CBS announced on Thursday that the “Big Sick” and “Silicon Valley” actor will star in an upcoming episode of Jordan Peele’s reboot of the classic science fiction series for CBS All Access. Nanjiani becomes the third cast member to board Peele’s “Twilight Zone,” joining Sanaa Lathan and Adam Scott. Nanjiani’s episode will be written by “Key & Peele” and “Community” alum Alex Rubens.
CBS All Access has given a straight-to-series to a true-crime drama “Interrogation,” which will have an atypical release schedule. “Interrogation” is based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years, in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files.
“Car 27. Please Report. Car 27”. CBS All Access has released the Season 2 trailer (uncensored version above) for its comedy series No Activity about two low-ranking cops who spend way too much time together. Season 2 finds SDPD Detectives Nick Cullen (Patrick Brammall) and Judd Tolbeck (Tim Meadows) back in Car 27, staking out the seedy underbelly of a cockfighting ring, while the SDPD is rocked by a massive corruption scandal – and the culprit might be close to…
“Strange Angel” has been renewed for a second season on CBS All Access. The drama, about rocketry pioneer and occultist Jack Parsons, ended its first season in August. “We look forward to exploring the next chapter of Jack Parsons’ journey,” said Julie McNamara, executive vice president, original content, CBS All Access. “’Strange Angel’ and its […]
CBS has given a put pilot commitment to a comedy series co-created by “Crazy Rich Asians” author Kevin Kwan, Variety has learned. The multi-camera comedy is titled “The Emperor of Malibu.” It follows two very different families–one from Shanghai with new money and one from the East coast of the U.S. with old money– that must learn […]
Adam Scott has joined the ensemble cast of the CBS All Access revival of The Twilight Zone . The Ghosted and Parks and Recreation alum will appear in the “ Nightmare at 30,000 Feet” episode, best remembered in the original series for William Shatner’s frantic encounter with an airborne gremlin that only he could see. CBS All Access previously announced that Jordan Peele will host and narrate the series and Sanaa Lathan will star in the episode “Rewind .” Scott is an…
CBS said on Thursday that the actress will star in an episode — “Rewind” — of Jordan Peele’s upcoming reboot of the classic science-fiction series for CBS All Access. Lathan is the first cast member, besides Peele, who has been confirmed so far. As previously announced, Peele will not only executive produce, he’ll also serve as narrator, stepping into the role that Rod Serling made famous.
Patricia Heaton has set her followup to “The Middle,” and it involves a return to her old stomping grounds. CBS, where Heaton starred for years on the sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond,” has given a series commitment “Carol’s Second Act,” a multi-camera comedy that in which she stars. Heaton will also serve as an executive producer.
Number One, reporting for duty! Rebecca Romijn released on Instagram this morning the first image of her character from Season 2 of CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery. Romijn will play Number One (a character featured in the original 1966 Star Trek pilot) who serves as Captain Christopher Pike's second-in-command on the USS Enterprise. The original Number One was played by Star Trek creator Gene Roddeberry's wife Majel Barrett-Roddeberry. Back in July, Romijn posted on…
Billy Gardell could be back in a leading role of his own CBS series before you know it. Variety has learned that Gardell is attached to star in a comedy series that has received a pilot production commitment at the broadcaster. The project is titled “Bob Hearts Abishola.” Gardell would play a man who has […]
Snapshot, updated with finals : New-ish series premiere: CBS' Murphy Brown (1.1 in 18-49 Live+Same Day rating, 7.5 million viewers); Returning series premieres: All series down year-to-year, most equaled or hit new series lows. Yesterday was a day unlike any other. After more than eight hours of gripping TV, with a large portion of the nation glued to their screens to follow the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing, some kept their TVs on the cable news networks, whose…
CBS Corp. is facing investigations by city and state officials in New York stemming from the reports of alleged sexual misconduct by former chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves and concerns about the working environment at the company. CBS disclosed Friday in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it has received subpoenas from the New York District […]
Duly noted, Kaley Cuoco — you’re not interested in director’s notes. “Big Bang Theory” star Cuoco once again displayed her penchant for disregarding input in a behind-the-scenes look posted to her Instagram account.
Kaley Cuoco is going into the 12th and final season of “The Big Bang Theory” with wide-eyed anticipation. At least that’s the conclusion to be drawn from a behind-the-scenes photo of Cuoco that her co-star Johnny Galecki shared on his Instagram account Monday, as the CBS sitcom prepared to launch its swan-song run. “New and final season of @bigbangtheory_cbs starts TONIGHT!” Galecki wrote in accompaniment to the photo.
Mexican-American actor Jay Hernandez landed the role of a lifetime: He's the new Magnum P.I. in the CBS reboot of the series.
Jennifer Lopez took a tumble while greeting fans during a performance in Las Vegas. Her audience included Selena Gomez, Jessica Alba and beau Alex Rodriguez. CBS2’s Alex Denis reports.
Since Star Trek: Discovery‘s second season won’t arrive until next year, the CBS All Access series is serving up some appetizers to tide us over through the fall. The previously announced four-part series of shorts titled Star Trek: Short Treks will debut on Thursday, Oct. 4 on the streaming service, TVLine has learned, with a new […]
Jordan Peele won’t just executive produce CBS All Access’ upcoming “Twilight Zone” revival, he’ll step into the role Rod Serling made famous on the original series. “Rod Serling was an uncompromising visionary who not only shed light on social issues of his time, but prophesied issues of ours,” said Peele. The new series will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. Peele and Kinberg serve as executive producers along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.
Julie Chen continued to show support for her husband, Les Moonves, on "Big Brother" one day after announcing her exit from "The Talk."
Julie Chen announced on Tuesday she is leaving "The Talk" in a pretaped video message from the set of "Big Brother" that aired during the daytime talk show.
Julie Chen is officially all Talk‘d out. The CBS show’s founding co-host will announce her departure on Tuesday’s show via a videotaped message, CNN reports. News of Chen’s Talk resignation comes a little more than a week after Chen’s husband Les Moonves was fired as CBS longtime CEO amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations. As previously […]
Julie Chen‘s decision to sign off of last Thursday’s Big Brother with a not-so-subtle declaration of support for her disgraced husband Les Moonves is going to make it next to impossible for her to resume her day job on CBS’ The Talk, per multiple insiders (not to mention one of Chen’s daytime rivals). “I think […]