Lena Dunham Envisions 6 Seasons and a Movie for Girls
Lena Dunham envisions 6 seasons and a movie for Girls
Lena Dunham tells Variety she’s only spoken to HBO about doing her show for six seasons — Season 5, in fact, will begin with a time-jump. “I think America has a tendency to push shows past their due dates,” she says. “I like the British model — in and out.” Dunham also says she’d like to revisit Girls as a movie in about a decade. “I have fantasies of us all coming back when we’re 40,” she says. “We’d want to wait long enough for something to have really gone down.”
Trevor Noah’s Daily Show will launch some time in the fall
After Jon Stewart leaves on August 6, The Daily Show will go on hiatus for the rest of the summer.
Whitney Cummings to create and star in an HBO relationship comedy pilot
Based on NY Times columnist Maureen Dowd’s book Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide, Cummings will star in a comedy pilots about modern relationships. Cummings has also signed on to star in an HBO standup special.
The problem with a Full House reboot: All this money isn’t going to something new
“The danger of all this revivalism is that the shows could work, just well enough,” says James Poniewozik. “Making a reboot could be the most foolproof way of putting on a show with a built-in audience, but one whose highest upside will always be less than the original. That’s the problem with making TV shows based on what you already know your viewers once liked. You guarantee you will never make the next thing that they’ll love.” PLUS: How Fuller House happened: A 100-episode reboot was the original pitch, What if Fuller House doesn’t suck?, all the times the Full House cast has “reunited” over the past 2 years, Candace Cameron-Bure says “they’re not trying to remake Full House,” and Lori Loughlin wants “fair” money to return.
Simon Cowell lobbied to replace Howard Stern on America’s Got Talent
Wikileaks’ Sony email leak reveals how NBC rejected Cowell’s plan to replace Stern as a judge on America’s Got Talent — even though it’s his show.
Claim: Grey’s Anatomy is ready to dump “diva” Patrick Dempsey
Dempsey is under contract through next season. But according to Page Six, he may be written out of the show sooner thanks to his “diva” behavior.
792 Justified souvenirs are up for auction
Raylan’s horseshoe ring, Limehouse’s rubber pig’s head and Wynn Duffy’s are among the items available at Screebid.com.
TV Land renews Younger for Season 2
“Younger is the first step in TV Land’s evolution, and we are very proud to announce a second season,” says a TV Land exec.
Did Erin Andrews take a subtle jab at her arrested boyfriend on Dancing with the Stars?
“I just sit at home and watch movies all week,” Willow Shields told the Dancing host, prompting Andrews to respond: “I feel like some other people should learn from you.”
The Originals boss says the latest shocker was “really tough”
“We really felt this one in the room,” says exec producer Michael Narducci. “We cared very much for this storyline and for these characters.”
Amy Schumer makes Letterman uncomfortable for the last time
Letterman told her, “Since we probably won’t be on the show together again, do something now that you’ll regret.”
Kim Richards recounts her arrest in an interview with Dr. Phil
“I was angry and frightened and I was scared,” the Real Housewives star says in an interview airing next week. “I knew what I had done. The whole night is my fault. None of this would have happened if I didn’t drink.”
Dancing‘s Derek Hough lands in the emergency room
Hough suffered an undisclosed injury last night while rehearsing for the 10th anniversary special.
Honey Boo Boo to resurface on Dr. Oz
Next week, Mama June will give an update on her family.
Check out the poster for The Astronaut Wives Club
The key art for the ABC drama shows the seven wives looking up with “a mix of fear, pride and uncertainty.”
James Corden walked the runway as the newest face of Burberry’s
The Late Late Show host took advantage of Naomi Campbell’s modeling lessons.