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Catherine Keener Joins Showtime's Jim Carrey Comedy 'Kidding'

Catherine Keener Joins Showtime's Jim Carrey Comedy 'Kidding'
Catherine Keener is headed to Showtime.

The Get Out actress has been cast in the cable network's upcoming comedy Kidding, starring Jim Carrey. She'll join Carrey in his first series regular role in more than two decades. The project also reunites him with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind director Michel Gondry, who will helm Kidding.

In the series, Carrey plays Jeff, also known as Mr. Pickles, an icon of children’s television, a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America’s impressionable young minds and the parents who grew up with him – who also anchors a multimillion dollar branding empire. But when...
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Curb Your Enthusiasm Renewed for Season 10 at HBO

Curb Your Enthusiasm Renewed for Season 10 at HBO
Well this is pretty, pretty, pretty good news.

HBO on Thursday announced that it has renewed Curb Your Enthusiasm for a 10th season. The announcement comes less than two weeks after the Season 9 finale.

“We are thrilled that Larry will be back with his uniquely acerbic wit and comedic sensibility,” Casey Bloys, President of HBO programming, said in a statement. Added Larry David, “As I’ve said many times, when one has the opportunity to annoy someone, one should do so.”

Production on Season 10 of Curb is set to commence in
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Alice Cooper Cast as King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar

Alice Cooper Cast as King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar
Alice Cooper, who was born Vincent Damon Furnier in 1948, is best known as being an American actor, songwriter and singer, who has a career that spans more than five decades. His distinctive raspy voice and high-drama stage show featuring dueling swords, deadly snakes, electric chairs and more have earned him the name and reputation of being “The Godfather of Shock Rock.” Now, he is taking on a somewhat different role. Many believe his many years of onstage theatrics are going to help his performance be superior while appearing in the live theatrical production on NBC of “Jesus Christ Superstar!”

Alice Cooper Cast as King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar
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‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago

‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago
The Simpsons has done it again. Another prediction by the hit animated Fox series has come true. The progostication came in a Season 10, 1998 episode titled “When You Dish Upon A Star”. A scene in the episode shows the outside of the Fox studio, where “A Division Of Walt Disney Co” is written on a sign in front of the building. #21stCenturyFox pic.twitte…
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ Season 3 Gets Premiere Date From VH1 (Video)

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ Season 3 Gets Premiere Date From VH1 (Video)
VH1 has finally scheduled the return of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” with the show’s third outing to premiere on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m.

The 90-minute premiere was announced in a new promo for the season (above) featuring the nine fan-favorite queens who will return for another shot at the title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.”

The cast comprises Aja (Season 9), BenDeLaCreme (Season 6), Chi Chi DeVayne (Season 8), Kennedy Davenport (Season 7), Milk (Season 6), Morgan McMichaels (Season 2), Shangela (Seasons 2, 3), Thorgy Thor (Season 8), and Trixie Mattel (Season 8).
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ABC Pulls ‘The Great American Baking Show’ & Axes Judge Johnny Iuzzini Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

ABC Pulls ‘The Great American Baking Show’ & Axes Judge Johnny Iuzzini Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations
ABC has fired The Great American Baking Show judge Johnny Iuzzini and axed the remaining episodes of his show amid sexual misconduct allegations. “In light of allegations that recently came to our attention, ABC has ended its relationship with Johnny Iuzzini and will not be airing the remainder of The Great American Baking Show episodes,” an ABC spokesperson said in a statement. “ABC takes matters such as those described in the allegations very seriously and has come to…
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Tavis Smiley’s PBS Show Pulled From Air Amid ‘Credible’ Misconduct Allegations

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Tavis Smiley’s PBS Show Pulled From Air Amid ‘Credible’ Misconduct Allegations
PBS has “indefinitely” suspended Tavis Smiley’s talk show program after sexual misconduct allegations against the host. “Effective today, PBS has indefinitely suspended distribution of ‘Tavis Smiley,’ produced by TS Media, an independent production company,” a PBS spokesperson told TheWrap. “PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation immediately after learning of troubling allegations regarding Mr. Smiley. This investigation included interviews with witnesses as well as with Mr. Smiley. The inquiry uncovered multiple, credible allegations of conduct that is inconsistent with the values and standards of PBS, and the totality of this information led to today’s decision.
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Supernatural Boss Explains How Wayward Sisters Will Be Different

Supernatural Boss Explains How Wayward Sisters Will Be Different
When Supernatural returns in January, the series will attempt to launch a new spin-off called Wayward Sisters, featuring a group of characters that longtime fans will recognize.

