Exits: Robert and Michelle King, creators, exec producers and showrunners for CBS’ The Good Wife, are leaving the show after the current seventh season. Additionally, contracts of many original cast members, including Julianna Margulies, are up at the end of this season. Exec producer Craig Turk is being eyed to take over as showrunner….After six seasons at the helm, Steven Moffat will step down as lead writer and executive producer of Doctor Who. Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch) will become the new showrunner beginning with season 11. “It took a lot of gin and tonic to talk him into this, but I am beyond delighted that one of the true stars of British Television drama will be taking the Time Lord even further into the future,” Moffat said. Moffat’s final season will air on BBC America and BBC One in spring 2017 and there will be a Christmas special in 2016.
The U.S. Department of Justice sued Monday to prevent the $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner by AT&T. The merger “would greatly harm American consumers,” said Makan Delrahim, head of the antitrust division, adding it would lead to higher monthly television bills and “fewer of the newer, emerging innovative options that consumers are beginning to […]
Charlie Rose, co-anchor of CBS This Morning and host of PBS’s Charlie Rose the Week, has been accused of sexual misconduct by 8 women, the Washington Post reports. The women, age 21-37, either worked for Rose’s PBS show or aspired to between the late 1990s and 2011, said the Post, when they were subjected to […]
Advertisers would be wise to take note of a fascinating new study from Columbia Business School professor Sandra Matz. According to the new research, even a single “like” makes it far easier for advertisers to tailor ads to a user’s psychological profile. Simply relying on demographic traits like age or gender is significantly less effective. […]
Web browser maker Mozilla has formed a new team dedicated to develop “social mixed reality” technologies for the web. The non-profit made the announcement Monday, highlighting mixed reality’s capacity to facilitate online social interactions. The new group will focus on areas such as search, developing avatars and virtual identities, and facilitating virtual communications using text […]
The BIG3 is getting an upgrade from FOX Sports, which announced that season two of the league will fundamental changes for the 3-on-3 basketball org. In 2018, the BIG3’s ten-week season will be broadcast live on Friday nights, with six windows on FS1 and four windows on the FOX broadcast network. Each week, the BIG3 […]