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NBC's Bell, producer for Fallon and Olympics, departs

Nov. 4, 2019 1:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC executive Jim Bell, who has produced the last four Olympics for the network and been in charge backstage at Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show for the past year, says he's leaving NBC. Bell said in a statement that the timing was perfect to forge a new path that would build on his experience...

CBS signs Stephen Colbert to 3-year extension

Oct. 17, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert will be sticking around for four more years. CBS announced Thursday that Colbert has signed a new contract that will keep him as the "Late Show" host through at least August 2023. His current pact was set to expire next August. Terms were not disclosed. But it's a safe bet...

James Franco’s ex-students sue alleging sexual impropriety

Oct. 3, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets. Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, former students at the...

Studio behind ‘Sesame Street’ is making an Elmo talk show

Oct. 3, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel... and Elmo? Sesame Workshop is developing a talk show starring the squeaky-voiced puppet, called "The Not Too Late Show with Elmo," where he will interview celebrity guests. Production begins next month, but it’s not clear when the program...