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Rip Sean Spicer’s White House Press Briefings: ‘The Daily Show’

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The Daily Show is paying tribute to Sean Spicer, who resigned this morning as White House Press Secretary saying it’s been an honor and a privilege to serve President Donald Trump. Spicer deserves some kind of medal for putting up with Trump’s slights, back-stabs, and press-secretary-strategy-bungling tweets, for six months and one day. Spicer finally threw in the towel when Trump named financier/pal/pitbull Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House Communications… »

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‘American Horror Story: Cult’ Teaser: Insane Clown Posse Is Here

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A day after Ryan Murphy’s Comic-Con reveal of the title and premiere date of American Horror Story: Cult comes this clown-heavy teaser, loaded with creepy – or rather twisty – images for fans to decode. The spot opens with a six-sided symbol spray-painted on a red and black banner or flag, then cuts to a bunch of arms reaching toward a lone, disembodied head. Then come the clowns, a great, big, red-nosed legion of them, most dressed in black Pierrot garb, bald white domes… »

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Idw Options Thriller Novel ‘Awakened’ For Series Development

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Idw Entertainment has optioned the soon-to-be-published novel Awakened by Impractical Jokers star/executive producer James Murray and sci-fi writer Darren Wearmouth (First Activation, Fast Forward, Sixth Cycle), to develop for television. Awakened is being published by Harper Voyager for release in summer 2018. Idw will develop and package Awakened as a scripted television series with the goal of securing a straight-to-series commitment. Murray will serve as executive… »

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Deborah Watling Dies: Former ‘Doctor Who’ Assistant Was 69

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Deborah Watling, the English actress who played Doctor Who's assistant Victoria Waterford in the 1960s, has died after a short battle with lung cancer. She was 69. She had been diagnosed with the illness six weeks ago. On Doctor Who, Watling starred alongside Patrick Troughton, who played the second Doctor, in 40 episodes from 1967-68. She also appeared in classic serials such as The Tomb of the Cyberman and The Ice Warriors. Much of her work on the sci-fi drama didn't… »

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‘Young Justice: Outsiders’ Adds Character For Series Revival, Shows Off New Designs – Comic-Con

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If it weren’t for these meddling kids. The animated digital series Young Justice: Outsiders is gearing up for a third season, three years after it was canceled by Cartoon Network, and Warner Bros showed off some new wrinkles during its Comic-Con panel today in San Diego. Take a look at the new character designs below, including the new character Thirteen. In Young Justice: Outsiders, the teenage superheroes of the DC Universe come of age in an animated world of… »

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Don Todd To Run ABC’s New Shondaland Series ‘For The People’ As Part Of ABC Studios Overall Deal

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Exclusive: Samantha Who? co-creator Don Todd is returning to ABC Studios with a two-year overall deal. Under the pact, Todd has been tapped as executive producer/showrunner on the new ABC legal drama series, For The People, from ABC Studios and Shonda Rhimes’ studio-based Shondaland. Todd will be working alongside creator/executive producer Paul William Davies. Todd is coming off an overall deal at 20th TV where he served as executive producer/co-showrunner alongside… »

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Vice Media Cuts Staff By 2% As It Sharpens Focus On Video

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A dreary day for Vice Media: The millennial-focused company confirmed that it has begun to lay off about 60 people — 2% of its work force — across multiple departments, although it still plans to grow. The change partly reflects a shift in priorities toward video, and away from sports and online coverage. The cuts come a little more than a month after Vice snagged a $450 million investment from asset firm Tpg. It values the company at up to $5.7 billion, CEO Shane Smith… »

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Sean Spicer Resigns As Anthony Scaramucci Named White House Communications Director

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Melissa McCarthy’s reign as Saturday Night Live’s Sean Spicer appears to have come to an abrupt end. President Donald Trump has named pal/Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director, and Spicer, who has been filling in on the job, has resigned. Spicer’s role as wrangler of the daily White House press briefings had been neutered since Team Trump pulled cameras from the clambake and Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders largely… »

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‘Code Black’ Ep David Marshall Grant Inks Overall Deal With ABC Studios

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Veteran drama writer-producer David Marshall Grant has signed an overall deal with ABC Studios. Grant, who most recently was based at CBS TV Studios, will develop new projects as well as continue as executive producer on the CBS medical drama series Code Black, which is produced by ABC Studios in association with CBS TV Studios. The series, created/executive produced by Michael Seitzman, is heading into its third season. Grant previously served as executive… »

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Complex Networks Sets Q3 Slate: Skateboarders, Haunted Treasure Hunt & More Set For Go90

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Complex Networks, the lifestyle brand and media company jointly owned by Verizon and Hearst, has unveiled a slate of five new shortform series — one scripted and the rest sans script — set to premiere on digital outlet go90 during the next two months. “The team at Complex Networks works hand-in-hand with our production partners to create strong, engaging content that represents our various brands all while respecting the creative process and allowing our talented partners… »

