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‘The Real World’ Heads To Facebook Watch After Landmark Deal With MTV Studios & Bunim/Murray

The Real World is heading to Facebook after MTV and Bunim-Murray Productions struck a deal with the social media giant. The show will launch on Facebook Watch as part of a landmark deal with MTV Studios and the Banijay-owned indie. This comes after Deadline revealed in June that The Real World was being rebooted for a digital platform. The commission was announced by Facebook's Matthew Henick and Paresh Rajwat at Mipcom, where the pair were giving a keynote address. They… Read


Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump “Horseface” Tweet: “Are We 100% Sure He Knows He’s The President?”

Jimmy Kimmel

President Donald Trump took “a little victory slap” at Stormy Daniels, after a judge ruled in his favor in the defamation case she filed against him, Jimmy Kimmel said on his ABC late-night show. Kimmel read Trump’s tweet: "Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees." @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer in the Great State of Texas. She will confirm the letter she signed! She knows… Read


YouTube Restored After Lengthy Worldwide Outage – Update

UPDATE:  After a global outage that lasted over an hour, YouTube is back and up and running. The popular video-sharing service experienced a disruption earlier this evening for a long period of time, causing a panic amongst the Internet masses. After everyone was without their favorite videos, the site was finally restored and the official Team YouTube Twitter account comforted everyone saying: “We’re back! Thanks for all of your patience. If you continue to experience… Read


Stephen Colbert Explains How “Horse’s Ass” Came To Call Stormy Daniels “Horseface”

With the midterm elections just three weeks away, Stephen Colbert said he’s already stocked up on bourbon for Late Show’s live Election Night broadcast. And to make sure Late Show reports election results accurately, “we’re getting our news directly from our IT guy in Moscow,” he explained. But President Trump already has scored a victory this week when a judge three out Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against him. She sued when he called her a liar in a tweet. The… Read


‘Apologia’ Review: Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy Get Defensive In Pointed Drama

An apologia, playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell reminds us in his play so titled, is a defense, not an apology. With that in mind, would any play need an apologia beyond the words “Stockard Channing?” You wouldn’t think so, and you’d be close to right, but Apologia, directed by Daniel Aukin and opening tonight at the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Off Broadway Laura Pels venue, could use some bolstering nonetheless. Channing reprises a role she created in London, and we can… Read


‘This Is Us’ Michael Angarano: Jack’s Brother’s Death Will Be Surprisingly “Dark and Sad”

This Is Us Milo Ventimiglia

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about tonight's This is Us episode "Vietnam" on NBC. In a bold and fresh move, tonight's This is Us episode "Vietnam" focused entirely on one backstory: the historical brotherly love between Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Nicky (Michael Angarano)–a relationship fans have been desperate to explore since we first learned of Nicky’s existence, and his mysterious death, last season. In this episode we finally see some hint of what might… Read


What Would Netflix Do Without ‘Friends?’

Netflix faced questions about the shifting media landscape during its earnings release, held a week after WarnerMedia announced plans to launch a competing service in a move that follows in the digital footsteps of The Walt Disney Co. One issue, in particular, loomed large for Wall Street: What will Netflix do to fill the hole in its content library, once Disney and WarnerMedia claw back their movies and television shows for their own on-demand services? “Content like Frie… Read


Roseanne Barr Reacts To Her Character’s Demise In ‘The Conners’ Premiere – Update

UPDATED with statement from Roseanne Barr and Rabbi Shmuley  Boteach: SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of The Conners series premiere. Shortly after the end of The Conners premiere, in which  Roseanne Conner was confirmed dead from an opioid overdose, Roseanne Barr lashed out on Twitter, “I AIN’T DEAD BITCHES.” Along with firing off her defiant tweet, Barr also released a lengthy, more measured joint statement with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, on whose podcast she has… Read


‘The Conners’ Cast On Show’s Resurrection And Writing Out Roseanne – PaleyFest NY (SPOILERS)

[SPOILER ALERT: This report contains details of the The Conners premiere tonight.] Five cast members from The Conners and producer Tom Werner watched the show’s live East Coast premiere at the Paley Center just before a PaleyFest New York panel discussion about the unlikely re-reboot and how Roseanne Conner met her end. After Roseanne Barr’s offensive tweets prompted the abrupt cancellation of Roseanne following its smash midseason premiere, the new show gradually came… Read


‘Sisters’ Drama Based On Australian TV Series From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims Lands At Fox As Put Pilot

Annie Weisman & Jason Katims

In a very competitive situation, Fox has nabbed Sisters, a one-hour drama based on the Endemol Shine Australia series, with a put pilot commitment. The project hails from The Path duo of co-executive producer Annie Weisman and executive producer Jason Katims, as well as the original series’ co-creator Imogen Banks, Universal TV, where Katims True Jack and Weisman are under overall deals, and Endemol Shine North America. Written by Weisman, Sisters is based on the… Read

Box Office

‘Angry Birds 2’ To Fly In Late Summer 2019

Sony/Rovio Entertainment’s The Angry Birds Movie 2 is no longer nesting in the post-Labor Day frame of Sept. 6 next year; a time when New Line/Warner Bros.’ It: Chapter Two will suck all the air out of the box office. Rather, the Thurop Van Orman-John Rice directed animated sequel will fly on Aug. 16. The first movie released in May 2016 made $352.3M worldwide, $107.5M of that coming from U.S./Canada. Bill Hader, Jason Sudekis, Josh Gad, Eugenio Derbez, Awkwafina… Read


Netflix Would Like Hollywood To Know It’s A Star Factory

Millie Bobby Brown

UPDATED with comments from Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos As competition for top talent intensifies, Netflix used its earnings results to send a message to Hollywood’s talent: we’re the new star factory. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings observed that the streaming giant has come a long way since it launched the original series, House of Cards, five years ago. This year, he noted, it collected 112 Emmy nominations for 40 of its shows, documentaries and specials, and tied the… Read