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Republican National Convention 2016: Melania Trump Offers Her First-Lady Vision, The Donald Co-Opts Queen

18 July 2016 8:30 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Preparing for potential first lady Melania Trump’s speech on the opening night of the Republican National Convention, a small, silly, snarky part of me was hoping she’d use the primetime exposure to promote the “timepieces and fashion jewelry” she sells at MelaniaTrump.com. #MakeAmericaElegantAgain

RelatedFully Clothed Antonio Sabato Jr. Draws Raucous Cheers With Rnc Speech

Nothing that spectacularly crazy happened, I’m sorry/pleased to report. Unless, of course, you caught the part of Melania’s talk that sounded eerily like the chorus to Rick Astley’s greatest hit. “He will never, ever give up, and most importantly, »

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Justice League: first footage, team photo

23 June 2016 4:59 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rob Leane Jul 23, 2016

The first team picture for Zack Snyder's Justice League movie has landed online...

Thanks to the big DC Entertainment presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, the first team photo for Zack Snyder's Justice League movie has now seen the light of day. Here it is, featuring Henry Cavill's Superman, Ben Affleck's Batman, Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman, Ray Fisher's Cyborg, Jason Momoa's Aquaman and Ezra Miller's The Flash, all in their costumes...

And there's a special preview trailer/sizzle reel thingy for the film right here...

#FlewAllNight #NeverMissHallH #JusticeLeaguehttps://t.co/PH2loOdHOY

— ZackSnyder (@ZackSnyder) July 23, 2016

Justice League release date

The film reaches British and American cinemas on Friday 17th November 2017. 

Spoilers for Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and potentially Justice League lie ahead.

You may have noticed that loads of Justice League movie news has been floating around the internet recently, »

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New "Doctor Who" S10 & Spin-Off Details

14 June 2016 8:06 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Following his appearance as the serial mistake maker Nardole in the 2015 Christmas Day special, comedian Matt Lucas is set to become a regular in the cast of The BBC's "Doctor Who" from the opening episode of the tenth season.

Lucas joins newcomer Pearl Mackie, who takes up the role of the companion of The Doctor (Peter Capaldi). It marks Mackie's first major television role.

Steven Moffat, lead writer and executive producer, said in a statement: "Delighted and slightly amazed to be welcoming Matt Lucas back on to the Tardis - and this time it's not just for Christmas, he's sticking around. One of the greatest comedy talents on Planet Earth is being unleashed on all of time and space."

Moffat, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Sarah Dollard and Mike Bartlett are penning episodes of the new season which starts filming on Monday in Cardiff, Wales and airs next year.

In related news, the show's upcoming spin-off series "Class" is set to have a openly gay lead character who is in a committed relationship. Following a group of students at Coal Hill School, Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins, and Vivian Oparah lead the series which is due to premiere later this year.

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- Garth Franklin

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David Attenborough: BBC has an “incomparable responsibility”

14 June 2016 5:10 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Veteran broadcaster reflected on more than 60 years in television and the value of the BBC.

Sir David Attenborough has spoken out about the value of the BBC as part of a wide-ranging conversation at Sheffield Doc/Fest, during which he reflected on his six decades in broadcasting.

The broadcaster and naturalist told a packed auditorium: “I think that the BBC has an incomparable opportunity, which gives it an incomparable responsibility.

“Of all the television organisations in the world, it is the BBC than can say we ought to cover as wide a spectrum of human interests as we can. We »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Planet Earth II: BBC America Slates Sequel Series for Winter 2017

1 June 2016 2:27 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

[caption id="attachment_50024" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Terry Andrewartha / naturepl.com.[/caption]

BBC America's Planet Earth II  TV series will premiere in winter, 2017. The new show is sequel to the 2006 BBC series, Planet Earth, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, who is reportedly aboard the project. Planet Earth II promises to, "...reveal our planet from a completely new perspective, using significant advances in both filming technology and our understanding of the natural world."

