Entertainment News Roundup: Netflix Renews ‘Virgin River,’ ‘Spencer’ Gets a Brand-New Trailer & More

Here, all the entertainment news you need to know for the week of September 24, 2021.

  • Netflix shared a slew of never-before-seen photos from Emily in Paris season two. All the pics confirm that Emily (Lily Collins) is just as stylish as ever.
  • The streaming service renewed Virgin River for not one, but two more seasons. To top it off, the cast revealed that the next installment will consist of 12 episodes, instead of ten.
  • Netflix also added four new cast members to Firefly Lane season two: Ignacio Serricchio, Greg Germann, India de Beaufort and Jolene Purdy.
  • ABC released a full-length teaser for Grey’s Anatomy season 18, and it confirms that someone from Meredith’s (Ellen Pompeo) past is returning to the show.
  • This week, Kelly Ripa was joined by a surprise guest co-host on Live with Kelly and Ryan: her husband, Mark Consuelos. Ryan Seacrest later returned to resume his role (natch).
  • The cast of Bridesmaids—including Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper and Wendi McLendon-Covey—reunited to share an important message about voting. “Register A Friend Day!” McCarthy said in the clip. “After ten years of friendship, I reunited with my Bridesmaids family to share our goals for the year ahead, including things we will and won’t be washing!!”
  • HBO Max released a mysterious trailer for the Sex and the City reboot, titled And Just Like That…, which teases romance between Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Mr. Big (Chris Noth).
  • Last weekend, the 2021 Emmy Awards took place in downtown Los Angeles. Several noteworthy celebrities walked away as winners, including Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso), Olivia Colman (The Crown), Josh O’Connor (The Crown) and Kate Winslet (Mare of Easttown).

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...