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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— What’s the television industry’s top summer destination? A hotel in which 200-plus U.S. and Canadian entertainment reporters and critics gather for an early look at next season’s shows and the chance to question the actors, writers and producers who create them. The Television Critics Association’s just-ended biannual conference was both a micro … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Terry Crews: It’s ‘summer of freedom’ for abuse victims

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif — Terry Crews says it’s a “summer of freedom” for him and others who have gone public with accounts of alleged molestation. Crews said Wednesday that “we can now tell our truth” and not fear a backlash. The former NFL player and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star predicted it’s just the beginning of change … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Terry Crews: It’s ‘summer of freedom’ for abuse victims

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Nathan Fillion ready for action in ‘The Rookie,’ sort of

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — Nathan Fillion is ready for action as a police officer in ABC’s new drama “The Rookie” — up to a point. Fillion told a TV critics’ meeting Tuesday that his “knees would appreciate it” if he can have a stuntman do the running for him. The 47-year-old actor joked that at … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Nathan Fillion ready for action in ‘The Rookie,’ sort of

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | For ABC’s new ‘A Million Little Things,’ life mirrors art

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Life mirrored art during ABC’s promotion of its new fall drama “A Million Little Things.” The series is about a group of people who became friends after being trapped in an elevator. As the actors and producers concluded a Q&A with TV reporters at a hotel, an ABC spokeswoman relayed an … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | For ABC’s new ‘A Million Little Things,’ life mirrors art

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Jim Carrey: My Trump cartoons are response to ‘nightmare’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif — Jim Carrey says his cartoons pillorying the Trump administration are a civilized response to what he called an unfolding “nightmare.” Carrey told a TV critics’ meeting Monday that his sketches may veer into crassness but are a creative way to express his political opposition. He stars in the new Showtime series … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Jim Carrey: My Trump cartoons are response to ‘nightmare’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | ‘Charmed’ makers defend reboot, tout its ethnic diversity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — A roundup of news Monday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. GIVE ‘CHARMED’ A CHANCE, CREATORS SAY The cast and producer of CW’s new “Charmed” are defending the reboot as a story for its time. The drama … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | ‘Charmed’ makers defend reboot, tout its ethnic diversity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Showtime series ‘Homeland’ to end in 2019 with season 8

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— Showtime says that its acclaimed series “Homeland” will end in 2019 with its eighth season. The show’s conclusion was announced Monday by Showtime Networks chief David Nevins, who called the Emmy-winning “Homeland” a game-changer for the premium cable channel. Nevins told a TV critics’ meeting that creator-producer Alex Gansa will bring the … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Showtime series ‘Homeland’ to end in 2019 with season 8

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | New documentary to explore history of FBI, US presidents

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— Showtime will air a new documentary series from award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney examining the history of clashes between U.S. presidents and the FBI. The four-part series inspired by the book “Enemies: A History of the FBI” by Tim Weiner will debut Nov. 18, Showtime Networks chief David Nevins told TV critics on … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | New documentary to explore history of FBI, US presidents