The actions of President Trump and his White House press secretary Sean Spicer over the weekend—lying about the size of his inauguration crowds, despite ample evidence disproving their claims—were surprising and alarming to many who were unaccustomed to seeing that degree of blatant dishonesty from the office of the President of the United States.
Broadcast TV's biggest new hit show will be airing on NBC through at least the 2018-19 season. NBC announced a two-season renewal for its breakout family drama This Is Us today at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif. The network shared the news with the show's cast and producers just minutes before they met with reporters.
Fox isn't the only broadcast network that's bringing back its biggest recent hits. NBC is reviving its hit sitcom Will & Grace for a 10-episode limited run next season. NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke made the announcement at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif.
Joanna Coles hoped that her E! reality series about Cosmopolitan magazine, So Cosmo, would have enough on-screen drama to carry through an eight-episode debut season. But she didn't know that she would be the one providing the show—which looks at the lives of the editors behind the fashion magazine—with its most jaw-dropping twist.
When AMC's Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul returns for Season 3 on April 10, the show will feature another familiar face from Breaking Bad: ruthless drug lord Gus Fring, played by Giancarlo Esposito.
Something was different about Full Frontal with Samantha Bee's return to TBS last week, after its holiday hiatus. The program aired on Wednesday, its new weekly time slot, instead of Monday.
Every spring since 2011, HBO has been able to rely on the new season of Game of Thrones and the audience surge that show provides. Last year, Season 6 helped the series become the network's most-watched series ever, with an average of 25 million viewers on all platforms.
FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said today that "2016 was the best year in our 22-year history." But two of the biggest reasons for FX's commercial and critical success last year, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and breakout comedy Atlanta, won't return to the network's schedule until 2018.
While NFL ratings were down across the board this season, the team putting together Super Bowl LI on Fox don't expect any spillover when the game is finally played on Feb. 5.
As this season breakout freshman series, This Is Us keeps getting bigger, as last night's return notched a 3.0 in the 18-49 demo for the first time. And while Fox, which produces the drama, had first dibs on the project last year, execs realized that the best home for the show was actually its broadcast rival, NBC.