• Game of Thrones will return for a six-episode eighth and final season on HBO in 2019. Meanwhile, on other George R.R. Martin news, Syfy has given a series order to Nightflyers, a supernatural thriller based on the novella by the Game of Thrones author.
  • Fox renewed The Gifted for season two. The family adventure drama ends its first season on Monday.
  • ABC canceled once-promising The Mayor for low ratings. The rookie political comedy will be shopped elsewhere.
  • Lady Gaga, Pink, Childish Gambino and Little Big Town will perform at the Grammys on Jan. 28.
  • All six seasons of ABC’s Lost are now available to stream on Hulu.
  • Debra Winger will join Amazon’s quirky genre-bending spy dramedy Patriot for season two.
  • Ed Sheeran leads the Artist 100 for a seventh total week, as his single Perfect, with Beyoncé, tallies its fourth week atop the Billboard Hot 100.
  • Guns N’ Roses‘ Not In This Lifetime Tour is now the fourth-biggest tour ever ($475 million and counting).
  • Mary J. Blige will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Jimmy Iovine will reportedly leave Apple Music in August.
  • Ed Westwick‘s Ordeal By Innocence role has been recast. The BBC drama will reshoot the scenes involving the actor who has been accused of sexual assault.
  • A rebooted version of the Peabody and Emmy-winning cartoon Animaniacs has gotten a two-season straight-to-series order at Hulu.
  • She’s Gotta Have It star DeWanda Wise has landed a co-star role opposite Brie Larson in the Captain Marvel film.
  • Ridley Scott is in talks to direct The Merlin Saga for Disney. The feature, based on the T.A. Barron book series, will follow the legendary wizard long before he met King Arthur and his Round Table.
  • Cate Blanchett has been named Jury President of the Cannes film festival.