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Last season, CBS tried to establish new shows but almost all of them were cancelled due to low ratings. No new dramas survived and only two sitcoms did. Which shows will be cancelled or renewed this time? We'll have wait and see.
CBS shows this season (so far): 2 Broke Girls, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, The Amazing Race, Battle Creek, The Big Bang Theory, Big Brother, Blue Bloods, The Briefcase, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Cyber, Elementary, Extant, The Good Wife, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, The McCarthys, The Mentalist, Mike & Molly, The Millers, Mom, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, The Odd Couple, Person of Interest, Scorpion, Stalker, Survivor, Two and a Half Men, Under the Dome, Undercover Boss, and Zoo.
There's lots of data that CBS looks at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings »
Who will win the Emmy for Best Drama Guest Actor? While Gold Derby editors Marcus James Dixon and Rob Licuria are banking on frontrunner Beau Bridges ("Masters of Sex"), Riley Chow is going rogue with his prediction of Pablo Schreiber ("Orange is the New Black"). Watch our new video slugfest at the bottom of this post. -Break- Click here to see the updated list of all 2015 Emmy episode submissions Last year's Best Drama Guest Actor winner Joe Morton ("Scandal") was moved into the supporting race per new Emmy rules, so he is not back to defend his title. Three of the contenders are among the most nominated in Emmy history: Alan Alda ("The Blacklist"), Michael J. Fox ("The Good Wife") and Bridges. The other nominees are Oscar champ F. Murray Abraham ("Homeland"), Reg E. Cathey ("House of Cards") and Schreiber. Bridges plays university provost Barton Scully and went with "Parallax&q. »
The Good Wife actor Dylan Baker played an off-screen superhero on Tuesday. The 55-year-old helped save his elderly neighbor after a fire broke out in their high-rise Manhattan apartment complex. Baker says the burning apartment was right next door to his own home on the 33rd floor of the building. "We had just returned home," he told New York City's ABC 7. "All of a sudden the alarm went off in the hall and I went out and there was smoke." He continues, "So I went to her door and pounded on it and called her name. I opened the door and there were flames in the kitchen and the living room and smoke everywhere. I couldn't go in." Baker had to leave to ensure »
Dylan Baker, known for his role as Dr. Connors in “Spider-Man 2” and work on CBS’s “The Good Wife,” attempted to rescue his elderly neighbor from a fire that had broken out in her apartment. According to NBC New York, Baker was returning to his home on the 33rd floor of a high-rise in Hell’s Kitchen just before 4:30 pm on Tuesday, when he noticed flames coming from his neighbor’s apartment. “When I opened the door, it was a full-fledged fire,” he said. “It was terrifying.” Also Read: 'The Good Wife's' Mike Colter, 'Anchorman 2 »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
Here’s one potential drama series that probably won’t wind up on Bill Cosby’s DVR.
RelatedThe Good Wife Creators Break Silence on ‘Kalicia’-gate, Insist ‘There Was No Attempt to Dupe Viewers’
CBS is joining forces with civil-rights lawyer and media magnet Gloria Allred to develop a fictional drama series loosely based on her life and work. Our sister site Deadline broke the news.
There's no doubt Hillary Clinton's email scandal and the release of information surrounding them has been intense, but we have to laugh a little at the less serious tidbits of information gleaned from them. For example, in the latest batch of emails released on Monday—the fourth and largest group—not only did we learn about the presidential hopeful's favorite television shows, but we also found out how she likes her tea and her struggles with using an iPad. "Can you give me times for two TV shows: Parks and Recreation and The Good Wife?" she asked her aide Monica Hanley. In the same message she also requests Hanley buy more skim milk for her tea. Then, in another one »
Hillary Clinton is apparently a huge fan of “The Good Wife” and “Parks and Recreation.” In January 2010, the then Secretary of State asked aide Monica Hanley when she can watch two of her favorite television shows, according to one of 7,000 emails released by the State Department on Monday. “Can you give me times for two TV shows: Parks and Recreation and The Good Wife?” she said in an email to Hanley. Also Read: Hollywood Panic: Hillary Clinton's Email Scandal Has Some Donors Whispering, 'Joe Biden' The emails also reveal that the former Secretary of State likes skim milk in her tea. »
- Itay Hod
Being a part of the modern television landscape comes with a number of challenges, with different groups facing different obstacles, both in doing their job and in surviving in the industry at large. Over the past few years, The Hollywood Reporter has taken the Emmy nominations as a way to gather luminaries from different fields in the television industry to talk about their experiences and challenges in their own words.
