‘Younger’ Season 5: Premiere Date & 360° Video For Darren Star’s TV Land Series
TV Land’s Younger may be getting older, but it’s coming off its highest-rated season. And now we get a first look at Season 5, which the cable net said today will premieres at 10 PM June 5.
Check out the 360-degree table-read video with the stars above.
The series stars Sutton Foster as a fortysomething woman who pretends to be in her mid-20s in order to get a job in the highly competitive world of publishing – and succeeds. Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico… Read
‘The New Romantic’ Director Carly Stone, An SXSW Winner, Inks With ICM Partners
EXCLUSIVE: Writer-director Carly Stone, whose feature directorial debut The New Romantic just premiered in competition at SXSW and won her the Best First Feature jury award, has signed with ICM Partners and Good Fear Management. ICM is also handling sales on the coming-of-age pic.
Stone, who graduated from AFI, also writes for the CBC sitcom Kim’s Convenience, which earlier this month won Best Comedy Series at the Canadian Screen Awards.
The New Romantic stars The End of t… Read
John Oliver: Published Marlon Bundo Bunny Book Because Mike Pence Is A Career Homophobe
John Oliver continued his Marlon Bundo book tour on Seth Meyers’ Late Night, explaining his book about Veep Mike Pence’s bunny marrying another male bunny as hook to discuss “his homophobic views.”
“He emphatically is a homophobe,” Oliver insisted, of Pence. “We did a whole piece about his appalling views over his career – especially his friend James Dobson, who is an appalling human being, started an organization called Focus on the Family.”
“Sadly, one of their book… Read
Ryan Murphy On ‘9-1-1’s Ratings Success, Season 2 Details & Potential Spinoff
Tonight, Fox’s 9-1-1 will wrap its first season. The crime drama, from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear, has served as a bridge series while Empire is on hiatus and has been able to keep — and even exceed — Fox’s viewership levels on Wednesday while the network’s flagship drama series is off. 9-1-1, Fox’s highest rated new series since the launch of Empire, will finish its freshman season as the #1 show among Adults 18-49 on Wednesday (3.0 Live+7 rating), tied… Read
‘Station 19’ Review: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Spinoff Could Stand A Bit More Heat
Dr. Ben Warren, the Grey’s Anatomy surgeon who’s never been quite sure what life or career he wants, has made his decision, and Station 19 is the answer. So the Grey’s spinoff fixes Ben’s problem — now, on to its own.
Shonda Rhimes’ latest production — at ABC even with Netflix in her future — certainly has the Shondaland feel, that easy blend of life-or-death workplace thrills and soap opera chills, strong women taking control of their professional and personal lives even… Read
Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run
Bruce Springsteen will stick around Broadway longer than expected: The Boss has extended his one-man show until December 15. The announcement, made today, means Springsteen will perform an additional 81 shows between July 10 and December 15.
With today’s news, the wildly popular Springsteen on Broadway will have extended its run three times. The show at the Walter Kerr Theatre began previews in October and was originally planned for eight weeks.
Tickets for the newly… Read
Warner Bros. Digital Labs Names Patty Hirsch SVP & General Manager; Seung Bak Exiting
Veteran digital media exec Patty Hirsch has been hired as the new Senior Vice President & General Manager, Warner Bros. Digital Labs. Hirsch will replace Seung Bak, current head of WBDL and CEO of WB-owned DramaFever, who’s exiting the company to pursue entrepreneurial projects. She’ll take over after working with Bak on a multi-week transition plan.
In her new role, Hirsch will be responsible for leading the strategic vision and day-to-day management of Warner Bros… Read
Austin Bombing Suspect Who Terrorized City & SXSW Is Dead, Police Confirm
The serial bomber who terrorized Austin and put the Texas capital on high alert during the annual SXSW fest is dead, local police said today. But even with the confirmation that suspect Mark Anthony Conditt, 24, blew himself up this morning as police drew near, local authorities warned that still-undetonated explosives might have been planted.
“We still need to remain vigilant,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said.
At a press briefing in Round Rock today, Manley said… Read
Indy 500 Moving To NBC After 54 Years On ABC
Beginning in 2019, the Indianapolis 500 race will be broadcast on NBC after 54 years on ABC, part of a new multi-year media rights deal between IndyCar and NBC Sports Group.
Under the pact, NBC Sports has acquired rights to present all IndyCar races, qualifying, practices, and Indy Lights races across its platforms beginning in 2019. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The Indianapolis 500 and seven additional Verizon IndyCar Series races will be broadcast annually on… Read
Amazon Passes Alphabet To Become The Second-Largest U.S. Company
Amazon is now the second most valuable public company in the U.S. and if recent trends hold in 2018 it could be close on Apple’s heels in the race to a $1 trillion market capitalization.
The milestone came Tuesday, with the e-commerce giant’s market cap (a metric derived by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the share price) reaching $768 billion to overtake that of Google parent Alphabet. Last month, it surpassed Microsoft to become No. 3. Apple is currently… Read
‘Under The Silver Lake’ Trailer: Andrew Garfield Adds It Up In Neo-Noir Thriller
David Robert Mitchell’s contemporary fever-dream thriller, Under The Silver Lake, is the latest from the writer/director of 2015 horror pic It Follows and 2010’s The Myth Of The American Sleepover. Andrew Garfield stars in the neo-noir story of a man searching for the truth behind the mysterious crimes, murders and disappearances in his East L.A. neighborhood. Check out the first trailer above, set to the classic 1983 Violent Femmes tune “Add It Up.”
Sam (Garfield) is a… Read
‘The Bletchley Circle’ Sequel Casts; RTS Programme Awards’ Winners; Awesome Options ‘Last Wave’ – Global Briefs
The Good Doctor's Crystal Balint and The X-Files’ Ben Cotton have joined the cast of The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco as it moves into production. Balint, who also appeared in Prison Break, Zapped's Chanelle Peloso and You, Me, Her's Jennifer Spence join the team of code-breakers in BritBox's first original series, alongside returning stars Julie Graham and Rachael Stirling. Meanwhile, Cotton, who also starred in The Arrangement, plays roguish homicide detective Bill… Read