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'America's Got Talent' Top 3 Host Contenders Includes Marlon Wayans

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Simon Cowell has whittled down his pick for a new host on "America's Got Talent" to just 3 guys -- one of whom is Marlon Wayans ... TMZ has learned. Production sources tell us 'Agt' brass is zeroing on Wayans and 2 other comedians to replace Nick Cannon. The other guys are Tone Bell and Brandon Mychal Smith. Wayans is obviously the big name here ... but we're told the 2 others have just as much of a chance to
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YouTube’s Fine Brothers Announce First Film, Comedy ‘F*&% the Prom’

Fine Brothers Entertainment, the team behind the popular YouTube “React” series, together with Big Block have kicked off production of feature-length teen comedy “F*&% the Prom.”

The film stars Danielle Campbell (“The Originals,” Disney Channel’s “StarStruck”), Joel Courtney (“Super 8”), Ian Ziering (“Sharknado”) and Cheri Oteri (“Saturday Night Live”). Cast also includes Meg DeLacy (“Side Effects”), Cameron Palatas (“Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous”), Madelaine Petsch (“Riverdale”), Luke Bilyk (“Degrassi: The Next Generation”) and YouTube lifestyle v-logger Jill Cimorelli.

Fine Brothers Entertainment’s Benny Fine is set to direct from a script he co-wrote with his brother, Rafi, and Molly Prather. Production on the film, expected to last a month, began in Los Angeles on April 1.

“I’m excited to bring to life Fbe’s first feature, going back to my roots as a filmmaker and diving into a film that is funny with a beating heart,” Benny Fine said in a statement.
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A Pretty Little Liar Joins the Cast of The Originals

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Ready to close out your Monday work day with some casting news for an upcoming new TV show on The CW? If you're a fan of "The Originals," then you'll want to read on for the info.

Per TV Guide, "Pretty Little Liars" actor Steven Krueger will appear in three episodes of "The Originals" as Josh, a young tourist whose night out in New Orleans takes an unexpectedly dark turn when he ends up at Marcel's bar.

The CW will be pairing "The Originals" with "Supernatural" on Tuesday nights, 8Pm and 9Pm, respectively, beginning October 8th; but first "The Originals" will debut on Thursday, October 3rd, immediately following the Season 5 premiere of its sister show "The Vampire Diaries," from which it was spawned.

Series Synopsis:

Family is power. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together, always and forever. Now,
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Updated Promos for The Originals and The Tomorrow People on The CW

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Now that The CW has announced its fall premiere schedule, the network has also released new promos for upcoming shows "The Originals" and "The Tomorrow People." They aren't much different from what we've already seen, but being completists, we have them both for you here.

Look for "The Tomorrow People" to premiere on Wednesday, October 9th (along with "Arrow"), with "The Originals" making its bow on Tuesday, October 15th (paired with "Supernatural").

"The Tomorrow People" Synopsis:

They are the next evolutionary leap of mankind, a generation of humans born with paranormal abilities — the Tomorrow People. Stephen Jameson stands at the crossroads between the world we know and the shifting world of the future. Up until a year ago, Stephen was a “normal” teenager — until he began hearing voices and teleporting in his sleep, never knowing where he might wake up. Now, Stephen’s issues have gone far beyond the usual teenage angst,
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Another Preview Arrives for The Originals

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Apparently that extended promo The CW released yesterday for its new series "The Originals" just wasn't enough as they've now provided us with a preview entitled "Jealousy."

Whether or not Episode 1.01 of "The Originals" will be called "Jealousy" isn't clear - but as soon as we get an announcement about the show's premiere date, the ep's title probably won't be too far behind so stay tuned!

Series Synopsis:

Family is power. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together, always and forever. Now, centuries have passed, and the bonds of family are broken. Time, tragedy and hunger for power have torn the Original Family apart. When Klaus Mikaelson, the original vampire-werewolf hybrid, receives a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, he returns to the city his family helped build.
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Get a Better Look at The Originals

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Now that the spring TV Upfronts are over, we can catch our breath and start doling out some of the goods that the networks provided during the week. First up are a few new images from The CW's "The Originals."

