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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.

‘Real Housewives’ Fixture Exits the Franchise

One of the mainstays of Bravo’s popular “Real Housewives” reality franchise is exiting the show. In an exclusive, Variety reports that Bethenny Frankel will leave “The Real Housewives of New York” ahead of the show’s upcoming 12th season. “Frankel first…

Here’s Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly, Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson — and More

Things look pretty tense behind the scenes at the Fox News Channel, according to the official trailer for the Lionsgate movie “Bombshell,” released today. The movie, due in theaters Dec. 20, features Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow,…

ABC News Names Moderators for Upcoming Presidential Debates

ABC News has selected the moderators for the upcoming third round of debates among the Democratic presidential contenders. Deadline reports that the network named “Good Morning America” co-host George Stephanopoulos, “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir and ABC News correspondent…

L.A. Opera Hires Former U.S. Attorney to Oversee Placido Domingo Investigation

The Los Angeles Opera on Tuesday commented on its probe into allegations of sexual harassment against opera icon Placido Domingo, saying it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation,” the AP reports. Domingo is the general director of the…

Lori Loughlin Reportedly Thought College ‘Bribe’ Was Like Donating to Build a Library

Actress Lori Loughlin, who’s in trouble over allegedly paying a bribe to get her daughters into USC, apparently thought what she did was along the lines of making a donation for construction of a library. People magazine quotes a legal…

‘The Simpsons’ Pull Trump Into a Musical

A clip released this week by the Fox animated comedy “The Simpsons” finds Donald Trump dragged into a musical inspired by “West Side Story.” The clip is called “West Wing Story.” Here it is …

Lena Dunham Launches New Production Company

Lena Dunham, the actress, writer and producer who created and starred in HBO’s “Girls,” has just launched a new production company. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the launch of Good Thing Going comes a year after Dunham split…

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Reveals New Cast, Including One Controversial Choice — and the Show’s Host Is Clearly Not Happy About It

ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” stirred up controversy with today’s revelation of the cast for the upcoming 28th season of the show. Along with the more predictable choices — supermodel Christie Brinkley, “Bachelorette” Hannah Brown, former NBA star Lamar Odom…

CBS’s Norah O’Donnell on Her New Anchor Job and the ‘Century of Women’

It matters who’s telling the story and who decides which stories get covered, says Norah O’Donnell, who stepped up to the anchor chair on the “CBS Evening News” on July 15, becoming only the third woman in history to solo-anchor…

NBC Puts Up Prime-Time Real Estate to Jump-Start New Late-Night Show

NBC is about to add a new entry to the broadcast network’s late-night lineup, and to help kick it off the network announced plans today for “A Little Late with Lilly Singh: The Primetime Special.” The show airs Wednesday, Sept….