×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

TV News Roundup: Kevin Hart Netflix Comedy Special Drops First Trailer

In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the official trailer for the comedy special “Kevin Hart: Irresponsible” and Josh Charles joins Showtime’s Roger Ailes series “The Loudest Voice.”

DATES

Season two of “Yellowstone,” starring Kevin Costner, will premiere on Paramount Network on June 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The sophomore season will continue the story of rancher John Dutton (Costner) as he defends his plot of land from new threats. The cast also includes Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley and Cole Hauser.

CASTING

“The Good Wife” star Josh Charles will have a recurring role on Showtime‘s upcoming limited series “The Loudest Voice” about Fox News founder Roger Ailes. Charles will portray Casey Close, a sports agent and the husband of former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, who will be played by Naomi Watts.

The upcoming Hulu limited series “Looking For Alaska” has added Denny Love, Jay Lee, Landry Bender, Sofia Vassilieva, Uriah Shelton and Jordan Connor to its cast as series regulars. The eight-episode show is based on the John Green novel of the same name and follows boarding-school teen Miles “Pudge” Halter (Charlie Plummer) investigate the unexpected death of his new love Alaska Young (Kristine Froseth).

FIRST LOOKS

Netflix has released the official trailer for Kevin Hart‘s debut stand-up special on the streaming service, titled “Kevin Hart: Irresponsible.” In the trailer, the comedian talks about his infidelity in his second marriage and his parenting style in front of a sold-out crowd at the O2 Arena in London.

Comedy Central has debuted the first look at “The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn & Open Mike Eagle,” a new series mixing comedy and music from black artists. In addition to the two hosts performing, the trailer shows stand-up from Chris Redd, Lil Rel Howery, Sasheer Zamata and Hannibal Buress.

EPIX has teased its new fall show “The Godfather of Harlem,” starring Forest Whitaker, Vincent D’Onofrio and Giancarlo Esposito. The 10-episode series is inspired by the story of ’60s crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker) returning from a decade in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in disarray. “Narcos” creators Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein will write the series.

More TV

  • Spanish Director Dani De La Torre

    Movistar+ Announces Ambitious Original Series ‘La Unidad’

    MELILLA, Spain — Spain’s pay TV leader Movistar+ has announced its newest original series, the anti-terrorist police drama-thriller series “La Unidad,” which started filming last week in the small autonomous Spanish community of Melilla, located on the Moroccan coast. One of the biggest international plays to date for Movistar +, the pay TV/SVOD unit of [...]

  • Visitors arrive at the Hudson Yards

    AT&T Sells WarnerMedia Hudson Yards Space to Pay Down Debt

    AT&T has cut a deal to sell and lease back its WarnerMedia office space in New York’s glitzy Hudson Yards development for $2.2 billion to help pare down its enormous debt load. AT&T said Tuesday it has set a deal to sell its office space at 30 Hudson Yards to an affiliate of Related Companies, [...]

  • Japanese actor Ken Watanabe poses on

    Ken Watanabe to Star in Japan Edition of 'The Fugitive'

    Warner Bros. International Television Production and Japan’s TV Asahi network are teaming to remake “The Fugitive” as a special program that celebrates TV Asahi’s 60th anniversary. Ken Watanabe (“The Last Samurai,” “Godzilla,” “Inception”) will star in the title role made famous by David Janssen in the 1963-1967 U.S. TV series and then by Harrison Ford [...]

  • black lgbtq actors hollywood representation

    TV Roundup: 'Pose' Season 2 Premiere Date Pushed Back on FX

    In today’s roundup, “Pose” gets a new Season 2 premiere date and Sara Gilbert is set to play a recurring role on Season 3 of Netflix’s “Atypical.” FIRST LOOK The TV Academy has unveiled the key art for the 71st Emmy Awards. The new design, which will be used across platforms including the Emmy’s website, [...]

  • James Holzhauer Jeopardy

    Why James Holzhauer Is Bad for 'Jeopardy!' (Column)

    James Holzhauer, who is closing in on a million dollars of game-show winnings, is on track to become the most successful “Jeopardy!” contestant of all time. And he’s become such a dominant force that a historic run has come to seem, as television, boring. Over the course of thirteen episodes and counting, Holzhauer’s methods and [...]

  • Joe Ianniello

    CBS Suspends CEO Search, Extends Ianniello in Role Through 2019

    CBS Corp. said it would suspend the months-long search it has conducted for a new leader for the company since the departure of Leslie Moonves and would instead extend the tenure of its acting chief, Joseph Ianniello, through the end of 2019. “Joe has demonstrated exceptional leadership during this time of unprecedented transition at CBS. [...]

  • Wanda Sykes Silicon Valleywood

    Wanda Sykes on Doing Business With Netflix: 'They Moved That Comma'

    MENLO PARK, Calif. — Wanda Sykes wears a lot of hats as a comedian, writer, producer and entrepreneur, and that gives her a keen sense of the ever-growing content marketplace. She also has a very clear understanding of what she’s worth in dollars and cents, as she shared Tuesday in her Q&A at Variety’s Silicon [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content