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TV News Roundup: Netflix Drops ‘Queer Eye’ Season 4 Trailer (Watch)

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix drops the trailer for fourth season of “Queer Eye” and Amazon announces the premiere date for its first ever original stand-up special.

CASTING

Ryan Destiny, best known for playing one of the leads on Fox’s “Star,” will join the cast of “Grown-ish” for the upcoming third season in a recurring role. She will play Jillian, a university student who can talk art and music with Luca (Luka Sabbat), politics and activism with Aaron (Trevor Jackson), and also fits right in with Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her eclectic crew of girls.

DATES

Amazon has announced that its first ever original stand-up special “Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time” will be available for streaming on Friday, Aug. 16. The special will see Gaffigan using his signature everyman humor to “deal with the unthinkable.”

The truTV comedy series “Adam Ruins Everything” will release eight new episodes on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 10 p.m. Hosted by comedian Adam Conover, the series challenges viewers’ common beliefs and encourages them to think critically about the world around them.

Oxygen will premiere a two-hour episode of “Killer Couples” titled “Gypsy Rose Nick: A Love to Kill For” on July 13 at 7 p.m. The episode will take a closer look at the twisted love story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard and Nicholas Godejohn.

FIRST LOOKS

HBO has released the trailer for the upcoming comedy series “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” The series stars a core cast of  four black women, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson, and will also feature celebrity guest appearances. It premieres on Friday, Aug. 2 at 11 p.m.

Netflix has dropped the trailer for season 4 of “Queer Eye.” The Fab Five of Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown and Tan France are returning to Kansas City this season to bring their infectious brand of self-love, confidence and encouragement to a new roster of “heroes.” The season hits Netflix July 19.

DEVELOPMENT

Quibi is continuing its aggressive development push, announcing a new prospective series titled “The Fugitive,” with “Scorpion” creator Nick Santora on board as a writer and exec producer. The series centers around Mike Russ, a blue collar guy who must prove his innocence when accused of planting a bomb on a Los Angeles subway train, and uncover the real perpetrator. “The Fugitive” from Warner Bros. TV, with Thunder Road Films and 3 Arts Entertainment producing.  Basil Iwanyk, Tom Lassally and Albert Torres are also listed as executive producers.

TV News Roundup: Netflix Drops ‘Queer Eye’ Season 4 Trailer (Watch)

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix drops the trailer for fourth season of “Queer Eye” and Amazon announces the premiere date for its first ever original stand-up special.

CASTING

Ryan Destiny, best known for playing one of the leads on Fox’s “Star,” will join the cast of “Grown-ish” for the upcoming third season in a recurring role. She will play Jillian, a university student who can talk art and music with Luca (Luka Sabbat), politics and activism with Aaron (Trevor Jackson), and also fits right in with Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her eclectic crew of girls.

DATES

Amazon has announced that its first ever original stand-up special “Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time” will be available for streaming on Friday, Aug. 16. The special will see Gaffigan using his signature everyman humor to “deal with the unthinkable.”

The truTV comedy series “Adam Ruins Everything” will release eight new episodes on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 10 p.m. Hosted by comedian Adam Conover, the series challenges viewers’ common beliefs and encourages them to think critically about the world around them.

Oxygen will premiere a two-hour episode of “Killer Couples” titled “Gypsy Rose Nick: A Love to Kill For” on July 13 at 7 p.m. The episode will take a closer look at the twisted love story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard and Nicholas Godejohn.

FIRST LOOKS

HBO has released the trailer for the upcoming comedy series “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” The series stars a core cast of  four black women, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson, and will also feature celebrity guest appearances. It premieres on Friday, Aug. 2 at 11 p.m.

Netflix has dropped the trailer for season 4 of “Queer Eye.” The Fab Five of Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown and Tan France are returning to Kansas City this season to bring their infectious brand of self-love, confidence and encouragement to a new roster of “heroes.” The season hits Netflix July 19.

