NBC cancels Hannibal after three seasons

Norman Weiss

NBC cancels Hannibal after 3 seasons

In a statement, exec producer Bryan Fuller said of his series getting the ax: “Hannibal is finishing his last course at NBC’s table this summer, but a hungry cannibal can always dine again. And personally, I look forward to my next meal with NBC.” PLUS: Hannibal is "exploring other distribution options."


Smash musical Bombshell is being adapted for the stage

Following the success of a recent charity performance of the Marilyn Monroe musical, NBC sibling Universal Stage Productions is developing a stage version of the show.


NBC sets fall premiere dates: Neil Patrick Harris’ Best Time Ever debuts Sept. 15

Harris’ variety show will premiere one week before NBC’s fall lineup.


CNN opted not to censor President Obama’s N-word on Marc Maron’s podcast

The president use of the N-word to make a point about enduring racism was censored on MSNBC and Fox News. PLUS: Maron weighs in on the media's coverage of Obama's N-word.


Aisha Tyler joins Criminal Minds

In Season 11, the Archer and The Talk star will recur as a psychologist who transitions to forensic psychology.


TMZ
stars are competing on The Amazing Race

Shevonne Sullivan and Kelly Berning, two of Harvey Levin’s longest-serving employees who are staples of his TV show, are part of the Season 27 cast. PLUS: Season 27 kicked off from Venice Beach.


Check out Empire co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard in their Lip Sync Battle

“Cookie" and “Lucious” will battle it out when the Spike TV show returns July 9.


Watch the first promo for Why? With Hannibal Buress

The comedian’s first Comedy Central series, featuring standup, filmed segments and interviews, debuts July 8.


CBS plans to reshoot pilot Doubt starring Laverne Cox

CBS has ordered a rewrite of the legal pilot that also starred KaDee Strickland and Dule Hill.


Bryan Cranston’s Sneaky Pete pilot may land on Amazon

Amazon is in talks to have its viewers weigh in whether the pilot, which CBS passed on, should be made to series.


Elmore Leonard’s Gunsights novel is being adapted for AMC by a Justified producer

Justified executive producer Chris Provenzano will continue working with Leonard material after his five years on the FX series.


Glee’s Amber Riley to star in a Christmas movie

Up’s My One Christmas Wish will tell the true story of a straight-A college student who turns to Craigslist to find a family to celebrate Christmas.


SNL
releases a Michael Keaton sketch that was cut for time

Even though Saturday Night Live’s 40th season wrapped more than a month ago, there is still material that’s left to be watched.

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