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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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Jean Smart To Star In New Limited Series Based On New York Times Article 'Love Letter: When My Grandmother Stopped Eating'

Jean Smart (Hacks, The Accountant) is set to star and executive produce a new prospective limited series. Derived from a New York Times article by Kevin Hershey entitled “Love Letter: When My Grandmother Stopped Eating,” Deadline reports the Emmy-award-winning actress is working on a series that revolves around the relationship between a grandmother and grandson as they navigate the last few months of her life.

This series comes from Smart herself with Angeliki Giannakopoulos (Mamma Mia! Here W

Mishael Morgan Set To Reprise Her Role In CBS's 'The Young And The Restless'

Actress Mishael Morgan (Beat the World, The Best Years), the first Black woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress at the Daytime Emmys in 2022, is gearing up to reprise her role as Amanda Sinclair on The Young and the Restless this week. According to Deadline, Morgan has been a recurring character on the CBS series since 2022. The exact date of her cameo on the show has been kept under wraps due to her appearance involving a twist in the story.

Morgan unveiled the news with a video on Instagram la

Actress Linda Hamilton Joins Season Five Of Netflix Hit 'Stranger Things'

Linda Hamilton (The Terminator, Children of the Corn) is set to be the newest addition to the otherworldly city of Hawkins, Indiana! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hamilton has been cast for an unknown role in the fifth and last season of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, yet she says she will not be watching the season when it drops, despite being a big fan.

Hamilton recently sat down with Us Weekly! to promote Resident Evil. When Stranger Things came up in the conversation, Hamilt

'Life & Beth' Season Two Landed On Hulu With Jennifer Coolidge Cameo

The second season of Hulu’s Life & Beth, the dramedy series starring Amy Schumer (Trainwreck, Snatched) and Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Superbad), just dropped, and with a special guest! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde) makes a cameo as a psychic in an almost two-minute new teaser from the third episode of the season released yesterday. In the clip, Coolidge plays a psychic named Madame de Merde from none other than New Orleans.

Netflix Takes On 'Girls5eva' After Being Canceled By Peacock, Season Three Trailer Drops

Girls5eva, the once-Paramount musical comedy series, is making a comeback! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix picked up the series and dropped the trailer for its upcoming third season today. The trailer depicts all the ladies in the band Gloria, Wickie, Dawn and Summer as they appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and reveal their comeback album, Returnity.

The series stars Paula Pell (Saturday Night Live, Inside Out) as Gloria, Sara Bareilles (Little Voice, She’s Out of M

'Suits' Spinoff Casts Stephen Amell As Lead In 'Suits: LA' For NBC

The Suits spinoff in production at NBC has found its leading star! According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Stephen Amell (The Flash, Heels) is set to star in the spinoff entitled Suits: LA. The spinoff is derived from the legal drama by USA Network that saw a fascinating uptick in streams on Netflix last year since concluding in 2011, Suits.

If the project is picked up and greenlit to go into production, this spinoff would be Amell’s comeback to the broadcast industry after eight seasons as

'Blue Bloods' Alum Jennifer Esposito Set To Reprise Her Role For Season 14

Blue Bloods will bring back one of their original cast members, Jennifer Esposito (The Affair, Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens), for their 14th and final season run. According to TVLine, Esposito will be reprising her role as Jackie Curatola earlier during the season. As reported before, the season will host 18 episodes that will debut on different dates; the first 10 episodes will premiere this Friday, Feb 16, and the last eight are expected to premiere in the fall.

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'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' Skyrockets To Amazon's Top Five New Series Premieres Ever

Prime Video’s newest series, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, hit the ground running with its debut earlier this month. According to Deadline, Mr. & Mrs. Smith is the No.1 series on Prime Video in more than 130 countries since its Feb. 2 release. The show is one of Amazon’s top five new series premieres ever based on the total U.S. viewers.

Amazon is known for keeping its viewership data under wraps. Yet, as Deadline notes, next month’s Nielsen streaming charts should bring in more numbers for the series.

