Variety.com

‘The Blacklist’ Renewed by NBC for Second Season

By AJ Marechal Less than a day after airing the drama’s fall finale, NBC has handed “The Blacklist” a season two pickup. With “The Voice” serving as lead-in, “The Blacklist” has established itself as the top freshman drama in both demo and total viewers. James Spader-starrer — which airs Monday nights at 10 p.m. — […]

Continue Reading

Former MTV Personality Kennedy To Join Fox Business Network In Primetime

By BRIAN STEINBERG Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, the one-time MTV personality known better by her middle name, will join the Fox Business Network primetime lineup starting Monday, December 9, the 21st Century Fox-owned cable outlet said Tuesday. Kennedy will host “The Independents,” set to air at 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and on Fridays, the network […]

Continue Reading
"Curb Appeal's" Bill Beckwith (Photo: HGTV)

HGTV’s ‘Curb Appeal’ Host Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Bill Beckwith, a contractor and carpenter who co-hosted HGTV’s “Curb Appeal,” died Tuesday in San Francisco after a motorcycle accident. Born in Maine and an English and martial arts student at the University of Montana, Beckwith’s company BB Design Build offered residential and commercial construction services around the Bay Area. “Curb Appeal” is a half-hour […]

Continue Reading

Christopher Evan Welch, Actor on Stage and Screen, Dies in L.A.

Christopher Evan Welch, who appeared onstage in numerous plays, in films including Steven Spielberg’s “War of the Worlds” and “Lincoln,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master” and Woody Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” as well as on television, died early Monday at a Los Angeles hospital, his agency Paradigm confirmed. He is believed to have been 48. […]

Continue Reading

‘Atlantis’ Renewed by BBC America for Second Season

By AJ Marechal BBC America has picked up a second season of fantasy co-production “Atlantis” just days after its series premiere. Drama centers on Jason, who washes up on the shores of an ancient island populated by gods, goddesses and some of the most famous names in Greek legend. “‘Atlantis’ is off to a fantastic […]

Continue Reading

Lifetime Renews ‘Witches of East End’ for Second Season

By Whitney Friedlander Something’s a brewing at Lifetime. The cabbler has renewed its fantasy drama “Witches of East End” for a second season with a 13-episode order for 2014, it announced today. The series, which focuses on a family of witches made up of characters played by Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, Jenna Dewan Tatum and […]

Continue Reading