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'The Great Gatsby' to Become TV Miniseries, Promises LGBTQ Inclusion

'The Great Gatsby' to Become TV Miniseries, Promises LGBTQ Inclusion

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 28, 2021

F. Scott Fitzgerald's prototypical Great American Novel is headed for the small screen as a miniseries, with writer Michael Hirst anticipating a more inclusive "reimagining" of the classic work through a lens of "gender, race, and sexual orientation."

'The Walking Dead' Cuts Homophobic Trolls on Social Media

'The Walking Dead' Cuts Homophobic Trolls on Social Media

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 28, 2021

"The Walking Dead" just took a proverbial hatchet to brain-eating homophobia on social media.

Queen Latifah 'Stoked' to Land Post-Super Bowl Slot for Show

Queen Latifah 'Stoked' to Land Post-Super Bowl Slot for Show

By Beth Harris | Jan 28, 2021

Queen Latifah thrives on going big. From writing and rapping at the start of her career to being an Oscar-nominated actress to producing, she has upended expectations for years.

The Lavender Tube: LGBT TV Characters, the New Batwoman, and More

The Lavender Tube: LGBT TV Characters, the New Batwoman, and More

By Victoria A. Brownworth | Jan 27, 2021

GLAAD's report on LGBT representation on TV shows isn't great news, but some shows' new seasons bring us a bi Batwoman, Zoey's singing gay pals, and Dan Levy hosting "SNL."

Dwayne Johnson is a Contender in NBC Sitcom 'Young Rock'

Dwayne Johnson is a Contender in NBC Sitcom 'Young Rock'

By Lynn Elber | Jan 27, 2021

Dwayne Johnson's new NBC comedy "Young Rock" has him campaigning for president in 2032, but the actor and producer sidestepped the possibility of a real-life run someday.

In Unusual Deal, 'Modern Family' to Stream on Both Hulu and Peacock Next Month

In Unusual Deal, 'Modern Family' to Stream on Both Hulu and Peacock Next Month

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26, 2021

All eleven seasons of "Modern Family" will be available next month on both Disney's Hulu and NBCUniversal's Peacock in what appears to be a unique and unusual deal.

Jared Leto Recalls Entering Pandemic 'Zombie Apocalypse' on Tonight Show

Jared Leto Recalls Entering Pandemic 'Zombie Apocalypse' on Tonight Show

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26, 2021

On Monday, the "Dallas Buyers Club" star recalled to Jimmy Fallon what it was like entering into the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Despite JK Rowling Controversy, 'Harry Potter' TV Series Could Come to HBO Max

Despite JK Rowling Controversy, 'Harry Potter' TV Series Could Come to HBO Max

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26, 2021

HBO Max is in the midst of "exploratory conversations" regarding a spinoff series set in the "Harry Potter" universe. Pushback has already begun.

Review: 'Doom Patrol - The Complete Second Season' is a Remarkably Good Time

Review: 'Doom Patrol - The Complete Second Season' is a Remarkably Good Time

By JC Alvarez | Jan 26, 2021

DC's band of misfits is back in the most unusual and uncanny adventure yet!

Review: 'Snowpiercer - The Complete First Season' Is an Icy Reflection of Recent Anxieties

Review: 'Snowpiercer - The Complete First Season' Is an Icy Reflection of Recent Anxieties

By JC Alvarez | Jan 26, 2021

The drama is on track: "Snowpiercer" challenges the ideas of class warfare, social divisions, and injustices set against a dystopian future in perpetual motion.

Report: After Workplace  Controversy & Amid Low Ratings, Ellen's Future Up in the Air

Report: After Workplace Controversy & Amid Low Ratings, Ellen's Future Up in the Air

Jan 26, 2021

Months after Ellen DeGeneres was in the headlines for a toxic workplace controversy — and amid slipping ratings — Page Six is reporting that the future of her Emmy-winning daytime talkshow might be up in the air.

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Trailer for HBO Max Miniseries

Watch: 'It's a Sin' Trailer for HBO Max Miniseries

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 26, 2021

The trailer for the new British miniseries "It's a Sin," which will debut on HBO Max on February 18, has just dropped.

Budweiser Joins Coke, Pepsi Brands in Sitting Out Super Bowl

Budweiser Joins Coke, Pepsi Brands in Sitting Out Super Bowl

By Mae Anderson and Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 25, 2021

For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl.

Wentworth Miller Back on 'SVU', Seeking Authenticity in Every Role

Wentworth Miller Back on 'SVU', Seeking Authenticity in Every Role

Jan 25, 2021

Wentworth Miller returns to "Law and Order: SVU" this week as ADA Isaiah Holmes, a LGBTQ district attorney that the actor feels represents the kind of nuanced gay roles he wants to play.

Frayed or Fab? 'Rupaul's Drag Race Fashion Recap, Episode 4

Frayed or Fab? 'Rupaul's Drag Race Fashion Recap, Episode 4

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 24, 2021

The queens reunited in Episode 4 — let the competition begin! The final runway, "Trains... for Days" catapulted some to the front of the pack and left others in the caboose. Find out what we thought of this week's fashion.

PopUps: Dan Levy to Host 'Saturday Night Live' Next Month

PopUps: Dan Levy to Host 'Saturday Night Live' Next Month

Jan 24, 2021

It was announced Friday that "Schitt's Creek" star and co-creator Dan Levy will host "Saturday Night Live" next month.

Tom Brokaw Says He's Retiring from NBC News After 55 Years

Tom Brokaw Says He's Retiring from NBC News After 55 Years

By David Bauder | Jan 23, 2021

Longtime NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw, once television news' most popular broadcaster as he told viewers about the biggest events of that late 20th Century, said Friday that he's retiring from television.

CNN, MSNBC Viewers Flip for Biden; Fox Audience Slumps

CNN, MSNBC Viewers Flip for Biden; Fox Audience Slumps

By David Bauder | Jan 22, 2021

Nothing illustrates the political passions of a television network's audience quite like ratings for a presidential inaugural.

Watch: Netflix Renews 'Bridgerton,' Says Actor Jonathan Bailey will 'Dominate' Second Season

Watch: Netflix Renews 'Bridgerton,' Says Actor Jonathan Bailey will 'Dominate' Second Season

Jan 21, 2021

Surprising no one, Netflix announced Thursday that its renewing its sexy period drama "Bridgerton" for a second season. The announcement came via a fun letter written by the character Lady Whistledown.

Netflix's Big 4Q Lifts Video Service Above 200M Subscribers

Netflix's Big 4Q Lifts Video Service Above 200M Subscribers

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 20, 2021

Netflix's video streaming service has surpassed 200 million subscribers for the first time as its expanding line-up of TV series and movies continues to captivate people stuck at home during the ongoing battle against the pandemic.

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