EXCLUSIVE: Christina Davis has stepped down from her post as President Of Original Programming at Starz after a little over a year. I hear Davis just informed her team of her decision. “Christina Davis has decided to resign her position to pursue other opportunities,” a Starz spokesperson said in a statement to Deadline. “We wish her the best and thank her for her contributions during the past year.” Former CBS head of drama Davis, who
Nina West, Hayley Kiyoko, Toddrick Hall and Kermit The Frog are just a handful of pop culture figures set to join Disney+ for its virtual concert. Hosted by West, Disney+’s This Is Me: Pride Celebration Spectacular will feature performances of notable Disney songs reinterpreted through a LGBTQ+ lens. The Pride event, which will air on Facebook and YouTube Sunday, June 27 at 8 p.m. ET /5 p.m. PT, also touts performances from Alex Newell, DCappella, Frankie A.
Jimmy Kimmel has hosted the Oscars, the Emmys and the White House Correspondent’s Association Dinner. He’s hosted his eponymous late night show for 17 years. How does one top that? answer: Get a college bowl game named after you. “Never before has a bowl game been named after a human being (as far as I know, I didn’t check),” said Kimmel. “On December 18, my dream of being forever enshrined alongside orange, rose, cotton and
UTA this week became the first of the major agencies and one of the first entertainment companies to reopen its offices after 15 months, inviting back agents and support staff that have been vaccinated against Covid. The offices re-opened yesterday, this coming two weeks after the agency reopened refurbished offices in Nashville. Plans are to reopen in London August 31 and New York on September 7. In the first stage, half of the Los Angeles
It’s the battle of the UK reality dating shows, as Netflix’s Too Hot To Handle and the British version of Love Island are set to premiere within days of each other. Produced by Fremantle’s Thames and Talkback, Too Hot To Handle is first out of the blocks. The show will premiere on June 23, following the travails of singletons in the Turks and Caicos Islands as they look for love, but are forbidden from kissing, canoodling,