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The Cartel & Reel One Entertainment Team To Produce 40 Movies By 2020

The Cartel & Reel One Entertainment Team To Produce 40 Movies By 2020
U.S production and management firm The Cartel and Reel One Entertainment have teamed up to develop and produce 40 movies over the next three years. The two companies have partnered to finance and distribute the movies for television and theatrical release as well as international distribution. The first two features to emerge from the pact are A Friend's Obsession, starring Necessary Roughness' Karissa Lee Staples and thriller Eve of Abduction. The formal agreement deal…
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Critic's Notebook: Strong Year for TV Actresses Means Stiff Competition for Golden Globes and SAG Awards

It hasn't been that long since the Golden Globe best actress field was thin enough that the HFPA could be swayed into oddball nominations like Callie Thorne for Necessary Roughness or Piper Perabo for Covert Affairs. Well played, USA.

It's only been a few years since the SAG Award for female actor in a drama could go to Maggie Smith for five minutes of expert sarcasm on Downton Abbey. Well, everybody loves a Dame.

Now, as a winter of award nominations looms, it's the best actress fields that are clearly the most competitive on the TV side, the categories most...
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TVLine Items: Americans Adds Gilmore Vet, Angie Tribeca Casting and More

TVLine Items: Americans Adds Gilmore Vet, Angie Tribeca Casting and More
Max Medina, beware the Russian spies!

Gilmore Girls vet Scott Cohen has booked a recurring role on the sixth and final season of the FX spy drama The Americans, per The Hollywood Reporter.

RelatedThe Americans Bosses on the Finale’s Tragic Twist, Season 5’s Slow Burn and the Show’s Ultimate Endgame

Cohen — whose other TV credits include Allegiance, The Carrie Diaries and Necessary Roughness — will play Glenn Haskard, a member of a State Department negotiating team that Russian secret agent Elizabeth Jennings is covertly working against.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* TBS’ Angie Tribeca has
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'The Americans' Recruits 'Gilmore Girls' Alum for Recurring Role (Exclusive)

The Americans' final season is starting to take shape.

Gilmore Girls grad Scott Cohen is set to recur on season six of the FX spy drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Cohen will play Glenn Haskard, a member of a State Department negotiating team that Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell) is starting to covertly work against.

Best known for his role as Max Medina on the beloved Amy Sherman-Palladino family drama, Cohen's other credits include another spy drama, NBC's Allegiance, Necessary RoughnessNYPD Blue and Love & Other Drugs. He is repped by Gersh, One Entertainment and Jackoway Tyerman.

The acclaimed spy drama has been plotting the...
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New ‘Once Upon A Time’ Season 7 Is Bringing On A New Princess Tiana For Action

According to a new report from the folks over at TV Line, The “Once Upon A Time” season 7 crew have decided to hire actress Mekia Cox to portray a new princess named Tiana. The photo above is a first-look at her. She’s the one on your very far left. They say she’s scheduled to make her first appearance in the 3rd episode of the new season which is titled, “The Garden Of Forking Paths.” She will first appear as the Princess and the Frog heroine. The scene in the above photo shows her having a run-in with characters Henry Mills, The Evil Queen and Captain Hook. The producers of the show Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis gave TV Line a bit of a description of Tiana. Apparently, she’ll be in the midst of trying to restore freedom to her people in a different fairy tale realm. They stated,
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Exclusive Interview: Makeup artist Sarit Klein discusses Marvel’s The Defenders

Tai Freligh interviews The Defenders makeup artist Sarit Klein

Sarit Klein is a make-up department head for TV and film, known for her work on films like The Smurfs, When in Rome and Descent, and many popular television shows like Nurse Jackie, Necessary Roughness and Unforgettable. Most recently she has been the go-to makeup person for all the original Marvel series on Netflix, including Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, and for the upcoming The Defenders. We asked her about doing makeup for all these different shows and how she kept it all straight when combining the different shows into The Defenders, television’s version of The Avengers.

