Animal Planet orders its 1st movie, ‘Revenge of the Whale’ starring Martin Sheen

04.03.14 3 years ago

Animal Planet orders its 1st movie, “Revenge of the Whale” starring Martin Sheen
“Whale” will tell the story of “Moby Dick” from the whale”s point of view. Animal Planet also ordered “The Yao Ming Project,” starring the former NBA star as he tries to end the trade of illegal ivory and rhino horn. Also getting a pick up are “Gator Boys,” “My Cat From Hell” and “Ice Cold Gold,” among others.

Nik Wallenda will tight-rope walk across Chicago”s skyline
Wallenda will walk across the Chicago skyline, untethered, this fall.

Even “Criminal Minds” is beating “Idol”
Last night, the CBS drama topped “American Idol” for the first time in head-to-head competition.

OWN taps Toni Braxton to play Darlene Love, Octavia Spencer for “Tulsa”
Toni Braxton will play Darlene Love in OWN”s “My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story,” while “Tulsa” will air as a miniseries about the largest race riot in U.S. history.

Discovery renews “Mythbusters,” orders a slew of new shows, including “Tree People” and “#Bikerlive”
Discovery Channel will also air “Fat N” Furious,” “American Muscle” and “Girl Gang of Talia,” as well as “Motor Mondays.”

“GMA” pays video tribute to Josh Elliott without Josh Elliott
Elliott”s final day on “Good Morning America” was last Friday.

TLC”s new slate includes Leah Remini”s reality show, “Listed Sisters,” “Quints By Surprise”
TLC will also show “The One Who Got Away,” “A Duggar Leaves Home” and “Curvy Girls Bridal.”

Al Roker recovering from shoulder surgery
This morning, “Today” replaced its weatherman with a cardboard cutout.

Watch the 1st 7 minutes of “Fargo”
FX is offering a taste of its event series, premiering April 15.

“Girls” plans to shoot near the University of Iowa
“Even if we can”t shoot on campus,” says “Girls” director Jesse Peretz, “we will shoot around campus. Most of the scenes don”t even take place on campus. So we”ll probably cheat some other campus for the campus. Some of it will be Iowa. A little more than a smidge.”

See another “Rosemary”s Baby” teaser
“Oh god – what”s happening to me,.”

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