TOWSON, Md. — The cast of CBS’s hit comedy show “The Big Bang Theory” has filmed a public service announcement to raise awareness about skin cancer after learning of the death of a young Maryland fan.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the video features the cast reminding young fans to have their skin checked by a dermatologist for melanoma.
The cast filmed the spot after learning about 17-year-old Claire M. Wagonhurst, a Baltimore County high school student who died from adolescent melanoma in October 2014.
Wagonhurst’s mother, Marianne Banister, a former WBAL-TV news anchor, says her daughter frequently watched “The Big Bang Theory” as the melanoma progressed and her vision declined.
LOS ANGELES — “Project Greenlight” won’t be getting a fifth season on HBO.
Matt Damon told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he was shocked that HBO didn’t pick up his and Ben Affleck’s show, which chronicles the production of an independent film.
“I really liked it and thought that the show went great,” Damon said while promoting the latest “Jason Bourne” film.
Damon said that they’ll start shopping the show around, and he thinks that a streaming service like Amazon or Netflix might be a good fit. “There are places where I think we could do really well,” he said.
“Project Greenlight” aired on HBO for its first two seasons from 2001 to 2003, before moving to Bravo for season three in 2005. The show came back to HBO for a fourth season last year.
NEW YORK — The television revivals at Netflix that began in February with “Fuller House” continue as the streaming network announces premiere dates for two more series reboots.
Netflix says “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” will debut globally on Nov. 25. A new Latino version of “One Day at a Time” premieres Jan. 6.
The new “Gilmore Girls” brings back the popular mother-daughter dramedy that aired from 2000 to 2007. Each of the four 90-minute chapters covers each of four seasons of the year. The series brings back original stars Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, with creator Amy Sherman-Palladino also returning.
The new “One Day a Time” reimagines the 1970s sitcom classic, this time centering on a Cuban-American family. Original producer Norman Lear is back for its 13-episode first season.