Anand Giridharadas wanted a gritty current affairs show on Vice TV. He got it

The best-selling author debuts ‘Seat at the Table’ tonight with guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez amid the looming threat of media layoffs. When author Anand Giridharadas started talking with Vice TV in early March about hosting a new primetime show that would riff on current events, he knew he wanted to depart from the slick sound bites that dominate cable news, where he has been a regular presence since the publication of his 2018 best seller, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-22 07:00:32 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: PW Editors' Picks, Current Affairs

Books on current affairs were in the spotlight when 'PW' reviews editor David Adams sat down with the editors of eight important fall titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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I want my Snapchat TV: MTV is launching Discover shows

MTV is rolling out three new short-form video series on its international Snapchat Discover channel this fall. It has six more in development and plans to bring more of that production in-house (two initial series, “Show Us Ur Phone” and “MTV Threads,” were made with outside production... Continue reading at Digiday

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Libraries Save Lives: 8 Horror Movies and TV Shows Where Research Happens at the Library

Is there anything you can't find at a library? These 10 scenes from horror movies and TV shows prove that libraries save lives. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Now TV Wants Nielsen to Measure Up

After years of complaints, NBCUniversal and its peers are looking for other ways to count viewers, with or without the ratings giant. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-12 10:00:19 UTC ]
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A few ideas for how TV shows about book publishing could include more Lit Hub.

I’ve recently been enjoying season two of the HBO Max series Love Life. I enjoyed season one because it felt like a combination of an extended rom-com and listening to someone talk about their first dates, two genres I enjoy. Season two is even better, because it stars William Jackson Harper... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-05 19:27:36 UTC ]
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Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in deal with News Corp

British presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Australia Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-09-17 00:42:43 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Ijeoma Oluo Wants to Talk About Revolution

In a keynote Q&A with HarperOne executive editor Rakesh Satyal, Ijeoma Oluo advocated for ordinary people dismantling racism at the grassroots level and spoke about her forthcoming book, 'Be a Revolution.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scott Morrison's media blitz goes awry as A Current Affair turns up the heat | The Weekly Beast

Justin Stevens tweets Tracy Grimshaw gave a ‘great interview’. Plus: Morrison condemned in News Corp papersScott Morrison avoided talking to ABC 7.30 host Leigh Sales this week, choosing A Current Affair’s Tracy Grimshaw instead to deliver his television message to the women of Australia on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-26 02:59:47 UTC ]
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The magic question: can a Harry Potter TV show work?

News of a Harry Potter show in early development at HBO Max begs the question: what can justify another extension to an already stretched universe?When I saw the news, reported by the Hollywood Reporter, that HBO Max was in talks to develop live-action Harry Potter television series, all details... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-25 21:19:03 UTC ]
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While offensive TV shows get pulled, problematic books are still inspiring debate and conversation

A look at how people have engaged with “Huck Finn” and “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” over time offers a snapshot of who we were and are. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Snoop Dogg to make 'hood TV show' adapting Joe Ide's IQ series

Snoop Dogg is producing the TV adaptation for Joe Ide's IQ detective series, after TV rights were initially snapped up in a seven-way bidding war by Alcon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 14:06:32 UTC ]
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The Testaments to be adapted for Hulu TV show as audiobook actors revealed

Margaret Atwood’s much-anticipated new novel The Testaments will be turned into a TV show by Hulu and MGM, it has been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 06:45:47 UTC ]
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Monica Lewinsky to produce TV drama about her affair with Bill Clinton

Latest series of the US hit show will recount the former White House intern’s affair with the then president that led to his impeachment in 1998Monica Lewinsky is among the producers on a new series of American Crime Story focusing on the Bill Clinton sex scandal.Titled Impeachment: American... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-07 11:59:39 UTC ]
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‘Linear cannot exist by itself’: OpenAP wants to help TV ad sellers contend with Google, Facebook

At the center of the TV industry’s audience targeting efforts is OpenAP, which will roll out a marketplace for advertisers to buy targeted TV and digital video ads. The post ‘Linear cannot exist by itself’: OpenAP wants to help TV ad sellers contend with Google, Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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BuzzFeed's print edition, Kylie Jenner + AI, NYT's new TV show, Pecker's latest woes: Publisher's Brief

The cover story is "Help! I'm in Love With Momo." Hardin, incidentally, wrote about the so-called Momo Challenge on March 1:It remains unclear how many Momo videos actually exist, whether they have actually caused kids to harm themselves, and just how widespread a phenomenon it is. It's also... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meninism, #MeToo and murder: Clique, teen TV's most political show, returns

Jess Brittain’s university thriller returns to TV next week – with toxic masculinity and ‘snowflakes’ forming part of the dramaWe’re not in Beverly Hills any more, Toto: teen drama in 2018 is a darker, more politically-charged genre than ever. Take Riverdale, whose creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa... Continue reading at The Guardian

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These 16 shows desperately want to be the next Game of Thrones

There are no shortage of contenders to the throne being produced by Apple, Hulu, Netflix, HBO, and Amazon (especially Amazon!). Can anything match the drama and spectacle of the original? With the news that Netflix is creating a new TV series and film projects around C.S. Lewis’ children’s... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Netflix announces its first TV shows and movies from Millarworld

Today, Netflix announced the first TV shows and movies based on comic book writer Mark Millar's properties. Netflix will add two television series and three movies to its original programming. Continue reading at Engadget

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