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‘True Detective': ‘Selma’ Star Carmen Ejogo Joins Mahershala Ali for Season 3

‘True Detective': ‘Selma’ Star Carmen Ejogo Joins Mahershala Ali for Season 3
Carmen Ejogo is heading to HBO’s “True Detective” for Season 3.

The “Selma” star joins Mahershala Ali in the HBO drama’s upcoming run that focuses on a macabre crime in the Ozarks. The third season spans several decades and is divided into three separate time periods. Ejogo will play Amelia Reardon, an Arkansas schoolteacher in 1980 with a link to two missing children. Ali plays Wayne Hays, a state police detective hailing from Northwest Arkansas.

Series creator and executive producer Nic Pizzolatto serves as writer,
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Ryan Seacrest Denies "Reckless" Misconduct Allegations From Former Stylist

Ryan Seacrest Denies
Ryan Seacrest is the latest to be accused of misconduct.

The claim comes from a former E! wardrobe stylist, who has come forward to allege that Seacrest behaved inappropriately toward her during his tenure at E! News nearly a decade ago. While the contents of her accusation are not yet public, Seacrest has opted to speak out, strongly disputing the allegations, and will fully cooperate with the investigation into the matter that is currently taking place at E!

“Recently, someone that worked as a wardrobe stylist for me nearly a decade ago at E! News, came forward with a complaint...
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Don Pedro Colley, 'Dukes of Hazzard' Actor, Dies at 79

Don Pedro Colley, 'Dukes of Hazzard' Actor, Dies at 79
Don Pedro Colley, an actor who appeared in Beneath the Planet of the Apes, in the first film directed by George Lucas and on the 1980s CBS series The Dukes of Hazzard, has died. He was 79.

Colley died Oct. 11 in his hometown of Klamath Falls, Ore., following a long battle with cancer, his friend William Sowles said.

Colley also had roles in The World's Greatest Athlete (1973), Herbie Rides Again (1974) and Piranha (1995) and in blaxpoitation films including The Legend of Nigger Charley (1972), Black Caesar (1973) and, playing a voodoo lord of the dead, Sugar Hill...
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‘Project Runway’ Contestant Wendy Pepper Dies

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‘Project Runway’ Contestant Wendy Pepper Dies
Wendy Pepper, a fashion designer who competed on two seasons of “Project Runway” has died. According to a death notice posted in the Washington Post on Friday, Pepper, born Anne Eustis Pepper, died peacefully on Sunday “surrounded by her loving family.” “We are saddened to hear of the passing of another member of the Project Runway family, designer Wendy Pepper, this year,” Lifetime network said in a statement. “Wendy was one of the original designers that sent creations down the catwalk, paving the way for other designers to come. We wish her family and friends peace during this difficult time.
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‘Girls’ Writer Murray Miller Accused of Raping Underage Actress Aurora Perrineau (Exclusive)

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‘Girls’ Writer Murray Miller Accused of Raping Underage Actress Aurora Perrineau (Exclusive)
Actress Aurora Perrineau has gone to police to accuse “Girls” writer and executive producer Murray Miller of raping her in 2012, when she was 17 years old, TheWrap has exclusively learned. Perrineau, who has appeared in Jennifer Lawrence’s “Passengers” and is the daughter of “Lost” actor Harold Perrineau, told TheWrap she filed a report with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Friday. TheWrap obtained the results of a polygraph test Perrineau said she passed in September in which she detailed her accusations against Murray, who was also a producer on the Fox animated comedies “King of the Hill” and “American.
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‘Swat’ Lands Full-Season Order, ‘9JKL’ Gets More Episodes at CBS

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‘Swat’ Lands Full-Season Order, ‘9JKL’ Gets More Episodes at CBS
Fans of “S.W.A.T.” and “9JKL” are getting varying degrees of good news.

CBS has handed out a full-season order to Shemar Moore cop series “S.W.A.T.,” while Mark Feuerstein-starring family comedy “9JKL” has picked up three additional episodes. “S.W.A.T.” is averaging 10.36 million viewers on Thursdays, while “9JKL” averages 7.4 million viewers on Mondays.

