‘Futurama’ Coming to Syfy in November

Futurama has landed at Syfy. In an off-network deal, Syfy has acquired the rights to all 140 episodes of Matt Groening’s (other) cult classic animated series. Futurama originally hit the small screen on FOX (also the home of Groening’s other masterpiece, The Simpsons) but was sadly canceled after the first four seasons in 2003 after winning…

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HBO and Academy Award-winner Mahershala Ali are in early talks of him taking on a starring role in the third installment of True Detective. [Deadline]   NBC cancels The Carmichael Show amid star Jerrod Carmichael announcing exit. [Variety]   FOX developing a new singing competitions after ABC confirms reboot of American Idol to compete against…

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A&E set an August 2 premiere date for Rob Lowe’s new unscripted series The Lowe Files. [TV Line] Alec Baldwin confirms he will return to Saturday Night Live as President Trump this fall. [Variety] AMC renews Better Call Saul for a fourth season. [Deadline] Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes and Cole Hauser are joining…

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