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Gabrielle Union goes into fight mode to save her children in trailer for Breaking In

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Universal Pictures has debuted the first trailer for thriller Breaking In; starring Gabrielle Union as a woman who will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security.

Directed by James McTeigue, Billy Burke (Twilight series), Richard Cabral (End of Watch), Ajiona Alexus (Empire), Levi Meaden (Pacific Rim Uprising), Jason George (Grey’s Anatomy), Seth Carr (Black Panther) and Christa Miller (Cougar Town) star alongside Union.

Also in trailers – Sandra Bullock leads the all-female Ocean’s 8 in new trailer

The film see’s Will Packer and Union reuniting as producers.

The film is released in cinemas May 11th

Breaking In Official Synopsis

Gabrielle Union stars as a woman who will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick and especially no man inside can match a mother
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'Scrubs' Creator Bill Lawrence and Wife Christa Miller Buy $7.55 Million NYC Condo

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"Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence and his wife, Christa Miller -- one of the stars of the series -- are living the good life in NYC ... in a home fit for a Hollywood power couple. Lawrence -- who also co-created "Cougar Town" and "Spin City" -- and Miller -- who also starred on "Cougar Town" and "The Drew Carey Show" -- dropped a cool $7.55 million on the 3-bed, 3.5-bath condo on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. The pristine
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Enlists Busy Philipps for Season 4 Guest Stint

We see an Instagram Story subplot in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s future.

Busy Philipps is set to guest star in Season 4 of the Netflix comedy in an unspecified role, TVLine has confirmed. The actress-social media phenom broke the news Wednesday on — twist! — Instagram. Posing alongside Kimmy Schmidt co-star Carol Kane, Philipps declared, “How lucky am I to get to work with this icon.”

A Netflix rep had no comment.

The gig reunites the Cougar Town vet with Kimmy Schmidt co-creator Tina Fey following the surprising demise of Sackett Sisters, the Fey-produced NBC pilot that was to star Philipps and Casey Wilson.
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A Warning for Broadcast TV: When There Are Too Many Shows to Watch, Generic Titles Like ‘Deception’ Just Don’t Cut It

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ABC just premiered its latest twist on the cop procedural format — a pretty fun show starring Jack Cutmore-Scott as Cameron Black, a stage magician who decides to use his talents to help the FBI solve crimes while also investigating a mystery of his own.

A magician doing illusions to solve crime is a fresh twist on the genre, Cutmore-Scott is a charming lead, the supporting cast is fantastic, and the magic seen in the pilot is really cool. But what’s this show titled? “Deception.”

That’s right, “Deception” — not to be mistaken for the 1946 film starring Bette Davis and Claude Reine, the 2008 film starring Ewan McGregor and Hugh Jackman, the 2013 NBC series about a lady detective investigating her childhood best friend’s murder, or countless other low-budget films over the years. “Deception” is a one-word title so generic and bland that by the end of this sentence, you’ll
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Exclusive: Listen to Waz-jackson’s genre-bending score for YouTube Red’s newest series Youth & Consequences

In honor of the recent premiere of Youtube Red’s newest sitcom, Youth & Consequences, we decided to share with you an exclusive playlist with a few of the show’s tracks by composing duo Waz and Jamie Jackson, known as Waz-jackson.

Youth & Consequences is billed as a “woke” version of Mean Girls. It is described as a series that boldly tackles hot-button issues like feminism, gender identity and the seemingly life-or-death stakes of adolescence in the Digital Age. It follows Farrah Cutney (Anna Akana), the girl everyone wishes they were in school: a master of her domain, queen of “spin” and the resident “fixer” — at the center of a rumor storm that she can no longer control.

Aside from Youth & Consequences, Waz-jackson is currently scoring The CW’s Life Sentence starring Lucy Hale. They also have two documentary films in post-production, Cancer Rebellion produced by Roger Daltrey of The
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“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Co-Creator Aline Brosh McKenna Has a New Series in Development

Brosh McKenna: Academy Originals/YouTube

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” co-creator and showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna has a new female-led comedy in the works. She’s joining forces with two writer-producers from the Rachel Bloom-starrer, Rachel Specter and Audrey Wauchope. The trio have closed a deal with Paramount Players for an untitled comedy set in the world of law enforcement, according to an exclusive from Deadline.

Few details are known about the project, but Specter and Wauchope will pen the script and Brosh McKenna is set to produce.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” concluded its third season in February. No word on whether The CW musical comedy will be returning for Season 4. Brosh McKenna signed a two-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios back in May 2017. Her big screen writing credits include “The Devil Wears Prada,” “27 Dresses,” and “Annie.” She co-penned “Cruella,” Disney’s upcoming live-action story about the villain from “101 Dalmatians” starring Emma Stone.
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March TV Premieres: 16 New Shows to Look out for This Month

Now that we’re heading into one of the busiest stretches of the TV calendar, each network is unveiling some of their best plays to vie for your viewing attention. Some of these new shows are heralded programming additions we’ve had circled on the horizon for the better part of the past few months. Others are true wild cards.