Based on the 2003 film of the same name, “S.W.A.T.” is a co-production between Sony Pictures Television and CBS Television Studios. It stars Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson, Peter Onorati and David Lim.
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Meghan Trainor Named Final Judge on Fox's 'The Four'

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Meghan Trainor Named Final Judge on Fox's 'The Four'
Meghan Trainor will fill the remaining seat on Fox's new singing competition "The Four" ... TMZ has learned. Production sources say Fox execs were noodling on 3 female candidates for the final spot -- Trainor, Fergie and BeBe Rexha. She'll be joined by some superstar talent on the panel ... DJ Khaled, Diddy and music honcho Charlie Walk. The show -- which has an emphasis on hip-hop -- features 4 contestants who will face challengers throughout the course of
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'Transparent' Mulls Future Without Jeffrey Tambor Amid Harassment Claims

'Transparent' Mulls Future Without Jeffrey Tambor Amid Harassment Claims
Transparent is assessing its options in wake of sexual harassment allegations being leveled against the show's star Jeffrey Tambor

Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that creator Jill Soloway and the writers are fighting to save the show from cancellation after a second allegation, from Transparent co-star Trace Lysette, was made public. Amazon Studios had begun an internal investigation into Tambor after his former assistant, transgender actress Van Barnes, accused the Emmy-winning actor of behaving in a sexually inappropriate manner. 

Lysette, in an interview with THR, alleged that Tambor sexually harassed her on multiple occasions, claiming he "got...
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‘OITNB’ Creator Jenji Kohan Inks Multiyear Deal With Netflix

‘OITNB’ Creator Jenji Kohan Inks Multiyear Deal With Netflix
Netflix has signed “Orange Is the New Black” creator Jenji Kohan to an exclusive multiyear deal. Under the terms of the pact, the “Glow” executive producer will produce new original series and other projects for the streaming giant. “Bold, outspoken and totally fearless, Jenji has constantly raised the bar for storytelling at Netflix,” said Cindy Holland, vice president of Original Content at Netflix. “She possesses a rare and special talent to say what’s unspoken, choose the unexpected over the safe and drive the cultural conversation — and audiences love her for it. She has been with us from the beginning.
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Dave Chappelle’s New Netflix Special “Equanimity” Gets a Premiere Date

Dave Chappelle’s New Netflix Special “Equanimity” Gets a Premiere Date
Back in March, Dave Chapelle made his return to television (or at least, streaming television) after 10 years with two Netflix stand-up specials. Both "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas" premiered on the same day, giving fans two different shades of his comedy. But the current events humor of "Spin" alongside the more personal stories of "Texas" combined into a worthy comeback for the comedian, which Evan Valentine reviewed last year saying: "Dave Chappelle is back, rising like a phoenix from the ashes of his self imposed exile, with plenty of insight to share." …
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‘Nashville’ to End After Season 6 on CMT

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‘Nashville’ to End After Season 6 on CMT
The music is finally going silent for “Nashville.”

The CMT drama’s upcoming 16-episode sixth season will be its final run, the network announced Friday.

Season 6 will be split into two parts, with the first half premiering Jan. 4. The series finale for the project from producers Lionsgate and Opry Entertainment will air in the summer of 2018, although an exact air date has not yet been set. [p[ The Callie Khouri-created show released a trailer today providing the first look at Season 6, which can be seen above.
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‘Mad Men’ Producer Calls Matthew Weiner ‘Emotional Terrorist’ After Harassment Accusation

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‘Mad Men’ Producer Calls Matthew Weiner ‘Emotional Terrorist’ After Harassment Accusation
Former “Mad Men” senior consultant and producer Marti Noxon is not pulling punches when it comes to backing Kater Gordon, who has accused Matthew Weiner of sexual harassment. On Friday, Noxon took to Twitter to describe the Emmy-winning show creator as an “emotional terrorist, who will badger, seduce and even tantrum in an attempt to get his needs me.” The writer-producer added, “everyone at ‘Mad Men,’ regardless of gender or position, was affected by this atmosphere.” Also a former exec producer of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Noxon unleashed her opinion of Weiner and his behavior on the public — and it.
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The Top Five Winona Ryder Movie Roles of Her Career

