SOUTHERN CHARM EPS REVIEWED: Four episodes of Southern Charm were taken out of rotation by Bravo for review. The network made the decision as part of a larger bid to flag potentially offensive, racist content. Three of the four episodes have been returned to rotation, but the fourth—season 3, episode 1—will return, once a scene set at a plantation is removed. In it, Kathryn Dennis shows off her family’s plantation and discusses the slave cemetery on the grounds.
SECRET CINEMA PARTNERS WITH NETFLIX: Immersive film experience Secret Cinema is expanding into the U.S. In partnership with Netflix, Secret Cinema will deliver Stranger Things: The Drive-In Experience, which it says is tailor-made for the pandemic era. Attendees will take in the show from their cars, making social distancing a natural part of the experience.
DWTS STRUGGLING? The Dancing With the Stars celebrity line-up seems to be hurting after ABC replaced Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews with Tyra Banks, sources tell the Naughty But Nice podcast. “Part of the reason Tyra was hired was because it was assumed that she would be able to bring in big named stars to the competition. The show has always struggled to get top celebrities into the ballroom, with Kim Kardashian possibly being the biggest name ever to dance. Tyra implied she could call all her famous friends and get them to join the show, but so far it is not happening,” the sources said.
JUSTICE LEAGUE UNDER INVESTIGATION: WarnerMedia is investigating the Justice League production after actor Ron Fisher reported that filmmaker Joss Whedon‘s “on-set treatment of the cast and crew of Justice League was gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable.” He sent that tweet out in July. Fisher sent out an update Thursday on Twitter, saying that WarnerMedia has “launched an independent third-party investigation to get to the heart of the toxic and abusive work environment created during Justice League reshoots.”