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Jason Sudeikis & Cheryl Hines Lead Cast Of Animated/Live-Action Comedy From Lord And Miller

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Exclusive: The animated/live-action comedy Son Of Zorn (wt, previously Son Of Zahn) from The Lego Movie duo of Phil Lord and Chris Miller has rounded out its cast. Jason Sudeikis, Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows (Marry Me) and Artemis Pebdani (Sex Tape) join previously announced Johnny Pemberton (21 Jump Street) in the comedy, which wrapped production this week for a presentation at Fox. In Son Of Zorn, an animated fantasy warrior finds that reconnecting with his estranged… »

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Jon Stewart Mocks Media Frenzy Over Report Of “Secret” White House Visits

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Exiting The Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a surprise appearance on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show to address a report about his having visited the White House. The pretense of last night’s appearance was that Stewart is now Nightly Show’s Senior Don't Give A Shit Any More Correspondent – his “exiting the job before it’s done” status making him the ideal faux journalist to cover Obama Unleashed, as some actual journalists have described Obama’s behavior as he enters… »

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‘Knock Knock Live’ Ratings Slide, ‘Zoo’ & ‘Extreme Weight Loss’ Rise

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A check for $50,000 delivered by Justin Bieber can go a long way for a financially struggling family with a child with Down Syndrome Yes, but that, a belated quinceañera surprise and other acts of kindness and money from the Canadian superstar wasn't enough to improve the fortunes of Knock Knock Live (0.5/2). The second week of the Ryan Seacrest hosted unscripted surprise show was even with the fast nationals of its debut and down 17% among adults 18-49 from its July 21… »

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Trevor Noah Gives TV Critics Taste Of ‘Daily Show’s’ Future Ahead Of TCA Debut

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Viewers who expect The Daily Show With Trevor Noah to continue to be the place to celebrate the lunacy of the 2016 White House race, come September, may be in for a shock, based on the South African comedian's official debut for The Reporters Who Cover Television at Summer TV Press Tour 2015. Not a Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders joke in sight as Noah performed an hourlong set at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, attended by the reporters, who are in town to attend the… »

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‘Banshee’ To End After Fourth Season, Cinemax Confirms – Update

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Update, 8 Am, with Cinemax confirmation: Cinemax has made it official. The premium cabler announced today in a statement that Banshee’s fourth season will be its last. Its eight-episode Season 4 will premiere in January. Previous, July 28, 7:52 Pm: Though the network hasn’t confirmed it, we’re hearing that Cinemax’s smalltown cops and criminals drama Banshee is set to end following the upcoming eight-episode fourth season. TV Line first reported the news. Speculation that… »

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Amazon Sets Release Date For ‘Sneaky Pete’ & ‘Casanova’ Pilots

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Drama pilots Casanova and Sneaky Pete will be made available for viewing on Amazon Instant Video in the U.S., UK and Germany on August 7. The first, which stars Diego Luna as the famous playboy, was greenlighted by Amazon, while the second, from Bryan Cranston and David Shore, was originally ordered by CBS from Sony TV this past season. Amazon took it in after CBS passed on the Giovanni Ribisi-starring project in May and commissioned some reshoots. Casanova, shot… »

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Sky Announces First Earnings Since Pan-Euro Merger; Profits, Customer Base Up

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Pay TV giant Sky, in which Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox owns a 39% stake, announced its first earnings Wednesday since the UK’s BSkyB completed its acquisition of Sky Italia and majority interest in Sky Deutschland to create a European TV titan in a deal worth nearly $11 billion last November. The UK's largest pay TV company revealed operating profit in the year to 30 June was $2.18 billion, while profit before tax was up by 6% on an adjusted basis to just under… »

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‘Lavalantula’ Sequel Greenlighted By Syfy

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Syfy is looking to build another monster mashup franchise, greenlighting a sequel to original movie Lavalantula, which premiered on Saturday as part of Sharnado week. Set for summer 2016, the Lavalantula sequel, from Cinetel Films, will be titled 2 Lava 2 Lantula! The original movie saw Steve Guttenberg star as Colton West, a 90s action movie star who is on the waning end of his career and in trouble with the law when volcanoes erupt in the Santa Monica mountains. The… »

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‘Orange Is The New Black’ Cast On How They Moved The Needle For The Lgbt Community – TCA

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With the recent amount of progress in the Lgbt community, from Scotus making same-sex marriage a right to the Boy Scouts ending its ban on gay leaders, the castmembers of Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black spoke about how they’ve been on the cusp of this revolution. Lea DeLaria, who plays Carrie “Big Boo” Black on the Netflix series, said today during the series TCA panel: “What we’ve done is a large part of the Lgbt community getting rights, fighting for rights and… »

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Female ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Security Guard Kidnapped & Assaulted; Three In Custody

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Police in the Georgia city where Sleepy Hollow is filming arrested three youths in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a female security guard who was working on the set of Fox’s fantasy drama series. Police in Conyers, Ga, arrested the three suspects in the assault July 23 and they face armed robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment, financial card fraud, carjacking and weapons charges. More charges may be forthcoming. According to reports, the victim was guarding the… »

