‘Spartacus’ Gets Third Season From Starz

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Gladiator groupies can brace themselves for more gore in the arena. Starz has given its series “Spartacus” a go-ahead for a third season, the pay cable network announced on Monday. The green light comes months ahead of the January 27, 2012, premiere of “Spartacus: Vengeance,” the second season […]

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What To Watch: Weekend

TOP PICK: ‘83rd Annual Academy Awards‘ (Sunday at 8:30pm ET on ABC) Join hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco on Hollywood’s biggest night to see who will take home all the hardware, and what celebs dazzle on the famed red carpet. Will ‘The Social Network’ or ‘The King’s Speech’ triumph for Best Picture? Natalie Portman […]

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What To Watch: Weekend

TOP PICK: ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘ (Sunday at 10pm on Bravo) In this special 90-minute episode, Cynthia’s rocky road to the altar is nearing the end, but as she struggles with last minute wedding jitters her mom and sister urge her to reconsider getting married altogether. Phaedra has a surprisingly emotional reaction to heading […]

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TV News & Notes: Maddow Reacts To Olbermann, ‘Wonder Woman’ Gets A Makeover & More

All the TV news you need to know today, with a twist (weekend edition)… Appearing on the HBO series “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Rachel Maddow reacted to Keith Olbermann’s sudden departure from MSNBC. Asked what happened, she said only it’s “between Keith and the company, it didn’t involve any of the rest of us.” […]

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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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‘Spartacus’ Producer: Prequel Won’t Disappoint

PASADENA, Calif. – A producer for Starz’s “Spartacus” series says fans who enjoy the show’s graphic blood and guts won’t be disappointed when it returns. Producer Steven DeKnight said Friday that “there are some deaths that are so incredible you just have to rewind and watch again because you can’t believe what you just saw.” […]

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