6 items from 2015
Anxiously awaiting the new season of Serial? Got a backlog of Dateline mysteries on your DVR? Still not over that finale of The Jinx?
Then Netflix’s next project is perfect for you.
The streaming service on Monday announced its plans for Making a Murderer, a 10-part documentary crime series chronicling the story of Steven Avery, who served 18 years on a rape conviction before DNA linked another man to the crime.
“There are an unbelievable number of twists and turns in the »
Despite reports that he has been cast, actor Garret Dillahunt has revealed that he's only lobbying for the role of iconic comic villain Negan in AMC's "The Walking Dead". In a series of tweets, Dillahunt says:
"It's true, I am a @WalkingDead_AMC fan. I want #Negan. They are looking at some great actors and will make the best choice for the show. So surprised and grateful for all the support my public lobbying has received. Thank you. If not #Negan then something else someday! #Wd" [Source: Twitter]
Two cable TV series have scored renewals. First up, IFC has announced that they will continue to be the TV home for comedian Marc Maron and have commissioned a thirteen-episode fourth season of his semi-autobiographical comedy. The new season premieres late 2016.
Meanwhile Syfy has renewed its zombie drama "Z Nation" for a third season. The channel has ordered fifteen new »
- Garth Franklin
“Every season ’Switched at Birth’ continues to deliver fresh, relatable storylines that tackle important social issues, reflecting what our audience experiences daily,” said Karey Burke, ABC Family’s executive vice president of programming and development. “We’re excited to see where Lizzy will take these characters next.”
With this pickup, the series will reach 100 episodes in the upcoming run. ABC Family recently announced that it will change its name to Freeform in January 2016.
- Debra Birnbaum
Carteris won with 79.31% of the votes among delegates at the convention, held at the Sheraton Universal in Los Angeles. Richardson narrowly lost a bid for the union presidency in August to incumbent Ken Howard.
Carteris is a longtime ally of Howard and his moderate Unite for Strength faction. She is best known for playing Andrea Zuckerman on long-running series “Beverly Hills, 90210.”
She has also worked as a producer, creating a series of “Lifestories” specials, which led to her producing and hosting her own talk show for Fox. Recent credits include guest-starring roles on “Criminal Minds,” “Make It or Break It,” “The Event,” “Longmire” and the Web series “Send Me” and the holiday television movie “12 Christmas Wishes.”
Carteris became involved in SAG and AFTRA politics prior to the 2012 merger, »
- Dave McNary
Age may be just a number, but it's no secret that Younger’s Liza is a lucky lady! Nico Tortorella plays the hunky tattoo artist, Josh, who went from fling to forever on TV Land’s new series. The token hottie on the breakout comedy comes from a background in TV, getting his first big role on ABC Family’s Make It or Break It before moving on to a recurring spot on Fox’s The Following and a part in 2011’s Scream 4. Now he’s a series regular on this [...] »
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting lives up to her married name. She and other Big Bang Theory stars recently granted the wish of a 13-year-old fan, Nicole Bowers, who has terminal cancer, by speaking to her via video chat. Nicole, the youngest of three children, was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor as a child, according to The Telegraph & Argus newspaper, and is being treated in her native United Kingdom. Her friends and family have in recent days taken to social media to ask The Big Bang Theory stars to send her video messages, using the hashtag #BigBangBazingaWish4nic. One post caught the attention of the actress' friends, Make it or Break it alum and Sharknado »
6 items from 2015
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