Saturday, November 29, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Television

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The prognosis is mixed for Fox's quirky dramedy "Red Band Society."
Swift and Lorde bond over shakes How would you react if your all-time idol sent you a bouquet of flowers? What if said idol was Taylor Swift?
NEW YORK (AP) - Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Drew Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS's "The Late Late Show" before new host James Corden takes over in March.
NEW YORK (AP) - ABC News' George Stephanopoulos landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Tuesday in Missouri.
NEW YORK (AP) - If Fox launches a comeback over the next couple of years, the network may very well look upon the week before Thanksgiving 2014 as its low point.
Matthew McConaughey is reportedly in talks to star in an upcoming TV adaptation of author Stephen King's novel "The Stand."
Ferguson: Celebs weigh in Taking their role seriously as keepers of the nation's conscience, and their living power within us all as a moral compass, movie stars and musicians are tweeting up a storm in reaction to the civil unrest in the wake of the decision by a grand jury Monday night not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix has picked up two seasons of a new sitcom from Tina Fey.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC News said Brian Williams would anchor the unit's signature evening newscast live from Ferguson, Missouri, while CNN said it would stay live throughout primetime rather than running its usual Tuesday documentary, two signals that events surrounding the recent grand jury verdict in the death of teenager Michael Brown continues to absorb the national focus.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The long day of build-up to the grand jury verdict in Ferguson, Mo., and its aftermath brought out the worst in cable news, from partisan scorekeeping to chaotic images with very little context.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Mass Extinction: Life on the Brink" is an alarming title, but given the cottage industry and political interests built around denying climate science, desperate times call for extraordinary appellations.