WGN America is going straight-to-series with Underground, tapping Christopher Meloni to star in the slave drama.
Additionally, Friday Night Lights alum Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge (Rectify) and Jessica De Gouw (Arrow, Dracula) will join the cast of the 10-episode drama. Anthony Hemingway (The Wire, Treme) will direct the first two episodes.
HBO has dropped three Game of Thrones treats to help tide fans over until season five.
A new clip features Jon Snow (Kit Harington) speaking with Mance (Ciaran Hinds), the King Beyond the Wall who surrendered in the season-four finale. Jon struggles to convince Mance of something important. Perhaps it's to make a deal with Stannis (Stephen Dillane), who has assumed a leadership role on The Wall, or to order his people to do something.
Craig Ferguson has found his next broadcast role: acting.
The former host of CBS' The Late Late Show has been tapped to star in ABC's buzzy comedy pilot The King of 7B, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The ensemble comedy, already hailed as one of the season's freshest scripts, centers on Prentiss (Ferguson), an agoraphobic recluse who ventures outside for the first time in 11 years when he spies what could be his soul mate moving into the building across the street.
William H. Macy is no stranger to directing but the first time he stepped behind the camera in such a position on Showtime's Shameless — where he plays one of TV's worst fathers — wasn't until the seventh episode of season five.
Following The Flash's lead, CBS' Supergirl is enlisting former Superman and Supergirl.
Dean Cain, who played Clark Kent/Superman on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Helen Slater, who starred as Kara/Supergirl in 1984 film Supergirl, have joined the cast of the network's DC Comics take starring Melissa Benoist, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Hawaii Five-0 star Daniel Dae Kim's (Chin Ho Kelly) longtime goal of directing a TV episode is finally being realized.
The actor, who has been itching to get behind the camera since his days as Jin on ABC's Lost, helmed Friday's episode of the CBS police drama, entitled "Stakeout," and he tells The Hollywood Reporter he was surprised by "the amount of preparation that directing requires."
After spending half of January and all of February off the air, the CBS drama returns March 1, as the race for State’s Attorney heats up -- leaving Diane (Christine Baranski) and Cary (Matt Czuchry) to try and handle a case on behalf of Colin Sweeney (Dylan Baker) -- who is suing a television show for basing a character on him -- in Alicia's (Julianna Margulies) absence.
The Oprah Winfrey Network has ordered additional episodes of all four of its Perry scripted series, the cabler announced Friday.
OWN has added 23 episodes of drama The Haves and the Have Nots; 22 episodes of companion drama If Loving You Is Wrong; 22 episodes of comedy Love Thy Neighbor; and 20 episodes of comedy For Better or Worse.