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Pentatonix Christmas Special Returns, Joined By Jennifer Hudson, Jay Leno, Darci Lynne Farmer

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Grammy Award-winning a capella vocal artists Pentatonix will return to NBC for their second holiday special. A Very Pentatonix Christmas is set for Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 Pm Et/Pt on NBC, with an encore airing on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. The one-hour show will feature The Voice coach and fellow Grammy-winner Jennifer Hudson joining for some holiday favorite tunes. Also appearing are comedian and former Tonight Show host Jay Leno and 13-year-old America’s Got Talent… »

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Ben Bates Dies: ‘Gunsmoke’ Stunt Double was 84

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Stunt double Ben Bates, best known for his work substituting for Gunsmoke star James Arness for more than 25 years, died Oct. 4 in Sun City, California, according to his family. He was 84. Bates’s long career included doubling spots for the television series How the West Was Won (for which he was also a stunt coordinator), McClain’s Law, Bosom BuddiesThe Fall Guy and Matt Houston. He also appeared in the film The Legend of the Lone Ranger and the TV movies The Alamo: Thi… »

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Jimmy Kimmel And Matt Damon To Raffle Off Dysfunctional Dinner For Jon Stewart Fundraiser

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Jimmy Kimmel’s final monologue from Brooklyn Week got interrupted by Jon Stewart and his breakdancing crew, in promotion of Stewart’s upcoming Night of Too Many Stars on HBO. As part of that fundraiser special, Kimmel and Matt Damon announce the incredibly awkward Omaze experience they're offering. Before Kimmel got interrupted, he was explaining to his Bam audience about their mayor: “Last night, I mentioned your mayor, Bill De Blasio – who is not a Yankees fan – or a… »

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Nikki Toscano Sells Dramas With Matt Reeves & Craig Brewer To Fox With Penalty

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Nikki Toscano has teamed with directors-producer Matt Reeves (War for the Planet of the Apes) and Craig Brewer (Empire, Hustle & Flow) for two drama projects which have received script commitments with penalty from Fox. 20th Century Fox TV, where Toscano is under an overall deal, is the studio. Written by Toscano, the untitled Toscano/Reeves project is a female-led character drama that unravels the complicated personal and professional lives of a family of cops as they… »

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‘Magnum P.I.’ Reboot In the Works At CBS

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CBS has shelled out a big pilot production commitment to Magnum P.I., an update of the classic 1980s Tom Selleck series set in Hawaii. It hails from Peter Lenkov, CBS/CBS Studios’ go-to writer for rebooting iconic procedurals who has successfully revived Hawaii Five-0 and MacGyver, and Davis Entertainment (The Blacklist). Co-written by Lenkov and fellow Hawaii Five-0 executive producer/showrunner Eric Guggenheim, Magnum P.I. will feature the same central quartet of… »

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Female Animators Pen Open Letter Demanding End To Sexual Harassment

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Women and non-conforming people in the animation industry are speaking out amid the growing Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal. An open letter with 217 signatures was sent Thursday to studios demanding an end to sexism and sexual harassment in the animation industry, first reported by Buzzfeed. Executives at Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Bento Box, OddBot, Paramount, Shadowmachine, Sony Pictures Animation, Stoopid Buddy, Titmouse, and… »

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White House Stands By John Kelly’s “Empty Barrel” Crack About Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

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The White House is standing by Chief of Staff John Kelly after he called Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson an “empty barrel,” though a video obtained by a newspaper shows his account of her comments at 2015 building dedication that triggered his disgust does not entirely hold up. "General Kelly was stunned that Wilson made comments at a dedication event honoring slain FBI agents about her own actions in Congress, including lobbying Obama about legislation,” White House Press… »

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Tweets ‘Veep’ Co-Stars’ ‘Roar’, Shares Chemo Update

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus has finished Round #2 of chemo in her battle with breast cancer and, as her Veep costars point out in a funny, sweet music video tribute, she’s still got the eye of the tiger. “Chemo #2: finito,” Louis-Dreyfus posted yesterday on Instagram. “We are Not f*cking around here.” The actress followed up today by tweeting the video of Tony Hale and Timothy Simons (Veep‘s Gary and Jonah, respectively) lip-syncing to Katy Perry’s “Roar.” (Watch it below). “How… »

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ABC Developing Marriage Drama ‘Vows’ From Doug Robinson & David Hubbard

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ABC has put in development drama Vows, from The Goldbergs‘ executive producer Doug Robinson and Sony Pictures TV. Written and executive produced by David Hubbard, Vows marks the first drama sale for Drp Doug Robinson Productions, which Robinson launched in July with an overall deal at Sony Pictures TV Studios. Told through the Pov of four diverse and interconnected couples, Vows explores the whirlwind road to the altar and the profound journey that begins after we say, "I… »

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Six-Second Ads Rise Up With ‘Walking Dead,’ Fox And The NFL Leading The Way

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As viewers grow frustrated with the TV advertising experience and vote with their remotes, networks are responding with shorter ad breaks and digital tricks aimed at making brand messages palatable in an ad-averse world. But their latest experiment gets straight to the pitch: 6-second commercials. (See videos below.) Quick-hit spots for brands like Michelin tires and T-Mobile wireless service have been running on Fox’s NFL broadcasts and this month the mini-ads will debut… »

