Minority of Voters Want Sen. Franken to Remain in Office

Though most respondents in Morning Consult/Politico poll say he should exit office. 

According to a new poll, fewer than a quarter of respondents say Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) should remain in the Senate in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, now from two different women.

Networks Saw 3% Increase in NFL Ad Revenue in October

Despite ratings woes and complaints about players kneeling during the National Anthem, ad revenues from NFL games was up in October, following a similar rise in September.

The networks that air the NFL saw their ad revenue from games increase 3% to $757 million in October, according to research company Standard Media Index.

FCC Hears Cheers for Net Reg Rollback

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's order unclassifying ISPs as common carriers and sweeping away bright line rules against blocking, throttling and paid prioritization drew applause from various quarters.

Disney Animation Head Takes Leave Amid Misconduct Allegations

John Lasseter, the executive behind Disney hits Frozen and Moana, has taken a leave of absence, citing painful conversation and missteps.

The Hollywood Reporter said it was preparing a story on Lasseter, head of Disney Animation and a founder of Pixar, when he announced his leave.

FCC's 'Net Rule Rollback Roils Foes

The FCC's sweeping order sweeping away most net neutrality regs in favor of a heightened transparency requirement enforced by Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, has drawn equally sweeping statements in opposition.

Writers from both coasts clobbered the decision.

Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel Win International Emmys

Kenneth Branagh and Anna Friel won International Emmy Awards Monday night (Nov. 20) at a gala event in New York. The Directorate Award and 11 Emmy statues were presented by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the event. Norwegian detective series Mammon II won for best drama series.

FCC Moving to Repeal Bright-Line Net-Neutrality Rules

In a sweeping decision, FCC chair Ajit Pai is proposing to essentially wipe the slate clean of most net-neutrality regulations adopted under the Title II-based 2015 Open Internet order by the then Tom Wheeler-led FCC.

Iranian Man Charged in HBO Hacking

An Iranian man has been charged in the theft of data from HBO, including unaired programs and scripts, last spring.

Fox Premieres Will Ferrell Comedy ‘LA to Vegas’ Jan. 2

LA to Vegas, a new comedy on Fox, premieres Jan.2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The show comes from executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Lon Zimmet, Chris Henchy, Owen Burke, Josh Bycel, Jonathan Fener, Jeff Morton and exec producer/director Steve Levitan.

New medical drama The Resident debuts Sunday, Jan. 21, following the NFC championship game. The series makes its time period premiere Monday, Jan. 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.