The rich will be getting even more ruthless as UMC has renewed the Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla Winters, "The Young and the Restless") created "The Rich and the Ruthless" for a second season.
Tequan Richmond (TJ Ashford, "General Hospital") has been keeping himself busy this summer filming the all-new AwesomenessTV original series, "All Night," which finds a group of recent graduates taking part in a lock-in graduation party where they spend an entire night doing whatever it takes to make what's left of their time in high school come true. The 10-episode half-hour comedy series was recently picked up by Hulu and is set to premiere in 2018. Richmond is set to play the role of Christian.
ABC's "The Great American Eclipse" brought in the most viewers of any network, cable or broadcast, during the network's coverage of the first total solar eclipse in 38 years on Monday, August 21. The program, which aired from 1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT, was hosted by "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and brought in 7.9 million viewers with about 2.1 million in the Adults 25-54 demo, nearly tripling the average of what all-new episodes of "The Chew" and "General Hospital" would have attracted in the time period.
With a hard "R" rating, "As The World Turns" alum Billy Magnussen (ex-Casey Hughes) shows his wild side as Nicky Sloane in the raunchy film "Ingrid Goes West," set for wide release on Friday, August 25.
Netflix has given a green light to a second season of "Friends From College," starring "As The World Turns" alum Annie Parisse. As was the case with the first season, the streaming service has ordered eight episodes of the half-hour comedy.
Sharp had a scheduling conflict that would have prevented him from taking part as filming commenced, forcing the show to recast, Soap Opera Network has learned.
Following in the footsteps of daytime alums Lauren B. Martin (ex-Camille Bennett, "As The World Turns"), Monti Sharp (ex-Lewis McCloud, "ATWT"; ex-David Grant, "Guiding Light") and Kim Brockington (Felicia Boudreau, "GL"), "Pride: The Series" creator and actor Dorell Anthony ("All My Children," "General Hospital") has joined the cast of "Asunder," producers of the upcoming digital series announced recently.
The creative home of "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," among others, is leaving its longtime home at ABC Studios for a rich overall multi-year deal at Netflix, the streaming giant behind the likes of "The Crown," "Master of None" and "House of Cards."
New episodes of The CW's "The Flash" don't premiere until October, but we already have some idea of what's about to happen: "The Young and the Restless" alum Hartley Sawyer (ex-Kyle Abbott) has joined the cast for the upcoming fourth season of the series in the recurring role of Ralph Dibny (aka Elongated Man).
Five years since departing CBS' "The Young and the Restless," actor Peter Porte (ex-Ricky Williams) has made a name for himself with appearances in such shows as "NCIS," "Living with Models" and more recently starring as Brad on "Baby Daddy." On Saturday, August 5, the actor will star opposite Amanda Righetti ("Colony," "The Mentalist") in the Hallmark Channel original movie, "Love at the Shore."
After six seasons as a co-host on CBS' "The Talk," actress and comedian Aisha Tyler said goodbye to her co-hosts, friends and colleagues on the Friday, August 4 edition of the talk show, which also marked the final original for the 2016-17 television season.
"Timeless" star Abigail Spencer (ex-Becca Tyree, "All My Children") is heading to Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital now that she's taken over the role of Megan Hunt on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."