‘Fox & Friends’ Heated Debate Sparks Racially Insensitive Remark And Apologies
A heated Fox & Friends debate took a nasty personal turn today, as a black Democrat’s opinion was attacked in a racially insensitive way.
David Bossie, a white former deputy campaign manager for President Trump, made the comment to analyst Joel Payne, a black man, during a discussion on immigration. The remark emerged as the two reacted to comments made by former CIA director Michael Hayden, who compared the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy with… Read
David Lynch: Trump Could Be “One Of The Greatest Presidents In History”
Twin Peaks co-creator David Lynch says President Donald Trump “could go down as one of the greatest presidents in history because he has disrupted the thing so much.”
Speaking to The Guardian media outlet in the UK, Lynch said he was a Bernie Sanders supporter in 2016, then switched to Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson in the presidential election.
He now concedes that Trump may have been the correct choice.
"I am not really a political person, but I really like the… Read
Germany & Mexico Wins Shatter World Cup Ratings Records For Fox
Having captured everyone's attention with their June 17 World Cup battle, Mexico and Germany took to the pitch yesterday to remind everyone why this tournament of the beautiful game is one of the finest in all of sports – and make Rupert Murdoch and Fox very happy.
Early on Saturday, our southern neighbor came off their jaw-dropping upset win over Germany with a solid 2-1 victory over South Korea with goals from Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez. The LAFC and West Ham… Read
Roseanne Barr Sobs On Rabbi’s Podcast, Says “There’s No Excuse” In Post-Cancellation Interview
Roseanne Barr’s spiritual advisor, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, has released an edited transcript and podcast of a telephone conversation with the embattled television star.
The far-ranging conversation, which reportedly took place shortly after Barr was booted from her namesake television show in the wake of a controversial Twitter remark, reveals an emotional reaction by Barr to accusations of racism. It also touched on politics, Judaism, and forgiveness.
Boteach is a… Read
Amber Tamblyn, Time’s Up Co-Founder, Focuses Debut Novel On Male Rape
Actress Amber Tamblyn has taken a surprising path on her debut novel. Tamblyn’s Any Man (Harper Perennial) is out Tuesday and tells the tale of a female serial rapist from the point of view of her male victims.
Tamblyn is a co-founder and frequent speaker on the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment. It was founded earlier this year by Hollywood celebrities in response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement, and since has raised an impressive… Read
Alec Baldwin Invites Melania Trump To “Come Over To The Light” And Join Him On ‘SNL’
In a sincere, yet slightly comedic tweet, Alec Baldwin has reached out to Melania Trump and asked her to join him on Saturday Night Live.
Even though SNL is on hiatus for the summer, Baldwin, who is known for playing Donald Trump on the legendary late-night sketch show, is already planning for the next season and hopes that the First Lady will join him.
In his open letter on Twitter, Baldwin wrote: “Dear Melania- We know what you're thinking. What you're feeling. You are… Read
‘One Day At A Time’ EP Says TV Writers Stop Border Separation Campaign Is About “Paying It Forward”
"It's been really lovely to see how in some small part we can use this platform to help these people and families," said One Day at a Time executive producer and co-showrunner Gloria Calderon Kellett of the effort initiated this week by TV writers to stop families being separated at the southern border by Donald Trump's administration. "It feels like paying it forward," added the daughter of Cuban immigrants, who were given sanctuary when they came to American decades… Read
‘Catfish’ Resumes Production After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Host Nev Schulman Found “Not Credible”
After halting production in May after Catfish host and executive producer Nev Schulman was accused of sexual misconduct, MTV has resumed production of the reality show after an investigation found the claims to be “not credible and without merit.”
"Although we never received a formal complaint, MTV and Critical Content immediately engaged an independent third party investigator,” said MTV in a statement given to Deadline. “The independent investigator found the… Read
Univision Warns DISH Subscribers On Potential Access Cut-Off In Carriage Dispute
UPDATE: Responding to Univision’s earlier statement to subscribers, DISH has issued the following statement:
“We are actively working to reach a fair deal before the contract between DISH and Univision expires, knowing that only Univision can choose to take its content away from DISH and Sling customers.
Negotiations are standard in the pay-TV industry. Univision is demanding a rate increase of 75 percent for channels whose ratings have declined by nearly a third over… Read
The Week In Deadline Videos & Podcasts: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tanya Saracho, And DeWanda Wise
From Patrick Melrose to Vida to She’s Gotta Have It, this week’s slate of videos and podcasts are filled with the talented women of Hollywood.
In this week’s The Actor’s Side, Pete Hammond talks to Oscar-nominated actress Jennifer Jason Leigh. Known for her roles in Last Exit to Brooklyn and the classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High, she now stars in the Showtime's acclaimed limited series Patrick Melrose
Dominic Patten talks to Vida executive producer Tanya Saracho in the… Read
David Simon Twitter Reinstated, And Showrunner Returns With A Vengeance
Producer David Simon is back on , and celebrated his return with a lengthy tweetstorm of more than a dozen posts that showed his time away from the service has not dulled his passion for lashing out against perceived wrongs and enemies.
Simon, showrunner for The Wire and The Deuce, was originally banned when he tweeted out that a POTUS follower "should die of a slow moving venereal rash that settles in your lying throat," and should "die of boils." Twitter wasn't… Read
‘Nobodies’ Canceled By TV Land After 2 Seasons
TV Land has opted not to renew comedy series Nobodies for a third season.
The series, executive produced by Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone, originated on TV Land, which renewed it for a second season in January 2017, ahead of the comedy’s March 2017 debut. After one modestly rated season on TV Land, Nobodies was relocated to sister channel Paramount Network for Season 2.
Nobodies‘ sophomore season was slated to premiere on March 29, a couple of weeks into the run of… Read