EXCLUSIVE : Rebecca Ferguson, series producer on BBC hits including The Responder and The Trial of Christine Keeler , has been snapped up by the new-look BBC drama commissioning team, Deadline can reveal. Ferguson effectively replaces This is Going to Hurt commissioner Mona Qureshi, who moved to Netflix several months ago. She has been freelancing with the team since May and became a permanent Drama Commissioning Editor last month. The former Film4 and Broadchurch indie Kudos exec has a lot on her plate already, working across huge BBC shows including The Capture, Happy Valley and Doctor Who. Deadline revealed on Tuesday that Heyday Television deepfake thriller The Capture’s second season has been promoted to the coveted August Bank Holiday slot. Ferguson, who series-produced the Martin Freeman-starring police drama The Responder and The Trial of Christine Keeler, will also develop her own slate. The Responder, which aired on BritBox in … [Read more...] about ‘The Responder’ Series Producer Rebecca Ferguson Joins New-Look BBC Drama Commissioning Team
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Meek Mill and WME are forming a strategic partnership that will focus on the next wave of cultural leaders. The collaboration between the artist and the talent agency is part of Mill’s Cultural Currency initiative that looks to expand his business while identifying and supporting his network of artists, athletes, and entertainers to better take advantage of their influence on culture and open up more opportunities for them. “Meek Mill is one of the most influential voices shaping our culture today, whether it be in art, business, or social justice, and his network is equally impactful. This partnership will provide an important pipeline for WME to support future cultural influencers and to provide Meek with another platform to continue building his business,” WME President Ari Greenburg in a statement. WME will also represent Meek in all areas while working together to identify talent to potentially represent or partner with, and in turn who can benefit from the … [Read more...] about Meek Mill & WME Form Partnership To Identify The Next Wave Of Cultural Leaders
If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Rolling Stone may receive an affiliate commission. Though mask restrictions are easing across the country (and around the world), officials say you shouldn’t be taking off your masks just yet, especially if you’re in crowded places or starting to travel. Even if you have received your vaccine and booster, medical experts continue to promote the wearing of face coverings as an effective way to prevent the spread of Covid-19 , the Omicron variant, the new BA.5 variant and other potentially harmful viruses in the air. And while airlines and the FAA have relaxed guidelines mandating the wearing of face masks in-flight, many travelers are still keeping their masks on when sharing air with hundreds of passengers for hours at a time. With Covid infections rising again, some states have also started debating reinstating a mask mandate, especially for indoor dining and entertainment. … [Read more...] about N95 Masks vs. KN95 Masks: Which Work Best to Protect Against Covid?
Opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of Rolling Stone editors or publishers. Podcasts are incredibly popular , so much so that according to one report, almost half of Americans have listened to a podcast in the last month, but not all podcasts are created equal. All of us who regularly enjoy listening to podcasts have likely run across one with less-than-ideal sound quality. Poor audio quality and unsatisfactory soundproofing can make a podcast sound like it’s recorded underwater. Now, there are personalities and influencers who have large followings who may be able to get away with poor audio quality from time to time because they have won the loyalty of their fan base. However, for the listeners who are loyal to you and for those who have yet to find you, focusing on your podcast’s sound quality can help in the post-production process and help you retain them. Soundproofing the room you choose as your podcasting studio is … [Read more...] about Five Steps To Soundproof Your Room for Podcasting
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