Why is No One Watching ‘I Am Cait’?

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Why is no one watching I Am Cait?

Caitlyn Jenner attracted a lot of viewers for her Diane Sawyer special and the ESPY Awards. Is Jenner fatigue to blame? As Kevin Fallon points out, “I Am Cait was supposed to be the best of both worlds: a ratings success and a rare opportunity to class up E!’s brand. So far, it’s only meeting the latter goal.”

Matt Ryan’s Constantine is coming to Arrow

Ryan will bring his NBC DC Comics character to The CW’s superhero universe. “We are super-crazy excited about this,” says exec producer Marc Guggenheim.

Brian Dunkleman is starring in an E! mockumentary

The Season 1 American Idol co-host will star in Quest For Truth: Dunkleman, a Jinx-like mockumentary.

Britney Spears is coming to Jane the Virgin

She’ll guest as Rogelio’s nemesis in the fifth episode of the season.

Annabeth Gish will reprise her X-Files role

FBI Agent Monica Reyes will return for one episode.

Season 5 will tackle ISIS, Edward Snowden, Vladimir Putin and Charlie Hebdo

“The first episode’s going to deal with Russia — what’s Putin up to? What’s going on with this tricky relationship there?” says Showtime president David Nevins. “It deals with ISIS. Charlie Hebdo. (Edward) Snowden, cyber terrorism, surveillance. These are interesting elements to the season, which brings a lot of things together.” PLUS: Watch a Season 5 behind-the-scenes featurette.

Showtime renews Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex

Both shows will be back for a fourth season next year.

CW remaking British series Dates

The show from Skins co-creator Bryan Elsley follows a first date between two people who met through an online dating service. Each episode follows a different couple.

CW renews Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Penn & Teller: Fool Us

The two shows have been The CW’s top-rated shows of the summer.

Maisie Williams shows what Game of Thrones‘ blind contacts have done to her eyes

Williams has said Arya Stark’s blindness has proved uncomfortable.

George Lopez will star in a TV Land comedy

Lopez will again play himself in single-camera comedy Lopez.

Patti Smith’s Just Kids memoir to become a Showtime limited series

Just Kids is one of my favorite memoirs of all time,” Showtime president David Nevins said in a statement. “Not only is it a fascinating portrait of artists coming of age, but it’s also an inspiring story of friendship, love and endurance.”

The CW is developing a TV series based on The Notebook

The Nicholas Sparks novel-turned-film will probably ditch the elderly couple if it becomes a TV series.

CW is also eyeing a Friday the 13th TV series

“It’s about the title,” CW president Mark Pedowitz says of creating TV series around established titles. “Franchises give you great auspices and a lot of great literary material to draw out of. I’m a great believer in titles and franchises. It makes it break out of the pack.”

Ricky Schroder will play Dolly Parton’s father, Jennifer Nettles will play her mother

Gerald McRaney will play Parton’s grandfather in NBC’s Parton biopic Coat of Many Colors.

How The Affair will incorporate 4 perspectives in Season 2

Helen and Cole’s perspectives will be added to the mix, but each episode will only focus on two perspectives.

Seth Meyers will stick with the sit-down monologue

Meyers’ Late Night experiment isn’t revolutionary. Jimmy Kimmel Live started out in 2003 with a sit-down monologue. “I’ve always, obviously, been comfortable behind a desk,” Mr. Meyers says. “It seemed like it was time to give it a shot.”

Twin Peaks
will begin filming in September, but Showtime doesn’t know how many episodes will air

The Twin Peaks revival will be shot as “one long movie.” “I expect to be more than 9, but it’s open-ended,” Showtime president David Nevins says. “I know what his shooting schedule is, and I’ll let him cut it into however many episodes he wants.”

Happy Endings
alum Eliza Coupe to guest on The Mindy Project

She’s the latest Happy Endings alum to visit Mindy, after Adam Pally.

Lisa Kudrow’s Web Therapy canceled after 4 seasons

The Showtime series originally started on the web.

CW unveils the first look at The Flash’s Teddy Sears as Jay Garrick

The first image pays homage to the comic book.

Lily Rabe to play a serial killer on American Horror Story: Hotel

Not just any serial killer, but the one Charlize Theron played in Monster.

The Last Ship

TNT has ordered a third season of the Eric Dane drama.

Check out the poster for Once Upon a Time Season 5

Featuring the iconic Snow White apple.

Showtime gives Shameless and Billions a January premiere date

The two shows will be paired together starring Jan. 17.

Pop singer Erika Jayne joins Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

The Rollercoaster singer is friends with Yolanda Foster.

Deadliest Catch
Captain Tony Lara died of a heart attack

According to TMZ, Lara died in his sleep.