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British television producer and director Charlie Hanson has been removed from Netflix’s Ricky Gervais comedy After Life and he has been suspended by BAFTA amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Both Netflix and BAFTA were sent an anonymous email this week containing allegations about Hanson. The Times of London reported on Saturday that he is the
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EXCLUSIVE: Peacemaker is getting a new Vigilante. Freddie Stroma, who starred as Prince Friedrich in Netflix’s Bridgerton, has replaced Chris Conrad in HBO Max’s spinoff of James Gunn’s Suicide Squad movie starring John Cena. Stroma, who also stars in Netflix’s The Crew, will play Vigilante, otherwise known as Adrian Chase, a hand-to-hand combatant, a brilliant
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Whoopi Goldberg has signed up for the Edinburgh TV Festival, which will take place as a hybrid digital and physical event on August 23-26. Goldberg will take part in the International Icon Interview, during which she will talk candidly about her life on- and off-screen and her experiences as a multi-award-winning artist, producer, author, entrepreneur,
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GB News, the new UK news channel backed by Discovery, will launch on June 13. The network, which is chaired by former BBC presenter Andrew Neil, will go live at 8PM local time with a show welcoming audiences to the new service. GB News has spent recent months staffing up and building its London studio.
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EXCLUSIVE: Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions has promoted longtime President of Television David W. Zucker to Chief Creative Officer. Zucker’s top lieutenants of nearly a decade, Jordan Sheehan and Clayton Krueger, have been elevated to Co-Presidents of Scott Free Television. Zucker, most recently Head of Worldwide Television, has been instrumental for the company’s ascend in
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Four days after the BBC published a brutal independent inquiry into a bombshell Martin Bashir interview with Princess Diana, the recriminations continue, as the UK government ramps up its rhetoric against the broadcaster. Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has already signaled his intentions to review the BBC’s governance structures following Lord Dyson’s inquiry. He has now fleshed
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