Let’s start with Daredevil. He gets the crap kicked out of him on a regular basis. How do you create realistic bruises and gashes, especially in the facial area?

We try to stay away from the “beauty zone,” the
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Flash, Kid Flash, Jesse Quick, & Savitar Race Home in September

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Burbank, CA (May 31, 2017) – Just in time for the fourth season premiere of the #1 show on The CW, catch the fastest man alive as he zigzags through the action-packed release of The Flash: The Complete Third Season from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-rayTM and DVD on September 5, 2017. Delivering 5 million Total Viewers per episode, The Flash is a Top 10 series on all broadcast with Men 18-34 (#7) and Men 18-49 (#10)⃰. Fans will be able to revisit all 23 electrifying episodes from the third season, including the DC-crossover episode, plus over two hours of extra content, including behind-the-scenes featurettes on the “Invasion!” cross over episode and the “Duets” musical episode, a conversation with Andrew Kreisberg and Kevin Smith, deleted scenes, and more. The Flash: The Complete Third Season is priced to own at $49.99 Srp for the DVD and $54.97 Srp for the Blu-rayTM which includes a Digital Copy. The Flash: The Complete
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Haven's Emily Rose Joins Reba McEntire in Marc Cherry's ABC Pilot

Haven's Emily Rose Joins Reba McEntire in Marc Cherry's ABC Pilot
Haven alum Emily Rose will be seeing dead people, in her role on ABC’s drama pilot from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The as-yet-untitled project stars Reba McEntire as Ruby Adair, a small-town Kentucky sheriff whose “red state outlook” is challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Together they form an uneasy alliance as Ruby takes the agent behind the lace curtains of this Southern gothic community to meet an assortment of bizarre characters,
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Jennifer Finnigan To Star In CBS Summer Drama Series ‘Salvation’

Jennifer Finnigan is set as the female lead in Salvation, CBS‘ straight-to-series summer suspense thriller drama from Alex Kurtzman's Secret Hideout and CBS Television Studios. Written by Necessary Roughness creators/executive producers Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro based on the story by Matt Wheeler, the 13-episode Salvation revolves around MIT grad student Liam and tech superstar Darius, who bring low-level Pentagon official Grace (Finnigan) a staggering discovery – that…
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‘I’m Dying Up Here’: Scott Cohen & David Paymer Join Showtime Comedy Series

Scott Cohen (Necessary Roughness) has joined the ensemble cast of Showtime's new hourlong comedy series I'm Dying Up Here in a recurring role, and David Paymer (Quiz Show), is set to guest star. From executive producer Jim Carrey, I'm Dying Up Here is set in L.A.'s celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, during which the careers of many of the comedy superstars began. The series delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that are required to stand alone…
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Queen of the South: Renewed for Season 2 with New Showrunner

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Queen of the South has been renewed.

The series, which will air its first season finale on September 8, has been garnering a steady audience of a little over 2 million viewers in live+7, half of which are in the coveted demo.

It's been cable's number one program throughout its run.

Queen of the South stars Alice Brage as Teresa Mendoza, Verónica Falcón as Camila Vargas, Justina Machado as Brenda Parra, Peter Gadiot as James Valdez, Hemky Madera as Pote Galvez and Gerardo Taracena as Cesar “Batman” Guemes.

Telemundo first adapted the book upon with the show is based, La Reina Del Sur, and it was a massive success.

The actress who plays Teresa Mendoza in the Telemundo version, Kate Del Castillo, found herself implicated in the El Chapo saga this past January, bringing some attention to the title before USA had a chance to bring its series to air.

The series follows the story of Teresa,
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‘Queen of the South’ Renewed for Season 2 at USA With New Showrunner

‘Queen of the South’ Renewed for Season 2 at USA With New Showrunner
Queen of the South” has been renewed for season two, Variety has learned. Natalie Chaidez has also signed on to join the series in its second season as executive producer and showrunner.

