TV dramas

August 13, 2019 - 6:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a week dominated by competition shows, "America's Got Talent" dominated the ratings competition. The Nielsen company says NBC's variety showcase brought in 9.7 million viewers last week. The show chose the singers, comedians, dancers and beatboxers that will be on its season-...
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** HOLD FOR STORY ** This undated image released by AMC shows a scene from "The Terror: Infamy." The second season of an AMC-TV drama series scheduled to premiere Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a Japanese American community. (Ed Araquel/AMC via AP)
August 10, 2019 - 1:21 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The second season of an AMC-TV drama series follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a community. "The Terror: Infamy" is set to premiere Monday and stars Derek Mio and original "Star Trek" cast member George...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Fox Entertainment chief Charlie Collier says Jussie Smollett won't be back on "Empire." Collier, speaking to TV critics Wednesday, affirmed series co-creator Lee Daniels' decision to drop Smollett from the drama’s upcoming final season. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 07, 2019 - 4:32 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Fox Entertainment chief Charlie Collier says Jussie Smollett won't be back on "Empire." Collier, speaking to TV critics Wednesday, affirmed series co-creator Lee Daniels' decision to drop Smollett from the drama's upcoming final season. Daniels had initially supported...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, Monica Lewinsky arrives at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. FX says the next chapter of its “American Crime Story” series will dramatize the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. The miniseries will air in September 2020, within weeks of the general election. Lewinsky, the central figure in Clinton’s impeachment, is a producer for the limited series. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 06, 2019 - 10:06 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The next chapter of FX's "American Crime Story" will dramatize Bill Clinton's impeachment with a focus on Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and other women central to the scandal. The miniseries will air within weeks of the 2020 presidential election. Lewinsky, who was a...
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File-This Sept. 8, 2019, file photo shows Afton Williamson attending the PaleyFest Fall TV Previews of "The Rookie" at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif. Williamson, star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” says she is quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the making of the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, Williamson outlined a series of claims against the show. She said she was sexually assaulted by the show’s hair department head, sexually harassed by a recurring guest star and suffered bullying from executive producers. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
August 05, 2019 - 3:28 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The head of ABC Entertainment says she's withholding judgment on the fate of "The Rookie" pending an investigation into misconduct claims made by co-star Afton Williamson. The actress posted online Sunday that she's quitting the ABC crime drama because of sexual...
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Jared Padalecki, left, and and Jensen Ackles participate in The CW "Supernatural: Final Season" panel during the Summer 2019 Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
August 05, 2019 - 3:57 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The makers of "Supernatural" and "Arrow" say they're bringing the CW shows to a close at the right time. "You don't want to be the last person at a party, even if it's the best party on the planet," said Jared Padalecki, who's paired with co-star Jensen Ackles as the...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Claire Danes attends the "Homeland" FYC Event at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Showtime says the eighth and final season of “Homeland” will debut in early 2020. Production on the acclaimed drama’s last 12 episodes is underway, the channel said Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 02, 2019 - 2:14 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime says the eighth and final season of "Homeland" will debut in early 2020. The channel said on Friday that production on the acclaimed drama's last 12 episodes is underway. Former CIA agent Carrie struggled last season to uncover an international conspiracy to...
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This combination photo shows actor James Marsden at a screening of "Westworld" during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 19, 2018, left, and actress Amber Heard at the Planned Parenthood of New York City spring gala benefit in New York on May 1, 2019. Marsden and Heard will star in the CBS All Access limited series "The Stand," based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel. (Photos by Brent N. Clarke, left, and Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
August 01, 2019 - 8:27 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — James Marsden and Amber Heard will star in "The Stand," a limited series based on the Stephen King novel. CBS All Access said Thursday that King will write the final chapter of the drama, a coda not in his book about a plague-devastated world. Marsden will play Stu, a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Michael Weatherly attends a special screening of "Doctor Strange" at AMC Empire 25 in New York. CBS is standing behind "Bull" and its star, Weatherly, who is getting leadership training in the wake of a sexual harassment settlement. CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told a TV critics' meeting Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, the drama remains popular. Its star Weatherly is "loved" by viewers even after allegations against him by former "Bull" actress Eliza Dushku, Kahl said. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
August 01, 2019 - 3:11 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS is standing behind "Bull" and its star, who is getting leadership training in the wake of a sexual harassment settlement. CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told a TV critics' meeting Thursday that the drama remains popular. Kahl said its star Michael Weatherly...
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July 30, 2019 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you watched TV last week, chances are it wasn't a scripted series. The CBS crime drama "Instinct" was the only scripted comedy or drama to make the Nielsen company's list of 20 most popular programs in prime-time last week. None of the Top 40 in cable were scripted series, either...
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