In addition to unveiling their fall slate, TBS has renewed police comedy Angie Tribeca for a fourth season. The news comes during the Television Critics Association bi-annual meeting. Not only is the series, starring Rashida Jones, renewed but the fourth season will welcome two-time Emmy winner Bobby Cannavale. Is this an effort to attract some interest from the Emmy Awards voters? Maybe. In getting renewed, Angie Tribeca becomes the first of the recent TBS comedies…"TBS unveils 2017 Fall Slate, renews Angie Tribeca for Fourth Season"
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah invited two transgender military veterans, Sergeant Major (Ret.) Jennifer Marie Young and Joey Whimple, to discuss Donald Trump’s transgender military ban while The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon featured transgender comedian Patti Harrison during Fallon’s monologue. It was a really wise decision by The Daily Show to bring in two military veterans. It’s been a trying day for many of us in the transgender community–myself included as I got…"Late Night shows tackle Transgender Military Ban"
The upcoming CW Seed series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray, is set on Earth X, an alternate Universe in which the Nazis won during World War 2. From the creators of #Arrow and #TheFlash, Freedom Fighters: #TheRay premieres this fall on CW Seed! pic.twitter.com/6ckrpTxfOh — CW Seed (@cwseed) July 23, 2017 The trailer premiered yesterday at Comic Con in San Diego. The news of it set in an alternate universe comes on the heels of outrage…"Freedom Fighters: The Ray set in Alternate Universe where the Nazis won"
Openly gay actor John Barrowman pulled off a transphobic stunt yesterday while addressing the casting of Jodie Whittaker in as the 13th Time Lord in the BBC series, Doctor Who. Here’s a tweet that displays what Barrowman did: #SDCC2017 A-hole of Thursday John (I’m Gay so I can insult trans) Barrowman : “I totally blinged myself out! I am the transgender Tardis!” pic.twitter.com/zzZJlqOdpH — Mia Marie Macy (@MiaMarieMacy) July 21, 2017 According to Radio Times,…"Doctor Who alumnus John Barrowman pulls Transphobic Stunt at Comic Con"
When HBO announced that the Game of Thrones creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, would be producing Confederate as their next project, I really didn’t think of the consequences at the time. It’s a bad idea. I liken it to the Amazon series, The Man in the High Castle. Amazon has already renewed it for a third season. The series, of course, being based on the book of the same name by writer Phillip K.…"Hey HBO, Confederate is an awful idea…"
It was announced by HBO today that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will produce Confederate for HBO. Casey Bloys, the president of HBO Programming, made the announcement today. According to HBO, the series will take place in an alternate timeline and cover the events that transpire on the way to the start of the Third American Civil War: CONFEDERATE chronicles the events leading to the Third American Civil War. The series…"Game of Thrones creators to produce Confederate for HBO"
Alec Baldwin has been cast as Col. Nathan Jessep in NBC’s upcoming live airing of A Few Good Men. The role was played by Jack Nicholson in the 1992 film. Baldwin will join Craig Zadan and Neil Meron as executive producers. Aaron Sorkin is executive producing and will adapt the script for the live broadcast. “Alec Baldwin is the gift that keeps on giving at NBC, and we’re excited to have him starring in Aaron…"Alec Baldwin to headline NBC’s A Few Good Men"
Actress Jodie Whittaker has been announced as the 13th Time Lord on Doctor Who and the internet has exploded in a sexist outrage from male fans saying they’ll quit the series. The announcement was made today on exclusively on BBC One and social media following the completition of the Men’s Wimbledon Finals. “I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet,” Whittaker said in a statement. “It’s…"Jodie Whittaker named the 13th Time Lord on Doctor Who, Sexist Fans Outraged"
The nominations were announced for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced today by the Television Academy. Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore joined Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington in the announcement. The 69th Emmy Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 17 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT) on CBS. Stephen Colbert will serve as host. The 69th Emmy Awards is produced by White Cherry Entertainment. Glenn Weiss and…"69th Emmy Awards: Full List of Nominations"
The Bold Type impressed with a bang when the dramedy aired its two hour premiere on Tuesday night. Created by Sarah Watson, the Freeform series stars Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward, and Melora Hardin. Watson executive produces along side David Bernad, Joanna Coles and Ruben Fleischer while Holly Whidden serves as a co-executive producer. A highly anticipated series from Universal Television and The District, The Bold Type is based on…"The Bold Type impresses on Freeform in a post-Pretty Little Liars world"