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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.

NBC Unveils Midseason Lineup

NBC has found time slots for a batch of new shows, rolling out a midseason slate today that kicks off with the launch of the DC Comics-inspired “Powerless” on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 8:30 p.m. Other premieres include “The Blacklist: Redemption,”…

‘Live With Kelly’ Names Guest Hosts for Week of Dec. 19

The morning talk show “Live with Kelly” has announced the lineup of guest co-hosts who will be appearing alongside Kelly Ripa during the week of Dec. 19-23. The show continues to carry on without a permanent co-host since the departure…

Actor Judge Reinhold Arrested

Actor Judge Reinhold was arrested this afternoon, according to media reports. The actor, known for “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Beverly Hills Cop” and other high-profile film roles, was reportedly arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at the Dallas…

Leonardo DiCaprio Meets With Trump

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio and President-elect Donald Trump held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss climate change, CNN reports. Terry Tamminen, CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, said in a statement released following the meeting: “We presented the President-elect and…

Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95. His Flight as the First U.S. Astronaut to Orbit the Earth was a Huge TV Event

“John Glenn, a freckle-faced son of Ohio who was hailed as a national hero and a symbol of the space age as the first American to orbit Earth, then became a national political figure for 24 years in the Senate,…

‘The View’ Host Announces Departure From the Show

One of the regular co-hosts on the ABC morning talk show “The View” is leaving the show. Candace Cameron Bure made the announcement on today’s show, citing commitments to other projects including Hallmark Channel and “Fuller House.” Bure has been…

Megyn Kelly Gets Booed in Hollywood, Comments on Ailes, Trump

Megyn Kelly, host of the Fox News program “The Kelly File,” appeared Wednesday at the annual Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment breakfast, where she was warmly received — until she brought up Donald Trump. Kelly “had kind things to say…

He’s Hollywood’s Most Overpaid Actor — for the Second Year in a Row

Forbes just released its list of the most overpaid actors and actresses in Hollywood, and for the second consecutive year, Johnny Depp tops the list. Second on this year’s list is Will Smith. The publication examines the last three films…

Gayle King Inks Deal to Remain as Co-Host of ‘CBS This Morning’ for Another Three Years — See How Much She Will Be Paid

Gayle King will remain in one of the anchor chairs alongside Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell on “CBS This Morning” for at least three more years after signing a new $16.5 million deal, The New York Post’s Page Six reports….

Facebook Live Names Its Most Watched Video of the Year — Maybe You’ve Seen It

The most popular video of 2016 on Facebook Live — by a wide margin — was a clip that has come to be known as “Chewbacca Mom,” Recode reports. “The viral video of Candace Payne, a previously unknown mother of…