Tidbits

Wednesday season 2 is in production in Ireland, with Netflix confirming Jenna Ortega, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Luis Guzmán will return. Co-star Percy Hynes White was written out following sexual assault allegations.

Kim Kardashian was booed during The Roast Of Tom Brady on Sunday, but Netflix’s version has edited it out, along with Kevin Hart’s attempt to calm the crowd. The disclaimer notes that it was edited from the live stream.

CBS has announced a new unscripted, true-crime docuseries called The Real CSI: Miami as part of the longtime CSI franchise. The latest series will feature real-life crime cases and the forensic science used to solve them.

Sinbad returned to the comedy stage after more than three years at the Netflix Is A Joke festival in Los Angeles. The event, hosted by Doug E. Fresh, was for the Sinbad Special Needs Trust and featured several other comedians.

Kevin Spacey is facing a civil trial in the UK after being sued by an anonymous man who alleges that Spacey sexually assaulted him in 2008. The date has not yet been confirmed, but documents will be exchanged in early 2025.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join Amazon and TNT Sports as a NASCAR commentator starting in 2025. He’ll be on-air commentator for five consecutive Cup Series races each summer on TNT and create content for Bleacher Report.

Lifetime announced the film The Killer Inside: The Ruth Finley Story as part of its Ripped From the Headlines lineup. The film stars Teri Hatcher as Finley, a real-life stalking victim who thought her stalker was the BTK Killer.

Disney+ has 153.6 million subscribers as of May 2024, ranking it third among streaming services. To close the subscriber gap, Disney plans to end password sharing, citing the “great financial success” Netflix has achieved.

Susan Buckner, known for her role as Patty Simcox in Grease, has passed away at age 72. She died peacefully surrounded by loved ones, but the cause of death was undisclosed. She was also Miss Washington back in 1971.