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  • Bachelor Mansion among homes caught in the vicious California Woolsey Fire

    11/10/2018 5:03:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 8 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 10, 2018 | Brittany Valadez
    The Bachelor Mansion has been announced as one of the homes burned in the devastating California Woolsey Fire. According to Variety, the famed reality show location did not escape the blazing fires that have spread across southern California. The 'lower house has reportedly been destroyed, while flames have reached the back patio of the main house and are continuing to advance,' says the site.
  • The Clinton Affair - A&E Limited Documentary Event - Nov 18, 9pm

    11/05/2018 2:14:04 AM PST · by Libloather · 42 replies
    A&E ^ | 11/05/18
    Premiering Sunday, November 18 at 9P, the comprehensive three-night documentary series "The Clinton Affair" from Academy Award® and Emmy®-winning producer Alex Gibney's Jigsaw Productions and Emmy®-winning director Blair Foster weaves together never-before-seen archival footage with exclusive new interviews to examine the biggest political scandal of a generation and its lasting influence and reverberations on our country.
  • What will you do election night?

    11/04/2018 12:27:25 PM PST · by rstrahan · 149 replies
    Self | 11/04/2018 | Self
    I used to be a political junkie, but now, it has gotten so that a little is enough. So, Tuesday night, as a) I can’t affect anything, and b) the nets will be wall-to-wall election coverage, including the race for dogcatcher in Upper BFE, we are going to go catch a movie. What are you going to do?
  • Ratings: “The Conners” Beaten By Everything, Drops in Total Viewers and Demo as ABC Orders Only 1

    10/31/2018 1:07:39 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 55 replies
    www.showbiz411.com ^ | by Roger Friedman
    The Conners” dropped in everything last night–total viewers, key demo. In the nightly ratings battle. the “Roseanne” spin off continues to trend downward. Last night, “The Conners” was beaten by everything- “NCIS,” “The Voice,” etc. This was their first really objective run, no World Series, nothing to distract potential viewers. But the key demo sank, which isn’t a good sign. And the total viewers were down by 180K, which is a lot, frankly. People are leaving and they’re not coming back. ABC has ordered 1 extra episode to the original order of 10. Sounds to me like a finale. Someone...
  • Average Face of Every Doctor Who Star Is a Reminder We're Very Glad Regeneration is Complete Renewal

    10/27/2018 3:19:23 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 19 replies
    io9 ^ | October 26, 2018 | James Whitbrook
    Average Face of Every Doctor Who Star Is a Reminder We're Very Glad Regeneration is a Complete Renewal On Doctor Who, the process of regeneration for a Time Lord is a profound, excruciating transformation. Every cell of their being explodes with celestial energy, transforming their entire being. It’s probably for the best though, considering that if every Time Lord kept a bit of their past self, they’d look like the nightmare above.
  • Doctor Who takes on worst enemy yet as show tackles racism for the first time

    10/21/2018 4:06:26 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 75 replies
    Doctor Who is about to do battle with a new deadly enemy...racism. Sunday’s episode centres around Rosa Parks who refused to give up her seat in the “colored section” of an Alabama bus to a white passenger. The outcry over her 1955 arrest spark­­ed the start of the civil rights movement. In her latest adventure, Time Lord Jodie Whittaker lands in America’s Deep South as an evil alien tries to disrupt the historic confrontation. She and her team have to ensure the pivotal moment is not sabotaged. Sidekicks Ryan Sinclair and Yasmin Khan face discrimination as they are refused entry...
  • ‘Conners’ cast says it’s ‘awkward’ filming without Roseanne Bar

    10/03/2018 11:41:23 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 92 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 3, 2018 | 11:25am | Derrick Bryson Taylor
    With “The Conners” slated to debut this month sans Roseanne Barr, the remaining cast members are reflecting on their new direction after Barr’s firing. “It was awkward but not awkward,” Laurie Metcalf, who plays Jackie Harris, told People about filming without Barr. “It was right but not right, wrong but not wrong.” As the series is expected to address, Barr’s character is killed off and the family is left to recover. “Any sadness that we feel over what we’ve lost we’re hopefully channeling in an honest way into the show,” added Sarah Gilbert, who returned to her role as Darlene...
  • Friends Don’t Let Friends Watch the New Magnum, P.I.

