‘The Ranch’ Deals With Danny Masterson Exit In Second Half Kickoff
The mystery of how Danny Masterson’s absence would be dealt with in the second half of The Ranch season was revealed tonight.
Masterson has been under investigation since earlier this year when four women claimed they had been raped by the actor in the early 2000s. Masterson has denied all of the claims, but that wasn’t enough to save his job.
So, how was it handled when a major character exits a popular show in mid-season?
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John Grisham ‘The Innocent Man’ Docuseries Based On Book To Bow On Netflix
Netflix has ordered new docuseries The Innocent Man, based on John Grisham’s best-selling book about two Oklahoma murders, for a December 14 premiere on the internet TV network.
Innocent Man is a story that gained national attention thanks to Grisham's best-selling non-fiction book, The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town. The Netflix six-part documentary series based on it focuses on two murders that shook the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, in the 1980s… Read
‘The Magicians’ Unveils SyFy Season 4 Trailer And The New Quest
SyFy’s The Magicians has conjured its official season four trailer, showcasing the core group’s struggle to remember their identities and rediscover each other. The new episodes start on Jan. 23 at 9 PM ET/8 Central.
Last season, the core group embarked on the epic quest of the seven keys to restore magic after it was turned off. In the finale, just as our magicians finally restored magic by unlocking the fountain at the other end of the Wellspring, the Library, Irene… Read
Friday Night Ratings: Fox and CBS On Top In A Split Decision
Fox’s Last Man Standing won the Friday night ratings demographic wars, becoming the champ among 18-49 adults with a 1.3/7 ratings share and 6.04 million viewers. The show was down from its 1.8 last week, but still had enough to carry the flag.
That wasn’t enough, though, to take the overall total audience crown, which was won by CBS with a 7.16 million tally on an 0.8/4 ratings share.
The Fox network saw new show The Cool Kids take a slight dip but still perform… Read
CBS Gives ‘Murphy Brown’ Premiere A Five-Minute Bonus
CBS is giving Murphy Brown an extra five minutes for the revived series’ Sept. 27 premiere, the network announced today.
The “extended” episode begins at 9:30 pm ET/PT, and runs until 10:05. (The hourlong S.W.A.T., will air in full immediately after Murphy, from 10:05-11:05; The Late Show With Stephen Colbert begins at its usual time of 11:35).
CBS describes the debut episode as the return of the Murphy character to the news business following a brief retirement.
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FFFest Brings Female Perspective On Filmmaking To Downtown Los Angeles
The all-female FFFest, the Female Filmmakers Festival, has set its inaugural lineup, highlighted by the world premiere of Maverick, directed by Cara Stricker.
The three-day screening and talk series will celebrate accomplished female filmmakers and empower women who want to break into the industry. It will take place at The Downtown Independent in Los Angeles October 12-14 and hopes to provide guidance, resources, and community for women filmmakers aspiring to break into… Read
Beyond Fest Sets Programming, Opening With Gaspar Noe’s ‘Climax’
The Beyond Fest genre film festival has announced the full programming slate for its Sept. 26-Oct. 9 run at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.
The 2018 programming offers 46 features and 24 West Coast premieres, all screened as a fundraiser for the American Cinematheque non-profit. The festival opens with Gaspar Noe's Climax, starring Sofia Boutella, and closes with S. Craig Zahler’s crime-opus Dragged Across Concrete. A special highlight will be the triumphant return of T… Read
‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Sets Broadway Premiere, Venue
Beetlejuice will begin haunting Broadway in March 2019 at the Winter Garden Theatre, producers said today. The official opening will follow in April.
The premiere dates and venue were announced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures (Mark Kaufman) and Langley Park Productions (Kevin McCormick). The new musical, based on Tim Burton’s 1988 movie, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere at the National Theatre in Washington D.C., with previews beginning Sunday, October 14 and… Read
‘One Dollar’ Mystery Series Bows Teaser, First-Look Images From CBS All Access -TCA
The mystery series One Dollar showcased a teaser trailer and first-look images from the show today at the Television Critics Assn. summer presentations. The show bows on Thursday, Aug. 30 on CBS All Access.
The trailer was revealed by Julie McNamara, Executive Vice President, Original Content, CBS All Access.
One Dollar is a mystery set in a small rust belt town in post-recession America, where a one-dollar bill changing hands connects a group of characters involved in a… Read
‘Never Goin’ Back’ Review: Raunchy, Girl-Driven Comedy Could Be Called ‘Summer Breakers’
I am suddenly feeling a strong sense of deja vu about new movies as we head into the dog days of August. In the shadow of the sixth Mission: Impossible, this week’s openings include The Darkest Minds, which is basically a retread of every dystopian YA teen epic of the past few years; and then you try hard not to confuse Disney’s Christopher Robin with last Fall’s Goodbye Christopher Robin. As for the new A24 BFF Girls raunchfest Never Goin’ Back, it could easily be a… Read
‘The Good Cop’ – First Look At Tony Danza Series From Netflix – TCA
The first look trailer for Tony Danza’s new series The Good Cop was unveiled at the Television Critics Assn. today, showcasing the actor as a lovable but not exactly honorable former NYPD officer who never follows the rules.
The series kicks off Sept. 21 via Netflix.
In the series, Danza plays Tony Sr. (Big Tony), a former NYPD officer who lives with his son, Tony Jr. (TJ), Josh Groban, a brilliant, straight-laced NYPD detective who makes a point of always following the… Read
‘Ozark’ Season 2 First Look Trailer Explores Raised Stakes Of Drug Dealing – TCA
A preview of the second season for the Netflix drug cartel series Ozark is out, showcasing the struggles of Marty Byrdes and his family as they navigate life within a crime cartel. The trailer was unveiled today at a Television Critics Assn. panel featuring series stars Jason Bateman, Laura Linney and Julia Garner.
The series returns on Aug. 31.
In the second season, with Del out, the crime syndicate sends their ruthless attorney, Helen Pierce, to town to shake things… Read