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Justin Timberlake to Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show

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Justin Timberlake announced Sunday that he will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show next year. The musician made the announcement via Twitter in a video clip with NBC late-night host Jimmy Fallon, declaring, “I do halftime!” The network will broadcast the NFL’s championship game on Feb. 4, 2018, from Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium.

The music superstar previously participated in the halftime show for the 2004 Super Bowl, and the moment he tore off part of Janet Jackson’s costume resulted in the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” in which one. »


- Thom Geier

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Miles Teller on That Esquire Interview: ‘I’d Think I Was the Biggest Douchebag Too’

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Thank You for Your Service” star Miles Teller was shaken by that Esquire article that labeled him as “kind of a d-ck,” because contrary to what the article said, he does care what people think about him. “If how that story made me look was how I really was, I’d think I was the biggest douchebag too,” the actor said in a new interview with Vulture. “The main idea in that story was that Miles Teller doesn’t give a rat’s a– what you think of him. That’s really not true. I absolutely do care what people think about me. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Megyn Kelly Slams Bill O’Reilly, Fox News PR Chief for ‘Vindictiveness’ to Harassment Accusers

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Megyn Kelly has unleashed a brutal assault on Bill O’Reilly and her former employer, Fox News. Kelly specifically rejected a recent claim by O’Reilly that nobody at the company ever complained about his behavior internally. “O’Reilly’s suggestion that no one ever complained about his behavior is false. I know because I complained,” she said on her NBC show “Megyn Kelly Today.” Speaking directly to the camera, Kelly also took a swipe at Fox News’s fearsome media relations chief Irena Briganti. Also Read: 'Megyn Kelly Today' Ratings Are So Bad Kathie Lee and Hoda »


- Jon Levine

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Bill O’Reilly Complains About Sexual Harassment Scandal: ‘It’s Horrible What I Went Through’

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Bill O’Reilly is opening up about the pain of multiple allegations of sexual harassment he has received over the years — specifically his pain. “It’s horrible what I went through, horrible what my family went through,” O’Reilly told The New York Times reporters Emily Steel and Michael S. Schmidt. The interview followed a Times news report over the weekend of a previously undisclosed settlement between O’Reilly and Fox News analyst Liz Wiehl totaling $32 million. Also Read: Bill O'Reilly Paid $32 Million to Settle Sexual Harassment Claim (Update) The January settlement is the largest known payout to any of »


- Jon Levine

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Bebe Neuwirth Thanks CBS for Letting Her Leave ‘Madam Secretary’

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Bebe Neuwirth has left “Madam Secretary” after 70-plus episodes. The series regular actress thanked CBS early this morning on Twitter for letting her out of their contract. Neuwirth, who played chief of staff Nadine Tolliver since the show launched in 2014, was written out of the drama last night. The character left politics to be closer to her son and soon-to-be grandchild. Her tweets are below.

1/3 So grateful for my time @MadamSecretary – a wonderful show where I love the cast, crew, background artists. #lifelongfriends — Bebe Neuwirth (@BebeNeuwirth) October. »


- Tony Maglio

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‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Teaser: Negan Plans to ‘Win It All’ (Video)

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The Walking Dead” returned to AMC last night — and it looks like we’re in for a (particularly) gory season. The 45-second Season 8 preview opens with a bloody and muddy Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) going at it alone up the road. From there, all your (still-alive) favorites show their faces. In his camp, Ezekiel (Khary Payton) promises at least three victories and no dead troops. But others have the same idea. Also Read: 'The Walking Dead' Premiere Pays Tribute to Stuntman John Bernecker and George Romero “We need to win it all,” Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) closes the video with a vow. »


- Tony Maglio

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Renewed for Season 2 at CBS All Access

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Star Trek: Discovery” continues to live long and prosper. CBS All Access has given a second-season pickup to the latest series in the venerable sci-fi franchise, the streaming service announced Monday. The series premiered last month, and the initial six episodes are currently available to stream on CBS All Access. Season 1 has been divided into two chapters, with the final installment in the nine-episode first chapter debuting Nov. 12, and the six-episode second chapter kicking off in January 2018. Also Read: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Star Jason Isaacs Tells Us Whether Show's Klingons Reflect Trump The “Star Trek: Discovery” launch set a record. »


- Ryan Gajewski

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‘Morning Joe’ Says Trump Is ‘Excited’ About War in North Korea: ‘He Wants to Use Nukes’ (Video)

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Morning Joe” went nuclear Monday morning as hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski openly talked about their fear of a U.S. war with North Korea. Brzezinski — as is her custom — went further, saying she believed Trump was “excited” about the prospect of conflict and of deploying the U.S. nuclear arsenal to settle the dispute with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “I just think he wants to use nukes, that’s what I think he feels,” said Brzezinski. “You’ve heard him over the past year. He’s excited about the concept.” Also Read: Mika Brzezinski Threatens to Pull Out of Weinstein Books Deal. »


- Jon Levine

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Netflix to Raise $1.6 Billion to Further Expand Content Production, Purchases

