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‘Maniac’: Sonoya Mizuno Cast As Regular & Julia Garner To Recur In Emma Stone-Jonah Hill Netflix Series

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Sonoya Mizuno is set as a series regular and Julia Garner will recur opposite Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in the high-profile 10-episode Netflix series Maniac. Character details for both are being kept under wraps. Filming recently began on the Paramount TV/Anonymous Content dark comedy in New York City, with Cary Fukunaga set to direct all episodes. Maniac, written by Patrick Somerville based on the 2014 Norwegian series, revolves around the fantasy worlds of Hill and… »

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Anthony Scaramucci Delivers Stephen Colbert His Second Biggest Weekly Win Ever

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Stephen Colbert's Late Show won Scaramucci Week by the program's second largest margin ever, topping NBC"s Tonight Show by 770K viewers. Monday's Late Show broadcast, featuring America's shortest-tenured White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci clocked 3.6M viewers – Colbert's biggest ever Monday crowd. The Mooch was a big get, also putting Colbert on top that night among viewers aged 18-49, 25-54 and 18-34. But Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show won the week of… »

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 Finale Clocks In As Series’ Longest Ever

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The final episode of the second to last season of Game of Thrones will be the series' longest so far, HBO officially confirmed today. At 79 minutes and 43 seconds, the Jeremy Podeswa-directed "The Dragon and the Wolf" episode easily outstrips the running time of just over 70 minutes of August 20's  game-changing 'Beyond The Wall.' Before Sunday's episode the previous longest GoT was the "The Winds Of Winter" Season 6 finale of June 26, 2016. Executive producers David… »

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‘The Night Of’ Emmy Nominee Michael Kenneth Williams On Nephew’s Experience Of “Heavy World” Behind Bars

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When Michael Kenneth Williams calls from the South African set of his latest movie, The Red Sea Diving Resort, he's about to head out to dinner with co-stars Sir Ben Kingsley and Chris Evans for what is presumably a much-needed night off in Williams' extremely busy schedule. Currently Emmy nominated for his turn as long-term prisoner Freddy in HBO's The Night Of, a role partly inspired by his nephew's experiences in prison, Williams is also now in the process of putting… »

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Norman Lear & Peter Tolan’s ‘Guess Who Died’ Comedy Lands At NBC With Big Commitment

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Norman Lear’s longtime passion project Guess Who Died is coming closer to reality. The single-camera comedy, on which he has teamed with Rescue Me creator Peter Tolan, has landed at NBC with a pilot production commitment. Sony TV, where Tolan is under an overall deal and where Lear has the Netflix revival of his One Day At A Time, is the studio. Based on Lear’s personal experiences and in partnership with Tolan, Guess Who Died is described as a humorous and inspiring look… »

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Lionsgate TV Exec Andy Richley Joins Fox 21 Television Studios As Svp Development

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Veteran Lionsgate TV development executive Andy Richley has been named Svp Programming and Development at Fox 21 Television Studios. He will develop series for cable channels and streaming services, reporting to Fox 21 TV Studios president Bert Salke. Richley moves to Fox 21 TV Studios following a 12-year stint in development and programming at Lionsgate Television, the last six as Svp. He played a key role in the development of such series as Showtime's Weeds and Nurse Ja… »

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Cinematographers’ Asc Awards Focuses On 2018 Date

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The American Society of Cinematographers’ 2018 Asc Awards are set for February 17 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland, the organization said today. Nominations in feature film TV and Spotlight categories will be announced January 10. The Asc has opened submissions in the TV categories Episode of a Television Series – Commercial; Episode of a Television Series – Non-Commercial; and Motion Picture, Miniseries, or Pilot Made for TV. The deadline to enter is… »

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Nationwide Casting Call Underway For Fox’s Live Musical ‘A Christmas Story’

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A nationwide digital casting call is underway for the lead role of Ralphie Parker in Fox’s live musical production of A Christmas Story airing in December. The character description: "Ralphie" is a bright, but not precocious, nine-year-old boy whose only dream is to get a Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action Bb Gun for Christmas. Auditions are open now through Tuesday, August 29, at 11:59 Pm Pt. Submissions will be accepted digitally only via… »

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Jerry Seinfeld Netflix Stand-Up Special Gets Teasers & Premiere Date

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Stop us if you heard these before. On second thought, don’t. Jerry Before Seinfeld is the title of Netflix’s stand-up special starring a little comic you might have heard of, chronicling Jerry Seinfeld’s return to the intimate Comic Strip in NYC that launched his career. The hourlong special will start streaming September 19 on Netflix. Check out a couple of clips below featuring some of his classic bits. Seinfeld fans will be familiar with some of the gags in the new… »

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‘Black Samurai’ Drama Starring Common Lands At Starz With Jerry Bruckheimer & RZA Producing

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Starz has nabbed for development action-drama series Black Samurai (working title), starring and executive produced by Common. Black Samurai hails from Jerry Bruckheimer Television as well as RZA’s Wu Films and Common’s Freedom Road Productions which originated the project a year ago. Based on the Black Samurai novels written by Marc Olden, the series is written by Cormac and Marianne Wibberley (National Treasure, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Bad Boys II) who are… »

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‘Silicon Valley’ Showrunner Alec Berg On The Great Challenge Of Writing Serialized Comedy

