DHS Secy Nielsen Insists “We Are Country Of Compassion” As She Touts Trump’s Child Snatching Immigration Policy
Department of Homeland Security Secy Kirstjen Nielsen defended the Trump administration's appalling policy of snatching children from parents at the border, insisting she's merely enforcing the law and it's up to Congress to "fix it."
"Congress and the courts created this problem and Congress alone can fix it," she insisted to reporters at the White House briefing, which started four hours late so she could be flown back from New Orleans, reportedly after White House… Read
‘Nathan For You’s Unexpected Road To Its “Finding Frances” Finale – The Contenders Emmys Video
In the Comedy Central show Nathan For You, host Nathan Fielder creates absurd strategies to help small businesses, and the audience gets to see how those ideas plays out. But for the finale, he shifted gears with a compelling story titled “Finding Frances.”
In the episode, Fielder helps Bill Heath track down a woman he thinks he should have married. The premise first came to light when Heath was on an episode of Nathan For You as a Bill Gates impersonator. When Heath came… Read
‘This Is Us’ Taps ‘The Things They Carried’ Author Tim O’Brien As Consultant For Season 3
Here is another major clue that This Is Us will be delving into the story of Jack’s tour of duty in Vietnam next season. Renowned Vietnam journalist and author Tim O’Brien (The Things They Carried) has joined the hit NBC family drama as consultant for the upcoming third season.
O’Brien is best known for his The Things They Carried… Read
Gareth Emery To Topline ‘We Are CVNT5’ Electronic Dance Music Mockumentary Series On Verizon’s go90
Verizon's go90 has ordered eight episodes of We Are CVNT5, a mockumentary series set in the world of electronic dance music, from DJ and record producer Gareth Emery, for premiere June 28.
Created by Emery and his sister Roxanne, and written by Emery, Alex Madden, who also co-stars, and Geraint Jones (Princess), We Are CVNT5 is based heavily on Emery's experience at the center of the EDM boom in the U.S. It's described as a hilarious insider look at the secretive world of… Read
Marvel’s ‘Iron Fist’ Set To Hit Comic-Con; No Show For ‘Captain Marvel’ & Film Side
Even though Marvel’s film side will be skipping Hall H this year for the first time since 2015, we’re hearing that big events are afoot in regards to the comic-book label’s TV unit with the Netflix series Iron Fist returning to San Diego Comic-Con next month.
Iron Fist star Finn Jones will be showing up and other cast members and producers are expected to join him to chat about the upcoming season 2. Jones is making a cameo in the upcoming season 2 of Marvel’s Luke… Read
Maura Tierney Joins CIA Drama ‘The Torture Report’
EXCLUSIVE: The Affair star Maura Tierney is set to co-star in Vice Studios’ The Torture Report, written and directed by The Bourne Ultimatum scribe Scott Z. Burns. Tierney will join Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Tim Blake Nelson, Ben McKenzie, Matthew Rhys, Jennifer Morrison, and Michael C. Hall.
Set immediately following the 9/11 attacks, the film focuses on the CIA's extreme interrogation program on detainees during the war on terror. Tierney’s character is an… Read
Phil Gurin To Executive Produce Revamped Miss America Competition
Global Road Entertainment has joined the Miss America Organization and Tall Pony Productions as a producer of The 2019 Miss America Competition, set to air in September on ABC.
Global Road’s head of Unscripted & Alternative Television Phil Gurin will executive produce the show “assisting with the creative development and execution of a modern show relevant to a global audience,” producers say.
The addition of Global Road comes on the heels of MAO announcing it was… Read
‘Lucifer’ Set To Light Comic-Con Ablaze, Somehow
Lucifer showrunner and EP Ildy Modrovich told her Twitter followers that the Warner Bros TV series will have a footprint at San Diego Comic-Con next month. The series, which was canceled by Fox, promptly was picked up by Netflix for a fourth season after a big #SaveLucifer campaign that started during the past month on social media.
We’re hearing early speculation about exactly how Lucifer will show up down in S.D. A panel never was planned, as the deadline to do so with… Read
‘Young Sheldon’ Star Iain Armitage Talks 1980s Tech, Pitches ‘Big Bang’ Crossover – The Contenders Emmys Video
Iain Armitage was plucked out of hundreds of submissions to take on the kid version of Sheldon Cooper in CBS’ Young Sheldon, the network’s breakout comedy of last season. But he might also have a future as a show creator as he demonstrated during Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys.
Joined by Young Sheldon co-creator and executive producer Steve Molaro onstage at the packed DGA Theater, the pair discussed several aspects of the show including the challenges of a Millennial… Read
‘The Walking Dead’ Brings Jon Bernthal Back For Season 9 & Comic-Con
It’s been several years since Jon Bernthal’s character Shane was killed on The Walking Dead, but now, The Punisher star will be returning for an appearance in the blockbuster ninth season of the AMC show, which also is Andrew Lincoln’s last season. That said, Bernthal is likely to appear on the yet-to-be-officially announced Walking Dead panel in Comic-Con’s Hall H in July.
Bernthal’s character died at the end of season 2 when Rick stabbed him, but he appeared in Season… Read
California Split: Who Would Get Custody Of The Golden State Movies If Ballot Measure Passes?
I already had a headache from fretting about the ballot measure to split California. Who gets the water? What happens to Prop 13? Where's Yosemite? Can we still repeal the gas tax? Are the prisons in one state, the criminals in another? What about the bullet train? How do we divvy up Jerry Brown's legacy?
Then I came up against a bigger worry: Who gets the movies?
I don't mean the studios, such as they are in the 21st century. Those are mostly in Los Angeles, so they… Read
‘The Resident’: Malcolm-Jamal Warner & Glenn Morshower Upped To Series Regulars For Season 2 Of Fox Drama
Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Glenn Morshower, who recurred on Season 1 of The Resident, have been promoted to series regulars for Season 2 of the Fox medical drama.
Warner plays AJ Austin aka The Raptor, a larger-than-life cardio-thoracic surgeon whose uncontrollable personality makes him a grave liability within the hospital walls. Morshower portrays Marshall Winthrop, Conrad’s (Matt Czuchry) estranged father and new chairman of the board at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital… Read