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JAN
30
23 MINS

ABC Orders Johnny Knoxville Comedy, Six More Pilots

ABC Orders Johnny Knoxville Comedy, Six More Pilots

After adding four more dramas to its growing pilot slate, ABC has also tapped seven comedies for 2015-16 season consideration — most notably a laugher from Johnny Knoxville.

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JAN
30
1 hour

ABC Adds Dramas From 'Straight Outta Compton' Writer, 'E.R.' Vet to Pilot Slate

ABC Adds Dramas From 'Straight Outta Compton' Writer, 'E.R.' Vet to Pilot Slate

ABC is stacking up the dramas, adding four more pilots to its current order — including one from Straight Outta Compton writer Sheldon Turner and another from E.R. scribe David Zabel.

Read More THR's 2015 Pilot Guide

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JAN
30
2 HRS

Watch Jamal Stand Up to Lucious in 'Empire' Promo

Watch Jamal Stand Up to Lucious in 'Empire' Promo

Fox is pushing Empire breakout Jussie Smollett into the spotlight.

The mid-season juggernaut's latest promo centers on the actor who plays Jamal, the openly gay son of music mogul Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) and his ex-wife Cookie (Taraji P. Henson).

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JAN
30
4 HRS

Tone Bell Inks Talent, Script Deals at NBC (Exclusive)

Tone Bell Inks Talent, Script Deals at NBC (Exclusive)

NBC is betting even bigger on Tone Bell.

The network has signed the Bad Judge breakout to a talent holding deal, while sibling Universal Television has inked a blind script deal with him. The comedian will be eyed for potential pilots this broadcast season, and will focus his development efforts on creating a series for the studio, which he could potentially star in, too. 

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JAN
30
5 HRS

No New 'Game of Thrones' Book In 2015, Publisher Confirms

No New 'Game of Thrones' Book In 2015, Publisher Confirms

Game of Thrones publisher HarperCollins confirmed that Winds of Winter, the sixth book in the hit series, would not be coming out in 2015.

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JAN
30
6 HRS

CBS Orders Second Medical Drama Pilot This Season

CBS Orders Second Medical Drama Pilot This Season

CBS is looking at another candidate for a new medical drama. Hot to launch an hour-long in the genre for some time, the network has handed out a pilot order to the New York-set LFE.

From the Dan Jinks Company and CBS Television Studios, the project is described as a "high-octane procedural" that focuses on residents trying to reconcile god complexes with their humanity at New York City's top hospital.

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JAN
30
6 HRS

HBO Moves Ahead With 'Lewis and Clark' Miniseries

HBO Moves Ahead With 'Lewis and Clark' Miniseries

After a long search to find its Clark, HBO has finally given the green light to pioneering miniseries Lewis and Clark.

Starring Casey Affleck as Meriwether Lewis and Matthias Schoenaerts as William Clark, the pair start filming the six-part miniseries about the discovery of the American West in the summer of 2015.

Read More HBO Renews 'Togetherness' for Second Season

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JAN
30
10 HRS

'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' Boss Weighs In: Will Abby and Jake Stay Together?

'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce' Boss Weighs In: Will Abby and Jake Stay Together?

The title of Bravo's first scripted series, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, suggests that the show's leading couple splits up. But do they have to?

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JAN
30
10 HRS

'The Blacklist' Creator on Super Bowl Episode's "Revelations," Red and Tom's Deal

'The Blacklist' Creator on Super Bowl Episode's "Revelations," Red and Tom's Deal

There will be plenty of unnecessary roughness on TV this Sunday, and it has nothing to do with the football game.

The Blacklist returns from its winter hiatus in the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot with the first half of a two-parter. Series creator Jon Bokenkamp told The Hollywood Reporter that Sunday's installment resembles a "big, heightened event movie in a very contained way."

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JAN
30
10 HRS

'The Originals': Nathan Parsons on Hayley and Jackon's Wedding, Looming Battle With Klaus

'The Originals': Nathan Parsons on Hayley and Jackon's Wedding, Looming Battle With Klaus

The Originals is gearing up for a wedding between Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) and Jackson (Nathan Parsons) — if they can jump through all the proper hoops first.

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JAN
30
10 HRS

'Better Call Saul' Cast, Creators Reveal Details of 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff

'Better Call Saul' Cast, Creators Reveal Details of 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff

Better Call Saul is ready to take off.

The talent behind the Breaking Bad spinoff celebrated the show at its premiere at Regal Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, where they stopped to share details of the anticipated AMC drama.

"This is a very specific character with specific drives and hopes and dreams and challenges," said Bob Odenkirk, who stars as Jimmy McGill, the attorney who eventually changes his name to Saul Goodman and becomes the criminal lawyer Breaking Bad fans know and love.

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JAN
30
11 HRS

TV Ratings: 'Parenthood' Series Finale Swells, 'Scandal' Jumps in Return

TV Ratings: 'Parenthood' Series Finale Swells, 'Scandal' Jumps in Return

Thursday saw the return of ABC's Shonda Rhimes block — and TGIT was just as strong as it was in the fall. With an average 3.6 rating among adults 18-49, Scandal topped the lineup with a solid half-of-a-point jump from its last original in October.

Elsewhere, Grey's Anatomy (2.7 adults) improved three-tenths of a point and How to Get Away With Murder (3.0 adults) returned steady.

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JAN
30
12 HRS

'Ray Donovan' Adds Jason Butler Harner

'Ray Donovan' Adds Jason Butler Harner

Jason Butler Harner is boarding Ray Donovan.

He'll recur as Varick Strauss, Andrew Finney’s (Ian McShane) cool, calculating right-hand man in the third season of the Showtime drama starring Liev Schreiber as L.A.'s best professional fixer.

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JAN
30
13 HRS

Neil Patrick Harris Tries to Preview His NBC Variety Show in Super Bowl Spot (Video)

Neil Patrick Harris Tries to Preview His NBC Variety Show in Super Bowl Spot (Video)

NBC has released its first promo for its Neil Patrick Harris-hosted variety show — but clearly, a 15-second Super Bowl spot isn't enough time to translate how legendary it'll actually be.

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