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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.

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Printable Oscar Ballot Already Filled in With Our Choices

As usual, if you want a ballot with our choices already filled out, we have that too. It’s been filled out by our editorial director and publisher, Chuck Ross. No guarantees, of course, but Chuck usually does pretty well with…

Chuck Ross, Vet Scribe Covering TV and Ad Industry, Pinkslips Self; TVWeek to Shutter

By Chuck Ross Editorial Director and Publisher, TVWeek As someone born and raised in the shadow of Hollywood, I’m thrilled to have a Varietyese headline of my own choosing. It’s time to move on. I turned 68 this month and…

Acknowledgements

By Chuck Ross First and foremost, thank you. Without our readers we wouldn’t have been able to have a great run of almost 40 years. And without our advertisers we wouldn’t have lasted either. The reason I’ve been able to…

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…