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Working as an Ep and writer on cultural staples including SeinfeldCurb Your Enthusiasm—and now, Silicon ValleyAlec Berg is something of a comedy legend. On his latest HBO series, in line with a career evolution stemming from Curb, Berg has taken on even more hats, as the director of a great number of episodes. This season, the TV veteran has earned his 13th Emmy nomination for his writing of the Season 4 opener, “Success Failure,” and the controversial, abrupt exit of T… »

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‘Ballers’: Brittany S. Hall Upped To Series Regular For Season 4 Of Dwayne Johnson HBO Comedy

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Brittany S. Hall, who recurred in Season 3 of HBO comedy series Ballers, has been promoted to series regular for Season 4. Hall plays Amber, a sassy girl from the Miami party scene who had a past with Ricky (John David Washington). Created by Stephen Levinson (Boardwalk Empire), Dwayne Johnson-starring Ballers looks at the whirlwind lifestyles and real-life problems of former and current football players. Johnson plays ex-superstar Spencer Strasmore, who has reinvented… »

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‘This Is Us’ Star Ron Cephas Jones Discusses Character Straight Out Of The August Wilson Canon

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Looking at the set of nominations for this year’s Emmys, a few themes prevail. A breakthrough year for women—with a bevy of nods for actresses of all ages, in so many finely crafted performances—2017 is owned in equal part by the vets. Earning his first Emmy nod this year at age 60, for his turn in This Is Us—as Randall’s long lost father William, who arrived late in his life and left far too soon—Ron Cephas Jones joined the ranks of Ann Dowd, Bill Camp, and several other… »

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‘Fear Factor’ Renewed For Season 2 By MTV

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Ahead of tonight’s season 1 finale, MTV has given the green light to a 20-episode second season of the hit reality series from Endemol Shine North America, for premiere in 2018. Ludacris is set to return as host and executive producer of the series in which contestants confront their fears, push beyond their comfort zones and take action against some of their biggest stressors. Fear Factor delivered MTV’s highest-rated series premiere in two years in P18-34 and is the No… »

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NBC Takes Early Lead In Donald Trump’s Afghanistan Address Ratings Derby – Update

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Update, 9:22 Am: NBC logged 6.184 million viewers in the 9:30 Pm Et half hour Monday night when President Donald Trump delivered his address about Afghanistan, putting it well ahead of ABC's 4.719, CBS's 4.142M and Fox Broadcast's 2.456M. But, as even NBC noted, Trump's address aired live across the country on those four networks, as well as cable news, from 9-9:30 Pm Et. Data adjusted to the live broadcast will be released later today. With adjustments expected once the… »

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Viewership Dips From Series High; Episode Was Leaked Online

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The icy second to last episode of the second to last season of Game Of Thrones is the second most watched of the HBO blockbuster's run. However, with 10.24 million viewers, the August 20 'Beyond The Wall' episode saw a dip of just over 4% from the all-time high of the 'Eastwatch' episode of the previous week. The 10.72 million that the August 13 airing of the series based on George R.R. Martin's novels snagged was the second rise in two consecutive record-breaking weeks… »

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‘Better Call Saul’ Co-Creator Vince Gilligan On “Sticking It To The Sandwich Makers” With Visual Approach To Storytelling

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One of the most extraordinary, defining figures in television—particularly over the last decade—two-time Emmy winner Vince Gilligan is back in the race this year for his directing of Better Call Saul. Driven on through Breaking Bad and its subsequent prequel series by a passionate love affair with visual storytelling, Gilligan attributes the success of his series to the months of lead time granted by AMC and Sony execs before production starts. As Gilligan tells it, this… »

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‘Lodge 49’: Sonya Cassidy, Eric Allan Kramer & David Pasquesi Among 5 Cast As Series Regulars In AMC Drama Series

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Sonya Cassidy (Humans), David Pasquesi (Veep), Eric Allan Kramer (Mike & Molly), Brent Jennings (Shameless) and Linda Emond (The Big Sick) have been case as series regulars opposite star Wyatt Russell in AMC's upcoming comedic drama series Lodge 49, from creator Jim Gavin, showrunner Peter Ocko and executive producer Paul Giamatti.  The series is slated to air in 2018. Written and created by Gavin, the straight-to-series Lodge 49 is a modern fable set in Long Beach and… »

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Brazilian Antitrust Officials Question At&T’s Bid For Time Warner

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Brazil’s antitrust authorities may present bigger challenges to At&T’s $85 billion bid for Time Warner than U.S. ones might. A staff report from the country’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense — known as Cade — says the corporate union might violate laws that bar pay TV distributors from also owning content, Bloomberg reports. At&T’s 2015 acquisition of DirecTV also gave it 93% of Sky Brasil — the country’s No. 2 pay TV provider. A union with Time Warner would… »

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‘The Hacker Is Watching’ Gets UK-Based Writer Julian Simpson

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Exclusive: With cyber-hacking such a critical topic across the county and especially in the entertainment industry with HBO the latest to be victimized, The Hacker is Watching at 20th Century Fox just got UK-based screenwriter/director Julian Simpson (Dr. Who) signed on to pen the cyber-thriller. The Hacker is Watching is based on a 2012 GQ investigative article written by David Kushner about the origins, causes, and cycles of cyber hacks and the countermeasures of… »

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