Billions, Childhood’s End, and Marilyn!

An extra little video from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon from last night! It’s super funny and you should totally check out the other Water War challenges that he’s done!

-Damian Lewis is set to star in a new drama series pilot with Paul Giamatti on Showtime. The duo will star in Billions, which explores the world of high finance by following “the approaching collision between two titanic figures — the hard charging, whip-smart U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhodes (Giamatti), the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Lewis).” The show will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

-Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) will star in Syfy’s miniseries Childhood’s End, based on the sci-fi classic by Arthur C. Clarke. The six-hour miniseries follows a breed of aliens called the “Overlords,” who manage to peacefully invade and rule Earth, and create a pseudo-utopia that comes at the price of human identity and culture. Dance plays Karellen, the ambassador for the Overlords who makes first contact with Earthling Ricky Stormgren (not yet cast).

-Debra Mooney (Everwood) will have a recurring role on The Originals second season as Mary, a “tough, no-nonsense” werewolf who will do quite literally anything to ensure the safety of her pack. Mary will first appear in Episode 11.

-Bess Armstrong (My So-Called Life) has a major recurring role on season four of Switched at Birth. She will play Daphne’s formidable pre-med professor. She first appears in the season premiere, which is slated to air in 2015.

-Billy Burke will reprise his role as Phillip Stroh in a wintertime two-parter on TNT’s The Closer. Burke last portrayed the legal lizard/ serial rapist/ murderer in The Closer’s August 2012 series finale, and will come back for the final two episodes of Season 3 (airing January 12 and 19). He has fired his counsel, and is now acting as his own attorney.

-Malese Jow (The Vampire Diaries, Star-Crossed) will have a recurring role on The Flash, as Linda Park, a quick-witted reporter for the Central City Picture News. She befriends Iris (Candice Patton) while at work and helps her navigate the fast-paced world of journalism. When she meets Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) at a local bar, the two hit it off. The character will first appear in episode 112.

-Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother) is set to host a variety show on NBC, based of the long-running U.K. variety show format of Saturday Night Takeaway. The show will apparently not be called Saturday Night Takeaway or air on Saturdays at all.

-Kelli Garner (Pan Am, My Generation) is set to star in the title role in Lifetime’s Marilyn. The miniseries is based on J. Randy Taraborrelli’s book The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe and promises to reveal “for the first time what the iconic superstar succeeded in hiding from an all-too-invasive world.” The four-hour miniseries is slated to air in 2015.

Mysteries of Laura has gotten a full-season order for nine additional episodes by NBC, making the total 22.

-The CW is launching a four-part digital series titled The Originals: The Awakening, which will focus on Kol’s (from the show) story. The story will take place in 1914, when Kol was attempting to form an alliance with the witches of the French Quarter. The web series will star Nathaniel Buzolic as Kol, who’s currently being played by Daniel Sharman on the show. The web series will premiere on Monday, November 10 on during the East Coast airing of The Originals, with new episodes each Monday until the mid-season finale of the show on December 8. The Originals airs Mondays at 8pm on The CW.

-Syfy has renewed both Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Witness for their 10th and fourths seasons, respectively, in 2015. Each will have 13 new episodes.

Manhattan Love Story was canceled and has become the first axed fall show. No new episodes will air.

-Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) is set to guest-star in an episode of American Dad as Stan’s new boss, who has a commanding presence. The episode is slated to air November 10 on TBS.

The Divide, WE TV’s first original scripted series, will not be coming back for a second season.

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Games of Thrones, League of Pan, and The Odd Couple!

What’s streaming on Netflix for November 2014:

-Hilarie Burton (One Tree Hill) will guest star on ABC’s Forever. Burton will play Iona Payne, a dominatrix who becomes a murder suspect when one of her clients turns up dead, in the November 11 episode. She meets Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) during the investigation, and the two soon start falling for each other.

-A modern day twist on Peter Pan, League of Pan, has landed at Fox with a script commitment plus penalty. It’s described as a “grounded, edgy, soapy thriller featuring updated versions of all favorite Neverland characters. It picks up the Lost Boys fifteen years after they left Neverland. Now men and very much estranged, the Lost Boys are forced back together when they realize someone is killing them off one by one.”

