Jimmy Kimmel takes another shot at hosting the Emmys

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night returning during NBA Finals.

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be back to host the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, airing Sunday, September 18 at ABC. Kimmel also manned the mic in 2012. Creative Arts ceremonies will take place Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11.

On the BET Honors red carpet with Empire’s Lee Daniels

On the BET Honors red carpet with Empire's Lee Daniels

The stars shone at the BET Honors, which were held Saturday night at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC, and will air on the network March 14 at 8p. Honorees this year are Lee Daniels, Mellody Hobson, Eric H. Holder, Jr., Patti Labelle and L.A. Reid. Cynopsis caught up with BET chair/CEO Debra Lee on […]

Mythbusters hosts reunite after series finale

Mythbusters Hosts

The final episode of Discovery’s Mythbusters airs Saturday, March 5 at 8p, immediately followed by Mythbusters: The Reunion at 9p. All five hosts, Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara reunite to look back at the science show that began in 2002.

Ann Archer to play mom on Fox’s The Grinder

Ann Archer

Fox’s The Grinder has cast Dean and Stewart’s mom. Ann Archer will play Lenore Sanderson-Grant, Dean Sr.’s ex-wife, reports TVLine. The character, described as adventurous, outspoken and unimpressed by her son’s TV-star status, turns up in an episode slated to air in early May.

Primetime Emmys add short form categories

Emmy statue

The Television Academy is responding to the explosion in programming with new Primetime Emmy Awards rules and changes. The number of nominees in directing and writing categories for comedy and drama series has been increased to six nominees for 2016, and short form categories have been added. “This is a great problem to have for […]

Sarah Hyland ready for Dirty Dancing

Sarah Hyland

Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) has landed the role of Lisa Houseman, Baby’s older sister, in special event movie Dirty Dancing. The three-hour filmed musical event will air on ABC.

Telemundo strikes a deal with Sabado Gigante star

Telemundo strikes a deal with Sabado Gigante star

Telemundo struck a multi-year deal with Spanish-language superstar Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco, until six months ago host of Univision’s long-running variety show Sabado Gigante. The agreement includes the creation of a joint production company to develop and produce original content and formats for Hispanics in the U.S. and globally. Kreutzberger will also serve as […]

Bravo taking viewers for a ride

Bravo taking viewers for a ride

Bravo is taking viewers along for the ride for the new season of The Real Housewives of New York City, launching Wednesday, April 6 at 9p. The net has partnered with On Location Tours to give bus riders a tour of locations from the upcoming season. First stop: Tipsy Parson.

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