The CW's The Originals is proving it doesn't suck to be a vampire -- at least not on social media.
The Vampire Diaries spinoff tops fall's freshmen TV shows when it comes to its social media fanbase. The drama boasts more than 1.9 million fans across Facebook and Twitter, according to a new ranking from ListenFirst, which aggregates and analyzes data streams across social, digital and traditional channels.
The Viacom-owned cable network is teaming with Jon Favreau and Smallville duo Al Gough and Miles Millar to adapt Terry Brooks' international best-selling fantasy novels Shannara, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. From Sonar Entertainment, the development deal comes with a straight-to-series commitment, so should network brass like the script, the fantasy drama would bypass the traditional pilot stage.
NBC's big bet on a live telecast of The Sound of Music looks like it paid off. The network, which hasn't won a Thursday night once this season, topped primetime with its three-hour performance of the stage musical.
Caleb Bankston became the latest Survivor: Blood vs. Water competitor sent home after first being blindsided and then losing a close Redemption Island duel.
The "loved one" -- who is engaged to returning player ColtonCumbie -- talked to The Hollywood Reporter about his time on the island, why he kept going in duel and his what he makes of Colton's decision to quit earlier in the season.
It's easy to remember a musical for its songs. That is, after all, what makes a musical different from every other kind of narrative: The characters will shout to the rafters in full throat, revealing things they just can't speak, because the music gives them leave to lay themselves bare.
The live television performance of The Sound of Music brought a cavalcade of snark to the internet on Thursday night, but for all those attitudinal jabs, there were also plenty of impressive moments to the ambitious undertaking. THR runs down five highlights from NBC's production.
THR's live coverage of The Sound of Music begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
For his part, Bernardin says of the decision to allow him to live-blog this seminal classic: "While I'm not a devotee of the musical, I've seen it a bunch of times. My wife demands that we watch the movie every holiday season. And I've always wondered, 'Why is Maria in a convent to begin with? What was she running away from? What had she done?' "
Join us as we ponder this question and more -- like how Nazi will NBC's Nazis be?
Turns out Benedict Cumberbatch and R. Kelly have more in common than you think.
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel brought the unlikely pair together when he tasked Cumberbatch with reciting lyrics off Kelly's single "Genius," from the upcoming Black Panties album on Wednesday's Jimmy Kimmel Live! Of course, Cumberbatch was game.