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‘The Exorcist’: Jason Ensler Joins Fox Drama Series As Executive Producer

23 June 2017 4:24 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Jason Ensler is joining Fox’s horror drama The Exorcist as an executive producer/director for its upcoming second season. In addition to his duties on the show, stemming from him directing two episodes of The Exorcist‘s first season, he also has signed a deal with the studio behind it, 20th Century Fox TV. The Exorcist, based on William Peter Blatty's bestseller and the classic 1973 movie, scored an Season 2 renewal after a modestly rated but steady freshman run, which… »


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Syfy Orders George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ to Pilot

23 June 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Syfy has ordered a pilot based on “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin’s novella “Nightflyers,” Variety has learned.

The network revealed they were developing the novella as a series back in May. It was previously adapted into the 1987 film of the same name. Jeff Buhler wrote the adaptation for television. The story follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system in the hopes of contacting alien life. They travel aboard The Nightflyer – a ship with a small tightknit crew and a reclusive captain. But when terrifying »


- Joe Otterson

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TV News Roundup: Heather Graham Joins Cast of ‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’

23 June 2017 4:28 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s roundup, Heather Graham gets a part in “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders,” and HBO Films releases a first look at Peter Dinklage in “My Dinner with Hervé.”

Casting

Heather Graham, Elizabeth Reaser, and Larry Cedar have been cast in “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders.” Graham will play Judalon Smyth, a sexy, emotionally fragile woman who is having an affair with Dr. Oziel. Reaser will play Deputy District Attorney Pam Bozanich, who is assigned to the murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez. Cedar will play Milton Andersen, Kitty’s older brother. The series, which depicts the infamous murder trial of the infamous siblings, will air Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on NBC starting Sept. 26. Edie Falco, Julianne Nicholson, Anthony Edwards, and Sam Jaeger have been previously cast in the show.

Emily Rudd is set to play the title role in “Olive Forever,” a pilot from Universal Cable Productions. Rudd »


- Rebecca Rubin

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13 Stephen King TV Adaptations Ranked, Including ‘The Mist’ (Photos)

15 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Stephen King has been seeing a resurgence as of late. Many of the iconic horror author’s works are getting new TV adaptations. 2016 saw “11.22.63” on Hulu and 2017 saw “The Mist” on Spike and we’re still due for “Castle Rock,” an original story that takes place within the King multiverse. In honor of all these adaptations, we looked back at all the King works (original screenplays not included) that have made their way to television, sometimes with horrifying results. “It” (1990) That’s right, arguably one of the most iconic of Stephen King adaptations was actually on TV. An edited version. »


- Linda Ge and Carli Velocci

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‘Downward Dog’ Canceled by ABC After 1 Season

23 June 2017 3:14 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Downward Dog” is being put to sleep. ABC has canceled the freshman comedy that launched in May, a network representative confirmed to TheWrap. Series co-creator Samm Hodges, who voiced the eponymous pooch, announced the news on Twitter on Friday with a message from himself and co-creator Michael Killen. “Got the very surprising news that ABC is not moving forward with ‘Downward Dog,'” the statement reads. “They loved it creatively and really wanted to make more, but couldn’t find a financial path to do so.” Also Read: 14 Shows That Were Canceled on Awful Cliffhangers (Photos) Hodges and Killen wrote »


- Ryan Gajewski

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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of PBS TV Shows

16 June 2017 12:27 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Which PBS TV shows have been cancelled? How many episodes are there this season? Has a series already been renewed for next season? Below, you'll find a list of PBS' recent/current/upcoming scripted TV shows and their current status.TV shows like Arthur & George, Call the Midwife, Case Histories, Endeavour, Grantchester, The Guilty, Home Fires, Indian Summers, Last Tango in Halifax, Lewis, Little Women, Mercy Street, My Mother and Other Strangers, Poldark, Press, Ready Jeto Go!, Sherlock, Victoria, Wallander, The Widower, »


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Five Things you Didn’t Know about Michael Beach

47 minutes ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

If you’ve been watching the 100 then you’ve seen Michael Beach more than once and you’ve probably wanted to punt him across the room multiple times. Playing the role of Pike in the show, he’s one of the absolute worst type of people, the one that can reason his despicable actions away with the rationality of a man trying to survive and defend his people. But this isn’t Beach’s only role, as he’s had plenty of success in TV and in film. While he’s not a major superstar he is in fact one of those that tends to stick around

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- Wake

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The Best Uses of Madonna Music in Movies

1 hour ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

The Material Girl has been rocking the music and movie scene for quite some time. Her voice and her talents have brought a tremendous rise to many films throughout her career and she hasn’t expressed a whole lot of interest in retiring any time soon. The number of films she’s been seen versus the number her songs have made an appearance in is the difference between night and day, but no matter if its just her voice or her acting talents she makes almost any film just that much better. 5. Who’s That Girl?-Who’s That Girl This is one of

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- Wake

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Five Things You Didn’t Know about People of Earth

2 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

(Sigh). From the looks of this show one might assume that alien abduction stories are starting to make a comeback. Then you get to watching and you think a little differently. It is about alien abduction and the search for the truth after all, but it’s also about taking the stories of the abducted at face value while still trying to sort out whether or not they are real or if they are just crackpots with a severe need for attention and community.  That might be a reasonable explanation if it hadn’t been discovered that the aliens are in fact

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- Wake

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Girlboss Cancelled at Netflix

3 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Netflix is firing its Girlboss.

The streaming service has cancelled the comedy series, starring Britt Robertson, after one season, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?

The show — which was based on Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso — followed a scrappy, sassy hustler (Robertson) who realizes that she can buy vintage fashion in secondhand stores, then sell them for hundreds more on eBay.

