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Peter Sarsgaard Joins the Cast of Hulu’s Drama Series “The Looming Tower”

Peter Sarsgaard (Jackie) is set for a lead role opposite Jeff Daniels and Tahar Rahim in Hulu’s straight-to-series drama The Looming Tower. Based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 9/11 exposé, the series hails from Oscar-nominated Dan Futterman (Foxcatcher), Oscar- and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Going Clear) and Legendary Television. The Looming Tower traces the […]

CBS Adds Glenn Gordon Caron to “Bull” as New Showrunner

“Bull” is getting a new showrunner in the form of television veteran Glenn Gordon Caron. Caron is best known for creating the series “Moonlighting,” which was an early starring vehicle for Bruce Willis, and the supernatural drama “Medium,” which starred Patricia Arquette. The shows ran for five and seven seasons respectively. The move comes as […]

Hulu Has Renewed “Shut Eye” for Its Second Season

Hulu has given a second-season pickup to drama Shut Eye starring Jeffrey Donovan with a new showrunner. Former Hell On Wheels showrunner John Shiban will take over the helm of the show under a new overall deal he has signed with Sony Pictures TV. He will replace David Hudgins, who was showrunner in Season 1. […]

Colin Farrell to Star as Oliver North IN New Amazon Series

Colin Farrell is returning to TV with a starring role in Amazon’s new limited series about the Iran-Contra affair. Farrell will play former U.S. marine Oliver North, who was integral in the 1980s scandal involving sales of U.S. weapons to Iran through back channels and profits being distributed to Contras in Nicaragua. “The Lobster” director […]

MLB Network Comes to PlayStation Vue Service

Sony’s live streaming TV service Vue has added the MLB Network, exclusive carrier of the WBC, to its stable of channels starting today. To get it you’ll need to subscribe to the Core package, which starts at $35 per month in most US cities aside from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco and […]

CBS Renews “The Big Bang Theory” for 48 Episodes Over Two Seasons

After months of high-stakes negotiations, The Big Bang Theory has secured a two-season, 48-episode renewal at CBS, the network announced Monday. The pact ensures that TV’s No. 1 comedy — currently in its 10th season — will stick around through Season 12. Late last month it was reported that a renewal deal between CBS and […]

Penelope Cruz to Join the Cast of “Versace: American Crime Story”

Penélope Cruz has been tapped to star as Donatella Versace, the sister of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace, in Versace: American Crime Story, the third installment in the Emmy-winning anthology series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. Donatella Versace is a central character in Versace, with the role attracting A-list actresses looking to […]

Comedy Central Says Yes to Season 2 of “Detroiters”

Comedy Central has given a second-season order to new comedy series Detroiters, executive produced, created and written by Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson — who also star — Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Jason Sudeikis, and Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer. The second season will launch next year. “Sam and Tim’s […]

Sesame Street Intros New Muppet ‘Julia’ Who Has Autism

Julia loves singing and playing games – and she has autism. The muppet character has joined the squad of “Sesame Street.” The popular children’s television show is known for its inclusive approach. The creators of “Sesame Street” announced Sunday that the popular show would introduce a muppet named Julia who has autism. The green-eyed, red-haired […]

America Will Have Its Own Version of BBC’s Hit “Top Gear”

BBC America is doubling down on “Top Gear.” The network is adding an American version of its popular car and racing show to its lineup that still includes the original British “Top Gear,” now in its 24th season. “Top Gear America” will premiere later this year with eight hour-long episodes. As with the original, “Top […]

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