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'Pose' Scores Early Season 3 Renewal at FX

'Pose' Scores Early Season 3 Renewal at FX
The category is: renewal!

FX, the now Disney-owned basic cable network, has renewed Pose, the ball scene drama from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals, for a third season merely a week after its sophomore debut. (Season two was announced after six of eight freshman episodes aired.)

The pickup comes as the drama, which features a record number of trans characters portrayed by trans actors, has emerged as an awards season contender for stars including Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez.

Season two debuted to strong reviews — the new cycle has an impressive 96 percent rating on RottenTomatoes.com — with ...
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The CW Sets Fall Premiere Dates: Here’s When ‘Batwoman’ Premieres and ‘Riverdale’ Returns

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The CW Sets Fall Premiere Dates: Here’s When ‘Batwoman’ Premieres and ‘Riverdale’ Returns
The CW has released fall premiere dates for the new shows “Batwoman” and “Nancy Drew,” as well as season premiere dates for returning shows like “Riverdale,” “Supergirl,” “All American,” “The Flash,” “Black Lightning,” “Legacies,” “Charmed,” “Dynasty,” “Arrow” and “Supernatural.”

The premiere dates for midseason series like the new “Riverdale” spinoff “Katy Keene,” and returning series “DC’S Legends of Tomorrow,” “In The Dark,” “Roswell, New Mexico” and “The 100” will be announced at a later date.

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival will premiere over two nights, from 8-10 p.m. on October 2nd and 3rd.

Also Read: Why The CW Passed on 'Jane the Virgin' Spinoff: Lack of 'Full Quirkiness and Fun'

Below is the premiere week schedule (new shows in Caps):

Wednesday, October 2

8-10 p.m. — 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival Night One

Thursday, October 3

8-10 p.m. — 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival Night Two

Sunday, October 6

8-9 p.m. — Batwoman (Series Premiere)

9-10 p.
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Showtime Picks Up ‘On Becoming A God In Central Florida’ Series Starring Kirsten Dunst In Turnaround From YouTube

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Showtime Picks Up ‘On Becoming A God In Central Florida’ Series Starring Kirsten Dunst In Turnaround From YouTube
Showtime has picked up On Becoming A God in Central Florida, a one-hour dark comedy series starring Kirsten Dunst. The project, from George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures and Sony’s TriStar Television, was ordered to series last year by YouTube to debut this year.

Sony TV started conversations about moving the show elsewhere earlier this year, following the Google-owned company’s programming shift that involves making all original series, originally earmarked for Svod platform YouTube Red/Premium, available as Avod offerings, as well as putting a pin in all new scripted development. According to sources, YouTube and Sony TV were not able to negotiate an Avod deal for On Becoming a God in Central Florida. YouTube Originals’ brass, who are said to be proud of the show, then worked closely with Sony TV to find a new home for it. Sony TV also has hit Cobra Kai at YouTube,
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MGM to Adapt Rodney Dangerfield Comedy ‘Back to School’ as Unscripted Series (Exclusive)

MGM to Adapt Rodney Dangerfield Comedy ‘Back to School’ as Unscripted Series (Exclusive)
Rodney Dangerfield may finally be getting some respect in the halls of higher education.

MGM Television is developing a docu-series inspired by the 1986 Dangerfield film “Back to School,” in which the comedian’s character, millionaire Thorton Melon, enrolls in college with his son to keep him from dropping out. In typical Dangerfield fashion, he triggers a series of comedic mishaps on campus. The movie, well-loved among Dangerfield fans, also features a young Robert Downey Jr. and cameos from Oingo Boingo and Kurt Vonnegut.

The docu-series will follow college students with their surprise new classmates — their parents. Both children and parents
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Kim Cattrall Exits British Comedy Series ‘The Cockfields’

Kim Cattrall Exits British Comedy Series ‘The Cockfields’
Kim Cattrall has pulled out of British comedy series The Cockfields due to “unforeseen scheduling issues”. The Sex and The City star, who is fronting Fox’s soapy drama Filthy Rich, had been due to star in the three-part series for UKTV’s Gold channel alongside After Life stars Joe Wilkinson and Diane Morgan.

She has been replaced by Sarah Parish, who recently appeared in ITV drama Bancroft and BBC comedy W1A as well as previous stints on Doctor Who and Atlantis.

