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Network: Netflix. Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: December 1, 2015 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Rob Schneider, Patricia Maya Schneider, Jamie Lissow, Miranda Scarlett Schneider, Max Amini, Andrei Aldochine, Adam Korson, Kym Jackson, Keith Stubbs, David Spade, and Norm Macdonald. TV show description: An exaggerated autobiographical comedy series, created by star Rob Schneider, the Real Rob TV show centers on the actor and comedian's life. It follows Schneider as he navigates the highs and lows of show business. Read More…
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How Hollywood's Leaders Plan to Protect Employees in the Wake of Harvey Weinstein's Controversy

How Hollywood's Leaders Plan to Protect Employees in the Wake of Harvey Weinstein's Controversy
In the aftermath of many sexual misconduct allegations waged against Hollywood megaproducer Harvey Weinstein, the industry is turning a mirror on itself. As famous figures ranging from Blake Lively to Rob Schneider come forward with their own previously-kept-secret stories about the sexual misconduct they endured at the hands of various people behind the scenes—producers, directors, makeup artists—questions are now being raised about what the entertainment world can do as a whole to ensure such experiences are finally put to an end. "We shouldn't wait until there are any more stories like this," Benedict Cumberbatch urged to The Hollywood...
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Terry Crews' Wife Says Hollywood Execs Find Loopholes to Dodge the Law

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[[tmz:video id="0_9iattwpt"]] Terry Crews' wife, Rebecca, witnessed a high-level Hollywood exec reach down and grab Terry's genitals last year -- but she has little hope anything will be done about it. We got Rebecca King-Crews at Lax, and she recalled the sexual battery of Terry they say happened in the middle of a Hollywood party. My wife n I were at a Hollywood function last year n a high level Hollywood executive came over 2 me and groped my privates.
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Rob Schneider Says He Was Sexually Harassed by Director, Harvey Weinstein's Not Only One

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[[tmz:video id="0_1wpjioxs"]] Rob Schneider wants to make one thing clear about Harvey Weinstein -- the mogul is no lone wolf, and Rob knows it because he too was sexually harassed by a director. While Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan have all blasted Weinstein for his behavior -- Rob told us this kind of harassment and abuse also happens to men. He recalled a famous "gross director" making a semi-nude pass at him. Rob
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Epic Mural Prank Mistakes David Spade for Kurt Cobain

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Epic Mural Prank Mistakes David Spade for Kurt Cobain
A new Mural in Linz, Austria features David Spade has the late Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain and it has some Nirvana and Spade fans quite confused and in some instances, pretty darn angry as well. The mural was painted by artist Lushsux for the main reason of going viral, which it has and reportedly to bum some people out and confuse some more, which again, check and check. The mural has even gotten back to actor/comedian Spade who tweeted out: "Everybody is sending me this."

The mural is done on the side of a building in Austria and it was shared by David Spade's Twitter account after hundreds of people sent him the picture of the mural searching for answers. Spade wasn't able to provide any answers, but he did share the original photograph that was used for the mural that features Spade in a plaid button-up
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Kumail Nanjiani, Heather Graham to Be Saluted at San Diego Film Festival

Kumail Nanjiani, Heather Graham to Be Saluted at San Diego Film Festival
Heather Graham, Kumail Nanjiani, Blake Jenner, and Taran Killam will be honored at the San Diego International Film Festival, which runs Oct. 4-8.

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The awards will be presented Oct. 5 at the Variety Night of the Stars Tribute at the Pendry Hotel.

Graham will receive the Virtuoso Award, which is given to an actor who has “enriched our culture through exceptional accomplishments in the film industry,” according to the fest. Graham broke into Hollywood starring in Gus van Sant’s “Drugstore Cowboy” and has appeared in “Boogie Nights,” “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me,”and “The Hangover.” She will next star in NBC’s “Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders.”

Nanjiani will receive the Auteur Award, given to an actor whose artistic influence “results in a significant impact on a film.” He is co-writer, exec producer, and
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365Flicks Podcast – Episode 87: Kev does Rob Schneider from Jaws…

Here’s the latest episode of the 365Flick podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on Podomatic and Libsyn, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres.

