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Daily Archives : Dec 19, 2019

NBC Reportedly in Talks With Sitcom Star to Replace Gabrielle Union on ‘America’s Got Talent’

NBC may have found its replacement for Gabrielle Union after the former “America’s Got Talent” judge’s sudden ouster from the show sparked an investigation and a messy controversy about an allegedly toxic workplace environment on the competition program. According to…

Singer’s Luxury Yacht Catches Fire, Capsizes — Dramatic Footage Caught on Video

Firefighters scrambled to battle the flames after a 120-foot luxury yacht reportedly owned by singer and actor Marc Anthony caught fire and capsized in Miami. You can see footage of the capsized ship below in a tweet posted by Miami’s…

Jury Awards $8.6 Million in Death of Stuntman

A jury verdict involving a stuntman who died on the set of the TV series “The Walking Dead” awarded $8.6 million in civil damages to the estate of John Bernecker. The Georgia jury in the wrongful death case returned the…

Lisa Kudrow Project Gets Series Order

A new comedy with “Friends” alum Lisa Kudrow attached in a lead role has received a series order from Fox. Variety reports that the network ordered the animated series “Housebroken.” The pet-focused project was previously known as “Therapy Dog.” “’Housebroken’…

‘Meet the Press’ Tackles Political Disinformation

A special installment of NBC’s venerable public affairs program “Meet the Press” focusing on disinformation in politics is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 29. Among those to be interviewed are Marty Baron and Dean Baquet, executive editors of The Washington Post…

‘Harry Potter’ Author Caught Up in an Internet Firestorm

J.K. Rowling, the author of the “Harry Potter” books, invoked the wrath of social media by tweeting support for a researcher who lost her job for stating that people cannot change their biological sex, the AP reports. “The researcher, Maya…

With ‘Bombshell’ Opening Wide Tomorrow, the Cast, Writer and Director Open Up

Key cast members and principals on “Bombshell,” the new Lionsgate feature examining Fox News Channel boss Roger Ailes’ treatment of some of the network’s most high-profile female employees, opened up about the movie during a Q&A session following a recent…

And the Most-Watched Prime-Time Network Show of the Decade Is …

With the 2010s winding down, one show has been declared the most-watched prime-time network entertainment program of the decade. Citing viewership data from Nielsen Media Research, NBC announced that its singing competition “The Voice” earned the title. Over the span…

‘The Voice’ Is the #1 Most-Watched Prime-Time Network Show of the Decade

Press release from NBC, Dec. 19, 2019: “The Voice” is the most-watched prime-time single-network entertainment show of the decade, according to viewership data from Nielsen Media Research. Through the 2010s, “The Voice” has generated more than 562 billion gross viewer…

With ‘Bombshell’ Opening Wide Tomorrow, the Cast, Writer and Director Open Up

Hot on the heels of its limited release and early awards recognition for its key players, “Bombshell” opens wide at the box office Friday. “Hot on the heels” may not be the most appropriate metaphor to describe the story of…