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Could, or Should, the Grateful Dead Play ‘GD 60’ Concerts in 2025? (And Who’d Play Guitar?)

At the tail end of a light-hearted interview with Anthony Mason for “CBS Saturday Morning,” the concert promoter Peter Shapiro said he “might be holding” Chicago’s Soldier Field…

YouTube Hires Verizon Exec Miguel Quiroga as VP of Product Partnerships (EXCLUSIVE)

Miguel Quiroga, after spending more than 20 years of his career at Verizon, is joining YouTube as VP of product partnerships. Quiroga will oversee the YouTube experience across…

Chile’s Roberto Doveris Revs Up Production on Camila José Donoso’s Docu-Fiction ‘Antitropical’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Camila José Donoso (“Naomi Campbel”) is gearing up to shoot her fourth pic, “Antitropical,” with Roberto Doveris’ Niña Niño Films producing. The docu-fiction hybrid will be filmed much…

For Cherien Dabis, the Emmy-Nominated Palestinian American Director of ‘Only Murders in the Building,’ Storytelling Is a Matter of Survival

When I was offered the opportunity to direct the “Only Murders in the Building” episode “The Boy From 6B,” which focuses on the story of a deaf character,…

Padma Lakshmi, José Andres, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Among Disney’s ‘Firebuds’ Voice Cast (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney Branded Television has set a celebrity voice cast for its upcoming animated musical series “Firebuds” including Padma Lakshmi, Melissa Rauch, Oscar Nuñez, José Andres, Pamela Adlon and…

Netflix Launches ‘Because She Created’ Program For Female Screenwriters in Egypt

Netflix is launching an incubator to help foster female screenwriters in Egypt. The U.S. streaming giant has partnered with Sard, a dedicated hub for screenwriters in the Arab…

‘The Great American Recipe’ Season 2 Gets Summer 2023 Release Date From PBS (TV News Roundup)

Season 2 of the cooking competition series “The Great American Recipe” is set to premiere in Summer 2023, PBS announced Monday. The programmer also announced that Silvia Martinez, a home…

Showrunners Behind Abortion Safety Protocols Letters Speak Out for the First Time, Reveal Second Letter to the Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

The coalition of television showrunners and creators who’ve mobilized in recent weeks around the pressing issue of abortion safety protocols on set have now sent a second letter…

Sacheen Littlefeather gets Academy apology 50 years after 1973 Oscars ‘abuse’

The Native-American activist famously refused “The Godfather” star Marlon Brando’s Oscar on his behalf that year.

‘The Last Socialist Artefact’ Wins Big at Heart of Sarajevo TV Awards

Croatian miniseries “The Last Socialist Artefact” was the big winner at the Heart of Sarajevo TV Awards, which were handed out Sunday night during the Sarajevo Film Festival.…

First Look at Netflix’s British Movie ‘I Used to Be Famous,’ Starring Ed Skrein, Leo Long (EXCLUSIVE)

In British director Eddie Sternberg’s feature debut “I Used to Be Famous” – produced by Collie McCarthy at Forty Foot Pictures for Netflix – two sides of the…

Chile’s Matias de Bourguignon, Equeco Board Sanfic Lab’s ‘I Will Mutate Like A Jungle Animal’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In one of the first deals struck at Chilean industry forum Sanfic Industria, local indie producers Matias de Bourguignon and Equeco have boarded the Venezuelan drama “I Will…