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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.

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…

Legendary TV Executive and Producer Fred Silverman Dies

Legendary television executive and producer Fred Silverman, who ran CBS, ABC and NBC and was behind groundbreaking shows including “All in the Family,” “Soap” and “Hill Street Blues,” has died. Deadline reports that Silverman died Thursday at his home in…

Fox’s ‘Empire’ Set to Return for Its Final Episodes

The Fox drama series “Empire” is about to wrap up its run, and the network on Thursday released a preview clip, which you can watch below. The show’s final run consists of 10 episodes, with the premiere set for Tuesday,…

ABC News Correspondent Suspended Over Erroneous Report About Kobe Bryant Crash

ABC News suspended one of its correspondents after he reported on the air that it was believed that all four of Kobe Bryant’s daughters were on the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday. Bryant and one of his…

AMC Releases Enticing Trailer for ‘Better Call Saul’

AMC’s “Better Call Saul,” the acclaimed prequel to “Breaking Bad,” returns for its fifth season in a few weeks, and the cable channel on Wednesday released a beautifully shot trailer for the new season, which you can watch below. Among…

Vanessa Bryant Makes Her First Public Comments Since the Helicopter Tragedy

Vanessa Bryant, the widow of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and mother of Gianna Bryant, opened up publicly for the first time since her husband and 13-year-old daughter were killed Sunday along with seven other people in a helicopter crash in…

NBC Renews Its Longest-Running Series

One of the most durable shows on television has been renewed by NBC, with the network officially announcing the pickup of “Days of Our Lives” for a record 56th season. The daytime drama is NBC’s longest-running series. “From our incredibly…

Actors’ Guild Issues Guidelines for Sex and Nude Scenes

The union representing actors and television performers issued a series of standards and guidelines Wednesday for crew members who supervise scenes involving sex and nudity, The New York Post reports, noting that the measures are aimed at preventing sexual harassment…

Presenters Announced for Academy Awards

The producers of the upcoming 92nd Oscars, which will be televised live by ABC on Sunday, Feb. 9, announced a list of performers Wednesday who will be presenting awards during the ceremony. Joining in the celebration are Zazie Beetz, Timothée…

Washington Post Reporter Cleared in Kobe Bryant Incident

A Washington Post reporter who was placed on administrative leave after sending out a link to a story about a 2003 rape allegation against Kobe Bryant has been cleared by the paper to return to work, the AP reports. As…