‘Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life’ Trailer: Lorelai, Emily, Rory & Stars Hollow Regulars
“This is my time to be rootless.” Finally we have the first footage from Netflix’s Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, a series of four 90-minute telepics that spans the winter, spring, summer and fall seasons. Picking up nine years after we last visited Stars Hollow, CT — the original series ran from 2000-06 on the WB and 2008-07 on the CW — it finds each of the women at a crossroads.
Lorelai's (Lauren Graham) relationship with Luke (Scott Patterson) is at an unnerving… Read
IM Global Boards Drake Doremus’ Love Story ‘Zoe,’ Starring Charlie Hunnam & Léa Seydoux
Stuart Ford's IM Global has come aboard to fully finance Drake Doremus' love story starring Charlie Hunnam and Léa Seydoux, which is set to be called Zoe.
The film, which will begin shooting in Montreal in April 2017, is produced by Scott Free's Michael Pruss alongside Doremus and Robert George. Ridley Scott will exec produce along with Ford, IM Global president of production Greg Shapiro and 42's Kate Buckley.
IM Global will be handling international sales for the… Read
AMC Networks’ Shares Come Alive On Big Ratings For ‘Walking Dead’
Sunday’s debut of The Walking Dead‘s Season 7 didn’t just appeal to zombie fans. The near-record high ratings for the show — which you can read about here — helped to lift AMC Networks’ stock price about 6% in early trading this morning, following a 4% jump yesterday.
With 17 million live and same day viewers on Sunday, the draw was “strong as we viewed the bogey for the premiere as 14 million,” Stifel Research’s Benjamin Mogil says.
He’s waiting to see what AMC reports… Read
Innovative Artists Says “Sorry” To Warner Bros Over Screener Piracy Lawsuit
A fairly contrite Innovative Artists is hoping that saying sorry might be enough to calm the waters with Warner Bros after the studio took the agency to court yesterday over copyright infringement.
"Innovative is sorry for the improper sharing of the screener movies and will seek to resolve this matter with Warner Bros. on fair and reasonable terms as soon as possible," management for the talent agency said late last night. It follows the legal action by Warner Bros… Read
Samantha Bee Blasts GOP For Its Donald Trump Handwringing After Debate 3
Full Frontal’s Samantha Bee took a look at the final debate of this election cycle, in which political pundits noted Donald Trump had a “decent 40 minutes,” and his “best 30 minutes on policy” of any debate in this race.
“Only kindergartners get points for using their inside voices,” Bee chastised.
“Our media are so punch drunk from the 16-month Hindenburg explosion of Trump's candidacy they no longer notice how awful he is unless he Hulks out on stage, or grabs the… Read
CNN Hires Leyla Santiago As Mexico City Correspondent
CNN has hired Leyla Santiago as a correspondent based in Mexico City. Prior to joining CNN, Santiago was an anchor and reporter for WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she and her team won the Alfred I. DuPont award for the documentary 'The Journey Alone,' about the surge in illegal immigration of unaccompanied minors from Mexico.
Santiago also has served as a morning anchor for KBAK/KBFX in Bakersfield, California; and as a reporter for KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska, and… Read
‘Walking Dead’ Ratings Near All-Time High With Season 7 Debut & Thrashes NFL
Even after one of the bloodiest and darkest episodes in the AMC series’ history, The Walking Dead really does have something to celebrate about its Season 7 debut – and we're not talking a fantasy sequence. With 17 million watching the October 23 premiere to discover who Negan would kill and 10.7 million among adults 18-49 for an 8.4 rating, the zombie apocalypse blockbuster had a very good night as the No. 1 show on broadcast and cable.
Well, TWD knocked the… Read
Obama Burns Donald Trump On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ – Update
UPDATE with more video: “I am very appreciative that tonight's guest could take time away from helping to rig the election and join us,” Jimmy Kimmel said by way of introducing President Barack Obama’s final appearance on his show as sitting POTUS, while also dinging Donald Trump.
The two men talked Trump. A lot.
Kimmel wondered, for instance, if Obama ever laughed while watching Trump perform at a debate, and if he’d seen the infamous Access Hollywood tape in which the… Read
‘Tough Mudder’ Obstacle Course Series Heading To CW Seed & CW
The CW Network and Tough Mudder Inc. will will debut a new multi-platform, six-part series next year about “everyday heroes” attempting a Tough Mudder obstacle run. The docu-series, with title and premiere date TBA, will debut on CW Seed and The CW in 2017.
The series will follow a group of people who join up to run a Tough Mudder, the grueling endurance race that tests teamwork skills, physical abilities and “mental grit.” Shot documentary style, the unscripted drama… Read
‘We Bare Bears’ Renewed For Season 3 At Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network has greenlit season three of the hit animated series We Bare Bears. Created by Annie Award-winner Daniel Chong, the comedy series follows bear siblings Grizzly (voiced by Eric Edelstein), Panda (Bobby Moynihan), and Ice Bear (Demetri Martin) as they attempt to assimilate into human society.
Episodes from season two began airing earlier this year, with the series averaging a global reach of 29.5 million kids for 2016 to date. In the U.S., the series has… Read
Jack O’Connell Cast As Alexander McQueen In Pathé’s Untitled Biopic
Jack O'Connell has been cast as Alexander McQueen in Pathé's untitled project about the legendary fashion designer, directed by Andrew Haigh.
This will be a major vehicle for O'Connell, one of the UK's hottest young actors at the moment. Haigh, who directed 45 Years, will direct from a script written by playwright Chris Urch, whose latest play The Rolling Stone played to critical acclaim when it debuted in London earlier this year. Urch's script is based on the biography B… Read
ITV To Cut 120 Jobs As Brexit “Uncertainty” Knocks TV Ad Market
The effects of Brexit uncertainty are starting to rear their ugly heads: ITV is preparing to cut 120 jobs (out of 6,000 total jobs) in a bid to chop £25M ($30.6M) from costs in the next year, a move largely driven by the possible effects Brexit will have on the broadcasting and media buying business.
The announcement came on Monday, three months after ITV's chief exec Adam Croizer, said the broadcaster would look to make these savings in a post-Brexit climate. ITV said… Read