What We Missed: Thursday August 22nd


Colleen Fazio remembers being scared while playing dodgeball in grade school. Two decades later, not much had changed.

“I had the same childish fear as I did in grade school...

source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/adult-recess-booms-because-being-a-grown-up-is-hard-11566226699

Target stores will soon sell its own eggs, milk and even beet hummus and avocado toast salad under a new label that will become its flagship food brand.

Starting next month, all 1,800-plus locations across the country will stock the first products of the Good & Gather food and beverage brand, the Minneapolis-based retailer shared exclusively with USA TODAY.

source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2019/08/19/target-good-gather-new-store-owned-brand-coming-september/1996024001/

HBO Max is continuing to build up its original programming slate with three new projects.

Variety has learned that the nascent streamer has given pilot orders to the half-hour dramedy “Generation” and the hour-long drama “Red Bird Lane,” as well as a pilot production commitment for the one-hour drama “Rules of Magic.” All three projects hail from Warner Bros. Television.

source: https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/hbo-max-drama-pilots-from-producers-lena-dunham-john-wells-melissa-rosenberg-1203305064/