Keanu Reeves is taking a trip back to virtual reality. No, it’s not a Matrix sequel—instead, he’ll be co-producing a television series with blockbuster director Roland Emmerich called New Angeles.
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Viewers enjoyed their summer romance with ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise so much that the network is renewing the reality TV spin-off for another season, which will premiere in summer 2015. The show, which follows former Bachelor and Bachelorette cast-offs as they look for “love” in a tropical setting, premiered August 4 and currently ranks as the No. 1 new summer series in the adults 18-49 demo. Bachelor in Paradise replaced Bachelor Pad, which ran for three debaucherous seasons on ABC before getting canceled. The BiP season 1 finale airs tonight at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Comedy Central’s Key & Peele has debuted a number of memorable characters over its first three seasons, but few are more memorable than Luther, President Obama’s anger translator. He and the president are taking a break from their regular addresses to the American people, however, to premiere “Where You At,” an exclusive new music video that brings some of Key & Peele‘s favorites together for the first time.
Well, we all knew it was coming. American Horror Story: Freak Show co-creator Ryan Murphy had warned EW back in May that the next iteration of his horror anthology would include “the most terrifying clown ever!” Now, FX has released three new teasers for the series and there’s at least one scary clown—maybe even two. Best to watch these with the lights on.
American Horror Story: Freak Show premieres Oct. 8 on FX and features Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Michael Chiklis, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, Frances Conroy, and Denis O’Hare.
The Mindy Project‘s second season ended in grand romantic-comedy style, as Mindy and Danny kissed—at the top of the Empire State Building, no less. While fans have had to wait several months to see the pair as an actual couple after the two professed their love for each other, Fox has released the first teaser of the third season, and it’s replete with all the awkward romance viewers should expect from the titular doctor.
In the sneak peek, Mindy and Danny are about to have sex for the first time, but, unsurprisingly, the night gets off to a less than ideal start as Danny can’t seem to stop talking, much to Mindy’s frustration.
The Mindy Project‘s third season debuts on Tuesday, Sept. 16, and with it comes a string of big guest stars including Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, Fargo‘s Allison Tolman, and Cheers’ Rhea Pearlman as Danny’s mother.
It looks like there will be two Rosies sitting on the panel on The View this season.
Actress Rosie Perez and political analyst Nicolle Wallace will be rounding out the panel of hosts on The View, joining moderator Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell. A performer on stage and screen, Perez is best known for her roles in Do The Right Thing, The Counselor, and Fearless, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.
“I am beyond thrilled, honored and completely surprised that I’ve been asked to join The View,” Perez said in a statement. “Knowing that I’ll be in the company of Whoopi, Rosie and Nicolle, three very smart and engaging women that I have an immense amount of respect for, makes it even more unbelievable. The opportunity to connect with our nation’s audience on a daily basis… icing on the cake! Very happy.”
Wallace is an author and political analyst for MSNBC, and she worked as communications chief for George W. Bush’s administration and was the senior advisor for the McCain-Palin ticket in 2008.
“I am honored to join the tradition of compelling conversations that has been the signature of The View for the better part of two decades,” Wallace said in a statement. “I have watched The View for many years and now to be seated alongside three women that I have admired is both humbling and incredibly exciting.”
Along with the two new hosts comes a new executive producer, Bill Wolff, who will replace long-running exec Bill Geddie. Wolff recently served as vice president of programming at MSNBC and was executive producer of The Rachel Maddow Show. These changes come as The View reinvents itself for the new season with a new logo, studio design, and color scheme.
The View returns with a live premiere on Monday, Sept. 15 at 11 pm ET on ABC.
Battle Creek, CBS’ upcoming buddy cop drama co-created by Breaking Bad‘s Vince Gilligan and House‘s David Shore may not have a premiere date, but it does have a noteworthy guest star.
Patton Oswalt joins stars Josh Duhamel and Dean Winters as the unorthodox mayor of Battle Creek, Mich., in the freshman season’s sixth episode, “Cereal Killer,” EW has learned exclusively. The character’s full name? Mayor Scooter Hardy. There really was no other casting choice.
Duhamel stars as Milton Chamberlain, a handsome, charismatic FBI agent with unlimited resources, who opens a field office at the underfunded police station in Battle Creek and chooses a gruff local detective, Russ Agnew (Winters), to be his partner. Janet McTeer, Kal Penn, Edward Fordham, Jr. and Aubrey Dollar also star.
Oswalt, who’s become a go-to guest star, is also set to reprise his role as Fire Marshall Boone on Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine this fall. Other recent turns include appearances on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Modern Family, Drunk History, Justified, and Parks and Recreation.
Yesterday, EW delivered one of the first teasers for this fall’s American Horror Story: Freak Show. Now, here’s a glimpse of possibly one of the attractions of the titular freak show in this latest exclusive new teaser. What in the hell is in that cage? Who is the other man keeping the thing in the cage? What’s up with his scary hands? Why can’t this show premiere now? READ FULL STORY
When Kurt Sutter told EW how many club members will die in Sons of Anarchy‘s final season, which premieres Sept. 9, the number may have seemed low. But a new trailer debuted today on People.com proves that there will definitely be plenty of other targets. “Lot of people gettin’ killed, mama,” Nero tells Gemma. Watch it below to see the bullets fly, as well as to get a first look at the new sheriff in town—Annabeth Gish’s Althea Jarry. READ FULL STORY
Keith Olbermann had some big news on the first anniversary of his ESPN2 show, Olbermann.
Starting on Sept.8, Olbermann’s timeslot will shift from 11 p.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET, and switch from a hourlong format to a half-hour-long format, freeing up time for the commentator to host segments of ESPN’s SportsCenter. Olbermann previously hosted SportsCenter from 1992 until 1997, when he left under contentious circumstances with ESPN.
This post contains plot details of the Covert Affairs midseason finale, “Sensitive Euro Man,” which aired on Aug. 26.
Was Annie right to trust McQuaid? Who was behind the Chicago bombing? Creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord talk to EW about season five’s midseason finale and what to expect when the show returns. READ FULL STORY
Two weeks from today, Sons of Anarchy‘s final ride begins. We’ve already seen a shot of Charlie Hunnam and Marilyn Manson in the Sept. 9 season premiere; now FX has released more images. Above, a not-at-all awkward shot of Jax (Hunnam) with Gemma (Katey Sagal), the mother he doesn’t know killed his wife, and Wendy (Drea de Matteo), his ex who checks herself out of rehab early and wants to help out with the boys. READ FULL STORY
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