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The project from Fresh Off the Boat writer Kourtney Kang and executive producer Nahnatchka Khan — based on Kang’s life — explores what it’s like to grow up as the only girl in the only mixed-race family in the Philadelphia suburbs, while never losing focus of her life goal: to become a Laker Girl like her idol, Paula Abdul. »
The iconic triple threat has signed on as a series regular, should the pilot be greenlit to series.
The untitled comedy pilot is based on Kang’s life, and will explore what it’s like to grow up as the only girl in the only mixed race family in the suburbs of Philadelphia, dealing with real-world issues like race and gender while never losing focus of her life goal — to become a Laker Girl like her idol, Paula Abdul.
Young actress Isabella Russo will play the youthful lead, based on Kang’s childhood self.
Kang wrote the pilot and will serve as an executive producer with “Fresh Off the Boat” creator Nahnatchka Khan and Fred Savage, who will direct the pilot. All three are under deals at 20th Century Fox TV, which is behind the project, along »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
The singer-dancer-actress and former So You Think You Can Dance judge has been tapped to star in the network's comedy pilot from Fresh Off the Boat's Kourtney Kang and Nahnatchka Khan, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The single-camera comedy is based on Kang's life and explores what it's like to grow up as the only girl in the only mixed-race family in the suburbs of Philadelphia, dealing with real-world issues like race and gender while never losing focus of her life goal: to become a Laker Girl like »
- Lesley Goldberg
Image Source: ABC It has begun! The exciting, sometimes heartbreaking, time of the year when TV shows are either given the green light for a new season or axed forever - until the reboot eventually gets underway in 2036. The CW announced a bushel of renewals in January, including a 13th season of Supernatural, plus Freeform just announced that The Fosters will be back for another season. Take a look to see what fates have been decided, and if the show you're looking for isn't on this list yet, check our 2016 scorecard. What's Been Renewed NBC This Is Us: NBC has greenlit the show for seasons two and three. The Good Place: We will be getting season two of Bell's comedy. Superstore: The comedy will return for a third season. ABC Grey's Anatomy: Season 14 is on the way. Scandal: Olivia Pope and company will return for season seven. »
- Maggie Pehanick
Oscar frontrunner “La La Land” continued its awards momentum, taking best contemporary hairstyling Sunday night at the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards.
However, in terms of the Oscar race, makeup and hairstyling nominees “Suicide Squad” and “Star Trek Beyond” were both big winners, grabbing period/character make-up and special make-up effects, respectively.
Other movie winners were “Nocturnal Animals” for contemporary make-up and “Hail, Caesar!” for period hair styling.
TV winners included “Westworld,” ” Game of Thrones,” The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.” “American Horror Story: Roanoke,” “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again,” and “Dancing With the Stars.”
Make-up artist Leonard Engelman (“Ghostbusters”) and hair stylist Barbara Lorenz (“La La Land”) were feted for their lifetime achievements, while “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy received the Distinguished Artisan Award.
Winners for Feature Length Motion Picture (Feature Films):
Best Contemporary »
- Bill Desowitz
Ryan Murphy (“Feud,” “American Crime Story,” “American Horror Story”) received the guild’s Distinguished Artisan Award, while makeup artist Leonard Engelman and hairstylist Barbara Lorenz picked up lifetime achievement honors.
The ceremony was held at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. Comedian Loni Love hosted for the second year in a row.
This year’s Oscar nominees for makeup and hairstyling are “A Man Called Ove,” “Star Trek Beyond” and “Suicide Squad.” Last year’s Emmy winners in makeup categories were “American Horror Story: Hotel,” “Game of Thrones” and “Key & Peele.”
Full list of winners below. »
- Kristopher Tapley
The best choreographers in all of showbiz waltzed down to the Saban Media Center on Thursday night to celebrate the the Television Academy’s creation of a peer group for choreographers. Mandy Moore, of “La La Land,” and Derek Hough, from “Dancing With the Stars,” were among the choreographers in attendance.
The event, curated by the omnipresent Moore, consisted of a delightful variety show where different choreographers and dancers showcased the array of talents that coexist under the choreography umbrella. Anthony Morigerato, known for “Dancing With the Stars,” put on a stellar tap dancing display with a live jazz band accompanying him. Rich + Tone Talauega, choreographers of Netflix’s “The Get Down,” presented dancers showing off multiple styles, such as vogueing and breakdancing that was followed by a sneak peek of the show’s second season. Choreographer Kathryn Burns also shared the different dance styles used in her show, The CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”
- Daniel Grzywacz
Moore explained that she rehearsed with Gosling and Stone separately for six weeks before calling them in to train together.
"I would work with Emma in the morning because she is a morning person," she revealed. "She loves to work in the morning and be in early, at 8 o'clock, and Ryan loves to have his day and come later. So I would meet with him at 8 o'clock at night and [we'd] work for about two hours."
"He's very hard on himself," she said of the Canadian actor. "That happens to me a lot as a choreographer. It's if you »
The home of Dancing with the Stars’ Allison Holker and The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s resident DJ Stephen “tWitch” Boss can be described in three words: “Function, style and family,” Holker tells People in this week’s issue, on newsstands Friday.
For the couple, who met in 2010 while competing on So You Think You Can Dance, it was important their first home’s design to capture their lively spirit. When they moved in a year ago, however, that was far from the case.
