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Fremantle Hires ‘X Factor’ Veteran Andrew Llinares as Director of Global Entertainment

Global production giant Fremantle has appointed Andrew Llinares as its director of global entertainment. Llinares — who will be based in London and report to group CEO Jennifer Mullin — takes over from Rob Clark, set to retire at the end of February after 20 years with the company. The role sees the exec assume overall responsibility […]

NBC Summer Lineup Includes ‘Who Do You Think You Are?,’ 10 Years After Last Network Airing

NBC has set its lineup of summer unscripted series, and it includes usual suspects America’s Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior — along with a show that last aired on the network a decade ago. Who Do You Think You Are?, a genealogy series executive produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, will premiere Sunday, […]

TV Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Keeps Tuesday Crown

America’s Got Talent suffered a small ratings decline Tuesday, but the NBC show held off Bachelor in Paradise for the top 18-49 spot and was by far the most watched show in primetime. On cable, Fox News’ The Five scored a big audience, and Little League World Series coverage on ESPN outdrew its big league […]

TV Ratings: MLB All-Star Game Inches Up vs. 2019

Fox’s broadcast of baseball’s All-Star Game posted a small increase in viewers compared to its last installment two years ago, avoiding a third straight all-time audience low. Tuesday’s telecast delivered 8.24 million viewers, about 100,000 more than the 2019 game’s 8.14 million. (Last year’s All-Star Game was canceled due to the pandemic.) It’s also worth […]

This Week in TV: ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘Kominsky Method,’ Tulsa Massacre Remembered

Summer schedules for the broadcast networks get rolling in the next week, with a half dozen shows beginning their seasons. The next seven days also brings the final season of a Netflix awards contender and several specials marking the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and […]

‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘Ninja Warrior’ Set Dates as NBC Plots Summer Normalcy

The two shows, along with 'Making It,' will debut in late May and early June.

Pop Star Noa Kirel Signs With WME (Exclusive)

Noa Kirel, Israel's biggest pop star and an 'Israel's Got Talent' judge, has signed with WME.

Gabrielle Union Reflects on ‘AGT’ Investigation and Hollywood’s Accountability Problem

Appearing on 'The Daily Show' on Tuesday, Gabrielle Union discussed the growing fight against systematic racism and the discrimination she experienced at 'America’s Got Talent.'

‘America’s Got Talent’ Investigation Reveals “Culture of Diversity”

The 'America's Got Talent' investigation has effectively wrapped following former host Gabrielle Union's accusations that she experienced racial insensitivity and a toxic culture on the NBC competition series.

‘America’s Got Talent’ Sets Debut Date With Production in Limbo

NBC has set a premiere date for its flagship summer series 'America's Got Talent,' but just what the bulk of the season will look like remains up in the air.

Eric Stonestreet Subs for Ailing Heidi Klum at ‘AGT’ Taping

Eric Stonestreet is stepping in for 'America's Got Talent' judge Heidi Klum, who left a Tuesday taping with the cold.

Coronavirus Prompts Changes for TV Shows With Live Audiences

The coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. has caused some TV shows that film in front of live audiences to rethink the practice, at least temporarily.