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JUL
24
9 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Penny Dreadful' to Play Up Helen McCrory's Madame Kali in Season 2

Comic-Con: 'Penny Dreadful' to Play Up Helen McCrory's Madame Kali in Season 2

Showtime's Penny Dreadful will focus on a new, human villain in its sophomore season.

Showrunner John Logan told fans Thursday night at Comic-Con that his Showtime monster drama will focus on a human antagonist in its upcoming second season. Helen McCrory's Madame Kali, who guest starred in episodes two and eight, will take center stage on the series, Logan told fans in a nearly full Ballroom 20.

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JUL
24
11 HRS

'American Horror Story' Enlists 'Normal Heart' Alum

'American Horror Story' Enlists 'Normal Heart' Alum

Ryan Murphy is bringing one of his young The Normal Heart co-stars to FX's Freak Show.

The prolific showrunner announced Thursday via Twitter that Finn Wittrock has joined the fourth season of his FX anthology American Horror Story.

"Thrilled to announce the very talented FINN WITTROCK has joined the cast of Freak Show!" Murphy tweeted.

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JUL
24
11 HRS

'Big Bang Theory' Star to Host TV Land's 'Candid Camera'

'Big Bang Theory' Star to Host TV Land's 'Candid Camera'

The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik has a second gig.

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JUL
24
12 HRS

MTV Renews 'Teen Wolf' for Season 5

MTV Renews 'Teen Wolf' for Season 5

MTV has renewed Teen Wolf for a fifth season.

Executive producer Jeff Davis announced at Thursday's Comic-Con panel in Ballroom 20 that the series will return for an expanded two-part 20-episode run.

PHOTOS Titans of Comic-Con: Stars Re-Create Classic Characters

Dylan Sprayberry, who joined the show early in the current season, has been promoted to series regular for the new season.

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JUL
24
12 HRS

James Patterson Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

James Patterson Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

Best-selling author James Patterson is expanding his relationship with CBS Television Studios.

Less than a month after the author closed a deal with the studio (and network) to adapt his thriller Zoo, James Patterson Entertainment has signed a new multiyear first-look deal with CBS Television Studios. Under the pact, Cathy Konrad's Treeline Films will gain first-look access to the author's library through her deal with CBSTVS.

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JUL
24
12 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Community' Star Joel McHale Never Doubted Revival Chances

Comic-Con: 'Community' Star Joel McHale Never Doubted Revival Chances

Community had an 11th-hour reprieve last month when Yahoo Screen revived the cult comedy for a sixth season, fulfilling the first half of the unofficial #sixseasonsandamovie mandate.

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JUL
24
13 HRS

Comic-Con: Xbox Unveils 'Halo: Nightfall' Trailer (Video)

Comic-Con: Xbox Unveils 'Halo: Nightfall' Trailer (Video)

Microsoft may have cancelled much of its television development for the Xbox platform, but Halo: Nightfall—a live-action show based on the popular video game series, with none other than Ridley Scott as executive producer—lives on, as proven by the new trailer just unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con.

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JUL
24
13 HRS

Melissa Gilbert Books Arc on ABC's 'Secrets & Lies' (Exclusive)

Melissa Gilbert Books Arc on ABC's 'Secrets & Lies' (Exclusive)

Melissa Gilbert is returning to ABC.

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JUL
24
15 HRS

Greg (the Other Poehler) Talks Comedy Foray, Comparisons to Sister Amy

Greg (the Other Poehler) Talks Comedy Foray, Comparisons to Sister Amy

Greg Poehler may be following in his sister Amy's footsteps, but the comparisons are unwelcome.

"It’s so unfair to compare the two of us," he tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I’ve never acted before. She’s been doing it for 20-something years. Cut me some slack. I should be graded on a curve."

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JUL
24
16 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Under the Dome' to Ramp Up Body Count in Back-Half of Season 2

Comic-Con: 'Under the Dome' to Ramp Up Body Count in Back-Half of Season 2

The body count is about to rise on CBS' Under the Dome.

The summer sci-fi drama starring Dean Norris has big answers coming in its sophomore season — but they will come at a cost, showrunner Neal Baer told fans Thursday at Comic-Con.

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JUL
24
17 HRS

Comic-Con: '24' Gives Fans One Final (?) Tribute to Jack Bauer

Comic-Con: '24' Gives Fans One Final (?) Tribute to Jack Bauer

Fox kicked off Thursday with one (perhaps) final tribute to Jack Bauer, bringing Kiefer Sutherland to his first San Diego Comic-Con for the recently concluded limited series 24: Live Another Day.

The panel, which was moderated by exec producer/Jon Cassar, was an intimate conversation between the duo — and about 4,000 fans who were captivated by Suthlerland's every word, while executive producer Howard Gordon was a last-minute attendee and sat with the press.

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JUL
24
17 HRS

Comic-Con: See Katee Sackhoff, Grace Park as Han Solo, Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars' Tribute

Comic-Con: See Katee Sackhoff, Grace Park as Han Solo, Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars' Tribute

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

It's been more than a decade since Park, 40, and Sackhoff, 34, starred in Syfy's Peabody-winning Battlestar Galactica. Since then, Park has gone on to CBS' Hawaii Five-0, while Sackhoff is on A&E's Longmire, but if you get them together, it's like time hasn't passed at all.

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JUL
24
18 HRS

Comic-Con: See 'Orphan Black's' Tatiana Maslany Fight Zombies as 'Shaun of the Dead'

Comic-Con: See 'Orphan Black's' Tatiana Maslany Fight Zombies as 'Shaun of the Dead'

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

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JUL
24
18 HRS

TV Ratings: 'Extant' and 'Motive' Take Hits, 'Taxi Brooklyn' Rises

TV Ratings: 'Extant' and 'Motive' Take Hits, 'Taxi Brooklyn' Rises

Big Brother and America's Got Talent shared bragging rights on Wednesday night for the Big Four's top-rated series, each averaging a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49. For the CBS show, that marks a 10 percent boost from last week, while America's Got Talent was steady in its first outing for the night.

STORY Networks Campaign to Retire Live and Same-Day Ratings

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