The status of cast member Angus T. Jones, however, is still in the air, as the thesp heads off to college.
In November, Jones scolded the laffer in a video taped for a religious website, dubbing “Two and a Half Men” “filth” that people should not watch. Jones extended a public apology for his remarks after the video made waves with the press.
Last year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. (HFPA) made some bold choices when it came to Golden Globes TV nominations and winners. For a moment, it appeared that perhaps the organization had finally shed itself of the stereotype that its members were a bit tone-deaf to what or who actually deserved the award. Well, hold [...]
HBO Max is developing a series based on the Grisworld family from the “National Lampoon’s Vacation” films, Variety has learned. Titled “The Griswolds,” the series will see the titular family home from vacation and explore their daily lives in the suburbs of modern-day Chicago. Tim Hobert is attached to write and executive produce the half-hour single-camera [...]
Variety examines what to expect when the Television winners’ names are announced at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony on Jan. 5, 2020. DRAMA SERIES Last year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. went all-in on shiny new series in this category (the lone exception was the eventual winner, FX’s final season of “The Americans”), [...]
NBCUniversal’s TV stations want to keep talking to their advertisers even after their commercials have already run. The company’s 42 NBC and Telemundo TV stations and nine regional sports cable outlets have formed a partnership with TVSquared, a company that tracks response to advertising in an effort to determine the effectiveness of the efforts. The [...]
Britain’s Great Point Media is partnering with U.S.-based institutional investor MC Credit Partners on a finance initiative to fund new film and TV projects. London-based Great Point has committed $80 million to the initiative, and MCCP will invest up to $100 million from the funds under its management. The first films and TV shows to [...]
“The Masked Singer” is television’s top secret. The reality competition show goes to great lengths to keep the identities of the celebrity characters under wraps for the audience. In fact, the crew, director, cameramen, judges and even host Nick Cannon are left totally clueless about who is under the mask, just like the viewers. Turns [...]
Hollywood talent manager Dan Spilo is the first “Survivor” contestant to be removed from the series following inappropriate behavior. At the end of the Dec. 11 episode of “Survivor,” host Jeff Probst told players that Spilo would no longer be participarting in the game. “Ok, so I just spoke privately with Dan and I want [...]