“Our house was a mashup of a bunch of old pieces we’d collected that we were ready to let go of, »
- Megan Stein
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Fox has given a pilot order to the half-hour comedy Amy’s Brother, which the former Mike & Molly star will executive-produce alongside Falcone. The two have already worked together on several projects, including The Boss and Tammy.
Behold, the single-camera comedy’s official logline: “An unconventional family is formed when a successful type A man and his estranged sister, plus her two children, find themselves not only back in each other’s »
A desperate Lucifer returned to Hell this Monday in the Fox drama’s winter finale — but once there, what obstacle stood in the way of his return topside?
Related2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
And once he did manage to get back, what surprise did he ultimately spring on the detective?
Having determined that Chloe did get stuck (as I thought I saw happen) with a syringe during her scuffle with Dr. Carlisle — and that the corresponding antidote got destroyed — Lucifer and the detective set out to find Burt, the »
Eva Longoria is looking to have Cookie’s ex for lunch.
The Desperate Housewives vet is joining Empire‘s current third season for a multi-episode arc, TVLine has learned exclusively.
She’ll play Charlotte Frost, the formidable director of the all-powerful state gaming commission who has the power to make-or-break Lucious’ (Terrence Howard) dreams of expanding Empire’s reach to Las Vegas. The twist? Beneath Charlotte’s alluring facade, lies a force of darkness and corruption.
Longoria most recently starred in the short-lived NBC comedy Telenovela.
Empire — which has already been picked by Fox up for an 18-episode fourth season »
“So You Think You Can Dance” has been renewed for Season 14, which will air this summer on Fox, Variety has learned.
The dance competition show will feature dancers from the ages of 18 to 30, following last season’s young crop of contestants. The Top 10 dancers will be paired with all-stars.
“This season is about giving our loyal fan base what they’ve been asking for,” said executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe. “We’ve decided to go back to basics by bringing the best of our past formats together for an exciting new summer featuring accomplished adult competitors partnered with fan-favorite All-Star dancers. And, of course, as in past seasons, there will be new surprises which are sure to wow our viewers.”
Fox has not announced the judges for Season 14, but Paula Abdul tweeted that she will not be returning because she’ll be on tour. Along with Abdul, the most recent panel of judges included Lythgoe, Jason Derulo »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
So You Think You Can Dance has cheated death yet again.
Fox is putting last season’s ill-conceived miniature reboot behind it and renewing the competition series for Season 14. And it’s wisely going back to its original formula of featuring dancers between the ages of 18-30, with the Top 10 ultimately being paired up with All-Stars.
“This season is about giving our loyal fan base what they’ve been asking for,” said executive producer Nigel Lythgoe in a statement. “We’ve decided to go back to basics by bringing the best of our past formats together for an exciting »
Fox has renewed “So You Think You Can Dance” for a fourteenth season, the network announced on Monday. In the new season, which will air this summer, the most talented dancers will compete in front of the judges for a coveted spot at “The Academy” callback rounds in Los Angeles. At the end of “The Academy” callback rounds, 10 All-Stars will choose one dancer each to move on to the “Sytycd” studio and become this season’s Top 10. There, the Top 10 will compete live each week for America’s votes in a variety of styles, working and performing alongside the All-Stars with. »
- Joe Otterson
So You Think You Can Dance, a show that's seen its renewal notice come later and later each year, will indeed return again this summer.
Fox on Monday announced that it has commissioned a 14th season of the Emmy-winning reality competition. But, unlike last year, the show will not be focusing on a pool of adolescents, instead featuring dancers between 18 and 30 years old.
“This season is about giving our loyal fan base what they’ve been asking for,” executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe said in a statement. “We’ve decided to go back to basics by bringing the best »
- Michael O'Connell
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But for pageant purists — those special individuals who believe a woman’s worth is valued, even partially, by how she looks in a swimsuits — it was a magnificent evening, full of sights and sounds and… did I already mention the bikinis?
Hosted once again by the mustachio’d king of Family Feud, this year »
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The network’s second stab at adapting the movie is penned by Nikki Toscano (Revenge), who will executive-produce alongside McG, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, John Davis and John Fox. It is described as “loosely based on the hit movie,” serving up “a military soap thriller wherein a group of U.S. soldiers find themselves trapped behind enemy lines.”
The “distinctly patriotic series” will »
Image Source: Everett Collection At this year's Golden Globe Awards, everyone seemed to be a bit confused to find out that a certain Mandy Moore had choreographed award season darling, La La Land. We know where your head is going: you mean like, that Mandy Moore? Who rocked a cape on the red carpet and starred in A Walk to Remember and spends half her time on This Is Us looking like a weak nana? Here's the thing . . . no. Not that Mandy Moore. We're talking about noted dancer and choreographer Mandy Moore, who may share the same name as her industry sister, but is, in actuality, someone completely different. Allow us to break it down for you. This is Mandy Moore. Image Source: Getty / David Livingston Mandy Moore is a fantastic choreographer, if you didn't already gather as much from La La Land's stunning opening number alone. Moore has »
- Ryan Roschke
Although the So You Think You Can Dance TV show has not yet been cancelled or renewed for a 14th season, Deadline reports things are looking up for the summer dance competition series on Fox.So You Think You Can Dance season 13 judges included Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, and Maddie Ziegler, with Cat Deeley hosting. Read More… »
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