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The 100: Shannon Kook (Degrassi) Joins Season Five, Optioned for Season Six

The 100: Shannon Kook (Degrassi) Joins Season Five, Optioned for Season Six
Shannon Kook is coming to The CW. Deadline reports the Degrassi star has joined season five of The 100. The drama follows a group of young people who are sent back to Earth nearly 100 years after a nuclear Armageddon destroyed civilization. The cast includes Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Devon Bostick,
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Dorothy Malone, "Peyton Place" Star and Oscar Winner, Dies at 92

Dorothy Malone,
Dorothy Malone, the matriarch of TV’s Peyton Place who received an Oscar for playing the sex-crazed sister of playboy Robert Stack in the 1956 melodrama Written on the Wind, has died. She was 92.

The big-eyed, dark-haired beauty, who flourished in Hollywood soon after she went platinum blonde in the mid-1950s, died Friday morning in Dallas, her manager, Burt Shapiro, told The Hollywood Reporter. She had been ill for the past few years.

Malone also starred in the biopic Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), playing opposite James Cagney as Lon Chaney’s emotionally charred first wife, and was the moody...
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Black-ish: Season Five Could Have Less of Tracee Ellis Ross

Black-ish: Season Five Could Have Less of Tracee Ellis Ross
Is Tracee Ellis Ross leaving Black-ish? According to The Hollywood Reporter, the sitcom star may reduce her screen time on the ABC series if it's renewed for a fifth season. Ross plays Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson on the comedy alongside fellow co-stars Anthony Anderson, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin, Peter Mackenzie, Jeff Meacham, Jenifer Lewis, Deon Cole, and Laurence Fishburne. Read More…
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Joel McHale Announces Netflix’s ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’ (Video)

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Joel McHale Announces Netflix’s ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’ (Video)
Joel McHale is here to give you more Joel McHale with a little help from Netflix.

The former “Community” star announced on Friday his new unscripted series, “The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale,” will hit the streaming service on Feb. 18. McHale will executive produce the series with “Bridesmaids” and “Ghostbusters” director Paul Feig. The first season will consist of 13 half-hour episodes to be rolled out weekly.

Of course the comedian — who will, obviously, act as host — had to reveal the new series in the most “Joel McHale” way possible.
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Jay-z Will Help CNN Launch ‘The Van Jones Show’

Jay-z Will Help CNN Launch ‘The Van Jones Show’
Van Jones hopes his new CNN show will be a place where both average and above-average Joes feel at home talking about what’s going on in America.

“This is an opportunity to really reflect on where we are and where we are going,” he says of “The Van Jones Show,” which will debut Saturday, January 27, at 7 p.m. on CNN, taped before a live audience. “We will have cultural icons and political leaders on the one hand, but we will also be going out into the country, talking to ordinary people.” Jones intends to use social media, live-crowd interaction and taped segments of visits with people across America to analyze the trends shaping the 2018 and 2020 elections.

But yes, the show will have some glitter, too. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter will appear on Jones’ opening effort, ready to talk about activism and some of the themes behind his recent album, “4:44.” The album “is a real social justice
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S.H.I.E.L.D. Revealed Dark Truths About the Past... and the Key to a New Future

This Friday’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was a bit timey-wimey and this recap will accordingly be a bit of a mess, so hopefully y’all actually saw the episode and are just here for the good company and lively commenting.

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Because this week we were made privy to something I honestly had forgotten to consider: the timeline in which Coulson & Co. were not grabbed from the diner and instead lived (…or didn’t) through Earth’s destruction. So, while Coulson, May and Daisy did their darndest to
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The Top Uses of Stevie Wonder’s “My Cherie Amour” in Movies

There are few artists from the Mo-Town era that brought the steady stream of hits and undeniable soul that you can find when you listen to Stevie Wonder. There were a lot of singles put out throughout the recording career of the artist, and songs like “My Cherie Amour” would echo as one of the greatest love songs of all time. While there were arguably many hits that far surpassed the successes of this song, it managed to work its way onto the soundtrack for many feature films put out by Hollywood. While you might have your own favorite instances