    09/25/2018 6:50:17 PM PDT · by pboyington · 67 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | September 25, 2018 | Ray Starmann
    These are strange days in the USA… The Bears are in first place in the NFC North and a pipsqueak posing as Thomas Magnum is trespassing on the grounds of the Robin Masters Estate in Hawaii. And, it’s not Mac… If that wasn’t bad enough, a 100 lb. chick in yoga pants is masquerading as Higgins. Welcome to the dystopian world of the new, 2018 version of Magnum, P.I. The new Magnum, P.I. is a testament to not only how bad Hollywood is now, but how completely upside down society is. In 2018 America, aka America 180; right is left,...
  • Julia Louis Dreyfus Joins High School Pals in Support of Fellow Alum — Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser

    09/18/2018 5:08:15 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 66 replies
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a graduate of the all-girls private high school attended by Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago, has signed a letter in support of her. Louis-Dreyfus, a 1979 graduate of the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland, tweeted Monday that she joins some 200 alumnae who stand with Ford, 51, a California research psychologist. “We believe Dr. Blasey Ford and are grateful that she came forward to tell her story,” says the draft letter, according to the Huffington Post. “It demands a thorough and independent investigation before the Senate can...
  • Emmy Awards Crash To New Low With 10.2M Viewers & Slipping Demo

    09/18/2018 10:14:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | September 18, 2018 | Dominic Patten
    Winners like Game of Thrones’ Peter Dinklage, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Rachel Brosnahan, Seven Seconds’ Regina King, Barry’s Henry Winkler, Westworld’s Thandie Newton, The Americans‘ Mathew Rhys, The Crown’s Claire Foy and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’s Darren Criss may be making shelf space for their new trophies after celebrating last night but for NBC, the 70th Primetime Emmys maybe a hangover that’s hard to shake.
  • '60 Minutes' Chief Jeff Fager Steps Down [allegations]

    09/12/2018 11:18:48 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    www.hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 10:38 AM PDT 9/12/2018 | by Marisa Guthrie
    The exec had been at CBS News for 36 years and has been a leading figure at the news division for decades. The tenure of Jeff Fager as the executive producer of 60 Minutes is over. "Jeff Fager is leaving the company effective immediately," read a statement from CBS News president David Rhodes on Wednesday. "Bill Owens will manage the 60 Minutes team as Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews and I begin the search for a new executive producer of the program. 60 Minutes is the most significant news broadcast on television." Rhodes added: "We are fortunate to have incredibly talented journalists in...
  • 81 Percent of Family TV Comedies Show Kids Being Exposed to Sexual Dialogue: Report

    09/12/2018 9:26:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/12/2018 | Samuel Smith
    Over 80 percent of prime-time network family comedy television shows have scenes in which adult characters use sexually explicit dialogue in front of children, a conservative media watchdog has warned. In a new report released Monday, the Parents Television Council has documented the widespread use of sexually charged language in television shows across multiple networks that the networks themselves are deeming to be family-friendly. "What we are seeing is the frog in the boiling water, where as the temperature goes up, the frog doesn't realize how hot it has gotten," Winter told The Christian Post in an interview. "We have...
  • Another NFL Ratings Drop Could Impact Nets' Standing On Wall Street

    09/06/2018 5:45:44 PM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Street and Smith's ^ | September 6, 2018 | John Ourand
    The NFL’s TV ratings are being monitored on Wall Street, with some financial analysts saying that another big ratings drop could affect the standing of some broadcast companies. “We continue to believe the NFL is the single biggest swing factor for media earnings and valuation,” read a research note released this morning from MoffettNathanson. “Any sign of continued NFL ratings weakness could pose a long-term risk for broadcasters who may be forced to bid up for rights.” The most interesting part of the report looks into the next round of rights negotiations, with the report suggesting that ESPN should drop...
  • Monica Lewinsky ‘in talks to appear on I’m A Celebrity after huge pay day offer’

