Chelsea Handler’s Netflix Talk Show To End After 2 Seasons, Comedian Sets Documentary
Chelsea Handler just announced on Facebook that she will not be returning for another season of Chelsea, her weekly Netflix talk show. She said that she is planning to focus on activism, write a book and partner with Netflix on an original documentary that highlights her perspective on the current political climate.
Chelsea marked Netflix’s foray into the comedy talk show arena. New half-hour episodes were released three times a week in Season 1 before Handler switched to… Read
‘I Love You, Daddy’ Trailer: Louis C.K. Dark Comedy About Worried Dad Whose Teen Daughter Dates 60-Something Director
“A girl that age is getting into trouble, and if she loves her daddy, that means you’re doing nothing.” Here is the first trailer for I Love You, Daddy, the new film from Louis C.K. that is likely to be looked at quite differently now than when it debuted at Toronto.
The potentially jarring dark comedy is directed by Louis C.K., who also stars as Glen, a successful TV writer-producer-father who panics when his 17-year-old daughter China (Chloë Grace Moretz) starts… Read
NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ Towers Over Tuesday In Demo; ‘NCIS’ Takes Total Viewers For CBS
A pretty standard night ratings-wise, with the only really noteworthy thing being the NBA season kicking off with a TNT doubleheader featuring games with the big-draw Cleveland Cavaliers and defending champ Golden State Warriors. That might lure some viewers away from the Big 4.
NBC took the night with a 2.0 rating in the demo, and CBS led in total viewers with 10.7M, followed not closely by NBC's 8.3M.
NBC dominated the Tuesday demo race among broadcasters with the Nos… Read
‘Where’s The Money’ Red Band Trailer: King Bach’s Gentrified Frat Comedy Gets Crazy And R-rated
The new red band trailer for Where’s The Money (in select theaters October 20 and VOD October 24) goes all out with the American Pie-style frat humor that will delightfully offend and entertain.
The Lionsgate pic has social media star Andrew "King Bach" Bachelor starring as Del, quick-witted young man from the streets of South Central Los Angeles that learns his father in prison (Mike Epps) and his fresh-out-of-jail uncle (Terry Crews) stole a million dollars and stashed… Read
‘Tremors’: John Ellison Conlee Joins Syfy Reboot As Series Regular
EXCLUSIVE: John Ellison Conlee has been added as a series regular to Syfy’s Tremors, the Kevin Bacon-starring sci-fi reboot ordered to pilot in June. Conlee (LBJ) will play Harlan Maylor, described as a character whose obsession with those pesky Graboid sandworms took a heavy personal toll.
Based on Bacon’s 1990 film of the same name, Tremors picks up 25 years after the killer Graboid worms nearly destroyed the Nevada town of Perfection. Bacon plays Valentine McKee, who… Read
Rich Eisen Teaming Up With ‘Funny Or Die’ To Allow Sports Fans In On The Joke
EXCLUSIVE: Rich Eisen, the on-air host who was the original face of the NFL Network, is teaming up with Funny or Die and creating short-form comedic and social content that will bring in comedy elements to his The Rich Eisen Show. The content will first premiere on his AT&T Audience Network show and then will be co-released through Rich Eisen social channels and on various Funny or Die-branded digital platforms.
One of the reasons Eisen — a former stand-up comedian — is… Read
LeBron James & Cavs’ NBA Doubleheader Season Opener Soars Almost 100% Over 2016 – Update
UPDATE, 1:50 PM: The final scores on the court last night saw ex-champs the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets win the doubleheader games of the NBA season opener but now we have the other score, so to speak.
Winning the night on cable for TNT, the Cavs’ victory over the Boston Celtics and the Rockets triumph over current champs the Golden State Warriors snagged an average of 4.9 million viewers. Or to put in the true dunk context, that's a whooping 53% over the… Read
White House: No Recording Of Donald Trump’s Phone Call To Widow Of Soldier Killed In ISIS Ambush
The White House has no recording of President Donald Trump's phone call to the widow of a soldier killed in an ISIS ambush in Niger earlier this month.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made that headline at today's briefing after her boss tweeted this morning "I have proof" Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson “fabricated” her claim that Trump told the widow of La David Johnson "I'm sure he knew what he was signed up for, but when it happens, it… Read
Casey Affleck To Star In Alfonso Cuarón Horror Drama TV Series
EXCLUSIVE: A drama series package featuring two Oscar winners, filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and actor Casey Affleck, has hit the premium TV space. I hear the Anonymous Content project is being pitched to pay cable and streaming outlets, garnering interest from multiple networks.
Details about the projects are being kept under wraps but I hear it is a horror genre series that tracks the origins of a cult. Cuarón is writing, directing and executive producing; Affleck is… Read
‘Only The Brave’: The Incredible Story Of Heroism And The Serendipity That Propelled The Film About The Granite Mountain Hotshots
EXCLUSIVE: Only the Brave, the incredible story of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who fought and died during the 2013 Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona, is releasing into theaters this weekend as fires continue to rage throughout California. The film, which honors all 19 firefighters, came together in a very serendipitous way. The story seemed destined to be told on the big screen.
Only days after the tragedy that left only one man from the team alive — Brendan McDonough… Read
Channing Tatum Pulls ‘Forgive Me’ Film Project From The Weinstein Co.
Channing Tatum is dissolving his relationship with the Weinstein Company. Amid the wave of accusations of sexual harassment pinned to Harvey Weinstein and recently his brother and TWC co-founder Bob Weinstein, the actor and producer took to social media to announce that he has pulled his project, Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock — a story dealing with the issue of sexual abuse — from TWC and will not work with the company on any future endeavors.
“Our lone project in… Read
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Responds To Donald Trump Outrage — Sort Of
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a news conference today to discuss the ongoing controversy about player protests and, ostensibly, to respond to President Donald Trump’s latest angry tweet about them. But amid a number of repeated words and phrases like “dialogue,” “understanding” and “underlying issues,” he certainly didn’t clarify much — though he noted that it’s time “to make sure we get back to football.”
He also never mentioned POTUS by name, by office or by… Read