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  • Instagram Dec 2, 2019

    ‘America's Got Talent' Producers and NBC Issue New Statement About Gabrielle Union

    The producers of “America’s Got Talent” and distributor NBC said in a statement on Sunday that they’re in communication with Gabrielle Union, who was let go from the show after reportedly expressing concern over offensive incidents on the set, to hear more about what she has to say. Last week, NBC confirmed that the actress and Julianne Hough would not...

  • Eric Hinton Nov 25, 2019

    Hoda Kotb Announces Engagement to Joel Schiffman

    Hoda Kotb and her longtime boyfriend, Joel Schiffman, are engaged! The Today co-anchor announced the joyous news on the show Monday that they will be tying the knot after six years together. “I have to tell you something that a friend of mine, a friend of ours, asked me to let you guys in on a secret,” Hoda said. “I’ll...

  • America Nov 24, 2019

    Julianne Hough and Gabrielle Union Exit ‘America's Got Talent'

    There’s been yet another casting shakeup at “America’s Got Talent.” Julianne Hough and Gabrielle Union are exiting the NBC competition after one season, the network confirmed to Variety on Friday evening. Veteran judges Simon Cowell, who is also an executive producer, and Howie Mandel are expected to return to the show for its 15th season in 2020, as is host...

  • NBC Oct 17, 2019

    Dolly Parton Says She Contemplated Suicide Years Ago on New Podcast

    In a new podcast series out Tuesday, country superstar Dolly Parton opens up about a dark time in her life when she contemplated suicide. She talked to the show’s host, Jad Abumrad, over the course of 12 hours of interviews for the nine-part podcast series “Dolly Parton’s America.” “I got overweight and I was going through the change of life,...

  • actress Oct 16, 2019

    Shonda Rhimes, IHeartMedia Strike 3-Year Podcast Deal

    Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world. Rhimes’ company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive producer for podcasts to be distributed by iHeartMedia. Shondaland says it signed a three-year podcast deal with iHeartMedia and is launching Shondaland Audio.

  • Twitter Sep 18, 2019

    Star of ‘The Princess Bride,' and Most of Twitter, Say Remaking Iconic Film Is Inconceivable

    “The Princess Bride” star Cary Elwes was among many who found the idea of a remake of the timeless 1987 film inconceivable after the Sony Pictures CEO floated the idea in an interview. Twitter users expressed outrage when Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Tony Vinciquerra mentioned the idea of a reboot to Variety in a profile on Norman Lear, who...

  • Attorney Aug 13, 2019

    Ben Sprecher, Notorious Broadway Producer With Scandal-Scarred Past, Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges: Sources

    A Broadway producer with ties to one of the biggest fraud scandals in theatre history faces child pornography charges after an early morning raid at his Harlem home Tuesday.

  • DIRECTOR Aug 5, 2019

    Original ‘Nancy Drew' Passes Torch to TV's Newest Version

    Pamela Sue Martin, TV’s original Nancy Drew, has passed the torch to the actress playing the latest incarnation of the teenage sleuth. Martin will appear on The CW’s remake that blends mystery, suspense, a supernatural element and a bit of horror. She got her big break on “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries” with Shaun Cassidy and Parker Stevenson in the...

  • Los Angeles Aug 5, 2019

    ‘The Rookie' Star Alleges Sexual Harassment, Discrimination

    Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson said that throughout the filming of the show’s pilot, “I experienced racial discrimination/racially charged inappropriate comments from the hair department.” Williamson said the treatment worsened...

  • Attorney Jul 25, 2019

    HBO Chief Skeptical About Another ‘Big Little Lies' Season

    The future of “Big Little Lies” is as uncertain as the legal fate of the Monterey Five. HBO programming chief Casey Bloys says he’s taking a cautious approach to pursuing another season. “You have to approach these things skeptically, to make sure that something doesn’t get done just to get done. You should have a high bar for it,...

  • Eric Hinton Jul 22, 2019

    Shannen Doherty to Appear on ‘Riverdale' Luke Perry Tribute

    Shannen Doherty will guest star in the season four premiere of “Riverdale ,” which is set to honor Luke Perry.

  • Prince Jul 17, 2019

    ‘Gossip Girl ‘Reboot Officially Coming to HBO Max

    Get ready, Upper East Siders! The new streaming service will be home to the new take on The CW series

  • MAYOR Jul 16, 2019

    Gina Torres Steps Into Spotlight With ‘Pearson'

    With USA’s long-time legal drama “Suits” entering its final season, fans of the show will have to start looking for a new show to fill their entertainment gap. But the good news is, they may not have to look very far. Returning to the screen after leaving “Suits” in 2016, Gina Torres (Jessica Pearson) takes her character to the political...

  • NEW YORK Jun 11, 2019

    Andy Cohen Pushes to Allow Surrogacy Agreements in New York

    Andy Cohen has joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in pushing to legalize paid gestational surrogacy, in which a woman is compensated for carrying a baby for its parents. The “Watch What Happens Live” host and the Democratic governor held a news conference Monday in New York City to call on state lawmakers to pass the bill before they adjourn...

  • Donald Trump Jun 7, 2019

    Tony Awards Host James Corden Hopes Audience Will Find ‘Joy'

    TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political and not worried about any online snark. “I hope people will find joy in it,” said the host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show With James Corden” and a Tony winner in his own right. “We just want to...

  • Executive May 12, 2019

    ‘This Is Us' Renewed Through Season 6

    The story of the Pearson family will continue for at least three more seasons. NBC officially announced “This Is Us” has been picked up through season six. “In a television landscape with nearly 500 original scripted series, there are very few, if any, that have the critical and cultural impact of “This Is Us” and we couldn’t be more proud...

  • Netflix Apr 19, 2019

    ‘All in the Family,' ‘Jeffersons' Rebooted for Live Special

    “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” are coming back to TV, live and for one night only. Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes will star in re-creations of episodes from the influential sitcoms born in the 1970s.

  • California Apr 14, 2019

    For Many ‘Thrones' Fans, Season 8 Is Just the First Ending

    Devoted “Game of Thrones” fans who’ve watched and re-watched all 73 episodes of the HBO series, and read and reread all 4,000 pages of the books by George R.R. Martin, will at long last get the ending they’ve craved with the series’ eighth and final season that starts Sunday. But will it be the “real” ending? The plotlines of the...

  • Netflix Apr 5, 2019

    Opera Man Is Back: Adam Sandler Returns to Host ‘SNL' on May 4

    Adam Sandler returns to 30 Rock on May 4th for his debut as a Saturday Night Live host. He will be joined by musical guest Shawn Mendes. “We are happy to welcome Adam back to SNL in what is sure to be a special night,” executive producer Lorne Michaels told the Hollywood Reporter. SNL announced May 4th’s lineup with a...

  • NBC Apr 2, 2019

    New Series ‘Warrior' Hopes to Continue Bruce Lee's Legacy

    A new Cinemax series inspired by iconic martial artist and actor Bruce Lee will soon be making its debut on a television near you. “Warrior,” which showrunners says has been nearly 50 years in the making, follows Chinese martial arts prodigy Ah Sahm (Andrew Koji from “Fast & Furious 6”) after he emigrates to 1870s San Francisco in search of...

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