Quack attack! After three days' worth of DVR usage was included, the A&E hit's season premiere on Aug. 14 drew a whopping 16.3 million viewers. "This show reaches a big swath of America," says David McKillop, A&E's executive vice president of programming. "This is not a boutique or niche show."
Following backlash from the Republican National Committee, NBC expressed doubts theHillary Clinton miniseries will ever go to production.
"The Hillary Clinton movie has not been ordered to production, only a script is being written at this time," NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt told Deadline in a statement. "It is 'in development', the first stage of any television series or movie, many of which never go to production. Speculation, demands, and declarations pertaining to something that isn't created or produced yet seem premature."
Fox TV Studios and NBC failed to reach a deal for the studio to produce the upcoming Hillary Clinton miniseries, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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The Republication National Committee is doing whatever it can to make sure potential Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton doesn't get any special treatment.
In separate letters sent Monday to the heads of NBC and CNN — Bob Greenblatt and Jeff Zucker, respectively — the RNC threatened to block the upcoming debates from airing on the...
Pity the network that has to follow cable at the annual Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills. Such was long-time underdog NBC's lot on Saturday, putting its happiest face on a mixed bag of new fall programming in front of an audience that just a day earlier had sat in rapt fascination as the cast and creator of AMC's Breaking Bad presented their farewell TCA panel — the first episode of its final run (airing Aug. 11) is as gripping as you could hope, by the way. The cable portion of TCA also included a spectacularly geek-tastic celebration of Doctor Who's upcoming 50th anniversary staged by BBC America (complete with TARDIS and Dalek, a roving Cyberman and a museum-quality display of costumes and props).
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