Series Synopsis:

Family is power. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together, always and forever. Now, centuries have passed, and the bonds of family are broken. Time, tragedy and hunger for power have torn the Original Family apart. When Klaus Mikaelson, the original vampire-werewolf hybrid, receives a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, he returns to the city his family helped build. Klaus’ questions lead him to a reunion with his diabolical former protégé, Marcel, a charismatic vampire who has total control over
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The CW Releases Clips for The Tomorrow People, The Originals, The 100, and Star-crossed

  • ScifiMafia
The CW has long been one of the best supporters of Our Kind of Shows, and at this year’s Upfronts they put even more money where our hearts are. Of the six new shows announced for the fall and winter schedule, four are for us: The Originals, The Tomorrow People, The 100, and Star-Crossed. Now of course more than one has that trademark The CW soap opera-ish spin on it, but hey, not Every show is for every one of us.

Here to assist in our prejudging are synopses for all, via Deadline, and maybe even better, clips and/or TV spots. There’s not really anything new for The Originals, but fans will want to see it all again anyway. The Tomorrow People features the wonderful Mark Pellegrino so it’s my favorite of the four.

The 100 (pronounced “the hundred”, not “the one hundred”) has an encouraging clip,
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Roundup of New CW Shows for Fall 2013-2014

The CW announced its fall 2013-14 slate earlier today, adding five new dramas including a drama about Mary, Queen of Scots called Reign, as well as the highly anticipated Vampire Diaries spinoff titled The Originals, and The Tomorrow People, starring Robbie Amell, brother of Arrow’s Stephen Amell. The network has also released trailers which you can watch below. Let us know which shows you are interested in watching.

The Originals – Family is power. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together, always and forever. Now, centuries have passed and the bonds of family are broken. Time, tragedy and hunger for power have torn the Original Family apart. When Klaus Mikaelson, the original vampire-werewolf hybrid, receives a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him in the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, he
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The CW Reveals Fall Schedule - Supernatural Paired with The Originals on Tuesday and More!

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The CW presented its 2013-14 broadcast schedule today, and we have all the details of who's paired with whom and on which nights we'll be able to see our favorites as well as some clips and previews.

Excerpts from the Press Release:

“We had a terrific season last year, growing our audience on-air, digitally, and socially. Now we are building on that success by continuing to add more original programming all year long and by adding high-concept, exciting shows to our schedule that will help us continue our mission of broadening out our 18-to-34-year old audience,” said Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. “‘Arrow’ was one of the breakout hits of this season, and we’re using that show and ‘The Vampire Diaries,’ our two highest-rated series, to launch our new dramas ‘The Tomorrow People’ and ‘Reign,’ on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah, the original family of vampires,
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TV News: The CW Moves Several Hits, Launches Three New Shows

Chicago – The CW is shaking things up this Fall, perhaps recognizing that their audience doesn’t care as much what night of the week their shows are on as they’re getting increasingly likely to DVR, download, or stream them. 40% of the net’s line-up is switching nights, moving around three new shows in the mid-section of the week.

Nikita“‘s final season is being held to mid-season.

Full schedule below, followed by new show descriptions.

*-new show


7pm “Hart of Dixie

8pm “Beauty & the Beast”


7pm “The Originals”*

8pm “Supernatural


7pm “Arrow

8pm “The Tomorrow People”*


7pm “The Vampire Diaries

8pm “Reign”*


7pm “The Carrie Diaries

8pm “America’s Next Top Model”

New Show Descriptions

The Originals

The Originals

Photo credit: The CW

Family is power. The Original Vampire family swore it to each other a thousand years ago. They pledged to remain together,
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'Dancing With the Stars': Ralph Macchio, Chelsea Kane, Petra Nemcova in Season 12 cast

Ladies and gentlemen, your "Dancing With the Stars" Season 12 cast. Or at least part of it.