-AwesomenessTV (based on the YouTube multi-channel network from DreamWorks Animation) has sold a live-action, half-hour comedy series based on the comic strip Richie Rich to Netflix. The 21 episodes will be exclusively available in the US, Canada, and Latin America in early 2015.

-HBO has signed the bulk of the current main cast of Game of Thrones through a seventh (and presumed final) season. They have apparently all received “huge raises” for the currently shooting fifth season, along with the sixth and seventh seasons.

-Hulu has announced a 10-episode straight-to-series order for Casual, a half-hour comedy series set to debut in 2015. The series follows the story of a dysfunctional family with a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister who together coach each other through the world of dating while living under the same roof again and raising a teenager.

-An untitled comedy from writer Colleen McGuinness (30 Rock) and executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, has been given a script commitment plus penalty from Fox. The show centers on a 25-year-old-woman who works at a frozen yogurt shop and whose life is going nowhere — until she discovers she is telekinetic.

-TBS has ordered a Key West-road-trip comedy pilot from Jason Jones and Samantha Bee (both Daily Show correspondents and real-life spouses). The show is based on the couple’s experiences with family trips, and centers on the adventures of a father (Jones), mother, and their two young kids who head out on the highway for a 24-hour journey to Key West. Should the show earn a series pick-up, each season would focus on a different trip.

-MTV has ordered a Scream reboot for October 2015, and will initially include 10 episodes.

-Meagen Fay (Murder In The First) has been tapped for a recurring role opposite Hayley Atwell and Shea Whigham on ABC’s Marvel’s Agent Carter. She will play the woman who runs the boarding house where Agent Carter (Atwell) lives in NYC. She’s set for a minimum 4-episode arc.

-Also joining the cast of Marvel’s Agent Carter is Lyndsy Fonseca who will play Angie Martinelli, an “aspiring actress living in 1946 New York [who] will befriend Peggy Carter (Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

-Hayley Kiyoko (The Fosters) has been cast as a series regular in CBS’s midseason drama CSI:Cyber. Kiyoko will play Raven, a rookie tech working in the Division. Her special skill is “youth culture” and she’s an expert in social media, cyber trends, and international relations.

-TLC has canceled Here Comes Honey Boo Boo in the wake of news that matriarch June Shannon is in a relationship with a convicted child molester.

-Lauren Graham (Parenthood, Gilmore Girls) has landed a guest-starring role on CBS’s upcoming reboot of The Odd Couple, where she’ll play the ex-wife of Matthew Perry’s Oscar.

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Late Night Talk Show schedule–October 27 to October 31

Just a schedule of what’s happening on all your favorite late night talk shows! They are categorized by when they air. This schedule will be posted every Sunday.

Monday: Blake Griffin; Max Greenfield; Bear Hands perform

Tuesday: Ashton Kutcher; Krysten Ritter; Beck performs

Wednesday: Jon Cryer; Bob Odenkirk; Katharine McPhee

Thursday: Jake Gyllenhaal; Judy Greer; The War On Drugs performs

Monday: Ewan McGregor; Charles Barkley; Wilco; Herbie Hancock

Tuesday: Daniel Radcliffe; Mike Tyson; Stugill Simpson

Wednesday: Jake Gyllenhaal; Paul Reubens; She & Him; George Clinton

Thursday: Gordon Ramsay; Little Big Town

Friday: Kevin Spacey; Olivia Munn; Kenny & Keith Lucas

Monday: Melissa McCarthy; Frank Grillo; Billy Idol

Tuesday: Nicole Kidman; Dylan McDermott; Blood Orange

Wednesday: Will Arnett; Lisa Kudrow; Lady Antebellum

Thursday: Scott Foley; Smokey Robinson featuring Aloe Blacc and JC Chasez

Friday: Andy Samberg; Rosie Perez; the Flaming Lips

Monday: Amy Poehler; Sen. Jeff Flake; Sen. Martin Heinrich; Mastodon; Jerry Lee Lewis

Tuesday: Taylor Swift; Tom Mison

Wednesday: Jim Carrey

Thursday: Perfume Genius

Friday: Brian Regan; Run the Jewels

Monday: Carrie Underwood; Brad Paisley; Mark Consuelos; T.I.

