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Stephen Colbert Leaks His Own Meltdown Tape After Someone Leaks Lawrence O’Donnell’s For Him

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Having watched what happened to MSNBC primetime star Lawrence O'Donnell when someone leaked footage of him having an on-camera meltdown during a glitch-riddled taping, CBS late-night star Stephen Colbert decided to get out in front of his own similar embarrassing Late Show incident. In video leaked this week, The Last Word anchor was seen grimacing, swearing, thumping his desk, jumping out of his chair, and otherwise losing his cool when the “insanity” begins. “Who is… »

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Jimmy Kimmel: Donald Trump Would Sign Copies Of Koran At Barnes & Noble In Fallujah To Kill Bill Named For Obama

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Jimmy Kimmel tonight tangled with President Donald Trump, as well the co-authors of the latest Gop Obamacare kill bill who, the Washington Post writes, do not understand their own bill’s impact as well as the late-night host. Again tonight, Kimmel explained he found himself in the middle of this battle after his son, Billy, had open heart surgery at age 3 days, when Sen. bill Cassidy guested on his show to make assurances to Kimmel’s audience that he failed to keep. “The… »

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‘Roseanne’: ‘Shameless’ Star Emma Kenney Set As Darlene And David’s Daughter

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Emma Kenney, a series regular on Showtime’s Shameless, has joined the cast of ABC’s reboot of Roseanne. She has been set to play the daughter of Darlene and David Connor in the revival of the series; Sara Gilbert is returning as Darlene and Big Bang Theory‘s Johnny Galecki is expected to return as David. Rosenne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman, Lecy Goranson and Sarah Chalke also return for the new take on the Connor clan. Production on an… »

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SAG-aftra Sending Team To ‘Riverdale’ Set After K.J. Apa Crash

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SAG-aftra will be sending up a team to the Vancouver set of the CW/Warner Bros.’ television production of Riverdale after one of the union’s 20 year-old stars — K.J. Apa — fell asleep at the wheel last week and crashed his automobile after he worked what Warner Bros. TV said was a 14.2-hour work day. "This is an extremely troubling situation and we are deeply concerned about the safety of performers on the Riverdale set,” said SAG-aftra in a statement. “We are sending a… »

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Vice Video Staffers Unionize With WGA East & Motion Picture Editors Guild

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Vice Media employees who create video content across the company's media outlets have unionized. The WGA East said today that it will represent the workers along with the AFL-CIO and the Motion Picture Editors Guild, Iatse Local 700. The deal covers about 430 staff and freelance employees working on video content for Vice.com, the Viceland cable channel, and Vice programming on HBO. Wgae already represents about 100 journalists working on written content for Vice.com. The… »

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Warner Bros “Extremely Grateful” ‘Riverdale’ Star K.J. Apa Ok After Car Crash – Update

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Update, 2:47 Pm: Warner Bros. Television is “extremely grateful that Riverdale star K.J. Apa was uninjured after his recent car crash en route from the set but warns that the accident could have been avoided. The studio’s statement comes hours after details were revealed about an early-morning accident involving Apa. Filming in Vancouver, the actor who plays Archie Andrews in the CW drama hit a lamp post on the way home from a long day of filming. Although stressing… »

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‘SNL’: Gal Gadot, Kumail Nanjiani Join Ryan Gosling In Host Lineup

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Wonder Woman‘s Gal Gadot will host the October 7 episode of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, the network said today, with The Big Sick‘s Kumail Nanjiani taking the duties October 14. Musical guests will be Sam Smith and Pink, respectively. The previously announced Ryan Gosling hosts SNL’s Season 43 premiere on September 30, with musical guest Jay-z. Gadot will be making her first SNL appearance coming off a strong summer performance in Wonder Woman. Her SNL spot arrives the… »

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‘Young Sheldon’ Review: CBS Prequel Far From Pint-Sized ‘Big Bang Theory’

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If you are expecting a smaller but similar The Big Bang Theory in CBS' new series Young Sheldon, you might want to re-calibrate your expectations. Debuting with a preview September 25 following the Season 11 premiere of Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady’s Emmy-winning science geek blockbuster, the prequel series created by Lorre and Steven Molaro is way more Wonder Years meets Friday Night Lights. As I say in my video review above, that might not be the best theory in action… »

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NBC Developing Doctor Comedy Starring Sugar Lyn Beard From Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg

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NBC has put in development a comedy from Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, Sugar Lyn Beard (Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates) and Sony Pictures TV, with Beard attached to star. Co-written by Beard and Guy Endore-Kaiser (Comedy Central Roast of James Franco), the untitled half-hour centers on Dr. Olivia Boudreau (Beard), a 35-year-old hard-charging Doogie Howser-style prodigy. When she has a complete breakdown in the operating room and loses her medical license, she is forced to… »

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‘Trollhunters’: Mark Hamill, Lena Headey & David Bradley Set To Recur In Season 2

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Mark Hamill (Star Wars franchise), Game of ThronesLena Headey and David Bradley (Doctor Who) have joined the recurring voice cast for Season 2 of Netflix's acclaimed DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro and DreamWorks Animation TV. They join the Season 1 cast that includes Kelsey Grammer in his Emmy-winning role as Blinky, Ron Perlman (Bular), Steven Yeun (Steve), Anjelica Huston (Queen Ursurna), Jonathan Hyde (Strickler), Amy Landecker (Barbara) and Charlie… »

