Netflix rolled out season renewals, premiere dates and even cancellations at the start of the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour yesterday. The streaming service picked up Will Arnett’s BoJack Horseman for a third season, set the premiere for A+E’s Longmire for Sept. 10 and comedian Aziz Ansari’s first original, Master of None, for Nov. 6. Coming later this year, dates TBA: With Bob and David, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Sofia Coppola’s A Very Murray Christmas, the third season of Hemlock Grove, Bill Burr’s F is for Family and a variety of comedy specials and children’s programs. What’s out? Netflix cancelled Lilyhammer after a three-season run. “It was very difficult to maintain the level of global exclusivity and control that we hope to with our shows with that show and the way it was structured with the Norwegian broadcaster,” Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos explained. “We’re big fans of the show.”
Showtime issued a statement responding to complaints that Sacha Baron Cohen posed as a disabled veteran to dupe interviewees on new comedy Who Is America?. “Baron Cohen did not present himself as a disabled veteran, and viewers nationwide who watched the premiere on Sunday can now attest to that,” said Showtime. “In Sunday’s episode, during […]
Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad) inked a new three-year deal with Sony Pictures Television, his home for eleven years, that calls for him to continue as EP/showrunner on Better Call Saul with Peter Gould, as well as develop new projects via his High Bridge Productions. “Vince is a cornerstone of the success of Sony Pictures Television […]
With the World Cup generating $269 million in estimated ad revenue for in game advertising alone, the tournament accounted for 6.04 billion TV ad impressions on 8,576 ad airings across six networks, according to iSpot.tv (TV ad analytics) & Canvs (emotion measurement). Overall, Volkswagen topped estimated spend for the tournament with $22.79 million, followed by […]
The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee locked in Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis to host the 2023-2026 Final Fours. The announcement wrapped up a year-long process that included seven finalist cities that also included Detroit, Los Angeles and North Texas.
President Trump has granted a follow-up White House interview to CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor, slated for Wednesday, July 18. Glor talked to POTUS in Scotland, ahead of Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladmir Putin.