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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.

New Showrunner for Drama Series

An upcoming drama series has a new showrunner with the announcement today of the hiring of Eliza Clark as writer, executive producer and showrunner on FX’s “Y.” Clark will executive produce alongside Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brian K. Vaughan and…

Premiere of Drama Series Pushed Back

The premiere of a broadcast drama series that was originally scheduled for July 9 was moved back one week. The CW announced that “Pandora” will now premiere on Tuesday, July 16. The CW did not annouce a reason for rescheduling…

Martin Scorsese Controversy: Why Did Acclaimed Director Prank His Audience in New Netflix Film About Bob Dylan?

Roughly 10 minutes of Martin Scorsese’s Netflix film about Bob Dylan’s “Rolling Thunder Revue” consists “of prankish fake-documentary footage, like something out of a Christopher Guest movie,” writes veteran critic Owen Gleiberman in Variety. Disappointed and angry, Gleiberman writes, “In…

Time to Turn On, Tune In and Drop Out with Woody Harrelson as He Plays the Most Dangerous Man in America in New Limited Series

Woody Harrelson, who recently played Archie Bunker in the live TV reboot of ‘All in the Family,’ has signed up to star in a limited series as Timothy Leary, the counterculture icon who was famous for advocating the use of…

Eliza Clark Joins the FX Drama Series ‘Y’ as Showrunner

Press release from FX, June 18, 2019: Eliza Clark has joined the creative team on the upcoming FX drama series Y as Writer, Showrunner and Executive Producer, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Gina Balian, Presidents, Original Programming,…

First Look Photo from Steven Spielberg’s Remake of ‘West Side Story’

“The first look at Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ dropped Monday,” reports The Hollywood Reporter. The story says that “The photo shows the rival gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. In the middle of the photo from Twentieth Century Fox,…

Fall Premiere Dates for The CW

The CW is out with the dates for its new and returning series this fall, reports Deadline.com. Here’s the schedule:   WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 8:00-10:00 pm — 2019 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL, NIGHT ONE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3 8:00-10:00 pm — 2019…

She Was a Socialite, Heiress, Style Icon and the Mother of Anderson Cooper: Gloria Vanderbilt Dies at 95

Here’s a worthwhile eight-minute video obituary by Anderson Cooper about his Mom, the irrepressible Gloria Vanderbilt, who has died at age 95. At turns funny and sad and touching and ultimately very moving, it’s worth watching.

Check This Out: Taylor Swift Drops Music Video Featuring New Friend Katy Perry, Along With Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, the Cast of ‘Queer Eye,’ Ryan Reynolds, RuPaul, Adam Rippon, and Adam Lambert, Among Others

Taylor Swift has just debuted the video for “You Need to Calm Down,” off her upcoming album, “Lover,” reports the New York Post. The song, which you can watch below, “is a tongue-in-cheek celebration of love, tolerance and the LGBTQ…

NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates

Nearly all of NBC’s “regular series will roll out in the first week of the season, with only ‘The Blacklist’ holding back a week,” reports The Hollywood Reporter. Here are the dates of NBC’s rollout: Thursday, Sept. 5 8:20 p.m….