Toymaker Hasbro is acquiring studio Entertainment One in an all-cash transaction valued at $4 billion, bringing My Little Pony and Nerf under the same umbrella as “Peppa Pig” and “PJ Masks” and furthering Hasbro’s growth goals in the infant and preschool categories. Hasbro aims to expand its operations in film and TV. Entertainment One’s production infrastructure in multiple markets and its […]

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has joined the Fox News Channel as a paid, on-air contributor, the network said on Thursday. “Fox News has been the No. 1 news organization in the country for 17 years running, and I am beyond proud to join their incredible stable of on-air contributors in providing […]

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Gina Gershon has been sharing views of her summer in San Sebastian on Instagram for weeks now, posting pictures of the cast, crew and locations on Woody Allen’s next film, Rifkin’s Festival. But it was the image she posted two days ago — a black-and-white selfie of the actress smiling widely while touching heads with a bucket-hat-wearing […]

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A judge ruled in favor of “Criminal Minds” star A.J. Cook on Monday is her dispute with her former attorneys, who said they were entitled to 5 percent of her payments from the hit CBS drama. Cook argued that attorney Neil Meyer and his firm, Meyer & Downs, raised their fee from 2.5 percent per episode of […]

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CBS has canceled “Instinct” after two seasons. Series creator Michael Rauch broke the news on his Twitter account Saturday morning. “I’m very sad to relay the news that @instinctcbs won’t be renewed for a 3rd season. We will double up this Sunday and our season/series finale will be Aug 25. Endless thanks to @Alancumming & […]

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The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau has brought down the hammer on several networks that, according to the agency, misused the Emergency Alert System or Wireless Emergency Alert tones on episodes of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” among other programs. The programs were accused of violating the FCC’s rules on actual or simulated alert […]

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Promotions for streaming shows have been known to backfire, but Amazon might not be complaining too loudly about this incident. Santa Monica police made Amazon suspend a one-day Marvelous Mrs. Maisel promotionthat charged people 30 cents for gas at a station to reflect prices in 1959 (when the show is set) due to sheer demand. Apparently, the traffic snarls from lined up […]

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“Landline” actress Abby Quinn has been cast as Mabel, the grown-up daughter of Paul (Paul Reiser) and Jamie (Helen Hunt) Buchman on Spectrum Originals’ “Mad About You” revival, TheWrap has learned. Charter’s Spectrum ordered the limited series back in March, revealing that Reiser and Hunt would reprise their roles from the ’90s NBC sitcom for the […]

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Awkwafina will star in the fantasy-adventure feature film “The Last Adventure of Constance Verity” for Legendary. The production company has acquired the feature film rights to adapt the eponymous series written by A. Lee Martinez. John Raffo has written the script. Jon Shestack, who brought the project to Raffo and attached Awkwafina, is producing. Jon Silk will […]

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The Crown is finally heading back to Netflix with the third season of the royal drama climbing onto the throne on November 17. This comes nearly two years on from the second season of the British drama, which launched on December 8, 2017. Season 3 of The Crown starts in 1964 and will cover events such as the rise of […]

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