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Dan Harmon to Play Dan Harmon on Ken Jeong’s ‘Dr. Ken’

23 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Art continues to imitate life on “Dr. Ken.” The show, loosely based on Ken Jeong’s pre-fame life as a doctor, has booked “Community” creator Dan Harmon to play himself in an upcoming episode.

In the Season 2 finale of “Dr. Ken,” titled “Ken’s Big Audition,” Harmon will appear as the creator of a new TV comedy set at a community college. Harmon’s character sees Ken perform stand-up at an open mic and invites him to audition for a part on his show.

Read More: ‘HarmonQuest’: Dan Harmon Has Managed to Turn Role Playing with Friends into a TV Show

It’s the continuation of a storyline that popped up at the end of Season 1, when Dr. Ken – much like the real Ken Jeong – performed stand-up at the Laugh Factory and attracted interest from a manager to represent him. On the show, Dr. Ken decided to stick with medicine; in real life, »

- Michael Schneider

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Dan Harmon to Play Dan Harmon on Ken Jeong’s ‘Dr. Ken’

23 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Art continues to imitate life on “Dr. Ken.” The show, loosely based on Ken Jeong’s pre-fame life as a doctor, has booked “Community” creator Dan Harmon to play himself in an upcoming episode.

In the Season 2 finale of “Dr. Ken,” titled “Ken’s Big Audition,” Harmon will appear as the creator of a new TV comedy set at a community college. Harmon’s character sees Ken perform stand-up at an open mic and invites him to audition for a part on his show.

Read More: ‘HarmonQuest’: Dan Harmon Has Managed to Turn Role Playing with Friends into a TV Show

It’s the continuation of a storyline that popped up at the end of Season 1, when Dr. Ken – much like the real Ken Jeong – performed stand-up at the Laugh Factory and attracted interest from a manager to represent him. On the show, Dr. Ken decided to stick with medicine; in real life, »

- Michael Schneider

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‘The Expanse’: Why Season 2 Got ‘Game of Thrones’-Levels of Intense in ‘Home’

22 February 2017 8:00 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

[Editor’s note: Major spoilers for “The Expanse” Season 2, Episode 5, “Home,” below.]

If you’ve never read the books written by James S.A. Corey upon which “The Expanse” is based, then Episode 5 of the second season more than likely came as a massive shock. As a show adapted from a popular book series with serious genre roots, “The Expanse” has elicited comparisons to “Game of Thrones” before. But the series reached Red Wedding-levels of surprise with “Home,” in which Miller (Thomas Jane) bonds with the protomolecule-infected Julie Mao (Florence Faivre) to prevent the Eros station from crashing into Earth.

Read More: ‘The Expanse’ Season 2 Review: Syfy’s Boldest Gamble Continues to Pay Out Richly

It’s a surprisingly romantic sequence, dense with visual effects to capture the depths to which Julie has become bonded with the protomolecule. But the actual filming featured none of those trappings: Jane and Faivre were acting, according to executive producer Mark Fergus, in “a big empty room with just a chair. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘The Expanse’: Why Season 2 Got ‘Game of Thrones’-Levels of Intense in ‘Home’

22 February 2017 8:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor’s note: Major spoilers for “The Expanse” Season 2, Episode 5, “Home,” below.]

If you’ve never read the books written by James S.A. Corey upon which “The Expanse” is based, then Episode 5 of the second season more than likely came as a massive shock. As a show adapted from a popular book series with serious genre roots, “The Expanse” has elicited comparisons to “Game of Thrones” before. But the series reached Red Wedding-levels of surprise with “Home,” in which Miller (Thomas Jane) bonds with the protomolecule-infected Julie Mao (Florence Faivre) to prevent the Eros station from crashing into Earth.

