‘Halo’ Live-Action Series Based On Xbox Video Game Franchise Set At Showtime
Showtime has given a 10-episode series order to Halo (working title), an hourlong live-action scripted drama based on the award-winning Xbox video game franchise, from Awake creator Kyle Killen, Rise of the Planet of the Apes helmer Rupert Wyatt and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television.
Killen serves as writer, executive producer and showrunner of the series. Wyatt will direct multiple episodes and also executive produce. Halo (wt) is produced by Showtime in association… Read
‘The Chew’ Final Episode: First-Look Photos & Some Series Stats
After seven seasons and thousands of culinary delights, ABC’s The Chew taped its final episode today. Check out some first-look photos from the set above and below.
Launched in September 2011, the Daytime Emmy-winning series that celebrates life through food will wrap after Friday’s last show. The network cooked The Chew‘s goose three weeks ago, canceling it in favor of a third hour of Good Morning America.
Ranging from cooking and home entertaining to exploring food… Read
Benedict Cumberbatch On Journey Of ‘Patrick Melrose,’ More ‘Sherlock,’ Brexit, ‘Dr. Strange’ & Pay Equity Transparency
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tomorrow's Patrick Melrose finale on Showtime and the ending of Avengers: Infinity War.
"This is a window into English society and a particular story and a very cherished character that is very unusual, I think, in dramatic terms," Benedict Cumberbatch says of Patrick Melrose, the limited series about addiction and abuse at the enriched upper echelon that concludes tomorrow on Showtime. "We have seen the deprivations of… Read
‘The Fosters’ Series Finale: Co-Creator Bradley Bredeweg Says Goodbye, Talks Impact Of Show’s LGBTQ Storytelling
The time has come to say goodbye to what can arguably be TV’s most progressive family in history — or as some of the kids may say these days: TV’s most “woke” family. Created by Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige, The Fosters ended its five-season run tonight after providing television landscape with a series that gave a new meaning of a modern family. The Fosters tackled normal family drama such as sibling dynamics, teen angst, parent-child conflict, and domestic strife… Read
What Happens Now To The Spies Next Door?: ‘The Americans’ EPs On Mindblowing Series Finale
Spoiler Alert: The following postmortem contains details about tonight’s series finale of The Americans on FX
Imagine you’re FBI agent Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich), and you just learned that the next door neighbors who’ve been your best friends for the last few years are literally Soviet spies, the types you’ve been hunting all this time during the tail-end years of the Cold War.
Wouldn’t you just lose it?
But, no, Stan kept his cool. And though he had the Jennings spy… Read
‘The Americans’ Series Finale: FX’s Cold War Drama Ends More Nyet Than Glasnost
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's The Americans series finale.
The Americans will always be one of the greatest television shows ever but tonight's series finale was not one of its greatest moments.
Lacking the tension that has defined the show from its 2013 debut up until tonight, hobbled with inconsistencies and stumbling with sentimentality over and over like a roadside sobriety test drunk, the Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg-penned end to the sixth… Read
‘The Arrangement’ Canceled By E! After Two Seasons
E! has opted not to pick up a third season of its original scripted series The Arrangement. The show’s recent May 13 Season 2 finale served as a series finale.
“Over two seasons, E!'s scripted series The Arrangement has taken viewers inside the world of an A-list movie star filled with secrets, scandal and romance,” a E! spokesperson said in a statement to Deadline. “While we have decided not to move forward with the series, we are incredibly grateful to the cast and our… Read
‘The Americans’ In Canada: Toronto-Born Sons Of Russian Spies Who Inspired FX Series Fight To Keep Citizenship
As the Cold War heats back up around the world, FX’s entirely-too-topical The Americans has its series finale on Wednesday. And farther north in North America there’s some semi-related international intrigue afoot. Two twentysomething sons of real-life Russian spies who inspired the Emmy-nominated series are battling the Canadian government to keep their citizenship eight years after their parents were uncovered as “illegals” and deported.
A little background: Tim and… Read
‘The Middle’ Co-Creator On The “Bittersweet” Series Finale, Devoted Fans And Possible 10-Year Reboot
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains minor details about the series finale of The Middle.
If there is one word that The Middle co-creator and executive producer Eileen Heisler can describe the end of the popular ABC family sitcom, it would be “bittersweet.” Heisler and fellow creator and EP DeAnn Heline served up the season finale of The Middle tonight and fans of the show were very much in their feelings as they saw the Hecks drive off into the sunset as they took Axl to… Read
‘The Middle’ Series Finale: ABC’s Fond Farewell To America’s Beloved TV Family Is One “Heck Of A Ride”
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details about the series finale of The Middle.
The time has come for another beloved TV family to depart the airwaves and become a benchmark in pop culture history. Tonight, we said goodbye to the quirky and heartwarming antics of the Hecks from The Middle. Created by Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline, the nine seasons of the popular ABC family sitcom came to an end with a two-part finale appropriately titled “A Heck of a Ride.”
The big… Read
‘Designated Survivor’ Finale: A Long List Of Problems, But Kirkman Knows Best
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details about the season finale of Designated Survivor.
It may be the last term for President Tom Kirkland. Unless those rumors about eOne shopping the series and Netflix picking it up provide another season, tonight marked the end for the struggling Designated Survivor.
Despite the ratings melting from season one to season two, there are still many stalwart fans of the show hoping to see this universe continue, a program which… Read
‘Blue Bloods’ Ratings Top Friday With Engaging Season Finale; ‘OUAT’ Rises
Concluding a year that started in tragedy with a celebration, Blue Bloods (0.8/3) wrapped up its eighth season last night on top.
While the CBS NYPD family drama was down 11% from the Season 7 ender of May 5, 2017 to hit a finale low, Blue Bloods was tied with lead-in Hawaii Five-O (0.8/3) for the highest rated show of the night among adults 18-49, and took the viewership prize with 8.74 million tuning in. That's up a tenth in the demo from last week's fast affiliates… Read