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Kerry Washington High School Drama Series Goes to Facebook’s Watch

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Kerry Washington’s “Five Points” is heading to Watch, Facebook’s new show platform. The 10-episode drama series from creator Adam Giaudrone (“Being Mary Jane”) centers on five students at a South Side Chicago high school who each share a different perspective on a life-changing incident. Indigenous Media and Washington’s Simpson Street are behind the project. Executive producers include Washington, Jon Avnet (“Black Swan”), Rodrigo Garcia (“In Treatment”), Jake Avnet and Simpson Street’s Pilar Savone. Thomas Carter (“Save the Last Dance”) directs and executive produces the series that starts production this week. Giaudrone writes and executive produces, while »


- Ryan Gajewski

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Comedy Central Greenlights Two New Shows

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Two new shows are coming to Comedy Central from former head writers of Saturday Night Live and Glow actor. These shows will surely bring more fun to the number one comedy network in the country. Both of these shows are half-hour programs that are likely to premiere by next year. Comedy Central has ordered the scripted series The Other Two from Broadway Video. It is created by former SNL co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider. Lorne Michaels will serve as one of the executive producers. The show stars Drew Tarver (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$) as a 29-year-old aspiring actor wondering

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- Michael Baculinao

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Riz Ahmed in talks to bring modern-day Hamlet to Netflix

17 hours ago | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Riz Ahmed has had a stellar year, with breakout roles in HBO’s The Night Of, being part of the cast of Rogue One, and winning an Emmy for his work on the former, making him the first actor of South Asian descent to do so. The actor is riding high and is using some of that well-earned clout to tackle his dream project, which involves playing the lead in one of William Shakespeare’s greatest »


- Matt Rooney

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Nielsen Beefs Up Svod Ratings, Says NBCU, Disney-abc, A+E And Five Other Content Players Are On Board

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Nielsen’s ongoing efforts to measure viewing of video content across screens and devices–which have hit a few bumps as the stakes have gotten higher for the TV business–are taking a significant step forward with the offering of a syndicated solution for viewing on subscription video on demand. The Svod setup, which Nielsen’s announcement calls “game-changing,” implements a “significant enhancement” to its current mechanism. Customers at launch include NBCUniversal… »

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The True Backstory of Casper the Friendly Ghost is Super Dark

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There might be a reason why we never hear about Casper’s back story all that much, and it’s largely because it could have very well put a damper on the movie, which was supposed to be a pleasant family film for everyone. Apparently Casper’s back story was much darker and a lot more disturbed than anyone would have wanted to see in the film. It starts off that Casper’s mom passed away giving birth, leaving him to be raised by his father. Apparently his father was a pleasant and even doting man and tried to make his son happy. When

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- Wake

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Here’s a Quick Look at the Roseanne Revival Table Read

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The revival of a beloved 90s sitcom is officially on the road. ABC has released a photo of the table read for the revival premiere episode of Roseanne titled “Twenty Years to Life.” We can see in the photo above that the cast and crew are having fun and laughing. We can’t wait for the Conner family to be back. Here is the order of the photo above (clockwise from left): John Pasquin (director), Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne Barr, Michael Fishman, Jayden Rey, Bruce Helford (executive producer), Whitney Cummings (executive producer), Sid Youngers (co-executive producer), Sarah Chalke, Lecy Goranson, John Goodman,

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- Michael Baculinao

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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Frank Grillo

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You can no doubt recognize Frank Grillo if you’ve ever watched the past two Captain America movies since he’s played such a prominent role. But thanks to the success he’s had in those films his Hollywood tough guy image has been heavily bolstered and will be taking him even further when the Netflix-produced film Wheelman comes out a little later this month. From the title you might be thinking that it’s just another driving movie in which Grillo will be the grizzled but important wheelman that reluctantly drives hardened criminals to and from their heists. But Wheelman should be something

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- Wake

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Nicholas Flamel

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Nicholas Flamel features in both the book and the film called ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ as Albus Dumbledore’s friend. Therefore, it is easy for those who do not know to assume that he is a fictional character. However, Nicholas Flamel is a real person who worked as a scribe and a manuscript seller and also earned a reputation as an alchemist posthumously. It is believed that Flamel discovered the Philosopher’s Stone which gives the person who possesses it immortality. Despite becoming a legendary figure in alchemy, there is no actual historical evidence that he even worked in this

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- Nat Berman

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The Top Five B-Movie Legends of All-Time

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In case you’re one of those people who asks what B-movies really are, here’s a little insight into that particular subject. They’re basically low-budget highly-commercial films but shouldn’t be confused with art house films. Originally the terminology was used to describe films that were distributed for the purpose of being the lower half of double features, something that was popular in the earlier days of motion pictures. Then, throughout the years, B-movies morphed into genre films like Westerns in the 1930’s then transitioning to Film Noir. In the 1950’s, Sci-fi and horror movies made their takeover. Then, in the 60’s

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- Gale Robinson

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Legends of Tomorrow: Team Heads to the Circus. Amaya Reveals Secret.

