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Posted Tuesday 2/13/18 at 7:30PM EST
Netflix says 13 Reasons Why author "was not involved" in Season 2
The streaming service has responded to sexual harassment allegations against the author, saying: “Jay Asher was not involved in the second season of 13 Reasons Why. The upcoming season will not be impacted in any way.” ALSO: Asher says he's being harassed after having "affairs with consenting adults."
Posted Tuesday 2/13/18 at 1:51PM EST
Writing organization bans 13 Reasons Why author for alleged sexual harassment
Jay Asher, whose 2007 book was turned into the Netflix teen series that deals with sexual assault and harassment, was removed from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators after he was accused of violating the group's sexual harassment guidelines, according to the group's executive director. But Asher says he wasn't expelled, he left on his own accord. “It's very scary when you know people are just not going to believe you once you open your mouth,” Asher tells BuzzFeed News. “I feel very conflicted about it just because of what's going on in the culture and who's supposed to be believed and who's not.”
Posted Monday 1/08/18 at 7:47AM EST
13 Reasons Why actor arrested for allegedly burglarizing and stealing from the elderly
Bryan Box, who is credited with appearing on three episodes of the Netflix series, was arrested and charged with nine felony counts of burglary, possession of stolen property and theft by a caretaker of an elder in Marin County, which is not far from where 13 Reasons Why films. Box previously worked as a caretaker for elderly people.
Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 5:21PM EST
The Top 5 most-read Wikipedia pages of 2017 include Queen Elizabeth II, Game of Thrones Season 7 and Meghan Markle
According to Wikipedia's statistical analysis, The Crown likely helped deliver more than 19 million page views to the Queen’s Wikipedia page. Her predecessor, Queen Victoria, ranked 13th thanks to the Victoria TV drama. Meanwhile, Game of Thrones Wikipedia pages ranked fourth and sixth. 13 Reasons Why placed 10th, while Riverdale came in at No. 18.
Posted Thursday 12/21/17 at 10:23PM EST
Has TV seen the end of endings?
Roseanne, Will & Grace, 13 Reasons Why, American Vandal and Big Little Lies are among the shows that ended, then came back -- or are coming back. As Willa Paskin puts it, there is something “nebulous about the end of endings that gives me the heebie jeebies: This is a little inchoate, but what I hate about it, is that it makes us even more slavishly devoted to the imaginations of the people making those shows, as they themselves are ever more financially tied to their old work. “
Posted Thursday 12/14/17 at 10:03PM EST
13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford: Don’t expect to see the same Hannah in Season 2
“You see a very different Hannah in season 2,” says Langford, who learned of her Golden Globes nomination a day after the Season 2 wrap party. “I would prepare fans not to expect the Hannah from season 1 for a multitude of reasons.”
Posted Monday 12/11/17 at 4:07PM EST
Netflix announces the most binge-watched shows of 2017
American Vandal, 3% and 13 Reasons Why were among “the shows we devoured in 2017,” according to Netflix. The Crown, Big Mouth and Neo Yokio were among “the shows we savored in 2017.” ALSO: Stranger Things gets the “Bad Lip Reading” treatment.
Posted Saturday 11/11/17 at 3:34AM EST
13 Reasons Why crew gets anti-harassment training in response to the sexual harassment scandals
"We've had meetings about it," says actor Tommy Dorfman. "They want to make sure everyone knows that this is unacceptable behavior on our production and if you ever feel unsafe in any way, do not hesitate to reach out." ALSO: Nov. 10, 2017 was a very important day for 13 Reasons Why fans.
Posted Thursday 10/26/17 at 5:14PM EDT
13 Reasons Why actor hit with a restraining order after allegedly kicking a female friend in the stomach
Actor Uriah Shelton, who also appeared on Girl Meets World, is accused of kicking his former best friend after an argument when she tried to block him from getting into her truck.
Posted Tuesday 10/10/17 at 10:15PM EDT
13 Reasons Why shuts down production due to Northern California wildfires
The Netflix drama, which is shooting in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Vallejo will take a few days off as wildfires burn in nearby Wine Country, causing excessive smoke in the area.
Posted Friday 8/18/17 at 8:43PM EDT
TV writers are stressed out in this era of Peak TV
One writer was working so much — on American Crime and 13 Reasons Why — that he ended up in the emergency room. The NY Times spoke to three writers who’ve had to meet the demands of a TV universe of upwards of 500 scripted shows.