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Gillian Anderson Confirms ‘X-Files’ Exit After Season 11
It seems like only yesterday we were welcoming Mulder and Scully back from a fourteen-year X-Files absence, and goodbyes may already be in order. Star Gillian Anderson doubles down on previous suggestions that Season 11 would mark the last for Dana Scully, so soak it in while you can.
Rose Marie, Star of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ Dies at 94
Another TV icon has been lost in an already-difficult 2017. Reports confirm that The Dick Van Dyke Show icon and Hollywood Squares veteran Rose Marie has passed away at the extended age of 94.
Dan’s Return Gets Confusing in First ‘Roseanne’ Revival Promos
Like Will & Grace (and perhaps now Mad About You), sitcom revivals have a habit of ignoring their own series finales. That’s certainly the case with John Goodman’s Roseanne return, and the first official promos for our 2018 revival are not afraid to poke fun.
David Harbour Affirms Likely 2019 Premiere for ‘Stranger Things 3’
More and more series are taking year-long gaps for production, and Stranger Things is likely to be among them. Where previously star David Harbour suggested Season 3 of the fan-favorite Netflix drama might not arrive until 2019, the actor now has an even more specific date in mind.
Dave Chappelle Dropping Surprise Second Netflix Special on New Year’s Eve
Excited though we were for a new Dave Chappelle special next week, Equanimity marked the last of his new Netflix material. Well, not anymore! A new trailer confirms that a fourth special will also be released in tandem with the New Year’s Eve debut.
NBC Is Officially Considering an ‘Office’ Revival for Next Season
NBC is rarely one to learn the right lessons from success, so how best to follow a thriving Will & Grace revival? Why, undoing any goodwill from The Office series finale, of course, and plotting an official revival for the 2018-19 season!
Ian McKellen Isn’t Thrilled With Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Recasting Gandalf
Amazon spent ungodly amounts of money for a Lord of the Rings TV series, and they’ve barely sketched it out. The prequel drama likely wouldn’t connect to Peter Jackson’s films, but Sir Ian McKellen says Amazon has another thing coming if they recast Gandalf.
‘The Chew’ Host Mario Batali Officially Fired Over Sexual Harassment
ABC has officially severed all ties to Mario Batali, including his role as co-host of The Chew. The move follows an initial suspension stemming from multiple sexual harassment allegations that surfaced earlier this month.
‘Prison Break’ Returning for Second Revival, Says Dominic Purcell
Well, if FOX was willing to give The X-Files revival a second go, you’d better believe more Prison Break is on deck. The network is keeping mum, but star Dominic Purcell seems to be laying plans for another breakout.
Of Course ‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney’s Fox Acquisition in 1998
Thousands of years from now, alien archaeologists will come to one inescapable conclusion: The Simpsons dictated humanity’s every advance. The latest evidence is none other than today’s giant Disney-Fox merger, which America’s favorite family jokingly predicted in 1998.
‘Walking Dead’ Ratings Are Still Declining – Could Season 9 Be the Last?
Curious changes are afoot at The Walking Dead, especially as the show’s eighth season has seen some notably tempered ratings. Sunday’s midseason finale also averaged some of the show’s worst numbers since Season 2, and – given the hour’s big twist and some contract…
Kyle MacLachlan Might Finally Have Settled the ‘Twin Peaks’ Movie-TV Debate
Art is by its very nature subjective, and the effort to classify art equally so. Some might argue, for instance, that Showtime’s Twin Peaks aired on television in episodic installments, and is therefore unmistakably TV. A number of year-end movie critics’ lists beg to differ, however, …