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Team Legends may have bitten off more than they could chew on tonight’s episode of Legends of Tomorrow. They head to 1870 to track down an anachronism, a saber-tooth tiger and contain it. The catch? The tiger is a part of P.T. Barnum (guest star Billy Zane)’s circus of unique beings. It was nice having Amaya back on the team again. Her confession about being afraid of losing control of her powers is an intriguing aspect. It’s quite similar to the Hulk and Raven of the Teen Titans where both have to contain the animalistic force within. At least Nate was able

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- Tiffany C. Lockhart

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Watch Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talking about thet films of Akira Kurosawa

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Akura Kurosawa is one of the more prolific directors of an era and his importance has a lot to do with his representation of the Japanese culture. He directed 30 movies in a career spanning 57 years, which might not seem like a lot at this point but was and still is pretty impressive for his era. In truth his movies make it even more impressive since he directed films that were so masterful that a lot of people still remember them fondly today. He also had a style that was not entirely on point with the Japanese culture but

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- Wake

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Lethal Weapon Season 2 Episode 4 Review: “Flight Risk”

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On this Week’s Episode of Lethal Weapon Riggs and Murtaugh investigate the death of a man thrown from a plane. Riggs sells his stuff at a pawnshop and Murtaugh tries to reconnect with Rianne. The episode starts with a plane filled with rich people being robbed. After stealing their belongings the robber puts on a parachute and prepares to jump out of the plane. Things don’t go as planned when one of the passengers he stole from fights to get his briefcase back, sending them both flying out of the plane, killing the passenger. Meanwhile, Riggs goes to a pawnshop

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- Destiny Stephens

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David Letterman Tells Jimmy Kimmel His Side Of Conan Story About Crazy Horse

5 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

On Night 2 of his visit to Brooklyn, Jimmy Kimmel heard David Letterman's side of the Crazy Horse Named Dave Story, with which Conan O'Brien regaled Stephen Colbert last Friday on Late Show. "For the purpose of this conversation I have nothing but the highest regard for all of the talk show men and women – even Jimmy Fallon. I'll include him," Letterman said on Jimmy Kimmel Live, setting the ground rules. When Letterman left left Late Show a couple years back, he sent his… »

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The Five Best Uses of Dolly Parton Songs in Movies or TV

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Dolly Parton is hands down one of the most noted and well-known celebrities throughout the world. Even if her career has slowed down quite a bit since it’s rise and continual up and down course she’s still a familiar face and voice throughout the music and film industry. She’s appeared with some of the most iconic individuals in the film industry and has made a definite legacy that will no doubt live on for quite some time to come. If you don’t know who she is by now then you need a history lesson and quickly. This woman was showing

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Kelsea Ballerini

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Kelsea Ballerini is a country pop singer and songwriter who began her career in the music industry in 2013. She was born in Mascot, Tennessee, on September 12, 1993, and grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her debut single ‘Love Me Like You Mean It’ was released in 2014 and reached the top spot on the Billboard Country Airtime chart and this made her the first solo female country artist to have a number one hit with a debut single since Carrie Underwood. This was followed by her first album ‘The First Time’ in 2014. Since then, she has gone on

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- Nat Berman

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‘Roseanne’ Revival: ABC Shares First Photo Of Cast At Table Read

6 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The first photos of the upcoming Roseanne revival have hit the internet and there are some familiar and new faces — and all of them seem to be laughing and having a good time. The photos of the familiar set from the original series, which were posted on the official Roseanne Twitter account, features original cast members Roseanne Barr, John GoodmanLaurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman, Sarah Gilbert, and Becky No. 1 and 2 Lecy Goranson and Sarah Chalke — although Chalke will… »

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The Flash S4E2 Review: “Mixed Signals”

7 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

When The Flash chose to waste no time in bringing back Barry Allen, it felt like a good move as long as the show didn’t fully ignore the main character’s absence. One of the biggest problems this posed was the show beginning to feel like it had no consequences; on one hand, the show doesn’t feel right without Barry, but on the other hand, The Flash also cannot ignore the decision to stick Barry into the Speed Force for a long period of time. “Mixed Signals” followed up the fourth season premiere with solid steps forward, continuing to navigate how everyone deals with

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- Blaise Hopkins

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American Horror Story: Cult Set the Stage for a Brutal Battle of the Sexes

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[Warning: This post contains spoilers from Episode 7 of American Horror Story: Cult, "Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag."]

Tuesday night's American Horror Story: Cult tackled female rage in a brutal episode that also set the stage for a battle of the sexes among the divided members of Kai's

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- Keisha Hatchett

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Mychael Knight Dies: ‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer Was 39

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Project Runway finalist and fashion designer Mychael Knight died today in Atlanta, Ga. at the age of 39.  Jerris Madison, a close friend of Knight and editor of Obvious Magazine posted an official statement on behalf of the Knight family in regards to his death. “We are still processing the untimely death of our son, brother, friend, and uncle,” the Instagram statement read.  “Mychael meant everything to us and we loved him dearly. He was generous and so full of life… »

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American Horror Story: Cult Recap: Battle of the Sexes

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Tuesday’s American Horror Story: Cult began, just as last week’s ended, with a woman at her wit’s end brandishing a firearm — only this time, it wasn’t Ally.

IcymiLast Week’s American Horror Story: Cult Recap: Shots Fired

No, this week’s episode took viewers back to June 1968 for the true-crime tale of Valerie Solanas (played by Lena Dunham), an aspiring writer who was sick and tired of being taken advantage of by one Andy Warhol (Evan Peters). “You had too much control over my life,” she told him as he recoiled from her first misfire. “Down with the patriarchy! »


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