Damian Lewis’ next TV role: Playing King Henry VIII?

01.31.14 3 years ago


Damian Lewis’ next TV role: Playing King Henry VIII?

The former “Homeland” star is in talks to join “Wolf Hall,” a BBC and “Masterpiece” miniseries.

John Stamos: We might be working on a “Full House” sequel
The “Full House” guys continued their tour last night on “Watch What Happens Live,” where Stamos said: “We’re sort of working on a twist on a sequel, but we don’t know if it”s going to happen yet or not.”

“Big Bang” crushes “Idol,” “Rake” drops again
Greg Kinnear’s Fox comedy fell more than 20% from its already low-rated premiere.


“Boardwalk Empire’s” Michael Pitt is joining “Hannibal”

He’s set to play Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s patient in a “major role.”

“Parks and Rec” should’ve saved last night’s great ending for its series finale
That final shot, says James Poniewozik, “was the killer for me … The whole idea of Parks, I guess, is that a community of people coming together can make a town into something magical.” PLUS: Ann Perkins will be sorely missed, and why the show will be better off without Ann and Chris.


Watch the “Bones” Super Bowl promo

David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel help promote “Enlisted” and “New Girl” in their special promo.

See Seth Meyers’ in his best non-Weekend Update “SNL” bits
For five seasons before joining Update, Meyers played such memorable characters as John Kerry and Anderson Cooper.

Study: Italians rank No. 2 in TV-watching, after the United States
The average Italian watches television 4 hours and 34 minutes a day.

Tony Hale to guest on “About a Boy”
The “Veep” star will play the father of the “boy.”

Mackenzie Crook to star in a metal detector BBC sitcom
“The Office”/”Game of Thrones”/”Almost Human” vet will play a metal detector enthusiast in a six-part BBC comedy.

Alison Brie gives a dramatic reading of Craigslist missed connections
Watch the bit the “Community” star did for Jimmy Kimmel.

Donnie Wahlberg tonight makes his “Blue Bloods” directing debut
“It’s no pressure, coming after our two highest-rated episodes since the pilot. No pressure for me at all,” he says.

Cats star in a “Downton Abbey” remake
A pet shelter has remade the “Downton” intro with felines.

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