“True Detective”s” 3 new leads: 2 males, 1 female?
Season 2 of the HBO series will feature a 40-something male detective, a 30-something female detective and a 20-something male cop, according to Deadline. Joaquin Phoenix, Christian Bale and Josh Brolin are prototypes for the 40-something male detective, while Jessica Chastain is a “potential prototype” for the female detective character.
“Breaking Bad,” “The Good Wife” and “True Detective” among the top TCA Award nominees
Unlike the Emmys, “True Detective” will compete in the “Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials” category at this year's Television Critics Association Awards.
“Mad Men”s” midseason finale nabs just 1.9 million viewers
That”s down from the 2.7 million who watched the Season 6 finale on the same day, but this was the first time “Mad Men” had a finale during Memorial Day Weekend.
Showtime to re-air all seasons of “Queer as Folk” and “The L Word”
To celebrate Gay Pride Month, both LGBT shows will be back next month, airing every episode through November.
BBC nearly axed “Doctor Who” after David Tennant”s exit
Steven Moffat reveals that BBC bosses didn”t think Tennant was replaceable in The Doctor role. “David owned that role in a spectacular way, gave it an all-new cheeky sexy performance and became a national treasure,” he says. “So the idea that Doctor Who could go on at all in the absence of David was a huge question.”
“The World Wars” watched by 3.4 million
The three-day History channel miniseries went up against traditional Memorial Day programming.