Tuning in to TV: ‘Idol’ runner-up Sanchez in talks for ‘Glee’ role
“Glee” is holding a new Thursday pairing with “American Idol” to a whole new level.
The Fox low-pitched dramedy reportedly is tighten to adding this season’s “Idol” runner-up, Jessica Sanchez, for a multi-episode arc in a arriving fourth season, a Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
As initial reported by TV Line, sum on Miss Sanchez’s impression are being kept underneath wraps, though a thespian would join a array mid by deteriorate 4 and join high-profile additions Sarah Jessica Parker and Kate Hudson, who both have sealed on for mixed episodes.
TV One wire network preps for rebranding
TV One, a simple wire network that targets blacks, will launch a uninformed branding commencement this summer that will embody a new trademark and a tagline “Where Black Life Unfolds.”
Kenetta Bailey, executive clamp boss and arch selling officer of TV One, pronounced a network is creation a initial vital changes in a on-air demeanour and code display given rising 8 years ago so that a picture improved reflects a channel’s goal and a programming.
“The marketplace has altered unequivocally dramatically,” Ms. Bailey said. “There are a lot of shows that are now reaching out to a audience. We have seen augmenting foe from networks that privately aim African-Americans. There’s no time improved than now to unequivocally state a explain and to give a code a loyal identity.”
The rebranding is a outcome of consumer investigate finished over a past year to weigh a code recognition and a expectations of a audience.
“We wish to make certain a viewers know accurately what a network is all about: good storytelling by a accumulation of genres that simulate and applaud a abounding farrago of black life in America,” Ms. Bailey said.
TV One progressing this year pronounced it would double a volume of strange programming it carried. The rebranding will flog in during a same time as a new lineup goes on a air, commencement Aug. 20 with a premiere of “RB Divas,” about a lives of 5 rhythm-and-blues stars.
USA’s ‘Political Animals’ adds guest stars to cast
Sigourney Weaver’s “Political Animals” is adding to a cast. The six-episode domestic play has recruited David Monahan, who recently had gigs on “Dexter” and “Revenge,” as a closeted Republican Congressman Sean Reeves. He will seem in a fourth episode.
Meanwhile, “Fringe” singer Blair Brown has landed a plum purpose as publisher Susan Berg’s (Carla Gugino) mother, Barbara, a Hollywood Reporter confirmed.
“Political Animals” centers on Elaine Barrish (Ms. Weaver), a divorced former initial lady and stream secretary of state, who is struggling to keep her family together while concurrently traffic with a crises of a State Department.
“Political Animals” launches during 10 p.m. Jul 15 on USA.
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