The Pilot

CBS has ordered pilots for a reboot of “Matlock” starring Kathy Bates and a spinoff of “The Good Wife” starring Carrie Preston, Variety has learned. The new version of “Matlock” hails from Jennie Snyder Urman, who will write and executive produce the pilot under her Sutton Street Productions banner. Bates…

“She is embedded in the tapestry that is pop culture and in our hearts always as Wednesday Addams.”

“She is embedded in the tapestry that is pop culture and in our hearts always as Wednesday Addams.”

“She is embedded in the tapestry that is pop culture and in our hearts always as Wednesday Addams.”

“She wasn’t who she said she was, there was this grift, this con that I found exciting to play. And I also saw that there was something broken about Elena that I could relate to.” — Mariel Molino

Brett Goldstein and Bill Lawrence didn’t have to do much to convince Harrison Ford to co-star in their new Apple TV+ comedy series, “Shrinking.” In the show, Jason Segel stars as a therapist who is facing his own personal issues, including the unexpected death of his wife. Ford plays his…

Leno broke multiple bones in a freak motorcycle accident last week, mere months after his infamous facial burn fiasco.

Fox has released a first look at the upcoming special, “TMZ Investigates: Lisa Marie Presley: Unending Tragedy,” which premieres Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. PT on the network. The all-new special will look into the death of Lisa Marie Presley, the musician and only child of Elvis Presley, who died on…

Rachel Brosnahan is attached to lead a new limited series in the works at Amazon, Variety has learned exclusively. The series is currently titled “Lois & Varga” and is based on a short story by Lisa Taddeo. Miriam Battye is adapting the story for the screen, with “Bodies Bodies Bodies”…

Kirstie Alley was a godsend to “Cheers” when she joined the storied NBC sitcom in 1987, famed director- producer James Burrows recalled Monday as he paid tribute to the comedic star. “She was funny and she was gorgeous. You don’t find those two things together too often,” Burrows told Variety…

After seven seasons, the Bordelon family’s journey came to an end. “Queen Sugar” signed off on Tuesday night with a poetic series finale centered around the importance of family — in all its forms. Series creator Ava DuVernay wrote the finale, titled “For They Existed,” and returned to the director’s…

In an episode of ABC’s “The Goldbergs,” youngest son Adam (Sean Giambrone, playing the creator of the autobiographical sitcom) suffers a grievous lapse in judgment. It’s Mother’s Day, but rather than spend time with his devoted, if meddling mother, he wants to see “Willow,” the potentially life-changing new George Lucas…