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The $100,0000 Pyramid Season One Ratings

27 June 2016 1:33 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

There have been several incarnations of the Pyramid game show with the first one dating all the way back to March 1973. The $100,000 Pyramid version has run in syndication but hasn't been in primetime. Will this game show be a winner in the ratings for ABC? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.

Hosted by Michael Strahan, The $100,000 Pyramid features celebrities teaming up with contestants to try to win a lot of cash by playing word association games. This season's celebrities include Jon Lovitz, Deion Sanders, Rosie O'Donnell, Kathy Najimy, Kevin Pollak, Niecy Nash, Bridget Moynahan, Rex Lee, Yvette Nicole Brown, Fred Willard, Joy Behar, John Michael Higgins, Steve Schirripa, Melissa Peterman, Teri Polo, Zachary Levi, Alfonso Ribeiro, Mario Batali, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Randall Park, Anna Camp, Terry Crews, Natasha Lyonne, Bellamy Young, Weird Al Yankovic, Tony Hale, Justin Long, »

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The $100,000 Pyramid: Scandal, Veep Stars Among Celebrity Competitors

1 June 2016 9:26 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC’s reboot of The $100,000 Pyramid won’t lack for star power, counting among its celebrity competitors Scandal’s Bellamy Young and Veep’s Tony Hale.

RelatedSummer TV Schedule: 110+ Dates to Save in June and July

The two won’t square off in an Oval Office showdown, however. The line-up of celebs who’ll be paired with civilian contestants for the Michael Strahan-hosted game show’s 10-episode run (kicking off Sunday, June 26) looks like this:

Sherri Shepherd vs. black-ish‘s Anthony Anderson

• Rosie O’Donnell vs. Kathy Najimy

Ana Gasteyer vs. fellow Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch

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On Demand DVD New Releases April 18-24

18 April 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

On Demand DVD New Releases April 18-24 Fifty Shades of Black This parody of Fifty Shades of Grey tells the story of an inexperienced college student who meets a wealthy businessman with some unusual sexual practices. Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Fred Willard (R, 1:32) 4/19 The Lady in the Van A man befriends an eccentric homeless woman, allowing her to park the van in which she lives in his driveway. Over time, he learns the true story of her identity and the two become friends. Based on a true story. Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent (PG-13, 1:44) 4/19 Norm … Continue reading →

The post On Demand DVD New Releases April 18-24 appeared first on Channel Guide Magazine. »

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Kathy Griffin Pays Tribute to Garry Shandling, the Friend She Spent One Last Sunday with: 'I'll Miss Our Talks'

24 March 2016 2:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Garry Shandling is being mourned by his close friends after the star of The Larry Sanders Show died Thursday at 66. Kathy Griffin, who spent time with Shandling and Better Call Saul's Bob Odenkirk on Sunday, shared a photo of the three comedians together. "Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making every1 laugh. I loved him. I'll miss our talks the most," Griffin wrote on Twitter. Odenkirk added: "I can't believe this. Very sad to say goodbye so abruptly." In a statement to People, Griffin shared more about the late comedian. "I'm crushed. That man, made me laugh. »

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Kathy Griffin Pays Tribute to Garry Shandling, the Friend She Spent One Last Sunday with: 'I'll Miss Our Talks'

24 March 2016 2:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Garry Shandling is being mourned by his close friends after the star of The Larry Sanders Show died Thursday at 66. Kathy Griffin, who spent time with Shandling and Better Call Saul's Bob Odenkirk on Sunday, shared a photo of the three comedians together. "Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making every1 laugh. I loved him. I'll miss our talks the most," Griffin wrote on Twitter. Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making every1 laugh. I loved him. I'll miss our talks the most. pic.twitter.com/Ud8AQXNBXN— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) March 24, 2016 Jimmy Kimmel wrote »

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Garry Shandling: Celebs Mourn Passing of ‘Genius,’ ‘Legend’

24 March 2016 2:06 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Comedians and actors remembered Garry Shandling on social media following the actor’s death on Thursday afternoon.

