History's record-breaking Hatfields & McCoys made headlines last week, but gone mostly unnoticed in the shuffle was news of something even more ground-breaking for the entire TV industry: For the week ending June 3, History ranked as the No. 1 network among total viewers.
For Kevin Costner, the beard was probably the toughest part. "It went on one hair at a time, singly laid in," he says of the old-man whiskers he wears for Hatfields & McCoys, an epic three-night miniseries beginning tonight on History. Costner plays Devil Anse Hatfield, patriarch and neighbor-from-hell to Randall McCoy (an equally fuzzy-faced Bill Paxton). "My chin would...
Lifetime is in the early stages of developing Clarice, a drama based on the Clarice Starling character that earned The Silence of the Lambs star Jodie Foster an Academy Award for best actress.
Clarice would follow...
When a young programming executive at the History channel first pitched the idea of following a group of Louisiana Cajuns who hunt alligators, "the poor guy got laughed out of the room," says the network's president, Nancy Dubuc. But instead of dropping the idea, he kept bringing it up — and kept getting laughed at.
"But by the fourth meeting, you had to pause," Dubuc says. "If somebody is as passionate as he was about something, what's the harm in letting them run with it?" That germ of an idea turned into Swamp People, an unlikely hit that ...
In addition to renewing Army Wives for a sixth season and setting a June 19 return for Drop Dead Diva, Lifetime has announced Monday it had ordered an all-stars edition of Project Runway and several new series.
Kathy Griffin, Lance Bass and Clay Aiken appearing on Drop Dead Diva
Project Runway All Stars, which has been picked up for eight episodes, will feature...