All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CBS’

Michael Weatherly Is Leaving NCIS After This Season

On the smash hit drama NCIS, Michael Weatherly has played Special Agent Tony DiNozzo for 13 seasons. Now, that’s officially coming to an end. Weatherly will leave the show at the conclusion of this season. “After 13 years on NCIS, Michael Weatherly is leaving the show at the end of this season,” CBS said in a statement. “He is a …

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“Supergirl” TV Series To Introduce New Characters

Supergirl, the TV series, is set to resume on January 4th and it seems fans of the show have a lot to look forward to. Executive producer and series writer Andrew Kreisberg recently revealed on Kevin Smith’s “Fatman on Batman” podcast that the Supergirl TV series will be introducing a couple of new villains before the season is up. Henry …

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Frank Sinatra: 100th Birthday Tribute Show Features Alicia Keys, Tony Bennett

Frank Sinatra would have been 100 years old on December 12th, and hosts of musicians are going to pay tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes on Sunday night. The Frank Sinatra special, aptly titled Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert, will feature a huge range of vocal talent from the expected, like Tony Bennett and Harry Conick, Jr., to the unexpected, …

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Melissa Benoist Happy to ‘Kick Some Ass’ for Full Season of Supergirl

CBS’s new hit Supergirl has just received a full season order. The network announced that it has ordered seven more episodes of the show, bringing the total to 20 – a full season. Supergirl herself, Melissa Benoist, is pretty pumped. “It really is a great day when you find out you get to wear a cape/fly around/and kick some ass …

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New Star Trek Series Will Be a CBS Streaming Exclusive

New Star Trek Series Will Be a CBS Streaming Exclusive

Star Trek fans, you’re getting a new series. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it’s going to stream exclusively on a platform that you probably don’t use. CBS All Access, the network’s on-demand streaming platform, will be the exclusive home to the new Star Trek TV series. It’s set to debut in January, 2017. CBS All Access …

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NFL Inching Slowly Toward More Free Streams

NFL Inching Slowly Toward More Free Streams

(Legally) streaming NFL games isn’t easy to do – especially if you don’t have a cable subscription. Of all the major sports, the National Football League has been the hardest to find online. This could be changing – ever so slowly – as CBS has announced a new NFL streaming venture that will see two regular season games streamed for …

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Google’s Chromecast Gains Fox, CBS Support

It’s a good day for Chromecast users hoping to get more streaming content options. Both CBS and Fox announced new support for Google’s $35 streaming device. CBS announced the ability to cast CBS content from CBS.com and the CBS App, including that from the CBS All Access subscription service, which costs $5.99 a month for over 7,000 on-demand episodes from …

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Showtime’s Streaming Service Launching ‘In the Coming Months’

Still no hard timeline for CBS’s rollout of its HBO Now-like standalone streaming platform for Showtime, but it shouldn’t be too much longer. CBS head Les Moonves had that much to say in a recent earnings call. From CBS Communications’ Dana McClintock: Moonves on #CBSEarnings call: We’re “looking forward to rolling out our new Showtime over-the-top service in the coming …

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Showtime to Launch a Standalone Streaming Service, Too

Not to be outdone by those clowns over at HBO, Showtime will also offer some sort of cable-free, standalone streaming service. That’s according to CBS head Les Moonves, who made the announcement at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2015 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference. He said that we can expect it in “the not-too-distant future,” but didn’t provide a solid timeframe. …

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Marg Helgenberger To Do Extended Guest Role On “Under The Dome”

Marg Helgenberger will be joining Under the Dome for its third season beginning this summer. The drama, based on the Stephen King novel, will premiere June 25th with a two-hour premiere from 9-11 p.m. Then Under the Dome, with Marg Helgenberger on for a good part of the summer, will move to its regular slot at 10 p.m. Thursday, July …

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CSI Heads to Hulu in First Streaming Deal for Show

Beginning in early April, you’ll be able to stream over 300 episodes of CBS’ long-running crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on Hulu Plus. This is the first time that CSI has ever been licensed to a streaming video on-demand service. “CSI is one of the most popular television franchises in the world and we could not be more thrilled …

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Cote De Pablo Returning To CBS For ‘The Dovekeepers’

During the Television Critics Association’s winter tour, Cote de Pablo appeared on a panel for the upcoming miniseries The Dovekeepers. The former NCIS star talked about her new project as well as the potential return of her beloved NCIS character, ex-Mossad operative Ziva David. The actress revealed that she is open for a return visit under the right circumstances, citing …

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Sharyl Attkisson Sues DOJ Over Alleged Hacking

Former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has made her accusations against the Obama administration official, as she has sued the Justice Department over the alleged hacking of her computers. According to a press release, Attkisson has filed administrative claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act against the Department of Justice, the U.S. Postal Service, and certain unnamed employees and/or agents …

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Max Baer, Jr. of ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Suing CBS

Max Baer, Jr. is the former actor best known as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies–a popular TV show that ran from 1962 to 1971. Jethro–or Max–claims CBS is undermining his plan to create a ‘restaurant empire,’ and it’s all because of one rib joint in Des Moines, Iowa. TMZ reports that Max Baer, Jr. previously made a deal with …

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Max Baer Jr Sues CBS in ‘Jethro’s BBQ’ Squabble

Max Baer Jr. is accusing CBS of making a secret deal with a small BBQ restaurant chain to allow it to “capitalize upon and exploit virtually every element” of the series for which he’s famous. Baer Jr., who you probably know as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies, has filed a lawsuit against the network. According to Baer Jr., CBS …

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Téa Leoni Finds New Love In Her ‘Madam Secretary’ Co-Star

