FROM Josh Constine
Snapchat Spectacles Reactions to tonight’s presidential debate will no doubt play out in real time across social media: Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat. Donald Trump’s campaign even made a “Crooked Hillary” filter for Snapchat, a frame that users can place over their pictures. But there’s even bigger news in the Snapchat universe. Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc., dropped a new product called Snapchat Spectacles. They’re sunglasses that record video from the wearer’s perspective and automatically upload the videos to Snapchat wirelessly. It’s the company’s first hardware product, a risky move according to some tech gurus.
In 'Speechless,' Scott Silveri combines comedy, family & disability Scott Silveri has written and produced sitcoms for more than 20 years. In all that time, he never encountered a TV family that looked anything like the one he grew up in -- with a mom, a dad...and a brother with cerebral palsy. He changed that with his show Speechless on ABC. Silveri tells us about looking to his own past for stories, and why he was determined to make a family comedy and not just a "disability show."
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.