Hollywood Headlines Thursday November 9th 2017

posted Nov 9, 2017, 5:21 AM by Ryan Quinn
After an intense bidding war, Apple has landed a morning show drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The company picked up the untitled drama with a straight-to-series, two-season order featuring 20 episodes. Aniston will executive produce via her Echo Films banner. Witherspoon, fresh off the success of HBO's Big Little Lies, will executive produce via her Hello Sunshine company. This series will mark Aniston's first television series regular return more than a decade after Friends wrapped. The show examines the lives of the people behind morning television programming...

The Discovery Channel has announced that Cash Cab is set to return at 10 p.m. on December 4, reports Deadline. Host Ben Bailey is back in the driver’s seat for the trivia game show on wheels that runs through the streets of New York City. There will be a new spin to the show as some unsuspecting passengers will be ambushed by celebrities, including Matthew Perry, Brooke Shields, Scott Bakula, Gilbert Gottfried, Dave Foley and Curb Your Enthusism’s Jeff Garlin and Susie Essman...

Showtime has announced that it has renewed Shameless for a ninth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  The news comes days after the hour-long series starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum kicked off its eighth season with its highest-rated premiere since season three. The seventh season averaged 6.5 million viewers per week. Production on season nine will begin in 2018...

The CW has ordered a full, 22-episode season of their Dynasty reboot.  The original primetime soap, which centered on the over-the-top, drama-filled lives of the filthy-rich Carrington and Colby families, aired from 1981 to 1989.  The new Dynasty airs on the CW Wednesday nights...

German actress Karin Dor, who played the evil Helga Brandt in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice, died Monday in a nursing home in Munich, her son told the Bild newspaper, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 79. She had also appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz and in films opposite Christopher Lee and Lex Barker...
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