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'Big Bang Theory' Enlists Mark Hamill, Kathy Bates for Wedding-Themed Season Finale

CBS' The Big Bang Theory is creating an impressive guest list for its wedding-themed season 11 finale.

The May 11 season-ender will focus on the marriage between Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Amy (Mayim Bialik) and feature a roster of new and returning faces to the nerdy comedy from Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and Steve Molaro.

Newcomers set to be in attendance for the nuptials include Star Wars favorite Mark Hamill, frequent Lorre collaborator Kathy Bates, Lauren Lapkus, the previously announced Jerry O'Connell and comedian Teller. It's unclear if Hamill...
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Michael Strahan Talks 'Live' Exit Two Years Later: "There's Nothing I Would Have Done Differently"

It's been two years since Michael Strahan abruptly left Kelly Ripa and their show Live, but even after all this time, the former NFL star has no regrets about his exit. "There's nothing I would have done differently," he shared with Graham Besinger during a March 2018 interview. "I handled it as professional as you can handle it and I have been a professional from day one there to the last day I left. I had the opportunity to do something that most people don't — I get a chance to evolve; to do different, creative things." (Photo Credit: R/R) In April 2016, Michael announced he'd be leaving the show to join Good Morning America. Apparently, Kelly found out about his departure just moments before his announcement, so she expressed her dismay by not appearing on the show for a few days. "My time with Live! With Kelly and Michael has been transformative,
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Death of Superman Preview Reveals New DC Animated Movie

One of the most famous Superman comic book storylines ever is getting the animated movie treatment from Warner Bros., and now we have our first look at their upcoming adaptation of Death of Superman. DC Comics did the unthinkable in 1992 and killed Superman and, even though it wasn't permanent, the event was a huge deal that remains one of the most important storylines for the character ever. Now, a video online gives us a look at the new Death of Superman animated movie, which looks quite promising.

This isn't a trailer really. Rather, it's a look at a few finished scenes from The Death of Superman, along with commentary from co-director Jake Castorena, voice director Wes Gleason and supervising producer James Tucker. "His plight at the start of the movie is whether or not to share his life further with Lois," says Tucker. It turns out this movie is going
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"The Death of Superman"

Take a look at the first part of the upcoming 2-part animated feature "The Death of Superman", starring Rosario Dawson and Jerry O'Connell, showcasing 'Green Lantern', 'Batman', 'Wonder Woman' and a whole lot more, available in 2018, to be followed by Part 2 "Reign of The Supermen" in 2019:

"...'Lois Lane' and 'Superman' are romantically involved, but Lois is unsatisfied with keeping their relationship secretive and confined to the 'Fortress of Solitude'. Then while digging for a project, workers from 'LexCorp' unearth the spaceship of 'Doomsday', a genetically-engineered super-soldier. 

"The creature is highly hostile toward anything that moves. It kills the digging crew and begins a bloody rampage towards 'Metropolis'. Superman and Doomsday engage in a battle until Superman kills Doomsday and succumbs to his own injuries..."

Voice cast also includes Nathan Fillion, Christopher Gorham, Matt Lanter, Shemar Moore, Jason O'Mara,
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Here's a Sneak Peek at DC Animation's The Death Of Superman Film

Warner Bros. Animation has released a video giving us our first look at footage of their latest DC animated film project The Death of Superman. This is one of DC Comic’s most popular storylines and to make sure they tell the story properly this time, they have split the story up into two full-length films. The first film will be called The Death of Superman and the second film will be called Reign of the Superman.

Warner Bros. previously attempted to adapt this storyline with Superman: Doomsday, but it looks like this one is going to be a lot better. There will be some differences from the comic but this will still stay much closer to the tone and storyline.

To give us a better idea of what this new animated adaptation will entail, the studio released this featurette that gives us some insight from the creative team and
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The Death of Superman animated movie voice cast announced, new images released

The Death of Superman animated movie voice cast announced, new images released
This summer will see the release of The Death of Superman, Warner Bros. and the DC Universe Animated Original Movies line’s second attempt at adapting the classic comic book storyline, and thanks to TV Insider we have a couple of new images from the film, along with details of the voice cast.

The film – which will be followed by Reign of the Superman in 2019 – is set to feature Jerry O’Connell as Superman, with Rebecca Romijn as Lois Lane, Rainn Wilson as Lex Luthor, Rosario Dawson as Wonder Woman, Nathan Fillion as Green Lantern, Christopher Gorham as The Flash, Matt Lanter as Aquaman, Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Jason O’Mara as Batman, Rocky Carroll as Silas Stone and Patrick Fabian as Hank Henshaw.
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CBS Sets Season Finale Dates For The Big Bang Theory, NCIS & More!

CBS is the latest network to confirm when their expansive roster of series will conclude for the 2017-2018 season. 

Yes, that means we know the exact date Abby's final episode of NCIS will air, as well as the date Sheldon and Amy will marry on The Big Bang Theory

Scorpion is first up when it wraps Season 4 Monday, April 16. 

