One year after leaving The Vampire Diaries, Somerhalder is joining V-Wars, a vampire-themed drama based on Jonathan Maberry's novel series of the same name from comic book publisher IDW. Somerhalder will star and direct the drama, which was given a straight-to-series order in 2014. According to Deadline, "Somerhalder will star as Dr. Luther Swann, who enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne, into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans."
About 9.8 million viewers watched the former FBI director's interview with George Stephanopoulos, which was less than half of the 21.3 million that Daniels delivered to 60 Minutes three weeks ago.
HBO is getting unprecedented access to the ailing U.S. senator, who has been battling brain cancer. The documentary will cover everything from his 5 1/2-years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to his 31 years as a senator to his 2008 presidential candidacy. “Through the years, John has rightly earned the reputation as an American hero,” says director Peter Kunhardt. “In the final chapter of his life, he is reminding this generation of what government can and should look like.”
The SNL announcer explained on Twitter Sunday why he called Mulaney "John Mulvaney" not once but twice: "I was trying to adjust a cue card/plug my show @ImprovKCMO and clearly I am no good at multi tasking," Hammond tweeted. "I really made a dumb mistake and I am sincerely sorry." Mulaney responded: "No apology necessary Darrell. I thought it was hilarious and am only bummed I didn’t think to ask you to do it on purpose." Hammond also posted a clip of himself getting Mulaney's name right during dress rehearsal. ALSO: SNL cut-for-time sketch reveals what happened to The Shape of Water's Fish Man.
"We’re removing the scrolling ticker at the bottom of the screen for a cleaner view that puts our reporting more front and center," an MSNBC spokesperson said in a statement of the decision, which took effect this morning. "As a network, we focus on up-to-the-minute breaking news showcasing our team’s smart reporting and in-depth analysis, and we want viewers to get the best possible experience.”
Netflix announced comedian Russell Peters will co-host A Little Help With Carol Burnett with the legendary comedian. All 12 episodes are scheduled to drop on May 4, featuring celebrity guests including Billy Eichner, Lisa Kudrow, DJ Khaled, Mark Cuban and Taraji P. Henson.
The rapper-turned-game show host says he's trying to "assess it all and see if it makes sense," adding: “There are people reaching out to me that like what they see and like what I’m doing. We’re in conversations right now with some big networks that want to see Snoop Dogg on late-night TV.”
Designer John Eaves explains why the CBS All Access version of the ship had to be 25% different from the Enterprise on Star Trek: The Original Series for legal reasons.
Fellowes' next project will focus on the richest and most powerful family in history. He is teaming with producer Jemima Khan to tell the Rothschild's rags-to-riches story for Sky Atlantic.
Creator Robert Kirkman called last night's episode a "huge turning point" for Rick Grimes. But it felt like an important turning point for the series, says Laura Bradley. "With new showrunner Angela Kang stepping in for Season 9, the potential for change seems even more pronounced," she says. "After all, Fear the Walking Dead is already changing for the better with its own new show-runners in place. And while it seems too early to call this a surefire sign that The Walking Dead is deliberately changing its course, it’s certainly a step in the right direction."
Hulu announced that Silverman's political talk show has been picked up for an 11-episode second season premiering on Sept. 6.
The NFL has been dogged by complaints that the Thursday games are terrible, especially since they are played on three days' rest. But Fox says it is expecting to have games that will rival NBC's Sunday Night Football package.
The second season of the Netflix series is the first filmed in the Trump era.
The 2017 debacle that was the $12,000-per-person luxury musical festival that was set for an island in Bahamas will get the docuseries treatment.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna and one of her writers, Sono Patel, are working on the half-hour comedy pilot about two best friends who find themselves in a marriage of convenience.
Last Week Tonight will donate the jockstrap, won at the movie star's divorce auction, to one of the last remaining Blockbuster video stores.
Underwood's performance at Sunday's ACM Awards marked her first public appearance since her accident that resulted in 40 to 50 stitches to her face.
The 54-year-old Fuller House star, in announcing the birth of his son with Caitlyn McHugh, captioned a photo on Instagram: "From now on, the best part of me will always be my wife and my son. Welcome Billy Stamos (named after my father) #NotJustanUncleAnymore #Overjoyed."