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What Was Prison Break's Wildest Leap? Is Empire Son a Bad Dad? Worst Grimm Death? A Needless Remake? More Qs!

What Was Prison Break's Wildest Leap? Is Empire Son a Bad Dad? Worst Grimm Death? A Needless Remake? More Qs!
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Sleepy Hollow, Once Upon a Time, The Walking Dead, Quantico, Legends of Tomorrow and Scandal!

RelatedSleepy Hollow Ep Breaks Down Crane’s Stunning Deal With the Devil

1 | In the Sleepy Hollow finale, wouldn’t it have made more sense for Lara to sacrifice her soul to the devil — rather than Ichabod — given that there are basically two of her in this timeline (and she’s kinda the surplus one)?

2 | Which Grimm finale death
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‘Good Girls’: Reno Wilson Cast In NBC Drama Pilot

Mike & Molly alum Reno Wilson has signed on for a series-regular role in Good Girls, NBC's drama pilot from The Family creator Jenna Bans. Written and executive produced by Bans, the drama follows three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers who suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe, and risk everything to take their power back. Wilson will play Stan, a mall security guard, Ruby’s husband and father to Harry and Sara, who…
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Sony Animation Goes Diverse with Miles Morales as Spider-Man and Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical ‘Vivo’

Sony Animation Goes Diverse with Miles Morales as Spider-Man and Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical ‘Vivo’
Sony Pictures Animation, which has fallen on hard times in recent years, highlighted diversity and female empowerment as part of its comeback at Wednesday’s slate preview in Culver City. The biggest news was confirmation that Miles Morales, the mixed race web-slinging teen (African-American and Hispanic), will star in the untitled “Spider-Man” feature coming December 21, 2018.

Morales, created by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli to succeed the late Peter Parker in the comics, has already become a TV animation staple on Disney Xd’s “Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors” (initially voiced by Donald Glover).

The animated “Spider-Man” marks a return to Spa for Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”), who directed “The Lego Movie” and are currently making the “Han Solo” standalone “Star Wars” feature.

In a pre-recorded video message from London, Lord said, “What inspired us the most is that anyone can wear the mask.
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Young Hollywood: Today’s Stars Have More Options, But Less Privacy

On his first trip to New York three years ago, Vine star Cameron Dallas learned an important lesson: It’s never a good idea to invite your Twitter followers into your hotel room. It was a cold night, and two of his social-media-savvy groupies — twin girls — had been sending him messages on Twitter saying they were camped on the sidewalk outside. Dallas, 18 at the time, gave them his floor number and told them to come up. But after taking selfies in the hall, the twins stormed his room.

“They were like, ‘Can we watch you sleep?’ ” recalls Dallas. “I was stunned.” He finally had to physically drag them back into the hall. “They were grabbing onto the doors,” he says. “I really had to pull.”

To a degree, today’s new generation of young stars — whether discovered on the big screen or on YouTube — faces the same challenges that Jodie Foster, Anne Hathaway
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Young Hollywood: Today’s Stars Have More Options, But Less Privacy

On his first trip to New York three years ago, Vine star Cameron Dallas learned an important lesson: It’s never a good idea to invite your Twitter followers into your hotel room. It was a cold night, and two of his social-media-savvy groupies — twin girls — had been sending him messages on Twitter saying they were camped on the sidewalk outside. Dallas, 18 at the time, gave them his floor number and told them to come up. But after taking selfies in the hall, the twins stormed his room.

“They were like, ‘Can we watch you sleep?’ ” recalls Dallas. “I was stunned.” He finally had to physically drag them back into the hall. “They were grabbing onto the doors,” he says. “I really had to pull.”

To a degree, today’s new generation of young stars — whether discovered on the big screen or on YouTube — faces the same challenges that Jodie Foster,
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Chloe Rickard and Paul Wiegard to discuss innovation at Vivid

Jungle head of production, Chloe Rickard to speak at Vivid Ideas Exchange.

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Four speakers from TV and film production, marketing, distribution and the startup sector will debate the role of media and creative technologies at this year.s Vivid Ideas Exchange, held at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Together, speakers Chantal Abouchar, Paul Wiegard, Chloe Rickard and Peter Drinkwater represent three generations and decades of experience as practitioners, business founders, entrepreneurs and creatives.

Ready, Tech, Go! will attempt to shine the spotlight on the nascent but fast-growing confluence of the media and entertainment, and technology industries.

Madman Entertainment, chief executive and co-founder, Paul Wiegard said specialised (or curated) video on demand content platforms for targeted audiences in Australia and New Zealand could flourish in a global online marketplace..

