Steven Soderbergh among producers of upcoming Academy Awards
Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh is going behind the scenes for the next Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Tuesday that Soderbergh, “Erin Brokovich” producer Stacey Sher and awards show veteran Jesse Collins have come on board to produce the 93rd Oscars telecast. The 93rd Academy Awards were delayed two months earlier this year because of COVID-19’s effects on the film industry, but the show will still be televised live on ABC on April 25, 2021. Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Dawn Hudson said that this upcoming show is “the perfect occasion for innovation and re-envisioning the possibilities for the awards show.”Collins also has experience. Earlier this year produced the virtual BET Awards and is also producing the Grammy Awards and the Super Bowl halftime show.
'Designing Women' will stream on Hulu
Hulu via CNN(CNN) - Hulu has made all the arrangements for your next nostalgic binge watch. The streaming network will soon be home to all 163 episodes of "Designing Women." Hulu boss Craig Erwich said the service has been successful in attracting eyeballs to beloved TV series like "ER" and "Seinfeld." "Designing Women" originally ran on CBS for seven seasons from 1986-1993. In making the announcement on Friday at the Television Critics Association press tour, Erwich praised the show for being "ahead of its time."