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Daily Archives : Dec 4, 2018

Former ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Contestant Dead at 34

A woman who was a contestant on the reality competition show “America’s Next Top Model” has died. TMZ reports that Jael Strauss died this morning in hospice just two months after she announced she had been diagnosed with stage IV…

‘House of Cards’ Standout Michael Kelly on the Final Season That Almost Wasn’t

Both “House of Cards” and Michael Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper on the Netflix series, have come a long way since the show debuted its first season back in 2013. Kelly has chalked up three Emmy nominations for his role…

NBC Renews Comedy Series

NBC will move forward with another season of a prime-time comedy series that has been a critical and popular hit for the network on Thursday nights. The network announced today that it has ordered a fourth season of “The Good…

Madison Avenue’s Latest Idea to Grab Your Attention While Watching TV: ‘Pause-vertising’

As television rethinks the commercial break for the digital age, the latest scheme may or may not be welcomed by binge watchers. Variety reports that programmers and marketers are eyeing something that’s being called “pause ads” or “pause-vertising,” where viewers…

HBO Series Gets Season Two Renewal

A series that premiered last month on HBO has received a pickup from the pay-cable channel for season two. Variety reports that HBO, along with Italian broadcaster RAI, renewed the drama “My Brilliant Friend.” “The eight-episode first season of the…

Apple Music Reveals Most-Streamed Artist of 2018

One artist dominated streaming on the Apple Music platform in 2018. The AP reports that the most-streamed artist of the year was Canadian rapper Drake, with Apple naming his “Scorpion” the top album and his hit “God’s Plan” the most…

Lifetime Takes Wraps Off Winter Movie Slate

Lifetime unveiled a lineup of new original movies and acquired films that will begin airing next month. Golden Globe and Emmy nominees Christina Ricci, Judith Light and Josh Bowman kick off hte premieres Jan. 29 with “Escaping the Madhouse: The…

Wow! In One Day the New ‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer Has More Than 10 Million Hits — Watch It Now

Marvel Entertainment released the new trailer for “Captain Marvel” on Monday, and within the first day it topped 10 million views. So … what’s all the excitement about? See for yourself …

NBC’s ‘Today’ Moves to Distance Itself, Physically, From the Megyn Kelly Era

NBC News is taking another step in the process of making the third hour of its “Today” morning program look less like the defunct “Megyn Kelly Today” and more like the first two hours of “Today.” Variety reports that the…

Sexy ‘Temptation Island’ Sneak Peek Released

USA Network introduced the four couples who will be put to the test in the new installment of the reality series “Temptation Island,” which premieres Jan. 15. The channel also released a sneak peek video, which you can watch below….