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Posted Wednesday 5/09/18 at 5:28PM EDT
Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has two scripted TV projects in the works, including an animated superhero series
"In my free time, one of the things I like to do is to watch good television," the Real Madrid star said of his two upcoming TV shows. One series, for Facebook Watch, will revolve around a high school girls soccer team in upstate New York. The other, Striker Force 7, will follow a group of superheroes, including a cartoon version of Ronaldo himself.
Posted Thursday 5/03/18 at 6:07PM EDT
Catherine Zeta-Jones signs on for Queen America pageant series on Facebook Watch
The Feud alum will play the most renowned and ruthless pageant coach in Oklahoma on the dark comedy that has been picked up for 10 episodes.
Posted Friday 4/27/18 at 9:17PM EDT
Facebook Watch's Help Us Get Married! will give viewers final say on the weddings of newly engaged couples
Tamera Mowry-Housley will host the interactive docuseries, premiering on May 3.
Posted Friday 3/09/18 at 11:05PM EST
Facebook Watch's The Tattoo Shop will let viewers pick what tattoo a client should get
The tattoo artists reality show unveiled its trailer and also announced that, every Friday night, it will host "Mystery Tattoo," in which “one client who is either willing or crazy enough, agrees to get a tattoo, chosen by the Facebook viewers.” ALSO: The Tattoo Shop features the casts of Miami Ink and NY Ink.
Posted Thursday 3/08/18 at 7:46PM EST
Netflix's Sabrina series enlists Perfect Strangers alum Bronson Pinchot
The "Balki" actor will recur as the "villainous, puritanical principal" of Baxter High on the untitled series based on the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comic book. Pinchot shares something in common with the previous incarnation of Sabrina. Both Perfect Strangers and Sabrina the Teenage Witch were ABC "TGIF" fixtures.
- Jane Leeves to play the ex-wife of Don Johnson's dad character on Erin Foster's Fox comedy pilot
- Law & Order: SVU alum Raul Esparza boards NBC drama pilot Suspicion
- Workaholics alum Blake Anderson to co-star on NBC's Like Family
- Shea Whigham among a trio of new L.A. Confidential cast members
- Scott Cohen to star on ABC's The Fix legal pilot
- Justified's Joelle Carter cast on ABC's Salvage
- Girls alum Alex Karpovsky to co-star on Julia Roberts' Amazon series Homecoming
- Janet McTeer will play Elisabeth Olsen's mom on Facebook Watch's Sorry for Your Loss
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Posted Friday 3/02/18 at 2:13PM EST
Facebook Watch orders You Kiddin' Me, Kim Kardashian's kid prank series
You Kiddin' Me is “inspired by Kardashian West’s own fun family antics,” which puts the kids in charge of telling the adults what to do.
Posted Thursday 3/01/18 at 6:42PM EST
Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Kelly Marie Tran to play Elizabeth Olsen's younger sister on a Facebook Watch dark comedy
Tran will co-star on the 10-episode Sorry for Your Loss with Olsen, who plays a young widow who's dealing with the grief of losing her husband.
Posted Monday 2/12/18 at 6:58AM EST
Tom Brady's Facebook docuseries Tom vs. Time is on "pause" because he lost the Super Bowl
"The truth is we had a plan," director Gotham Chopra wrote on Facebook of the sixth and final episode, "but unconsciously, it was tied to the Pats winning the Super Bowl and, when that didn’t happen (congrats, Eagles!), I felt like we needed to pause and recalibrate."
Posted Friday 2/09/18 at 3:08PM EST
Elizabeth Olsen to star in a half-hour dramedy on Facebook
The untitled 10-episode female-driven comedy has Olsen playing a widow, though no other details have been divulged. As Deadline notes, this series is “among the first high-end series ordered by Facebook as the social media juggernaut is making a push in premium original content.” Olsen will also serve as an executive producer.
Posted Thursday 2/01/18 at 6:10PM EST
Tom Brady kissing his 11-year-old son on his Facebook docuseries becomes a Super Bowl week story
Brady’s Tom vs. Time docuseries is making headlines again. Earlier this week, a Boston radio host was suspended for calling Brady’s 5-year-old daughter an “annoying little pissant” in reaction to her appearance on the Facebook Watch series. Now, Brady is making headlines for kissing his son on the mouth for an “uncomfortably” long time.
Posted Wednesday 1/31/18 at 11:59PM EST
Facebook Watch renews Make Up Or Break Up
The live relationship show will kick off its second season on Feb. 15.
Posted Monday 1/29/18 at 2:45PM EST
NFL star Von Miller to host a live Facebook Watch comedy-variety show from his mansion
The Denver Broncos Super Bowl MVP from two years ago will host Von Miller’s Studio 58, which will feature comedy bits and celebrity guests from his mansion in the Mile-High City
Posted Thursday 1/25/18 at 9:04PM EST
Why is Facebook Watch such an ungainly mess?
Slate's Inkoo Kang says Facebook’s streaming TV service tries too hard to promote commenting in real time, resulting in a cluttered, overlapping interface.
Posted Thursday 1/18/18 at 2:19PM EST
Jada Pinkett Smith to star in a Facebook talk show with her mom and daughter Willow
Red Table Talks will feature Smith, her mom Adrienne Banfield-Norris and 17-year-old daughter Willow and in “an inter-generational family talk show format."
Posted Tuesday 1/16/18 at 6:10PM EST
Facebook Watch orders a Bear Grylls docuseries, plus action series Fly Guys
Bear Grylls: Face the Wild will push 10 of Grylls’ biggest fans out of their comfort zones in the wild, while Fly Guys will feature some of Europe’s top acrobats and stunt performers. Both shows premiere Feb. 2. ALSO: Facebook Watch orders half-hour drama Sacred Lies, based on the classic Grimm Brothers tale The Handless Maiden.