Posted Friday 3/15/19 at 6:07PM EDT
Fox and Nat Geo clear Neil DeGrasse Tyson to return to TV after sexual misconduct investigation
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The famed astrophysicist's two shows, Fox and Nat Geo's Cosmos: Possible Worlds and Nat Geo's StarTalk, are returning to television after sexual misconduct accusations from three women led the two networks to launch an investigation. "The investigation is complete, and we are moving forward with both StarTalk and Cosmos," Fox and Nat Geo said in a statement. "StarTalk will return to the air with the remaining 13 episodes in April on National Geographic, and both Fox and National Geographic are committed to finding an air date for Cosmos. There will be no further comment." Before being pulled, Cosmos: Possible Worlds was scheduled to premiere on March 3.
Starz renews American Gods for Season 3 with a new showrunner
After a troubled Season 2, Starz has renewed the Neil Gaiman series and tapped Charles “Chic” Eglee to lead Season 3. “Chic is the best partner-in-crime," says Gaiman in a statement. "We’ve been working for weeks now on the shape of the season and I’m delighted that he gets to carry the American Gods torch on to glory." Eglee, a former executive producer on Dexter, The Walking Dead and The Shield, is best known for co-creating the Jessica Alba cyberpunk Fox series Dark Angel with James Cameron.
Hallmark Channel wants to assure When Calls the Heart fans that the show isn't canceled following Lori Loughlin's firing
Source: Us Weekly
“#Hearties, we assure you that Hallmark Channel has no plans to cancel When Calls the Heart,” the network wrote in an an Instagram post. “Hope Valley has many more stories left to share and we will let you know the details soon.” Hallmark cut all ties with Loughlin after she was indicted in a college bribery scam. ALSO: Garage Sale Mysteries star Sarah Strange is "bereft" following cancelation of the Loughlin movie series.
James Gandolfini's son visited The Sopranos series finale booth
Michael Gandolfini, who will play a young Tony Soprano in the David Chase Sopranos prequel movie Newark, visited Holsten's Ice Cream Parlor in New Jersey on Thursday. Holsten's posted an image of the young actor sitting in the booth from The Sopranos' cut-to-black series finale scene.
Brian Austin Green defends not posting a Luke Perry tribute
The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star posted an Instagram video Thursday announcing he would be taping his podcast at the West Beverly High filming location. That prompted a commenter to question why Green had yet to react publicly to his co-star's death. “The passing of Luke is terrible," Green responded. "As was said by many, everyone grieves in different ways. If it’s too soon for you to attend what is meant to be a fun night for the fans then you don’t have to. Everyone should respect everyone’s process.” ALSO: Perry was cremated and his ashes were spread on his Tennessee farm.
Hunter Parrish boards Jane the Novela
The Weeds alum will play the male lead on The CW's Jane the Virgin spinoff pilot. His character, the most eligible bachelor in Napa and the heir to his family's winery, is the son of Marcia Cross' character.
Four Weddings and a Funeral Red Nose Day special adds Alicia Vikander and Lily James
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
They'll be part of the One Red Nose Day and a Wedding special featuring a 25th anniversary reunion of Andie MacDowell, Hugh Grant and Kristin Scott Thomas. Red Nose Day special airs on May 23 on NBC.
- Fox and Nat Geo clear Neil DeGrasse Tyson to return to TV after sexual misconduct investigation