Pluto TV Partners With NFL On New Channel

ViacomCBS-owned AVOD platform Pluto TV has partnered with the NFL to create a new free-to-consumer channel that will stretch the league’s brand out even further. The NFL Channel will “celebrate seasons past” with season recaps, classic games and archival episodes of Hard Knocks.

NBCU Eyes Jamila Hunter For Key Streaming Post

NBCUniversal is in talks with former ABC comedy head Jamila Hunter for a top programming job at the company’s forthcoming streaming platform. Hunter would leave Kenya Barris’ Netflix-based Khalabo Ink Society to take the post after following Barris to Netflix in October 2018.

HBO Renews ‘Succession’ For Season 3

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‘Access’ Generates Its Own Summer Heat

It’s the only magazine to outperform its year-ago numbers, improving 10% from last year as well as strengthening 10% week to week.

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‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Reaches Season Highs

ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise remained No. 1 in Monday’s ratings, scoring its biggest total audience of the season and matching its season high in adults 18-49. The show drew a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49, tying the mark it set with its Aug. 5 season premiere. Its 4.78 million viewers are a season high, improving by about 400,000 people versus a week ago. Grand Hotel improved a little across the board with a 0.5 in adults 18-49 and 2.6 million viewers.

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Paramount Television Adds Three To Executive Team

‘Soul Train’ Musical Sets Its Sights On Broadway

VH1 Renews Two Series In ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Franchise

James Corden Extends CBS Contract

Corden has signed a new contract that will keep him installed as host of The Late Late Show through August 2022. His current contract, signed in 2014 when he was announced as the successor to Craig Ferguson, was set to expire after the 2019-20 season.