All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘network TV’

Megan Hilty Cast in NBC’s ‘Sean Saves the World

Megan Hilty, the actress best-known for role as the witch Glinda in the Broadway musical Wicked, has been cast in a new NBC comedy Sean Saves the World. Hilty recently performed on the NBC musical drama Smash. Sean Saves the World stars Sean Hayes as a divorced father whose 14-year-old daughter, played by Sami Isler, moves in with him. Hayes …

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Levine Caught Saying, ‘I Hate This Country’ on ‘The Voice’

NBC’s The Voice is the network’s answer to Fox’s ultra-popular network TV karaoke competition American Idol. Just like American Idol, fans of the show get some input on the outcome, voting on who they want to stay or go in any given week. This can be frustrating for judges on The Voice, who also serve as a coach for a …

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Kellie Pickler Wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Months of dancing and training all led up to one final episode of Dancing With the Stars. Now, Kellie Pickler has been crowned the latest champion of ABC’s network TV ballroom dancing competition. Pickler won the final round of Dancing With the Stars by out-dancing Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and actress Zendaya Coleman. Along the way she also survived the …

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Nicki Minaj Leaving American Idol [RUMOR]

One week ago, veteran American Idol judge Randy Jackson announced that he will not be returning for the 13th season of the hit network TV show. Jackson was the last remaining of the original three judges on the show, which also included Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell. Now, it appears that another current judge will not be returning for another …

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Robin Williams CBS Comedy Coming This Fall

CBS Entertainment today announced its new fall lineup, which includes an emphasis on the network‘s comedy programming. One of the more interesting new comedies announced is The Crazy Ones, a new show featuring comedian Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame. The show will premiere this fall in the 9:00 EST slot, just after The …

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Steve Carell Returning For ‘The Office’ Finale After All?

As the finale of The Office approaches, speculation is growing on where the show’s characters will end up and what the ending will be for what was once the most popular comedy on network TV. As a major part of the show’s success before leaving in 2011, it seemed like a given that Steve Carell would return to reprise his …

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No Steve Carell For The Office Finale

The popular U.S. version of TV comedy The Office is finally ending its eight-year run. The Office, which is the American spin-off of the British Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant comedy of the same name, caught on with American viewers largely due to Carell’s Michael Scott character. Carell left the show in 2011, and ratings have been falling ever since. So, when …

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Glee: School Shooting Episode Gets Mixed Reviews

[Author’s Note: Spoilers ahead] Network TV viewers who are still following the Fox show Glee got quite a treat Thursday evening. The only problem is, the consensus is still out on whether it was salty or sweet. This week’s Glee featured a ‘school shooting’ of sorts. Though no one is injured, two shots ring out through McKinley High. In the …

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Kevin Bacon: Apology Issued For Spoiler Post

[Author’s Note: This post contains the same spoilers Bacon has apologized for] Along with the instant, worldwide capabilities of the web has come the dreaded accidental spoiler. In the past, fans of a TV series would have to actively search for spoilers, but now every Tweet or blog post brings with it the risk of having the latest twists ruined. …

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Kendra Wilkinson Quits ‘Splash’ Over Fear of Heights

Kendra Wilkinson may be skilled at modeling, but it turns out that high-diving isn’t her thing. This week, the former Playboy model was failed to make her dive on the new ABC reality show Splash, which features celebrities learning how to dive. Wilkinson successfully made a dive on the show’s previous episode, but got cold feet on this week’s high-dive …

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Matt Lauer: ABC Rumored to Have Courted Him For Daytime Show With Katie Couric

Ever since Ann Curry was forced out of her position at the Today Show last year, the show has been losing viewers and Matt Lauer’s reputation has been taking a nose dive. Whether or not Lauer was responsible for Curry’s firing isn’t clear, but her replacement with the younger Savannah Guthrie rubbed fans the wrong way. This week, yet another …

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Pauley Perrette Ex-Husband Faces Jail Time For Restraining Order Violation

Network TV star Pauley Perrette was officially divorced from her first husband in 2006, but her marital troubles have only seemed to continue. TMZ is reporting that Perrette’s ex-husband, Coyote Shivers, has violated his restraining order. The musician has been charged with violating a court order and violating his probation, which he was placed on for sending “harassing” emails to …

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Ted Danson’s Daughter To Appear On ‘CSI’

Last week, CBS Entertainment announced that actor Ted Danson has signed on for two more years on the network TV show CSI. His character, D.B. Russel, will continue to be on the crime mystery show during season 14, along with co-stars Elisabeth Shue, George Eads, and others. This week, an actress Danson is very close to personally revealed that she …

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Ted Danson to Return to CSI in Season 14

CBS Entertainment today announced that CSI: Crime Scene Investigation has been renewed for its 14th season, which will air in 2013 and 2014. The hit show has been airing on CBS since 2000. The studio also announced that star Ted Danson will be returning to the show. The Cheers actor has signed on for two more years with the network …

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Eddie Murphy Gets Beverly Hills Cop TV Show Cameo

It’s been known since last fall that Eddie Murphy is trying to resurrect Beverly Hills Cop as a network TV show. The comedian/actor is producing the show, which will star character Axel Foley’s son. At the time it was announced, Murphy speculated that Axel Foley would be the chief of police in Detroit and would “show up here and there” …

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Stern to Replace Fallon? Late Night Rumors Heat Up

With NBC’s primetime lineup tanking and Jay Leno set to retire from The Tonight Show in 2014, NBC execs must be scrambling to find someone popular to put on TV. Jimmy Fallon is the odds-on favorite to take the Tonight Show reins, but the latest late night NBC programming rumors about who could take Fallon’s place might surprise some. The …

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Gillian Anderson Pilot Ordered by NBC

TV Guide this week reported that Gillian Anderson, best known for her role as Dana Scully in X-Files, has been cast in a TV pilot for NBC. Cast alongside Anderson is Rachael Taylor, known for her work on Grey’s Anatomy, Charlie’s Angels, and 666 Park Avenue. According to TV Guide, Anderson and Taylor will play sisters in the new show, …

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NBC Falls to Fifth Place After Poor Sweeps Showing

Deadline this week is reporting that NBC is projected to fall to fifth place among adults ages 18 to 49 after a dismal sweeps showing. While CBS raked in ratings for established shows such as The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men, as well as the its coverage of this year’s Super Bowl. Fox continued to ride …

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