The series, which is written by Joe Wilkinson and David Ear, also stars The Royale Family’s Sue Johnston, Chariots of Fire’s Nigel Havers and Not Going Out’s Bobby Ball. It is produced by Yellow Door Productions, the production company set up by former Sky comedy chief Lucy Lumsden.

Wilkinson plays Simon, who is taking girlfriend Donna, played by Morgan back home to the Isle of
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David Tennant, Hayley Atwell, Nicholas Pinnock Join Netflix's European Procedural 'Criminal'

David Tennant, Hayley Atwell, Nicholas Pinnock Join Netflix's European Procedural 'Criminal'
Netflix's format-bending procedural Criminal — a 12-episode series taking place in France, Spain, Germany and the U.K., and written and directed by talent from each country and in the local language — has found its cast.

David Tennant, Hayley Atwell and Nicholas Pinnock are set to appear in the show, which takes place exclusively within the confines of a police interview suite and is described as a stripped-down, cat-and-mouse drama focusing on the intense mental conflict between detectives and suspects.

The three stars will appear in the U.K. episodes, alongside Youssef Kerkour, Clare-Hope Ashitey, ...
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Katherine Textor, ’60 Minutes’ Producer, Dies at 45

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Katherine Textor, ’60 Minutes’ Producer, Dies at 45
Katherine “Katy” Textor, a longtime ’60 Minutes’ producer who worked closely with Morley Safer during his final years, died Friday following a battle with cancer. She was 45.

“Katy Textor was a scrupulous journalist and a wonderful storyteller. Her energy and personality will be impossible to replace at ’60 Minutes,” “60 Minutes” executive producer Bill Owens said in a statement.

“Katy fought a courageous battle over the last two and a half years, but her tenacity didn’t surprise those of us who knew her at ’60 Minutes,'” said “60 Minutes” execuitve producer Tanya Simon. “We saw it in her work and in her friendships — she was whip-smart with a megawatt smile and a fierce sense of loyalty, warmth and compassion.

Born May 17, 1974 in Seattle, Texter attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1996 from the Annenberg School of Communication. Early in her career
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Good Trouble's Cierra Ramirez Previews Mariana's Workplace Love Triangle

Good Trouble's Cierra Ramirez Previews Mariana's Workplace Love Triangle
Mariana is about to get into some messy Good Trouble. When Season 2 premieres this Tuesday (Freeform, 8/7c), the software engineer will discover just how complicated it is to date a colleague when you’re fighting for pay parity and the big boss might have a crush on you.

Below, star Cierra Ramirez previews Mariana’s workplace struggle and the “really beautiful” storyline she’s obsessed with (that nothing to do with her character!).

Tvline | On The Fosters, they explored women in tech a little bit with the Stem storyline, but on Good Trouble, they really go all in on it,
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Is Toy Story on Netflix?

Just when you thought Sheriff Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) had made you cry enough for one lifetime, along comes Toy Story 4. The sequel to 1994's iconic (and first) computer generated movie packs enough belly laughs and gut punches to make you cry, laugh, laugh-cry, and also

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TV News Roundup: ‘Glow’ Season 3 Trailer Drops (Watch)

In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the trailer for season three of “Glow” and Joel McHale gets a date for his first ever stand-up special.

Dates

Joel McHale will release his first ever stand-up special “Joel McHale: Live from Pyongyang” on August 19 through the Comedy Dynamics Network via Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, Dish, Comcast, and more.

First Looks

Netflix dropped the trailer for the third season of “Glow.” The wrestlers take their talents to Las Vegas in the upcoming season and find a new co-star in Geena Davis. The third season will come to Netflix on August
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Here's How You Can Eat at Kenan and Kel's Good Burger Irl

If you're looking to eat like it's 1997 all over again, a Good Burger pop-up is coming to Los Angeles.

Yes, the Good Burger of the famous "Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger, can I take your order?" will invite guests in to not only eat good burgers, good chunks, and good shakes, bu ...

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This Is Us' Susan Kelechi Watson on the Importance of Cracking Beth's 'Supportive Wife' Mold

Beth Pearson (Susan Kelechi Watson) emerged as a fan-favorite character on NBC's This Is Us the moment fans saw her fake-smoking before having a verbal sparring match with her husband, Randall (Sterling K. Brown). From the beginning, she's been the rock in his corner, keeping the adopted member of

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Pose Renewed for Season 3 at FX

This news gets all “10”s from us: FX has renewed the Lgbt period drama Pose for Season 3, less than a week after the show’s Season 2 premiere.

