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Sydney Sweeney Doesn’t Quite Have a Meet-Cute in ‘Saturday Night Live…

The 'Anyone But You' star will make her hosting debut on the show this week, with musical guest Kacey Musgraves.

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Kara Killmer Isn’t Grieving the End of ‘Chicago Fire’: “I Had a Lot of Time to Process Sylvie’s Exit”

Kara Killmer will be quick to tell you that playing her Firehouse 51 paramedic character Sylvie Brett has been daunting at times, while she focused on saving the lives of traumatized citizens for 10 years on NBC’s Chicago Fire. But, just as the resilient paramedic never wavered in fighting for a stranger’s life on the […]

Sydney Sweeney Doesn’t Quite Have a Meet-Cute in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo

Sydney Sweeney doesn’t quite have a meet-cute in the first promo for her Saturday Night Live hosting debut. The actress will host the sketch comedy show for the first time with musical guest Kacey Musgraves, who returns to the stage of the NBC series for the third time. In a promo for this weekend’s episode, […]

Nick Offerman, Betty Gilpin Join ‘Death by Lightning’ Series From ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators  

Nick Offerman and Betty Gilpin are joining the cast of Death by Lightning, the Netflix historical drama from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Ordered straight to series earlier this month and based on the novel Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard, the series explores the “stranger-than-fiction true story” of James Garfield, the […]

Andy Cohen Denies Claims In ‘Real Housewives’ Star Leah McSweeney’s Lawsuit

The legal complaints targeting Andy Cohen and his Real Housewives franchise are expanding this week, with former cast member Leah McSweeney’s lawsuit alleging drug-related favoritism and a conspiracy to prey on her alcoholism to boost the show’s ratings.  McSweeney, 41, filed the suit on Tuesday, naming the franchise kingpin, Bravo, NBC/Universal, production house Shed Media […]

Cote de Pablo, Michael Weatherly Return to ‘NCIS’-Verse With Paramount+ Series

The NCIS franchise is expanding again — with a pair of very familiar faces from its past. Cote de Pablo and Michael Weatherly are set to star in an untitled, Paris-set spinoff of the series, reprising their roles as, respectively, Ziva David and Tony DiNozzo. The series order comes on the heels of Weatherly returning […]

‘The Rings of Power’ Showrunners Sign New Amazon Deal, Begin Early Work on Season 3 (Exclusive)

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power showrunners have struck a new overall deal with Amazon MGM Studios, a potentially bullish sign for the future of the fantasy series. Patrick McKay and JD Payne have signed a three-year deal which also launches their own production company, 10:40 PM Productions. The duo wrote and executive […]

Taylor Sheridan’s ‘Tulsa King,’ Starring Sylvester Stallone, to Air on CBS

Paramount is bringing more of its Taylor Sheridan universe to CBS. After the broadcast network previously aired the first two seasons of Yellowstone as part of its strike-impacted schedule, CBS will use the same strategy to bolster awareness of another Sheridan-produced show: Tulsa King. Season one of the Paramount+ drama starring Sylvester Stallone will make […]

‘Neuromancer’ TV Adaptation a Go at Apple

Following a years-long development process, Apple will officially make a TV series based on William Gibson’s acclaimed sci-fi novel Neuromancer. The tech giant and streamer has handed out a 10-episode series order to the drama based on the 1984 cyberpunk novel that launched Gibson’s career and the so-called Sprawl trilogy that also includes novels Count […]

‘The Hunting Party’ Crime Drama Nabs NBC Series Pickup

NBC is throwing a Hunting Party. The network has handed out a series order for the high-concept procedural The Hunting Party, from creator JJ Bailey. The pickup for the drama comes more than a year after NBC opened up a writers room for the project that it describes as revolving around “a small team of […]

Yvonne Strahovski to Star in Peacock Thriller ‘Teacup’ From James Wan

Yvonne Strahovski has landed her next series project. The Handmaid’s Tale star will lead the cast for Teacup, a horror thriller series at Peacock that counts James Wan among its executive producers. Strahovski will also be a producer on the project, which is inspired by author Robert McCammon’s 1988 novel Stinger. Teacup will center on […]

‘Hacks’ Sets Star-Studded Season 3 Guest Cast

The third season of Max’s Hacks is coming into focus. The Warner Bros. Discovery-owned streamer on Wednesday revealed the guest cast for the upcoming season of the Jean Smart-Hannah Einbinder comedy. Set to guest star in the upcoming season are Helen Hunt (Mad About You), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), […]

‘Where Is Wendy Williams?’ Gets Strong Ratings for Lifetime

Lifetime’s controversial Where Is Wendy Williams? documentary proved to be a big draw for the cable network. The 4 1/2-hour documentary, which aired over two nights on Feb. 24 and 25, averaged 1.04 million same-day viewers, according to Nielsen. That’s more than triple the average primetime audience for Lifetime in the previous three weeks, which […]

Guy Ritchie to Direct a ‘Ray Donovan’ Spinoff ‘The Donovans’ for Paramount+

Paramount+ has ordered a spinoff of its crime drama Ray Donovan that will be directed and executive produced by Guy Ritchie. Titled The Donovans, the new series is “loosely based” on the successful series that ran for seven seasons on Showtime and starred Liev Schreiber as a professional “fixer” in Los Angeles. The official description: […]

Yes, Larry David Brings His Own Eggs to Country Club Meals

On the latest Curb Your Enthusiasm episode, Larry David (the character) is accused of being the anonymous writer of a letter griping about his Los Angeles country club. The letter, which is posted to the locker room bulletin board, is signed “Disgruntled” and grabs the attention of the club’s owner, Mr. Takahashi (Dana Lee), who […]

‘The Regime’ Team on How the Kate Winslet Series Portrays the “Danger of Power”

The cast and crew of The Regime descended upon the Museum of Natural History in New York City on Monday to celebrate the premiere of their new HBO project. The political satire series follows Kate Winslet’s Chancellor Elena Vernham as she becomes increasingly paranoid and unstable, turning to volatile soldier Herbert Zubak (Matthias Schoenaerts) as […]

‘The Valley’: Jax Taylor and Kristen Doute Bring on the Drama in Trailer for ‘Vanderpump’ Spinoff

When Kristen Doute, Jax Taylor and his wife, Brittany Cartwright, exited Vanderpump Rules in 2020, viewers weren’t quick to expect a return to Bravo. But nearly four years later, the trio have their own spinoff series with The Valley. In a preview of the new reality series, released hours ahead of the fifth episode from […]