Breaking TV News: Fox to Broadcast GREASE LIVE in 2015

Press Release: Get ready to do the hand jive as FOX enrolls at Rydell High with GREASE LIVE (working title), a LIVE three-hour production of the massively popular crossover musical “Grease,” it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX); and Paramount Television. Scheduled to air LIVE during 2015 and featuring a young ensemble cast, GREASE LIVE (wt) will reintroduce the great music and timeless story to an entirely new generation.

Based on the 1971 Broadway musical of the same name with book, lyrics and music by the legendary team of Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs, the 1978 hit film “Grease,” starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, grossed nearly $400 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing movie musical ever. [Read more…]

Mark Your Calendars: FOX Announces Additional Spring and Summer Premiere Dates

Press Release: FOX is announcing additional spring and summer premiere dates for 2014. FOX spices up summer with new seasons of Gordon Ramsay’s KITCHEN NIGHTMARES, MASTERCHEF and HOTEL HELL; the debuts of event series 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY and new drama GANG RELATED; the premieres of dating show I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” and new unscripted series RIOT; and the Season 11 premiere of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.

THE MINDY PROJECT returns for its Spring Premiere with two nights of all-new one-hour events airing at special times Tuesday, April 1 (9:00-9:30/9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Tuesday, April 8 (9:00-9:30/9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT). The comedy then moves into its regular time period Tuesday, April 15 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), following an all-new episode of NEW GIRL (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT). [Read more…]

First Look: Donal Logue Goes GOTHAM

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Press Release: As production continues on FOX’s GOTHAM, from Warner Bros. Television and based upon characters published by DC Entertainment, the first character-look image of Donal Logue as Gotham City Police Detective Harvey Bullock has been released. GOTHAM is a crime drama that explores the origin stories of eventual Police Commissioner James Gordon (Ben McKenzie – Southland) and the rogues’ gallery of villains that made the city infamous. Jim Gordon’s partner and mentor, the rough-around-the-edges Detective Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue – Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, Copper) plays loose with police procedure, but gets results — and he does so with old-school, hard-ass panache. [Read more…]

Breaking News: Fox Announces One-Hour Series Finale of RAISING HOPE

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Press Release: Critically acclaimed comedy RAISING HOPE will end its four-season run with a special one-hour farewell event Friday, April 4 (9:00-9:30/9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT). The series finale kicks off with the all-new episode “How I Met Your Mullet” (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT), in which guest star Lesley Nicol (“Downton Abbey”) plays Jimmy (Lucas Neff) and Sabrina’s (Shannon Woodward) new maid. Then, in “The Father Daughter Dance” (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), Virginia’s (Martha Plimpton) dad (guest star Jeffrey Tambor, “Arrested Development”) returns to Natesville with a big surprise for her and Burt (Garret Dillahunt), including a musical performance by Kenny Loggins (guest-starring as himself).

“On behalf of myself, Greg Garcia and RAISING HOPE’s amazing cast and crew, I would like to thank our audience for tuning in and supporting us over the last four seasons,” said executive producer Mike Mariano. “We planned our Season Four finale with this possibility in mind, and hope our loyal fans enjoy the way we’ve chosen to say goodbye to the Chances and to Natesville. Thanks again, and we’ll see you in syndication.” [Read more…]

BONES Previewpalooza: “The Repo Man in the Septic Tank” Sneak Peek! (feat. Your first Look at the Jeffersonian’s Newest Squintern)

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This just in, new episode photos and previews from the Monday March 17th episode of BONES. Direct from FOX, “Cam (Tamara Taylor, L) introduces Brennan (Emily Deschanel, R) to new Jeffersonian intern, Rodolfo Fuentes (guest star Ignacio Serricchio), while the Jeffersonian team has their hands full with a possible murder suspect after remains are found in a septic tank.” [Read more…]

This Just In: Donal Logue Goes GOTHAM!

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If Fox’s exploration of the Batman mythos fails, it sure as heck won’t be as a result of their casting choices. Or at least that was our reaction following today’s fantastic news that Donal Logue (SONS OF ANARCHY, VIKINGS, COPPER) has been cast as Detective Harvey Bullock in FOX and Warner Bros. Television’s one-hour drama project GOTHAM. [Read more…]

We Shine the Spotlight on ALMOST HUMAN Star Michael Ealy

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Fox’s new futuristic sci-fi series ALMOST HUMAN may be a fun buddy-cop show, but it also manages to address interesting issues of human/android tensions in working relationships. During press interviews at the Warner Bros. Mondo International Press Tour, star Michael Ealy shared what is like portraying an android in a human world and the joy of playing a character with such surprising humanity in his life. [Read more…]

BONES Previewpalooza: “ The Heiress in the Hill” Sneak Peek!

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This just in, new episode photos and previews from the Friday January 31st episode of BONES. Direct from FOX, “The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of Lauren Frank, a kidnap victim whose remains were found buried at a park. But when they discover the unhappy relationship that Lauren had with her stepmother, the team starts to think the killer was someone closer to the girl than expected. Meanwhile, Hodgins uncovers a shocking secret about his family and Brennan and Booth face a common couples’ dilemma – whether to co-mingle their funds.” [Read more…]