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‘Walking Dead’ Star Norman Reedus Explains Why He Licks His Fans on ‘Conan’ (Video)

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Let’s hope licking can’t turn someone into a zombie. “Walking Dead” star Norman Reedus appeared on Tuesday’s “Conan,” where he explained to host Conan O’Brien why he has a tendency to lick his fanbase. Also Read: Party Report in Pictures: ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Premiere Brings Zombies to the Backlot (Photos) Reedus said it started innocently enough when he began licking his “Walking Dead” cast mates (naturally). He then travelled to London and took several selfies in which he licked a few famous monuments. Reedus’ tongue quickly grew into an internet sensation, with Urban Dictionary defining »


- Joe Otterson

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‘Empire’ Pros and Cons: Jimmy Fallon Brings #TheDress, Llamas Into Conversation About Fox Drama (Video)

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A day after Terrence Howard walked Jimmy Fallon through his awkward Oscars moment, the “Tonight Show” host walked his audience through the pros and cons of watching the actor’s hip-hop drama “Empire.” “Pro: It’s about a black family with a lot of gold records,” Fallon said. “Con: Half the country sees it as a blue family with a lot of white records.” See photos: The Shonda Effect: 16 Shows That Champion Diversity The NBC late-night host squeezed in another joke inspired by what has been trending on social media, too. “Pro: It’s the most talked about thing on TV, »


- Greg Gilman

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Patricia Arquette on Tackling ‘CSI’ Franchise’s First-Ever Female Lead: It’s ‘Illuminating… Terrifying’

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Patricia Arquette is having a year most Hollywood actors only dream of. Fresh off her best supporting actress Oscar win for her performance in “Boyhood,” now Arquette makes a bit of TV history as the first-ever female lead on CBS’ most popular franchise, “CSI.” Arquette takes on the role of special agent Avery Ryan in CBS’ latest mega-spinoff, “CSI: Cyber,” premiering on Wednesday. “It’s terrifying,” Arquette said. “It is an awesome responsibility but all I can do is my best.” Also Read: ‘CSI: Cyber’ EPs, Cast Discuss ‘Relevance’ of Their Show in Wake of Sony Pictures Hack TheWrap spoke »


- Itay Hod

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Lance Bass, Erykah Badu Among Guest Stars on Amazon’s ‘Hand of God’

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Erykah Badu, Lance Bass, Hunter Parrish, Jon Tenney and Jacob Vargas have been touched by the hand of God. Those five are set to guest star on Amazon’s upcoming drama “Hand of God,” which comes from Ben Watkins of “Burn Notice” and sees “World War Z” director Marc Forster making his TV debut. All but Bass are listed as recurring guests. “We are thrilled to be adding such unique and talented performers to the ‘Hand of God’ cast,” said Watkins. “It’s a testament to the work of Marc, Ron and our whole cast and crew. The amazing creative environment that Amazon Studios. »


- Tony Maglio

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E!’s ‘Fashion Police’ Fiasco: What Went Wrong, What Happens Next

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E!’s “Fashion Police” has suddenly found itself in a state of chaos, with Kelly Osbourne exiting the series after a dust-up with Giuliana Rancic — an upheaval that came just weeks after the show attempted to reinvent itself with Kathy Griffin stepping in for deceased host Joan Rivers. As the show attempts to yet again pull the pieces together, TheWrap runs down the sequence of events that caused “Fashion Police” to unravel like a cheap gown — and looks at what’s next for the show. September 4, 2014: “Fashion Police” host Joan Rivers dies at age 81, leaving the show without »


- Tim Kenneally

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MTV Movie Award Nominees: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Fault in Our Stars’ Among Top Contenders

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MTV revealed its 2015 Movie Awards nominations on Wednesday morning and three summer blockbusters came up big. Disney’s superhero-filled space adventure “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Fox’s terminal teen drama “The Fault in Our Stars” and Seth Rogen and Zac Efron’s raunchy feud flick “Neighbors” each earned nominations, while several big named actors found themselves up for multiple awards, including Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl”), Dylan O’Brien (“The Maze Runner”), Scarlett Johansson (“Lucy,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) and Efron. See Photos: MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Arrivals: Rihanna, Shailene Woodley, Jessica Alba Fans can now vote online for their favorite films and stars. »


- Travis Reilly

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‘Unfinished Business’ Review: Vince Vaughn and Company Find Some Laughs But Never Close the Deal

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One of the pleasures of moviegoing is that it gives us a window into other people’s lives, often giving us insight into jobs that we’ll probably never hold. Over the course of a movie, we can learn a little bit about being a secret agent, a brain surgeon or a drummer — and the best scripts provide the right amount of information about that profession to impact the storytelling. We might walk into “Casino” with no understanding of the gambling business, or “Locke” not knowing anything about a concrete pour, but over the course of those films we learn enough of. »

