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From Jeff Shell to Tucker Carlson: A Week of Layoffs in the Entertainment Industry

Welcome to the first 5 episodes of 211 TV , The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast.

Weekly, hosted by Lesley Goldberg (West Coast Television Editor) and Daniel Fienberg (Chief TV Critic) breaks down the latest TV news with business and critical context, welcomes showrunners, executives and other guests, and offers insights on what to watch (or skip, as the case may be) important guidelines.

Here’s how the episode plays:

1. Headlines

The CW, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Batman, Big Mouth , Truth Be Told and Brian Cox lead the TV headlines this week.


It’s been a busy week for the cable news network after CNN’s long breakup Host Don Lemon and Fox News ousted Tucker Carlson .

3. The CEO of NBCUniversal also stepped down

Speaking of removal, NBCUniversal made a big announcement, it has fired CEO Jeff Shell, investigation revealed “improper relationship”. THR Contributing Editor Kim Masters joins the podcast to share the inside story.

4. Will the writers strike?

The contract between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers will expire on May 1st because Tinseltown is on high alert for a writers’ strike that could start as early as May 2. This section details the issues involved and more.

5. Critics Corner

As usual, each episode ends with Dan’s thoughts on what to watch (or skip) this weekend. He was involved in Citadel, A Small Light, White House Plumbers, Fatal Attraction and Love and Death. Plus, Lesley shares her two cents on Netflix’s new baseball card show.

Listen now on TV’s Top 5 . Be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don’t miss an episode. (Comments welcome!) You can also email us with any topics or pouch questions you’d like to see addressed in future episodes by emailing: [email protected]. 1438063915



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