Tatyana Ali suing Warner Brothers over The Real

Tatyana Ali suing Warner Brothers over The Real

Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) has filed a lawsuit claiming that Warner Bros and Telepictures stole her idea for daytime talker The Real. Ali alleges she came up with the concept for the show and pitched it to execs in 2012, but was told they declined the idea. According to the suit filed […]

Game of Thrones wins Emmy nod competition

HBO planning to crown more Thrones

The 2016 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, and HBO’s Game of Thrones was once again the most-nominated show, with 23 nods. FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story was second with 22. Major nominees included: Drama Series The Americans Better Call Saul Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland House of Cards Mr. Robot […]

Jose Diaz-Balart joins NBC Nightly News full-time

Jose Diaz-Balart joins NBC Nightly News full-time

Jose Diaz-Balart joins Saturday’s NBC Nightly News as full-time anchor starting August 6. Diaz-Balart, who will continue anchoring Telemundo’s Noticiero Telemundo and Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart, had been rotating in the position since November. “This is a significant moment for the broadcast and a true testament to Jose’s many talents,” said Janelle Rodriguez, SVP editorial, […]

Disney makes Descendants deal

Disney makes Descendants deal

A second season of Disney Channel’s Descendants: Wicked World is on the way. No surprise there – the animated short-form series has reached over 130 million viewers across platforms. A half-hour interactive special on Friday, July 15 at 8p will give fans a taste of what’s to come in Descendants 2.

Hamilton star joins Netflix drama

Hamilton star joins Netflix drama

Hamilton’s Renee Elise Goldsberry is onboard Netflix sci-fi drama Altered Carbon, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The Tony winner will play a strategist leading a rebellion.

Newt Gingrich out at FOX News

Newt Gingrich out at FOX News.

FOX News has suspended its contract with former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich over speculation that he could be Donald Trump’s vice presidential choice. Gingrich has been a political commentator for the cable network since last fall. Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, is expected to announce his pick on Friday. “We felt […]

Lance Bass hosting Logo gay dating series.

Finding Prince Charming earns second season renewal from Logo.

Logo ordered dating series Finding Prince Charming, featuring a cast of gay men who will compete to win the heart of an eligible gay heartthrob. Lance Bass will host the show, from Brian Graden Media, currently in production to debut this fall.

Melissa Harris-Perry lands at BET News

Melissa Harris-Perry lands at BET News  (Heidi Gutman)

Former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry has joined BET News as special correspondent. Harris-Perry, who left MSNBC in February after denouncing preemptions of her show for election coverage, will develop longform news specials and contribute to BET News programs, including co-anchoring election coverage for the national conventions with BET News’ Marc Lamont Hill.

WE tv orders plastic surgery reality show

WE tv orders plastic surgery reality show

WE tv ordered Dr. Miami, a reality show focused on Snapchatting plastic surgeon Michael Salzhauer, known for using social media platforms to bring viewers into the operating room. The show, from 2C Media, “represents a bold and fresh twist that connects old and new media and will give us additional opportunities to attract and engage […]

Syfy kills Hunters

Syfy kills Hunters

Syfy canceled Hunters after one season. Series finale of the drama about the fight against alien terrorists, exec produced by Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), airs tonight at 12a.

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