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Daily Archives : Apr 26, 2018

Patton Oswalt Credits His Late Wife With Helping to Solve the Golden State Killer Case

Following an arrest this week in the Golden State Killer case, comedian Patton Oswalt is crediting his late wife, Michelle McNamara, with helping to solve the case. “McNamara died in her sleep at 46 in April 2016,” the AP reports….

CBS Rolls Out New Celebrity Edition of ‘Undercover Boss’

CBS is about to premiere a celebrity season of “Undercover Boss,” and has lined up Gabby Douglas, Idina Menzel, Bethany Mota and Deion Sanders to help get the season rolling. “Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition” premieres Friday, May 11. Additional stars…

New HBO Drama Tracks Family That Owns a Big Media Company

A drama series premiering soon on HBO centers on a family that controls one of the world’s largest media and entertainment conglomerates. “Succession,” tracking the lives of Logan Roy and his four children, premieres June 3. The plot finds the…

Whoa! Take an Aerial Gondola to Dodger Stadium — L.A. Mayor Unveils the Plan

The mayor of Los Angeles says fans of the L.A. Dodgers will be able to to ride in an aerial gondola to Dodger Stadium for games. The tram system, which could be operational by opening day in 2022, would run…

Two ‘SNL’ Cast Members to Co-Host This Year’s Primetime Emmys Ceremony

This year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, which will air live coast to coast from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 17, will be co-hosted by “Saturday Night Live’s” Colin Jost and Michael Che. The…

Hit Drama Series Renewed, Gets Time Slot Upgrade

A drama series that is currently in its third season will be back for a fourth after being renewed by Showtime. The pay-cable channel announced the pickup today for “Billions,” starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis. The show’s third season…

Ford Will Stop Producing All Passenger Cars Except for One Model

In a move that the automotive press says amounts to a declaration that the car wars are over and the crossovers have won, Ford says it will stop building all sedans and hatchbacks and will shift its production to crossovers…

‘Star Wars’ TV Series to Premiere This Fall

Disney continues to find outlets for its “Star Wars” franchise, announcing that production has begun on “Star Wars Resistance,” an anime-inspired series focused on the time period prior to the events of “The Force Awakens.” The animated adventure series tracks…

New Western Series Marks First Regular TV Role for Kevin Costner — Here’s a Look

Kevin Costner has had a pretty good run in the Western genre on the big screen — including winning Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director, along with a nomination for Best Actor, for his 1990 epic “Dances With Wolves.”…

It’s Become an Awards Magnet and Hulu’s Signature Series — Here’s What One of the Show’s Stars Revealed About ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

In its freshman season alone, Hulu’s acclaimed drama series “The Handmaid’s Tale” not only chalked up awards left and right, but also helped establish Hulu as one of the serious players in the streaming space. The series won eight Primetime…