Television

The tempestuous tandem of Country Music icons George Jones and Tammy Wynette are brought to life by Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain in the John Hillcoat-directed limited series George & Tammy. Produced by Chastain’s Freckle Films, 101 Studios, and Andrew Lazar’s Mad Chance and MTV Entertainment Studios, the series premieres on Showtime December 4. Here,
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Dee Bradley Baker is one of the most prolific and talented voice actors in the animated entertainment industry. Chances are you’ve grown up listening to his characters on Phineas & Ferb, Adventure Time, SpongeBob SquarePants, and American Dad!, to name just a few of the hundreds of shows on which he’s brought characters to life.
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Good afternoon Insiders, Max Goldbart here. World Cup fever has gripped Deadline Towers and while our U.S. colleagues gobble up their turkey with all the trimmings, we’ve got plenty to round up in the world of international TV and film. Shifting The Goalposts Controversy keeps on coming: Those who thought the Qatar World Cup controversy
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It’s estimated that 55 million Americans will travel over the Thanksgiving holiday. That’s the highest level since the pandemic began and the third-highest since AAA began tracking the holiday in 2000. At the same time, Covid cases have been steadily rising nationally, with the most recent 24-hour total being 111,386, according to John’s Hopkins. That’s
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Elisabeth Murdoch and Jane Featherstone’s Chernobyl producer Sister has partnered with the Royal Court Theatre to seek the next generation of TV and theater scribes. The three-year partnership “acknowledges the interconnectedness of UK TV and theater,” said Sister, and has been “formed to discover, nurture and commission exciting new and emerging voices.” A series of
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Wichita State Men’s basketball player Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler isn’t pleased with how his culturally significant name was mocked by CBS Sports broadcasters. The basketballer is half Native American from the Oglala Lakota tribe and grew up on a reservation in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. CBS Sports broadcasters Chris Walker and Chick Hernandez joked that “Poor-Bear” was “Pooh
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Gene Perret, who began a decades-long comedy writing career contributing jokes to stand-ups Slappy White and Phyllis Diller before joining the Emmy-winning writing staff of The Carol Burnett Show, launching a 28-year tenure with Bob Hope and serving as a producer on Three’s Company and Welcome Back, Kotter, died Nov. 15 of liver failure at
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After providing a brief look at Nicolas Winding Refn’s upcoming six-episode series Copenhagen Cowboy in September, Netflix today has dropped the first full official trailer (check it out above). The streamer has also set the global launch for January 5, 2023. The neon-drenched noir series follows enigmatic young heroine, Miu  (Angela Bundalovic). After a lifetime
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A group of YouTube TV subscribers has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Disney, claiming that the company’s business deals with competitors have inflated the amount consumers pay for streaming live TV services. The plaintiffs from four states claim that, because Disney requires streamers including YouTube TV to include ESPN in base packages, they are paying
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Doomsday is drawing near in the latest installment of HBO Max‘s Doom Patrol. The trailer for Season 4, which was released Tuesday, Mark Sheppard’s Willoughby Kipling warns: “Something very big and very dangerous is headed our way. Immortus is real, and it’s coming. We are wandering into the literal end of days as we speak.”
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Fremantle has acquired a majority stake in Israeli producer Silvio Productions and Fremantle-owned Shtisel indie Abot Hameiri’s Guy Hameiri will become Chair. Alongside Fremantle Group COO/Continental Europe CEO Andrea Scrosati, Hameiri spearheaded the deal and Silvio Founders Yotam Guendelman and Mika Timor will report to him, with both indies working closely together. The move is
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EXCLUSIVE: Ash Santos (Mike, American Horror Story) has joined the cast of the Paramount+ original series Mayor of Kingstown for Season 2. She will portray Coco, a nightclub dancer at Cavo. Production on Season 2 is currently underway in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The series returns on January 15. Mayor of Kingstown follows the McLusky family, power
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Irish academic Susan Liddy has been elected as the new president of Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI), replacing Swedish producer Helene Granqvist who has been in the role since 2018. Founded in 1997, WIFTI has led the way in advocating for better representation and conditions for women working in the screen industries. The
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Taking advantage of the expected mass tune-in for tonight’s finale of The Walking Dead, a handful of ads featuring characters who died during the show’s 11-season run has given fans reason to not look away during commercial breaks. The initiative resurrecting four characters for ads for Autodesk, Deloitte, DoorDash, MNTN and Ring (watch a compilation
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