Thursday, July 2, 2015

Television

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Laurence Fishburne is joining the "Roots" miniseries remake.
MIAMI (AP) - Omar Benson Miller spent three seasons on "CSI: Miami," but only this past year did he get a chance to film a television...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Lifetime has greenlit an original movie about the women in Charles Manson's life.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he's got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons."
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hulu has reached a distribution deal with Pluto TV, a startup whose service repackages online video into...
DeSean Jackson still seems to be upset about being released from the Eagles after what he calls “one of my best seasons in the NFL...
'When animals attack . . ." is both the name of one of those ridiculous docu-specials Fox used to run, drawing an audience in with salacious footage of nonhumans going berserk, and the premise of Zoo, the adaptation of the James Patterson novel of the same name.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NeNe Leakes is moving on from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
Alex Trebek once again unleashed his MC skills on Jeopardy! last night, this time performing the theme song to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Shane Lanes was reluctant to go on America's Got Talent.
NBC and Trump part ways Perennial presidential hopeless Donald Trump recently said a mouthful about Mexican immigrants: They are "bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume, are good people." Well, the doors have
"Nurse Jackie" has always been something of an odd duck in scrubs - a half-hour series classified as a comedy due to length, not content.
“Frontline” producer talks about documentary that focuses on transgender children and teens and on the hard choices they and their parents are making.
NEW YORK (AP) - "Tonight" show host Jimmy Fallon is on the shelf following a hand injury that required minor surgery Friday and forced NBC to cancel a taping of late-night TV's most popular program.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In what would be the rawest (and most hilarious) season of "The Bachelorette" yet, comedian Amy Schumer said she would join...
* LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGER. 9 tonight, HBO. Portrait of playwright/AIDS activist Larry Kramer ("The Normal Heart") commemorates his 80th birthday, a milestone he reached on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Anthony Geary, whose character Luke Spencer's marriage to Laura in 1981 on "General Hospital" was the biggest moment in daytime television history, will appear in his final episode next month
He was on the verge of closing a deal for a pilot at Amazon that he hoped would be the start of a career turnaround. Just a few days ago, he sent a text message to his daughter Lola asking where she wanted to go to celebrate her birthday.
The 2015 BET Awards. Hosted by Black-ish thesps Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson, this year's kudosfest will feature performances by Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Ciara, Robin Thicke, E-40, and living legend Smokey Robinson, who will also receive a Lifetime achievement honor. Special features will include a tribute to Ultimate Icon Award winner Janet Jackson. Live at 8 p.m. Sunday on BET.
ABC did it in the 1950s with The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, a children's program based on the silent films of the 1920s.
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-TV/NEWS:Amy Schumer on Why She Won't Be Hosting 'The Daily Show'
Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson is one of the greatest performers of 2015. Seriously. Few actors can claim to have fought as many diverse foes, or done it with as much credibility and charisma, as Johnson has so far this year. And he's still got six months to go.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Supreme Court decision affirming the right of same-sex marriage transcended politics and legalese -- so much so that numerous television shows took to social media to embrace the moment with messages to fans.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spoiler warning: Do not read on unless you've seen the "Game of Thrones" season five finale.
Ellen Gray shares this weekend's top TV picks.
NEW YORK (AP) - The second season of "True Detective" kicked off last week, and it got right down to business: The bizarre murder of a city boss in the wicked wasteland of Vinci, California, has put responding law officers in a turf war escalated by their shared antipathy.