Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but a new adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand may be moving forward. Reports indicate the years-delayed adaptation may have found a home at CBS All-Access under New Mutants director Josh Boone.
The onslaught of classic sitcom revivals continues. Next on the factory floor is none other than Murphy Brown, as CBS is putting together an official reunion series with original star Candice Bergen and creator Diane English.
Not even CBS can keep The Big Bang Theory afloat forever. Star Johnny Galecki now says that CBS’ highest-rated comedy will likely call it quits after twelve seasons, sending off Leonard, Sheldon, Raj, Penny, Howard, Bernadette and Amy as early as 2019.
Charlie Rose joined the growing list of men whose alleged histories of sexual harassment and assault have been exposed in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. The 75-year-old host of Charlie Rose and former 60 Minutes correspondent was the subject of a recent exposé in The Washington Post, in which eight women bravely came forward to accuse Rose of sexual harassment and assault. According to a statement from CBS News president David Rhodes, Rose has been officially fired from the network.
It looks like Star Trek isn’t the only sci-fi icon finding new life on CBS All Access. Network heads confirm that a Twilight Zone reboot is in development for the streaming branch, as produced by Get Out director and Key & Peele favorite Jordan Peele.