"The keys to their success are quality and depth of available content, significant distribution capabilities, and an ability to monetize subscriber bases beyond monthly subscription fees.
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Ryan Murphy Honored by AmfAR, Lady Gaga Performs & Spends $200,000 During Auction

Ryan Murphy Honored by AmfAR, Lady Gaga Performs & Spends $200,000 During Auction
Ryan Murphy sure can attract a star-studded crowd. The television impresario was honored last night at the celebrity-packed American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmfAR) Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles. Gwyneth Paltrow hosted the event, Julia Roberts presented him with his award and Lady Gaga performed a jaw-dropping 10-song set. The guest list included Angela Bassett, Emma Roberts, Evan Peters, Lea Michele (with her boyfriend Matthew Paetz), Cheyenne Jackson, Chloe Sevigny, Jamie King, Dylan Penn, Billie Lourd, Sarah Paulson, Zendaya, Jamie Lee Curtis, Alessandra Ambrosio, Diane Kruger, Joshua Jackson, Sara Hyland, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and more. After playfully chiding Murphy for not asking her to be...
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The Week in Spandex - Wolverine and the X-Men universe, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Superman vs. Batman, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Flash and more

Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including The Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Force, The Fantastic Four, Kick-Ass 2, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Superman vs. Batman, Arrow, The Flash, Beware the Batman, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Ultimate Spider-Man, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. and more...

So, The Wolverine opened last weekend, and it seems audiences were still suffering an X-Men Origins: Wolverine headache, with Hugh Jackman's sixth X-Men outing pulling in an opening weekend of $53.1 million in North America to take first place at the box office, albeit with a new franchise low (for comparison 2000's X-Men debuted with $54.5 million, while X-Men: First Class opened with $55.1 million in 2011). Here in the UK,
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The Americans Review: The Illegals Revealed

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With a halt in the killings on The Americans, the Americans and Soviets returned to their regular spy activities of doing whatever was necessary to infiltrate the other side.

In "The Oath," each side came away with some wins, but also some major losses when turned citizens found the strength to come clean with their betrayals. Weinberger's maid couldn't live with the lie anymore and revealed the clock she was forced to put in Secretary's office. Meanwhile Nina decided to take her oath to the Soviet Union seriously and told Arkady about her relatoinship with Stan to Arkady.

The Americans season 1 has weaved a complicated relationship map between those working for each of the Cold War countries, plus those who were either forced into helping the other side or unwitting informants. The agents' abilities to manipulate people, while maintaining surprisingly high levels of secrecy make it a difficult web to untangle.
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Morning Brew - Fri. August 17: Jillian Michaels on "Shape," Rachel Maddow to host MSNBC's election coverage

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Good morning!

Jillian Michaels is on the cover of Shape magazine this month. (Her second time as the fitness rag's cover girl.)

She discusses motherhood in this video and shares her favorite workout playlist in the new issue.

Ali Adler talked about The New Normal with The Huffington Post, saying the show is not just about the gay couple at its center.

If you just look at my cast as representative, they all have a new normal. And maybe America does too -- married, divorced, gay, straight, we're brought together by the word family, or love, or anything as treacly as that. It's really true.

She also shares what she likes to watch on TV, which ranges from Real Housewives to Homeland.

Mary Portas's baby-mama-to-be broke her ankle a day before her due date. Yikes!

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same
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‘The Killing,’ Season 1, Episodes 1-2, ‘Pilot,’ ‘The Cage’: TV Recap

© Copyright: AMC 2010 Mireille Enos in “The Killing

The disappearance of a high school girl, and the discovery of her murder, is the focus of the first two episodes of AMC’s new mystery-thriller, “The Killing.”

In the pilot, young Rosie Larson fails to show up at home, which becomes a concern to Sara Linden, a veteran Seattle police detective who, on her last day on the job, gets a call about a missing person. Larson and her replacement, abrasive, newly-minted Homicide Detective Steven Holder,
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Tune-In to 'Chit Chat'!

"Chit Chat," an "Extra" special with a Latina point of view, will air in a half-hour special during "Extra" Weekend Edition Saturday.

The innovative concept will be introduced by "Extra" host Mario Lopez and will feature segments of interest to all women, as seen through these diverse and spirited Latina voices.

The show's talent will include Ann Lopez, a producer, actress and mother; Constance Marie, actress, blogger and mother to 22-month-old Luna Marie; Sabrina Bryan,
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Tune-In to 'Chit Chat'!

"Chit Chat," an exciting TV talk show concept from the Latina point of view, will air in a half-hour special during "Extra" Weekend Edition Saturday.

The innovative concept will be introduced by "Extra" host Mario Lopez and will feature segments of interest to all women, as seen through these diverse and spirited Latina voices.

The show's talent will include Ann Lopez, a producer, actress and mother; Constance Marie, actress, blogger and mother to 22-month-old Luna Marie; Sabrina Bryan,
See full article at Extra »

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