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"Elementary" to End CBS Run After Season 7

"Elementary" is coming to an end on CBS, Variety has confirmed.

The procedural will wrap up following its upcoming seventh season on the broadcaster, which does not currently have a premiere date. All 13 episodes of Season 7 have been shot. According to an individual with knowledge of the situation, the network and producers came to the conclusion to end the show after it was renewed back in May.

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Frankie Shaw Investigated by ABC Studios Following Misconduct Claim on Showtime’s "SMILF"

Frankie Shaw Investigated by ABC Studios Following Misconduct Claim on Showtime’s
ABC Studios completed an investigation this year into alleged misconduct by Frankie Shaw, creator and star of the Showtime series “SMILF,” Variety has confirmed.

The studio launched a probe into Shaw’s behavior after being made aware of a complaint by Samara Weaving, an actress who appears in the show’s first and upcoming second seasons. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Weaving complained to co-star Rosie O’Donnell and a director during production of season two about being asked to perform a sex scene nude. (Weaving and co-star Miguel Gomez were eventually told they could film the scene in their underwear.
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‘Skate Kitchen’ Director, ‘Love’ Co-Creator to Develop Female Skateboarding Comedy at HBO

‘Skate Kitchen’ Director, ‘Love’ Co-Creator to Develop Female Skateboarding Comedy at HBO
HBO is developing a female skateboarding comedy series that hails from Crystal Moselle and Lesley Arfin.

Inspired by the film “Skate Kitchen,” which Moselle directed and co-wrote, the untitled series is set against the backdrop of New York City and will follow a diverse group of young women navigating their lives through the predominantly male oriented world of skateboarding.

Moselle and Arfin will write and executive produce the series, with Moselle also attached to direct.

“As girls we were never brave enough to try skateboarding,” Arfin and Moselle said. “We’re excited to work on a project that could potentially
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"Tell Me A Story" Renewed For Season 2 By CBS All Access

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Ahead of the season one finale, CBS All Access has ordered a second season of Tell Me A Story, its psychological thriller drama series, from Kevin Williamson and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment.

Written by Williamson, Tell Me a Story, whose first installment co-stars Billy Magnussen and James Walk, is based on a Spanish format. It takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Set in modern day New York City, the first season of the serialized drama interweaves “The Three Little Pigs,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” and “Hansel and Gretel” into an epic and subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder. The Season 1 cast also includes James Wolk, Dania Ramirez, Danielle Campbell, Dorian Missick, Michael Raymond-James, Davi Santos, Sam Jaeger, Zabryna Guevara with Paul Wesley and Kim Catrall. It is unclear which of the actors will return
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‘Dark Crystal’ Series: Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy Lead Voice Cast of Jim Henson Prequel

‘Dark Crystal’ Series: Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy Lead Voice Cast of Jim Henson Prequel
Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy and Nathalie Emmanuel are set to lead the voice cast for “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” the 10-episode animated fantasy series that’s a prequel to Jim Henson’s 1982 fantasy film.

Egerton, Taylor-Joy and Emmanuel will play the three Gelfing heroes, Rian, Brea and Deet. Netflix additionally announced Monday the cast voicing of other puppet characters in a staggering list that includes: Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham-Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mark Strong, Alicia Vikander, Harvey Fierstein, Mark Hamill, Ralph Ineson, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Jey, ?”lafur Darri ?”lafsson, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg and Donna Kimball.

Additional characters will also be voiced by puppeteers from the production, including Alice Dinnean, Louise Gold, Neil Sterenberg and Victor Yerrid, with more to be announced soon.
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TV Land's Teachers Face Budget Cuts, Grizzly Bears in Final Season Trailer

Before the final bell rings on TV Land’s Teachers, the ladies of Fillmore Elementary have 10 more lessons they’d like to impart, beginning with how to defend your school from potential grizzlies. (Thanks, Betsy DeVos!)

