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‘Homeland’s’ Lesli Linka Glatter and ‘UnReal’s’ Marti Noxon on the Challenges of Writing & Directing in Peak TV

18 August 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Amping up the drama on television is no easy feat, with viewer expectations rising amid increased competition across manifold platforms. Lesli Linka Glatter has become “Homeland’s” go-to director — she earned her third Emmy nomination for helming the episode that saw Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) protect Otto During from a terrorist attack in a refugee camp. And Marti Noxon, now juggling multiple projects include the upcoming drama “Sharp Objects” at HBO, earned her Emmy nod (alongside Sarah Gertrude Shapiro) for the pilot of “UnReal” which exposed the manipulations that drive reality television.

Lesli, you’re the only female nominee in your category. Marti, aside from Michelle King (“The Good Wife”), you and Sarah are the only female nominees. Why are we still having this conversation?

Lesli Linka Glatter: Oh my god, I wish we weren’t in 2016 we have the first female presidential candidate. I tell you, if you would have asked me when I started »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Girlfirends' Guide to Divorce: Bravo Series Ending with Season Five

5 August 2016 7:22 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Bravo is closing the book on Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. Deadline reports the series will end with season five.After the show's second season aired earlier this year, Bravo picked up the comedy for three more seasons. The series centers on Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein), a self-help author going through a divorce. The cast also includes Beau Garrett, Alanna Ubach, Necar Zadegan, Retta, and Paul Adelstein.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ to End After Five Seasons on Bravo

5 August 2016 12:35 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bravo’s “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” will be ending after five seasons, Variety has confirmed.

No, you didn’t blink and miss a few seasons of the Lisa Edelstein dramedy: Only two have aired—Season 2 finished its run in February—but Bravo gave the Universal Cable Productions series a three-season renewal back in April. Now, creator Marti Noxon says those five seasons will be the full run of the series. The three seasons coming down the pike will total 19 episodes: Season 3 will have seven, and Seasons 4 and 5 will have six. The show will shoot all the episodes in one go in Vancouver.

Doling out multi-season renewals is one way cable nets have fought back against streaming outlets like Netflix, which have raided traditional talent larders with the promises of multiple seasons and what cable execs like FX’s John Landgraf have called “shock-and-awe levels of money and commitment.” Another way is by renewing shows before they’ve »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Bravo's 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' to End After Season 5 (Exclusive)

5 August 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The end is in sight for Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. In April, Bravo handed out a rare supersized three-season renewal for the hourlong dramedy starring Lisa Edelstein, and now The Hollywood Reporter can exclusively reveal that the fifth season of Girlfriends' Guide will be its last. "We're going to land the plane," creator Marti Noxon tells THR of Bravo's first-ever scripted series. The series, which is produced in-house by Universal Cable Productions, will film 19 more episodes all at once over the course of the next eight to nine months in Vancouver. Bravo will then air them

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- Bryn Elise Sandberg

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Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce: Retta Promoted to Regular for Season Three

30 June 2016 9:11 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Barbara is getting promoted. TVLine reports Retta has bumped up to a series regular for season three of the Bravo series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. The comedy centers on Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein), a self-help author going through a divorce. Retta plays Abby's co-worker, Barbara. Bravo has already renewed the show through season five.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Retta Upped To Regular On ‘Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce’; Tyrel Jackson Williams Joins ‘Brockmire’

30 June 2016 4:27 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Parks and Recreation alumna Retta, who recurred in Season 2 of Bravo’s Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, has been promoted to series regular for seasons 3, 4 and 5. Production will begin later this summer in Vancouver. Retta plays Barbara, a rival editor at SheShe who is less than thrilled with Abby's (Lisa Edelstein) optimistic approach to divorce. However, over the course of the season, Barbara finds common ground with Abby and her group of girlfriends and they realize… »

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Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Promotes Retta to Series Regular in Season 3

30 June 2016 10:33 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Retta has formally tied the knot with Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.

The Parks and Recreation scene-stealer, who joined the Bravo dramedy in Season 2 as Abby’s (Lisa Edelstein) co-worker Barbara, has been promoted from recurring guest star to a full-fledged series regular ahead of Season 3 — and likely beyond; the cabler handed the Marti Noxon-produced series an unheard-of three-season renewal back in April.

RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard 2016: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?

