Brooklyn Nine-Nine nabbed an early renewal for an eighth season at NBC – three months ahead of its Season 7 debut. Last season, the show averaged a 1.2 rating and 3.2 million viewers overall in Live+SD Nielsens. That marks a total viewer increase of +15% versus its prior season on Fox.
Netflix is facing allegations of institutional racial and pay discrimination from Mo’Nique. It stems from a comedy special that never happened and the fallout that ensued. Lawyers for the actress filed a multi-claim complaint in L.A. Superior Court on Thursday noting that Netflix allegedly made Mo’Nique an offer that “wreaked of discrimination; it perpetuated the […]
FOX Television Stations renewed 25 Words or Less for a second season, and also picked up Divorce Court for a 22nd year and Dish Nation for a ninth. “Every day, America welcomes us into their homes to laugh, cry and play,” said FTS Executive Vice President of Programming and Development, Stephen Brown. “We are part […]
Airline pilot Peter Weber starts his run as ABC’s The Bachelor on Monday, January 6 at 8p. It will be the reality show’s 24th season.
Nicole Richie is bringing her Nikki Fre$h rapper alter ego to short-form service Quibi. Richie and Jax Media are developing comedy series Nikki Fre$h, which will deliver socially conscious and educational rhymes. As well as starring, Richie will exec-produce with Michael Baum and Carrie Franklin. Joel & Benji Madden’s MDDN will oversee music.
Will Ferrell will return to Studio 8H for his fifth appearance as host of Saturday Night Live, airing November 23 on NBC. Ferrell was a member of the SNL cast from 1995-2002. King Princess will be musical guest.
E! is serving fresh episodes of The Soup, with a new host. Comedian and actress Jade Catta-Preta will oversee the reimagined version, set to debut in early 2020. Franchise premiered in 1991 as Talk Soup, with hosts Greg Kinnear (1991–1995), John Henson (1995–1999), Hal Sparks (1999–2000) and Aisha Tyler (2001–2002). The show was re-launched as […]
Shania Twain will perform a medley of her greatest hits at the American Music Awards, the Man! I Feel Like a Woman!’s first time taking the stage for the event since 2003. Show broadcasts live LA on Sunday, November 24, at 8p on ABC.
USA’s Dare Me, centered on the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading, premieres on USA Sunday, December 29 at 10p.
Fresh Off the Boat will end its six-season run with an hour-long series finale on Friday, February 21 at 8p. “We couldn’t be prouder of this game-changing show and the impact it has had on our cultural landscape,” said Karey Burke, President of ABC Entertainment. “The success of Fresh Off the Boat has helped pave […]