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Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Looked Un-Prepared At Debate, Hillary Clinton Looked “Like Preparation H”

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Stephen Colbert began tonight’s live Late Show watching the Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton debate with the ghost of Abraham Lincoln.  Lincoln confessed he called his opponent Stephen Douglas’s mother a “short-legged  a donkey fondler” in the Great Debate of ’58. Lincoln is mortified to learn the country’s first black POTUS is a Democrat, and warns Colbert not to head to the theater for his show because “it’s a trap,” marking Late Show’s first assassination… Read

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Hollywood Wastes No Time Responding To Donald & Hillary; Megyn Kelly & Rosie O’Donnell Get The Last Word, For Now

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Donald had barely started interrupting and Hillary was still all smiles before the first Hollywood responses to tonight’s presidential debates hit social media. Rita Wilson, Shonda Rhimes, Bill Maher, Octavia Spencer and Tony Goldwyn were among the early voters, James Woods carried the Trump banner, Megyn Kelly offered some small praise and Rosie got her say, but Jerry Springer just might have won the night. Check them out. Hillary Clinton belongs in the White House. Do… Read

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Oscars: Italy’s Foreign Language Entry ‘Fire At Sea’ Also Will Be Pushed In Documentary

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Italy on Monday announced its candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar race, selecting timely documentary Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare). The pic by Gianfranco Rosi is a study of the island of Lampedusa, which has become a metaphor for the flight of refugees to Europe. It won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in February and next screens at the New York fest. Rosi previously won the Venice Golden Lion in 2013 with another doc, Sacro Gra. Kino Lorber picked u… Read

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Herman Echevarria Sr. Dies: ‘Real Housewives Of Miami’ Husband Was 61

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Herman Echevarria Sr., the 61-year-old estranged husband of Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria who himself was featured in the Bravo reality series, was found dead in a Miami hotel room today. The death, thought to be due to a heart attack, was first reported by the Miami Herald, and is under investigation by the Miami police department. Echevarria, the cofounder of Miami’s Spanish-language Venue magazine, was a Cuban exile and Miami-area politico who… Read

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Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton: Deadline Live Blogs The Debate

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Trumpocalypse is upon us. Deadline is live-blogging tonight's first 2016 presidential debate pitting petulant thin-skinned real estate mogul turned reality TV star turned GOP candidate Donald Trump, against the Democrats’ overqualified, over-rehearsed, underliked and under suspicion former Secretary of state/senator/first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. The 90-minute event is expected to give the Super Bowl a run for its money, with about 100M people tuning in, in hopes the… Read

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‘Supergirl’ Season 2 Trailer: National City Welcomes The Man Of Steel

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The CW is giving us a look at Season 2 of Supergirl and the entrance of Clark Kent to National City. Cat, Alex and Winn are among those who appear to be star-struck by the caped crusader (Tyler Hoechlin). We also get a few peeks at other new characters coming to Supergirl in Season 2, including Lex Luthor's sister Lena (Katie McGrath). Melissa Benoist stars as DC comics character Kara Zor-El.  In Supergirl, Kara (Benoist), Superman's (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of… Read

Box Office

‘Magnificent Seven’ Lassos $59.3M Worldwide & Record $34.7M U.S. Opening For Antoine Fuqua – Monday Final B.O.

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7TH Write thru, Monday PM:  Sony/MGM’s The Magnificent Seven counts a worldwide total to date of $59.3M with an overseas take including MGM territories at $24.6M. Stateside is riding off with $34.7M. Though $300K lighter than yesterday’s domestic estimate, all records still hold: director Antoine Fuqua’s best stateside, second best for a live-action western after Cowboys & Aliens ($36.4M) and third best for Denzel Washington after American Gangster ($43.6M) and Safe House … Read

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‘Modern Family’ Casts Transgender Child Actor

MODERN FAMILY - "A Stereotypical Day" - Jay does not want to give the new family moving in across the street the wrong impression and goes out of his way to make sure they know he is the best kind of neighbor, while Manny decides that the best way to an attractive and radical-thinking teenage girl's heart is through his actions. Meanwhile, at the Pritchett house, the entire family is using Alex's recent bout of mono to their advantage. Finally, Cam and Mitchell have always felt they were the most open, non-judgmental and supportive parents. However, when they overhear Lily insulting her new friend, they have to take a quick look in the mirror before they teach her a lesson about acceptance, on "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Ron Tom)
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Modern Family, a show that has never been shy about breaking down barriers, is doing it again. For the first time, the series has cast an openly transgender child actor. Eight-year-old actor Jackson Millarker will appear in Wednesday’s episode as Lily’s friend Tom. Lily, of course. is the daughter of same-sex couple Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson). In the episode titled “A Stereotypical Day”, Lily invites Tom over for a play date. A partial… Read

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‘Will & Grace’ Distracts Media On Debate Day With Reunion Video – Update

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UPDATE, 4:55 PM: Mystery solved. The cast of Will & Grace did, in fact, reunite for a video in support of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The nearly 10-minute video was uploaded a bit ago, ahead of tonight’s face-off between Clinton and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. You can check it out above. PREVIOUS, 1:45 PM: An oddly timed stunt has pundits who cover TV speculating that the cast of Will & Grace is about to issue a video in support of… Read

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Amazon Greenlights ‘Budding Prospects’ Pot Comedy Pilot Starring Will Sasso

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Amazon s joining the hot trend of marijuana-themed shows with Budding Prospect, a 1980s comedy from Bad Santa director Terry Zwigoff, which has tapped Will Sasso as one of the leads. Written by Melissa Axelrod based on the TC Boyle novel of the same name and to be directed by Zwigoff, Budding Prospect is set in 1983 San Francisco. Three hapless city boys move to the country to grow marijuana. Their expectations of the experience being a back-to-the-land, nurturing… Read

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Clinton Vs. Trump: How To Watch Tonight’s Debate

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This being 2016, there are myriad options for watching tonight’s first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Unlike the first televised POTUS faceoff pitting Sen. John F. Kennedy and VP Richard Nixon on this date in 1960, potential voters needn’t huddle around black-and-white sets tuned to one of the Big 3 networks — though CBS, ABC and NBC will air it, along with “upstart” Fox. But TV obviously isn’t the only way to take in tonight’s action… Read

Business

Jack Pan Departs As STX Marketing President, Eddie Egan Becomes Interim Boss

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STX Entertainment’s marketing president of two years, Jack Pan, is departing the company for personal reasons. In his place, former Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment marketing president Eddie Egan will step in as STX’s interim marketing head as it rolls out the rest of its annual slate which includes Desierto, The Edge of Seventeen and The Space Between Us. Egan has been consulting for STX since early July. Pan wil work with him in the coming days to… Read