HGTV pulls ‘Flip It Forward’ after its stars were identified as anti-gay activists

05.07.14 4 years ago

HGTV pulls “Flip It Forward” after its stars were identified as anti-gay activists
After the stars of the house-flipping series were identified as anti-gay activists by the group Right Wing Watch, HGTV tweeted: “HGTV has decided not to move forward with the Benham Brothers' series.”

Terry Crews named new “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” host
The “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star replaces Cedric the Entertainer.

NBC hires ESPN honcho as “Today”s” new boss
Jamie Horowitz will take over the “Today” show after launching such ESPN shows as “Olbermann,” “First Take,” “SportsNation,” “Numbers Never Lie” and “World Series of Poker.”

NBC News president: “Homegrown talent” will be used to sub for Savannah Guthrie on “Today” – “with perhaps a few surprises mixed in”
That all that Deborah Turness, the president of NBC News, would say about rumors of Katie Couric returning to “Today.”

TBS picks up comedies starring Rashida Jones, George Wendt, Ashley Tisdale, JoBeth Williams and Richard Dreyfuss
Jones will star in Steve Carell”s cop comedy “Angie Tribeca,” while Wendt and Tisdale will unite for barbershop comedy “Buzzy”s” from the creators of “Will & Grace.” Kyle Howard and Kat Foster will star in romantic comedy “Your Family or Mine” with Dreyfuss and Williams.

HBO orders 2 more “Vice” seasons
The news magazine series is set to run through 2016.

A&E teams with Mark Wahlberg again on “The Big Brew Theory”
The reality show will follow four MIT grads as they create a home-grown micro-brewery.

“ER” alum Mekhi Phifer files for bankruptcy
Phifer owes debts totaling $1.3 million.

TNT orders “Proof” starring Jennifer Beals and Matthew Modine
Kyra Sedgwick will produce the supernatural drama in which Beals plays a brilliant surgeon who helps Modine as he suffers from out-of-body experiences. PLUS: TNT orders Ed Burns” 1967-set cop drama “Public Morals.”

“My Little Pony Friendship is Magic” renewed
The Hub Network animated series will return for a 5th season.

Kristin Cavallari welcomes her 2nd child
“The Hills” alum and Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler welcomed Jaxon Wyatt Cutler earlier today.

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