Tracy Phillips

Michael C. Hall as "Dexter" (Photo: Showtime)

Showtime: ‘Dexter’ Spinoff a Possibility

The end is near for “Dexter,” as the landmark Showtime drama creeps toward the series finale airing later this summer after eight seasons. But Showtime President of Entertainment David Nevins just dropped a juicy tease during his address to reporters at the Television Critics Association Press Tour Tuesday in Los Angeles. A “Dexter” spinoff may […]

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Jessica Simpson, left, and Nicole Richie of "Fashion Star" (Photo: NBC)

NBC Cancels Reality Competition Series ‘Fashion Star’

NBC’s “Fashion Star” has fizzled out. The network has cancelled the fashion design reality competition series after two seasons, NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt confirmed Saturday to reporters at the TCA Television Critics Association Press Tour in Beverly Hills. Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and John Varvatos starred as the celebrity mentors to a collection of aspiring […]

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Hillary Clinton, Diane Lane (Photo: Carlos Alvarez/David Livingston/Getty Images)

NBC Developing Hillary Clinton Miniseries, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Remake, ‘Tommyknockers’ Update

NBC says it’s going to expand its programming landscape to feature more “event”-oriented productions, following the success of miniseries like History’s “The Bible” (the sequel to which NBC recently acquired) and CBS’s adaptation of Stephen King’s “Under the Dome.” As part of the new programming strategy, the network announced Saturday it’s developing a new limited […]

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Henry Winkler (Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Henry Winkler to Guest Star on ‘Parks and Recreation’

“Happy Days” for fans of “Parks and Recreation.” Fonzie is coming out to play in Pawnee! “Happy Days” alum Henry Winkler has signed on to guest star in the NBC sitcom to play the father of evil genius Jean-Ralphio (Ben Schwartz), according to The Hollywood Reporter. Winkler will appear in the Season 6 premiere, and […]

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‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Family Guy’ Plan Crossover Episode

It’s the Fox Animation Domination crossover event we’ve been waiting for. Arch-rivals the Simpsons and the Griffins are about to cross paths! Fox is planning a crossover episode with “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy” to air next year. In an episode titled “The Simpsons Guy,” Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank […]

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From top left: Michael Douglas ("Behind the Cabdelabra"); Kerry Washington ("Scandal"); Kevin Spacey ("House of Cards"); and Julia Louis-Dreyfus ("Veep") (Photo: HBO/ABC/Netflix)

2013 Emmy Nominations Announced, ‘American Horror Story’ Tops List, ‘Cards’ Makes History

The nominations for the 65th Annual Prime-time Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning in Hollywood, and as always, there were the usual suspects and the surprises. “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul and this year’s Emmys host Neil Patrick Harris (filling in for “House of Cards” actress Kate O’Mara at the last minute) presented the nominations — […]

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