ABC Unveils ‘Imaginary Mary,’ Starring Jenna Elfman Wednesday at 8

Imaginary Mary premieres at 8:30PM on a special sneak-preview-Wednesday before moving to its normal Tuesday slot the following week. Imaginary Mary, stars Jenna Elfman as Alice, a woman whose childhood imaginary best friend, which is to say, “Imaginary Mary,”(voiced by Rachel Dratch, Saturday Night Live) suddenly begins appear to her again. Alice was a lonely…

Chuck Barris, Producer and Personality of ‘Gong Show’ Fame, Dies at 87

Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” ”The Newlywed Game” and the infamous, “The Gong Show,” has died. He was 87. Barris died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York, according to publicist Paul Shefrin, who announced the death on behalf of Barris’ family. Barris was born…

Dancing with the Stars 2017 Cast Includes Charo, Bonner Bolton, Heather Morris & More!

The Season 24 contestants will make their debut on the Season Premiere, which also marks the 400th episode of Dancing with the Stars, Monday, March 20 8|7c on ABC.[countdown id=”1488516836″ format=”dHMS” serverSync=”false” alwaysExpire=”false” compact=”false” tickInterval=”1″ counter=”until” template=”windows8″ until=”03,20,2017,20,00″ labels=”Years,Months,Weeks,Days,Hours,Minutes,Seconds” labels1=”Year,Month,Week,Day,Hour,Minute,Second” compactLabels=”y,m,w,d”] This season’s lineup includes Bonner Bolton, Mr. T, Olympians Simone Biles and Nancy Kerrigan,…

First People’s Court Judge Joseph Wapner died at age 97

Joseph Albert Wapner was was the first star of the ongoing reality courtroom series The People’s Court. The court show’s first run in syndication, with Wapner presiding as judge, lasted from 1981 to 1993, for 12 seasons and 2,484 episodes. While the show’s second run has been presided over by multiple judges, Wapner was the…

Actor Bill Paxton has Died at age 61 Due to Complications from Surgery

Actor Bill Paxton has died at age 61 due to complications from surgery, People magazine reported. “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery,” a family representative said in a statement. Paxton underwent heart surgery and had complications post-op and suffered a fatal…

New series ‘TAKEN’ Premieres after Monday’s Premiere of ‘THE VOICE’

After Monday night’s premiere of “The Voice” (Blind Auditions, 2-hour  Premiere, Night 1) NBC will debut “Taken.” at 10PM ET/PT. [countdown id=”1488016308″ format=”dHMS” serverSync=”true” alwaysExpire=”false” compact=”false” tickInterval=”1″ counter=”until” template=”default” until=”02,27,2017,22,00″ labels=”Years,Months,Weeks,Days,Hours,Minutes,Seconds” labels1=”Year,Month,Week,Day,Hour,Minute,Second” compactLabels=”y,m,w,d”] This new series is a prequel to the Taken action films starring Liam Neeson. After thwarting a terrorist attack on a train,…

BBC America’s London East End Drama, “Ripper Street,” Returns for Its Final Season

BBC America’s critically-acclaimed co-production, Ripper Street, returns for a fifth and final season with six episodes on Wednesday, March 8 at 11/10c.[countdown id=”1487986236″ format=”dHMS” serverSync=”true” alwaysExpire=”false” compact=”false” tickInterval=”1″ counter=”until” template=”default” until=”03,08,2017,23,00″ labels=”Years,Months,Weeks,Days,Hours,Minutes,Seconds” labels1=”Year,Month,Week,Day,Hour,Minute,Second” compactLabels=”y,m,w,d”] The powerful closing chapter picks up mere days after the grisly death of Detective Inspector Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn – Game…

Dateline NBC’s Keith Morrison Explores Claims of a Wrongful Conviction in Investigation Discovery’s “Murder in Lehigh Valley”

On December 15, 1994, Joann Katrinak and her three-month-old son Alex disappeared without a trace from their home in Catasauqua, Pa. Patricia Rorrer, the ex-girlfriend of Katrinak’s husband, was convicted of the murders and has maintained her innocence for 20 years while serving life behind bars. Today, her attorney says not only was his client…

Matthew Broderick Cast in “Katrina: American Crime Story”

Two-time Tony Award(R) winning stage actor Matthew Broderick has been cast in Katrina: American Crime Story, the second installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. Broderick will portray Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Michael D. Brown, who was in charge of the federal disaster response…

“The Mick” Renewed for a Second Season on FOX

An All-New Episode Airs Thursday, February 28th on FOX Hit comedy THE MICK, starring Kaitlin Olson, has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. “From the earliest stages of development, all of us at FOX had enormous faith in THE MICK, and it hasn’t…

J.J. Abrams and Stephen King team for New Hulu Series “Castle Rock”

Hulu is taking viewers into the chilling world of acclaimed, best-selling author Stephen King in the new Hulu Original drama series Castle Rock, from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, Warner Bros. Television, and executive producers/writers Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason. Hulu has ordered a 10 episode first season of the on-going series, with production set…