All told, have a look at the full list of finale dates below!

Monday, April 16

10 pm Scorpion

Wednesday, April 18

8 pm Criminal Minds (two hours)

Friday, May 4

8 pm MacGyver

Monday, May 7

8 pm Kevin Can Wait

Tuesday, May 8

9 pm Bull

Thursday, May 10

8 pm The Big Bang Theory

8:30 pm Young Sheldon

9 pm Mom (one hour)

Friday, May 11

10 pm Blue Bloods

Related: The Big Bang Theory: Jerry O'Connell Cast as Sheldon's Brother!

Monday, May 14

9 pm Superior Donuts

Tuesday, May 15

9 pm NCIS: New Orleans (two hours)

Wednesday, May 16

9 pm Seal Team

Thursday, May 17

9 pm Life in Pieces

10 pm S.
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The Big Bang Theory: Jerry O'Connell Cast as Sheldon's Brother!

It's hard to believe that The Big Bang Theory has been on the air for almost 11 years, and we have yet to meet Sheldon's older brother.

But here we are, and a popular actor has landed the coveted role of Georgie. 

That actor is Jerry O'Connell, appear as the older, but less wise character on The Big Bang Season 11 Episode 24. 

The news was confirmed Wednesday night at a joint panel for The Big Bang Theory and spinoff, Young Sheldon at Paleyfest. 

That episode is poised to revolve around the wedding between Sheldon and Amy, so it makes sense to have the character appear. 

Related: Young Sheldon Renewed for Season 2!

O'Connell is a proven comedy actor and has had roles in the likes of Scream Queens, Carpoolers, and Ugly Betty

Laurie Metcalf will also be reprising her role as Sheldon's mother, Mary on the milestone installment which is slated to air in May.
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The Big Bang Theory Casting News: Jerry O’Connell Set To Play Sheldon’s Brother Georgie

The Big Bang Theory Casting News: Jerry O’Connell Set To Play Sheldon’s Brother Georgie
Shamy’s wedding just added another name to the guest list, and he’s the long-awaited brother of the groom!

TVOvermind can confirm that Jerry O’Connell has been cast in the role of George Cooper Jr., better known to The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon fans as Georgie. The announcement was made at the end of The Big Bang Theory‘s panel Wednesday night at PaleyFest in Los Angeles.

O’Connell will make his appearance by season’s end, at his brother Sheldon’s upcoming wedding to Amy Farrah Fowler. Fans of Young Sheldon have gotten to know the younger version of Sheldon’s brother, played by
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Kelly Ripa Explains Why She Loves to "Troll a Troll" on Instagram

Kelly Ripa Explains Why She Loves to
Kelly Ripa has often clapped back at her haters on social media and says she loves to "troll a troll." The Live! With Kelly and Ryan co-host has recently responded to people who have criticized her as well as her husband, Mark Consuelos. "I love a clapback," Ripa said on The Wendy Williams Show on Friday in an interview with guest host Jerry O'Connell, who has co-hosted Live! with her before. 'I love a troll but I love to troll a troll. Like, if you're gonna troll me, then I'm gonna troll back. And that, we can all agree, that is the way God intended." Last week, Ripa posted a video of herself that showed her...
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The Bachelor's Charlie O'Connell Engaged to Playboy Playmate Anna Sophia Berglund

The Bachelor's Charlie O'Connell Engaged to Playboy Playmate Anna Sophia Berglund
The Bachelor alum Charlie O'Connell is officially off the market! The former reality star, who appeared on season 7 of the hit show back in 2005, is engaged to 31-year-old Playboy Playmate Anna Sophia Berglund. Charlie's brother Jerry O'Connell confirmed the engagement to People, who was first to break the news. "It's exciting!" he revealed. "We're going to do the wedding this spring. I'm the best man—we're all super stoked. It's great. She's a beautiful girl, she's so nice. I can't wait for him to join the married club." The couple have also both added the big announcement to their social media profiles. "Engaged 2...
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Wendy Williams Out for 2 More Weeks, Jerry O'Connell Guest Hosting

  • TMZ
Something or someone changed Wendy Williams' mind, and her show will have a guest host after all -- her pal, Jerry O'Connell. The producers of Wendy's show announced Tuesday that Jerry would step in while she continues getting treatment for Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism. As you know ... the day Wendy announced she had to go on 3 weeks medical leave, she swore to us she wasn't about to let anyone sit in her chair. She's clearly softened on the issue,
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Shane's Inspiration To Hold Annual Gala In March

Shane's Inspiration, the global leader in creating inclusive playgrounds and educational programs for children with disabilities, is hosting its 20th Anniversary gala on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the beautiful Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles.

Guests will be grooving all night long with live performances presented by one of America’s favorite dancers, Emmy-nominated choreographer Dmitry Chaplin, who will be joined by his friends from “Dancing With The Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance”.