ABC announced the new dancers in two waves Monday night (Feb. 28) during "The Bachelor." Here's the first set of celebs who will test their ballroom skills come March 21:

Sugar Ray Leonard: The former boxing champ had a cameo as himself in "The Fighter."

Chelsea Kane: You may know her better as Chelsea Staub. She starred in "Jonas L.A." and the Disney Channel movies "Minutemen" and "Starstruck."

Romeo: Don't call him "Lil'." The singer and actor is the son of former "Dwts" contestant Master P.

Ralph Macchio: The original "Karate Kid." We really, really hope his partner figures out a way to work the crane pose into his choreography.

Petra Nemcova: The supermodel couldn't be at the announcement, because she was speaking at the United Nations Monday. That's a pretty good reason.
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DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series, Dramatic Series, Comedy Series, Musical Variety, Reality Programs, Daytime Serials, Children’s Programs and Commercials for 2010 Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials for the year 2010.

‘Whether it’s a 30-second commercial or a multi-part miniseries, television directors are crucial to the success of any television project.’ said Hackford. ‘As the DGA celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, we salute the critical role of the director in TV and are proud to honor the tremendous range of excellence found in the projects nominated today. Congratulations to all of the nominees.’

The winners will be announced at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.


Movies For Television And Mini-series

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series for 2010 are (in alphabetical order):

Mick Jackson

Temple Grandin

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CW 90210 Spoiler: Annie’s Evil Cousin Arrives To Steal Everything

  • OnTheFlix
Annie's evil cousin arrives to steal everything in this new CW "90210" season 3 spoiler. According to Michael Ausiello at Movieline, Annie and Dixon's evil,female cousin is going to be arriving in Beverly Hills to steal everything Annie has,and she'll be played by Disney Channel starlet Abbie Cobb. Michael says that 90210 has cast Abbie Cobb to play the recurring role of Annie and Dixon's spotlight hungry cousin named Emily. The Emily character is described as a country bumpkin who plays innocent,but has stars in her eyes. Emily comes to town intent on stealing everything from Annie,including her acting parts and her ex-boyfriend Liam. Currently, there's no info on which episode she'll debut in,but she does sound interesting. Abbie Cobb's acting resume includes: guest spots on The Mentalist,CSI: Miami,Medium, Disney's Jonas show,and Starstruck.
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‘Skating with the Stars’ Cast Announced! See Who’ll Be Lacing Up And Hitting The Ice!

Who needs dancing stars when you can have skating stars? Check out the list of celebrities that need to start practicing their triple Axel!

Because we can’t get enough of stars outside of their comfort zones, ABC has announced the cast and debut date of their new celebrity talent competition, Skating with the Stars. And just who are the lucky six stars to be partnered with professionals?

Bethenny Frankel: the reality star from The Real Housewives of New York City and most recently, Bethenny Getting Married?

Sean Young: beloved 80s actress most known for the films Blade Runner, Dune and No Way Out.

Vince Neil: lead singer of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.

Jonny Moseley: an Olympic freestyle skier and member of the U.S. Ski Team.

Rebecca Budig: soap opera star best known for her role as Greenlee Smythe on All My Children.
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Dang, Vampires are Hot! Meet Breaking Dawn's Newbies

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What would Hollywood do without Twilight? Summit Entertainment has been bold enough to cast almost all unknowns since the beginning and now we have several fun, new talents like Anna Kendrick, Ashley Green, Kellan Lutz, Jackson Rathbone on their way to serious acting careers.

Here are the latest additions, vampires from the various covens, that will be filling out The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.

The American Nomads:

Lee Pace was the star of "Pushing Daisies" and played the lead human role in Marmaduke

Toni Trucks played Libby Lam in Disney Channel's "StarStruck" and CW series "All of Us."

Valorie Curry played recurring character Jane Kuhne in WB's "Veronica Mars."

Bill Tangradi played Rod in the "iCarly" episode titled "iFight Shelby Marx."

Erik Odom: It's unlikely you've seen him in anything.

