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Daily Archives : Nov 20, 2018

New White House Press Conference Rules Come Under Fire

No sooner did the White House issue a new set of rules for journalists working presidential news conferences — part of the fallout from the Trump administration’s legal battle with CNN over Jim Acosta’s press pass — than the new…

Kelly Clarkson Talk Show Brings Aboard Heavyweight Producer

Kelly Clarkson’s upcoming syndicated talk show named its executive producer, bringing aboard five-time Emmy winner Alex Duda. The announcement was made by Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs, NBCUniversal TV Distribution. “The Kelly Clarkson Show” is on track to…

Charter Communications Loses Court Appeal, So Byron Allen’s $10 Billion Racial Discrimination Suit Moves Toward Trial

“Charter Communications can’t escape a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against African-American-owned media companies, as a 9th Circuit panel on Monday affirmed a California federal judge’s denial of its motion to dismiss the matter,” reports THR, Esq. The story continues, “Byron…

Mark Harmon Brings New Crime Drama to CBS, Based on Bestselling Series of Novels

“‘NCIS’ star and executive producer Mark Harmon is shepherding a new crime drama project [being developed] at CBS, based on author John Sandford’s best-selling ‘Prey’ novels,” reports Rick Porter in a scoop for the Hollywood Reporter. The article says “Harmon…

Fox Sports Secures NFL Experience for Stacked FS1 Studio Roster

Press release from Fox Sports, Nov. 20, 2018: As the second half of the 2018-19 NFL season heats up, FOX Sports secures an all-star lineup of NFL analysts as contributors on FS1’s daily studio shows. FS1’s strong weekday lineup is…

Five-Time Emmy Award Winner Alex Duda Named Executive Producer for ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

Press release from NBCUniversal, Nov. 20, 2018: Five-time Emmy Award winner Alex Duda has been named executive producer for “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” which debuts in national syndication next fall. The announcement was made by Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice President,…

‘Dirty John’: A Cautionary Tale Made From ‘Story Concentrate’

The scene is set in the ultra-wealthy enclave of Newport Beach, Calif. An attractive, successful business owner, divorced, goes on a series of dates, meeting potential suitors in some of Orange County’s swankiest restaurants and bars. By turns, these men…