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I am writing this while watching the surprise January 6th hearing and all I can say right now is HOLY FUCKING SHIT. We can talk about it some more tomorrow, but HOLY FUCKING SHIT.
An Orville episode that had to be scrapped because of COVID has been turned into a novella in case you needed more Orville in your life for some reason.
One of my favorite drag queen moments of all time was in HBO’s We’re Here when Bob the Drag Queen made the most iconic wig reveal of all time to “Whip My Hair.” I don’t want to give it away if you haven’t seen it, but apparently, pulling it off involved his hairstylist buying every Afro wig in Houston (of all places) that she could find. If you haven’t seen this, do yourself a favor and watch it below:
A group of some 200 showrunners has signed a letter pledging to incorporate gun safety into their scripts and to scrutinize the use of guns in their storytelling. This is in response to Uvalde and Buffalo.
Prepare yourselves: House of the Dragon merch is coming.
People loved them the Father of the Bride remake on HBO Max. That, or people aren’t streaming many original movies on HBO Max.
Howard Stern is threatening to run for President. Honestly, what’s the worst that could happen?
A jury found that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted Judy Huth when she was a 16-year-old girl in 1975. One of the witnesses in the case, a former National Enquirer reporter, claims that the tabloid shut down her story reporting on Cosby’s sexual assault after he threatened to sue in 2005.
Parents of an 18-year-old have filed a restraining order against Ezra Miller, alleging they began grooming their child when he was 12. DC is pulling The Flash from ComicCon following all these legal issues with Miller.
90 women, including Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, and Aly Raisman have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the FBI for failing to investigate Larry Nassar appropriately.
Harvey Weinstein has been charged with two counts of indecent assault against a woman in the United Kingdom.
A lawsuit against Michael Corn, the ABC News producer accused of sexual assault, has been thrown out for violating the statute of limitations.
- The Old Man has been renewed for a second season on FX.
- Someone They Knew with Tamron Hall has been renewed for a second season on Court TV.
- Doomlands has been renewed for a second season on Roku.
- Married to Real Estate has been renewed at HGTV.
- Good Bones has been renewed for a seventh season on HGTV.
- The Wendy Williams Show officially ended on June 17th after 13 seasons. They once sent me a “How You Doin’?” T-shirt and I’ve never been more confused.
- Workin’ Moms will end on CBC and Netflix after seven seasons.
- Q-Force has been canceled after one season on Netflix.
- Things I’m Seeing Without You is being adapted into a series by Alyssa Milano at A&E.
- Government Cheese, a series starring David Oyelowo, is close to being ordered at Apple TV+.
- Vanderbilt, a series based on Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe’s book Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty, is being developed at UCP.
- Protect/Serve, a docuseries hosted by Martin Luther King III, is in development.
- The Buccaneers has been ordered at Apple TV+.
- Miss Austen is being adapted into a series at PBS Masterpiece.
- A docuseries about Twin Flames is in the works at Prime Video.
- The comic strip JumpStart is being adapted into a series at CBS.
- Diana The Ultimate Truth has been bought by Reelz.
- Gathering Dark is being adapted into a series.
- Happy Ending, a Dutch film, is being filmed for Netflix.
- The Kardashians: Billion Dollar Dynasty has been ordered at Channel 4.
- The Lovers, a romantic comedy, has been ordered at Sky.
- Uzumaki has been postponed at Adult Swim.
- The Yellowstone prequel 1932 is now 1923.
- Animal Pictures, Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne’s production company, has signed a first-look deal with Apple TV+.
- Annabel Oakes has signed a first-look deal with Paramount+.
- Lisa Muse Bryant has signed an overall deal with Universal Television.
- Bill Prady has signed a first-look deal with Warner Bros. Television.
- Neil Patrick Harris has been cast as the next big bad on Doctor Who on BBC America.
- Michelle Yeoh and Justin Chien will star in The Brothers Sun on Netflix.
- Kristen Johnston has joined The Righteous Gemstones on HBO.
- Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo will star in Criminal Record on Apple TV+.
- Kali Reis will co-star in True Detective: Night Country on HBO.
- Dana Delany is joining Tulsa King on Paramount+.
