Slattery will play a brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO who joins a Homeland Cybersecurity agent's team in trying to stop the world's first artificial intelligence crisis. He'll portray a character described as "extremely intelligent. People think he may be a sociopath but he’s really just a narcissist with money instead of social graces," according to Deadline. This will be Slattery's first broadcast pilot since The WB's Jack & Bobby in 2004. He's also starring on Amazon's Modern Love. Deadline reports that Fox CEO Charlie Collier, who was head of AMC when he worked with Slattery was on Mad Men, had a hand in Slattery joining the pilot. (Collier is also said to be responsible for getting The Walking Dead alum Tom Payne on another Fox drama pilot, Prodigal Son.)
HBO's renewal comes two days after the critically acclaimed comedy completed its third season. ALSO: Ranking every High Maintenance episode.
An emotional Williams explained on her talk show this morning that she's been staying at a sober facility before and after work and personal activities due to her past battles with cocaine addiction. “After I go to the Pilates and go to several meetings all around town in the tri-state area, I see my brothers and sisters caught up in their addiction and looking for help,” she said. “They don’t know I’m Wendy. They don’t care I’m Wendy. It’s the brothers and sisters caught up in the struggle. It’s been really interesting, this ride.”
The Late Late Show host, who won a Tony himself in 2012, previously hosted the Tonys in 2016. This will be the fourth time Corden has helmed a major awards show on CBS after hosting the Grammys in 2017 and 2018. "I’m thrilled to be returning to host the Tony Awards, the Broadway community is very dear to my heart and I’m beyond proud to be part of this incredibly special night," Corden said in a statement.
“It wasn’t a very good time in my life,” Harington says in a Variety profile. “I felt I had to feel that I was the most fortunate person in the world, when actually, I felt very vulnerable. I had a shaky time in my life around there — like I think a lot of people do in their 20s. That was a time when I started therapy, and started talking to people. I had felt very unsafe, and I wasn’t talking to anyone. I had to feel very grateful for what I have, but I felt incredibly concerned about whether I could even f*cking act.” ALSO: Harington says GoT fans calling Jon Snow "boring" "got to me after a while."
Colbert revealed on Monday's show he was scheduled to make a surprise trip to New Zealand this week. “I just love that country,” he said. “If you’ve never been, go. The people there are unbelievably kind and welcoming. Obviously we’re not going to go down now but we hope to go down in the future and again, we want to say to everyone down there how sad and heartbroken we are for what that country is going through.
The CBS All Access drama is "slimming down" after the end of this season.
The Real Housewives of New York star and Shark Tank shark is teaming with Burnett's MGM Television to create, produce and potentially star in future unscripted TV series. Frankel has worked with Burnett on Shark Tank and Celebrity Apprentice. “We are thrilled to have Bethenny Frankel join the MGM television family and bring her unique entertainment savvy that has been loved by viewers since her appearance on The Apprentice and Shark Tank,” says Burnett.
The Shameless alum will play the groom to Bilson's bride on the pilot for the “structurally inventive dramedy" that sets its first season over the course of one night at a wedding.
The former Jacksonville Jaguars QB and favorite of The Good Place's Jason Mendoza has signed on to serve as backup QB for the Rams. Bortles' new job is just a short drive from where The Good Place films at Universal Studios.
Marion "Pooch" Hall, who plays Ray Donovan's younger half brother on the Showtime series, was charged with DUI and child abuse after getting into an accident last October with his 3-year-old son in his car. Hall has agreed to plead no contest to the misdemeanor charges. Instead of prison time, He'll serve three years probation and enter an alcohol treatment program.
Sesame Street posed the following question on Twitter Monday: "You’re stuck on a deserted island and you can pick one of these Sesame Street friends to come with you. Who are you picking and why?" The tweet include an image of Grover, Elmo, Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch. While the initial responses were heartfelt, they quickly devolved into Twitter users revealing which Muppet they would eat if stranded on a desert island.
Kinnear will play a different character on Showtime's Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, a "spiritual descendant" of the original series set in 1938 Los Angeles. "It's no secret that Rory is one of my favorite actors on the planet, and working with him in the original series was inspiring," says Penny Dreadful creator John Logan. "So much so that I wrote this part for him, and I'm thrilled he'll be joining us in the City of Angels."
Chella Man will play the mute superhero known as Jericho. He joins Esai Morales, who was recently cast as Deathstroke on the DC Universe series.
The baking competition will pit four pastry chefs against each other to win the prize of having their baking products sold at an online bakery.
“Before we sing this song for Janice, I just want to clear up a rumor,” a choked-up Miley, who was joined by her father Billy Ray Cyrus, said in her speech. “I was never her coach, ever. She was always mine.” Freeman died earlier this month of complications from pneumonia and a blood clot.
Netflix's revival of PBS' 1993 miniseries Tales of the City, with Laura Linney reprising her starring role, premieres this summer.
The Los Angeles coroner's office has released why The Young and the Restless star died last month at age 52. According to TMZ, "the cause of death is listed as hypertrophic heart disease and is categorized as accidental.... The disease makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood and often goes undiagnosed." ALSO: Shemar Moore and Victoria Rowell among Y&R alums returning for Kristoff St. John tribute.