In today's television news round, Anika Noni Rose will star in TNT's drama "Beast Mode," and FXX announced the first date for the final season of "You are the Worst."
ION television starts the tenth holiday movie season 25. November with the premiere of "Arrow of the Christmas cupid"Followed by more screenings every weekend until Christmas day. The cast, which includes the world premieres of A Wedding for Christmas, Rent-an-Elf, Snow White Christmas, Country Christmas Album and A Christmas in Royal Fashion, will also feature over 25 repeat favorites to repeat the record-breaking ratings of the past year – the attendance figures for the year 2017 averaged more than 887,000. ION was rated as the second most watched network for the broadcasting of holiday films.
The fifth and final season of "You are the worst"It's set to premiere January 9 at By 10 o'clock. ET / PT on FXX, Chris Geere (Jimmy Shive-Overly) returns with Co-Star Aya Cash (Gretchen Cutler), while the couple develops his relationship after a long breakup. Joining the duo are actors Desmin Borges who plays Jimmy, the once homeless war veteran, and Kether Donohue who plays Gretchen's best friend Watch the trailer of the 5th season.
MTV has arranged a re-staging of the late 90's show "undressed"The careers of several well-known players, including Christina Hendricks, Jason Ritter, Max Greenfield, Brandon Routh and Chad Michael Murray, During her run from 1999 to 2002, the show was also praised for her portrayal of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, as well as for the portrayal of same-sex relationships. Roland Joffé, who created and produced the original show, will also produce the new screenwriting series currently under development.
Jennifer Pappalardo joined Showtime Networks as senior vice president of photography. In her new role she will oversee the creative direction, production and distribution of the network's photography as well as the original program, the red carpet and corporate events. Previously, Pappalardo was Vice President of Television at Film Solutions and Director of Photography and New Media for the Walt Disney Company.
E! news is inviting Rhiannon Macdonald as the new vice president for global content. Prior to that, Macdonald worked as Editor-in-Chief for Daily Mail Online and Metro.co.uk and as Editorial Manager for the Evening Standard in London. In her new position, Macdonald will be the content strategy for all E! News platforms.
Holly Tang was promoted to CFO of Bravo, oxygen, Universal Kids and the head of production for Lifestyle Networks, After the promotion, Tang will oversee all aspects of production operations and management for the four networks of lifestyle. These include managing budgets and services and working with external content providers, broadcasters and production companies. Tang joined Bravo eight years ago after working at VH1, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon Digital.
Anika Noni Rose is on co-executive producer and star in the pilot episode for "Beast mode" TNTNew drama, inspired by the life of the legendary boxing coach Ann Wolfe, In the show, Rose Marsha will play Blackstone, a trainer who has to put up with her professional and personal life after the boxer she has trained for a world champion title fires. Rose has also worked on a variety of theatrical and film projects, including Assassination Nation, Everything All, A Raisin in the Sun, and Princess and the Frog as the voice of Princess Tiana.