TVLine Items: Masked Dancer Ratings, Power Book III Teaser and More

The Masked Dancer‘s fancy footwork debuted on Sunday to 4.8 million total viewers and a 1.3 demo rating, marking the night’s top-rated entertainment program and the TV season’s highest rated launch (edging out I Can See Your Voice‘s 1.2). TVLine readers gave Fox’s Masked Singer offshoot an average grade of “C-.” Elsewhere, NBC’s Sunday Night […]

TVLine Items: Nic Cage’s Swear Words Trailer, The Equalizer Teaser and More

Nicolas Cage is giving viewers a lesson in the History of Swear Words, via a new, NSFW trailer for the Netflix series. Cage hosts the six-episode program (premiering Tuesday, Jan. 5), in which the actor and guests such as Nikki Glaser, Jim Jefferies, Nick Offerman and Sarah Silverman, as well as experts in etymology, pop […]

TVLine Items: Alicia Vikander’s HBO Series, Shameless Looks Back and More

Alicia Vikander‘s next role is one familiar to her: The actress will play a movie star in the HBO limited series Irma Vep. The drama — written and directed by Olivier Assayas and executive-produced by Vikander — follows Mira (Vikander), who, disillusioned by her career (and a recent breakup), comes to France to star as […]

TVLine Items: For All Mankind Renewed, P.D.’s New Series Regular and More

Apple TV+ is headed back into space: The streamer has handed For All Mankind an early Season 3 renewal, more than two months ahead of its second season premiere. The alternate history drama, starring Joel Kinnaman, explores what would have happened if the USSR beat the Americans to the moon and the global space race […]

TVLine Items: Prodigal Son Adds Smash Vet, Penn & Teller Renewed and More

Smash alum Christian Borle has a killer new role: The actor will recur during Season 2 of Prodigal Son as a former friar known for going on a killing spree, our sister site Deadline reports. Borle’s Pete was ejected from the church for his extremist views, after which his murderous actions landed him in the […]

TVLine Items: HBO Max on Fire, Silverman Joins Good Girls and More

Amazon Fire users are finally getting their HBO Max wish: The WarnerMedia streaming service will be available on Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, Fire TV Edition smart TVs and Fire tablets beginning Tuesday, Nov. 17. Per the official release, “Immediately upon launch, current subscribers of HBO through Amazon’s Prime Video Channels will be able to […]

TVLine Items: Severance for Walken, Lucy Liu Comedy Adds 2 and More

Christopher Walken‘s next weapon project of choice is the upcoming Apple TV+ workplace thriller Severance, starring Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and executive-produced by Ben Stiller (Escape at Dannemora). Walken will play Burt, the head of Optics and Design at Lumen Industries, a company that offers a “severance procedure” which separates work and out-of-work memories. […]

TVLine Items: Demi to Host People’s Choice, RHOBH’s New Recruit and More

Singer/actress Demi Lovato has added hosting the 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards to her calendar. Lovato will take the reins of the ceremony, airing live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 9/8c. A list of the TV nominees can be found here. As previously announced, actress/singer/producer Jennifer Lopez […]

TVLine Items: Church’s Fox Comedy, Cherish the Day Renewed and More

Thomas Haden Church is looking to make Texas his TV home: The Divorce vet will star in and executive-produce The Texanist, a multi-camera comedy in development at Fox, TVLine has learned. Inspired by the long-running Texas Monthly column, the potential series follows an opinionated Austin-area radio show host named Dave (played by Church). He “calls […]

TVLine Items: Superman Adds Degrassi Vet, Manifest Casting and More

Is a Degrassi: The Next Generation vet Lex Luthor’s new cohort? Walter Weissman/Star Max/AP Images Stacey Farber, aka Degrassi‘s Ellie Nash, will recur on The CW’s Superman & Lois as Leslie Larr, the right hand to one of the most influential people on the planet, The Wrap reports. That sure sounds like the Supergirl baddie […]