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Raven-Symoné Leaving ‘The View’

Raven-Symoné opened The View this morning announcing she’s leaving the show. “I'm excited and sad, but I have an announcement to make. No, I'm not pregnant…We're doing a That So Raven II – there's no title yet. I'm very excited." “I’m going to be leaving before the year’s up,” she said. Show More Summary

‘That’s So Raven’ Sequel Set At Disney Channel; Raven-Symoné Stars & Produces

Raven-Symoné, who just announced she will be leaving The View, is staying in the Disney family with a That’s So Raven sequel for the Disney Channel. She is relocating from New York, where The View is taped, back to Los Angeles to work...Show More Summary

Gotham Awards To Honor NYC Film Office, Aziz Ansari & Judith Light

The New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment will receive an Appreciation Award at this year's Gotham Awards show, which is set for November 28 at Cipriani Wall Street. Office commissioner Julie Menin and Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen will accept the award, in recognition of the office’s 50th anniversary. Show More Summary

‘Walking Dead’ Season 7 Debut Up 34% Internationally

Continuing on its ratings streak, the Season 7 shocker debut of The Walking Dead saw a 34% ratings growth internationally, marking the highest-rated launch in international distributor Fox Networks' history. The opener's growth was measured...Show More Summary

Cubs Win & World Series Ratings Surge To Best Game 2 Result Since 2009

It may not be the World Series that Los Angeles Dodgers fans dreamed of, but Fox and Major League Baseball must be very pleased with how the battle between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians is going. With the Cubs winning their...Show More Summary

Chris Petrikin Exiting 20th Century Fox; Will Launch Communications & Crisis Management Consultancy

Twentieth Century Fox Chief Communications Officer and respected industry veteran, Chris Petrikin, has set his departure from the studio at the end of 2016. The exec will then form a strategic communications and crisis management consultancy — with Fox as a client. Show More Summary

UK Creative Industries Call For Government-Industry Partnership Post-Brexit

With Britain's official exit from the European Union on the horizon, UK creative industries have pooled together and called upon the government to work with them to construct a framework that will protect the sector and identify potential...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Goes Live For Election Eve And Post-Mortem Wednesday

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has decided to broadcast live shows on CBS the Monday and Wednesday bookending Election Day, Tuesday, November 8. Monday, Nov. 7 and Wednesday, Nov. 9.  Colbert will host his show live from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, on CBS. Show More Summary

California’s $330M Film Incentives Are Working as Expected – And Then Some

California's expanded $330 million film incentives program hasn't fully kicked in yet, but in its first full year has generated an estimated $1.5 billion in direct in-state spending, including $600 million in below-the-line wages, according...Show More Summary

BBC Worldwide & Access Entertainment Eyeing Major Drama Funding Deal – Report

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, is reportedly closing in on a £50M ($61.2M) funding deal with Access Entertainment, the company set up last May by former BBC Director of Television Danny Cohen. The news was first revealed by UK trade Broadcast. Any deal remains speculative for now, however…

Twitter Execs Talk Up NFL Live Streaming And Plans, But Not Status Of Sale Effort

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey kicked off his Q3 earnings call saying he wouldn’t discuss the issue on everyone’s mind — what’s happening with the effort to sell itself. Company shares spiked and then fell over the last two months as took a look, and others — possibly including Disney — kicked the tires. Show More Summary

‘Great British Bake Off’ Cooks Up Record Finale Ratings; Chris Fry Joins Sister Pictures – Global Briefs

In its last regular season hurrah on the BBC, The Great British Bake Off scored its biggest overnight audience ever with an average 14M viewers watching the finale. The peak of 14.8M came just before 9PM local time on Wednesday as the...Show More Summary

Twitter Says It Will Slash 9% Of Workforce As Q3 Earnings Beat Expectations

Twitter shares are up more than 3.8% in pre-market trading after the struggling social media company said that it will cut employment by 9% — but beat Wall Street’s expectations for Q3 financials. The number of monthly active users — a closely watched statistic — increased 3.3% vs last year to 317 million. Show More Summary

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Leads Australian Academy Awards Nominations – Full List

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts has set its nominations for Oz’s highest honors in both fields. Leading in the film races is Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge. The pacifist World War II action drama scored 13 nods including Best Film, Best Director, and a mention in each of the acting categories. Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly To Guest Co-Host ‘Live With Kelly’ As Rupert Murdoch Courts Her Via Newspaper Interview

Megyn Kelly, the Fox News channel star who is about to become a free agent, will co-host Live with Kelly the morning after the presidential election. Cue up speculation that Kelly is flirting with ABC News – Live with Kelly being syndicated...Show More Summary

Karl Rove Defends Megyn Kelly, Dings Donald Trump And Newt Gingrich For “Sex” Talk

Karl Rove came to Megyn Kelly’s defense tonight in her first The Kelly File broadcast since Newt Gingrich accused her of being so “fascinated with sex” she had no interest in public policy. Before Rove’s appearance on Kelly’s FNC show,...Show More Summary

Skyler Gisondo Joins ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’; ‘Mating’ Adds Emma Duncan

Skyler Gisondo has joined the cast of Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, Netflix’s sequel series to the limited series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp that was based on the cult 2001 movie. The new series was set up...Show More Summary

‘Sully’ Schedules Flight To China

EXCLUSIVE: The Clint Eastwood-directed film about US Airways Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger will make its debut in the Middle Kingdom on Dec. 9. The news comes as Tom Hanks’ other autumn release, Inferno, opens in China this weekend. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert Explains To Newt Gingrich Why Sex Always Is More Interesting Than Public Policy

Stephen Colbert took on former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s blasting of Megyn Kelly for talking to Newt the previous night and whether Donald Trump’s Access Hollywood tape boasts, and the women who have accused him of groping them, might be hurting the GOP nom’s polling. Show More Summary

ABC Sets John Corey Cop Drama Based On Novels; Mace Neufeld & John Davis To EP

One of best-selling author Nelson DeMille’s most popular protagonists, John Corey, is headed to the small screen. ABC has given a script commitment plus penalty to John Corey, a drama series project based on DeMille’s book series about...Show More Summary

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