European Nomad:

Joe Anderson: Played (and sang!) as Max, the college buddy of Jim Sturgess' character
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[DVD Review] StarStruck

StarStruck plays it safe with a “fish out of water” and “don’t judge a book by its cover” plot teaching kids that you might find friends in the most unlikely of places. Disney’s direct-to-tv movie banks on the current pop culture obsession with Disney’s self-made tween stars and makes a story about a girl meeting a pop idol, whom she loathes, only for both of them to discover that the other represents something they’ve always wanted. It’s a simple story with decent child actors, painfully aware that it doesn’t have to do much to impress its automatic audience. The kiddies it’s aimed at will enjoy it at least the first time around, but repeat viewings won’t offer much and parents will find its characters tiresome from the start.

Steling Knight, who has an equal measure of Disney Channel and other credits to his name,
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StarStruck Extended Edition DVD Review With Sterling Knight And Danielle Campbell Q&As

In the world of made-for-television, made-for-tweens movies, there is little offered that can even manage to simply avoid annoying those outside the target audience. StarStruck, while certainly not something parents are going to fall in love with, is a slightly different breed. Starring Sterling Knight (Sonny with a Chance) and Danielle Campbell, the movie takes a fairly common situational romance story (at least it used to be), and aims it at a younger crowd. Sterling plays Christopher Wilde, an outrageously popular teen idol, thus providing us with opportunities for song, while Danielle plays Jessica Olson, one of the only teen girls who isn't a fan. We're introduced to our story by way of Sara, Jessica's sister, mooning furiously over Christopher in typical, self-proclaimed number-1 fan fashion. Jessica is sickened by her sister's crush, and doesn't want to go on the family vacation to Los Angeles which is apparently being taken largely for purposes of Christopher-stalking.
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Exclusive Video: New StarStruck DVD Clip

We have a brand new exclusive clip from the upcoming DVD release StarStruck, which will be released on an Extended Edition DVD and a Extended Edition DVD/CD set on June 8. Click below to watch our exclusive clip, which features Sterling Knight singing a romantic song.

Exclusive: I'll Be Your Hero

StarStruck, a music and adventure-filled romp that hits all the right notes for kids and tweens, tells the story of Jessica Olson (Danielle Campbell) and her older sister Sara (Maggie Castle), who are heading to Hollywood from Kalamazoo, Michigan, on a family trip to visit their grandmother. Sara is obsessed with pop star Christopher Wilde (Sterling Knight) and hopes to track him down while in California, but Jessica could care less about the stuck-up star and would rather go sightseeing. When the sisters arrive in L.A. Sara takes Jessica on a hunt to find Christopher and a chance
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Sterling Knight and Danielle Campbell Are StarStruck

Sterling Knight and Danielle Campbell talk StarStruck The brand new Disney comedy StarStruck will be released on DVD and a special Extended Edition DVD/CD combo pack on June 8. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has provided us with interviews from the two stars of the film, Sterling Knight and Danielle Campbell. You can read both full interviews below.

Sterling Knight

Tell us all about your new movie.

Sterling Knight:StarStruck is a fun-filled romantic comedy. The story is about a ridiculously famous pop star who meets a normal girl and they end up on an adventure together. They learn a lot about each other and a lot about themselves along the way.

Are you a fan of romantic comedies?

Sterling Knight: Absolutely! I'm definitely a romantic comedy dude because I'm a big romantic at heart. I'm a softy, so it's always nice to watch movies that make you
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'StarStruck' on DVD! 8 clips from the Disney release with Sterling Knight.

"StarStruck" has eight new clips. The Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment-distributed DVD sees release on April 26th and stars Sterling Knight, Danielle Campbell, Chelsea Staub, Brandon Smith, Maggie Castle, Beth Littleford and Abbie Cobb. Michael Grossman directed the family film from the teleplay by Annie DeYoung and Barbara Johns Get "StarStruck" with hunky young pop star Christopher Wilde (Sterling Knight), as he gets tangled up through a chance meeting with small-town girl Jessica Olson (Danielle Campbell), and experience their hilarious adventures set against the backdrop of Hollywood.
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