Celebrity gossip has been around as long as there have been celebrities and the appeal is fascinating — there’s an escapist aspect to it, of course, along with the idea that people can feel both joy and schadenfreude at the news that their favorite famous people have problems, too.
Now that the dust from the summer blockbuster season has settled, Hollywood is ready to open the floodgates to a steady stream of films that range from fantastical epics to blatant awards season bait. From now until the end of the year, the titles hitting theaters will prove that contrary to popular belief, 2016 is quite a good year for film.
Since the start of the century, ABC has been the top-rated network only once (all the way back in the 2000-01 season) and since then, they’ve been losing millions of viewers as their shows and ratings have stagnated or dropped. Channing Dungey and her team have their work cut out for them, and a fairly difficult road to maneuver to get back on top.
Authors Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger joined forces to write the recently published children’s book Fuzzy. Now the human and robot friendship novel is making its way into the film rights market in a big away and getting plenty of attention.
Survivor’s Remorse closes its third season with an open-ended finale, as Cam, M-Chuck and Reggie each confront the truth about their traumatic childhood years.
Power serves murder, heartbreak, revenge and betrayal all in Sunday’s season finale.
Tim Burton’s movies have always been filled with a fantastically Goth quirkiness that bleeds through the screen with utter delight. But as of late, his Burton-isms are nothing but cosmetic distractions to his painfully dull movies — and Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is the latest in his collection of lifeless pics.
Eesha’s looking for a new connect and The Guy gets invited to a “Birthday Party” on High Maintenance.
Modern takes on action in film and television have left the newly rebooted Macgyver wanting and without the charm and intelligent mystery that forever engraved the original in pop culture history.
Quarry gets a bit more interesting in Friday night’s episode. Quarry finally wakes up from heartbreak, but it takes the kidnapping of his wife to do so.
The hot new spec American Rebel, about one of the United States’ first female heroes, has landed in the hands of Amy Pascal and her banner Pascal Pictures. From writer Christopher Cosmos, the deal was reportedly negotiated in the high six-figure range.
Based on the life of Deborah Sampson, a woman from Massachusetts who disguised herself as a man in order to join the Continental Army and fight for her country’s independence during the Revolutionary War
The release date for Paramount’s horror pic Rings gets pushed back and Sony Pictures Animation is developing another movie based on a mobile app. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
It’s been a busy week for TV renewals. Today, the Jenna Coleman-led ITV and PBS series Victoria got renewed for Season 2 and the NBC sitcom Superstore starring America Ferrera received an extra nine episodes.
The eight-book fantasy series by Richard Kadrey (with the ninth on the way next year), Sandman Slim, has been acquired by Studio 8. The production company has secured the rights to the New York Times-bestselling series and is considering the possibility for a new franchise.
Netflix’s Easy provides laughter in insight in several vignettes about love and sex in today’s world.
A behind-the-scenes look at the Tony Award-winning musical, as well as the history of its inception, airing on PBS on October 21.
A round-up of this week’s Film and TV industry internships. Untitled Entertainment, Zero Gravity, InStyle Magazine, and many more are all looking for interns!
A round up of this week’s Film and TV industry jobs! Footprint Features, Gotham Group, Underground Entertainment, and more are all looking for new hires!
Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. There were multiple promotions at Viacom and Legendary created a new executive position to manage franchises.
The Exorcist does a wonderful job in its pilot episode of differentiating itself from the 1973 William Friedkin film. It’s not a continuation of the characters in the franchise, but plays in the same universe the films events took place in and it may be one of the grittiest shows Fox has ever attempted.
Superstore officially returns for its second season with a solid episode that resets the status quo while promising hilarious chaos throughout the season.
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Freeform is about to get into the late-night game with Iliza Shlesinger. The cable channel is developing a yet-to-be-titled series with the comedian to add a female voice into the male-dominated late-night arena.
This week in The Good Place, we slowly find out more about this new world and Eleanor’s place in it. She is taking at least one baby step toward actually being a better person, but still has a long way to go, and there is a twist toward the end that could lead to all sorts of fun.
Last night’s episode of Better Things features Lenny Kravitz as Mel Trueblood. The first time an actor of color appears on this show, and of course, there’s an awkward black joke.
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