BBC America says: "Travelling through jungles, deserts, mountains, islands, grasslands and cities, the series explores the unique characteristics of Earth’s most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them."

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Best TV Shows to Watch on a Rainy Day

28 May 2016 3:00 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It never fails. The one day you were finally going to hit that all-you-can-eat donut buffet or start training for that 5K or sign up for spin classes once and for all -- no, really this time -- it rains. And it doesn't. Stop. Raining.

On those days, all you have to comfort you is that blank, black void, your old friend, your TV, beckoning you to spend the entire day in a whole new world. A world where it never rains and where Cheetos are always an arm's length away. Put on the coffee and just let it happen -- everything else can wait. You have bingeing to take care of.

Walking on Sunshine

What if in some magical world watching TV could scientifically improve your mood when your parade gets rained on? Well, put your Snuggie on, champ, because that world is the world you live in.

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- Dan Ketchum

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The Hunt: New BBC America Series Launches in July

9 May 2016 4:53 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

[caption id="attachment_48693" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The Hunt TV show on BBC America. Photo credit: © Grégoire Bouguereau.[/caption]

BBC America is on the prowl. The cable network announces it is bringing The Hunt TV series, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, stateside. A natural history show, The Hunt premieres on BBC America, Sunday, July 3, 2016, at 9:00pm Et/Pt. Watch a preview, below.

The Hunt TV show comes from executive producer Alastair Fothergill and series producer Huw Cordey, makers of the Planet Earth TV series.  The first season of The Hunt consists of seven hour-long episodes.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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BBC's David Attenborough app offers over 1,000 clips free

7 May 2016 11:00 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Project marking presenter’s 90th birthday features footage from series including Zoo Quest, Planet Earth, and Frozen Planet

He may have just become a nonagenarian, but Sir David Attenborough shows no signs of slowing down as he launches a mobile app offering more than 1,000 clips of his work for the BBC.

The Story of Life app, which is in development, marks the presenter’s 90th birthday on 8 May and aims to bring Attenborough’s work to a younger generation focused more on iPhones than TV screens. It will be available in the Autumn.

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- Mark Sweney

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Marvel's Doctor Strange: new trailer arrives

27 April 2016 10:18 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Rob Leane Jul 24, 2016

Marvel's Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, has a snazzy new trailer...

By the hoary hosts of Hoggoth! Marvel has released a new trailer for Scott Derrickson's Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Doctor Strange movie, which landed online right after its debut at San Diego Comic-Con. Here you go...

This fall, question reality. Watch the new trailer for #DoctorStrange, just released at #Sdcc!https://t.co/wQuEqwDD05

Doctor Strange (@DrStrange) July 24, 2016

This follows a new poster that arrived during the week...

Here's a better look at the new #DoctorStrange poster I found!! Enjoy! pic.twitter.com/YnGuXSOZzf

— Cooper Hood (@CooperMCUEx) July 17, 2016

Doctor Strange release date

Doctor Strange will hit UK cinemas on October 28th 2016 and American ones on November 4th.

Doctor Strange trailer

Our best look yet at Doctor Strange came in this first trailer, which landed back in April...

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Discovery Channel: Werner Herzog as Experimental Filmmaker

23 April 2016 8:20 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

Mubi is showing Werner Herzog's Fata Morgana April 21 - May 20, 2016 in the United States.Fata MorganaI have a bone to pick with conventional wisdom about the films of Werner Herzog. You will often hear it said in a film class or a Herzog article that his body of work, which is acclaimed equally for fiction and documentary films, “blurs the line” between those two storytelling poles. To my knowledge, no filmmaker with as regarded a name as Herzog’s has such a voluminous body of work within the fiction and documentary bounds. Countless filmmakers have reached heights in both, but few have done it as consistently and repeatedly. Making Herzog rarer still are his other films (or sometimes just scenes in his films) which cast aspersions on this kind of talk that separates documentary and fiction as opposites meant to be mixed. The experimental works, of which the beguiling »

- Nate Fisher

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Netflix Acquires Worldwide Streaming Rights to Anna Friel Crime Drama ‘Marcella’

3 April 2016 11:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Cannes — Building a now rapidly burgeoning slate of European series offered to Europe and the world, Netflix has acquired the exclusive worldwide streaming rights to “Marcella,” the crime drama series from “The Bridge” writer Hans Rosenfeldt, starring Anna Friel. The deal was struck by Cineflix Rights, which holds international distribution rights.