Celebrating the opening of 70 inclusive playgrounds worldwide, the festivities will recall the retro chic style of the 70s with a “Boogie Wonderland” theme, featuring live musical entertainment performed by The Boogie Knights. Also performing is X-Factor’s Emmanuel Kelly, who will receive the Trailblazer Award for overcoming severe obstacles to pursue his dream of becoming the world’s first differently-abled pop star.

This star-studded evening of dance and philanthropy will honor other prominent advocates in the special needs community,
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Stars Attend 2017 Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation A Magical Evening Gala

Last week, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation honored Foundation supporters the Bridgman Family and vice-chairman of the Board of Directors Henry G. Stifel III at the annual “A Magical Evening” gala.

Jerry O'Connel and Glenn Close

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Actor Jerry O'Connell returned for the second year in a row to emcee the evening at the Conrad New York, which also featured a performance by Joan Osbourne and music by DJ Whoo Kid. The annual event celebrates those who embody the fabric of the Foundation’s mission to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis.

The Christopher Reeve Spirit of Courage Award was presented to the Bridgman Family, whose lives were turned upside down when Chris Bridgman was paralyzed in a biking accident in 2010. Knowing nothing about spinal cord injury, the family turned to the Reeve Foundation
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Shawn Levy to give Stand By Me a sci-fi spin with Crater

  • JoBlo
If you ever thought that Rob Reiner's Stand By Me, the classic 1986 coming-of-age drama starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell, would have been better had it been set on the Moon, then a new project from Shawn Levy may be just what the doctor ordered. Variety reports that Twentieth Century Fox has bought Crater, a sci-fi spec script by John J. Griffin, and is... Read More...
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Jerry O'Connell To Host A Magical Evening For The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced that they will honor Foundation supporters the Bridgman Family and vice-chairman of the Board of Directors Henry G. Stifel III at the annual “A Magical Evening” Gala.

Actor Jerry O'Connell will return to host the evening which celebrates those who embody the fabric of the Foundation’s mission to cure spinal cord injury and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis. This year’s gala will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Conrad New York.

The Christopher Reeve Spirit of Courage Award will be presented to the Bridgman Family, whose lives were turned upside down when Chris Bridgman was paralyzed in a biking accident in 2010. Knowing nothing about spinal cord injury, the family turned to the Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center for support and guidance. The Bridgmans are now focused on helping other families in similar situations to theirs
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10 Best Stephen King Movies So Far

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10 Best Stephen King Movies So Far
It stormed the box office in September 2017, smashing box office records, pleasing critics, and quickly washing away the bad taste of so many poorly wrought Stephen King adaptations like the current of a suburban neighborhood sewer. Move over Ernest Hemmingway! Beat it Dr. Seuss! The Stephen King adaptation is a hot commodity in Hollywood once again.

Sure, those aforementioned authors have had their books adapted less than half as many times as the works of Stephen King. With so many adapted works from the same prolific storyteller, many of them are sure to be bad. And that is the case with Stephen King. If you grew up in the 80s, you might even remember that a Stephen King movie was not anticipated with the kind of must-see attitude of today's audiences. Many laughed off the notion, believing that if it was a Stephen King movie, it must be bad.

But as It reminded audiences,
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Jerry O'Connell Rips Off Shirt In Pro Wrestling Ref Debut

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_pkcqp6wi"]] Whatcha gonna do, brother ... when O'Connellmania runs wild on you?!?!?  Yep, Jerry O'Connell stepped right into the squared circle at the Rumble of the North event in Canada this weekend ... where Carter "King of the North" Mason was battling Travis McCabe. O'Connell was the special "guest referee" -- but when McCabe called him out in the center of the ring, Jerry ditched the stripes and went full beast mode!!! Fun Fact -- Jerry's Jacked!!!  Also,
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Jerry O'Connell Sings Karaoke, Puts Heart and Soul Into The Weeknd Song

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_mibbvogt"]] Jerry O'Connell put his heart and soul into a karaoke performance ... and the crowd definitely appreciated the effort. The "Crossing Jordan" and "Kangaroo Jack" star grabbed the mic at Fraser Tavern in North Bay, Ontario Thursday night and did his best impression of The Weekend's "I Feel it Coming" -- not holding anything back ... even on the high notes. We're told the place is a local karaoke hot spot, and when the DJ noticed the
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The Munsters in Hipster Brooklyn? Get the Latest on All the TV Reboots and Revivals in the Works

The Munsters in Hipster Brooklyn? Get the Latest on All the TV Reboots and Revivals in the Works
Another day, more TV revival news. This time it's The Munsters, the classic 1960s sitcom that NBC already attempted to revive with Mockingbird Lane back in 2012. Now, according to Deadline, Odd Mom Out creator and star Jill Kragman is taking a stab at bringing Herman, Lily, Eddie, Grandpa and Lily Munster back to television for the Peacock network. Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker are also on board as executive producers. The twist? This version will find the Munster family attempting to fit in with the hipsters of Brooklyn, no a Californian suburb. Bryan Fuller attempted to bring The Munsters back to TV with the hour-long drama Mockingbird Lane. Jerry O'Connell starred as Herman Munster, Portia de Rossi as...
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