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If Netflix docu-series "Diagnosis" is a “mystery story,” Dr. Lisa Sanders is Sherlock Holmes
Courtesy of Netflix (NEW YORK) -- Her popular New York Times Magazine column, “Diagnosis,” inspired the global hit TV show House. Now, Dr. Lisa Sanders is bringing her own show to the small screen. Diagnosis, a docu-series debuting today on Netflix, takes patients straight out of Sanders’ column and opens them up to the power of crowdsourcing in order to determine the elusive causes of their mysterious illnesses. “Some of the time, it's not like a math problem. It's Sherlock Holmes,” Sanders says about certain medical cases. “It's a mystery story…Clues have to be followed up and you have to...
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"Hello there!" Ewan McGregor reportedly in talks to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in Disney+ series
ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- That sound you may have heard last night, "as if millions of voices suddenly cried out," was the collective squee of old school Star Wars fans. That's because Ewan McGregor, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in three Star Wars movies, is in talks to play the Jedi master once again, this time in a series for Disney+. The Hollywood Reporter gave weight to what began as a rumor swirling throughout the geekosphere yesterday. The trade explains that no timeline has been announced for the series. However, at one point, Lucasfilm was developing a feature film spin-off...
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'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' fined $395,000 for sketch using emergency alert tones
ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- Jimmy Kimmel has had a lot of fun at President Donald Trump's expense, but a sketch from his ABC late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, that included the use of a simulated Federal Communications Commission emergency alert tone, will cost the show $395,000. The sketch in question aired back in October and poked fun at a presidential alert test from FEMA to millions of cell phones that would warn people of of national emergencies, such as dangerous weather. Kimmel introduced the bit by saying, "The idea of letting President Trump send a text message alert...
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