Television

On Tuesday, Covid restrictions officially lifted in L.A. County, and Jimmy Kimmel was ready to celebrate. “Now, if you see a white woman screaming in Trader Joes, she’s not an anti-masker. She’s just mad they’re out of oat milk,” said the ABC late-night host. “It’s going to be a magical summer.” In his opening monologue on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel called out the fact that there was a “weird energy” on his set because while California
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“We are here,” announced Gov. Gavin Newsom from a stage at Universal Studios Hollywood, “[on] June 15, to turn the page, to move beyond capacity limits, to move beyond color coding, to move beyond social distancing and physical distancing and yes…move beyond wearing these masks.” He then quickly added, “Full disclosure: There are a few caveats and details in that respect, but we’ll get to those nuances in a moment.” The vast majority of California’s
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BBC reporter Nicholas Watt appears to have been hounded through the streets of London by a group of anti-lockdown protestors, in an incident that has been widely condemned by senior British journalists and lawmakers. In the video, which is watermarked with the logo of YouTube channel Resistance GB, Watt is pursued by the protestors, some of whom shout “traitor” and “scum” in his face. The incident appears to have taken place outside Downing Street, Westminster,
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“I’m starting to feel like this is my funeral,” Oz creator Tom Fontana joked, while sitting down for an ATX retrospective on Monday, celebrating his series’ enduring impact. During the lively, foul-mouthed conversation, moderator Eric Deggans of NPR noted that the prison drama was the first one-hour drama series ever to air on HBO, paving the way toward a Golden Age in small-screen storytelling. In Fontana’s opinion, Oz was groundbreaking in just one way. “HBO trusted me, as
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EXCLUSIVE: Orange Is the New Black alumna Dascha Polanco, currently co-starring in Warner Bros.’ In the Heights, is set as a co-lead opposite Shanola Hampton in NBC pilot Dangerous Moms, from Warner Bros. Television and Universal TV. Written by Janine Sherman Barrois based on the Spanish series Señoras del (h)Ampa, Dangerous Moms is an off-center dark dramedy about four diverse mothers — two of them played by Hampton and Polanco — who accidentally kill the
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