Everyone is reading so much into the fact that The Walking Dead‘s showrunner, Scott Gimple, recently said that (roll over to read spoiler) “Maggie’s baby will not be born in season eight,” but couldn’t it just be that season eight takes place before she gives birth? She wasn’t even showing the last time we saw her. Here’s the trailer to remind you:
Speaking of The Walking Dead, that bitch Irma shut down production on The Walking Dead, MacGyver, Dynasty, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, The Originals, Valor, The Gifted, Star, The Resident, and Lodge 49. Related: who knew there were so many series filming in Georgia? I guess they’re the new Louisiana?
The Daily Show will have a mini-reunion at “Stand Up for Heroes” this year, while we’re talking about celebrities doing good things.
Shocking news that is shocking: women have more speaking roles if the show’s creator is a woman. More astounding? Women only have 42% of speaking roles on television. LET THAT SINK IN.
Chris Harrison is the author of my nightmares. And the worst part of this Bachelor: Winter Games nonsense is that it is a reminder that the Winter Olympics are just a few months away, ugggggh.
In case you were wondering, Twin Peaks had David Bowie’s permission.
South Park is coming for you, white nationalists. (I mean, sure, ok.)
This is one of those inside baseball things, but Jill Soloway is being replaced by Jill Gordon as the showrunner of Transparent. Not sure if this has to do with Soloway needing to work on I Love Dick or the general shakeup happening over at Amazon, or some combination of both…
There are some programming shakeups possibly happening at Fox News: Laura Ingraham is close to getting her own series, which would take Hannity’s slot, and he’d move to the 8/9 p.m. slot, opposite Rachel Maddow. LET THE GAMES BEGIN.
AT&T has some big plans for after they close this deal with Time Warner: like a wireless video service, and FREE HBO! for those with AT&T wireless customers.
Meanwhile, a bunch of cable networks are joining forces to offer a sports-free skinny bundle, praise be. Now if I could only convince my husband that he doesn’t want to watch soccer or baseball …
If you’re having a bad day, remind yourself that you are not Sergio Dipp:
- AMC is developing They Can’t Kill All of Us, Wesley Lowery’s non-fiction book about Black Lives Matter.
- CBS is developing a medical/spiritual drama based on Miracles We Have Seen, and Dr. Oz and his wife are producers.
- CBS is working on Mr. Frederick, a political comedy from the Odd Couple guys.
- Netflix picked up the documentary Jim & Andy.
- Garret Dillahunt, one of my favorite Hey! It’s That Guy! actors, will be recurring in Fox’s new series, The Gifted.
- Jane Seymour will star in Let’s Get Physical, a new comedy on Pop.
- Jacob Artist is joining The Arrangement.
- Luka Sabbat is joining grown-ish.
- Kimberley Crossman will have a recurring role on SMILF.
- Isabel Lucas is joining MacGyver.
- Brittany Allen is joining season two of Falling Water.
- Brittany Hall from Ballers is joining Nappily Ever After.
Sir Peter Hall, Director, Actor, and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company
Mary Goldberg, Casting director for My So-Called Life and Fame, Alien and Amadeus
X Atencio, Disney animator, songwriter and Imagineer who brought The Pirates of the Caribbean and The Haunted Mansion to life
Hand in Hand: Bun B organized this telethon to raise money for hurricane relief, and we in Houston couldn’t be prouder. Please watch and give. ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Bravo, CMT
The Mindy Project: The final season begins. Hulu
Big Freedia Bounces Back: The Queen Diva’s recent felony conviction makes her have to reconsider everything in her life. Season premiere. 9 p.m., Fuse
My Crazy Sex: In this new series, people tell their craziest sex stories. Series premiere. 9 p.m., LMN
Chrisley Knows Best: Season premiere. 9 p.m., USA
Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World: 500 years ago, this one priest made a list of complaints, nailed them to a church in a small German town, and changed everything forever. 7 p.m., PBS
Late Night: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Lawrence, Pedro Pascal, Patti Smith, Herb Alpert Late Night with Seth Meyers: Emma Roberts, Father John Misty, Elaine Bradley The Late Late Show with James Corden: Mindy Kaling, Olivia Munn, Fifth Harmony Jimmy Kimmel Live: Michael Keaton, Van Jones, the Lone Below Conan: Chris Hardwick, Bill Skarsgard, Parcels The Daily Show: Maria Sharapova Watch What Happens Live: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson
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