Donald Trump Talks “Tunnel Technology” And Hillary Clinton As “Bigot” In Interview With Anderson Cooper
Updated with video: Donald Trump talked “tunnel technology,” and deporting the “bad dudes” in an interview today with Anderson Cooper and flatly denied Cooper’s insinuation he’d just flip-flopped on his flip-flop on his position about undocumented immigrants.
And, Hillary Clinton?
“She is a bigot,” Trump says in the interview that aired tonight. It’s Trump’s first non-Fox News Channel interview since late July, when he got mocked for telling ABC News’ George… Read
Marvin Kaplan Dies: ‘Alice’ & ‘Top Cat’ Actor Was 89
Marvin Kaplan, a prolific character actor best known for his recurring role as Henry Beesmeyer on the 1976-85 sitcom Alice and as the voice of Choo-Choo on the cartoon Top Cat has died. He was 89 and died from natural causes in his Burbank home.
Born in Brooklyn in 1927, Kaplan’s first film role came in 1949’s Adam’s Rib. His next major role was as a regular on the sitcom Meet Millie, on which he played Alfred Prinzmetal. He was with the show in its radio incarnation… Read
Fox Director Fellows Chosen For Comedy & Drama Apprenticeship Programs
Fox Global Directors Initiative has selected 16 Director Fellows for its comedy and drama apprenticeship programs.
The Fox Global Directors Initiative is dedicated to cultivating emerging and established directors with diverse voices, backgrounds, life experiences and perspectives spanning episodic broadcast and cable television, filmed entertainment, sports and digital media. The 16 Director Fellows were chosen from 20 participants in the Fox Directors Lab held this past… Read
Revolt CEO Keith T. Clinkscales Departs
As Revolt is heading into its third anniversary, the music-themed digital cable network owned by Sean Combs and backed by Comcast will be looking for a new CEO. Keith T. Clinkscales, who has held the post since the channel’s inception, is leaving. COO Derek Ferguson will take oversight of the company during the search for Clinkscales’ replacement. Here is the internal memo Clinkscales just sent to the company’s staff:
As we approach our third anniversary in October, I… Read
Eli Roth Bringing Killer Clowns To Halloween Horror Nights 2016; Digital Genre Anthology Series ‘Dark/Web’ Coming From Felt Films
The already packed 2016 installment of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights is adding traumatic childhood fears to the mix courtesy of Eli Roth, who will be taking control of the annual event’s Terror Tram for an original story about a posse of serial killer clowns. Eli Roth Presents Terror Tram will tell the story of Harold Kappowitz, a once-jovial entertainer performing as "Koodles the Clown” who rose from circus act to the beloved host of a children’s… Read
‘Stranger Things’ Ranks High On List Of Netflix’s Most-Watched Shows
Supernatural drama Stranger Things has received critical praise and a lot of buzz since it premiered on Netflix on July 15, and it’s definitely high on the list of shows subscribers are watching.
According to stats provided by Symphony Advanced Media, Stranger Things is third behind Orange is the New Black and Fuller House in viewership within its first 35 days on the internet TV network. The series starring Winona Ryder, averaged 14.07 million adults 18-49, behind… Read
Stephen Colbert Asks Tim Kaine To Attack Donald Trump For Blasting Hillary Clinton As A “Bigot”
Telling Democratic Veep candidate Tim Kaine that a running mate is supposed to be a POTUS candidate’s “attack dog,” CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert informed Kaine he was taking off his leash, so he could respond to Donald Trump calling Hillary Clinton a “bigot.”
“When Hillary Clinton got out of law school, she was working to help advance racial justice in the juvenile justice system in South Carolina, and fight school segregation in Alabama,” Kaine began in an early… Read
Felicity Huffman Fashion Biz Dramedy Back In Development At ABC
UPDATED: House Of Moore is back in development at ABC. The network originally bought the darkly comedic one-hour project, executive produced by Felicity Huffman, last season with a put pilot commitment. The dramedy, set in the fashion world, was rolled and is now ramping up again with Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain (The 100) joining as executive producers/showrunners. The gig stems from the duo’s overall deal at ABC Studios.
House Of Moore, from Daniel and Ben Barnz’s… Read
Working Title TV, BBC Two Take Shine To ‘The Luminaries’ Gold Rush Epic – Edinburgh
Working Title Television has set a six-part drama series based on 2013 Man Booker Prize winner The Luminaries at BBC Two. Author Eleanor Catton will adapt her own novel. The period tale of adventure and mystery is set on the Wild West Coast of New Zealand's South Island in the boom years of the 1860s gold rush. It’s billed as an epic story of love, murder and revenge, as men and women traveled across the world to make their fortunes.
Working Title Television will produce… Read
Ryan Lochte Charged With Making False Police Report In Rio After Landing New Endorsement Deal
UPDATE with Brazil charges: Police in Rio de Janeiro have charged U.S swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false report in connection with his now self-described “embellished” story of a robbery near the end of the Rio Summer Olympics.
The Associated Press reported the news just now amid earlier reports by Fox News and ESPN that Rio officials planned to summon Lochte back to Rio de Janeiro for a Brazil Justice Department hearing on the incident, in which he and three other… Read
‘Disjointed’: Elizabeth Alderfer Cast In Netflix Pot Comedy Series From Chuck Lorre
Elizabeth Alderfer (Better Off Single) has been cast as a series regular opposite Kathy Bates in Disjointed, Netflix's pot-themed workplace multi-camera comedy from Chuck Lorre, former Daily Show head writer David Javerbaum and Warner Bros. TV.
Written and executive produced by Lorre and Javerbaum, Disjointed, which has a 20-episode straight-to-series order, stars Bates as Ruth, a lifelong advocate for legalization who's finally living her dream as the owner of an… Read
‘The Killing Of JonBenét: The Truth Uncovered’ Documentary Set At A&E
A&E is the latest network to mount a project on the JonBenét Ramsey murder case. The Killing Of JonBenét: The Truth Uncovered, a two-hour documentary, will premiere Monday, September 5 on A&E.
It joins three other previously announced TV projects, from Lifetime, Investigation Discovery and CBS, as well as a feature project directed by Kitty Green, timed to the 20th anniversary of the six-year-old beauty queen’s killing.
A&E’s documentary includes JonBenét’s brother Burke… Read