‘Westworld’ Season 2 Review: The Robot Revolution Will Be Televised, Beautifully

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains broad details of the second season of Westworld, which premieres tonight on HBO. 
Regardless of its actual merits, there’s always been a bit of a Joe Biden quality to Westworld but heading into its Season 2 debu…

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains broad details of the second season of Westworld, which premieres tonight on HBO Regardless of its actual merits, there’s always been a bit of a Joe Biden quality to Westworld but heading into its Season 2 debut tonight the HBO drama is increasingly displaying it's ready for the top job. Obviously birthed as an eventual successor to Game of Thrones by the premium cabler when the Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan created drama based on Michael…

‘SMILF’s Frankie Shaw On Season 2’s Risks, Tackling Sexual Abuse & That Title – Next Generation TV

“I feel that it is so similar – the process of being a single mom with a young child and creating and running a TV show – there is almost no difference,” SMILF creator, showrunner and star Frankie Shaw says in the first installment of Deadl…

"I feel that it is so similar – the process of being a single mom with a young child and creating and running a TV show – there is almost no difference," SMILF creator, showrunner and star Frankie Shaw says in the first installment of Deadline’s second season of Next Generation TV. "You are thinking about the show and the stories at every moment of the day, even when you are not thinking about it," adds the Golden Globe nominee. Based on Shaw's 2015 Sundance Film…

Johnny Depp Dumped By New Lawyers As Trial Looms In Ex-Biz Managers Battle

EXCLUSIVE: At World’s End may not just be a title in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise for Johnny Depp but also the state of the star’s $25 million fraud lawsuit with his former business managers.
Less than three weeks after losing heavyweights Ma…

EXCLUSIVE: At World's End may not just be a title in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise for Johnny Depp but also the state of the star's $25 million fraud lawsuit with his former business managers. Less than three weeks after losing heavyweights Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP as part of his legal team in the nearly year and a half long multi-complaint battle with The Management Group, Depp has now been bloodlessly cut loose by replacement Michelman & Robinson…

Deadline’s TV Talk Podcast Returns: Emmy Comedy Best Actor Contenders & More

It’s Emmy season 2018 and that means we’re back with a brand new run of TV Talk. Coming just days after our packed Deadline’s The Contenders Emmy event at the DGA, we’re jumping in right away with a look at the legacy of Atlanta’s Donald Glover and who…

It's Emmy season 2018 and that means we're back with a brand new run of TV Talk. Coming just days after our packed Deadline's The Contenders Emmy event at the DGA, we're jumping in right away with a look at the legacy of Atlanta's Donald Glover and who could be up for a Best Actor in a Comedy Series when the Primetime Emmy nominations are announced July 12. Will Solo: A Star Wars Story actor Glover take home the Emmy again with Atlanta Robbin' Season? Could Black-ish's…

‘The Walking Dead’ Finale Ratings Fall To Lowest Since Season 1; ‘Fear’ Debut Rises

No one’s going to start writing an obituary for The Walking Dead anytime soon, but compared with past years, Sunday’s Season 8 finale was almost the least-watched of the AMC zombie apocalypse series. On the flip side, spinoff Fear the Walking Dead opened its fourth season right after with viewership it hasn’t seen since 2016.
Pulling in 7.9 million viewers, the April 15 “Wrath” episode of TWD that saw the All-Out War showdown between Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and the…

No one’s going to start writing an obituary for The Walking Dead anytime soon, but compared with past years, Sunday’s Season 8 finale was almost the least-watched of the AMC zombie apocalypse series. On the flip side, spinoff Fear the Walking Dead opened its fourth season right after with viewership it hasn't seen since 2016. Pulling in 7.9 million viewers, the April 15 "Wrath" episode of TWD that saw the All-Out War showdown between Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and the…

‘American Gods’ Ricky Whittle Signs With WME

EXCLUSIVE: In a move that is way more bottom line and big league than leap of faith, American Gods star Ricky Whittle has signed up with WME for representation in all areas, I’ve learned.
Just over a week after the Starz series based on Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed 2001 novel kicked off work on its second season, Whittle has cleaned the decks with his now past reps at Talentworks and managers Untitled Entertainment. Throwing in his lot with the Ari Emanuel and Patrick…

EXCLUSIVE: In a move that is way more bottom line and big league than leap of faith, American Gods star Ricky Whittle has signed up with WME for representation in all areas, I've learned. Just over a week after the Starz series based on Neil Gaiman's acclaimed 2001 novel kicked off work on its second season, Whittle has cleaned the decks with his now past reps at Talentworks and managers Untitled Entertainment. Throwing in his lot with the Ari Emanuel and Patrick…

‘The Walking Dead’ Showrunner Teases “Closure” Of Tonight’s Season 8 Finale, Lauren Cohan’s Return & ‘Fear’ Crossover

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains a discussion of tonight’s Season 8 finale of The Walking Dead and the Season 4 premiere of Fear The Walking Dead
“I hope that they see why the story might have unfolded the way that it did and that taken altogether it gives them a sense of satisfaction and closure,” departing The Walking Dead showrunner Scott M. Gimple says of fans watching tonight’s Season 8 finale of the zombie apocalypse series. “I would love that.”

Reeling from…

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains a discussion of tonight's Season 8 finale of The Walking Dead and the Season 4 premiere of Fear The Walking Dead "I hope that they see why the story might have unfolded the way that it did and that taken altogether it gives them a sense of satisfaction and closure," departing The Walking Dead showrunner Scott M. Gimple says of fans watching tonight's Season 8 finale of the zombie apocalypse series. "I would love that." Reeling from…