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NBC taps Tina Fey and Parks and Rec creator for new comedies

NBC has ordered two new comedy projects: One from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, and the other from Mike Schur.
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Deflategate, Marshawn Lynch, and more will highlight The League’s final season

Season 7 of FXX comedy The League will include a Deflategate episode and bring back Marshawn Lynch for another cameo.
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FX announces fall premiere dates for AHS: Hotel, The Bastard Executioner, and Fargo

FX has shared premiere air dates for three of its highly anticipated fall shows: The Bastard Executioner, American Horror Story: Hotel, and Fargo.
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Louis C.K.’s Louie goes on hiatus in favor of Better Things, Baskets

Louis C.K.'s comedy series Louie is officially on hiatus as the writer, director, and actor takes on new projects, including FX's Better Things.
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Stephen Colbert’s first Late Show guest will be George Clooney

The first guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will be George Clooney. The late night TV talk show premieres on Sept. 8.
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Trade in your tux for a turtleneck, a Steve Jobs opera is coming

Late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs' life will be examined in an upcoming opera production, the Santa Fe Opera announced Wednesday.
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Can’t get enough Wet Hot American Summer? The documentary is now on Netflix

Hurricane of Fun, the Wet Hot American Summer documentary is now available. The film uses behind-the-scenes footage from the original movie.
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Fox closes in on securing rights for a live-action X-Men TV series

An X-Men TV series may be forthcoming. Fox Television Group co-chairman and CEO Dana Walden announced that the studio is in negotiations with Marvel.
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Coen brothers to adapt Ross MacDonald’s Black Money

The Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, will adapt and likely direct Ross MacDonald's novel Black Money, an upcoming Warner Bros. film.
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Listen to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ new song featuring Ed Sheeran, ‘Growing Up’

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis posted a new song, featuring Ed Sheeran, on their website on August 5. "Growing Up" is an ode to Macklemore's infant daughter.
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Colin Farrell signs on for Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts

Colin Farrell joins the world of Harry Potter in the upcoming Warner Bros. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. J.K. Rowling wrote the script.
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HBO Now isn’t making money yet, but execs aren’t worried

HBO Now still hasn't turned a profit since its April launch, but Time Warner executives are confident that the streaming service will be a success.
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Taylor Swift’s next single from 1989 will be Wildest Dreams

Taylor Swift has announced the next single from 1989, entitled Wildest Dreams.
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Apple Music gets first stream of Compton, Dr. Dre’s first album in over 15 years

Apple Music announced Tuesday that it will exclusively stream Dr. Dre's new album, Compton: A Soundtrack, on Thursday, August 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. PDT.
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HBO’s Lewis and Clark is on pause, due to problems that mirror the expedition

HBO's Lewis and Clark has been put on hold due to internal conflict and weather-related issues, problems that echo the actual expedition.
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Ronda Rousey biopic will star none other than the UFC champion herself

A film based on Ronda Rousey's autobiography has cast its star, and the lead role will be filled by none other than the MMA fighter herself.
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Kevin Bacon’s answer to gratuitous female nudity in movies? More male nudity

Kevin Bacon suggests a novel way to address the problem of gratuitous female nudity in film during a hilarious new PSA.
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Donald Trump gets debate advice from Obama in hilarious Fallon skit

Donald Trump gets a call from an unlikely source in a Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon skit. None other than President Obama offers debate help.
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Will the Jurassic World sequel leave the park and island behind?

The forthcoming Jurassic World sequel seems set to take place in a new setting. Writer/director Colin Trevorrow already has big ideas.
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Starz takes to the binge, will release Da Vinci’s Demons’ new season all at once

Starz will experiment with its release model, making full seasons of Da Vinci's Demons and Flesh and Bone available when they premiere this fall.
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Channing Tatum finalizes deal to star in Gambit, Fox’s X-Men spinoff

Channing Tatum has reached a deal with 20th Century Fox to star in Gambit, the studio's X-Men spinoff.
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Chris Pratt calls for fan-created Facebook cover photos, hilarity ensues

Chris Pratt is holding a contest in which fans compete to design his new Facebook cover photo. His profile will feature the winner's creation.
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Daniel Radcliffe will head to Quantico as FBI agent in Imperium

Daniel Radcliffe will play an undercover FBI agent in his latest movie, Imperium. The film will be based the experiences of Michael German.
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Producers of Netflix’s Fuller House decided DJ’s widowed pregnancy was too ‘heavy’

Netflix's Full House reboot, Fuller House, will no longer begin with DJ Tanner (played by Candace Cameron Bure) pregnant.
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Beyonce may star as Glinda the Good Witch in NBC’s The Wiz

Beyoncé has reportedly been offered the role of Glinda the Good Witch in NBC's upcoming live musical, The Wiz.
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Tom Hardy’s upcoming miniseries secures The Killing’s director for four episodes

Taboo, the upcoming Tom Hardy-starring miniseries, will be directed by The Killing's Kristoffer Nyholm for four of the eight parts.
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Deflategate inspires Breaking Bad spoof showing Tom Brady destroying his cell phone

The ongoing Deflategate controversy has now inspired Breaking Brady, a Breaking Bad parody video, starring pictures of Brady, Bill Belichick, and Roger Goodell.
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New Black Mass trailer explains Johnny Depp’s ascent to notorious Boston gangster status

The latest Black Mass trailer shows the rise of notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. Starring Johnny Depp, the film hits theaters on Sept. 18.
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Macy Gray also sings to her vibrator

Macy Gray's latest love song, B.O.B., is dedicated to none other than her vibrator, her "Battery-Operated Better."
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Door open for Wet Hot American Summer season 2, new movie

Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer prequel may not be the last addition to the franchise. Co-creators David Wain and Michael Showalter are open to more.
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Game of Thrones inspires a Nat Geo Wild wildlife epic miniseries

An upcoming Nat Geo Wild miniseries is being called Big Game of Thrones due to similarities to the HBO series. It will follow rival animal tribes.
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Vince Vaughn joins Mel Gibson-directed WWII drama Hacksaw Ridge

Vince Vaughn will get battle-ready in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge. The WWII drama also stars Andrew Garfield and Sam Worthington.
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Apple Music racks up 10M subscribers, but will they stick around?

Sources say that Apple Music has racked up over 10 million subscribers in the four weeks since the streaming service's June 30 launch.
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Seth Rogen crashes a church service on Christmas Eve in The Night Before trailer

The trailer for The Night Before, starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Anthony Mackie, celebrates Christmas Eve in crazy ways.