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Watergate Series from George Clooney the Works at Netflix

Watergate Series from George Clooney the Works at Netflix
Netflix is eyeing the Watergate scandal as its next high-profile miniseries.

The drama is being developed by George Clooney and Bridge of Spies writer Matt Charman. Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures will produce the eight-episode limited series, with the film star and his partner Grant Heslov serving as executive producers. The project also hails from Sonar Entertainment, which inked a first look deal with Smokehouse last year.

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‘Love’ to End With Season 3 on Netflix

‘Love’ to End With Season 3 on Netflix
Love” will return to Netflix next spring for its third and final season, the streamer announced on Friday.

The Judd Apatow comedy starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust was renewed for a third season by Netflix back in February, ahead of the premiere of its second season. On Friday, Netflix dated Season 3 for March 9, 2018 and announced that it will be the show’s last outing.

“I am really excited about the third season of ‘Love.’ I think it is our sweetest, funniest season and ends our story in a beautiful way,” Apatow said in a statement.
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Apple Orders Ronald D. Moore Space Drama Series

Apple Orders Ronald D. Moore Space Drama Series
Exclusive: Ronald D. Moore is heading back to space. Apple has given a straight-to-series order to a space drama from the Battlestar Galactica developer. The untitled project hails from Sony Pictures Television and Moore's studio-based Tall Ship Productions. Created and written by Moore, along with Fargo co-executive producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi, the untitled series explores what would have happened if the global space race had never ended. Tall Ship Prods…
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ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Sets Spring Premiere Date

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ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Sets Spring Premiere Date
ABC’s improbable full-cast revival of “Roseanne” is real, and now it has a premiere date. Fans of the show can find out just how the heck Dan Connors is still alive when the nine-episode 10th season debuts with a special hour-long episode on Tuesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. The full cast from the show’s original run is returning for the new go-round, including Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, and both Beckys — Lecy Goranson, who originated the character and will play her in the revival, and Sarah Chalke, who will play a new character.
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‘Olive Forever’ Pilot Not Going Forward At USA, To Be Shopped Elsewhere

‘Olive Forever’ Pilot Not Going Forward At USA, To Be Shopped Elsewhere
Exclusive: USA Network has passed on Olive Forever, its comedic crime drama pilot from Insurgent and The Babysitter writer Brian Duffield, AwesomenessTV and its former CEO Brian Robbins. I hear Universal Cable Prods., which produced the pilot, plans to shop it elsewhere. Olive Forever was an outlier for USA with its young lead. Written by Duffield and directed by Matt Shakman, the project follows the exploits of Olive (Emily Rudd), a high school student, con artist, cat…
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Hawaii Five-0 Taps Vincent Pastore to Play Danny's 'Uncle' From Jersey

Hawaii Five-0 Taps Vincent Pastore to Play Danny's 'Uncle' From Jersey
Well, this Hawaii Five-0 casting should be a big hit with TV fans: The Sopranos veteran Vincent Pastore is joining the cast of the CBS procedural in a recurring role.

Our sister site Deadline reports that Pastore will play Danny’s “uncle” Vito, a contractor who hails from (you guessed it) New Jersey. Vito prides himself on being a Mr. Fix-It and travels to Hawaii to help Danny open his restaurant. Danny always assumed Vito was in the mob… even though the guy really doesn’t have any ties to organized crime.
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Mario Batali Out at ‘The Chew’ After Review of Sexual Misconduct Accusations Against Him

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Mario Batali Out at ‘The Chew’ After Review of Sexual Misconduct Accusations Against Him
It’s official — Mario Batali no longer has a place at the table on “The Chew.”

An ABC spokesperson told TheWrap on Thursday that the celebrity chef after a review of the allegations made against him. “Upon completing its review into the allegations made against Mario Batali, ABC has terminated its relationship with him and he will no longer appear on ‘The Chew,'” the spokesperson said.

“While we remain unaware of any type of inappropriate behavior involving him and anyone affiliated with our show, ABC takes matters like this very seriously.
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Five TV Shows You’ll Like if you Like MacGyver

If you enjoy watching the television show MacGyver, you might be interested to know that there are at least five other shows that are similar you could also be enjoying. Make no mistake, not all of the shows that are listed below are new (in fact, none of them are). However, many of these older shows are enjoying a second life as they become popular with younger audiences that weren’t even alive when they originally aired. Thanks to the myriad of different ways you can watch television these days, you can catch virtually anything you want whenever you are ready

Five TV Shows You’ll Like if you Like MacGyver
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Filming On TNT Unscripted Series ‘Who Rules The World’ Suspended As Producers Sever Ties With Morgan Spurlock

TNT, Sarah Jessica Parker’s Pretty Matches and Refinery29 have suspended production on the planned unscripted series Who Rules the World (working title), which had been co-produced by Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets and executive produced by the documentarymaker. The decision follows Spurlock’s public admission of sexual misconduct earlier this week. The series, which tackles women’s issues, did not have a premiere date and was in early stages of production. Its future…
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PBS' Little Women Trailer Introduces Us to the New March Girls — Watch

PBS' Little Women Trailer Introduces Us to the New March Girls — Watch
Your first book-club recommendation for 2018 has arrived: PBS and Masterpiece have released a trailer for their upcoming adaptation of Little Women.