DEVELOPMENT

Quibi is continuing its aggressive development push, announcing a new prospective series titled “The Fugitive,” with “Scorpion” creator Nick Santora on board as a writer and exec producer. The series centers around Mike Russ, a blue collar guy who must prove his innocence when accused of planting a bomb on a Los Angeles subway train, and uncover the real perpetrator. “The Fugitive” from Warner Bros. TV, with Thunder Road Films and 3 Arts Entertainment producing.  Basil Iwanyk, Tom Lassally and Albert Torres are also listed as executive producers.

TV News Roundup: Netflix Drops ‘Queer Eye’ Season 4 Trailer (Watch)

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix drops the trailer for fourth season of “Queer Eye” and Amazon announces the premiere date for its first ever original stand-up special.

CASTING

Ryan Destiny, best known for playing one of the leads on Fox’s “Star,” will join the cast of “Grown-ish” for the upcoming third season in a recurring role. She will play Jillian, a university student who can talk art and music with Luca (Luka Sabbat), politics and activism with Aaron (Trevor Jackson), and also fits right in with Zoey (Yara Shahidi) and her eclectic crew of girls.

DATES

Amazon has announced that its first ever original stand-up special “Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time” will be available for streaming on Friday, Aug. 16. The special will see Gaffigan using his signature everyman humor to “deal with the unthinkable.”

The truTV comedy series “Adam Ruins Everything” will release

Read more at: https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/tv-news-roundup-queer-eye-season-4-trailer-1203261626/

New Year’s Eve 2018: Full Roundup of TV Marathons & Countdown Specials

Another year has flown by and a new one is upon us! The countdown to 2019 has begun.

Best of all, New Year’s Eve is filled with TV and movie marathons, and many of your favorite networks have put together special programming to celebrate the end of 2018.

So snuggle up, grab that champagne, toast to your favorite series and happy, healthy new beginnings.

The 10 Most-Watched Shows of 2018 (PHOTOS)

The 10 Most-Watched Shows of 2018 (PHOTOS)

Find out where your favorites fall on the list.

For a breakdown of what’s on, check the programming list below:

New Year’s Eve TV Marathons

AE: PD Cam, 7/6c – 11/10c

Animal Planet: Dec. 31: Last Alaskans: No Man’s Land, 7/6c – 9/8c — Jan. 1: AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, 6/5c – midnight

CNBC: Shark Tank, 7/6c – 11/10c

Comedy Central: Reno 911!, 7/6c – 11/10c

Cooking Channel: Good Eats, 7/6c – 11/10c

El Rey Network: Firefly New Year’s

Read more at: https://siouxcityjournal.com/entertainment/television/new-year-s-eve-full-roundup-of-tv-marathons-countdown/article_7b1b74e7-891f-5e67-89a5-7a84d9d7de55.html

TV News Roundup: ‘Designated Survivor’ Casts ‘ER’ Alum in Season 3, a ‘Daredevil’ Addition & More

ALL YOUR MUST-KNOW THURSDAY TV NEWS:

Designated Survivor Builds Its Season 3 Cast

The former ABC series Designated Survivor is adding two new names to its existing list of cast members. ER alum Anthony Edwards and actress Julie White will join the third season of the Kiefer Sutherland led drama, Deadline reports. Edwards will play the President’s Chief of Staff Mars Harper, and White will play Campaign Manager Lorraine Zimmer who is described as “a force of nature.” They join returning stars Sutherland, Kal Penn, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci and Maggie Q.

Daredevil‘s Foggy Nelson Gets a Brother

Ahead of the Season 3 premiere of Netflix’s hit series Daredevil it’s been revealed that the show will add Peter Halpin to play Theo Nelson, the brother of Foggy Nelson (Elden Henson). According to Deadline, the character is as friendly as his older

Read more at: https://www.tvinsider.com/724535/tv-news-roundup-designated-survivor-anthony-edwards-daredevil-peter-halpin-search-party/

TV News Roundup: ‘Sense8’ Series Finale Special Trailer Debuts (Watch)

In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the series finale trailer of “Sense8” and HBO teases upcoming dates for hit comedies “Insecure” and “Ballers.”

FIRST LOOKS

The Sensates are gearing up for one last mission in hopes that love conquers all in the trailer for the series finale of the Netflix series “Sense8.” In the finale special, the cluster bands together to take BPO down in order to protect the future of all Sensates. Netflix will premiere the finale globally on June 8. Watch the trailer below.

