Wander Over Yonder
Space is the new frontier for the Disney Channel, which will sneak preview the new intergalactic animated series Wander Over Yonder right after the premiere of Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel on Aug. 16.
Wander Over Yonder, created by Craig McCracken (The Powerpuff Girls) centers on space traveler and do-gooder Wander ...
Netflix heads into the Emmy race with 14 nominations, better than all but a handful of networks. Credit the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences' 2008 rule change that allowed full-length broadband and digital shows to be nominated in the same categories as broadcast and TV programs...
The only thing creepier than James Spader in NBC's new drama The Blacklist might be his hologram-esque likeness. As part of the Peacock network's presence at Comic-Con, crowds will be able to interact with a "virtual Red Reddington," Spader's mysterious Blacklist character.
Kevin Ryan and Tom Weston-Jones
The second season of BBC America's Copper (Sundays, 10/9c) is set in 1865 New York. With the Civil War drawing to a close, Irish immigrant police detective Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones) must deal with upheaval in the gritty Five Points slum as well as overall changes in the city. Copper executive producer and showrunner Thomas Kelly has chronicled New York history for years — his 2005 novel, Empire Rising, centered on the construction of the Empire State Building, and his TV credits include the New York-set Blue Bloods and The Black Donnellys. Kelly explains why Copper shines.
Despicable Me 2
FX has continued its summer movie spending spree, landing the commercial TV rights to the Independence Day weekend box office champ Despicable Me 2.
As NBC executives pray for a ratings win, producer Mark Burnett may have just passed them a Hail Mary.
Burnett and his wife, producer-actress Roma Downey, will produce for the network A.D.: Beyond the Bible, a sequel to their hugely popular miniseries The Bible — and Burnett doesn't see it as a one-off. "There's no reason this shouldn't run 10 years," he tells TV Guide Magazine.
It won't come cheap. NBC made an aggressive bid for the sequel, knocking other contenders (including History, which aired The Bible) out of the running. But a History spokesperson says the channel passed on A.D., adding, "We're about what's next."
In the new mystery series Twisted, teen Danny (Avan Jogia) returns home after five years in juvie. The outcast tries to reunite with his best friends (Maddie Hasson and Kylie Bunbury) and smooth things over with his mom (Denise Richards). But when a classmate is found dead, Danny becomes the prime suspect. Creator and executive producer Adam Milch explains why we should get looped in to Twisted...
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel
Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb help Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thor and Iron Man save the world in the crossover TV special Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, set to debut Friday, Aug. 16 at 8/7c.
Disney Channel SVOD and WATCH Disney Channel users will be given a first look at the special beginning Monday, Aug. 12. Starting Saturday, Aug. 17, the special will be available for download on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video Store and Microsoft Xbox.
David Cross and Jason Bateman
Arrested Development fans have had the catchy pop confection "Getaway" stuck in their heads for a month, ever since Netflix released the show's Season 4 episodes. But there has been no official way to download the track — until now.
Arrested composer David Schwartz tells TV Guide Magazine that he's now working on a full-length version of "Getaway," part of a long-awaited Arrested Development soundtrack. Schwartz is currently putting together the soundtrack, which is expected to include both songs and score from all four seasons of the cult favorite comedy.