Comedy Central will kick off a big fall push on Sept. 25 with new segs of “Tosh.0” and the bow of Daniel Tosh’s toon series “Brickleberry.”
“South Park” and “Key & Peele” return Sept. 26. “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” will bow its second season Oct. 4 at 10 p.m., and the series premiere of “Mash Up,” hosted by T.J. Miller, will be on Oct. 9 at 12:30 a.m.
Comedy Central’s fall lineup also boasts several new comedy speshes. “Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian” will air Sept. 29, and Jeff Dunham will topline his fifth Comedy Central spesh “Minding the Monsters” on Oct. 7. “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List” airs Oct. 27 at 11 p.m. and feature Hughley. Also slated for the fall lineup are comedy specials “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid” and “Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour,” though official air dates have yet to be locked down.
“Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs,” the fourth edition of the fundraiser, will tape Oct. 13 in New York and air Oct. 21. Telethon spesh will be hosted by Jon Stewart and feature live performances, sketches, short films and a celebrity phone bank.
Last night, Peter Weber was unveiled, perhaps unsurprisingly, as the next Bachelor during the season finale of “Bachelor in Paradise.” Weber’s selection coincided with a season-high rating for “Paradise,” and caps a solid ratings summer for the “Bachelor” franchise. As ratings have been in decline across the board this summer, “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in [...]
In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix releases “Raising Dion’s” trailer and announces a number of premiere dates for its original series. DATES Netflix announced the premiere dates for several of its new and returning original series: Season 2 of “Carmen Sandiego” will launch Oct. 1; Deon Cole’s standup special “Deon Cole: Cole Hearted” will launch [...]
Freya Ridings was still nursing the emotional wounds of a breakup when she sat down at her parents’ piano in her North London home to compose what eventually became her breakout hit “Lost Without You.” “I was in an isolated place. When you lose a connection to someone where you put your heart, mind and [...]
Fox’s “9-1-1: Lone Star” continues to round out its main cast. Jim Parrack has joined the upcoming drama in a series regular role. He joins previously announced series leads Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler. In the series, Lowe stars as Capt. Owen Strand, a sophisticated New York fireman who, along with his adult son, re-locates [...]
Telecom giant AT&T is considering off-loading satellite TV subsidiary DirecTV, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing sources. The company has also mulled spinning off DirecTV into a separate company, as well as merging DirecTV’s assets with satellite-TV company Dish Network, said the outlet. AT&T declined to comment. Shares of AT&T, which trade under the [...]
Norman Lear accepted Variety’s Creative Conscience Award Tuesday night at the publication’s annual Showrunners Dinner. The award honors Lear for his work promoting important causes both inside and outside the entertainment industry. Lear, who appears on the current cover of Variety, recently renewed his overall deal at Sony Pictures Television. Speaking at the Showrunners Dinner [...]
Maria Bartiromo will be on Fox Business Network and Fox News Channel for a while longer, after striking a new multi-year deal with Fox News Media. “Her exceptional insights and incredible work ethic have been of tremendous value to Fox Business and Fox News and we’re thrilled to have her continue anchoring each of her [...]