With prior conversations revolving around Dramatic Actresses, Dramatic Actors, Comedic Actresses, and Comedic Actors, the newest roundtable discussion turns the focus to Showrunners of Dramatic series. Sitting at the roundtable are Damon Lindelof (currently overseeing HBO’s The Leftovers), Sarah Treem (currently overseeing Showtime’s The Affair), Beau Willimon (currently overseeing Netflix’s House of Cards), Lee Daniels (currently overseeing Fox’s Empire), Alex Gansa (currently overseeing Showtime’s Homeland), and Michelle King (currently overseeing CBS’ The Good Wife). The »
- Deepayan Sengupta
Sitting around the table of The Hollywood Reporter's latest Emmy season chat are the writers behind some of the shows that have became breakout hits, critical darlings, and long running successes. Lee Daniels ("Empire"), Damon Lindelof ("The Leftovers"), Alex Gansa ("Homeland"), Michelle King ("The Good Wife"), Sarah Treem ("The Affair"), and Beau Willimon ("House of Cards") all participate in a fascinating discussion that's well worth the seventy minute sit down. Read More: 10 Essential Films About 20th Century Writers A large portion of the opening finds the group diving into how they handle criticism, and what their thoughts are on creating in an era when each episode of show gets reviewed. From there the conversation turns to tackling controversial issues, clashing with the writers room, embracing diversity, and more. It's a great talk, and a real insight into the mechanics of writing for the small screen. Watch it »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, here's the 4th part of its annual Emmy season roundtable chats that we all love so much, released leading up to the September 20 Primetime Emmys this fall. Today's hour-long conversation features the writers, including Lee Daniels (Fox's "Empire"); Damon Lindelof (HBO's "The Leftovers"); Alex Gansa (Showtime's "Homeland"); Michelle King (CBS' "The Good Wife"); Sarah Treem (Showtime's "The Affair"); and Beau Willimon (Netflix's "House of Cards"). In the "raw, uncensored" conversation, the writers speak candidly about everything (almost) you'd want to know about the business, from »
- Tambay A. Obenson
Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, here's the 4th part of its annual Emmy season roundtable chats that we all love so much, released leading up to the September 20 Primetime Emmys this fall. Today's hour-long conversation features the writers, including Lee Daniels (Fox's "Empire"); Damon Lindelof (HBO's "The Leftovers"); Alex Gansa (Showtime's "Homeland"); Michelle King (CBS' "The Good Wife"); Sarah Treem (Showtime's "The Affair"); and Beau Willimon (Netflix's "House of Cards"). In the "raw, uncensored" conversation, the writers speak candidly about everything (almost) you'd want to know about the business, from a hit-show writer's Pov. For example, a snip of Daniels' contribution: "There was a character that I wrote into the original pilot who was Hakeem's love interest, a mother figure, [played by] Macy Gray... There was a love scene, and [network executives] said, 'This is too...
- Tambay A. Obenson
CBS no longer has any Doubt about who will be the male lead in its upcoming drama pilot.
From Grey’s Anatomy EPs Joan Rater and Tony Phelan, Doubt centers on Sadie Ellis (played by Katherine Heigl), a lawyer who becomes romantically involved with a client (Pasquale) who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime.
The project did not get a »
Pasquale will play Billy, a decent and altruistic pediatric surgeon recently accused of murdering a 15-year-old girl many years ago. Billy is having a secret love affair with his attorney, Sadie, played by Heigl.
