On Tuesday’s episode of RuPaul’s new talk show, RuPaul (which kicked off a three-week trial run Monday on selected Fox affiliates), Paula Abdul again talked about surviving a plane crash for which no record exists.
Access and Access Live have laid off multiple long-serving producers in both New York and Los Angeles. Access — formerly Access Hollywood — has let go supervising music producer Nancy Harrison and senior news producer Christine Fahey, along with supervising producers Ryan Patterson and Adam Jordan and crew coordinator Steve Holt. All had been with the show for two decades. In addition, supervising producer of TV coverage Stephanie Murphy and senior news consultant Diana Dasrath have been laid off as well.
Erin Johnson has been named the new executive producer for Entertainment Tonight. She replaces Sharon Hoffman, who is exiting after three years in the role to return to the East Coast.
James Corden, Paula Abdul, Sen. Cory Booker and The Property Brothers Join RuPaul for the first week of shows in a summer test on seven Fox Television Stations.
Despite a video leaking online which revealed the result of Monday night’s dramatic Jeopardy episode, the game show still managed to post record ratings figures. The episode scored a 10.1 household rating in overnight metered markets, the highest rating its has achieved by that measurement in 14 years (a June 2005 episode drew a 10.3).
Richard Borjas moves from Telemundo to identify and develop original programs and formats as well as overseeing the division’s Los Angeles-based shows, including The Kelly Clarkson Show, Access and Access Live.
Jeopardy Executive Producer Harry Friedman says that while he “can’t say at this point” who leaked the footage, “[w]e think we know where and who and how” it got out. And if that responsible party is in fact tracked down, the show will take “very, very, very appropriate” action.
The 27-year-old librarian from Chicago dethroned Holzhauer before he was able to beat Ken Jennings’s record.
On Monday, the show’s most dominant player in years can surpass the $2.5 million Ken Jennings won during his famous streak. Read on if you want to learn what happened.
A video clip appearing to show Jeopardy phenom James Holzhauer’s historic run come to an end made the rounds Sunday on social media. The minute-long snippet — believed to be a leaked clip from an episode expected to air on Monday — picks up as the contestants reveal their responses in the Final Jeopardy segment, and ends with the 34-year-old professional gambler in an unfamiliar position: Second place, trailing leader Emma Boettcher by $3,200.