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9 items from 2017


‘Silicon Valley’ Season 4 Trailer: Richard Makes a Big Announcement (Watch)

17 February 2017 1:26 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The trailer for season 4 of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” has arrived, and Richard (Thomas Middleditch) has a big announcement: he’s quitting.

After the rest of the gang — including stars Erlich (T.J. Miller), Gilfoyle (Martin Starr), Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani) and Jared (Zach Woods) —stare at Richard with flabbergasted expressions, Richard shares he has bigger plans. “I need to build something else,” he says, pointing to a chalkboard that has the words “new internet” inscribed on it.

Partially inspired by co-creator Mike Judge‘s experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the 1980s, the series tracks the life of the introverted programmer Richard and his fellow tech-savvy genius friends, who built “Pied Piper,” a compression platform. As they attempt to hit it big in a high-tech gold rush, they have to face various obstacles, from bigger corporations looking to steal their idea to various shifts in executive rankings of the company.

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- Sarah Ahern

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TV News Roundup: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Mayans Spinoff Casts Edward James Olmos, ‘Silicon Valley’ Season 4 Sets Premiere Date

13 February 2017 3:22 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s TV News Roundup, FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff recruits Edward James Olmos, “Silicon Valley” Season 4 gets a premiere date, and more. 

Casting FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff, titled “Mayans Mc,” has cast its first star, Variety has confirmed. Edward James Olmos has joined the pilot as a series regular. The “Battlestar Gallactica” alum will play Felipe Reyes, the once-strong Mexican patriarch, crushed by bullets and hard labor, who struggles to keep his past buried and lead his sons down a lawful, righteous path. The pilot, which is slated to shoot next month, focuses on the Mayans motorcycle club and will follow Ez Reyes (yet to be cast), a potential member for the club’s charter on the California-Mexico border. “Sons of Anarchy” creator Kurt Sutter will direct the pilot and serve as executive producer.

Syfy pilot “The Machine” has set its series regulars, including Bridger Zadina (“Law and Order: Svu”) as »

- Dani Levy, Will Thorne and Sarah Ahern

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Netflix Nabs ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,’ 2 New Jerry Seinfeld Stand-Up Specials

17 January 2017 2:30 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Netflix just landed a(nother) whale. Sorry Crackle, Jerry Seinfeld has signed a deal to make the streaming king the new home of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Additionally, the NBC sitcom icon will film two new stand-up comedy specials for Netflix, the first of which will land later this year. Netflix’s “Comedians in Cars” will post 24 new episodes of the classic auto/cup o’ joe show. New episodes are set to premiere in 2017, with another batch dropping in 2018 and beyond. All 59 pre-existing episodes will come to Netflix as well. Also Read: 'Silicon Valley' Ep Alec Berg on His Crazy. »

- Tony Maglio

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Barry: HBO's Bill Hader Comedy Series To Begin Production This Spring

14 January 2017 6:39 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Bill Hader is headed to HBO. Today, the network announced their new TV series Barry will begin production this spring.From Hader and Silicon Valley's Alec Berg, the comedy stars Hader "as a hitman who, after following his intended target to an acting class, finds himself intrigued and decides to become an actor and change his life." The cast also includes Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan, and Henry Winkler.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Stranger Things and Westworld land 2017 DGA TV Awards nominations

11 January 2017 12:47 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s that time of year, the time of year where the awards and awards nominations for TV and film are being announced in droves. Today is no different as the Directors Guild of America has just announced their 2017 TV nominations.

Stranger Things, Westworld and Game of Thrones all make the list, along with Donald Glover’s Atlanta showing up in the comedy category.

The full list of nominations follow…

 

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series

The Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things, “Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers”

Ryan Murphy, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “From the Ashes of Tragedy”

John Singleton, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “The Race Card”

Jonathan Nolan, Westword, “The Original”

Miguel SapochnikGame of Thrones, “The Battle of the Bastards”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series

Alec BergSilicon Valley, “Daily Active Users”

Mike JudgeSilicon Valley, »

- Samuel Brace

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'O.J.: Made In America', 'Weiner' on DGA doc nominees list

11 January 2017 11:00 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Directors Guild Of America on Wednesday unveiled nominees in the documentary, television and commercials categories.

The winners will be announced at the 69th Annual DGA Awards on February 4 in Beverly Hills.

Documentary

Otto Bell, The Eagle Huntress

Ezra Edelman, O.J.: Made in America

Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg, Weiner

Raoul Peck, I Am Not Your Negro

Roger Ross Williams, Life, Animated

Dramatic Series

The Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things, “Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers”

Ryan Murphy, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “From The Ashes Of Tragedy”

Jonathan Nolan, Westworld, “The Original”

Miguel Sapochnik, Game Of Thrones, “The Battle Of The Bastards”

John Singleton, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “The Race Card”

Comedy Series

Alec Berg, Silicon Valley, “Daily Active Users”

Donald Glover, Atlanta, “B.A.N.”

Mike Judge, Silicon Valley, “Founder Friendly”

Becky Martin, Veep, “Inauguration”

Dale Stern, Veep, “Mother”

Movies For Television And Mini-series

Raymond De Felitta, [link »

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2016 Directors Guild of America Documentary and TV Nominations: The Year of O.J. Continues

11 January 2017 10:17 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Directors Guild of America has announced the nominees in the documentary and television categories for this year’s DGA Awards, with O.J. Simpson present in both fields: “O.J.: Made in America” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” both picked up nods. Other contenders include “Atlanta,” “Westworld” and “The Eagle Huntress.” The feature film nominees, meanwhile, are scheduled to be announced tomorrow.

This year’s ceremony takes place on February 4 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Full list of nominees below:

Read More: 2016 Producers Guild Awards TV Nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Atlanta’ and ‘Westworld’ All Land Nods

Dramatic Series

The Duffer Brothers, “Stranger Things,” “Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers”

Ryan Murphy, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” “From the Ashes of Tragedy”

Jonathan Nolan, “Westworld,” “The Original”

Miguel Sapochnik, “Game of Thrones,” “The Battle of the Bastards”

John Singleton, “The People v. »

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'Hell Or High Water', 'Deadpool' score WGA nominations

4 January 2017 11:24 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Writers of Hell or High Water, La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards.

Writers of Hell or High Water (pictured), La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, set to be presented at ceremonies hosted by the West and East branches of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) on Feb 19.

Also nominated in the WGA’s original screenplay category are the writers of Loving, Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight. Fences, Hidden Figures and Nocturnal Animals produced the other nominations in the adapted screenplay category.

Documentary nominations went to Author: The Jt Leroy Story, Command And Control and Zero Days, while dramatic TV series getting nods were The Americans, Better Call Saul, Game Of Thrones, Stranger Things and Westworld.

Full list of feature nominees and selected TV nominees:

Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water Taylor Sheridan

La La Land [link »

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'Hell,' 'La La,' 'Arrival,' 'Deadpool' score WGA nominations

4 January 2017 11:24 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Writers of Hell or High Water, La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards.

Writers of Hell or High Water (pictured), La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, set to be presented at ceremonies hosted by the West and East brances of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) on Feb 19.

Also nominated in the WGA’s original screenplay category are the writers of Loving, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight. Fences, Hidden Figures and Nocturnal Animalsproduced the other nominations in the adapted screenplay category.

Documentary nominations went to Author: The Jt Leroy Story, Command and Control and Zero Days, while dramatic TV series getting nods were The Americans, Better Call Saul, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things and Westworld.

Full list of feature nominees and selected TV nominees:

Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water Taylor Sheridan

La La Land [link »

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