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JUL
23
4 HRS

'Better Call Saul' Unleashes Albuquerque Billboard, Real Phone Number for Fake Lawyer

'Better Call Saul' Unleashes Albuquerque Billboard, Real Phone Number for Fake Lawyer

There may be a minor delay in the arrival of Better Call Saul, but the Breaking Bad spinoff is already being quite generous with its built-in fan base.

An Instagram user in Albuquerque, N.M., kindly pointed out Wednesday that the AMC series has erected a billboard for its fake title lawyer, going by his given name of James M. McGill when the events of the series pick up before the Breaking Bad timeline.

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JUL
23
6 HRS

Jessica Biel to Appear on 'New Girl'

Jessica Biel to Appear on 'New Girl'

Jessica Biel and Zooey Deschanel are going head-to-head on New Girl.

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Biel has signed on to guest in an upcoming episode of the Fox comedy — playing an obstacle in Jess' (Deschanel) mission to get lucky at a wedding.

PHOTOS THR Goes On Set With the Cast of 'New Girl'

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JUL
23
7 HRS

FX's John Landgraf Clarifies 'True Detective' Remarks: It's 'Truly Great'

FX's John Landgraf Clarifies 'True Detective' Remarks: It's 'Truly Great'

FX CEO John Landgraf wants everyone to know that he thinks HBO's True Detective is a good show.

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JUL
23
7 HRS

Thomas the Tank Engine Voice Actor Quits Over Salary Dispute

Thomas the Tank Engine Voice Actor Quits Over Salary Dispute

The actor who voices Thomas the Tank Engine in the beloved children's series has quit, saying he isn't paid enough to continue performing the role.

Martin T. Sherman — who voices the train engines Thomas, Percy and Diesel in the U.S. version of the show, dubbed Thomas and Friends — posted an open letter on a fan site announcing his decision to quit the series.

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JUL
23
8 HRS

Comedies 'Backpackers,' 'Seed' Sent Packing at CW

Comedies 'Backpackers,' 'Seed' Sent Packing at CW

Sound the sad trombones for The CW's scripted comedy offerings.

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JUL
23
8 HRS

Another Live Stunt Falls Off Schedule As Fox Nixes 'Jump of the Century'

Another Live Stunt Falls Off Schedule As Fox Nixes 'Jump of the Century'

TV's love affair with live stunts might be cooling — or at least it's proving to be quite complicated. Fox is the latest to ditch plans for a daredevil event, pulling the plug on October's planned Jump of the Century.

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JUL
23
9 HRS

Nick Cannon, Syfy Team for Nerd Improv Show

Nick Cannon, Syfy Team for Nerd Improv Show

Syfy is looking to expand its variety offerings.

The NBCUniversal-owned cable network announced Wednesday that it is teaming with Nick Cannon to develop a weekly hourlong sci-fi/fantasy improv series.

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JUL
23
9 HRS

'Justified' Producer Taylor Elmore Inks Two-Year Deal With CBS TV Studios

'Justified' Producer Taylor Elmore Inks Two-Year Deal With CBS TV Studios

Justified writer-executive producer Taylor Elmore has set up his next gig for when the FX drama wraps at the end of its upcoming sixth season, inking an overall deal with CBS Television Studios.

The two-year pact will have Elmore setting up shop at the studio such hits as The Good Wife, Elementary and the NCIS franchise. There, he will supervise and develop new projects. Elmore has been with Justified since the second season, originally serving as a co-producer and now serving as an ep.

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JUL
23
9 HRS

'Scandal' Adds Portia de Rossi for Season 4 Arc

'Scandal' Adds Portia de Rossi for Season 4 Arc

ABC's Scandal is kicking off its fourth season with a new mystery.

The Kerry Washington starrer has enlisted Portia de Rossi for a "top secret" arc, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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JUL
23
10 HRS

Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' to Stay at Ed Sullivan Theatre

Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' to Stay at Ed Sullivan Theatre

There will be no Los Angeles move for Stephen Colbert. In a bit of news that comes as no surprise, CBS has made official its plans to keep Late Show in New York's Ed Sullivan Theatre when David Letterman hands the show over to his successor.

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JUL
23
11 HRS

Warren Ellis Teaming With 'Walking Dead' Producer for TV Series

Warren Ellis Teaming With 'Walking Dead' Producer for TV Series

Universal Cable Productions is expanding its genre portfolio, inking three new deals to bring comic properties to the small screen.

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JUL
23
11 HRS

Comic-Con: How Katee Sackhoff and Grace Park Became 'Star Wars' Icons for THR's Preview Issue (Video)

Comic-Con: How Katee Sackhoff and Grace Park Became 'Star Wars' Icons for THR's Preview Issue (Video)

This story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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JUL
23
11 HRS

'Game of Thrones' Favorite Boards ABC's 'Resurrection'

'Game of Thrones' Favorite Boards ABC's 'Resurrection'

Game of Thrones' Catelyn Stark is rising from the dead. Well, sort of.

Actress Michelle Fairley has booked a season-long arc on ABC's sophomore drama Resurrection, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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JUL
23
11 HRS

Comic-Con: See Nathan Fillion as 'Star Trek's' Captain Kirk (Video)

Comic-Con: See Nathan Fillion as 'Star Trek's' Captain Kirk (Video)

This story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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