Subscribe By RSS or Email

Recent Posts in ‘Deadline’

‘Taboo’ Premiere Draws 3.4M Viewers In L+3 For FX

Tom Hardy’s 19th century drama Taboo is off to a solid start with 3.43M viewers in Live+3 for its January 10 premiere. The series also drew 1.63M adults 18-49, which the cable net said is its most time-shifted series ever in the demo (+101%). The premiere also was the most time-shifted FX drama series bow […]

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Expected To Return For Season 14 In Summer

Fox is yet to weigh in officially on the fate of summer reality staple So You Think You Can Dance, but things are looking up for the venerable dance competition. “We expect the show to return for a 14th season in the summer,” Fox chairman Gary Newman told Deadline during TCA last week. “We are having […]

Isabelle Huppert Adds Another Honor As Oscar Noms Loom

Best Actress Golden Globe winner and presumed Oscar Best Actress nominee Isabelle Huppert was honored in Paris this evening by Unifrance, the organization that promotes French cinema worldwide. At the Ministry of Culture, Huppert accepted the French Film Award in recognition of all of her work, and particularly Elle which has scored her a raft […]

Glory Daze: Springsteen Cover Band Latest To Pull Out Of Trump Inauguration Event

The B-Street Band, the Bruce Springsteen cover band that had been under fire for agreeing to play during a New Jersey inauguration gala for President-elect Donald Trump, has pulled out of the event. In a letter posted on a Springsteen fan site, the band, which had played the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala for the past […]

Monica Crowley Bows Out Of Trump Administration Role As Plagiarism Reports Swirl

Monica Crowley, the conservative radio host and former Fox News commentator whose Twitter bio boasts “Profoundly honored to serve my country,” won’t be doing that in the Trump administration. Today she said she won’t take a gig appointed by Donald Trump’ to serve in a senior communications role for his pick for Michael Flynn, his choice […]

Gerald Levin To Donald Trump On Rep. John Lewis: Have You No Sense Of Decency, Sir?

Former AOL-Time Warner CEO Gerald Levin writes guest columns for Deadline when the spirit moves him. Like it has today, on MLK Day, on the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president, and the controversy over his reaction to comments made by iconic Civil Rights reformer and Georgia congressman John Lewis. Rep […]

WME Boss Ari Emanuel Joins Chicago Cubs Celebration At White House

Ari Emanuel, who met with his former client Donald Trump soon after the election, was at the White House today with President Barack Obama as the WME | IMG boss helped commemorate his hometown Chicago Cubs’ World Series victory. Associated Press The Cubs joined Obama in the White House celebration which also included his brother, […]

Reality TV Cooking Competition Series Vomitous For Jacques Pepin And Alice Waters – TCA

Jacques Pepin and Alice Waters are not fans of  cooking competition reality TV series. They did not mince words when asked about the programming trend, during a TCA panel to promote PBS’s American Masters series upcoming Chefs Flight series of four documentaries, debuting in May. “It’s a disservice; it’s not what cooking is about,” Pepin […]

‘The Great British Baking Show’ Returning To PBS

Season 4 of the BBC’s The Great British Baking Show will head to PBS on June 16, set to air Friday nights at 9 PM ET. PBS made the announcement today during TCA in Pasadena, where it also said it has committed to a fifth season of the popular amateur baker competition series. The most […]

Steelers Win As NBC Scores Best NFL Wild Card Or Divisional Game Primetime Ratings Ever

On a night of heavy competition on cable with the debut of The Young Pope on HBO and the Season 6 opener of Showtime’s Homeland, plus the Sherlock Season 4 finale on PBS, Sunday easily belonged to the NFL on both NBC and Fox. The big winners were the Pittsburgh Steelers and NBC as the […]