After being narrowly passed on by CBS for a series order this past May, the network decided to give the legal drama another go with re-casting and re-tooling of the script by creators, “Grey’s Anatomy” duo Tony Phelan and Joan Rater.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Steven Pasquale (The Good Wife) is set as the male lead opposite Katherine Heigl in CBS‘ new pilot for legal drama Doubt. The project, from writers Tony Phelan and Joan Rater, CBS TV Studios and Timberman/Beverly Prods, centers on Sadie Ellis (Heigl), a smart, chic, successful defense lawyer at a boutique firm who shockingly gets romantically involved with one of her clients, the decent, altruistic pediatric surgeon Billy (Pasquale), who may or may not be guilty of… »
It’s been a little over three months since America watched Peggy Olson strut sassily down McCann Erickson's hallway, an unlit cigarette hanging from her lips and a painting of a sexually adventurous octopus tucked under her arm. But while we've all spent our summer replaying that singularly Gif-able scene and mourning the loss of Mad Men, Elisabeth Moss has already moved on: Since wrapping the hit AMC series, she's played the titular role in The Heidi Chronicles on Broadway, and has lined up no fewer than seven movies, including »
By Dana Jung
Sam Ellis (Patrick Wilson) is a high-powered lawyer with the U.S. Attorney’s office who is on a fast track to a higher political office. He has a loving wife (Lena Headey) and young son, the admiration of his colleagues, and the interest of a Washington power-broker (Richard Dreyfuss). In fact, Sam has everything going his way in life. But something is not quite right with Sam. There is a disconnect going on in the seemingly comfortable relationship with his wife, and Sam is turning to other sexual outlets to relieve the tension of his stressful job and super-powered future.
When a routine interview with a witness on a case turns out to be with a high-end escort, things begin to change for Sam. No longer satisfied with masturbating to internet porn, Sam makes contact with an escort service and starts having regular sexual encounters, with a new woman every time. »
- Movie Geeks
Christine Baranski is nominated for an Emmy for her role on “The Good Wife,” but the veteran actress thinks the writers of the hit CBS drama deserve a little love from the Television Academy as well. “I find it just extraordinary that ‘The Good Wife’ did not get a nomination and it did not get a writing nomination,” Baranski told TheWrap. “I think it’s been consistently one of the most well-written shows in television.” The actress, who is also nominated in the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category for “The Big Bang Theory,” touched on the possibility of a reunion for. »
- Joe Otterson
SundanceTV has renewed interview-style program “Behind the Story with the Paley Center” for a second season, the cable channel announced Thursday.
Season two will consist of six episodes, with each one spotlighting a show such as “The Good Wife,” “Scandal,” “Girls,” “Modern Family,” “Jane the Virgin” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” The series will include in-depth discussions with writers, producers and stars of the shows including Julianna Margulies, Kerry Washington, Lena Dunham, Ty Burrell, Gina Rodriguez and Clark Gregg.
“Behind the Story with the Paley Center” is produced by the Paley Center for Media. Paley Center president and CEO Maureen J. Reidy and exec VP Diane Lewis will serve as executive producers along with Paul Haddad of SundanceTV.
“The Paley Center is committed to producing top-rated programming that educates, excites, and engages the media-interested public, with events such as PaleyFest that give TV fans the ultimate experience,” said Reidy.
“Behind the »
- Mannie Holmes
Has Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Charles found The One?
24 alumna Mary Lynn Rajskub will guest-star on Season 3 of the Fox comedy as the detective’s possible perfect match, the network announced Thursday.
Rajskub will play Genevieve, a successful art gallery owner who Joe Lo Truglio’s Charles thinks might be his soulmate. (Somehow, we have a feeling this may be a one-way street.)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine returns Sunday, Sept. 27 at 8:30/7:30c.
SundanceTV has renewed its nonfiction series Behind The Story With The Paley Center" for a second season of six episodes, set to return in the fall. The series, culled from snippets of the always successful PaleyFest events, features in-depth interviews with the cast, writers and producers of TV’s top shows. Season 2’s lineup: Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), Kerry Washington (Scandal), Lena Dunham (Girls), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Gina Rodriguez (Jane The Virgin)… »
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