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‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Review: Matt Murdock’s Return Could Hit Harder, but It Represents a Major Improvement

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‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Review: Matt Murdock’s Return Could Hit Harder, but It Represents a Major Improvement
Matt Murdock seems tired but wired, and that may be the best part of “Marvel’s Daredevil” Season 3, which represents a recovery — of sorts — for the series that initially launched the Netflix/Marvel universe.

It’s strange to remember the intense anticipation around “Daredevil” Season 1. While at that time there were no shortage of shows featuring superheroes on television, including “Marvel’s Agents of Shield” and Greg Berlanti’s ever-expanding empire of CW/DC adaptations, “Daredevil” promised to be the gritty, grown-up version — then-showrunner Steven S. DeKnight said the inspiration was “to lean more towards ‘The Wire’ than ‘Smallville.'”

After more than three years years and five additional new spinoffs of varying quality, though, the feelings inspired by the launch of a new Netflix/Marvel series might lean more towards exhaustion than excitement. After all, this is the fourth new Marvel launch of the year from this universe, coming
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‘God Friended Me,’ ‘The Neighborhood,’ ‘Magnum P.I.’ Land Full-Season Orders From CBS

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‘God Friended Me,’ ‘The Neighborhood,’ ‘Magnum P.I.’ Land Full-Season Orders From CBS
CBS has picked up “God Friended Me,” “The Neighborhood,” “Magnum P.I.” for full seasons.

God Friended Me” is averaging more than 10 million viewers per episode. The single-camera comedy stars Brandon Micheal Hall, Violett Beane, Suraj Sharma, Javicia Leslie and Joe Morton. Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Marcos Siega are executive producers for Warner Bros. Television.

Magnum P.I.” reaches more than nine million viewers each week. The drama series stars Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill, Tim Kang and Amy Hill. Peter Lenkov, Eric Guggenheim, Justin Lin, John Davis, John Fox and Danielle Woodrow are executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Universal Television.

The Neighborhood” averages more than eight million viewers each week. The multi-camera comedy stars Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Beth Behrs, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears and Hank Greenspan. Jim Reynolds, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor Wendi Trilling, Cedric
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Matthew Broderick Cast as Aunt Jackie’s Love Interest on ‘The Conners’

Matthew Broderick Cast as Aunt Jackie’s Love Interest on ‘The Conners’
Aunt Jackie is in the mood for romance!

Matthew Broderick has been cast as Peter, a new love interest for Laurie Metcalf’s character, on “The Conners,” an ABC spokesperson told TheWrap on Friday. The actor will be making his debut on the “Roseanne” spinoff during the Halloween episode, which airs Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

But before Broderick comes to Lanford, another big guest star will be stopping by, and he’s bringing by a romantic partner too. Yes, Tuesday’s episode, titled “Tangled Up in Blue,” will see the previously-announced return of Johnny Galecki, Darlene’s (Sara Gilbert’s) ex David, who is coming back with new girlfriend Blue (Juliette Lewis).

Justin Long will also recur as Darlene’s new beau, so, drama, drama, drama afoot for the whole Conners family.
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All About the Washingtons: Cancelled by Netflix; No Season Two

All About the Washingtons: Cancelled by Netflix; No Season Two
Turns out, Netflix isn't All About the Washingtons. Deadline reports the streaming service has cancelled the TV show after one season.

The family sitcom centers on Joey (Joseph Simmons) and Justine Washington (Justine Simmons). After Joey retires from his storied hip-hop career, Justine decides it is time to spread her own professional wings. The cast also includes Kiana Ledé, Nathan Anderson, Leah Rose Randall, and Maceo Smedley.

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Station 19: Season Two; ABC Orders More Episodes for the 2018-19 Season

Station 19: Season Two; ABC Orders More Episodes for the 2018-19 Season
Good news for fans of Station 19! ABC just announced they've ordered more episodes for the TV show's second season.

A spinoff of Grey's Anatomy, the drama series centers on the crew of Seattle’s Station 19. All of the city’s firefighters are also trained EMTs, and Station 19’s team is the best of the best. The cast also includes Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George, Grey Damon, Barrett Doss, Alberto Frezza, Jay Hayden, Okieriete Onaodowan, Danielle Savre, and Miguel Sandoval.