Tuesday: Amy Poehler; George R.R. Martin; Captain Sensible

Wednesday: Edward Norton; Michael Lewis; Jessie Ware

Thursday: Zooey Deschanel; Ken Marino; Brad Meltzer

Friday: Rachel Maddow; Matt Ryan; Wyatt Cenac (repeat from 10/16/14)

If your favorite Late Night talk show isn’t on this list and you want it there, let me know in the comments down below and I’ll add it to the list!

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Daytime Talk Show schedule–October 27 to October 31

A list of all your daytime talk shows and what’s going to be happening each day of the week! Will be posted every Sunday. They are sorted by time of day they are on.

Monday: Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift; actress Zendaya; author Dave Zinczenko

Tuesday: Sherri Shepherd; Shaquille O’Neal; Tracy Pollan; Sam Hunt performs

Wednesday: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley; Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman; Dominique Ansel

Thursday: Taylor Swift performs; deals and steals

Friday: Ghoulish sweet treats for a Halloween party with twin teen chefs Audrey and Lilly Andrews

Monday: Emma Thompson; Stanley Tucci

Tuesday: Amy Poehler; Joey McIntyre

Wednesday: Lucy Liu; Deion Sanders

Thursday: Rene Russo; Sam Hunt performs

Friday: “LIVE’s Best Halloween Show Ever…Seriously”; “LIVE’s Halloween Costume Contest”

Monday: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley; Laurence Fishburne; Must-Have Monday; Brad Paisley performs

Tuesday: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); author Mike Tyson; Barry Manilow performs

Wednesday: Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift; author Bethenny Frankel


Friday: A Halloween celebration; actor Grant Gustin; homemade tricks, treats, and costumes

Monday: Rocker Gene Simmons; recipe for double-chocolate bundt cake; New York haunted house

Tuesday: Actor Stanley Tucci; Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival; caramel apple cupcakes

Wednesday: Actress Tracy Pollan; recipes featuring candy ingredients; papabubble New York candy store

Thursday: Lilly and Audrey create Halloween-inspired dishes; quick and inexpensive Halloween costumes

Friday: The hosts reveal their Halloween costumes; a Halloween party features food and cocktails

Monday: Sean Hayes; Jessica Radloff; Evette Rios

Tuesday: Tyler Ritter; Joey McIntyre; Jimmy Dunn; Kelen Coleman; Jack McGee; Laurie Metcalf; Keltie Knight

Wednesday: Ashton Kutcher; Jon Cryer; Lisa Ingrassia; Curtis Stone; Hilary Gumbel

Thursday: Anna Faris; Taylor Swift; Wendell Pierce

Friday: Ana Gasteyer; Eric Christian Olsen; Elvira Mistress of the Dark; Sunny Anderson

Monday: Kendra Wilkinson: The Cheating Scandal That Took A Toll On Her Health

Tuesday: Oz Investigates: The Controversial HGH Injection

Wednesday: Kris Jenner: The Rumors, The Gossip, and Coping With Stress

Thursday: Biggest Belly Myths Busted

Friday: Am I Normal or Nuts? Weird and Wacky Quirks Explained

Monday: A Taylor Swift special event

Tuesday: Steve Harvey; Jenny Slate; Echosmith performs

Wednesday: Jake Gyllenhaal; Derek Hough; Fall Out Boy performs

Thursday: Noah Ritter; Nicole Kidman

Friday: Daniel Radcliffe; Katie Lowes

–If you want me to talk about any other daytime talk shows let me know! I’ll post these every sunday so you can have enough time to DVR an episode if you’d like!

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South of Hell, Bloodline, and The Real Housewives of New York!

-Zachary Booth (Damages) is joining South of Hell, WE tv’s eight-episode supernatural thriller opposite Mena Suvari. The show is set in South Carolina, and centers on Maria Abascal (Mena Suvari), a skilled and fearless demon-hunter-for-hire. Like those that she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own internal demon named Abigail. Booth will play the series-regular role of David, Maria’s brother, who is also a fellow demon hunter. The show will launch in 2015.

