Friday, March 27, 2015

Television

Earlier this week, Philly native and "The Voice" fan favorite Anthony Riley abruptly left the show over what representative Evan Shingles revealed were "medical issues." Now, Riley has admitted that those issues revolved around substance abuse.
AYK, Philadelphia singer Anthony Riley has left The Voice. On Wednesday, a spokesman told Philly.com that Riley left for undefined "medical reasons." Evan Shingles dismissed talk of a Riley tweet supporting Mumia Abu Jamal, or of friction with fellow contestant Mia Z.
Philadelphia native and fan favorite Anthony Riley abruptly left NBC’s "The Voice" this week, with coach Pharrell announcing that he departed due to “personal reasons.” Now, Riley’s legal representation has reached out to Philly.com with more detail.
NEW YORK (AP) - Now that Fox has established "Empire" as the biggest new hit of the television season, it has to work on the rest of its lineup.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Comedy Central produces enough misfires that the appeal of those shows that spark to life, a la "Broad City," is perhaps magnified.
Did Patti LaBelle just change the DWTS game?
Production is scheduled to begin this summer on a six-episode "event series" starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.
"Supernatural" favorite Jim Beaver will return to the hit CW series for its April 1 episode, Variety has learned exclusively.
NEW YORK (AP) - The comedy troupe behind the cult hit "Super Troopers" has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help bankroll a sequel.
Shortly after earning one of the fastest four-chair turns in the history of NBC’s "The Voice," Philadelphia street performer Anthony Riley has left the show.
This time it's official: "Downton Abbey" will end next season.