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Charmed Boss: Can Harry Be Trusted? And Who Are the Sisters' Fathers?

Charmed is wasting no time getting to bottom of one of its biggest mysteries: Just how trustworthy is the sisters’ Whitelighter? Macy, Mel and Maggie were warned to keep their distance at the end of last week’s series premiere, but executive producer Jennie Snyder Urman tells TVLine not to jump to any conclusions just yet.

“We dive right into that in the next episode,” she says of Sunday’s second hour (The CW, 9/8c). “You’ll find out whether he can be trusted or not, and you’ll find out who that message really came from.” Until then,
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The Best Uses of Nirvana Songs in Movies or TV

There’s a lot that can be said about Nirvana and woe to the person that decides to dish or diss them to their diehard fans because it wouldn’t go well. In the 90s they were The band that everyone wanted to be fans of and they were a movement unto themselves that helped grunge to really kick into high gear and become something that would be remembered for years to come. Plus their music, disturbing as the lyrics might have been sometimes, were the kind of stuff that you couldn’t get out of your head and would find yourself singing

The Best Uses of Nirvana Songs in Movies or TV
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Aldis Hodge

It takes a lot of drive to be an actor and to maintain that position as Aldis Hodge knows. In fact he happens to enjoy the pressures that come with the job and knows that in order to get better one has to move into those pressures and through them if they hope to succeed at all. That kind of determination and drive to excel is something great to see since it inspires others and makes them believe that the hard work that has to go into something to achieve it is worthwhile and can lead to a good life

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Aldis Hodge
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Supergirl's Melissa Benoist: Season 4 Opts for Empowerment Over Romance

Sorry, eligible bachelors of National City, but Kara Danvers won’t be swiping right anytime soon. Supergirl‘s fourth season, which continues Sunday (The CW, 8/7c), reinforces the idea that “you can find empowerment in many different avenues of life,” star Melissa Benoist tells TVLine, confirming that there’s “not much” romance coming up for the Girl of Steel.

“It’s not that I don’t think there should be any,” she explains, “but I like seeing a woman fending for herself and not thinking about [romance]. If it falls into her lap, great.”

One relationship you can look forward to developing,
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Ranking the Best Songs from Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star is Born’

If you’ve already seen A Star Is Born (2018), or even just listened to its album on iTunes, you know that it has some of the most spectacularly show-stopping music of any movie in years. I’m not even a country fan and even I walked out of the theater with visions of chicken-fried stardom dancing in my head. Maybe one of the Guardians of the Galaxy movies or Baby Driver (2017) could give it a run for its money, but that’s really about it. The movie is such an embarrassment of riches when it comes to its soundtrack

Ranking the Best Songs from Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star is Born’
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‘My Dinner With Hervé’ Review: Peter Dinklage’s Bland HBO Biopic Never Justifies Breaking Bread With Two Bad Men

‘My Dinner With Hervé’ Review: Peter Dinklage’s Bland HBO Biopic Never Justifies Breaking Bread With Two Bad Men
Hervé Villechaize, the artist best known for playing Nick Nack in “The Man With the Golden Gun” and Tattoo on the TV show “Fantasy Island,” may have been a decent man. With just a rudimentary bit of research, one can see that Villechaize worked extensively with troubled children, helping abuse victims cope with tragedy and speaking with depressed teenagers about suicide. Certainly as a performer, the famous dwarf knew how to entertain the masses, even going so far as to play Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street.”

To its credit, “My Dinner With Hervé” doesn’t embellish these details to create an overly rosy interpretation of a troubled man. But to its pressing detriment, the new HBO biopic downplays any empathetic characteristics whatsoever, to the point where viewers may wonder why this actor was notable at all. Sure, he was famous for a spell, but in a movie that damns
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‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ Is a Proto-Potter Fantasy That’s Better than the Recent Harry Potter Movies

Ever since Harry Potter first hit the movie scene, and especially since it left, studio executives have been scrambling for the next big thing in youth fantasy movies. For a while it was sort-of subsumed by the Hunger Games movies, and later by its imitators, but nothing ever quite filled that same, hungering niche of witchcraft and wizardry that left a gaping, lightning scar-shaped whole in audiences hearts since the last lingering chord of John Williams’ iconic score died out all the way back in 2011. Maybe that’s why they couldn’t stop themselves from making all of those insufferable prequels.

‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ Is a Proto-Potter Fantasy That’s Better than the Recent Harry Potter Movies
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‘Will & Grace’ Co-Creator Doesn’t Want to See Tim Allen Get Political on ‘Last Man Standing’

‘Will & Grace’ Co-Creator Doesn’t Want to See Tim Allen Get Political on ‘Last Man Standing’
“Will and Grace” is no stranger to politics – its latest season features discussions about immigration, President Trump and a host of other topics – but that doesn’t mean show co-creator Max Mutchnick thinks every show should follow suit.

“It depends on the tone – everything is about tone – and our characters are able to talk about what they want to talk about because of the way they were initially built, so it really depends,” Mutchnik told Variety at Friday’s annual Glsen Respect Awards held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. “I want to hear the cast of ‘Will & Grace’ talk,
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Days of Our Lives’ Best Male Character Transformations

Days of Our Lives fans got a long list of our favorite female character changes yesterday, and you know that that means. It means it’s time for us to share with you the men who have changed their personalities, their businesses, and their lives for the better. These are men who have made things so much better for themselves that they’ve actually had a lot of help getting to where they are today. They might not be all the men who’ve gone through a serious change, but they are the kind of men who go through things that they see

Days of Our Lives’ Best Male Character Transformations
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The TVLine-Up: What's Returning, New and Leaving the Week of Oct. 21

The TVLine-Up: What's Returning, New and Leaving the Week of Oct. 21
This weekly feature is in addition to TVLine’s daily What to Watch listings.

With nearly 500 scripted shows now airing across broadcast, cable, streaming and whatever “Wattpad” is, it’s easy to forget that a favorite comedy is returning, or that the new “prestige drama” you anticipated is about to debut. So consider this our reminder to set your DVR, order a Season Pass, pop a fresh Memorex into the Vcr… however it is you roll.

Below you’ll find a four series premieres (including The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), five season premieres (including Midnight, Texas) and so much more.
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10 Great Movies That Feature Gigantic Animals Killing People

As far as I’m concerned, movies that feature enormous animals eating, dismembering, eviscerating, disembowling or otherwise destroying human beings is a recipe for success. And I’m talking big, super dangerous animals here, so take your Birds and Bats and Snakes on a Plane and shove ’em. Not all movies with this formula are mindless — anyone who’s read Moby Dick can tell you that the story runs much deeper than the quest to kill a whale — but even the cruddiest movies where oversized animals treat people like Rosie O’Donnell treats french fries is worth watching. After the jump, take

10 Great Movies That Feature Gigantic Animals Killing People
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‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Review: Matt Murdock’s Return Could Hit Harder, but It Represents a Major Improvement

Matt Murdock seems tired but wired, and that may be the best part of “Marvel’s Daredevil” Season 3, which represents a recovery — of sorts — for the series that initially launched the Netflix/Marvel universe.

It’s strange to remember the intense anticipation around “Daredevil” Season 1. While at that time there were no shortage of shows featuring superheroes on television, including “Marvel’s Agents of Shield” and Greg Berlanti’s ever-expanding empire of CW/DC adaptations, “Daredevil” promised to be the gritty, grown-up version — then-showrunner Steven S. DeKnight said the inspiration was “to lean more toward ‘The Wire’ than ‘Smallville.'”

After more than three years years and five additional new spinoffs of varying quality, though, the feelings inspired by the launch of a new Netflix/Marvel series might lean more toward exhaustion than excitement. After all, this is the fourth new Marvel launch of the year from this universe, coming
See full article at Indiewire Television »

Watch the Marvel's Daredevil Cast Pick Their Ideal McU Crossovers

We've been watching Marvel Netflix shows for three years now and not one of the major characters from the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has crossed over to the Netflix universe, or vice versa, though they do share the same world. The bigwigs at Marvel would send snipers out before

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