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YouTube Shuts Down Original Content Group

YouTube is getting out of the business of originals: The Google-owned video giant said it is winding down its original productions team after more than six years. Earlier,…

NAACP Image Awards Nominations: Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘The Harder They Fall,’ ‘Insecure’ Lead

“The Harder They Fall,” “Insecure” and H.E.R. lead the pack of film, TV and music nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, while Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X,…

‘Yellowjackets’ Showrunner Jonathan Lisco on Cannibalism, the Death of [Spoiler!] and That Shocking Ending

SPOILER ALERT: This piece contains spoilers for the Season 1 finale of “Yellowjackets,” “Sic Transit Gloria Mundi,” which premiered Sunday, January 16 on Showtime. Internally at “Yellowjackets,” the…

How ‘Yellowjackets’ Reveals the Satisfaction of Mysteries With Obvious Answers (SPOILERS)

SPOILER ALERT: This piece contains major spoilers for “Sic Transit Gloria Mundi,” the Season 1 finale of “Yellowjackets,” which premiered Sunday, January 16 on Showtime. The central mysteries…

Writers Guild Unveils 2022 WGA TV Award Nominees: ‘Yellowjackets,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Reservation Dogs’ and More

“Hacks,” “Yellowjackets” and “Hacks” are among the top nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, announced on Thursday. Winners will be honored at a joint 2021 Writers Guild…

10 rising stars poised to conquer Hollywood in 2022

Maybe you haven’t heard of them — yet. Simu Liu, Simone Ashley, Cooper Hoffman and Melissa Barrera are among Hollywood’s up-and-coming stars, boasting big projects and prospects alike.

Libby Geist Joins Connor Schell’s Words + Pictures as Docu Banner Ramps Up Productions (EXCLUSIVE)

Former ESPN content chief Connor Schell has brought in former colleague Libby Geist to help run his new nonfiction banner Words + Pictures as it ramps up productions…

Candle Media Confirms Acquisition of ‘Fauda’ Production Banner Faraway Road Productions

Candle Media, the Blackstone-backed company launched by former Disney executives Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer, has confirmed its acquisition of Faraway Road Productions, the Israeli banner behind “Fauda”…

SAG Nomination Final Predictions: ‘Belfast’ Set to Lead, Daniel Craig’s Last 007 Outing Could Surprise

The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, along with the longlist for the BAFTA Awards, are major precursors to the Academy Awards, so let’s take a look at how…

TV Ratings: ‘Dexter: New Blood’ Becomes Showtime’s Most-Watched Series

“Dexter: New Blood” has become the most-watched series in Showtime’s history, averaging more than 8 million viwers a week across its ten-episode run. In addition, the season finale…

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Studio SK Global Acquires MTV’s ‘Catfish’ Producer Critical Content

“Crazy Rich Asians” producer SK Global has acquired Critical Content, the unscripted producer behind shows like MTV’s “Catfish” and Netflix’s “Get Organized with The Home Edit,” from Anchorage…

‘Super Pumped’: Uber Series at Showtime Adds Six to Cast (EXCLUSIVE)

Ian Alda, Sonny Valicenti, Ben Feldman, Rob Morrow, Rama Vallury and Eva Victor have been announced as cast members in “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber,” which premieres…