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‘Erase’: Callie Thorne To Co-Star In Denis Leary’s USA Network Drama Pilot

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‘Erase’: Callie Thorne To Co-Star In Denis Leary’s USA Network Drama Pilot
Exclusive: It’s a Rescue Me reunion: Callie Thorne has been tapped to co-star opposite Denis Leary in Erase, USA Network’s crime thriller-with-a-twist drama pilot.

Created by Leary and Alex Cary, Erase is the story of Donal O’Neal (Leary), a dirty ex-cop who decides to do the right thing and bring down his complicit superior officers. In this gritty crime thriller, laced with elements of black comedy, Donal races against time to repair the damage he’s done to his estranged family while trying to avoid being killed by his enemies.

Thorne will play Donna O’Neal, Donal’s first love, ex-wife and mother of his children. A woman of strong backbone and incorruptible moral compass whose strength and Achilles’ heel is her compassion.

Leary and Cary executive produce, along with Jim Serpico and Tom Sellitti for Universal Cable Prods.

This marks Thorne’s return to USA, where
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Supergirl: The Complete Third Season Blu-ray and DVD details revealed

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of the third season of The CW’s superhero series Supergirl; check out the cover artwork and details of the special features below…

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Just in time for the fourth season premiere on The CW, catch up with the most courageous Super Heroine on TV, who flies into danger to save her city as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings you Supergirl: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray and DVD on September 18, 2018. In Season Three, Supergirl reached almost 3.2M Total Viewers for each original episode.⃰ Fans can purchase the set which, in addition to all 23 super-powered episodes, contains the DC Crossover, the show’s 2017 Comic-Con panel, featurettes, and more! Supergirl: The Complete Third Season is priced to own at $44.98 Srp for the DVD and $49.99 Srp for the Blu-ray, which includes a Digital Copy. Supergirl:
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Supergirl & the Legion vs. Reign in The Complete Third Season

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Burbank, CA – Just in time for the fourth season premiere on The CW, catch up with the most courageous Super Heroine on TV, who flies into danger to save her city as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings you Supergirl: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray and DVD on September 18, 2018. In Season Three, Supergirl reached almost 3.2M Total Viewers for each original episode.⃰ Fans can purchase the set which, in addition to all 23 super-powered episodes, contains the DC Crossover, the show’s 2017 Comic-Con panel, featurettes, and more! Supergirl: The Complete Third Season is priced to own at $44.98 Srp for the DVD and $49.99 Srp for the Blu-ray, which includes a Digital Copy. Supergirl: The Complete Third Season is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers.

*Source: Nielsen National TV View, 2017-18 broadcast season to date (09/18/2017 – 03/18/2018), Live + 7 Day ratings; excluding movies, sports, repeats, specials, less than 3 telecasts.

In Season Three,
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Team Flash vs. the Thinker in The Complete Fourth Season

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Burbank, CA – Just in time for the fifth season premiere of the highest-rated series on The CW, you will be zooming into stores to pick up The Flash: The Complete Fourth Season as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases the Blu-ray and DVD on August 28, 2018. With nearly 4.2 million weekly viewers, The Flash is currently The CW’s highest-rated series.* Fans will be able to catch up on the fourth season as they speed-watch all 23 electrifying episodes, including the epic DC Crossover, new featurettes, the series’ 2017 Comic-Con Panel and more. The Flash: The Complete Fourth Season is priced to own at $49.99 Srp for the DVD and $54.97 Srp for the Blu-ray which includes a Digital Copy. The Flash: The Complete Fourth Season is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers.

*Source: Nielsen National TV View, 2017-18 broadcast season to date (09/18/2017 – 03/18/2018), Live + 7 Day ratings; excluding movies, sports, repeats, specials, less than 3 telecasts.
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‘Deadly Class’: Mick Betancourt Tapped As Co-Showrunner For Syfy Drama Series

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‘Deadly Class’: Mick Betancourt Tapped As Co-Showrunner For Syfy Drama Series
Mick Betancourt has been brought in as executive producer and co-showrunner of Syfy’s upcoming series Deadly Class, based on the critically acclaimed Image Comics graphic novel by Rick Remender and Wes Craig. It is slated to premiere in 2019.

