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Daily Archives : Apr 23, 2018

Journalist Who Battled Fox News Returns to TV

A former Fox News personality who waged a high-profile legal battle with the cable channel after her departure in 2016 is returning to television. Gretchen Carlson, a longtime “Fox & Friends” co-host who also fronted FNC’s “The Real Story with…

Picasso According to ‘Genius’: TV to Be Provoked By

National Geographic’s acclaimed series “Genius” premieres its second season this week, with the focus shifting to artist Pablo Picasso after season one focused on Albert Einstein. For an inside look at both the show and the artist, TVWeek Open Mic…

New Management Team at ComScore; Rob Norman, Former GroupM Executive, Joins Board

ComScore has just named a new management team, with Madison Avenue veteran and 360i founder Bryan Wiener named as CEO, MediaPost’s MediaDailyNews reports. Additionally, former GroupM digital chief Rob Norman was named to the company’s board. “The moves follow a…

Academy Awards Dates Unveiled

The Motion Picture Academy and ABC rolled out the key dates for the Oscars today, culminating in the 91st Oscars ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, which was previously announced. The ceremony will be broadcast live by ABC. Nominations will…

Imagine CEO Exits Company

The CEO of Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment production company has exited the firm and plans to start his own media company, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Charlie Corwin departs after joining the company as CEO a little…

Bizarre Selfie Video by Anthony Hopkins Goes Viral

A 32-second video clip posted by Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins went viral, with more than 6 million views on it since he posted it on his Twitter account Sunday. The clip appears to be a selfie showing Hopkins dancing. Along…

ABC News Names New ’20/20′ Anchor

ABC has named a new anchor for its venerable “20/20” newsmagazine series. Co-anchoring along with David Muir will be Amy Robach. ABC News President James Goldston made the announcement in a memo to the news division. Here’s his note, in…

‘American Idol’ About to Make History With TV Event

“For the first time in the history of American television, a reality-competition series will allow viewers to watch and vote from both coasts simultaneously as ‘American Idol’ is simulcast in all time zones across the country over a three-week span,…

TBS Renews Two Shows

TBS has just given renewals two of its series, announcing that it will bring back the comedies “The Last O.G.” and “Search Party.” “The Last O.G.,” starring Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish, will return for a second season, with “Search…

Big Summer Concert Kickoff to Be Televised for the First Time

A big summer concert that is considered the unofficial kickoff event for the summer concert season will be televised for the first time. Freeform announced plans to televise “iHeartRadio Wango Tango” on Sunday, June 3. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the…