19 items from 2017
The production houses announced an exclusive pod deal on Wednesday, a few months after they teamed up for a new version of Queer Eye at Netflix. Scout's David Collins and Michael Williams will work to create new series, across genres, under the ITV America banner.
“David and Michael have carved a successful and memorable place in television history by delivering something truly groundbreaking to viewers around the globe," said ITV America CEO Adam Sher and ITV America president David George in a joint statement. »
- Michael O'Connell
ITV America has signed Scout Productions, the company behind Queer Eye For the Straight Guy, to an exclusive pod deal. Under the pact, Scout Productions founders David Collins and Michael Williams will create and produce new reality, lifestyle, docuseries, competition shows and other content for broadcast, cable and streaming platforms under the ITV America banner. Collins and Williams, along with Scout Production's Chief Creative Officer Rob Eric, are currently… »
Ah, spring is here. The season of flowers, midday showers, outdoor drinking, and al fresco dining. So before the heat sends us all running for shade, check out this week’s Atlanta events for our Southern acting community Update your headshot.Hollywood-style headshots are available all day May 10 at Atlantic Station thanks to The Headshot Truck, a professional quality headshot studio on the go. Session packages are available but pre-registration is required. And don't forget to brush up on your Backstage tips for a better headshot! (Prices vary) Get stylish with Carson Kressley.The Emmy-winning “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” alum will visit the Scad Atlanta campus Wednesday, May 10 to talk about his new book, “Does This Book Make My Butt Look Big? A Cheeky Guide to Feeling Sexier in Your Own Skin and Unleashing Your Personal Style.” The event is free and open to the public but a ticket is required in advance. »
Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett is setting her eyes on Las Vegas. The reality star stopped by E! News today to share one major announcement. As it turns out, the former Girls Next Door star is ready to star in one sexy production. "I am going to play a lead role in a play called Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man and it will be in Las Vegas. I am going to Vegas!" Kendra confirmed to E! News' Catt Sadler exclusively. "Being a lead role in a play in Vegas? Like, come on! How much bigger can it get?" The hit New York City production is headed to Paris Las Vegas where Kendra will join Queer Eye for the Straight Guy alum Jai Rodriguez. Based on the novel of the same name, the show »
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The announcement was made Tuesday at TLC’s upfront presentation by network president Nancy Daniels, per Fox News. “This is a big one,” she began. “I am excited to announced that TLC’s most successful and most iconic series … is coming back.”
For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, Trading Spaces was a reality show in which two pairs of »
This week on Long Island Medium, Theresa has some health worries, Carson Kressley gets and reading and a murder victim is contacted. Clairvoyant Theresa has some worrying medical news when a mammogram and sonogram some results that could be a concern. Her grandmother had breast cancer and doctors have previously found cysts in her breast tissue, so she’s always nervous at these checkups. Also on this episode, fashion guru and Queer Eye star Carson Kressley gets a reading and Theresa performs some automatic writing. Automatic writing is a psychic ability some people claim to have whereby they can produce writing without actually thinking about...read more »
- James Wray
Veteran TV producer David George has been promoted to president of ITV America, Variety has learned.
George had previously been CEO of Leftfield Entertainment since ITV acquired the Leftfield group, which includes Leftfield Pictures, Sirens Media, Loud TV, and Outpost Entertainment. He will continue to report to ITV America CEO Brent Montgomery. In his new role, George will have oversight of creative development and production across the company’s production labels, pods and producer deals.
“To say that David George has been a key player in the evolution and growth of Leftfield — and now ITV America — is an understatement,” said Montgomery. “He has helped move the company to its next iteration of content across nearly every genre, working especially creatively on innovative projects and deals with Amazon and Netflix, including our recently announced reimagining of the iconic ‘Queer Eye’ to be produced by ITV Entertainment and our partners at Scout. Most »
- Oriana Schwindt
The official, full-length trailer for Marvel’s Iron Fist has arrived — and it’s a knockout.
Finn Jones’ Danny Rand is billed in the video as the “final Defender,” alluding to the fact that Iron Fist, Netflix’s fourth collaboration with Marvel, is its last before the highly anticipated The Defenders, which will bring together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and the aforementioned Iron Fist.
In the series, Danny returns to New York City after being missing for years to reconnect with his past and his family legacy. He fights »
Netflix officially kicked off Stranger Things‘ Season 2 marketing blitz Sunday.
During the second half of Super Bowl Li, the streamer unveiled the first trailer for the sci-fi phenom’s anticipated second season, and the 40-second promo is available for your (repeat) viewing pleasure above. The spot — which is bookended by ’80s homages (a commercial for Eleven’s beloved Eggos, a seriously creepy Close Encounters-ish doorway reveal) — also breaks a major piece of news: The new season won’t premiere until (ugh) Halloween 2017.
