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Daily Archives : Apr 10, 2018

Investigators Raid Fox Networks Group’s London Offices

“The London offices of 21st Century Fox’s Fox Networks Group were raided by European Commission investigators Tuesday as part of a wider probe into possible anti-competitive practices regarding the distribution of sports rights in the region,” Variety reports. The report…

Why the Most-Viewed Video of All Time Disappeared From the Internet

The most heavily viewed video of all time vanished from the Internet Tuesday, amid reports of an apparent hack of Vevo’s YouTube account. The Verge reports that the video, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” disappeared from YouTube briefly after…

New True Crime Series to Focus on Sisters Who Murder — Produced by One of the Most High-Profile Sisters Around

Plans were unveiled Tuesday for “Twisted Sisters,” a new true crime series examining cases of sibling murder, with Khloe Kardashian executive producing. The six-part series was greenlighted by Investigation Discovery. Produced by 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company,…

Comedy Central Gets Its Next Big Hollywood Star to Roast

A major Hollywood star will be the focus of the next Comedy Central roast, with the channel announcing Tuesday that the roastee will be Bruce Willis. The roast will take place in Los Angeles, with the taping date and airdate…

Amazon Restructures TV Department

Just weeks after former NBC Entertainment boss Jennifer Salke took over as head of Amazon Studios, Deadline reports that the company has restructured its TV operation. “Amazon Studios COO Albert Cheng, who served as interim head of the studio following…

‘Silicon Valley’ Star Arrested

An actor who’s known for his work on the HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley” was arrested Monday night for what officials say was a fake bomb threat. CNN reports that T.J. Miller, who played Erlich Bachman on the first four…

Report: Why CBS Executives Are Worried About an Upcoming Washington Post Story

Executives at CBS are “freaking out” over a story that’s reportedly on the way from The Washington Post, according to a report Monday in The New York Post’s Page Six. The Page Six story reports that CBS has been using…

New TV Project Examines the Roles of Jews in the U.S. Military in World War II

GI Jews. Unlike GI Joes, it’s not a term commonly used when speaking about members of the military. But it is the attention-grabbing title of a new feature-length documentary focusing on the more than 550,000 American Jews — men and…

Hannity Declares Feud With Kimmel Is Over — But He Issues a Threat Anyway

Both Jimmy Kimmel and Sean Hannity have now called off their public feud, but with enough loose ends remaining that it remains to be seen whether it’s really over. As we reported previously, Kimmel put out an olive branch Monday…

CW Unveils Summer Schedule

The CW today took the wraps off its prime-time slate for summer, including premiere dates for two new summer dramas, “The Outpost” and “Burden of Truth,” which will roll out on consecutive nights in July (July 10 and 11). Among…