Thursday, June 24, 2021

CNN BEATS FOX NEWS (THANKS TO THE GOP)

February 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Wednesday night’s debate between the GOP presidential candidates in Arizona gave CNN a rare win over Fox News during primetime — despite the fact that it was the lowest-rated debate on cable TV since a Nov. 22 debate, also on CNN, that attracted 3.60 million viewers. Wednesday’s debate averaged 4.75 million viewers in primetime between […]

U.K. WRITER CLEANING UP LANGUAGE FOR VEEP ADAPTATION

April 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Armando Ianucci will be toning down the salty language of his hit British TV series The Thick of It for his U.S. adaptation, titled Veep and starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, when it debuts on HBO next year, the London Sun reported today (Tuesday), citing no sources. The BBC series stars Peter Capaldi as Malcolm Tucker, the […]

FRANK RICH JUMPS FROM NEW YORK TIMES TO NEW YORK MAGAZINE

March 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Frank Rich, the former TV, film, and theater critic who in 1994 began writing an Op-Ed column for the New York Times about what it called “the intersection of culture and news,” has jumped to New York magazine, where he will continue his column and also act as the magazine’s “editor at large.” The announcement […]