‘Stan & Ollie’ Producer Fable Pictures To Melt ‘Chocolate Wars’ Book Into TV Drama
EXCLUSIVE: The battle for global chocolate dominance between the likes of Cadbury, Nestle and Hershey is set to melt on to the small screen after Fable Pictures, the British production company run by The Crown and Suffragette producer Faye Ward, optioned Deborah Cadbury's book Chocolate Wars.
The Sony-backed production company, which was started by Ward in 2016, is looking to turn the book into an international TV drama. It has partnered with The Indian Detective and Trans… Read
John Oliver Taunts Donald Trump’ “One Man Legal Improv Troupe” Rudy Giuliani Over “Truth Isn’t Truth” Argument
John Oliver kicked off Last Week Tonight marveling at Rudy Giuliani's much discussed morning brain fart.
The president's lawyer and “one man legal improv troupe,” went on Chuck Todd’s Sunday Beltway show Meet The Press and came up with a rationale for his boss’s refusal to sit down with Robert Mueller that was, even by Giuliani standards, “very Giuliani,” Oliver admitted.
Giuliani had scolded Todd, saying, “When you tell me that [President Donald Trump] should testify… Read
‘The Affair’ Season 4 Finale: Tying Up Loose Ends On Alison, Vik And Everyone Else In Series’ Most Tumultuous Season Yet
SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read this if you don’t want to know the climax of the electrifying Season Four of Showtime’s The Affair. Spoilers abound!
In one of the final moments of The Affair season ender, Helen (Maura Tierney) says to Noah, the ex-husband who cheated on her in the opening season: “Everybody’s so fu*king crazy!”
That might be an understatement in trying to encapsulate all that happened this season and all that happens in tonight’s episode written by Katie… Read
‘Shades Of Blue’ Series Finale Review: JLo NYPD Drama Fails Clutch Test In The End
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Shades of Blue series finale.
"You've got all your tomorrows lined up," Ray Liotta's on the run NYPD Lt. Matt Wozniak unintentionally ironically reassured his Jennifer Lopez played protégée Det. Harlee Santos tonight on the Season 3 ender and series finale of Shades of Blue.
While a Goodfellas alum led spinoff for the low rated cliché filled corrupt cop drama could feasibly be launched off the close of Shades, the… Read
Emmy Predictions: Netflix Looks To Mirror Last Year’s Victory With ‘USS Callister’ For TV Movie, Plus Hammond’s Dream Choices In Key Categories
Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on contenders in the key categories for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the category of Outstanding Television Movie.
There can be no question that the once very prestigious Emmy competition for Outstanding TV Movie was one of the richest categories around. Now, ever since being split again from the Limited Series category (although not in other categories, where the two still… Read
Emmy Predictions: ‘Gianni Versace’ Is Front Runner But Can #MeToo Help A Feminist Western Steal Limited Series Crown?
Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on contenders in the key categories for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the category of Outstanding Limited Series.
Last season provided a real race between several juggernauts in this category, including Feud: Bette and Joan, Fargo, and eventual winner Big Little Lies, which seemed to sweep up everything in its sight. Well, there's no new Feud in sight, no new Fargo, and… Read
‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’: Ryan Murphy Posts First Look At ‘Coven’ Reunion With Stevie Nicks
The witches are back and they brought legendary Stevie Nicks with them. Ryan Murphy took to Twitter to post a pic of a reunion of the Coven cast on the set of American Horror Story: Apocalypse.
“The Coven Returns,” Murphy tweeted on Sunday. “What a thrilling night with the legend Stevie Nicks on the set of AHS.”
The picture included the Fleetwood Mac singer front and center alongside her fellow witchy cast members Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Emma Roberts, Frances Conroy, Ga… Read
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Denies Shadowbanning Conservatives – But Says Company Is “Left-Leaning”
CEO Jack Dorsey claimed today on CNN’s Reliable Sources that the company does not ban people for political viewpoints, even while admitting Twitter has a “left-leaning” bias.
Asked about reports that Twitter is “shadow-banning” certain posts and accounts – a process by which the blocking of a user or their content will not be readily apparent to the user – Dorsey dodged the question.
"I think the real question behind the question is, are we doing something… Read
“Truth Isn’t Truth” – ‘Meet The Press’ Exchange With Rudolph Giuliani Devolves
A contentious interview on NBC’s Meet The Press between presidential advisor Rudy Giuliani and host Chuck Todd devolved into a word salad, with the former New York mayor eventually declaring, “Truth isn’t truth.”
In a moment reminiscent of Bill Clinton’s famous struggles with the word “is,” Giuliani and Todd waltzed around the language bush, each winding up admitting that the exchange was likely going to result in a bad meme.
Todd had been pressing Giuliani on the Robert… Read
NFL National Anthem Protests – No Resolution In Sight, Time Grows Short
There are three weeks left until the National Football League starts its regular season, and no resolution is in sight to the ongoing dispute over how players should conduct themselves during the playing of the national anthem.
The NFL and the NFL Players Association are allegedly negotiating the sticky issue, and while that’s happening, no players or teams are being penalized for demonstrations during the anthem. But the issue is far from quiet, as players continued… Read
‘Brady Bunch’ Home Sale – Agent Claims HGTV “Blew Buyers Out Of The Water”
HGTV’s strategy in its purchase of the iconic home used for the exterior shots on the Brady Bunch TV series has been revealed by the purchaser’s real estate agent. The network’s strategy against competitors essentially “blew those buyers out of the water” with its bid, according to the agent.
The strategy, detailed in Forbes by real estate writer Ellen Paris, claims that the network so wanted the iconic home (which was the outside view on the television show – the… Read
Friday Ratings: A Three-Way Tie, But Adjustments For NFL Games May Determine Winners
It was a night of close races in the preliminary tallies of the Friday ratings wars, as real-life ruled.
As of Saturday morning, the overall network rating/share race for the night is a three-way tie between NBC, ABC, and CBS, all with matching scores of 0.6/3 on the judging card. NBC currently has the total viewership win with 3.25 million.
However, pre-season NFL games took over some key slots in big cities, so check back on Monday afternoon for the final ratings… Read