Kay Cannon (30 Rock) wrote the 13-episode series, which was produced by Charlize Theron (Monster) and Amoruso, who announced the cancellation in an Instagram story. »


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Five Things You Didn’t know about Natalie Alyn Lind

3 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

The younger generation of actors is definitely on the rise. Lind is the eldest of three sisters, all of whom are deeply embedded in the acting industry, and she’s been making her name known as of late in a very big way. She’ll be taking up the role of Lauren Strucker in Marvel’s new series, The Gifted, come October, and as a young talent she’s already expected to be a big hit. Some fans might wonder if she’s got what it takes to step into an X-Men type show, but thus far there is little evidence that she is anything

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- Wake

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‘Girlboss’ Canceled After 1 Season at Netflix

4 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Netflix has canceled the freshman comedy series “Girlboss,” Variety has confirmed.

Sophia Amoruso, whose life was the inspiration for the series, shared the news in a series of Instagram stories on Saturday.

“So that Netflix series about my life got canceled,” she wrote. “While I’m proud of the work we did, I’m looking forward to controlling my narrative from here on out. It was a good show, and I was privileged to work with incredible talent, but living my life as a caricature was hard even if only for two months. Yes, I can be difficult. No, I’m not a dick. No, someone named Shane never cheated on me. It will be nice to someday tell the story of what’s happened in the last few years. Ppl read the headline, not the correction, I’ve learned.”

The series was based on Amoruso’s New York Times best-selling book of the same name. It »


- Joe Otterson

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Alyssa Sutherland

4 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

There are many reasons why so many models have made successful transitions to acting. Not only do models possess the looks and presence that it takes to stand out on screen, they are often actors who are using modeling as an entry point to acting. One highly successful model who has become an accomplished actor is the talented Alyssa Sutherland. Sutherland is best known for her work in notable productions like The Devil Wears Prada and Vikings. She can now be seen appearing in The Mist. However, despite her impressive career, she is only beginning to be known by a

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- Timothy Hickey

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‘Girlboss’ Comedy Series Canceled By Netflix After One Season

4 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Netflix has opted not to renew freshman comedy series Girlboss for a second season. The show, inspired by Sophia Amoruso's popular autobiography, starred Britt Robertson and Ellie Reed. Its 13-episode first season debuted on April 21. Written/executive produced by Pitch Perfect scribe Kay Cannon and directed by Christian Ditter, Girlboss hailed from Charlize Theron's Denver & Delilah production company. It centered on Sophia (Robertson), a rebellious, broke anarchist who… »

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Raven's Home Extended Trailer Spices Things Up With Dance Parties, Drones

5 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Raven Baxter’s psychic abilities prove to be as imperfect as ever in the extended trailer for Disney Channel’s Raven’s Home.

VideosRaven’s Home Trailer No. 1: Watch Raven and Chelsea Reunite on Disney Channel’s That’s So Raven Spinoff

The latest footage from the That’s So Raven spinoff (premiering Friday, July 21 at 10/9c) offers Raven a chance to give everyone living under her roof a proper introduction, including son Booker, who also has visions. Booker is a confident kid — perhaps too confident — as seen when he starts boasting about his good looks and proclaims to be the “slam dunk master. »


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Why Tilda Swinton is the World’s Best Actress Right Now

5 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

So you might wonder why the title doesn’t say “Meryl Streep”. Well, all personal feelings aside and shoved way to the back, the reason why this is so is simply because Streep is in dire need of sharing the spotlight for once. Too many people seem to think that the woman could play anything from Batman to Bb-8 to a woman from a different race, which would just be wrong anyway. Swinton on the other hand could and has played almost every role she’s been given with a passion that borders on multiple personality syndrome. The actress gets so deep

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- Wake

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Turn Washington’s Spies Review: Trading “Blood for Blood”, R.I.P. (Spoiler)

6 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

A lot of uneasiness and anticipation riddled this week’s episode of Turn: Washington’s Spies. With a title like “Blood for Blood”, you may have expected a bit more…well…blood. Make no mistake, there was plenty of blood to be had, but the first half of the episode spent time building tension between characters, and the second resolving and letting the tension boil over. Even with a historical deviation or two, the show has never been more tense or exciting than in Season 4. Though he had little to do within the episode, the addition of Owain Yeoman’s masterful Benedict Arnold injected this show

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- Nick Hogan

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CNN Retracts Russian Investment Fund Story; Trump Ally Accepts Apology

6 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

CNN has retracted its story about a Russian investment fund and possible ties to associates of Donald Trump, and apologized to entrepreneur and Trump transition team member Anthony Scaramucci. “Classy move,” tweeted Scaramucci in response. “Apology accepted.” The CNN report by Thomas Frank, posted to the network’s website Thursday, alleged that Senate investigators were tracking down ties between Scaramucci, founder of investment firm SkyBridge Capital, and a Russian… »

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5 Awesome Over the Top Action Scenes in Bollywood Films

6 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Bollywood movies have been on the rise now for a while. To be honest they’re not bad, some of them are almost like watching American action movies from the 1970’s and 80’s due to their gratuitous use of ridiculous special effects and action sequences that are extremely over the top. While by comparison they might not make as much sense to Americans as a Hollywood film, it’s important to keep in mind that the popularity of any film is usually dependent on the type of exposure it gets, and the perspective of the fans. So Bollywood films might get a

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- Wake

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The Master's Return To Doctor Who Is Also the Series' Darkest Hour in Years

6 hours ago | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

We always knew it would come down to this.

From the moment it was first announced that John Simm would return to Doctor Who this season as the maniacal Master -- a role he hasn't played since the David Tennant era -- we knew that the final climax of the season would almost certainly involve the

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- Kaitlin Thomas

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