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Miranda Mayo Joins ABC’s ‘Blood And Oil’ In Recasting

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Miranda Mayo (Pretty Little Liars, The Game) has joined ABC’s new fall drama Blood And Oil as a series regular in a recasting. She’ll take over the role of Lacey Briggs, the younger daughter of Hap, played by Caitlin Carver in the pilot. The recasting of the role was due to the character being reconceived to be a bit older, according to ABC. Written by Josh Pate and Rodes Fishburne and executive produced by Tony Krantz, Blood And Oil, centers on a young working-class… »


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Smithsonian Ready For Its Hollywood Close-Up With Storied Media Deal

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Exclusive: Smithsonian Enterprises, the media and business division of the Smithsonian Institution, has signed with Bungalow | Storied Media Group, which will now rep the revered institution and its affiliated brands in the feature film development, finance and distribution community.  Digging into the riches that the Smithsonian holds, they will begin collecting film-worthy stories from the Smithsonian's 19 museums, National Zoo, and nine research centers around the… »

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CBS Adapting Norwegian Suburban Comedy ‘Side By Side’

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CBS has put in development Side by Side, a single-camera comedy based on the Norwegian series of the same name (Side om Side). Veteran comedy writer-producer Donick Cary (Parks and Recreation, New Girl) will write the adaptation, which is being produced by CBS TV Studios. Side by Side centers on a young couple that buys their dream home and gets caught between two feuding families. Created by Terje Solli, the original series premiered on Norway’s NRK1 in 2013. It has… »

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‘Halt & Catch Fire’ Ratings Fall In Finale, ‘Humans’ Stumbles

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In a series about the modern computer revolution, data and numbers crunching is everything. Unfortunately, the August 2 numbers don't look good for Halt And Catch Fire, even with strong but diminished results from lead-in Humans. The Season 2 finale of the struggling AMC series pulled in just 485,000 on Sunday night. While not an all-time low for the show – that was the 451,000 of June 21 – the August 2 viewership is down 16% from the 574,000 that watched the Season 1… »

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Charter CEO Says He Wants To Create Skinny Pay TV Bundles

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“Some of the content companies would suffer dramatically” if they’re left out, Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge told analysts this morning. But his company and other pay TV providers must figure out how to reduce the number of channels customers have to take, and the price they pay, because “on the edges people are not buying that full [pay TV] package because they can't afford it.” That’s what Charter is doing as it prepares to become the No. 2 cable operator with… »

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TV Writer Dan Lagana Signs With Wme

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Wme has signed comedy writer-producer Dan Lagana. Lagana has served as showrunner on Seasons 2 and 3 of Hulu original comedy series Deadbeat. He previously co-created and served as showrunner on Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous with Bo Burnham at MTV. He also has developed projects for Fox, CBS, and more recently, a project for comedian Nate Bargatze at NBC. Lagana is currently developing the web series The Restaurant with Lionsgate Television. Lagana, who was previously at… »

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‘Cutting It: In The Atl’ Renewed For Season 2 By We TV

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On the heels of a strong freshman season, We tv has ordered 10 one-hour episodes of Cutting It: In The Atl, up from nine episodes in Season 1. Cutting It: In the Atl follows four glamorous and headstrong salon owners  as they compete to dominate the Atlanta hair game. It pulled in 4.5 million total viewers in Season 1, and ranked as a top five unscripted summer series among women 25-54 and and top five freshman series among all key adult and female demos and total… »

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Amy Schumer Tells Jon Stewart Theater Shooting Left Her “Legit Heartbroken”

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Updated with video: Amy Schumer visited Jon Stewart on his final week hosting The Daily Show to plug her new movie Trainwreck — and also mention, uncomfortably, a morning news conference at which she’d plugged new legislation that would attempt to keep mentally unstable people from purchasing guns. "This horrible thing. This crazy shooting that happened, that must have rocked you to your core," Stewart said of the two women shot to death while watching Schumer’s movie on… »

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BBC Worldwide Inks Deal With India’s Tata Sky To Launch VOD Platform

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BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the public broadcaster, has signed a deal with Indian’s Dth platform Tata Sky that will allow it to launch VOD services for the first time in India. A BBC-branded area on the Tata Sky platform will offer both Svod and Tvod services in eight Indian cities for BBC fare such as Luther, The Honourable Woman and Burton and Taylor. "In a study commissioned by BBC Worldwide earlier this year, we found that quality of content, British humour… »

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James Cromwell Joins ‘The Young Pope'; Intl Cast Set For HBO, Sky, Canal Mini

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Jude Law and Diane Keaton are starring in Oscar-winner Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope, the eight-episode series that tells the fictional story of the beginning of the Pontificate of Pius Xiii, an Italian-American born Lenny Belardo. Production on the Sky, HBO and Canal Plus drama began last week with the full cast now set. James Cromwell is in as Cardinal Michael Spencer, Lenny’s mentor. Silvio Orlando (The Caiman) is set as Secretary of State Cardinal Voiello; Scott… »

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Julie Delpy’s ‘Lolo’ Added To Venice Fest; Chinese Viewers Love ‘Diamond Lover': Global Briefs

