The Emmys were last night, which I will (eventually) get to in a separate post. In the meantime, vote for whichever unlikely-to-win-Emmys show you want me to hate blog this fall. Manifest still has a healthy lead, but A Million Little Things has suddenly made a strong showing and pulled into third place. There’s still plenty of time to really ruin my
Roseanne Conner will die of an opioid overdose, according to Roseanne Barr. She’s not happy about it but who cares.
Meanwhile, Roseanne’s ex-husband has filed battery charges against Mark Burnett for “choking” him at the pre-Emmy party Sunday night after he confronted Burnett about the missing Apprentice Trump tapes. We live in the weirdest times. (Related: you know who has a hard job these days? The LAPD.)
ANDERSON COOPER HAS HAD ENOUGH OF YOUR BULLSHIT, DUMMY JR.
Meanwhile, George R.R. Martin is still bitching about how the show should have gone longer. HEY GO WRITE THE BOOKS, GEORGE.
Gwendoline Christie cried for two hours after taking off Brienne’s armor for the last time. Girl, just the IDEA of that is making me all verklempt.
This is not TV related, but I needed you to know I WAS THERE FOR IT.
Julie Chen is leaving The Talk, news that broke during the Emmys, go figure. I assume she’ll finish hosting Big Brother this season — which ends next week, I believe — and she’ll be completely gone from CBS. Bye, Mrs. Moonves.
A woman might be taking over as head of CBS News. GOOD. NOW MAKE A WOMAN THE HEAD OF CBS, TOO.
Bryan Singer thinks it’s time for him to come back. No, bitch, no.
An 11th case against Harvey Weinstein has been opened in the U.K.
After a bunch of fuckery in which the Republicans tried their hardest to stick their fingers in their ears, shut their eyes and LALALALALALA I CAN’T HEAR YOU their way out of the Brett Kavanaugh mess, the Judiciary Committee has agreed to reopen the hearings and take testimony from Kavanaugh and Dr. Ford under oath. The hearing will happen on Monday.
Meanwhile, The Drudge Report tried to smear Dr. Ford, failed.
(But also, even if they had the right Dr. Christine Ford, how does some of your students not liking you have any bearing whatsoever on whether or not someone attempted to rape you when you were 15?)
- Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns and One Intact Glass Ceiling is being turned into a series, which, fine, whatever, but I need the Game Change version of the Trump campaign yesterday. (Also, go watch Game Change if you haven’t seen it.)
- Bodyguard, that BBC series starring Robb Stark, is coming to Netflix.
- Fox News is giving Ben Shapiro a show. Terrific.
- Jingle Jangle, a family holiday film, is being produced for Netflix.
- Monchichi will begin streaming on Boomerang.
- Sherri Shepherd is joining Mr. Igelsias on Netflix.
- Tatyana Ali, Dondre T. Whitfield, Dennis Haysbert, and Patti LaBelle will star in Hallmark Channel’s Christmas Everlasting.
- Adam Driver and Kanye West are the first host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live this season.
- Mikey Day, Melissa Villaseñor, and Alex Moffat have all been promoted at Saturday Night Live from featured to repertory players.
Mark Your Calendars
- Dirty John will air on Bravo sometime soon (presumably early 2019). Trailer at the link.
- Maniac debuts on Netflix on Friday.
- Chef’s Table returns on Netflix on September 28.
- Apostle will begin streaming on Netflix on October 12.
- Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown will begin airing the final episodes on CNN on September 23.
- Midnight, Texas returns on NBC on October 26.
- Top Ten Deadliest Beasts will air on Smithsonian on October 24.
- Mythical Beasts will air on the Science Channel on October 14.
Josh Roth, Agent
Kirin Kiki, Japanese actress
The Hunt for the Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold: Tom Arnold is exactly the hero this country deserves. Series premiere. 10 p.m., Viceland
Sorry for Your Loss: Elizabeth Olsen stars in this drama about a young widow. Series premiere. Facebook
Castaways: The survivors reflect on how their lives will change “if they are ever rescued.” What kind of make-believe nonsense has been going on with this show, guys? Season finale. 9 p.m., ABC
Beat Shazam: Season finale. 7 p.m., Fox
Love Connection: Season finale. But you can still see Andy Cohen on Bravo almost every night. 8 p.m., Fox
Late Night: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Queen Latifah, Kelly Clarkson, Tony Bennett, Diana Krall Late Night with Seth Meyers: Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tom Odell, Sean Kinney The Late Late Show with James Corden: Tracey Ullman, Henry Golding, Madison Beer Jimmy Kimmel Live: Annette Bening, John Mayer Conan: Javier Bardem, Elizabeth Olsen, Phoebe Bridgers Watch What Happens Live: Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie
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