In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the first trailer for the new season of Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” and Showtime gives a sneak peek into the fifth and final season of “The Affair.”
Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Orange County” is set to return Aug. 6. Season 14 will bring back series regulars Tamra Judge, Shannon Storms Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter, and Emily Simpson, who will be joined by new housewife Braunwyn Windham-Burke. OG housewife Vicki Gunvalson will also return for special appearances in the new season.
Netflix has released the first trailer for Season 3 of Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Premiering July 19, the new season will include comics such as Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Ricky Gervais, Matthew Broderick, and Jamie Foxx as they discuss their careers and lives with one of the biggest names in comedy.
“Human Discoveries,” the adult-comedy animated series starring Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick, has released a sneak peek to its first season. Created by Chris Bruno and David Howard Lee, the series follows a group of friends living during the dawn of civilization and premieres on Facebook Watch on July 16.
Showtime has debuted the trailer and official poster for the fifth and final season of “The Affair,” premiering Aug. 25. With showrunner Sarah Treem (“House of Cards”) at its helm, and starring Dominic West, Maura Tierney, and Sanaa Lathan, the series explores an affair that destroys two marriages only able to be resolved by a single crime. Oscar winner Anna Paquin (“True Blood”) will join the final season as a series regular. Jessica Rhoades (“Sharp Objects”), Hagai Levi (“In Treatment”) and Michele Giordono (“Nurse Jackie”) also serve as executive producers alongside Treem.
Netflix has released the trailer for David Harbour’s mockumentary “Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster Frankenstein,” premiering July 16. Directed by Daniel Gray Longino (“PEN15”) and written by John Levenstein (“Arrested Development”), the 28-minute short will follow the “Stranger Things” star as he traces the depths of his father’s acting lineage, alongside special guests including Alfred Molina and Kate Berlant.
AMC has released key art and a new trailer for its new anthology series “The Terror: Infamy,” premiering Aug. 12. The Ridley Scott-produced series centers around the aftermath of a set of mysterious deaths in the Japanese American community and follows one young man’s determination to find the evil force responsible. Co-created and produced by Alexander Woo (“True Blood”) and Max Borenstein (“Godzilla”), the series stars Derek Mio, Kiki Sukezane, Shingo Usami, Miki Ishikawa (“9-1-1” and George Takei (“Star Trek”).
Women of Color Unite (WOCU) has partnered with Pearl St. Films and HollyShorts Film Festival to host the first Disabled Women of Color Summit. The panel discussion will focus on unfair treatment of those with disabilities in the entertainment industry. The event will take place July 10 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the American Film Institute in the Mark Goodson Screening Room. Panelists include Tatiana Lee, Diana Elizabeth Jordan, Andrea Jennings, Kailtyn Yang, Jade Bryan, and moderator Natalie Gross.
Streaming content is about as competitive as a business gets these days, but don’t tell that to Starz COO Jeffrey Hirsch. He’s aggressively moving to establish the Lionsgate-owned premium programmer around the world while the time is right for his company to stake its claim. “Other than Netflix, we’re probably be the second or third […]
USA Network has given a series greenlight to a competition reality series “Cannonball,” from ITV Entertainment. The show revolves around 16 contestants who compete in a series of physical challenges. One contender will be eliminated in each episode. USA has ordered 10 episodes. The series is expected to bow next year. ” ‘Cannonball’ is pure […]
“A.P Bio” has made the grade after all, with NBCUniversal reviving the comedy for its unnamed, still-unlaunched streaming service. The NBC series, which ran for two seasons before getting canceled, performed well online, according to the network, with ratings showing a long tail on streaming platforms as new viewers came to the show late. Nearly […]
President Donald Trump told reporters recently that he hasn’t spoken to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in more than a decade and that he was “never a fan” of the one-time banking wunderkind and accused sex-trafficker. But footage aired Wednesday morning on “Morning Joe” appears to suggest some of what Trump said wasn’t accurate. The footage […]
After three seasons on broadcast television in the mid-aughts, followed by a fan-funded feature film, “Veronica Mars” is heading to Hulu with an eight-episode standalone season and, most importantly, a new mystery. “I don’t want it to be a nostalgia show,” creator Rob Thomas tells Variety. “Kristen [Bell] says she would do it until it’s […]
There’s music in the air for Showtime. The premium cable network has made a series commitment to a yet-to-be-titled musical drama series executive produced by Alicia Keys, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The series, which will be produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, “traverses generations to tell an emotionally complex family story that interweaves modern-day […]
“Eisenhorn,” a live-action series based on the “Warhammer 40,000” game and books is in the works. “The X-Files” exec producer Frank Spotnitz will be showrunner. His shingle, Big Light, has teamed with Games Workshop, which owns “Warhammer 40,000” to develop the property. Billed as a genre-bending sci-fi and fantasy series, “Eisenhorn” is set in the […]