Procedural Franchises Dominate Premiere Week Ratings, Reinforcing Broadcasters’ Programming Strategy In Streaming Era

It’s depressing to look at Live+Same Day ratings these days as linear viewing’s decline continues. There have been a few bright spots this Premiere Week, and they have one thing in common — they are part of established procedural drama franchises or competition reality staples. While NFL football remains the biggest draw on broadcast television, … Read more

Michael Moore Talks In ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’ Of “Non-Violent Revolution In Favor Of Democracy”

Michael Moore is feeling optimistic about the midterm elections despite what many pundits are saying. The Real Time with Bill Maher guest predicts that a massive voter turnout in the Fall will help Democrats keep control of the three branches of government. The Oscar-winning filmmaker said that he had not “felt this optimistic” about an election … Read more

Louise Fletcher Dies: Oscar-Winning ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ Actor Was 88

Louise Fletcher, whose Oscar-winning performance as the sadistic Nurse Ratched in 1975’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest gave Hollywood one of its greatest all-time villains and provided the culture with a portrait of bureaucratic evil so indelible that the character’s last name could carry a TV series 45 years later, died Friday at her … Read more

‘Bridgerton The Musical’ Lawsuit Tossed By Netflix As UK Performances Of Live Show Cancelled – Update

UPDATE, 6:27 PM: “There is nothing on Earth quite so envied as a diamond,” says Lady Whistledown in the first season of Netflix and Shonda Rhimes’ blockbuster Bridgerton. The Julie Andrews voiced character is rarely wrong, but she might want to recognize the value of an avoided legal action also. To that, the scheduled performance of … Read more

‘Squid Game’ Season One Unseen Clip Shown At Netflix Tudum Event Along With ‘Money Heist: Korea’ & ‘Hellbound’ Season Two Teasers

An unseen clip from Squid Game has debuted at Netflix’s Tudum event in Korea, along with teasers from Money Heist: Korea and Hellbound season two. Netflix’s event has been taking place across the weekend in a range of territories and the streamer was keen to show off its offering in the nation that brought the world the most-watched Netflix … Read more

Gravitas Ventures Acquires North American Rights To Distribute Anthony Hopkins Thriller ‘Where Are You’

EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures, an Anthem Sports & Entertainment Company, has acquired North American rights to distribute thriller Where Are You directed by Riccardo Spinotti and Valentina De Amicis from RED SEA MEDIA. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Camille Rowe, Irakli Kvirikadze, Ray Nicholson, Angela Sarafyan, Mickey Sumner, Melora Walters Christopher Ashman, Brad Greenquist and Madeline Brewer, ‘Where … Read more

Florence Pugh Promotes ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ With Photo Splash On Social; Harry Styles Sends Message To Fans As Movie Opens

Don’t say that she never supported or promoted the film. Don’t Worry Darling star Florence Pugh dumped a ton of vibrant behind the scenes photos from the film today, the opening day for the New Line movie. Friday midday estimates are still wild showing that the Olivia Wilde directed movie could do anywhere from $18M-$23M this … Read more

‘RHONY’ Star Leah McSweeney Clarifies “Former Housewife” Comment After Sparking Rumors Of ‘Real Housewives’ Exit

Leah McSweeney created a firestorm among fans of The Real Housewives of New York City after she referred to herself as a “former housewife.” The Married to the Mob clothing line founder created a TikTok video that she titled, “5 things I would never do as a former Real Housewife of NYC.” This sparked rumors … Read more