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Daily Archives : Jan 30, 2020

Twentieth Century Studios Production President Resigns

The president of production for Twentieth Century Studios has resigned, ending a run at the company that lasted two decades. Variety reports that the departure of Emma Watts “comes after mutterings that Watts was unhappy about not being given more…

Which Celebrities Have Been Arrested the Most? According to a New Survey, a Familiar TV Face Is the Unlikely No. 1 — by a Lot

A newly published survey ranking celebrities by the number of times they’ve been arrested finds that the No. 1 “arrestee,” by a huge margin, is Martin Sheen. The survey by the gambling website ToppCasinoBonus.com determined that Sheen, who had a…

CW Pulls Plug on Reboot

A reboot that has been in the works at the CW won’t be going forward, with Deadline reporting that the broadcast network pulled the plug on its planned one-hour follow-up series to the football comedy “The Game.” The project came…

CBS Series Gets Four-Season Renewal

CBS just gave a four-season renewal to a drama series that has been airing on the network for 48 years. TVLine reports that the network picked up the daytime drama “The Young and the Restless” through the 2023-24 television season….

Berlanti, DuVernay and Lear Loom Large at 45th Humanitas Awards

The recipients of the 2020 Humanitas Prize were honored Jan. 24 at the Beverly Hilton, and among the honorees were some household names in the industry. TV legend Norman Lear, 97, was in attendance to receive the first Norman Lear…

Kobe Bryant Tribute on Tap for Super Bowl

The late basketball legend Kobe Bryant will be a part of this Sunday’s Super Bowl festivities in Miami, with Jennifer Lopez and Shakira announcing Thursday in a joint press conference that they will be paying tribute to Bryant during their…

Legendary TV Executive and Producer Fred Silverman Dies

Legendary television executive and producer Fred Silverman, who ran CBS, ABC and NBC and was behind groundbreaking shows including “All in the Family,” “Soap” and “Hill Street Blues,” has died. Deadline reports that Silverman died Thursday at his home in…

Fox’s ‘Empire’ Set to Return for Its Final Episodes

The Fox drama series “Empire” is about to wrap up its run, and the network on Thursday released a preview clip, which you can watch below. The show’s final run consists of 10 episodes, with the premiere set for Tuesday,…

Berlanti, DuVernay and Lear Loom Large at 45th Humanitas Awards

There is no disagreement that many of the projects created by Ava DuVernay and Greg Berlanti have contributed to increased social awareness on hot-button topics ranging from prison reform to LGBTQ and civil rights. Now the two prolific producers share…