‘All Rise’ Creator Greg Spottiswood Fired After Misconduct Investigation

Warner Bros. Television launched a probe after a writers’ room revolt over how the CBS legal drama dealt with issues of race and gender.

WLS Sacks Mark Giangreco After ‘Ditzy, Combative’ Comment About Cheryl Burton

NY Times Under Fire For Terminating Editor Following Pro-Biden Tweets

The New York Times has received criticism for canceling the contract of editor Lauren Wolfe after she tweeted last Tuesday that she got “chills” over Joe Biden arriving in Washington, D.C., ahead of his inauguration as president. Wolfe, an award-winning journalist who has reported from war zones in Syria and Congo, became a trending topic on Twitter over the weekend as people expressed outrage over her ouster, called for her reinstatement and set up a Venmo account to provide financial aid.

NBC Sports Fires NHL Analyst Mike Milbury After Quip About Women As Distractions To Players

EW Top Editor JD Heyman Axed After Complaints Of ‘Inappropriate,’ ‘Racially Insensitive’ Comments

KHQ Anchor Reveals On YouTube That He Was Fired

WHDH Reporter Fired For Appearing In Adam Sandler’s New Netflix Movie

Three ‘Ellen DeGeneres’ Producers Gone

Executive producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman have “parted ways” with the long-running syndicated daytime series, a spokesperson for producer Warner Bros. said in a statement Monday. An internal company investigation of claims about the show was prompted by a BuzzFeed News report in July based on 36 interviews with ex-staffers, who complained about or said they witnessed improper and unfair treatment.

Top ABC News Exec Barbara Fedida Gone

Barbara Fedida, a top news division talent and business affairs executive, is out at ABC News following an investigation that she made racially insensitive remarks. The network also announced that changes would be implemented “given the manner in which Ms. Fedida wielded the power of her position.”

Nick Cannon Demands Apology From ViacomCBS After Firing

ViacomCBS Fires Nick Cannon Over Podcast

ViacomCBS’s move was in response to remarks made by TV host and producer Cannon on a podcast in which he and Richard “Professor Griff” Griffith, the former Public Enemy member, discussed racial bias and he used “hateful speech” and anti-Semitic theories.

CBS Fires ‘MacGyver,’ ‘Magnum’ EP Peter Lenkov

The network has parted ways with one of its top showrunners after an investigation into what sources say were multiple claims that he created a toxic work environment.

Fox News Fires Anchor Ed Henry

Fox News said today it has fired host Ed Henry of America’s Newsroom after an outside investigation of a complaint involving “willful sexual misconduct in the workplace years ago.”

Dee Nguyen Fired From MTV’s ‘Challenge’ Over Offensive Tweets

Tweets Get Hartley Sawyer Fired From ‘The Flash’

Actor Hartley Sawyer has been fired from The Flash after a host of his tweets containing misogynist and racist references were surfaced in the past week. The tweets, all from before he joined The CW series, make references to sexual assault and contain racist and homophobic language.

Dick Wolf Fires ‘Law & Order’ Spinoff Writer For Posts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A TV writer who has worked on “S.W.A.T.” and “Chicago P.D.” was fired from an upcoming “Law & Order” spin-off because of online posts about social unrest in Los Angeles. Craig Gore was dropped from NBC’s “Law & Order: Organized Crime” by franchise creator Dick Wolf. “I will not tolerate this […]

KARE’s Sundgaard Out, Ethics Violations Charged

CNN Fires Employee Who Claims He Was Mortally Threatened By Boss, Saying It Was A Fabrication

WPXI Meteorologist Out After DUI Arrest

Hockey Commentator Don Cherry Fired For Rant Over Immigrants

TORONTO (AP) — Don Cherry, Canada’s most polarizing, flamboyant and opinionated hockey commentator, was fired Monday for calling immigrants “you people” in a television rant in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country’s fallen soldiers. Rogers Sportsnet President Bart Yabsley announced the decision following discussions with the 85-year-old broadcaster. “It has been […]


Kevin Steincross Gone From KTVI After Racial Slur


Meteorologist Greg Fishel Out At WRAL


KSWO Meteorologist Fired Over Noose Riddle

ESPN Anchor Adnan Virk Fired


KTVI’s Steincross Gone In Wake Of MLK Gaff

CBS Fires Producer Amid Abuse Claims

A third investigation into former NCIS: New Orleans showrunner Brad Kern has resulted in his dismissal from the CBS procedural and his overall deal being terminated.

Fox News Fires Contributor Who Called Kavanaugh Accusers ‘Lying Skanks’

Jeff Fager Ousted From CBS News

The longtime CBS News executive and 60 Minutes executive producer’s dismissal comes four days after CBS’s chief executive, Leslie Moonves, stepped down following numerous misconduct allegations.

Allman Loses Second Job After David Hogg Tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — A conservative commentator who tweeted about using “a hot poker” to sexually assault a 17-year-old survivor of the Florida high school shooting has lost a second St. Louis broadcast job. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Esther-Mireya Tejeda of Entercom Communications said Tuesday night that KFTK-FM has “parted ways” with Jamie Allman. His […]

NBC Fires Affiliate Marketing Boss Chastain

NBC has fired longtime affiliate marketing chief Scot Chastain following an internal investigation into alleged misconduct by the executive. “A thorough internal review was conducted,” a spokesperson for the network’s corporate parent, NBCUniversal, said, but offered no details of the alleged misconduct. “Scot Chastain is no longer with the company.”

Avid Fires CEO Hernandez For Misconduct

On Sunday, Avid’s board of directors voted “to terminate the employment of Louis Hernandez Jr., chief executive officer, effective immediately, due to violations … of the company’s policies related to workplace conduct,” according to a filing with securities regulators. Avid President Jeff Rosica has been named CEO.


WSVN Fires Producer Over Use Of N-Word

Katie Couric Breaks Silence On Matt Lauer

Katie Couric, who was Matt Lauer’s “Today” co-host for several years, broke her silence Saturday on sexual misconduct allegations against him. Couric told People magazine: “I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left.” She departed NBC in 2006 to anchor the “CBS Evening News” and has been criticized […]

BuzzFeed Fires Its White House Reporter

‘Today’ PA Recounts Relationship With Lauer

Matt Lauer Won’t Receive Payout From NBC

NBC won’t be paying out any of the remaining terms of Matt Lauer’s contract in the wake of his recent controversial dismissal.

Matt Lauer Apparently Quits Social Media

Blue Jays Analyst Zaun Fired After Complaints

CNN Fires ‘State Of The Union’ Producer

CNN has fired senior producer Teddy Davis following complaints from co-workers about inappropriate behavior. Specifics surrounding Davis’ departure were unclear. A source said some co-workers said Davis made them uncomfortable at times but he was not accused of any physical acts of harassment. CNN declined to elaborate. Davis was not immediately available for comment.

Multiple Women Make Lauer Accusations

Accounts of Matt Lauer’s behavior at NBC are the result of a two-month investigation by Variety, with dozens of interviews with current and former staffers. Variety has talked to three women who identified themselves as victims of sexual harassment by Lauer, and their stories have been corroborated by friends or colleagues that they told at the time. They have asked for now to remain unnamed, fearing professional repercussions.