Among the highlights and surprises, Sandra Oh is the first Asian American woman to be nominated as Lead Actress in a Drama Series (for BBC America’s Killing Eve)….ABC’s Modern Family failed to land a comedy series or acting nomination for the first time since its launch in 2009…. Nat Geo’s Genius: Picasso grabbed seven nods….After […]
The 70th annual Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday. HBO’s Game of Thrones led the pack with 22 noms, while NBC’s Saturday Night Live and HBO’s Westworld each nabbed 21, and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale followed with 20. Netflix was tops among networks with 112 total nominations, followed by HBO with 108 and NBC […]
CYNOPSIS BREAKING NEWS Nominees for the 70thPrimetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning by Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Ryan Eggold (New Amsterdam), along with Television Academy execs. HBO’s Game of Thrones grabbed the most nods with 22; NBC’s SNL and HBO’s Westworld each earned 21. Final voting takes place August […]
Meredith Vieira (Today, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire) is back to playing games as host of 25 Words or Less, debuting on select Fox-owned stations on Monday, August 6. Half-hour summer series will broadcast for three weeks.
Diane Lane (Unfaithful) will star in drama pilot Y: The Last Man for FX….Chris McNally (Supernatural) and Kevin McGarry (Heartland) landed roles in season six of Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart….Zabryna Guevera (Gotham) and Dorian Missick (Animal Kingdom) have been added to the cast of CBS All Access’ upcoming psychological thriller Tell Me a […]
Hourlong series How the Other Half Hamptons is in development at Freeform. From Kapital Entertainment and Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo Productions and based on the book by Jasmin Rosemberg, series explores the annual summer cultural experience of the Hamptons share house that scores of young Manhattan-ites embrace every summer.
Sony Crackle comedy series Rob Riggle’s Ski Master Academy will debut Thursday, August 23, with an advance debut on Amazon Fire TV through the Sony Crackle app starting Monday, August 13. Additional guests joining the series include Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding), Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore), Noel Wells (Master of None), David Arquette (Amanda […]
Bravo ordered late nighter Real Men Watch Bravo, produced by Embassy Row. Andy Cohen, Michael Davies and Jerry O’Connell (Billions) will exec produce the show, starring Bravoholic O’Connell leading a panel of male celebs and tastemakers discussing Bravo moments and pop culture news. Talker is headed for a fall debut.
The Jim Henson Company is developing a live-action puppet series based on educational children’s brand Slumberkins. “The Slumberkins are the new 100 Acre Woods for an anxious time,” said Halle Stanford, president of television for the Jim Henson Company.
Lantern Entertainment and The Weinstein Co. settled on a purchase price of $21 million, with an anticipated closing date of July 13 following a bankruptcy hearing on July 11. “Lantern has been steadfast in its dedication to consummate this sale as a going concern, with our employees and assets as the core of its business […]