|[04/22/08 - 03:30 PM]
A Royal Decree for Season Three! Showtime's the Tudors Gets 3rd Season Pick-Up
Production is slated to begin on June 16th in Dublin, Ireland with
series star Jonathan Rhys Meyers set to return.
|[via press release from Showtime]
A Royal Decree for Season Three! SHOWTIME's THE TUDORS Gets 3rd Season Pick-Up
New Season Follows King Henry as He Weds Jane Seymour and Anne of Cleves
LOS ANGELES, April 22 -- As episode six of THE TUDORS'
second season debuts this coming Sunday on SHOWTIME, the network is ramping
up for a third season of palace intrigue and royal drama, premiering in
2009. Production is slated to begin on June 16th in Dublin, Ireland with
series star Jonathan Rhys Meyers set to return.
THE TUDORS took SHOWTIME subscribers and the media by storm when it
premiered in April 2006, generating record viewership and critical acclaim.
Last year, both the series and Rhys Meyers earned Golden Globe(R)
nominations. And, season one of THE TUDORS is currently one of CBS Home
Entertainment's top-selling titles.
"THE TUDORS is now a fixture for us at SHOWTIME and we're on our way to
completing the entire saga of all six wives of Henry VIII," says SHOWTIME
President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. "We are enormously proud of
this show, the extraordinary cast, and the production team that recreates
the grandeur of the Renaissance year in and year out. There is nothing like
this anywhere on American television."
Viewers and critics alike have been enthralled watching the storied
exploits of the sexy, hard-bodied King Henry VIII (Rhys Meyers) as he weds
Anne Boleyn (Natalie Dormer) while working to declare his marriage invalid
to Queen Katherine (Maria Doyle Kennedy). This prompts Pope Paul III (Peter
O'Toole) to have him excommunicated -- a fall-out that changed the course
of history. Anne's failure to deliver a male heir sets the wheels in motion
for her beheading, and sends Henry straight into the arms of yet another
prospect -- Jane Seymour (Anita Briem), who dies from an infection after
finally giving him his coveted male heir.
THE TUDORS is an Ireland-Canada co-production, executive produced by
Morgan O'Sullivan for Octagon Films; Benjamin Silverman and Teri Weinberg
for Reveille Productions; Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan for Working Title
Films, and Sheila Hockin; and is created, written and executive produced by
Michael Hirst. SHOWTIME presents the series in association with Peace Arch
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS
Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME(R),
THE MOVIE CHANNEL(R) and FLIX(R), as well as the multiplex channels
SHOWTIME 2(TM), SHOWTIME(R) SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME(R), SHOWTIME
BEYOND(R), SHOWTIME NEXT(R), SHOWTIME WOMEN(R), SHOWTIME FAMILY ZONE(R) and
THE MOVIE CHANNEL(R) XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD(R), THE MOVIE
CHANNEL(R) HD, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R) and THE MOVIE CHANNEL(R) ON DEMAND.
SNI is also an owner and manager of SUNDANCE CHANNEL(R), a venture of NBC
Universal, Robert Redford and SNI. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a
joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution. All SNI feeds
provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes
sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a
pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV(R).
|[05/24/18 - 03:42 PM]
MTV Heats Up Summer with the Return of "Floribama Shore"
The 14-episode run will feature original cast members Jeremiah Buoni, Codi Butts, Kortni Gilson, Aimee Hall, Kirk Medas, Nilsa Prowant, Candace Rice and Gus Smyrnios.
|[05/24/18 - 02:40 PM]
ABC Moves Up to No. 2 in 2017-18 for Its Most Competitive Season in 10 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.
|[05/24/18 - 02:36 PM]
Shining, Gleaming, Streaming, Flaxen, Waxen "Hair Live!" Is NBC's Next Musical Event
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive produced each of NBC's live musicals since "The Sound of Music" revived this innovative programming genre, will executive produce the telecast.
|[05/24/18 - 01:12 PM]
Netflix Re-Teaming with Dee Rees for "The Last Thing He Wanted"
The story is based on the 1996 novel by Joan Didion and centers on hardscrabble journalist Elena McMahon who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair's arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point.
|[05/24/18 - 12:31 PM]
NBC Entertainment Podcast Network Debuts with Fan Favorites "American Ninja Warrior" and "The Good Place"
Hosted by "The Good Place" guest-star Marc Evan Jackson, "The Good Place - The Podcast" debuts Friday, June 1.
|[05/24/18 - 12:30 PM]
"Young & Hungry" Returns for "The Last Bite" with a Two Episode Season Premiere, on Wednesday, June 20
The final season sees Gabi and Josh happily together and in love, but now navigating their new status as a full-fledged couple.
|[05/24/18 - 11:54 AM]
CBS Is America's Most-Watched Network in 2017-2018 Across Primetime, Daytime and Late Night
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.
|[05/24/18 - 10:30 AM]
"Baskets" Renewed for a Fourth Season on FX
"'Baskets' continues to deliver thanks to the dream creative team led by Jonathan Krisel and Zach Galifianakis, and we couldn't be happier to order a fourth season to air next year," Eric Schrier said.
|[05/24/18 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air Uninterrupted "Twin Peaks" Emmy(R) FYC Marathon on Saturday, June 2
In addition, all parts are also available to subscribers on multiple television and streaming providers' devices, websites and applications and their free On Demand channels.
|[05/24/18 - 10:00 AM]
Ben Stiller, Lauren Graham, Anne Hathaway, Connie Britton, Minnie Driver, Olivia Munn and Retta Join "The Red Nose Day Special"
As previously announced, Jack Black, Jennifer Garner, Kristen Bell, Kelly Clarkson, Julia Roberts, Ed Sheeran, Marlon Wayans, Sean Hayes, Zooey Deschanel, Tony Hale, Sasheer Zamata, Jane Lynch, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Matt Iseman and Jack McBrayer will also participate in the special.
|[05/24/18 - 09:29 AM]
CMT Reveals New Summer Programming Slate
"Bachelorette Weekend," premiering Thursday, August 2, follows the staff of Bach Weekend, a Nashville-based company specializing in creating once-in-a-lifetime bachelor/bachelorette experiences for would-be brides and grooms celebrating their final fling before the ring.
|[05/24/18 - 09:05 AM]
Pop Superstar Meghan Trainor to Perform on The 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards
Trainor joins the RDMA line-up of previously announced performers Charlie Puth and Maddie Poppe.
|[05/24/18 - 08:47 AM]
"CMT Crossroads" Heats Up Downtown Nashville with Outdoor Event Featuring Leon Bridges and Luke Combs Premiering Thursday, June 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The one-hour show will feature chart-topping hits as well as new songs from both critically-acclaimed artists.
|[05/24/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Finale Showdown Among Adults 18-49
"Empire" powers the network to a demo victory over CBS and its "Survivor" closer.
|[05/24/18 - 08:14 AM]
"Northern Rescue" Coming Soon to Netflix
After the death of his wife Sarah, John West (William Baldwin) packs up his three children and moves from their hectic urban life to his small northern hometown to take command of the local Search & Rescue service.