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Megan Freeman

Cal Poly Pomona graduate with a thirst and excitement for all things journalism and news. 

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'Critical Role's' Sam Riegel Divulges He Is Recovering From Cancer -

Sam Riegel (Sofia the First, Redline), most well known for his voice acting in Critical Role as Fresh Cut Grass, has announced that he is recovering from cancer. A video was posted by the Critical Role YouTube channel, titled “It’s Been A While,” in which Riegel said he was recovering from oropharyngeal carcinoma, a type of cancer that disrupts the tongue, tonsils and soft palate.

Riegel divulged that he had undergone surgery in which they took a part of his tongue and removed his tonsils, alon...

Jessica Biel Aspired To Leave Hollywood If Drama Series 'The Sinner' Was Not Sold

According to Deadline, Jessica Biel (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) opened up about her battle with getting her thriller series, The Sinner, sold—it even led her to want to quit Hollywood. Biel recently sat down for a podcast interview with The Bright Side, where she discussed the series securing its home on USA Network, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination and an Emmy win.

Deadline notes that Biel stated, “Doors did not open at all, even being in the business for so long. “I’ve had this pr

'Grey's Anatomy' Alum Sarah Drew Set To Star In New Hallmark Series 'Mistletoe Murders'

A new series entitled Mistletoe Murders is coming to Hallmark Media, with Grey’s Anatomy alum Sarah Drew (Everwood, Mom’s Night Out) slated to star. According to TVLine, the series is an adaptation of a fictional Audible podcast series by the same name that stars Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother, Secret Invasion). However, Drew will take Smulders’ place in the series as she will star as lead character Emily Lane.

Mistletoe Muders chronicles Drew, as portrayed by Emily, the owner of the sma

Prime Video Renews 'The Boys' For Season Five

The sensational Emmy-winning drama series The Boys is returning for season five! According to an Amazon MGM Studios press release, the news was revealed during Prime Video’s inaugural Upfronts presentation. As previously reported, the network is set to debut the series’ fourth season on June 13 with three episodes. After its initial release, a new episode will debut weekly until the season concludes on Thursday, July 18.

The Boys’ fourth season will feature eight episodes and is slated to be st

Reba McEntire-Led Comedy Series 'Happy's Place' Coming To NBC

The previously untitled Reba McEntire (Big Sky) comedy series has just received a series order! According to Variety, the series, which was first greenlit in January, is entitled Happy’s Place and is set to be a multi-camera production. Happy’s Place is also anticipated to premiere sometime during the network’s 2024-25 broadcast season.

As reported prior, Happy’s Place features Bobbie, as portrayed by McEntire, who has her world turned upside down when she inherits her father’s restaurant and f

Tom Selleck Hopes CBS Reconsiders 'Blue Bloods' Cancellation

According to Deadline, Tom Selleck (Magnum, P.I., Las Vegas) is hoping CBS will overturn its decision to close the doors on the hit drama series Blue Bloods and that fans will be able to enjoy the Reagan family for many more years to come.

Deadline notes that Selleck recently sat down for an interview with CBS News and said, “I will continue to think that CBS will come to their senses. We’re the third-highest scripted show in all of broadcast. We’re winning the night. All the cast wants to come

NBC Renews 'Night Court' For Season Three

NBC’s Night Court is coming back for a third season! According to TVLine, the series, which is a sequel to the original Night Court of 1984, will have 18 episodes in total for its third season.

The courtroom sitcom follows Judge Abby Stone, as portrayed by Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory, Batman and Harley Quinn), who oversees the same night court in New York City as her deceased father, Harry Stone, portrayed by Harry Anderson (IT, Dave’s World) in the original Night Court. Anderson passed

Nabeel Muscatwalla Joins Max's 'The Sex Lives Of College Girls' Season Three

Max’s The Sex Lives of College Girls has picked Nabeel Muscatwalla (Good Trouble) to join its third season. According to Deadline, Muscatwalla will have a recurring role in the dramedy series by Justin Noble (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Mindy Kaling (The Office).