As we all plan out what to use to fill the TV void left behind by the sudden disappearance of Olympic curling, here are a few options of new series across network, cable, and streaming that might be worth considering.

(Missed the tops of what the first two months of the year had to offer? Here are some notable TV premieres from February, both on Netflix and elsewhere.)

Hard Sun” (March 7, Hulu)

“Luther” creator Neil Cross is back with a different kind of detective show, one where its central agents
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‘McMafia’ Review: David Strathairn’s Fine but Familiar AMC Miniseries Is the Egg McMuffin of Crime Shows

‘McMafia’ Review: David Strathairn’s Fine but Familiar AMC Miniseries Is the Egg McMuffin of Crime Shows
“McMafia” is a very serious show with a very silly title. While plenty of other series with maligned monickers have let their quality speak for them (“Trophy Wife,” “Cougar Town”), the most interesting thing about AMC’s new drama is the misleading and misguided origins of its title. A stock revenge story with a corporate hook that provides for the finished sheen of “prestige” television (expensive suits, fancy dresses, and lots of pretty people in pretty places), the first six episodes feature a handsome production filled with strong performances (most notably from the lead, James Norton). But there’s no fresh meat in this fine-looking burger… so the title remains the most compelling aspect to talk about.

First, since this is a review, here’s what you need to know about “McMafia” the “Untitled David Strathairn TV Show.” This eight-part limited series focuses on a businessman, Alex Godman (Norton), who
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Ana Ortiz Joins ABC's Whiskey Cavalier Opposite Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan

Ana Ortiz Joins ABC's Whiskey Cavalier Opposite Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan
Ugly Betty vet Ana Ortiz is returning to ABC with a supporting role in Whiskey Cavalier, ABC’s hour-long dramedy pilot starring Scandal‘s Scott Foley and The Walking Dead‘s Lauren Cohan.

The potential series — from Scrubs and Cougar Town EP Bill Lawrence — centers on the adventures of Foley’s FBI agent Will Chase (codename: Whiskey Cavalier) who, following an emotional break-up, is assigned to work with Cohan’s quick and cunning CIA operative Francesca “Frankie” Trowbridge (codename: Fiery Tribune). Together, they lead an inter-agency team of spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship,
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Trailer Watch: Amy Schumer Thinks She’s a Super Model in “I Feel Pretty”

“I Feel Pretty”

Amy Schumer gets an invisible makeover that changes her life in “I Feel Pretty.” The comedy sees her playing Renee, a woman who suffers from low self-esteem. Convinced that her life is adversely affected by her looks, she’s “always wondered what it feels like to be undeniably pretty,” she admits in a new trailer for the pic.

“Women know deep down it’s what’s on the outside that the whole world judges,” Renee says. Her theory is put to the test when an accident at a Soul Cycle class leaves her completely physically transformed — but in her eyes alone. “I look exactly the same but in my mind I am Giselle [Bündchen], I am one of the Jenner-Kardashians,” Schumer explained on “Ellen,” where she premiered the spot. Renee starts living with the confidence of a super model even though she doesn’t look like one.

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Scott Foley's FBI/CIA Action Dramedy "Whiskey Cavalier" Gets ABC Pilot Order

Scott Foley's FBI/CIA Action Dramedy
Scott Foley is one step closer to staying in the ABC fold after Scandal wraps it run.

The network has given an official pilot order to Whiskey Cavalier, an action dramedy starring Foley as a tough but tender FBI agent.

RELATEDPilot Season ’18: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The hourlong series follows Foley’s Will Chase — code name: Whiskey Cavalier — as he partners up with a badass CIA operative — code name: Fiery Tribune — to lead a team of spies that “saves the world, one mission at a time.”

Dave Hemingson (How I Met Your Mother
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‘Charmed’ Reboot, Supernatural Cop Drama ‘Dead Inside’ Ordered to Pilot at CW

‘Charmed’ Reboot, Supernatural Cop Drama ‘Dead Inside’ Ordered to Pilot at CW
The CW has ordered two drama pilots for the 2018-2019 season.

The first is the long-awaited “Charmed,” a reboot of the original series centers on three sisters in a college town who discover they are witches. The project was originally in development at the network last year but was rolled into this year. The original version of the reboot was set in the 1970’s but this new version will take place in the present day.

It is based on a story by Jennie Urman, creator of The CW’s “Jane the Virgin,” who will executive produce with “Jane the Virgin” writers Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin writing and executive producing. Brad Silberling, who has executive produced CW shows including “Jane the Virgin,” “Dynasty,” “No Tomorrow” and “Reign,” will direct and executive produce with Ben Silverman also executive producing. CBS Television Studios will produce.

