‘Miss Peregrine’ Rules No. 1 With $25M-$26M; ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Murky; ‘Masterminds’ Dumbs Down – Late Night B.O. Update

UPDATE, Friday, 11:50PM: Refresh for updates, chart coming  Wait until Saturday matinees. That’s what folks are saying about the opening weekend results for 20th Century Fox/Chernin Entertainment’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children which are currently at an estimated $8.8-$9M for Friday and $25M-$26M over three days.
Lionsgate/Summit/Participant Media’s Deepwater Horizon looks like it has mostly everything working for it: an 81% fresh Rotten Tomatoes rating and…

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Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’ Opens to Standing Ovation at New York Film Festival

Ava DuVernay’s “13th” opened the 54th New York Film Festival with a jolt of topical urgency, shaking up tradition as the first documentary to kick off the festival and addressing head-on the issue of mass incarceration and its historical roots. The crowd at the premiere screening rose to its feet when the credits rolled —… Read more »

Sean Penn Plugs Mysterious “Author” Pappy Pariah On HBO’s ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’

So who is Pappy Pariah and why is Sean Penn saying all those nice things about him? Little or no light was shined on the not particularly difficult mystery Friday when the actor appeared on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher. The guest spot was the two-time Oscar-winner’s second Pappy plug this week – he appeared Tuesday on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert – to promote the oddly-named author’s “mem-noir” Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.
Penn narrates a free audiobook of the…

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‘Archer’ Creator Looking To End Series With 10th Season

The end is nigh for the staff of International Secret Intelligence Service/unnamed drug running crew/Figgis Detective Agency. Archer creator Adam Reed has revealed his intent to bring the FX cult hit animated series about extremely incompetent spies to an end… in approximately three years. Appearing this week on Modern Film School’s Murmur podcast, Reed explained his loose plan for the show’s tenth season to be its last:
The plan is to end Archer after season 10. I don’t…

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‘Legends Of Chamberlain Heights’ Duo Josiah Johnson & Quinn Hawking Sign With UTA

Exclusive: UTA has signed Josiah Johnson and Quinn Hawking, co-creators of Comedy Central’s Legends of Chamberlain Heights. They continue to be repped by MGMT Entertainment and Ellie Altshuler. The adult-oriented animated series premiered September 14 on Comedy Central following South Park, two months after receiving a rare early second-season renewal from the network during Comic-Con. Johnson and Hawking developed the series with co-creators Brad Ableson, Mike Clements…

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ASH VS. EVIL DEAD!! WALKING DEAD!! WESTWORLD!! SNL!! SUPERGIRL!! October Premiere Dates!!

ASH VS. EVIL DEAD!! WALKING DEAD!! WESTWORLD!! SNL!! SUPERGIRL!! THE FLASH!! THE REAL WORLD!! BLACK MIRROR!! 126 October Premiere Dates!!

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BY DATE Austin City Limits (PBS) Oct. 1 Life At Vet U (AP) Oct. 1 Saturday Night Live (NBC) Oct. 1 Versailles (Ovation) Oct. 1 America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC) Oct. 2 Ash Vs. Evil Dead (Starz) Oct. 2 Blunt Talk (Starz) Oct. 2 Elementary (CBS) Oct. 2 Guy’s Grocery Games (Food) Oct. 2 Halloween Wars (Food) Oct. 2 Hart of the City (CC) Oct. 2 Madam Secretary (CBS) Oct. 2 NCIS Los Angeles (CBS) Oct. 2 Poldark (PBS) Oct. 2 Shameless (Showtime) Oct. 2 WAGS Miami (E!) Oct. 2 Westworld (HBO) Oct. 2 Worst Bakers in America (Food) Oct. 2 Conviction (ABC) Oct. 3 Halloween Baking Championship (Food) Oct. 3 Hotel Impossible (Travel) Oct. 3 Kuu Kuu Harajuku (Nick) Oct. 3 Lone Star Restoration (History) Oct. 3 Masters of Flip (HGTV) Oct. 3 Milo Murphy’s Law (DXD) Oct. 3 Scorpion (CBS) Oct. 3 Timeless (NBC) Oct. 3 Yours, Mine Or Ours (Bravo) Oct. 3 Bizarre Foods (Travel) Oct. 4 Driver Vs. Driver (Golf) Oct. 4 Family Time (Bounce) Oct. 4 The Flash (CW) Oct. 4 MasterChef Canada (Cooking) Oct. 4 Mindy Project (Hulu) Oct. 4 No Tomorrow (CW) Oct. 4 Arrow (CW) Oct. 5 Catching Kelce (E!) Oct. 5 Frequency (CW) Oct. 5 Little Miss Atlanta (TLC) Oct. 5

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