‘The Emperor Of Malibu’: Taylor Louderman Lands Female Lead In CBS Comedy Pilot

Kwan and Sangalli executive produce with showrunners Nader and Lee, and Danielle Stokdyk.
The Emperor of Malibu draws on a similar East-meets-West theme as Kwan’s popular Crazy Rich Asians book and its hit movie adaptation.
TV. EXCLUSIVE: Tony nominee Taylor Louderman (Mean Girls) is set as the female lead opposite Ken Jeong and Max Willems in CBS’ multi-camera comedy pilot The Emperor of Malibu, from Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan and Warner Bros.
A charming, easygoing classic California blonde, Kate’s an intellectual property lawyer who urges her fiancé, Auggie (Willems) to tell his parents about their engagement — confident that they’ll eventually get over the cultural differences and embrace the relationship. Louderman portrays Kate. But that was before she actually met his parents.
Television credits include Nick Jr.’s Sunny Day (Blair), Wendy in NBC’s Peter Pan Live, CBS All Access’ The Good Fight and HBO’s High Maintenance. Louderman received a 2018 Tony nomination for her starring role as Regina George in Tina Fey’s hit Broadway musical Mean Girls. Other theater credits include Lauren in Kinky Boots and her Broadway debut originating the role of Campbell in Bring it On: The Musical. Louderman is repped by ICM Partners.” />
In The Emperor of Malibu, written by Kwan and David Sangalli, directed by Andy Ackerman and showrun by Michelle Nader and Christina Lee, when Auggie (Willems), the son of a Chinese billionaire (Ken Jeong), announces his engagement to an American woman (Louderman), his outrageous family descends upon the couple to win their son back and test drive the American dream.
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‘The Masked Singer’ Sets L+3 Ratings Lift Record For Unscripted Series

(+0.8 in 18-49 on 9/27/13) and NBC's World Of Dance (+2.1 million on 5/30/17) The Masked Singer opener edged the previous record holders, Fox's MasterChef Jr.
The breakout celebrity competition series, which already logged the highest-rated unscripted debut on any network in more than seven years in Live+same day, has seen the largest Live+3 absolute gain ever in both adults 18-49 (+0.9 rating to 3.9) and total viewers (+2.9 million to 12.3 million) vs. L+SD.
It features celebrities facing off against one another while shrouded from head to toe in elaborate costumes to conceal his or her identity. Based on the hit South Korean format, The Masked Singer is hosted by Nick Cannon, with panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke.
Izzie Pick Ibarra  also serves as an executive producer, and Alex Rudzinski directs. Produced by Endemol Shine North America, The Masked Singer was developed for the U.S. and is executive-produced by Craig Plestis. Cannon, Nikki Varhely Gillingham and Rosie Seitchik serve as co-executive producers.” />
The debut continues to rank as the highest rated reality telecast to air in the past two seasons. Across all platforms, The Masked Singer delivered nearly 14 million 3-day total multi-platform viewers, up 48% from L+SD, with 1.6 million viewers on Hulu and Fox Now, making it Fox’s most-streamed unscripted episode ever.
The premiere of Fox's The Masked Singer continues to set ratings high marks.

‘The Masked Singer’ Celebrity Competition Series Gets Premiere Date On Fox

Check out the promo above.” /> The Masked Singer premieres at 9 PM PT/ET January 2 on Fox.
Jeong, McCarthy, Scherzinger and Thicke serve on the panel and play detective, alongside host Cannon. A viral phenomenon with more than half a billion fans worldwide and the No. 1 top-trending video of 2017 on YouTube, The Masked Singer features celebrities facing off against one another with one major twist: each singer is shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with full face mask to conceal his or her identity.
Izzie Pick Ibarra (Dancing with the Stars, Breaking Pointe) also serves as an executive producer, and Alex Rudzinski (Dancing with the Stars, Grease: Live) will direct. Cannon, Nikki Varhely Gillingham and Rosie Seitchik serve as co-executive producers. and is executive-produced by Craig Plestis (Minute to Win It, The Winner Is). Produced by Endemol Shine North America, The Masked Singer was developed for the U.S.
Fox has set Wednesday, January 2 for the premiere of celebrity singing competition series The Masked Singer, based on the hit South Korean format, hosted by Nick Cannon, with panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke.
Because of the premise, Fox won't reveal the identities of the celebrity competitors beyond the fact that they’ve amassed 65 Grammy nominations, 16 multi-Platinum albums, 16 Emmy nominations, nine Broadway shows, four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and four Super Bowl titles. One singer will be eliminated each week, ultimately revealing his or her true identity. The singers may attempt to throw the crowd off of their scent.