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NHL Sets Return With 24-Team Playoff, But Gives No Date for Resumption of Play

The NHL still doesn’t know when it will return to the ice, but the league detailed its plan for how it will come back. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday said that when the NHL returns following its two-month hiatus amid the coronavirus pandemic, it will be via a 24-team playoff tournament. Bettman confirmed that the 2019-20 regular season is officially completed. The expanded postseason… → Read More

Safdie Brothers Sign First-Look TV Deal With HBO and A24

A24 will executive produce all projects under the deal for the "Uncut Gems" duo → Read More

‘An Incalculable Loss': NY Times Sunday Front Page Features 1,000 Coronavirus-Related Obits

As the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic nears 100,000, the Sunday front page New York Times will feature 1,000 obituaries of those who died from the COVID-19 disease. Josh Crutchmer, the NY Times’ print planning editor, shared an image of tomorrow’s paper, which describes the death toll as “An Incalculable Loss.” The entire front page will be dedicated to paying homage to the human… → Read More

Here's How You Can Get HBO Max if You Already Pay for HBO

WarnerMedia is making it incredibly easy to get its new streaming service, as long as you're already a customer → Read More

Ron Jeremy Under New Sexual Assault Investigation in Los Angeles

Porn legend Ron Jeremy is facing new accusations of sexual assault, the Los Angeles District Attorney's office confirmed. → Read More

‘Little Mermaid’ Follow-Up Series Titled ‘Washed Up’ in Development at Peacock

The series is a follow-up to the original, darker Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, not Disney's animated movie from 1989. → Read More

TNT Sets Date for ‘The Alienist’ Sequel, ‘Angel of Darkness’ – Watch the First Trailer (Video)

TNT has set the premiere date for its follow-up to "The Alienist," which will be titled "The Alienist: Angel of Darkness." It will debut on July 26. → Read More

ESPN Orders 'Last Dance'-Style Docu-series on Tom Brady

ESPN is moving from Michael Jordan to another GOAT. The network ordered a nine-episode docuseries spotlighting Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. → Read More

Celebrities Will Attempt to Trim Their Own Locks in CBS Special ‘Haircut Night in America’

Fed up with their lengthy locks, celebrities including Kelly Osbourne and Olympian Lindsey Vonn will attempt to cut their own hair on CBS. → Read More

MGM Signs First-Look Film and TV Deals With Killer Films

MGM has signed twin two-year first-look deals with Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler's Killer Films, which cover both film and TV. → Read More

Newsom to Release Guidelines to Restart Film and TV Production Next Week

California governor Gavin Newsom said that the state will be releasing guidelines on Monday for how TV and film production could restart in California. → Read More

Dan Cohen to Replace Armando Nunez as Head of ViacomCBS Global Distribution

Dan Cohen was named head of global distribution for ViacomCBS, with longtime CBS distribution head Armando Nunez transitioning out to an advisory role. → Read More

Dan Cohen to Lead ViacomCBS Global Distribution

Dan Cohen was named head of global distribution for ViacomCBS, with longtime CBS distribution head Armando Nunez transitioning out to an advisory role. → Read More

Apple TV+ Orders Sports Docuseries ‘Greatness Code’

Apple TV+ had ordered a short-form sports docuseries "Greatness Code," that will feature the likes of LeBron James and Tom Brady. → Read More

As Broadcast TV Tries to Coronavirus-Proof Fall Lineups, Why CBS Is Not Ready for Plan B

Faced with the liklihood that fewer advertisers are ready to make early monetary commitments, broadcast TV is trying to give those advertisers a sure thing. → Read More

Ruby Rose to Depart ‘Batwoman’

"Batwoman" is losing its Batwoman, as Ruby Rose will depart the CW series after just one season. The role will be recast for season two. → Read More

CBS Fall Schedule: Chuck Lorre’s ‘B Positive’ to Air After ‘Young Sheldon’

Despite the ongoing impact from the coronavirus pandemic, CBS is tentatively going ahead with a normal-looking fall schedule. → Read More

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Shakeup: Sharon Hoffman Replaces Jill Leiderman as Lead Producer

Leiderman has served as the show's top producer since 2006 → Read More

ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance’ Scores Record 5.6 Million Viewers

ESPN's 10-part docuseries ended on Sunday and cemented its place as the network's most-watched documentary, averaging 5.6 million across ESPN and ESPN2 → Read More

‘Gentefied’ Renewed by Netflix for Season 2

Netflix renewed "Gentefied" for a second season. The series is produced by “Ugly Betty” star America Ferrera and “That ’70s Show” star Wilmer Valderrama. → Read More