Fox News Seeks to Dismiss Controversial Rod Wheeler Suit

Fox News on Tuesday moved to dismiss a controversial lawsuit levying the wild allegation that employees of the 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news network fabricated quotes in a now-retracted article about a murdered Democratic National Committee operative and helped spark a furious round of speculation about Fox News’ role in potentially spreading false information. In a… Read more »

Senator McCain Congratulates ‘Morning Joe’ For “10 Years Of Fake News”

Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist celebrated the 10th anniversary pf MSNBC’s Morning Joe program Tuesday by taking over Saturday Night Live‘s legendary Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center, in a live telecast with a studio audience, plenty of nostalgic clips and toasts from all over.
Speaking from Washington D.C., Arizona Senator John McCain – tongue set firmly in cheek – congratulated the team for “Ten years of fake news and deceiving the American people…I…

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Paramount Channel Latin America Snags Exclusive Latinamerican Rights to Multi-Emmy Winner ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Eight Primetime Emmy Award-winner “The Handmaid’s Tale” will soon be available in Latin America, thanks to Paramount Channel Latin America, which grabbed the exclusive Pay TV and VOD rights for the show in the region. Set to bow in early 2018 across Latin America, the 10-part series is based on Margaret Atwood’s eponymous novel, a… Read more »

HBO Nordic Moves into Originals With Comedy Drama ‘Gosta’

HBO Europe is moving into originals in the Nordics with “Gosta”, a comedy drama about a child psychologist who moves from the city to small-town rural Sweden. He sets out to be the kindest person in the world, with both good and bad consequences. “I want ‘Gosta’ to be a mix of comedy and Dostoevsky; as funny… Read more »

Rob Reiner, David Frum Help Launch Committee to Investigate Russia

WASHINGTON — Director Rob Reiner and Atlantic senior editor David Frum are among the advisory board members helping to launch the Committee to Investigate Russia, formed to highlight what is known about the Russian threat to interfere with American elections and other institutions. The committee was scheduled to go live with a website on Tuesday… Read more »

CBS Winning Battle For Australia’s Ten Network

It got a little hairy, and it cost a little more, but it looks like CBS has been able to secure Australia’s Ten Network following a last-minute challenge mounted by Fox Co-Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and entrepreneur Bruce Gordon. Creditors of Australia’s embattled Ten Network Holdings on Tuesday agreed to a $167M buyout from CBS Corp, Reuters reported locally.
While some regulatory approval are required, creditors of Oz’s Not 3-rated network voted overwhelmingly…

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