The ceremony, which will be held simultaneously with the WGA West’s show in Los Angeles, will be co-executive produced by Bonnie Datt and Shannon Walker. Ann Cohen will serve as the show’s head writer.
“I’m so excited to host the 2018 Writers Guild Awards!” said Ruffin. “If you’re looking for hard hitting satire on sexual assault allegations, Russia and the Republican tax plan… too bad! This is gonna be all hugs and rainbows! (The hugs will be consensual.)”
Ruffin is known for the recurring segments “Amber Says What?” and “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” on the show. She has been nominated for an Emmy Award and a Writers Guild Award for writing on “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” When she joined
The renewal announcement was made Thursday evening at Comic-Con in San Diego.
“This show pushes the envelope far enough to warrant a second season before season one even airs,” said Comedy Central president Kent Alterman.
“Legends of Chamberlain Heights” is described as an urban animated series mixing raucous comedy and social commentary that centers on three high school freshman basketball benchwarmers: Jamal, Grover and Milk. The trio of friends tackle life with some wins and some losses, but failure doesn’t faze them since they’re legends — even if it’s just in their own minds.
The show hails from Bento Box Entertainment, the company behind animated hits “Bob’s Burgers,” “Brickleberry” and “The Awesomes.” Exec producers are Bento Box co-founders Scott Greenberg and Joel Kuwahara, Brad Ableson
DuVernay and Michael Starrbury will co-write the film based on fashion journalist Robin Givhan's 2015 non-fiction novel which deals with the 1973 Palace of Versailles fashion show which served as a fundraiser for the restoration of King Louis Xiv's palace.
The show pitted the top five French designers (Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre Cardin, Emanuel Ungaro, and Marc Bohan of Christian Dior) against five then-unknown Americans (Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Halston, Stephen Burrows and Anne Klein, who brought along her then-assistant Donna Karan) in front of an audience of the world's social elite.
The French did a big-budget, two-hour extravaganza featuring elaborate set pieces and a live orchestra. The Americans a 35-minute show
“The Walking Dead” will extend its Season 6 finale timeslot to 90 minutes, according to EW. Much like last year’s finale and the Season 6 premiere, the extended episode will run for an hour and a half on AMC, presumably to maximize the zombie mayhem in an episode that star Andrew Lincoln says made him “physically sick” after reading the script.
For the second year running, CBS’ “The Talk” will exclusively reveal the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards nominations live on Thursday, March 24 from 2-3 p.m. Et; 1-2 p.m. Pt/Ct. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will then release the full list online following the live announcement.
Season 2 of
In the other acting categories, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto were named Best Male Lead and Best Supporting Male for their work in Dallas Buyers Club, while Cate Blanchett received the gong for Best Female Lead for Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine. Here's the full list of nominees, with the winners highlighted in red....
'12 Years a Slave'
'All Is Lost'
'Inside Llewyn Davis'
Shane Carruth - 'Upstream Color'
J.C. Chandor - 'All Is Lost'
Steve McQueen - '12 Years a
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