HBO seeks dismissal of Michael Jackson estate’s suit over ‘Leaving Neverland’
HBO urged an appeals court on Friday to throw out litigation brought by the Michael Jackson estate over the 2019 documentary “Leaving Neverland.” HBO and the Jackson estate have been locked in a legal war ever since the premium cable network agreed to run the documentary, which chronicles child sexual abuse allegations against Jackson. Variety Music
Hilary Duff asks Disney to move ‘Lizzie McGuire’ revival to Hulu
Hilary Duff has posted a statement asking that the planned revival of “Lizzie McGuire” be moved from Disney Plus to Hulu. “I’d be doing a disservice to everyone by limiting the realities of a 30 year old’s journey to live under the ceiling of a PG rating,” Duff wrote on Instagram. “It’s important to meVariety TV
CBS suspends ‘Amazing Race’ production over coronavirus fears
CBS has temporarily shut down production of Season 33 of “The Amazing Race” amid the increasing number of cases of coronavirus worldwide, Variety has learned exclusively. The move was undertaken “out of an abundance of caution,” as the respiratory virus has not impacted anyone directly involved with the show. “Due to increased concerns and uncertaintyVariety TV
America Ferrera to depart NBC's 'Superstore'
The current season of "Superstore" will be the last for America Ferrera. The actress has played Amy on the comedy series about employees at a big box store since the series premiered in 2015. The NBC series will continue on without her as both star and executive producer after Season 5, as it was recently renewed for a sixth season. Her last episode will be the Season 5 finale, which airs Thursday, April 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. Also read: NBC...TheWrap TV