• Cable Ace: Zoe Kazan To Star In Lena Dunham HBO Comedy Pilot ‘Max’ In Recasting
• Trend Watch: Broadcast’s 10 p.m. Ghost Town More Derelict Than Ever
• Peak Inequality: Investigating the Lack of Diversity Among TV Directors
• TV’s Ratings ‘Blindspot’: Look What Traditional Measurement Misses
• Dun Dun: Dick Wolf Talks ‘Chicago’ Crossovers and Potential ‘Law & Order’ Revival
• Interesting: What Happens If TV Companies Won’t Give Netflix Their Content?
• Welcome Back, John Mulaney
• Cool Beans: ‘Snowpiercer’ Being Adapted for TV With Josh Friedman
• Tyler Oakley Is Doing The Amazing Race! Find Out This Season’s Cool Twist, and Who His Partner Is
• Why CBS Is Slotting Stephen Colbert After Super Bowl 50, Looks to put Colbert in front of Tonight Show viewers
• Funny Businesss: Jon Stewart Revives Trump Impression, Talks Ben Carson, Biden at Stand Up for Heroes
• Profile: Regina King Is So Happy She’s Crying
• Sneak Peek: ‘American Crime’ Tackles Rape in Season 2 Trailer
• Fuller House: “>New Photos Reveal the Tanner Home’s Updated Look
• Jeffrey Dean Morgan Joins Walking Dead Cast as… Infamous Villain Negan!

Afternoon Static: SNL, SCANDAL, COLBERT & More!


• Must Read TV: Your Show Is Dead (or the Age of Denial in Broadcast TV)
• Funny Business: See the first trailer for America Ferrera’s NBC comedy Superstore
• Ouch! David Spade reveals worst SNL host ever
• Woo-Hoo! Adnan Syed of Serial is getting a new hearing
• Z NATION: Syfy Renews Series for a Third Season
• Cool Beans: Inside the weird business of cult TV reboots
• Reviews: Amazon Pilots Include a Revolt and the Supernatural
• Another Must Read: List of Rules for AGENT X Drinking Game
• American Horror Story: Hotel’s Latest Casualty Had a “Blast” Getting Killed By Kathy Bates
• Who Needs Stars? Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Gets Ratings Bump With Political Guests
• The Business of Show: IFC Renews Marc Maron’s Comedy for Season 4
• Shocker: MTV’s ‘Scream’ Replaces Showrunners
• Scandal Sex Twist: Joshua Malina on THAT Scene and the ‘Big Mess’ Ahead
• Pilot Watch: Amanda Knox-Themed ‘Guilt,’ Tim Kring Drama Score ABC Family Series Orders
• Cool Beans: ‘Fargo’ Breakout Allison Tolman to Star in ABC’s ‘Downward Dog’
• Video: Trevor Noah Mocks “Crazy” U.S. Health-Care System After Appendectomy
• Analysis: Donald Trump threatens to wipe out what political relevance SNL has left
• Groan: Donald Trump Vetoed “Too Risque” ‘SNL’ Skits So As Not To Offend Iowans
• Career Spotlight: Megan Mullally Dishes on Will & Grace, Parks, Seinfeld, China Beach and More
• Spoiler Alert: Desperate Housewives’ Marcia Cross Joins Quantico as [Spoiler]‘s Mother
• Mark Your Calendars: American Crime Season 2 Takes Over Nashville Slot Beginning Jan. 6



Editor’s Note: “Morning Static” may not be posted as regularly thru Wednesday November 11th, as the TV Addict currently finds himself “Lost” in the lush evergreen that is Hawaii!

• THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE Trailer: First Look at Steven Soderbergh’s New Anthology Series
• Super Read: How Two Broadway Veterans Helped The Flash Become One of the Best Family Dramas on Television
• Funny Business: USA Orders ‘First Impressions’ Competition Series from Dana Carvey
• You Be the Critic: Amazon’s latest batch of pilots is here
• Comedy Gold: Stephen Colbert enlists Daniel Craig for a ‘realistic’ James Bond scene
• It Gets Better: The Middle shows coming out is as American as apple pie
• ‘America’s Next Top Model’ To Live On? Show Eyes New Season On Cable Or SVOD
• In Just 9 Months, Comedy Central Reshaped Late Night and Kept Advertisers Happy: Network rebounded after losing Stewart and Colbert
• Why TV’s Terrible Fall Means You’re Going To Pay More For Cable (And Streaming, Too)
• SUPERNATURAL Set Tour: Behind the Scenes of the Men Of Letters Bunker
• NBC Orders Additional Episode For ‘Blindspot,’ Three Other Dramas
• Fun with Numbers: How Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ Is Beating Jon Stewart’s
• No TV shows canceled? It’s another sign of how the industry is changing
• Scoop: Emma Caulfield Coming to CBS’ Supergirl as Cameron Chase>
• West Wing mini-reunion alert: Richard Schiff to guest-star on Rob Lowe’s The Grinder
• STAR TREK Commentary: New Frontiers on a New Frontier

Afternoon Static: NBC, LONGMIRE, GAME OF THRONES & More!

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• Must Read TV: How TV Fell Back in Love With Soaps
• Cool Beans: Conan O’Brien to visit Quatar with Michelle Obama
• Woo-Hoo! Netflix Renews ‘Longmire’ for Season Five
• Ouch! NBC’s February Republican Debate ‘Cancelled’ by RNC Amid Backlash
• Casting Coup: B.D. Wong to play Hugo Strange on Gotham
• ESPN Shutting Down Grantland Effective Immediately: “Appalling,” Says Bill Simmons
• Remember Him: This Is What The Kid From “The Thirteenth Year” Looks Like Now
• Global TV Sent Us a SUPERGIRL Cape. THIS Is What Happened Next!
• Scoop: Elisabeth Rohm Joins ‘The Last Ship’ In Recurring Role
• Funny Business: The ‘Scandal’ Cast Goes to High School in ‘Kimmel’ Parody
• Scanda du Jour: Is This the Real Reason the New Game of Thrones Season Has Been Pushed Back?
• Q&A: Greg Berlanti on ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Blindspot’s’ Girl Power
• Funny Business: So what does a comedy show head writer do, anyway?
• Must to Our Ears: Adele Books NBC Concert Special for One-Night Show in New York
• Behind-the-Scenes: Upright Citizens Brigade, Dan Harmon Drive Originals Strategy For NBCUniversal’s Seeso

Afternoon Static: GIRLS, SUPERNATURAL, BONES & More!


• Mark Your Calendar: HBO Announces Premiere Dates for VINYL, GIRLS & TOGETHERNESS
• Scoop: Twin Peaks Revival Adds Jennifer Jason Leigh; No Peter Sarsgaard
• TV Review: Aziz Ansari’s Master of None
• Tend Watch: How ‘Bones’ and ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Are Fueling a Crossover Comeback
• Who Knew? The Best Comedy of the Fall Is Airing on Hulu
• Cool Bean: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Finds Its Groove
• Pilot Watch: NBC to adapt Midnight, Texas books from Charlaine Harris
• Great Book! Netflix Gives Selena Gomez’s ‘13 Reasons Why’ Straight-To-Series Order
• Smart: ‘Walking Dead’ Star Norman Reedus Is Getting A Motorcyclin’ Travel Show On AMC
• The Business of Show: Joe Earley Exits As Fox TV Group COO
• Must See TV: Stephen Colbert’s ‘Star Wars’ theory is better than yours
• iWant: Apple TV Aims To ‘Appify’ Television With Games, Content And Comics
• Pilot Watch: Rupert Grint drama arrives at NBC with put pilot commitment
• Behind-the-Scenes: Hulu Haters on Twitter Spurred Ad-Free Option
• Ruh Oh! More than three and a half hours of TV a day linked to EIGHT major causes of death
• Funny Business: Fox Gives John Stamos Comedy Grandfathered a Full-Season Order
• Shonda Rhimes Lifts ABC To Top Big 4 Non-Sports Upscale Ratings This Season So Far; NBC Wins Big With NFL
• SUPERNATURAL: Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki Talk “Baby” and a Special Return

Afternoon Static: SNL, GOTHAM, MOM & More!