- Alonso Duralde

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‘CSI: Cyber’ Review: Patricia Arquette Sells CBS’s Latest Franchise Extension

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Going into CBS’s newest offering, “CSI: Cyber,” fans of the franchise will first ask what’s Special Agent Avery Ryan’s angle: Does she have the quirky gravitas of William Peterson’s Gil Grissom from the original “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” or the reserve of Gary Sinise‘s Mac Taylor (forever Lieutenant Dan!) in “CSI: NY” or the sunglasses of David Caruso’s Horatio Caine in “CSI: Miami”? Or does Patricia Arquette, fresh off her Best Supporting Actress Oscar win for Richard Linklater‘s 12-year “Boyhood” filmmaking odyssey, bring to the role her special brand of Patricia Arquette-ness — the quiet, »


- Deborah Day

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Tribune Publishing Company Misses Earnings Estimates, Tops Revenue Expectations

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Tribune Publishing Company (Tpub) unveiled its fourth quarter 2014 financials on Wednesday morning before the stock markets opened, reporting earnings of $0.60 per share (Eps) on $457 million in revenue. The performance fell below Wall Street’s projections on earnings but exceeded revenue expectations. According to Yahoo Finance, the consensus estimate predicted Q4 earnings would be around $0.83 per share on revenue of 446.38M. TheStreet forecasted the same Eps. Also Read: Tribune Company Rebrands as It Spins Off Publishing Business Revenue fell 5.5 percent compared to 2013’s fourth quarter; $457 million down from $484 million. Advertising revenue fell 10.4 percent versus 2013’s fourth »

- Jordan Chariton

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Inside CBS’s Blitz to Lock in Younger, Hipper Viewers: It’s No Longer ‘The Geezer Network’

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CBS has long been regarded as your grandmother’s network — a fact that even company President and CEO Les Moonves has admitted. “They called us the ‘Geezer Network,'” Moonves told more than 2,000 advertising buyers in 2005. But fast-forward a decade, and CBS is finally getting a much-needed makeover. Also Read: Who’s Really Winning the ‘Gma’ vs. ‘Today’ Morning Show War? The Answer Might Surprise You With new, younger-skewing hit shows, two different online services and a fresh, über-cool late-night lineup led by Stephen Colbert, the broadcaster once known as “The Tiffany Network” is going from hip-replacement to simply hip. »


- Itay Hod

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Alibaba Drops $383 Million on Chinese Film and Entertainment Company

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Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce firm, has struck a deal to pay $382 million for a major stake in Enlight Media, a premier film and TV production network in China. According to an Enlight stock exchange filing, the venture capital unit of Alibaba—Hangzhou Ali Venture Capital—purchased the share at 24.22 yuan per piece (3.83 in dollars) in private placement. Also Read: Yahoo Plans to Spin Off Alibaba Group Holdings The purchase of the film and TV company continues the e-commere giant’s jump into entertainment: last year, Alibaba spent $800 million for a majority stake in Chinese film studio ChinaVision Media Group, which is. »

- Jordan Chariton

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Conan O’Brien Drinks Sweet Wine and Dances Through the Streets of Cuba (Video)

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Conan O’Brien just enjoyed the trip of a lifetime and everyone is invited to watch his vacation video. The TBS late-night host recently took his show all the way to Cuba to make the most of the new relaxed restrictions on travel and trade. Also Read: Conan O’Brien Visit to Cuba Marks First for Late Night Host in 50 Years As you can see from a preview of Wednesday night’s “Conan in Cuba,” he packed his party shoes for the trip and was determined to experience the colorful local culture to the fullest. While he looks a little »

- Debbie Emery

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Chris Hemsworth and Kate McKinnon Get Dirty in ‘SNL’ Promo (Video)

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Kate McKinnon certainly looks to be having the time of her life in the latest promo for “Saturday Night Live,” and wouldn’t anyone if they got to dance with Chris Hemsworth. However, she soon learns that the “Avengers” actor is no Patrick Swayze. Following a stuttered introduction as the cast member just stares longingly at the “Thor” star, McKinnon tells him: “There is something I have always wanted to do, and you are perfect host. I want to attempt the ‘Dirty Dancing’ lift.” See photos: ‘SNL’s’ 40 Most Hilarious Sketches (Photos) The Australian hunk is game, of course, but »


- Debbie Emery

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Watch ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Lisa Rinna and Kim Richards’ Explosive Fight (Video)