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Netflix plans to raise an additional $1.6 billion in debt to fund “content acquisitions, production and development,” among other “general corporate purposes,” the streaming giant said on Monday. The company will raise the capital by selling senior notes. “The interest rate, redemption provisions, maturity date and other terms of the Notes will be determined by negotiations between Netflix and the initial purchasers,” per the announcement. Also Read: Nielsen to Measure Svod Ratings: NBCU, A&E, Disney, Lionsgate, Warner Bros Already on Board Here’s what else the money may be used for, according to Netflix: “capital expenditures, investments, working capital and potential acquisitions and strategic. »

- Tony Maglio

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Gold Star Widow Breaks Her Silence on Trump Phone Call: ‘It Made Me Cry’ (Video)

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The wife of fallen U.S. solider Sgt. La David Johnson finally addressed her version of that now infamous condolence call between her and President Donald Trump. In an interview Monday with George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America,” Myeshia Johnson said President Trump did say her husband “knew what he signed up for” and that it left her deeply hurt. “The president said that he knew what he signed up for, but it hurts anyways and it made me cry because I was very angry at the tone of his voice and how he said it,” she said. “He couldn’t remember my. »


- Jon Levine

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‘The Walking Dead’ Premiere Pays Tribute to Stuntman John Bernecker and George Romero

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The premiere of “The Walking Dead” Season 8 ends with a memorial dedication to two people close to the show: Stuntman John Bernecker and Director George Romero. Bernecker worked on “The Walking Dead” Season 8, and died accidentally during filming this summer. He fell 25 feet from a balcony and narrowly missed a safety cushion, according to police. “The Walking Dead” also owes a lot to Romero, the other person to whom the premiere episode is dedicated. Romero didn’t work on the show, but the famed director’s movies did lay the groundwork for the show. He died in July after a. »


- Phil Hornshaw

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How ‘The Walking Dead’ Saved a Young Woman’s Life

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(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you haven’t read or listened to “Dirty John”) Rarely do we ever watch television shows expecting to pick up life saving skills that we may need sometime down the road, but for one Southern California woman, watching “The Walking Dead” probably saved her life. Los Angeles Times reporter Chris Goffard’s six-part series, “Dirty John,” tells the story of Debra Newell, a 50-something successful Orange County businesswoman who ends up falling in love with her prince charming, John Meehan, and marrying him despite her children’s protests. The two matched on an online dating site and. »


- Rasha Ali

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‘The Walking Dead’ Surprises: 23 Times the TV Show Has Strayed From the Comics (Photos)

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The AMC TV adaptation of “The Walking Dead” generally follows the path of the graphic novel series it’s adapted from, but it’s often changed things up quite a bit. Here are 23 examples of times the show took a meaningful diversion from the story that “Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman laid out on paper. It’s a formula that’s worked well for the show, which ash become the highest rated cable show in history and regularly posts viewership numbers in the tens of millions. A worthy expense, it turned out, for AMC. “The Walking Dead” has kept viewers guessing by killing characters. »


- Phil Owen

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I Think ‘The Walking Dead’ Might Actually Be Good Now (Commentary)

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(Spoilers ahead for the season 8 premiere of AMC’s “The Walking Dead”) It’s only been a year since “The Walking Dead” hit its emotional nadir when it made us watch Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) beat two fan favorite characters to death with a baseball bat — not to mention the rest of that hour of television that consisted almost entirely of Negan trying to psychologically break Rick (Andrew Lincoln). The season 7 premiere was, to be quite honest, just a thoroughly miserable episode, both in terms of content and as a viewing experience. It sucked. Also Read: 'The Walking Dead »


- Phil Owen

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‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Premiere Recap: It’s Time for War

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(Obviously, since this is a recap, there are many spoilers ahead for the Season 8 premiere of “The Walking Dead”) It’s time for war in the premiere of “The Walking Dead” Season 8. The Kingdom, the Hilltop and Alexandria are all aligned in the battle against Negan and the Saviors, and we’re finally going to see what this battle actually looks like with Rick and Friends fighting it at full strength. And for once, things are actually not all horrible, sad and depressing on “The Walking Dead.” It’s pretty exciting. The episode opens some out-of-order shots of Rick looking sad and Rick-ish, »


- Phil Hornshaw

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Mark Cuban Hints He May Challenge Trump in 2020 as a Republican (Video)

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Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and “Shark Tank” panelist, hinted that he may challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 — as a Republican. “I think there is a place for somebody who is socially a centrist, but I’m fiscally conservative,” Cuban told TMZ boss Harvey Levin Sunday night on Fox News’ “OBJECTified.” “But I think there’s better ways now to make government smaller than the traditional Republican ways — again, using technology,” he said. “Government as a service can have a real impact on how we live our lives,” Cuban said, sounding very much like a politician. »


- Thom Geier

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Sgt. La David Johnson’s Widow Victim of Fake Facebook Post That Defends Trump

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The widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who died earlier this month in Niger, has said a Facebook post that claimed to be written by her and criticized Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) while defending President Donald Trump, is fake. Mrs. Johnson confirms to ABC News that she did not write this post. It is fake. https://t.co/yN9P8M2fYL — Michael Del Moro (@MikeDelMoro) October 22, 2017 Also Read: 'Morning Joe' Slams Trump's 'Complete Disconnect' From Humanity After Call to Combat Widow “I want to set the record straight! I’m getting sick and tired of this »


- Rosemary Rossi

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