Game of Thrones is very likely returning to Comic-Con for one last victory lap. It’s unclear who will be attending, but as this article I linked to points out, Kit Harington should be out of rehab by next month and be able to attend. I was overwhelmed by Houston’s Comicpalooza — it was a lot — but now I am wishing I was going to Comic-Con BECAUSE I HAVE A LOT OF QUESTIONS FOR THE PANEL. PARTICULARLY YOU, BENIOFF AND WEISS. I WOULD TREAD CAREFULLY, GUYS.
Meanwhile, here are all the categories Game of Thrones has submitted itself for Emmy consideration. The only script for Best Writing was for “The Iron Throne?” Yeah, good luck with that. And EURON? EURON? LOL, OK.
We have our first look at Rob McElhenney’s new AppleTV+ series, Mythic Quest. (It comes at about 2:45 in the video, but the whole thing is worth watching):
BET and Tyler Perry are teaming up on a new streaming service to debut this fall.
Andy Cohen has addressed the Lisa VanderElephant in the room.
Seth Meyers says a lot of words about Late Night and Documentary Now! in this interview. He also names the pieces he’s most proud of, and yes, they’re both terrific.
Ha — Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley HATED each other for the first five months of filming The Vampire Diaries.
The Democratic candidates will have to go through Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, José Diaz-Balart, and Rachel Maddow during the debates later this month.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Byron Allen’s discrimination lawsuit against Comcast, accusing them of discriminating against his networks because they are owned by an African-American.
Linda Fairstein, who has now been dropped by her agency, ICM Partners and her publisher, wants you to know Netflix’s When They See Us is an OUTRIGHT FABRICATION. Ok, lady.
- Love, Death and Robots has been renewed at Netflix.
- Floribama Shore has been renewed at MTV for a third season.
- Ultraman has been renewed at Netflix.
- Corporate has been renewed for a third and final season on Comedy Central.
- The Starters has been canceled at NBA TV.
- Spielberg’s After Dark (working title), a horror series being written by Steven Spielberg that will only be viewable after dark, is coming to Quibi.
- Sandra Bullock is creating a series about her college days for Amazon.
- Paradise Lost, a drama starring Josh Hartnett, Bridget Regan, Nick Nolte & Barbara Hershey, is coming to Spectrum.
- Dune: The Sisterhood is in development for the WarnerMedia streamer.
- Ilana Glazer’s standup special, The Planet is Burning, is coming to Amazon.
- Prism, a series that NBC passed on during the pilot season, is being considered by Netflix.
- Fast Company, a drama from Daniel Dae Kim’s production company, has been ordered by AMC.
- Girl’s Cruise, a reality series from Lil’ Kim’s production company, is coming to VH1.
- The Division, a film starring Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal, and based on a Tom Clancy-based game, has been bought by Netflix.
- A docu-series about Adam Paskowitz is in the works.
- A Chip + Dale reboot is being developed for Disney+.
- Judith Light, Gethin Anthony, and Jay O. Sanders are joining Manhunt: The Lone Wolf.
- Huang Lu and Geoff Stults are joining Little Fires Everywhere on Hulu.
- Matt Letscher is going to play William Randolph Hearst in The Angel of Darkness on TNT.
Mark Your Calendars
- Sorry for Your Loss will return on Facebook Watch on October 1.
- Limetown will debut on Facebook Watch on October 16.
- Human Discoveries will debut on Facebook Watch on July 1.
- Five Points will debut on Facebook Watch on August 5.
- Huda Boss will debut on Facebook Watch on August 20.
- Ball in the Family will debut on Facebook Watch on August 18.
- Million Dollar Listing returns on Bravo on August 1.
- Danny’s House will debut on Viceland on July 17.
We know when the next three Oscars will be:
- 2020: February 9.
- 2021: February 28.
- 2022: February 27.
Bill Wittliff, Writer, known for Lonesome Dove, Legends of the Fall and the Red-Headed Stranger
Mary Duggar, Mother of Jim Bob Duggar from the TLC Duggar reality series
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: I have no information, but Denise Richards is the only guest on Watch What Happens Live! so I assume it has something to do with her? Maybe it’s the wildfires? 8 p.m., Bravo
Pose: The second season finds us in the 90s and in the aftermath of Madonna’s “Vogue” coming out. Season premiere. 9 p.m., FX
The Bachelorette: The dummies go to Scotland. (We’re sorry, Scotland.) 7 p.m., ABC
Press Your Luck: NO WHAMMIES NO WHAMMIES NO WHAMMIES! Series premiere. (It will move to its regular time on Wednesdays tomorrow night.) 9 p.m., ABC
Ice on Fire: A documentary about our climate crisis. Please note: This has nothing to do with Game of Thrones. 7 p.m., HBO
- Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Selena Gomez, Elaine Welteroth, GoldLink featuring Maleek Berry
- Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rachel Maddow, Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega, Fred Armisen
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Tim McGraw, Jon Meacham, Tessa Thompson, Jessie Reyez featuring 6lack
- The Late Late Show with James Corden: Mindy Kaling, Adam Scott
- The Daily Show: Kwame Onwuachi
- Conan: Seth Green
- Watch What Happens Live: Denise Richards
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