Adapted for television by Remender and Miles Orion Feldsott, Deadly Class hails from The Avengers directors Joe and Anthony Russo, Sony Pictures TV and Universal Cable Productions.

Betancourt joins Remender and Feldsott as executive producer and the three will share showrunner duties. He replaces Adam Targum (Banshee) who served in the same capacity on the pilot.

Deadly Class is described as a coming-of-age journey full of ancient mystery and teen angst. Set in a dark, comic book world against the backdrop of late 80s counter culture, it follows a homeless teen recruited into a storied elite private school where the world’s top crime families send their next generations. Maintaining his
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Syfy’s ‘Deadly Class’ Series Adds Mick Betancourt as Co-Showrunner

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Mick Betancourt has signed on as executive producer and co-showrunner on Syfy’s upcoming series adaptation of the graphic novel “Deadly Class.”

He will share showrunning duties with fellow executive producers Rick Remender and Miles Orion Feldsott. Remender wrote the original graphic novel and worked with Feldsott to adapt it for TV. The trio takes over from Adam Targum, who served as showrunner on the pilot.

Betancourt was most recently a co-executive producer and writer on Fox’s limited series “Shots Fired.” His other credits include “Chicago Pd” and “Chicago Fire,” “Necessary Roughness,” and “Law & Order: Svu.”

He is repped by UTA, Artists First, and Jackoway Tyerman.

Syfy ordered the show to pilot back in September. Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, and Mike Larocca will also executive produce along with Remender, Feldsott, and Betancourt. Targum, of Chipmunk Hill, also served as executive producer on the pilot, along with Lee Toland Krieger,
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Syfy's 'Deadly Class' Replaces Showrunner Ahead of Premiere

Another big-swing Syfy drama has changed showrunners ahead of its debut.

Deadly Class, based on the Image Comics graphic novel of the same name, has replaced showrunner Adam Targum with Mick Betancourt ahead of the show's premiere.

Targum served as showrunner on the drama, a co-production between Sony Pictures Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions, from its development through pilot. The drama was picked up to series with Targum (Banshee) still attached. He has now parted ways with the series after creative differences with Syfy, sources say.

Betancourt (Shots Fired, Wicked City, Chicago P, Chicago Fire, Necessary Roughness, Law &...
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The Cartel & Reel One Entertainment Team To Produce 40 Movies By 2020

The Cartel & Reel One Entertainment Team To Produce 40 Movies By 2020
U.S production and management firm The Cartel and Reel One Entertainment have teamed up to develop and produce 40 movies over the next three years. The two companies have partnered to finance and distribute the movies for television and theatrical release as well as international distribution. The first two features to emerge from the pact are A Friend's Obsession, starring Necessary Roughness' Karissa Lee Staples and thriller Eve of Abduction. The formal agreement deal…
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TVLine Items: Americans Adds Gilmore Vet, Angie Tribeca Casting and More

TVLine Items: Americans Adds Gilmore Vet, Angie Tribeca Casting and More
Max Medina, beware the Russian spies!

Gilmore Girls vet Scott Cohen has booked a recurring role on the sixth and final season of the FX spy drama The Americans, per The Hollywood Reporter.

RelatedThe Americans Bosses on the Finale’s Tragic Twist, Season 5’s Slow Burn and the Show’s Ultimate Endgame

Cohen — whose other TV credits include Allegiance, The Carrie Diaries and Necessary Roughness — will play Glenn Haskard, a member of a State Department negotiating team that Russian secret agent Elizabeth Jennings is covertly working against.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* TBS’ Angie Tribeca has
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New ‘Once Upon A Time’ Season 7 Is Bringing On A New Princess Tiana For Action

