Dear White People: Jeremy Tardy Exits Season 4, Accuses Studio of Racial Discrimination During Negotiations

Jeremy Tardy will not return to Netflix’s Dear White People, citing his negotiating experience with production studio Lionsgate and what he calls “their practices of racial discrimination.” Lionsgate in response characterized the impasse as “purely financial negotiation regarding deal terms,” and nothing more. Tardy, who recurred as Rashid Bakr in 11 total episodes over the […]

SNL Mulling Return to Studio, Ahead of Presidential Election (Report)

Saturday Night Live is plotting some sort of a return to Studio 8H ahead of November’s Trump vs. Biden showdown. NBC is reportedly in talks with SNL boss Lorne Michaels about ways to resume in-studio production this fall, according to our sister site Variety. While discussions are still ongoing — and any return would depend upon […]

Ben Shephard leaves GMB co-host horrified as he breaks studio rules: ‘Too close!’

It came after Dr Hilary Jones issued a stark warning regarding coronavirus insisting a second wave is likely. Looking at images of thousands on Bournemouth beach, Dr Hilary explained: “I hate to be a killjoy, but I can understand the Liverpool reaction a lot more than I can understand people flocking to the beaches. “Half […]

This Morning fans blast cookery segment as food delivered to studio ‘Non-essential travel’

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield invited a number of cooks onto This Morning today to help viewers who are locked down in their homes. But, when chef Phil Vickery, ordered a courier to deliver fried chicken to Holly and Phillip in their London studio, viewers were horrified.  GET CAPTAIN TOM MOORE A KNIGHTHOOD – CLICK […]

The One Show fans slam BBC for Ed Balls studio invite amid covid-19 rules ‘stay at home!’ 

BBC viewers tune in to The One Show every weekday as the hosts normally are joined by an array of guests on the famous green sofas. Since the increased spread of coronavirus, new government guidelines have warned people to stay at home and only travel where necessary, leaving viewers surprised to see Ed Balls, a guest on the show tonight, in […]

Playing to Empty Seats: How Daytime and Late-Night TV Hosts Attempted to Forge Ahead Without Studio Audiences

RELATED STORIES “The show must go on,” as the saying goes — and many a show tried to do just that, as coronavirus panic started to set in across the country. Over the last few days, before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared COVID-19 a pandemic, a number of daytime and late-night series […]

Microsoft continues its quest to embrace every developer with Visual Studio 2019

Enlarge / Visual Studio 2019 has a new icon; the left one for the release version, the right one for previews. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft today made a number of developer-oriented announcements that continue its theme of the last few years: the company wants its tools—and ultimately its platforms, especially Azure—to be the choice of every […]

Apple inks deal with A24 studio to produce original, feature-length films

Enlarge (credit: Apple) Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a New York-based production company responsible for movies, including the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Picture, Moonlight. Details of forthcoming projects haven’t been disclosed, but […]