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Lily Collins Set For Costume Designers Guild Spotlight Award

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The Costume Designers Guild said today that Lily Collins will receive its Lacoste Spotlight Award during the guild’s 19th trophy show next month. The award honors an actor “whose talent and career personify an enduring commitment to excellence, including a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design.” Collins most recently starred in Warren Beatty’s period pic Rules Don’t Apply along with Love, Rosie, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and Mirror Mirr… Read

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Fox News Channel Covers Donald Trump’s First Full Week In White House With Thinned Contributor Herd

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Fox News Channel is covering Donald Trump’s first full week in the White House with a culled collection of contributors. Among the departed are George Will and Stacy Dash – two names we previously would have bet money would never be written in the same sentence. NPR media correspondent, and author of Murdoch’s World David Folkenflik reported last Friday that Fox News was culling its cast of commentators. Among the “friends” of Roger Ailes whose contracts had been allowed… Read

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‘Greenleaf’ Season 2 Gets Spring Premiere Date On OWN

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Megachurch will be back in session on the Ides of March. OWN said today that the drama series that was its most-watched premiere ever willreturn for Season 2 on March 15. The second half of the 16-episode sophomore session will air in the summer. Watch a teaser for S2 above. Greenleaf focuses on the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. In Season 2, the… Read

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‘Teachers’ Season 2 Premiere Breaks Ratings Records For TV Land In Live+3

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Teachers is passing with flying colors. The TV Land comedy’s second season premiere notched series highs in key demos and was the most-watched episode of the series ever on TV Land in Live+3. The January 17 Season 2 premiere scored double-digit increases in key demos with a .47 among Adults 25-54, up 57% versus the first season premiere, and a .61 with Women 25-54, up 53% versus the season premiere. The episode was also the most-watched ever for the series, drawing… Read

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Brad Bird To Receive Art Directors’ Cinematic Imagery Award

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Filmmaker Brad Bird has been tapped to receive the Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild. The honor will be presented next month at the guild’s 21st annual Art Directors Guild' Excellence in Production Design Awards. The Cinematic Imagery Award is given to “those whose body of work in the film industry has richly enhanced the visual aspects of the movie-going experience.” Bird, an Oscar winner for the animated Ratatouille and The Incredibles (he’s currently… Read

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‘Victoria’ & ‘Newness’ Actress Laia Costa Signs With WME

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EXCLUSIVE: Spanish actress Laia Costa has signed with WME. Costa recently starred as the title character in Sebastian Schipper's critically-acclaimed Victoria, a film almost entirely improvised by the actors and shot in one single take. She also plays the lead in Drake Doremus' The Newness, opposite Nicholas Hoult, which premieres at the Sundance Film Festival this week. Prior to this, Costa had the lead role in Russian film Fort Ross, directed by Yuriy Moroz and has also… Read

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ESPN’s Bob Ley & Jeremy Schaap Get Larger Roles As ‘Outside The Lines’ & ‘E:60’ Expand; ‘Sports Reporters’ Ending

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ESPN said today that it is expanding the roles for on-air veterans Bob Ley and Jeremy Schaap as it boosts the profile of their respective long-running shows. The Worldwide Leader also said The Sports Reporters will bow out May 7 with a special episode after nearly 30 years on the air. Lee’s issues-oriented Outside the Lines — which he premiered in May 1990 — will get a year-round home on ESPN, airing at 1 PM ET Monday through Friday. The network’s long-serving… Read

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Benedict Cumberbatch Sparks To Thomas Edison In ‘The Current War’ – First-Look Photo

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Benedict Cumberbatch generated his fair share of sparks as the titular medic-turned-mystical-arts-master in 2016 smash Doctor Strange. Now, he’s channeling electricity of a different sort. The Oscar nominee is playing Thomas Edison in The Weinstein Co’s The Current War which is currently filming. Check out the first-look pic of Cumberbatch as the Wizard of Menlo Park, above. The late-1880s-set Current War sees Cumberbatch’s Edison face off with Michael Shannon's George… Read

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‘Hunted’ Off To Solid Ratings Start Following AFC Championship On CBS

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Just like it did with Undercover Boss, which debuted behind the Super Bowl, CBS launched another unscripted series, Hunted, behind a big NFL primetime game. Following the AFC Championship, which drew a 13.4 adults 18-49 Live+same day rating and 41.3 million viewers in the non-time adjusted fast nationals, Hunted, tracking teams of civilians as they try to avoid capture, posted a 3.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 10.8 million viewers, pending updates. UPDATE 10:15 AM: In the… Read

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Mister Smith Boards Terrence Malick’s WWII Biopic ‘Radegund’ — Berlin

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David Garrett's Mister Smith Entertainment has boarded international sales for Terrence Malick's upcoming WWII biopic Radegund (working title), and will be launching the project to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin next month. The film is based on the true story of Franz Jägerstätter, the Austrian farmer who defied Hitler and follows him and his beloved wife, Fani, along their remarkable path of resistance. Told through real wartime letters, the love story… Read

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‘Entertainment Tonight’ Producer Bonnie Tiegel Dies

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Bonnie Tiegel, longtime Emmy-winning producer on Entertainment Tonight, died today in Los Angeles. ET released the statement below to Deadline and announced Tiegel’s passing on its website. A four-time Emmy winner, Tiegel was with Entertainment Tonight for decades, most recently serving as senior producer. Her other producing credits include The Bat, The Cat and the Penguin (1992) and Robin Hood, The Myth, The Man, The Movie (1991). “Our entire ‘Entertainment Tonight… Read

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Todd Nelson Re-Ups As 3 Ball Entertainment CEO For Two More Years

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Todd Nelson is staying is business with 3 Ball Entertainment. The co-founder of the company behind such hit unscripted franchises as Bar Rescue and For Love or Money, has re-upped as CEO for two more years, alongside his co-CEO Ross Weintraub. Nelson co-founded 3 Ball Productions (now 3 Ball Entertainment) in 2003 with his producing partner JD Roth. Together they grew the company from hit kids' series Endurance for Discovery, to major franchises including Beauty and Geek… Read