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Daily Archives : Nov 16, 2018

Channing Dungey Exits ABC; New Network President Named

ABC has a new network president after Channing Dungey, the first African American to lead a U.S. broadcast network, exited her role as president of ABC Entertainment, Variety reports. Karey Burke, head of original programming for Freeform, has been named…

Which Network Is on Top in ‘the Single Most Important Metric in All of Television’?

An announcement released today says “the single most important metric in today’s television landscape” is live sports event viewing, and the announcement, from Fox Sports, says Fox Sports “reigns supreme” in the metric. “In the single most important metric in…

Early Renewal for ABC Series

An ABC drama series that has had a good run on the broadcast network is poised to keep it going with a fresh renewal. Deadline reports that “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” received a pickup for a seventh season. The renewal…

Upcoming NBC Procedural Is a Reboot of a Denzel Washington Movie

NBC has a new procedural in the works after giving a premium script order for an adaptation of the 1997 Jeffery Deaver novel “The Bone Collector,” which was made into a feature film in 1999 starring Denzel Washington and Angelina…

Showtime Revisits a True Crime That Captivated the Country in 2015 — With a Journey to the Dark Side Along the Way

If you were one of the millions of people who spent part of the summer of 2015 glued to coverage of the escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York, Showtime wants to stoke those memories and give…

YouTube Star Scores Long-Form TV Series

A star on YouTube will be stepping up to long-form television with a new series after entering into an agreement with Animal Planet. The cable channel announced plans today to develop a series with Coyote Peterson featuring wild expeditions and…

Theatergoers Panic as Man Shouts ‘Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!’

“A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting ‘Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!’ during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czarist Russia,” the AP reports. “The patron’s outburst during…

Cockroach Spotted in Kylie Jenner’s Video of Dream Kardashian’s Birthday Cake — See for Yourself

The Internet has gone just a little nuts since an Instagram video posted by Kylie Jenner, showing the sweet treats being offered at Dream Kardashian’s second birthday party, was found to include what appears to be a cockroach. The bash…

Judge Rules for CNN, Orders White House to Restore Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration must restore the press credentials the White House had pulled from CNN correspondent Jim Acosta following a Nov. 7 clash between Acosta and Donald Trump at a press conference. “In a…

CBS Places Selected Shows in ‘Spotlight’ Slots Following Football

CBS announced plans Friday to run special installments of a number of its shows in spots following postseason NFL games. Among the moves, a special episode of the first-year drama reboot “Magnum P.I.” will lead out from the AFC Championship…