The original “Charmed” ran for eight seasons on the WB (now the CW
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This Friends Reunion Trailer Might Not Be Real, but It Is in Our Hearts

At this point, a Friends reboot is never going to happen. In the decade since the seminal show ended, most of the cast members have spoken against the idea of a scripted reunion series or movie. Even so, dedicated Friends fans haven't stopped asking for it. In case it's any consolation, one viral YouTube video imagines what a Friends reunion movie might look like, and it's almost too much to handle. Smasher - a movie, TV, and gaming trailer channel - stitched together a fake trailer using clips from the cast's post-Friends projects, like Cougar Town and Episodes. Though the trailer is a little rough around the edges at times, it's also not entirely unbelievable. Monica and Chandler are divorcing, Phoebe is now a doctor, and Joey is still single but winning a Golden Globe! Ok - so maybe it is a little implausible, but just go with it.
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One Tree Hill, Everwood and Cougar Town Coming to Hulu in February 2018

Hulu has revealed which TV shows and movies will be available to stream in February 2018! After leaving Netflix in 2017, the complete series of One Tree Hill will now be available for viewing on Hulu starting next month. Courteney Cox and Busy Philipps' former ABC show Cougar Town will also be coming to Hulu in February, as well as the former WB show Everwood, which starred Emily VanCamp, Gregory Smith, Treat Williams and Chris Pratt. In addition to all of the movies and TV shows that are coming to Hulu next month, there will also unfortunately be some that are leaving. Take a look at the list below to get the scoop: Available February 1 Cougar Town: Complete Series...
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Here’s What’s Coming to Hulu in February

The good folks at Hulu have announced the movies and TV shows that will be coming to the streaming service next month. Indeed, as competitor Netflix continues to purge its library of non-original content, Hulu seems intent on picking up all of your favorite TV shows. They have Seinfeld. They have Lost. And now they have every single episode of ER. So what are they adding next month? CW/WB fans take heart, because every episode of Everwood and One Tree Hill are coming to Hulu, as is the complete series of the underrated ABC sitcom Cougar Town. And …
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Busy Philipps Still Has Michelle Williams' Golden Globe: 'I Keep Meaning to Bring It to Her'

Busy Philipps Still Has Michelle Williams' Golden Globe: 'I Keep Meaning to Bring It to Her'
Busy Philipps has yet to win a Golden Globe herself, but she still has one sitting on her bookshelf.

The 38-year-old Cougar Town actress revealed on her Instagram Story Thursday that she has the trophy her best friend Michelle Williams picked up in 2012 for the film My Life with Marilyn — and has had it since Williams won the honor.

“I was supposed to send it to her in New York after she won it so many years ago,” Philipps explained, laughing holding the award up for the camera.

“I couldn’t figure out, like, I didn’t want to ship
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Scrubs creator takes comedy series Spaced Out to CBS

Variety is reporting that Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence’s comedy series Spaced Out is now being developed as a multi-camera project at CBS, after failing to move forward as a single camera comedy pilot at NBC.

Described as a “workplace ensemble”, the series takes place in the world of commercial space travel. The original concept would have focussed on a working-class genius and his struggles to fit in with an established team of engineers building a rocket to go to Mars.

Lawrence – whose other credits include Spin City, Cougar Town, Rush Hour and the upcoming CW comedy Life Sentence – is set to write the new take on Spaced Out, as well as executive producing with Jeff Ingold.

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The Middle Pilot Revisited: 'Super' Frankie, Touchy Feely Brick and More

The Middle Pilot Revisited: 'Super' Frankie, Touchy Feely Brick and More
Middle acolytes, remember when Frankie was bad at her job? And Sue was bad at everything? And Brick whispered random words?

Actually, come to think of it, not much has changed in the eight years since we first touched down in Orson, Ind. and became acquainted with the Heck family.

Ahead of Tuesday’s milestone 200th episode (ABC, 8/7c), TVLine is looking back at the show’s pilot, which originally aired Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, launching alongside Modern Family, Cougar Town and — oof! — Kelsey Grammer’s Hank.

So join us as we look back at Frankie’s less-than-Super joyride, Sue’s short-lived
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Alan Cumming's Instinct, Biblical Comedy Get CBS Premiere Dates

Alan Cumming's Instinct, Biblical Comedy Get CBS Premiere Dates
CBS on Friday announced the premiere dates for a pair of (very different) series premiering in early 2018.

RelatedMan With a Plan, Superior Donuts Get Full-Season Orders at CBS

First up is the new comedy Living Biblically, previously known as By the Book. Premiering Monday, Feb. 26 (9:30/8:30c), the series stars Jay R. Ferguson (The Real O’Neals) as Chip Curry, a man who decides to start living his life strictly according to the teachings of the Bible. Living Biblically also stars Lindsey Kraft (Getting On), Ian Gomez (Cougar Town), David Krumholtz (The Deuce), Tony Rock (All of Us
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TVLine Items: Lost Vet Joins Ftwd, Saoirse Ronan's SNL Promo and More

TVLine Items: Lost Vet Joins Ftwd, Saoirse Ronan's SNL Promo and More
Maggie Grace has something to fear.

The Lost alumna has joined the cast of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead as a series regular for Season 4, the network announced on Wednesday.

RelatedThe Walking Dead‘s Lennie James Is Leaving to Cross Over to Fear Twd

No details about Grace’s role were disclosed.

Following Lost, Grace had an arc on Californication and guest-starred on Masters of Sex. She was also set to play the lead role of ER residency director Leanne on Code Black before exiting the medical pilot for creative reasons.

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