-Lifetime has ordered a six-episode limited series based on the original movie Lizzie Borden Took An Ax. The show, Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles, stars Christina Ricci, who will reprise her role as the notorious murder. The series will debut in 2015. The show will feature a fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.

-Netflix has announced a new series, Bloodline, which will premiere in March 2015. Set in the Florida Keys, the show centers on a close-knit family of four adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home. The series stars Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises), Linda Cardellini (Mad Men), Sam Shepard (The Right Stuff), and many more (check out the link)!

-Fox has ordered a pilot for a modern day Frankenstein. It will be a sci-fi drama centering on a morally corrupt FBI agent called Adam Tremble. Early on, Tremble is killed, but eventually he’s brought back to life. “Tremble will have to choose between his old temptations and his new sense of purpose– all while navigating the complicated relationship with his ‘creator’ (an antisocial Internet billionaire and his bio-engineer twin sister).”

-Kelly McCreary (playing Meredith’s surprise half-sibling, Maggie Pierce) has become a series regular on Grey’s Anatomy

-The Once Upon a Time’s fourth episode (airing November 16), “Smash the Mirror”, will run for a full two hours starting at 7/6c on ABC.

-ABC has announced the return of Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014. The special will air on December 14, at 9pm, and include Chelsea Handler, Neil Patrick Harris, Scarlett Johansson, and Oprah Winfrey.

-CBS is unveiling a new channel, Decades, which will distribute across local television stations’ digital subchannels, as well as local cable systems. The channel will air old classics like I Love LucyHappy DaysCheers, TV movies, and CBS News and Entertainment Tonight news archives. The content presented each day will reflect that day’s theme or commemorative event. The service will feature Decades Retrospecticalsm, a daily one-hour program produced around the new events and cultural touchstones of a specific day, week, or other time frame.

-MTV has ordered 10 more episodes of  Faking It. The series was originally at 10-episodes for the second season, and has now been upped to 20.

-Vinnie Jones (Snatch, X-Men: The Last Stand) has joined Arrow. He will play Danny “Brick” Brickwell- a ruthless gang leader who’s called Brick because of all the times he’s been shot but not killed. Jones has signed on for a multi-episode arc, appearing in episode 10, 11, and 12 of this season.

-USA has renewed Chrisley Knows Best for a 12-episode third season. They have also set a half-hour Chrisley family holiday special to air in December.

-Bethenny Frankel is apparently returning to The Real Housewives of New York for season 7 along with Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, LuAnn de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, and Sonja Morgan.

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Riverdale, F is for Family, and Bewitched!

It will be another multiple post dayI really should start posting more than once a week! 

-Courtney Love will be joining the cast of Fox’s midseason drama Empire in a recurring guest star role. She will play Elle Dallas, “a hard rock powerhouse, who is part of Empire Entertainment’s stable of artists.”

-James Corden will take over The Late Late Show on CBS on March 9, 2015 but apparently a rotating roster of guest hosts will take over the show until then. Craig Ferguson will leave the show in December. No word on who the guests will be yet.

-Greg Berlanti (executive producer of ArrowThe Flash) is bringing the beloved Archie comics to the small screen. Riverdale, a drama based on the characters from the Archie comics has landed at Fox with a script deal plus penalty.

-Cody Simpson (Australian pop star, teen idol) is joining the cast of Cougar Town for its sixth and final season airing in early 2015, for one episode. In the episode, Simpson will play Pete, a high school student who bears a very strong resemblance to Grayson (Josh Hopkins) in both looks and behavior.

-Netflix has greenlighted F is For Family, a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of Bill Burr. The family comedy will debut in 2015. The show follows the Murphy family in the 1970s–“a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport.” Burr will voice Frank Murphy, the family’s extreme patriarch; Laura Dern will voice Frank’s wife, Sue, and Justin Long will voice the family’s oldest son, Kevin.

Gotham has cast Morena Baccarin as Dr. Leslie Tompkins, “a gifted and dedicated physician who was a friend of Thomas and Martha Wayne. She is determined to use her skills to aid Gotham’s most in need, which currently means working at the newly opened Arkham Asylum’s House for the Criminally Insane.” The character is from the original comics. She is expected to be a recurring role this season and a series regular in a presumed season 2.

