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TV News Roundup: ‘Broad City’ Season 4 Premiere Scores in Ratings; James Corden to Host amfAR Gala

TV News Roundup: ‘Broad City’ Season 4 Premiere Scores in Ratings; James Corden to Host amfAR Gala
In today’s roundup, “Broad City” Season 4 made impressive ratings gains, Adria Arjona has joined the cast of Amazon’s “Good Omens,” and James Corden set to host annual amfAR gala.

Ratings

Broad City’s” 4th season premiere on Comedy Central was up 14% among total viewers compared to the 3rd season premiere and was up 42% compared to the full Season 3 total viewers average. Among adults 18-49, the gains were even bigger, with the Season 4 premiere up 18% versus the Season 3 premiere and 49% over the full Season 3 average. The premiere also scored a 0.72 rating in adults 18-49, making it the second highest-rated episode in series history, behind only the series premiere, which registered a 0.73 rating. Among women 18-49, the Season 4 premiere set a new series high 0.57, a gain of 57% verus the Season 3 premiere. The critically-acclaimed series was created by and stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson.

Casting

Adria Arjona has joined the cast of Amazon‘s “Good Omens,” adapted
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Nashville’s Go-to Songwriter Steps Out Solo: Meet Natalie Hemby

If you’ve ever tapped your toes to Little Big Town‘s “Pontoon,” shimmied to Lady A‘s “Downtown” or belted out Miranda Lambert‘s “Automatic,” you already know Natalie Hemby‘s work. For a decade, Hemby’s been one of Nashville’s go-to songwriters, as well as a melodic soul sister to Lambert, whose double album The Weight of These Wings, includes 10 Hemby co-writes. But now the hit writer is in the spotlight herself with a mesmerizing solo debut, Puxico, and famous friends from Lambert to Tim and Faith are cheering her on.

Having her own musical voice “is awesome,
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Faith Hill, Kellie Pickler Set for New Daytime Talk Show

Faith Hill, Kellie Pickler Set for New Daytime Talk Show
Faith Hill, who has spent more than two decades in the spotlight with her music, headlining concert specials and making countless TV appearances, has kept a close eye on all that goes on behind the scenes. Now, the superstar entertainer is parlaying that experience into a new daytime talk show. Hill will serve as co-executive producer of the series, which has tapped the equally TV-savvy Kellie Pickler as one of the show's hosts.

The as-yet-unnamed series will be based in Nashville and shot in a modern farmhouse-style home. A release describes it as "an informative,
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Shania Twain on Her Las Vegas Deal, Taylor Swift and the CMTs

Shania Twain on Her Las Vegas Deal, Taylor Swift and the CMTs
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After a long period of dealing with personal and professional problems, country superstar Shania Twain is stepping back into the spotlight.

Today she announced that she will start a two-year residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Dec. 1, 2012. Her reality series on Own called “Why Not? with Shania Twain” airs its season finale on June 12. And on tonight’s 2011 Cmt Music Awards, she’ll kick off the show with Taylor Swift in
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Exclusive: Shania Twain & Husband Split

Shania Twain and her husband, producer Robert "Mutt" Lange, have split, her rep confirms to People. "Shania Twain and her husband, music producer Robert 'Mutt' Lange, are separating after 14 years of marriage," spokesman Jason Owen says in a statement. "This is a private matter and there will be no further comment at this time." Twain, 42, and Lange, 59, married in 1993, just six months after meeting. They are parents to a 6-year-old son, Eja D'Angelo. In 2002, Twain told People of her and Lange's relationship, "Our love has always been based on friendship and compatibility," though, she added, "we are very different." In
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