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Sat, 18 Jan 2020 04:00:01 -0600
<![CDATA[Cynthia Erivo Talks Singing Live on Set for 'Genius: Aretha']]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Cynthia-Erivo-Talks-Singing-Live-on-Set-for-Genius-Aretha-78345
Cynthia Erivo confirmed the rumor that she is indeed singing live on set for “Genius: Aretha.” During the Nat Geo series’ Television Critics’ Association press tour pane, Erivo discussed how singing live allowed her to capture the voice and essence of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. “Singing is my second language, the rumor is true, I do sing live on set,” Erivo said. “It allows me to connect to her music in a way, to open up and...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:21:09 -0600
<![CDATA[Ken Tales Gone Wild: David Wild Dishes on 20 Years With Grammy Legend Ken Ehrlich]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Ken-Tales-Gone-Wild-David-Wild-Dishes-on-20-Years-With-Grammy-Legend-Ken-Ehrlich-78344
A lot will be said in the days and years to come about all the amazing and unforgettable Grammy Moments that Ken Ehrlich has somehow made happen decade after decade live on the Grammy Awards. Likely, a lot of it has already been said by my longtime mentor and lifelong friend Ken himself to Chris Willman in the surrounding pages of this distinguished publication that shares a name with the precise and splendid quality Ken has consistently brought to Music’s Biggest Night...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:19:41 -0600
<![CDATA[Psych 2 Adds Million Little Things' Allison Miller, Sarah Chalke, Others]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Psych-2-Adds-Million-Little-Things-Allison-Miller-Sarah-Chalke-Others-78343
A Million Little Things fans tuning in for the Psych 2 will do a double take, seeing as Allison Miller — who plays Maggie to James Roday’s Gary on the ABC drama — has been revealed as part of the TV-movie sequel’s cast. Also on board for Psych 2, per our sister site Deadline, are Sarah Chalke (Scrubs), Richard Schiff (The Good Doctor) and Kadeem Hardison (A Different World). Premiering on the upcoming Peacock streaming service,&nb...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:16:51 -0600
<![CDATA[Salvador Calvo Joins Lagardere Studios' Boomerang TV (Exclusive)]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Salvador-Calvo-Joins-Lagardere-Studios-Boomerang-TV-Exclusive-78342
MADRID  — Spanish film-TV director Salvador Calvo, who made his mark with his debut feature, 2016’s “1898, Our Last Men in the Philippines,” plus a string of admired TV series, is joining Madrid-based Boomerang TV, a bastion of Spanish scripted fiction over the last two decades. Calvo – whose latest movie, Telvcinco Cinema’s immigration drama “Adu,” bows shortly via Paramount in Spain – already has a strong relations with Boomerang...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:14:10 -0600
<![CDATA['House of Flowers' Manolo Caro Confirmed as Iberseries Jury President (Exclusive)]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/House-of-Flowers-Manolo-Caro-Confirmed-as-Iberseries-Jury-President-Exclusive-78340
MADRID  — Mexico’s Manolo Caro, creator-director-writer of Netflix hit “La Casa de las Flores” (“The House of Flowers”), will preside the jury of the first Iberseries, one of the Spanish-speaking world’s first TV festivals to be clearly staged not only for local audiences but the whole of Ibero-America. Focusing on Spanish-language drama series and promoted by Spain’s Secuoya Foundation, the inaugural edition of Iberseries ...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:13:21 -0600
<![CDATA[Natpe 2020: Industryites Hope Marquee Names Help Drive Daytime Turnaround]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Natpe-2020-Industryites-Hope-Marquee-Names-Help-Drive-Daytime-Turnaround-78341
A little momentum goes a long way in daytime. After a long slump, the first-run syndication market has come back to life this year with several high-profile new talk shows headed for this year’s NATPE conference in Miami, which runs Jan. 21-23. Nick Cannon is extending his multimedia endeavors into daytime. So is actor-entrepreneur Drew Barrymore. Judge Lauren Lake of MGM’s “Paternity Court” will come out from behind the bench to host a hal...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:11:54 -0600
<![CDATA['Little America' Boss on Wanting to Tell Immigrant 'Stories That Had More Hope Than Anything']]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Little-America-Boss-on-Wanting-to-Tell-Immigrant-Stories-That-Had-More-Hope-Than-Anything-78338
“Little America” launches on Apple TV Plus at a time when the immigrant experience is a hot topic in the media, but the stories the writers and producers behind the new anthology series wanted to tell were not about race, says co-creator and showrunner Lee Eisenberg. “All of the stories are meant to be slices of life and snapshots of moments in someone’s life. These are not biopics where we’re starting with someone’s birth and ending on their d...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:06:52 -0600
<![CDATA[Gwyneth Paltrow's 'The Goop Lab': TV Review]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Gwyneth-Paltrow-s-The-Goop-Lab-TV-Review-78339
