George Stephanopoulos will lead coverage of tonight’s presidential debate on ABC. Dan Harris will recap and cover reaction from the spin room afterward, on Nightline.
Bravo greenlit season three of scripted comedy Odd Mom Out; production on 10 new episodes begins in spring 2017. “Another season of this hilarious and sophisticated gem further demonstrates Bravo’s commitment to unique and high-quality scripted programming,” said Lara Spotts, SVP of development for Bravo.
Jamie Lee Curtis, one of the stars of Scream Queens, will direct an episode of the Fox series as part of exec producer Ryan Murphy’s Half Foundation initiative. The foundation offers opportunities to women, people of color and members of the LGBT community in the entertainment industry. Curtis will also mentor one of the foundation’s […]
CBS gave a series order to comedy Superior Donuts, starring Judd Hirsch as the owner of a donut shop, and Jermaine Flower (Friends of the People) as his new young employee, for broadcast midseason. “This show has been very high on our radar since we first put it in development last winter,” said Glenn Geller, […]
Uma Thurman will guest in a story arc on upcoming Bravo scripted series, My So-Called Wife (wt), as lethal and mysterious Lenny Cohen. “Uma and I have been friends for a very long time – I’m thrilled that after many tries we’ll finally get to work together,” said executive producer Adam Brooks. “Paul Adelstein and […]
Speaking at Goldman Sachs’ Communacopia yesterday, Les Moonves, chairman and chief executive of CBS Corp., outlined the company’s top drivers as global expansion and digital services including CBS All Access and Showtime Now, noting it was very possible CBS would best its 8 million subscriber target for OTT services by 2020. He also touted the […]
Holding the title of TV’s longest-running children’s animated series, Arthur kicks off season 20 on PBS Kids on October 10, with new episodes that give fans a glimpse into the past, present, and future of the characters. Some anniversary stats: Arthur is currently broadcast in more than 80 countries and draws 7 million viewers per […]
The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon, criticized for being easy on guest Donald Trump last Thursday (tweeted Jeopardy whiz Ken Jennings, “In his defense, Jimmy Fallon just pulled in a 35 share among white supremacists 18-49”), responded to post-Emmys prodding from TMZ. “Have you seen my show?” the NBC late night host asked. “I’m never too […]
Veep’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus did show up, to pick up her record fifth consecutive Emmy and dedicate it to her father, businessman/poet William Louis-Dreyfus, who passed away Friday. “I’m so glad he liked Veep, because his opinion was the one that really mattered,” said Louis-Dreyfus. Responding to confused fans, actor Richard Dreyfuss later tweeted, “I’m actually […]
Big winners at the Primetime Emmys last night included: Best Drama Series: Game of Thrones Best Actor in a Drama: Rami Malek – Mr. Robot Best Actress in a Drama: Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black Best Comedy Series: VEEP Best Actress in a Comedy: Julia Louis Dreyfus – VEEP Best Actor in a Comedy: Jeffrey […]