WGA Panel Sees More Viewer And Network Acceptance of LGBT Themes

There’s never been more LGBT characters on network television, and according to a panel discussion tonight at the Writers Guild, there’s never been a better time to write about LGBT characters. The old stereotypes are out, and the new openness is in. Too open, apparently, for some people. Earlier in the day, the conservative Parents Television Council called on the FCC to reign in the networks.
However, six of the seven panelists are writers and showrunners on network…

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Chance the Rapper debuted “Blessings” on ‘Fallon,’ releasing ‘Chance 3′ next week

Like we knew he would, Chance the Rapper played The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon earlier tonight (Thursday, 5/5). He used his performance to debut a new song “Blessings,” and Fallon announced that his new mixtape Chance 3 will be out next Friday, May…

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Nathan Fillion Closes Deal to Return to ‘Castle’ Season 9

If “Castle” is renewed for Season 9, the ABC drama will be back with Nathan Fillion. Fillion has closed a deal to return to the long-running police procedural for a potential ninth season, Variety has confirmed. The news comes as “Castle” still sits on the bubble, awaiting a renewal decision. However, sources have said for quite some… Read more »

Harvey Weinstein Gives ‘Finding Neverland’ The Hook, Sets August Broadway Closing

Finding Neverland, the passion project that marked Harvey Weinstein’s debut as the lead producer of a Broadway musical, will close on August 21. Weinstein and executive producer Victoria Parker informed the cast Thursday night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where the musical opened April 15, 2015 after a month of previews. It earned mixed reviews, was entirely snubbed at the Tony Awards and has had a roller-coaster run, often grossing over $1 million during holiday periods…

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