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Shut Eye: Aasif Mandvi (Younger) Joins Second Season of Hulu Series

13 August 2017 12:51 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Shut Eye has added a new actor the series for season two. Aasif Mandvi, who recurred on Younger, has landed a role.Read More… »

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Hulu's 'Shut Eye' Enlists Aasif Mandvi for Season 2 (Exclusive)

10 August 2017 8:15 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Hulu's Shut Eye is adding a former Daily Show correspondent to its ranks.

Aasif Mandvi has booked a recurring role on the psychic drama starring Jeffrey Donovan.

Its plot revolves around a former fake psychic scammer (Donovan) who starts to experience visions that may or may not be real. Mandvi will play Pazhani "Paz" Kapoor, a man who grew up in the slums of Mumbai as the sole survivor of a cholera outbreak who found himself able to communicate with those who perished from the beyond. Now, he's a spiritual healer with a worldwide following. After being banned in Germany »

- Lesley Goldberg

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Hulu Acquires All Past Seasons of ‘Younger’ Ahead of Season 4 Premiere

20 June 2017 10:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Hulu has acquired the exclusive subscription streaming video on-demand rights to TV Land’s dramedy “Younger,” the streaming service announced Tuesday.

All past episodes of the series are now available to stream on Hulu, while the Season 4 premiere will air on TV Land on Wednesday, June 28th at 10 p.m./9c.

Hailing from “Sex and the City” creator Darren Star, the series stars two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann and Molly Bernard. It follows Liza, a 40-year old woman who pretends to be 26 in order to get a job in the highly competitive world of publishing – and succeeds. On TV Land, viewership increased for each season of “Younger”, and the program has broken all channel records in terms of digital and on demand consumption.

The upcoming fourth season of the series adds a lineup of guest stars, including Emmy and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth, Charles Michael Davis »

- Joe Otterson

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‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’: Designing Neil Patrick Harris’ Tour-de-Force Transformation Into Count Olaf

19 June 2017 3:01 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Director Barry Sonnenfeld’s re-imagining of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” took dark and creepy and turned it into a vaudevillian tour de force for Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf. And production designer Bo Welch and special effects makeup designer Bill Terezakis brought an imaginative and spirited charm to the proceedings.

“It may look dreary and creepy on the surface, but charmingly idealistic and cheerful when filtered through the eyes of the Baudelaire orphans,” said four-time Oscar nominee Welch, who also directed the final two episodes. “They maintain this attitude that only young people have where they persevere, they use their smarts, and they survive onto the next horrible adventure in the midst of a bunch of moronic adults.”

How the Sets Expressed the Moronic Adults

From Olaf’s decrepit mansion to the bright reptile house of Uncle Monty (Aasif Mandvi) to Aunt Josephine (Alfre Woodard) and her tilted old house atop a cliff, »

- Bill Desowitz

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events: TV Vets Join Season Two

13 June 2017 6:42 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events has some new company. Deadline reports Nathan Fillion (pictured, left), Sara Rue (pictured, right), Lucy Punch, and Roger Bart have joined season two of the Netflix TV show.Based on the popular book series by Snicket, the dark comedy follows three orphans as they are put under the guardianship of their evil relative, Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris). The cast also includes Patrick Warburton, Catherine O’Hara, Aasif Mandvi, Alfre Woodard, Joan Cusack, Malina Weissman, and Louis Hynes.Read More… »

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TV News Roundup: ‘Sharknado 5’ Gets Official Title, Celebrity Cameos Revealed

1 June 2017 3:57 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s roundup, Syfy announces the official title for “Sharknado 5,” and Food Network adds two new shows. 

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The latest installment of “Sharknado” will officially be known as “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming,” with the tagline, “Make America Bait Again.” Both are a result of a fan-sourced initiative where Syfy invited Facebook users to submit ideas.  The latest plot follows Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering) and his bionic wife, April (Tara Reid) as their young son gets trapped in a traveling tornado and is transported all over the world. Cassie Screbo, Masiela Lusha and Cody Linley will reprise their roles, and the film will feature a number of cameos from Fabio, Tony Hawk, Olivia Newton-John, Clay Aiken, Bret Michaels and “Today” hosts Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. “Sharknado 5” is a production of The Asylum and directed by Anthony C. Ferrante and based on an original screenplay by Scotty Mullen.

