ALEC BALDWIN’S SHOW BUMPED TO SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER ON ABC: On the heels of the news of Alec Baldwin’s arrest for a parking altercation, ABC is shifting airtime of his show to Saturdays at 10 p.m., as of December 8th. The show currently airs at 10 p.m. on Sundays. “We're making a good show here,” Baldwin told The Hollywood Reporter in a recent cover story. The actor recognized at the time that the series might not last: “I mean, who knows if we survive? ABC's not doing very well. We could get out there, show four or five episodes, and be dead.” Think it’s on its last legs?
BREAKING BAD FILM IN THE WORKS: Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is working on a two-hour movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. TBD if it will be released theatrically or made for TV. Gilligan will reportedly write the script, exec produce and possibly direct. No word yet if Bryan Cranston will return, but Aaron Paul is reportedly on board to play Pinkman again.
AVICII: TRUE STORIES TO HAVE OSCAR-QUALIFYING RUN IN THEATER: Six months after the unexpected death of Tim Bergling, the world-famous DJ known as Avicii, the documentary about the 28-year-old’s rise to fame will be show in New York (Dec. 21-27) and L.A. (Dec. 14-20) in a bid to qualify Avicii: True Stories for an Oscar. Director Levan Tsikurishvili told Variety of the film last year: “That life can look exciting and glamorous on Instagram and social media, but you don’t really have any idea what’s going on behind that.”
NBC LEADS RATINGS IN ELECTION COVERAGE: In primetime, NBC topped election coverage in metered market household ratings with a 4.2 ratings/7 share, followed by ABC with 4.0/6 and CBS with 3.0/5, Deadline reports. Fox and CW, it should be noted, stuck with their regular programming.
Source: Pulse of Radio