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‘Lassie’, ‘George of the Jungle’ & ‘Mr. Magoo’ Animated Children’s Series Picked Up By CBS All Access

Premiering on Jan. 17 will be Lassie, George Of the Jungle and Mr Magoo. The announcement was made by Marc DeBevoise, Chief Digital Officer, ViacomCBS, and President and CEO, CBS Interactive, during CBS All Access’ TCA presentation. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/37XkaSE

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‘Star Trek: Picard’: Patrick Stewart on Why He Returned to the Final Frontier

The new show is different from its predecessor in nearly every respect — texture, tone, format, production value, even the likelihood of characters dropping an f-bomb. That’s all by design. Stewart’s design. “He is uninterested in repeating himself,” says Alex Kurtzman, the show’s creator and executive producer, and the mastermind behind CBS’ effort to not just revive “Star Trek” but also transform it into a vast narrative universe in the Marvel mold. – Daniel Holloway, Variety » https://ift.tt/2QAGRWX [photo: CBS]

Star Trek: Picard Brings Back a Much Different Hugh

Ahead of Picard‘s Jan. 23 debut on CBS All Access, TVLine has an exclusive first look at former Borg drone Hugh, played once again by Jonathan Del Arco. But now, instead of the customary android Borg look, Hugh looks almost human, with only a few remnants of his Borg past — some stray metallic bits attached to his face — still visible. – Dave Nemetz, TVLine » https://ift.tt/2MiGeyG [photo: CBS/TVLine]

STAR TREK: PICARD Trailer Sees Jean-Luc and Riker Reunite

[The] part that will have Trek fans all emotional is the reunion between Will Riker (Jonathan Frakes), his wife Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis) and their former Captain. It looks like these guys have retired from Starfleet, and we hear a young man call Riker “dad.” So the Rikers seemed to get their happily ever after and started a family… – Eric Diaz, Nerdist » https://nerdi.st/30SHrB7 [photo: CBS All Access]

Author Walter Mosley Quits ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ After Using N-Word in Writers’ Room

Mosley went on to explain that the individual in HR said that while he was free to use that word in a script, he “could not say it.” Mosley then clarified, “I hadn’t called anyone it. I just told a story about a cop who explained to me, on the streets of Los Angeles, that he stopped all n—ers in paddy neighborhoods and all paddies in n—er neighborhoods, because they were usually up to no good. I was telling a true story as I remembered it.” – Lesley Goldberg & Evan Real, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/310pL7C

CBS Stock Jumps At Opening Bell, Viacom Sinks As Merger Deal Nears Close

The boards of both companies worked through the weekend to hammer out terms of their long-expected reunion, with the amount of stock being exchanged between the companies remaining the main sticking point. The companies earlier had reached significant clarity about the management structure, agreeing that current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish would run the combined company, with acting CBS chief Joe Ianniello in a top role. – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RB5jLV

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Management Structure for Combined Company

The agreement remains fluid, according to people familiar with the situation, but calls for Viacom CEO Bob Bakish to take the reins of a combined Viacom and CBS, with Joe Ianniello, acting CEO of CBS Corp. being offered a position overseeing all of the CBS-branded assets at a newly merged concern. Christina Spade, CBS’ chief financial officer, could become the CFO of the new company, these people said. – Brian Steinberg, Variety » https://trib.al/OudAfOd
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