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Daily Archives : May 31, 2018

CNN Playing Hardball With Morgan Freeman

After receiving a demand from an attorney representing Morgan Freeman for a retraction of a CNN story detailing allegations of sexual misconduct by the actor, as we reported earlier this week, CNN drew a line in the sand today. “CNN’s…

Matt LeBlanc to Leave ‘Top Gear’

“Matt LeBlanc is making for the exit after BBC Studios confirmed that the ‘Top Gear’ host will leave after the next season of the motoring format,” Deadline reports. “LeBlanc, who joined the series in 2016, will leave the BBC Two…

Trump Keeps the Pressure on Disney/ABC Chief Bob Iger

Donald Trump wasn’t finished with Disney/ABC chief Bob Iger when he sent out a tweet Wednesday suggesting that he had been treated unfairly by ABC, as we reported Wednesday. Trump followed up early today with another tweet targeting Iger. “Iger,…

Report: John Goodman, Sara Gilbert and Laurie Metcalf Set for Huge Payouts From Cancellation of ‘Roseanne’

ABC’s decision to cancel “Roseanne” over a racist tweet by star Roseanne Barr will be an expensive one for the network, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed. “Per multiple insiders, reps for the stars, including Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf…

White House Slams TV Show, Calls It ‘Not Fit for Broadcast,’ After Comment Sparks Backlash

The White House is up in arms about a TV series today, with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responding in an angry statement to a comment aired Wednesday night on the TBS show “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.” “The language…

‘The Americans’ Stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys Offer Their Take on Last Night’s Series Finale

The FX spy drama “The Americans,” one of the most acclaimed TV series of recent years, wrapped its six-season run with a 90-minute series finale Wednesday night, answering a few questions but leaving at least as many unanswered. The show’s…

ESPN Unveils College Football Schedule

ESPN today released a detailed schedule for its upcoming coverage of college football for the early part of the 2018 season. Click here to see the full release. Highlights in today’s announcement include: College Football’s Most-Watched Series Returns: ABC’s Saturday…

Fox Sports Releases Its College Football Schedule

Fox Sports announced today that it is “deepening its footprint” in live events with the release of what it says is its “highest quality college football schedule to date.” The schedule features 136 games on the Fox broadcast network, FS1,…

AMC Bundles Season Launch of ‘Better Call Saul’ With New Series Premiere

AMC announced launch plans today for the upcoming fourth season of “Better Call Saul,” which will roll out Aug. 6. Leading out from the premiere will be the series premiere of “Lodge 49.” Both shows will have a presence at…

Don’t Expect to See the Rest of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ for a While

The first six episodes of season four of the Ellie Kemper comedy “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” launched Wednesday on Netflix, but the streaming service announced today that the launch date for the second half of the season won’t be until next…