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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.

One of the Stars of ‘Breaking Bad’ Joins CBS Drama Spinoff

CBS is planning a spinoff to its long-running hit police-procedural  “Criminal Minds’ and is bringing aboard Anna Gunn from AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” Variety reports. “Gunn [who played Skyler White on 'Breaking Bad'] will co-star opposite Gary Sinise as the female…

Krabby Patty Special: Nickelodeon Streaming Channel Coming in February

“Children’s entertainment giant Nickelodeon intends to follow the example of HBO and unveil a direct-to-consumer subscription service in February, the chief executive of Nickelodeon’s parent, Viacom said during a call with investors Thursday,” reports our good friend Brian Steinberg, Variety’s…

Update: Rap Mogul Suge Knight Arrested on Suspicion of Murder

“Notorious former rap music mogul Marion ‘Suge’ Knight has been arrested on suspicion or murder after he allegedly ran over two men in his truck following an argument on a film set in Compton,” the Los Angeles Times reported this…

Roseanne Barr Talks About the Allegations Against Bill Cosby and How He Should Respond

The following is from our good friends at “Access Hollywood.” Here’s part of an interview they did with Roseanne Barr about Bill Cosby that aired yesterday, Jan. 29, 2015. To read more of the interview at the Access Hollywood website,…

How Do You Follow Being Sheldon? By Playing God on Broadway, Of Course

The star of one of the most popular comedy series of recent years is headed to Broadway to play God. “The Big Bang Theory’s” Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper) will star in the comedy production “An Act of God,” with previews…

Possible Spoiler Alert: Katy Perry Says She Has a Surprise Guest Set for Super Bowl Halftime — ‘Jaws Will Drop and Faces Will Melt,’ Says the Star of the Show. However, as You Will Read Below, the Associated Press Says It Knows Who The Surprise Guest Will Be

A surprise is in store for viewers of Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show, according to the singer who will be center stage. Katy Perry hinted that she will be joined by a superstar for a duet, but the songstress refused…

For Fans of the Super Bowl Commercials — But Not the Game — Dish Rolls Out ‘Reverse AutoHop’

After angering the TV industry with a device that made it easy to skip ads, satellite giant Dish has reversed course. The Los Angeles Times reports that the company’s newest technology, which arrives “almost” in time for the Super Bowl,…

‘Exploding Kittens’ Breaks Kickstarter Record

There’s a new top dog on Kickstarter, and it’s generating a lot of scratch. “Exploding Kittens,” a new card game, shattered fundraising site Kickstarter’s game record by pulling in $4.7 million, The Washington Post reports. That’s the most ever for…

Must-See Video: Folks React To Riding In This New Car (Beware of Expletives)

If you subscribed to our free Viral Videos e-newsletter you would have already received this fun video, which has 3 millon hits since it was posted on YouTube 5 days ago :

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Alum Heads to Marvel Superhero Show

A new Marvel superhero project is bringing aboard an actress known for “Grey’s Anatomy.” The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the upcoming Netflix series “A.K.A. Jessica Jones” cast Rachael Taylor as the title character’s best friend. Krysten Ritter of…