The show, whose cast also includes “Downton Abbey’s” Laura Carmichael, “Fortitude’s” Nicholas Pinnock, “Jekyll & Hyde’s” Sinead Cusack and Harry Lloyd, whose credits include “Game of Thrones,” will premiere on April 4 in the U.K. on commercial network ITV and will be available globally, outside of the U.K. and Ireland, on Netflix beginning July 1.

The series, produced by Buccaneer Media for ITV, stars Friel as a troubled detective mother of two children who gives up her career to care for her family. When 10 years later, her husband walks out on her, she returns to work and »

- Leo Barraclough and John Hopewell

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April 26th is Officially Alien Day

29 March 2016 2:57 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Twentieth Century Fox has decided to reward the fans of the Alien franchise with a veritable cornucopia of xenophobe related goods. LV426 was the planet that the crew of the Nostromo made first contact with the lovable scamp we all know as the face hugger, so April 26th isn’t just some random date selected by an uncaring corporation. Fox knows that people have been enjoying the Alien movies since 1979, and since we have two announced Alien projects in the works, they are doing the ultimate in fan service to make sure it’s audience sticks around.

On April 26th, for 24 hours, every 42.6 minutes Fox’s Twitter account for Alien Day will be asking trivia questions and the first people to get them right will win some of the swag they’ve prepared for the event. 

Dark Horse Comics, Funko, Neca, Sideshow Collectibles, Audible, Titan Books, Zen Studios and more »

- Jonathan Ricco

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Snoop Dogg Launches Nature Show, ‘Planet Snoop’

27 March 2016 3:53 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Snoop Dogg is known for his support for cannabis and his enthusiasm for wildlife. He first displayed his knowledge of nature hosting Plizzanet Earth segments on Jimmy Kimmel live. The segment was so popular that fans started an online petition to try to persuade Animal Planet to let him host an entire season of the real Planet Earth. The […]

The post Snoop Dogg Launches Nature Show, ‘Planet Snoop’ appeared first on uInterview. »

- Jenny C Lu

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Watch Snoop Dogg's Hilarious New Nature Show 'Planet Snoop'

25 March 2016 5:44 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last year, Jimmy Kimmel Live! brought on rapper and actor Snoop Dogg for a new sketch where he provided his own narration to the BBC documentary series Planet Earth, which was originally narrated by David Attenborough. Due to popular demand, Snoop Dogg appeared on the late night show several times for additional segments, which became such a hit that it spawned an online petition on Change.org, asking BBC, Discovery Communications and Animal Planet to have Snoop Dogg narrate full episodes. Snoop Dogg ended up making these petitioners dreams a reality, by launching his own nature show Planet Snoop yesterday on his YouTube channel Merry Jane.

The first episode features the rapper watching a nature fight between a squirrel and a snake, and at first, Snoop thinks the snake will easily take down the squirrel, but that doesn't exactly happen. The episode is just under two minutes long, complete with a laugh track, »

- MovieWeb

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Watch Snoop Dogg Narrate a Battle Between Squirrel and Snake (Video)

25 March 2016 4:28 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Marlin Perkins is probably rolling in his grave right now. Or perhaps rolling a fatty and preparing to watch Snoop Dogg‘s bold new twist on the nature documentary genre. Rapper/weed aficionado Snoop Dogg added another item to his resume this week with the launch of the series “Planet Snoop,” via his website Merry Jane. The new series is inspired by the rapper’s “Planet Earth” parodies on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” which prompted an online petition demanding that he narrate an entire season of “Planet Earth.” Also Read: Snoop Dogg Turns Sports Reporter for Super Bowl Week on 'The »

- Tim Kenneally

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Snoop Dogg Debuts New 'Planet Earth'-Based Nature Series

24 March 2016 1:05 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Snoop Dogg narrates a wild bout between a squirrel and a snake in the first installment of his new web series, "Planet Snoop," which arrives via the cannabis and culture platform, Merry Jane.