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• Shades of Blue: NBC’s Jennifer Lopez Cop Drama, to Launch in January
• Cool Beans: Shonda Rhimes Is Basically Running ABC
• The Business of Show: Fox Snaps Up the Miss Universe and Miss USA Pageants
• Live From New York: David Spade Reveals The Worst Host During His Tenure On ‘SNL’
• UBC: Inside the Comedy Factory
• Pilot Watch: Lebron James, Chris Hardwick Team Up for Game Show ‘The Wall’ on NBC
• Interesting: truTV Vows To Cut Ad Load In Half Next Year For Prime Time Original Shows
• Super News: ‘Gotham’ Casts ‘House of Cards’ Actor as Mr. Freeze
• Music to Our Ears: Carrie Underwood to Headline ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’
• It Got Better! See the trailer for the new BBC Gay-Themes Thriller LONDON SPY
• The Kicker: ‘SNL’ writer launches sports comedy site
• Ratings Watch: ‘Supergirl’ premiere’s record ratings dispel the conventional wisdom
• Our new late-night wars: How Hillary, Bernie and the Donald are battling it out for bedtime TV dominance — and who’s winning so far
• Really? CBS Orders Full Season of New Comedy Life in Pieces
• Strange But True: HBO Cancels ‘The Brink’ After Season 2 Renewal
• World Series Drama: A Four-Minute Blackout
• The New Normal? How TV Networks Are Secretly Canceling Shows Without You Knowing
• LOVE Her: Mom Enlists Judy Greer for ‘Sloppy’ November Sweeps Guest Stint
• Nashville Scoop: Once’s Cinderella Joins Cast as [Spoiler]‘s Daughter
• The Future Is Now: A Look Inside THE NBA’S VR Experiment


The x-files

• Global TV Sent Us a SUPERGIRL Cape. THIS Is What Happened Next
• Death, Be Not Meh: Are Big TV Kill-Offs Starting to Lose Their Power?
• ‘Ash Vs. The Evil Dead’ First Four Minutes – Ash Still Pathetic, Still Awesome
• Cool Beans: How an episode of The Simpsons is made
• RIP: ‘Married’ Canceled By FX After 2 Seasons
• Video: ‘X-Files’ Stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson Fight Monsters in New Trailer
• Trend Watch: Netflix Releases (High!) Viewing Numbers for ‘Beasts of No Nation’
• GLAAD: LGBT representation on TV is up, but very white
• Supergirl: Henry Czerny Cast as the Toyman
• Scoop: Gilmore Girls Revival’s 4-Episode Narrative Twist Revealed
• Post-mortem: Walking Dead Boss Tackles the Big Glenn Mystery, Offers ‘Definitive’ Answer About [Spoiler]
• ‘Switched at Birth’ Creator Talks Finale Cliffhanger: ‘We Had a Million Ideas’
• Cable Ace: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern Producing Cheryl Strayed Drama for HBO
• Awards Watch: Ricky Gervais To Return As Golden Globes Host In 2016
• The Business of Show: How TV Networks Decide Which Shows Will Stay and Which Will Get the Ax
• Laugh Break: Stanley Tucci confronts Stephen Colbert on his Hunger Games impersonation
• Live From New York: Very happy to announce that @McConaughey will host #SNL November 21 with musical guest @Adele!
• iZOMBIE: David Anders Teases Blaine’s Kingpin Goal and the Return of Robert Knepper

Afternoon Static: JESSICA JONES, MOM, AGENT CARTER & More!


