Stephen Colbert to produce animated comedy series about President Trump – New York Daily News

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President Trump is coming to Showtime — kind of. Stephen Colbert will produce a half-hour animated series about the President, the network announced Thursday. “The fresh, cutting-edge comedy will present the truish adventures of Trump’s confidants and bon vivants — family, top associates, heads of government, golf pros and anyone else straying […]

Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon to Star in Series About TV Morning Shows (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter

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More than a decade after Friends wrapped its run, star Jennifer Aniston is plotting her return to the small screen.  In one of the largest TV packages to date, Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are attached to star in an untitled series exploring morning shows and the larger New York media scene that they inhabit. The […]

HBO’s Slavery Drama ‘Confederate’ Faces Minefield of "Fundamentally Problematic" Issues – Hollywood Reporter

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Industry vets are hesitant to (publicly) judge so soon, but what makes the premise so controversial is “that it threatens to erase the actual history,” says activist Bree Newsome. The swift and sustained backlash surrounding HBO’s Confederate, the upcoming drama from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss that imagines a modern-day Confederate […]