‘This Is Us’ Tops ‘The Big Bang Theory’ For the First Time In Live+7 Demo Ratings
NBC’s breakout freshman drama This Is Us has hit another ratings milestone. The series’ Feb. 7 telecast has ranked as that week's #1 broadcast series in Live+7 adult 18-49 rating, marking the first time This Is Us has outrated the same week's original of veteran CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory in L+7.
The L7 victory comes after This Is Us edged The Big Bang Theory in Live+3 ratings the last two weeks. The Feb. 7 This Is Us logged a 4.52 in L3 vs. a 4.47 for that… Read
‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Shocks Fans With The Return Of A Familiar Face
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended its Season 4 LMD pod with a shocker that no one saw coming.
After perishing in the Season 3 finale, it looks like a certain specialist, who was secretly a HYDRA agent, will be returning to the series.
“Self Control," the episode directed and written by Jed Whedon, saw the team compromised and replaced with Life Model Decoy versions of themselves. In the latest… Read
Costume Designers Guild Awards: ‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ & ‘The Crown’ Among Winners – Complete List
The 19th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards were handed out tonight at the Beverly Hilton. Oscar noms leader La La Land took home the trophy for Excellence in Contemporary Film, with earning the Period Film Award and Doctor Strange winning Fantasy Film.
The Oscar nominees for Best Costume Design leaned heavily on period pics this year, with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them facing off against Florence Foster Jenkins, Jackie and Allied, the only… Read
‘This Is Us’ EPs On Tearjerker ‘Memphis’ Episode, Its Impact On Randall & Future Storylines
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's This Is Us episode “Memphis”
Milo Ventimiglia warned us today on Twitter: We’re going to need that day off from school or work tomorrow after tonight’s This Is Us episode, “Memphis,” which is among the series’ biggest tearjerkers to date in its 16-episode run. This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman also chimed in earlier today telling fans on Twitter, “Tonight is everything. Performances will simply blow you away.”
Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Promises Ben Carson Will Find “True Meaning Of HUD”
“It was an exciting day for President Trump, because he went on a field trip,” Stephen Colbert said at the top of Late Show. “He was so worried Steve Bannon would not sign his permission slip,” Colbert snarked.
He took a previously postponed tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, at the end of which, he honored the greatest figures of African-American history, including Sojourner Truth, Booker T. Washington – and Ben Carson.
Carson, Trump’s… Read
Uma Thurman Regrets Turning Down ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Role
Uma Thurman made an appearance on Monday night's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where the host brought up Thurman's missed opportunity to star in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Years ago, the Kill Bill actress had passed on playing the role of Eowyn (which eventually went to Miranda Otto) in the lucrative Peter Jackson franchise.
"I would've played Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings," joked Colbert, a big fan of the franchise.
"It was a very long time ago, and I do… Read
‘The Resident’: Manish Dayal Stars, Bruce Greenwood Co-Stars In Fox Drama Pilot
UPDATED: The Hundred-Foot Journey star Manish Dayal is set as the lead and Star Trek‘s Bruce Greenwood will co-star in The Resident, Fox’s medical drama pilot written by Amy Holden Jones (Mystic Pizza), Hayley Schore & Roshan Sethi (Code Black), directed by Phillip Noyce and produced by Antoine Fuqua.
The Resident centers on Devon Pravesh (Dayal), an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident, Conrad… Read
UCLA Diversity Report Downplays Gains Made By Industry’s Women and Minorities
Downplaying the gains women and minorities have made in Hollywood in recent years – and the industry's efforts to increase those numbers – UCLA's “2017 Hollywood Diversity Report” says its goal is "to set the record straight with respect to the myths, half-truths, and excuses industry decision-makers have used to justify business-as-usual on the diversity front."
But the report, while breaking little new ground, actually paints a gloomier picture than its own data… Read
Brad William Henke Joins CBS’ Jenny Lumet Drama Pilot; Emayatzy Corinealdi In ‘The Get’
Brad William Henke (Orange Is the New Black) has booked a series-regular role in CBS' drama pilot the Untitled Jenny Lumet Project, a character-based procedural from writer Lumet and exec producers Katie Couric, David Marshall Grant, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin and Richard Shepard, who also directs. Penned by Lumet with Grant supervising, the untitled drama centers on an elite team of investigators for the Northeast Regional U.S. Hate Crimes Unit who solve myriad crimes… Read
‘Behind Enemy Lines’: Marg Helgenberger Cast In Fox Drama Pilot
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation alumna Marg Helgenberger has joined the series regular cast of Fox's Behind Enemy Lines, a drama pilot loosely based on the 2001 movie.
Written by Nikki Toscano and directed by McG, Behind Enemy Lines is a military soap thriller wherein a group of U.S. soldiers find themselves trapped behind enemy lines. It’s described as a multiple-perspective narrative that closely follows our soldiers on the ground and the officers and service men and… Read
Ben Hardy, Jessie Buckley, Dougray Scott & Charles Dance Head To BBC’s ‘The Woman In White’ Remake
Ben Hardy and Jessie Buckley are set to join Dougray Scott and Charles Dance in a BBC One adaptation of Wilkie Collins' psychological thriller The Woman in White.
The 5×60 series, which has begun filming in Northern Ireland, is produced by Origin Pictures and is adapted by Fiona Seres. David Thompson exec produces along with BBC's Sarah Stack while Sarah Curtis produces. Black Mirror and Humans helmer Carl Tibbetts is set to direct.
Story follows Walter Hartright who… Read
Chazz Palminteri Joins CBS’ Comedy Pilot ‘Distefano’
Chazz Palminteri has booked a series regular role opposite Chris Distefano and Annie Potts in Distefano, CBS' comedy pilot from How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays & Craig Thomas and Sony TV.
Inspired by the comedy of Distefano, the project centers on Izzy (Diane Guerrero) and Chris, two 20-somethings raising their newborn daughter and merging their meddling families – one Colombian American, one Italian. Palminteri will play Tony, Chris’ (Distefano) dad, a… Read