Teen Wolf

arrested_developmentbenstillerStiller returning to Arrested Development

Ben Stiller will return to Arrested Development for its new season to reprise his role as magician Tony Wonder. Stiller previously appeared in the comedy series in its second and third seasons.

Bates joins American Horror Story

Kathy Bates has joined the cast of American Horror Story the play a character who is a long-time friend-turned-rival of Jessica Lange’s character. Continue reading »

US Inbetweeners axed

The US remake of The Inbetweeners has been given the ace by MTV after just one season. The show – which was adapted from the UK series – struggled to hold on to viewers across its first season.

Murray joins Southland

One Tree Hill’s Chad Michael Murray has joined the cast of cop drama Southland. He will play a “loose cannon” officer called Dave Mendoza in the show’s fifth season. Continue reading »

COMEDY CENTRAL – Thursday 30 September, 8.30pm

Scott (Michael J. Fox) is a young boy on a struggling basketball team. He is desperately seeking another girl who just doesn’t seem to notice him until he begins turning into a werewolf. Once this change occurs and it is accepted at school and social events, Scott turns into the most liked and talked about person in town. He gets the girl and the basketball team is doing great, but he begins to want things to be back to normal.

Terra Nova to shoot in Queensland

Queensland has won out as the location for Steven Spielberg to shoot his next big-budget TV series, the dinosaur drama Terra Nova. Australia’s tropical North-East will once again play host to Spielberg’s production team after the director successfully shot The Pacific in the same Australian state several years ago.

Jane Lynch to host SNL

Jane Lynch from Glee will take on the hosting role on an episode of Saturday Night Live this month. The comedian, who is no stranger to improv, will host one of the few episodes of the series’ 36th season.

Temuera Morrison joins Spartacus

Temuera Morrison has joined the cast of Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, the sequel series to the upcoming Spartacus: Blood on Sand which starts of the Box this month. Morrison will take on the role of Doctore, trainer of the gladiators.

MTV drops Teen Wolf details

The producers behind the new MTV remake of Teen Wolf have announce details of the new series, saying they are placing emphasis on the battle between hunters and werewolves. The remake will attempt to differentiate itself from the likes of Twilight and The Vampire Diaries and want its wolves to be “kissable”.

Teen Wolf for MTV

MTV has picked up a new series based on the 1980s movie Teen Wolf. The network has ordered 12 episodes of the revamped series which is described as being less comedic than the Michael J. Fox starrer was. Tyler Posey will lead a rookie cast in the series which will join the US remake of Skins on the network’s new line-up.

Lost simulcast

UK’s Sky1 network is going to extraordinary lengths to air the Lost finale episode before internet pirates get a hold of it. The network is set to screen the finale at 5am on Monday 24 May, which means it will run simultaneously with the ABC broadcast in the US. They join Italy, Spain, Portugal, Israel, Turkey and Canada in simultaneously broadcasting.

Emmy approval for Lost

The upcoming super-sized finale of Lost has been granted a special entry into the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards should ABC want to submit the show for awards consideration. Whereas previously only shows that ran for two hours were allowed to be up for consideration, the Awards has allowed the mammoth two-and-a-half hour finale special approval.

Spice Girl’s new show

Ex Spice Girl Melanie Brown has scored herself a new reality show that will focus on her life as she juggles her musical career and motherhood. “The Mel B Project” will run for 10 episodes and is described as non-scripted. It premieres in September.

Curb moving to NYC

Larry David is moving his Curb Your Enthusiasm series from LA to New York. Whereas location is not an issue for many shows, Curb fans are worried the move will affect the comedy series in that Larry’s neurotic oddball character, who stood out in laid-back California, may appear normal in New York.

MasterChef debacle

Supermarket giant Coles has been left red-faced across the ditch after the latest episode of MasterChef Australia where two contestants had to rethink their dishes due to the pastry they bought from the supermarket was discovered to be past its use-by date. Worse still is the fact Coles is a major sponsor of the hit series.

Christine creator slams axing

The creator of axed sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine has slammed the show’s cancellation, saying the CBS decision was sexist. “As far as what happened at CBS, we’ve suffered from a serious lack of support from them since the beginning,” Kari Lizer said. “I hate to say it, but I’m afraid they don’t care much for the female-of-a-certain-age point of view over there.”