The series was inspired by a handful of segments Snoop filmed for Jimmy Kimmel Live called, "Plizzanet Earth," in which he reacted to clips from the hit BBC nature documentary. The videos were so popular, a petition to have Snoop narrate an entire season of the show garnered 75,000 signatures, leading to the creation of "Planet Snoop."

Based on the first episode, »

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The Wave – The Review

3 March 2016 6:00 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

If we were to take a little field trip 40 years or so back in time, we’d see a different type of blockbuster film dominating the big screen. Superheroes had not yet conquered Hollywood. Back then, Mother Nature was the big box office darling. From earthquakes and tsunamis to disastrous fires and devastating accidents, we wanted to see massive amounts of Avenger-scale destruction that only the elements could concoct.

Fast forward to present day and we now watch Thor and Hulk destroy cities in the name of the good fight. Even Godzilla has returned to the cinema to continue his rapturous reptilian rampage. Monsters and heroes are what we seek today, but what of the good ole days when Planet Earth herself was what we feared most? There have been the occasional attempts to bring back that old school tale of man versus nature. The Perfect Storm was a memorable »

- Travis Keune

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First Look Promo For Supernatural Season 11, Episode 16: “Safe House”

25 February 2016 11:00 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

We have your first look at the next brand new episode of Supernatural, which is titled “Safe House,” and can be viewed at the top.

Unfortunately, no official synopsis for the episode in question is available at this time, but we can peer into the future thanks to the trailer provided, as well as major developments that occurred in recent episodes such as “The Vessel” and “Beyond The Mat.”

The Darkness is (still) coming: Aside from a creature posing as her, we have not seen or heard much from Amara/The Darkness lately. The new footage given implies that we will see her shortly, although it is always important to remember that when a promo video hits for an episode that is a month away, the footage may be culled from several yet to be aired episodes. Regardless of whether or not she does appear in “Safe House,” things are »

- Eric Joseph

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BBC's "Planet Earth" Gets A Sequel

23 February 2016 6:51 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The first series helped launch the Blu-ray format back in 2007, now BBC Worldwide has announced plans for a second series of its much acclaimed natural history documentary series "Planet Earth".

David Attenborough has come on board to once again narrate the six-part series which will be a co-production of the BBC, BBC America, Zdf and France Televisions.

"Planet Earth II," which was previously known by its working title "One Planet," will explore the characteristics of Earth's most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them.

The first series was filmed entirely in high-definition (1080p), a rarity at the time. Now "Planet Earth II" will be one of the earliest documentary series to shoot entirely in ultra high-definition (2160p) - perfect material for 4K televisions and the new 4K Blu-ray format which premieres in stores later this year.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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David Attenborough to Narrate BBC Documentary Series ‘Planet Earth II’

22 February 2016 4:18 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

London — David Attenborough has come on board to narrate natural history series “Planet Earth II,” which is being presented to international buyers at a BBC Worldwide sales event in Liverpool, England, tomorrow.

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the U.K. broadcaster, has inked its first sales on the six-part show, ahead of BBC Worldwide Showcase, which draws 700 international buyers.

The series, a co-production of the BBC, BBC America, Zdf in Germany and France Televisions in France, has just been picked up by Sweden’s Svt, Denmark’s Dr and Italy’s Mediaset. Its launch comes a decade on from the critically acclaimed “Planet Earth,” which sold to more than 230 territories.

Attenborough will be in Liverpool for an event on Tuesday to launch the series. He will be interviewed on stage by documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux, and will be joined by the show’s executive producer, Mike Gunton, and the series producer, »

- Leo Barraclough

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