Daily Archives : Sep 1, 2011

AMC Greenlights Two Series — Including Kevin Smith’s Comic Shop Project — and Pulls Out of Another One

AMC will go ahead with a pair of new series, including “Secret Stash,” the comic book store reality show from film director Kevin Smith, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The cable net has also greenlighted “JJK Security,” another reality series,…

Showtime Renews Dramedy

Showtime has announced that it is bringing back a dramedy series for another season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cancer-themed “The Big C” will return for season three. The channel has 10 new episodes in the works, with a premiere…

Actor From Showtime’s ‘Barbershop’ Says He Was Kicked Off Plane Because of His Race

United Airlines is reportedly looking into a complaint by an actor who appeared on the Showtime sitcom “Barbershop,” who says he was kicked off a United flight because he’s black, TMZ.com reports. Michael Colyar, who played Leonard on the show…

Forest Whitaker Developing Cop Show for TNT

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker is working on a female-focused cop drama for TNT, reports TV Guide. Whitaker, who won an Oscar for “The Last King of Scotland” in 2007 and is also known for his breakout role in “Platoon” in…

Video: Fox Offers a Glimpse of Season 3 in ‘Glee’ Promo

Chaz Bono’s ‘DWTS’ Partner: ‘Get Over It!’

Another key player has spoken out about the outcry that followed the announcement of Chaz Bono as a contestant in the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars,” E! Online reports. Bono’s selection was greeted with a flood of angry…

Lindsay Lohan Gets Tattoo Featuring Lyrics by a Veteran Rocker

Lindsay Lohan is sporting a new tattoo, and it spotlights lyrics from a song by a popular rock singer who has been around for decades, TMZ.com reports. The song is “I Go to Extremes,” a 1989 effort by Billy Joel….

TNT Movie Adds Star Power

With Dermot Mulroney and Michael Cudlitz already on board, TNT announced it has added more star power to its Mystery Movie Night production of “Silent Witness,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Actress Anne Heche and multiple Emmy winner Judd Hirsch…

NBC to Adapt Popular 1980s Adventure Movie for TV

A popular 1980s movie will be remade for television, with NBC signing on to adapt the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s The Live Feed blog. The movie is the 1984 adventure "Romancing the Stone," which starred Kathleen Turner as…

Cher Defends Chaz Bono After ‘DWTS’ Announcement Sparks Angry Response

Cher has taken to Twitter to defend her son Chaz Bono — who was born a daughter but recently underwent gender transition — after the announcement that he would be a contestant on "Dancing with the Stars" triggered a wave…