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Writer-producer Aaron Rahsaan Thomas has signed an overall deal with Sony Pictures TV. The two-year pact stems from Thomas’ recent stint as a writer on the studio’s Baz Luhrmann period hip-hop drama series for Netflix The Get Down. This marks the first overall deal for Thomas, whose previous series credits include Southland, CSI: New York and Friday Night Lights. Thomas is repped by UTA and Morris… »
If you can't get enough of the political and legal twists and turns in female-lead shows like Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, prepare to fall deep, deeply in love with ABC's new legal drama, Conviction. It's scheduled to premiere during the network's Monday night lineup on Oct. 3, so if you've been itching for a new TV obsession to add to your roster, this is it. Although it's not helmed by the great Shonda Rhimes, it sure feels like something she'd make, so with so many new shows flooding our TV screens this Fall, allow us to make a case for one of the most addicting TV shows of 2016. The plot feels simultaneously familiar and fresh. The show centers around brilliant attorney Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell), a former first daughter and out-of-control wild child who hasn't lost her rebellious streak. After getting busted for cocaine, she's blackmailed by »
- Quinn Keaney
Carrie Mathison fans rejoice!
Homeland Season 6 will soon be going into production, and now has an official premiere date.
Carrie and Saul will be fighting terrorism again, this time on domestic soil, beginning on Sunday, January 15 at 9/8c.
As if that news isn't enough to perk up our ears, along comes something even better.
Carrie Mathison will be on the case for another two seasons!
The upcoming season of Homeland will be staying fairly close to current events, as Carrie and Saul return to the Us and find themselves investigating something out of New York City.
The story will take place between the time of the presidential election and the when the new president, in this case a woman, »
- Carissa Pavlica
Despite the fact that Homeland‘s Peter Quinn was last seen crossing over to the proverbial light in the Season 5 finale, Rupert Friend is returning for Season 6 as a full-fledged series regular — but how? And to what surprising end?
RelatedHomeland Officially Renewed for Seasons 7 and 8 at Showtime
Previously, showrunner Alex Gansa had teased, “How [Quinn] is gonna be dramatized this year is going to surprise people, and it may not be what you think.” Appearing on Thursday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, he elaborated — some.
“Quinn is alive — I can say that much. But we want to »
It’s officially official: Showtime has renewed Homeland for two additional seasons beyond the drama’s upcoming sixth season. The cabler confirmed the Season 7 and 8 pickup Thursday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.
RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard 2016: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?
Showtime president David Nevins foreshadowed the somewhat surprising multi-season renewal during a conference call with reporters back in June. “Homeland is a show that is constantly reinventing itself… since it’s very much about this Intelligence world,” the exec said at the time. “More than most, this is »
Showtime has big plans for 2017, beginning with the return of Homeland.
Season 6 of the Claire Danes-led drama will premiere Sunday, Jan. 15 at 9/8c, the network announced Thursday during the Television Critics Association summer press tour. Additionally, the second season of the Paul Giamatti/Damien Lewis drama Billions will premiere Sunday, Feb. 19 at 10/9c.
Per the announcement, Homeland‘s sixth season “picks up several months [after the events of Season 5] and finds Carrie Mathison back on American soil, living in Brooklyn, New York. She has begun working at a foundation whose »
Homeland is spying two familiar TV faces for Season 6.
CSI: NY‘s Hill Harper and The Flash‘s Patrick Sabongui have joined the Showtime thriller in recurring roles, TVLine has learned. Harper will portray the Chief of Staff to President-elect Keane (House of Cards‘ Elizabeth Marvel), while Sabongui will play a Cuny law professor who works with Carrie and is a fierce advocate for the Muslim American community.
RelatedHomeland: Quinn’s Fate Revealed!
As previously reported, Season 6 will be set (and shot) in New York City, and will take place during the two month period between Election Day and the swearing in of Keane. »
RelatedFall TV 2016: Your Handy Calendar of 90+ Premiere Dates
The CSI: NY and NCIS: Los Angeles alum is set to recur during Season 7 as Alicia Brown, a criminal profiler who works with Five-0 to track a serial killer targeting the people of Oahu, EW.com reports.
Previously announced H50 Season 7 castings include Rosalind Chao as the new governor of Hawaii, and American Crime and Dallas alum Faran Tahir guesting a suave and very wealthy Egyptian-born businessman.
VideosMacGyver First Look: Revamped CBS Reboot Amps Up the Action, »
With the recent release of Tom Clancy’s The Division by Ubisoft and the news that Jake Gyllenhaal will produce and star in a movie based on the game we decided to speak with a person whom is very familiar with Tom Clancy’s work, composer Bill Brown. Brown began his career scoring Clancy’s Rainbow Six in 1998 and since then scored eight more Clancy games along with many other projects such as CSI: NY and Season 2 of Dominion. In this interview Bill discusses his time working on Clancy’s games along with releasing 2 never before heard demo tracks from Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Raven Shield was released in 2003. What differences in the game do you think there would be if it was released today, in 2016?
I’ve heard that politically / diplomatically they would have to handle it differently today. All of that is above my pay grade though. »
- Gary Collinson
The broadcast networks have nearly 20 shows debuting this fall, including new sitcoms from Kevin James and Matt LeBlanc, Kiefer Sutherland as Potus and Michael Weatherly’s NCIS follow-up. To help you prep for it all, TVLine is offering First Impressions of the not-for-review pilots.
Next up on our list….