According to a new report from the folks over at TV Line, The “Once Upon A Time” season 7 crew have decided to hire actress Mekia Cox to portray a new princess named Tiana. The photo above is a first-look at her. She’s the one on your very far left. They say she’s scheduled to make her first appearance in the 3rd episode of the new season which is titled, “The Garden Of Forking Paths.” She will first appear as the Princess and the Frog heroine. The scene in the above photo shows her having a run-in with characters Henry Mills, The Evil Queen and Captain Hook. The producers of the show Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis gave TV Line a bit of a description of Tiana. Apparently, she’ll be in the midst of trying to restore freedom to her people in a different fairy tale realm. They stated,
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Exclusive Interview: Makeup artist Sarit Klein discusses Marvel’s The Defenders

Tai Freligh interviews The Defenders makeup artist Sarit Klein

Sarit Klein is a make-up department head for TV and film, known for her work on films like The Smurfs, When in Rome and Descent, and many popular television shows like Nurse Jackie, Necessary Roughness and Unforgettable. Most recently she has been the go-to makeup person for all the original Marvel series on Netflix, including Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, and for the upcoming The Defenders. We asked her about doing makeup for all these different shows and how she kept it all straight when combining the different shows into The Defenders, television’s version of The Avengers.

Let’s start with Daredevil. He gets the crap kicked out of him on a regular basis. How do you create realistic bruises and gashes, especially in the facial area?

We try to stay away from the “beauty zone,” the
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Flash, Kid Flash, Jesse Quick, & Savitar Race Home in September

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Burbank, CA (May 31, 2017) – Just in time for the fourth season premiere of the #1 show on The CW, catch the fastest man alive as he zigzags through the action-packed release of The Flash: The Complete Third Season from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-rayTM and DVD on September 5, 2017. Delivering 5 million Total Viewers per episode, The Flash is a Top 10 series on all broadcast with Men 18-34 (#7) and Men 18-49 (#10)⃰. Fans will be able to revisit all 23 electrifying episodes from the third season, including the DC-crossover episode, plus over two hours of extra content, including behind-the-scenes featurettes on the “Invasion!” cross over episode and the “Duets” musical episode, a conversation with Andrew Kreisberg and Kevin Smith, deleted scenes, and more. The Flash: The Complete Third Season is priced to own at $49.99 Srp for the DVD and $54.97 Srp for the Blu-rayTM which includes a Digital Copy. The Flash: The Complete
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Haven's Emily Rose Joins Reba McEntire in Marc Cherry's ABC Pilot

Haven's Emily Rose Joins Reba McEntire in Marc Cherry's ABC Pilot
Haven alum Emily Rose will be seeing dead people, in her role on ABC’s drama pilot from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The as-yet-untitled project stars Reba McEntire as Ruby Adair, a small-town Kentucky sheriff whose “red state outlook” is challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Together they form an uneasy alliance as Ruby takes the agent behind the lace curtains of this Southern gothic community to meet an assortment of bizarre characters,
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Jennifer Finnigan To Star In CBS Summer Drama Series ‘Salvation’

Jennifer Finnigan is set as the female lead in Salvation, CBS‘ straight-to-series summer suspense thriller drama from Alex Kurtzman's Secret Hideout and CBS Television Studios. Written by Necessary Roughness creators/executive producers Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro based on the story by Matt Wheeler, the 13-episode Salvation revolves around MIT grad student Liam and tech superstar Darius, who bring low-level Pentagon official Grace (Finnigan) a staggering discovery – that…
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‘I’m Dying Up Here’: Scott Cohen & David Paymer Join Showtime Comedy Series

Scott Cohen (Necessary Roughness) has joined the ensemble cast of Showtime's new hourlong comedy series I'm Dying Up Here in a recurring role, and David Paymer (Quiz Show), is set to guest star. From executive producer Jim Carrey, I'm Dying Up Here is set in L.A.'s celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, during which the careers of many of the comedy superstars began. The series delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that are required to stand alone…
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Queen of the South: Renewed for Season 2 with New Showrunner

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Queen of the South has been renewed.

The series, which will air its first season finale on September 8, has been garnering a steady audience of a little over 2 million viewers in live+7, half of which are in the coveted demo.

It's been cable's number one program throughout its run.

