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Homeland Adds Morgan Spector, Mackenzie Astin to Season 7 Cast

15 September 2017 9:45 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Homeland is restocking its ensemble before diving into another season of high-stakes spy games: The Emmy-winning thriller has added two actors to its Season 7 cast, TVLine has learned.

First up is Morgan Spector (Boardwalk Empire, Person of Interest), who will be a series regular in Season 7 as Dante Allen, an old friend of Carrie’s who is looking into the hundreds of people President Keane has detained following last season’s assassination attempt. (Season 6 ended with that assassination attempt, and an increasingly paranoid Keane shutting Carrie out of her inner circle.)

Related Homeland Promotes Maury Sterling, Two More Ahead of Season 7

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Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things,' Single Mom Guilt and Feeling 'Like a Dude'

12 September 2017 7:24 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

"You want a glass of Burgundy?" Pamela Adlon asks, encouragingly, as she sits down in a ritzy Beverly Hills restaurant. The multi-hyphenate force behind FX's Better Things then gestures to her full face of makeup, which has been professionally applied for a photo shoot: "By the way, this is not me." She catches a glimpse of her smoky eyes in a nearby mirror, she yanks out a few fake lashes. When the beverages arrive in giant goblets that make the pours look a little stingy, she offers a polite thanks. »

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“Living Single” Reboot in the Works

30 August 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Queen Latifah in “Bessie”: HBO

The final episode of “Living Single” aired nearly two decades ago, but according to Queen Latifah, a reboot of the beloved sitcom may be on the way. The Oscar nominee spilled some details during an appearance on “Watch What Happens Live,” Essence reports.

When a caller asked if there was any chance the show could ever return, Latifah confirmed, “We’re actually working on it.” She explained, “It’s not there yet, but hopefully we can get it happening.” She said she’ll be a producer on the project and hopes to reassemble the original cast.

Created by Yvette Lee Bowser (“Black-ish”), “Living Single” followed the lives of six friends living in a Brooklyn brownstone and ran for five seasons on Fox from 1993 to 1998. The cast also included Kim Coles (“In Living Color”), Erika Alexander (“The Cosby Show”), and Kim Fields (“The Facts of Life”).

Latifah’s recent credits include “Girls Trip,” “Bessie,” and “Miracles from Heaven.” She earned an Oscar nod for “Chicago” in 2002. She serves on the Board of Directors for We Do It Together, a collective formed to finance and produce films, documentaries, TV, and other media working towards the goal of empowering women.

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Living Single” Reboot in the Works was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Laura Berger

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Prayer-Based Drama ‘A Question of Faith’ Lands at Pure Flix

26 June 2017 3:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Silver Lining Entertainment’s prayer-based drama “A Question of Faith” has been acquired by Pure Flix for a theatrical release on Sept. 29.

A Question of Faith” centers on three families from different cultures who live in the same community. They are complete strangers living vastly separate lives until a texting and driving accident thrusts them onto converging paths where they discover love, forgiveness, grace, and mercy.

Along with a message of faith, the storyline touches on racial prejudice, the consequences of texting and driving, and also addresses the debate surrounding organ donation.

The cast includes Richard T. Jones (“Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married,”), Kim Fields (“The Facts of Life”), C. Thomas Howell, GregAlan Williams, Christian recording artist Jaci Velasquez, Renee O’Connor (“Xena: Warrior Princess”), and T.C. Stallings (“War Room”).

A Question of Faith” is directed by Kevin Otto from a script by Ty Manns. Angela White »

- Dave McNary

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Battle of the Network Stars Reboot Brings New Blood, Upgraded Dunk Tank and a Hulk With Something to Prove

22 June 2017 1:35 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The obstacle course of red, white and blue tires is the same, but the dunk tank is a bit more extreme as ABC wages a new Battle of the Network Stars starting Thursday, June 29 at 9/8c.

