18 Things We Learned at TCA 2018: Logan Paul’s Future, Joanna Gaines Dissed, and One Dead Cat

With all due respect to PBS’ second day of presentations in the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California, the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour has (mercifully) come to a close. TheWrap sat through about 1,000 panels from what feels like 100 platforms over a legitimate 13 days (and attended probably a dozen parties, where we … Read more

New Snapchat Scripted Original Content ‘Imminent,’ Content VP Says

Snapchat’s second attempt at scripted original content is coming sooner rather than later, Snap Inc. VP of Content Nick Bell said during a panel at the Television Critics Association conference on Monday. “It’s imminent… our preference is to get it right,” said Bell, before pointing to a recently-announced partnership with the Duplass brothers to bring … Read more

‘The Oath’ Stars, Creator Talk ‘Survivor’s Guilt’ of Leaving Puerto Rico During Hurricane Maria

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images The new Sony Crackle drama “The Oath” was on location filming in Puerto Rico around the time the region was devastated by hurricanes late last year, an ordeal the cast and creator said bonded them as a group, and with their primarily Puerto Rican crew and host country. “I think that … Read more

‘The Oath’ Trailer: Confusing Game of Cops and Robbers Begins in Crackle’s 50 Cent Drama (Video)

We hope 50 Cent knew he was getting himself mixed up in some serious gang warfare when he signed on to executive produce Crackle’s new scripted original drama series “The Oath.” Well, police gang warfare. In the first trailer for “The Oath,” we get a peek inside the world of cops who have sworn to protect and … Read more

Mira Sorvino Joins Season 3 of Crackle’s ‘StartUp’

Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images Sony Crackle nabbed Academy Award-winner Mira Sorvino for Season 3 of its drama “StartUp,” the ad-supported streaming network announced at the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday. Sorvino joins the show’s cast for the 10-episode installment, which is currently shooting in Puerto Rico. The Oscar-winner will be playing Rebecca … Read more

Logan Paul Still Has ‘Opportunity to Prove’ Himself to YouTube

Getty Images Though all of Logan Paul’s projects are “indefinitely” on hold with YouTube, chief business officer Robert Kyncl says they don’t know with full certainty whether they will work with their former star again. “We don’t know,” the Kyncl said during YouTube’s panel at the Television Critics Association press tour on Saturday. “I couldn’t … Read more

Ryan Seacrest Tells Us About His Coffee Routine, Chronic Fatigue

Ryan Seacrest, ‘American Idol’ Ryan Seacrest is the busiest man in Hollywood, and also probably in New York City. TheWrap asked the “American Idol,” “Live” “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” and radio host how he balances it all. Specifically what his coffee and airplane habits are, and just why he hates leisure time so much. “I’m … Read more

Jimmy Kimmel: If Oscars Screw-Up Happens Again ‘Everyone That Works at ABC Should Be Fired’

Getty Images Last year’s Academy Awards screw-up seen around the world wasn’t Jimmy Kimmel’s fault. Still, he feels responsible. The awards ceremony made history when the wrong film was named Best Picture, but Kimmel is game to host the show again — even if another epic flaw takes place on live TV. “If it happens … Read more

Jimmy Kimmel Thanks Seth Meyers for Being Awards Show Host ‘Litmus Test’ Ahead of Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel is set to return as the host of the 2018 Academy Awards, but the late-night host says he’s not sure how he’ll handle the sexual misconduct issue in March. At least Kimmel can take a few of his cues from Golden Globes host Seth Meyers, who joked about the issue on Sunday night … Read more

The CW Sets Midseason Premiere Dates, Banishes ‘Dynasty’ to Friday

Guy D’Alema/The CW The CW has set midseason premiere dates for its new and returning series, including “Black Lightning,” “iZombie,” “Life Sentence” and “The Originals.” The newest show in The CW’s ever-growing lineup of DC Comics adaptations, “Black Lightning” will bow on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 9 p.m. following the return of “The Flash.” The … Read more