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Daily Archives : Aug 8, 2018

CBS Delays Charlie Rose Findings

The report on the Charlie Rose investigation by the law firm of Proskauer Rose, which had been expected to be released this month, will be delayed, with the results to be folded into the recently begun Leslie Moonves investigation, according…

Lindsay Lohan Offers an Odd Take on #MeToo

Lindsay Lohan added her voice to the #MeToo conversation, but the actress’s views might best be described as provocative. In an interview with the U.K. publication The Times, Lohan started by saying, “I don’t really have anything to say,” when…

How ‘New’ Will the ‘New Fox’ Be?

The people at Fox are calling it the “New Fox” with the acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets by Disney, but just what does that mean? Fox TV Group boss Dana Walden offered her thoughts on the subject at…

The Academy Awards’ Big Change Is Already Getting Backlash

In the few hours since the Motion Picture Academy announced it will add a category for popular films, the complaints have already begun pouring in. “The new film category quickly drew negative attention, with ‘popular film’ becoming a trending topic…

Jeffrey Katzenberg Raises $1 Billion for His Latest Project — Fox, Disney, NBCU, Viacom and WarnerMedia Are All In

Former Disney and Dreamworks executive Jeffrey Katzenberg is generating some serious funding for a project he says will combine the “best of Silicon Valley and Hollywood.” Katzenberg’s WndrCo announced that it has hit the $1 billion mark in fundraising efforts…

Jerry O’Connell Apologizes for the Name of His Show

Actor Jerry O’Connell has a new show, but even before the show makes it to air, O’Connell has been getting blowback over the show’s title, “Real Men Watch Bravo.” The New York Post’s Page Six reports that the title was…

Former NBC and MSNBC Journalist Developing Talk Show

A TV journalist who was a fixture at MSNBC and NBC News is developing a talk show as part of a new development deal. Disney-ABC announced the new deal today with Tamron Hall. Hall and Disney-ABC will create the daytime…

Oscars to Add New Category

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made news this morning with the announcement that it will add a new category “designed around achievement in popular film.” The academy also announced it has set an earlier airdate for the…

President of USC Steps Down Amid Campus Gynecologist Scandal

“University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias stepped down from his role effective Tuesday, according to a statement released by the school,” CNN reports. “He had announced his plans to step down as president of the university in…

CBS to Adapt Worldwide Hit for U.S. TV

A new series that has already established itself as a global cultural phenomenon will be finding its way to CBS after the company announced plans to bring the international reality hit “Love Island” to U.S. television. CBS obtained the U.S….