The drama set in the world of Mexican drug cartels is based on the book “La Reina Del Sur,” which inspired the hugely popular telenovela on Telemundo, USA’s Spanish-language sister network. “Queen of the South” stars Alice Braga as Teresa Mendoza, a woman who inadvertently becomes drawn into the world of high-stakes drug trafficking when her drug-dealer boyfriend is murdered.

The first season spans 13 episodes, and is set to finish its run on Sept. 15. The show opened to 1.39 million viewers, and though the audience has slightly dipped throughout the run, it’s held steady with the most recent episode attracting 1.2 million viewers.

Chaidez served as executive producer on Syfy’s “12 Monkeys” and as co-executive producer on Fox’s “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” and
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Scream Queens Season 2 Adds John Stamos as Series Regular

John Stamos may not be a doctor, but he's going to play one on TV.

A hot doctor named Brock Holt. 

Shortly after the cancelation of his Fox comedy, Grandfathered, he's been added to Scream Queens Season 2 as a series regular. 

It's also not the first time Stamos has worked with Scream Queens boss, Ryan Murphy.

Stamos was a guest star on two previous Murphy series, including Glee and The New Normal.

So just who is this Dr. Brock Holt?

If you recall, Scream Queens is leaving the college campus of Season 1 and moving into a hospital location where a terrifyingly funny mystery will begin once again. 

Some of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases are under investigation at said hospital (of course).

Dr. Holt is the hospitals brilliant, but secretive, head surgeon.

Does that give anybody else a case of the willies? Imagining Stamos with his bright smile,
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‘Criminal Minds’ Casts Adam Rodriguez as Series Regular for Season 12

‘Criminal Minds’ Casts Adam Rodriguez as Series Regular for Season 12
Adam Rodriguez is coming back to CBS, joining “Criminal Minds” as a series regular in Season 12, the network announced Wednesday.

He’ll play a special agent who is a member of the FBI Fugitive Task Force and joins the Behavioral Analysis Unit, and will be introduced in the Season 12 premiere.

“We’re all big fans of Adam’s and are excited to welcome him back to the CBS family as part of the terrific cast of ‘Criminal Minds,'” said Glenn Geller, President, CBS Entertainment.

“We’re thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Adam Rodriguez to our amazing cast,” said Erica Messer, executive producer and showrunner on the long-running procedural. “We have exciting storylines planned for his character and the entire Bau team as we head into our 12th season.”

Rodriguez was most recently seen in recurring roles on “Jane the Virgin” and “Empire.
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The Flash: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray details and special features

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of The Flash: The Complete Second Season, which includes all twenty-three episodes, plus over three hours of bonus features.

See Also: Order The Flash: The Complete Second Season via Amazon Us or Amazon UK

Last season, the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator exploded, creating a dark matter storm that struck forensic scientist Barry Allen — bestowing him with super-speed and making him the fastest man alive. But Barry wasn’t the only person who was given extraordinary abilities that night. The dark matter also created meta-humans — many of whom have wreaked havoc on the city. With the help of the S.T.A.R Labs team, Caitlin Snow, Cisco Ramon and Dr. Harrison Wells, Barry protects the people of Central City from these powerful new threats as The Flash. Following the defeat of Allen’s arch-nemesis
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The Flash: The Complete Second Season Races for Home Sept. 6

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Burbank, CA (May 31, 2016) – Just in time for the third season premiere of the #1 show on The CW, catch (if you can) the release of The Flash: The Complete Second Season as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases the next installment of the series on Blu-rayTM (including Digital HD) and DVD on September 6, 2016. Fans will be able to watch all 23 electrifying episodes from the second season, as well as the Arrow crossover episode, plus three hours of extra content, including behind-the-scenes featurettes, deleted scenes, and a gag reel. The Flash: The Complete Second Season is priced to own at $49.99 Srp for the DVD and $54.97 Srp for the Blu-rayTM.