“With Marti and Lisa leading our stellar writers and cast, GG2D is a show that captures an important slice of the zeitgeist, »

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2016 Emmy Contenders: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama

2 June 2016 3:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Last year, Viola Davis made history as the first African-American woman to win the lead actress prize, and she could well repeat this year for her searing work on “How to Get Away With Murder.” With the exception of Elisabeth Moss, whose “Mad Men” ended its on-air run last year, Davis’ competition is likely to be the same: Claire Danes (“Homeland”), Taraji P. Henson (“Empire”), Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”) and Robin Wright (“House of Cards”).

Or, voters could choose to recognize Julianna Margulies, who has already won twice for “The Good Wife” — most recently in 2014 ­­— yet wasn’t even nominated last year. With the series finale still fresh in voter’s minds, they would be wise to reward Margulies for her seven seasons of remarkable work. Along those lines, Michelle Dockery, nominated in 2012, 2013 and 2014 for “Downton Abbey,” could slip back in now that the show has ended.

Or perhaps voters »

- Variety Staff

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Emily Ratajowski Says Her Visit to Capitol Hill Was 'Disheartening' After Advocating for Arts Education

30 April 2016 10:20 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

On the eve of the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington D.C. (otherwise known as nerd prom) several of Hollywood's elite, together with politicians from both sides of the aisle, gathered at Stk restaurant in support oftThe Creative Coalition's "Night Before" benefit celebrating Arts in America. In attendance was model and actress Emily Ratajkowski who, along with several other celebrities including Neve Campbell, Rosario Dawson and Lisa Edelstein, had gone to Capitol Hill on Friday to lobby against cutting funding for the arts in public schools. "It was my first time on the Hill today," Ratajkowski told People at the Friday event. »

- Jennifer Heyde, @jenniferheyde

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Bravo Super-Renews ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’

13 April 2016 6:12 PM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce ended its second season in February with season high ratings, and that’s apparently all Bravo needed to know.

The show is not just solid fun, but it continues to build on the scripts from the first season, and weave an entertaining story that pulls audiences along. In our era of a million shows, those that get better and better are rare, and apparently Bravo agrees.

While most fans are spending renewal season wondering if their new and old favorites are going to come back, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce has been renewed for three seasons. It is becoming more and more common for certain networks to do strange things, like renewing shows for a second season before the first airs, but this is a pretty serious vote of confidence.

I imagine that a year from now it isn’t impossible for Bravo to say, “well… wait a minute, »

- Marc Eastman

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Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce: Bravo Series Renewed for Three Seasons

13 April 2016 4:34 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Bravo has renewed their Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce TV show in a big way. The cable channel has picked up the series for three years -- season three, season four, and season five.

Inspired by the book series by Vicki Iovine, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce follows self-help guru Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein). She shocks the world when she reveals that she has separated from her husband and she soon finds her career in a free fall. As she starts to navigate life as a middle-aged single woman, Abby turns to her divorced friends for advice. Other performers include Beau Garrett, Alanna Ubach, Necar Zadegan, and Paul Adelstein.

Here's the press release about the renewal:

Bravo Media And Universal Cable Productions To Produce Three More Seasons Of Hit Series "Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce”

New York – April 13, 2016 »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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No Split In Sight! Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce Renewed For 3 More Seasons

13 April 2016 9:43 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Bravo is really committed to this Girlfriend! "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce" was picked up for three additional seasons, the network announced on Tuesday. You read that right: three more seasons! Created by Buffy vet Marti Noxon and starring House fan-favorite Lisa Edelstein, Girlfriend's Guide recently wrapped its second season, meaning it will continue through season five, at least, which is basically the TV-equivalent of putting a ring on it.   "With our first foray into scripted, Bravo's viewers fell in love with Abby and her close-knit group of friends experiencing the fabulous joys and deep disappointments of juggling dating, careers, family and relationships," Frances Berwick, »

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‘Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce’ Gets Mega 3-Season Renewal By Bravo

13 April 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Bravo’s first original scripted series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce will run for at least five seasons after a three-season pickup for the dramedy starring Lisa Edelstein, which has been renewed for Seasons 3, 4 and 5. The mega size of the renewal is usually reserved for TV’s biggest shows, with Girlfriends’ Guide joining an elite small group of shows that have scored three-season pickups that includes CBS’ blockbuster The Big Bang Theory (Big Bang produces 24 episodes… »

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Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Renewed for Three More Seasons at Bravo

13 April 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Divorce has become a booming business for Bravo.

The cabler has taken the unusual step of renewing Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce for three more seasons, ensuring that the Marti Noxon-created, Lisa Edelstein-fronted comedy will be around through at least Season 5.

RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard 2016: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?