“Being the person people believe me to be,” Gwyneth Paltrow says in the first episode of her new unscripted series, “is inherently traumatic.” The fact that this remark will likely induce eye rolls proves the point. Paltrow, in her period of fame as perhaps the most prominent embodiment of wellness culture, is followed as or more closely by detractors as admirers. Enduring life as both person and persona has its purposes though: For one thing, it can be weaponi...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:05:25 -0600
<![CDATA[Meryl Streep Joins Apple TV+ Animated Earth Day Short Film]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Meryl-Streep-Joins-Apple-TV-Animated-Earth-Day-Short-Film-78336
Meryl Streep will lead a cast lending their voices to an animated short film that will premiere on Apple TV+ on April 17 in celebration of Earth Day. “Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth,” based on the 2017 Time magazine Best Book of the Year by Oliver Jeffers, will be narrated by Streep and feature the voices of Jacob Tremblay, Chris O’Dowd, and Ruth Negga. The short follows a precocious 7-year-old (Tremblay, “Room”) who, over the course o...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:04:22 -0600
<![CDATA[Ratings: Perfect Harmony Eyes Lows, Evil Rises, Deputy Dips Again]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Ratings-Perfect-Harmony-Eyes-Lows-Evil-Rises-Deputy-Dips-Again-78334
Perfect Harmony is singing a sad song after slipping to series lows with its penultimate episode. NBC’s freshman comedy this Thursday drew just 1.3 million total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating, ticking down week-to-week to its lowest numbers yet. In fact, every NBC Thursday sitcom dipped this week, with Superstore (2.7 mil/0.6) tying its season low in the demo, The Good Place (1.9 mil/0.5) hitting season lows and Will & Grace (2.1 mil/0.4) tying its seaso...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:02:41 -0600
<![CDATA[Meryl Streep to Narrate Apple Animated Short About Earth Day]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Meryl-Streep-to-Narrate-Apple-Animated-Short-About-Earth-Day-78335
Meryl Streep is the latest big name heading to Apple. The acclaimed actor is attached to narrate a forthcoming animated short film about Earth Day, which is slated to premiere April 17 on Apple TV Plus. Titled “Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth,” the short will also feature the voices of “State of the Union” star Chris O’Dowd, young “Room” breakout Jacob Tremblay, and “Loving” star Ruth Negga. In celebration...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:02:02 -0600
<![CDATA[TV Ratings: 'Last Man Standing' Leads Fox to Thursday Win]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/TV-Ratings-Last-Man-Standing-Leads-Fox-to-Thursday-Win-78333
“Last Man Standing” helped Fox to a TV ratings win on a relatively quiet Thursday night. The Tim Allen-led comedy scored a 0.8 rating for both episodes, with the first drawing 4.6 million total viewers and the second 4.9 million. Freshman drama “Deputy” followed it up with a 0.6 rating and 3.6 million viewers, down from a 0.7 and 4 million last episode. The highest rated and most watched show on the night was “Young Sheldon” on CBS w...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:01:02 -0600
<![CDATA[How 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Prepared Ilana Pena for 'Diary of a Future President']]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/How-Crazy-Ex-Girlfriend-Prepared-Ilana-Pena-for-Diary-of-a-Future-President-78332
At first glance, the CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” and Disney Plus’s “Diary of a Future President” could not be more different. The former centered on a woman with borderline personality disorder who overturned her life multiple times for a chance at love but who still struggled in relationships because she didn’t fully love herself, while the latter follows the trials and tribulations of coming of age as a middle schooler, who will one day grow up to be th...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:59:39 -0600
<![CDATA[Little Fires Everywhere Trailer Ignites a Feud Between Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington - Watch]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Little-Fires-Everywhere-Trailer-Ignites-a-Feud-Between-Reese-Witherspoon-and-Kerry-Washington-Watch-78329
Things are getting pretty heated between Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington in this new trailer for Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere. Released Friday during Hulu’s presentation at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., the 90-second sneak peek paints a haunting picture of an idyllic suburban existence going quite literally up in flames. Based on the 2017 novel by Celeste Ng, Little Fires Everywhere follows &ldq...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:58:26 -0600
<![CDATA[Which 'Crisis' Absence Was Most Odd? Who Is Grey's New Person? Did NCIS Waste Bobby Ewing? And More TV Qs!]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Which-Crisis-Absence-Was-Most-Odd-Who-Is-Grey-s-New-Person-Did-NCIS-Waste-Bobby-Ewing-And-More-TV-Qs-78330