Does anyone remember when Winona Ryder made her film debut? It was during the film Lucas, which is not on this list sorry to say, but was one of her first stints in the film industry. Since then her star rose and fell a few times but has definitely taken an upturn since her role in Stranger Things has netted her a lot more fans and created a huge buzz in which she’s included. She’s had her troubles with the law over the years and she’s kind of disappeared for a little while but the 90’s sensation never really went

The Top Five Winona Ryder Movie Roles of Her Career
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The Top Uses of Paul Oakenfold Songs in Movies or TV

Paul Oakenfold has an interesting history. As of this current date he’s been a DJ, record producer, chef, actor, and remixer. He’s been largely into the trance genre, which is an offshoot of techno. His contributions to the movie scene has largely been through stunning remixes that are well done and very hypnotic in a way. his life didn’t start out in music however as he studied to be a chef and then worked at the Army and Navy club for a while. To be fair music has been a large part of his life for a while and he

The Top Uses of Paul Oakenfold Songs in Movies or TV
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Young Sheldon Review: Sheldon Discovers Comic Books

One of the best things about Young Sheldon is hearing older Sheldon narrate his experiences. It’s nice to hear about the first time Sheldon was investigated by the FBI, or the first time Sheldon made a friend. This week we visited a different experience in Sheldon’s life: the first time he almost died. Knowing Sheldon, 97% of the other times were probably greatly exaggerated. This one was not. There’s usually nothing funny about a child nearly choking to death, but Young Sheldon found the humor. Simply put, 9-year old Sheldon saw his present existence right before his eyes. And he

Young Sheldon Review: Sheldon Discovers Comic Books
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Check Out the Harry Potter Theme Performed on Wine Glasses

The Harry Potter theme performed on wine glasses is a trick that’s been seen with different themes and even classical songs as well but it’s still very impressive. The performance is based upon filling each wine glass, and it has to be glass or crystal, with a certain amount of water so that each sound is different in pitch so as to create the needed sound for the performance. This what is known as a glass harp, as the person playing the ‘instrument’ will rub their fingers, either bare or chalked, around the rim of each glass in order to

Check Out the Harry Potter Theme Performed on Wine Glasses
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Simone Garcia Johnson

Simone Garcia Johnson has recently been selected as 2018’s Golden Globe Ambassador. It is a role that was formerly known as Miss Golden Globe. She follows the footsteps of Corinne Foxx, Jamie Foxx’s daughter, three of Sylvester Stallone’s daughters, and other Hollywood offspring like Dakota and Laura Dern. Accepting the part of Golden Globe Award’s 75th anniversary, she said that it was an honor and she hopes that she will serve as young people’s role model globally empowering them to speak out on all the issues they are passionate about. Other than the fact that she is Dwayne “The Rock”

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Simone Garcia Johnson
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How in the World is Idris Elba Not Voted Sexiest Man Alive?

I’m writing an article about how it’s even possible that Idris Elba wasn’t named the sexiest man alive. Hold on, I’m still processing this. The fact seems to be that he Did receive the votes for being the sexiest man alive, but obviously that tally didn’t really matter as far as the results went since People magazine decided to kind of hijack the popular vote and deliver unto the people Blake Shelton as their choice for the dubious honor. Did I say dubious? Yes, yes I did and I’ll explain that in a moment. No judgement and no intention to

How in the World is Idris Elba Not Voted Sexiest Man Alive?
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Bill Maher: Don’t Lump Al Franken With Weinstein, Spacey & Donald Trump

Bill Maher didn’t exactly go easy on his pal Al Franken tonight, spending much of the opening monologue and a big chunk of Real Time’s season finale tossing joke grenades at the Minnesota senator. But the HBO host drew a hard line between the former Saturday Night Live staffer and the ever-growing gang of famous abusers and grabbers. Maher then described the scandal – the photo of Franken “mock-groping” Leeann Tweeden, then writing and demanding a rehearsal of a sketch…
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