‘One Day At A Time’: India de Beaufort & Alex Quijano To Recur In Season 3
Veep alum India de Beaufort and Fresh Off The Boat’s Alex Quijano have joined the recurring cast for the upcoming third season of Netflix’s One Day At A Time.
de Beaufort will play Avery, the new love interest of her real-life husband Todd Grinnell’s character Schneider in their first on-screen romance. Quijano takes over the role of Mateo, in a recasting. Mateo is a dad friend of Penelope's (Justina Machado) from school, who turns into something more.
A reimagining of… Read
Stormy Daniels NOT In British ‘Celebrity Big Brother’, Reportedly Pulls Out At The Last Minute
Donald Trump can breathe a sigh of relief: Stormy Daniels, the porn star he is alleged to have had an affair with, has not entered Celebrity Big Brother in the UK.
Daniels was understood to have been the star turn in the latest season of the British reality series. However, despite reportedly flying to the UK and agreeing on a fee with the Viacom-owned broadcaster, Daniels, real name Stephanie Clifford, did not enter the Big Brother house.
According to reports, Daniels… Read
Donald Trump “Threats” Won’t Stop Omarosa’s ‘Unhinged’, Publisher Says
As more information from Omarosa Manigault Newman’s White House memoir Unhinged continues to hound the Trump Administration, publisher Simon & Schuster said it has no intention of backing off selling the hot-button book that it released this week.
“Despite various legal claims and threats made by representatives of the Trump campaign, Gallery Books and Simon & Schuster are proceeding as planned with publication of Unhinged by Omarosa Manigault Newman, confident that we… Read
‘America’s Got Talent’ Tops Viewers, ‘Big Brother’ Wins Demo
In their 8-9 PM faceoff, the first Wednesday edition of NBC's America's Got Talent (1.5 demo rating, 9.63 million viewers) won in total viewers, while CBS' Big Brother (1.6, 5.82M) won the demo battle.
Big Brother‘s stats in both metrics mark season highs for any of that reality series' three editions so far this summer.
NBC nonetheless handily won the night in the demo and overall crowd, as CBS was pulled down by low-rated drama encores at 9 PM and 10 PM with SEAL Team… Read
ABC Pays Aretha Franklin Respect With Special ’20/20′ Episode; Other Tributes Planned
ABC’s 20/20 will air a special one-hour edition tonight honoring the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin using never-before-seen tour footage and an interview with the director of an upcoming Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson.
Aretha: Soul, Song, R E S P E C T will feature footage from the ABC News archives, including Diane Sawyer's 2000 profile that included a trip with Franklin to her Detroit hometown. Also in the special will be interviews with biopic director… Read
‘Bourne’ Drama ‘Treadstone’ Gets USA Network Series Order, Nears Amazon Deal
USA Network has given a straight-to-series order to drama Treadstone, an offshoot from Universal’s Bourne franchise, from Heroes creator Tim Kring and Universal Cable Productions.
Treadstone was originally announced as a pilot order on USA's 2018 slate in April but will now bypass the pilot stage and go straight to series. I hear the decision stems in large part from an international distribution deal UCP is negotiating with Amazon. In a similar fashion, UCP’s Syfy’s… Read
‘13 Reasons Why’: Cast Of Hit Netflix Series Lands Major Raises For Season 3
EXCLUSIVE: It came down to the wire (and a little beyond that) but the core eight-member cast of Netflix's hugely popular drama series 13 Reasons Why, have completed contract renegotiations, closing new deals with big salary bumps.
We hear Dylan Minnette, who has emerged as the sole lead following the departure of original star Katherine Langford, will be payed in the $200,000 per episode range, while Brandon Flynn, Alisha Boe, Justin Prentice, Christian Navarro, Miles… Read
‘Outlander’ Season 4 Premiere Date Set In November
Starz has set a Season 4 premiere date for Outlander, its hit original series based on Diana Gabaldon’s fantasy romance novels. The new 13-episode season will premiere November 4 at 8 PM, with the episode also set to be available for streaming on the Starz app.
Season 3 ended with Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Clair (Caitriona Balfe) washed up ashore in what is now the state of Georgia, as occurred in Gabaldon’s Voyager novel. Season 4 picks up from there and will draw from the… Read
Sarah Jessica Parker’s ‘Here And Now’ To Hit Theaters In November In AMBI & Paramount Deal
AMBI Distribution and Paramount Worldwide Acquisitions have teamed to acquire rights to Here and Now, the drama produced by and starring Sarah Jessica Parker that bowed at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival under the title Blue Night.
The film is directed by Fabien Constant in his feature helming debut and co-stars Simon Baker, Common, Taylor Kinney, Waleed Zuaiter along with Jacqueline Bisset and Renée Zellweger. It will hit theaters November 9 via AMBI, day-and-date with… Read
Fox News Channel Apologizes For Using Patti LaBelle Photo In Aretha Franklin Tribute
Fox News Channel apologized for using a photo of singer Patti LaBelle in an Aretha Franklin tribute today, saying it meant to show an image of the two singers together but Franklin was “obscured” onscreen.
"We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin's family and friends,” said Jessica Santostefano, Vice President, Media Desk, Fox News, in a statement. “Our intention was to honor the icon using a secondary image of her performing with Patti LaBelle in the full screen… Read
‘The Royals’ Canceled By E! After 4 Seasons; Shopped By Lionsgate With Pop Among Possible New Homes
E! has opted not to renew its first and only remaining original scripted series, The Royals, for a fifth season. I hear the series’ leading producing studio, Lionsgate TV, has been shopping the soapy drama starring Elizabeth Hurley and has been in talks with sister cable network Pop, a co-venture between Lionsgate and CBS, for a possible fifth season pickup.
"E! will not be moving forward with another season of The Royals, which launched in 2015 as the network's first… Read
Bankruptcy Court OKs Sale Of Relativity Media To UltraV Holdings
A U.S Bankruptcy Court has approved the sale of Relativity Media to UltraV Holdings, marking another new beginning for the independent studio as it emerges from its second bankruptcy in three years.
Relativity resolved a long-running dispute with Netflix over a lucrative licensing contract earlier this month, clearing the way for the sale. It also reached an agreement with its unsecured creditors, removing another significant obstacle to the planned sale.
“Court approval… Read