Latest TV dramas News

New this week: 'Dune,' 'Invasion' and an Elton John album

Oct. 18, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Denis Villeneuve’s somberly majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965...

Mark Harmon makes quiet exit as 'NCIS' regular on CBS

Oct. 12, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The lead character of television's most popular drama exited the show Monday without a fuss, and without the immediate ratings bump that would be expected if there had been. “NCIS” star Mark Harmon, who has played Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs...

NBC will bring back original 'Law & Order' for 21st season

Sep. 28, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than a decade after it last aired, “Law & Order” is coming back to NBC. The network announced Tuesday that it is bringing the cops-and-courts police drama back for a 21st season. When the show left the airwaves in May 2010, it was tied...

Tonys Latest: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ wins best new musical crown

Sep. 26, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): ___ 10:45 p.m. “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, has danced away with the best new musical Tony Award. ...

Autopsy: Actor Michael K. Williams died of drug intoxication

Sep. 24, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Michael K. Williams died of acute drug intoxication in what New York City's medical examiner said Friday was an accidental death. Williams, known for playing Omar Little on “The Wire” and an Emmy Award nominee this year, had fentanyl,...

'Foundation' based on Asimov's work thinks big — galaxy big

Sep. 22, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Most TV dramas try to tell stories over a few years with maybe half a dozen central characters. The new series “Foundation” is a bit more ambitious — try 400 years and 25 million worlds. To say it's sweeping doesn't do it justice. World-building is...

Emmys: ‘Crown,’ ‘Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit,' streaming triumph

Sep. 20, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to sweep top series honors at the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry. ...

‘The Crown’ wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television’s top honor

Sep. 19, 2021 23:10 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ‘The Crown’ wins best drama series Emmy Award, the first time Netflix has earned television’s top honor.

Kenneth Branagh's 'Belfast' wins TIFF People's Choice Award

Sep. 18, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical “Belfast,” a black-and-white family drama about the Northern Ireland city during the tumult of the late 1960s, on Saturday won the Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award, a telling indicator of Academy Awards chances. ...

Petersen and Fox brush off rust for 'CSI: Vegas' reunion

Sep. 09, 2021 21:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Petersen and Jorja Fox are reunited and, yes, it feels so good. The actors who first starred together on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” in the early aughts are back together for “CSI: Vegas,” premiering Oct. 6 on CBS. ...