• mother!, the psychological horror-thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardam, received a rare F CinemaScore from U.S. moviegoers. Lawrence told EW:  “The people who love it love it and want to see it another time. The people who don’t like, absolutely despise it … There is no middle ground.”
  • The Emmys avoided an all time low in ratings. The CBS telecast averaged 11.4 million viewers for the night, up incrementally from 2016. In the key demo of adults 18-49, the show did bottom out, slipping 10 percent from a 2.7 rating to a 2.5 rating.
  • Elisabeth Moss, Emmy winner for The Handmaid’s Tale, will star in ’60s women’s rights drama Call Jane. The film, directed by Simon Curtis, focuses on the true story of a network of suburban women who provide safe abortions for women.
  • Linda Hamilton will return to the Terminator franchise. James Cameron is working on a new trilogy of films.
  • Fox plans a reboot of 1994 action drama True Lies.
  • Freeform canceled Stitchers after three seasons.
  • Two well-known newspapers are making the leap to TV to try and disrupt the gossip television space: Page Six, produced by the New York Post, and Fleet Street brand Daily Mail TV, premiered Monday, looking to compete with TMZ.
  • Laura Ingraham will host a new show on Fox News. The 10 p.m. show, The Ingraham Angle, will debut Oct. 30.
  • Rolling Stone, founded 50 years ago by Jann Wenner, is up for sale.
  • Patti Smith was named the 2017 John Lennon Real Love Award honoree.
  • Showrunner Carlton Cuse on The Strain‘s series finale: “We felt like there had to be some glimmer of hope at the end.”
  • R.I.P., renowned character actor Harry Dean Stanton, 91.