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‘Empire’ Season 2 Premiere Date Revealed

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Fox has slotted Wednesday, September 23, 9 Pm for the Season 2 premiere of anticipated hip-hop drama Empire. Series star Taraji P. Henson initially tweeted the news (actually let it slip a little early?) and then the official Empire writers’ Twitter handle confirmed the news. #Empire fans! @EmpireFOX Season 2 returns Wednesday, September 23, 2015! #MarkYourCalendars #GameTimeBitches pic.twitter.com/hEtN5TfLBV — Empire Writers (@EmpireWriters) May 29, 2015 As… »

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Chuck Todd-Hosted ‘Meet The Press’ Logs Best May Since 2012

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NBC’s Meet The Press delivered its best May sweep since 2012 in overall viewers and the news demo. It delivered 2.61 million overall viewers and 826,000 in the key age bracket. Still, it finished the sweep behind ABC’s This Week (2.63 million viewers, 881,000 in news demo) as well as CBS’ pack leader Face The Nation (3.24 million viewers, 891,000 news demo). Mtp was, however, No. 1 with younger viewers, clocking 623,000 18- to 49-year-olds to Face The Nation’s 563,000 and… »

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‘The Greg Gutfeld Show’ Debuts Sunday On Fox News Channel

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Fox News Channel’s Greg Gutfeld visited Hoda and Kathie Lee on NBC’s Today this morning to tout his network’s Sunday 10 Pm Et launch of The Greg Gutfeld Show — and explain why he recently stalked Jenna Bush Hager at the gym. “You know what’s good about a treadmill? She couldn’t get away!” Gutfeld raved. “Stalk women on treadmills — my first tip.” No, we don’t know why Hoda and Kathie Lee were wearing matching tops, albeit in different colors. Way back in February, Fnc… »

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HBO Gives 2-Season Order To ‘Animals’ Animated Comedy From Duplass Brothers

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In what may be the biggest acquisition deal overall to come out of the Sundance Film Festival, HBO has picked up two seasons of animated series Animals, produced by Duplass Brothers Television for a 2016 debut on the pay cable network and its streaming platforms. That includes the first season, produced by Duplass Brothers TV, which is currently in post-production. The completed first two episodes of the series were screened in the Special Events section of the Sundance… »

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Greg Kinnear To Play Joe Biden In HBO’s ‘Confirmation’, Jennifer Hudson Also Cast

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Current U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was a key player in the explosive 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. He will be portrayed by Greg Kinnear in Confirmation, HBO Films’ upcoming movie on the controversy. Also joining the cast of the project are Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright and Alison Wright. The film, set to begin production this summer, details the Supreme Court hearings for Thomas (Wendell Pierce) that were rocked by testimony by… »

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FIFA’s Sepp Blatter Re-Elected President, Saying “I’m Not Perfect”; Victory Likely To Lead To Only More Drama

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Updated with more details: FIFA president Sepp Blatter won his fifth election today, despite widespread calls for his resignation from outside the organization and a U.S.-Swiss anti-corruption investigation that has rocked the world soccer body. The 17-year leader of the group easily defeated reformist challenger Jordan’s Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein. Many — including the UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron and UEFA president Michel Platini — had hoped a new leader would begin… »

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‘Aquarius’ Off To Modest Ratings Start, ‘500 Questions’ Ticks Up In Finale

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The performance of new NBC drama Aquarius won’t be judged by on-air ratings as it is introducing a new broadcast model, with all 13 episodes made available online after last night’s two-hour premiere on the network. The Charles Manson series starring David Duchovny got to a soft linear start, with a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.7 million viewers from 9 to 11 Pm. It retained most of its Dateline lead-in (1.2, 6.4 million) but declined steadily throughout the two hours… »

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‘Ash Vs Evil Dead’ Teaser: Ash Is Back With Chainsaw In Hand

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Here’s a look at the newest teaser for Starz original series Ash Vs Evil Dead, sequel to the cult horror film franchise The Evil Dead. The series, executive produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, is currently filming on location in New Zealand for premiere on Starz in fall 2015. Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the… »

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FIFA Crisis Turns Political As Sponsors & Broadcasters Watch Presidential Election Results

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Update, 10:19 Am: Sepp Blatter wins re-election after Jordan’s Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein concedes ahead of a second-round vote. See the story here. Update, 10 Am: FIFA members are heading back to the voting booths for a second round of balloting after the first round produced no two-thirds majority winner in the race for president. The battle pits four-time incumbent Sepp Blatter and Jordan’s Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein amid a corruption scandal brought to light that has… »

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John Pyper-Ferguson Joins ‘Suits’ In Major Recurring Role

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The Last Ship’s John Pyper-Ferguson has landed a major recurring role in the upcoming fifth season of USA’s Suits. He will play Jack, a partner at the law firm and new head of the firm’s Compensation Committee. He will have to work with the on-going power struggle between Harvey (Gabriel Macht) and Louis (Rick Hoffman). Suits Season 5 premieres on June 24. Pyper-Ferguson’s arc on Suits comes in addition to his role as Tex Nolan on TNT’s hit series The Last Ship. His… »

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Bob Saget Signs On For ‘Fuller House’ Reunion

