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Watch Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Zac Efron Fight Crime in 'Baywatch' Trailer

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The official trailer for the comedy-action film reboot of the Nineties television series Baywatch is out starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Zac Efron and Priyanka Chopra

Johnson stars as Mitch Buchannon, a character popularized by David Hasselhoff in the original film. Mitch is the leader of the Baywatch lifeguard collective and an idol to his team, with one seen constructing a sand statute dedicated to him. Things change when Efron's Matt Brody, a former Olympian, is hired to help public image of the team's brand. Mitch and Matt begrudgingly get »


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Watch Dave Chappelle Laugh Off Kyrie Irving's 'Flat-Earth' Belief

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Dave Chappelle promoted his two new Netflix specials with a hilarious interview Tuesday on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Among other subjects, the comedian joked about Kyrie Irving's belief in the "flat-Earth" theory" and defended his Fight Club-styled no-camera policy during live performances.

Chappelle laughed about his encounter with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who attended one of his recent L.A. shows. Kimmel asked if he chatted with Kyrie Irving about the point guard's belief in a flat Earth, but a dumbfounded Chappelle said he "wouldn't even know how to broach that topic. »


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Chuck Barris, 'Gong Show' and 'Dating Game' Creator, Dead at 87

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Chuck Barris, the quirky host of the controversial and absurd Seventies series The Gong Show and creator of hit game shows like The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game, died Tuesday. He was 87.

Barris died of natural causes at his home in Palisades, New York, his longtime publicist told The Associated Press.

Dubbed the "King of Schlock," Barris' long career in show business began behind the scenes, first on programs like American Bandstand and then as a songwriter thanks to Freddy Cannon's "Palisades Park." The song peaked at Number »


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'Wilson' Review: Woody Harrelson Nearly Saves Sentimental-Crank Cringe-Comedy

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Woody Harrelson is the life of this party, based on the graphic novel by Daniel Clowes, the indie-comics legend whose work has inspired one film landmark in 2001's Ghost World (forget Art School Confidential). Wilson is not in that movie's league by a long shot, though you couldn't imagine a better interpreter of Clowes' world than Harrelson. That mischief in the actor's eyes keeps us intrigued by the film's title character, a neurotic grouch who rails against the Internet and other plagues of the modern age. Wilson also hates people – his main enjoyment, »


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Watch James Corden's Musical Spoof Starring Trump, Spicer, Conway, Bannon

21 March 2017 10:52 AM, PDT

James Corden imagined the horrific ambitions of President Donald Trump and his administration in a parody of Matilda's "When I Grow Up" on The Late Late Show Monday. The performance featured Matilda composer Tim Minchin as Trump, Broadway star Ben Platt as Sean Spicer, actress Abigail Spencer as Kellyanne Conway and Corden as Steve Bannon.

The bit found the four performers rocking back and forth on swings, singing about telling lies, taking away health insurance and denying climate change. "When I grow up," Corden sang as Bannon, "I will »


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'Feud': How Ryan Murphy's Hollywood-Diva Miniseries Rips Celebrity Apart

21 March 2017 7:55 AM, PDT

Fame – it's a hell of a drug. Feud is like watching Robert De Niro and Al Pacino square off in Heat, except with two of Hollywood's living legends playing a couple of dead ones. In Ryan Murphy's new anthology series, Jessica Lange is Joan Crawford to Susan Sarandon's Bette Davis, a pair of toxic movie divas madly in hate with each other. As Davis famously snipped, "She has slept with every male star at MGM, except Lassie." This eight-episode fever dream celebrates how they basically invented the modern celebrity beef, »


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Watch 'Colbert Report' Return to Slam Trump's Budget

21 March 2017 7:15 AM, PDT

Stephen Colbert reprised his role as the conservative pundit from The Colbert Report on The Late Show on Monday night. In this guise, he analyzed President Trump's recently proposed budget, satirizing the motivations behind the President's decision to cut funding for Meals on Wheels, a program that delivers food to the elderly. 

