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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah already have TV plans in their post-"Saturday Night Live" world. They'll each star in their own series for Showtime. David Nevins, president and CEO of Showtime Networks, made the announcement Thursday at a press event...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime is in talks with Stephen Colbert to host a live election-night comedy special, the channel's chief executive said. "I think it's going to happen," Showtime CEO David Nevins told a TV critics meeting Thursday. "Stephen wants to do it, I want...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The outgoing Australian wallaby Rocko and his quirky friends are returning to TV. Nickelodeon announced plans Thursday to resurrect the 1990s animated series "Rocko's Modern Life" for a one-hour TV movie. The series originally ran from 1993 to 1996. "Rocko's...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian organized crime prosecutors on Thursday detained a man they allege appeared in a British television news report claiming that gangs are trafficking guns in Romania. Atilla Csaba Pantics was detained on suspicion of being complicit to...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Melissa Benoist and Grant Gustin better work on their vocal exercises. There will be two musical crossover episodes later in the season on The CW shows "Supergirl" and "The Flash." Executive Producer Greg Berlanti announced the plans Thursday at an...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CW President Mark Pedowitz says the network is in talks with Nina Dobrev about returning for the series finale of "The Vampire Diaries." "There are discussions going on with Nina, we'd love to have her back," he said Thursday at an annual summer...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's first Latino princess will keep her throne: The TV series "Elena of Avalor" is getting a second-season renewal. The decision was announced Thursday, shortly after the July debut of the animated series on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. Disney had...
NEW YORK (AP) — TV and Broadway star Laura Benanti is pregnant, and she and her husband are expecting a baby girl this winter. Benanti, who won a Tony Award in the Broadway revival of "Gypsy," posted a photo online Wednesday of herself and her husband, Patrick Brown, each...
NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenner, who appeared regularly on shows such as "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "Family Matters," has died. He was 75. Jenner died Monday in Los Angeles of acute myeloid leukemia. His death was announced Wednesday by the TV series he was best known for, "...