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Jan 18, 2018

Wolff book in TV adaptation … vale Steven Alward … Ten’s new owners? …

Trump White House heads for the screen treatment while Channel Ten falls could be seeing a new ownership structure.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Wolff book TV adaptation in the works. Who will play Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, and Ivanka Trump? Variety and the Hollywood Reporter report that Michael Wolff's book about Donald Trump's presidency Fire and Fury, is headed for TV. The reports say entertainment company Endeavor Content has bought the rights to the best-selling book and plans to adapt it for a television series. Wolff will executive produce the series, which will be shopped to various networks. No casting or air date has been set but the announcement set off speculation about who would play key figures in the White House. -- Glenn Dyer

Vale Steven Alward. Loved and respected public broadcaster Steven Alward has died just weeks before he was due to marry his partner of more than 30 years. Alward had worked at the ABC for more than 25 years as a reporter, producer and editorial manager, including as head of international news, head of policy and staff development, and head of Radio National. Staff at the public broadcaster were informed yesterday by email that Alward had died.

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