365Flicks Podcast – Episode 87: Kev does Rob Schneider from Jaws…

That’s right we are back for Episode 87 and its another Jam Packed episode. We open with our world class banter about Chris and his shitty week. Before moving over to our first segment Just the Pilot in which we review TV Movie 7 Days In Hell (that’s right TV Movie, Chris cheated, shhhhh).

Then we hear the Big Ben Bongs and we bring you all the news of the last couple of weeks, including whats going on with the Dceu and much much much more. We move on to What
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Jerry Lewis Remembered by Hollywood Friends

Jerry Lewis Remembered by Hollywood Friends
Legendary comedian and performer Jerry Lewis passed away earlier this morning at the age of 91 and the comedy world is paying tribute to the legend through social media. Lewis' career and humanitarian work spanned several decades, which has influenced countless comedians and actors over the years to take up comedy while also supporting worthy causes. Lewis is known just as much for his "Jerry's Kids" telethons where he raised over $2.6 billion dollars for muscular dystrophy research, as he was for his amazing entertainment career.

In addition to comedy and humanitarian work, Lewis was also a singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. He was best known for his slapstick comedy in movies, television and radio and began performing at the young age of 5 with his parents in the Catskills Mountains in upstate New York. Early in his career he teamed up with Dean Martin and the duo ruled the nightclub scene in
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Hollywood Pays Tribute to ‘Comedic Icon’ Jerry Lewis: ‘One of the Greatest of All Time’

Hollywood Pays Tribute to ‘Comedic Icon’ Jerry Lewis: ‘One of the Greatest of All Time’
An outpouring of tributes and messages on social media and elsewhere followed the news that comedy king Jerry Lewis had died on Sunday at age 91.

Lewis was celebrated during his lifetime for starring in movies including “The Nutty Professor” and “The Bellboy” before launching the Muscular Dystrophy telethon.

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The White House press secretary released the following statement to reflect on Lewis’ life: “Jerry Lewis kept us all laughing for over half a century, and his incredible charity work touched the lives of millions. Jerry lived the American Dream — he truly loved his country, and his country loved him back. Our thoughts are with his family today as we remember the extraordinary life of one of our greatest entertainers and humanitarians. Thank you, Jerry. You will be missed.”

Penn Jillette, of the comedy duo Penn and Teller, was among the first to break the news. “Jerry Lewis
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Dick Gregory, Trailblazing Comedian and Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 84

Dick Gregory, Trailblazing Comedian and Civil Rights Pioneer, Dies at 84
Sad news to report tonight. One of the true pioneers of stand-up comedy has passed away. Dick Gregory succumbed to heart failure on Saturday. He was 84 years old at the time of his death. Best known as a stand-up comedian who came of age in the 1960s, Gregory is also known for parlaying his success into a life of social and political activism, become an important voice for all races, creeds and colors. He was able to break certain barriers that other Civil Rights activists couldn't through the use of humor and understanding the human condition. Son Christian Gregory made a statement shortly after his father's passing to comment on the man and the important body of work he leaves behind.

"It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, D.
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Karl Urban In Talks to Return as Judge Dredd in TV Series

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A TV series with Karl Urban as Judge Dredd? This could be a reality pretty soon. Come inside for more details!

A few months ago, we were thrilled to report that a Judge Dredd TV show was in the works at Im Global. What we didn't know at the time was who would be playing our favorite judge. The odds were that it would probably be a new person, but the hopes were it would be an actor and a story that would do the character justice, like Karl Urban did in his 2012 representation.