    08/27/2018 12:45:24 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 27 replies
    Metro (U.K.) ^ | 8/27/2018 | Toyin OwosejeRead more: https://metro.co.uk/2018/08/27/monica-lewinsky-in-talks-to-appear-on-im-a-ce
    Monica Lewinsky is said to be ‘in advanced discussions’ to appear on the new series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!Bill Clinton’s former mistress is considering heading into the Australian outback for a stint of the reality show, The Sunday Express reports. Insiders say that the former White House intern, now a writer and motivational speaker, is considering a stint on the reality show after being offered a blockbuster pay day by ITV bosses.‘Monica now has a platform on which to speak about bullying, particularly in a digital age – that’s why she agreed to explore being...
  • Robin Leach "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous", dead.

    08/24/2018 8:39:10 AM PDT · by gaijin · 26 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 24th, 2018 | me
    The celebrity columnist died last night in Cabo San Lucas at age 76 after suffering a second stroke. His "champagne wishes and caviar dreams" with Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous was syndicated for over a decade, starting in 1984 and helped launch Entertainment Tonight. Don't miss the brief appearance of OUR FAVORITE GUY at second 22 in Leach's video intro for Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Memories..! Fair winds and following seas, friend...
  • 'GOD Friended Me' What would you if the Almighty tried to add you on Facebook? (NEW SHOW)

    08/23/2018 6:46:00 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 36 replies
    CBS ^ | 2018
    They say the Almighty works in mysterious ways and, in this case, it's through Facebook. We've all had those friend requests that we leave in limbo for longer than we should, but for one self-proclaimed "pesky atheist who wants to make you think," ignoring this one might not be an option. In the uplifting new drama God Friended Me, which will air Sundays this Fall at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access, Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor, Search Party) stars as podcast host Miles Finer, a spiritual skeptic who doesn't exactly know what to do when The Man Upstairs...
  • 'I'd rather set myself on fire than do your f***ing show!' Stormy Daniels screamed at ...

    08/19/2018 3:01:02 PM PDT · by blueplum · 71 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 18 Aug 2018 | Katie Hind
    Celebrity Big Brother bosses before storming off set just two hours before the show was set to air ...A source close to the show said last night: ‘We have seen some meltdowns before but never anything on this scale. ...On Friday morning, Ms Daniels left Channel 5 furious once again when she booked herself to star on ITV’s Loose Women...However, after learning of her appearance, Channel 5’s lawyers contacted ITV staff to warn them they would be in breach of visa restrictions because they had sponsored her to work in the UK for them and nobody else...
  • Up to ‘Simpsons’ creators to handle Apu criticism: Fox exec

    08/03/2018 5:33:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 3, 2018
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Creators of “The Simpsons” have the freedom to handle the show’s depiction of Indian shop owner Apu in the right way for their show, a top Fox executive said Thursday. Apu, the Kwik-E-Mart clerk who has sold expired food and ripped off customers in the long-running animated Fox series, has come under fire as racist and stereotypical. The criticism flared after the recent release of the documentary “The Trouble with Apu.”
  • San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Sneak Previews Premiered

    07/23/2018 1:14:31 AM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 4 replies
    vulture.com ^ | July 22, 2018 | CaliforniaCraftBeer
    Every year, Comic-Con provides a days-long extravaganza of anticipation for all the film and television you’ll be champing at the bit to see for the next several months. Below are all the major trailers that debuted at this year’s SDCC, including a very spooky Glass, a very silly Shazam!, and just about everything in-between. Grab some popcorn and enjoy, keeping in mind all of those scattered premiere dates...
  • Batwoman: Lesbian comic hero to get TV series

    07/17/2018 6:30:05 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 73 replies
    BBC News ^ | June 17th 2018 | BBC News
    A TV adaptation of Batwoman is to become the first live-action superhero series with an openly gay lead character. The show is being developed for the US channel, the CW, adding to the network's collection of shows based on DC comics characters. Batwoman was introduced in the 1950s as a love interest for Batman to dispel rumours of his own homosexuality. The character was reintroduced in 2006 as a gay woman called Kate Kane. She has since become the highest-profile openly gay character of any DC comic. The show's synopsis describes Kate Kane as an "out lesbian and highly trained...