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- Rebecca Rubin

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Younger: Season Four; Aasif Mandvi (The Brink) Joins TV Land Show

26 April 2017 6:41 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Aasif Mandvi is headed to TV Land. Deadline reports the Brink star has joined season four of Younger.The comedy follows a single mother in her 40s who pretends to be in her 20s in order to get a job. The cast includes Sutton Foster, Nico Tortorella, Debi Mazar, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard, Hilary Duff, Peter Hermann, and Molly Bernard.Read More… »

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Aasif Mandvi Getting ‘Younger’; Robert Craighead Joins ‘Future Man’

24 April 2017 7:39 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Aasif Mandvi (The Brink) is set to recur on Season 4 of Younger, the TV Land comedy from Darren Star that stars Sutton Foster as Liza, a 40-year old woman who pretends to be 26 in order to get a job in the highly competitive world of publishing – and succeeds. Last season, her two lives became irreversibly intertwined as her longtime best friend, new friend and prickly boss — and everyone in between — become part of the same world. Mandvi will play Jay Mallick, an… »

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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season Three Renewal from Netflix

4 April 2017 8:01 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

A Series of Unfortunate Events isn't going away anytime soon. Deadline reports the streaming service has renewed the show for a third season.The news comes only a few weeks after Netflix announced a season two renewal for the show, which is based on the popular book series by Lemony Snicket. The cast includes Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Catherine O’Hara, Aasif Mandvi, Alfre Woodard, Joan Cusack, Malina Weissman, and Louis Hynes. Season one debuted on January 13th.Read More… »

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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Netflix orders season 3

4 April 2017 3:17 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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One month after ordering season 2, Netflix has ordered A Series of Unfortunate Events season 3...

Count Olaf will have custody of Klaus, Violet and Sunny Baudelaire for another two seasons.

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THR has revealed that Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events has beeen renewed for its third season by Netflix. The Paramount Television project, which stars Neil Patrick Harris, was renewed for season 2 just a month ago.

Written by Daniel Handler, Mr. Snicket's real-life alias, who also executive produces with Barry Sonnenfeld (Men in Black, The Addams Family), A Series of Unfortunate Events season 3 will cover the final four books in the novel series: The Slippery Slope, The Grim Grotto, The Penultimate Peril, and The End.

A Series of Unfortunate Events launched with an eight-episode first season on Jan. 13, covering the first four books: The Bad Beginning, »

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‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix

4 April 2017 11:37 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Netflix has picked up “A Series of Unfortunate Events” for a third season less than a month after the streaming service announced it was ordering Season 2, Variety has confirmed.

Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (a.k.a. Daniel Handler) and starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, the series follows the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian Count Olaf (Harris) will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. In addition to Harris,  the series stars Patrick Warburton as narrator Lemony Snicket, Malina Weissman as Violet Baudelaire, and Louis Hynes as Klaus Baudelaire. Alfre Woodard, Joan Cusack and Aasif Mandvi also star.

A spokesperson for Netflix declined to comment.

Paramount TV and Netflix began the adaptation process in 2014, a full decade after a movie franchise starring Jim Carrey as Olaf sputtered in 2004. The first season of Netflix’s show covers »

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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season Two Renewal Confirmed for Netflix Series

13 March 2017 6:49 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Some fortunate news for fans of A Series of Unfortunate Events. Today, Netflix announced they've renewed the original series for a second season, The Wrap reports.Based on the book series by Lemony Snicket, the show follows the three Baudelaire orphans, who are sent to live with their eccentric relative Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris) after their parents die. The cast also includes Patrick Warburton, Catherine O’Hara, Aasif Mandvi, Alfre Woodard, Joan Cusack, Malina Weissman, and Louis Hynes. Season one debuted on January 13th.Read More… »

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‘Talk Show the Game Show’ Trailer: Celebs Score Points by Being Good Talk Show Guests — Watch

13 March 2017 12:01 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Which celebrity will be win the coveted title of “Best Guest of the Night”?

That’s the question that TruTV’s “Talk Show the Game Show” asks when it premieres on April 5. When stars visit late-night talk shows to promote a project or themselves, they need to play nice to win over the host, Guy Branum (“Chelsea Lately,” “The Mindy Project”) and audience. “Talk Show the Game Show” awards them for these skills.

Read More: ‘Talk Show the Game Show’ Live: Wanda Sykes Judges Nick Thune at SXSW

For example, points can be awarded for getting applause by naming a city, flashing the host, singing, using a euphemism instead of swearing and making the audience go, “Aww!”

But beware. Being a bad guest is “grounds for sanction,” whatever that means. (Can we vote for pie in the face?) Bad behaviors include excessive name dropping, white male fragility, being boring, failure »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘Talk Show the Game Show’ Trailer: Celebs Score Points by Being Good Talk Show Guests — Watch

13 March 2017 12:01 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Which celebrity will be win the coveted title of “Best Guest of the Night”?

That’s the question that TruTV’s “Talk Show the Game Show” asks when it premieres on April 5. When stars visit late-night talk shows to promote a project or themselves, they need to play nice to win over the host, Guy Branum (“Chelsea Lately,” “The Mindy Project”) and audience. “Talk Show the Game Show” awards them for these skills.

Read More: ‘Talk Show the Game Show’ Live: Wanda Sykes Judges Nick Thune at SXSW

For example, points can be awarded for getting applause by naming a city, flashing the host, singing, using a euphemism instead of swearing and making the audience go, “Aww!”