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Much of Season 2 has been shrouded in secrecy, »
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is back. TVInsider reports Netflix is rebooting the Bravo makeover series.The original show debuted in 2003 and featured five gay experts — Carson Kressley, Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia and Jai Rodriguez — helping a straight man makeover his life, focusing on wardrobe, food, lifestyle, interior decoration, and hair. The series ran for five seasons before ending in 2007.Read More… »
Netflix announced on Tuesday it had ordered a new series of Queer Eye, which originally aired in 2003 for five seasons. The show followed a group of five gay men, who called themselves the “Fab Five,” and who had superior tastes in the areas of fashion, style, personal grooming, interior design, and pop culture. In each episode, […]
The post ‘Queer Eye’ Will Return For New Season On Netflix, With New ‘Make-Betters’ appeared first on uInterview. »
- Kate Chia
[[tmz:video id="0_aheoptu1"]] The original leader of the 'Queer Eye' fab 5 says the new show won't ever have that same old twinkle ... but does know a guy who can help it come close. We talked to Carson Kressley -- the former star of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" -- who gave us the straight dope on how he got word about Netflix rebooting the series. His reaction's not all that surprising, as we've reported, but »
- TMZ Staff
Pretty Little Liars may be on its way out, but for those seeking more melodrama about a teenager sending posthumous messages to her classmates, Netflix has you covered.
RelatedQueer Eye for the Straight Guy Getting Netflix Reboot — and Setting Gay Rights Back a Decade?
Based on Jay Asher’s 2007 novel, 13 Reasons Why tells the story of a teenager (played by newcomer Katherine Langford) who commits suicide, leaving behind 13 cassette tapes for those she blames for her depression. And thanks to executive producer Selena Gomez, we now have our first look at the series, arriving March 31.
The teaser introduces a »
Netflix is set to reboot Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, an Emmy Award-winning makeover series that originally aired on Bravo in 2003, and which served as a groundbreaking moment for the Lgbt community on television.
The show will not feature any of Queer Eye’s five original cast members -- known as the 'Fab Five' -- and has been reimagined for today’s unique political climate -- “a time when America stands divided and the future seems uncertain,” producers told Entertainment Weekly in a statement. “With a new Fab Five and the show’s toughest missions to date, Queer Eye moves from the Big Apple to turn the Red States pink -- one makeover at a time.”
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- Geoff Weiss
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is coming back!
The formerly-Bravo reality series has found new life on Netflix, receiving an eight episode first season to debut globally on the streaming content provider, Et has learned.
The show, which centers around gay men lending their taste to straight men in need, will feature a different cast than the original "Fab Five," and while the original took place in New York City, the reboot promises to move "from the Big Apple to turn the red states pink... one makeover at a time."
Watch: 13 Lgbt Reality Series That Changed Queer Life
The Emmy-winning original show ran from 2003-07, changing it's name after three seasons, simply, to Queer Eye, although it appears the full title is back for the new Netflix show.
Production on the reboot is set to begin this Spring.
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Netflix has ordered eight new episodes of seminal ’00s hit “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.” The new season will begin production in the spring, bringing on a new Fab Five to replace original stars Carson Kressley, Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, and Jai Rodriguez.
Per Netflix, the revival will move far beyond the confines of New York City to “turn red states pink…one makeover at a time,” and promises some tough missions for the not-yet-cast new Fab Five. Scout Productions’ David Collins, creator and executive producer of “Queer Eye,” along with executive producing partners Michael Williams and Rob Eric, are once again at the helm, in association with ITV Entertainment. David Eilenberg will executive produce for ITV Entertainment.
“Queer Eye” was an instant hit when it premiered in 2003 on Bravo, running for five seasons and spawning international versions in countries like Australia, Chile, and Sweden, and snagging itself an Emmy for outstanding reality series »
- Oriana Schwindt
Netflix has been touting a huge ramp-up of reality series in 2017. One of the first shows announced as part of that is a new version of Bravo’s 2003 makeover series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Netflix said Tuesday that it has ordered eight episodes of the reboot, to begin production in the spring. Back are Queer Eye co-creators David Collins and Michael Williams of Scout Productions, who will executive produce with the company’s Rob Eric. There is no casting… »
Netflix is reviving another small-screen relic — and, we fear, all the problematic stereotypes that come along with it.
The hit makeover show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy — in which five gay men worked together to enlighten heterosexual slobs in the ways of fashion, food, etc. from 2003 to 2007 — is being rebooted by Netflix. But even though a decade has passed since the Bravo series wrapped its 100-episode run, its general conceit — that all gay men are expected to be fun, fit and fashionable — remains remarkably unevolved. »
The Crown is adding a familiar face to make Queen Elizabeth’s family dynamics even more complicated.
Matthew Goode (The Good Wife, Downton Abbey) has joined the Season 2 cast of Netflix’s Golden Globe-winning period drama, according to the UK’s Radio Times. And he’s playing a big role: Lord Snowdon (aka Antony Armstrong-Jones), the society photographer who was married to Elizabeth’s sister Princess Margaret from 1960 to 1978. Season 1 saw Elizabeth and Margaret bicker over the princess’ ill-fated romance with divorced airman Peter Townsend; we’ll see if Liz takes to Lord Snowdon any better. (No spoilers, please!)
19 items from 2017
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