Seth Meyers bans Donald Trump from Late Night

Seth Meyers goes live for GOP convention

It looks like Donald Trump won’t be heading to NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers anytime soon. Meyers banned the presumptive Republican presidential nominee after Trump barred the Washington Post from his events. “We here at Late Night believe in freedom of the press and therefore have decided to stand in solidarity with them,” Meyers […]

Larry David is back with Enthusiasm

Larry David will be back for a tenth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Everyone’s favorite curmudgeon comes back to HBO when Larry David returns for a ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm after a five-year hiatus. HBO president of programming Casey Bloys announced the news at the Banff World Media Festival. Although no additional cast members have been confirmed, many original cast members, including Jeff Garlin and J.B. […]

Queen Latifah’s Rap Game on point for Lifetime

Queen Latifah joins Lifetime's Flint

Young rappers have the opportunity to work with Grammy winner and producer Jermaine Dupri in the new season of The Rap Game, premiering Friday, July 22, at 10p on Lifetime. Joining Dupri this season to help mentor are Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Flo Rida and others. One winner will receive a recording contract with […]

Tonys deliver largest audience in 15 years

Tonys deliver largest audience in 15 years (John Paul Filo)

CBS’ broadcast of The 70th Annual Tony Awards delivered the Broadway celebration’s largest audience since 2001, according to Nielsen preliminary Live+SD numbers for Sunday. The ceremony averaged 8.73 million (up 35 percent from 6.46 million last year), 1.6 A18-49 (up 60 percent from 1.0) and 2.0 among A25-54 (up 54 percent from 1.3).

Nicole Kidman to star in SundanceTV thriller

Nicole Kidman to star in SundanceTV thriller

Nicole Kidman, who just wrapped production on HBO limited series Big Little Lies opposite Reese Witherspoon, is set to star in another TV project. The Oscar winner will headline the sophomore season of SundanceTV thriller Top of the Lake: China Girl. The story picks up four years after the events of Season 1, as Elisabeth […]

Canceled on ABC, Nashville moves to CMT

Canceled on ABC, Nashville moves to CMT  (ABC/Bob D'Amico)

Axed last month after four seasons on ABC, Nashville will continue to season five on CMT. SVOD partner Hulu will once again stream the show the day after initial air. Produced by Lionsgate TV, ABC Studios and Opry Entertainment, the country music drama will have thirtysomething creators Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz, who had been […]

Chicago Justice finds its showrunner

Chicago Justice finds its showrunner

New NBC drama series Chicago Justice has found its showrunner: Michael S. Chernuchin. The move brings Chernuchin back into the Dick Wolf fold, after stints as a producer-writer on Law & Order, which he ran from 2002 to 2004. He was also an EP on Criminal Intent.

Dr. Oz renewed through 2018-2019 season

Mehmet Oz

The Dr. Oz Show has been renewed through the 2018-19 television season. The syndicated series is now set to air through its 10th season. The renewal comes via a deal between distributor Sony Pictures Television and Fox Stations Group, which carries the show in the largest U.S. markets.

Report: Internet ad spending will top TV in 2017

Live from Advertising Week - Friday 09/29/17

2017 will be the year advertisers spend more on the Internet than on TV, projects PwC in its 5-year “Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2016-2020” report. But while Internet advertising ($75.3 billion) will overtake broadcast TV advertising for the first time in the U.S., “Broadcast TV advertising has responded fairly robustly to digital disruption and […]