BARBARA WALTERS TO INTERVIEW MORE FASCINATING PEOPLE: ABC has announced that Barbara Walters will return for another year of her most fascinating people interviews. Oprah Winfrey, Neil Patrick Harris, Chelsea Handler, and Scarlett Johansson will be sitting down with Barbara on Sunday, December 14th. More names will be revealed at a later date. Barbara said in a statement, "I was absolutely delighted when ABC approached me to do another year of 10 Most Fascinating People. I know we said last year was our last, but there are just too many fascinating people out there...and you never pass up the opportunity to interview Oprah, Neil, Chelsea or Scarlett."
THE CW ORDERS FULL SEASON FOR 'JANE THE VIRGIN' AND 'THE FLASH': The CW has ordered full seasons for freshman shows The Flash and Jane The Virgin. The series premiere of The Flash nabbed the highest ratings in the network's history. Jane premiered last week and has received a lot of praise from critics for the show's star, Gina Rodriguez. The network said in a statement, "We have had a fantastic start to our season this year, with The Flash launching as our most-watched series premiere ever, and Jane The Virgin recognized as the best new show this season by critics across the country. Over the past three seasons, we have made it our mission to grow and to broaden out our audience, and to keep raising the bar with the quality and impact of our new shows, and The Flash and Jane have both exceeded our expectations on all counts."
FX CANCELS 'THE BRIDGE': FX has decided not to renew The Bridge after two seasons. According to Deadline, the network hoped the show would grow in the ratings and critical reception in the second season but remained steady from the first year. The drama was adapted from a Scandanavian series. It starred Diane Kruger as an officer who patrols the U.S.-Mexico border.
MTV'S 'FAKING IT' GETS 1O MORE EPISODES: MTV has ordered an additional 10 episodes for the current season of Faking It. The second season premiere scored 1.043 million viewers last month. The show follows two best friends who pretend to be a lesbian couple to gain popularity.
PATRICK STEWART JOINS 'GREEN ROOM': Patrick Stewart has landed a role in the upcoming thriller Green Room. He joins fellow cast members Anton Yelchin and Imogen Poots. The film is about a punk band who witnesses a murder by a group of racist skinheads. Stewart will play the leader of the white supremacist group.