Queen of the South stars Alice Brage as Teresa Mendoza, Verónica Falcón as Camila Vargas, Justina Machado as Brenda Parra, Peter Gadiot as James Valdez, Hemky Madera as Pote Galvez and Gerardo Taracena as Cesar “Batman” Guemes.

Telemundo first adapted the book upon with the show is based, La Reina Del Sur, and it was a massive success.

The actress who plays Teresa Mendoza in the Telemundo version, Kate Del Castillo, found herself implicated in the El Chapo saga this past January, bringing some attention to the title before USA had a chance to bring its series to air.

The series follows the story of Teresa,
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Scream Queens Season 2 Adds John Stamos as Series Regular

John Stamos may not be a doctor, but he's going to play one on TV.

A hot doctor named Brock Holt. 

Shortly after the cancelation of his Fox comedy, Grandfathered, he's been added to Scream Queens Season 2 as a series regular. 

It's also not the first time Stamos has worked with Scream Queens boss, Ryan Murphy.

Stamos was a guest star on two previous Murphy series, including Glee and The New Normal.

So just who is this Dr. Brock Holt?

If you recall, Scream Queens is leaving the college campus of Season 1 and moving into a hospital location where a terrifyingly funny mystery will begin once again. 

Some of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases are under investigation at said hospital (of course).

Dr. Holt is the hospitals brilliant, but secretive, head surgeon.

Does that give anybody else a case of the willies? Imagining Stamos with his bright smile,
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The Flash: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray details and special features

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of The Flash: The Complete Second Season, which includes all twenty-three episodes, plus over three hours of bonus features.

See Also: Order The Flash: The Complete Second Season via Amazon Us or Amazon UK

Last season, the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator exploded, creating a dark matter storm that struck forensic scientist Barry Allen — bestowing him with super-speed and making him the fastest man alive. But Barry wasn’t the only person who was given extraordinary abilities that night. The dark matter also created meta-humans — many of whom have wreaked havoc on the city. With the help of the S.T.A.R Labs team, Caitlin Snow, Cisco Ramon and Dr. Harrison Wells, Barry protects the people of Central City from these powerful new threats as The Flash. Following the defeat of Allen’s arch-nemesis
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The Flash: The Complete Second Season Races for Home Sept. 6

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Burbank, CA (May 31, 2016) – Just in time for the third season premiere of the #1 show on The CW, catch (if you can) the release of The Flash: The Complete Second Season as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases the next installment of the series on Blu-rayTM (including Digital HD) and DVD on September 6, 2016. Fans will be able to watch all 23 electrifying episodes from the second season, as well as the Arrow crossover episode, plus three hours of extra content, including behind-the-scenes featurettes, deleted scenes, and a gag reel. The Flash: The Complete Second Season is priced to own at $49.99 Srp for the DVD and $54.97 Srp for the Blu-rayTM.

Last season, the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator exploded, creating a dark matter storm that struck forensic scientist Barry Allen — bestowing him with super-speed and making him the fastest man alive. But Barry wasn’t the only person who was given extraordinary abilities that night.
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33 years ago today, Drew Barrymore became the youngest person to ever host ‘SNL’

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33 years ago today, Drew Barrymore became the youngest person to ever host ‘SNL’
33 years ago today, at age 7, Drew Barrymore hosted “Saturday Night Live,” making her the youngest ever host of the NBC sketch comedy show. She still holds that record today, and she’s hosted the show five additional times since. Her 1982 gig on the show came five months after the release of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestiral.” She reprised her “E.T.” role when she played a homicidal Gertie on “SNL.” Above she’s pictured in the iconic healing E.T. pose with “SNL” cast members Tim Kazurinsky, Gary Kroeger, Brad Hall and Joe Piscopo. As for the second and third youngest “SNL” hosts, Macaulay Culkin and Fred Savage hold those titles, respectively. Other notable November 20 happenings in pop culture history: • 1955: Rock and roll pioneer Bo Diddley made his television debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” • 1959: “The Twilight Zone” episode “Time Enough at Last” — featuring first aired. It featured Burgess Meredith in his
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