Television

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of the Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 premiere on Thursday. “Everything Has Changed” is the title of Grey’s Anatomy‘s Season 19 premiere, which aired tonight. Yet, a lot of it also felt very familiar. In a throwback to Grey’s Anatomy‘s pilot, the season opener, set six months after the Season
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Standard General’s proposed acquisition of Tegna is facing new scrutiny from Capitol Hill, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Commerce Committee Frank Pallone fired off a letter to the FCC expressing their concerns about the transaction. Standard General, however, said that the lawmakers were being misled by opponents of the transaction, who include public
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EXCLUSIVE: Bernie Ecclestone has slammed Formula 1 documentaries currently on the market and said audiences will prefer the “reality” of his upcoming series Lucky!, which Deadline can reveal has added a trio of broadcast and streaming partners. DAZN, Discovery+ and Star+/ESPN Latin America have boarded the eight-part program, which comes from Senna producer Manish Pandey and tells
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Drama procedural franchises have proven resilient amid declining linear ratings, with CBS’ FBI series and NBC’s Chicago and Law & Order dramas topping Live+Same Day ratings during premiere week. ABC has had a lot of success with flagship drama Grey’s Anatomy and its spinoff Station 19, which have built an integrated universe with characters, most
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Netflix Among Buyers Of Doc On Dutch Soccer Manager Louis Van Gaal A feature doc about fiery Dutch soccer coach Louis Van Gaal is head to Netflix. The streamer has acquired German rights to Van Gaal: The Man Behind the Legend from distributor DFW International, the sales arm of Studiocanal-owned Benelux film distributor Dutch FilmWorks. Spain’s Telefonica
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Federation Studios is producing and distributing a documentary about British rockstar Pete Doherty’s addiction problems. Peter Doherty: Stranger in My Own Skin comes from more than 200 hours of footage filmed over a 10-year period by his partner, the director-musician Katia deVidas. The 90-minute show, which launches at Mipcom, will show the Libertines frontman plunging
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Nancy Pelosi stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and made a bold prediction about the midterm elections coming in November. “I believe that we will hold the House,” the current Speaker of the House said to the roaring applause of the in-house audience. “We will hold the House by winning more seats. We
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Banijay Appoints Netflix Exec As CFO Banijay has appointed a Netflix finance exec as its CFO. Cédric Brignon will start next month, overseeing the financial strategy of the Big Brother powerhouse and delivering on M&A ambitions. Replacing Sophie Kurinckx, who is moving to Banijay parent FL Entertainment, he joins from Netflix, where was most recently
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The 37th annual Imagen Awards honor the best in Latino storytelling in film and television. Ahead of the event held at LA Plaza de la Cultura y Artes, attendees walked on the red carpet. Ana de la Reguera (Ana), Alfonso Herrera (Ozark), Judy Reyes (Scrubs), Michael Cimino (Love, Victor) and more stars came together to
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Saturday Night Live’s Season 48 opener was all about change. The show introduced a new logo, a retro vibe that marked its first new look in eight years, and a cast size that was more reminiscent of classic seasons than the recent bloated pandemic years. The departures of Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Kyle
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Madame Sylvia Wu, whose Santa Monica Chinese restaurant served generations of Southern Californians and many celebrities, died on Sept. 29 at 106, her family confirmed. In her later years, Wu stayed in the West side’s mind with cookbooks, television shows, and charity work, particularly at the City of Hope cancer center. Her restaurant was one
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Following the announcement of huge cuts to the BBC World Service, with many staff being asked to relocate overseas, journalists have said plans to move the Vietnamese service to Thailand will pose dangers to press freedom.  The Guardian reports several reporters raising concerns that there is history of the Vietnamese state abducting journalists from Thailand
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EXCLUSIVE: Robin Weigert (Deadwood), Abby McEnany (Work In Progress) and Eric Graise (Step Up: High Water) are set as leads opposite Justin Hartley in CBS drama pilot The Never Game, an adaptation of Jeffery Deaver’s novel. The quartet, as well as recently announced Mary McDonnell, comprise the core cast of the project from director Ken
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The trailer has dropped for Prince Andrew: Banished, the Peacock documentary exploring Prince Andrew’s life and controversies. Watch it above. Blue Ant Studios is behind Banished, which unpacks the tumultuous story of how the Duke of York, the late Queen Elizabeth II’s favorite son, brought disgrace upon himself. Queen Elizabeth II’s Official Cause Of Death Revealed After
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Australia’s Foxtel Group, which is majority-owned by News Corp., has set an expanded rights deal for the WWE in Australia, including a streaming shift reminiscent of the wrestling outfit’s U.S. alliance with Peacock. The WWE Network, formerly a stand-alone streaming service, will be subsumed into Binge, a Foxtel outlet. The companies did not disclose any
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A new unauthorized biography of Anthony Bourdain, which includes for the first time the celebrity chef’s text messages from the days leading up to his death by suicide in 2018, reveals Bourdain’s anguish over his career, his estranged marriage and his troubled romantic relationship with actor Asia Argento. Selections from the book Down and Out
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