‘SVU’ puts an episode on hold due to an exhausted cast

06.06.14 4 years ago

“SVU” puts an episode on hold due to an exhausted cast
The “Law & Order” series usually films three episodes during its hiatus before next season”s filming officially begins. Instead, they are filming two episodes before production gets underway on Season 16.

New Kids on the Block cruise reality show: Watch the trailer
TVGN has released the first trailer of “Rock This Boat,” which puts members of the aging boy band on a cruise ship with 2,500 of their biggest fans.

How a 17-year-old binge-watched “Orange is the New Black” in 6 1/2 hours
James Rush was the first to boast about completing the 13-hour season, six and a half hours after Season 2 was released on Netflix. How”d he do it? “The main reason I made it through so quick was I was not at all intrigued by some of the sequences focusing away from Piper,” he says. “As the show headed towards the finale of the season I began skipping some scenes for general lack of interest.” PLUS: Why you shouldn”t binge on “OITNB,” what was that song from the premiere?, Netflix to hand out “Crazy Pyes” in NYC next week, and a look back at Laverne Cox before she was on Netflix.

“Friday Night Lights” stars reunite in Austin
Taylor Kitsch, Adrianne Palicki, Derek Phillips, Louanne Stephens and Katherine Willis were all part of the ATX Television Festival.

See “Oberyn”s” pre-“Game of Thrones” past on “Buffy,” “Law & Order,” “Homeland” and MTV”s” “Undressed”
Pedro Pascal has had a number of TV roles before becoming famous with his HBO character. He”s recurred on “The Good Wife,” appeared on “CSI” and was even on “The Mentalist” earlier this year.

“24: Live Another Day” terrifies British residents with an early morning gun battle
About 20 people called Britain”s version of 911 on Monday in the village of Bricket Wood in Hertfordshire.

HBO developing “God Save Texas”
The proposed series follows a cowboy who gets elected to the Texas Legislature, where he has to survive in the brutal world of Texas politics.

CBS” “The Class” is now on DVD after launching many big names
The 2006 sitcom, canceled after one season, boasted a cast of Jason Ritter, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lizzy Caplan, Jon Berthal, David Keith, Andrea Anders and Sean Maguire.

“Cosmos” ends its run: It was “not awful” for Fox
A respectable 3.5 million tuned in for the Seth MacFarlane project starring Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Why aren”t more of HBO”s pre-“Sopranos” hits on HBO Go?
No “Dream On,” no Mr. Show,” not even “Larry Sanders.”

The Groundlings oral history: Kathy Griffin recalls teaching J.J. Abrams, who worked as a receptionist
The Groundlings comedy troupe is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Its alums include Conan O”Brien, Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon, Will Ferrell, Pee-wee Herman, Phil Hartman, Melissa McCarthy, Will Forte, Cheryl Hines, Maya Rudolph and many other big names in the comedy world.

“The Americans” cast and crew talk Season 2
Watch their panel at the ATX Television Festival in Austin.

Don”t expect a “Roswell” movie
In advance of their ATX Television Festival reunion on Saturday, the WB show”s cast talks about a possible movie.

How does Andy Samberg produce “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”?
In describing his role as producer, Samberg says, “I”m not in the writers room unless it”s to visit. I don”t put my hands on the keyboard. I will give thoughts on scripts – sometimes, not always.”

“Hey Dude” cast reunites after 23 years
Stars of the Nickelodeon series were featured on a panel at the ATX Television Festival in Austin.

FX turns 20: Here”s how it looked like in the ’90s with Tom Bergeron and Phil Keoghan
Before they were reality TV hosts, Bergeron and Keoghan were on FX”s “Breakfast Time.”

Watch “The Price is Right” from behind the scenes
A new video gives you a two-screen experience.

75-year-old “Real Housewives” dad defends having a 25-year-old girlfriend
“Real Housewives of New York” star Aviva Drescher”s father and his much-younger girlfriend have become a storyline on the  Bravo reality show.

A look back at Howard Stern”s 30 years of visiting with Letterman
The shock jock first sat on David Letterman's couch in 1984.

50 Cent”s Starz series “Power” looks like a superficial video rather than a real drama
“'Power' seemingly wants to be a show that tells a big, complicated, meaningful story about, well, the perils and problems of power and how one man deals with them,” says Tim Goodman. “That man is James ‘Ghost' St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) and how he deals with these issues isn”t particularly intriguing. In fact, no part of Power is particularly intriguing. It feels like a superficial video rather than a real drama. Take out the sex and the swearing and it could be on ABC like any of its other vapid soaps.” PLUS: “Power” revels in all the clichés of the genre – but with sincerity, not cynicism, and it offers undemanding escapism with pay-TV trappings.

“True Blood”s” Sam Trammell: “I get naked as much as I”ve ever gotten naked in this season”
“And there”s a few other people that get naked,” he says. “Joe (Manganiello) gets naked. We”re not going to do a final season without getting naked.”

Regis Philbin: Hitchhiker
TMZ caught Reege getting in a “creepy white van.”

“Top Chef Canada” canceled
The “Top Chef” spinoff lasted four seasons.

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