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Daily Archives : Jun 18, 2019

Premiere of Drama Series Pushed Back

The premiere of a broadcast drama series that was originally scheduled for July 9 was moved back one week. The CW announced that “Pandora” will now premiere on Tuesday, July 16. The CW did not annouce a reason for rescheduling…

Martin Scorsese Controversy: Why Did Acclaimed Director Prank His Audience in New Netflix Film About Bob Dylan?

Roughly 10 minutes of Martin Scorsese’s Netflix film about Bob Dylan’s “Rolling Thunder Revue” consists “of prankish fake-documentary footage, like something out of a Christopher Guest movie,” writes veteran critic Owen Gleiberman in Variety. Disappointed and angry, Gleiberman writes, “In…

Time to Turn On, Tune In and Drop Out with Woody Harrelson as He Plays the Most Dangerous Man in America in New Limited Series

Woody Harrelson, who recently played Archie Bunker in the live TV reboot of ‘All in the Family,’ has signed up to star in a limited series as Timothy Leary, the counterculture icon who was famous for advocating the use of…

A ‘State of the Union’ for Women in Entertainment

“The stats are crap and the glass ceiling is still hella thick.” Actress Xosha Roquemore didn’t mince many words as she hosted the 2019 Women in Film Annual Gala, which celebrates female achievements in the entertainment industry while also acting…

Eliza Clark Joins the FX Drama Series ‘Y’ as Showrunner

Press release from FX, June 18, 2019: Eliza Clark has joined the creative team on the upcoming FX drama series Y as Writer, Showrunner and Executive Producer, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Gina Balian, Presidents, Original Programming,…

‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ Announces Live Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Coverage

Press release from Comedy Central, June 18, 2019: Next week, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will telecast LIVE providing instant analysis and late-night’s earliest commentary about the Democratic Party’s first 2020 Presidential Primary Debates. As part of their Votegasm…