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Daily Archives : Aug 11, 2017

Taylor Swift Groping Case Thrown Out

A U.S. district judge tossed the $3 million lawsuit that had superstar singer Taylor Swift testifying in court this week that a radio DJ “grabbed my ass underneath my skirt.” The AP reported on Twitter that the defamation suit filed…

Journalist Fires Back Against Eric Bolling’s $50 Million Lawsuit

The journalist targeted by a defamation lawsuit from suspended Fox News host Eric Bolling is fighting back against the $50 million lawsuit. Attorney Patricia Glaser, who’s representing journalist Yashar Ali, called Bolling’s suit “utterly devoid of merit,” The Huffington Post…

Wrapping Up the TCA Presentations by CBS, NBC, Showtime and The CW

Even as news from outside the doors of the Beverly Hilton roiled the traditional television ecosystem — including Disney pulling future programming from Netflix in favor of its own subscription services and Facebook producing original content — networks continued to…

New Show Chalks Up the Highest-Rated New Docuseries Launch of the Year in Young Demos

A new series that premiered on cable on Sunday, Aug. 6, got off to a strong start, with E! reporting that the “Life of Kylie” premiere is the highest-rated new docuseries launch of 2017 in women 18-34, viewers 12-17 and…

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Watch TV: Cast of Controversial Reality Show Reunites

A program airing this month reunites the cast of a reality show that polarized viewers and became a political issue for the state of New Jersey. E! announced plans to reunite the cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” for “Reunion Road…

Netflix Still in Talks With Disney About Some Potential Blockbusters

Disney’s break with Netflix may not be as final as it first appeared. After Disney announced this week that it was pulling new Disney and Pixar films off the streaming service, word surfaced that Disney and Netflix remain in negotiations…

Comedy-Drama Series Picked Up for Second Season

A comedy-drama series that debuted back in June will be returning for a second season. Netflix announced the renewal of the series “GLOW,” about the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, the 1980s women’s professional wrestling circuit. The streaming service gave a…

Fox Series Renewed

The Fox Network announced Thursday that it has renewed a prime-time series that revived a syndicated format going back to the 1980s. The revival of “Love Connection,” which debuted May 25, will be back for a second season. The new…

National TV Advertising Revenues Decline

First the bad news: National television ad revenues continued to decline in the second quarter, according to a report by MediaPost citing estimates from Brian Wieser, senior research analyst for Pivotal Research Group. The good news: The decline wasn’t nearly…

USA Network Series Gets Renewal, Expanded Order and Aftershow

USA Network lavished the good news on one of its shows, expanding the current season by 18 episodes and renewing the show for a sixth season. The show, “Chrisley Knows Best,” returns with new episodes on Tuesday, Sept. 12, with…