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Richard Gere Confirmed For First Major TV Role In BBC Drama ‘MotherFatherSon’

Richard Gere Confirmed For First Major TV Role In BBC Drama ‘MotherFatherSon’
Richard Gere is confirmed to star alongside Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders) and Billy Howle (On Chesil Beach) in , Tom Rob Smith’s (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) eight-part drama MotherFatherSon for BBC Two. As we reported last month, Gere will play Max, a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. Helen McCrory will play Kathryn, a British heiress who has been estranged from Max…
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Double Dare: Nickelodeon Announces Revival Host and Premiere Date

Double Dare: Nickelodeon Announces Revival Host and Premiere Date
Double Dare is back in action. Recently, Nickelodeon announced the host and the premiere date for their upcoming TV show revival.The reboot will be hosted by Liza Koshy and feature the return of original host Marc Summers, who will give "color commentary on the challenges, lending his vast knowledge of the game and expertise to each episode.
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Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas: Season Two Renewal for HBO Late-Night Series

Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas: Season Two Renewal for HBO Late-Night Series
There's some good news coming out of the world of late-night cable television. HBO has renewed Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas TV show for a second season, with a start date TBD.

The first 10-episode season of Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas premiered on Friday, April 13, 2018, yet seems to have evaded any bad luck associated with the date. The HBO TV series explores issues of the day from the lighthearted to the serious.
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‘The Bachelorette’ Season 14: Meet Becca Kufrin and Her Bachelors (Photos)

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‘The Bachelorette’ Season 14: Meet Becca Kufrin and Her Bachelors (Photos)
If you tuned into the finale of the latest season of “The Bachelor,” then you know that Becca Kufrin was chosen as Arie Luyendyk, Jr’s fiancée… only to have him break up with her a few weeks later in favor of runner-up Lauren Burnham. If you need a refresher on that whole drama, you can catch up right here.

But Becca is returning to the ABC franchise to find love again, this time as the network’s fourteenth Bachelorette. Scroll through to learn more about Becca and the 28 gentlemen hoping to win her hand.
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Damon Lindelof Gives ‘Watchmen’ Update: ‘This New Story Must Be Original’

Damon Lindelof Gives ‘Watchmen’ Update: ‘This New Story Must Be Original’
Damon Lindelof has said that the “Watchmen” pilot he is currently working on for HBO will not be a direct adaptation of the original graphic novel, but rather a completely new story set in the same world in the present day.

In a lengthy letter to fans posted to his Instagram, Lindelof addressed concerns about his potential series adaptation of the Alan Moore-Dave Gibbons classic.

“We have no desire to ‘adapt’ the twelve issues Mr. Moore and Mr. Gibbons created thirty years ago,” Lindelof wrote. “Those issues are sacred ground and will not be retread nor recreated nor reproduced nor rebooted.
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‘The Sinner': Elisha Henig Cast as Series Regular in Season 2

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‘The Sinner': Elisha Henig Cast as Series Regular in Season 2
Elisha Henig has been cast as a series regular in Season 2 of USA’s “The Sinner,” the network said Tuesday.

The “Alex, Inc.” alum will play Julian, who is described as “a bright but peculiar young boy on the brink of adolescence who is from a sheltered, unconventional background and is now thrust into the outside world.”

Carrie Coon has already been cast in the lead role of Vera, a mysterious woman who struggles between leading her community and fulfilling her own desires. Natalie Paul (“The Deuce”) will play detective-in-training Heather and Hannah Gross (“Mindhunters”) will play Heather’s high school best friend, Marin, who disappeared years ago.

Jessica Biel, who starred in Season 1, will continue to executive produce along with Derek Simonds, Charlie Gogolak, Michelle Purple, Brad Winters and John Coles. Season 2 is set to premiere this August.
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‘UnReal’ Set to Move to Hulu for Fourth, Final Season

‘UnReal’ Set to Move to Hulu for Fourth, Final Season
Drama series “UnReal” is set to move from Lifetime to Hulu for its fourth and what will likely be its final season.

The streaming service and A+E Studios are close to a deal, sources tell Variety, that would see the fourth season, which has already been shot, air in its initial window on Hulu. The agreement would see Hulu pay an additional fee on top of it was already set to pay for subscription video on-demand rights for the season.

Hulu is, through a previous agreement with producer A+E Studios, the exclusive Svod home for the series, with seasons
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Apple’s ‘Amazing Stories’ Taps ‘Once Upon a Time’ Duo as New Showrunners

Apple’s ‘Amazing Stories’ Taps ‘Once Upon a Time’ Duo as New Showrunners
Once Upon a Time” co-creators Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis have signed on as executive producers and showrunners for Apple’s upcoming reboot of “Amazing Stories,” Variety has learned.

The news comes just days after “Once Upon a Time” aired its series finale on ABC after seven seasons. In addition, the duo has signed a four-year extension of their current deal at ABC Studios, which will keep them at the studio through 2022.

Horowitz and Kitsis come on board following the departure of original showrunner Bryan Fuller and executive producer Hart Hanson in February.

The pair began their careers writing for
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Superman Prequel 'Krypton' Renewed for Season 2 at Syfy

Superman Prequel 'Krypton' Renewed for Season 2 at Syfy
Syfy has booked a return trip to Krypton.

The NBCUniversal-owned cable network has handed out a second season renewal to its Superman prequel drama.

The drama ranks as the Chris McCumber-led network's best series premiere in more than three years (since Defiance) and most-watched debut series in four years (since Ascension). Ahead of its freshman season finale Wednesday, Krypton is averaging 1.8 million total viewers with three days of DVR. Season two is expected to return in 2019.

Set two generations before the destruction of Superman's planet Krypton, the drama follows the Man of Steel's grandfather Seg-El ...
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‘Step Up: High Water’ Renewed for Season 2 at YouTube Premium

‘Step Up: High Water’ Renewed for Season 2 at YouTube Premium
Dance drama series “Step Up: High Water” has been renewed for a second season at YouTube Premium, formerly YouTube Red.

Series regulars Naya Rivera and Faizon Love are set to return for the second season, which will consist of 10 hour-long episodes. Production begins on Season 2 in the fall with a debut slated for 2019.

The series is produced by Lionsgate and created and executive produced by showrunner Holly Sorensen. Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Meredith Milton, all producers of the original “Step Up” films, executive produced Season 1, along with Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, who both co-starred in the original Step Up film.
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Stranger Things Season 3 Will Feature a "Beautiful Storyline For Eleven"

Stranger Things Season 3 Will Feature a
Stranger Things Season 3 is currently deep in production but producer and director Shawn Levy took a break to talk about the upcoming series at Netflix’s FYSee event with stars Millie Bobby Brown and Noah Schnapp.

While there, they talk about all different kinds of aspects of the series. They don't offer any major plot details, but they do dive into various aspects of the story and what we can expect. When talking about the tone of Season 3, Schnapp told Variety:

"Season 1, I feel like, was more playful. Season 2 was a lot darker. And then Season 3 does really well blending them together, and that’s what I love about it."

The first two seasons have been fantastic and it will be interesting to see what Schnapp means because I've felt that there's been a good mix of playfulness and Darkness in both seasons. Maybe this one just blends it together
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TV Ratings Report: American Idol Finale Tops The Voice

TV Ratings Report: American Idol Finale Tops The Voice
American Idol is still a hit.

The revived format concluded its first season on ABC last night with 8.7 million viewers and a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49. That was enough to beat out NBC's The Voice which secured 8.6 million viewers and a 1.5 rating.

Elsewhere on ABC, Dancing with the Stars: Athletes (8.7 million/1.1 rating) inched up a tenth.

The CW: Supergirl (1.8 million/0.5 rating) and iZombie (1 million/0.3 rating) were both steady in the demo.

