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Posted by NYPAA News | 31 January 2018
‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes’ ‘Gilded Age’ Drama Picked Up to Series at NBC

The network has given a 10-episode order to the project, which has been in the works since 2012.read more Powered by WPeMatico

Posted by NYPAA News | 31 January 2018
Katherine Heigl Joins ‘Suits’ as Season 8 Series Regular

She'll help fill the void created by the upcoming exit of Meghan Markle.read more Powered by WPeMatico

Posted by NYPAA News | 31 January 2018
George Clooney Tells David Letterman About Meeting Amal: “We Stayed Up All Night Talking”

The 'Catch-22' star and director recalls his first impression of his wife on an upcoming episode of David Letterman's Netflix talk show.read more Powered by WPeMatico

Posted by NYPAA News | 31 January 2018
‘The Carmichael Show’ Showrunner Renews Overall Deal at 20th TV

Danielle Sanchez-Witzel will develop new projects for the studio, while also serving as a consultant on rookie comedy 'L.A. to Vegas.'read more Powered by WPeMatico

Posted by NYPAA News | 31 January 2018
Fox Orders Multicultural Workplace Comedy Pilot ‘Dan the Weatherman’

It's written by 'The Life and Times of Tim' creator Steve Dildarian.read more Powered by WPeMatico

Posted by Daniel Holloway | 31 January 2018
Animation Exec Katie Krentz Signs Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran animation executive Katie Krentz has signed an overall deal with CBS Television Studios. It is the first such agreement for Krentz, who recently wrapped a five-year tenure at Cartoon Network, where she was senior director of development. “Making the transition from executive to producer felt like the natural next step for me, and I’m...

Posted by Dave McNary | 31 January 2018
‘Riverdale’ Star KJ Apa to Lead Romantic Comedy ‘The Last Summer’

“Riverdale” star KJ Apa has been signed to lead the ensemble cast for Gulfstream Pictures’ romantic comedy “The Last Summer.” Gulfstream principal Bill Bindley is directing from a script he co-wrote with his brother, Scott Bindley, with a polish by April Prosser (“Plus One”). “The Last Summer” follows a group of young adults whose lives...

Posted by Adam Hetrick | 31 January 2018
Patti LuPone Will Offer Intimate Theatrical Evening at Chicago’s Steppenwolf

The two-time Tony Award winner will be joined by Seth Rudetsky for the March shows. Source: Playbill

Posted by Danielle Turchiano | 31 January 2018
‘Queer Eye’ Star on Reboot: ‘Helping People is Never Going to Get Old’

An iconic TV series known for its eye-popping makeovers just got one of its own. On Feb. 7, Netflix will unveil eight new one-hour episodes of “Queer Eye” — a freshening up of the groundbreaking 2003-07 Bravo Emmy winner in which five outspoken gay men beautified the lives of hapless city slickers. In its heyday,...

Posted by Jem Aswad | 31 January 2018
Charlie Walk Placed on Leave by Republic Records After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Republic Records Group president Charlie Walk has been placed on leave in the wake of sexual-misconduct allegations against him in a bombshell open letter posted Monday by Life Lab founder Tristan Coopersmith, with whom he worked at Columbia Records several years ago. According to Deadline, a second woman — a former Universal marketing executive who...