Wait, isn't this supposed to be a mutually beneficial relationship? Not anymore: "For the first time, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is charging a license fee to TV stations and networks that broadcast live shows with interviews of movie stars on the red carpet before Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards telecast."
After praising recent instances of journalists like George Stephanopoulos and Chuck Todd standing their ground against White House falsehoods, Bill Maher didn’t stay nice for long. Showing clips of network news segments on unicorns, hugs and pet goats, Maher’s New Rules segment of tonight’s Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO excoriated the softies. Show More Summary
A spot on the Oscars’ red carpet now comes with a price. For the first time, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is charging a license fee to TV stations and networks that broadcast live shows with interviews of movie stars on the red carpet before Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards telecast....
Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s tale The Handmaid’s Tale premieres April 26, and the network just released a clip that shows how the dystopian world that surrounds the characters came into being: an extreme regime gains power and quickly reshapes the country in dangerous ways. Read more...
Soon after Awful Announcing reported that FS1 has decided not to renew Garbage Time (at least in its current format), the network has decided to cancel another show that started off with so much promise, but was ultimately left to wilt. Show More Summary
Garbage Time might come back, but if it does, fans of the show will likely not recognize it. Awful Announcing has learned that the show will not be renewed in its current format as the show’s contract with the network expired after the Super Bowl. Show More Summary
Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has written every episode of the upcoming event series When We Rise in hopes of saving some lives! “I think this is one of the first times a major, public network is pushing out stories the way it ought to get pushed out there,” the 42-year-old director and producer expressed [...]
This Is Us might have a shorter-than-usual episode order for a network drama, at just 18 episodes. But the show is still taking time out to have standalone episodes that cut down the big cast that spans multiple time periods into just a few core members. Show More Summary
Over the past year or so, almost every television network has launched or announced a show about time travel. NBC has “Timeless.” Netflix has “Travelers.” The CW has “Frequency.” Soon, you’ll be able to watch “Time After Time” (ABC), and “Making History” (Fox). Show More Summary
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News A column in the New York Times earlier this week laid out an uplifting picture of the U.S. economy. A high schooler created a machine learning system that can autogenerate new rap songs. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news. (Read more...)
Midseason TV can be a really exciting time for the major networks. A lot of new shows fail, but a select few always end up rising above and surprising the networks. Then there are those that don't...
Stephen Colbert took President Donald Trump’s senior advisor Stephen Miller at his word Monday night. Miller spent Sunday morning making the rounds on network news shows, defending the president’s lie that “millions” of people had voted...Show More Summary
The truth is that a lot of shows have trouble making it to television, and that's equally true for some shows that end up being big hits on network or cable TV.
From the Hollywood Reporter: CNN took to Twitter Monday morning to confirm a report that the cable news network turned down a Sunday interview offer with Kellyanne Conway. After a New York Times Sunday story reported the network hasShow More Summary
Fried chicken, mac & cheese and more await Last year, Houstonians learned that Sweetie Pie’s, an St. Louis-based soul food eatery with its own show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, would be making its way to Houston. Now, the restaurant’s...Show More Summary
CNN corrected a top adviser to President Donald Trump on Monday after she claimed she could not appear on the Sunday "State of The Union" program for family reasons. The New York Times reported that the Sunday show passed up the opportunity...Show More Summary
The NBC series has become a breakout hit, earning an unusual two-season renewal. Insiders see the show as a counterweight to dark procedurals and darker times.
The Today Show is facing a serious hosting shakeup. NBC announced that Tamron Hall has decided to leave her jobs at NBC and MSNBC after 10 years. “Yesterday was her last day as an anchor on both networks. Tamron is an exceptional journalist, we valued and enjoyed her work at Today and MSNBC and hoped [...]
Just in time for pilot casting season, Fox has promoted Brittainy Roberts to VP Casting. Reporting to EVP Casting Tess Sanchez, Roberts will continue to handle casting on the network's current shows, as well as pilots. Roberts worked her way up through the ranks after joining Fox's casting department as a Manager in 2011. Show More Summary
Oprah Winfrey Joins ’60 Minutes’ Oprah’s FINALLY on her way back to Network TV. At least from time to time. The daytime talk show empress has been busy running her OWN network for the last few years…but now, she’s finally