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L.A. Confidential: Walton Goggins to Star in Reboot Pilot for CBS

L.A. Confidential: Walton Goggins to Star in Reboot Pilot for CBS
Walton Goggins is headed to CBS. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Justified star has joined the network's L.A. Confidential reboot pilot. Based on the novel by James Ellroy, the drama follows three homicide detectives, a reporter, and an actress whose lives "intersect while the detectives pursue a sadistic serial killer among the secrets and lies of glamorous and gritty 1950s Los Angeles." In 1997, the book was adapted as a film starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, and Kim Basinger.
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‘Superstore’ Renewed For Season 4 At NBC

‘Superstore’ Renewed For Season 4 At NBC
NBC has renewed hit comedy Superstore for a 22-episode fourth season. Created and written by Justin Spitzer, Superstore centers around Amy (America Ferrera), the store's most stalwart employee as well as the glue holding the place together. Jonah (Ben Feldman), who is often the target of his colleagues ribbing, is joined on the floor with his fellow associates, including sardonic Garrett (Colton Dunn), the ambitious Mateo (Nico Santos) and sweet teenager and new mom…
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"AGT" Brings Everyone Back: Howie, Simon, Mel B, Heidi and Host Tyra Banks All Sign on for Summer 2018

NBC’s hit variety competition “America’s Got Talent” has re-upped all four judges and its host for another run, TheWrap has learned. Howie Mandel, Simon Cowell, Mel B., Heidi Klum and presenter Tyra Banks have all signed on the dotted line for Summer 2018’s “Agt” — a premiere date will be announced soon.

Mandel is the longest-running judge on the talent show — the upcoming Season 13 will mark his ninth-straight. Spice Girl Mel B. and “Project Runway” host Heidi Klum both joined the program in 2013. Cowell effectively replaced Howard Stern 2016, and Banks took over for Nick Cannon just last...
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Ray Liotta Joins ‘The Simpsons’ Family as Moe’s Dad

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Ray Liotta Joins ‘The Simpsons’ Family as Moe’s Dad
The Simpsons” has added another guest star to its impressive line up for the season and this one has a less than desirable familial connection to everyone’s favorite yellow bartender. Ray Liotta has been cast as Moe’s father, Morty Szyslak, for an upcoming episode of the animated Fox comedy, a 20th Century Fox spokesperson told TheWrap on Wednesday. The “Goodfellas” star will lend his voice to a character described as a more cunning, evil version of Moe. The installment, which will reveal more of the bartender’s backstory than we’ve even seen before, is set to air April 15. Executive producer Matt Selman told...
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Grimm's Russell Hornsby to Star in Fox Legal Drama Pilot From Danny Strong

Grimm's Russell Hornsby to Star in Fox Legal Drama Pilot From Danny Strong
In his newest role, Grimm‘s Russell Hornsby will hunt something even more elusive than the craftiest Wesen: justice.

Hornsby has signed on to be the male lead in an untitled legal drama pilot executive-produced by Empire EP/Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Danny Strong, our sister site Deadline reports.

The potential Fox series is set in a law firm that reopens investigations that led to wrongful convictions, with the team putting themselves at risk to exonerate the innocent. Hornsby’s character, Ezekiel “Easy” Boudreau, is described as “a savvy, pragmatic and cool” lawyer employed by the firm.

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Amazon Developing ‘Consider Phlebas’ as Fantasy Drama Series

Amazon Developing ‘Consider Phlebas’ as Fantasy Drama Series
Amazon Studios is developing a fantasy drama series based on the novels about an interstellar utopian society by Scottish author Iain M. Banks.

The digital giant has acquired worldwide rights to “Consider Phlebas,” the first novel in the series about a world known as “the Culture.” Dennis Kelly (“Matilda”) is on board to adapt the book for Amazon Studios and Plan B Entertainment.