Netflix debuted the official trailer for the fourth season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” starring Ellie Kemper. In Season 4, Kimmy brings her relentless optimism to the business world as the new HR manager of the startup Gitzoob, where she accidentally gets caught up in a sexual harassment report in the #MeToo era. Tituss Burgess

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/sense8-netflix-dwayne-johnson-1202812632/

TV News Roundup: ‘Sense8’ Series Finale Special Trailer Debuts (Watch)

In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the series finale trailer of “Sense8”  and HBO teases upcoming dates for hit comedies “Insecure” and “Ballers.”

FIRST LOOKS

The Sensates are gearing up for one last mission in hopes that love conquers all in the trailer for the series finale of the Netflix series “Sense8.” In the finale special, the cluster bands together to take BPO down in order to protect the future of all Sensates. Netflix will premiere the finale globally on June 8. Watch the trailer below.

Netflix debuted the official trailer for the fourth season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” starring Ellie Kemper. In Season 4, Kimmy brings her relentless optimism to the business world as the new HR manager of the startup Gitzoob, where she accidentally gets caught up in a sexual harassment report in the #MeToo era. Tituss Burgess also

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/sense8-netflix-dwayne-johnson-1202812632/

TV News Roundup: ‘Sense8’ Series Finale Special Trailer Debuts

In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the series finale trailer of “Sense8” and HBO teases upcoming dates for hit comedies “Insecure” and “Ballers.”

FIRST LOOKS

The Sensates are gearing up for one last mission in hopes that love conquers all in the trailer for the series finale of the Netflix series “Sense8.” In the finale special, the cluster bands together to take BPO down in order to protect the future of all Sensates. Netflix will premiere the finale globally on June 8. Watch the trailer below.

Netflix debuted the official trailer for the fourth season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” starring Ellie Kemper. In Season 4, Kimmy brings her relentless optimism to the business world as the new HR manager of the startup Gitzoob, where she accidentally gets caught up in a sexual harassment report in the #MeToo era. Tituss Burgess also

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/sense8-netflix-dwayne-johnson-1202812632/

TV News Roundup: ‘Sense8’ Series Finale Special Trailer Debuts

In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the series finale trailer of “Sense8” and HBO teases upcoming dates for hit comedies “Insecure” and “Ballers.”

FIRST LOOKS

The Sensates are gearing up for one last mission in hopes that love conquers all in the trailer for the series finale of the Netflix series “Sense8.” In the finale special, the cluster bands together to take BPO down in order to protect the future of all Sensates. Netflix will premiere the finale globally on June 8. Watch the trailer below.

Netflix debuted the official trailer for the fourth season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” starring Ellie Kemper. In Season 4, Kimmy brings her relentless optimism to the business world as the new HR manager of the startup Gitzoob, where she accidentally gets caught up in a sexual harassment report in the #MeToo era. Tituss Burgess also

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/sense8-netflix-dwayne-johnson-1202812632/

TV News Roundup: Martha Stewart Joins ‘Chopped’ as Guest Judge

In today’s roundup, Martha Stewart joins “Chopped” as a guest judge and Netflix gives a first look at “The Rain.” 

CASTING

Starting June 5, Martha Stewart will join “Chopped” as recurring guest judge, Food Network announced. Stewart will work alongside host Ted Allen, and series regulars Maneet Chauhan, Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Marcus Samuelsson, Chris Santos and Geoffrey Zakarian.

RENEWALS

Oxygen has renewed Cold Justice and Criminal Confessions” from executive producer Dick Wolf, with both series set to return in 2018. “Cold Justice” follows prosecutor Kelly Siegler, who partners with detectives to dig into murder cases that have been unsolved for years. “Criminal Confessions” dives into actual police interrogation rooms to explore what goes on between investigators and suspects, and dissects what it takes to yield a confession.

DATES

New documentary series “The Last Defense,” executive produced by Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, will premiere June 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. The seven-episode docu-series explores flaws in the American justice

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/tv-news-roundup-martha-stewart-chopped-judge-1202781893/