Andrew Freedman, Veteran News and Entertainment Publicist, Dies at 67
Andrew Freedman, the veteran news and entertainment publicist whose clients included Gayle King, Barbara Walters, Joan Collins, Margo Martindale, Christopher McDonald and Harry Shearer, has died. He was 67. Freedman died Feb. 8 at Mount Sinai West hospital in New York, his son Chris told The Hollywood Reporter. He was diagnosed with liver cancer in […]
‘The View’ “Taking a Little Time” to Replace Meghan McCain: Gretchen Carlson, Condoleezza Rice Among Guest Hosts
ABC’s daytime panel show The View will be “taking a little time” to find a permanent replacement for co-host Meghan McCain, and has scheduled a rotating roster of guest co-hosts for its upcoming 25th season, according to executive producer Brian Teta. The View will return to its studio (with a studio audience) for the first […]
Gretchen Carlson, Julie Roginsky to Topline Fox News Whistleblower Doc
Indie doc studio XTR is at work on In Her Own Words, a feature documentary about Fox News Channel alums Gretchen Carlson and Julie Roginsky and their campaign against Roger Ailes and the use of nondisclosure agreements. The premium nonfiction producer has tapped Cynthia Lowen to direct the doc set to feature Carlson and Roginsky. […]
Gretchen Carlson to Host Interview Show From Blumhouse TV
Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson is partnering with Blumhouse Television to develop an interview series.
Fox News Whistleblowers, Struggling for Work, Claim Widespread TV Industry Retaliation: “No One Was Hiring Me”
Dropped by agents, careers chopped short, the whistleblowers who brought harassment suits against Fox News say they've been branded as toxic in TV news and are not enjoying a 'Bombshell'-esque happy ending.
Fox News Alums Gretchen Carlson, Julie Roginsky Launch Anti-NDA Initiative (Exclusive)
Gretchen Carlson is fighting against nondisclosure agreements — her own and anyone else's — in a new initiative she's launching with fellow Fox alumna Julie Roginsky.
‘Bombshell’: Film Review
THR review: In 'Bombshell,' Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and John Lithgow play, respectively, Megyn Kelly, Gretchen Carlson and Roger Ailes in Jay Roach's film about sexual harassment at Fox News.
The Secret Sources for ‘Bombshell’: Why Ex-Fox News Staffers Broke Their NDAs for Filmmakers
In order to paint a vivid picture of the network's culture, 'Bombshell's' makers spoke to about 20 people with a connection to Fox, including multiple women bound by confidentiality agreements, a task that sent the filmmakers into territory usually left to investigative journalists.
‘Loudest Voice’ Team Hopes Viewers See Roger Ailes Series as a “Cautionary Tale”
The team behind Showtime's 'The Loudest Voice' talks about how much the limited series is about former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes' political influence and how much it is about his alleged sexual misconduct, as well as what they hope viewers take away.
Gretchen Carlson Steps Down as Miss America Chairwoman
Gretchen Carlson, a former Miss America who helped eliminate the pageant's swimsuit competition, is stepping down as board chairwoman of the Miss America Organization.
Gretchen Carlson on Tackling #MeToo Revolution in New Doc: “The Pendulum Has Shifted Now”
Gretchen Wilson, who sued network chief Roger? Ailes for sexual harassment, talks about her new doc 'Breaking the Silence' out Jan. 14.
‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes’: Film Review | TIFF 2018
Director Alexis Bloom profiles the disgraced Fox News boss and conservative media heavyweight in her Toronto world premiere 'Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes,' which strikes a timely chord in the #MeToo era.