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‘This Is Us’ Tops ‘The Big Bang Theory’ For the First Time In Live+7 Demo Ratings

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NBC’s breakout freshman drama This Is Us has hit another ratings milestone. The series’ Feb. 7 telecast has ranked as that week's #1 broadcast series in Live+7 adult 18-49 rating, marking the first time This Is Us has outrated the same week's original of veteran CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory in L+7. The L7 victory comes after This Is Us edged The Big Bang Theory in Live+3 ratings the last two weeks. The Feb. 7 This Is Us logged a 4.52 in L3 vs. a 4.47 for that… Read

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‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Shocks Fans With The Return Of A Familiar Face

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SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended its Season 4 LMD pod with a shocker that no one saw coming. After perishing in the Season 3 finale, it looks like a certain specialist, who was secretly a HYDRA agent, will be returning to the series. “Self Control," the episode directed and written by Jed Whedon, saw the team compromised and replaced with Life Model Decoy versions of themselves. In the latest… Read

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Oscar Week 2017 Parties & Events: The List

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UPDATED, Tuesday PM:  This list will be updated and re-posted on a regular basis with more events yet to be announced. Please send any event or party details to [email protected]. Mostly all of the events are by invite-only except for the Oscar Week panels; tickets sold for those at Oscars.org. Wednesday, February 22 Vanity Fair and Barneys New York Dinner Celebrating La La Land Location: Chateau Marmont Details: Vanity Fair, Barneys New York and Lionsgate host an… Read

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Costume Designers Guild Awards: ‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ & ‘The Crown’ Among Winners – Complete List

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The 19th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards were handed out tonight at the Beverly Hilton. Oscar noms leader La La Land took home the trophy for Excellence in Contemporary Film, with Hidden Figures earning the Period Film Award and Doctor Strange winning Fantasy Film. The Oscar nominees for Best Costume Design leaned heavily on period pics this year, with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them facing off against Florence Foster Jenkins, Jackie and Allied, the only… Read

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Martin Scorsese’s Robert De Niro Pic ‘The Irishman’ Heading To Netflix?

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Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro, might be heading to Netflix, which apparently offered $105M for a full buyout of the film this afternoon after its Mexican financier, Gaston Pavlovich of Fabrica de Cine fell out, two sources involved with the project told Deadline. Meanwhile, it is known that STX already had signed agreements with all output partners to the tune of $50M, with about $40M more accumulated in tax credits and incentives. The… Read

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‘This Is Us’ EPs On Tearjerker ‘Memphis’ Episode, Its Impact On Randall & Future Storylines

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SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's This Is Us episode “Memphis” Milo Ventimiglia warned us today on Twitter: We’re going to need that day off from school or work tomorrow after tonight’s This Is Us episode, “Memphis,” which is among the series’ biggest tearjerkers to date in its 16-episode run. This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman also chimed in earlier today telling fans on Twitter, “Tonight is everything. Performances will simply blow you away.” In… Read

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Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Promises Ben Carson Will Find “True Meaning Of HUD”

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“It was an exciting day for President Trump, because he went on a field trip,” Stephen Colbert said at the top of Late Show. “He was so worried Steve Bannon would not sign his permission slip,” Colbert snarked. He took a previously postponed tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, at the end of which, he honored the greatest figures of African-American history, including  Sojourner Truth, Booker T. Washington – and Ben Carson. Carson, Trump’s… Read

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Leah Adler Dies: Steven Spielberg’s Mother Was 97

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Steven Spielberg's mother, Leah Adler, passed away on February 21, according to a spokesperson for Spielberg’s production company, Amblin Partners. She was 97. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in Leah's name.  Known as Lee Lee to her family and friends, Adler was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Philip Posner and Jennie (Fridman) Posner. At an early age she developed a love of music when she learned piano, later… Read

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Uma Thurman Regrets Turning Down ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Role

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Uma Thurman made an appearance on Monday night's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where the host brought up Thurman's missed opportunity to star in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Years ago, the Kill Bill actress had passed on playing the role of Eowyn (which eventually went to Miranda Otto) in the lucrative Peter Jackson franchise. "I would've played Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings," joked Colbert, a big fan of the franchise. "It was a very long time ago, and I do… Read

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‘The Resident’: Manish Dayal Stars, Bruce Greenwood Co-Stars In Fox Drama Pilot

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UPDATED:  The Hundred-Foot Journey star Manish Dayal is set as the lead and Star Trek‘s Bruce Greenwood will co-star in The Resident, Fox’s medical drama pilot written by Amy Holden Jones (Mystic Pizza), Hayley Schore & Roshan Sethi (Code Black), directed by Phillip Noyce and produced by Antoine Fuqua. The Resident centers on Devon Pravesh (Dayal), an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident, Conrad… Read

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UCLA Diversity Report Downplays Gains Made By Industry’s Women and Minorities

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Downplaying the gains women and minorities have made in Hollywood in recent years – and the industry's efforts to increase those numbers – UCLA's “2017 Hollywood Diversity Report” says its goal is "to set the record straight with respect to the myths, half-truths, and excuses industry decision-makers have used to justify business-as-usual on the diversity front." But the report, while breaking little new ground, actually paints a gloomier picture than its own data… Read

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Weinstein Co. Replanting ‘Tulip Fever’ In The Summer

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The 17th century period romance starring Oscar winners Alicia Vikander, Christoph Waltz, and Judi Dench will now spring up in the late summer on August 25. Initially, the movie directed by Justin Chadwick was scheduled for July 15, then Weinstein Co. announced back in July 6 last year that Tulip Fever would sprout this Friday. Tulip Fever is based on the novel of the same name by Deborah Moggach, and adapted by Tom Stoppard. Pic centers around a married woman (Vikander)… Read