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Robert Mueller Asked White House To Preserve Docs Relating to Don Jr.’s Meeting With Russian Lawyer: CNN

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House to preserve all documents relating to the Trump Tower meeting attended by Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort, on the promise of getting Hillary Clinton dirt provided by the Russian government. CNN’s Dana Bash said she was read the letter sent letter to White House sent this week by Mueller asking staff to save all docs relating to the June 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. That… »

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Stephen Colbert Reveals Result Of ‘Late Show’ Russian Pee Pee Tape Probe

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Updated with video: Kicking off his Night 4 of Russia Week, Late Show host Stephen Colbert said he took the trip to investigate the infamous alleged dossier report that President Donald Trump hired prostitutes to pee on the bed at the Moscow Ritz-Carlton Presidential Suite where the Obamas once stayed. He again credited his showrunner Chris Licht with the idea of the Russian road trip, Colbert having insisted that “no one’s going to be talking about Russia in the… »

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MSNBC’s ‘The Beat With Ari Melber’ Gets Premiere Date, Title

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MSNBC’s newly named The Beat with Ari Melber will debut Monday at 6 Pm Et. Melber tweeted the announcement this morning. The 6 Pm slot was left vacant when MSNBC ousted Greta Van Susteren from her short-lived perch there. Melber, host of Sunday’s The Point, was expected to fill the space, though the name of the show wasn’t unveiled until today. A former practicing lawyer, Melber’s new gig also includes serving as NBC News legal analyst and contributor to programs… »

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Amazon Acquires Rowan Joffe’s ‘Tin Star’ With Tim Roth & Christina Hendricks

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Amazon has taken U.S. rights to revenge thriller Tin Star, written and created by Rowan Joffe and starring Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks. The 10×60 series, which is produced by Kudos for Sky Atlantic, is a tale of the corruption of innocence and of murder, grief and all-consuming revenge. It tells the story of Jim Worth, a former British detective now small town police chief who brings his family to the tiny and tranquil town of Little Big Bear for a better life… »

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‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 Gets Title & Date

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Updated: After months of teasing, Ryan Murphy finally revealed the title of the seventh season of American Horror Story on Thursday night at San Diego Comic-Con. The Emmy Award-winning master of the TV anthology used the fan-driven event to announce that the forthcoming season of the horror series will be titled American Horror Story: Cult. Also tonight, FX announced a premiere date for Ahs: Cult, which will debut on Tuesday, September 5. The title unveiling came during… »

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Donald Trump To Name Financier/Sean Hannity Pal Anthony Scaramucci New Communications Director: Report

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  President Trump is expected to announce Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci as his White House communications director, web site Axios reports. The role has been vacant since Mike Dubke resigned in May after just a few months on the job. Sean Spicer has been handling those duties since Dubke left. It’s unclear what would be Spicer’s role going forward. The plan came as a surprise to Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, who found out after the plans had already been… »

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‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ Debuts Imax Trailer & Footage Revealing Hair-Raising Action — Comic-Con

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Marvel Television chief Jeph Loeb, with his endless amount of energy, got the crowd riled up to welcome the cast and crew of the ABC superhero series Marvel’s Inhumans at Comic-Con today. Loeb was joined onstage by Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan, Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Ken Leung, Ellen Woglom, Sonya Balmores and Mike Moh as well as director Roel Reine and showrunner Scott Buck. The show tells the story of the Inhuman Royal Family and how they escape to… »

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‘Krypton’ Teaser: First Look At Syfy’s Superman Prequel – Comic-Con

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The House of El will be redeemed. That might sound cryptic to some, but it’s Krypton for others. Syfy and Warner Bros have taken the wraps off the first teaser for the cable net’s Superman prequel that invades Earth next year. The clip premiered today at Comic-Con in San Diego. Watch it above. Based on DC characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and set two generations before the destruction of the Man of Steel's ill-fated home planet, Krypton follows Superman's… »

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‘The Exorcist’ Season 2: Priestly Road Trip, Possible Rance Family Cameos & A Foster Kid Who Kicks Butt – Comic-Con

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The padres of Fox’s The Exorcist are putting the pedal to the metal and flooring it to the Pacific Northwest after saving Chicago. At tonight’s Comic-Con panel for the series, creator Jeremy Slater unloaded more details about Season 2, specifically that the events will take place on a forested island off of Seattle. Expanding the drama to another location provides the opportunity for The Exorcist to be played out more as an anthology series. “We’re going to see a foster… »

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MGM Revives ‘Stargate’ Franchise With ‘Stargate Origins’ Digital Series & Svod Platform – Watch The Teaser

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MGM is reviving its popular Stargate franchise, giving the green light to Stargate Origins, a 10-episode digital series following fan-favorite character Catherine Langford. In addition, MGM announced Stargate Command, a subscription-based digital platform and fan experience, which will be the exclusive home for the new series. The announcement was made during MGM’s Comic-Con panel and timed with the 20th anniversary of the Stargate-sg-1 TV series. Check out the teaser… »

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