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    HGTV Renews ‘Celebrity IOU’ for Season 2

    HGTV has greenlit “Celebrity IOU,” hosted by Drew and Jonathan Scott, for a second season. The home renovation series sees A-listers “express deep gratitude to individuals who had a major impact on their lives by surprising them with big, heartwarming home renovations that bring everyone to tears” with the help of the pair. “Since its […]

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    HGTV Orders ‘Celebrity IOU’ with Drew and Jonathan Scott

    HGTV has greenlit a new home renovation series with Drew and Jonathan Scott called “Celebrity IOU.” In each episode, participating celebrities (including Brad Pitt, Rebel Wilson, Viola Davis, and Melissa McCarthy (share an authentic, inside look into their personal lives and get hands-on with Drew and Jonathan to imagine a design plan and create a […]

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    Showtime Orders Viola Davis Drama ‘First Ladies’

    Showtime has greenlit hour-long drama “First Ladies,” starring and executive produced by Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner Viola Davis, who will play former first lady Michelle Obama. Produced by Showtime and Lionsgate Television, the series will also be executive produced by Julius Tennon, Oscar winner Cathy Schulman (“Crash”), Jeff Gaspin (“Rhythm + Flow”), Brad Kaplan […]

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    Viola Davis to Play Michelle Obama in Showtime Drama ‘First Ladies’

    On the heels of the upcoming final season of “How to Get Away With Murder” comes word that Viola Davis will portray Michelle Obama in upcoming Showtime drama “First Ladies.” The premium anthology drama, to be written by novelist Aaron Cooley, will explore the public and private lives of first ladies throughout American history. In addition […]

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    2019 Emmy Award Nominations

    The final season of HBO blockbuster “Game of Thrones” led the 2019 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, with a record 32 nods. If the medieval fantasy drama does win for Outstanding Drama for the fourth time, it will join “Hill Street Blues,” ”L.A. Law,” ”The West Wing” and “Mad Men” with that distinctive honor. Second overall among […]

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    ‘Westworld’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Lead the Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

    HBO drama “Westworld” and NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” led the “69th Annual Primetime Emmy Award” nominations with 22 nods apiece. Comparably, this is the most nominations that the long-running NBC late night sketch show has ever received in a single season. Next were “Stranger Things” on Netflix and “Feud: Better and Joan” with 18 nominations […]

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    ESPN Tops Total Actions in February; ABC and Fox News Round off The Top 3

    ESPN was the most engaged broadcast outlet in February 2017, according to Shareablee’s Top 10 ranking, with 133M total actions across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Comparably, that was 63 million (or 90%) above second place ABC (70M). Sportscenter, with over 75M total actions, accounted for over one half of the cable net’s total activity. […]

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    Politics and Plain Old Fun Resonate at the Oscars

    From Shareablee: The Twitter boards, of course, went wild at that very end of the lengthy 89th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday when…egads…the wrong film was announced as the Best Picture winner. But one particular tweet, perhaps, that exemplified the mood of note during the live telecast was… Ready to watch #Oscars2017, or as […]

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