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‘Morning Show’ Season 4 Casts William Jackson Harper

24 July 2024 at 19:30
William Jackson Harper has joined the cast of “The Morning Show” Season 4 at Apple TV+, Variety has learned. Harper will appear alongside series leads Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston and fellow new cast members Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, and. Aaron Pierre. Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Greta Lee, Jon Hamm, and […]

20th Television Hires Jillian Longnecker as EVP of Production, Brendan Countee as Head of Comedy Development

24 July 2024 at 19:15
20th Television has hired Jillian Longnecker as executive vice president of production and Brendan Countee as head of comedy development. In their new roles at 20th TV, which is part of Disney Television Studios, Longnecker will report to Carol Turner, head of Production for Disney Entertainment Television, while Countee will report to Carolyn Cassidy, executive […]

Tessa Thompson to Star in Netflix Limited Series ‘His & Hers’ Based on Alice Feeney Novel

24 July 2024 at 17:00
Netflix has ordered the psychological thriller limited series “His & Hers” with Tessa Thompson set for the lead role, Variety has learned. The streamer has given the series a six-episode order. It is based on the Alice Feeney novel of the same name. William Oldroyd and “Ozark” co-creator Bill Dubuque serve as writers and executive […]

Vince Vaughn Fast Talks His Way Through Florida Murder Case in First Trailer for Apple TV+ Series ‘Bad Monkey’

24 July 2024 at 14:00
Apple TV+ has dropped the first trailer for the comedy series “Bad Monkey” starring Vince Vaughn. The series is based on Carl Hiaasen’s bestselling book of the same name. Vaughn stars as Andrew Yancy, “who has been bounced from the Miami Police Department and is now a health inspector in the Keys,” per the official […]

‘Poker Face’ Season 2 Casts Kathrine Narducci, Ben Marshall, Kevin Corrigan, Sherry Cola

23 July 2024 at 22:30
“Poker Face” Season 2 is continuing to add to its guest star lineup. The sophomore run of the Peacock series has cast Sherry Cola (“Shortcomings,” “Joy Ride”), Kevin Corrigan (“Narcos: Mexico,” “Godfather of Harlem”), Ben Marshall (“Saturday Night Live,” “Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain”), and Kathrine Narducci (“Euphoria,” “Alto Knights”). They will […]

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‘The Terror’ Season 3 Rounds Out Cast, Including Judith Light, CCH Pounder, Stephen Root

23 July 2024 at 21:00
“The Terror” Season 3 has rounded out its main cast, Variety has learned. A dozen actors have now joined previously announced lead Dan Stevens in the new season, which is officially titled “The Terror: Devil in Silver.” It is based on the novel “The Devil in Silver” written by Victor LaValle. The new additions are: […]

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Sets Final Season Premiere Date

23 July 2024 at 16:30
The sixth and final season of “What We Do in the Shadows” has set its premiere date at FX. The comedy series will debut its final season on Oct. 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT with the first three of its 11 episodes with new episodes dropping weekly thereafter. New episodes will be available to stream […]

Kevin Hart Peacock Series ‘Fight Night’ Drops Star-Studded First Trailer

23 July 2024 at 15:30
Peacock has released the first trailer for the upcoming limited series “Fight Night: The Million Dollar Heist.” Kevin Hart leads the all-star cast of the series, which includes Samuel L. Jackson, Taraji P. Henson, Don Cheadle, and Terrence Howard, as well as guest stars like Chloe Bailey, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Dexter Darden, Lori Harvey, and […]

‘I Think You Should Leave’ Duo’s HBO Comedy Pilot ‘Chair Company’ Adds Five to Cast (EXCLUSIVE)

22 July 2024 at 16:30
Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin’s HBO comedy pilot “The Chair Company” has added five new cast members, Variety has learned exclusively. Lake Bell (“Harley Quinn,” “Mother Couch”), Sophia Lillis (“It,” I Am Not Okay With This”), Will Price (“After the Hunt,” “A Complete Unknown”), Joseph Tudisco (“A Brooklyn Love Story,” “FBI”), and Lou Diamond Phillips […]

‘High Potential’ Showrunner Todd Harthan Signs 20th Television Overall Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