“The story of the Culture is so rich and captivating that for years Hollywood has been trying to bring this utopian society to life on the screen,” said Sharon Tal Yguado, head of scripted series at Amazon Studios. “We are honored that we have been chosen, along with Dennis Kelly and Plan B Entertainment, to make ‘Consider Phlebas’ into a television series we think will be loved by fans for years to come.”

Published in 1987, “Consider Phlebas” revolves around a war that erupts between the Culture, a highly advanced and progressive society, and the Idirans
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‘Teen Mom 2’ Star David Eason Fired After Posting Homophobic Tweets

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‘Teen Mom 2’ Star David Eason Fired After Posting Homophobic Tweets
MTV has fired “Teen Mom 2” star David Eason, husband of Jenelle Evans, after he posted homophobic tweets, multiple media outlets reported.

“David Eason’s personal comments do not reflect the views of MTV,” said an MTV spokesperson. “With six weeks left of production on ‘Teen Mom 2,’ effective immediately, we are ending our relationship with him.”

Multiple outlets, including the BBC, reported Eason’s comments came during an exchange with Twitter users about parenting in the wake of the school shooting in Florida last week.

According to People, Eason referred to gay and transgender...
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Ratings: Amazing Race Steady With Finale, Winter Olympics Slip

CBS’ The Amazing Race wrapped its 30th running with 4.3 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating, holding steady week-to-week while improving on its previous finale (which did 3.9 mil/0.8 last June).

Opening the Eye’s night, Big Brother: Celebrity Edition (5.6 mil/1.4) hit and equaled its best numbers since the premiere.

NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage averaged 14 mil and a 3.3, the games’ lowest numbers since Feb. 17 and down a good 30 percent from the same night in Sochi 2014.
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Michelle Wolf To Host White House Correspondents Dinner

Don’t hold your breath on President Donald Trump attending this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner: the association of journalists that throws the annual clambake just announced ‘The Daily Show’s Michelle Wolf to host. Trump previously had said, through White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, he would attend this year’s Gridiron, but was still testing the water on the Whca dinner, aka Nerd Prom. Wolf is one of Trump’s most savage critics in late night…
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General Hospital: Who is Jim Harvey?

General Hospital spoilers tell us that Jim Harvey is a man to watch out for. He’s not someone who seems to know the right things to do to make any friends, and everyone seems to find this new man is all up in their business without much reason to be. He’s in the middle of virtually everything going on in the world right now, and no one can figure out where he is going with all this and why this is all happening in their lives as a result of his presence. Of course, we hear that people are curious

General Hospital: Who is Jim Harvey?
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Drunk History Renewed for Season 6

Comedy Central has ordered another round of Drunk History.

The cable network announced the series’ Season 6 renewal Thursday.

“They say history is written by the victors, but after five seasons, it’s now clear that it is best told by drunken comedians,” Comedy Central president Kent Alterman said in a statement.

Drunk History airs Tuesdays at 10/9c. Season 5 very long list of guest stars include Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), Taran Killam (Saturday Night Live), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Joel McHale (Community), Raven Symoné (Raven’s Home) and Shannon Woodward (Westworld).
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Lorde Has Acne, And No, She Doesn’t Want Ideas for Curing It

It is amazing to me how we sometimes forget that celebrities are human too. They have the same challenges and struggles that the average person has, with the exception of issues associated with money — at least in most situations. Therefore, I am not surprised that singer, Lorde, has come out on Instagram to tell the world that she is keenly cognizant of the fact that she has a problem with acne. The truth is that at age 21 she still has hopes that it will clear up on its own. Anyone who has ever suffered from acne understands how

Lorde Has Acne, And No, She Doesn’t Want Ideas for Curing It
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Drag Race All Stars Preview: Aja Questions BeBe's Future in the Game

Drag Race All Stars Preview: Aja Questions BeBe's Future in the Game
Are BeBe Zahara Benet‘s days on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars numbered?

