E ! Renews ‘Botched’ for Season 8 (TV News Roundup)
Prepare your scalpels, E! renewed “Botched” for Season 8.
The popular reality show, slated to premiere in 2023, follows plastic surgeons Dr Terry Dubrow and Dr Paul Nassif as they bring their unrivaled surgical skills – and trademark banter – to the operating room for makeovers. overwhelming number of patients.
Nassif took to social media on Wednesday to announce the renewal, asking “Can I have a drum roll please?”
“Dr. Dubrow and I are bringing another season of ‘Botched’ to E!” Nassif said in a video posted to Twitter. “I’m going to have great new patients, amazing surgeries and a lot more bromance with – of course – me, the better looking of the two. So we’ll see you soon.
— Dr. Paul S. Nassif (@DrPaulNassif) July 20, 2022
“Botched” is an Evolution Media production. Alex Baskin, Joe Kingsley, Jen McClure-Metz and Matt Westmore serve as executive producers, alongside Dubrow and Nassif.
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Hulu’s “Mike,” an upcoming eight-episode limited series based on Hall of Fame boxer Mike Tyson, has set an August 25 premiere date for its first two episodes. Then, two new episodes will be released every week. The show stars “Moonlight” actor Trevante Rhodes in the lead role and explores Tyson’s professional boxing career tangentially to his personal life. Russell Hornsby also stars, with Harvey Keitel, Laura Harrier, Li Eubanks, Olunike Adeliyi and BJ Minor appearing in guest roles throughout. Steven Rogers, who wrote the screenplay for 2017’s “I, Tonya,” created and produced the show alongside Karin Gist, who also serves as showrunner. Watch the full trailer below.
HBO Max’s original docu-reality series “House of Ho” will return to HBO Max for a ten-episode second season on August 25, the streamer has announced. The new season will kick off with three episodes, followed by three new episodes on September 1. The final four episodes will debut on September 8. The series follows the Ho family, led by Patriarch Binh and Matriarch Hue. After immigrating to America from Vietnam, Binh and Hue achieved the ultimate American dream, establishing a multi-million dollar real estate and banking empire. With their son Washington and his wife Lesley, their daughter Judy and her fiancé Nate Nguyễn as well as Aunt Tina and cousin Sammy, the family lives under constant pressure to meet expectations. Season 2 introduces new cast members, including single roommates Bella Ho and Kim Ho. Independent-minded Vanessa Kon and Tammy Gee along with their respective partners Carlton Kon and Tran Nguyễn will also be joining the new season. “House of Ho” is produced by Wallin Chambers Entertainment in association with Lionsgate Television. Katy Wallin, Stephanie Bloch Chambers and showrunner Nick Lee are producing the series.
Hulu’s 10-part docuseries about the Los Angeles Lakers, titled “Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers,” will premiere its first two episodes on August 15, followed by new episodes airing weekly. The show comes from team CEO and majority owner Jeanie Buss alongside director Antoine Fuqua, who also serves as executive producer. The series will cover the franchise’s rise to one of professional sports’ most iconic presences since 1979, when Dr. Jerry Buss bought the team and led the team’s “Showtime” era, with a access and interviews to the Buss family, players, coaches. and the front office executives who have been through it all. Also producing are Kevin Mann, Michael Mann and Brendan Bragg of Haven Entertainment, Jeffrey Soros of the Los Angeles Media Fund, and Lakers executive Simon Horsman and Linda Rambis.
The untitled new drama inspired by Edith Wharton’s latest unfinished novel “The Buccaneers” has added Josh Dylan, Guy Remmers, Matthew Broome and Barney Fishwick to its cast, Apple TV+ has announced. Written by series creator Katherine Jakeways and directed by Susanna White, the story follows a group of fun-loving American girls as they explode into the tightly corseted London season of the 1870s. upper lip is infiltrated with a refreshing disregard for centuries of tradition. The new cast members join previously announced buccaneers Kristine Froseth, Alisha Boe, Josie Totah, Aubri Ibrag, Imogen Waterhouse, Mia Threapleton and Christina Hendricks. Beth Willis, George Faber, Jakeways and White serve as the series’ executive producers. Currently in production in Scotland, the untitled series is produced for Apple TV+ by The Forge Entertainment.
The Alan Tudyk-directed hit series “Resident Alien” has been renewed for a third season by Syfy. Based on the Dark Horse comics, the series follows a crashed alien named Harry (Tudyk) with a secret mission to kill all humans. In Season 2, Harry must deal with the consequences of failing in his mission to destroy the human race. The second half of Season 2, which is set to return to the network on August 10 at 10 p.m., picks up immediately after Asta (Sara Tomko) saves Harry’s life. The series also stars Corey Reynolds, Elizabeth Bowen, Levi Fiehler, Meredith Garrettson, Alice Wetterlund and Judah Prehn. From UCP and in association with Amblin TV and Dark Horse Entertainment, “Resident Alien” has been adapted for television by executive producer Chris Sheridan. Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg of Dark Horse Entertainment and Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank of Amblin TV are executive producers.
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