ABC picked up a second season of The Conners, with John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman onboard. “This team is fearless in their willingness to tackle contemporary issues with humor and heart, and I have no doubt they will continue to outdo themselves,” said Karey Burke, President of ABC Entertainment. […]
Ryan Murphy took to Instagram to announce the September 27 premiere date for his first Netflix original series, The Politician, starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange, among others. “So proud of this incredible project and the incredible cast,” wrote Murphy. Later, in what he called a “diva update” during Paleyfest, Murphy announced that […]
Good news, bad news for Schitt’s Creek. The series has been renewed for a sixth season by Pop in the U.S. and CBC in Canada, to air in 2020; however, it will be the show’s last go-round. The comedy’s co-creators Daniel Levy and Eugene Levy announced the news on social media. The final chapter is […]
A&E’s The Untold Story, with Elizabeth Vargas, launches Thursday, April 11 at 9p. Drawing on Vargas’ background in investigative reporting, the collection of nonfiction episodes will explore the stories of people and events that have had a profound impact on our modern culture and society. First up: “Hunting JonBenet’s Killer.”
Bravo patriarch and new daddy Andy Cohen will receive the Vito Russo Award at the 30th GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 4. The Watch What Happens Live! host and Bravo exec will be presented with the award by Sarah Jessica Parker.
Mindy Kaling’s untitled coming-of-age-comedy got a 10-epsiode series order at Netflix. Co-created, co-written and executive produced by Kaling and Lang Fisher, who also serve as showrunners, the semi-autobiographical series explores the life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl. David Miner (30 Rock, Master of None) will exec produce with Kaling and Fisher. […]
Talk show host Wendy Williams recently returned to television after an extended medical leave, and yesterday shared with her audience she has been living and currently still resides in a sober house after seeking treatment for unspecified addiction issues. Her direct-to-camera address came as a UK tabloid was set to publish an article about her […]
Chasing the Cure (formerly M.D. Live), anchored and exec produced by Ann Curry, will premiere July 25 at 8p on TNT and TBS, with Kim Bondy in as showrunner. From TNT and Lionsgate TV, the medical mystery series taps into the world of medical crowdsourcing, seeking solutions worldwide for people with medical mysteries and crises […]
Gentleman Jack will be the first scripted series to land in HBO’s new Monday slot. The period drama, a co-production with the BBC, launches April 22 at 10p telling the story of a female landowner in 1832 determined to revitalize her ancestral home.
Fox News Channel signed former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile. The veteran Democratic strategist will offer political analysis across both FNC and Fox Business Network’s daytime and primetime programming.