Carole Radziwill to exit 'Real Housewives of New York' and 'leave frenemies behind'

Carole Radziwill is exiting “Real Housewives of New York City” to return to “journalism and producing,” as she says.(Photo: Ben Gabbe, Getty Images for B Floral) “Real Housewives of New York City” cast member Carole Radziwill is leaving the reality series after six seasons.  The 54-year-old journalist said in a statement Wednesday, “I have decided to return to what I do best —  journalism and producing. I am sure this does not come as a surprise to any of the viewers, all of whom have been supportive, encouraging, and kind.” Bravo…

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Netflix in August 2018: What's new and expiring

CLOSE Here’s a sneak peek at some of the hottest series and films on Netflix in August. USA TODAY “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” “Ozark” Season 2 and “Disenchantment” are among the titles arriving on Netflix in August.(Photo: Netflix) Here’s something we can assure you: You won’t run out of Netflix titles to watch next month. In August, the streaming service welcomes a big crop of series and movies in a variety of genres. There’s everything from a docuseries about death-row inmates detailing their crimes (“I Am A Killer”),…

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Is Facebook going to reinvent TV with Facebook Watch? Well, it's trying

Adrienne Banfield-Jones, Jada Pinkett Smith and Willow Smith on “Red Table Talk.”(Photo: Facebook.) BEVERLY HILLS, California – Facebook is aiming for your TV-viewing time, not just the hours you spend mindlessly scrolling through baby pictures and news links.  Facebook Watch, the social network’s YouTube-like platform for original series and user-created video content, made its debut appearance at the Television Critics Association press tour Wednesday to make the case for Facebook’s version of TV, and, much like the platform, it was a mixed bag.   Fidji Simo, VP of Product for Video, and…

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'Pod Save America' hosts see possible post-Trump future as 'high-class problem'

Jon Favreau, eft, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor participate in HBO’s ‘Pod Save America’ panel at Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.(Photo: Richard Shotwell, Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, California — When it comes to his quickly canceled 2012 NBC White House comedy, “1600 Penn,” former Obama joke and speech writer Jon Lovett is taking a page from President Trump’s descriptive tendencies. “‘1600 Penn’ was a hit. It’s 2018. Anything you want can be true,” Lovett said of the forgotten series during a Television Critics Association summer press tour panel…

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