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Emmys: Channing Dungey on ‘Abbott Elementary’ Breakthrough, Future of ‘Ted Lasso’

While the final seasons of ABC’s Black-ish and NBC’s This Is Us were largely snubbed, the TV Academy didn’t entirely forget about broadcast television. ABC’s freshman comedy Abbott Elementary broke through with seven Emmy nominations Tuesday, including a history-making three for creator, star and showrunner Quinta Brunson. Brunson became the first Black woman to score […]

Warner Bros. Pushes ‘Salem’s Lot’ to Spring 2023

Salem’s Lot will be haunting audiences a little later than planned. Warner Bros. has moved the Stephen King adaptation to April 21, 2023. The New Line project was previously slated to open Sept. 9 of this year, a favorite corridor for King adaptations such as It (2017) and It: Chapter Two (2019). Veteran horror scribe Gary Dauberman, known […]

Jacqueline Stewart Named Film Academy Museum’s Director and President

Jacqueline Stewart, the noted film scholar and Turner Classic Movies host, has been appointed director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the museum’s board of trustees announced Wednesday. Since 2020, Stewart has served as the museum’s chief artistic and programming officer, leading strategy and planning for the Academy Museum’s curatorial, educational and […]

The CW Sets Fall Premiere Dates for ‘Walker,’ ‘Supernatural’ Prequels, ‘All American’

The CW will stay with its usual premiere strategy for the start of the 2022-23 season. The network announced fall dates for its primetime lineup, and as usual most series will debut in October, a couple weeks after the big four broadcasters roll out most of their shows. One big exception for The CW is […]

‘Nancy Drew’ Spinoff ‘Tom Swift’ Canceled at The CW After One Season

The CW’s wave of series cancellations is continuing into the summer. The network has pulled the plug on its Nancy Drew spinoff Tom Swift after a single season. The CBS Studios series, which premiered on May 31, will play out the remainder of its order but won’t return to the broadcast network. Tom Swift is […]

Melissa Benoist Renews Overall Deal at Warner Bros. TV

Melissa Benoist is staying put at Warner Bros. TV — and has completed a deal to star in and produce an HBO Max series from the studio. Benoist has renewed an overall deal with Warner Bros. for her company, Three Things Productions. The multi-year deal extends a relationship between the Supergirl star and the studio […]

Comic-Con: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Sandman’ In, Warners and DC Booth Out (Exclusive)

House of the Dragon, The Sandman and Harley Quinn will be showcased in a big way as Warner Bros. Discovery, still fresh from its merger, hits its first ever San Diego Comic-Con next month. Yet the company, headed by CEO David Zaslav, is making big changes to its approach to Comic-Con as its various divisions […]

Box Office: ‘Elvis’ Earns $3.5M in Previews; ‘Black Phone’ Rings Up $3M

Warner Bros.’ biopic Elvis — starring Austin Butler as the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll — started off its domestic box office run with $3.5 million in Thursday previews. Blumhouse and Universal’s latest horror offering, The Black Phone, also began opening Thursday and wasn’t far behind Elvis, ringing up $3 million in previews (horror is […]

Zoe Kravitz to Star in, Produce Heist Thriller ‘The Sundance Kid Might Have Some Regrets’ for Warners (Exclusive)

Warner Bros. has come out on top of a bidding war to pick up The Sundance Kid Might Have Some Regrets, a short story adaptation package that has Zoë Kravitz attached to star and produce. Matt Jackson of Jackson Pictures, who recently produced the Chris Pine thriller All the Old Knives, will also produce, while […]

‘Snowpiercer’ to End With Season 4 on TNT

Snowpiercer is preparing to make its final stop. The TNT series, which launched in May 2020 following the 2013 Bong Joon-ho film of the same name, will conclude after its upcoming fourth season that is currently in production. The show starred Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs. “We can confirm that Snowpiercer will end after a […]

Genndy Tartakovsky Inks Overall Deal With Warner Bros. Animation

Genndy Tartakovsky is putting down roots at Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios. The Emmy-winning creator of Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory has signed an overall deal with Warner Bros. Animation and its corporate sibling Cartoon Network Studios. Under the pact, Tartakovsky will create and develop new projects for a variety of platforms that […]

Bill Prady Returns to Warner Bros. TV With First-Look Deal

Bill Prady, the co-creator of one of television’s most successful comedies in the past few decades, is returning to the studio behind it. The Big Bang Theory alum has signed a new multiple-year, first-look deal with Warner Bros. Television, the Channing Dungey-led studio that Prady had called home until 2020 when he signed with Netflix. […]