The Sex Lives of College Girls chronicles the first-year experiences of four roommates at Essex College, a prestigious college in New England. As the series returned for its second season, the girls came back after fall break to be met wit

ABC's Medical Series 'Dr. Odyssey' Welcomes Sean Teale As Series Regular

The anticipated ABC series, Dr. Odyssey, has added a series regular to the mix, Sean Teale (Rosaline, Little Voice). According to Variety, Teale is set to star beside cast lead Joshua Jackson (Fatal Attraction, The Affair), Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Moana) and Don Johnson (Miami Vice, Knives Out).

Variety notes that, while the character details and plot have not yet been revealed, the series will be a medical procedural that takes place on a cruise ship. Additionally, Dr. Odyssey is set to debut

Roku Greenlights New Comedy ReImagining Of 1950s Drama Series 'Tightrope!'

Roku has just announced a comedy reimagining of a popular 1950s drama series named Tightrope! According to Deadline, Ty Burrell (Modern Family) is slated to star, and Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) will serve as executive producer.

As per Deadline, Roku stated that the new Tightrope! “reshapes the drama of the vintage 1950s series into a slapstick comedy, where Burrell plays a lone wolf detective following cases city to city, while he searches for his long-lost love who got away.”

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HBO Drops 'Last Week With John Oliver' Season One On YouTube

It’s finally happening! According to Deadline, HBO gave the green light to release the first season of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on YouTube in its entirety. HBO decided not to premiere a new episode today, Sunday, April 28; alternatively, the network unleashed all of season one to watch for free.

Deadline notes that a post on Friday from the Last Week Tonight X (formerly Twitter) account states, “There’s no new episode this week! But we still have current events. From 10 years ago. Thi

'The Conners' Lands New Wednesday Night Airtime On ABC

ABC’s Roseanne spinoff, The Conners, is getting an all-new airtime. According to TVLine, starting this Wednesday, May 1, new episodes of the network’s most-watched comedy series will now premiere at 9:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET, just after Abbott Elementary.

TVLine notes that another show is expected to swoop in to take the former 8 p.m. slot, season two of Jeopardy! Masters, which will stay on that same airtime for the rest of the network’s 2023-24 broadcast season.

Also on Wednesday nights, the

'NCIS: Hawai'i' Canceled At CBS After Just Three Seasons

According to Variety, NCIS: Hawai’i, a spinoff within the NCIS universe, has been canceled. Currently in its third season, the series set its season finale for May 6, which will now be the series finale.

NCIS: Hawai’i was the fourth installment in the universe and is now the third show to be canceled within the franchise. As previously reported, NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans closed their doors after 14 and seven seasons, respectively.

That said, Variety notes that otherwise, the fran

NBC's 'Law & Order: Organized Crime' Renewed For Season Five With New Home On Peacock

NBC’s drama series Law & Order: Organized Crime is anticipated to move to Peacock. According to Deadline, the series is currently finalizing a deal with Peacock for its fifth season, which will have 10 episodes. This specific Wolf Entertainment series is also gearing up to stream the new season exclusively on the streamer.

As per Deadline, this move would allow Peacock, which is an NBCUniversal streamer, to obtain an original Dick Wolf (FBI: International) drama series that would be added to th

Thandiwe Newton Joins Season Two Of Netflix Hit Series 'Wednesday'

The second season of the dark, dramedy Netflix hit series Wednesday has secured yet another star: Thandiwe Newton (Crash). Sources informed Variety that Newton is set to star in the second season. However, precise details surrounding her role have yet to be revealed. As previously reported, Steve Buscemi (Fargo) is also set to join the cast for season two.

Variety notes that Netflix representatives turned down the opportunity to comment on this news.

Newton’s TV credits include her most well-k

Patrick Warburton Shares How His Mom Once Tried To Get 'Family Guy' Canceled

Patrick Warburton (The Emperor’s New Groove), the actor who has voiced police officer Joe Swanson on the hit Fox animated comedy series Family Guy for 25 years, has shared an interesting anecdote about his parent’s opinion of the show. According to Variety, Warburton appeared at PaleyFestLA to celebrate Family Guy’s 25 years on air and stated in an interview with People that his parents hated the comedy series so much that his mom once tried to cancel it!

