The star and showrunner of “Bull” are both receiving “leadership training” ahead of the upcoming fourth season.
According to Deadline, CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl confirmed that “Bull” star Michael Weatherly and showrunner Glenn Gordon Caron are receiving the training in the wake of a harassment scandal that rocked the series.
“It is implied in the name that is how to be a leader on the set, it’s how to be a positive example for everyone,” Kahl said.
The moves comes after it was revealed that CBS paid out a $9.5 million settlement to former star Eliza Dushku over sexual harassment allegations against Weatherly which led to her being axed from the show.
“None of us are too old and too smart to learn to do something better,” said Kahl of the showrunner. “He is taking his responsibility as the head of a show to make the set a positive place to work.”
Asked why the show was brought back for a fourth season despite the controversy, Kahl said, “It’s a very popular show. Michael is loved by our audience.”