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Hulu's New Limited Series 'We Were The Lucky Ones' Trailer Drops

Hulu has a new limited series adaptation coming, and the trailer just dropped. According to Deadline, the series is entitled We Were The Lucky Ones and is derived from author Georgia Hunter’s (What Should I Read Next?) 2017 bestselling novel by the same name. Logan Lerman (Fury, The Perks of Being a Wallflower) and Joey King (The Act, Bullet Train) are set to star.

As per Deadline, We Were The Lucky Ones’s official synopsis reads: “inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family sepa

Tish Cyrus Shares How Billy Ray Cyrus Got His Role On Disney Channel's 'Hannah Montana'

Tish Cyrus (LOL, So Undercover), the mother of Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana, The Last Song), one of the most successful Disney Channel stars of the 2000s, has opened up about how the hit sitcom Hannah Montana skyrocketed her daughter and then-husband, Billy Ray Cyrus’s (Mulholland Drive, The Spy Next Door), careers and divulged how it shaped their lives behind the scenes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Tish and her eldest daughter, Brandi Cyrus, sat down for an interview with Call Her Daddy

'Animal Control' Starring Joel McHale Greenlit For Season Three By Fox

A third season of the sitcom Animal Control starring Joel McHale (The Happytime Murders, Deliver Us from Evil) has been ordered by Fox. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series had been renewed for its third season just a month before the March premiere of its second season. Animal Control was created by Dan Sterling (Long Shot, Girls), Rob Greenberg (The Moodys, The Valet) and Bob Fisher (Wedding Crashers, We’re the Millers), with Tad Quill (Scrubs, Angel from Hell) as the showrunner.

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'True Detective: Night Country' Episode Five Set For Early Debut On Max

The fifth episode of the hit HBO Original drama series True Detective: Night Country will be released early only on Max, according to the Warner Bros. Discovery media release. Starting on Friday, February 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 pm PT, the series will be available to stream ahead of its debut on HBO linear telecasts on Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Likewise, the season finale will drop on Sunday, February 18, on Max and premiere on HBO at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

As per Warner Bros. Discovery,

'SNL' Met With Criticism After Nikki Haley's Surprise Cold Open Cameo

Saturday Night Live was met with swift criticism following their episode last night. Nikki Haley, a Republican presidential candidate, made a cameo during the cold opening of the hit comedy sketch series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The cold open sketch featured a town hall meeting in which Haley asks Donald Trump, as portrayed by James Austin Johnson (Tuca & Bertie, Praise Petey), some burning questions.

Haley asked, “Why won’t you debate Nikki Haley?” The Hollywood Reporter notes tha

Milos Bikovic Departs 'The White Lotus' Amid Ukraine Controversy

The White Lotus is saying goodbye to one of its own, Miloš Biković (South Wind, Ice). According to The Hollywood Reporter, and initially reported by Deadline, HBO said they “decided to part ways” with the actors and plans to recast Biković’s character for the series’ upcoming season three, which will commence filming this month in Thailand. The culprit for his leave was due to the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs viewing the casting of Biković as disapproving; the Serbian-born actor is beli

Netflix's 'Obliterated' Canceled After Just One Season

The Netflix action-comedy series Obliterated will not be seeing a second season. This news came out of left field as the series was seen on Netflix’s Top 10 in the No.1 slot for the English-language series section during its second week on the streamer and was on the list for six weeks after its release last year on November 30, according to Deadline—Netflix bases what to keep and chop depending on cost vs. analyzing views.

Obliterated comes from the creators of Cobra Kai, Josh Heald (Hot Tub T

HBO Set To Adapt Author Gillian Flynn's Novel 'Dark Places' Into New Limited Series

HBO is gearing up to bring a new limited series to the network. According to Variety, the limited series is derived from a novel by author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Sharp Objects) entitled Dark Places. Flynn will be hands-on as writer, co-showrunner and co-creator, and she will also hold the rights to the novel.