Variety notes that Warburton said, “The

Netflix Obtains Kim Kardashian, I. Marlene King And Emma Roberts-Led Series 'Calabasas'

Netflix has seized the rights to a brand-new series called Calabasas. Initially reported by Deadline and officially verified by Variety, the series’ executive producers are I. Marlene King (Just My Luck), the creator of Pretty Little Liars, Kim Kardashian (Keeping Up With the Kardashians), and Emma Roberts (We’re the Millers).

According to Variety, Calabasas is derived from a book by author Via Bleidner (Calabasas) entitled If You Lived Here, You’d Be Famous by Now, published in 2021. The forth

NBC's 'The Office' New Iteration Casts Sabrina Impacciatore And Domhnall Gleeson

Oh my God, it’s happening! Everybody, stay calm, stay calm! A brand-new and highly anticipated comedy series is coming to The Office universe, and it’s finally wrangled up with its first two stars! According to Deadline, the prospective series created by Michael Koman (Saturday Night Live) and The Office creator Greg Daniels (King of the Hill) has pinned Sabrina Impacciatore (The White Lotus) and Domhnall Gleeson (About Time) to the cast.

As per Deadline, exact details surrounding the duo’s rol

CBS Renews Dramedy Series 'Elsbeth' For Second Season

CBS’s dramedy series Elsbeth has just been greenlit for a second season. According to Variety, the news of the series’ renewal comes about just after the network premiered four episodes of season one, with a fifth episode following on April 18.

As per Variety, Elsbeth was initially ordered to series at CBS last May. However, production on the series was halted due to the Hollywood strikes of 2023, which caused the series to premiere in February 2024.

Carrie Preston (Claws) strikes back to repr

FX's New Comedy Series 'Snowflakes' Rounds Up Its Main Cast

The brand-new FX comedy pilot series entitled Snowflakes has finally pieced together its main cast. According to Deadline, the cast comprises of Tiktoker Jack Innanen (The Dessert, Very Really Good), Lucy Freyer (Paint, The Justice), Owen Thiele (Hacks, Theater Camp), Amita Rao (Live from the Raven Room, Suicide Note) and Malik Elassal (Joe Pickett, Fortunate Son).

As previously reported, the series was created by former The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon writers Rebecca Shaw (Wax Paul Now,

ABC Renews 'The Rookie' For Season Seven

The Rookie is coming back to ABC for a seventh season! According to TVLine, the police drama series starring Nathan Fillion (Castle) has continued to see some promising numbers since its season six release.

As per TVLine, The Rookie has garnered over six million total viewers on average, a 0.6 demo rating, and Live+7 playback, which is down slightly from its fifth season.

TVLine notes that the series was recently switched to a new time on Tuesdays by the network. This time slot is a sort of “h

Creator Of 'Chucky' Don Mancini Shares His Thoughts On A Potential Season Four

The creator of Chucky, Don Mancini (Child’s Play), has shared his hopes to extend the USA Network and Syfy horror series into a fourth season despite being uncertain of its future, and apparently, he’s got some new ideas. According to Deadline, Chucky is wrapping up its third season, and neither network has yet verified a season four.

As per Deadline, Mancini sat down for an interview with The Direct and said, “There’s very little I can say about that. I can’t tell you my idea for Season 4, but

CBS's 'The Talk' Set To End With Season 15 This Fall

According to The Hollywood Reporter, CBS announced today that the longtime daytime show The Talk has been canceled. The network also unveiled that a shortened 15th season will premiere in the fall, with the final episode set to premiere sometime in December.

As per The Hollywood Reporter, CBS Studios president David Stapf (Entertainment Tonight) and CBS Entertainment president Amy Reisenbach released a joint statement about the news that reads, “The Talk broke new ground when it launched 14 yea

New 'Melrose Place' Reboot Underway, Heather Locklear Set To Reprise Role Among Others

Melrose Place is coming back for yet another reboot! According to Variety, the 1992 classic soap opera was so popular that it produced a 2009 reboot. Now, this time around for its second reboot, three original stars—Daphne Zuniga (One Tree Hill), Laura Leighton (Skin), and an original special guest star who swiftly became a lead character in the series, Heather Locklear (The Perfect Man)—will be reprising their roles.

As per Variety and initially reported by Deadline, Lauren Gussis (Dexter) wil
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