CBS: Man with a Plan (5.7 million/1.0 rating) was steady, but Elementary (4.2 million/0.5 rating) dipped.
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The Tunnel: Third and Final Season Coming to PBS in July

The Tunnel: Third and Final Season Coming to PBS in July
The Tunnel is coming to an end. Recently, PBS announced the TV show's third and final season will premiere in July.The UK crime drama "tackles an escalating refugee crisis and examines the increasing threat of terror occasioned by disenfranchised, exiled souls on whom society has turned its back." The cast includes Stephen Dillane and Clémence Poésy,
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Equality Writes Launches As UK Study Finds Just 16% Of Film Scribes Are Women

A report commissioned by the Writers' Guild of Great Britain has found a wide gap between male and female writers working across film and TV — with no significant improvement over a period of 10 years. Among the findings, 16% of all working film screenwriters in the UK are female while 14% of primetime TV drama is predominantly written by women. The report, titled, “Gender Inequality and Screenwriters,” gathered data from over 30 sources and examined the decade from…
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The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Wyatt’s Guilt is Strong

The Bold and the Beautiful fans will see that there is nothing short of a major struggle going on right now for Wyatt. He has to keep quiet about what he knows that Bill did to Liam and Steffy because he promised Katie he would make a deal with his father to further make their own plans more successful, but things aren’t working out in their favor. They are not getting a very good deal on what is happening for them, and things just don’t seem to want to work in their favor. At the moment, they are stuck in

The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Wyatt’s Guilt is Strong
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‘Westworld’: A Revised Power Ranking of Characters, Halfway Through Season 2

‘Westworld’: A Revised Power Ranking of Characters, Halfway Through Season 2
[Editor’s Note: The following article contains spoilers for “Westworld” Season 2 through Episode 5, “Akane No Mai.”]

The maze is no more, but “Westworld” viewers are halfway through the new game after Episode 5, “Akane No Mai.” While there are plenty of questions to be answered — “Is Maeve really awake?” and “Is Bernard actually Teddy?” spring to mind — one of the most crucial components of the series’ success has nothing to do with timelines and separate worlds. Rather than focus on how the puzzle box is coming together, let’s look at how the characters are developing.

The first season of “Westworld” offered plenty of evolution for the main cast; their introduction led to a basic understanding of their roles. Dolores was a damsel in distress, Teddy was her would-be hero, Maeve was a servant, Bernard was an all-too-loyal Delos employee, and The Man in Black was, of course, a villain. By the end of Season 1, everyone had upended their preexisting
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The Top 10 Ron Howard Movies – Not Including Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard has been in show business since he was 18 months old! His father, the late Rance Howard, got the toddler worked into a movie he and his wife Jean Speegle Howard (b. January 31, 1927 – d. September 2, 2000) were in called Frontier Woman. “Ronnie Howard” would go on to appear in a few more movies – including The Music Man – and 24 different television shows before landing the role of Opie on The Andy Griffith Show from 1960-1968. By that time the veteran actor was the ripe old age of..six. He’s been a star ever since!

The Top 10 Ron Howard Movies – Not Including Solo: A Star Wars Story
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What is The Brady Bunch Cast Up to Today?

The Brady Bunch’ is a sitcom about a blended family with six children that was created by Sherwood Schwartz. It first aired on ABC in 1969 and ran until 1974. The characters of this series were hugely popular. Sadly, Robert Reed and Florence Henderson, who played the parents of the family, have both now died. The same applies to Ann B. Davis who played the role of Alice Nelson. However, the actors who played the family’s children are all still alive and well. Here is what the cast of ‘The Brady Bunch’ is up to today. Barry Williams Barry Williams

What is The Brady Bunch Cast Up to Today?
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Jon Stewart Steals ‘Late Show’ From Under Stephen Colbert’s Desk

A raffle winner who participated in an online fundraiser for autism research got to spend Stephen Colbert’s Late Show monologue under his desk, with Jon Stewart. To prove he and Rachel actually were under the desk, Stewart read that day’s banner headline from The Failing Late Show Times: "Jon Stewart Under Colbert Desk." While Colbert tried to report that Barack and Michelle Obama had signed a deal to produce programming for Netflix, one of which he hoped would be called A…
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General Hospital Spoilers: Carly’s Family Doubts Her Innocence

General Hospital fans are not going to like what they see later this week. It turns out that not one person is going to believe that Carly had anything true to say in defense of herself. She’s been insisting that what happened when Nelle fell was not her fault and that she did not push her down the stairs on purpose. And Nelle says otherwise. She’s very happy that this is going her way at the moment, and she could not feel that things are going better for her. She’s got Carly right where she wants her, and that’s

General Hospital Spoilers: Carly’s Family Doubts Her Innocence
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