19 July 2024 at 19:00
Todd Harthan has signed a new multi-year overall deal with 20th Television, Variety has learned exclusively. The news comes roughly a month after Harthan was named the showrunner and executive producer of the upcoming ABC procedural “High Potential” starring Kaitlin Olson, which is produced by fellow Disney-owned studio ABC Signature. Harthan took over the role […]

‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Is the Perfect Show for Trekkies — Now They Need to Watch It 

19 July 2024 at 16:00
When it was announced in 2019 that Nickelodeon would be getting its own animated “Star Trek” series, I must admit I was skeptical. After all, “Star Trek: Discovery” was already airing its second season (which clearly set up the phenomenal spinoff “Strange New Worlds), and “Picard” had already been announced, as had the adult animated […]

‘Halo’ Canceled After Two Seasons at Paramount+

18 July 2024 at 22:00
The live-action “Halo” series has been canceled at Paramount+, Variety has learned. The big budget series based on the popular Xbox video game franchise aired two seasons at the streaming service. The show originally debuted in 2022, while the second season aired between February and March 2024. “Paramount+ can confirm that ‘Halo’ will not move […]

Leighton Meester, Quenlin Blackwell Join Rachel Sennott’s HBO Comedy Pilot (EXCLUSIVE)

18 July 2024 at 19:30
Leighton Meester and Quenlin Blackwell have both been cast in guest star roles in Rachel Sennott’s HBO comedy pilot, Variety has learned exclusively. The two will appear alongside Sennott in the pilot as well as cast members Odessa A’zion, Jordan Firstman, Miles Robbins, and True Whitaker. The pilot was picked up at HBO back in […]

Amazon Horror Comedy Pilot ‘Nightbeast’ Casts Cory Michael Smith, Michael Dorman, Miles Marthaller (EXCLUSIVE)

18 July 2024 at 17:00
The Amazon horror comedy pilot “The Nightbeast” has added three new series regulars to its cast, Variety has learned exclusively. Cory Michael Smith, Michael Dorman, and Miles Marthaller will all star in the pilot alongside previously announced lead Tatiana Maslany. Maslany will star as Amy, described as “a young mother unsatisfied with her seemingly perfect […]

‘Star Trek: Starfleet Academy’ Adds Karim Diané, Zoë Steiner to Cast

18 July 2024 at 17:00
The “Star Trek: Starfleet Academy” series has found its two newest cadets. Karim Diané and Zoë Steiner have both signed on to the upcoming Paramount+ series. They will star alongside fellow cadets Kerrice Brooks, Bella Shepard and George Hawkins. As previously announced, Holly Hunter will star as the captain and chancellor of Starfleet Academy while […]

‘The Terror’ Season 3 ‘Devil in Silver’ Casts Dan Stevens in Lead Role

18 July 2024 at 14:00
Dan Stevens is set to star in “The Terror” Season 3 at AMC, which is based on the Victor LaValle novel “The Devil in Silver.” “The Terror: Devil in Silver” was formally greenlit at the cabler back in February. Stevens will also executive produce the six-episode season in addition to starring. It is slated to […]

Roy Wood Jr. Sets Hulu Comedy Special

17 July 2024 at 21:15
Roy Wood Jr. will debut his next stand up special on Hulu. Wood will tape what will be his fourth special in early September at the Lincoln Theater in Washington DC. Mainstay Entertainment and Jax Media will produce the special, and c. craig will direct. It will stream on Disney+ internationally. The special’s title and […]

‘Frasier’ Revival Sets Season 2 Premiere Date at Paramount+

17 July 2024 at 17:30
Season 2 of the “Frasier” revival has set its premiere date at Paramount+. The new season of the Kelsey Grammer-led series will premiere on Sept. 19 with its first two episodes. New episodes will then drop weekly on Thursdays on Paramount+ in the U.S. and Canada. The show will be available internationally on Paramount+ at […]

‘Loot’ Renewed for Season 3 at Apple

16 July 2024 at 18:00
“Loot” has been renewed for Season 3 at Apple TV+, Variety has learned. The second season of the comedy series debuted on the streamer on April 3, with the season finale airing on May 29. “We are thrilled to come back for a third season! We’re extremely fortunate to spend more time with our talented […]