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Donald Trump Says He’ll Make Next Megyn Kelly-Moderated Debate: ‘I’ll Be There’

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Donald Trump said he plans on participating in the next Fox News Gop debate, even though network star Megyn Kelly is scheduled to moderate. “I’ll be there. I have no objection to being there,” the Republican presidential candidate said on Newsmax’s “The Steve Malzberg Show” when asked whether he will be skipping the upcoming March 3 in Detroit as he did last week’s showdown in Iowa. Trump caused a firestorm of controversy when he pulled out of the Des Moines debate, a move many attributed to his ongoing feud with “The Kelly File” host. But the billionaire denied »


- Jordan Burchette

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Josh Duggar Rough-Sex Lawsuit Dismissed as Porn Star Admits Lying

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Finally, some good news for Josh Duggar. A lawsuit filed against the disgraced former “19 Kids and Counting” star by porn actress Danica Dillon has been dropped. Moreover, according to an agreement between the parties obtained by TheWrap, Dillon (real name: Ashley Stamm-Northup), admits that Duggar has proof that she’s lying. “In consideration of the above, Duggar agrees to sign, on or before February 5, 2016, a Rule 41 Stipulation of Dismissal with Prejudice, foregoing his right to move for summary judgment in this matter and attaching exhibits which the parties agree would conclusively prove that Northup’s claims are fabricated,” the »


- Tim Kenneally

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‘Game of Thrones’ Creators Recall ‘Painful Experience’ of Completely Overhauling Show’s Pilot

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Game of Thrones” creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss  called the original pilot for their hit HBO series “one of the most painful experiences” of their lives. “It took us almost four years to get the pilot made,” said Benioff on the “Scriptnotes” podcast. “And we finished it. We’d been overseas for about seven months.” Then they showed the pilot to fellow screenwriters Craig Mazin, Ted Griffin, and Scott Frank. “Watching them watch that original pilot was one of the most painful experiences of my life,” he said. “I mean, it’s probably like appendicitis and that. And Craig, »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Fox’s ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Casts Ben Vereen

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Tony Award winner Ben Vereen has been cast in Fox’s adaptation of the ’70s musical “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” TheWrap has learned. Vereen will play Dr. Everett Scott, an ex-science teacher now working for the Bureau of Investigation looking into UFOs who ends up at the castle while searching for his nephew, Eddie. He joins joins previously announced cast members Laverne Cox (Dr. Frank-n-Furter), Victoria Justice (Janet), Ryan McCartan (Brad), Adam Lambert (Eddie), Reeve Carney (Riff Raff) and Staz Nair (Rocky). Also Read: Tim Curry to Join Fox's 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Revival Tim Curry, the original Dr. Frank-n-Furter, »


- Joe Otterson

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Fox Orders Pilots for Gail Mancuso Buddy Cop Comedy, Chris Case Interracial Family Sitcom

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Fox has ordered pilots for comedies “The Enforcers” and an untitled Chris Case sitcom. “The Enforcers,” which hails from Executive Producer Gail Mancuso (“Modern Family”), follows two wildly different single mothers with dreams of being police officers. They find themselves partnered as inspectors in the Code Enforcement Department, where, instead of fighting crime, they’ve been relegated to handling petty code breaking, such as noise complaints, tree trimming and water misuse.  The single-camera half-hour Warner Bros. Television comedy will be written executive produced by Sherry Bilsing-Graham and Ellen Kreamer. Mancuso (pictured above) will direct. Also Read: 'Grease: Live' »


- Tony Maglio

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CNN, Bleacher Report Team Up for Super Bowl 50 Special

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As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers prepare to square off on Sunday, CNN and sister sports website Bleacher Report are teaming up for “Kickoff by the Bay,” an inside look at “Super Bowl City,” the NFL fan experience in downtown San Francisco. “It’s a great example of two parts of the Turner organization coming together to share their respective strengths: CNN’s ability to create event programming in the heart of the action, partnered up with Bleacher Report’s NFL expertise and passionate fan base,” CNN Sports Programming and Development Svp Bill Galvin told TheWrap. Also Read: The »


- Brian Flood

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’20/20 on ID’ Details How Unabomber’s Family Ratted Him Out to Feds (Exclusive Video)