Guerrin Gardner (Escape at Dannemora, New Girl) will serve as writer and co-creator alongside Brett Johnson (Mad Men, Ray Donovan), who will be on board as Flynn’s co-showrunner and co-

CBS News and BET’s ‘America In Black’ Primetime Newsmagazine Revived For Season Two

America In Black, a joint primetime newsmagazine series from CBS News and BET, has been renewed for a second season. According to Deadline, the series features human interest stories, celebrity profiles, newsmaker interviews and investigative reporting. America In Black is available on Paramount+, CBS News and BET.

During its first season, the series showcased Black maternal mortality with an interview with none other than Vice President Kamala Harris, explored the epidemic of amputation among

Catherine O'Hara Opens Up On Why She Left 'SNL' After Just One Week

Actress Catherine O’Hara (Best in Show, A Mighty Wind), most notably known for her role in Schitt’s Creek as Moira Rose, has opened up about why she left Saturday Night Live during her first week as a cast member in the early 1980s. According to Deadline, O’Hara sat down with People to set the record straight about what happened. She would have been a cast member during the series’s sixth season.

“There’s been BS stories about I was supposedly scared by somebody,” O’Hara said via People.

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Tom Selleck Speaks Out On 'Blue Bloods' Ending With Season 14

The hit CBS police drama series Blue Bloods will end with its 14th season this year, and actor Tom Selleck (In & Out, Magnum, P.I.) has spoken out about his feelings. During an interview with TV Insider and according to Entertainment Weekly, Selleck expressed his disapproval of the show’s conclusion. Selleck also stated that “we’re not out of ideas” for the series.

“CBS will find an awful lot of people aren’t ready to say goodbye to it,” said Selleck to TV Insider about the more than decade-old

HBO's 'Sex and the City' Set To Find New Home On Netflix In April

The HBO 1998 hit series Sex and the City is expected to land on Netflix! Initially reported by The New York Times and according to TVLine, the show is scheduled to arrive on the streaming platform by April. Sex and the City is just one of the shows that are part of Warner Bros. Discovery’s licensing deal, which gives Netflix the rights to all six seasons of the series.

In the past, HBO had a policy that the network would not license its titles to Netflix. All of that changed last year with the

Awkwafina Set To Narrate New Natural History Series 'A Real Bug's Life' For Disney+

Disney+ is getting a new kind of series added to the mix. According to Deadline, the network will welcome a natural history series entitled A Real Bug’s Life, based on the Pixar movie A Bug’s Life. Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens) is tied to the project as the narrator.

In addition to producing Tiny World on Apple TV+, narrated by Paul Rudd (Ant-Man and the Wasp, The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Plimsoll Productions is also producing A Real Bug’s Life.

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Nicole Kidman Speaks On HBO's 'Big Little Lies' Season Three

Get excited! Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge!, The Hours) disclosed more details about a potential third season of the HBO hit series Big Little Lies. According to CNN Entertainment, Kidman sat with Entertainment Tonight Sunday to discuss season three.

“We are always cooking things up,” said Kidman, as per CNN Entertainment. She added, “We’ve got a timeline for it now.”

CNN Entertainment also noted that Kidman continued, saying: “We are obviously all devastated at the loss of Jean-Marc Vallée,” sh

Max's 'The Flight Attendant' Canceled After Two Seasons

Max’s The Flight Attendant will not be seeing a third season. According to TVLine, the dramedy series starring Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory, The Wedding Ringer) is set to close its doors after just two seasons. Cuoco released a statement on her thoughts on the news.

“What started out as an attention-grabbing book cover quickly evolved into an extraordinary flight of a lifetime,” said Cuoco via TVLine. “I always envisioned TFA as a limited series and thanks to an incredible creative team, we

Disney+ Adapts New Mystery Drama Series 'Light Shop' From Webtoon Artist Kang Full

Disney+ is getting an all-new mystery drama series. A well-known webtoon artist named Kang Full (Hello, Schoolgirl, Love Never Ends) will have one of his webtoon series adapted into its very own series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series is entitled Light Shop.

Light Shop is a series “that explores life, death, and what makes us human,” as per The Hollywood Reporter, and will premiere on Disney+ during the second half of this year.

This project is derived from Kang’s coveted webto
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