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Bob Saget is set to reprise his role as the squeaky-clean patriarch Danny Tanner in Fuller House. John Stamos, who confirmed Saget’s involvement in Netflix’s Full House reboot, tweeted: Last but not least-best piece of casting yet. The great @bobsaget will be joining our show on @netfilx – this completes the perfect reunon! — John Stamos (@JohnStamos) May 29, 2015 To which Saget replied: How did you get this information? Kidding! Love you Jesse! https://t.co/dj5VK… »

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Idris Elba Nelson Mandela Docu ‘Mandela, My Dad & Me’ Acquired By A+E Networks

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A+E Networks has acquired the exclusive TV rights to Idris Elba: Mandela, My Dad & Me,  a one-hour docu by Idris Elba. The film, directed by Daniel Vernon, chronicles the story behind the creation of Mi Mandela, an album of South African music recorded by Elba in tribute to Mandela and to his own late father. The actor-singer was inspired after having spent months working on Mandela biopic Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.   The documentary will air on History in Africa in… »

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Jim Parsons Rewrites God’s Top 10 List, Dishes Noah – Broadway Review

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Update, 10 Pm:  Adds Betty Buckley review at end. Hal Holbrook mimicked Mark Twain of Hannibal, Missouri; Tovah Feldshuh did Golda Meir from Kiev and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Julie Harris played Emily Dickinson from Amherst, Massachusetts. Now comes Jim Parsons perhaps responding to a Higher Calling, playing God from Grossinger’s, of Borscht Belt, New York. I would add “Oy,” but that would raise the comic level of An Act Of God a notch or two. No, really. The 90-minute show… »

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Reynaldo Rey Dies: Veteran Actor From ‘Friday’, ‘White Men Can’t Jump’, ‘227’

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Reynaldo Rey, an actor and comedian whose dozens of credits include big-screen comedies Friday and White Men Can’t Jump and a recurring role on TV’s 227, died today in Los Angeles of complications from a stroke last year. He was 75. His manager Vanzil Burke confirmed the news. The Oklahoma native got a late start to his screen acting career, earning his first credit at 41 for the Sanford & Son spinoff Sanford, starring Redd Foxx. He appeared in the 1982 gigglefest Young Do… »

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Dana Walden & Gary Newman Honored By Mipcom; Fennessys Remain With Endemol Shine

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Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group, have been named Mipcom’s 2015 Personalities of the Year. The pair “form an inspirational leadership team in the entertainment sector, having propelled Fox to global success through the quality of its creative programming, built largely on their unique relationships with top talent” said Paul Zilk, CEO of Reed Midem, organizer of Mipcom. “In recognition of their outstanding parallel careers and… »

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Bill O’Reilly Announces ‘Legends & Lies’ Season 2 Pickup By Fox News Channel

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Bill O'Reilly announced tonight on The O’Reilly Factor that Fox News Channel’s series Legends & Lies has been renewed for a second season. The next installment, Legends & Lies: Patriots will profile figures who shaped the country’s early days. Fnc has ordered 12 weeks of Patriots – a two-episode increase from the current season. O'Reilly is exec producer on the series, produced by Warm Spring Productions, the makers of History's Mountain Men, Animal Planet's American River… »

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Erin Cummings Joins ‘Madoff’ Miniseries; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II In ‘The Get Down’

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Erin Cummings (The Iceman) has signed on for a lead role opposite Richard Dreyfuss in ABC's miniseries Madoff. Cummings will play Eleanor Squillari, personal secretary to Bernie Madoff's (Dreyfuss), in the project from ABC News' Lincoln Square Prods. Inspired by ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross' reports and his book The Madoff Chronicles, the mini follows the rise and spectacular fall of the now-imprisoned swindler and the $65 billion Ponzi scheme he… »

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Matt Corman & Chris Ord Join CW Drama ‘Containment’ As Co-Showrunners

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Coming off a five-year run at the helm of their USA Network action drama series Covert AffairsMatt Corman and Chris Ord have joined the midseason CW drama Containment as executive producers and co-showrunners alongside Julie Plec. Plec, who wrote the Containment pilot based on a Belgian format, will need help next season when she will have three series on the CW, Containment and returning dramas The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. Containment, produced by Warner… »

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Nazneen Contractor Joins NBC’s ‘Heroes Reborn'; Aoibhinn McGinnity In Cinemax’s ‘Quarry’

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Nazneen Contractor (Covert Affairs) has booked a recurring role in NBC's upcoming event series Heroes Reborn. The project from Heroes creator/executive producer Tim Kring will revolve around a new group of everyday people with extraordinary abilities. Contractor will play Farah, a mysterious character who is militant, tough and stoic. The Heroes follow-up stars Jack Coleman, who reprises his role as Noah Bennett from the original series, joined by a new set of characters… »

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Michael Nyqvist Signs With ICM Partners

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Exclusive: Michael Nyqvist has signed with ICM Partners. The Sweden-born actor, previously at Wme, played Mikael Blomkvist in the original Swedish version of the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo movie series alongside Noomi Rapace, then jumped to the U.S. for roles including Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol with Tom Cruise and the Keanu Reeves actioner John Wick. Nyqvist recently joined the cast of I.T., an indie revenge thriller starring Pierce Brosnan. In the John… »

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