Making a Murderer Filmmakers are Poised to Film Season 2

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Making a Murderer filmmakers are poised to film Season 2

Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos have taken preliminary steps to return to filming to document what will happen to Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. “From our perspective this story is obviously not over,” says Ricciardi. “It’s real life and (Avery and Brendan Dassey’s) cases are both still pending.”


David Spade is set to return to TV with Tina Fey’s The Kicker pilot

Spade will play a sports agent and brother of Geoff Stults' former pro football kicker character on the CBS multicamera comedy pilot from Fey and her comedy team of Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock. PLUS: CSI:NY alum Vanessa Ferlito joins CBS’ Nancy Drew drama pilot.


24: Legacy
gets Jimmy Smits to play a U.S. Senator

Smits has joined the 24 reboot as the husband of Miranda Otto, who’s playing the former head of CTU.


USA cancels Satisfaction

The Matt Passmore drama lasted two seasons.


Melissa Harris-Perry walks off her MSNBC show after a series of preemptions

In an e-mail to her bosses at MSNBC, Harris-Perry expressed frustration that her weekend show keeps getting pulled from presidential campaign coverage. “I will not be used as a tool for their purposes,” she wrote. “I am not a token, mammy, or little brown bobble head. I am not owned by (NBC News chairman Andrew) Lack, (MSNBC president Phil) Griffin or MSNBC. I love our show. I want it back.”


Here’s what Full House is actually like in today’s gentrifying San Francisco

The actual house on Full House is today worth $3.1 million.


Star Trek reboot has hired the best Trek movie writer

Nicholas Meyer co-wrote and directed Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, which saved the franchise after a disappointing first movie.


House of Cards names its new showrunners

Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese have been promoted from the writing staff to replace Beau Willimon.