The big news of the day are the Emmy nominations — so there is literally nothing else going on. I will do a longer post about the nominations later today, stay tuned!
A Handmaid’s Tale producer just let slip a season 3 spoiler. Tread carefully!
Here’s our first look at season 9 of The Walking Dead:
And Supernatural is back in production:
Actually, a bunch of shows are back to work. Here is a gallery of a bunch of “first day” photos.
Surprise! Women like Rick & Morty, too. I mean, I thought this was common knowledge, but OK.
Oh! Ed Asner attended Niecy Nash’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony yesterday — here’s why this is so sweet:
“I never forgot that moment with Ed Asner. I knew early on what I know right now,” she says. “I was always very clear about my purpose. Time, maturation, seasoning and opportunity all had to catch up with what I knew. So the knowing it was never a question; when it was going to manifest was a whole other conversation.”
After her Walk of Fame achievement was announced, Asner sent Nash a card with a star on it and her name inside, she continues. Inside it, he wrote, “Of course I know your name,” she says. “And I just cried like a baby.”
Shaq is hosting Shark Week, not Shaq Week.
Mira Sorvino spoke about being sexually harassed in Hollywood in the HFPA In Conversation podcast, with a particularly horrific story about a casting director gagging her with a condom when she was 16. Jesus.
FIFA has demanded that World Cup broadcasters cut it out with the zooming in on hot women in the crowds. OK. I’m sure that will happen.
John Amato has stepped down as CEO of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group has resigned after an investigation was launched to look into whether or not he interfered in stories about Charlie Walk harassing people.
- Stuttering John is shopping around a TV show after his Trump stunt.
- Three Wishes is being adapted at Netflix.
- The Letter for the King is being developed at Netflix.
- Hollyweed is being developed by Kevin Smith for something called Rivit TV.
- Puerta 7 has been ordered by Netflix.
- Confess is being developed by Julie Delpy’s production series by AMC.
- Boots Riley is writing a TV series that is being shopped around to premium outlets.
- Pieces of Her is being adapted for TV.
- Celebrity Animal Encounters has been greenlit by Animal Planet.
- The Athena has been picked up by Sky TV.
- The Kennedys has been ordered by Channel 5.
- Frankie Shaw has signed an overall deal with ABC Signature to make more TV shows.
- Alex Piña has signed an overall deal with Netflix.
- Christina Applegate will star in Netflix’s comedy series Dead to Me.
- Diane Lane is going to star in FX’s Y.
- Michael C. Hall, Cleopatra Coleman and Bokeem Woodbine will star in the Netflix movie In the Shadow of the Moon.
- Juno Temple and Julia Garner have joined the cast of Bravo’s Dirty John.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is joining Blindspot in a “top-secret” role.
- Lacey Chabert has been cast in the Hallmark movie Pride and Prejudice and Candace Cameron Bure will star in the film A Shoe Addict’s Christmas.
- Meredith Viera is going to host the game show 25 Words or Less on Fox.
- Ashley Graham will host Lifetime’s American Beauty Star.
- Madison Lawlor and Mia Serafino have been cast in Juicy Stories on Netflix.
- Chris McNally and Kevin McGarry have been cast in the Hallmark movie When Calls the Heart.
Mark Your Calendars
- Man in the High Castle will return on Amazon Prime this fall.
- Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party returns on VH1 on August 1.
- South Park returns on Comedy Central on September 26.
- Bar Rescue premieres on July 22 on Paramount Network.
- Kids Baking Championship returns on Food Network on August 6.
- Dark Waters: Murder in the Deep debuts on Investigation Discovery on July 31.
- Cash Cab returns on Discovery on July 27.
- Alaskan Bush People will return on Discovery on August 19.
- Boomtown Builder debuts on DIY on August 8.
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Marlon: In the season finale, Marlon throws himself a funeral party and makes all his friends and family eulogize him because he’s an asshole. 8:30 p.m., NBC
Hot Wheels: 50th Anniversary Special: A history of the toy that clutters my upstairs. 7 p.m., History
Little Big Shots: Season finale. 7 p.m., NBC
Late Night: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Lawrence O’Donnell, Liv Tyler, Young the Giant Jimmy Kimmel Live: Kathy Griffin, Jim Jefferies, Vance Joy Conan: Andy Samberg, Nicole Byer, Dawes Watch What Happens Live: Dwayne Johnson
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