9 Things We Learned From ‘Spielberg’

We’re in the age of television, and Hollywood knows it. There’s only a small handful of names that can pack a movie theater, and one of those belongs to a man who needs little introduction. Like Cher or Beyonce or Adele or Madonna, this man has achieved a certain iconic level where only one name…

‘The Bold Type’ Gets Additional Seasons on Freeform

With Pretty Little Liars coming to an end this year, Freeform has been in search of something to fill the massive void the network’s number one show left. Enter: The Bold Type. After finishing a strong first season, it was only a matter of time before Freeform announced The Bold Type would return for at least a second…

A ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Movie is in The Works

The Belcher family is going Hollywood (can’t you hear Linda saying “Aww, yay!”). 20th Century Fox is bringing Bob’s Burgers to the silver screen as part of their efforts to “redouble” their family and animation efforts. There’s no clear story line the movie will follow but it will include the Belcher family — Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene…

‘Futurama’ Coming to Syfy in November

Futurama has landed at Syfy. In an off-network deal, Syfy has acquired the rights to all 140 episodes of Matt Groening’s (other) cult classic animated series. Futurama originally hit the small screen on FOX (also the home of Groening’s other masterpiece, The Simpsons) but was sadly canceled after the first four seasons in 2003 after winning…

‘Nashville’ Alum Connie Britton Coming Back To TV

Friday Night Lights and Nashville star Connie Britton is making her way back to TV for procedural drama 9-1-1. 9-1-1 is an upcoming drama on FOX from American Horror Story creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, and is joining Angela Bassett (another Murphy favorite) and Peter Krause (Six Feet Under) in the series. The new medical drama will…

Charlie Ergen, Mark Cuban Talk Future of Artificial Intelligence

In a sit-down interview with Cheddar’s Jon Steinberg during Denver Startup Week, Dish and Sling co-founder and chairman Charlie Ergen and star of ABC’s Shark Tank and owner of the Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban discussed the future of artificial intelligence. As Steinberg pointed out, Dish has been busy acquiring a lot of wireless spectrum over the…

Sling TV Execs Charlie Ergen, Warren Schlichting Talk A La Carte TV

During Denver Startup Week, Dish Network co-founder and chairman Charlie Ergen and Dish’s executive vice-president of marketing, programming and media sales, Warren Schlichting, sat down with Cheddar’s Jon Steinberg to talk about the future of Sling TV and how they combat the pay TV tradition of big bundles with big price tags. Ergen said he first…

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