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Jon Hamm to Guest in Series Premiere of ‘Password’ (TV News Roundup)

Jon Hamm will be featured as the celebrity guest in the premiere of game show revival “Password,” NBC has announced. Based on the original show, which ran from…

Freeform Picks Up ‘The Watchful Eye’ to Series, Mariel Molino to Lead Cast

Freeform has ordered the new scripted series “The Watchful Eye” to series, with Mariel Molino (“Promised Land”) set to lead the cast. Formerly known as “The Nanny” and…

Wimbledon 2022: How to Live Stream Every Match Online

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. Wimbledon is officially underway — and it’s…

As the Disney Drama Dust Settles, Dana Walden Puts Her Talent-Building Prowess to the Test

Dana Walden is ready for this moment. On the heels of a shocking Hollywood management shake-up at Disney, the newly promoted chairman of Disney General Entertainment Content now…

The Shocking Disney Shakeup: Why Exactly Was Peter Rice Ousted?

In an industry where many executives are quick to tout their own accomplishments, Peter Rice was known for turning down opportunities to take a public victory lap. The…

‘This Is Us’ Says Goodbye: How a Drama That’s Original Pilot Script Wasn’t Written for Network Standards Changed Broadcast

When Sterling K. Brown won lead actor in a drama series for play- ing Randall Pearson on the first season of NBC’s “This Is Us” at the 2017…

What’s Coming to Disney+ in June 2022

Disney+ is inviting you to get your Gleek on. All six seasons of the highly popular Fox teen musical series will be heading to the streamer on June…

TV Shows Take a Back Seat as Upfronts Focus on New Ad Tech

TV used to be about shows. Now, based on many of the industry’s glitzy upfront presentations that took place this week, it’s all about algorithms. At show after…

NBC Drama Pilot ‘Found’ Casts Kelli Williams (EXCLUSIVE)

The NBC drama pilot “Found” has cast Kelli Williams, Variety has learned exclusively. Williams joins previously announced series lead Shanola Hampton in the project along with fellow cast…

Disney+ Won’t Take Ads for Alcohol, Politics to Keep Venue Family Friendly

Not every marketer is likely to get its commercials on a new ad-supported version of Disney+. The popular streaming service — home to Marvel movies, the “Star Wars”…

Kerry Washington, Delroy Lindo to Star in Onyx Collective Comedy Series ‘Unprisoned’

Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo are set to star in a new comedy series set up at Onyx Collective on Hulu, Variety has learned. The series is titled “Unprisoned”…

Disruptor Records Founder Adam Alpert on His Sony Music JV, New Chainsmokers Album and the Future of Streaming

Disruptor Records may be known as the home of the Chainsmokers, but ever since New York-based label founder Adam Alpert turned the EDM duo’s success into a joint…