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Emmys 2017 Poll: Who Should Win for Lead Actress, Limited Series/Movie?
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Real talk: Can we just give all six of these women an award at this year’s Emmys and be done with it? Because choosing just one winner feels like an impossible task.
The 2017 nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie include four (!) Oscar winners, all of whom would cruise to victory in a less competitive year. Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon both earned nods for HBO’s rich-moms drama Big Little Lies, with Kidman holding a tiny edge for her heartbreaking work as abused wife Celeste. And it’s fitting that Jessica Lange and »
Espn Pulls Robert Lee From Virginia Game, Due to Asian Announcer's Name
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Asian sports announcer Robert Lee — not to be confused with Confederate General Robert E. Lee, who died in 1870 — will no longer call the University of Virginia’s first college football game of the season, Espn has announced.
The decision to remove Lee from the broadcast comes after white nationalist rallies were held on the UVa campus earlier this month protesting the city’s plan to remove a statue of the controversial historical figure of the same name. Those protests eventually turned violent, culminating in a domestic terrorist attack during which a man rammed his car into a group of demonstrators, »
Lucifer Bosses Talk Up 'Leftover' Standalone Episodes (Maze as 007?!), How They'll Fit Into Season 3
12 hours ago
Lucifer fans need not worry about May’s cliffhanger ending not being addressed as soon as Season 3 arrives on Monday, Oct. 2 at 8/7c.
Back in March, it was announced that Season 2 of the Fox drama would run only 18 episodes, and that the final four to be filmed would get added onto this fall’s run. That news A) bummed out fans who already were enduring a prolonged springtime hiatus, and 2) raised some concern about how the episodes, previously reported to be standalone in nature, would fit into Season 3.
For example, some fretted that the aforementioned cliffhanger — in which Lucifer (played »
Matthew Goode Sinks His Teeth Into Vampire Drama A Discovery of Witches
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Goode will star opposite Teresa Palmer — who has her own history of romancing the undead, thanks to 2013’s Warm Bodies — in A Discovery of Witches, an adaptation of Deborah Harkness’ internationally best-selling All Souls Trilogy. The story follows Oxford student Diana Bishop (Palmer), a descendant of the witches of Salem who becomes romantically involved with Matthew, a 1,500-year-old vampire.
Filming of the Sky Original/Bad »
Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams Channel Ned Stark in New Carpool Karaoke Video
17 hours ago
“Do you remember when we used to read normal sentences, but like Sean Bean, like Ned Stark?” Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams asks her bestie/co-star Sophie Turner at the top of this Carpool Karaoke clip. And then things go rapidly, entertainingly downhill.
The video above, part of the Carpool episode available on Apple Music tonight, finds the Stark sister actresses running through “Hakuna Matata” from The Lion King and Six Mix A Lot’s “Baby Got Back” in the voice of the late, lamented Hand of the King. It gets weird. They get silly. There’s a Super Mario Bros. reference. »
Summer TV Winners & Losers: From Mighty Game of Thrones and Defenders to a Doubly Dissed Shakespeare
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As summer enters its final weeks, it’s time to take stock of what burned hottest on the small screen and what plain ol’ flamed out. TV’s “winners” and “losers,” if you will.
Keep in mind that it’s hard for returning series to break from the summertime pack, short of experiencing a steep creative or ratings shift (in either direction). And there are instances where, say, Big Brother‘s winning ratings story is offset by a snooze of a season. Not everyone gets a trophy.
Kevin Can Wait Ep: We Killed Off Donna Out of 'Respect' for Erinn Hayes
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Kevin Can Wait‘s controversial decision to kill off its leading lady was more than just creatively driven. It was also made out of respect for Donna’s portrayer Erinn Hayes, according to exec producer Rob Long.
“The goal was to give Kevin’s character a real drive and a real predicament [involving] how a family comes back together [after tragedy],” Long says. “Also, out of respect for the character of Donna — and certainly the way that Erinn Hayes portrayed her — it seemed like the only right and fair way to treat her character. »
TVLine Items: Ivana Milicevic Joins 100, Seinfeld Stand-Up Special and More
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For those wondering who is inside the spaceship introduced in The 100‘s Season 4 finale, know that Ivana Milicevic has been cast in the recurring role of Charmaine Diyoza, one of the mysterious criminals aboard said craft.
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Described as a “ruthless military strategist who will go head-to-head” with Clarke & Co., Charmaine’s actions will leave an “indelible legacy,” EW.com reports.
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American Horror Story: Cult Trailer — Watch the Political Nightmare Unfold
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VideosAhs: Cult‘s Main Title Sequence Features Trump and Hillary
Cult‘s official site (AHSCult.com) on Tuesday revealed a terrifying first look at the show’s upcoming seventh season, which begins on the night Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America.
The focus of the new footage is on Sarah Paulson’s character Ally, whose coulrophobia — i.e. crippling fear of clowns — begins to worsen on election night, »
Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale Title, Exact Length Revealed
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The title of Sunday’s Game of Thrones episode — the Season 7 finale — is “The Dragon and the Wolf,” and those critters better hydrate, because they’ve got quite the extended running time.
The season-capping hour (plus!) will clock in at 79 minutes, 43 seconds, HBO announced Tuesday. For comparison, Sunday’s (also extended) “Beyond the Wall” ran 70 minutes.
Anyone with a pulse and even a passing Thrones interest will recognize the episode’s name as a reference to the Targaryen and Stark sigils, respectively. We can infer that it probably means something significant will transpire to and/or between Daenerys and Jon, »
Common to Star in Black Samurai Action Drama in Development at Starz
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The nascent series — tentatively titled Black Samurai — will follow Robert Sand (played by Common), “a highly trained American Army Ranger whose life is transformed when he meets a legendary Japanese master who invites him to train as a samurai,” per the official release. “After his beloved sensei and samurai brothers are killed by mercenaries, Sand is thrust on a worldwide journey of both revenge and self-discovery.”
