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Posted by Ted Johnson | 08 January 2018
‘Fire and Fury’ Publisher: Trump’s Legal Threat Is Effort to ‘Silence Legitimate Criticism’

The legal team for author Michael Wolff and the publisher of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” says that a cease and desist letter sent by President Donald Trump’s attorney “appears to be designed to silence legitimate criticism.” Elizabeth A. McNamara of Davis Wright Tremaine, representing Wolff and Henry Holt & Co., said...

Posted by Hannah Vine | 08 January 2018
A Look Back at Beth Leavel, Sutton Foster, Bob Martin, and More in The Drowsy Chaperone on Broadway

The cast reunites January 8 for a concert performance of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below. Source: Playbill

Posted by Robert Viagas | 08 January 2018
Lillias White Will Croon Baby-Makin’ Music in NYC on Valentine’s Day

The Tony-winning star of The Life will spread the love at The Green Room 42. Source: Playbill

Posted by Playbill Staff | 08 January 2018
Enter to Win Tickets to Pop-Up Preview of Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville Musical

Join the cast and creatives for an exclusive sneak peek of the musical before it arrives on Broadway this spring. Source: Playbill

Posted by | 08 January 2018
TV Ratings: '911' Premiere Pops With Streaming

The Ryan Murphy drama jumps 50 percent, tying 'Modern Family' as the top series of the week. read more Source: HRLiveFeed

Posted by | 08 January 2018
Jenna Fischer Hasn't Heard About an 'Office' Revival — But Would Do It in a Second

"I love Pam!" the actress, appearing at TCA for ABC's 'Splitting Up Together,' told more Source: HRLiveFeed

Posted by Ruthie Fierberg | 08 January 2018
The Sound of Music: The Making of America’s Favorite Movie Will Be Re-Released for the First Time in 50 Years

The revised edition will include additional behind-the-scenes photos and more. Source: Playbill

Posted by Dave McNary | 08 January 2018
Alison Cross to Be Honored by Writers Guild With Paddy Chayefsky Award

Veteran television writer-producer Alison Cross has been selected to receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement. Cross will be honored at the Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony on Feb. 11 at the Beverly Hilton. “The Board of Directors is truly excited to give this award to...

Posted by Brian Steinberg | 08 January 2018
Paramount, Universal Gear Up for Super Bowl Commercials

Lights, camera, Super Bowl: Viacom’s Paramount and Comcast’s Universal will run advertising in NBC’s coming broadcast of Super Bowl LII, according to spokespersons for the studios, suggesting that movie trailers will – yet again – likely represent a healthy portion of the glitzy commercials supporting the game. Movies are typically one of the biggest categories...

Posted by Daniel Holloway | 08 January 2018
ABC’s Channing Dungey Talks Time’s Up, Shonda Rhimes, Fox Deal

The morning after the Time’s Up movement dominated the Golden Globe Awards, ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey spoke about changing attitudes toward sexual harassment and assault in the industry and how they have impacted her network. “I think that we’re kind of at a watershed moment in a real way, and it’s an exciting time...