Netflix: Bridgerton Is Fifth-Largest Season Premiere for an Original Series

RELATED STORIES Lady Whistledown has her headline for tomorrow. If televisions and iPads existed during the Regency, that is. Netflix tweeted on Monday evening that Bridgerton — its adaptation of Julia Quinn’s best-selling novels, which was created for TV by Chris Van Dusen and executive-produced by Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland — is projected to be sampled […]

Charmed’s Holly Marie Combs Calls to End ‘Division’ Between Fans of the Original Series and The CW Reboot

RELATED STORIES It’s been a dramatic week in the Charmed-verse, as several stars from both the original series and The CW’s reboot have spoken out publicly against one another. Now, Holly Marie Combs is taking a page from Piper Halliwell’s book and calling for peace. “My Charmed friends … I would like everyone to stop,” […]

The View in Review: The Soap It ‘Replaced,’ Its No. 1 Guest, the Original Title and Other Fun Facts

Ahead of The View‘s Season 24 premiere this Tuesday, Sept. 8, ABC’s daytime talker sent out a list of “Hot Topics” (read: fun facts). Because while it has been great sport over the years to focus on the show’s sometimes noisy goings and comings, on a much lighter note it is also interesting to recall…. […]

DC Universe Original TV Series Will Be Moving to HBO Max, Says DC CCO

RELATED STORIES Dick Grayson may be getting a new place to hang his domino mask. To the surprise of perhaps no one, it appears that all DC Universe original series are relocating to HBO Max, DC Chief Content Officer Jim Lee shared in an interview published on Friday. “The original content that is on DCU […]

Smash’s Original Pilot Script ‘Had a Lot of Nudity,’ Plus Other Fun Facts From the NBC Cast’s 7-Year Reunion

RELATED STORIES Fans of Marilyn Monroe, Broadway musicals and thinly veiled sexual baseball metaphors were given a temporary reprieve from all that is 2020 on Wednesday with a special presentation from the cast of NBC’s Smash. People, in partnership with The Actors Fund, aired a live stream of the short-lived series’ one-night-only concert recorded in […]

Prodigal Son Bosses Break Down the Finale’s Killer Twist, Reveal Original Plan for Scrapped Season 1 Episodes

RELATED STORIES The following post contains major spoilers for Prodigal Son‘s Season 1 finale. Proceed with caution! Of all the Whitly family members we would have expected to see covered in blood after brutally stabbing someone to death, Ainsley Whitly was on the bottom of that list. And yet, in the final moments of Monday’s Prodigal […]

Empire Series Finale: EP Reveals What Was Supposed to (and Still Might?) Happen in the Original Ending

RELATED STORIES Empire wrapped its six-season run on Tuesday with a final episode that carried with it a giant asterisk. Although billed as a series finale, the episode was actually an amalgam of the Fox drama’s antepenultimate and penultimate hours. The admirably assembled makeshift closer replaces the original swan song, production of which was, as you know, […]

NCIS: New Orleans Original Cast Member Exits in Season 6: ‘The Show Has Been So Good to Me…’

RELATED STORIES NCIS: New Orleans bid adieu to one of its original cast members this Tuesday night, six episodes into the CBS drama’s sixth season. In the episode “Matthew 5:9,” Special Agent Christopher Lasalle (played by Lucas Black) aimed to avenge his brother Cade’s murder by tracking down the drug ring in Alabama he believes […]

Star Wars: Rogue One original ENDING and MAJOR plot changes REVEALED by screenwriter

Despite its billion-dollar success, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was not short of production problems. The film had to go through reshoots with Tony Gilroy being called in to “fix” the film after director Gareth Edwards completed principal photography. Now screenwriter Chris Weitz has revealed what Rogue One was really like before all the […]

Book Excerpt: ‘The Trial of Lizzie Borden,’ the Original True Crime Sensation

It might feel like we’re in the midst of an unequaled true crime boom, thanks to the ubiquity of non-fiction crime documentaries, series, podcasts, and books, but don’t be fooled; the culture has always had a perverse fascination with the evil that men do. Or women — to this day, one of the most notorious […]