Season 1 of Stranger Things featured 182 incidents of tobacco use, while The Walking Dead came in at No. 2 with 94 scenes of characters using tobacco, according to a study from the antismoking group Truth Initiative. In total, Netflix had 319 "tobacco incidents," more than any cable or broadcast network. Netflix ranked third through sixth, with Orange Is the New Black, House of Cards, Fuller House and Making a Murderer each showing numerous scenes of tobacco use. The Truth Initiative also found 20 instances of tobacco use on Modern Family. Fuller House was the only show on the list that's rated TV-Y7, for kids as young as age 7.
Bill Pullman will be back for Season 2, joining star and producer Jessica Biel. "The Sinner was a huge success for USA Network,” says NBC Universal's Chris McCumber. “In our second season, we’ll follow Detective Ambrose as he tracks his newest ‘why-dunnit,’ while staying true to the unique, edge-of-your-seat storytelling that captivated audiences and critics alike.”
The 31-year-old Greek and Limitless alum will play a “millennial journalist who is following in his mother’s footsteps, perhaps too closely, and has his mother’s competitive spirit and quick wit.” The CBS revival has also cast actor Nik Dodani as Pat, the director of social media for the news show whose job is bring Murphy and her colleagues up to speed with technology.
Knighton will play Orville "Rick" Wright, Thomas Magnum's fellow former P.O.W. in Iraq, who's now the well-connected manager of Oahu's coolest nightclub.
They'll lead the six-part limited series based on the 1990s Silicon Valley tech bubble.
Returning cast members for the series finale include JoAnna Garcia, Robbie Kay, Sean Maguire, Lee Arenberg, Tony Amendola, Victoria Smurfit and Keegan Tracy.
“I get it,” Smith told Time magazine, “that some of our opinion programming is there strictly to be entertaining." That prompted Sean Hannity to tweet that Smith is "clueless about what we do every day." Ingraham added: "Always liked Shep, but his comments were inconsiderate & inaccurate."
The Doctor Who alum will play opposite Garner's controlling mom character on the Lena Dunham series. His character, Walt, is described as "an obedient husband and a loving father, the reliable lynch pin of his male social group.”
"It is happening -- today is the final day EVER of production on my beloved @ScandalABC," tweeted Shonda Rhimes. "An amazing crew. A brilliantly talented cast. Spectacular writing staff. Extraordinary fans. Not one storyline regret. Let's do this."
The 12 new photos include Talulah Riley looking completely different from Season 1 now that she's a series regular.
Days after saying she won't judge her friends Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby, the Today host blasted "male-bashing" in an interview with SiriusXM's Michelle Collins. “I hate the male-bashing that’s going on in the world today,” Gifford said, according to Us Weekly, which added that she was likely referring to the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements. “There are a lot of wonderful men," she said, adding: “I hate this whole thing of where, ‘I’m not going to be happy until there’s not a good man left standing.’”
“As the size of our programming slate continues to grow, it makes sense … to offer another night of premieres – allowing us the opportunity to eventize series like Patrick Melrose,” Showtime president said in a statement.
Sunday's edition of the CBS newsmagazine will devote two segments to the Florida school shooting, focusing on the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their parents.
Los Angeles will host the first-ever festival celebrating Adult Swim and its brand this October, featuring music and comedy performances.