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Aziz Ansari Explains Casting His Mom And Dad In Netflix’s ‘Master Of None’ – TCA

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Netflix’s Master of None is sort of based on Aziz Ansari’s stand-up, and kinda based on his book Modern Romance, but "we're really trying to do a wide breadth of topics and subject matter," Ansari told TV critics this afternoon at Summer TV Press Tour 2015. Unlike Parks And Recreation, the NBC ensemble comedy on which Ansari previously starred, Netflix affords producers the freedom of structure and form to only feature characters relevant to each episode. Master Of None,… »

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Syfy Orders Grindhouse Series ‘Blood Drive’ From John Hlavin & David Straiton

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Syfy is tapping into the classic grindhouse movie tradition with Blood Drive, which has received a 13-episode straight-to-series order. The drama, from Universal Cable Prods. and executive producers John Hlavin (Underworld: Awakening) and David Straiton (Bates Motel), who will also direct, is described as a high-octane, over-the-top scripted series set in a near-apocalyptic future that centers around La's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country… »

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‘Longmire’ Creators Tease Season 4 & Talk About Netflix Comeback – TCA

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“Never before had I wept in a meeting.” Such was Longmire executive producer Greer Shephard’s emotional reaction when Netflix decided to move forward with Season 4 of the series. The EPs discussed at TCA today their journey from A&E Network’s cancellation following their Season 3 cliffhanger in late August 2014 to its Netflix Season 4 resurrection scheduled to stream beginning on September 10. In addition, the Longmire panel teased some string from next season’s 10… »

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Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige Join NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’

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Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige have joined the cast NBC's upcoming The Wiz Live! special, slated for the coming holiday season. It airs on Thursday, December 3. Queen Latifah plays The Wiz, the mysterious and powerful wizard who holds the keys to the Emerald City, but whose metamorphosis from ordinary to extraordinary is itself a hoax. She rose to her lofty position after being transported by accident to Oz in a hot air balloon during a snowstorm. Blige will play… »

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‘Welcome To Sweden’ Cancelled At NBC

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Welcome To Sweden and writer/executive producer/co-star Greg Poehler went out in a blaze of glory today, announcing via Instagram that NBC has cancelled the Sunday comedy after two seasons and “craptastically low ratings in the U.S.” The move was not totally unexpected: the Sunday comedy from Entertainment One Television, Syskon, TV4 and Jarowskij in Sweden just hit a series low in its second week of its second season, netting a 0.2/1 rating for the second half of… »

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Frank Langella To Co-Star In HBO’s Lbj Movie ‘All The Way’

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Frank Langella is set to co-star opposite Bryan Cranston in All The Way, HBO's adaptation of the Tony-winning Robert Schenkkan play. Directed by Jay Roach and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, the film covers Lyndon Baines Johnson (Cranston) from the moment the assassination of John F. Kennedy made Lbj the 36th president of the United States and through a turbulent first year that included leveraging his power to pass Civil Rights legislation in Congress up to his… »

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Brent Sexton Joins ‘Bosch’, Ben Koldyke In ‘Masters Of Sex’

28 July 2015 3:03 PM, PDT

Brent Sexton (The Killing) has booked a season-long recurring arc on Amazon's drama series Bosch. Sexton will play Carl Nash, a former police detective who was shoved out of the department by internal affairs and who has a long history with Bosch (Titus Welliver). Bosch is a police procedural based on Michael Connelly's novels about a veteran homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. Sexton, repped by Greene & Associates and Trademark Talent, recently… »

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More ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Could Happen, Showrunner Says – TCA

28 July 2015 2:36 PM, PDT

"If everyone wants to do it, we'll do it," Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp's showrunner/co-star Michael Showalter said today at TCA of another installment of the Netflix series based on the cult movie. "The time commit for this cast is quite accommodating," he said of the prequel series, which premieres on Friday. "The feeling is we are interested in creating an environment that is easy for people being able to say yes." Originally in the 2001 movie… »

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HBO Developing Paula Pell Comedy Series

28 July 2015 1:30 PM, PDT

Longtime Saturday Night Live writer Paula Pell has teamed with frequent collaborator Michelle Lawler for a half-hour comedy, which has been set up at HBO. Written by Pell and Lawler and executive produced by Sue Naegle, the untitled comedy centers on a fallen Olympic figure skater who returns home to Massachusetts to confront her former bullish coach and narcissistic mother who have cashed in on her success. Pell also executive produces, while Lawler serves as… »

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Chelsea Handler Making Netflix Documentaries “Because I Had To Get My Brain Working Again”

28 July 2015 12:55 PM, PDT

“Now I’m focused on the four documentaries,” Chelsea Handler said at TCA this afternoon, when TV critics attempted to ask her about her Netflix talk show. “We're wrapping up the last.” Each of the documentaries, she said, is a "feature-length film – I'm a big girl!" Chelsea Does Marriage, Chelsea Does Racism, Chelsea Does Silicon Valley and Chelsea Does Drugs are directed by Eddie Schmidt (This Film Is Not Yet Rated) and executive produced by Handler and Oscar-winning… »

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