The BBC Lines Up Quirky Saturday Night Quiz Format ‘The Time It Takes’ With ‘Taskmaster’ Star Joe Lycett
The British love a slice of quirky and eccentric Saturday night television and it seems the BBC's latest primetime gameshow will deliver just that. The British public broadcaster has ordered The Time It Takes from Hat Trick Productions, the company behind long-running panel format Have I Got News For You and Matt LeBlanc comedy Episodes.
The Time It Takes, which has been handed an eight-part run starting later this year on BBC One, will be fronted by rising comedian Joe… Read
‘The Predator’ Set To Invade San Diego Comic-Con
Shane Black’s reboot The Predator is definitely making its way to San Diego next month, however, whether the creature feature will be joined by other Fox friends, is the question.
Predator, due out on Sept. 14, centers around the deathly aliens’ return to Earth, no thanks to being accidentally signaled back by a young boy (Jacob Tremblay). A group of ragtag ex-soldiers are sent in to clean up the job. Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Yvonne Strahovski, Thomas Jane and… Read
Ava DuVernay Inspires Others To Share Childhood Pictures In Protest Of Family Separation
In an effort to bring attention to the Trump administration’s family separation policy that has been making headlines and causing much debate as of late, filmmaker Ava DuVernay tweeted a photo of herself as a child with commentary on the current events unfolding at the U.S.-Mexico border — and others started to follow her lead.
“I look at myself as a girl and imagine having to travel unsafely in a quest for safety,” the Wrinkle in Time director tweeted. “Be forcibly… Read
Rachel Maddow Breaks Down During Report On “Tender Age” Shelters For Immigrant Babies
As the heated debate about the Trump administration’s family separation policy continues, Rachel Maddow had a moment on Tuesday during The Rachel Maddow Show which reflected the emotions of many that have seen the recent events of children being separated from parents.
In the video below, Maddow started to read a breaking news report from the Associated Press about how babies and young children are being sent to “tender age” shelters after being separated from their… Read
Netflix’s ‘One Day At A Time’ & Starz’ ‘Vida’ Demand End To Border Family Separation; Ask Other Series To Donate
On a day when Donald Trump and his chorus of sycophants have doubled down on tearing apart families at the southern border and tossing children in caged detention centers, two series have thrown down to Hollywood to stand up for what's right.
"One Day at a Time and Vida are teaming up to end family separation at the border," wrote executive producer Gloria Kellett on Tuesday online. "In just 6 weeks, upon being detained at the border, 1,995 children have been separated… Read
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump Claim Dems Forcing Baby-Snatching Border Policy On Him
“President Trump is continuing to blame Democrats for his new ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy that has taken thousands of children from their parents and forced them into the detention centers you've seen,” Jimmy Kimmel update his ABC late-night viewers.
“Even with a hellstorm of criticism coming his way from Republicans and Democrats alike, the President is digging in. As he does,” Kimmel said. “He keeps saying there's a law requiring him to do this.
“Which, first… Read
Hollywood Slams Corey Lewandowski After He Dismissed Girl With Down Syndrome Separated From Her Mother
Corey Lewandowski is facing the fire and the fury from social media after he mocked a 10-year-girl with down syndrome being separated from her mother at the U.S.-Mexico border during a Fox News panel Tuesday.
While Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas was discussing his views on the family separation policy that has been making headlines as of late, he brought up the aforementioned 10-year-old girl and Lewandowski interrupted with a “womp, womp” to which Petkanas responded… Read
Dems Pounce On Corey Lewandowski Mocking Down Syndrome Child In Fox News Channel Debate On Border Policy
Lewandowski appeared on Fox News Channel tonight to discuss Trump's child-snatching border policy with Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas.
As the latter was talking about a young girl with Down Syndrome who had been separated from her mother by authorities, Lewandowski – who Trump is eyeing to replace John Kelly as White House Chief of Staff say some – could be heard snarking, "whomp, whomp."
“Did you just say ‘womp-womp’ to a 10-year-old girl with Down Syndrome being… Read
Kristen Wiig Exits Apple Comedy Series Because Of ‘Wonder Woman’ Conflict, Project Eyes Recasting
EXCLUSIVE: Saturday Night Live alumna Kristen Wiig has departed Apple’s upcoming comedy series, which she was attached to star in and executive produce, because of a scheduling conflict with Wonder Woman. The untitled half-hour project, inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld's short story collection You Think It, I'll Say It, is currently on hold as Apple and the producers evaluate their options, including proceeding with a different actress.
Apple closed a deal for a… Read
Marvel Skips SDCC But Seattle Is ‘Avengers’ Central This Weekend
What’s going on here?
While Marvel has made no bones about skipping Hall H in San Diego this year, a number of Avengers: Infinity War cast members are headed to Seattle’s Ace Comic Con and they’re not just sitting around booths signing autographs.
Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Paul Bettany (The Vision), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes), and Anthony Mackie (Falcon) are flying up to the rainy city for the event which is… Read
Stephen Colbert Bashes Sarah Sanders’ Border Questions Dodge: Trump “Owns Locking Kids in Cages”
Once again, the big story of the day was Donald Trump’s policy of taking immigrant children from their parents at the border. Tough on comics who do topical late-night shows.
“There are two ways to look at the story,” Stephen Colbert argued. “You can be horrified – or work for Donald Trump.”
Sarah Huckabee Sanders appeared to want to do both.
On Monday, DHS Secy “and Stepmom Flushing Pictures of Your Real Mom Down the Toilet Kirstjen Nielsen” defended Trump's policy at… Read
WGA East Survey Finds “Significant Barriers” To Reporting Sexual Harassment; Many Cite Inadequate Employer Training
A survey about sexual harassment conducted by the WGA East has found that there are "significant barriers to people reporting when they have experienced sexual harassment," according to Lowell Peterson, the guild's executive director. Among those obstacles to reporting, he wrote in a recent letter the guild's members and council, are "fear of career damage, lack of confidence that the employer would take real action, and fear of the perpetrator."
The survey asked a series… Read