On the October 1, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about what we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all […]
It appears there has been a recount! As foreshadowed by our August 13 Blind Item, the Kiefer Sutherland drama Designated Survivor — cancelled last May at ABC — has been resurrected by Netflix, with the streamer ordering a 10-episode Season 3. Netflix confirmed the news late Wednesday, while also announcing that Neal Baer (Law & Order: SVU, […]
An Italian has told RT’s Ruptly how he miraculously managed to flee the site of bridge collapse in Genoa just seconds before it fell. At least 35 people died in the tragedy, and there are fears that the death toll may rise. An injured eyewitness who walked away from the catastrophe spoke to Ruptly on […]
AS SHE watched everything she owned go up in flames Emily Thomas felt numb. The fire raged quickly through the Thames barge that she shared with her father, sister, two brothers and two cats, destroying all in its path.
‘Nothing more terrifying than hearing shooter reload from under your desk’ – Maryland paper survivor
A crime reporter who witnessed his colleagues being shot at an Annapolis, Maryland newspaper and then waited under his desk for the gunman to pick the next victim, posted a harrowing description of the attack on Twitter. Five people were killed and several others gravely injured at the offices of Capital Gazette in Annapolis on […]
On the final night of May Sweeps, CBS’ Survivor snuffed Season 36 in front of 7.4 million total viewers while scoring a 1.5 demo rating, atypically holding steady week-to-week while marking a series low for a finale. Versus its previous two season finales, Survivor was down 14 percent in audience and 21 percent in the […]
This week on Designated Survivor, in its Season 2 and, at very least, ABC series finale, Tom Kirkman’s administration stepped in it yet again, casting even more doubt on the future of his presidency. But as the series cut to black, was change in the air? RELATED
Last week brought dozens of cancellations by TV networks clearing the path for new shows hitting the air for the new 2018-2019 television season. Brooklyn Nine-Nine was lucky enough to be saved with a last minute renewal, and now one more has been given a new lease on life after being canceled. Designated Survivor is […]
Designated Survivor: ABC Boss Was Concerned About Show's 'Creative Path Forward,' Prompting Cancellation
The decision to cancel Designated Survivor was not purely ratings-driven, per ABC president Channing Dungey. During a conference call with reporters Tuesday, the exec cited the series’ anemic “live” ratings as only part of the Kiefer Sutherland drama’s woes. “Creatively, we’ve had a lot of behind-the-scenes churn on the show in terms of the number […]
Ryan Straschnitzki suffered a severe spinal injury in the crash of the Humboldt Broncos team bus. His doctors talk about what happened to the teen hockey star in the crash, and the issues this kind of injury poses as he heals.