E! orders its 1st scripted series: ‘The Royals’ starring Elizabeth Hurley

03.06.14 4 years ago

E! orders its 1st scripted series: “The Royals” starring Elizabeth Hurley
“One Tree Hill” creator Mark Schwahn is behind the project about a fictional British royal family, with Hurley playing Queen Helena.

Paul Reiser to romance Jenny Slate on FX
Reiser will recur on “Married,” the comedy that has Judy Greer and Nat Faxon playing a married couple.

HBO will celebrate “Deadwood's” 10th anniversary with a marathon
“Deadwood,” which premiered on March 21, 2004, will be marathoned via HBO Zone (back-to-back) starting March 15 and HBO Signature (nightly) starting April 2.

“True Detective” creator debunks the craziest theories
On widespread speculation that either Rust or Marty is the killer, Nic Pizzolatto says: “It was a little surprising, but not frustrating at all, just part of the experience of having people connect to the show. The possibility is built into the story, as it has to be credible that the 2012 PD suspect Cohle. I just thought that such a revelation would be terrible, obvious writing. For me, the worst writing generally just ‘flips' things: this person”s really a traitor; it was all a dream; etc. Nothing is so ruinous as a forced ‘twist,' I think.” PLUS: There was a huge clue in Episode 3, check out Rust Cohle”s Pinterest page, and how to make Rust”s beer can men.

Prince gives Arsenio a ratings boost
Last night”s “Arsenio Hall Show” actually tied “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in the key 18-49 demo.

Check out “Modern Family”s” Sarah Hyland playing Jennifer Aniston”s daughter in the ’90s
Hyland followed up her role of playing Howard Stern”s daughter in 1997's “Private Parts” with playing Aniston's daughter in the 1998 film “The Object of My Affection.”

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