NBC is bringing together two of its biggest stars in Ted Danson and Tina Fey for a new comedy. The network has issued a straight to series order for a comedy in which will star Danson as a wealthy businessman who runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons. Once Danson’s character wins, he has to figure […]

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Jon Stewart is speaking out against Sen. Rand Paul’s opposition to fast-tracking the bill funding a 9/11 victims’ compensation fund, calling the Republican lawmaker’s decision “outrageous.” “It’s absolutely outrageous, and you’ll pardon me if I’m not impressed in any way by Rand Paul’s fiscal responsibility virtue-signaling,” the former Daily Show host told Bret Baier during an appearance […]

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Gossip Girl is making another comeback. WarnerMedia’s soon-to-launch streaming service HBO Max has ordered 10 hourlong episodes of a reimagined version of the pop culture phenomenon that made household names of stars such as Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick. The project hails from the original series writer and executive producer, Quanticocreator Joshua Safran, Josh Schwartz […]

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A criminal case of alleged sexual assault against actor Kevin Spacey was dropped Wednesday, according to the Nantucket District Court Clerk’s Office in Massachusetts. The reason given was “the unavailability of the complaining witness.” Mitchell Garabedian, the attorney for the man accusing Spacey, said in a statement, “My client and his family have shown an […]

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Heading into Tuesday’s Emmy nominations, all eyes were on the battle of bragging rights between Netflix and HBO to see which of the two outlets would wind up with the biggest haul. And the winner this year is … HBO, which returned to dominance and topped the streamer by 20 (137 vs. 117). HBO’s showing […]

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Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic has found its king of rock ‘n’ roll. After numerous screen tests, Austin Butler has been tapped to play Elvis Presley in Luhrmann’s next feature film for Warner Bros. The studio tested with a handful of actors in full hair and make-up at the end of June to see who would join Tom Hanks, who is […]

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Authorities believe they have found the remains of missing Hollywood actor Charles Levin in a remote area of southern Oregon, according to local officials. Levin was reported missing from Grants Pass by his son on July 8, said local news station KTVL. The son, who lives in L.A., hadn’t heard from Levin in several days. […]

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You don’t need an actual television to watch the best-of-TV 2019 unveiled. On Tuesday, the nominees for the 71st Emmy Awards will be named from the Wolf Theatre at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, and you can follow along via a livestream. The official Emmys website will stream the announcements, which will be emceed by actors […]

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On July 15 at 6:30 p.m., Norah O’Donnell becomes the next anchor of the brand-defining CBS Evening News. It’s still a heady perch — one once occupied by Walter Cronkite during seminal moments in history (the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Vietnam). But it’s also one with many challenges in the always-on Trump-tweet fueled news cycle. […]

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Longtime HBO communications head Quentin Schaffer is stepping down from his post next month after 39 years as a key architect of HBO’s premium TV brand. Schaffer will exit as HBO’s executive VP of corporate communications next month, after steering HBO through one last Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills. He is the latest in a string of […]

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