The Top Uses of Stevie Wonder’s “My Cherie Amour” in Movies
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Five of our Favorite Hula Hooping Scenes in Movies

It’s such a simple invention and yet the Hula Hoop has been around for quite some time, and has even made an appearance in a few movies. It’s managed to outlast other toys that were thought to be more popular and has almost always been one of those go-to items that might not be at the top of the list but is still reliable and almost always there. The Hula Hoop isn’t as easy as it looks however since it relies almost entirely upon the gyrations of the user and the focus that one has to keeping it moving. If

Five of our Favorite Hula Hooping Scenes in Movies
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Fox Orders Three Pilots: Comedies ‘Our People’ & ‘Rel’, Musical Drama ‘Mixtape’

Fox has ordered its first pilots of the season — Our People, a single-camera comedy from Lee Daniels and Modern Family executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran; multi-camera comedy Rel starring Lil Rey Howery and executive produced by Jerrod Carmichael; and Mixtape, a musical drama from former Smash showrunner Josh Safran. All three projects come from Fox’s current sister studio 20th Century Fox TV, which is poised to move to Disney once the proposed Disney-21st Century Fox
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Fox Orders Pilots for Lee Daniels Culture-Clash Comedy, Two More

Fox Orders Pilots for Lee Daniels Culture-Clash Comedy, Two More
Lee Daniels is continuing to expand his empire at Fox.

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The Empire and Star co-creator just scored a pilot order at the network for a new single-camera comedy, TVLine has learned. The culture-clash comedy, tentatively titled Our People, follows an engaged couple — his family’s from Africa, hers is from the Midwest — as they “try to build a normal life together… though nobody can agree what that ‘normal’ means,” per the official description.

Daniels will serve as executive producer on the pilot, which is based on an Israeli format. Vali Chandrasekaran (Modern Family,
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Tim Doyle 1970s Family Comedy Gets ABC Pilot Order

ABC has kicked off the traditional pilot season with an order to an untitled single-camera comedy from former Last Man Standing showrunner Tim Doyle and ABC Studios. Written and executive produced by Doyle, the untitled comedy is set in the 1970s and revolves around an Irish-Catholic family with a working-class dad, traditional mom and eight boisterous sons who navigate changes big and small during one of America's most turbulent decades. ABC recently had a single-camera…
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Endemol: Reality TV Crew Was Carrying New Product, Not Fake Bomb – Update

Update The device that got a reality TV crew arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport last night was not a fake bomb, but a “vacuum compression luggage” device, says production company Endemol Shine North America. According to Endemol, in a statement released tonight: "On January 18, some cast and crew members of an upcoming series, 'Staten Island Hustle,' produced by Left Hook Media and Endemol Shine North America for air on CNBC Primetime, were detained at Newark…
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Why “Blue Planet II” is the Best Nature TV Series Ever

The original show, “Blue Planet,” was aired on television 17 years ago, and now, the BBC Natural History Unit has found a way to perfect the documentary, with the release of “Blue Planet II.” The new docu-series will span seven episodes and during this time, those watching will be treated to amazing and spectacular images. From Orcas and cuttlefish, to mobula rays and glow plankton, many have compared some of the scenes to something right out of the Disney hit “Moana.” When It’s On Television Originally, the series was aired in the UK in 2017, and it is finally coming

Why “Blue Planet II” is the Best Nature TV Series Ever
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Dorothy Malone Dies: Oscar Winner, ‘Peyton Place’ Star Was 92

Dorothy Malone, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in 1956’s Written on the Wind and starred as matriarch Constance MacKenzie on 1960s TV series Peyton Place, has died. Malone died Friday morning in Dallas of natural causes, her manager, Burt Shapiro confirmed to Deadline. She was 92. Malone began her decades-long career in 1943 with small roles in films such as Frank Sinatra musicals Higher and Higher (1943) and Step Lively (1944), and Show Busine…
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Will “Tomb Raider” Break the Bad Video Game Movie Curse?

