US television industry

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Chuck Todd to leave NBC’s Meet the Press after nearly 10 years
Kristen Welker, the network’s chief White House correspondent, will take over hosting duties for the political affairs show

Maya Yang

04, Jun, 2023 @3:35 PM

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Succession’s Jeremy Strong tried to jump into a river during final scene: ‘I didn’t know I was gonna do that’
Known for his method acting, the Emmy-winning star spontaneously tried for an alternate ending – but it didn’t make the final cut

Michael Sun

31, May, 2023 @5:28 AM

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Fox News and Succession: could the show’s election coup plotline become reality?
Show inspired by the Murdoch media empire veers from history but elements mirror past political turmoil

Chris McGreal in New York

21, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Fox News’s ‘vitriolic lies’ threaten democracy, says disinformation expert suing channel
Exclusive: Nina Jankowicz, who is suing over campaign of falsehoods, says ‘if Fox isn’t brought to account, it will not stop’

Ed Pilkington in New York

19, May, 2023 @11:51 PM

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‘I’m in it for the jokes, not to preach’: The Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr on Biden, DeSantis and that White House dinner
The comedian weighs in on the hosting gig and why Ron DeSantis needs to slow down

Andrew Lawrence

15, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Trump’s CNN town hall was a mess of lies – and it was utterly predictable
Neither CNN nor its host was able to take control as the ex-president played steamroller, to the audience’s delight

Adam Gabbatt in New York

11, May, 2023 @2:29 AM

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‘Don’t you wanna know how Yellowjackets ends?’: the best signs at the writers’ strike
Demonstrators bring their wit, rage, and hatred for ChatGPT to the picket line

Alaina Demopoulos

04, May, 2023 @6:21 PM

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Writers on why they’re standing up to Hollywood: ‘this is fundamentally broken’
Six film and TV writers discuss what the industry means to them and why they are fighting for its future

Michael Sainato and Lois Beckett

04, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Human Rights Watch teams with Hollywood to sharpen humanitarian focus
Campaign group follows lead of Pentagon, FBI and CIA to insert its messages into popular film and TV culture

Julian Borger in Washington

04, May, 2023 @9:20 AM

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‘Not how white men fight’: Tucker Carlson text reportedly worried Fox bosses
Fired Fox host allegedly described Trump supporters assaulting a man, while finding himself ‘rooting for the mob’

Jonathan Yerushalmy and Martin Pengelly

03, May, 2023 @2:41 PM

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Hairdressers, camerapeople, caterers: the ‘scary’ ripple effect of the Hollywood writers’ strike
Workers across the industry are poised to lose work as productions shut down, but they feel solidarity: ‘This struggle is our struggle’

Wilfred Chan

03, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Dominion wants ‘accountability’ over Fox News election lies, co-founder says
Company that won $787.5m settlement pursuing defamation lawsuits against two Fox competitors and four Trump allies

Martin Pengelly in New York

01, May, 2023 @3:47 PM

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