Wheelhouse Entertainment, founded last year by Brent Montgomery, and Jimmy Kimmel’s Kimmelot, announced an investment and partnership deal with digital content studio Portal A, named as Cynopsis Digital Studio of the Year. Founded by Nate Houghteling, Kai Hasson and Zach Blume, Portal A’s content has generated more than 1 billion views for clients including Amazon, […]
Showtime dropped a trailer for season 9 of Shameless, which bows Sunday, January 25, at 9p. Emmy Rossum’s final season finds her character, Fiona, continuing her downward plunge, while it looks like Frank (William H. Macy) may be a father again.
Showtime Networks announced the official opening of its new 50,000-square-foot West Coast headquarters at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood. The three-story space features workspaces for employees, with leading-edge entertainment technology, interactive meeting areas and a central social hub café. “It was important for us to build a space that inspires employees to do their […]
“I want everyone to know I’m done with it,” Kevin Hart said on Good Morning America yesterday, ending speculation over whether he might host the Oscars after all. Hart had accepted an offer by the Academy to man the mic, then bowed out amid backlash over old anti-gay tweets. On her talker last week, Ellen […]
It’s time to check into paradise again. FOX green-lit a revival of Paradise Hotel to air during the 2019-2020 season. Executive-produced by Jersey Shore and Floribama Shore’s SallyAnn Salsano of 495 Productions, Becca Walker (Love Island) and Celia Taylor (An Idiot Abroad) of Mentorn Media, the unscripted competition premiered in 2003.
Luke Wilson is boarding DC Universe series Stargirl as a mechanic-turned-superhero… Kim Delaney and Bill Brochtrup will reprise their original roles as Det. Diane Russell and PPA John Irvin in ABC’s NYPD Blue pilot, a reboot of the iconic cop drama… Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show) will guest-star as Beth’s (Susan Kelechi Watson) mother on […]
NBC meteorologists Al Roker and Dylan Dreyer and journalists Craig Melvin and Sheinelle Jones were named hosts of Today’s 9a hour. Roker and Melvin had been subbing with the Today block’s10a co-host Hoda Kotb after the October exit of Megyn Kelly; Dreyer and Jones were making appearances in the timeslot as well. “Hope you don’t […]
Grey’s Anatomy isn’t showing its age in season 15. ABC ordered three more episodes of the Shonda Rhimes medical drama, for a total of 25. Grey’s is averaging a 3.1 rating among A18-49 in Live+7 Nielsens.
David Rhodes is stepping down from his role as CBS News President and will be replaced by senior executive producer Susan Zirinsky, the first woman to hold the position. Zirinsky, who joined CBS News in 1972, “has touched virtually every division and every CBS broadcast over the decades she’s worked here,” said Joe Ianiello, acting […]
“I did a lot of research, largely about the comedy scene of the ‘50s,” says Rachel Brosnahan of her role in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. “I needed to do a deep dive into comedy, I studied every comedian – male and female – I could get my hands on. Phyliss Diller, Carole Burnett. I’m a […]