The story — based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel — is set during the Civil War and centers on the four March sisters as they cast aside their childhood innocence and embark on their first romances. In the trailer above, we see Oscar nominee Emily Watson (Genius) as the girls’ doting mother, who wants “real love… from good men” for all of her daughters. Aunt March, though (played by the legendary Angela Lansbury) has a more cynical point of view,
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Liz Mahoney, Megan Moss Pachon, Bryna Rifkin & Heidi Lopata Form New PR Shingle Narrative

Liz Mahoney, Megan Moss Pachon, Bryna Rifkin and Heidi Lopata are forming a new entertainment public relations firm, Narrative. The move comes shortly after ID announced the abrupt exits of Mahoney, Moss Pachon and Rifkin. Lopata is the new entry here, coming from 42West. They are top-tier publicists. In a statement, Mahoney, Moss Pachon, Rifkin and Lopata said: "We have the utmost esteem for our colleagues at ID and 42West and are deeply appreciative of the wisdom…
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Disney CEO Says R-Rated Marvel Movies Being Considered

Some might consider this a sign of the impending apocalypse now that the Disney CEO Bob Iger has stated that R-rated Marvel movies might become a thing. In case you weren’t paying attention or have been sleeping under a rock somewhere, Disney has officially purchased 21st Century Fox, so yes, it’s a titan that has almost no peer now since it’s got so much under its umbrella and is now free to do pretty much whatever it wants with multiple franchises. The only issue is that Disney has for a long time been known as a rather innocent and perky

Disney CEO Says R-Rated Marvel Movies Being Considered
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‘Watergate’ Limited Series From George Clooney & Matt Charman In Works At Netflix

The specter of Watergate has loomed large over Washington, D.C. recently — great timing for a television series looking at the scandal. Bridge of Spies writer Matt Charman has partnered with George Clooney and Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures partner Grant Heslov for Watergate, an eight-part limited series. We hear that the project has landed at Netflix for development in a competitive situation. The potential series will be produced by studio Sonar Entertainment, which last…
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about “The Librarians”

The Librarians is an American fantasy-adventure series that is being broadcast on TNT at the moment. It is a TV-based spinoff of the film franchise of the same name, which is a series of made-for-tv movies with which it shares a continuity. Like the name of the franchise suggests, The Librarians is centered around an organization of the same name, which is focused on fighting supernatural threats as well as protecting various artifacts of a magical nature. Here are five things that you may or may not have known about The Librarians: The Librarians Have Existed Since the Library of

Five Things You Didn’t Know about “The Librarians”
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This is ‘The Simpsons’ House Reimagined in Eight Different Architectural Styles

Can you imagine if the Simpsons house was redesigned in one of the eight different architectural styles you see in the Gif below? For the most part you can see that a lot of the characteristics are kept the same and there’s only a few notable differences despite the appearance. One obvious difference is that on the contemporary house there’s no chimney, just a satellite dish. The rest of them have roughly the same features obviously present them in different ways. It might be interesting to see if anyone ever bothered to recreate the Simpsons house in this fashion. In

This is ‘The Simpsons’ House Reimagined in Eight Different Architectural Styles
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Beware: How Global One Management’s Questionable Practices Entangled Politicians, Child Actors And The Homeless

Exclusive: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and seven members of the L.A. City Council earlier this year signed glowing letters of support for a talent showcase and charity run out of the downtown loft of a local talent manager who may have violated state and federal labor laws. Sunny Chae, whose Global One Management represents numerous aspiring child actors who have performed at her annual Worldwide Star Search talent showcase, doesn't…
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‘Live Pd’: Secrets Behind A&E’s Addictive Cop Show, and How It Almost Goes Off the Rails Each Week

‘Live Pd’: Secrets Behind A&E’s Addictive Cop Show, and How It Almost Goes Off the Rails Each Week
There’s nothing quite like “Live Pd,” the hit A&E series that follows cops and sheriffs — live, in real time, as they patrol various cities and counties across the country. The series began as an eight-episode experiment, for two hours a week, back in October 2016. But as it turned into a sensation, A&E kept expanding the show’s footprint.

Now, “Live Pd” airs twice a week, on Friday and Saturday nights, for three hours both evenings (from 9 p.m. to midnight). And other than a brief five-week hiatus in September, it’s been on the air for most of the year.

“It is by far the most frustrating, challenging, and gratifying program that I have ever been involved with,” said executive producer Dan Cesareo, whose Big Fish Entertainment is behind the series. “No two nights are the same. You could have a great show one night, where we
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