Well a quote collected from comicbook.com, and taken at the Star Trek Las Vegas Convention, had Karl Urban revealing this interesting bit of news:

“I am in discussions with them about that,” Urban revealed. “I told them that if they write the material and give Dredd something to do and give him a function, I will be there.
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John Oliver Wipes the Floor With Alex Jones on the Return of ‘Last Week Tonight’ — Watch

John Oliver is back from a much deserved summer break, and he came out swinging. On the return of “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver dedicated most of the show to the red-faced, far right wing, blustering conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

In addition to hosting his radio show and running the website InfoWars, Oliver has discovered Jones also sells a variety of products on the site, including some very manly looking personal hygiene wipes. Investigating further, Oliver finds the wipes “can be used anywhere needed, including the perineal area.” “That’s right, Alex Jones is trying to sell you sloppy wet rags for your taint,” says Oliver.

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In addition to the wipes, Jones hocks such wares as Super Male Vitality, Wake Up America Patriot Blend Coffee, and Caveman Paleo Formula. To vouch for these products, Jones has
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John Oliver Wipes the Floor With Alex Jones on the Return of ‘Last Week Tonight’ — Watch

John Oliver is back from a much deserved summer break, and he came out swinging. On the return of “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver dedicated most of the show to the red-faced, far right wing, blustering conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

In addition to hosting his radio show and running the website InfoWars, Oliver has discovered Jones also sells a variety of products on the site, including some very manly looking personal hygiene wipes. Investigating further, Oliver finds the wipes “can be used anywhere needed, including the perineal area.” “That’s right, Alex Jones is trying to sell you sloppy wet rags for your taint,” says Oliver.

Read MoreJohn Oliver Takes On Local News Stations and Their Scary Conservative Corporate Owner — Watch

In addition to the wipes, Jones hocks such wares as Super Male Vitality, Wake Up America Patriot Blend Coffee, and Caveman Paleo Formula. To vouch for these products, Jones has
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Platino Awards: ’The Distinguished Citizen’ Takes Best Picture

Platino Awards: ’The Distinguished Citizen’ Takes Best Picture
Madrid — Gaston Duprat and Mariano Cohn’s “The Distinguished Citizen,” a lament for small-town small-mindedness, won big at the 4th Platino Ibero-American Film Awards taking its top best picture prize, and multiple further plaudits.

Further top honors went to Pedro Almodovar, best director for “Julieta,” and Sonia Braga, who took the actress plaudit for “Aquarius at a ceremony attended by Edward James Olmos, Rob Schneider, John Leguizamo, Sonia Braga, Kate del Castillo, Geraldine Chaplin, “Narcos” actor Manolo Cardona, Oscar Martinez, Rosy de Palma and Martina Gusman. Also present, among directors: Almodovar, Pablo Trapero, J.A. Bayona and Andi Baiz.

In all, Spanish productions swept 12 or the 14 jury prizes, voted by a jury of professionals who had participated in previous editions. That may be put down in part to “A Monster Calls” featuring among contenders, and winning big time in the technical department, and “The Distinguished Citizen” being co-produced out of Spain.

“The
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Evzen Kolar, Producer of ‘City of Industry,’ Dies at 67

Evzen Kolar, Producer of ‘City of Industry,’ Dies at 67
Veteran film producer Evzen Kolar, whose credits include the 1997 Harvey Keitel drama “City of Industry,” has died in Los Angeles at age 67, his family announced Monday. The Czech-born filmmaker also produced the 1993 Leslie Nielsen-Rob Schneider comedy “Surf Ninjas” through his Kpi Entertainment production company and director Zalman King’s “Delta of Venus.” In addition, he produced John Avildsen’s 1999 Jean-Claude Van Damme action movie “Inferno” (a.k.a. “Desert Heat”), Bruce Beresford’s 2001 period drama “Bride of the Wind,” and John Irvin’s 2003 comedy “The Boys and Girls from County Clare” starring Colm Meaney, Bernard Hill and Andrea Corr.
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Evzen Kolar, Producer on 'Surf Ninjas' and 'City of Industry,' Dies at 67

Evzen Kolar, Producer on 'Surf Ninjas' and 'City of Industry,' Dies at 67
Evzen Kolar, a veteran film executive who also produced such movies as Surf Ninjas and City of Industry, has died. He was 67.

Kolar died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, publicist Jan Kean announced.

