Gillian Vigman Cast In The CW’s ‘Life Sentence’ Pilot; Mary Sohn in NBC’s Seth Meyers Comedy
Gillian Vigman (The Hangover) is set for a series regular role opposite Lucy Hale and Dylan Walsh in Life Sentence, the CW's dramedy pilot from WBTV and Bill Lawrence's studio-based Doozer Prods. Written by Significant Mother creators Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith, Life Sentence centers on Stella (Hale), a young woman diagnosed with terminal cancer. When she finds out that she's not dying after all, she has to learn to live with the choices she made when she decided to… Read
‘Nashville’ Showrunner Marshall Herskovitz On Timing Of Tragic Exit, What’s Next & Possible Season 6
SPOILER ALERT: The Story includes details about last night’s episode of Nashville.
It was a tall order for Thirtysomething creators Marshall Herskovits and Ed Zwick — one of the first things they had to deal with as new showrunners of Nashville last summer was crafting an exit for star Connie Britton. With her blessing, they spearheaded a final 9-episode arc for her beloved character Rayna James. It culminated last night with Rayna’ tragic death stemming from a random car… Read
‘Nashville’ Creator Callie Khouri On Tragic Twist, Its Inevitability & Aftermath And Why Fans Should Keep Watching
SPOILER ALERT: The story includes details about last night’s episode of Nashville on CMT.
Nashville fans are mourning the death of the show’s beloved central character, country icon Rayna James, played by series star Connie Britton. She survived a scary run-in with an armed stalker and her second major car crash. The first, in the Season 1 finale, left her in a coma, which she eventually woke up from and completely recovered. The outcome was not happy this time. After… Read
‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Season Finale: Killer Revealed, New Puzzle Posed
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about the Season 3 finale of ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder.
One mystery ends, another begins: Tonight's two-hour season finale of ABC's How to Get Away With Murder revealed Wes' killer while leaving viewers wondering, well, who is Wes' killer?
“Isn’t that what you want, to find out who killed Wes and make them pay?” asked Viola Davis’ Professor Annalise Keating early in tonight’s double episode. She was talking to her… Read
Stephen Colbert Opens ‘Late Show’ With Message To Donald Trump From Bathroom Signs
Bathroom signs have a message for President Donald Trump in the wake of his decision to withdraw federal guidelines that let transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identities. Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said the president has a “big heart” but pulled the Obama administration-issued guidelines anyway, because it is a matter for states and school districts to decide, rather than a federal civil rights issue.
“The brave souls who… Read
‘Nashville’ Star Exits In Tragic Plot Twist, Reflects On 4.5-Season Run & Its End
SPOILER ALERT: The story includes details about tonight’s episode of Nashville and Tuesday’s episode of This Is Us.
It’s been a tough week for fans of soapy family drama series. After This Is Us‘ William lost his battle with cancer in a Memphis hospital Tuesday, Nashville‘s Rayna tonight passed away in another Tennessee hospital 200 miles away. The episode marks Nashville star Connie Britton’s departure from the country music drama after four and a half seasons.
‘Tonight Show’ Reveals How Donald Trump’s Staff Gathers Flattering News Footage
Nobody would know better than NBC that former The Apprentice star-turned-President Donald Trump is happiest when he's told his ratings are huge, his show is No. 1, and he's the fairest of them all. The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon says that practice continues at the White House, where Trump’s staff is going to great lengths to show him good news from the media.
This, however, is becoming increasingly difficult, Fallon acknowledged. They did, however, come up with… Read
Caitlyn Jenner Scolds Donald Trump For Revoking Transgender Protections – Update
UPDATED with Jenner’s tweet with video response, 6 PM: “This is a disaster,” Caitlyn Jenner responded, to President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of federal guidelines that let transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity:
Well @realDonaldTrump, from one Republican to another, this is a disaster. You made a promise to protect the LGBTQ community. Call me. pic.twitter.com/XwYe0LNUOq
— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) February 24… Read
Lea Michele Cast In ABC Mayor Comedy Pilot; What About ‘Scream Queens’?
Scream Queens‘ Lea Michele is set to co-star opposite Brandon Micheal Hall in ABC's untitled City Mayor comedy pilot, from Hamilton standout Daveed Diggs.
To do the ABC half-hour pilot, Michele was released by Ryan Murphy from her deal on the Fox/20th TV series Scream Queens. Fox has yet to make a decision on the fate of the modestly rated horror-comedy series, with a Season 3 renewal considered unlikely. That said, Scream Queens is designed in a way that not every… Read
Stephen Hopkins To Direct Fox Pilot ‘The Beast’; Jason Ensler To Helm NBC’s ‘Redliners’
Stephen Hopkins is set to direct Fox’s The Beast, a medical drama pilot from former ER executive producer and practicing pediatrician Neal Baer. Written by Law & Order: SVU veterans Baer and Dawn DeNoon, The Beast is a life-and-death procedural — literally. Each week will follow three challenging medical cases; in the end, two of the patients will live and one will die. The series will center on their doctor who has a clinical fear of death and never stops fighting the… Read
Bill Maher Under Gun Over Late-’90s Video Condoning Sex Between 33-Year-Old Teacher And 12-Year-Old Student
Bill Maher, who this week took a victory lap after the unraveling of conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, is is under fire for a 1998 episode of his former ABC late-night show, in which he defends a thirtysomething teacher in jail for having had sex with a 12-year-old student with whom she got pregnant.
“As I say, sunlight is the best disinfectant. You're welcome," Maher crowed this week in a New York Times interview after Yiannopoulos, who Maher controversially fea… Read
Dylan McDermott To Star In Fox Comedy Pilot ‘LA -> Vegas’
Dylan McDermott is set for a lead role in Fox’s comedy pilot LA -> Vegas, from Gary Sanchez Prods.
Written by Lon Zimmet and directed by Steve Levitan, LA – > Vegas is an ensemble workplace comedy set on the Friday night flight from LAX to Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday. It is about a group of underdogs trying to find their place in the world who all share the same goal: to come back a winner in the casino of life. McDermott will play the pilot on Flight 1710… Read