Warner Music Group Announces Content Deal with Vadio

On the heels of the rumored deal between Warner Music Group and top premium music video streamer Vevo reported on DigitalMusicNews.com, video distribution platform Vadio, together with Warner Music Group, announced a brand new agreement which will allow Vadio’s partners access to thousands of music videos from WMG artists, like David Guetta, Madonna, Coldplay, Prince, […]

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CNN Wins DNC Ratings Vote As Obama Speech Steady With RNC Day 3 Viewership

In what looks to be an increasingly closer than expected election, the viewership for the Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention and Day 3 of the Republican National Convention may be an indication of where this is all heading in November.
A grand total of 24.058 million people watching President Barack Obama, VP Joe Biden and would-be VP Tim Kaine on the 10 – 11:45 PM ET convention coverage on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, NBC, ABC and CBS. That means the DNC inched…

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Creator Nahnatchka Khan Inks Pod Deal With 20th TV

Nahnatchka Khan, creator of the ABC comedy Fresh Off The Boat, is expanding her footprint at 20th Century Fox TV where she has been based for more than a decade. Under a new three-year deal with the studio, Khan will grow her Fierce Baby Productions banner into a full-fledged pod with former 20th TV executive Mandy Summers tapped as head of development.
Under the deal, Khan, who has emerged as one of the strongest comedy voices of her generation, will create, write…

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Showrunner Nahnatchka Khan Sets Pod Deal at 20th Century Fox TV

Nahnatchka Khan is getting her own production pod at 20th Century Fox TV. The creator of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” has just signed a multiyear deal where she’ll be creating, writing, developing, and supervising projects under her Fierce Baby Productions banner while also still serving as showrunner on “Fresh Off the Boat.” To assist… Read more »

Idina Menzel to Star in ‘Beaches’ Remake for Lifetime

Lifetime is remaking beloved ’80s tearjerker “Beaches” with Idina Menzel set to star, Variety has confirmed. The remake follows the serendipitous meeting of two youngsters on the Venice Boardwalk, who, though worlds apart in lifestyle, embark on unexpected and lifelong friendship. CC (Menzel) is an aspiring singer trying to make it in Los Angeles until… Read more »

‘Friday Night Tykes’ & ‘Steel Country’ Spinoff Renewed By Esquire

Esquire Network has ordered a fourth season of its hit docuseries Friday Night Tykes and a season two of spinoff Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country.
The fourth season of Friday Night Tykes will look at the 10, 11 and 12-year-old divisions of some of the most competitive youth football leagues in the nation centered in the San Antonio, TX area. The 10-episode docuseries will follow the teams, revealing a variety of coaching, parenting and mentoring styles and…

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PBS Chief Paula Kerger Talks ‘Sesame Street’ Changes, Spectrum Auction

Though PBS continues to air new episodes of “Sesame Street” six months after they premiere on HBO, the public broadcaster was not apprised of the recent changes that saw three long-time cast members let go until after the moves had been made. “As you know, Sesame Street is produced by Sesame Workshop, an independent production… Read more »

Jerry Doyle, Star of ‘Babylon 5,’ Dies at 60

Jerry Doyle, best known as the star of the 90s sci-fi series “Babylon 5,” has died, according to his official Twitter account. Doyle was 60. “The family of Jerry Doyle is sad to announce Jerry’s passing,” the tweet reads. “The cause of death is unknown at this time.” Doyle starred in the 1993 TV movie… Read more »

Nick Jonas in Talks to Join Dwayne Johnson in ‘Jumanji’

Nick Jonas is in talks to join Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black in Sony’s new re-imagining of “Jumanji.” Jake Kasdan is on board to direct the adaptation of the classic children’s book. The film hits theaters on July 28, 2017. Matt Tolmach and William Teitler are producing, while Ted Field, Mike Weber, Johnson,… Read more »