Albert Brooks, Amy Schumer, Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Kimmel were among the first to pay their respects.

Brooks tweeted, “R.I.P. Garry Shandling. I am so saddened to hear this. Brilliantly funny and such a great guy. He will be so missed.”

R.I.P. Garry Shandling. I am so saddened to hear this. Brilliantly funny and such a great guy. He will be so missed.

Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) March 24, 2016

“Today we lost a comedic genius and a very dear friend,” Sony Pictures Television chairman Steve Mosko, who was a close friend, said in a statement. “Garry entertained millions of people and was an inspiration to generations of comedians, actors and writers. He will be greatly missed.”

“Goodbye Gary Shandling thank you for your kindness and your generosity and for making me laugh so damn much, »

- Marianne Zumberge

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Review: Comedy Central Series to End with Shortened Third Season

19 February 2016 1:39 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

[caption id="attachment_44532" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Andy Daly as Forrest MacNeil and Megan Stevenson as A.J. courtesy of Comedy Central[/caption]

Comedy Central will renew the Review TV series for an abbreviated third and final season, leaving the show effectively cancelled. The Hollywood Reporter says no episode count has been announced yet, but mentions a minimum of three installments which might air over three weeks, or all in one night.

In Review, Daly is professional critic Forrest MacNeil, who reviews real-life experiences such as stealing, addiction, road rage, or blackmail, to see if they are any good. The cast of Review also includes: Megan Stevenson, Jessica St. Clair, Tara Karsian, Michael Croner, Fred Willard, James Urbaniak, Max Gail, Hayley Huntley, and Lennon Parham. Daly also narrates the dark mocumentary which he created with Charlie Siskel.

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'Kung Fu Panda 3' Takes the Weekend Box Office with $41M

31 January 2016 11:11 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While January isn't typically a big month for box office blockbusters, there can be the occasional movie that opens big. Two weeks ago, Ride Along 2 breathed some life into the new year with a respectable $35.2 million opening frame, but last weekend, it dropped a whopping 64.7% and slipped from first to third place, with the holdover The Revenant taking the top spot in its fifth week in theaters. This weekend is shaping up to be the biggest frame of the new year so far, with three heavily-promoted new releases, Kung Fu Panda 3, Fifty Shades of Black and The Finest Hours. Box Office Mojo is reporting that Kung Fu Panda 3 took the top spot at the box office with $41 million.

Kung Fu Panda 3 is expected to easily take the top spot with a projected $48 million, which isn't terribly surprising given this franchise's pedigree of critical acclaim and box office success. »

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Movie Review – Fifty Shades of Black (2016)

31 January 2016 9:56 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fifty Shades of Black, 2016.

Directed by Michael Tiddes.

Starring Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Affion Crockett, Jane Seymour, Florence Henderson, Jenny Zigrino, Fred Willard, and Mike Epps.

Synopsis:

An inexperienced college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.

Normally, whenever I’m about to watch a modern-day Marlon Wayans comedy (I use that term loosely as to not insult actual comedies) I am mentally crying inside, trying to prepare myself for the next 90 minutes that will inexplicably feel as long as some epic Christopher Nolan movie. This time though, I had some hope coming in. After all, this time around it is Fifty Shades of Grey being parodied and roasted; a movie so unintentionally hilarious and plagued with both despicable and idiotic characters, it feels as if the spoof material would write itself.

The answer to that inquiry is both yes and no, as »

- Robert Kojder

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Film Review: ‘Fifty Shades of Black’

28 January 2016 11:16 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

At a minimum, a parody should be funnier than the film it’s sending up, but “Fifty Shades of Black,” a quick-and-dirty riff on last year’s S&M romance “Fifty Shades of Grey,” falls a laugh or two short of even that low standard. After wringing every last joke out of the “Paranormal Activity” movies with “A Haunted House” and its sequel, co-writer/star Marlon Wayans, co-writer Rick Alvarez and director Michael Tiddes handcuff themselves to the latest pop-culture phenomenon, but don’t have the requisite discipline for the material. It wouldn’t take much to tip the brittle kink of E.L. James’ fantasy into the realm of comedy — the movie itself did it occasionally, if not always intentionally — but the vulgar bigness of Wayans’ style blows right past deadpan. Nevertheless, though this dire outing won’t win Wayans any new fans, there’s still an audience eager to »