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The Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival has added Julie Delpy's Lolo to the competition lineup. Delpy wrote, directed and stars in the bittersweet comedy alongside French megastar Dany Boon, Asterix And Obelix: God Save Britannia's Vincent Lacoste and Cesar-winning actress Karin Viard. Delpy plays Violette, a neurotic Parisienne who meets her soulmate on vacation in the South of France. Back home, though, they have to deal with Violette's brainy and tyrannical… »

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Fox Sports Sued For Religious Bias By Fired Analyst Craig James, Who Is Anti-Gay

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Here’s a different angle in the continuing run of sackings and suspensions over on-air comments made by sports personalities. Former NFL running back Craig James is suing Fox Sports over his firing by the network two years ago, claiming religious discrimination. In a lawsuit filed today in Dallas County, James — who ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate in 2012 — claims he was fired days after joining the company because of his opposition to gay marriage. He is seeking a… »

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Trevor Jackson Joins ‘American Crime'; Jenna Dewan-Tatum Cast In ‘Supergirl’

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Trevor Jackson has booked a series-regular role on Season 2 of John Ridley's ABC drama series American Crime. He plays Aaron Lacroix, a standout student at an elite private school who finds himself at the center of a scandal involving the sexual assault of a fellow student, which brings suspicion upon himself and his entire family. His parents (André Benjamin, Regina King) are prominent members of their community. Actor-singer Jackson co-starred in the Disney Channel… »

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Kathleen Robertson Writing Dramedy For Lionsgate TV With Christina Applegate Attached To Star

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Murder In The First star Kathleen Robertson has been steadily carving out a parallel second career as a writer. In a competitive situation, she has sold to Lionsgate TV the dramedy project Your Time Is Up, which has sought-after actress Christina Applegate attached to star. Written by Robertson and produced by Oscar-nominated producer Gil Netter (Life Of Pi, The Blind Side), Your Time Is Up is described as a family saga in the vein of Six Feet Under centering around… »

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Marg Helgenberger Tweets Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of ‘CSI’ Finale

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The gang is back for the CSI finale. Marg Helgenberger has tweeted behind-the scenes pics from the set of the 2-hour CSI: Crime Scene Investigation finale, which will air on Sunday, September 27. Above is Helgenberger with fellow original star William Petersen. Helgenberger’s second tweet below shows five original characters: Catherine Willows (Helgenberger), Dr. Gil Grissom (Petersen), Sara Sidle (Jorja Fox), Greg Sanders (Eric Szmanda), and Jim Brass (Paul… »

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Ian McShane & Max Von Sydow Join ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 6

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Deadwood‘s Ian McShane and Max von Sydow (Minority Report, The Exorcist) are the latest to sign on to Season 6 of Game Of Thrones, HBO has confirmed. McShane’s role is being kept under wraps, but Von Sydow will play the Three-Eyed Raven, the mystical tutor of Bran Stark who was seen briefly in the Season 4 finale (played by a different actor). HBO President of Programming Michael Lombardo said last week at the Television Critics Association summer press tour that the… »

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ABC Nabs Monsters Drama From ‘Saw’ Writers & Aaron Kaplan As Put Pilot

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In one of the first big drama sales this development season, a genre-themed project from Saw IV and V writers Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan and producer Aaron Kaplan sparked a bidding before landing at ABC with a big put pilot commitment. The intention is to lay off the project, tentatively titled Monstropolis, at ABC Studios. In Monstropolis, monsters are real, living amongst the humans in the city of New Manhattan (aka Monstropolis).  But now someone is killing… »

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Norman Lear Comedy ‘All That Glitters’ Sparks Reboot Interest

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It has been a transformative year for transgender people on television, from Orange Is The New Black’s Laverne Cox becoming the first transgender performer to earn an acting Emmy nomination to Transparent earning star Jeffrey Tambor accolades to Bruce Jenner unveiling his transition to Caitlyn in a high-rated TV special on ABC, followed by an E! reality series. But long before Cox's Sophia on Oitnb and Tambor's Maura on Amazon's Transparent — and before Rebecca Romijn’s… »

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Tanc Sade Joins Showtime Pilot ‘Roadies'; Scottie Thompson In Syfy’s ’12 Monkeys’

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Australian actor Tanc Sade (Matador, Gilmore Girls) is set for a guest role in Showtime’s hourlong comedy pilot Roadies, from Cameron Crowe and J.J. Abrams. Roadies follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of music's unsung heroes – the crew members who get the show on the road. Sade, repped by Untitled Entertainment and Don Buchwald & Associates, will play Christopher House, the tortured songwriter and guitarist for the Staton-House… »

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Chernin Entertainment Names Dante Di Loreto President Of Television

3 August 2015 3:03 PM, PDT

Former Ryan Murphy Television president Dante Di Loreto has been named President of Television at Chernin Entertainment, where he will oversee the day-to-day development and production for the company in the TV arena. He will report to Jenno Topping, Head of Film and Television. Di Loreto most recently worked for his own WatchWorks Entertainment, which he started this year after parting ways with Murphy seven months ago. He spent eight years working for Murphy’s company… »

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