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In a spoof on ‘Jeopardy!’ the actress posed various actions taken by the president to contestants and asked whether it could endanger his presidency. On the latest Saturday Night Live, guest host Jessica Chastain played the on-edge host of a Trump-era game show called Does It Even Matter Anymore? in which she asked contestants about various actions
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The showrunner for the hit Amazon series was among the Producers Guild Award nominees who gathered at a reception in New York earlier this week. Amy Sherman-Palladino is relatively new to filming in New York. The veteran writer-director-producer and self-proclaimed “L.A. baby” filmed the first season of her Amazon series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, in
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Courtesy of NBC Set to make her hosting debut on Saturday Night Live this week, Jessica Chastain stopped by The Tonight Show, where she and Fallon played a game in which they read short scenes, but swapped gender roles as a way to acknowledge the purpose of the Time’s Up initiative.  The first film scene was
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The comedy starring Yara Shahidi will return for a second, expanded season of 20 episodes after airing only four installments. Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi got quite the (happy) surprise Thursday at Freeform’s first-ever Freeform Summit event Thursday in L.A. Grown-ish creator/showrunner Kenya Barris surprised the young actress with news that the Disney-owned cable network had
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‘Wonder Woman’ Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. The International Cinematographers Guild on Thursday revealed the nominees for its 55th annual ICG Publicists Awards, which will be presented March 2 at the Beverly Hilton. The nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg publicist showmanship motion picture award went to the publicists behind Beauty and the Beast, Baby Driver, Daddy’s
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All three comedies had been picked up under ousted executives Roy Price and Joe Lewis. Amazon Studios is cleaning house.  The retail giant and streaming platform has opted to cancel comedies One Mississippi, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson. The news comes hours after Amazon renewed half-hour The Tick for a second season.  Amazon
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“Despite all evidence, Donald Trump does have a heart.” Late-night hosts across the dial teed off on President Donald Trump’s physical exam on Tuesday. White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson, who conducted the exam, reported that he “found no reason whatsoever to think the president has any issues whatsoever with his thought processes” and that
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‘Ava’ and ‘Never Steady, Never Still’ nabbed the most nominations in film categories. Netflix’s Anne With an E, the adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, grabbed a field-leading 13 nominations for the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards on Tuesday. And Sadaf Forughi’s Ava, a coming-of-age drama set in Iran and Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still,
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Jonathan Glassner (‘Stargate SG-1’) will executive produce the 10-episode series about the lone survivor of a race who discovers she has a mysterious supernatural power with him. NBCUniversal International Networks on Tuesday unveiled the acquisition of The Outpost, a new, original series executive produced by Dean Devlin (Stargate) and Jonathan Glassner (Stargate SG-1), for the Syfy
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“Claims of anonymous accusers who have NOT gone to law enforcement are not credible,” the A&E co-hosts write in a Monday letter that takes aim at the Church of Scientology. Leah Remini and Mike Rinder have released a lengthy statement on the sexual misconduct and assault accusations being leveled against Oscar-winning filmmaker and prominent Scientology defector
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‘Get Out’ Courtesy of Universal Pictures The 49th NAACP Image Awards are being handed out over two nights, Sunday and Monday, in Pasadena. Black-ish star Anthony Anderson returns as host of Monday’s ceremony, which airs live on TV One (a one-hour preshow airs before the live ceremony). Special honors will go to the surviving 1968
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‘Marcia Clark Investigates the First 48’ and ‘Grace vs. Abrams,’ which will both examine legal cases, are set to premiere in March. A&E is beefing up its unscripted slate with three of TV’s biggest legal personalities. Marcia Clark, Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams have nabbed new series at the network, both of them examining famous
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The streamer has also picked up the second installment of British drama series ‘National Treasure’ and a sequel to documentary ‘March of the Penguins.’ The doctors of County General Hospital have found a new home.  Hulu has nabbed the exclusive streaming rights to ER, bringing the entire classic medical drama to streaming for the first time. 
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Screengrab/The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Late-night hosts took President Trump to task for comments he made Thursday, when the president reportedly questioned why the U.S. would want to admit more people from “shithole countries” during a meeting with lawmakers about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration. The deal would have changed rules affecting immigrants
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