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Daily Archives : Aug 7, 2019

Netflix Signs ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators

The Emmy Award-winning creators of “Game of Thrones” have found a new home at Netflix. Deadline reports that David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who were being courted by at least six studios, signed an exclusive deal with the streamer. “Nobody…

A Look at What’s Coming Up on Showtime and the CW

It’s been more than a decade since “The L Word” signed off on Showtime, and details of the revival “The L Word: Generation Q” were a highlight of the cable network’s presentation at the Television Critics Association summer press tour…

Fox Show Canceled

It will be a short run for one Fox series, with Rob Wade, the network’s president of Alternative Entertainment, announcing that the “Paradise Hotel” reboot has been canceled after one five-week season. Deadline quotes Wade saying Wednesday at the Television…

ABC Posts Gains in Upfront Ad Sales

“Walt Disney’s ABC secured new ad dollars for its next primetime schedule, the latest broadcast TV network to benefit from a renewed emphasis on the medium by Madison Avenue,” Variety reports. The report cites a source who’s familiar with the…

Actress Seen in ‘North by Northwest,’ ‘Ozzie and Harriet’ Dead at 87

An actress from a notable Hollywood family who had parts in the films “North by Northwest” and “Some Came Running” and the TV series “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” has died. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lili Rosson died…

Fox Entertainment Inks First Overall Deal With a TV Creator Since Becoming an Indie Company

Fox Entertainment has signed its first overall deal with a television creator since the Disney acquisition of Twentieth Television and other 21st Century Fox entertainment assets left the Fox network to operate as an independent company without a major studio…

Former Top Sony Ad Exec Named Fox Entertainment COO

Fox Entertainment has named a chief operating officer, hiring a longtime Sony ad executive for the post. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier announced that Amy Carney has the job. “I’m pleased to welcome Amy to Fox Entertainment. She’s a smart,…

Fox Reveals Lineup of A-List Guest Voices for ‘The Simpsons’

In announcing plans for the return of its “Animation Domination” Sunday lineup, Fox let slip that a lineup of A-listers will be among the guest voices this season on “The Simpsons.” John Legend and his wife, supermodel Chrissy Teigen, will…

Netflix Killer? Disney Unveils Pricing and Bundling Options for Its Upcoming Streaming Service

Disney appeared to fire a shot across the bow of Netflix as it unveiled the pricing structure for its upcoming Disney+ streaming service. It’s hard to miss that a featured bundle made up of Disney+, the ad-supported version of Hulu…

Emmys to Try What the Oscars Did This Year

Following the lead of this year’s Academy Awards, Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier announced that this year’s Primetime Emmys won’t have a host. The AP reports that Collier indicated the move will allow the program to spend more time saluting…