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Step aside, Steven Avery: Investigation Discovery’s next “20/20 on ID Presents Homicide” will tell the unusual story of how the Unabomber was eventually brought to justice, TheWrap has learned exclusively. Wednesday’s hour, hosted by “Nightline” anchor Byron Pitts, revisits how Ted Kaczynski was discovered and ratted out by his own brother David and sister-in-law Linda. The Unabomber had evaded authorities for 18 years while his homemade bombs left three dead and nearly two dozen people injured. On the ID presentation, Linda Patrik speaks out for the first time about how she initially came to suspect her brother-in-law Ted was the infamous Unabomber. »


- Tony Maglio

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Rich People Loved ‘Madoff': Viewers With $100,000-Plus Flocked to ABC Miniseries

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ABC’s “Madoff” opened and closed to modest numbers, especially in the key 18-49 demographic — but the miniseries premiered far better among the affluent. On Wednesday night, Part 1 of “Madoff” debuted to a 1.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic, which was only good enough to be the No. 8-rated broadcast show of the night. In other words, not “good” at all. However, when adjusting for just those with a six-figure annual income, the Richard Dreyfuss-starrer jumped 25 percent to a 1.5 rating, making it fifth-best for the evening. And among those in the age range with $200,000-plus in annual income, “Madoff” rose. »


- Tony Maglio

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‘Grease: Live’ Grows to Over 14 Million Viewers in Delayed Viewing

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It turns out “Grease: Live” is the word. According to Nielsen estimates released Friday, the live Fox musical grew 20 percent in live-plus-three viewing, up to 14.6 million viewers. That number includes VOD, Hulu, and Fox Now. The special was also available on Fox.com but that data was not immediately available. “Grease: Live” landed 12.2 million viewers when it aired on Jan. 31, handing Fox first place in both overall audience size and the key 18-49 demographic with a 4.3 rating. Also Read: 'Grease: Live' Review: Fox Musical Was Smooth as Greased Lightning The special also bested NBC’s latest live TV musical, »


- Joe Otterson

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Dave Mirra May Have Had Cte, Mayor Suggests

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Dave Mirra, the BMX legend who was found dead of an apparent suicide at age 41, might have suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy . At least, that appeared to be the suggestion of Allen Thomas, the mayor of Greenville, North Carolina, where Mirra resided and was found dead. “This is a young man, I’ll call him a young man, in his early 40s, that had a pretty rugged sports career, and he took a lot of injuries in his career,” Thomas said. “And you have to give pause to think and wonder just as we hear about brain trauma in »


- Tim Kenneally

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MSNBC Debate Only Draws 4.5 Million Viewers, Network Doesn’t Mind

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MSNBC’s Democratic primary debate pitting Bernie Sanders versus Hillary Clinton delivered the lowest ratings for a debate this election cycle with only 4.5 million total viewers and 1.2 million among the key 25-54 demo. These numbers are significantly lower than previous debates, including sister network NBC’s recent face-off, which averaged 10 million viewers. Last August’s Gop debate on Fox News is the most-watched non-sports cable event of all time with 24 million viewers; the most-watched Democratic debate of this cycle was back on Oct. 13 when 15.8 million watched on CNN. An MSNBC insider with knowledge of the situation says the low ratings were expected given the. »


- Brian Flood

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Questions Whether the NFL Will Exist in 50 Years

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In a recent interview with CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the family of former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Fred McNeill and Dr. Bennett Omalu discuss how McNeill may be the first NFL player to receive a pre- and post-mortem Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (Cte) diagnosis. McNeill’s wife told Gupta that after doing some research she reached out to Omalu, the doctor portrayed by Will Smith in the movie “Concussion.” Omalu suspected that McNeill suffered from Cte back in 2012 and approached the family about a new technology that he helped develop. When Omalu and his team examined McNeill’s scan, »


- Brian Flood

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ to Cross $2 Billion Mark

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is expected to cross the $2 billion worldwide mark on Saturday, becoming only the third film to ever do so. It will also likely hit the $900 million mark at the domestic box office — the only film in history to reach that milestone. “This is a historic moment for ‘Star Wars,’ for Lucasfilm, and for Disney, and all of us here are extremely gratified to be a part of this journey with fans around the world who have made ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ such an extraordinary success,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “The. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Here’s Playboy’s First Cover of the Non-Nude Era (Photo)

