‘The Simpsons’ Becomes the Longest-Running Series Ever

With the news that Fox has ordered both the 29th and 30th seasons of The Simpsons, the long-running animated series climbs to a total of 669 episodes, breaking the record previously set by Gunsmoke, which had 635. The Simpsons recently celebrated its 600th episode, a milestone achievement for the cultural phenomenon that began in late 1989 and has…

Bryan Fuller Not ‘Star Trek Discovery’ Showrunner Anymore

Per Variety, Fuller has stepped down as the day-to-day showrunner of the upcoming series. The report notes that Fuller will continue to be involved in breaking stories on the series as an executive producer, and that the show will continue his vision that he set when the series was first formed, but showrunning duties have been…

MacGyver Series Pilot Being Reshot

Word has come that the premiere episode will not be the pilot from Von Ancken, but will instead be replaced by a new premiere to be directed by James Wan.