Kenya Moore may leave 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'; 'Fargo' gets a big DVR boost
- Apparently Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams's brawl at the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" reunion could be enough to make Moore leave the show. According to Moore, she is considering departing "RHOA" because of the violent nature of the outburst. Moore joined the Bravo reality series in its fifth season. [ Associated Press]
- The premiere ratings for "Fargo" have gone from OK to much more than OK with three days of DVR viewing. FX says the show grew from 2.65 million to 4.46 million viewers, a gain of 68 percent, in Live +3 ratings, and scored a 74 percent gain (1.02 million to 1.78 million) among adults 18-49. Both gains are running ahead for those of the series premieres of "The Bridge" and "The Americans."
- WGN America's "Salem" has added a familiar face to its fold. Stephen Lang will recur as Increase Mather, one of the hardcore puritans who helped found Salem in the late 1600s. He's the most feared and most influential man in the country. [ Deadline]
- "Teen Wolf" Season 4 will feature a new recurring character named Fahey. Set to make his first appearance in episode 6 when the show returns this summer, the character is described as a masculine (but frightened) "hired gun" in his late 30s. [ E!Online]
- Keke Palmer ("The Trip to Bountiful") is getting her own talk show. BET Networks is developing a new daily talk show, working title "The Keke Palmer Project," that will target the millennial audience. The initial four-week run will premiere in July and air Monday through Friday. This move will make 20-year-old Palmer the youngest talk show host in TV history. [ Deadline]
- SiriusXM and NBC News have announced they are launching "Today Show" Radio on Thursday, June 26. It will make the morning show available to radio listeners for the first time ever. The Sirius channel will provide live audio feeds of "Today," including the fourth hour with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford, plus replays of the broadcasts will be available. In addition, popular recurring series, including the live summer concerts from Rockefeller Plaza, will be featured on the SiriusXM channel. The channel will be 108.
- CBS' comedy pilot "Cuz-Bros" has nabbed another actor from a struggling comedy series. Ian Gomez, who co-stars on TBS' "Cougar Town," will play the boss of Geoff Stults' sportscaster Nick on the sitcom. Stults' "Enlisted" costar, Parker Young, plays Nick's mess of a cousin, Barry. [ Deadline]
- WEtv's first original scripted drama, "The Divide," premieres July 2014 on the network. The drama, co-created by Richard LaGravenese and "Scandal" star Tony Goldwn, follows a nonprofit caseworker who believes a death row inmate was wrongly convicted of a family's murder. Watch the first trailer for the new show below.