- Scott Tobias

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20 years ago today: Julia Roberts, Jcvd, and many more guest-starred on ‘Friends’

28 January 2016 6:00 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

20 years ago today, NBC aired “The One After the Superbowl,” the mega-episode of “Friends” packed with famous guest stars. The two-part episode had a massive lead-in from the Cowboys vs. Steelers game, even more than usual for post-Super Bowl programming — that game broke the record for most-watched sporting event ever on American television. The star-studded lineup of visitors to “Friends” was: Julia Roberts, Brooke Shields, Chris Isaak, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Fred Willard, and Dan Castellaneta. Roberts played Susie, Chandler’s elementary school classmate. Chandler eagerly agrees to go on a date with her, only to find out that the date was part of Susie’s plot for revenge to get back at Chandler for a prank he played on her in the 4th grade. “That was in the 4th grade! How could you still be upset about that?” Chandler exclaimed upon realizing what this was all about — as he stood »

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‘Fifty Shades of Black’s’ Marlon Wayans on Parody Films: ‘There’s a Science to It’

27 January 2016 3:56 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

To veteran comedian and parody filmmaker Marlon Wayans — who stars in Open Road’s “Fifty Shades of Black” — the ingredients of a successful parody are a great story, characters with intentions, funny dynamics and infusions of pop culture.

“It has to be organic. There’s a science to it, but you just have to be smart about your approach,” Wayans told Variety on Tuesday at the Los Angeles premiere of “Fifty Shades of Black,” a parody film he also co-wrote and produced.

The film, a spoof on “Fifty Shades of Grey,” follows the developing relationship of shy, inexperienced college student Hannah  (Kali Hawk) and shady businessman Christian Black (Wayans).

Adding to the discussion of developing well-received parodies, “Fifty Shades of Black” co-writer and producer Rick Alvarez said that it’s important that audiences are ready to find the humor in whatever subject is being spoofed.

“Then of course you have »

- Alyssa Sage

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Contest: Win Fifty Shades Of Black Prize Pack

27 January 2016 11:25 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Hitting theatres this Friday is the newest outrageous comedy from Marlon WayansFifty Shades of Black. Joining the always hilarious actor for this outing is a who’s who roster of talent that specialize in this brand of light-hearted fun, with Kali Hawk (Bridesmaids), Mike Epps (The Hangover), Andrew Bachelor (We Are Your Friends), Affion Crockett (Pixels, The Wedding Ringer), Fred Willard (Anchorman), Florence Henderson and Jane Seymour all co-starring.

To celebrate the film’s upcoming release, we’re going to give one lucky reader a prize pack that includes a signed poster and T-shirt. To enter for a chance to win, simply subscribe to our brand new push notification system here (please note that it is only available in Google Chrome at the moment).

Doing so will allow you to receive real-time updates on breaking news from We Got This Covered. Additionally, the winner will also be announced via push notification. »

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Win A Marlon Wayans Signed T-Shirt And Poster From Fifty Shades Of Black

26 January 2016 4:30 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Photo credit: Scott Everett White/Open Road Films

Wamg is giving away an awesome prize pack to celebrate the opening of Fifty Shades Of Black.

One winner will receive a T-Shirt and Poster signed by Marlon Wayans!

From Marlon Wayans, and the director of “A Haunted House,” “Fifty Shades Of Black” is an outrageous comedy starring Marlon Wayans in the role of Mr. Black. In addition to Marlon Wayans, the movie stars Kali Hawk, Mike Epps, Andrew Bachelor, Affion Crockett, Jane Seymour, Fred Willard and Florence Henderson.

Fifty Shades Of Black hits theaters nationwide January 29, 2016.

