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Chuck Ross

Chuck Ross is the managing director of TVWeek.com. He's been involved in the TV business ever since he sold cable TV subscriptions in Santa Monica, Calif., door-to-door in the mid-to-late 1970s. He's had regular gigs reporting and/or editing about TV and advertising for Cablevision magazine,The Hollywood Reporter, the San Francisco Chronicle, Inside Media and Advertising Age. He first joined the predecessor to TVWeek, Electronic Media, in 2000.

A 54-Year TV Tradition Will End This Sunday

A TV event will take place this Sunday, May 27, that will bring a 54-year tradition to a close. The event will be ABC’s final broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 after a run that goes all the way back to…

Nickelodeon Greenlights New Seasons of Four Preschool Series

Nickelodeon announced greenlights today for new seasons of four shows in the cable channel’s portfolio of preschooler series: “PAW Patrol,” “Blaze and the Monster Machines,” “Rusty Rivets” and “Top Wing.” The channel will bring back “PAW Patrol” for a sixth…

Drama Series Renewed Ahead of Season Finale

Just a day away from its season finale, a drama series picked up a renewal today that ensures it will return for a second season. Syfy announced the pickup for the Superman prequel “Krypton,” which will air its season one…

Satirical Documentary Series Renewed

A series that premiered last month has just picked up an order for a second season. The series is HBO’s “Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas,” a documentary series hosted by the comedian, actor and Emmy-winning writer who was previously a corrsepondent…

Dance Drama Gets Second-Season Order

A dance drama series from Lionsgate received an order for a second season. The series “Step Up: High Water” is set to debut for season two on YouTube Premium in 2019. Series regulars Naya Rivera and Faizon Love will be…

YouTube Orders Second Season of Lionsgate Hit Dance Drama Series ‘Step Up: High Water’

Press release from YouTube, May 22, 2018: YouTube announced that it has ordered a second season of the popular dance drama series STEP UP: HIGH WATER from global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B). Since its debut on January 31,…

Nickelodeon Renews Four Hit Series from Top-Ranked Preschool Portfolio

Press release from Nickelodeon, May 22, 2018: Nickelodeon has renewed some of the biggest hits in preschool TV: PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Rusty Rivets and Top Wing. The renewals–a sixth season of PAW Patrol, a fifth season…

Charlize Theron to Play Megyn Kelly in Roger Ailes Biopic

Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron will play TV news personality Megyn Kelly in a picture about Roger Ailes, the architect of Fox News who was later forced to resign from Fox News amid allegations of sexual misconduct, reports The Hollywood…

Producers of Canceled Syfy Series in Talks With Amazon to Continue New Episodes

Amazon is in talks with producer Alcon Television Group about picking up the series “The Expanse” for a fourth season, reports Nellie Andreeva at Deadline.com. Syfy has already announced that once season three of the series ends in June it…

Famed TV Chef Mario Batali Under Criminal Investigation

Police are reportedly investigating celebrity chef Mario Batali, known for his Food Network shows including “Molto Mario” and “Mario Eats Italy,” in connection with allegations of sexual assault. The New York Post reports that the NYPD has launched two criminal…