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‘Will & Grace’ Ratings Stabilize To Top Thursday, ‘Arrow’ Steady As ‘Scandal’ & ‘Htgawm’ Slip To Lows With No ‘Grey’s

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Updated with final ratings: ABC’s preemption of flagship drama Grey’s Anatomy had repercussions for ABC’s other Thursday drama series and NBC’s Will & Grace. ABC had Halloween specials airing instead of Grey’s from 8-9 Pm. With The Great Pumpkin (1.4 in 18-49, 6 million viewers in Live+Same Day) and Toy Story of Terror! (1.1 4.8 million) both down double digits from their year-ago airings and off from what Grey’s has been delivering in the hour, Scandal (1.1, 4.7 mil/1.1)… »

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Amazon’s Morgan Wandell Joins Apple As Head Of International TV Development

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One of Amazon Studios’ top programming executives, Morgan Wandell, is leaving the company to join Apple’s upstart original programming operation. Wandell, most recently Head of International Productions for Amazon, has been tapped as Head of International Creative Development for Apple. He will report to Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, Chief Content Officers, Worldwide Video. While Wandell’s announcement comes just days after the swift exit of Amazon Studios head… »

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Brent Briscoe Dies: ‘Sling Blade’, ‘A Simple Plan & ‘Twin Peaks’ Actor Was 56

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Character actor Brent Briscoe, who played Lou Chambers in Sam Raimi’s A Simple Plan, appeared with Billy Bob Thornton in Sling Blade, and most recently played Detective Dave Macklay in David Lynch’s Twin Peaks revival on Showtime, died Wednesday in Los Angeles, a friend announced on Facebook. A cause of death is not known. He was 56. A Moberly, Missouri native, Briscoe began his career as an apprentice at The Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre in 1985. He eventually made his… »

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Fox News Channel Apologizes For Debunked Veteran Story

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Fox News Channel has apologized to veterans for a story earlier this month that profiled a man who claimed to have served in Vietnam, was a Navy Seal and earned two Purple Hearts – none of which was true. Fnc made the correction and apology yesterday after both the story and the veteran were debunked by the Navy Times. The Fnc correction (read it below) begins, “On Sunday, Oct. 8, Fox News Channel aired a story about John Garofalo, a glass artist who created a… »

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Jane Lynch Daytime Show In Works At Telepictures

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Exclusive: Telepictures, which is behind the hugely successful Ellen DeGeneres talk show, is looking to bring another funny lady to daytime. I have learned that Warner Bros.’ syndication production arm is developing a new daytime format for Jane Lynch. Details about the project are still sketchy as it is in early stages but I hear it is a feel-good, variety show that would be tailored for Lynch, showcasing her comedic take/spin on everything from pop culture moments to… »

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Fox Buys Single Mom Comedy From Claudia Lonow Rapaport & Hazy Mills

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Fox has put in development Emma’s At Her Dad’s, a single-camera comedy from How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) creator Claudia Lonow Rapaport, Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner's Hazy Mills,  and Universal TV where Hazy Mills and Lonow Rapaport are based. Written and executive produced by Lonow Rapaport, Emma’s At Her Dad’s is a semi-autobiographical, half-hour comedy about Joey, a lost, 35-ish newly single mom using every single second of her weekends… »

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Apa Investigating Agent As Two Men Come Forward With Sexual Assault Allegations

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Two men have accused an agent at Apa of sexually assaulting them. The Hollywood agency says it has launched an internal investigation. "Apa takes these allegations extremely seriously and is investigating this matter," a spokesman for the agency told Deadline. Apa says it has engaged a neutral, independent investigator to look into the allegations, and that it is company policy not to discuss confidential personnel matters. Former child actor Blaise Godbe Lipman, 28, says… »

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‘Mayans Mc’: Raoul Trujillo Cast In FX’s ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Spinoff Pilot

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Raoul Trujillo (Sicario) has booked a series regular role opposite Edward James Olmos and Michael Irby in Mayans Mc, Kurt Sutter's retooled Sons of Anarchy spinoff pilot for FX. Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller's death at the end of SoA's seven-season run in 2014, Mayans Mc will focus on the struggles of Ez Reyes (Jd Pardo), a prospect in the Mayan Mc charter on the California/Mexico border. Trujillo will play Che “Taza” Romero, Vicepresidente of Mayans Mc, Santo Padre… »

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TV Land’s Jennifer Zaldivar-Clark Named Svp Talent For Paramount Network

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Jennifer Zaldivar-Clark is expanding her role at Viacom, adding a second Svp title to her resume. She’s been tapped as Svp Talent for Paramount Network. In her new role, Zaldivar-Clark will oversee Paramount Network's newly formed talent function and will continue to serve as Svp of Talent and Communications at TV Land. She will report to Kevin Kay, President of Paramount Network, TV Land and Cmt, with a dotted line to Frank Tanki, General Manager of TV Land. "Jen has an… »

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‘Hannity’ Plans Las Vegas Tribute Tonight: Big & Rich, Rascal Flatts To Perform

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Fox News Channel will present a special edition of Hannity tonight in support of the Las Vegas shooting victims. The one-hour program, titled “Vegas Strong: Night of Healing," will include performances by Big & Rich and Rascal Flatts. Host Sean Hannity will participate in the event and interview victims and first responders from the October 1 Las Vegas mass shooting. The Hannity special airs tonight at 9 pm Et on Fox News… »

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