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‘Peep Show’s Robert Webb & ‘Motherland’s Diane Morgan Join Sky & ABC Australia Comedy ‘Frayed’

Peep Show and Back star Robert Webb and Motherland's Diane Morgan have joined the cast of Sky and ABC Australia comedy Frayed. The pair will star alongside Sarah Kendall, Hacksaw Ridge's Ben Mingay, The Glades' Matt Passmore and Razzle Dazzle's Kerry Armstrong in the six-part comedy, which is produced by Guesswork Television, the production company behind Hannah Gadsby's Nanette, and Sharon Horgan's Merman. The series sees Kendall, who also appeared in Motherland, as a… Read

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‘True Blood’ Creator Alan Ball Gives Details Of Musical Version In The Works

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True Blood fans rejoice. You may be getting a fix of the vampire fantasy story in musical form. Speaking at a 10th anniversary screening of the pilot episode at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, creator Alan Ball gave details of the rumored musical version coming from composer Nathan Barr, which Ball says he's heard is "pretty good". "It tells the story of vampires coming out of the closet," Ball said. "Ultimately it really departs from the book, because people… Read

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The Show To Watch This Week: Review Of ‘Narcos: Mexico,’ ‘Escape At Dannemora,’ ‘Little Drummer Girl’ & ‘Origin’

At this point deep into the fall TV season and with the inevitably busy pre-Thanksgiving weekend looming, you'd think that the era of Peak TV would give viewers some time to catch their breath and nail down their turkey plans – well think again. Which is why we're decided to do our reviews a little differently this week and go through the menu in one go, as you can see in the video review above. Starting today and going until the beginning of next week, there's a feast of… Read

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‘Jane The Virgin’ Creator Jennie Snyder Urman: The Final Season 5 Is “Some Of Our Best Stuff Ever”

Jane The Virgin, Gina Rodriguez as Jane and Justin Baldoni as Rafael

With the approach of the fifth and final season of The CW’s Jane the Virgincreator and showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman said fans can look forward to some of her best work and a satisfying ending. “It's some of our best stuff ever,” she said at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday. “We’re very proud of the episodes.” The show is also going exactly as Snyder Urman always planned, and she’s embracing its approaching end with satisfaction. “I pitched the way it’s going… Read

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Stacey Abrams Urges Hollywood Not To Boycott Georgia: “We Will Fight – And We Will Win”

After an uphill midterm election battle and a tight race that resulted in claims about voter suppression in Georgia, Democrat Stacey Abrams conceded to Republican Brian Kemp (who oversaw the election as Georgia's secretary of state) in her efforts to become the first black female governor of the state. Despite not winning the post as governor amidst all the controversy, Abrams kept her head up and will continue her efforts to be the leader she is and was meant to be. More… Read

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Stuntman Jack Gill And Family Fought To Save Their Home From Deadly Wildfires

Hollywood has a new hero – legendary stuntman Jack Gill, who stood on his roof with a fire hose, surrounded by flames, battling to save his home in Agoura Hills, just across the road from the Paramount Ranch, where its famed Western Town film set burned to the ground in the deadly California wildfires inferno. And after he saved his own home, Gill and his family fought to save those of their neighbors. "I think it's something that anybody would do if they had the right… Read

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Jim Carrey “Would Love” To See Kamala Harris & Beto O’Rourke Win The Presidential Race

Jim Carrey is using his artistry and political platform on Twitter to not only alert people to “the demon that’s controlling us” he said at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday, but also he wants people to know he “would love” to see Beto O’Rourke and Kamala Harris in the presidential race, although he has no issues with Hilary Clinton. “I don't think she would be a bad president,” said the star of Showtime’s Kidding. “I believe she knows what she's doing, but the… Read

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Condoleeza Rice Says She’s “Not Ready To Coach” The Cleveland Browns

UPDATE:  Condoleeza Rice will not be the next coach of the Cleveland Browns football team. The former Secretary of State responded to the ESPN story that positioned her for an interview with the struggling NFL team with a Facebook post by noting, “I’m not ready to coach.” "On a more serious note, I do hope that the NFL will start to bring women into the coaching profession as position coaches and eventually coordinators and head coaches," she wrote. "One doesn't have to… Read

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Pablo Ferro Dies: Award-Winning Title Designer On ‘A Clockwork Orange’, ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Was 83

Pablo Ferro, who is known for his distinct title design and work in graphic design, died of complications from pneumonia Friday in Sedona, Arizona. The award-winning designer was 83. Born on January 15, 1935 in Cuba, Ferro, a self-taught artist became known for eye-catching and stylized title design in film which included iconic films including Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange and Dr. Strangelove as well as others such as Bullitt, Men In Black, and Married to the Mob… Read

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Fox Networks Group And AT&T Renew Cross-Platform Distribution Deal

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AT&T and Fox Networks Group have renewed a multi-year deal to continue distribution of Fox programming across AT&T's video platforms DirecTV, DirecTV Now and AT&T U-verse. The renewal includes Fox-owned local broadcast stations in 17 cities and the 22 Fox-owned regional sports networks. It also includes FS1, FS2, FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, BabyTV, and Spanish-language services Fox Deportes, Nat Geo Mundo and Fox Life, as well as the Fox… Read

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Diddy Opens Up About Death Of Kim Porter: “We Were More Than Soulmates”

Sean “Diddy” Combs has come forward to address the death of Kim Porter, his ex-girlfriend and mother of four of his children. Combs broke his silence on Instagram with a video of him and Porter saying: “For the last three days I've been trying to wake up out of this nightmare. But I haven't. I don't know what I'm going to do without you baby. I miss you so much.” He continued, “Today I'm going to pay tribute to you, I'm going to try and find the words to explain our… Read

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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’ Takes $253M WW Bow; ‘Venom’ Voracious In China Milestones – International Box Office

Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald

UPDATE, writethru: Warner Bros' Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald cast a $191M spell at the international box office this weekend for a global launch of $253M. The opening in 79 overseas markets is within the range that we were seeing ahead of the bow and surpasses the start of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them by 2.7% when using historical rates on the previous movie. In 43 individual markets, Newt Scamander and crew opened bigger than their earlier… Read