TVLine Gadgets: Woodruff Leaving Anchor Desk, M.O.D.O.Okay. Cancelled and Extra

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TVLine Gadgets: Woodruff Leaving Anchor Desk, M.O.D.O.Okay. Cancelled and Extra

PBS NewsHour‘s Judy Woodruff is reportedly stepping away from her anchor seat after the 2022 midterms this fall.

The published journalist commented on her future on the information program tweeting, “As I’ve deliberate for some time, I’ll transition to reporting longer items, doing initiatives and specials for WETA, and sustaining an everyday presence on the NewsHour, not less than by the 2024 presidential election. Backside line, I’m thrilled to be a part of this vibrant, most extraordinary information group, and to assist the NewsHour stay that means effectively into the long run.”

Her upcoming position change was first reported by Puck News, which additionally named Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett as Woodruff’s potential successors. Official phrase on the present’s succession plan is anticipated later this yr.

Previously referred to as The MacNail/Lehrer Report, Woodruff has led the information program on her personal since 2016, following the demise of her co-anchor, Gwen Ifill. Woodruff and Ifill had been named the present’s official co-anchors and co-managing editors in 2013.

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* Cease-motion animation sequence Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. has been cancelled after only one season at Hulu, our sister publication Variety experiences. The sequence debuted in Could 2021, with Patton Oswalt voicing its title character. The forged additionally included Melissa Fumero, Aimee Garcia, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ben Schwartz, Beck Bennett, Jon Daly and Sam Richardson.

* Leslie Bibb has joined the forged of Mrs. American Pie, TVLine has realized. The ten-episode Apple Authentic comedy (which additionally stars Kristen Wiig and Allison Janney) comes from creator Abe Sylvia (The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Useless to Me) and follows “gorgeously not possible individuals” attempting to safe seats at America’s most unique desk: Palm Seaside excessive society. Laura Dern is executive-producing and likewise eyeing a key position.

* Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn 9-9) will star in Twisted Metal, Peacock’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the favored online game franchise. Beatriz will seem reverse Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier), who was beforehand introduced as star and govt producer.

* The ninety fifth annual Oscars will happen on Sunday, March 12, 2023, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences has introduced. The present will as soon as once more air stay on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

* AMC+ launched a brand new teaser trailer for the upcoming suspense thriller Moonhaven from creator/showrunner Peter Ocko (Lodge 49, Black SailsElementary). The sequence is ready in a utopian colony on the moon that will maintain the keys to preserving life on Earth, which has change into more and more perilous. Moonhaven options an acclaimed ensemble forged together with Emma McDonald (Queens of Thriller), Dominic Monaghan (Misplaced) Amara Karan (Physician Who), Ayelet Zurer (Dropping Alice), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Kadeem Hardison (Black Monday) and Yazzmin Newell (The Final Tree). The primary two episodes debut Tuesday, July 7 completely on AMC+ (the premiere was beforehand set for June 30) with extra episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays.

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