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Roger Catlin
Freelance writer, Washington Post, , TV Guide, TV Worth Watching, Vinyl District. Used to be disgusted..
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
On a day when an earlier network handed out swords at a session, we learn that a guest at the press tour-closing Hulu cocktail party is Lorena Bobbitt, start of its Friday documentary.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
Going to broadcast networks and declaring she wanted to change the world and do something that has never been done before didn’t work for Jill Soloway. “They said, ‘What are you talking about? We want to make money.’”
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
Michael Sheen says there’s a bit of author Terry Pratchett in each episode of “Good Omens,” the adaptation of Pratchett's 1990 book with Neil Gaiman, coming to Amazon May 31. Pratchett died in 2015 at 66.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
Benedict Cumberbatch turns up in episode six of Amazon's "Good Omens" as Satan, opposite Frances McDormand's God. Lots of others in the cast, from Jon Hamm and Nick Offerman, to Michael McKean and David Morrissey.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
Most of the "Good Omens" panel, in fact, are making return trips to the winter press tour. Michael Sheen was here for the new season of "The Good Fight," Neil Gaiman for "American Gods," David Tennant for "There She Goes."
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
David Tennant, appearing at press four days ago via satellite to promote BritBox series "There She Goes" is here in the flesh for panel on Amazon Prime's six episode "Good Omens."
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
David Tennant in red curly locks and cat's eye contacts as demonic angel opposite blonde angel Michael Sheen in Amazon's upcoming "Good Omens" from Neil Gaiman. Premieres May 31.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
Who says TV musicals are dead? Jill Soloway has devised a musical movie to close Amazon Prime's lauded series "Transparent" after four seasons.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
International effort is a go at Amazon Prime, having greenlit more than 20 new and returning series from the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Japan and Mexico.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
No decision yet about the fate of Amazon Prime's "Patriot." "If you want more of it, write more about 'Patriot,'" advises Albert Cheng, co-head of Amazon Prime TV, who describes the show as one of his personal favorites. "We have to find out where the audience is."
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
"The Romanoffs" was only meant to be a one season show, Amazon execs say. They're talking with creator Matthew Weiner about developing new projects.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
No news on who will replace Julia Roberts for season two of Amazon's "Homecoming," but plenty of conversations are going on, executives say.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
Al Pacino has been confirmed to join the production of Jordan Peele's 10-episode adaptation of "The Hunt," the Nazi-hunting series for Amazon Prime that will also feature Tiffany Boone and Lorgan Lerman.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
"Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" gets an early third season pickup and a new series "The Power" from Naomi Alderman, based on her book, was announced. Both positioned especially for its "global audience," Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke says.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
The Provo-based BYU TV, owned by Brigham Young University, shouldn't be surprised at questions centering on Mormon views on gays during their session at . They were here five years ago with much the same reception.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
The nightly one hour "The D.L. Hughley Show" on TV One is a late night topical talk show with interview guests that will not be a simulcast of his daily radio show (though that's what's in the clip). Starts in March, but it they don't say when.
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
Whole "no pictures in the ballroom" thing goes out the window during the reading of the NAACP Image Award nominations, as, judging from attendance, it's clearly more a TV One room than
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Roger Catlin Feb 13
During technically challenged reading of the 50th NAACP Image Award nominations, “Dear White People" star Logan Browning, here to help announce them, cries at hearing her own name. Event is March 30 on TV One.
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Roger Catlin Feb 12
Mady and Cara Gosselin, the twins from "Kate Plus Eight," now 18, react to their mom's effusive compliments toward them as if they were never said outside of a press conference. Kate, 43, now part of icky-looking new "Kate Plus Date."
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Roger Catlin Feb 12
HGTV panel confirms that people are first hired for their shows knowing absolutely nothing.
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