Ryan Murphy to Turn Broadway Musical The Prom Into Netflix ‘Movie Event’

Practice pinning your corsages and reserve your limousines: Ryan Murphy is bringing The Prom to Netflix. RELATED STORIES The American Horror Story producer is turning the Broadway musical comedy into a “movie event” for the streaming giant, Murphy announced via his Instagram on Tuesday. “The Prom is one of the most uplifting, heartfelt and special […]

Murphy Brown Adds Celeb Guest Stars: Bette Midler, Brooke Shields and More

Murphy Brown is calling in some celebrity reinforcements: The CBS revival has lined up a number of bold-faced names to guest-star later this season, including Bette Midler in a reprise of her Emmy-nominated role on the original series. Our sister site Deadline reports that Midler will appear in the Nov. 8 episode as Caprice, Murphy’s […]

Murphy Brown Recap: Murphy Comes to Grips With Her Own #MeToo Moment

Need to catch up? Check out our previous Murphy Brown recap here. Murphy Brown tackled the #MeToo movement this week, as Murphy was rocked by a painful memory from her distant past. Murphy’s TV show has to complete a mandatory sexual harassment seminar, which everyone groans about — except Pat, who’s excited to participate. (“Today, […]

Ratings: Station 19 Returns Steady, Murphy Ticks Down, SVU Ties Low

Station 19 fired up (see what I did there?) Season 2 on Thursday night with 5.2 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating, improving on its finale and matching its freshman average. Opening ABC’s night, Grey’s Anatomy (6.5 mil/1.6) slipped to match its smallest audience ever while landing just a tenth above its all-time […]

Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy dead at 88 – WATCH his The Blues Brothers scene with Aretha Franklin

The news of Murphy’s death was confirmed by his nephew Floyd Murphy Jr on Facebook. The Blues Brothers guitarist died at his home in Miami, Florida on June 15. Murphy was one of the original members of The Blues Brothers band, which he joined in 1978 when it was just a Saturday Night Live sketch. […]

Wesley Snipes Joins the ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Cast Alongside Eddie Murphy

Wesley Snipes is joining Eddie Murphy in Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name!, a biopic of comedian and producer Rudy Ray Moore. Snipes will play D’Urville Martin, an actor and director who helmed the 1975 American blaxploitation film Dolemite. Say what you want about Netflix, but the streaming service is now making a movie that co-stars Eddie Murphy and […]

James Bond Moneypenny star Naomie Harris backs Cillian Murphy to replace Daniel Craig

The actress had her first big break co-starring with Murphy in Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later. And of course, the director is now basically a done deal to helm Bond 25 with Craig. Speaking with JOE.ie, while promoting Rampage, Harris said: “I’ve never heard that idea. “That would be amazing – Danny [Boyle] and Cillian. […]

Boomerang: Eddie Murphy Movie Gets TV Series Adaptation at BET

It’s like the Boyz II Men song goes: Boomerang and TV comedy belong together, and BET knows that it’s right… The cable network has given a 10-episode, straight-to-series order to an adaptation of the 1992 Eddie Murphy film, per The Hollywood Reporter. The half-hour series will follow a dashing executive/self-aggrandizing ladies’ man (the character played by Murphy […]