The Show | ABC’s Conviction (Mondays at 10/9c, premiering Oct. 3)
The Competition | CBS’ Scorpion and NBC’s Timeless (new)
The Set-up | “Bad girl »
“An Interview with God” is set in New York City with Thwaites playing an up-and-coming journalist when he’s granted an interview with a man who claims to be God, portrayed by Strathairn.
“We wanted to make an accessible film that explored core aspects of faith and inspiration, but one that would also stand on its own as great entertainment,” Aguado said in a statement.
Bernstein added, “Through a provocative story, ‘An Interview with God’ poses a simple yet »
- Dave McNary
Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that Felito is joining the CBS procedural’s upcoming third season in a series-regular role.
PhotosFall Preview: 11 TV Characters Who Have a Sizzling Autumn Ahead of ‘Em!
Ferlito will play a sexy, tough and acerbic FBI Special Agent who is sent down to New Orleans from DC to investigate the NCIS team. A by-the-book bureaucrat, she’ll bring a completely different way of doing things — as well as a mysterious past, natch — to New Orleans, which will put »
Ron Lester -- the lovable heavyset man in "Varsity Blues" -- has died ... TMZ has learned. The man famously known for playing Billy Bob in the 1999 football flick had been hospitalized in Dallas for roughly four months. His health had been in a steady decline but turned for the worst Friday. We're told Lester requested to be taken off life support and passed around 9 Pm central time. His fiancée was by his side. Lester -- »
- TMZ Staff
Ron Lester, the “Varsity Blues” actor who struggled with obesity throughout his life, died Friday in Dallas of organ failure. He was 45. The Georgia-born actor had been hospitalized for about four months and had been battling liver and kidney problems.
His agent Dave Bradley posted on Facebook that he was not in pain and that his fiancee was with him.
Tipping the scales at 508 pounds, Lester nearly died after having gastric bypass surgery but recovered and lost more than 300 pounds. However, he was not in demand to play the “fat »
- Pat Saperstein
Ron Lester - famous for his role as Billy Bob in Varsity Blues - has died, his agent Dave Bradley confirmed to Entertainment Weekly. He was 45. Early Friday, Bradley reported that Lester was in critical condition at a Dallas hospital after suffering liver and kidney failure. Lester's first got his start in the 1997 Nickelodeon film Good Burger, before going on to star as the lovable football player in 1999's Varsity Blues. More recently he made an appearance on CSI: NY and had a part in the upcoming film Bomb City which is currently filming. The last time the actor addressed »
- Naja Rayne, @najarane
Ron Lester - famous for his role as Billy Bob in Varsity Blues - has died, his agent Dave Bradley confirmed to Entertainment Weekly. He was 45. Early Friday, Bradley reported that Lester was in critical condition at a Dallas hospital after suffering liver and kidney failure. Lester's first got his start in the 1997 Nickelodeon film Good Burger, before going on to star as the lovable football player in 1999'2 Varsity Blues. More recently he made an appearance on CSI: NY and had a part in the upcoming film Bomb City which is currently filming. The last time the actor, 45, addressed »
- Naja Rayne, @najarane
An alum of “CSI: NY,” Callaway served as a writer/producer on the procedural for more than 120 episodes. Last TV season, he was co-exec producer on CBS’s “Rush Hour,” which was not renewed for a second season, freeing up his schedule for “Apb.”
Callaway boarding “Apb” comes after Fox’s midseason drama saw a shuffle up top with Nix stepping in to overhaul the script that was originally penned by “Apb” creator David Slack, who exited the project over creative differences. In the pilot phase, Nix was co-running with director and exec producer Len Wiseman. At the time of the behind-the-scenes changes, Variety reported that should the project go to series, a new showrunner would be named.
Callaway was showrunner and exec producer on “The Messengers,” which was on the CW for one season. He was co-exec producer on NBC’s “Revolution.” On the film side, he wrote the screenplay for “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.”
Callaway is repped CAA and Rain Management Group.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
RelatedMarvel’s Agent Carter Cancelled at ABC
TV’s erstwhile Peggy Carter stars on the new series as Hayes Morrison, a lawyer and former First Daughter who is about to accept a job from her sexy nemesis, New York District Attorney Wayne Wallis (CSI: NY‘s Eddie Cahill), to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother’s Senate campaign. Working with Wayne’s team at the new Conviction Integrity Unit, »
It's officially the end of an era at CBS, with the network canceling its latest -- and last remaining -- "CSI" property, "CSI: Cyber," bringing the once-revered franchise to an end.
"CSI: Cyber" ran for two abbreviated season on CBS, though it was never able to achieve the heights of its parent series, "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," which exploded onto the scene in 2000 and was once the most-watched program on television, peaking at more than 26 million viewers in its heyday. In contrast, "Cyber" -- the third spinoff of the franchise, following "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: New York" -- scored only a fraction of those numbers throughout its short run, pulling in 10.46 million sets of eyeballs at the beginning of its first season, and starting its second with just 6.79 million viewers.
According to Deadline, "Cyber" was hurt by its season two Sunday night timeslot, which frequently clashed with NFL games, though »
- Katie Roberts
The CSI era has officially come to an end at CBS.
The Eye network has cancelled CSI: Cyber after two low-rated seasons, TVLine has confirmed.
Related2016 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
The demise of the Patricia Arquette-Ted Danson procedural means that CBS will be entering a new TV season without a CSI-branded program on the schedule for the first time in 16 years. CSI: Cyber was the fourth CSI series, following the mothership (which ran from 2000-2015), and fellow spinoffs CSI: Miami (2002-2012) and CSI: NY (2004-2013).
In TVLine »
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