‘Drop Dead Diva’ Scores Fourth Season on Lifetime

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Drop Dead Diva” might revolve around an aspiring model who dies in an accident, but the series appears to have plenty of life left in it. Lifetime announced Thursday that the series has been picked up for a fourth, 13-episode season, which will premiere in spring 2012. Announcing the renewal, Lifetime […]

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‘Curb’ One of the Least Diverse TV Shows for Directors

By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – When it comes to hiring female and minority directors, the ABC sitcom “The Middle” gets a gold star and HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” earns a piece of coal, according to a new report from The Directors Guild of America. The DGA analyzed more than 2,600 episodes produced in […]

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What to Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Sunday June 19th: ‘Falling Skies‘ (9pm on TNT) **Series Premiere** Record Now Noah Wyle (‘ER’) stars in this gripping drama series from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg about the aftermath of an alien invasion and the resistance movement formed by the survivors. ‘Game of Thrones‘ (9pm on HBO) **Season Finale** Record Now The […]

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Kathy Griffin To Guest Star On ‘Drop Dead Diva’

LOS ANGELES – Kathy Griffin is looking forward to causing trouble when she guest stars on the Lifetime series “Drop Dead Diva.” In an episode of the upcoming third season, Griffin plays the sister of series regular Kate Levering‘s Kim and clashes with Margaret Cho‘s character, Teri. Griffin said acting as a total witch to […]

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Wendy Williams’ Star Rises Through Renewed Image

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. ATLANTA — When Wendy Williams started rehearsals for ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” her dance partner, Tony Dovolani, expected the talk-show personality to translate her animated bravado onto the dance floor. But Dovolani didn’t get what he envisioned from Williams, known for her infectious catchphrase, “How you doin’?” He was surprised […]

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A ‘Huge’ Appreciation For A Show Canceled Too Soon

Monday, ‘Huge‘ was officially canceled by ABC Family.  The news was not unexpected.  The critically acclaimed show was watched by far fewer people than the network’s other summer shows, ‘Pretty Little Liars‘ and ‘Melissa & Joey,’  losing about half of its ‘Secret Life of the American Teen‘ lead-in. Worse, its premiere attracted a healthy 2.53 […]

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Lifetime Renews ‘Army Wives’ And ‘Drop Dead Diva’

Good news for fans of ‘Army Wives‘ and ‘Drop Dead Diva.’ Lifetime renewed both series for another season. “‘Army Wives’ and ‘Drop Dead Diva’ have led Lifetime’s charge in scripted programming and are key components to our success,” said Nancy Dubuc, president and GM of Lifetime and History. “We are so happy with these two […]

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