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It’s A New Morning For Jennifer Aniston

Fifteen years after Friends, she is returning to TV in Apple’s The Morning Show as a news anchor dealing with ageism, sexism and her co-host’s misconduct.

WarnerMedia Sets New Distribution Chiefs

WarnerMedia has tapped company veterans Sofia Chang and Rich Warren to oversee distribution for HBO, the nascent HBO Max streaming service and the Turner channels. The appointments of Chang and Warren as president of WarnerMedia Distribution come as part of the continuing shakeup of HBO and Turner operations following AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner last year.

‘Songland’ Renewed For Season 2 On NBC

The competition series has produced hits for artists including John Legend and The Jonas Brothers.

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‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Stays On Top

The ABC show continues to be Monday’s top series in adults 18-49, having led all six weeks of its run so far.

Disney, DirecTV In Dispute Over ABC, ESPN

If the companies are unable to reach a new agreement, DirecTV subscribers could lose access to ABC, ESPN, Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Freeform.

ESPN Lost The Footage Of The First Game It Ever Aired

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Can The Kings Be TV’s Next Super Producers?

The new CBS thriller Evil represents a big step for the showrunners Michelle and Robert King, who have yet to find a hit outside the Good Wife universe.

CBS Launches Dabl Diginet

CBS’s Television Distribution unit has officially launched Dabl, an ad-supported digital multicast network dedicated to what it describes as “informative, project-based, feel-good content” on lifestyle topics including cooking, home renovation, design, DIY, pets and travel. CBS announced the free-to-users network in June.

‘Dark Shadows’ Sequel Series In Development At CW

Anthem Sports Buys Majority Of AXS TV

Mark Cuban has sold a majority stake in HDNet, parent of U.S. TV networks AXS TV and HDNet Movies, to Canadian-based Anthem Sports & Entertainment and entertainer Steve Harvey.