Television

Saturday Night Live gave Peacock a pitch for a new Family Matters reboot, just after the NBC streamer dropped a trailer for its dramatic Fresh Prince series Bel-Air. The trailer-like sketch features sweeping clips of Chicago, that follow a slightly familiar figure donning bright stripes through seedy streets. Chris Redd then appears as the beloved Family
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Tonight on Saturday Night Live, Weekend Update‘s anchors addressed topics ranging from the death of Robert Durst, to the latest in the Prince Andrew Scandal, and a Sesame Street feud between Elmo and the pet rock Rocco. It was anchor Colin Jost who pointed out that Durst, “the New York real estate heir who murdered
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On Saturday, Los Angeles County passed the milestone of 28,000 Covid-related deaths, reporting 66 new deaths, as well as 41,765 new positive cases. Today’s death count is the highest  the Department of Public Health has reported in a single day since April 2, 2021, with daily deaths having increased fourfold in the course of the
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Tennis Hall-of-Famer and broadcaster Chris Evert revealed today that she has stage 1C ovarian cancer. Evert, who is 67, was diagnosed last year after undergoing a preventative hysterectomy, she said. Cancer has not been detected elsewhere in her body, according to a piece she co-wrote with Chris McKendry on ESPN.com. In it, Evert also revealed
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2nd UPDATE SUNDAY 10:30 PM: After a lengthy hearing in Melbourne, Judge Anthony Kelly reversed Australian government’s decision to cancel tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa and ordered the player, who had been detained since his arrival in the country, be released. The judge found unreasonableness in how the border officials made the decision to revoke Djokovic’s visa.
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EXCLUSIVE: CBS is developing Unplanned In Akron, a multi-camera comedy from Picturestart and CBS Studios. Written by actor-writer Schuyler Helford (Call Me Kat) with Emily R. Wilson (Bucktown, The Conners) supervising, Unplanned In Akron is a series about two teenagers navigating parenthood in the best way they know how. With a little help from their
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Utopia Boards Sci-Fi Drama EXCLUSIVE: Utopia has acquired worldwide sales rights to feature film Saul At Night, a sci-fi drama and feature debut by Cory Santilli, written by Daniel Miska. Starring Kentucker Audley, Suzanne Clément, Stephanie Ellis and Acadia Colan, the movie follows Saul Capgras (Audley) as he is forced to become acclimated to isolation in
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EXCLUSIVE: Showrunner Tanya Saracho and UCP (a division of Universal Studio Group) have selected 5 inaugural fellows for the Ojalá Ignition Lab: Diana Peralta, Luca Rojas, Melba Silwany, Samantha Renee Cordero, and Stephanie Adams-Santos. Over the course of 26-weeks—beginning Jan. 10—, each fellow will have the opportunity to tell the story they want to tell
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Marge Dean has been appointed as Head of Skybound Entertainment’s Animation Studio. The Emmy-winning animation industry veteran will be based out of Los Angeles, overseeing production on all of Skybound’s original animated content. As she drives development and the overall creative vision of the studio, she will collaborate closely with its top leadership as well
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On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the host discusses Indiana Senator’s comments regarding school teachers. Senator Scott Baldwin introduced a bill last month that would prohibit schools from teaching a variety of concepts related to sex, race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, color, or national origin. With so much left out of the curriculum, Colbert surmises
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A few days after WarnerMedia said HBO and HBO Max ended 2021 with 73.8 million global subscribers, ad sales president JP Colaco said consumers had been enticed to “sign up in droves” for its cheaper, ad-supported tier. In an online appearance at the TV of Tomorrow Show, the exec declined to provide a breakout of
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Political columnist George Will is joining Nexstar Media’s NewsNation as senior contributor. Will will started on Jan. 15. He will appear across NewsNation’s shows, including coverage of the midterm elections. A columnist for The Washington Post, Will has been a contributor for MSNBC and NBC News. He previously was a contributor to Fox News, and
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CNN Journalist and The View co-host Ana Navarro is dealing with a breakthrough case of Covid-19. She shared the news with the other View host on a remote episode. Navarro announces her diagnosis a week after host Whoopi Goldberg tested positive.  “I am now positive for COVID,” explained Navarro, who is vaccinated. “I’m feeling no
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NATPE Miami has become the latest major in-person entertainment industry event to be shelved due to concerns over the current Covid spike driven by the highly infectious Omicron variant. The decision, announced Saturday by NATPE president and CEO JP Bommel, comes just 10 days before the annual confab was supposed to start. Organizers of the
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PBS Masterpiece and ViacomCBS UK’s Channel 5 have shown faith in All Creatures Great and Small with a rare double season order. Lead writer and exec Ben Vanstone had already all but confirmed a third run but the commitment to a seven-episode fourth is demonstrative of the success of the reboot of the 1980s UK hit,
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SPOILER ALERT: This post contains details about the final series of Search Party, including the finale “Revelation.” Enlightenment isn’t glorious, but gory and gross look in the series finale of HBO Max’s Search Party.  In the final hours of the dark comedy, created by Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, Dory (Alia Shawkat) brings about the
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California is seeing a surge in hospitalizations, up 59% in a little over a week, and the state’s latest ensemble forecast says it’s only the beginning. On December 31, state data showed 5,835 patients hospitalized with Covid. Eight days later, the total had jumped to 9,275 — data was not published for January 1 due
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All of the news networks carried events marking the anniversary of January 6th, albeit with differences in tone and tenor, but by the time of the opinion-heavy primetime hours, there were wildly different characterizations of the significance of attack on the Capitol. MSNBC’s Chris Hayes opened his how at 8 PM ET saying that “today
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