‘Homeland’ gets a 2-hour season premiere, delaying ‘The Affair’ by 1 week

08.11.14 3 years ago

“Homeland” gets a 2-hour season premiere, delaying “The Affair” by 1 week
Instead of premiering Season 4 of “Homeland” and Season 1 of “The Affair” on Oct. 5, Showtime has opted to delay the premiere of “The Affair.” “In the aftermath of Homeland”s stunning finale last season, there is such strong anticipation for the start of season four that we wanted to give Homeland fans an extra generous helping of Carrie and company,” a Showtime exec says of the scheduling move.

“Suits” renewed for Season 5
USA today picked up the long-running series for a 16-episode 5th season.

“Game of Thrones” will not recast the actor who died on Friday
“We will not be recasting J.J. Murphy,” D.B Weiss and David Benioff said in a statement. “He was a lovely man, and the best Denys Mallister we could have hoped for. And now his watch is ended.”

Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey and Gwen Stefani to present at Emmys
Also presenting will be traditional TV stars like Bryan Cranston and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Sherri Shepherd exited “The View” after 7 years with tears streaming down her face
Shepherd said she was “profoundly grateful” for “the best seven years of her life.”

“Spy Kid” Alexa Vega joins “Nashville”
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“Screech” says his Lifetime “Unauthorized Saved by the Bell” movie will show the cast in a “positive light”
Dustin Diamond, who is executive producing the film based on his tell-all – which he claims was mostly fabricated by a ghostwriter – is “not out to trash anybody or put anybody down or make anybody look in a negative way. That was never the intent, so it”s definitely not the way it”s going to end up.”

“Sons of Guns” star arrested on child molestation charges
Will Hayden claims his arrest was his ex-girlfriend”s retaliation for their breakup.

Did the creators of “Everwood,” “Parks and Rec” and “The O.C.” see Chris Pratt”s movie success coming?
“Everwood” creator Greg Berlanti says upon meeting Pratt for the first time, “he was the kind of actor you could have built a whole show around.”

“Once Upon a Time”s” Colin O”Donoghue: I was rejected for “Peter Pan Live!”
“I auditioned and did my best Christopher Walken impression,” Colin tells E!, “but it didn't work. They went for the real thing.”

“Sharknado” inspires Funny or Die's “Sharklumbo”
“He”s a shark. And he”s also Columbo” – watch the video starring Kevin Pollak and Gina Gershon.

Coming to cable: Grit Network and Escape Network
One will be geared toward males, the other for females.

Peyton and Eli Manning make a 2nd rap video for DirecTV
Check out their “Fantasy Football Fantasy.”

“Home Improvement” meets Ginuine
Watch this “Pony Time” mashup.

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