Showtime’s Roger Ailes Miniseries Cast Adds Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane, and More

Roger Ailes, the man responsible for turning Fox News into a media empire, died in 2017, and Hollywood wasted no time developing takes on his scandal-laden downfall. Annapurna Pictures recently parted ways with a star-studded movie on the subject, but today, Showtime’s Roger Ailes TV show cast just grew by four members. Sienna Miller (Layer […]

Casting Bits: John Lithgow as Roger Ailes in Fox News Movie, Lauren Ambrose in M. Night Shyamalan’s Apple Series and More

Casting news is happening! In this edition of Casting Bits, we’ve rounded up the latest casting news for your reading pleasure. John Lithgow has joined Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie in Annapurna’s Fox News movie; Lauren Ambrose will star in M. Night Shyamalan‘s Apple series; and Castle Rock‘s Jane Levy is climbing aboard Netflix’s new anthology series What/If. […]

Bill O’Reilly Has Some Words on the Death of Roger Ailes

Just in case you weren’t yet certain of how to mourn the death of lifelong divider and hatemonger Roger Ailes, good news: Bill O’Reilly has weighed in, and would like us all to know it’s all his fault that his old boss died. “Opinion contributor” O’Reilly penned a half-tribute, half-sneer for USA Today, O’Reilly insists […]

Roger Ailes Is Dead, But the Poisonous America He Helped Build Lives On

It’s generally the convention that one doesn’t speak ill of the dead. In the case of Roger Ailes, the reptilian former Fox News chief who died this morning, this has made for some pretty short obituaries, because there’s really not a great deal nice to say about the man. Neither I personally nor Flavorwire as […]

Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Is Dead

Roger Ailes, the former Fox News CEO, is dead, the Drudge Report and Fox are reporting this morning, citing a statement from Ailes’s wife, Elizabeth Ailes. Ailes was 77. Here’s the statement: I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning. Roger was a loving husband to […]

Mitch McConnell credits former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes for jump-starting his political career

During an interview last year with Business Insider to promote his memoir, “The Long Game,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recalled how Roger Ailes created a TV ad that won McConnell his 1984 race in Kentucky. Ailes died Thursday at the age of 77. “I always tell Roger Ailes, ‘But for you, I’d be a […]

Roger Ailes Dead At 77

Former Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes died Thursday morning, his wife Elizabeth Ailes said. He was 77. The news was first reported in a statement to the Drudge Report. Fox News later confirmed the report. “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning,” Elizabeth […]

The former Fox News anchor who sued Roger Ailes just shared her advice for dealing with sexual harassment at work

Women in the World/Livestream Gretchen Carlson took on Fox News in a $ 20 million sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the ousting of the network’s chairman and CEO Roger Ailes this summer. Speaking on a panel at the Women in the World Summit in New York City on Thursday, the former TV anchor shared […]

Last Days of Roger Ailes Scripted Limited Series Lands at Showtime

Showtime has won the Roger Ailes derby. In what is being described as a competitive situation with multiple bidders, the cabler has acquired a Blumhouse-produced scripted limited series about the downfall of the ex-Fox News boss. RELATEDLaw & Order: SVU Taking on Fox News’ Roger Ailes Scandal in Spring Episode Secure And Hold: The Last Days […]