BET is filling out the cast for upcoming original series “The Real Husbands of Hollywood.”
Formerly titled “House Husbands,” show skewers the “Real Housewives” franchise from a male perspective. Series combines scripted and improvised dialogue, similar to the production style of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Kevin Hart, Nelly and Nick Cannon star, while Robin Thicke, J.B. Smoove, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin and Faizon Love have recently been added.
Showrunner Ralph Farquhar will exec produce with Hart, Chris Spencer, Tim Gibbons, Dave Becky, Stan Lathan and Jesse Collins.
In today’s TV news roundup, Inbar Lavi has been cast in a recurring guest role on ABC’s “Stumptown” and CBS has announced two holiday primetime specials for “The Price is Right.” CASTINGS Inbar Lavi has been cast in a recurring guest role on ABC’s “Stumptown.” Last seen on Netflix’s “Lucifer” as Eve, this new role [...]
First the first time in a while, “This Is Us” managed to top “The Masked Singer” in the Live+3 TV ratings. The NBC drama was the biggest grower of the week, jumping 80% from a 1.4 to a 2.5 after three days of delayed viewing, benefiting from a series low performance from the Fox singing [...]
Louie Anderson may have found the purr-fect role. Variety has learned exclusively that Anderson is set to star in and executive produce the multi-camera comedy “Tigsley” at Fox. The project has received a script commitment with a penalty attached. “Tigsley” is described as an adult comedy about a family dealing with life, love, the pursuit [...]
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For most of the “When They See Us” shoot, director Ava DuVernay worked with two or three cameras, but when it came to shooting the tense courtroom seen where Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise are put on trial, DuVernay shot with four cameras. Editor Spencer Averick says, “We needed [...]
Eliot Goldberg, AMC Networks’ executive vice president of nonfiction and alternative programming for AMC, Sundance TV and BBC America, is departing the company after six years. Marco Bresaz, senior vice president of nonfiction and alternative programming, will lead the nonfiction programming group going forward. Kelly Nash, who was recently promoted to vice president of nonfiction [...]
Lilly Singh lampooned Disney Plus’ disclaimer that certain older movies include “outdated cultural depictions” on her NBC show. The YouTube and late-night TV comedian took issue with Disney’s euphemistic phrasing — pointing out that the warning is really about the “racist” tropes in decades-old movies that were made for kids. Disney Plus includes “a bunch [...]