- Jonathan Pryce, Rosalind Chao, Ben Schnetzer, and Eve Ridley have been cast in The Three-Body Problem on Netflix.
- Shelley Hennig and Nick Zano are set to star in Obliterated on Netflix.
- Alessandro Nivola will co-star in The Big Cigar on Apple TV+.
- Andie MacDowell will star in The Way Home on Hallmark Channel.
- Mehcad Brooks has joined the cast of Law & Order on NBC.
- Melanie “Mel B” Brown has joined the judges’ panel of Queen of the Universe on Paramount+.
- Armani Jackson, Bella Shepard, Chloe Rose Robertson and Tyler Lawrence Gray will star in Wolf Pack on Paramount+.
- Carlos Valdes is set to co-star in Up Here on Hulu.
- Lacey Chabert and Ektor Rivera will star in Groundswell on Hallmark Channel.
- Tim Meadows, Jameela Jamil, Nicholas Cirillo, Audrey Corsa, and Niall Cunningham have joined the cast of Poker Face on Peacock.
- Will Greenberg and John Gemberling have joined the cast of The Afterparty on Apple TV+.
- Poppy Liu will join the cast of American Born Chinese on Disney+.
- Jordan Bridges, Kaia Gerber, Julia Duffy, Jason Canela, Mindy Cohn, and Claudia Ferri have been added to the cast of Mrs. America on Apple TV+.
- Lara Jean Chorostecki has joined Chucky on USA and Syfy.
- Charissa Thompson is joining Thursday Night Football on Prime Video.
- Christi Paul is leaving CNN.
Mark Your Calendars
- Hocus Pocus 2 will debut on Disney+ on September 30.
- Surface premieres on Apple TV+ on July 29.
- Manifest will return on Netflix soon.
- Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem returns on Peacock on July 11.
- America the Beautiful will debut on Disney+ on July 4.
- Trying will return on Apple TV+ on July 22.
- Caught in the Act: Unfaithful will premiere on VH1 on July 18.
- Forever Summer: Hamptons debuts on Prime Video on July 15.
- On The Come Up will premiere on Paramount+ soon.
- Life After Lockup returns on WE tv on July 29.
- Snake in the Grass will debut on USA on August 1.
- Queer Eye Brazil will premiere on Netflix on August 24.
- DI4RIES debuts on Netflix on July 26.
- Sintonia will premiere on Netflix on July 13.
- Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi will debut on Netflix on July 20.
- Team Zenko Go premieres on Netflix on July 11.
- Karma World will return on Nickelodeon on July 7.
- Duck & Goose premieres on Apple TV+ on July 8.
- Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure will premiere on Netflix soon.
- Ukraine: Answering the Call, a fundraiser, will air on NBC on July 3.
- Making the Cut returns on Prime Video on August 19.
- It Ain’t for the Weak! will premiere on Netflix on July 19.
Philip Baker Hall, Legendary character actor in countless movies and shows
Mary Mara, Actress known for her roles in E.R. and Law & Order among others
Nick Nemeroff, Stand-up comedian
Glen Trotiner, Assistant director on dozens of films
Lorey Sebastian, Still photographer on many films
Vicky Eguia, PR executive
Kenneth “Ken” Williams, Songwriter
Blasted: In this supremely silly-looking Norwegian film, a bachelor party/paintball tournament is interrupted by an alien invasion. Netflix
Secrets of the Oligarch Wives: This documentary takes a look into the lives of the ultra-wealthy women married to the oligarchs who keep Vladimir Putin in power. Premiere. Paramount+
Superman & Lois: “The merging of planets is real” in the season finale. 7 p.m., The CW
- Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Steve Carell, Maya Hawke, GIVĒON
- Late Night with Seth Meyers: Wanda Sykes, Kesha, Patrick Radden Keefe, Jonathan Ulman
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jimmie Allen
- The Late Late Show with James Corden: Vin Diesel, Ed Sheeran, Maisie Peters
- Jimmy Kimmel Live: Simu Liu, Jo Koy, Jelly Roll, guest host Chelsea Handler
- The Daily Show: Mayor Eric Adams
- Watch What Happens Live: Jill Zarin, Brandi Glanville
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