• Pilot Watch: Ed Helms, ‘Colbert Report’ Alum Sell ‘Weird’ Family Comedy to Fox
• Scoop: AMC to debut Preacher trailer during supersized episode of The Walking Dead
• Mark Your Calendars: ABC Family announces winter premiere dates for The Fosters and more
• Nostalgia Alert: Jem and the Holograms Fails in a Way That I’ve Never Seen a Movie Fail Before
• Finally, the full Jessica Jones trailer reveals the nature of this season’s struggle
• Funny Business: Patti Vasquez Comedy In Works At ABC
• Romeo Where Art Thou? ShondaLand’s New Series to Follow the Montagues and Capulets in the Wake of Romeo and Juliet’s Death
• Hottie Alert: Joe Manganiello to guest-star on CBS’ Mom
• Trend Watch: NBC’s ‘Undateable’ to Air Live on Both Coasts for Full Season
• Play Ball: Baseball’s Tech Arm Weighs New Web Distribution Models for Sports TV
• Cool Beans: David Goyer Says Krypton Takes Place 200 Years Before Man Of Steel
• ‘I’m not easily offended but…’: Anderson Cooper admits pain at ‘queened up’ impression of him on SNL debate skit
• Cable Ace: Showtime Developing Comedy About 1990s Game Show Models
• Wearing Tights Please: Mario Lopez Joins Cast of Fox’s ‘Grease: Live’
• So Long, Sophomore Slump: How Empire, The Flash & HTGAWM Survived the Dreaded Curse
• Casting Coup: ‘Agent Carter’ Sets ‘Resurrection’ Reunion With Kurtwood Smith



• We Love Lists! The Most Powerful Showrunners 2015
• Ouch! HBO CEO Richard Plepler Criticizes Comcast, Other Pay-TV Firms for Snubbing Streaming Service
• Shocker! Simon Cowell replacing Howard Stern on America’s Got Talent
• YouTube’s New Subscription Service Is Going To Work – Here’s Why
• Cool Beans: ‘Switched At Birth’ Renewed For Fifth Season By ABC Family
• This Is Julia, Sesame Street’s First Character With Austism
• Super News: Daredevil Villain Vincent D’Onofrio Will Rule Oz on NBC
• Review: Aziz Ansari’s ‘Master of None’
• ESPN Layoffs: ‘A Lot of Good People Were Let Go Today’
• End of the Line: Mythbusters to end with final season
• Casting Coup: ‘OITNB’s’ Laverne Cox get’s ‘Rocky Horror’ role
• Funny Business: ‘Big Bang Theory’ Recruits Stephen Merchant
• Sweet: Hulu’s original series Casual renewed for second season
• Pilot Watch: Top Ballerina Misty Copeland To Produce Dance Drama For Fox With Tracy Oliver
• Shocker: Chris Rock Confirmed to Host Oscars
• Watch This: ‘Man In The High Castle’ Pilot & Second Episode Available During Amazon’s Free Preview Weekend
• Casting: ‘The Last Ship’ Casts Bridget Regan As Regular
• Coup: ABC Quantico Enlists Anne Heche



• Gilmore Girls Limited-Series Revival Set at Netflix — This Is Not a Drill
• Mark Your Calendars: William H. Macy forgets his pants in new teaser for Shameless
• Love Her: Michaela Watkins and the Beauty of “Sad-Coms”
• This Week in Tech: New Apple TV To Ship Next Week
• Here Are the Answers to All Your Questions About Nielsen’s Total Audience Measurement Yes, some Netflix shows will be included
• Infographic: How the Late Night Host Shuffle Has Changed the Price of Ads Buyers place their bets on Fallon and Colbert
• Love This: Lauren Graham and Mae Whitman Are Working on an Adaptation of The Royal We
• Funny Business: Colin Jost Is No Longer a Head Writer at ‘SNL’
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