In 1993, Kolar launched the production company Kpi Entertainment, where he produced Surf Ninjas (1993), starring Rob Schneider; the Zalman King erotic drama Delta of Venus (1995); City of Industry (1997), starring Harvey Keitel and Stephen Dorff; John Avildsen's Inferno (1999), with Jean-Claude Van Damme; and the Bruce Beresford period costume drama Bride of the Wind (2001).

Kolar also produced the Samuel Goldwyn...
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Hollywood Reacts to Death of Oscar-Winning Actor Martin Landau

Hollywood Reacts to Death of Oscar-Winning Actor Martin Landau
Hollywood paid tribute on social media to Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau, who died Saturday in Los Angeles.

Actors and filmmakers remembered Landau for his scene-stealing roles in films including, “North by Northwest,” “Crimes and Misdemeanors,” and “Ed Wood,” and the TV series, “Mission: Impossible.”

In addition to those who celebrated the life and mourned the loss of the actor online, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce also announced Monday that flowers will be placed on Landau’s Walk of Fame star on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Landau’s star is located at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard.

His ex-wife, Barbara Bain, said in a statement, “If one could examine his DNA, it would read Actor. He embraced every role with fire and fierce dedication. Playing Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton’s ‘Ed Wood’ was his loving tribute to all actors and garnered him a well-deserved Academy Award. His work was his joy and his legacy.”

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'The Boys & Girl From County Clare' producer Evzen Kolar dies aged 67

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'The Boys & Girl From County Clare' producer Evzen Kolar dies aged 67
Larger-than-life polyglot worked with Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Evzen Kolar, the Czech-born producer of The Boys & Girl From County Clare and City Of Industry, has died in California after a brief illness. He was 67.

Kolar was born in Moravia in the Czech Republic to a diplomat and got his first taste of entertainment as a child actor, before becoming an assistant director in Europe on commercials, television projects and features.

He lived in London in the late 1970s and produced fringe theatre before moving to the Us in 1979 where he built a name for himself as a production executive, notching up numerous line producer and producer credits.

After stints as vice-president of production at Fireline Productions, a subsidiary of the Armand Hammer Company, and CEO at Crossover Films Ent, Kolar worked as a line producer. His credits included Never Say Never Again with Sean Connery, Street Smart starring Morgan Freeman, Master Of The Universe with Dolph Lundgren
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Veteran Film Producer Evzen Kolar Dies at 67

Veteran Film Producer Evzen Kolar Dies at 67
Veteran film producer Evzen Kolar died on Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 67.

Born in the Czech Republic, Kolar began his film and television career as a child actor. He later became an assistant director, working throughout Europe on commercials, television projects, and features, and produced fringe theater in London before moving to the U.S. in 1979.

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In addition to his role as vice president of production at Fireline Productions and CEO at Crossover Films Ent., Kolar line-produced a number of features, including “Never Say Never Again” with Sean Connery as James Bond, “Street Smart” starring Morgan Freeman, “Bat 21” with Gene Hackman and Danny Glover, and “Storyville” starring James Spader and Jason Robards.

Kolar established his own production company, Kpi Entertainment, in 1993. There, he produced films such as “Surf Ninjas,” the cult comedy staring Rob Schneider and Leslie Nielsen; the Jean-Claude Van Damme actioner “Inferno”; and “Bride of the Wind
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Emmys: How the Election Helped Get the Talk Show Nominees (Mostly) Right

Emmys: How the Election Helped Get the Talk Show Nominees (Mostly) Right
TV won’t feel the full effects of the 2016 election until next year’s Emmy nominations. The shows that were in contention this year were already in production or wrapped long before the first few weeks of November played out.

The one exception has been the talk show world. As late night took a noticeable swing towards the political, some of these shows’ best work often followed. On Emmy nominations morning, that shift helped the category get it right for the first time in a while.

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After a resurgence in viewership and a warmer embrace of the kind of comedy that used to fuel the host’s previous show, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” was a shoo-in. Popularity in viewers doesn’t necessarily translate to Emmys success, but for a
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