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‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Co-Creator On Tonight’s Final Season Debut, The End & The Musical That May Follow

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details about the fourth and final season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, debuting tonight. "We had the general trajectory and the sort of general movements of four chapters in our mind when we started and we have mostly stuck to that, " admits Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna of the blueprint she and Rachel Bloom had for the crisp musical dramedy that premieres its fourth and final season tonight on the CW. The Bloom penned… Read

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CBS Names Laurie Rosenfield Chief People Officer, Former HR Chief Anthony G. Ambrosio To Resign — Updated

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Laurie Rosenfield, who joined CBS as a human resources executive in May, has been named Chief People Officer, a key role as the company looks to shape its post-Les Moonves culture. Anthony G. Ambrosio, the company's chief human resources officer, will resign on Nov. 1, according to a regulatory filing today. Based in New York and reporting to acting CEO Joe Ianniello, Rosenfield will focus on “people and culture,” according to the official announcement, as well as many… Read

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Tavis Smiley Rips PBS Again, Reveals Possible Accusation Of Public Funds Misappropriation

Ten months after PBS axed Tavis Smiley’s long-running show amid allegations of sexual misconduct against him, the former late-night host is firing back — again. In a post on social media today, he took shots at the pubcaster and revealed that he is “hearing” that it is about to accuse him of additional impropriety. “I'm hearing that they will be falsely accusing me of misappropriating public funds,” he wrote. “A case that started out being about sexual misconduct has now… Read

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Steve Carell Says ‘The Office’ Might Be “Impossible” In Today’s Social Climate

Michael Scott’s boorish shenanigans at Dunder-Mifflin might not play so well in today’s climate of heightened awareness of offensive behavior, says Steve Carell. In an interview with Esquire, Carell, currently co-starring with Timothée Chalamet in the feature Beautiful Boy, seemed to nix at least his involvement in any talk of a reboot of The Office. Despite the 2005-2011 sitcom’s resurgent popularity on Netflix, a new take on the show probably wouldn’t work. Carell says T… Read

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Harvey Weinstein Gets A Big Win As NY Judge Dismisses One Count And Gives Defense More Time To Fight

(UPDATED with unsealed D.A. letter to defense lawyer) Harvey Weinstein appeared without handcuffs in New York Supreme Court this morning and even flashed a faint smile, a big change from his previous sober and shackled appearances in his sexual assault trial. The fallen mogul’s more upbeat demeanor suited the outcome of the day. Judge James Burke dismissed one of the six counts against him after the Manhattan D.A. agreed to drop it, and also pushed a key ruling to… Read

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America Ferrera Asks: Should I Run For Office? Should You?

Ten months after helping launch Time’s Up, which is working to combat workplace sexual harassment, assault and abuse, actress America Ferrera found herself pondering another way she could help bring about societal change. Should she run for office? "This whole movement is about the balance of power, and who is represented, and who has a voice, and whose stories get told, and who tells those stories,” Ferrera said. “We can't just keep saying, 'Let's make the world good… Read

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Tarana Burke, Tracee Ellis Ross, America Ferrera, & More Show Support For Christine Blasey Ford In Love Letter

After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford shared her testimony in before the Senate Judiciary Committee ahead of the confirmation now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the country — and the world — responded first with disappointment and now hope and support. On Wednesday, Tarana Burke, Amanda de Cadenet, Glennon Doyle, Tracee Ellis Ross, and America Ferrera, released and signed "A Love Letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford,”, which shared their love, gratitude and pledge to… Read

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Maggie Gyllenhaal: ‘The Deuce’ Should Not Be Shut Down Over James Franco Misconduct Allegations

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Maggie Gyllenhaal, a producer and star of The Deuce, HBO’s gritty dramatic examination of misogyny, sexual violence and exploitation in the grimy Times Square of the 1970s, says shutting down the show in response to misconduct allegations against co-star James Franco would be “the opposite of the right thing to do.” The Deuce, Gyllenhaal told SiriusXM radio host Sway Calloway yesterday (hear it above), is “about transactional sex. It’s about inequality in the… Read

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Melania Trump: #MeToo Accusers Must Show “Hard Evidence” To Be Believed

First Lady Melania Trump says she stands in support of the women of the #MeToo movement. But, she tells ABC News in an interview to be broadcast Friday, the women must produce “hard evidence” of the alleged assault/rape/sexual misconduct. In a clip released this morning, ABC News’ Chief National Affairs Correspondent Tom Llamas was not shown asking the First Lady to specify what she mean by “hard evidence.” Melania Trump, who sat down with Llamas in Kenya as she toured… Read

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Trevor Noah Savages Senate Vote That Made Brett Kavanaugh Donald Trump’s New Supreme Court Justice

“Kavanugh,” Trevor Noah began tonight’s The Daily Show. There as much booing from his studio audience. “Don't boo – vote!" Noah shot back, channeling President Obama's line at the Democratic National Convention in summer of ’16 in Philadelphia when Obama’s mention of Donald Trump during his speech elicited similar booing. Now, as then, the “vote” line went over big. “Until recently, Brett was just some guy without an inside voice,” Noah joked of Kavanaugh. “But over the… Read

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Donald Trump Tweets Brett Kavanaugh Hearing Paid Protesters Got Stiffed For Bad Acting

President Donald Trump took his cues from Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends this morning, tweeting about the “paid protesters” at Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. Not coincidentally, Fox & Friends this morning discussed a Wall Street Journal op ed that referenced hearing from protesters being hopping mad because they did not get their checks. Turns out, protesters were being sarcastic, which did not deter the F&F gang from using it as proof… Read

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Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump’s Brett Kavanaugh Swearing-In Ceremony

“President Donald Trump is “flying extra high today after the confirmation of beer-battered Brett Kavanaugh, who is now on the United States Supreme Court despite all of the stuff you know about,” ABC late-night star Jimmy Kimmel said before launching into talk about Trump’s do-over swearing in of Kavanaugh at the White House tonight. Kavanaugh, Kimmel noted, was approved by the smallest margin of any Supreme Court Justice since 1881. And there were massive protests about… Read