Showtime Orders New TV Pilot Programs

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Cable TV network Showtime has ordered pilot programs from “The Last Exorcism” co-writer Andrew Gurland, “The Pacific” writer-producer Michelle Ashford, and “Southland” creator and “Public Enemies” writer Ann Biderman, the network announced on Monday. Gurland’s project, “Gurland on Gurland,” is a half-hour comedy about his real family life […]

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‘Killing’ Star To Play Pitt’s Wife In Zombie Film

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Mireille Enos, the star of AMC’s new crime drama “The Killing,” is leaping into features, nabbing the role of Brad Pitt‘s wife in “World War Z,” an adaptation of Max Brooks’ globe-spanning zombie novel. Marc Forster (“Quantum of Solace”) is directing the big-budget Paramount movie. Shooting is […]

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David Arquette Tells Oprah He Hopes to Reconcile with Courteney

Troubled actor David Arquette told Oprah Winfrey on Thursday that he hopes one day to get back together with estranged wife Courteney Cox, especially now that he’s undergone rehabilitation for drug and alcohol addictions. Arquette, 39, proved himself a worthy guest of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” in the show’s capacity for occasionally serving as a […]

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What To Watch: Weekend

TOP PICK: ‘Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena‘ (Friday at 10pm on Starz) **Series Premiere** The six-part series centers around the story of Gannicus, the charismatic gladiator aspiring to become Champion of Capua, played by Australian actor Dustin Clare, and his master, Quintus Batiatus, played again by John Hannah, itching for the chance to rise in […]

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Lives Forever Changed on ‘Medium’ Series Finale

After seven years of nightmares and dreamscapes, “Medium” ends its run on television–and two different networks, NBC and CBS–tonight with a series finale befitting the supernatural crime drama. The final episode, called “Me Without You,” will bring “terror,” “mystery” and “closure” to the Dubois family, and even features a glimpse of an elderly Allison in […]

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It’s Official: CBS Cancels ‘Medium’

UPDATE: CBS’ haunted crime procedural ‘Medium’ has been canceled after seven seasons. Series creator Glenn Gordon Caron posted a message on Facebook to fans confirming the news that first emerged Monday after star Patricia Arquette let the ghost out of the bag: A message to MEDIUM fans from series creator Glenn Gordon Caron: “It’s true. […]

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CBS Cuts ‘Medium’ Episodes, Cancellation Far Behind?

Is this another bad dream for Patricia Arquette’s ‘Medium‘? CBS confirmed it has cut down the season order for the psychic crime procedural from 22 to 13 episodes. The show is getting bumped to make room for the network’s crowded mid-season schedule, which includes such fare as the premiere of the ‘Criminal Minds’ spin-off starring […]

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