Amazon renews ‘Alpha House,’ orders 6 new pilots, including Chris Carter’s ‘The After’

03.31.14 5 years ago

Amazon renews “Alpha House,” orders 6 new pilots, including Chris Carter's “The After”
“The After” joins “Bosch” starring Titus Welliver and “24's” Annie Wersching, “Mozart in the Jungle” starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Saffron Burrows, Malcolm McDowell and Bernadette Peters, “Transparent” starring Jeffrey Tambor and Judith Light, “Gortimer Gibbon”s Life on Normal Street” and the animated “Wishenpoof!”

HLN is developing a late-night talk show with L.A. radio DJ Chuey Martinez
“Weekly Mashup” would be like any other late-night talk show, but with guests who are famous from the social media world, including famous tweeters.

Jimmy Fallon picks Ford to be his truck sponsor
For weeks, Fallon had been talking about buying a trucking, resulting in automakers pitching him their trucks. Ultimately, the Ford F-150 won, and 10 Ford dealers from around the nation are going to compete to sell it to Fallon by placing their hands on an F-150 on an aircraft carrier in New York City.

Woman throws a drink in “Bachelor” Juan Pablo's face
“F–king douche bag!” she reportedly shouted after confronting Juan Pablo at an Atlantic City Hotel.

“GMA” bids farewell to Josh Elliott, who was on vacation today
Said George Stephanopoulos: “He let us know last night, and, Josh, it has been a great run with you here on GMA. We're very happy you're going to be pursuing your passion.”

VH1 orders #CandidlyNicole” starring Nicole Richie
VH1 has signed a development deal with the former “Real World” star, which includes a reality show based on her AOL series, which was based on her Twitter feed.

“The Good Wife” follows last week's shocker with a powerful episode
Josh Charles had said that Sunday's scene moved him. PLUS: “Sports Night” flashback: Josh Charles co-hosts “Olbermann.”

Former President George H.W. Bush got a private screening of AMC's “Turn”
Bush was impressed with the revolutionary war drama, saying: “AMC put together a brilliant show, a fantastic cast, there”s one problem however, and that”s waiting till the next episode.”

Ex-“Real World”-er gets a restraining order against the singer of Incubus
Svetlana Shusterman from the Key West season claims Brandon Boyd is threatening to kill her. But his rep says he has no idea who she is.

“The Walking Dead” season finale: Brutal, shocking, heartbreaking
“A” was good, but not perfect, says Rob Bricken, “because it was kind of unwieldy and really two stories crammed together as opposed to one coherent whole, but it did have one unified message, and that message was kind of heartbreaking.” PLUS: It demonstrated that Robert Kirkman's vision is a savage hall of mirrors, “The Walking Dead” is at its best when it put morality lessons aside, and a “Talking Dead” viewer recreated the “Love Actually” scene for Andrew Lincoln.

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