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Playboy has unveiled the first cover of its non-nude era, featuring model Sarah McDaniel in a nod to millenials and social media. McDaniel is seen in a bikini with a Snapchat-style overlay text reading “heyyy ;)” “The idea was to look at me from a boyfriend’s perspective,” McDaniel explained the theme of the cover in a statement. Playboy announced plans to abandon nudity within its pages in October. Also Read: Playboy Uncovers Final Nude Centerfold Model At that time, Playboy’s print circulation, once measured in millions, was about 800,000, according to Alliance for Audited Media. The magazine will still include photo spreads of women in. »

- Linda Ge

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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Star in Musical Comedy for Universal

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Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will costar in a new musical comedy for Universal, TheWrap has learned. Marc Platt, who produced the Broadway musical “Wicked” as well as last Sunday’s “Grease: Live” on Fox, will produce alongside Adam Siegel for Marc Platt Productions. Tatum and his partners Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan are also producing for their Free Association company, and Gordon-Levitt is producing with hitRECord Films. Details of the project have not been disclosed. Gordon-Levitt came up with the original idea along with Michael Bacall, who will also write the screenplay. Bacall also wrote the screenplays for the »


- Beatrice Verhoeven and Matt Donnelly

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Michael Moore Hospitalized in NYC

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If you’ve been seeing a lot less of Michael Moore recently, there’s a good reason. Moore has been hospitalized with pneumonia, the “Bowling for Columbine” filmmaker wrote on Facebook Thursday night, adding that he had been put in the Intensive Care Unit of a New York City hospital on Sunday. Moore suggested that he had become run down from a combination of promoting his upcoming film “Where to Invade Next,” providing aid to the citizens of his hometown Flint, Michigan — which currently is suffering a water crisis due to lead contamination — and supporting the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie. »


- Tim Kenneally

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Bernie Sanders to Appear on ‘Saturday Night Live’

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Bernie Sanders meet Bernie Sanders? The Democratic presidential candidate is set to make an appearance on “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, according to ABC News. Larry David is hosting the new episode, and has drawn raves for his impersonation of Sanders in recent weeks. Also Read: Kanye West, Melissa McCarthy to Return to 'Saturday Night Live' Sanders becomes the third presidential candidate to appear on the show this election season. Hillary Clinton appeared during the season premiere episode, with Miley Cyrus hosting, while Donald Trump hosted an episode, with much controversy. Melissa McCarthy will host next week’s »


- Linda Ge

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Joe Earley Joins Gail Berman’s Jackal Group as President

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Joe Earley has joined Gail Berman‘s The Jackal Group as president, the company announced Friday. He will oversee all areas of the studio’s television, film, theater and digital divisions and will report directly to Gail Berman, the chairman and CEO of The Jackal Group. Earley and Berman previosuly worked together at Fox Broadcasting when the latter served as president of Fox. “I am thrilled to welcome Joe at a time when The Jackal Group is experiencing the kind of measurable creative and operational surge that will benefit from his expertise and overall presence. Plus, Joe is an exceptional »


- Joe Otterson

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Ben Carson Blasts Ted Cruz Campaign for ‘Unethical’ Behavior on ‘The View’ (Video)

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Friday blasted rival Ted Cruz’s campaign for an “unethical” email sent just before the Iowa caucus that suggested he had dropped out of the race. “Well, let’s put it this way. That was a very unethical thing for them to do,” the retired neurosurgeon told the hosts of “The View” on Friday. “It would’ve taken them seconds to verify whether that was true or not. So obviously someone wanted to take advantage of the situation.” Ahead of the Iowa caucus, staffers for the Texas senator circulated an email falsely suggesting that Carson’s planned trip to. »


- Reid Nakamura

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Star Ian Chen to Visit ‘Dr. Ken’ (Exclusive Photo)

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Fresh Off the Boat” and “Dr. Ken” may not cross over any time soon, but some of the cast members are continuing to show up on each other’s shows. The Feb. 19 episode of “Dr. Ken,” titled “The Wedding Sitter,” will welcome Ian Chen, who plays Evan Huang on “Fresh Off the Boat,” and TheWrap has the exclusive first look at the episode. “In this scene, Dave asked his friend Henry (Ian Chen) to come over to the Park house and help him sneak out for a game night!” star Albert Tsai told TheWrap. “It was fun having Ian on the. »


- Linda Ge

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