Last season, the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator exploded, creating a dark matter storm that struck forensic scientist Barry Allen — bestowing him with super-speed and making him the fastest man alive. But Barry wasn’t the only person who was given extraordinary abilities that night.
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33 years ago today, Drew Barrymore became the youngest person to ever host ‘SNL’

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33 years ago today, Drew Barrymore became the youngest person to ever host ‘SNL’
33 years ago today, at age 7, Drew Barrymore hosted “Saturday Night Live,” making her the youngest ever host of the NBC sketch comedy show. She still holds that record today, and she’s hosted the show five additional times since. Her 1982 gig on the show came five months after the release of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestiral.” She reprised her “E.T.” role when she played a homicidal Gertie on “SNL.” Above she’s pictured in the iconic healing E.T. pose with “SNL” cast members Tim Kazurinsky, Gary Kroeger, Brad Hall and Joe Piscopo. As for the second and third youngest “SNL” hosts, Macaulay Culkin and Fred Savage hold those titles, respectively. Other notable November 20 happenings in pop culture history: • 1955: Rock and roll pioneer Bo Diddley made his television debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” • 1959: “The Twilight Zone” episode “Time Enough at Last” — featuring first aired. It featured Burgess Meredith in his
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Blindspot Recruits Friday Night Lights' Gaius Charles for Mysterious Role

Blindspot Recruits Friday Night Lights' Gaius Charles for Mysterious Role
Jane Doe’s fuzzy past will soon come into clearer focus, thanks to Friday Night Lights vet Gaius Charles.

The actor has nabbed a guest-starring role on an upcoming hour of Blindspot, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Charles will appear in Episode 12 — set to air after the NBC drama returns from winter hiatus — as Charlie Napier, an Army sergeant who has something mysterious in common with Jane.

Though he is best known for Fnl and Grey’s Anatomy, Charles’ TV credits also include Aquarius and Necessary Roughness.

Related storiesMandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia and Justin Hartley
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iZombie’s David Anders Returning to Once Upon a Time in Season 5

Once Upon a Time is bringing back the doctor. In a recent Twitter Q&A, David Anders, who plays Doctor Whale (aka Victor Frankenstein) on the ABC fairy-tale drama, confirmed that he will be returning to Once Upon a Time at some point in Season 5. When a fan asked if we would be seeing Whale again sometime soon on the series, Anders responded with a yes, writing “The Doctor will be in.” Anders made his Once debut back in the show’s third episode and last appeared on the series in Episodes 19 and 20 of Season 3, as Whale assisted in the delivery of Snow White and Charming’s son, Neal. He joins Meghan Ory (Red/Ruby) and Jamie Chung (Mulan), who will also be returning to Once Upon a Time this season. In addition to his work on Once, Anders’ past TV credits include Alias, Heroes, Necessary Roughness, and The Vampire Diaries.
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Television that Home Video Forgot: My Generation (2010)

My Generation

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Created by Peter Magnusson and Martin Persson. Developed for Us television by Noah Hawley.

Produced by ABC Studios, Stockholm-Copenhagen Productions, 26 Keys Productions

Aired on ABC for 1 season (8 episodes, 6 unaired) from September 23, 2010 – September 30, 2010

Cast

Michael Stahl-David as Steven Foster “The Overachiever”

Daniella Alonso as Brenda Serrano “The Brain”

Mehcad Brooks as Rolly Marks “The Jock”

Kelli Garner as Dawn Barbuso “The Punk”

Jaime King as Jacqueline Vachs “The Beauty Queen”

Julian Morris as Anders Holt “The Rich Kid”

Keir O’Donnell as Kenneth Finley “The Nerd”

Sebastian Sozi as the Falcon “The Rock Star”

Anne Son as Caroline Chung “The Wallflower”

Show Premise

The show is essentially a fake docudrama TV series that purportedly began in the year 2000, wherein the documentary crew followed a group of nine graduating students from a high school in Austin, Texas and interviewed them about their current lives, interests, career goals, and aspirations after they graduate.
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