You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

TV News Roundup: ‘The Flash’ Ups Hartley Sawyer, Jessica Parker Kennedy to Series Regulars

In today’s roundup, “The Flash” promoted Hartley Sawyer and Jessica Parker Kennedy to series regulars, and the Toronto Screenwriting Conference named its 2018 guest speakers.


Recurring cast members Hartley Sawyer and Jessica Parker Kennedy have been upped to series regulars for Season 5 of the CW‘s “The Flash.” Sawyer will reprise his role as Ralph Dibny, or Elongated Man, while Kennedy will continue on as Barry and Iris’ future daughter, Nora West-Allen, since the Season 4 finale revealed her “Mystery Girl” identity.

Deinstitutionalized has announced the cast of the upcoming dystopian drama “FraXtur.” Series regulars include Brittany Curran, Denise Richards, Karl Yune, Leon Thomas III, Max Adler, Camille Winbush, Kristos Andrews, Cody Saintgnue, Eric Nelsen, Ciara Hanna and Chasty Ballesteros. Pro wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, Maria Conchita Alonso, and Jade Harlow are also set to guest star in the show, which follows a misfit bunch of teens who stumble into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. 


Jeanie Buss, owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Mark Burnett, president of MGM Television and Digital Group, and David McLane, creator of the original “GLOW” series, are partnering with AXS TV to broadcast tapings of “Women of Wrestling” events, featuring wrestling matches between pro female wrestlers, as well as musical performances. AXS TV will start recording WOW events in Los Angeles later this year, for broadcast beginning in early 2019.


The Toronto Screenwriting Conference has named its 2018 guest speakers. Included in the lineup are 16 writers, executive producers and showrunners, including David Shore (“The Good Doctor”), Stacy Rukeyser (“Unreal”), Ben Watkins (“Hand of God”), Rebecca Addelman (“New Girl”), Wendy Litner and Lauren Corber (“How to Buy a Baby”), Brooks Grey (“The Amazing Gayl Pyle”), Hannah Cheesman (“Whatever Linda”), Allana Harkin (“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”), Corey Mandell, Carole Kirshner, Sarah Glinski (“Degrassi”), Cory Bowles (“Black Cop”), Molly McGlynn (“Molly Goes Round”), Warren Sonoda (“Trailer Park Boys”), Linsey Stewart (“The Awesomeness”). The TSC will take place on Saturday and Sunday at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.


9 Story Media Group has appointed Angela C. Santomero to the newly established position of chief creative officer, in which she will oversee the group’s creative content strategy. Previously, Santomero worked as a creator, executive producer and writer on various children’s shows, including Nick Jr.’s “Blue’s Clues” and PBS Kids’ “Super Why!” The appointment comes on the heels of 9 Story Media’s recent acquisition of Out of the Blue Enterprises, which Santomero co-founded.

More TV

  • Game of Thrones finale

    Six Things We Learned From 'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' Documentary

    HBO gave fans a long parting look at the making of “Game of Thrones” on Sunday night in a two-hour documentary that focused on the Herculean efforts by the small army craft and technical experts who worked on the mammoth fantasy drama. “Game of Thrones: The Last Watch” introduced viewers to the leaders of the [...]

  • 'Killing Eve' Season 2 Failed Where

    'Killing Eve' Season 2 Stumbled Where 'Barry' Soared (Column)

    SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers for the entire second seasons of “Killing Eve” and “Barry.”  I was dead certain that “Killing Eve” and “Barry” — two of my favorite television debuts of 2018 — should have ended after a single season. Both coincidentally starring unstable assassins, the shows were smart, propulsive, and extremely weird [...]

  • A.P. BIO -- "Melvin" Episode 208

    'AP Bio' Canceled After Two Seasons at NBC

    “AP Bio” has been canceled at NBC. Series creator Mike O’Brien shared the news with fans on Twitter, writing that “This has been my favorite project of my life.” In the single-camera comedy, Glenn Howerton portrayed a disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar who lost out on his dream job and was forced to return to Toledo, [...]

  • James Holzhauer $2 million

    'Jeopardy!' Champion James Holzhauer Hits $2 Million Winnings Milestone

    This current “Jeopardy!” player has just won over $2 million on the popular game show. Who is James Holzhauer? The 34 year old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has hit a “Jeopardy!” milestone by becoming only the second person in the show’s history to win over $2 million in regular season play. Holzhauer won [...]

  • Kanye West Shares a Memory of

    Kanye West Shares a Touching Memory of His Mother in Letterman Interview

    In a preview of David Letterman’s interview with Kanye West, which begins streaming next Friday, May 31, the musician’s wife Kim Kardashian West, tweeted a clip of him sharing a touching memory of his mother, Donda, who died in 2007 after a surgical procedure. While his wife looks on smiling, West answers Letterman’s question about [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content