NBC’s Peacock Is Finalizing Deal to Stream MLB Games in New Sunday Time Slot

NBCUniversal’s Peacock is finalizing a deal with Major League Baseball for exclusive rights to stream games in a new Sunday time slot, according to people familiar with the discussions, as the league looks to increase digital partnerships. The deal with NBCUniversal, a unit of Comcast Corp. CMCSA -0.82% , would involve a package of 18 … Read more

On China Television, Corrupt Officials, Corporate Villains Are Bad Guys

Some powerful Chinese companies have been getting a lot of attention on state television this year. The wrong kind. “Zero Tolerance,” a five-part documentary series aired on national television and streaming sites in January, lined up fallen Communist Party members who walked the audience through their own allegedly sinful pasts—tales of bribery and other corrupt … Read more

Who Will Be ‘Jeopardy!’ Host? Who Cares? The Show Is Having a Great Season

“Jeopardy!” hit disaster last year when its host search turned into a sideshow. There is still no permanent host, but the game show is on a hot streak in its 38th season. A historic series of winning runs this season has produced three super champions with at least 10 victories in a row. Reigning champ … Read more

What Tracee Ellis Ross Always Does 15 Minutes Before Working Out

In our series My Monday Morning, self-motivated people tell WSJ. how they start off the week. This winter, Tracee Ellis Ross has entered a new stage of life. For almost a decade, the actor, 49, has starred on the ABC sitcom Black-ish as Dr. Rainbow Johnson, the matriarch of the Black upper-class L.A. family the … Read more

‘Yellowstone’ Is a Huge Hit That Started With Small-Town Fans

Hit TV shows typically get a hot start in cities, then spread to the rest of the country. “Yellowstone,” the most popular series on cable, bucked that pattern. The drama about a ranch family fighting interlopers first took off three years ago in towns like Missoula, Mont., Parkersburg, W.Va., and Albany, Ga., ratings data show. … Read more

Inside Disney’s Handling of the ABC News Sexual-Assault Allegations

When writer Jay Carson was doing research in the fall of 2017 to develop “The Morning Show,” an Apple TV+ drama about a scandal at a morning newscast, he spoke to ABC News producer Kirstyn Crawford. Mr. Carson wanted to know about the prevalence of sexual harassment in the TV news business, as it was … Read more

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