After getting divorced from X-Files star David Duchovny last August, Téa Leoni is moving on to another man in the form of her Madam Secretary co-star Tim Daly. The new couple is taking their on-screen romance to off-screen, the actress revealed in the new issue of Us Weekly. A source tells us that the couple’s chemistry on set “is electrifying.” …

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CBS Cancels ‘The Millers’ After Four Episodes

CBS has cancelled The Millers after being only four episodes into its sophomore season. The comedy, which has been airing on Monday nights after being moved from Thursday nights, “stars Will Arnett as a TV-news reporter and Margo Martindale and Beau Bridges as his bickering, separated parents, according to USA Today. The series was created by Greg Garcia, who also …

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Alyson Hannigan To Guest Star On The McCarthys

Actress Alyson Hannigan is set to return to CBS. On Friday, CBS announced that they would be bringing the How I Met Your Mother Actress on for a guest appearance on their freshman comedy The McCarthys, according to Entertainment Weekly. Hannigan will appear in the show’s Christmas episode, which is set to premiere on Thursday, December 18, as Pam, Marjorie …

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Lara Logan Under Ebola Quarantine

CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has quarantined herself regarding the Ebola virus after visiting Liberia to produce a segment for 60 Minutes, which aired Sunday. Logan, a South Africa native, checked into a hotel for 21 days in that country, and CBS revealed that she is set to leave this Friday. Four other members of the 60 Minutes …

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CBS Launches New 24-hour Online News Channel

CBS is taking another step into the streaming arena. Today, the network is launching a 24/7 streaming news channel. Broadcast on its website, as well as a handful of its apps and other streaming devices, the new online-only channel is called CBSN. And in a rather ambitious move, CBS says that it will offer live, anchored news from 9am to …

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CBS, Like HBO, Is Also Cutting the Cord with New Streaming Service

Not to be outdone by HBO and their theoretical cable-free content platform, CBS has announced a new subscription service that lets users watch the network’s programming both live and on-demand. It’s called CBS All Access, and it’s launching today on desktop, iOS, and Android. For $5.99 a month, users can watch full current seasons of 15 primetime shows (with new …

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Netflix Is Getting ‘Person Of Interest’ Next Year

On Wednesday, Netflix announced that it is getting the entire Friends series. It will be available on January 1st. This came as the result of a deal between Netflix and Warner Bros. Friends isn’t the only addition Netflix is getting out of that, however. Person of Interest is also coming. Deadline reports: Warner Bros boss Kevin Tsujihara told investors this …

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Téa Leoni Makes Comeback As ‘Madam Secretary’ On CBS

After a 16-year hiatus from TV, Téa Leoni makes a big comeback playing the title role in CBS’ new series, Madam Secretary. The actress plays Elizabeth McCord, the new Secretary of State who reluctantly accepted the appointment from the President (her former boss) following the mysterious death of her predecessor. The role seemed to fit Leoni perfectly, she told CBS …

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Nicki Minaj Reportedly Has Rehearsal Meltdown For Fashion Rocks 2014, CBS Censors Live Broadcast

Nicki Minaj sparked controversy before and during Fashion Rocks 2014, which was held on September 9, Tuesday. The buxom rapper threw a tantrum at rehearsals when she wasn’t given extra time to practice the number for the live performance of her single “Anaconda”. An insider from the concert told RadarOnline.com that Minaj threw a fit when she was refused more …

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Katie Couric: Did She Say Diane Sawyer Traded Sexual Favors For Stories?

In a book coming out in September titled The News Sorority, author Sheila Weller claims that CBS News anchor Katie Couric once made a snide remark about rival Diane Sawyer’s technique in getting stories. The incident involved Sawyer landing an interview with a 54-year-old woman who had just given birth to twins. When Couric heard about it, she allegedly remarked, …

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Morena Baccarin To Reprise Role On “The Mentalist”

Morena Baccarin is making a return to the hit show The Mentalist. The 35-year-old Baccarin will reprise her role as the seductive Erika Flynn in episode three of the upcoming season. CBS is going to air the seventh season of its immensely popular show in mid-season. Morena Baccarin played a sociopath who murdered her husband. When she offered help from …

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Kaley Cuoco and ‘TBBT’ Co-Stars Sign Big Contracts

Bazinga! When The Big Bang Theory first aired on CBS in 2007, no one would have guessed the show would be such a success. The show featured relatively unknown or has-been actors and rested upon a trite premise of nerds and geeks trying to exist in the real world. However, riding the waves of success created by How I Met …

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Halle Berry’s “Extant” Ratings Not Great

Halle Berry’s show, Extant, on CBS has been bumped to a new time slot. In case you’re a fan and didn’t get the news yet, Extant will now come on at 10 p.m. instead of 9 p.m. on Wednesdays. The move is reportedly the result of a fairly significant ratings disappointment for Halle Berry’s show. It premiered July 9th to …

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Halle Berry’s ‘Extant’ Moves to a Later Time Slot

The ratings haven’t been stellar for Extant, the CBS drama starring Oscar winning actress Halle Berry. CBS plans to rectify this by moving the freshman series to a later time-slot, effective immediately. In the series, Berry stars as Molly Woods, an astronaut who returns home after spending 13-months alone in space. Molly tries to readjust to her life, while also …

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Halle Berry: Happy To Play Role Of Expectant Mother

Halle Berry loves being pregnant, so it’s no surprise that she shines in her new role in the CBS series, Extant. “I’m the happiest in my life when I have been pregnant, truly. So to be pregnant again on a show right after giving birth didn’t scare me at all. I thought, ‘I’m going to ace that part of this, …

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