NBC has handed an early renewal to "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Season 7 of the cop comedy isn't set to premiere until Feb. 6 2020, but the network has already seen fit to order an eighth season. During season 6 (its first on NBC after being canceled by Fox in 2018), “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” averaged a 1.2 rating […]
Days of Our Lives leading lady Kristian Alfonso is attempting to calm the soap's jittery fan base in the wake of TVLine's exclusive report that detailed producers' unprecedented decision to release the show's entire cast from their contracts. "Today is Tuesday, November 12th, and we are still here and we are not going anywhere," Alfonso […]
The sand appears to be leaking out of the hourglass. TVLine has learned exclusively that the producers of Days of Our Lives have released the entire cast from their contracts, with the venerable soap set to go on an indefinite hiatus at month's end. While the NBC sudser has not been cancelled, the unprecedented — and […]
Kristen Stewart's previous Saturday Night Live hosting stint is best remembered for an accidental F-bomb — but it was also a great episode. The inadvertent cussing came during one of the better monologues in recent years, in which the Twilight star called out President Trump for a series of tweets about her former romance with […]
Upon its highly anticipated debut, critics slam the Apple TV+ original series, 'The Morning Show.' Will Apple be able to break through the noise as streaming competitors gear up for a multi-front battle?
Late night television got into the Halloween spirit Thursday night as celebrities ditched their suits and glamorous outfits for fun costumes.
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Tina Tchen, said NBC's new NDA policy isn't enough and is calling for the network to do an independent investigation of company culture.
John Clarke, a longtime star of the NBC soap “Days of Our Lives” who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement daytime Emmy in 2005, died Oct. 16 from complications stemming from pneumonia, his family announced in a statement Monday night. He was 88, and had been in declining health for the last several years.Born in South Bend, Indiana in 1931 and raised across the country due to his father’s career as an Army officer, Clarke attended UCLA, receiving a BA in theater, where among his accolades he received the Sigma Rho award. He studied with Dorothy Foulger at UCLA, Michael Ferrall of the University of Washington, and Stephen Book in Hollywood.Clarke also served as an Air Force sergeant during the Korean war, performing as part of a troupe that entertained soldiers throughout the United States.Also Read: Bill Macy, Actor Who Played Bea Arthur's Husband Walter on 'Maude,' Dies at 97Clarke’s acting career included more than 75 performances at Chicago’s Tenthouse Theater, and a season-long leading man residency at the Palm Springs Playhouse. He also appeared in the feature films “Judgement at Nuremburg,” “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World,” “The Satan Bug,” “Man Missing,” and “Burma Patrol.”But Clarke was best known for his work on television, particularly his 39-year run playing Mickey Horton on NBC’s “Days of Our Lives,” beginning in 1965. He was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series in 1979.Clarke’s other television roles include roles on “Gun Smoke,” “Have Gun Will Travel,” “The FBI,” “Sugarfoot,” “Death Valley Days,” “Twilight Zone,” “Maverick,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “The Law and Mrs. Jones,” “Petticoat Junction,” “77 Sunset Strip,” “Lawman,” “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,” and the final season of “Hart to Hart.”Clarke was also active in church and in his community, serving as the first board president of the Capistrano Valley Symphony, Chief Referee for AYSO Regional Soccer and as a youth soccer coach for over ten years. He was also involved in the Latino Ministry, playing the guitar and leading singing during Spanish language services for 17 years.He is survived by Patty, his son Joshua and his daughter, actress Melinda Clarke, and three grandchildren. His daughter Heidi died from a heart tumor in 1994.“Above all, family life was always most important to John and his wife Patty,” his family said in a statement Monday. “John’s greater-than-life personality will leave a lasting impression on all his family and friends who love him.”Read original story John Clarke, ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star and Lifetime Achievement Emmy Winner, Dies at 88 At TheWrap
