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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

‘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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Jeffrey Tambor Accused of Sexual Harassment by ‘Transparent’ Actress Trace Lysette

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Jeffrey Tambor Accused of Sexual Harassment by ‘Transparent’ Actress Trace Lysette
Another woman has come forward with accusations of sexual harassment against “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor.

Trace Lysette, a trans actress who has had a recurring role on the Amazon series, issued a statement to The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday accusing Tambor of having made “many sexual advances and comments at me, but one time it got physical.”

In the statement, Lysette detailed an encounter she had with Tambor while filming a Season 2 episode of the show, saying that Tambor thrusted himself against her on set after sexualizing her with an “over the top comment.”
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‘Stripes’ TV Adaptation in Development at CBS

‘Stripes’ TV Adaptation in Development at CBS
CBS is developing a new series based on the comedy movie Stripes.

Inspired by the 1981 film starring Bill Murray, the single camera comedy will follow a perennial rebellious outsider who ultimately finds his purpose in life when he joins the U.S. military and must unite a group of ragtag eccentrics. The original film, directed by Ivan Reitman, grossed over $85 million during its run.

The television reboot will be written by Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger, who are known for their sketch comedy troupe The Whitest Kids U’Know. They later turned the troupe into a TV series...
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Veep: Season Seven; Production Delayed on HBO Series

Veep: Season Seven; Production Delayed on HBO Series
Veep is taking a break. TVLine reports the HBO series' seventh season is delaying production because of Julia Louis-Dreyfus' cancer treatment. On the comedy, the Emmy-winning Louis-Dreyfus plays former vice president and president Selina Meyer. The cast also includes Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Matt Walsh, Sufe Bradshaw, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole, and Sam Richardson.
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George Clooney to Star in 'Catch-22' Adaptation From Paramount TV (Exclusive)

George Clooney to Star in 'Catch-22' Adaptation From Paramount TV (Exclusive)
George Clooney is returning to the small screen.

The Oscar winner and Emmy nominee for his time on ER is set to star and direct a limited series based on the seminal Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.

The six-episode series, produced by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, does not yet have a network. The package — co-written by Luke Davies (Lion) and David Michod (War Machine) will be shopped in December. With a proven star in Clooney, it's expected to land a sizable fee at a deep-pocketed outlet.

Catch-22— originally adapted into a feature film in 1970 from Paramount Pictures and...
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‘Mad Men’ Producer Calls Matthew Weiner ‘Emotional Terrorist’ After Harassment Accusation

‘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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DJ Khaled and Sean "Diddy" Combs Join Judges Panel for The Four

American Idol might have some competition as America's favorite singing competition when The Four premieres on Fox in January.

Today, Fox announced the judges panel for The Four's singing competition, which includes Meghan Trainor, music exec Charlie Walk, Sean "Diddy" Combs and DJ Khaled.

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Arrowverse Crossover Photos: Cisco Pilots Waverider, [Spoiler] Gets Injured

Arrowverse Crossover Photos: Cisco Pilots Waverider, [Spoiler] Gets Injured
Cisco Ramon is flying high and one hero appears to be down for the count (or at least sidelined) in the first batch of photos from this year’s Arrowverse crossover event, airing across The CW’s Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.

VideosArrowverse Crossover Promo Teases Explosive Wedding, Evil Ollie?

The crossover will unfold across two nights, beginning with Supergirl and a specially scheduled Arrow on Monday, Nov. 27, starting at 8/7c, and concluding with The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 8 pm.

Unlike previous crossover events in which you could “tell” which of the superhero shows you were watching,
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Brian Krause

Brian Krause is an American actor. Primarily, he is known for his role as Leo Wyatt on Charmed, but it should be mentioned that he has continued to appear in a wide range of productions ever that particular TV show came to a conclusion in 2006. Here are five things that you may or may not have known about Brian Krause: Took Acting Classes Because of Bullying It can be said that Krause started acting because of bullying. To be exact, he started taking acting classes at The Actors Workshop when he was still in junior high, which was a

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Brian Krause
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Meghan Trainor, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and More to Judge Fox's The Four

Meghan Trainor, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and More to Judge Fox's The Four
Fox is getting back in the singing competition game with help from four of the biggest names in music — even if you’ve only heard of three of them.

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Meghan Trainor, Sean “Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled and record label executive Charlie Walk will serve as the judges on The Four: Battle for Stardom, which premieres Thursday, Jan. 4 at 8/7c.

Instead of narrowing down its finalists from a large crop of contestants — you know, the logical way in which other shows do it — The Four begins with
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Report: Transparent Poised to Kill off Jeffrey Tambor's Maura in Season 5

Report: Transparent Poised to Kill off Jeffrey Tambor's Maura in Season 5
A Jeffrey Tambor-less Transparent may actually happen.

In the wake of sexual harassment allegations recently levied against the Amazon series’ star, creator Jill Soloway is reportedly asking the streaming video service for enough time to write Tambor’s character Maura out of the dramedy in the upcoming fifth season, per The Hollywood Reporter. One exit option Soloway is reportedly considering? Maura’s death.

RelatedThe Royals Creator Mark Schwahn Suspended as Star Alexandra Park Backs Up Sexual Harassment Claims

On Thursday, Tambor was accused of sexual harassment by his Transparent co-star Trace Lysette, who says that, in addition to
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Liza Koshy To Star In New YouTube Red Comedy Series ‘Liza On Demand’

YouTube has given the green light to Liza on Demand, a new comedy series toplined by digital star Liza Koshy, for a 2018 premiere on YouTube Red. Eight-episode half-hour Liza on Demand will follow the chaotic misadventures that ensue as the eponymous character takes on various gigs, tasks and odd jobs in her quest to climb the ranks. Koshy has found success on YouTube, with two channels garnering 17.3 million subscribers and more than 1.5 billion views. Koshy also will…
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Kat Dennings to Star in Hulu's Dollface

Kat Dennings to Star in Hulu's Dollface
Kat Dennings is hopping from CBS to streaming for her next TV series.

The 2 Broke Girls veteran will star in Dollface, a new pilot headed to Hulu, our sister site Deadline is reporting. She’ll play a young woman who’s fresh off a breakup and looks to rekindle the female friendships she’s left behind.

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Stephanie Laing (Veep, Vice Principals) will direct the pilot. Margot Robbie is onboard as a producer as well, along with her I, Tonya producers Brett Hedblom, Bryan Unkeless and Scott Morgan.
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‘The Four’ Fox Reality Competition Sets Sean Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor & Charlie Walk As Stars, Gets Premiere Date

After a lengthy search and deal-making process, Fox has locked in the four-person panel of experts for its new singing competition reality series The Four: Battle for Stardom. Sean "Diddy" Combs, producer DJ Khaled, singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and record label exec Charlie Walk have sign on to headline the series, which will premiere on January 4 and air Thursdays at 8 Pm. As expected, The Four will beat to air ABC’s reboot of former Fox mega hit American Idol, which…
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HBO’s ‘Deadwood’ Revival Film Planning Fall 2018 Production Start

Deadwood could be seeing a revival since a script has been written and by 2018 production should be starting. That’s not too far off really when you think about it considering that we’re now rounding halfway through November of 2017. HBO is planning on bringing back a fan favorite and a popular western show that managed to gain an impressive fan base during it’s time on the network. The show garnered huge support throughout its run and was heavily lamented when it wasn’t picked up for another season, but fans are going to be in luck as the HBO movie

HBO’s ‘Deadwood’ Revival Film Planning Fall 2018 Production Start
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