‘Walking Dead’ Star Norman Reedus Explains The “Chip On His Shoulder” – Paley Fest

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The ninth season of The Walking Dead has been a tumultuous and unsettling one in many ways (especially with the loss of Andrew Lincoln and fellow lead Lauren Cohan early on) but the show’s six-year time jump and its tonal shift (to hew closer to …

Viacom, AT&T Pass Carriage Deadline With Talks To Avoid Blackout Continuing

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Viacom and AT&T remain in carriage negotiations but have failed to reach an agreement before the expiration of their current carriage deal at midnight on the East Coast. The signals of 23 Viacom networks have not gone dark yet across DirecTV and U-…

Bill Maher & Larry Charles Talk Dangerous Comedy And How ‘Seinfeld’ Erases Borders

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Well, there certainly was no shortage of national news for the host to dig into Friday on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher tonight. Writers likely had to scramble to update the monologue after word surfaced that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had …

‘Supernatural’ Fans And Industry Salute Its Record Run In Online Tributes

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Fans and Hollywood industryites took to the online world today to mourn the end of Supernatural, wrapping its run after its upcoming 15th season, which will consist of 20 episodes.
Stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Misha Collins made the announ…

Roseanne Barr To Washington Post: “I Was Suicidal” After Shunned Tweet

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Roseanne Barr is continuing to stir the pot during her ongoing semi-apology, semi-defiant interviews.
In the latest edition, Barr spoke to the Washington Post and revealed that she was suicidal and spent time after being fired from her namesake show “h…

‘Sin City’ Sequel Producers Sue The Weinstein Co. Over Alleged Distribution, Marketing Shorts

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The producers of the film Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (aka Sin City 2) are suing The Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and David Glasser, alleging the distributors pushed a similar movie during the time they shoul…

“Booker” Is Hot Action Pitch Heading Into Weekend With Gerard McMurray Directing & ‘John Wick’s Derek Kolstad Scripting

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EXCLUSIVE: The hot pitch heading into the weekend is Booker, described as a John Wick-esque hard-boiled action film with an African American male lead. The pitch was just delivered and there are five offers on the table.
The film will be written by Der…

‘Toy Story 4’: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Actress Madeleine McGraw Voices Key Character In Disney/Pixar Sequel

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EXCLUSIVE: Young actress Madeleine McGraw is taking on the character of Bonnie in Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4, slated to hit theaters in June. The Josh Cooley-directed sequel sends Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen), and the rest of the gang far fr…

Craig Hunegs Indicates 20th TV, Fox 21 & ABC Studios Will Remain Autonomous; Dana Walden Shares Excitement For Future

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After the exodus of top Fox film executives and the shutting down of the respected Fox 2000 label as Walt Disney Studios absorbed the 20th Century Fox movie operations, the focus shifted to the TV side.
As we reported, outside of TV distribution, which…

‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ Casts Carmen Cusack; Elizabeth Cappuccino Joins ‘neXT’

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Carmen Cusack (Sorry For Your Loss) has been cast as a series regular opposite Jane Levy in Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, NBC’s musical dramedy pilot from Jake in Progress creator Austin Winsberg, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum, Paul Feig, Univer…

Discovery CEO David Zaslav’s Pay Triples After Scripps Deal To $129.4M

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Discovery CEO David Zaslav saw his overall compensation more than triple in 2018, the year the company closed of the $14.6 billion Scripps Networks Interactive acquistion, reaching $129.4 million. Most of the total came in the form of equity options.
T…

‘Glamorous’: Chester Lockhart & Brady Dalton Richards Cast In CW Drama Pilot

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EXCLUSIVE: Chester Lockhart (Todrick) and newcomer Brady Dalton Richards have joined the series-regular cast of the CW’s drama pilot Glamorous, from Damon Wayans Jr and his Two Shakes Entertainment, writer Jordon Nardino and CBS TV Studios. They join p…

‘Merry Happy Whatever’: Bridgit Mendler, Brent Morin, Ashley Tisdale, Adam Rose & Hayes MacArthur Cast In Netflix Series

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EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has assembled the cast opposite Dennis Quaid in holiday-themed multi-camera comedy series Merry Happy Whatever. Former Undateable co-stars Bridgit Mendler and Brent Morin will play leads in the series, joined by Ashley Tisdale, Adam …