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Daily Archives : Nov 14, 2014

Sony Unveils Its Over-the-Top Subscription Service

“Taking aim at the traditional pay-TV market, Sony on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, unveiled PlayStation Vue, an over-the-top subscription TV service that will start off with about 75 channels per market,” reports Multichannel News. The story continues, “Offered initially through…

MTV Reality Star Dead at 32

A longtime star of MTV reality shows died today at age 32. People magazine reports that Diem Brown, who was hospitalized earlier this week, as we reported Wednesday, lost her long battle with cancer this morning. Brown, who was known…

The One Question Angela Bassett Has Never Been Asked — Until Now

Until she got her latest TV gig on FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” versatile actress Angela Bassett never had to address a certain question about one of her characters. But in a recent interview with TV reporters, she answered…

Fox Ups Its Order for Comedy Series

Fox has increased its episode order for a comedy series that had been given an abbreviated season. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the network ordered six additional episodes of “The Mindy Project,” bringing the show’s third season to…

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Reveals Why She Was Off ‘Fox & Friends’

Elisabeth Hasselbeck returned to the Fox News series “Fox & Friends” after disappearing from the show for about a month, and revealed to viewers that she had “a bit of a scare” and was relieved to learn it wasn’t cancer,…

Drama Series Canceled After Three-Season Run

A cable drama series has seen its three-season run come to an end, with The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reporting that TNT pulled the plug on “Perception.” The show starred “Will & Grace” actor Eric McCormack as Dr. Daniel Pierce,…

Wildly Popular 2002-2005 Reality Show Poised for a Return to the Air

A reality show that was a cultural phenomenon when it first aired from 2002-2005 is in talks for a return to the air. EW.com’s Inside TV reports that VH1 is working on bringing back a reboot of “The Osbournes,” which…

Emmy-Winning Writer, Former WGA President, Dead at 89

A two-time Emmy-winning screenwriter who was the president of the Writers Guild of America East has died. Variety reports that Ernest Kinoy, who won Emmys for writing for the 1977 ABC miniseries “Roots” and the CBS drama series “The Defenders,”…

The One Question Angela Bassett Has Never Been Asked — Until Now

Angela Bassett has had a long and diverse career on television and film, but there’s something she’s never been asked about any of the characters she’s played: Is she or isn’t she a she? Until now. As Desiree Dupree on…

Canceled Drama Series Not Dead Yet: Move to Netflix in the Works for Fan Favorite

Netflix is reportedly in negotiations to revive a drama series that was recently canceled despite being a fan favorite. Nellie Andreeva reports on Deadline.com that “‘Longmire fans’ prayers may have been answered,” as Netflix is working on a deal to…