Read More: ‘The Expanse’ Season 2 Review: Syfy’s Boldest Gamble Continues to Pay Out Richly

It’s a surprisingly romantic sequence, dense with visual effects to capture the depths to which Julie has become bonded with the protomolecule. But the actual filming featured none of those trappings: Jane and Faivre were acting, according to executive producer Mark Fergus, in “a big empty room with just a chair. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Yvette Nicole Brown Debuts an Animated New Look in Crackle’s ‘SuperMansion’ — Exclusive

22 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Yvette Nicole Brown is tackling Season 2 of Crackle’s “SuperMansion” in her upcoming turn as Portia (formerly known as the superhero Zenith).  The series which began in 2015 and produced by Seth Green and his production company, Stoopid Monkey, follows in the footsteps of “Robot Chicken” in its distinctive stop-motion style. Brown joins a star-studded cast of recurring characters, with Bryan Cranston serving as executive producer and starring as Titanium Rex, with whom Portia has a complicated past muddled by Portia’s struggle to hold on to both sides of herself.

Read More: ‘Cosplay Melee’ Trailer: Yvette Nicole Brown Hosts Epic Costume Showdown That Tests Super Fans’ Creativity — Watch

A regular guest on “Talking Dead,” the after show for “The Walking Dead,” Brown never shies away from expressing her love for media she finds great. As a self-described fangirl, she embraces exciting and fun television wholeheartedly, which is why she had »

- Maya Reddy

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Yvette Nicole Brown Debuts an Animated New Look in Crackle’s ‘SuperMansion’ — Exclusive

22 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Yvette Nicole Brown is tackling Season 2 of Crackle’s “SuperMansion” in her upcoming turn as Portia (formerly known as the superhero Zenith).  The series which began in 2015 and produced by Seth Green and his production company, Stoopid Monkey, follows in the footsteps of “Robot Chicken” in its distinctive stop-motion style. Brown joins a star-studded cast of recurring characters, with Bryan Cranston serving as executive producer and starring as Titanium Rex, with whom Portia has a complicated past muddled by Portia’s struggle to hold on to both sides of herself.

Read More: ‘Cosplay Melee’ Trailer: Yvette Nicole Brown Hosts Epic Costume Showdown That Tests Super Fans’ Creativity — Watch

A regular guest on “Talking Dead,” the after show for “The Walking Dead,” Brown never shies away from expressing her love for media she finds great. As a self-described fangirl, she embraces exciting and fun television wholeheartedly, which is why she had »

- Maya Reddy

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Cosplay Melee: Costume Competition Series Coming to Syfy

17 February 2017 3:49 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Are you ready to play some hardcore dress up? Syfy has ordered a competitive reality series, Cosplay Melee. Yvette Nicole Brown hosts the hour. Judges include LeeAnna Vamp and Christian Beckman.The Cosplay Melee TV show premieres on Syfy on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10:00pm Et/Pt. Watch a preview and learn more from the Syfy press release.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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TV News Roundup: HBO Acquires TV Rights to ‘David Bowie: The Last Five Years’

16 February 2017 2:55 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s roundup, HBO will air “David Bowie: The Last Five Years” this summer after acquiring the U.S. TV rights, Cartoon Network’s “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” set to premiere in March, and more.

Deals

HBO has acquired the U.S. TV rights to documentary “David Bowie: The Last Five Years.” Directed and produced by Francis Whately, the film spotlights the legendary singer and actor’s last two albums and Broadway musical, offering new insights into the final five years of Bowie’s life through rarely-seen interviews of the man himself, archival footage, audio from the recording sessions for “The Next Day” and “Blackstar,” and unprecedented access to Bowie’s closest friends and artistic collaborators. Earlier this month, Bowie posthumously swept the 2017 Grammy Awards with five wins for his final album “Blackstar.”

