Thursday, May 28, 2015

Television

"19 Kids and Counting" could return to TLC's schedule, despite the recent controversy surrounding the show.
Four advertisers pulled out of TLC's reality show "19 Kids and Counting," putting pressure on the U.S. cable network to decide the fate of the top-rated program about a Christian family after reports that the eldest son had molested underage girls.
David Duchovny stars as a fictional police detective pursuing a case involving Charlie Manson, circa 1967.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Nicole Kidman's Grace Kelly biopic, "Grace of Monaco" has had a tumultuous journey to the screen: initially generating Oscar buzz after being picked up by the Weinstein Co.
David Duchovny, late of Showtime's Californication, makes a glorious return to broadcast TV in NBC's accomplished, if seriously strange, 13-episode 1960s-set police procedural, Aquarius.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Add Max Greenfield to the list of those checking into "American Horror Story: Hotel."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500.
Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly are twin idols of the American imagination. They defined between them the range and shape of desire in the 1950s.
Nearly a year ago, Rick Forman, chief executive of Forman Mills, was hunched over a toilet in his West Philadelphia store, wiping the bowl and trying to stay focused long enough to clean the bathroom without touching his mouth and jamming the mop handle into the wall.
Extreme situations and extreme behavior mark two fascinating if flawed new dramas: ABC's seriously creepy The Whispers, a thriller about sweet lil' kids who kill, and HBO's Nightingale, a one-man film starring Selma's David Oyelowo.