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Daily Archives : Aug 4, 2015

TV Series Will Track a New Generation of Jacksons

Relatives of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 are about to launch their own TV series. Lifetime today announced plans for “The Jacksons: Next Generation,” a docuseries that’s set to premiere Oct. 2. The show follows brothers Taj, Taryll and…

Jon Stewart Not Easing Up on Fox News — Here’s the Video

Jon Stewart only has a few days left as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” and he’s not about to waste the opportunity to get in a few more licks against Fox News. The cable channel has been among…

Two Big Names Join ‘Game of Thrones’

A pair of well-known actors will be a part of the HBO fantasy series “Game of Thrones,” with Ian McShane and Max von Sydow signing on for season six. Deadline.com reports that HBO confirmed the signing of the two veteran…

Who’s the Highest-Paid Actor in the World? Forbes Unveils the New List

Forbes magazine has taken the wraps off the 2015 list of the World’s Highest Paid Actors, and for the third consecutive year, Robert Downey Jr. tops the list. The “Iron Man” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” star checked in with…

TV Personality Arrested for Alleged Shoplifting

One of the former stars of a popular reality television show was out on bail after being arrested Sunday for allegedly shoplifting at a Target store. Entertainment Tonight reports that Kim Richards, a familiar face on TV from her appearances…

Super-Sized Episode to Cap Jon Stewart’s Run on ‘Daily Show’ — Also, in Case You Missed It Last Night, Here’s a Clip of Amy Schumer’s Appearance on the Show

An expanded installment of Comedy Central’s “Daily Show with Jon Stewart” is on tap for the last night of Stewart’s 16-year run as host of the show. Mediaite reports that the episode’s content is being kept under wraps, but the…

Leaving on a High Note — ‘Downton Abbey’ Looks Ahead to the Final Season

With “Downton Abbey” just days away from wrapping production on what will be its final season, cast members and producers gathered to provide a glimpse of what’s in store — and to look back over the show’s amazing run. Actors…

When Will Brian Williams Be Back on the Air? Here’s an Update on the Plan

Brian Williams is nearing the end of his six-month suspension from NBC News, but that doesn’t mean he’s headed right back to the air. The AP reports that it will be at least another month before Williams is expected to…

Chernin Entertainment Names New President of Television

A veteran TV executive has been named as the new president of television at Chernin Entertainment. Deadline.com reports that former Ryan Murphy Television President Dante Di Loreto has taken the job. Di Loreto “will oversee the day-to-day development and production…

Report: Newsmag Receives Time-Slot Downgrade in Key Market

A staple of TV entertainment news has received a major-market downgrade. TheWrap.com reports that the daytime newsmagazine “Access Hollywood Live” is getting a time-slot downgrade on Los Angeles station KNBC-TV, where it will move from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m…..