National Parker, a half-hour comedy from Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together) and writer Alexandra Henrikson (Maniac), is in development at Freeform. From Warner Horizon Scripted Television, series follows social media-obsessed Parker Adams, who decides to leave the big city to become a park ranger in Alaska after a bad breakup. Fischer will serve as exec […]
TBS dropped a trailer for the second season of Tracy Morgan- and Tiffany Haddish-starring The Last O.G. and set a premiere date of Tuesday, April 2, at 10:30p. Among season 2 guests are hip hop artists Method Man, Rev Run, Talib Kweli and Rakim.
NBCUniversal is launching an ad-supported streaming service in early 2020 that calls for a shakeup in the executive suite. Cable vet Bonnie Hammer will pivot to head the effort as Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises, while Mark Lazarus, supervisor of NBC Sports and stations, will expand his role to become Chairman, NBCUniversal Broadcast, Cable, […]
Matthew Rhys (The Americans) landed the lead in prospective HBO limited series Perry Mason… Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons) will reprise her role as the voice of Rufus the Naked mole-rat in the Kim Possible Disney Channel movie premiering Friday, February 15, at 8p… DeWanda Wise (She’s Gotta Have It) and Jessica Williams (2 Dope Queens) […]
The divorce is final between Megyn Kelly and NBC – and the former Today anchor is leaving with about $30 million, the balance of her three-year contract, sources tell the New York Times. Kelly’s last Today appearance was in October, after her comments about dressing up in blackface on Halloween drew criticism; lawyers had been […]
CBS renewed Criminal Minds for a final 10-episode season 15. The procedural, currently shooting season 14, will stay in production to complete its run.
Wheelhouse Entertainment, founded last year by Brent Montgomery, and Jimmy Kimmel’s Kimmelot, announced an investment and partnership deal with digital content studio Portal A, named as Cynopsis Digital Studio of the Year. Founded by Nate Houghteling, Kai Hasson and Zach Blume, Portal A’s content has generated more than 1 billion views for clients including Amazon, […]
Showtime dropped a trailer for season 9 of Shameless, which bows Sunday, January 25, at 9p. Emmy Rossum’s final season finds her character, Fiona, continuing her downward plunge, while it looks like Frank (William H. Macy) may be a father again.
Showtime Networks announced the official opening of its new 50,000-square-foot West Coast headquarters at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood. The three-story space features workspaces for employees, with leading-edge entertainment technology, interactive meeting areas and a central social hub café. “It was important for us to build a space that inspires employees to do their […]
“I want everyone to know I’m done with it,” Kevin Hart said on Good Morning America yesterday, ending speculation over whether he might host the Oscars after all. Hart had accepted an offer by the Academy to man the mic, then bowed out amid backlash over old anti-gay tweets. On her talker last week, Ellen […]