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Julie Andrews could become the next Mr. Rogers on Netflix’s ‘Julie’s Greenroom’

Netflix has a new children's show called Julie's Greenroom coming in early 2017. The series will star Julie Andrews and a group of puppets.
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‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 finale to be the series’ longest episode yet

HBO is blocking out a larger chunk of time than usual for the Game of Thrones season 6 finale. Episode 10 will be 69 minutes long.
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New ‘Game of Thrones’ season 6, episode 8 photos tease answers to big questions

HBO has released five new Game of Thrones photos ahead of season 6, episode 8. It's title is No One, and it airs on HBO on Sunday, June 12.
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Which Netflix shows are binge-watched the fastest? The ‘Binge Scale’ will tell you

Netflix has released The Binge Scale to examine users' viewing habits and help identify why some shows are consumed faster than others.
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Jon Hamm as Sterling Archer? The animated series’ producers want it to happen

Archer producers Matt Thompson and Casey Willis revealed that if the series becomes a live-action movie, they envision Jon Hamm playing the title character.
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Recording legend’s birthday brings new music to Tidal, ‘Prince Day’ to Minnesota

Minnesota's governor has named June 7 "Prince Day" in honor of the late singer. Similarly, Tidal has now made more of his music available for streaming.
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Let the binge begin: ‘Downton Abbey’ season 6 arrives on Amazon Video

The final season of Downton Abbey has been added to Amazon Prime, meaning that the complete series is now available for streaming.
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Spotify brings on music maven Troy Carter to battle rival streamers

Spotify has hired Troy Carter as its global head of creative services, which will have him working with artists on exclusive and original content.
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AMC calls ‘Saul’: Bob Odenkirk to star in upcoming miniseries ‘The Night of the Gun’

AMC has locked down Bob Odenkirk for yet another project. The network is developing a new miniseries, The Night of the Gun, with the actor set to star.
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Seinfeld picks up more hilarious stars in the ‘Comedians in Cars’ season 8 trailer

Crackle has released the season 8 trailer for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The Jerry Seinfeld-starring web series returns with more hilarious guests.
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Vin Diesel shows off the ‘Fast 8’ gang in new cast photo

Vin Diesel has shared a Fast 8 cast photo on Instagram. The group shot includes new stars like Charlize Theron as well as returning actors.
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Samsung is heaping on more ads to your smart TV — even your old one

Samsung smart TVs are getting more ad tiles, placed on the home screen among the apps. The increase comes as the company's hardware sales decline.
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From the paranormal to the mythological: Gillian Anderson joins Starz show ‘American Gods’

X-Files star Gillian Anderson has joined the cast of Starz's upcoming fantasy series, American Gods. The actress will play a character named Media.
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Bill Hader is a lowly hitman with showbiz aspirations in new HBO series ‘Barry’

HBO has ordered Barry to series, a new comedy starring the Bill Hader. He also co-wrote the script, plus executive produces and directs the pilot.
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A Musixmatch not made in heaven: Spotify, lyrics provider part ways

Musixmatch's lyrics are no longer available on Spotify's desktop app. The companies are ending a multiyear partnership due to business differences.
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Behind the mask: Jason will get new origin story in next 'Friday the 13th' movie

Producer Brad Fuller has revealed that the next Friday the 13th movie will give Jason Voorhees a new origin, one "that no one has seen before."
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From page to screen to stage: Meet the ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ cast

Photos of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast in character have been released. The play opens in London in July, with previews beginning June 7.
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Wynd’s new smart air purifier keeps the air around you clean, wherever you go

Wynd has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new smart personal air purifier, which monitors air quality and cleans it as needed, at home or on the go.
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Starz can’t get enough ‘Outlander’ — network commits to books 3 and 4

Starz is confident in Outlander. The premium network has renewed the TV drama for seasons 3 and 4, based on Diana Gabaldron's hit book series.
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‘Homeland’ coming back later than usual for season 6; two-year renewal near

Homeland, which is set to return later than usual for season 6, is close to renewals for seasons 7 and 8. The Showtime series will be back in January 2017.
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Netflix orders ’80s wrestling comedy ‘GLOW’ from ‘OITNB’ creator Jenji Kohan

Netflix has ordered GLOW, a new comedy series with Orange Is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan that centers on women's wrestling in the 1980s.
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New 'Game of Thrones' season 6 photos hint at reunions, new plans, and more

HBO has released six photos from Game of Thrones season 6, episode 7, The Broken Man. The upcoming episode airs Sunday, June 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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Go big or GoBone: PulsePet introduces first ‘smartbone’ for dogs

PetPulse is making it easier to keep your canine active. The company launched GoBone, an app-controlled smartbone to entertain and exercise users' dogs.
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10 of the coolest A'Design Award winners for the home

The A'Design Award winners for 2015-2016 were recently announced, and they include innovative TVs, lamps, clocks, kitchen appliances, and more.
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HBO’s controversial drama ‘Westworld,’ three new comedies set for fall

HBO has announced its new fall shows. The lineup includes the controversial new drama series Westworld and three comedy series.
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‘The Little Prince’ comes to life in gorgeous new Netflix trailer

Netflix has released a new trailer for The Little Prince, as well as its U.S. release date. The animated film is based on Antoine Saint-Exupery's classic novella.
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Amazon reveals lineup of 8 shows for its next pilot season, so get ready to watch, weigh in

With Amazon's next pilot season kicking off in June, the company has revealed the eight pilots customers will be able to watch and weigh in on this summer.
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Netflix readies us for more BoJack Horseman, announces season 3 premiere

Netflix today released a new promo for BoJack Horseman season 3, unveiling the premiere date. The next installment debuts on July 22.
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Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ photos reveal a growing conflict, a target, and more

HBO has release six new Game of Thrones season 6 photos. From episode 5, Blood of My Blood, they hint at still more conflict ahead come May 29.
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You may need to prepare yourself to say goodbye to ‘True Detective’

Sources say that HBO is giving up on True Detective. The premium network may have creator Nic Pizzolatto work on another project instead of a third season.
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Bryan Cranston is back in the drug world in Pablo Escobar flick ‘The Infiltrator’

Broad Green Pictures has released a new trailer for The Infiltrator, which stars Bryan Cranston and John Leguizamo as DEA agents after Pablo Escobar.
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The FCC’s move to unlock cable boxes gets a push from racial justice groups

A coalition, including racial justice groups, has sent a letter to the FCC, urging it to unlock set-top boxes to increase content diversity.
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Mark Ruffalo describes ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ as ‘an intergalactic buddy road movie’

Mark Ruffalo recently talked Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok, describing it as "an intergalactic buddy road movie." The film also stars Chris Hemsworth.
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New 'Creating Warcraft' featurette looks at adapting the game to film

Legendary has released a new featurette looking at the upcoming Warcraft movie and what it has been like to adapt the popular game to film.