E.W. Scripps Company’s Katz Networks is relaunching Court TV in May, having acquired brand assets including the 100,000-hour Court TV library from Turner Broadcasting. The 24/7 channel has secured over-the-air distribution agreements with local TV station groups that will allow it to reach over 50% of U.S. television households. “Today, while consumer interest in the […]
Doctor Who will return for a new season in early 2020 with Jodie Whittaker onboard. In the U.S., the season was up 47% versus last time around, averaging 1.6 million viewers.
Thanks to ID, a cold case in Chicago is heating up. Following the airing of the true crime net’s two-part special, Cold Valley, new tips from around the country have prompted the Chicago PD to reopen the case of 8-year-old murder victim Diane Taylor. “At ID, we are very proud to have served as a […]
BET is not renewing scripted series Hit the Floor for season five. “We are grateful to the most passionate fans ever who helped to bring one more season of the #DevilsNation to the screen, and the incredible cast and dancers,” said a network spokesperson. Hit the Floor spent its first three seasons on BET’s Viacom […]
D’oh! FXX and Fox are teaming up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Simpsons with two special events this month. On Sunday, December 16, FXX will air a 15-hour marathon featuring episodes curated by exec producer Al Jean. The 30-ep marathon begins at 9a. One week later, Fox will air an encore of the […]
In case anyone was still wondering whether Netflix is serious about kids content, Chris Nee, creator and exec producer of two of Disney Junior’s most successful series, Doc McStuffins and Vampirina, inked a multiyear deal with the streamer. Nee will write and produce new animated and live-action series for preschool and all audiences exclusively for […]
They’ll be there for you – for a while, at least. A notice on Netflix’s Friends page saying that the 1994-2004 sitcom would be available “Until 1/1/19” caused alarm in the Twitterverse, but the streamer struck a deal with WarnerMedia for a reported $100 million to keep exclusive streaming rights for another year. That’s up […]
Jessica Lange (American Horror Story) will rejoin exec producer/writer/showrunner Ryan Murphy in Netflix’s upcoming satirical comedy, The Politician…James Norton (McMafia) and Ben Miles (The Crown) are set to star in BBC One drama The Trial of Christine Keeler…Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders) and Sope Dirisu (Humans) landed lead roles in Cinemax drama Gangs of London.
Great news for The Good Place – NBC renewed the Thursday night comedy from creator Mike Schur and Universal Television for a fourth season. Critically acclaimed series stars Ted Danson and Kristen Bell.
Facebook Watch announced a New Year’s Day premiere for 365 Days of Love, the new daily docuseries featuring Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara. Series features a new story of love and human connection daily.