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Grey’s Anatomy, Manifest, the Arrowverse and NCIS! 1 | Who’s going to be Meredith Grey’s person now?! 2 | Wait, so High School Musical: The Musical: The Series was only putting on a show that elaborate for one night? 3 | Did anyone...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:55:10 -0600
<![CDATA[Julia Louis-Dreyfus Signs Overall Deal With Apple TV Plus]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Julia-Louis-Dreyfus-Signs-Overall-Deal-With-Apple-TV-Plus-78331
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, of “Veep” and “Seinfeld” fame, has inked an overall deal with Apple TV Plus to develop new projects exclusively for the platform as executive producer and star. “I am thrilled about this new partnership with my friends at Apple,” said Louis-Dreyfus. “Also, many thanks and kudos to my representatives for structuring the deal in such a way that I am paid in AirPods.” The Apple deal will be the actor-producer&rsqu...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:53:23 -0600
<![CDATA[Steve Martin and Martin Short to Star in True Crime Comedy for Hulu]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Steve-Martin-and-Martin-Short-to-Star-in-True-Crime-Comedy-for-Hulu-78327
Two amigos, Steve Martin and Martin Short, are set to headline a true crime comedy at Hulu. The streaming service announced on Friday morning at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena that it has given a straight-to-series order to an untitled, 20th Century Fox Television comedy about three strangers who share an obsession with true crime — and then suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. Martin and John Hoffman (Grace & Frankie, Looking)...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:52:24 -0600
<![CDATA[Dollface, Wu-Tang Renewed at Hulu]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Dollface-Wu-Tang-Renewed-at-Hulu-78328
You’ll be seeing a lot more of Kat Dennings’ Dollface in the new year, now that Hulu has picked up the surreal comedy for Season 2. In addition, the streamer has ordered a second season of Wu-Tang: An American Saga. Both announcements were made Friday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif. Dollface, which premiered on Nov. 15, centers on a recently dumped woman (Dennings) who tries to rekindle the female friendships she left ...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:51:18 -0600
<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Urges Dems to 'Vote for the Person Most Likely to Win' in 2020]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Hillary-Clinton-Urges-Dems-to-Vote-for-the-Person-Most-Likely-to-Win-in-2020-78325
Hillary Clinton called for Americans to come to grips with “basic facts” of reality in an appearance at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Friday. “We’ve got to somehow understand that you can’t make good decisions in a democracy if we can’t even agree on basic facts, if we cant have some understanding of what the evidence is on which we base our decisions,” Clinton said. “And even though the media has a great role in tra...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:50:04 -0600
<![CDATA[Hulu Orders Steve Martin-Martin Short Comedy, Unveils DreamWorks Animation Originals]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Hulu-Orders-Steve-Martin-Martin-Short-Comedy-Unveils-DreamWorks-Animation-Originals-78326
Actors and comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short are coming to Hulu with a true-crime spoof. The streaming service has picked up a straight-to-series comedy starring the pair, announced Hulu senior vice president of originals Craig Erwich at the Television Critics Assn. winter press tour on Friday. The yet-to-be-titled series involves “three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.” Co...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:49:22 -0600
<![CDATA['Servant' Boss Breaks Down Season 1 Finale Cliffhanger, Plans for Season 2]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Servant-Boss-Breaks-Down-Season-1-Finale-Cliffhanger-Plans-for-Season-2-78323
Tony Basgallop’s “Servant” for Apple TV Plus began with a young woman named Leanne (Nell Tiger Free) being brought into a couple’s home to care for their reborn doll. Dorothy (Lauren Ambrose) couldn’t face the tragedy of losing her infant son Jericho, so her husband Sean (Toby Kebbell) allowed her to believe the baby was still with them, through the use of the doll. Only, shortly after Leanne’s arrival, the doll was replaced with a living, breathing baby. But ...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:48:20 -0600
<![CDATA[Ramy Season 2, Elle Fanning Comedy The Great Get Hulu Premiere Dates]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Ramy-Season-2-Elle-Fanning-Comedy-The-Great-Get-Hulu-Premiere-Dates-78324
Ramy Youssef’s spiritual journey will resume this spring, when the critically acclaimed Ramy returns for Season 2. Hulu has confirmed that the semi-autobiographical comedy — which earned Youssef a Golden Globe for Lead Actor in a Comedy or Musical — will drop all 10 episodes on Friday, May 29. As previously reported, Season 2 will feature two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali in an as-yet-unspecified role. The new episodes will follow the series’ title cha...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:40:27 -0600