Thursday’s episode (VH1, 8/7c) presents the remaining six queens with a sewing challenge, which isn’t exactly BeBe’s strongest suit. And although Aja lends her a hand in TVLine’s exclusive sneak peek, she wonders if this isn’t a sign of more struggles to come.

“I think BeBe feels like she’s very seasoned, but she hasn’t won any challenges, and she really just has a lot to prove,” she notes in a confessional.

Do you also suspects that BeBe’s elimination is nigh?
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‘Drunk History’ Renewed For Season 6 On Comedy Central

Less than a month into its fifth season, Drunk History is making it a six-pack. Comedy Central said today that it has greenlighted a 16-episode Season 6 of the unique series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner. "They say history is written by the victors, but after five seasons, it's now clear that it is best told by drunken comedians," network president Kent Alterman quipped. Produced by Central Productions, Drunk History is the liquored-up narration of our…
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Team USA Scores Olympics Women’s Hockey Gold But Ratings Hit Near Low

It took 20 years and a shootout, but Team USA finally beat Team Canada to take the Olympics gold medal in Women's Hockey late last night. However, for NBC, victory was not on the ice as the ratings for the second Wednesday of the PyeongChang games slide to their second worst result yet. The 3-2 win for America against its Northern neighbor and longtime hockey rival couldn't help the broadcaster as the South Korea played game was shown live at 11 Pm – 2 Am Et last night…
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Margaret Brennan Named To Replace John Dickerson As Host Of ‘Face The Nation’

CBS News has named Margaret Brennan moderator of its Sunday Beltway program Face the Nation. The appointment fulfills the division’s goal of finding a woman for the job, sources say. Previous host John Dickerson was was moved to CBS This Morning to replace Charlie Rose after credible allegations of sexual harassment surfaced at Rose’s PBS program production house. Dickerson’s move from the prestigious Sunday show spoke to the importance of the morning franchise to the…
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Jason Winer To Direct ‘Single Parents’ ABC Comedy Pilot

Jason Winer (Life in Pieces) is set to direct and executive produce ABC comedy pilot Single Parents, from New Girl creator/executive producer Liz Meriwether and writer J.J. Philbin and 20th Century Fox TV. Written by Philbin based on a story by her and Meriwether, Single Parents revolves around a group of dysfunctional single parents who lean on one another as they raise their kids, look for love and ultimately realize survival is only possible with the help of one…
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‘Parks And Recreation’ Team Slams NRA For Using Amy Poehler Gif

The Parks and Recreation team is not happy that the NRA thanked its spokeswoman Dana Loesch by tweeting a Gif of Amy Poehler’s character from the NBC sitcom, writing “@DLoesh thank you for being the voice of over 5 Million #NRA members.” Loesch represented the NRA at CNN’s town hall Wednesday night, organized in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 students and staff members dead. The show’s…
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The Real Reason Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart Split

Eric Dane and his wife, actress Rebecca Gayheart, have filed for divorce after being married for fourteen years. Court papers were filed on 16th February and irreconcilable differences has been stated as the reason for the divorce. The papers were filed by Gayheart but there is no indication that Dane is contesting the divorce. The couple were married in 2004 and have two daughters together. The court papers reveal that Gayheart has asked for joint physical and legal custody of the two girls. She is also claiming for spousal support from Dane. The couple were married in 2004 after only

The Real Reason Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart Split
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Days of Our Lives: Brady Has Another Temper Tantrum

Days of Our Lives fans have come to the conclusion that Brady can certainly be a bit of a big baby. He can have a fit like no one else when he doesn’t get his way, and it’s not good news for anyone involved in this entire situation. All we can do right now is say that there is a lot going on that he needs to let go. He’s still mad that Nicole fell for Eric when he sent Eric to go rescue her from Deimos, and he had some ugly words for all of them. She took her

Days of Our Lives: Brady Has Another Temper Tantrum
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