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Good afternoon Insiders, happy Harry and Meghan-week. Sigh. It’s been a long one but it’s Max Goldbart here cutting through the noise and bringing you the royalest news and analysis of the past seven days. ‘Hazza & Meg’ Trailing trouble: The majority of the British public and Twitterati appeared to find the first three episodes
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EXCLUSIVE: Allison Wallach has been promoted to oversee unscripted programming for Fox. She will take over the role of President, Unscripted Programming at Fox after Rob Wade, who previously oversaw the genre, was named CEO of the company in October. Wallach was most recently EVP and Head of Fox Alternative Entertainment, the company’s in-house non-scripted
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‘PhoneShop’ Creator Phil Bowker Strikes Deal With Tiger Aspect Channel 4’s PhoneShop creator Phil Bowker has struck an exclusive first-look deal with Banijay label Tiger Aspect. Meanwhile, Tiger has signed four people to its comedy development team. Bowker will develop a slate of scripted projects as producer and writer for the Man like Mobeen, Bad
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Peacock has revealed the cast and premiere date for their new reality competition series The Traitors. The show hosted by Alan Cumming will drop all 10 episodes on January 12, 2023. Click on the photo gallery above to meet all of the contestants which include stars of The Real Housewives and Big Brother. Set in
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The biggest mystery surrounding the future of Yellowjackets has been solved. Showtime announced Wednesday that its buzzy drama series will return on Sunday, March 26. The premium cabler has revealed subscribers will be able to watch the premiere two days earlier, on Friday, March 24. Created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Narcos), Yellowjackets stars
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EXCLUSIVE: Yetide Badaki, who starred in Starz’ American Gods, is biting into the comic book world. Badaki is developing a Nigerian vampire story as a TV series and a comic and has teamed with Payback Entertainment, the company founded by Insecure showrunner Prentice Penny and Stranger Comics President Sebastian A. Jones. Naija Vamp is about
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SAG-AFTRA, in partnership with the AFL-CIO, is offering new SAG-AFTRA Senior Benefit Plans for all Medicare-eligible members and their Medicare-eligible spouses/partners, which includes a $0 premium option. The new plans are available to all of SAG-AFTRA’s Medicare-eligible members, regardless of their qualification for the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan.    “We were determined to create easy, more comprehensive
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EXCLUSIVE: UK-Asian co-production funding specialist The Bridge has entered into an innovative first-look agreement with Web3 video streaming platform Myco. The deal will see The Bridge sourcing distribution and sales deals and co-production and funding partners from the Southeast Asia region for Myco’s original shows. In return Myco will get a ‘first look’ on commissioning, acquiring,
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Between America’s Kidz Got Singing, Homonym! and Sports Shouting, Tina Fey’s NBC comedy 30 Rock had a penchant for on-the-nose reality creations, but the jewel in its crown was Milf Island featuring “25 super hot moms, 50 eighth-grade boys and no rules.” This isn’t too far from the plot of Back in the Groove, Hulu’s
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Sky News Boss John Ryley Steps Down Sky News Head John Ryley is stepping down next year after almost 20 years at the helm. In a letter to colleagues over the weekend, the UK news vet said he would move on to projects “incompatible with leading a news organisation” and that the plan was always
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Having just arrived in Los Angeles, Prince Philip faced a covey of reporters with photographers snapping away. “You asked about my mission to America,” he said. “The Queen and I are dedicated to helping the underprivileged. Mind you, we realize that an underprivileged child in Los Angeles is one who doesn’t have his own swimming
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Kanye West has been making headlines all week following his continued antisemitic statements and Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” covered it all. Colin Jost started off the segment by talking about West’s appearance on conspiracy theorist Alex Jone’s internet show where he spewed off more hate and his love for Hitler. “It didn’t go great,”
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