cbs fall 2018 tv

CBS CEO Les Moonves has resigned from his position following a slew of new sexual assault and harassment allegations after initial reports of his sexual misconduct were first published in July. Moonves had been negotiating a $100 million exit package for the past few months, but a New Yorker report detailing six new women raising sexual misconduct allegations have prompted his immediate resignation without any exit compensation.

Moonves’ resignation puts into question the potential re-merger of CBS with its former parent conglomerate Viacom, of which Moonves was a bitter opponent. But as CBS announced that it settled the ongoing court battle over the merger, it seems the issue has come to a halt — affecting the potential reunion of the Star Trek TV and movie franchises.

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The Weinstein Company sale

The Weinstein Company continues its quest to distance itself from the sexual assault scandal of disgraced co-founder Harvey Weinstein. As potential buyers circle the embattled film distributor, the Weinstein Company is making a concerted effort to create a safer and more inclusive workspace for women. And to finally change its tainted name.

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morgan spurlock sexual misconduct

Morgan Spurlock has stepped down from his production company, Warrior Poets, following his confession of a history of sexual harassment and assault accusations.

The Super Size Me filmmaker revealed in a statement that he has been accused of rape and sexual harassment by two respective women. “I am part of the problem,” he wrote in a post published on Twitter on Wednesday. A day later, Warrior Poets announced that Spurlock was stepping down from his position at the New York-based production company.

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Bryan Singer accused of sexual assault

X-Men director Bryan Singer is being sued for allegedly raping a 17-year-old boy in 2003.

This lawsuit comes three days after Singer was fired from the set of the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody for unprofessional behavior.
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netflix fires danny masterson

Netflix has fired star Danny Masterson from the sitcom series The Ranch amid multiple rape allegations.

Four separate women have accused the former That ’70s Show star of sexual assault, stretching back to the early 2000s. Masterson’s firing follows the Netflix’s decision to continue its hit series House of Cards without star Kevin Spacey following allegations of sexual misconduct.

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harvey weinstein

The fall-out around disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein continues.

The Oscar-winning producer, who was fired from his position at the Weinstein Company following scathing reports of his history of sexual misconduct, was ousted from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences amid troubles with Weinstein’s legal team and the growing number of women accusing him of sexual assault and harassment.

But Weinstein’s downfall isn’t over  — Weinstein may yet be expelled from the Television Academy following board discussions that took place two days ago.

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harvey weinstein fired

Harvey Weinstein has been fired from his position at The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual harassment stretching back decades have surfaced.

In a scathing New York Times report published last week, the Weinstein Company co-founder and movie producer was accused by multiple women of exposing himself, inappropriately touching them, and paying off accusers who came forward. Three days later, the board of directors at The Weinstein Company ousted him from the film studio.

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