CMT’s ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ to Tell the Story of the Birth of Rock ’n’ Roll
The eight-episode limited series based on the Tony-winning musical will follow the rise of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis with Sam Phillips’ help in 1950s Memphis.
The American Crime Story debut wasn’t able to delve into why Mark Fuhrman knew where O.J. Simpson lived (in fact, the controversial detective was responsible for Simpson’s arrest for domestic violence in 1989). The premiere also didn’t explain why Kato Kaelin lived with Simpson (he was in the middle of a power struggle between O.J. and Nicole). PLUS: People v. O.J. filmed in the real Robert Kardashian house, Simpson actually did threaten to kill himself in Kim Kardashian’s bedroom, the Kardashian kids did indeed attend Nicole Brown Simpson’s funeral, Marcia Clark calls the event series “extremely painful” — but Sarah Paulson “is a genius,” Courtney B. Vance recalls reacting to the O.J. verdict while filming with Tony Goldwyn, and inside the three-year journey to bring The People v. O.J. to the small screen.
Kimmel couldn’t get any other ER cast member to reprise their roles.
She’ll join Jeffrey Donovan and KaDee Strickland, playing the matriarch of an organization that’s part of an underworld of L.A. storefront psychics.
“We practiced doing the Patriots-Broncos [AFC Championship game] because that’s something we’ve never done before,” says Colbert. “We’ve written jokes live about an election, but how do you write jokes about a Super Bowl? We’ve got to turn the jokes around in 20 minutes.” PLUS: See Colbert and David Schwimmer together in a college photo.
Rickman’s iconic voice can be heard in Disney’s commercial for Alice Through the Looking Glass.
The Wire creator was invited recently to hang out at the presidential retreat by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary, but he wouldn’t reveal if he spent time with the president himself.
A 20-something MacGyver at the beginning of his career will be the focus of the reboot of the ’80s classic action adventure series, with Furious 7 director James Wan on board as executive producer and pilot director. The drama pilot Bull, meanwhile, will follow the early career of a young Dr. Phil McGraw.
“It wasn’t a rumor. That actually happened,” says the Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce star.
What happens to viewers who only watch Netflix? The current system for counting ratings is outdated for users of streaming services.
Here’s how Saturday Night Live ended up tackling the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.
The potential series will pick up 15 years from where the 1999 film left off. PLUS: NBC orders 3 comedy pilots, including one from Undateable’s Bill Lawrence.
The Coldplay frontman also showed off for James Corden his Bruce Springsteen and Mick Jagger impressions.
The tone of the ABC comedy now feels right, and the characters seem more like themselves.
Potomac may have inspired Beverly Hills, 90210, but it is nothing like The Real Housewives
Locals say the new Bravo reality show bares very little resemblance to their actual community.
The conspiracy-focused hours always made for the best episodes, says Jacob Brogan. But with this week’s episode, he says, “I’ve finally faced the error of my ways, recognizing at last that the series’ disconnected installments were its true treasures.”
The Seeso web series will make fun of shows like Million Dollar Listing and The Property Brothers with guest stars including Nick Kroll, “Weird Al” Yankovic and Gillian Jacobs.
Unlike her Marvel counterparts, Peggy Carter doesn’t seem weighed down by too much baggage.