Before last night’s Emmys, co-host Michael Che promised, “We’re gonna come out on the wrong side of history for sure. We’re aiming toward it.” So did Che and his SNL Weekend Update co-anchor Colin Jost, in a broadcast overseen by SNL creator and exec producer Lorne Michaels, shake it up? After a “we solved it” […]
Path is going nowhere. The eight-year-old social media service will be removed from the App Store and Google Play on October 1; users have until October 18 to download a copy of their data. Founded by former Facebook product manager Dave Morin and one-time Napster execs Dustin Mierau and Shawn Fanning, the service had 15 […]
Before last night’s Emmys, co-host Michael Che promised, “We’re gonna come out on the wrong side of history for sure. We’re aiming toward it.” So did Che and his SNL Weekend Update co-anchor Colin Jost, in a broadcast overseen by SNL creator and exec producer Lorne Michaels, shake it up? Yes, in short, with lots […]
Will a jolt of Saturday Night Live enliven the Emmys? No doubt that’s what NBC is hoping, with SNL creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels steering the show, and SNL Weekend Update anchors Michael Che and Colin Jost as hosts – not to mention current and former cast members (Kate McKinnon, Andy Samberg and Tina […]
ABC gave a script commitment to the Designing Women sequel in the works at Sony Pictures Television. The original’s creator, Linda Bloodworth Thomason and exec producer Harry Thomason are both onboard the project, which will follow the next generation of Sugarbakers. The original ran on CBS from 1986-1993.
Nickelodeoon’s reboot of preschool series Blue’s Clues (1996-2006) has a new host and a new name. Broadway actor Joshua Dela Cruz (Disney’s Aladdin) will be puppy Blue’s new pal on Blue’s Clues & You; production starts this month in Toronto. Said original Blues Clues host Steve Burns, who helped in the search, “I give Josh […]
Writer/producer Tracey Scott Wilson, a staple on FX’s The Americans for five seasons, signed an overall production deal with FX Productions, the studio behind the series, to develop original content for FX Networks and other outlets.
Kevin Hart will share co-hosting duties on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, September 19. Appearance will mark Hart’s eighth appearance on The Tonight Show, which introduced a series of co-hosts beginning with Cardi B on April 9.
NBC is set to end the 52-week Nielsen season as the most-watched network for the first time since the 2001-2002 season, squeaking by CBS with 7.8 million total viewers in Live+7 data versus 7.7 million. ABC drew 5.6 million viewers, Fox 4.2 million and CW 1.5 million. NBC led the A18-49 demo for the fifth […]
Jeopardy host Alex Trebek started the game show’s 35th season with a full beard – but will he end it that way? “No need to inquire how I spent my summer vacation,” said 78-year-old Trebek on the show opener. “Because so many of you people asked about it, I decided to regrow my mustache, but […]