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Seth Meyers: Hillary Clinton Beat Donald Trump At Debate; Hell Has Frozen Over

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Hillary Clinton was the winner of the first debate with Donald Trump, NBC’s Late Night host Seth Meyers said during his post-debate live show, “so maybe global warming is a hoax, because hell has frozen over.” The evening’s rigorous no-break 90-minute format was maybe the biggest test yet of Trump’s temperament – and his Aquanet,” Meyers snarked. “So, we will just cut that one out,” Meyers joked when the joke fell flat, eliciting a bigger laugh than the actual gag. The… Read

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‘I Love Dick’, ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’ & ‘The Tick’ Picked Up To Series By Amazon

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Amazon has ordered to series comedies I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick. All will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in 2017 in the U.S., UK, Germany, Austria and Japan. Amazon was three-for-three in the comedy pilots it released for a trial run for Prime subscribers in August, in what was its most-watched pilot season to date. “These pilots were vast in scope, disruptive in tone, challenging in story and sometimes even funny,” said Joe Lewis, Head of… Read

Film

‘Fences’ Teaser Trailer: Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Enter Oscar Race

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If the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was worried about a threepeat of #OscarsSoWhite, it can probably breathe a lot easier after seeing this just-released first trailer of Paramount’s FencesThe movie version of August Wilson’s Pulitzer- and Tony-winning play is directed by and stars Denzel Washington as Troy, a once-promising baseball player who now drives a trash truck and must deal with raising his family. The 1950s-set film touches on many things but… Read

International

NBCUni CEO Steve Burke Applauds Presidential Debate Moderator Lester Holt

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Moderator Lester Holt, anchor of NBC Nightly News, talks with audience before the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y
Presidential Debate, Hempstead, New York, USA - 26 Sep 2016

NBCUniversal's CEO Steve Burke lauded Lester Holt's moderating of the first televised debate between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Speaking in a keynote conversation with former editor of The New Yorker Tina Brown at the Royal Television Society Conference in London on Tuesday, Burke praised the NBC Nightly News anchor and said Holt "ended up doing a very good job." Burke said that the whole event was "nerve-wracking" for him. He confessed… Read

International

Global Media Reacts To Trump Vs. Clinton Debate

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Headlines about the first televised debate between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were predominate in much of the world's media outlets Tuesday, with many largely opining that Clinton came up trumps. European press, in particular, lauded Clinton for her "poise" and being "calm" and "well-prepared" for the debate. Left-leaning UK newspaper The Guardian led with the headline, "Clinton calm as Trump struggles on issues of racism, sexism and… 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

Awards

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