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Maddie and Addison, back again? A cryptic tweet from writer/producer Glenn Gordon Caron suggests we’re either about to get a reboot of Moonlighting or someone is about to land the reruns from the ’80s drama that starred Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis. Caron, who created the drama for ABC back in the day, teased a
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NATPE, which has convened annual gatherings of producers, syndicators, station owners and other TV stakeholders for decades, has filed for bankruptcy. The organization cited the impact of Covid and said it planned to continue holding events, including the annual January conference, which has been shifted to the Bahamas from its longtime Miami base. The official
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Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment has struck a deal worth $125M for the securitization of the Got Talent franchise. The agreement, billed by advisor ACF as “the first of its kind” and “groundbreaking,” securitizes the intellectual property behind Got Talent, including the U.S., UK and international versions of the format, which is in 72 territories worldwide.
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Columbus Short is off the hook in his latest legal battle … because prosecutors tell us they dropped the charges in his domestic violence case. The L.A. City Attorney’s Office tells TMZ … prosecutors reviewed the case and decided not to pursue charges. They wouldn’t comment on the specifics of their decision. Columbus, however, tells
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Madame Sylvia Wu, whose Santa Monica Chinese restaurant served generations of Southern Californians and many celebrities, died on Sept. 29 at 106, her family confirmed. In her later years, Wu stayed in the West side’s mind with cookbooks, television shows, and charity work, particularly at the City of Hope cancer center. Her restaurant was one
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Tennessee’s state Supreme Court has vacated a ruling that required police to publicly release their investigation of country singer Naomi Judd’s death. The Supreme Court did not rule on whether the records can be released, but sent the case back to the lower court for another hearing.  Judd’s family has requested that police records which contain
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Bill Maher made a pretty compelling case that lots of rules against consensual sex in the workplace are not only ridiculous … they’re harmful. The “Real Time” host challenged companies that require immediate notification if 2 employees are banging and prohibit sexual relationships between supervisors and their subordinates. He concedes, if there’s a workplace relationship
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Following the announcement of huge cuts to the BBC World Service, with many staff being asked to relocate overseas, journalists have said plans to move the Vietnamese service to Thailand will pose dangers to press freedom.  The Guardian reports several reporters raising concerns that there is history of the Vietnamese state abducting journalists from Thailand
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