Girlfriends‘ wrapped its second season in February with an average 660,000 weekly total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating, down just a tick from its freshman run and ending on a high note, with 765,000 viewers. The scripted dramedy has also helped establish Bravo »

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‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ Renewed for Three More Seasons

13 April 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bravo’s first scripted drama, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” has been renewed for three more seasons. The series stars Lisa Edelstein as Abby McCarthy, a self-help author, as she navigates being single in her 40s with the help of her girlfriends Phoebe (Beau Garett), Delia (Necar Zadegan) and Jo (Alanna Ubach). Also Read: 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' Star Lisa Edelstein on Season 2 Drama: 'Abby Is the Problem' “With our first foray into scripted, Bravo’s viewers fell in love with Abby and her close-knit group of friends experiencing the fabulous joys and deep disappointments of juggling dating, careers, family and relationships, »

- Linda Ge

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‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ Renewed for Three More Seasons by Bravo

13 April 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bravo’s “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” has been renewed for three more seasons, which will keep it on air through Season 5, Variety has learned.

The series, created and executive produced by Marti Noxon, follows self-help writer Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein) as she navigates being single in her 40s with the help of her girlfriends Phoebe (Beau Garett), Delia (Necar Zadegan) and Jo (Alanna Ubach). “Girlfriends’ Guide” hails from Universal Cable Productions.

Season 2 of Bravo’s first scripted series wrapped in February, with the finale ranking as the most-watched episode of the season, delivering 1.2 million total viewers.

“With our first foray into scripted, Bravo’s viewers fell in love with Abby and her close-knit group of friends experiencing the fabulous joys and deep disappointments of juggling dating, careers, family and relationships,” said Frances Berwick, President of Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. “We are all excited to see what’s next for Abby and her friends. »

- Laura Prudom

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Daisy Lewellyn, Star of Bravo Reality Series Blood, Sweat & Heels, Dead at 36

8 April 2016 10:49 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Daisy Lewellyn, a former magazine editor and star of the Bravo reality series Blood, Sweat & Heels, died Friday after a multi-year battle with bile duct cancer. She was 36.

Lewellyn shared her diagnosis with the rare form of cancer during the show’s second season premiere, which aired in March 2015.

“It was kind of shocking,” she told Madame Noir that month. “But also, when I was diagnosed, I remember some of my immediate thoughts being like, ‘Well, you know what? I’m not afraid to die,'” she told the site. “It wasn’t like I wanted to die, and it »

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Bravo Orders Con Woman Series Starring Inbar Lavi, Parker Young

24 March 2016 1:13 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Bravo’s newest leading lady is not to be trusted.

The network has given a 10-episode series order to My So Called Wife, a dark comedy about a con woman named Maggie (Gang Related‘s Inbar Lavi) who tricks men and women into marriage before making off with their money, TVLine has learned.

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But just when Maggie thinks she’s found the perfect next target (Being Mary Jane‘s Stephen Bishop), two of her exes (Enlisted‘s Parker Young and British actor Rob Heaps »

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Bravo Greenlights Third Scripted Series ‘My So Called Wife’

24 March 2016 12:30 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bravo has greenlit “My So Called Wife,” an hourlong dark comedy, which marks the cabler’s third scripted series, Variety has learned. The Universal Cable Productions show is set to premiere in 2017 with 10 episodes.

My So Called Wife” follows Bravo’s first push into scripted territory with Lisa Edelstein vehicle “Girlfriends Guide to Divorce” and the net’s first half-hour scripted comedy, “Odd Mom Out.”

Starring Inbar Lavi, “My So Called Wife” hails from Bravo’s “Girlfriends Guide to Divorce” star Paul Adelstein, who co-wrote the project with Adam BrooksRob Heaps, Parker Young and Stephen Bishop will also star.

The series follows Maddie, a master-of-disguise con artist (Lavi) who gets men and women to fall in love with her, marries them and then disappears with their money and just enough dirty inside information to guarantee they will never go to the police; things get complicated, however, when her latest victims, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Alec Baldwin as Mr. Big?! Sex and the City Creator Reveals His Original Picks for Carrie Bradshaw's Two Big Loves

24 March 2016 9:15 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

He's got two ears and a heart, doesn't he? Many fell under the spell of Chris Noth on Sex and the City, but would Mr. Big have won viewers' - and Carrie Bradshaw's - affection with a different actor? Just maybe. The series' creator Darren Star revealed to Entertainment Weekly that his initial pick for the role was none other than the man who would go on to play 30 Rock's Jack Donaghy."I was thinking of Alec Baldwin for Big initially [in Sex and the City]," Star shared. "I don't really watch Law & Order, but I met with Chris Noth and thought he was perfect. »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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