Casting

Celebrated chef and restaurateur Aarón Sánchez will join Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi as the third judge for the upcoming »

- Will Thorne

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The Odd Couple: Season Four Would Be a "Surprise" to CBS Sitcom Star

16 February 2017 2:08 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It looks like Telly Vulture isn't alone in expecting there will be no season four of The Odd Couple TV show on CBS. Thomas Lennon, who plays Felix Unger on the low-rated sitcom reboot expects The Odd Couple will be cancelled. Matthew Perry, Lindsay Sloane, Wendell Pierce, and Yvette Nicole Brown also star.Speaking to TV Line, Lennon said that although he has not heard anything, and feels The Odd Couple is "hanging in there," he expects it will not return for a fourth season on CBS.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Syfy Launches ‘Cosplay Melee’ Competition Series Hosted By Yvette Nicole Brown

16 February 2017 1:51 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Syfy is getting into the cosplay business with the launch of Cosplay Melee, a new competition series, hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown. The hourlong weekly series will premiere Tuesday, March 21 at 10/9c on Syfy. Each episode will feature four world class cosplayers competing to create not only intricate full-body costumes, but fully-formed characters that they must bring to life through their own realistic performance. They will be guided and critiqued by a panel of judges… »

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‘Cosplay Melee’ Trailer: Yvette Nicole Brown Hosts Epic Costume Showdown That Tests Super Fans’ Creativity — Watch

16 February 2017 1:09 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The road to Comic-Con just got more exciting.

Syfy kicks off its newest competition series, “Cosplay Melee,” on Tuesday, March 21 the network announced Thursday.

Hosted by the self-styled “super fan girl” Yvette Nicole Brown, the show pits world-class cosplayers against each other to create the ultimate, elaborate and innovative costumes. These are not your typical costumes where you dress up a t-shirt with makeup and a hat. Hell, even a toilet-paper mummy get-up would be strictly amateur here.

Read More: ‘The Expanse’: How the Syfy Series Found the Unfindable Actress (Which Means other Shows Can Too)

“As a huge fan of the creativity cosplayers bring to their craft, nothing makes me happier than having a front row seat for the amazing creations set to hit the ‘Cosplay Melee’ runway,” said Brown. “These talented artists are going to shine!”

Each week, four competitors will create full body character costumes that may include garments, »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘Cosplay Melee’ Trailer: Yvette Nicole Brown Hosts Epic Costume Showdown That Tests Super Fans’ Creativity — Watch

16 February 2017 1:09 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The road to Comic-Con just got more exciting.

Syfy kicks off its newest competition series, “Cosplay Melee,” on Tuesday, March 21 the network announced Thursday.

Hosted by the self-styled “super fan girl” Yvette Nicole Brown, the show pits world-class cosplayers against each other to create the ultimate, elaborate and innovative costumes. These are not your typical costumes where you dress up a t-shirt with makeup and a hat. Hell, even a toilet-paper mummy get-up would be strictly amateur here.

Read More: ‘The Expanse’: How the Syfy Series Found the Unfindable Actress (Which Means other Shows Can Too)

“As a huge fan of the creativity cosplayers bring to their craft, nothing makes me happier than having a front row seat for the amazing creations set to hit the ‘Cosplay Melee’ runway,” said Brown. “These talented artists are going to shine!”

Each week, four competitors will create full body character costumes that may include garments, »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Syfy to Launch Cosplay Competition Series Hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown

16 February 2017 1:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

So you think you can cosplay? Syfy will see about that.

The network is launching a new reality competition series, Cosplay Melee, that pits the world’s best costume performers against one another each week for a $10,000 prize. Community alum Yvette Nicole Brown will host the series, which debuts Tuesday, March 21 at 10/9c.

RelatedSpartacus‘ Liam McIntyre Cops Role in Syfy’s Horror-Drama Pilot The Haunted

Melee looks to be following the formula of Syfy’s hit special-effects makeup competition Face Off, currently in its eleventh season. Each episode, four world-class cosplayers will go head-to-head, creating not just full-body costumes, but »

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Yvette Nicole Brown to Host Syfy Cosplay Competition Series

16 February 2017 1:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Syfy is launching a cosplay competition series hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown.

