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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.

No Winners in the $1 Billion Mega Millions Lottery Last Night. Tuesday’s Jackpot Will Be a New World Record

“A Mega Millions jackpot roll that had already made history has now reached a new world record,” states a press release on the official Mega Millions website. The statement continues, “With no jackpot winner in Friday night’s drawing, the jackpot…

New Head of Fox Broadcast Network Named

The Fox broadcast network will have a new leader starting next month, with news breaking today that AMC Networks President and General Manager Charlie Collier has been named CEO of Entertainment for the network. Deadline reports that Collier will begin…

Photographer Searches for Mystery Couple After Capturing Them in Dramatic Photo

A photographer who was shooting earlier this month in California’s Yosemite National Park is turning to social media to try to track down a mystery couple captured in one of his photos. The photo, which you can see below, has…

CBS Picks Up Three Series for Full Seasons

CBS handed out a batch of full-season orders today, following the news earlier this month that the network had extended the season of freshman drama “FBI.” Variety reports that CBS picked up “God Friended Me,” “The Neighborhood” and “Magnum P.I.”…

Lena Dunham, Creator of HBO’s ‘Girls,’ Shuts Down Her Online Newsletter

Lena Dunham, the creator and star of the HBO series “Girls,” is shutting down the online publication she co-founded three years ago. Dunham and other women behind the feminist newsletter Lenny announced the move today on the publication’s website. Their…

Veteran TV Exec Named Chief Creative Officer for CBS Corp.

CBS Corp. has a new chief creative officer, announcing that effective immediately the post has been taken by David Nevins. Nevins, who has been overseeing Showtime Networks, has also been promoted to chairman of Showtime Networks Inc. and will retain…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Back at Work on ‘Veep,’ Talks About Her Battle With Cancer

“Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who had to take time off from the show to battle breast cancer, says she has beaten the disease and is back at work. She talked about her cancer fight during an appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy…

Why Rihanna Turned Down the Super Bowl Halftime Spot

Pop superstar Rihanna reportedly was offered the choice spot as headliner during the Super Bowl halftime show, but turned it down in a show of support for Colin Kaepernick. Rihanna hasn’t commented, but Variety cites a source who reportedly confirmed…

ABC Drama Receives Expanded Order

ABC is rewarding a series that built significantly on its season premiere, handing out a full-season order to the drama “Station 19.” The “Grey’s Anatomy” spinoff, from Shondaland and ABC Studios, is currently airing its second season. “In the Live…

Showtime ‘Celebrates’ Anniversary of Historic Day by Releasing Trailer for New Series

Showtime picked today, the anniversary of a day that looms large in the pay-cable channel’s upcoming comedy series “Black Monday,” to release the official trailer for the series. Today is the 31st anniversary of Black Monday, the day of the…