Rachel Bloom was fiddling around with songs and sketches for a new musical stand-up special she was hoping to take on the road when the pandemic hit in 2020 and, as she describes it, “the world exploded.”
CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus has known for over a year when he planned to retire and who would be his successor. On Tuesday, it was made official.
Actor David McCallum, who became a teen heartthrob in the hit series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” in the 1960s and was the eccentric medical examiner in the popular “NCIS” 40 years later, has died.
There’s a broadcast television network offering plenty of original programming this fall, although it often flies under the radar.
The writers strike is over. Actors are still walking picket lines, but Wednesday is the first day in nearly five months that screenwriters can return to their jobs.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Oct. 1-7 include actor-singer Julie Andrews, actor Zach Galifianakis from “The Hangover” and musician Sting.
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album from Ed Sheeran centered on his relationships, a spinoff of “The Bachelor” starring a 72-year-old widower and Wes Anderson returns for a second time this year with “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar” starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
Late-night talk shows were the first to be affected when the strike began, and may be among the first to return to air now.
Actors, who joined the writers on strike in July, have their own issues but there have been no discussions about resuming negotiations with their union yet.
The departure of Rupert Murdoch as the leader of Fox’s parent company and his News Corp. media holdings after decades at the helm is unlikely to have as much of an impact on conservative media overall as it would have a decade ago.
Hollywood studios and striking screenwriters have spent a second full day in talks that could potentially put an end to the nearly five-month dispute that has brought many film and television productions to a halt.
WWE’s popular television show, “Friday Night Smackdown,” will be moving from Fox to USA Network next year under a new five-year domestic media rights partnership with NBCUniversal.
Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as leader of both Fox’s parent company and his News Corp. media holdings. Fox says he will become chairman emeritus of both corporations.
Bob Ross was known for his unpretentious approach to painting on his long-running show, “The Joy of Painting,” but now the painting he completed on his first episode in 1983 is for sale for nearly $10 million.
Vanna White will remain with “Wheel of Fortune’’ for two additional seasons. Followig the announcement earlier this year that Pat Sajak would make season 41 of “Wheel of Fortune” his last, White’s future with the show was uncertain.
YouTube says Russell Brand will no longer make money from the video streaming site after several women made allegations of sexual assault against the comedian-turned influencer.
ABC will be airing more “Monday Night Football” games than originally planned. An additional 10 games originally set to appear only on ESPN will be simulcast on ABC.
Bill Maher has delayed returning to his HBO talk show during the ongoing strike by writers and actors, a decision following similar pauses in the past few days by “The Drew Barrymore Show,” “The Talk” and “The Jennifer Hudson Show.”
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Sept. 24-30 include Rapper Lil’ Wayne, comedian and podcast host Marc Maron and actor-rapper Donald Glover.
British police say they received a sexual assault allegation after media outlets published claims against comedian Russell Brand.
If it were a normal year, the 75th Emmy Awards would be held Monday night. But this is no normal year.
Drew Barrymore, who drew criticism for taping new episodes of her daytime talk show despite the ongoing writers and actors strikes, now says she’ll wait until the labor issues are resolved.
“The Drew Barrymore Show” will begin airing fresh episodes on Monday but a lot of off-air controversy will be clinging to its typically bubbly host.
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Jackman have decided to end their marriage after 27 years and two children.
Megyn Kelly has welcomed Donald Trump for an interview eight years after he erupted at her over her debate question.
Bad news if you’re looking forward to new episodes of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Law & Order” airing anytime soon.
The ‘Fox & Friends’ morning show will have to make some room on its curvy couch. Fox News said that Lawrence Jones, who has been a reporter at the talk show, will become its fourth host starting next Monday.
Former President Donald Trump will give his first broadcast network interview since leaving office, sitting down this week with Kristen Welker as she debuts as host of NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday.
The famous stopwatch will still announce the show as “60 Minutes.” But for six episodes this fall, the long-running CBS newsmagazine will become 90 minutes.
The National Book Awards have dropped Drew Barrymore as the host for this year’s ceremony, a day after her talk show taped its first episode since the Hollywood writers strike began.