In Cosplay Melee, set to premiere March 21 on the cable network, the world’s most innovative cosplayers will face off each week for a chance to win a cash prize. In each episode, the Community alum will host four world-class cosplayers, who will compete to create not only intricate full-body costumes but fully formed characters that they must bring to life through their own realistic performance.

Guiding and critiquing them are a panel of judges including renowned cosplayer LeeAnna Vamp and A-list »

- Bryn Elise Sandberg

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Trump Lashes Out at Media in ‘Unhinged’ Press Conference: Alec Baldwin and More Stars React

16 February 2017 12:47 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Celebrities including J.K. Rowling, Alec Baldwin and Josh Gad are up in arms on Twitter after President Donald Trump held a combative, marathon White House press conference on Thursday in which he accused America’s news media of being “out of control.”

The president called the press conference to announce his new pick for labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, after his first pick, embattled fast-food executive Andrew Puzder, withdrew on Wednesday.

But the presser quickly went off the rails as Trump switched gears to vehemently defend his presidency and lash out at the “dishonest” press for publishing “fake news,” including about his Russia scandal. »

- Tierney McAfee

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Elena of Avalor: Season Three Renewal for Disney Channel Series

13 February 2017 1:26 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Disney Channel has renewed the animated Elena of Avalor TV show for a third season. The House of Mouse just ordered season two back in August of 2016.The Elena of Avalor voice cast includes: Aimee Carrero, Jenna Ortega, Chris Parnell, Yvette Nicole Brown, Carlos Alazraqui, Emiliano Díez, Julia Vera, Christian Lanz, Jillian Rose Reed, Joseph Haro, Jorge Diaz, Keith Ferguson and Joe Nunez. Learn more from the Disney Channel press release.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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‘Elena Of Avalor’ Renewed For Season 3 By Disney Channel

13 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Months ahead of its Season 2 premiere, Disney Channel has ordered a third season of its hit animated series Elena of Avalor. Created and executive-produced by Emmy winner Craig Gerber, the series centers on a brave and adventurous teenager who rules her kingdom as crown princess, Elena of Avalor. It stars Aimee Carrero as the voice of Elena; Jenna Ortega as Princess Isabel; Chris Parnell, Yvette Nicole Brown and Carlos Alazraqui as the jaquins Migs, Luna and Skylar… »

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Elena of Avalor Renewed for Season 3

13 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Disney Channel’s newest princess is officially one step closer to becoming queen: Elena of Avalor has been renewed for a third season.

RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?

“With this new season order, the creative team … has some exciting surprises in store for Elena on her journey to becoming queen,” says Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President of Content and Creative Strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide. We’re looking forward to having our young viewers follow along on Elena’s adventure, while also continuing to build the Elena of Avalor »

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Dr Ken: ABC Sitcom to Host Mini-Community Reunion

3 February 2017 7:21 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Community is back. Sort of. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jonathan Banks will reunite with his former castmate Ken Jeong on an upcoming episode of the ABC sitcom Dr. Ken.Banks played Professor Buzz Hickey alongside Jeong on season five of Community. NBC cancelled the comedy after five seasons and it ended after a sixth and final season on Yahoo. Fellow castmembers Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Jim Rash, Gillian Jacobs and Yvette Nicole Brown have all appeared on Dr. Ken.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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The Odd Couple: Season Four of CBS Sitcom Still Possible

3 February 2017 5:29 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Season three of The Odd Couple ended earlier this week, but will there be another season? CBS boss Glenn Gellar recently spoke to Deadline about the future of the CBS TV show.The sitcom stars Matthew Perry as Oscar Madison, a sports writer who lives with his former college buddy, Felix (Thomas Lennon), an uptight neat freak. The cast also includes Lindsay Sloane, Wendell Pierce, and Yvette Nicole Brown.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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