For the hospital kids of Red Band Society, death may be around the corner, but life is just beginning.
Set in the children's ward of a Los Angeles hospital, Red Band Society (premieres Wednesday, 9/8c, Fox) is about an unlikely group of friends who've come together — some begrudgingly — to face their life-threatening sicknesses. Zoe Levin, Charlie Rowe, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Ciara Bravo and Nolan Sotillo make up the Breakfast Club-like gang, while Griffin Gluck stars as a coma patient from whose perspective and narrative the story is told.
Red Band Society focuses on a group of sick kids at a children's hospital, but viewers won't have to face the grim prospect of watching them die.
"Eighty-five percent of all kids who go to the hospital recover," writer-executive producer Margaret Nagle said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Sunday...read more
A&E's Duck Dynasty has made headlines for its record ratings, but now the family's patriarch is under fire for anti-gay comments he made in GQ.
Percentage of LGBT characters on TV has dropped, GLAAD report says
In the upcoming issue, on stands December 24, Phil Robertson opens up about faith, politics and homosexuality. In one of his more explicit comments, Robertson tells the magazine, "It seems like, to me, a vagina—as a man—would be more desirable than a man's anus. That's just me. I'm just thinking: There's more there! She's got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I'm saying? But hey, sin: It's not logical, my man. It's just not logical."read more