Bruce Rosenblum has joined Disney|ABC Television Group as President, Business Operations, part of a reorganization to increase operational effectiveness and efficiency while optimizing revenue streams. Rosenblum will have direct oversight and responsibility for all aspects of Disney|ABC business operations, including Global Distribution; Affiliate Sales and Marketing; Digital Media, Strategy and Business Development; Media Operations, Engineering […]
Smithsonian Channel has partnered with the National Museum of African American History and Culture to produce 130 videos for the inaugural exhibits of the museum, which opens September 24 amid a host of celebrations. The videos, comprising 450 minutes of footage with an estimated 8,000 images, will be displayed on monitors ranging in size from […]
Stephen Colbert, meet the Boss. Bruce Springsteen will make his first appearance on CBS’ The Late Show With Stephen Colbert next Friday, September 23 to talk about his forthcoming autobiography “Born to Run” and companion album.
Turner struck deals with Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox for the entire Star Wars movie collection, giving TNT and TBS exclusive linear basic cable and ad-supported on-demand rights. The agreement with Disney includes the network premiere windows to last year’s hit Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well as this year’s Rogue One: […]
History’s Vikings returns for its midseason premiere on a new night and time, Wednesday, November 30 at 9p. “This season is monumental and unlike anything we’ve ever done,” said Michael Hirst, creator and writer. During its season four ten-week run in the spring, the historical drama garnered 4.3 million total viewers and 2.1 million A25-54 […]
Bill Clinton is headed to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show tomorrow, September 15. It marks the former president’s tenth appearance on the late night show, but first since Trevor Noah took over as host. DVR alert: The very same night, Donald Trump stops by NBC’s The Tonight Show, the GOP candidate’s third visit to Jimmy […]
Billboard reports that Lady Gaga is in talks to take the half-time stage at Super Bowl LVI, having impressed the NFL with her performance of the National Anthem at this year’s big game. The Bowl is slated to take place at Houston’s NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017.
CBS has made some adjustments to its fall premiere week schedule. Miniseries The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey will be trimmed from six to four hours, airing Sunday, September 18 and Monday, September 19. NCIS: Los Angeles now starts on its new night, Sunday, on September 25, following an NFL double-header, replacing what was to be […]
Amanda Hill has been elevated to Chief Marketing Officer, A+E Networks. In her new role, Hill will manage and evolve marketing in support of A+E’s portfolio of brands and businesses. She previously served as Chief Creative Officer for A+E Networks’ International division.
In an Emmys first, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who submitted their names jointly for consideration, won the Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Award for co-hosting Saturday Night Live. On night one of the two-part Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, a surprise victory went to Peter Scolari (Girls) for Best Comedy Series Guest Actor. […]