Boasting almost five million viewers an episode and a pretty rabid fanbase, it was widely assumed Longmire would be auto-stamped for approval by A&E to film another season, but shockingly, the network decided to go in a different direction. Last night, the adaptation of Craig Johnsonís mystery novels was up and cancelled with little more than a short, overly professional statement.
What if disease wasnít something that was solely spread by germs and personal contact? What if it could be spread through the Internet and viral videos? (Get it? Viral?) That seems to be the basic gist of whatever the hell is going on in the dramatic quasi-thriller Hysteria, one of Amazon Studiosí entries in their third Pilot Season.
All good things must come to an end! That also applies to fizzling Big Brother twists. Spoiler alert: If you haven't seen tonight's Big Brother episode yet, read no further!
When it comes to television comedy, marriage and relationships rule the landscape, and it takes either a strong premise or a talented cast to raise a new series above the bar. Amazon Studiosí third Pilot Season has given us Really, an amusingly risquť trek into the lives of four couples, as anchored by show creator Jay Chandrasekhar and Scrubsí Sarah Chalke,
How much is Netflix reportedly paying per episode to stream NBC's new drama The Blacklist? A lot. In fact, it's being reported as possibly "the biggest subscription video-on-demand deal for a TV series."
Fish out of water tales have been around since people first started telling stories, and there have been multitudes of examples in which this concept is used to a great effect. (Fievel!) But The Cosmopolitans, one of the projects in Amazon Studiosí third Pilot Season, does so little with this idea (or anything else) that I soon became jealous of the fish still in the water, where things actually happen.
Coming-of-age stories are a rarity on television, where youth is generally tainted by unrealistic wealth and precociousness, and this is exactly what makes Amazon Studiosí Red Oaks feel like such a breath of fresh weed-clogged air. Itís like The Wonder Years as filtered through Dazed and Confused, and itís about as perfect as dramedy pilots get.
Rila Fukushima isn't quite a household name in America just yet, but she is certainly gaining popularity though comic book geek audiences. Last year, the Japanese actress/model got an opportunity for a breakout starring opposite Hugh Jackman in James Mangold's The Wolverine, and now she is ready to ride the genre to the small screen, where she will be appearing regularly in episodes of Arrow this fall.
Ron Perlman fans no longer need to stream old Sons of Anarchy episodes in order to get their televised fix of the hulking actor. For at least one episode, Perlman is at the center of an emotionally charged holy roller coaster ride that goes by the name of Hand of God, which premiered today as part of Amazon Studiosí third Pilot Season.
American Horror Story's anthology format offers its own kind of anticipation each fall, as it isn't necessary to think back to the last season and try to remember where things left off. Each season introduces a new set of characters and a twisted new story. So the hype is all about who's playing who and what the next installment in Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuks' FX series has to offer.
Adventure awaits at Netflix! The streaming video service has Marco Polo on deck to premiere later this year. Today, Netflix has released a handful of photos from the series, which show off starLorenzeo Richelmy in the role of Marco, as well as the beautiful Zhu Zhu, who plays Marco's love interest Kokachin. Here they are together in what appears to be a very romantic, somewhat shirtless moment...
This week, the Discovery Channel announced that it was officially ending its reality series, Sons of Guns. The news follows the arrest of series lead Will Hayden on Tuesday in Louisiana. He was arrested for the aggravated rape of his daughter from the time she turned eleven to the present, with the most recent abuse occurring as recently as last month. Because of the graphic and violent nature of the crime, it seems as if Discovery is hoping to distance itself as far as possible from the show.
There was a mini Friends reunion on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, with Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox and Lisa Kudrow reprising their sitcom roles for a bit of Kimmelís fan fiction.
Even though weíre still upwards of eight months away from the Season 2 debut of FXís Emmy-winning anthology drama Fargo, that doesnít mean we canít let our curiosities run amok concerning where this prequelized season will take viewers. Personally, Iím shooting for dinosaurs and robots, but that's not the case.
After four years of gore-soaked action and ho-hum character development, AMCís The Walking Dead is gearing up for its most hardcore season yet. And while magazine covers arenít exactly the best way to show off moments of zombie violence and angsty despair, Entertainment Weekly is putting out four collectible Walking Dead covers for their next issue.