‘The Crown’ Producers Apologize For Pay Disparity

LONDON (AP) — Producers of the Netflix drama “The Crown” apologized Tuesday to actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star. A producer disclosed last week that Foy, who starred as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Smith, who played Prince Philip, because […]

‘The Crown’s Claire Foy Paid Less Than Matt Smith

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Are We On The Verge Of TV’s 3rd Golden Age?

Anvato Chief Evangelist says: “With new content monetization solutions like live linear streaming, live ad insertion and video-on-demand syndication, a workable revenue model is emerging for more and more content owners, too, including niche networks. Maybe by finally rationalizing programming delivery, à la carte models will spark television’s third Golden Age.”

Matt Smith Leaving BBC’s ‘Dr. Who’

LONDON (AP) — Who will be the new Who? The BBC says Matt Smith is stepping down from the lead role in long-running sci-fi series “Doctor Who,” spurring intense speculation about his replacement. The broadcaster said Sunday that Smith will leave after a November episode to mark the show’s 50th anniversary, and a Christmas special. […]