TVLine has an exclusive first look at the trailer for Teachers‘ final episodes — Season 3B premieres Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 10/9c — which kick off with a new neighbor (and his pet grizzly!) moving in across the street from the school. Though the teachers try their best to explain why it’s a bad idea to keep a 600 lb. predator across the street from so many children,
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The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Hope Asks Liam A Frank Question

The Bold and the Beautiful fans want to know why anyone ever thinks there is any sort of chance that Liam, Hope, and Steffy can work together and get things handled in their own lives. There is nothing about them that comes across as reasonable in terms of their lives. They are never in a good place for longer than a few moments, and this is no exception. He is trying to mediate between them and their fierce arguments over what is going on with their mothers. And he is clearly getting nowhere with that one. We watched him try

The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Hope Asks Liam A Frank Question
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Final Space

Have you heard of a television show called Final Space? It’s understandable if you haven’t, because there is a fairly large amount of the population that hasn’t yet heard of it but once you do, it’s bound to pique your interest. It’s extremely unique and aside from that fact, it’s just entertaining in practically every way you could ever imagine. If you want to know more about it, go ahead and read through this list. You might find something that becomes your new binge-watching favorite. 1. It’s known as a Space Opera If you’re not familiar with the term Space

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Final Space
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David Schwimmer Starring in New Sky Comedy Series ‘Intelligence’

David Schwimmer Starring in New Sky Comedy Series ‘Intelligence’
David Schwimmer will play a power-hungry Nsa agent relocated to the U.K. in “Intelligence,” a new six-part comedy series for Sky in the U.K.

Schwimmer is best known to U.K. audiences for his role in “Friends,” but was recently in the news after British police posted a video of a suspect thief who bore a striking resemblance to the U.S. star. Schwimmer took it in good humor, later posting his own spoof denial video.

He will exercise his comedy chops again for a British audience in “Intelligence,” alongside Nick Mohammed (“The Martian”). Schwimmer’s U.S.
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BBC Names Fiona Campbell as New Head of Online Channel BBC Three

The BBC has named Fiona Campbell the new boss of its youth-skewing online channel, BBC Three, replacing outgoing controller Damian Kavanagh, who is leaving in the new year to run Endemol Shine-owned producer Tiger Aspect.

Campbell has been heading up the documentary unit at BBC Studios, the U.K. pubcaster’s production division. She also worked at BBC Three previously as its head of documentaries and features.

BBC Three transitioned from a free-to-air broadcast channel to an online service in 2016 and has since become a home for challenging factual series and breakout comedies such as Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s “Fleabag.
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Young and the Restless Spoilers: Will Nikki Survive?

Young and the Restless fans are shocked, absolutely shocked, that everything that went down. They didn’t see it coming, and it’s been a shocking and upsetting situation for everyone. Just as Nikki began to feel that her life could not become any more complicated than it was already, there was a horrible situation. She literally walked into a situation that will change her life forever when she walked in front of the car that Reed and Charlie were in. They didn’t mean to hit her, but it happened, and now she is forced to fight for her life. She’s been

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Will Nikki Survive?
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Rüdiger Böss, ProSiebenSat.1’s Longtime Buyer in Hollywood, to Leave the Company

Rüdiger Böss, who as head buyer for ProSiebenSat.1 negotiated the German broadcast giant’s deals with U.S. studios for many years, is leaving after more than a quarter of a century at the company.

Böss is a well-known figure in the international TV business and a familiar face at major events and markets. ProSiebenSat.1 CEO Conrad Albert called the outgoing exec “our man in Hollywood.” Henrik Pabst will take over Böss’ responsibilities as executive vice president of content acquisitions and sales.

“I look back at this quarter-century at ProSiebenSat.1 with fondness and gratitude and am incredibly happy that I
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Rebel Wilson to Star in Australian Drama Series ‘Les Norton’

Rebel Wilson to Star in Australian Drama Series ‘Les Norton’
Rebel Wilson and David Wenham will star in Australian drama series “Les Norton.” Adapted from the novels of Robert G. Barrett, the show is presented by The Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Screen Australia.

