Lionel Richie won a well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award at the
2014 BET Awards ceremony, hosted by Chris Rock, and gave an excellent performance of some of his greatest hits. There was only one snag: They spelled his name wrong.
As Richie took the stage to accept the trophy, the on-screen chyron spelled his last name with a “t” — “Ritchie” instead of “Richie.”
Hopefully they got… Continue reading Lionel Richie gets BET Award lifetime achievement (and they spell his name wrong)
Lifetime has ordered 10 episodes of a brand-new series called Un-Real. Produced by Marti Noxon (Mad Men, Fright Night) and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (Sequin Raze), Un-Real will give a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program.
Starring Shiri Appleby (Girls), Megyn Price (Rules of Engagement), and Freddie Stroma (Harry Potter, Pitch Perfect), the dark comedy marks the first scripted series that will be fully… Continue reading ‘Bachelor’ behind the scenes? Lifetime orders dark comedy series ‘Un-Real’
This is no practical joke: Lifetime is bringing Betty White’s Off Their Rockers back to life.
The cable network confirmed today that it has ordered a third season of the White-hosted show in which senior citizens play Candid Camera-esque pranks on younger people. (The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.) NBC canceled the series in early July after two seasons.
Lifetime, which has aired repeats of Off Their Rockers, will… Continue reading Lifetime rescues ‘Betty White’s Off Their Rockers’
Lifetime has ordered a second season of Devious Maids, the latest drama from Marc Cherry about a close-knit group of maids in Beverly Hills. The network ordered another 13 episodes of the drama that stars Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramírez, Roselyn Sánchez, Edy Ganem and Judy Reyes.
The series that first bowed June 23 has averaged nearly 23 million viewers this summer — Lifetime’s fasting-growing drama ever. It also stars Susan… Continue reading Lifetime renews ‘Devious Maids’
“Drop Dead Diva” survived its own brush with TV death earlier this year and now Lifetime has officially set the Season 5 premiere for Sunday, June 23 at 9 p.m.
That’s right before the launch of the network’s new series “Devious Maids” from “Desperate Housewives” executive producer Marc Cherry, and the same night the network’s “The Client List” was expected to air its Season 2… Continue reading 'Drop Dead Diva' Season 5 returns June 23 on Lifetime