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Wrote one Japanese commenter: “The level of consciousness involved in content creation has lowered or disappeared in the era of the internet — and the idiots are increasing.” A Japanese Suicide Prevention organization has joined the chorus of condemnation of YouTube star Logan Paul. Paul, whose YouTube channel counts some 15 million subscribers, was hit
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When ABC passed on its Black-ish spinoff about the Johnsons’ eldest daughter, Zoey, heading off to college, it was an easy decision for Freeform executives to pick up the series for their younger-skewing cable network. Freeform’s executive vp programming and development Karey Burke said it came down to something very simple: “Two words: Yara Shahidi,”
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The streaming giant previously bought the rights to the comedian’s ‘Humanity’ special, due in the first quarter. Netflix is expanding its relationship with Ricky Gervais. The streaming giant has preemptively bought the rights to the comedian’s next stand-up show. The untitled special is Gervais’ second stand-up project with Netflix and joins Humanity, which is due
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As fictional local TV hosts, the duo made jokes about the parade’s marching bands, flower-covered floats and (inaccurate) historical uniforms. Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon kicked off 2018 as local TV hosts Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan to host live coverage of the Rose Parade. The satirical Funny or Die broadcast streamed live on Amazon
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[Warning: This story contains spoilers from the Black Mirror season four episode, “ArkAngel.”] Though Black Mirror is an anthology comprised of stand-alone stories, one of the new season four episodes sticks out from the rest in an unassuming way. “ArkAngel,” directed by Jodie Foster and starring Rosemarie DeWitt, doesn’t bring with it the typical futuristic,
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This week’s ‘Winter Was Here’ podcast focuses on season two, episode five, ‘The Ghost of Harrenhal.’ [Warning: Full spoilers through seven seasons of HBO’s Game of Thrones are ahead.] “In the light of the Seven, by all that is holy and light…” These aren’t quite famous last words for Lancel Lannister (Eugene Simon), the young
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Yes, Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt would be attached. Almost two decades after its seven-season run wrapped, producers Sony Pictures Television Studios are eyeing a potential revival for NBC’s beloved Mad About You. Sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter that the independent studio has had informal talks for a potential eighth season of the Emmy-nominated
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After more than 20 years in the business, Retta is having a moment. If the mononymic actress isn’t quite a household name yet, she’s well on her way to becoming one. For seven seasons, the stand-up comic-turned-TV-actor delighted viewers as Donna Meagle, the no-nonsense, catchphrase-spouting office manager on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, which made up
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The actress became the first female incarnation of the BBC’s famed Time Lord in a special episode on Christmas Day. Jodie Whittaker has officially taken over for Peter Capaldi as the lead role in the hit BBC science-fiction series Doctor Who. At the end of the one-hour special broadcast on Christmas Day, Scottish actor Capaldi
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The late-night host is set to return as emcee of the ceremony taking place March 4. Jimmy Kimmel is ready for Academy duty once again, returning to host the 90th edition of the annual ceremony to be held on March 4. In the first teaser for Kimmel’s upcoming hosting gig, the late-night host expressed his
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