TV News Roundup: ‘Killing Eve’ Season 2 Drops New Trailer (Watch)

In today’s roundup, BBC America releases a trailer for season two of “Killing Eve” and Zazie Beetz joins “The Twilight Zone” on CBS All Access.


Running with Beto,” the behind-the-scenes look at Beto O’Rourke‘s rise to political fame and narrow defeat by Texas Senator Ted Cruz, will debut on HBO on May 28. The HBO Documentary Films team was embedded for the final year of the upstart politician’s campaign and had intimate access to the challenges and triumphs in his life and career.

In her first one-hour special, comedian Desi Lydic will examine why the U.S. falls behind much of the world in women’s education, economics, health and politics in “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents Desi Lydic: Abroad.” She will learn about global policies, cultural shifts and strong women in the special, which debuts on May 13 at 11 p.m. ET/PT  on Comedy Central.


Sabrina Jalees has been cast in the CBS comedy pilot “Carol’s Second Act,” Variety has learned exclusively. Jalees will play, one of the three interns who are on the same rounds with Carol (Patricia Heaton). Jalees recently released her quarter hour comedy special through Netflix’s “The Comedy Lineup.” She is also a consulting producer on “Big Mouth” and previously worked on shows such as “Search Party,” “Transparent,” and “Best Week Ever.” She is repped by WME, Avalon, and Felker, Toczek, Gelman and Suddleson.

Zazie Beetz, known for her roles in “Atlanta” and “Deadpool 2,” will star in an episode of the upcoming “Twilight Zone” reboot on CBS All Access. “Get Out” actress Betty Gabriel will also join the star-studded ensemble cast, which includes Seth Rogen, Ike Barinholtz, John Cho, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Scott, Jessica Williams and Steve Yeun.

“Dallas” soap opera star Michael Duffy and Stephen Tobolowsky from “One Day at a Time” will guest star on “The Cool Kids” on Friday, March 22 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. In the upcoming episode titled “Margaret Ups Her Game,” Margaret (Vicki Lawrence) will try to date the hottest guy at the Shady Meadows Retirement Community while fending off a clingy suitor, and Hank (David Alan Grier) attempts to sell his erotic vampire novel. Check out an exclusive photo from the episode below. 

THE COOL KIDS: L-R: Vicki Lawrence and guest stars Patrick Duffy and Stephen Tobolowsky in the "Margaret Ups Her Game" episode of THE COOL KIDS airing Friday, March 22 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Patrick McElhenney/FOX.
CREDIT: Patrick McElhenney


BBC America has released a new trailer for season two of the hit British drama “Killing Eve.” Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw return to star in the sophomore season as MI5 officer Eve Polastri (Oh) continues to hunt down the assassin Villanelle (Comer) while both being obsessed with each other.


Fox Searchlight Television has announced that Jennifer Gonsky has been tapped to be the head of business affairs, effective immediately. For the past two years, she served as director of original series at Netflix, and was instrumental in bringing “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy on board as an executive to the streaming service.

More TV

  • Gina Rodriguez'Someone Great' film premiere, Arrivals,

    Gina Rodriguez Apologizes After Rapping N-Word in Deleted Instagram Video

    “Jane The Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez has released an apology video shortly after she used the N-word while rapping along to a Fugees song in a video posted to her Instagram story. In the original video, which has since been deleted, Rodriguez raps along to “Ready or Not” while having her hair and makeup done. [...]

  • Tom Succession

    'Succession' Season 2 Finale Scores Over 1 Million Viewers

    “Succession” concluded its second season with a tense Roy family yacht trip, watched by over 1 million total viewers. According to HBO, 1.1 million total viewers tuned in to Sunday’s finale across all platforms, which is up 12% on the season 1 closer which garnered 1 million sets of eyeballs. The premium cabler expects total [...]

  • 100 Días para Enamorarse

    Pierluigi Gazzolo on Viacom International Studios, the Spanish-language Market

    CANNES —  The L.A. Screenings represented the coming out of Viacom International Studios, which hit the market, then Conecta Fiction in Spain, with a powerful presentation of trailers. The Conecta Fiction lineup signaled that VIS is also open to co-production and collaboration with creators in not only Latin America but far beyond; “To Catch a [...]

  • Lagardere Acquires Spanish Outfit Veranda; Launches

    Lagardere Launches New Production Label Cameron's

    Lagardère Studios is ramping up its content strategy with launch of Cameron’s, a new production label dedicated to international programming. Cameron’s is being created by Jean-Charles Felli and Christophe Tomas, who previously founded Save Ferris Studios. The label will be delivering content mainly for streaming services. Felli and Tomas have tapped Gregory Cantien as managing [...]

  • eSports

    eSports Comedy Scores Put Pilot Order at CBS

    CBS has given out a put pilot order for a comedy set in the world of eSports, Variety has learned. The untitled single-camera series follows a recently retired pro basketball star who attempts to reconnect with his estranged son by buying an eSports franchise. Dan Kopelman will write and executive produce. Aaron Kaplan and Dana [...]

  • David Lindelof Watchmen Premiere

    'Watchmen' Creator Damon Lindelof Weighs in on Martin Scorsese's Marvel Criticisms

    Damon Lindelof disagrees with Martin Scorsese about his recent claims that Marvel movies don’t qualify as cinema. The director’s proclamation, along with the polarized critical reception of “Joker,” are the latest salvos in a long history of questioning comic book movies’ place in cinematic history. The lingering question: Can superhero fare be considered “high art?” [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content