“Bluff City Law” will not get a full-season pickup from NBC and will wrap up after its initial 10-episode order.NBC had ordered an additional six scripts prior to the Jimmy Smits legal drama’s Sept. 23 debut, but those will not go into production, an individual with knowledge of the decision told TheWrap.The series has aired four episodes so far and will continue to remain in its Monday at 10 p.m. timeslot. Its last episode is scheduled to air Nov. 25, just before Thanksgiving. The show has not been canceled, and NBC is still keeping the drama’s Memphis-based sets intact, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, which first reported the end of production. The individual confirmed that no decision has been made on the show’s future.Also Read: Kal Penn's 'Sunnyside' to Continue Streaming on Hulu Despite NBC Pulling It From TV (Exclusive)“Bluff City Law” starred Smits as Elijah Strait, the legendary defense lawyer from Tennessee who is well-known to all in the Memphis community. Caitlin McGee co-starred as his daughter.Smits starred as Victor Sifuentes for more than 100 episodes on the NBC’s legal drama “L.A. Law,” which ran from 1986 to 1994. He also had a recurring role on NBC’s “The West Wing” as Matt Santos, a congressman and later president-elect. Smits was nominated for Best Actor in a Drama at the Emmys for six consecutive years, winning in 1990.On Tuesday, NBC announced that it was pulling freshman sitcom “Sunnyside” from its schedule after just four episodes, banishing the remainder of the season to its digital platforms and effectively canceling the show. However, Hulu (which will also continue to air the rest of Season 1) is eyeing the show for a potential second season as a Hulu original.Read original story NBC Passes on More ‘Bluff City Law': Jimmy Smits Drama Will End After Initial 10-Episode Run At TheWrap
The journalist shares how Weinstein and AMI laid "siege" and reportedly threatened NBC over Lauer.
In her first televised interview since leaving NBC, Megyn Kelly weighed in on how NBC should move forward amid allegations of a sexual misconduct cover-up.
The then-anchor's efforts to get Kate Middleton's sister a job allegedly made NBC staffers "nervous," a new report claims.
Chris Hayes heaped praise on Ronan Farrow while criticizing NBC's handling of his former colleague's infamous story exposing Harvey Weinstein.
Sam Bobrick, creator of NBC comedy series “Saved by the Bell” and writer for several classics TV shows of the 1960s, died Friday at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke.His daughter, Stefanie Bobrick, shared the news of his death in a Facebook post.“Our dearly beloved Sam Bobrick, extraordinary playwright, husband, father, grandfather, pug father, brother, uncle, friend, mentor, and all around outstanding person passed away peacefully today, October 11, 2019, surrounded by family and friends,” she wrote. “He was as hilarious as he was kind and will be missed by all who knew him.”Also Read: Mark-Paul Gosselaar Says He Has Not Been Approached for Peacock's 'Saved by the Bell' RebootEarlier that day, she shared another post alerting family and friends that her father “had a massive stroke from which he will not recover.”“He is not in any pain and someone is with him at all times. He is not awake but if you have a message for him or a fond memory to share I will read it to him and share it with family and friends later on,” she wrote.Bobrick is known for having written four comedies that played on Broadway: 1970’s “Norman, Is That You?,” 1973’s “No Hard Feelings,” 1979’s “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s,” 1981’s “Wally’s Cafe.”Also Read: 'Saved by the Bell' Reboot With Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley to Debut on NBCU Streaming Service PeacockBut perhaps his greatest legacy is creating “Saved by the Bell,” which aired from 1989 to 1992, as well as “Saved By the Bell: The New Class,” which aired from 1993 to 2000. He also wrote two “Saved by the Bell” TV movies and “Saved by the Bell: The College Years.” Prior to that, Bobrick wrote for “The Flintstones,” “The Andy Griffith Show,” “Get Smart” and “Bewitched.” He was most recently attached to the upcoming 2020 “Saved by the Bell” reboot.Read original story Sam Bobrick, ‘Saved by the Bell’ Creator, Dies at 87 At TheWrap
Lauer says Farrow is "using salacious allegations as promotional trinkets to sell his book" while NBC News's president says it has "nothing to hide."
Ronan Farrow claims to have found seven allegations of workplace sexual misconduct against Lauer — and an alleged connection to Harvey Weinstein.
Brooke Nevils, the former NBC News employee who accused Matt Lauer of sexually assaulting her, praises those who have reached out to her in the wake of her telling her story.
Taylor Swift was mortified to learn that her mother sent Jimmy Fallon an embarrassing video of her freaking out over a banana while on post-surgery painkillers.