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September 30, 2017 - Finding Carter

James, Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch’s annual remuneration for their executive roles during 21st Century Fox any fell in a many new mercantile year, according to a regulatory filing, Georg Szalai and Paul Bond write: 

Fox CEO James Murdoch’s annual remuneration for a mercantile year amounted to $20.3M, compared with $26.4M for a before year, that was his initial as arch exec. Lachlan Murdoch’s remuneration as executive co-chairman amounted to $20.6M, compared with $23.7M in a before year when he initial filled a role.

Rupert Murdoch done $29.3M in a latest mercantile year as executive co-chairman, compared with $34.6M in a before year. Fox recently reported gain from stability operations for a latest mercantile year of $3B ($1.61 per share), compared with $2.76B ($1.42 per share) in a before year. Full story. 

Elsewhere in TV…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals breast cancer diagnosis. The Veep singer perceived a diagnosis usually one day after holding home an Emmy, creation a proclamation yesterday with a tweet: “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m a one.”

+ Louis-Dreyfus: “The good news is that we have a many stately organisation of understanding and caring family and friends, and illusory word by my union. The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let’s quarrel all cancers and make concept health caring a reality.” Full story. 

NBC’s Megyn Kelly uncover has on-camera snafu. During an talk Thursday with soccer actor Carli Lloyd, a cameraman incidentally stepped into support while Lloyd was speaking, audibly impiety when he entered a frame. Watch.

Fox skeleton female-led Nice Guys TV reboot. The contemporary, female-centered uncover is based on a 2016 film, that starred Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe as a private eye and an enforcer. Michael Diliberti will write a script. 

Disney Channel sets Hocus Pocus remake. The network is developing a TV film reconstitute (with code new characters) of a 1993 Bette Midler Halloween film, that hails from author Scarlett Lacey and exec writer David Kirschner.

NBC’s SNL plans David S. Pumpkins special. The network is bringing back Tom Hanks’ fan-favorite impression Oct. 28 for a Halloween-themed charcterised special. Hanks and Peter Dinklage will lend their voices talents to a special. 

Fox, Diablo Cody and Finding Carter creator group for FBI drama. Emily Silver will write a book for Two Nights and exec furnish with Cody. The plan outlines a latter’s initial by her recently sealed altogether understanding with WBTV. 

^Marvel’s Inhumans, reviewed. Marvel’s latest try (premiering tonight on ABC) combines feeble grown characters, treacherous superpowers and poetic Hawaiian view into a neutral dud. The takeaway: “After a IMAX debut, during slightest now a usually cost is your time.”

+ Early takes: N.Y. Times: “looks noticeably cheap.” USA Today: “inhumanly awful.” L.A. Times: “it is altogether somnolent and honest where it should burst and kid.”

Netflix’s Big Mouth, reviewed. Netflix’s latest charcterised array (out today) is a grownups-only animation about adolesence uttered by Nick Kroll and John Mulaney. The takeaway: “A superb comedy that pushes bounds with thoughtfulness.” 

Amazon’s Tin Star, reviewed. Tim Roth headlines Amazon’s blood-drenched play about a family broken by Big Oil. Takeaway: “More lead than gold.”

NBC renews Marlon for deteriorate two. Marlon Wayans is staying put during a network with a second deteriorate order. The uncover averaged a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49 and 5.6M viewers in a initial season.

Netflix, WE tv seize rights to Madam Secretary. Netflix has picked up off-network streaming rights to a CBS play starring Tea Leoni, while a second window wire rights for a play will go to WE tv, partial of AMC Networks.

Meet Scientology’s tip income manager. Bruce Wiseman, whose organisation has suggested some of Hollywood’s A-list church members including Jenna Elfman and Kirstie Alley to Beck and Lisa Marie Presley, urges clients to pierce resources distant from U.S. control: “It’s ideally legitimate.

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