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Yesterday — 24 July 2024Main stream

PBS and GBH’s ‘Frontline’ Hires Brian Eule As Its New Managing Director (EXCLUSIVE)

24 July 2024 at 13:30
Brian Eule has been named the new managing director of “Frontline,” the award-winning PBS documentary series produced by Boston public broadcaster GBH. He replaces Janice Hui, who exited her post as managing director for “Frontline” to serve as COO of ITVS. At “Frontline,” Eule will oversee business operations and strategic planning and report to “Frontline” […]

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Stephen Colbert Retires His ‘Late Show’ Joe Biden Age Jokes — But Promises to Repurpose Them as ‘Donald Trump Old’ Bits

23 July 2024 at 01:24
A day after President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 presidential race, the host behind “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” spent part of his Monday night episode’s opening monologue recounting Biden’s accomplishments in office. “I believe he has been a great president,” Colbert told his audience. “He steered this country out of a […]

‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ Finally Set to Stream, Launching in August on Peacock

22 July 2024 at 15:00
One of the most critically acclaimed network series of all time, NBC’s “Homicide: Life on the Street,” is finally making its way to streaming. The Universal Television series and its follow-up telepic, “Homicide: The Movie,” are set to premiere in the U.S. on Peacock, starting August 19. The series and TV movie have been remastered […]

Maya Rudolph Is Emmys MVP, ‘The Simpsons’ Gets a ‘The Bear’ Halo — and Other Trivia From 2024’s Nominations

18 July 2024 at 22:02
Is there anything Maya Rudolph can’t do? It’s a serious question, as the comedy superstar reigns as this year’s Emmy nominations MVP. Rudolph earned four nominations — a stunning achievement in itself, but made even more impressive because those nods come from three different programs. She’s nominated in comedy lead actress for Apple TV+’s “Loot” […]

Netflix’s Bela Bajaria on Her Emmy Dominance Across 35 Programs, What’s Next for ‘3 Body Problem’ and ‘Bridgerton’

17 July 2024 at 22:51
Netflix is back on top. The streamer slightly increased its Emmy nomination tally in 2024, leading all outlets with 107 — up four from last year’s 103, and taking over the top slot held by HBO/Max last year (which dropped from 127 to 91). And Netflix chief content officer Bela Bajaria was in a celebratory […]

FX Boss John Landgraf on Shattering Emmy Records, the Future of ‘Fargo’ and Whether ‘The Bear’ Is a Comedy

17 July 2024 at 19:48
John Landgraf called Emmy nomination day a “kick in the teeth.” But he meant it in the best way possible — and the fact that the normally unflappable FX boss was mixing his metaphors on Wednesday morning is perhaps all the evidence you need that even he was gobsmacked by the programmer’s stunning haul this […]

Fox Reveals Fall Premiere Dates, Including the Return of ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ After Its Strike-Induced 15-Month Hiatus

16 July 2024 at 22:00
Here’s the Lowe down: Fox’s “9-1-1: Lone Star” finally has a Season 5 premiere date, almost a year and a half after its previous episode aired. “9-1-1: Lone Star” will return on Monday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m., kicking off a premiere week for Fox and marking the first new episode of the Rob Lowe […]

Investigation Discovery Renews Octavia Spencer’s True Crime Docuseries ‘Lost Women’ and ‘Feds’

16 July 2024 at 17:00
Investigation Discovery has renewed the true crime docuseries “Lost Women” and “Feds,” both of which come from Oscar winner Octavia Spencer’s production company Orit Entertainment, as well as October Films. Spencer narrates “Lost Women” and is an exec producer on both shows. As part of the renewal, ID revealed that the next season of “Lost […]

Stephen Colbert Opens ‘The Late Show’ by Expressing ‘Grief for My Beautiful Country’ After Trump Rally Shooting

16 July 2024 at 03:55
Stephen Colbert kicked off Monday’s live edition of “The Late Show” with a pre-taped opener (shot around 7 p.m. ET) discussing the weekend assassination attempt on Donald Trump, before going live with his monologue, commenting on the first night of the Republican National Convention as previously planned. “The United States came close to a great […]

Fox Entertainment Strikes Development Deal With Australian Cousin Foxtel Group

15 July 2024 at 19:00
Fox Entertainment has struck a deal with Australian cousin Foxtel Group to co-develop new TV series for the Australian and U.S. markets. News was jointly announced on Monday by Fox Entertainment CEO Rob Wade and Foxtel Group’s entertainment content executive director and commissioner Alison Hurbert-Burns. Under the deal, Fox Entertainment and Foxtel Group will identify […]

