Roseanne Barr: My tweet was misunderstood

Roseanne Barr: My tweet was misunderstood (Facebook)

Roseanne Barr continues to make news; in a new tweet the comedian said that the tweet which lost her the reboot of ABC’s Roseanne and was interpreted as racist was actually a condemnation of anti-Semitism. Meanwhile, speaking at the Women in Film Crystal+Lucy Awards in Los Angeles, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey seemed to reference […]

Comcast jumps in with bid for Fox

Comcast jumps in with bid for Fox

A day after a federal judge ruled that AT&T could buy Time Warner, Comcast jumped in with a $65 billion, all-cash bid for most of 21st Century Fox’s assets, including FX and National Geographic cable networks. Comcast was in discussions to buy Fox last year, but with uncertainty about regulatory approval, Disney’s $52.4 billion offer […]

Sir Paul buckles up for Carpool Karaoke

Sir Paul buckles up for Carpool Karaoke

Paul McCartney will sing a medley of hits as well as “brand new material” on Carpool Karaoke, when the former Beatle joins James Corden on a UK broadcast of CBS’s The Late Late Show next week.

Comcast jumps in with bid for Fox assets

Comcast jumps in with bid for Fox assets

Comcast has made an all-cash offer of $65 billion for much of the film and TV assets of 21st Century Fox, its international properties and its stake in Hulu. Disney had made a $52.4 billion all-stock offer for the Fox assets, including the FX and National Geographic cable TV networks.

Judge rules for AT&T in merger lawsuit

Judge rules for AT&T in merger lawsuit

Almost two years after AT&T struck a deal to acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion dollars, a federal judge has ruled that AT&T can make the acquisition, no strings attached, rejecting the U.S. Justice Department’s request to block the merger. The Justice Department filed the antitrust suit late last year, on the grounds the merger […]

WGNA picks up Chris Noth detective drama

WGNA picks up Chris Noth detective drama

WGN America picked up two detective dramas, lighthearted Carter, starring Jerry O’Connell (Billions), Sydney Poitier Heartsong (Chicago PD) and Kristian Bruun (Orphan Black), and dark drama Gone, with Chris Noth (Sex and the City), Leven Ramblin (The Hunger Games) and Danny Pinto (CSI: Miami).

Judge rules on AT&T/Time Warner merger: AT&T WINS

BREAKING NEWS: Judge rules for AT&T

AT&T WINS Almost two years after AT&T struck a deal to acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion dollars, a federal judge has ruled that AT&T can acquire Time Warner, rejecting the U.S. Justice Department’s request to block the merger. The Justice Department filed the antitrust suit late last year, on the grounds the merger would […]

CBS comedy recasts role

CBS comedy recasts role

Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) landed the female lead in CBS comedy The Neighborhood. It’s a recast – Dreama Walker played the role in the pilot.

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