Galaxy Quest TV Series is in the Works
Galaxy Quest TV series is in the works
Paramount TV is shopping a potential series based on the 1999 space spoof starring Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver about the cast of a canceled outer space TV show who end up fighting aliens.
The Voice bringing back its former coaches for 1 night only
CeeLo Green, Gwen Stefani and Usher will appear in on the April 27 telecast.
Amy Schumer has got a handle on her Inside show: “I know this season is the best season”
“You would think that! I think there was more pressure last season, but now I feel like we’ve got a handle on it,” she tells The Hollywood Reporter. “We’re like okay, this is our voice, these are the things we’re interested in doing and the rules we’re interested in breaking. PLUS: Season 3 is more subversive than ever, Schumer’s sensibility is “honed, assertive and blisteringly satirical” this season, Last F*ckable Day with Tina Fey, Patricia Arquette and Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been in the works for 3 years, Schumer is providing TV’s best feminist comedy, and a seriousness has crept in for Season 3.
PBS to investigate whether Finding Your Roots censored Ben Affleck’s slavery past at his request
An internal investigation will try to find out why host and executive producer Henry Louis Gates Jr. took his concerns about “megastar” Affleck to Sony — as revealed in the hacked Sony emails released by Wikileaks — instead of PBS.
Travel Channel turning NY Times’ 36 Hours feature into a TV show
The paper’s longtime 36 Hours travel column will become a TV series set 36 hours in a new location each week.
The last 4 Mad Men episodes have ended with similar shots of Don Draper
Matthew Weiner keeps trying to hammer home the point that Don is isolated. PLUS: Weiner was rejected by all the writing classes at Wesleyan.
HBO cracking down on foreign users of HBO Now
HBO gave some users a deadline of today to prove they are using HBO Now from the United States.
Dianna Agron: Glee told me to “sex up my look”
Agron revealed at the Tribeca Film Festival: “After my first audition for Glee the producers asked whether I could ‘sex up my look’. It was like hearing nails on a chalkboard. ‘Sexy’ is a word I never equate with myself,” she says.
Dancing‘s 10th anniversary special will air next week, in place of a regular episode
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis will be among the returnees for the one-hour Dancing With the Stars: 10th Anniversary Special airing Monday. The special means next week’s double elimination will air on Tuesday, May 5.
Mayim Bialik’s dad dies
“For those of you who have lost a parent, you know how I feel,” The Big Bang Theory star wrote on her blog. Barry Bialik died after a two-month hospice stay.
Fresh Off the Boat boss: Chef Eddie Huang has a “complicated history” with the show
As the groundbreaking Asian-American comedy ends its first season, executive producer Nahnatchka Khan talks about the reaction in the Asian-American community, how she’s learned to write for her actors and Huang, who keeps bashing the show. “Eddie has had a complicated relationship with the show,” she says, “something he’s been very clear and open about from the beginning. And he continues to have a complicated relationship with it. But something that we’ve been very clear and open about from the beginning is that the show is not a documentary or a biopic. The TV Huangs are fictionalized; they do and say things that the real Huangs never did or said. Regardless, we all wish Eddie well.” PLUS: FOTB shouldn’t have to make everybody happy, a watered-down minority narrative doesn’t have to be less important, and Eddie Huang will be on Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday.