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‘Killing Eve’ Sets New Ratings Highs, Extends Demo Growth Streak Heading Into Finale

‘Killing Eve’ Sets New Ratings Highs, Extends Demo Growth Streak Heading Into Finale
BBC America's breakout drama Killing Eve hit another set of Live+3 series highs for its penultimate episode last week — 986,000 total viewers, 455,000 adults 25-54, and 367,000 adults 18-49 — to head into its Season 1 finale on Sunday on a streak of seven consecutive weeks of demo ratings growth (adults 18-49 and 25-54), going back to the series premiere. That is a first for a scripted series on television in more than a decade, per the network. Across seven weeks, Killin…
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Adam Levine, James Corden Pulled Over by Cops During Carpool Karaoke

Adam Levine, James Corden Pulled Over by Cops During Carpool Karaoke
James Corden was finding it, ahem, a little harder to breathe when the police pulled him over during Carpool Karaoke with Adam Levine.

The Late Late Show host was joined by the Voice coach on Thursday, where they made their way through much of the Maroon 5 songbook… sans members two through five. (It’s five of ’em, right? There’s the guitarist with the long hair and then, umm… those other guys.) Among the setlist was “This Love,” “Moves Like Jagger,” “Sugar” and “She Will Be Loved,” the last of which was interrupted when the cops stopped them for creating a traffic hazzard.
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‘Kim Possible’ Live Action Disney Channel Movie Adds Alyson Hannigan And More

‘Kim Possible’ Live Action Disney Channel Movie Adds Alyson Hannigan And More
The live action Disney Channel movie version of animated hit Kim Possible has announced some casting additions, led by Alyson Hannigan and Connie Ray (The Big C). Also joining the cast are Todd Stashwick (12 Monkeys) and Taylor Ortega, who will play fan-favorite villains Drakken and Shego, respectively; Ciara Wilson (Omg!) has been cast as new high school student Athena; and Erika Tham (Make It Pop) will play Kim’s…
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‘Parks and Recreation’ Revival: Amy Poehler Confirms the Cast ‘Would All Do’ More Episodes

‘Parks and Recreation’ Revival: Amy Poehler Confirms the Cast ‘Would All Do’ More Episodes
NBC’s beloved sitcom “Parks and Recreation” signed off the air in February 2015, but a potential revival is already on the mind of series star Amy Poehler. During a visit to “Ellen” on May 24, Poehler confirmed she’s “absolutely” on board with the idea of another season of “Parks and Recreation,” and the comedian even added that she’s certain her co-stars “would all do” more episodes and return to Pawnee, Indiana.

“Absolutely,” Poehler said when asked about a potential revival. “I know, I’ll speak for everybody and say we would all do it. I think we’d all do it someday. It would be amazing.”

Poehler was joined on “Ellen” by her “Parks and Recreation” co-star Nick Offerman, who also expressed interest in stepping back into the shoes of Ron Swanson. “Amy’s the boss of the show,” Offerman said, “so she can speak for everybody.”

“Parks and Recreation
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Hair to Be NBC's Next Live Musical

Hair to Be NBC's Next Live Musical
NBC is getting ready for the Age of Aquarius: The Peacock network has announced that the 1960s classic Hair will be its next live musical event.

Officially titled Hair Live!, the production will be broadcast in the spring of 2019 in front of a live audience. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who’ve served as executive producers on each of NBC’s previous live musical broadcasts, will be EPs on this one as well.

Hair debuted on Broadway back in 1968, and stands as one of the most iconic chronicles of the 1960s counterculture movement. (The production caused controversy for its depictions
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Elizabeth Sung, ‘Young and the Restless’ Actress, Dies at 63

Elizabeth Sung, ‘Young and the Restless’ Actress, Dies at 63
Former “The Young and the Restless” star Elizabeth Sung, died Tuesday, according to multiple media reports. She was 63.

Sung appeared on the long-running CBS soap as Luan Violen Abbott, owner of the Saigon Shack restaurant, from 1994 to 1996.

CBS did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment on Sung’s death.

Her other notable TV credits include “Hawaii Five-o,” “The Sopranos,” “Bones,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” and “Charmed.”
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Jim Jefferies Reveals the Secret Behind Brad Pitt’s Weatherman Appearances

Jim Jefferies Reveals the Secret Behind Brad Pitt’s Weatherman Appearances
Jim Jefferies has a secret to tell about Brad Pitt. The movie actor has shown up several times on Comedy Central’s “The Jim Jefferies Show” as its unofficial weatherman, casually sharing the horrors of climate change. But here’s the truth: Pitt hasn’t dropped by in a year.

“This is the one that went viral, even though it was recorded a year ago,” Jefferies said of a recent Brad Pitt segment. The show had leftover footage of Brad doing a LeBron James joke, which felt timely because of the NBA playoffs. Slayer guitarist Kerry King happened to be on set, so they put him in front of a green screen, and it looked like the musician was a fan trying to talk to him.

“And then Gayle King is on the news going, ‘Wow, Brad Pitt must really love Jim Jefferies, he’s back on the show!’ I
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David Cross Addresses ‘Arrested Development’ Cast Interview: ‘I Will Apologize to Jessica’

David Cross Addresses ‘Arrested Development’ Cast Interview: ‘I Will Apologize to Jessica’
After taking an overnight social media thrashing, actor David Cross joined Jason Bateman in apologizing for dismissing Jessica Walter’s grievances against Jeffrey Tambor during an uncomfortable interview with the New York Times, published Wednesday.

“So I will unequivocally apologize to Jessica. I’m sorry that we behaved the way we behaved,” Cross said in an interview with Gothamist on Thursday. “Whatever the criticisms are, I will own up. I don’t even know what they are, as I said, I saw the initial thing but I jumped off [social media] at the behest of various people.”

Cross said had been off
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‘Cobra Kai’: Martin Kove Becomes Series Regular For Season 2 Of YouTube Show

‘Cobra Kai’: Martin Kove Becomes Series Regular For Season 2 Of YouTube Show
Following Martin Kove’s appearance in the Season 1 finale of Cobra Kai, the Karate Kid alum is joining the cast of YouTube Red’s Karate Kid followup as a series regular for its recently ordered second season. He will continue to reprise his villainous Karate Kid character of John Kreese. In the critically praised dramedy Cobra Kai, from Sony Pictures Television and Overbrook Entertainment, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their roles from the Karate Kid film…
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Why Abbie Cornish Doesn’t Want Fame or a Publicist

When you think of Hollywood, you think of big time celebrities and high-profile individuals. You think of entourages, of bright lights, and cameras that never stop flickering. Most of Hollywood’s recognizable and famous stars always have people around them to deal with situations or other people for that matter. It’s truly rare to find an individual who has status in the industry and somehow manage to handle it all on his or her own. Actually, we haven’t heard of any until we learned that that’s exactly what Abbie Cornish does. The Australian actress is pretty far along her career at

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The Bold and the Beautiful: Will Justin Speak Up For Once?

The Bold and the Beautiful fans are all about a lot of stuff right now, and one of those things is the way they are going to find Justin treating Bill. We all find Bill to be quite deplorable these days, and this is one of those situations we cannot wait to see how this all turns out. We want to see how Justin is going to issue a reminder to him today. He’s got to remind him that there are many things he needs to remember in his life, and those are things they can’t just forget and focus

The Bold and the Beautiful: Will Justin Speak Up For Once?
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Ratings: ABC's Michael Jackson Special Places No. 2 Behind Big Bang Rerun

ABC’s The Last Days of Michael Jackson “news” special on the first night after May Sweeps delivered 5.6 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating, placing No. 2 in both measures behind CBS’ Big Bang Theory rerun (which drew 6.7 mil and a 1.0).

Leading out of that, What Would You Do? did 3.6 mil/0.8.

Over on NBC, this year’s celebrity edition of American Ninja Warrior drew 3.6 mil/0.8, followed by Hollywood Game Night‘s 3.2 mil/0.8. The actual Red Nose Day special closed out the Peacock’s night with 2.1 mil and a 0.5.

Fox’s Terrence Howard/prank show thing did 1.5 mil and a 0.5, leading
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TV Ratings: ABC Tops Thursday With ‘Last Days of Michael Jackson’

“The Last Days of Michael Jackson” helped carry ABC to a win on an otherwise quiet Thursday night.

Airing from 8-10 p.m., “The Last Days of Michael Jackson” drew a 0.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers, Later on ABC, “What Would You Do?” drew a 0.8 and 3.6 million viewers.

On NBC, the special “Celebrity Ninja Warrior” drew a 0.8 and 3.7 million viewers. That was followed by a special “Hollywood Game Night,” which drew a 0.8 and 3.2 million. NBC’s “Red Nose Day” special drew a 0.5 and 2.1 million viewers.

Fox aired the special “Terrence Howard’s Fright Club,” which drew a 0.5 and 1.5 million viewers.
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Jeff Astrof Inks New Overall Deal With Warner Bros. TV

Trial & Error co-creator/executive producer Jeff Astrof has signed a new overall deal with the studio behind the NBC comedy series, Warner Bros. Television. Under the multi-year pact, he will continue to serve as executive producer/showrunner on Trial & Error, which is heading into its second season starring Kristin Chenoweth, along with developing new projects for broadcast via Wbtv and cable/streaming via its Warner Horizon division. Under his previous Wbtv overall…
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What’s the Latest on the Career of Warwick Davis?

Warwick Davis is a British actor, writer, producer, director, and television presenter who was born in Surrey, England, on February 3, 1970. He began his professional acting career in 1982 and has enjoyed a successful career in both film and television and is often cast in the role of a small person or creature. This is because he was born with a rare form of dwarfism called spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita. He is best known for playing the title characters in the ‘Leprechaun’ series of films and ‘Willow’. He has also played the role of Ewock Wicket in ‘Star Wars Episode

What’s the Latest on the Career of Warwick Davis?
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Reverie's Sarah Shahi: In NBC's Inception-Like Thriller, 'I Really Fall Down the Rabbit Hole of Crazy'

Reverie's Sarah Shahi: In NBC's Inception-Like Thriller, 'I Really Fall Down the Rabbit Hole of Crazy'
For Sarah Shahi, NBC’s Vr thriller Reverie offered the opportunity to go crazy like never before… while also fulfilling a promise she made to her embattled childhood self.

Premiering Wednesday, May 30 at 10/9c, Reverie stars the Person of Interest favorite as Mara Kint, a former FBI hostage negotiator who is recruited by her onetime boss (24‘s Dennis Haysbert) to work for the titular tech company, which has created a virtual reality program that allows people to revisit memories… or fabricate new ones.

The thing is, Reverie is so immersive and customizable that the client might not wish to return
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General Hospital: Valentin Might Be Too Late

General Hospital fans are really going to see things take a turn this weekend as the show gears up for a long weekend without any new episodes. It turns out that Valentin and Nina will not be able to get things together. They are just too far gone at this point, and we will see that she might just be at that point in her life where she no longer cares or wants to bother with things the way that they are and the way that they’ve been going on for her. She feels she’s done all she can to

General Hospital: Valentin Might Be Too Late
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Keith Olbermann Expands Role At ESPN

Keith Olbermann is taking on an expanded role at ESPN as part of a new deal with the network. Under the pact, Olbermann, who has contributed to various ESPN shows since January, will make additional appearances across ESPN platforms and programs in 2018. His new duties include select studio assignments with on-site opportunities, including calling the radio play-by-play with analyst Jim Bowden for Astros at Yankees on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, at 1 Pm Et on ESPN…
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‘Carpool Karaoke’ With Adam Levine, James Corden And … Johnny Law?

By now most folks are familiar with James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” shtick, in which he and a celebrity belt out tunes while cruising through L.A. traffic. Last night it was Adam Levine — the voice of Maroon5 and the face of The Voice — but this week’s model was a little different. He and CBS’ Late Late Show host tooled around and let out semi-inspired versions of Levine’s hits including “Moves Like Jagger” and “This Time.” No news there. The discussion turned to the…
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Rose McGowan Mocks Harvey Weinstein’s “Old Man Perp Walk” Into Court: “We Already Know What He’s Planning”

Rose McGowan took a victory lap on Megyn Kelly’s hour of Today show, the day Harvey Weinstein turned himself in and was booked on rape charges in Manhattan. After getting a standing ovation from Kelly’s studio crowd, McGowan, who was one of Weinstein’s earliest, best known accusers, described her morning as “surreal” adding, “It's real. It's both. And its kind of like living in a Salvador Dali painting, this whole thing.” “And, to see him do the Bill Cosby old man perp…
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