Better Call Saul (Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television) “Better Call Saul” are among the top nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, landing a nod for best drama series, as well as three nominations in the episodic drama category. “The Simpsons” landed four nominations in best animation, while newcomers “Ted Lasso” and “The Great” both scored nominations in best comedy, new series and episodic comedy. Winners will be honored at a joint 2021 Writers Guild Awards virt
Liam Hemsworth in “Most Dangerous Game”; Sophie Turner in “Survive”; Chrissy Teigen in “Chrissy’s Court”; Chance the Rapper in “Punk’d” Courtesy of Quibi Roku snapped up the rights to the majority of Quibi’s multimillion-dollar portfolio original programming — more than 75 shows in all — and will make them available free to stream in 2021 on the Roku Channel. Following Quibi’s decision last October to shut down after failing to attract a sustainable base of subscribers, Roku
Courtesy of Deadline Quibi, after its high-profile collapse, may be close to landing a deal with Roku to sell rights to its multimillion-dollar lineup of original shows. Quibi, the startup led by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, is in “advanced talks” on a pact with Roku to acquire streaming rights to the Quibi catalog, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. If the deal is consummated, Roku would add the short-form original series to the free, ad-supported Roku Channel.