If you’re expecting FOX’s The Orville to be to Star Trek: The Next Generation what Galaxy Quest was to Star Trek: The Original Series, you will be disappointed.
Rather it’s like a tenth generation VHS copy. Squint and you can see TNG characters in the faces of The Orville’s crew, and the plots are reflections of the second Trek series – reflections being the operative word.
FOX’s live musical production A Christmas Story has already cast Maya Rudolph as Ralphie Parker’s mom, but finding the perfect Ralphie will be a bit harder – so FOX has announced an nationwide digital casting call for the production’s central character.
Candidates should be between 9-12-years old, express strong singing and dancing capabilities and be able to anchor the live three-hour production.
North America’s adolescents have made their voice heard – Teen Choice 2017 surfboards were handed out to a host of movies, TV shows, actors, actresses, digital stars, singers and musicians during the two-hour special on FOX.
Some of the winners came as a surprise: Riverdale (Choice TV Drama, Choice Breakthrough Series), Dwayne Johnson (Choice Fantasy Movie Actor); while some did not: Wonder Woman (Choice Action Movie), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Choice Sci-Fi Movie).
More than 63,000,000 votes were cast via Twitter and FOX.com.
Vanessa Hudgens has been selected to be the first recipient of Teen Choice’s #SeeHer Award for ‘pushing boundaries on changing stereotypes and embodying the fight for realistic female portrayals in media.’
The award is given in partnership between FOX and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).
Teen Choice 2017 airs live on Sunday, Aug. 13(8:00/7C/PT tape-delayed) from University of Southern California’s Galen Center on FOX.
Bruno Mars will be honored for his innovation and contributions to contemporary music with the Teen Choice 2017 Visionary Award at Teen Choice 2017, broadcast live Sunday, August 13th on FOX (8/7C).
Fifth Harmony, Anthony Anderson and Logan Paul have been confirmed as special presenters and will ‘multiple acts in the show and will be announcing some of the most anticipated performances and honorees of the night.”
FOX has ordered a unique singing competition series called The Four in which four singers chosen from auditions will defend their spots on stage against new challengers each week.
If the four survive to the season’s end, they then face off against each other until one remains. The winner/survivor will be given the aid the panel of industry experts – an elite group of star-makers that will help shepherd the winner’s career and be fully invested in making him or her a breakout star.
Inspired by the classic movie A Christmas Story and the Tony Award-nominated Broadway hit A Christmas Story: The Musical, FOX has announced that its next live musical event will be A Christmas Story – produced by Marc Platt featuring Emmy Award-nominee May Rudolph as the mother of 9-year old Ralphie Parker.