<![CDATA[Norman Lear Award Recipient Marta Kauffman Got Her Start From the TV Icon]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Norman-Lear-Award-Recipient-Marta-Kauffman-Got-Her-Start-From-the-TV-Icon-78322
As fate would have it, Norman Lear gave Marta Kauffman, recipient of this year’s Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television at the PGA Awards, her first job in television development close to 35 years ago. The result was “The Powers That Be,” which Kauffman created with David Crane and Lear executive produced. The NBC sitcom aired for two seasons between 1992 and 1993. Like Lear, Kauffman is prolific. In addition to “Friends,” she is ...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:36:45 -0600
<![CDATA[TVLine Items: Brockmire Final Season Trailer, AMC's Quiz Premiere and More]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/TVLine-Items-Brockmire-Final-Season-Trailer-AMC-s-Quiz-Premiere-and-More-78320
The future has arrived in a newly released trailer for the fourth and final season of Brockmire, premiering Wednesday, March 18 on IFC. The upcoming farewell run jumps ahead “10 years into the future of Jim’s life and all the other characters’ lives,” showrunner Joel Church-Cooper previously told TVLine. “Amanda Peet [is back for] five episodes, so it’s really a return to the Jules and Jim dynamic, but it’s different because both people h...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:35:39 -0600
<![CDATA[Karlie Kloss Reveals Voting Plans After 'Project Runway' Kushners Viral Moment]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Karlie-Kloss-Reveals-Voting-Plans-After-Project-Runway-Kushners-Viral-Moment-78321
Andy Cohen wasted no time addressing the elephant in the room when Karlie Kloss visited “Watch What Happens Live” on Thursday night. Though Kloss “was honored to be one of the first memes of the decade” — referring to her now-viral moment with booted “Project Runway” contestant Tyler Neasloney, who referenced her in-laws, the Kushners, on the show — she said the real tragedy of the situation was “how terrible that dress was. I...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:33:22 -0600
<![CDATA[Los Angeles On-Location Production Slides 5% in Fourth Quarter]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Los-Angeles-On-Location-Production-Slides-5-in-Fourth-Quarter-78319
Overall on-location filming in Los Angeles dropped 5% from October through December, according to a report released by permitting agency FilmLA on Friday. Officials said the decline in overall shoot days to 9,839 was due partly to record activity levels in 2018, which generated the highest level of local production activity of any quarter in 25 years, with 10,359 shoot days. Most of the decline came from commercials and other categories outside features and television. Fourth-quarter...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:32:00 -0600
<![CDATA['High Fidelity': Zoe Kravitz Personally Called Colleen Atwood About Costumes for the Hulu Update]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/High-Fidelity-Zoe-Kravitz-Personally-Called-Colleen-Atwood-About-Costumes-for-the-Hulu-Update-78317
When the upcoming “High Fidelity” TV show was nearing the start of production, there was no one in place to head up the costume department. Luckily, series star Zoe Kravitz knew exactly who to call. “Colleen Atwood is a legend. I had worked with her on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and we were having a really hard time finding someone to do the costumes and that’s a really important element to the story. I called Colleen asking her if she knew someone who could do it&he...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:30:36 -0600
<![CDATA['Little Fires Everywhere' Team Talks Adapting Themes of Motherhood and Race, Importance of Inclusive Writers' Room]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/Little-Fires-Everywhere-Team-Talks-Adapting-Themes-of-Motherhood-and-Race-Importance-of-Inclusive-Writers-Room-78318
When Reese Witherspoon first read Celeste Ng’s 2017 novel “Little Fires Everywhere,” she was struck by the very many complex themes around motherhood and womanhood, as well as race and class portrayed within the pages. In wanting to adapt it for the screen through her Hello Sunshine banner, she knew she needd a true partner with whom she could have “many conversations” and would “actually…show up and do the work,” she said at the Televis...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:29:46 -0600
<![CDATA[The Simpsons: Hank Azaria Says He'll No Longer Be the Voice of Apu]]> https://www.tvbuzer.com/news/The-Simpsons-Hank-Azaria-Says-He-ll-No-Longer-Be-the-Voice-of-Apu-78315
Big news coming out of Springfield: The Simpsons star Hank Azaria says he’ll no longer be the voice of Apu on the show. “All we know there is I won’t be doing the voice anymore, unless there’s some way to transition it or something,” Azaria told Slashfilm at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Thursday. “We all made the decision together… We all agreed on it. We all feel like it’s the right thing ...]]>
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 02:28:12 -0600