Lynn Elber

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Study: TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity

There has been a lag in diversity in behind-the-camera jobs and among TV executives as measured by the yardsticks of race and gender, according to a new University of California, Los Angeles, study.

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to show's staff amid workplace inquiry

Ellen DeGeneres apologized to the staff of her daytime TV talk show amid an internal company investigation of complaints of a difficult and unfair workplace.

Second City co-owner steps down amid accusations of racism from former performer

Andrew Alexander, chief executive and co-owner of famed The Second City improv theatre, says he is stepping down after a former performer levelled accusations of racism against the comedy institution.

Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Dr. Phil cancel live audiences amid coronavirus outbreak

Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and Dr. Phil are some of the TV projects changing gears in light of the global coronavirus outbreak.

Jeopardy! titans compete for $1M, 'greatest of all time' title

The Super Bowl is weeks away, but for Jeopardy addicts the big game is here: All-time top money winners Brad Rutter, Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer are facing off for ultimate bragging rights.

Actresses of colour banding together for equal pay in Hollywood

Giving colleagues a peek at their pay cheques, speaking out about economic disparity and using hard-won success to boost others are among the measures slowly gaining traction in an industry where most actors are hunting for their next job and women of colour face entrenched barriers.

NBC's upcoming season focuses on comedy, with 4 new sitcoms

NBC didn't invoke its "must-see TV" 20th-century marketing slogan in announcing a renewed emphasis on sitcoms next season, but it could have.

Hugs, tears mark taping of final Big Bang Theory episode

Hugs and tears punctuated the final taping of The Big Bang Theory, a lovefest for its stars, crew and audience alike.

Frances McDormand brings 'inclusion rider' into spotlight

​When Frances McDormand capped her Oscar acceptance speech with a rousing call for inclusion riders, the general reaction was more 'huh?' than 'hooray!'

John Hillerman, Magnum, P.I.'s Higgins, dies at 84

John Hillerman, who played stuffed-shirt Higgins to Tom Selleck's freewheeling detective Thomas Magnum in the 1980s TV series Magnum, P.I. has died, his nephew said Thursday. Hillerman was 84.

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