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Daily Archives : Jan 28, 2020

Talk Show Canceled

A talk show that’s currently in its first season won’t be back for season two. Sony Pictures Television confirmed that “The Mel Robbins Show” will go off the air once the show’s freshman season wraps in early September, B&C reports….

Bryan Cranston Channels ‘The Shining’ in New Super Bowl Spot

In an ad set to air during Sunday’s Super Bowl (watch it below), “Breaking Bad’s” Bryan Cranston invokes the spirit of Jack Nicholson in Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” to pitch Mountain Dew Zero Sugar. Check it out …

CBS Unveils New Lineup for Thursday Nights

CBS’s Thursday prime-time lineup will soon have a new look, with the network announcing Tuesday that the new comedy series “Broke” and the fourth season of “Man With a Plan” will premiere April 2. The two shows will take over…

Kobe Bryant Tweet Stirs Up Hornet’s Nest at Washington Post

The Washington Post found itself mired in a controversy amid the flurry of reporting that followed the death of former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash Sunday. The AP reports that the Post placed a political reporter on…

Zucker, Burke Among Five Honored at NATPE

WarnerMedia’s head honcho Jeff Zucker had nothing else going on last Wednesday night, or so he claimed, even as CNN continued its wall-to-wall coverage of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Yet Zucker took time out from breaking news…

Layoffs in the Works at Netflix

Layoffs are expected in the Los Angeles office of Netflix, with the company expected to whittle down the size of its marketing staff. Variety cites a source saying about 15 staffers are expected to be let go following a change…

Gloria Estefan and Family Tackle a New Series

Grammy Award-winning singer Gloria Estefan, a luminary in Miami, turned up at last week’s annual NATPE conference in her hometown along with her daughter Emily and niece Lili for a panel discussion of their new show, a spinoff of Jada…

Tributes Pour In for Lakers Superstar Kobe Bryant, Dead at 41

Since news broke Sunday that basketball superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif., tributes and remembrances have been taking place throughout the media. Below is a roundup of…

Movie Studios Sitting Out the Super Bowl

Top film studios are skipping advertising during this Sunday’s Super Bowl for one simple reason: The prices, which keep going up, are too high. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the game will feature fewer movie ads for the second consecutive…

Zucker, Burke Among Five Honored at NATPE

WarnerMedia’s head honcho Jeff Zucker had nothing else going on last Wednesday night, or so he claimed, even as CNN continued its wall-to-wall coverage of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Yet Zucker took time out from breaking news…