Hollywood Headlines Friday Nov. 3rd 2017

posted Nov 3, 2017, 5:11 AM by Ryan Quinn
CBS is launching a revival of its classic series The Twilight Zone on its All Access streaming service, according to Variety. Get Out writer/director Jordan Peele reportedly  is in talks to executive produce the new series. The original Twilight Zone, hosted by Rod Serling, ran on CBS from 1959-1964. It was rebooted twice -- in 1986 on CBS and in 2002 on UPN, with Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's on-air role. A 1983 big screen version, The Twilight Zone: The Movie, included vignettes directed by John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante and George Miller...

Fox has given a second season order for The Orville, the space adventure series created by and starring Seth MacFarlane. The show's season premiere drew 14 million viewers across all platforms, making it the networks' highest-rated series launch since Empire. "#TheOrville has been picked up for season 2!  Thanks to all our awesomely enthusiastic fans who’ve made this happen!" MacFarlane tweeted on Thursday. The Orville airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on Fox...

The second season of Stranger Things, which debuted on Netflix a week ago, drew more than 4 million viewers per episode within the first three days of its release -- more than 3 million of them in the coveted 18-49 demographic -- according to Neilsen. As a whole, the season averaged 8.8 million viewers per episode with 6.2 million in the key demo. However the accuracy of Nielsen's numbers for streaming -- which it only recently started monitoring -- has been questioned in the past by Netflix...

 
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