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Ex-‘Top Gear’ Hosts in Talks for New Series

With the global hit “Top Gear” rebooting in the wake of the firing of Jeremy Clarkson, Clarkson and his former co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May are working on a new car show that would compete with “Top Gear.” Variety...

Alabama Reporter Stops Robbery

WAFF‘s Vincent Crivelli stopped what may have been an attempted robbery in a local grocery store parking lot Thursday night. Crivelli, a reporter for the Huntsville NBC affiliate, told Al.com, he was shopping for groceries after work...Show More Summary

WUSA Editor Al Calogero Dies

Albert Calogero, media and editing supervisor for Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate WUSA and adjunct professor at University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism, has died. Merrill College posted the news on its facebook page...Show More Summary

Jake Tapper: ‘They Hate Us More Than They Hate Her’

On CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, Jake Tapper described Hillary Clinton‘s handlers using a rope to pen in reporters who were covering Clinton as she walked in a New Hampshire parade as a win-win for critics of Clinton–and the media. “A lot of Republicans loving it,” Tapper said, “because they hate us more than they hate her.” S.E. Show More Summary

40 Years Later, David Hartman on the Birth of ‘Good Morning America’

The phone rang on an October morning in 1975. David Hartman, an actor and documentary producer, picked up the receiver to find ABC programming honcho David Shanks on the line with an offer. Would Hartman be interested in hosting a new program called Good Morning America? Hartman liked what he heard. Show More Summary

'Saturday Night Live' Encore With Host Amy Adams & Musical Guest One Direction Dips From Last Week's Encore

This week's encore episode of Saturday Night Live with Amy Adams & Musical guest One Direction averaged a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating

ABC’s Nightline Sweeps Late Night For Q2 2015

ABC’s Nightline won the second quarter of 2015 in all three key measurements: total viewers, and the A25-54 and A18-49 demos. Nightline has now finished No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 3rd straight quarter and in four of the last five. Nightlife...Show More Summary

‘I’m Not Bryant Gumbel, I’m Soledad O’Brien’

Soledad O’Brien stars as herself in the new documentary-style film 7 Days in Hell in which two of the biggest tennis stars, Aaron Williams, played by Andy Samberg and Charles Poole, played by Kit Harrington, meet for the longest andShow More Summary

Bob Ley, ‘The Walter Cronkite of Sports Journalism’

ESPN’s investigative sports journalism program Outside the Lines will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a primetime special on Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m. ET. The special will recognize Bob Ley‘s show, which has examined off-the-field...Show More Summary

'Dateline NBC' is the #1 Big 4 Telecast in Adults 18-49 and 25-54

“Dateline NBC” (1.0/4 in 18-49, 4.6 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):

Chuck Todd Prefers LeBron James over Michael Jordan

Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, who was recently the victim of a Donald Trump rant, showed fans exactly how passionate he is about sports during a Q&A with USA Today. The NBC News political director once co-founded SportsBusiness Daily and remains a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers and Miami Hurricanes. Show More Summary

Winner of Late-Night Competition Series Will Appear On CNN

CNN’s sister network TBS is set to debut a new late-night new series, Funny Or Die Presents America’s Next Weatherman. The show premieres August 8 at 11 p.m. ET and will be Mark Burnett. The eight-episode competition show features 12...Show More Summary

TV Jobs: WABC, DCW50, WGCL

This week, WABC is hiring a freelance director, and DCW50 needs an account executive. Meanwhile, WGCL is seeking a technical producer, and WPBF is on the hunt for an assignment manager. Get the scoop on these openings and more below,...Show More Summary

NBC Cancels Drama Series

An NBC drama series that recently wrapped its season has been canceled. Variety reports that NBC pulled the plug on “A.D.: The Bible Continues” after its one-season run. The report notes that producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey “plan to...

Jon Stewart Unloads on Donald Trump — and Comes Up With a Campaign Slogan for Trump 2016; Here’s the Video

Jon Stewart got in his licks about Donald Trump on Thursday’s installment of Comedy Central’s “Daily Show,” the final episode of the program before it goes on hiatus. During the segment he highlighted one of Trump’s statements as a possible...

Oscar Winner Joins Fox’s ‘Empire’

Fox is adding an Oscar-winning actress to the lineup for season two of its hit drama series “Empire.” The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed confirms that Marisa Tomei has joined the show in a recurring role. Tomei is a three-time Academy...

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