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Daily Archives : Jul 13, 2018

Why Bernie Sanders Is Going After Disney CEO Bob Iger

Bernie Sanders went after Disney CEO Bob Iger late last week, with the Vermont senator sending out a tweet Friday pointing out the pay disparity at Disney. You can see his tweet below. Deadline notes that Iger’s pay package has been…

Papa John’s in a Quandary: How to Rebrand the Company When the Problem Is Papa John

“How can Papa John’s move forward when the guy causing the company’s problems is in the commercials and on all the signs, pizza boxes and even the logo?” a piece Friday by CNN Money asks, noting that John Schnatter —…

Did Harvey Weinstein Admit He Offered Acting Jobs in Exchange for Sex?

“For the first time ever, Harvey Weinstein admitted in an interview that he ‘offered acting jobs in exchange for sex’ — but according to him, ‘so does everyone,’” The New York Post’s Page Six reports. The former movie mogul is quoted…

Report: Megyn Kelly Headed Back to Prime Time

With attention focused for months now on Megyn Kelly’s struggles to find an audience for her NBC morning show, the issue of her other NBC assignment — the prime-time program “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” — has been largely swept…

Soap Opera Actor Convicted of Child Molestation

An actor who had a run on a popular daytime drama has been found guilty of child molestation. The New York Post’s Page Six reports that Corey Seth Sligh, 30, was convicted June 28 of one count of molesting a…

Netflix Series Renewed

Fifteen years after the Emmy-winning series first went on the air, Netflix announced it has ordered its third season of “Queer Eye.” The streamer will begin production on the eight-episode season July 16 in Kansas City. “Netflix’s new Fab Five are…

How Comedy Makes History

The return of a series this weekend will put comedy back in the spotlight — and in particular, will shine a light on the history of the art form and how it affects and is affected by the social and…

Joss Whedon Drama Ordered Straight to Series

A new science-fiction project from prolific TV series creator and blockbuster feature director Joss Whedon received a straight-to-series order from HBO. The pay-cable channel announced the order today for “The Nevers” from the creator of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and…

Government Appeals AT&T-Time Warner Decision

Even though AT&T has already closed its acquisition of Time Warner, the deal may not be out of the woods just yet. CNN reports that the U.S. Justice Department filed notice Thursday that it is appealing the court decision approving…

Who Is ‘Mad Dog’ McClung and Why Is a TV Series Being Made About Him?

You may not have heard of Kevin “Mad Dog” McClung, but his star appears to be on the rise with a new Discovery Channel series, “Mad Dog Made,” set to premiere Aug. 3. The docuseries is focused on the scientist,…