Show centers on a couple irritated by their three daughters’ romantic partners.
When Scandal returns on Thursday, February 11 at 9p on ABC, the show will jump six months into the future. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Goldwyn explained that showrunner Shonda Rhimes is finding inspiration from the current election cycle. Spoiler alert: Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young) will be running for president amid a […]
Pop is teaming up with exec producer John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. and Sharp Entertainment for a second season of Sing It On. Docu-series following new teams as they compete to win the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella debuts in the second half of 2016.
CBS announced a spring schedule that includes special airings of CSI: Cyber on Wednesday at 10p on March 2 and March 9, ahead of the new premiere date for Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders in the time slot, March 16. Elementary moves from Thursdays to Sundays at 10p on March 20, and the series premiere of […]
Michael Strahan will host ABC celeb-filled summer game show $100,000 Pyramid. It’s familiar territory for the Pro Football Hall of Famer and co-host of daytime’s Live! With Kelly and Michael, who said, “Growing up, Pyramid was one of my favorite shows to watch with my family.” SMAC Entertainment produces in association with Sony Pictures Television.
TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles is ending after season seven, confirmed TNT and TBS president Kevin Reilly on Thursday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena. Many predicted the move after the show’s upcoming summer run was shortened to 13 episodes, the smallest since its 10-episode premiere season.
Glee vet Matthew Morrison is headed to The Good Wife. He’ll recur as Connor Fox, an assistant U.S. attorney. The series’ midseason premiere airs Sunday, January 10 at 9p on CBS.
Break out the cigars – House of Lies is Havana-bound. The Showtime comedy will film an episode during season five in Cuba, the first time an American scripted series has shot in the country since the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations.