NBC has tapped Phil Breman as vice prez of currentprogramming. Breman joins the Peacock after serving as exec director of original series at Disney Channel.
In his post at NBC, Breman is tasked with overseeing new comedies and dramas for the upcoming season, including “Sean Saves the World” and “Welcome to the Family.”
In addition to his five year tenure at Disney Channel, Breman has worked as a producer and staff writer at Paramount and Warner Bros. TV. NBC’s hiring of Breman brings his career full circle, as he began his work in TV as a coordinator at the Peacock.
In a banner year for Asian American representation in Hollywood, Randall Park, Constance Wu and the cast of “Fresh Off the Boat” were among the honorees at the 18th Annual Unforgettable Gala, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Saturday evening. Host Simu Liu, who flew in from Sydney where he [...]
Scarlett Johansson may be nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in “A Marriage Story,” but when she hosted the Dec. 14 episode of “Saturday Night Live,” she slid into a less flashy role for that sketch comedy’s parody of the new dramatic film. Johansson took on the role of therapist to Kate McKinnon’s [...]
Scarlett Johansson hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the sixth time on Dec. 14 and kicked things off with an “Avengers”-themed monologue. Stepping out on stage at Studio 8H in New York City, Johansson was first joined by Aidy Bryant who did a quick change from her cold open snowman character into Elf on the Shelf. [...]
With the December holidays upon us, “Saturday Night Live” took a brief detour from its usual parodies of political press conferences and the impeachment hearings to instead begin its Dec. 14 episode with a sketch about average families discussing the state of the world over dinner — with a special message from Greta Thunberg (as [...]
Orlando Jones had held his tongue for months about being let go from “American Gods,” and how his departure was handled by producer Fremantle and the Starz network. But, in an interview with Variety, Jones said he finally decided to stand up for himself and set the record straight on why he won’t be seen [...]
Hallmark Channel delivered a sentiment very different from the ones found in its parent company’s greeting cards when its executives questioned an ad showing two women getting married — and barred the commercial from running on its schedule. Zola, a company that offers online wedding registries and wedding planning services, had been running commercials in [...]
“American Gods” actor Orlando Jones, who played fan favorite Mr. Nancy on the Starz series, has revealed in a Twitter video that he was fired back in September and, without directly naming him, slammed showrunner Charles “Chic” Eglee for the move. In the fiery post, Jones says that “the new Season 3 showrunner is Connecticut-born [...]