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Rock Paper Scissors Taps Thunder Road’s Kent Kubena As Evp Film & TV Development

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Angus Wall and Linda Carlson's Rock Paper Scissors Entertainment has tapped former Thunder Road Pictures exec Kent Kubena as Evp Feature Film and Television Development. In his new role, Kubena will oversee all of the production company’s feature film and TV projects, scripted and unscripted. His appointment comes on the heels of Rock Paper Scissors’ recently announced first-look deal with Paramount TV and Anonymous Content. Kubena moves to Rock Paper Scissors after nine… »

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‘My Dead Ex’ Sets Cast As Production Begins On AwesomenessTV Series

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AwesomenessTV has begun production on new scripted series My Dead Ex, set to premiere on go90 in 2018. Described as your classic, will-they-won’t-they romance story, My Dead Ex centers around Charley who is living a typical teenage girl's life. Ben, Charley's not so secret admirer, isn't living at all. But a little thing like death can't stop these two teens from falling in love. Or maybe it can. Katherine Hughes (Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl) stars as Charley and Ryan Lee… »

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‘S.W.A.T.’: David Lim Upped To Series Regular Ahead Of Season 1 Premiere

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Ahead of the November Season 1 premiere, David Lim (Quantico) has been promoted to series regular on CBS drama series S.W.A.T. Lim plays Victor Tan, a relatively new S.W.A.T. officer who made his name in the Hollywood division before advancing to the heights of the Lapd and Metro S.W.A.T. Tan has a nose for action and a willingness to place a bet on anything. He uses his confidential informants in the community to help Hondo (Shemar Moore) and the rest of their team… »


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‘A Christmas Story’: Matthew Broderick Set As Narrator Of Fox’s Live Production

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If you were thinking, “All I want for A Christmas Story is Matthew Broderick,” then Fox has some holiday cheer for you. The two-time Tony winner will narrate the network’s live production of the classic Midwestern holiday tale, which airs December 17. As the narrator, Broderick will provided voice-over as the grown-up Ralphie Parker, who looks back with love and humor on his favorite childhood Christmas. The actor, whose screen credits range from WarGames and Ferris Beulle… »


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Fox News Channel Launching ‘Fox News @ Night’ At 11 Pm, Anchored By Shannon Bream

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Fox News Channel announced this morning it will debut a live news program at 11 Pm Et, anchored by Shannon Bream, called Fox News @ Night.  The live hour of “hard news and analysis of the most compelling stories from Washington and across the country” will launch October 30, Fnc said. In the announcement, the net’s news president Jay Wallace calls it an extension of Fnc’s live primetime programming. Bream most recently served as the network's Supreme Court correspondent… »

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Jessica Williams To Topline Comedy In Works At Showtime, Jim Strouse To Direct

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Exclusive: In a competitive situation, Showtime has landed a comedy series project from former The Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams and indie filmmaker Jim Strouse, the duo behind The Incredible Jessica James, with Williams set to star. Williams and Strouse will write and executive produce the comedy, which tells the story of an African American aspiring science fiction writer (Williams) who comes of age in Brooklyn. Strause will direct. Showtime is the studio. I… »


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Fox Nabs CIA Drama ‘Classified’ From Marc Guggenheim & Howard Gordon As Put Pilot

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Fox has given a put pilot commitment to Classified, an hourlong drama from Marc Guggenheim (Arrow) and Howard Gordon (Homeland). The project hails from Gordon’s Teakwood Lane and 20th Century Fox TV where the company is based. Written and executive produced by Guggenheim, Classified is set in the high stakes world of the CIA. It is a character driven drama focusing on the dedicated attorneys who represent the Agency. At the heart of this show is a fearless woman trying to… »

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Brian Kilmeade Whines Jimmy Kimmel “Attacked Me” After Being Called “Phony Little Creep” In Health Care Fracas

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One day after accusing "the Hollywood elites like comedian Jimmy Kimmel” of “pushing their politics on the rest of the country" after Kimmel addressed the Gop’s last-ditch plan to kill Obamacare on his ABC show, Brian Kilmeade whined on air that Kimmel had called him a “phony little creep” in response. “Last night Jimmy Kimmel personally attacked me,” Kilmeade told his viewers, forgetting to mention he’d started the name calling. Previous night, Kimmel cued up a clip of  K… »

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Stephen Colbert Sets Donald Trump Straight: Emmy Ratings Were Second Worst

17 hours ago

Donald Trump might have been “saddened” by the “worst ever” Emmy ratings, but he was also wrong, says Emmy host Stephen Colbert. "We had the second worst ratings of all time!,” Colbert boasted last night. “In your face!” Eventually launching into a chant of “We suck less!", the host of CBS’ The Late Show began the segment (watch it above) by commending Trump for his “strong and presidential” response to the disasters in Mexico City and Puerto Rico. “That lasted for about… »

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‘Bojack Horseman’ Renewed For Season 5 At Netflix

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Your favorite depressed talking horse will be back. Netflix has ordered a fifth season of Bojack Horseman starring Will Arnett as the voice of the failed legendary ’90s sitcom star. Created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Season 4 saw Bojack (Arnett) up to his old tricks and Princess Carolyn (Amy Sedaris) toying with the idea of starting a family, but BoJack has family issues of his own. The new season has Diane and Mr. Peanutbutter with their own family issues (their marriage… »

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