Several reports have sparked rumors pointing out to the purported return of Katherine Heigl's Dr. Izzie Stevens in the upcoming 12th season of the hit medical TV drama series "Grey's Anatomy." As it turns out, it won't happen.
Heigl recently clarified the ongoing rumors of her re-emergence in the series as well as giving her thoughts on the shocking death of the character of her former co-star Patrick Dempsey, Dr. Derek Shepherd.
When asked about the truth of the matter, the 36-year-old actress replied right off the bat, "There is not, I'm sorry." more >>
While the public still can't move on with the tragic ending of HBO's "Game of Thrones" Season 5, casting rumors seeped in online pointing out to a handful of new characters bound to appear in the show's upcoming Season 6.
Fan site Watchers on the Wall recently shared some information taken from their "reliable source" that casting for the new season is currently undergoing. The informant revealed that the showrunners are "specifically" on the lookout for either "Irish or Northern Irish" actors to fill the roles of these new characters.
As of the moment, the publication only has the details of the character names and their corresponding descriptions. To mention a few: more >>
With a growing number of reality-based programs being marketed to Christians on television to meet a strong demand for faith-based programming, some critics are now questioning whether these shows are doing more harm than good.
When Lifetime network decided to air the recently canceled controversial new show "Preach" which is centered around four prophetesses, many questioned the wisdom behind it.
"Cameras do NOT belong in the church filming the 'spiritual' things that society as a whole does not understand," wrote critic Tachina Carter in a change.org petition to cancel the show that attracted nearly 15,000 signatures prior to Lifetime axing it. "By airing this show it will cause more harm than good to the Christian community who (sic) already has a difficult time in sharing 'The Good News' of Jesus Christ to the masses." more >>
A primetime television series based on events recorded in the book of Acts experienced a major ratings low for its finale episode Sunday, continuing a series-long downward trend since April.
"A.D. The Bible Continues," a follow-up series to the hit program "The Bible," scored a 0.7 rating among the 18-49 demographic, which translates to approximately 3.56 million viewers.
This rating was well below the series premiere of ABC's "Battlebots," which ran in the same hour as "A.D." and scored a 1.9 rating with approximately 5.44 million viewers. more >>
Fans of the reality TV show series "Big Brother" on CBS have more reasons to be happy. They will be able to watch their favorite show via livestreaming online via the CBS app or through their Roku player. According to a report in Tech Times, these services will available to subscribers to CBS "All Access," which is the network's subscription-based streaming service that they started offering last 2014. Roku, on the other hand, is another streaming service.
"Big Brother" is on its record 17th season. It is a "fly on a wall show" which shows a group of, who are strangers put together to live inside a house for the summer. The house is rigged with cameras all around that show their movements, their conversations, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The houseguests are cut off from outside world and they are not allowed to communicate with family and friends in any way. News of any kind is also not allowed. Houseguests compete for a $500,000 prize, and they do this by going through a series of weekly tasks. Every week, a houseguest can be evicted from the house depending on how many votes each houseguest gets every week.
The show is based on a Dutch TV show that was created by John de Mol in 1997. "Big Brother" was first aired in the US in July 2000. Since then, it has been a hit show for CBS during the summer, with viewers in the millions. Season 1 had the highest number of viewers at 9.1 million. Last season, the viewership was pegged at 7.56 million. more >>
Actress and "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg issued a terse on air apology on the ABC show Tuesday to pastor John Hagee of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, for reporting a fabricated story that said he believed women who shout God's name during sex should be "thrown in jail."
Goldberg admitted that the story was fabricated and written by a satirical news source.
"We have to start by clearing something up. Yesterday we said that there was a pastor that said that women who yell 'oh God' during sex should be jailed. It turns out it was a fake story from a humor website so we apologize to the pastor. We're sorry," said Goldberg at the beginning of Tuesday's episode of "The View." more >>