Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Gets a New Showrunner After Seven Months
Stephen Colbert’s Late Show gets a new showrunner after seven months
CBS This Morning exec producer Chris Licht, who was responsible for that show’s launch, is helping fill a void at the CBS late-night show since Colbert “had essentially been serving as showrunner as well as host,” according to Variety. The Late Show has performed unevenly since its debut, with not all show elements working.
Bravo renews Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce for 3 more seasons
NBCUniversal Cable COO said Jeff Wachtel said of giving the Lisa Edelstein drama an unusual renewal, “with this remarkable three season pickup, it will be a show that audiences can discover and enjoy forever.”
Luke Cage aims to be “The Wire of Marvel television”
“It’s very sophisticated. I mean, it’s got a ’90s hip-hop vibe, but it’s really forward-thinking,” says exec producer Cheo Hodari Coker, who wrote the first two episodes of the Netflix series. He adds that “we really deal with a lot of different issues.”
ESPN to broadcast drone racing
The Worldwide Sports leader said today it would broadcast the National Drone Racing Championships in August and the World Drone Racing Championships in October.
Watch Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ SNL promos
The ‘80s SNL cast members got coffee with Bobby Moynihan.
Downton Abbey’s Lesley Nicol joins The Catch
She’s expected to have a big role on the Shondaland drama.
Master of Sex’s Caitlin FitzGerald heads to New Girl
She’ll play an old friend of David Walton’s Sam.
Matt LeBlanc quashes rumors of a Top Gear feud
“I’m at war with @chrisevans? That’s funny. I thought we were pals,” the actor tweeted this morning. There was speculation of friction between the two co-hosts following Top Gear’s war memorial controversy.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine did well pairing Andre Braugher and Dennis Haysbert
Haysbert proved to be a “tremendous” Holt doppelganger.
Aziz Ansari and a Master of None co-star made an Italian cuisine-themed music video for Kanye West’s Famous
Check out Ansari and Eric Wareheim in their Italian adventure.
Comedy Bang! Bang! announces its Season 5 guest-stars, including Kaley Cuoco
The Lonely Island, Aubrey Plaza and T-Pain will also be visiting this season.
Aaron Paul says he had Jesse Pinkman nightmares
The Path star tells Conan he would dream as his Breaking Bad character. Not in a good way, in a very violent, scary, scary way,” he says. “People running after me with guns.”
Arthur Anderson, the original voice of the Lucky Charms Leprechaun, dies at 93
From 1963 to 1998, Anderson’s voice could be heard in countless commercials saying, “Frosted Lucky Charms, they’re magically delicious.” Anderson says of his commercial role, “I never got free cereal. But they gave me lots of green money. And it was a fun character to play.”