Pete Davidson has Netflix’s attention

And they say dogs don’t feel guilt. OK.

All Other TV News

Well, this didn’t take long:

Hey, Pete, can you do a song about how you want another season of Mindhunter next? Maybe something about bringing Teenage Bounty Hunters back?

Houston’s Douglas Mills, Jr. was eliminated from American Idol last night, and they didn’t even give him the courtesy of showing his last performance. You know what? That’s fine. Now I can take American Idol off my DVR schedule.

A moment of prayer for the actors who are just too sexy to be hired.

This headline of this piece suggests it will answer why Manifest was canceled by NBC, only to throw up its hands and be like, “beats me.”

So this is a very interesting study about partisan media. According to these researchers who spent seven years studying it, partisan media influences viewers’ political beliefs. Which, duh, obviously. What is interesting is how they influence political beliefs, and it appears that the most effective tool is withholding information from its viewers.

So, yeah, maybe President Biden has a point about Rupert Murdoch being “the most dangerous man in the world.”

This is a very inside baseball story about the tensions happening between news and opinion programming over at NBC News, MSNBC, NBC News Now, and Peacock. Basically, reporters are being encouraged to break news over on NBC News Now instead of MSNBC, which is becoming more opinion-based, as a way to try to encourage audiences to subscribe to NBC News Now, and I dunno, maybe there are too many platforms at play here.

Over in the U.K., the government is set to privatize Channel 4. They are set to sell it for around $1.3 billion. People are mad.

If anyone was looking for a recipe for well-seasoned fry oil, Paula Patton’s got you covered:

Tiger Woods will compete in the Masters, just 14 months after a car accident that nearly left him for dead and destroyed his leg. I know this isn’t a sports blog and I don’t give a shit about golf, but that’s pretty amazing.


In Development

  • Chief of War, a limited series starring, written, and executive produced by Jason Momoa, has been give a straight-to-series order.
  • Sterling Affairs, a limited series about Doc Rivers and Donald Sterling starring Laurence Fishburne and Jacki Weaver, has been ordered at FX.
  • Shotgun Wedding, a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel, is going straight to Prime Video.
  • Finestkind, a crime thriller starring Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Foster, Toby Wallace, and Jenna Ortega, has been acquired by Paramount.
  • Chris Webber’s memoir By God’s Grace is being adapted into a TV series.
  • @Home with Tori will stream on Vizio TV’s WatchFree+ platform.
  • M. Son of the Century, a drama series about Mussolini, is coming to Sky.

Casting News

Mark Your Calendars

NBC has set its finale dates:

  • The Thing About Pam: April 12
  • The Endgame: May 2
  • American Song Contest: May 9
  • Mr. Mayor: May 17
  • Law & Order: May 19
  • Law & Order: SVU: May 19
  • Law & Order: Organized Crime: May 19
  • Young Rock: May 24
  • This Is Us: May 24
  • New Amsterdam: May 24
  • Chicago Med: May 25
  • Chicago Fire: May 25
  • Chicago P.D.: May 25
  • The Blacklist: May 27
  • Transplant: June 19


  • Outer Range will premiere on Prime Video on April 15.
  • Mayans MC will return on FX on April 19.
  • Star Trek: Brave New Worlds will premiere on Paramount+ on May 5.
  • Bill Maher: Adulting will debut on HBO on April 15.
  • Titanic 666 premieres on Tubi on April 15.
  • Crushed is available to stream on Tubi.
  • Hold Tight will debut on Netflix on April 22.


Gerda Weissmann Klein, Holocaust survivor, author, activist, subject of an Oscar- and Emmy-winning film, and Presidential Medal of Honor recipient

John Zaritsky, Oscar-winning documentarian


Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off: A look at Tony Hawk’s legendary career as a skateboarder and household name (if not immediately recognizable face). Premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy: Ronny Chieng takes on racism, his online critics, and more in this new comedy special. Premiere. Netflix

Hardy Boys: Season two premiere. Hulu


Late Night:

  • Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Amanda Seyfried, Jonathan Groff, Emil Wakim
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers: Matthew Broderick, Judd Apatow, Allegra Hyde, Johnny Rabb
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Oscar Isaac, Elizabeth Alexander
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden: Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Pine
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Idris Elba, Lamorne Morris, the Regrettes
  • Watch What Happens Live: Dolores Catania, Leah McSweeney

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Abbott Elementary
To Tell The Truth
FBI: International
FBI: Most Wanted
CW Superman & Lois
FOX The Resident
Name That Tune
NBC Young Rock
Mr. Mayor
This Is Us
New Amsterdam

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