For a chance to win:

Enter Your Name And E-mail In Our Comments Section Below. We Will Contact You If You Are A Winner.

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1. You Must Be A Us Resident.  Prize Will Only Be Shipped To Continental Us Addresses.  No P.O. Boxes.  No Duplicate Addresses.

2. Winners Will Be Chosen From All Qualifying Entries. »

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Will 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Be the First 2016 Box Office Hit?

26 January 2016 11:37 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While January isn't typically a big month for box office blockbusters, there can be the occasional movie that opens big. Two weeks ago, Ride Along 2 breathed some life into the new year with a respectable $35.2 million opening frame, but last weekend, it dropped a whopping 64.7% and slipped from first to third place, with the holdover The Revenant taking the top spot in its fifth week in theaters. This weekend is shaping up to be the biggest frame of the new year so far, with three heavily-promoted new releases, Kung Fu Panda 3, Fifty Shades of Black and The Finest Hours. According to the projections at Pro.BoxOffice.com, Kung Fu Panda 3 is expected to win in a landslide.

Kung Fu Panda 3 is expected to easily take the top spot with a projected $48 million, which isn't terribly surprising given this franchise's pedigree of critical acclaim and box office success. »

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Win a Marlon Wayans Signed CD Of The Fifty Shades Of Black Soundtrack

25 January 2016 12:20 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Wamg is giving away Five copies of the soundtrack to Fifty Shades Of Black. The CD’s will be signed by Marlon Wayans!

The outrageous comedy, which will be released wide by Open Road on over 2000 screens on January 29, stars Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Mike Epps, Andrew Bachelor, Affion Crockett, Jane Seymour, Fred Willard and Florence Henderson.

The soundtrack album, which was curated by Format Entertainment (Empire, Pitch Perfect, Marvel’s Avengers, Iron Man 2) with Im Global Music, will feature a variety of the hottest hip-hop and R&B tracks and will be available for download Now on iTunes and Amazon.

Order here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01AH0IT0U/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8

The Fifty Shades Of Black original motion picture soundtrack listing includes:

1. Skrilla Jones ft. Icy Black – Shake It Like A Doggie (Mayeda Remix)

2. Mr Chris Classic – Swaggaback

3. Love Kelli »

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Marlon Wayans’ Fifty Shades Of Black Soundtrack Available January 22

13 January 2016 11:51 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Im Global Music has announced that it will release the official soundtrack album for Im Global’s upcoming film, Fifty Shades Of Black.

The outrageous comedy, which will be released wide by Open Road on over 2000 screens on January 29, stars Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Mike Epps, Andrew Bachelor, Affion Crockett, Jane Seymour, Fred Willard and Florence Henderson.

The soundtrack album, which was curated by Format Entertainment (Empire, Pitch Perfect, Marvel’s Avengers, Iron Man 2) with Im Global Music, will feature a variety of the hottest hip-hop and R&B tracks and will be available for download on January 22nd on iTunes and Amazon.

The Fifty Shades Of Black original motion picture soundtrack listing includes:

1. Skrilla Jones ft. Icy Black – Shake It Like A Doggie (Mayeda Remix)

2. Mr Chris Classic – Swaggaback

3. Love Kelli – Unraveled

4. Love Kelli – So Good

5. Leo Soul ft. West Wes – Strip Down

6. Leo Soul – Under Your Spell »

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"Fifty Shades Of Black" 'Red Band' Trailer

2 January 2016 2:25 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

From RedBand.Ca, Sneak Peek a restricted 'red band' trailer supporting director Michael Tiddes' new comedy feature "Fifty Shades Of Black", the latest full-length movie parody from actor, writer, producer Marlon Wayans, opening January 29, 2016:

The $5 million budgeted feature stars Wayans as 'Christian Black', with Kali Hawk as 'Hannah'. Also starring are Jane Seymour, Fred Willard, Mike Epps, Andrew Bachelor, Affion Crockett and Kate Miner.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Fifty Shades Of Black"...

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