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Stranger Things Season 3 Already in the Works — And Season 4, Too?
21 hours ago
Sounds like even stranger things will be heading to the small town of Hawkins soon enough.
Netflix’s 1980s sci-fi/horror series Stranger Things will return for a third season, according to a new interview with show creators the Duffer brothers in Vulture. (The streaming service hasn’t officially confirmed the renewal yet.) And their plans extend beyond Season 3, too: “We’re thinking it will be a four-season thing and then out,” Ross Duffer says. That makes sense, considering the show’s adolescent cast; by that time, Mike and his Dungeons & Dragons-playing buddies could be old enough to rent a car. »
Ratings: Game of Thrones Episode 6 Viewership Down From Series High
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Maybe Westeros isn’t leak-proof, after all: The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones‘ seventh season was downroughly four percent in viewership from the previous week’s installment, which remains the series’ most-watched hour.
“Beyond the Wall” garnered 10.24 million viewers, our sister site Deadline reports, down from the fantasy drama’s record-breaking 10.72 million episode “Eastwatch” the week before. Still, the Episode 6 number is higher than Episode 4, aka “The Spoils of War,” which nabbed an impressive 10.2 million pairs of eyeballs.
Sunday’s Thrones surfaced online last week after HBO Nordic in Spain accidentally made the hour available on-demand, and some viewers »
Ratings: NBC Leads Trump Speech Coverage, Bachelor in Paradise Slips
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President Donald Trump’s address to the nation, regarding the new American strategy in Afghanistan, drew nearly 18 million viewers across The Big 4 during primetime on Monday night.
Among the broadcast-tv pack, NBC led with 6.2 million viewers (and a 1.4 demo rating). Cable ratings famously come in much, much later.
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As for regularly scheduled broadcast programming….
ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise (4.3 mil/1.3) slipped 16 and 19 percent from its week-prior premiere.
NBC’s American Ninja Warrior (5.7 mil/1.3) ticked down just a bit, as did Midnight, Texas (2.9 mil/0.6).
Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance (2.7 mil »
Grey's Anatomy to Adopt Lighter Tone: 'It's Been Dreary for a Long Time'
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The clouds are about to part on Grey’s Anatomy. After enduring several seasons of Sturm und Drang, the docs of Grey Sloan Memorial are about to catch a much-needed break.
“It’s funnier, it’s sexier, it’s lighter,” co-star Giacomo Gianniotti tells TVLine of Season 14, which kicks off with a two-hour episode on Sept. 28. “We’re going to have fun this season.”
As Gianniotti notes, the ABC drama has “been dreary for a long time,” adding, “There’s just been a lot of separation and loss, so we »
Emmys 2017 Poll: Who Should Win for Lead Actor in a Limited Series/Movie?
22 August 2017 6:00 AM, PDT
A pair of prickly geniuses, a pair of prison inmates, a pair of lookalike brothers… the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie nominees at this year’s Emmys come in twos, apparently.
The six-nominee field boasts a pair of Oscar winners: Robert De Niro, who played notorious fraudster Bernie Madoff in HBO’s The Wizard of Lies, and Geoffrey Rush, who inhabited iconic physicist Albert Einstein in National Geographic’s Genius. And HBO’s crime drama The Night Of scored a pair of nominations, with Riz Ahmed as accused killer Naz and John Turturro as Naz’s dogged defense attorney John Stone. »
Netflix Ratings Dropped 10 Percent During Total Solar Eclipse
21 August 2017 7:40 PM, PDT
Things were not looking up for Netflix during Monday’s total solar eclipse — because you were.
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Several hours after the astronomical phenomenon finished its crawl across the United States, the notoriously secretive streaming service posted a surprisingly honest tweet about how the eclipse affected its ratings:
but really, there was a 10% drop in plays during the eclipse today. Well played, Moon
— Netflix Us (@netflix) August 22, 2017
TVLine has reached out to the moon for a response.
Xena Reboot Not Going Forward at NBC
21 August 2017 3:17 PM, PDT
NBC entertainment president Jennifer Salke confirmed the reboot’s demise to The Hollywood Reporter: “Nothing is happening on that right now. We looked at some material; we decided at that point that it didn’t warrant the reboot… I’d never say never on that one because it’s such a beloved title, but the current incarnation of it is dead.”
Dancing With the Stars Adds WWE Diva, Property Brother in Season 25 — Report
21 August 2017 2:31 PM, PDT
A pair of twins is reportedly joining the cast of Dancing With the Stars‘ upcoming 25th season — they’re just not each other‘s twins.
VideoDeadliest Catch Preview: Coast Guard Chopper Searches for Ship in Distress
DWTS wrapped its 24th season in May, with Rashad Jennings besting fellow finalists David Ross (in second place) and Normani Kordei (in third). The reality hit returns Monday, Sept. 18 at 8/7c on ABC. »
Game of Thrones: Who Do You Want to See Get White Walker'd Next?
21 August 2017 1:54 PM, PDT
Warning: This post contains spoilers from Sunday’s Game of Thrones.
Now that you’ve had almost a whole day to deal with your grief over Viserion’s untimely death — and subsequent, shocking transformation into a flying minion of the Night King — we need you Game of Thrones faithful to pull yourselves together and help us with something of utmost importance: Casting votes for who should next get the blue-eyed treatment.
Might Jorah, so recently recovered from greyscale, wind up a member of the evil army of the undead? Perhaps the white walkers will be the one enemy Cersei can’t outwit? »
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