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Screeching cat fights are nothing new on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” but Tuesday night’s showdown in Amsterdam really took the drama to a whole new level. The Dutch city is know for its risqué nightlife, but it was no party when the Bravo women came to town. The mounting tension between Lisa Rinna and Kim Richards bubbled into an explosive fight during a group dinner. Smashed glasses, throat-grabbing and and an epic screaming match were just the appetizer as the women literally went for the jugular. Also Read: Slaps! Shattered Wine Glasses! Tears! ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Season 5 Trailer. »


- Debbie Emery

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Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral: Read Touching Eulogy for the Beloved Actor

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Over 300 people gathered at Leonard Nimoy‘s Los Angeles funeral on Sunday to say goodbye to the legendary “Star Trek” actor. Nimoy died at his home on Feb. 27 at age 83 after a bout with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Among those at the service were Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and J.J. Abrams, along with his wife of 26 years, Susan, and their children and grandchildren. Also Read: Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Spock, Dead at 83 Just as generations of sci-fi fans were captivated by Nimoy’s performance as half-human, half-Vulcan Spock, attendees at the funeral listened intently to the dedication from Rabbi John L. Rosove, »


- Debbie Emery

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Steve Martin Joins Ang Lee’s Sony Movie ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’

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Steve Martin is set to join newcomer Joe Alwyn in Ang Lee‘s next movie “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Based on the bestselling novel by Ben Fountain, story follows 19-year-old Texas-born infantryman Billy Lynn (Alwyn) and his fellow U.S. servicemen who survive a firefight in Iraq in 2005. The Bush administration brings the veterans home for a victory lap that leads them to the Dallas Cowboys’ football stadium where they’re honored during the team’s Thanksgiving halftime show before they return to war in Iraq. Also Read: Steve Martin in Negotiations to Star. »


- Jeff Sneider

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‘Blurred Lines’ Trial Reveals Pharrell Williams-Robin Thicke Song Made $16.6 Million

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Experts in the “Blurred Lines” trial agreed on a dollar-figure in excess of $16.6 million in earnings for the song, which is the subject of a copyright dispute between the family of deceased R&B singer Marvin Gaye and singer-songwriters Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and Clifford Harris Jr. (professionally known as rapper T.I.). Gaye’s children Nona, Frankie and Marvin III contend that the 2013 song and Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up” are so similar that the family is owed a hefty percentage of the song’s earnings. Nancie Stern, vice president of Quincy Jones‘ music publishing business and a 30-year music-industry veteran. »


- Pamela Chelin

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Mike Epps to Play Titular Star on ABC’s ‘Uncle Buck’ Comedy Pilot

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The Hangover” actor Mike Epps will topline ABC’s upcoming comedy pilot adapted from the classic 1980s film “Uncle Buck.” The actor will star as Uncle Buck alongside Nia Long‘s Alexis on the half-hour project, which focuses on his character’s immature approach to rearing his brother’s kids. See Photos: The Faces of Pilot Season 2015 Produced by Will Packer Productions and Universal TV, the “Uncle Buck” pilot is written and executive produced by Steven Cragg, Brian Bradley and Phil Traill. The ABC pilot is based on John Hughes‘ 1989 comedy, which starred John Candy in the titular role. Will Packer is executive producing, »


- Travis Reilly

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‘Seinfeld’ Actor Daniel von Bargen Dead at 64 (Report)

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Daniel von Bargen, who played Mr. Kruger, George Costanza’s clueless, slacker boss on “Seinfeld,” died over the weekend after suffering a long illness, Wlwt, an NBC affiliate in his native Cincinnati, reported Tuesday. He was 64. The actor, whose credits also included “O Brother, Where Art Thou” and “Super Troopers,” also had a recurring role on the sitcom “Malcolm in the Middle,” as Commandant Spangler. The 2009 comedy “London Betty” is von Bargen’s last listed credit on iMDB.com. See photos: Hollywood’s Notable Deaths of 2015 In 2012, von Bargen made news for shooting himself in the head. In a harrowing 911 call, »


- Tim Kenneally

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Patricia Arquette on Oscar Speech Fumble: ‘I Would Have Chosen My Words a Little More Carefully’

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When Patricia Arquette gave her now famous, “It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all” Oscar acceptance speech last month, it seemed as though she could do nothing wrong. Meryl Streep made a “you go, girl” gesture, Jennifer Lopez smiled from ear to ear and pretty much everyone else at the Dolby Theatre looked delighted. And then, everything changed. See photos: Oscars 2015 Winners: ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest,’ Eddie Remayne, Julianne Moore (Photos) Asked to elaborate on her speech backstage, the newly minted Academy Award-winner fumbled her words. One line in particular ignited a tsunami-like backlash. “It’s »


- Itay Hod

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