TVLine Items: The Big C's Glimpse of hereafter, New Girl Adds to Nick's Family and More!

Showtime is bringing Cathy’s journey to a close with The Big C: hereafter (bowing April 29) — and based on the following promo, the dramedy’s final mini-season is going to be an emotional one.

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Press PLAY below to relive the cancer-fighter’s journey, then take a peek at what awaits her in the series’ last four installments.

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• New Girl continues to round out Nick’s family. Per EW.com, funnyman Nick Kroll (Kroll Show) has been cast as the underachiever’s younger brother, while comedian Bill Burr will play his cousin in an upcoming episode.

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Showtime has unveiled a lengthy new look at Ray Donovan, the drama series bowing after Dexter‘s Season 8 premiere on June 30. Press PLAY below for a glimpse at what Liev Schreiber’s fixer series has in store.

Following in Lindsay Lohan’s footsteps, Helena Bonham Carter has been tapped to portray Elizabeth Taylor in an upcoming BBC telepic. Per Deadline, the forthcoming Burton & Taylor centers on the volatile couple’s ill-fated appearance in a revival of the Noel Coward play Private Lives. Dominic West co-stars as Richard Burton.

HBO’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus-fronted Veep is slated to launch its second season on April 14 at 10/9c.

BBC has opted not to order a third installment of its acclaimed miniseries The Hour.

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14 Comments
  1. Marie Cummins says:

    Really? No more The Hour? I loved that show.

    • drhenning says:

      It was very interesting but 1950’s news is a little dry… I would like to see the two leads in something again.. At least Freddy will have time for his next Bond movie!!!

  2. Dizzle says:

    Well…. it’s not like HBC and Dominic West will have to try very hard to top “Liz & Dick”… Although I doubt we’ll be able to turn their version into a ruinous drinking game either. Oh, TV, you give and you take…

  3. Sean T says:

    I can already feel that the Big C finale is going to wreck me. This looks like a marked improvement from that crazy mess known as season 3.

    • MJ says:

      Yes. Season 3 was horrible, but this makes me hopeful that it will end well.

    • needs more cupcakes says:

      My mother was diagnosed with cancer in September of last year. I started watching the show before the diagnosis. This trailer for The Big C: Hereafter brought tears to my eyes. I’m not even sure if I can watch Season 4… /coolstorybro

  4. Eli says:

    Heartbroken about The Hour. Especially given how season 2 ended.

  5. Andy says:

    Ray Donovan looks interesting. Liev, Jon, and ELLIOTT GOULD!

  6. nick1372 says:

    I just want to say that Helena Bonham Carter should NEVER be referenced as “following in Linday Lohan’s footsteps”.

  7. emma says:

    yay for Veep and Ray Donovan

  8. Krystan says:

    Yay Bill Burr on New Girl!

  9. Lipstick Socialism says:

    Looking forward to The Big C.