Welcoming its new sister into the AMC Networks fold, IFC will offer back-to-back airings of the first two seasons of BBC America’s “Orphan Black” ahead of the sci-fi drama’s season three premiere.
The 21-hour marathon starts at midnight on April 17 and will give fans (and newcomers) a chance to follow Tatiana Maslany’s Sarah Manning from her initial discovery that she has cloned counterparts all the way through the season two finale, which ends with a shocking twist that will change the course of the series forever.
AMC Networks will air the season three premiere of “Orphan Black” across all of its U.S. networks – including IFC and BBC America — at 9 p.m. on April 18.
Amazon has renewed “The Boys” for a second season ahead of the show’s series premiere next week. The streamer also announced that Aya Cash will join the show in the second season. Season 1 of “The Boys” will debut on July 26. It is based on the New York Times best-selling comic of the same [...]
A blackout affecting CBS stations in major markets throughout the country looms as CBS and AT&T executives go down to the wire on negotiations for a retransmission consent deal covering 28 O&O stations. The sides have sparred publicly during the past few days as 11 p.m. PT Friday expiration of the previous contract approached. AT&T [...]
In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix releases a trailer for the third season of “Dear White People,” and Disney casts Billy Campbell and Kathy Najimy in upcoming Disney Junior series, “The Rocketeer.” CASTING Billy Campbell and Kathy Najimy have joined the cast of forthcoming animated series “The Rocketeer.” The seasoned actors will voice character Kitana [...]
Henry Cavill has left his Superman cape at home and is donning a silver wig instead. The actor, along with his “The Witcher” co-stars, unveiled the first trailer for the much anticipated Netflix series at a packed Comic-Con Hall H panel. The trailer sees Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in all his Witcher glory, wielding [...]
The first planned movie centered on “The Walking Dead” character Rick Grimes will now run in theaters rather than on AMC. The announcement was made with a brief teaser video played at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, with the video ending with the words “Only in Theaters.” The film will be distributed by Universal Pictures. [...]
ICM Partners has asked a judge to dismiss the lawsuit filed against four major talent agencies by the Writers Guild of America as part of the larger war between agencies and the guild over packaging fees on TV series and movies. The guild sued ICM, CAA, WME and UTA in California state court in April, [...]
Jennifer Beals is running for a SAG-AFTRA national board seat as a member of presidential candidate Matthew Modine’s progressive Membership First slate. Beals is best known for starring as Bette Porter on the Showtime series “The L Word” and for her lead role as Alex Owens in the 1983 hit “Flashdance.” She’s starred in the [...]