Tomb Raider is a long-running franchise of action-adventure video games centered around a character named Lara Croft, an English archaeologist who is one of the better-known video game protagonists out there. However, some people might be more familiar with the franchise because of the Tomb Raider movies that were released in the 2000s, which starred Angelina Jolie in the lead role. Now, there is a new Tomb Raider movie that is set to come out in March of 2018. As a result, some people are now wondering whether it will be able to break the bad video game movie curse

Will “Tomb Raider” Break the Bad Video Game Movie Curse?
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A Headline You Won’t See at CNN: Jeff Zucker Could Be in Line for ESPN Job

A Headline You Won’t See at CNN: Jeff Zucker Could Be in Line for ESPN Job
Jeff Zucker, the former head of NBCUniversal and current leader of Time Warner’s CNN, has emerged as a surprise candidate to lead Walt Disney’s ESPN.

Rumors began circulating this week in media circles that the TV executive who first rose to greater renown by boosting the fortunes of NBC’s “Today” show could be in consideration to replace John Skipper at Disney’s massive sports-media juggernaut. Skipper left ESPN late last year, citing a substance-addiction problem.

An ESPN spokesman declined to comment, and spokespersons for CNN, Time Warner and its Turner cable-tv unit did not respond to queries seeking comment. Disney CEO Robert Iger is said to be leading the search for a new chief at ESPN.

Running CNN is a heady job, and Zucker has boosted performance at the cable-news outlet since his arrived there in 2013. He has pushed the company full-bore into digital and mobile, hiring dozens of new employees to write online
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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Daniel Kaluuya

British-born, actor Daniel Kaluuya was recently in the spotlight thanks to his role in the psycho-thriller movie, “Get Out.” Not only did people take notice of his amazing acting abilities, but he was even up for Best Actor in a Comedy. However, these are things anyone knows. What about more “inside information?” If that’s what you are looking for, you are in the right place. Here you can learn five things about Daniel Kaluuya that you may not have heard before. His Parents are Ugandan and he was Born in London While he is a SAG Awards nominee, Kaluuya actually

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Daniel Kaluuya
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Young Sheldon Review: Sheldon Finds His Best Friend-The Computer

Sheldon had another love in his life before Amy Farah Fowler – Tandy 1000Xl. Yes, Young Sheldon vowed his love for a computer before he vowed a love for any human that wasn’t his mother. The cost of computers hasn’t really changed in the last 30 years, unless you count the prices going up in the last 10 or so. Something Sheldon didn’t know back then (and doesn’t much take into account now) is the way technology can interrupt someone’s life in a negative way. Such was the case with Sheldon’s first computer. Meemaw offers to buy the computer for

Young Sheldon Review: Sheldon Finds His Best Friend-The Computer
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The Top Five Joaquin Phoenix Crying Scenes in Movies

Joaquin Phoenix is kind of an odd actor when it comes to crying in a movie. He can seem mean, selfish, and petulant, he can be angry and ready to take out his aggression on someone, or he can be completely doe-eyed and rather innocent-looking. It’s a range that a lot of actors have but few do it better than he does. As an actor and a person he seems like kind of an oddball since he’s almost given up on the industry it seems at some points, but then he’s come back with vengeance and shown people that he’s

The Top Five Joaquin Phoenix Crying Scenes in Movies
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Viacom Reveals It Paid Bob Bakish $20.3M In 2017; Ken Lerer Exiting Its Board

Bob Bakish, a longtime international exec at Viacom who moved up to CEO in December 2016, made $20.3M in salary and bonus money in fiscal 2017, the company disclosed today in a proxy filing with the SEC. In a residue of the pre-Bakish era, when ousted CEO Philippe Dauman was among the highest-paid CEOs in America, the statement showed that former COO and interim CEO Tom Dooley took home $53.6M in severance pay. The other key element in the Viacom proxy was the revelation…
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