Set in 1985, the series will follow the exploits of a country bloke from outback Queensland, played by rising star Alexander Bertrand. On the run from a troubled past, he blows into Sydney where he lands a job as a bouncer at an illegal casino. A classic fish out of water who is desperate to get home, he soon finds himself seduced by the city’s illicit charms
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South Korea’s Cj Enm Acquires Scandinavian Sales Company Eccho Rights

South Korean entertainment powerhouse Cj Enm has acquired a majority stake in Stockholm-based rights-management and sales company Eccho Rights.

A leading entertainment and merchandising company in Asia, Cj Enm will give Eccho Rights the resources to expand its global footprint across Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

Eccho Rights has offices in Stockholm, Istanbul, Madrid, Seoul and Manila. In the past year, Eccho Rights has licensed more than 15,000 hours of TV series globally. The company has been selling drama series from Western Europe, as well as emerging markets such as Russia, India and Korea.

The acquisition underscores Cj Enm
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Samantha Bee Raises Money, Speaks Out About Refugees on ‘Full Frontal’s Christmas on Ice’

Samantha Bee Raises Money, Speaks Out About Refugees on ‘Full Frontal’s Christmas on Ice’
“The world is dark, but tonight we are going to bukakee it with joy,” Samantha Bee declared at the start of her “Full Frontal” holiday special, “Christmas on Ice.” “And your hearts are going to swell with good will towards your fellow humans if it’s the last f—ing thing I do!”

Like a foul-mouthed Santa, the late-night cable host was true to her word and delivered the goods during the two-hour taping at New York City’s PlayStation Theater on Dec. 17. The 30-minute edited version of “Christmas on Ice” will air (commercial free) Dec. 19 at 10:30 p.m.
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Someone's Got a New Wife on The Big Bang Theory

Familiar faces are popping up all over the place on The Big Bang Theory's final season and that will continue in the back half of Season 12. Penny's (Kaley Cuoco) ex Zack (Brian Thomas Smith) will return when the series comes back in Janurary and he won't be alone.

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The Voice Performance Finale Recap: Which of the Top 4 Contestants Sounded Like Season 15's Winner?

Well, Voice fans, it’s been a long and bumpy road. Over the course of Season 15, we’ve seen good singers cut too soon (SandyRedd, Kameron Marlowe, etc.) and mediocre ones cut too late (Tyke James, Reagan Strange, etc.). We’ve discovered just how far into his own mouth Adam Levine can stick his own foot, and watched Kennedy Holmes kick ass. And we’ve sat through so many of Carson Daly’s inane questions for the contestants that we’ve all but given up groaning like Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers when he asks ’em. But Monday night,
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Killing Stalking

Have you heard of a title called Killing Stalking? The title itself sounds dark but that’s only a measure of what is to come. If you like stories that have a very dark twist, this might be something that you could get into. On the other hand, if you prefer not to deal with subject matter like that, it might be something that you want to make sure you avoid. If you’re on the fence and you need some more information in order to decide, read through these 10 things that are listed below. 1. The same person wrote and

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Killing Stalking
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Big Bang Theory Final Season Scoop: Lindsey Kraft Cast as [Spoiler]'s Wife

Big Bang Theory Final Season Scoop: Lindsey Kraft Cast as [Spoiler]'s Wife
The Big Bang Theory has married off a key recurring player — albeit off screen. TVLine has confirmed that Brian Thomas Smith is set to reprise his role as Penny’s ex hubby Zack during the second half of the CBS sitcom’s 12th and final season. And he won’t be showing up alone. The ever-ubiquitous Lindsey Kraft (Living Biblically, Grace and Frankie, Dirty John, The Conners) has been tapped to play Zack’s new bride Marissa.

Kraft is slated to appear in multiple episodes, the first of which will air Jan. 10. Here’s the episode’s spoilery logline: “Zack
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The Five Best Eddie Redmayne Movies of His Career

Eddie Redmayne seemed to have come out of nowhere when he really started getting popular, but in truth he’s been acting since he was much younger and has been in show business since the late 90s. In many ways it seems as though he can’t really play any role without each one being compared to the roll he did prior, but he’s far more versatile than that since a lot of his characters are quite different and in some cases take on a very different persona as well as different mannerisms that allow him to give the viewer something unique.

The Five Best Eddie Redmayne Movies of His Career
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