Meanwhile, CNBC reports the CBS board is in exit talks with CEO Les Moonves, a month after The New Yorker ran allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against him. According to CNBC, CBS COO Joe Ianniello, Moonves’s choice for his number two if a Viacom merger went through, could replace Moonves as intermin CEO. Fox […]
Designated Survivor, canceled by ABC after two seasons, was picked up for a 10-episode season three by Netflix. Neal Baer (Law & Order: SVU), who would have stepped in as showrunner had the political drama continued on ABC, will serve in that role for the streamer. An international audience for the show was the driver […]
Monica Lewinsky is set to star in six-part A&E documentary The Impeachment of Bill Clinton (wt), beginning Sunday, November 18. The cable net ordered the series from Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions, Jemina Khan’s Instinct Productions and director Blair Foster (Rolling Stone: Stories From The Edge). The limited series features never-before-seen archival footage.
It’s one and done for American Woman, starring Alicia Silverstone. Paramount Network opted not to renew the comedy series that was originally developed and picked up byTV Land, before migrating to its sibling net. While the show got off to a respectable start in the ratings, debuting to 1 million viewers in Live+3, 0.63 with […]
Yesterday Amazon became the second company, after Apple, to see its market value pass $1 trillion. In early 2018, the company was worth $580 billion, but in the second quarter net income jumped from $197 million in 2Q17 to $2.5 billion, helped by its cloud business, advertising on its sites and Prime subscriptions.
Freeform has expanded its annual spooky programming stunt from 13 nights to 31, with “31 Nights of Halloween.” The event will also be the exclusive TV home to the film Hocus Pocus, celebrating its 25th anniversary.
As the November 2 premiere of the sixth and final season of Netflix’s House of Cards approaches, star Robin Wright told Net-A-Porter the series almost didn’t make it to the end zone. The series came “very, very close” to abrupt cancellation in the wake of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against her former co-star Kevin […]
It’s a go for the third season of National Geographic series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, after Nat Geo parent Fox concluded an investigation the company says “revealed no incidents of concern during any of our work with Mr. Freeman.” The status of the series was called into question in May after eight […]
Showtime’s Shameless is losing a long-time cast member. “We were saddened when Emmy Rossum let us know that the upcoming ninth season of Shameless would be her last,” said Showtime Networks president of programming Gary Levine. “But we are filled with an overwhelming sense of joy and gratitude for Emmy’s inspired work on our series, […]
Star Trek will be recognized with the Governors Award at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 8. “Not only have all the franchises promoted inclusiveness and acceptance of all people, and inspired creative thought about space exploration and our future, but the technical innovations sparked by the franchise are incredibly significant to the evolution […]