LAist’s Southern California Public Radio Taps Univision’s Alejandra Santamaria as New President and CEO

15 July 2024 at 17:00
Alejandra Santamaria has been named the new president and CEO of Southern California Public Radio, which oversees KPCC-FM (“LAist 89.3”), and podcast producer LAist Studios. Santamaria was most recently interim president, general manager and VP, director of sales for Univision Los Angeles. She replaces Herb Scannell, who recently retired from the job at SCPR. […]

Emmys 2024 to Be Produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment for the Second Year in a Row (EXCLUSIVE)

15 July 2024 at 16:00
Jesse Collins Entertainment is back for an Emmys encore. ABC and the Television Academy are set to announce that the production company has been tapped to serve as producers of this year’s 76th edition of the Primetime Emmy awards. This past January, Jesse Collins Entertainment pulled off something rare: In a world where awards shows […]

‘NCIS: Tony & Ziva’ Reveals Supporting Cast as Filming Gets Underway in Hungary

15 July 2024 at 11:45
Now that production is underway on the 10-episode “NCIS” spinoff “NCIS: Tony & Ziva,” Paramount+ has announced the supporting cast of series regulars who will join stars Cote de Pablo and Michael Weatherly as they revive their “NCIS” characters. Cameras have started rolling in Budapest, Hungary, where de Pablo and Weatherly are reprising their roles […]

‘Julia Alvarez: A Life Reimagined’ Documentary Set to Air on PBS in September (EXCLUSIVE)

14 July 2024 at 23:42
Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez will be the focus of a new documentary for PBS from “American Masters” and Latino Public Broadcasting. Timed to Hispanic Heritage Month, “Julia Alvarez: A Life Reimagined” will premiere on Tuesday, Sept, 17 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. The program will be presented by “American Masters” and the LPB series […]

Lori Petty, Bobby Moynihan Join CBS’ ‘NCIS: Origins’ Spinoff Series

13 July 2024 at 22:50
Lori Petty and Bobby Moynihan have been added to the cast of CBS’ upcoming “NCIS” prequel series “NCIS: Origins.” The thesps will join a cast that also features Austin Stowell, Kyle Schmid, Tyla Abercrumbie, Michael Molino, Diany Rodriguez and Caleb Foote, with Mark Harmon serving as narrator. In the series, Petty will play Dr. Lenora […]

‘Young Sheldon’ Stars Annie Potts, Zoe Perry Set to Guest on Spinoff ‘Georgie & Mandy’s First Marriage’

13 July 2024 at 18:17
More familiar faces will be joining “Young Sheldon” alums Montana Jordan and Emily Osment on the upcoming spinoff series “Georgie & Mandy’s First Marriage.” Set to guest star in Season 1 will be Zoe Perry as Georgie (and Sheldon’s) mother Mary Cooper, Annie Potts as his Meemaw and Raegan Revord as sister Missy Cooper. “Georgie […]

‘Survivor’ Gets Early Launch, But CBS Moves the Rest of Fall Premieres to Mid-October

13 July 2024 at 16:00
CBS isn’t eager for summer to end. The Eye network has opted to push its premiere week — normally held the third week of September — to mid-October, with one big exception: “Survivor.” The landmark unscripted series is indeed CBS’ sole September “Survivor,” premiering its 47th season on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. ET. […]

President Biden’s Press Conference Attracted 24.2 Million Viewers on Thursday, According to Nielsen

12 July 2024 at 21:23
Around 24.2 million people watched President Joe Biden’s news conference at NATO Summit on Thursday, according to Nielsen data. That’s up from the 20.3 million people who watched President Biden address the nation on October 19 in regards to the Israel and Ukraine wars, and it’s hovering in State of the Union address territory, as […]

Wendi McLendon-Covey On Hosting the TCA Awards, Which Returns In-Person For the First Time in Five Years: ‘No Pressure!’

12 July 2024 at 20:16
It’s been quite a long wait, but the Television Critics Association’s annual TCA Awards returns to an in-person event this year for the first time since 2019. After the COVID-19 pandemic and last year’s Hollywood strikes turned everything virtual for five years, the 40th annual TCA Awards takes place at the Langham Pasadena on July […]