Television

When editor Gregg Featherman first signed on to Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, he relished the opportunity to work with “rhythms” in writing and performance that were “very different” to any he’d previously come across. He knew for sure that he’d hit on a special project when he started researching the show’s creator and star—Australian comedian Josh Thomas—and Please Like Me, the semi-autobiographical series he had previously created and starred in for ABC2 and Pivot. “You seemed
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Bill Maher is taking on people who plan to still wear masks and socially distance in California after June 15. The host of HBO’s Real Time, who was forced to cancel a couple of shows after testing positive for Covid last month, said, “California, we’re back baby, June 15, maybe we can stop this silly distancing and masking bullshit. Tuesday, California lifts its restrictions. A lot of people out here and a lot of people
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Back to live format in their usual spring berth, The 2021 CMT Music Awards drew 828,000 Live+Same Day total viewers on CMT. That was  up +10% vs. the 2020 CMT Music Awards, which were delayed until October because of the coronavirus pandemic, with much of the event pre-taped. Across the six-ViacomCBS network simulcast (CMT, Logo, MTV, MTV2, Paramount Network, TV Land), the P18-34 ratings were up +32% over last year on the same networks (0.58
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EXCLUSIVE: Netflix’s survival drama series Breathe, which stars In The Heights’ Melissa Barrera, is adding to its creative team. The six-part series, which comes from Marin Gero, Brendan Gall and Warner Bros. Television, has added Dr. Death and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina director Maggie Kiley. Kiley, who has an overall deal at Warner Bros., will direct the first three episodes of the series and will exec produce. It comes a week after Barrera, who also
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EXCLUSIVE: Film4 is partnering with film distributor Park Circus on a campaign to entice Brits back to the cinema. Under the deal, the duo will offer UK cinemas a season of six classic features from the Film4 library, including Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting and Jonathan Glazer’s Sexy Beast. The films will initially screen in Picturehouse, Everyman, Odeon, Vue, and Showcase theatres across the country from the start of July, with other venues joining the initiative in
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