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Daily Archives : Nov 6, 2017

Shakeup at Paramount: Key Exec Is Out

As part of an ongoing shakeup among the executive ranks at Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures, the company’s head of worldwide marketing and distribution, Megan Colligan, is out, Variety reports. “The move comes as newly installed studio chief Jim Gianopulos continues to…

Report: 21st Century Fox Has Been Holding Talks to Sell Most of the Company to Disney

21st Century Fox and The Walt Disney Co. have been holding talks about having Disney acquire most of the company, according to CNBC, which cites sources who are familiar with the situation. “Disney would not purchase all of Fox, according…

Netflix Fires Kevin Spacey — What It Means for ‘House of Cards’

Netflix has severed ties with Kevin Spacey as allegations continue to surface about sexual impropriety by the “House of Cards” star and executive producer, and the scandal has put the show’s sixth season in jeopardy. The streaming service has also…

Woman Who Flipped Off Trump Gets Fired

A woman who gave the middle-finger salute to Donald Trump has been fired from her job as a marketing executive. The Washington Post reports that Juli Briskman, 50, was fired from her job with the government contracting firm Akima LLC…

‘Tonight Show’ Takes Time Off After Death of Jimmy Fallon’s Mom

NBC late-night host Jimmy Fallon is taking some time off from “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” after his mother, Gloria Fallon, died Saturday. She was 68. The taping of last Friday’s show was canceled so Fallon could be at…

Veteran Rock Band to Be Declared ‘Global Icon’

A rock band that has had a big impact on the music scene since it broke out in the late 1970s is about to be declared a “Global Icon.” MTV announced that the honor will be bestowed on U2 at…

‘Saturday Night Live’ Hits a New High

NBC was pumped up over the weekend about the ratings results for the latest installment of “Saturday Night Live.” Based on Nielsen late-night metered-market results for Saturday night, the network reported that the Nov. 4 show delivered a season-high rating…

ABC Sets Premiere Plans for ‘American Idol’

ABC has locked in the premiere date for its revival of the singing competition “American Idol.” The show will bow on the Alphabet Network on Sunday, March 11, from 8-10 p.m. ET. Ryan Seacrest announced the news today on “Live…

Here’s What Netflix Is Saying About Season Two of ‘The Crown’

Netflix opened up about its plans for season two of the acclaimed period drama “The Crown,” including releasing a new trailer, which you can watch below. The season launches globally on the streaming service on Friday, Dec. 8. The Netflix…

Superstars Sign On for American Music Awards

The American Music Awards, airing this month on ABC, announced that this year’s ceremony will feature performances by Kelly Clarkson and Demi Lovato. The broadcast is set for Sunday, Nov. 19. Produced by dick clark productions, the ceremony is billed…