"The primary goal of Trump's budget is not driving Cheetos to grandpa after he gets the munchies from his glaucoma pot," Colbert asserted during the latest "Werd" segment. "It's defending America. And these food-addicted seniors haven't killed any members of Isis. »


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See T.I., Ice-t's Seething Mash-Up on 'Kimmel'

21 March 2017 6:14 AM, PDT

T.I. and Ice-t traded verses on the latest installment of "Mash-Up Mondays" on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Performing as "Ice-t.I." the pair combined Ice-t's 1991 track, "O.G. Original Gangster" and T.I.'s 2004 hit, "Bring Em Out."

Ice-t opened the performance with a blistering introduction, but quickly ceded the stage to T.I., who spit the opening verse of "Bring Em Out" seamlessly over the funky old school groove of "O.G." Ice-t then wove the silky bars of "O.G." through the hard-hitting "Bring Em Out" beat, while T.I. sat »


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'Tim and Eric' Plot 'Awesome Show' 10th Anniversary Comedy Tour

20 March 2017 12:17 PM, PDT

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the comedic masterminds behind Adult Swim's Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the surrealistic sketch series with a North American summer tour. The 18-date trek launches July 11th in Portland, Maine and concludes August 9th in Los Angeles.

"It's been 10 years," the duo said in a statement detailing the tour. "We are heading out to see our chips across the USA and celebrate this incredible decade of Tim and Eric with a number of new spoofs and goofs, »


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Tom Hanks to Interview Bruce Springsteen for Tribeca Fest Talks

20 March 2017 11:00 AM, PDT

Bruce Springsteen will discuss his position in American rock history during an intimate conversation with Tom Hanks for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. The event, set for Friday, April 28th at the Beacon Theater, is one of several newly announced "Tribeca Talks" scheduled throughout the festival. 

Scarlett Johansson, Kobe Bryant, Lena Dunham, Barbra Streisand (interviewed by director Robert Rodriguez), Dustin Hoffman, Noah Baumbach, Common, filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman, The Revenant) and  will also participate in panels and discussions at the festival, which runs April 19th through the 30th.

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Ranking Amazon's 2017 Spring Pilots: The Good, the Bad and the Genuinely Wtf

20 March 2017 7:44 AM, PDT

Another season, another batch of Amazon pilots – it's the gift that keeps on giving. In the spirit of a true democracy (feel free to add your own cynical popular-vote joke here), the streaming service will offer up a number of first episodes for maybe-possibly future shows. The audience gets to decide what series should get full orders. You may get the next Transparent; you may get a burning pile of trash. Regardless, it's the viewer who gives these would-be TV classics the thumbs up, thumbs down, or sideways-thumbs-across-the-throat gesture. You »


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Watch John Oliver Compare Trump Budget Cuts to America's 'End Credits'

20 March 2017 6:28 AM, PDT

On Sunday's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver analyzed President Trump's federal budget proposal, which boosts military and defense spending while reducing or eliminating crucial federal programs like the Environmental Protection Agency. 

In response to a CNN clip with a scrolling list of departments that would face cuts under Trump's "skinny budget," the comedian likened the situation to the "end credits for America." "Thanks for helping us out, Agriculture Department," he cracked. "Hope you find a gig with the next country that rises from our ashes."

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'The Walking Dead' Recap: Over the Hill

19 March 2017 7:05 PM, PDT

Have The Walking Dead's writers become convinced that fans won't want to see anything cool or exciting unless the heroes have hashed out their feelings first – at length, and in multiple scenes? Yes, for all of the gory walker-kills on display, the show is extremely, conspicuously talky. On occasion, however, the ponderousness pays off. In this week's episode – "The Other Side" –  Rosita and Sasha share a genuinely warm and moving moment, mere hours before they charge into the Sanctuary to their near-certain deaths. Neither character has really gotten the screen-time they deserve this season. »


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