Fox Cuts Low-Rated Minority Report Down to 10 Episodes

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Fox cuts low-rated Minority Report down to 10 episodes

The original 13-episode order was reduced after three weeks of disappointing ratings. Fox hasn’t made a decision on cancelation, however, but Variety reports that it’s likely that Episode 10 will serve as the series finale.


Joy Behar lands a weekly late-night talk show on TLC

Late Night Joy, debuting Nov. 4, will run a half hour and will be filmed in The View star’s apartment.


Blindspot earns a full season

The NBC drama is the first new fall show to get picked up for a full season. PLUS: Blindspot adds a Borgias alum.


On October 11, 1975, Saturday Night Live premiered and Bill and Hillary Clinton got married

Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of what could be described as two enduring American institutions, who’ve become well acquainted over the past quarter-century. Bill was 29 and Hillary 27 — both working as University of Arkansas law professors — when they tied the knot at their home in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Oct. 11, 1975 (see their wedding photo). Hours later, SNL launched with an “insane first show” starring George Carlin as host. PLUS: How Kate McKinnon transforms into Hillary Clinton.


Samantha Bee on Vanity Fair’s all-male late-night host cover: "I got so angry. I was just like, 'f*ck you’”

"I think it tapped into something,” she says of the photo shoot controversy and her tweeted response. "I think people are feeling exhausted by it. We're all just so fatigued by it. Can we just have a f*cking women's face in that lineup, for one time, maybe?"


Undateable star splits his tongue hours before tonight’s live show

Rick Glassman accidentally bit into his tongue while eating a toasted bagel. PLUS: Undateable stars went on a full-on social-media blitz to promote the live episodes, and a history of live primetime shows.


Donald Trump seems to have learned from The Apprentice — and his apprentices

"He’s lived and campaigned by reality-show creeds,” says James Poniewozik. "There’s no such thing as bad attention; apologies are weakness; whining is for haters and losers. And winning (Mr. Trump’s favorite gerund, like Charlie Sheen’s) is its own justification. Like the winners on Survivor who eventually get praised for backstabbing their way to victory — they were just playing the game! — Mr. Trump has thus far been able to make his poll numbers the rationale for his tactics.”


Mr. Robot Season 2 will “get really f*ckin’ dark"

That’s what Rami Malek says creator Sam Esmail told him. Malek also says he was told "it’s going to get worse.”


Bradley Cooper will be back on Limitless later this month

Cooper will be back Oct. 27, but creator Craig Sweeney won’t say how many more cameos Cooper will make this season.


Teen Wolf returns Jan. 6

Watch the Season 6B trailer, as unveiled at New York Comic-Con.


Hook’s dad is coming to Once Upon a Time

Future episodes will revolve around Hook’s past.


Agent Carter adds a Newsroom vet

Wynn Everett will play Whitney Frost, AKA Madame Masque, in Season 2. PLUS: Outlander‘s Lotte Verbeek to play Jarvis’ wife.


CBS orders American Gothic, a murder-mystery

American Gothic revolves around an elite Boston family who learns their recently deceased patriarch might have been a serial killer. PLUS: CBS orders Greg Berlanti’s Out of Body.


Seth Meyers: Viewers want their late-night hosts to be opinionated

“There’s been a shift in the last 20 years of late night,” says the Late Night host, citing hosts like Stephen Colbert and the recently departed Jon Stewart. “People want to know a host’s point of view.”


Go behind the scenes of The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story

Lifetime’s latest “Unauthorized” film airs Saturday.


Disney XD picks up Season 2 of Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy

About 4.4 million have watched the animated series.


Keegan-Michael Key surprised Penn State football players dressed as the coach

The Key & Peele star is being honored by his alma mater this weekend — and he just happens to be a dead ringer for head football coach James Franklin.


BBC America’s The Last Kingdom works as a complement to Vikings

Actually, the eight-part drama from the Downton Abbey producers is everything that FX’s The Bastard Executioner should be.


Amazon’s Red Oaks is good, but it might’ve been better off as a movie

The Steven Soderbergh-produced ‘80s-set country club drama never really adds up to sum of its parts. PLUS: Red Oaks is an affectionate homage but not a satire of ‘80s movies, and why producers avoided snark.


The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman: Season 6 is the “most intense” yet

“The first few episodes hit the ground running, and there’ll be pretty big cliffhangers at the end of every episode,” he says. PLUS: Kirkman contrasts his two Walking Dead series, The Walking Dead needs to find more intelligent themes, and how the show mastered the art of the flashback.


Check out a brief documentary on Stephen Colbert’s Ed Sullivan Theater renovation

Says Colbert: "I just knew that it had been a Broadway theater and I didn't know whether we could return it to something that looked different than what Mr. Letterman had ... but I also didn't want to ruin the intimacy that Dave had created."


Zach Gilford and Kiele Sanchez suffer a late-term miscarriage

The Friday Night Lights alum and The Glades alum were expecting a baby boy to be born next month.