Fox has ordered comedy-horror anthology series from — who else? —Ryan Murphy.
Scream Queens, described as a "gender-bending, comedy-horror" show, tells the story of a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders. The first season will include 15 one-hour episodes and each subsequent season will feature a new setting and story line.
"I knew I wanted to work with Brad [Falchuk] and Ian [Brennan] again on something comedic, and we are having a blast writing Scream Queens," Murphy said in a statement. "We hope to create a whole new genre — comedy-horror — and the idea is for every season to revolve around two female leads. We've already begun a nationwide search for those women, as well as 10 other supporting roles, and we're very grateful to Dana [Walden] and Gary [Newman] for their enthusiastic support."
The American Music Awards producers say a duet between Sinead O'Connor and Pope Francis was never going to happen.
In a lengthy post on her official website, O'Connor said that she was approached to perform at the American Music Awards — but that her invitation was rescinded after Dick Clark Productions couldn't get the Pope to agree to come on stage with her. According to TMZ, the producers say the singer's claims are completely made up.
Bethenny Frankel is officially returning to The Real Housewives of New York City, Bravo has announced.
"I'm genuinely excited, with a side of slightly nervous, for my return to The Real Housewives of New York City," Frankel. said in a statement. "Bravo has always been the place on television where I have the freedom to be unfiltered, honest and inappropriate, with an audience who has been with me from the beginning. I can't wait to see what this next chapter brings for all of us. Watch what happens!"
Peyton Manning has set a new NFL record for career touchdown passes.
On Sunday night, the Denver Broncos' quarterback threw his 509th career touchdown pass, breaking Brett Favre's previous record. Denver went on to beat the San Francisco 49ers 42-17, with Manning throwing four touchdowns to set the record at 510. (He only needed three TDs to break the record.)
Covert Affairs is on the road again.
The USA drama returns to Istanbul for the Season 5 midseason premiere as Annie (Piper Perabo) follows a lead on Belenko (Shawn Doyle). And she's even got reinforcements in ...
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Question: My curiosity is piqued: What's your take on Showtime's plans to revive Twin Peaks in 2016 with David Lynch at the helm, along with Mark Frost? Looking back at the cultural impact it had, despite its ultimate ratings failure, it seems odd that it took 25 years for this to happen. Are you excited? Skeptical? What does your log have to say about this? — John Patrick
Ready to feel inadequate in the kitchen?
On Tuesday, Nov. 4, MasterChef Junior returns for its second season to show that children ages 8 to 13 can cook better than you or I can. But we won't begrudge them that because they look so darn cute in their miniature aprons and toques.
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Kate Middleton and Prince William might have an extra special fourth wedding anniversary. The royal couple's second child is due in April, the Royal Palace said in a statement.
Last month, it was announced that Middleton, 32, was pregnant and had been experiencing bad morning sickness. She's currently still suffering from Hyperemisis Gravidarum, but the Palace says "her condition is steadily improving."
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[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's The Walking Dead and the comic books that inspired it. Read at your own risk.]
"At the end of the day, no matter how much we may detest this ugly business...a man's gotta eat."
The Walking Dead's Season 5 premiere finally confirmed that the people of Terminus are indeed cannibals. But Sunday's episode revealed Gareth & Co. to be something else....