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Will Packer teaming with OWN for two new shows

3:36 pm Apr. 17, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

(I’m helping to fill in for Rodney Ho while he’s out of the country. This post was originally filed at 12:41 a.m. April 12.)

Atlanta-based super-producer Will Packer will spearhead a pair of new shows for the OWN network – a soap opera/drama called “Ambitions” and an unscripted dating series, “Ready to Love.”

Packer, the guiding force behind a litany of hits including “Girls Trip,” “Straight Outta Compton”

FX’s ‘Atlanta’ season two delayed to 2018

12:02 pm Jan. 12, 2017

This was posted on Thursday, January 12, 2017 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Blame the Force.

Donald Glover‘s commitments to the Han Solo “Star Wars” film has forced him to push back the return of FX’s “Atlanta” to 2018.

Glover is playing Lando Calrissian. “Lando’s a big deal to me,” he said at the Golden Globes on Sunday. “It was literally the first toy I ever got.”

The delay was