But beware. Being a bad guest is “grounds for sanction,” whatever that means. (Can we vote for pie in the face?) Bad behaviors include excessive name dropping, white male fragility, being boring, failure »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘Feud’ Season 2 Dream Cast: 12 Actors We Need to Play Charles, Diana, the Queen and More

1 March 2017 6:44 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Princess Diana

As played by Emily Blunt?

We already know that Emily Blunt can totally kill the Princess Di look, thanks to a Halloween costume she wore in “The Five-Year Engagement.” But Blunt is also an incredibly nuanced actress who deserves a meaty lead role like this — and if the film world isn’t going to give it to her, then we happily welcome her to the world of television.

Read More: ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ Review: Why Care About the Facts When a Show Feels This True?

Prince Charles of Wales

As played by Ben Mendelsohn?

Just look at that side-by-side above. Just look at it. Originally from Australia, the Emmy winner is simply perfect. We did briefly consider Tom Hiddleston, but then we looked at Ben Mendelsohn again. Yeah.

Queen Elizabeth II

As played by Jessica Lange?

The grand dame of Murphy-dom may as well have a literal crown at this point. »

- Hanh Nguyen, Liz Shannon Miller and Steve Greene

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‘Feud’ Season 2 Dream Cast: 12 Actors We Need to Play Charles, Diana, the Queen and More

1 March 2017 6:44 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Princess Diana

As played by Emily Blunt?

We already know that Emily Blunt can totally kill the Princess Di look, thanks to a Halloween costume she wore in “The Five-Year Engagement.” But Blunt is also an incredibly nuanced actress who deserves a meaty lead role like this — and if the film world isn’t going to give it to her, then we happily welcome her to the world of television.

Read More: ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ Review: Why Care About the Facts When a Show Feels This True?

Prince Charles of Wales

As played by Ben Mendelsohn?

Just look at that side-by-side above. Just look at it. Originally from Australia, the Emmy winner is simply perfect. We did briefly consider Tom Hiddleston, but then we looked at Ben Mendelsohn again. Yeah.

Queen Elizabeth II

As played by Jessica Lange?

The grand dame of Murphy-dom may as well have a literal crown at this point. »

- Hanh Nguyen, Liz Shannon Miller and Steve Greene

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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Is Season Two Coming? New Series Tops Netflix Ratings

25 January 2017 8:24 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Will there be a second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events? According to The Wrap, the new series is now one of Netflix's top-rated TV shows.Based on the book series by Lemony Snicket, the show follows the three Baudelaire orphans, who are sent to live with their eccentric relative Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris) after their parents die. The cast also includes Patrick Warburton, Catherine O’Hara, Aasif Mandvi, Alfre Woodard, Joan Cusack, Malina Weissman, and Louis Hynes. Season one debuted on January 13th.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Eight Execrable Elements of Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

17 January 2017 11:49 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Exploring the brightness of the dark children’s show.

Execrable is a word which here means “extremely bad or unpleasant.” It is a word which, although appropriately dour in tone, does not actually describe Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, which is actually an exceptional, thrilling adaptation of a series of thirteen children’s mystery books by Daniel Handler. The show’s freshman season covers the first four books of the series, and follows the unhappy lives of three recent orphans as they bounce from caretaker to caretaker, outwit nefarious plots to steal their parents’ fortune, and uncover countless secrets along the way. Its clunky title and avoidance of easy categorization (it’s billed as a very dark children’s show) may be turn-offs for the uninitiated, but, for many reasons, A Series of Unfortunate Events is actually a bright spot of television that shouldn’t be missed.

1. The ad campaign

Long before the series made »

- Valerie Ettenhofer

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Review: The Reptile Room

14 January 2017 2:00 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

The incredibly deadly viper not as deadly as most people think.

That was one of the key things we learned on Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 1 Episode 3 and Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 1 Episode 4. 

With the kids finally making their way to Montgomery Montgomery's house, there was absolutely no doubt in my mind that Count Olaf would be far behind. 

His latest disguise as Stephano was a stark contrast to his Olaf and it really helped give Neil Patrick Harris another fun character to play. 

The thing I love about the Baudelaire children is that they can tell pretty much straight off the bat whenever Count Olaf is in disguise. It must be such a struggle for them to try and explain it to everyone. 

Then again, when you have the likes of Mr. Poe trying to throw you off to the highest bidder, »

- Paul Dailly

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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season Two Scripts Being Written; Season Three Planned

13 January 2017 8:45 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

What's next for A Series of Unfortunate Events? Executive producer Barry Sonnenfeld says season two of the Netflix series is already being written, Variety reports.Based on the book series by Lemony Snicket, the show follows the three Baudelaire orphans, who are sent to live with their eccentric relative Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris) after their parents die. The cast also includes Patrick Warburton, Catherine O’Hara, Aasif Mandvi, Alfre Woodard, Joan Cusack, Malina Weissman, and Louis Hynes. Season one debuted today, January 13th.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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