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Gene Saks, Who Directed Eight of Neil Simon’s Plays on Broadway, Plus the Smash Movie Version of Simon’s ‘The Odd Couple,’ Dies at 93. Read What He Says About Directing a Play on the Stage vs. on Film. Hints for Actors

By Chuck Ross “Gene Saks, an actor who switched to stage and film directing in midcareer, winning three Tony Awards and becoming the leading interpreter of the plays of Neil Simon, died on Saturday at his home in East Hampton,...

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Eric Lerner Named GM at WNBC

NBC-owned stations announced this morning that Eric Lerner has been named the successor to Michael Jack as general manager of New York flagship WNBC. Lerner will report to Valari Staab, President, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations. Show More Summary

Spouses/Rival Reporters Leaving Orlando for New York

Spouses Anthony DiLorenzo (of Orlando ABC affiliate WFTV) and Kala Rama (of rival CBS affiliate WKMG) have decided to leave Florida for New York. DiLorenzo joined WFTV as a reporter in 2012, to be closer to his then-fiancée, who wasShow More Summary

HBO Unleashes Trailer For A Casual Vacancy Mini-Series

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HBO has unveiled its own trailer for the A Casual Vacancy mini-series. This show, based on J.K. Rowling’s novel, aired in the United Kingdom back in February 2015. United States audiences will get to see this adaptation on April 29th and April 30th. Click here to watch the BBC One trailer. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

Ludacris & Chrissy Tiegen to Host the '2015 Billboard Music Awards'

ABC and dick clark productions have announced that the “2015 Billboard Music Awards” is set to return to ABC and will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 17 at 8pm ET

'Vanity Fair Confidential' Renewed for Season 2 by Investigation Discovery

Prior to the finale of the first successful season, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today it has greenlit VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL for a thrilling sophomore season.

Michelle Obama to Appear on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' on Thursday, April 2

First Lady Michelle Obama is set to make an appearance on the Thursday, April 2 telecast of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Hallmark Channel's 'Cedar Cove' Begins Production on Season 3

Hallmark Channel proudly announces its Original Primetime Series, Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove, is slated to begin production on its third season in Vancouver March 30

BBC America Announces That Maisie Williams Will Guest Star on 'Doctor Who'

Having landed back in the UK fresh from touring the US, today Maisie Williams sets foot on the Doctor Who TARDIS to take up a guest role in the hit BBC AMERICA show that returns to our screens this fall.

Meredith Names Kim Martin Chief Strategy Officer

Meredith Corporation has named Kim Martin chief strategy officer. Martin most recently served as president and general manager of We TV. She held that role for nine years before transferring into a consultant role in 2013. Prior to her...Show More Summary

The Daily Promo – Josh Ritchie

Josh Ritchie Heidi: Who printed it? Josh: After searching around for a reasonably priced printer, since I was getting 1200 prints done at an odd size, I decided to go with a local print house, Dale Laboratories in Hollywood, FL. They were fast (they printed it same day within 3 hours), cheap, and most importantly their […]

2015 TVNewser Bracket Challenge: ‘Final Four’ Preview

The field of 64 has been trimmed down to the Final Four, as CBS News’ Scott Blass is in the best position to win the 2015 TVNewser Bracket Challenge. However, Blass will need Wisconsin to pull off the upset of unbeaten Kentucky on Saturday...Show More Summary

Florida Station Finds its Way With New Leadership

Rob Mennie took over as GM of Jacksonville, Fla. ABC and NBC affiliate WJXX-WTLV in August. The Floria Times-Union reports under Mennie’s leadership, the Gannett owned station is beginning to find its way again. \"This was a station … I’ll just use the word confused,” Mennie told the Times-Union “They didn’t know who they were. Show More Summary

Texas Univision Stations Adding AM Newscast

Univision stations in Texas are beefing up their programming schedules with a new two-hour morning show. \"Noticias Texas Primera Edición,\" based in Houston, will air across Univision stations in Dallas (KUVN), Houston (KXLN), San Antonio...Show More Summary

Ex-Maryland Democratic Governor O’Malley Thinks He’s a 2016 Candidate

After Hillary Clinton’s public favorability ratings have dropped to 26%, Martin O’Malley thinks he has a legitimate shot at the Democratic nomination for the 2016 race to the White House. But, his track record (i.e. high taxes, struggling private sector employment) proves otherwise. And, to make matters worse, he’s trying to become the male version […]

‘Daily Show’ Picks a Surprise Replacement for Jon Stewart

Comedy Central’s late-night staple “The Daily Show” has found its replacement for Jon Stewart, who is leaving after 16 years as host. The New York Times reports that the show is elevating on-air contributor Trevor Noah to the post. The...

Jamie Foxx Gets Backlash for ‘Transphobic’ Jokes

Jamie Foxx stirred up criticism over jokes he made while hosting the iHeartRadio Music Awards. In a burst of outrage on social media, Foxx is being called “transphobic” for his material on Bruce Jenner’s transition. One Twitter user tweeted: “Jamie...

YouTube Sensation Jenn McAllister Inks Deal With Scholastic

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YouTube sensation Jenn McAllister (also known as JennXPenn) has landed a deal with Scholastic for a book called Really Professional Internet Person. According to the press release, the 18-year-old internet star’s title will be “a personal...Show More Summary

Comedy Central Names Trevor Noah as Next Host of 'The Daily Show'

Trevor Noah has been selected to become the next host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show,”

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