Halt Doesn’t; More Strain, Sex, Ray; Dr. Monk Coming; Bullet Screams; Mork meets Orson; Bogie and Bacall together again.

Billy Crystal tweeted “There just aren’t words” to describe the passing of Robin Williams. But somewhere along the way he will find the words because he is scheduled to do a tribute to him in Monday nights Emmy awards ceremony. I’m with his original assessment. There just aren’t words.

 

Rather than make up my own custom TV schedule for the new fall shows I found the following PDF file on TVcoholic that should get you caught up on premiere dates etc.

 

Here’s the latest entertainment news. In the links below read

 

Spoilers from Michael Ausiello dated August 5

Postmortem interview with producers of The Killing after series finale. Contain spoilers

Spoilers from Inside Line dated August 7

Spoilers from Michael Ausiello dated August 12

Producers and casts of Dr. who preview new season

Spoilers from Inside Line dated August 14

Timing of Frozen versus Once upon a Time explained

Spoilers from Michael Ausiello dated August 19

Explanation of Golden Globes rule changes regarding miniseries versus limited series. Interesting reading

Timeline of Marvel and DC Comics films scheduled for now through 2020

 

 

Also of interest but not in the links below…

RIP actress Lauren Bacall aged 89

RIP Don Pardo at age 96. Announcer for SNL and many 60s and 70s game shows

NBC summer replacement sitcom “Welcome to Sweden” has been renewed for season 2

James Cordon (never heard of him) is replacing Craig Ferguson on his late-night talkshow

Morena Baccarin will guest star again on The Mentalist as sociopath Erica Flynn

Kyle McLaughlin will return guest star on The Good Wife has a strange attorney

Kyle McLaughlin will guest star on Agents of Shield has Skye’s father

Robert Knepper will cross over from Arrow to Flash as bad guy William Tockman a.k.a. The Clock King. It’s a shame he will not be in the same episodes with Wentworth Miller or we could have another Prison Break reunion.

SyFy Channel announced Haven will premiere September 11 with the first of 13 of its 26 episodes for the season

ABC announced it will not renew Black Box about a manic-depressive brain doctor. I kind of liked it.

Clancy Brown who has recently appeared in Sleepy Hollow will have a recurring role in The Flash

USA Network has renewed Suits for season 5 and we are pleased

Homeland season 4 will kickoff with a two-hour premiere October 4

Much to my surprise HBO has renewed The Leftovers for season 2. I like it but it is a very strange show.

Switched at Birth has been renewed for season 4

Twisted has been canceled by ABC Family Channel

Starz series Outlander has been renewed for season 1 after airing just one episode. I’ve seen one episode and it’s worth watching so far.

MTV is producing a pilot for a series based on the Scream movies. Bex Taylor-Klauss a.k.a. “Bullet” from The Killing and Arrow will have a lead role. I might have to watch it just for her.

The Strain has been renewed for season 2 by FX. I kind of like it.

Former desperate housewife Eva Longoria joined the cast of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Much to my joy and surprise “Halt and Catch Fire” has been renewed for season 2. It’s ratings declined especially the disappointing finale so I didn’t think it would make it. I’m very glad it did.

Showtime renews Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex for season 3. Gave up on Donovan after last year but I love sex (no pun intended)

Sons of Anarchy final episode will be Tuesday, December 2

Tony Shalhoub joins the cast of Nurse Jackie in a recurring role for season 7

Derek Storm the character that Richard Castle writes about as himself in the Nikki Heat novels is being spun off into its own TV series. Why don’t they just show reruns of Castle?

Julianne Hough will be the fourth judge on Dancing with the Stars

Derek Hough (Julian’s brother) will guest star with her on Nashville

Premiere of the film Batman V. Superman has been moved up from May 2016 to March 2016

NatGeo will air “Killing Jesus” based on the Bill O’Reilly book just like they did for Lincoln and Kennedy

Stephen Weber has joined the cast of SyFy Channel Helix

Godzilla 2 will hit theaters in the summer of 2018

SyFy Channel has agreement a four hour miniseries “Childhood’s End” based on the Arthur C Clarke’s novel

Initial auditions on American Idol will now allow piano accompaniment as well as guitar

More people subscribe to Netflix than HBO

 

 

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Big Bang, Sleepy Hollow, Once, P’hood, NCIS, Reign, Mindy Project and More

The Killing Post Mortem: EP Veena Sud Talks That Last Scene, the Lost Kiss, an Offscreen Wedding and… a Season 5?

Matt’s Inside Line: Scoop on Once, NCIS, Sleepy Hollow, The Originals, Shameless, The Middle and More

 

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Parenthood, Chicago Fire, True Blood, Glee, S.H.I.E.L.D., The Killing and More

Doctor Who EP, Stars Preview ‘James Bond’ Elements, Lack of Doctor-Clara ‘Boyfriend’ Dynamic and More

Matt’s Inside Line: Scoop on Once, NCIS, Grey’s, Revenge, Hawaii Five-0, Elementary, Haven and More

Once Upon a Time’s Two Most Burning Frozen Questions Answered

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Once, Grey’s, Sons of Anarchy, Hawaii Five-0, Castle, NCIS: LA, Scandal and More

Golden Globes Get Out Ahead Of Category Controversy Plaguing Primetime Emmys

Studios Take Marvel V. DC Fight Into 2020: Is It Stretching The Spandex Too Thin?

 

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