Pose stars Mj Rodriguez as Blanca, a transgender woman in 1980s New York City who acts as den mother to a collection of Lgbt misfits who compete in underground “ball” competitions, strutting their stuff in makeshift fashion shows. Billy Porter co-stars as ball host Pray Tell, Dominique Jackson plays Blanca’s former mentor and current frenemy Elektra, and Indya Moore plays the street-smart Angel.

Season 2 kicked off last Tuesday, with a time jump
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Listen: Jimmy Fallon on the Genius of ‘Taxi,’ and How Crying in a Carl’s Jr. Parking Lot Turned Into Triumph

Listen: Jimmy Fallon on the Genius of ‘Taxi,’ and How Crying in a Carl’s Jr. Parking Lot Turned Into Triumph
When Jimmy Fallon comes back to Los Angeles, he often flashes back to the lean early days of his career, when he wondered whether he’d ever make it.

“I just don’t miss those things,” Fallon said of awkward auditions and soul-crushing rejections.

“There was a Carl’s Jr. parking lot by Universal that I remember crying in,” he recently recounted to Variety‘s “My Favorite Episode” podcast. “‘This is over, I’m not gonna make it. I can’t crack it. I have no money, I don’t even know if I have a future.'”

Of course, Fallon
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BH90210 'Revival' Recruits Christine Elise, aka Emily Valentine

Another former Beverly Hills, 90210 cast member is coming along for the pseudo-revival of the show, BH90210. Christine Elise, who played Emily Valentine for 12 episodes over the course of the show, is joining the cast.

According to TV Line, who first broke the news, Elise is set to appear in multiple

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Arturo Castro on ‘Leaving a Little Blood in the Water’ for ‘Alternatino’

Arturo Castro on ‘Leaving a Little Blood in the Water’ for ‘Alternatino’
In some circles, Arturo Castro is best known for his role as the colorfully comedic Jaime on Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s “Broad City,” while others recognize him most as the much more serious and dramatic David on Netflix’s “Narcos.” But the writer, producer and performer doesn’t want to be put in a box. That’s why he began doing online sketches on comedycentral.com a few years ago and has now taken such material further, for his own variety series, “Alternatino with Arturo Castro.”

“The show started as a love letter to my upbringing,” Castro tells Variety.
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‘Pose’ Renewed for Season 3 at FX

“Pose” fans will be having a ball.

FX has renewed the Ryan Murphy-created show, which is swiftly emerging as an awards contender, for a third season after only one episode of season 2 has aired.

Pose,” is a dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene. The show features the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles ever, as well as the largest recurring cast of Lgbtq actors ever for a scripted series.
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Apple, Netflix Readying Fall Launches for Video Game-Based Content

Hollywood is no stranger to video games, but if last week’s E3 was any indication, the worlds of gaming, television and film are becoming closer than ever before.

Major companies such as Apple and Netflix clearly see promise in the video game market, as they both had a presence at the industry’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Netflix showcased a “Stranger Things” game that will drop on July 4, the same day as Season 3 of that show premieres on the streaming platform, and in 2020 they will release a free-to-play mobile game based on the show.

The platform also will be getting a film based on popular shooter “The Division” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain and in the fall, Netflix’s upcoming “The Dark Crystal” series will get a video game tie-in. If these kinds of intellectual property-based games are successful, it’s likely that Netflix and its
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TVLine Items: Tennant/Atwell Netflix Team-Up, Paradise Cast and More

TVLine Items: Tennant/Atwell Netflix Team-Up, Paradise Cast and More
The Doctor and Agent Carter are joining (criminal) forces: David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Hayley Atwell (Marvel’s Agent Carter) will guest-star in Netflix’s upcoming interrogation drama Criminal.

The series, which takes place within the confines of a police interview suite, spans France, Spain, Germany and the UK, with three episodes set in each country, according to our sister site Deadline. Tennant — who currently stars in Amazon’s Good Omens adaptation — and Atwell will appear in the UK-set installments.

Watch a teaser below:

David Tennant & Hayley Atwell star in the UK-set episodes of “Criminal,” a new procedural comprised of
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Supernatural, Batwoman, Riverdale and More Get Fall Premiere Dates on The CW

The CW premiere dates are in, which means it's time to mark the beginning of the end for the network's two longest-running shows: Supernatural and Arrow.

The fifteenth and final season of Supernatural will premiere Thursday, Oct. 1o at 8/7c, followed by the Season 2 premiere of Legacies. The final

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