Confederate Officially Axed: HBO Confirms Controversial Slavery Drama From Game of Thrones EPs Is Dead

With Game of Thrones EPs David Benioff and D.B. Weiss now tethered to Netflix via a mega-bucks overall deal, HBO president Casey Bloys officially confirms to TVLine that the pair’s long-gestating, controversial slavery drama Confederate will not be moving forward. READ MORE

Clinton Impeachment-Themed American Crime Story May Be Delayed Until After 2020 Election, Per FX Boss

FX has sorta-blinked. Facing criticism about its decision to launch American Crime Story‘s latest season — which revolves around the Monica Lewinsky scandal and President Bill Clinton’s subsequent impeachment — ahead of the 2020 election, the cabler is now backing off the incendiary scheduling move. READ MORE