×

TV News Roundup: ‘House of Cards’ Final Season Sets Premiere Date

In today’s roundup, Netflix sets the premiere date for the sixth and final season of “House of Cards,” while CBS previews an upcoming “Late Late Show” special inside the Paul McCartney “Carpool Karaoke” segment.

DATES

Claire Underwood is back. Robin Wright is taking center stage in the sixth and final season of “House of Cards,” which is set to premiere globally on Nov. 2, Netflix revealed today. Diane Lane, Greg Kinnear, and Cody Fern are joining this season alongside Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott, and Boris McGiver. Netflix also debuted new key art for Season 6. Take a look below.

House of Cards Season 6 Robin Wright

CASTING

Frances Turner, Cle Bennett, and Rich Ting have signed on to Season 4 of “The Man in the High Castle” for Amazon Studios. Turner will appear in a series regular role as Bell Mallory, who escapes from a Nazi concentration camp into the Japanese Pacific States and meets Bennett’s recurring character Elijiah, a militant Black nationalist. Together, the couple become members of a cell in the BCR, an urban guerilla movement dedicated to the liberation of African-Americans. Ting will recur as Captain Iijima, a driven, ambitious young detective in the Kempeitai and Kido’s close deputy.

SPECIALS

CBS will present “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool” on Monday, Aug. 20 from 8-9 p.m. ET/PT. The primetime special will feature never-before-seen footage from the segment where James Corden met with the Beatle in McCartney’s hometown. “After the shoot, while we sat in the edit, we had to cut so much we loved for time. Not only did Paul do a concert in that Liverpool pub, but James and he discussed so much in the car. We are so delighted CBS has given us this primetime special to make an hour-long version of this ‘Carpool Karaoke.’ Now everyone can see the joy of that concert and more of their chat,” said Ben Winston, executive producer of “The Late Late Show.”

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” is heading to Florida to cover the midterm elections. Comedy Central announced that the special week of shows will be taped at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater. The episodes will air Monday, Oct. 29 through Thursday, Nov. 1 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. Tickets for tapings are free and will only be available through “The Daily Show” at www.dailyshow.com/miami.

More TV

  • Tulsi Gabbard, Tom Steyer, Cory Booker,

    Nonsense Ellen DeGeneres Question Derails an Otherwise Substantive Democratic Debate (Column)

    The fourth Democratic debate was dangerously close to being substantive. For almost three (3!) hours, the twelve (12!) candidates onstage tackled questions on foreign policy, reproductive rights, health care, gun control, big tech, and the opioid crisis. While the other debates — and indeed, the entire 2016 presidential campaign — have been marked by meme-able [...]

  • Pictured (l-r): Doug Jones as Lieutenant

    Mipcom Roundup: E4 Buys 'Star Trek: Discovery'; All3Media Sells Drama Package

    In Variety’s fourth Mipcom roundup, E4 buys U.K. linear rights to “Star Trek: Discovery,” All3Media sells drama package to Pickbox Now, African broadcasters buy 800 hours of content from BBC Studios, France’s Serieclub acquires offbeat Norwegian comedy, ZDF and Red Balloon team for young adult book adaptation, and Viacom and Youku partner on kids’ animation. [...]

  • SAG-AFTRA HQ

    SAG-AFTRA Leaders Approve Music Video Agreement for Performers

    SAG-AFTRA’s national board has approved unanimously an agreement with major record labels on a three-year successor contract to their music video agreement. The new agreement is effective retroactively from May 1, 2019, through April 30, 2022. The major labels party to the agreement are Warner Records, Atlantic Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Capitol [...]

  • Darren Star, Canneseries 2020 season 03

    Darren Star Reflects on His Iconic Shows And Teases 'Emily in Paris' at Mipcom

    Darren Star, the creator of “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Melrose Place” and “Sex and the City” who was celebrated at Mipcom on Monday and named patron of the upcoming Canneseries festival, said the iconic TV series he created struck a chord throughout the world because of their relatable characters and cultural grounding. “I never thought of [...]

  • Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren,

    How to Watch the Fourth Democratic Primary Debate

    For the first time since Nancy Pelosi launched the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, the top 12 Democratic primary candidates will take part in a debate. This marks the fourth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 campaign season. The event is co-hosted by CNN and the New York Times and will be held at Otterbein [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content