The Daily Sizzle
After a busy Sunday devoted to NBC, the Television Critics Association summer press tour shifts to NBCUniversal’s cable networks on Monday. We’ll get things started this morning with “Dig,” an upcoming USA series starring Jason Isaacs (“Awake”) as Peter Connelly, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem.
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TCA Sunday highlights: From Heigl drama and ‘Constantine’ casting to ‘Fire’ spinoffs and summer renewals
Busy day at TCA Sunday with NBC, whose executives were all smiles when talking about the beleaguered network’s turn around in the ratings and $300 million jump in ad dollars generated at this year’s upfronts. Here are highlights from today’s session: — NBC renewed three popular summer series and crowed about its surprise hit of the
According to Jenny McCarthy, she’s not the least surprised Rosie O’Donnell will be returning to “The View” — the talk show where McCarhty herself was not renewed after co-hosting for just this past season. The South Side native and contributor to the Sun-Times Sunday Splash magazine said, “I knew they were looking to bring
Veteran actor and Oscar winner Christopher Walken has been tapped to play Captain Hook in the live musical special of “Peter Pan” NBC is planning to broadcast in December — much like it did last year with “The Sound of Music,” starring Carrie Underwood. Walken’s casting was announced Sunday at the semi-annual Television Critics’
Congrats to TV reality star and former “Jersey Shore” mainstay JWoww on the birth of her and fiancé Roger Mathews’ baby daughter. The little girl arrived just before 1 p.m. Sunday to the TV personality, whose real name is Jenni Farley. The tiny tot has a pretty big name: Meilani Alexandra Mathews — and
Not only did famous Chicago chef Art Smith whip up a special dinner for Lady Gaga and her crew — while the superstar was in town this weekend — but the musical phenom got an extra surprise. Smith’s husband, Jesus Salgueiro, created a set of dinnerware — decorated with images reminiscent of the many
SEEN ON THE SCENE: “Dancing With the Stars” veteran and actress Julianne Hough was spotted dining at Siena Tavern the other night — while in town with her “Let’s Move” tour. … Carolina Panther (and former Bear) Greg Olsen — plus the Bulls’ Jimmy Butler — were spotted hanging out at Bub City’s “Windy City
Actor, writer and director Nat Faxon is a true Hollywood “multi-hyphenate,” given his talents in virtually all aspects of film and TV production. But in a number of current acting projects, the subject of marriage is a key theme. In “Tammy” he plays the jerk of a cheating husband to Melissa McCarthy. In the
The second season of “Hemlock Grove” premiered Friday on Netflix and as the horror series’ executive producer and “showrunner” Charles “Chic” Eglee put it, the show — “while part of the horror genre, is really unusual because it’s so much more than that — it’s about really intriguing, complex characters, who happen to live