Amblin Names Sony & Disney Vet Lauren Abrahams As Production EVP

Anthony D’AlessandroThu, 6 January 2022, 8:16 pm EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Abrahams has joined Amblin Partners as EVP of Production in the studio’s film group. The Sony Pictures Entertainment/Columbia Pictures and Walt Disney Studios vet will report to Amblin’s Presidents of Production for Film, Holly Bario and Jeb Brody.Canada-born and California-raised, Abrahams spent the first 15 years of her career at Columbia Pictures,Continue reading “Amblin Names Sony & Disney Vet Lauren Abrahams As Production EVP”

Ireland Baldwin says she has ‘cardiophobia’: ‘I live in a constant fear that I’m dying from a heart attack’

Ireland Baldwin is opening up about her anxiety disorder. The 26-year-old model, who is the daughter of former married couple Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, shared a photo on Instagram of her holding a blood pressure monitoring device, which she said helps her manage a phobia that she has struggled with for a long time. Baldwin wrote, “ThisContinue reading “Ireland Baldwin says she has ‘cardiophobia’: ‘I live in a constant fear that I’m dying from a heart attack’”

Chris Noth edited out of And Just Like That season finale amid assault allegations

Maanya SachdevaThu, 6 January 2022, 6:19 am Chris Noth has been edited out of the forthcoming And Just Like That finale amid sexual assault allegations against the actor. On Wednesday (5 January), TVLine reported that a scene between John James “Mr Big” Preston (Noth) and Sarah Jessica Parker’s character Carrie Bradshaw has been left out of the episode that is scheduled to releaseContinue reading “Chris Noth edited out of And Just Like That season finale amid assault allegations”

Anne: the harrowing real-life story behind the ITV drama

ITV‘s new drama Anne came to an end on Wednesday night and has been praised by viewers for bringing such an important injustice back to the surface. The series stars Maxine Peake as the titular Anne Williams, who campaigned for justice following the 1989 Hillsborough disaster which saw her 15-year-old son, Kevin, and 96 others killed as a result.Continue reading “Anne: the harrowing real-life story behind the ITV drama”

‘Dancing on Ice’ returning after most chaotic series in show’s history

Katie Archer·TV ReporterThu, 6 January 2022, 4:10 pm Dancing On Ice is set to make a return a year on from the most disastrous series in its history. The 2022 series will begin on ITV on Sunday, 16 January, following last year’s chaotic run which was plagued by illness, injury and scandal. It was even forcedContinue reading “‘Dancing on Ice’ returning after most chaotic series in show’s history”

The Masked Singer: Who is Doughnuts on the ITV show?

The Masked Singer fans are in full guessing mode as they try to work out the identity of each new contestant. One of the masked celebrities on the new series of the ITV show is Doughnuts, who performed for the first time in episode one. In his video introduction, Doughnuts was heard speaking in a Liverpudlian accentContinue reading “The Masked Singer: Who is Doughnuts on the ITV show?”

Redundancies, resignations and an unprecedented changing of the guard—inside the battle for the BBC

If Tim Davie winced when he was recently scalded as a “fat cat” for taking a £75,000 pay rise, the BBC Director-General might now be thinking he deserves a little more cream in his saucer. His job becomes harder by the day as star BBC journalists, from political editor Laura Kuenssberg to North America editor Jon Sopel, begin a disorientating game of musicalContinue reading “Redundancies, resignations and an unprecedented changing of the guard—inside the battle for the BBC”

‘Emmerdale’ preview: Has Meena struck again?

Laura DenbyThu, 6 January 2022, 10:28 am After the latest shocking cliffhanger, Meena Jutla’s (Paige Sandhu) sinister reign continues in an Emmerdale double-bill tonight. During last night’s episode of the soap, the killer panicked when newly-reinstated police officer Harriet Finch (Katherine Dow Blyton) investigated Manpreet Sharma’s (Rebecca Sarker) disappearance. Meena’s attempts to divert her attention failed, andContinue reading “‘Emmerdale’ preview: Has Meena struck again?”

Jamie Dornan’s ‘The Tourist’: The best amnesia thrillers to watch next

Brian McIver·ContributorThu, 6 January 2022, 12:02 pm Jamie Dornan’s new thriller series The Tourist is the biggest telly hit of the new year. The whole country is talking about the BBC show, but it’s just the latest in a long line of amnesia themed stories to capture the audience’s imagination. From The Bourne Identity and Memento to recent C4 drama Close toContinue reading “Jamie Dornan’s ‘The Tourist’: The best amnesia thrillers to watch next”

Body recovered from Thames is missing man Harvey Parker

Luke O’Reilly, PAThu, 6 January 2022, 8:42 pm A body recovered from the River Thames is missing 20-year-old Harvey Parker, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed. The force was alerted to reports of a body in the Thames near Embankment, central London, by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution at 11.51am on Tuesday. Mr Parker was lastContinue reading “Body recovered from Thames is missing man Harvey Parker”