RelatedBattle of the Network Stars Cast Announced: The 10 Celebs We’re Most Psyched to See Throw Down

For the unfortunately uninitiated of you, gather ’round as I spin a yarn about the original intra-network “field day” competition that aired on ABC during the 1970s and ’80s, pitting the Alphabet network against CBS and NBC and… well, that was it, kids. PBS and the »

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Battle of the Network Stars Full Cast Announced: The 10 Celebs We’re Most Psyched to See Throw Down

12 June 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

This is either going to be really good or so bad, it’s great. But either way, ABC’s relaunch of Battle of the Network Stars (premiering Thursday, June 29 at 9/8c) is looking like the summer’s must-see — especially since on Tuesday the full list of competitors was released. The celebrities we’re most psyched to see throwing down in events like the kayak relay race and dunk tank:

RelatedSummer TV Calendar: 90+ Premiere and Finale Dates to Save for June/July

Lou Ferrigno: Don’t we all want to believe that, even at age 65, the Incredible Hulk is invincible? »

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'Facts of Life' Star Charlotte Rae Diagnosed With Bone Cancer at 91

28 April 2017 9:15 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Charlotte Rae reveals she's been diagnosed with bone cancer, seven years after battling pancreatic cancer.

"Last Monday, I found out I have bone cancer," the 91-year-old actress, who played Edna Garrett on Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life, tells People. "About seven years ago, I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer -- which is a miracle that they found it because usually it’s too late. My mother, sister and my uncle died of pancreatic cancer. After six months of chemotherapy, I was cancer-free. I lost my hair, but I had beautiful wigs. Nobody even knew."

Exclusive: Shannen Doherty Gives Health Update After Completing Chemo Treatment

Rae just celebrated her 91st birthday on Saturday, and, according to People, was to start treatment on Thursday, but decided to cancel. “I wanted to think about it first,” she explains. “I think I’m going to go for it. The side effects were not too bad when I did it »

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Facts of Life Star Charlotte Rae Diagnosed With Bone Cancer at 91

28 April 2017 5:44 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Charlotte Rae is fighting another battle. The Facts of Life star reveals to People that she has been diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 91. "Last Monday, I found out I have bone cancer," Rae tells the magazine. "About seven years ago, I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer—which is a miracle that they found it because usually it's too late. My mother, sister and my uncle died of pancreatic cancer. After six months of chemotherapy, I was cancer-free. I lost my hair, but I had beautiful wigs. Nobody even knew." Rae, who was known for playing Edna Garrett on Different Strokes and The Facts of Life, says her age plays a role in making the difficult decision to receive treatment or »

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The Facts of Life’s Charlotte Rae Has Been Diagnosed with Bone Cancer at 91

27 April 2017 4:48 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charlotte Rae has been diagnosed with bone cancer.

“Last Monday, I found out I have bone cancer,” the actress, who played the beloved Edna Garrett on Different Strokes and The Facts of Life, exclusively reveals to People. “About seven years ago, I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer — which is a miracle that they found it because usually it’s too late. My mother, sister and my uncle died of pancreatic cancer. After six months of chemotherapy, I was cancer-free. I lost my hair, but I had beautiful wigs. Nobody even knew.”

“So now, at the age of 91, I have to make up my mind. »

- Christina Dugan

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Howard Leeds, Writer and Producer on 'Brady Bunch,' 'Facts of Life' and 'Silver Spoons,' Dies at 97

1 March 2017 9:51 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Howard Leeds, the sitcom veteran who developed The Facts of Life and produced and wrote for The Brady Bunch, Diff'rent Strokes and Silver Spoons, has died. He was 97.

Leeds died Feb. 11 at his home in Los Angeles following a long illness, his family announced.

In the late 1970s, Leeds was a producer on the hit Diff’rent Strokes, starring Conrad Bain and child star Gary Coleman, when he was asked by NBC head Fred Silverman and producer Norman Lear to come up with a spinoff.

"So we did," »

- Mike Barnes

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