The backdoor pilot, titled "Wayward Sisters" and scheduled for Jan. 18, will see Kim Rhodes reprise her role as Jodi Mills,

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Olivier Martinez To Star In Action-Adventure TV Series ‘Soldiers Of Fortune’

Olivier Martinez To Star In Action-Adventure TV Series ‘Soldiers Of Fortune’
Olivier Martinez (Unfaithful) is set to star in action-adventure series Soldiers of Fortune, produced by New Zealand’s Mercenary TV Limited and Ireland’s Subotica, and executive produced by Roadside Attractions TV (Dear White People). Set in the shadowy world of high-risk corporate warfare, Soldiers of Fortune stars Martinez as Vincent Corbo, a battle-scarred black-ops Specialist hired by visionary high-tech mogul Peter Swann to fight the ruthless business rivals…
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‘Reverie’ Casts Jon Fletcher; Ginger Gonzaga Joins ‘Champions’

‘Reverie’ Casts Jon Fletcher; Ginger Gonzaga Joins ‘Champions’
Jon Fletcher (Genius: Einstein), has booked a recurring role on NBC’s upcoming VR thriller Reverie, from the Extant team of creator Mickey Fisher and Amblin TV. Penned by Fisher, it is described as a grounded thriller that follows Mara Kint (Shahi), a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. But when she's brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly…
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Disney/Fox Deal: How The Battle to Beat Netflix Starts Today, What Happens to the Fox Network, And Other Burning Questions

Rupert Murdoch is cashing out. The idea of 21st Century Fox being consumed by Disney in a $52.4 billion all-stock deal has shocked Hollywood, where industry players never thought they’d see the powerful Fox behemoth be largely consumed, rather than do the consuming. But as one insider noted, Murdoch is looking toward his final legacy — and cashing out while the getting’s good.

“Rupert is 86. He’s looking toward setting up [his family],” one observer said. The industry is rapidly changing, and as the Disney deal currently values the 21st Century Fox assets at more than $66 billion, it’s probably never going to get better than that. Fox shareholders, including the Murdochs, could hold around 25 percent of a new mega-Disney, which will now be supremely positioned to face off with Netflix and other giants in the new media landscape.

The Murdochs got their start in the newspaper business, so it’s only
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The Bold and the Beautiful: Quinn and Ridge Working Together on A Project?

The Bold and the Beautiful spoilers tell us that all we want to know about what is going on this week and next, and we have to go with what Quinn does for Ridge. So here’s what we hear. He has asked his stepmother to design a ring for him to give the woman he was going to marry earlier this year. But he’s not married to her since she called off the wedding and married his arch enemy, whom she is now divorcing, because Ridge was cheating on her with the same stepmother who is now designing a ring

The Bold and the Beautiful: Quinn and Ridge Working Together on A Project?
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Netflix Purchases Sean Bean Drama Series ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’

Netflix has purchased the international rights to The Frankenstein Chronicles. As a result, interested individuals in the United States can expect to see both six-episode seasons of the series through the streaming service at some point in the not so distant future, while other interested individuals in other countries will be able to see them as well, though perhaps at a later time because the series has been licensed in some of the other territories out there besides its native Britain. Regardless, The Frankenstein Chronicles stars Sean Bean, which should come as interesting news to those who have loved his

Netflix Purchases Sean Bean Drama Series ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles
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Peter Rice Promises Nervous Fox Staff To “Answer Any Questions” About Disney Deal At Trio Of Town Halls Today

Exclusive: As anxiety rises at 21st Century Fox today following the formal announcement this morning of the sweeping $66 billion acquisitions by The Walt Disney Company, Peter Rice has just sent out an email to staff notifying them of three town halls to be held today. In the correspondence, which you can see in full below, the 21Cf President doesn't offer any indication of where things will go next for the company's employees as the merger of many of Rupert Murdoch's…
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Tavis Smiley Vows To “Fight” PBS’s “Sloppy Investigation” And Press Report Plant

Tavis Smiley said he intends to “fight back” after PBS canceled his talk show distribution deal, and says PBS “investigators” only agreed to talk to him about the accusations “after being threatened with a lawsuit.” PBS announced Wednesday night it had suspended its longtime late-night talker after looking into allegations of sexual conduct against its host. But, he claims, they withheld information during his three-hour meeting with the PBS reps, which meant he did not…
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Sandy Hook Five Years Later: Celebrities, Pundits & Politicians Remember

On the fifth year mark of the horrific mass shooting that left dead 20 children and six adult staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the tragedy is being recalled and its victims honored by Hollywood celebrities, politicians and many of the journalists and pundits who covered the massacre. CNN’s Jake Tapper is tweeting remembrances of each and every victim, while stars like Michael Keaton and Reese Witherspoon are holding Washington to account. Here’s…
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‘The Simpsons’ Producers on How They Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago

‘The Simpsons’ Producers on How They Predicted Disney Would Buy Fox 19 Years Ago
The Disney-Fox merger is one of the biggest industry stories of the year, and it turns out “The Simpsons” saw it coming 19 years ago. The show has always managed to predict the future, be it Trump’s presidency or the FIFA corruption scandal, and it appears Matt Groening and company somehow knew their series would one day be opened by Disney.

Read More:Disney is Buying A Majority of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 Billion Deal

In the 1998 episode “When You Dish Upon a Star,” Homer becomes the personal assistant to Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger after they leave Hollywood behind and move to Springfield. When Ron Howard comes to visit the actors, Homer pitches a time-tralveing robot movie. Later in the episode, Howard is seen pitching Homer’s script to 20th Century Fox, and the sign in front of the studio lot reads “a division of Walter Disney Co.” You can
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People’s Choice Awards Sets Premiere Date For Inaugural Telecast On E!

E! has announced today that the 44th People’s Choice Awards will premiere on November 11, 2018. This will be the inaugural telecast of the awards show on E! since moving from CBS. Den of Thieves' Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager will serve as executive producers. "Den of Thieves, Jesse and Evan have an incredible track record in live event production, and we are excited to tap into their expertise, along with Wilshire Studios, as we evolve and supercharge this…
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