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Chuck Ross

Chuck Ross is the managing director of TVWeek.com. He's been involved in the TV business ever since he sold cable TV subscriptions in Santa Monica, Calif., door-to-door in the mid-to-late 1970s. He's had regular gigs reporting and/or editing about TV and advertising for Cablevision magazine,The Hollywood Reporter, the San Francisco Chronicle, Inside Media and Advertising Age. He first joined the predecessor to TVWeek, Electronic Media, in 2000.

More Advertisers Pull Out of Hannity’s Fox News Show

The situation surrounding the Fox News Channel show “Hannity,” where a number of advertisers have dropped the show, is beginning to look something like the Bill O’Reilly exodus that recently brought down FNC’s ratings leader. According to The Hollywood Reporter,…

‘Get Shorty,’ the TV Series — Check It Out

Based in part on the 1990 Elmore Leonard novel of the same name, “Get Shorty” is now a 10-episode original series coming to Epix in August. The series follows Miles Daly (Chris O’Dowd), a hitman from Nevada who tries to…

Series Regular to Exit ‘Silicon Valley’

The HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley” will be missing one of its key players when season five rolls around, with The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reporting that T.J. Miller is leaving the show. HBO confirmed the news today, saying in…

Former Presidential Candidate Launching Talk Show

A politician who has made a couple of runs for president will try his hand at a TV talk show — something he did on the Fox News Channel from 2008-2015. This time around, Mike Huckabee will be appearing on…

HBO Renews Two Series

HBO announced today that it has renewed two shows that have become fixtures of the pay-cable channel’s comedy lineup. The network will bring back “Veep” for a seventh season and “Silicon Valley” for a fifth season. Both series will return…

Fox News Wades Into the Sean Hannity Discussion as Advertisers Drop His Show

The Fox News Channel today addressed the controversy surrounding prime-time mainstay Sean Hannity, saying he will be back on the air next week following a Memorial Day holiday vacation, Variety reports. The channel’s statement comes amid speculation that Hannity may…

Why, Despite Soft Ratings, Showtime Loved the Debut of ‘Twin Peaks’

On the heels of the widely reported soft viewer turnout for Showtime’s “Twin Peaks” premiere Sunday on the linear channel, the pay-cable net is celebrating record activity on its streaming service — apparently prompted by “Twin Peaks.” “The show will…

Netflix Drama Series Canceled

An ambitious Netflix series that was one of the streaming service’s most expensive shows has been canceled after one season. Deadline.com reports that the service won’t be moving forward with a second season of Baz Luhrmann’s musical drama “The Get…

Trump Muscles His Way Past NATO Leader and the Internet Has a Field Day — Here’s the Video

Donald Trump is getting a lot of attention online for a video clip in which he appears to muscle his way to the front of a group of NATO leaders by shoving aside the prime minister of Montenegro. The incident…

Senate Votes to Name Courthouse After ‘Law & Order’ Actor

The U.S. Senate has voted to name a new federal courthouse after one of the cast members from NBC’s drama series “Law & Order.” The New York Post’s Page Six reports that the new building in Nashville is on track…