TVLine Items: Richard Gere's Apple Gig, Syfy's Night Gallery Reboot and More

Richard Gere is making the move to the small screen: Apple is nearing a series order for a drama starring the Pretty Woman actor and written by Howard Gordon (Homeland), our sister site Deadline reports. Based on the Israeli series Nevelot, the untitled eight-episode project follows “two elderly Vietnam vets and best friends — one of whom […]

TVLine Items: Temptation Island Trailer, Halo Director/EP Steps Down and More

USA Network is headed back to Temptation Island with a newly released trailer for the reality show revival. The upcoming series, premiering Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 10/9c, returns with original host Mark L. Walberg and four dating couples, whose relationships are tested by 24 sexy singles on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Press PLAY above […]

TVLine Items: Syfy Delivers Alien News, MMA Vet to Star Wars Series and More

Bleep-blorp! Syfy announced on Thursday that it has ordered to series Alien News Desk, a weekly, animated late-night series. Set to debut in early 2019, Alien News Desk will feature the voices of Will Forte (as news anchor Drexx Drudlarr) and fellow Saturday Night Live alum Heidi Gardner (as co-anchor Tuva Van Void), and deliver […]

TVLine Items: Hamilton Star's Sitcom, Designated Survivor Casting and More

Leslie Odom Jr. is turning ABC into the room — er, network — where it happens. The Tony-winning actor (Broadway’s Hamilton) is set to star in and executive-produce an untitled comedy series at the Alphabet network, inspired by real-life couple Pastor Touré Roberts and Pastor Sarah Jakes Roberts, who preach at a Los Angeles church. […]

TVLine Items: Martha Plimpton Joins Brockmire, Elite Renewed and More

Brockmire has found a new sober sponsor in Martha Plimpton (The Real O’Neals, Raising Hope), who will recur during Season 3 of the IFC comedy, our sister site Variety reports. Plimpton’s character Shirley is described as a cigarette-smoking, no-nonsense woman who has been sober for eight years. She will show Hank Azaria’s former baseball announcer the harsh realities […]

TVLine Items: NCIS: NOLA Vet Joins Party, David Blue's in Danger and More

TBS’ Search Party has located NCIS: New Orleans alumna Shalita Grant: The actress will recur during Season 3 of the dark comedy, our sister site Deadline reports. In the series about a group of self-absorbed twenty-somethings covering up a murder, Grant will play Cassidy, a superficial law school grad. The lawyer takes on Dory (Alia Shawkat) […]

TVLine Items: The Wayanses' Happy Reunion, CBS Eyes Secret Six and More

The Wayans family is Happy Together: Damon Wayans Jr.’s real-life father Damon Wayans will guest-star on the freshman CBS comedy as — you guessed it — Jake’s (Wayans Jr.) dad, EW.com reports. The Lethal Weapon leading man appears in the Monday, Oct. 29 episode, in which his character, Mike, comes for a visit at the same […]

TVLine Items: Nightflyers Premiere Binge, Runaways Adds Vamp and More

Syfy is taking a binge approach to its upcoming space thriller Nightflyers, based on the novella by George R.R. Martin. Episodes 1-5 will debut Sunday, Dec. 2 through Thursday, Dec. 6 at 10/9c, while Episodes 6-10 will air Sunday, Dec. 9 through Thursday, Dec. 13 at 10 pm, all with limited commercial interruption across all Syfy platforms. Set […]

TVLine Items: Late Show Goes Live for Midterms, Queen Renewed and More

Stephen Colbert is doing it live: The Late Show will be broadcast live on the night of the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 11:35 pm ET (and on tape-delay PT), CBS announced on Monday. This will mark the 18th time that the CBS late-night program has aired live, doing so most recently on Jan. […]

TVLine Items: BET Casts Gladys Knight, Star Trek Teaser, Titans Poster and More

Singer Kelly Rowland will channel legendary songstress Gladys Knight in BET’s American Soul, a ’70s period drama about the rise of the music-dance program Soul Train. In portraying Knight for a multiple-episode arc, Rowland will record an original cover of the soul icon’s song “Midnight Train to Georgia.” (Knight was one of the first performers Soul […]