-ABC is creating a Shark Tank spinoff, Beyond the Tank, which will follow what happens after the start-ups are launched. The network has picked up 10 hourlong episodes. No premiere date has been determined.

-Showtime has found a replacement for Phillip Seymour Hoffman in Happyish, Steve Coogan will now play Thom Payne. It will now go back to the pilot stage and production will begin in New York. No word on if anyone from the original cast (Rhys Ifans, Kathryn Hahn) will return. The show is a dark examination of the pursuit of happiness.

-Amanda Righetti (The Mentalist) has been cast opposite Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies in Colony, USA Network’s family drama/thriller pilot about life in Los Angeles after a mysterious “foreign” occupation. Righetti will play Madeline, younger sister of Katie (Callies) and the mother of a diabetic child in need of insulin.

Bates Motel has cast Kevin Rahm (Mad Men) for a recurring role during season 3. He will play Bob Paris, the wealthy, self-involved and gregarious owner of an elite hunting club who grew up with Sheriff Alex Romero (Nestor Carbonell). The pair now have a strained relationship, but they keep their mutual dislike under wraps. Bates Motel returns March 2015.

-The Bewitched follow up series has landed at NBC with a pilot production commitment. The new version is a reimagining of the original series two generation later. It centers on Daphne–Samantha’s granddaughter and Tabitha’s daughter– a single twenty-something witch who has always used her magical powers to conjure herself the perfect life. But she soon realizes that the one thing she cannot conjure and control is the one thing she wants most– real love.

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Late Night Talk Show schedule–October 20 to October 24

Just a schedule of what’s happening on all your favorite late night talk shows! They are categorized by when they air. This schedule will be posted every Sunday.

Monday: Alan Cumming; Casey Wilson; Pentatonix performs; Joe Perry sits in with the Basic Cable Band

Tuesday: Dana Carvey; Cristin Milioti; Gary Gulman

Wednesday: Kat Dennings; Wyatt Cenac; Tenacious D performs

Thursday: Neil Patrick Harris; Damian Lillard; Kiesza performs

Monday: Jason Segel; Steve Harvey; Alicia Keys (repeat from 9/8/14)

Tuesday: Barbra Streisand (repeat from 9/15/14)

Wednesday: Liam Neeson; Terry Gilliam; Tim McGraw (repeat from 9/17/14)

Thursday: Derek Jeter; James Marsden; 5 Seconds of Summer (repeat from 10/2/14)

Friday: Claire Danes; Mo’ne Davis; Fences featuring Macklemore (repeat from 9/5/14)

Monday: Ice Cube; “Science Bob” Pflugfelder; Bush

Tuesday: Bill Murray; Jack Black; Kyle Gass

Wednesday: Keanu Reeves; Mike Epps; Milky Chance

Thursday: Taylor Swift; Alfred Enoch


Monday: Robert Downey Jr.; Sarah Paulson; Lizzo (repeat from 10/7/14)

Tuesday: Mark Harmon; Jack Hanna (repeat from 9/22/14)

Wednesday: Jason Bateman; Billy Eichner; Ryan Adams (repeat from 9/11/14)

Thursday: Denzel Washington; Lenny Kravitz (repeat from 9/23/14)

Friday: Jerry Seinfeld; a performance from Cirque du Soleil’s “Michael Jackson One” (repeat from 9/25/14)

Monday: Connie Britton; Ben McKenzie; Vance Joy (repeat from 9/10/14)

Tuesday: Bill Hader; Rep. Nancy Pelosi; Walk the Moon (repeat from 9/15/14)

Wednesday: Craig Ferguson; Octavia Spencer; James Ellroy (repeat from 9/16/14)

Thursday: Nathan Lane; “Weird Al” Yankovic; Garry Marshall (repeat from 9/30/14)

Friday: Sarah Silverman; John Mulaney (repeat from 10/2/14)

If your favorite Late Night talk show isn’t on this list and you want it there, let me know in the comments down below and I’ll add it to the list!

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