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HBO renews 3 shows for 2017, including Game of Thrones

HBO has renewed Game of Thrones, Veep, and Silicon Valley for 2017 as each show prepares to return for its upcoming season on April 24.
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Adam Sandler takes David Spade under his crazy wing in NSFW trailer for The Do-Over

Netflix has released the official trailer for The Do-Over, an upcoming comedy starring Adam Sandler and David Spade.
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Drop the box! Samsung TVs, Rokus will soon host Comcast’s Xfinity service

Comcast has announced that its Xfinity app is coming to Roku and Samsung TVs, plus more devices in the future, as part of its Xfinity TV Partner Program.
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Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner sequel gets fast-tracked for 2017 release (Update)

Alcon Entertainment has reset the release date for Blade Runner 2. The sequel, starring Harrison Ford, will now hit theaters on October 6, 2017.
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NBC nixes commercials for Aquarius' 2-hour season two premiere

NBC's Aquarius season two is premiering this summer with a two-hour, commercial-free episode. The Charles Manson-themed series stars David Duchovny.
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Netflix and roll? CEO opens the door for offline viewing

Netflix is the streaming video king, but the company's CEO, Reed Hastings, says it should "keep an open mind" on offline viewing.
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HBO’s Ballers is set to return this summer, along with two new series

HBO has announced that Ballers season 2 will premiere this summer, along with two new shows: limited series The Night Of and dark comedy Vice Principals.
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Universal Pictures reveals first titles for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and digital release

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release multiple titles in the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and digital formats for the first time this summer.
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Justice League movies get new good guy in Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe is set to appear in both upcoming Justice League movies. The actor is reported to be playing a good guy in the DC Comics-based film franchise.
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America's pastime is at bat for DirecTV's new 4K UHD channels

Major League Baseball is coming to a TV near you in 4K UHD. DirecTV will air up to 25 network showcase games in the Ultra HD format.
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Marvel offers a glimpse at Doctor Strange in the film’s first poster

The first poster for Marvel and Disney's upcoming Doctor Strange is here. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular character.
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The upcoming Star Wars road show will make your space opera dreams come true

Moviegoers will soon have a chance to watch the original Star Wars trilogy in theaters. A limited theatrical release will kick off this August.
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Mark your calendar: Netflix sets premiere dates for The Crown, Marco Polo season 2

Netflix has announced the premiere date for new original series The Crown, as well as that of season two of Marco Polo.
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These two Qardio health devices will anchor Target’s Connected Health section

Target is helping consumers better monitor their health. The retailer has added a Connected Health section that will feature at least two Qardio devices.
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The Norse god Thor will soon be in love with this woman

After starring in the box office hit Creed, Tessa Thompson is joining the cast of Thor: Ragnarök. The film is the third in the Thor franchise.
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Netflix tops HBO as the best original program creator, says new survey

A new survey by Morgan Stanley finds that more American consumers rate Netflix as having the best original programming than do HBO.
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Strange creatures enter U.S. in new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them teaser trailer

Warner Bros. released a new teaser trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The Harry Potter spinoff follows Newt Scamander in 1920s New York.
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Hilarious Time Traveling Bong trailer takes Broad City’s Ilana Glazer on an adventure

Comedy Central has released a trailer for Time Traveling Bong, a three-part event series starring Broad City's Ilana Glazer and Paul W. Downs.
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DirecTV unleashes three 4K channels with Masters Broadcast

For the first time ever, U.S. viewers with 4K UHD TVs have the opportunity to watch a live broadcast in the format.
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Seth Rogen and Zac Efron take on a wild sorority in new Neighbors 2 redband trailer

There's more coed insanity in the new redband trailer for Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. The film stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, and Rose Byrne.
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Game of Thrones season 6 premiere’s title and synopsis are intriguing as ever

HBO has revealed the title and synopsis of the Game of Thrones season 6 premiere. The episode airs on April 24 at 9/8 c.
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Mashable’s shift toward video sends news staff packing

A new investment in video content has spelled the end for certain members of Mashable's editorial team. Numerous employees have been laid off.
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Warner Bros reportedly rethinking film strategy after multiple box office duds

After a strong start, Batman v Superman has stalled at the box office, becoming another miss that has caused Warner Bros. to rethink its film strategy.
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Nightmare roommates begone! Roomi expands shared housing app into Washington, DC

Roomi has announced that it is expanding into the Washington, D.C. area. The service facilitates the hunt for shared housing situations.
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Melissa McCarthy out-duels Jimmy Fallon in a hilarious Tonight Show lip sync battle

Melissa McCarthy took on Jimmy Fallon during a lip sync battle during an episode of The Tonight Show. The actress emerged victorious.
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Senior citizen shenanigans ensue in the season 2 trailer for Netflix’s Grace and Frankie

Netflix has released the official trailer for Grace and Frankie season 2. The series returns on May 6 and stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.
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The Force Awakens and other Disney hits now available via Xfinity On Demand

Walt Disney Studios films are coming to Comcast's Xfinity On Demand digital store thanks to a content new licensing agreement between the two companies.
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New trailer for Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of The BFG features giant problems

Disney has released the latest trailer for Steven Spielberg's adaptation of The BFG by Roald Dahl. The film hits theaters on July 1.
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Amazon’s Transparent adds high-profile cast member, Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner has joined the cast of Amazon's Transparent. She'll appear in the upcoming third season of the critically acclaimed original series.
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Guardians of the Galaxy’s Dave Bautista cast in Blade Runner sequel

Former MMA fighter and wrestler Dave Bautista has been cast in the upcoming Blade Runner sequel, which stars Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling.
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HBO to give Game of Thrones fans theories and recaps on After the Thrones

HBO has added a Game of Thrones weekly aftershow. Called After the Thrones, the series will recap the latest episode and offer theories on what's to come.
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Modder turns 1978 TV into Chromecast video and music streaming device

A modder shows off the 1978 TV he has converted into a Chomecast-compatible device in a new YouTube video. He saved it for nostalgia's sake.
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Forget Zack Snyder: Ben Affleck has finished his own Batman script

Ben Affleck has penned a script for a potential standalone Batman film that he may star in and direct as well.
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Making a Murderer’s surprise lawyer star Dean Strang scores his own docuseries

Making a Murderer defense attorney Dean Strang has been enlisted to host a true-crime docuseries called Road to Justice for Covert Media.