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Supernatural Boss Explains How Wayward Sisters Will Be Different

Supernatural Boss Explains How Wayward Sisters Will Be Different
When Supernatural returns in January, the series will attempt to launch a new spin-off called Wayward Sisters, featuring a group of characters that longtime fans will recognize.

The backdoor pilot, titled "Wayward Sisters" and scheduled for Jan. 18, will see Kim Rhodes reprise her role as Jodi Mills,

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Olivier Martinez To Star In Action-Adventure TV Series ‘Soldiers Of Fortune’

Olivier Martinez To Star In Action-Adventure TV Series ‘Soldiers Of Fortune’
Olivier Martinez (Unfaithful) is set to star in action-adventure series Soldiers of Fortune, produced by New Zealand’s Mercenary TV Limited and Ireland’s Subotica, and executive produced by Roadside Attractions TV (Dear White People). Set in the shadowy world of high-risk corporate warfare, Soldiers of Fortune stars Martinez as Vincent Corbo, a battle-scarred black-ops Specialist hired by visionary high-tech mogul Peter Swann to fight the ruthless business rivals…
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‘Reverie’ Casts Jon Fletcher; Ginger Gonzaga Joins ‘Champions’

‘Reverie’ Casts Jon Fletcher; Ginger Gonzaga Joins ‘Champions’
Jon Fletcher (Genius: Einstein), has booked a recurring role on NBC’s upcoming VR thriller Reverie, from the Extant team of creator Mickey Fisher and Amblin TV. Penned by Fisher, it is described as a grounded thriller that follows Mara Kint (Shahi), a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. But when she's brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly…
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‘Mr. Robot’ Renewed For Season 4 By USA Network

‘Mr. Robot’ Renewed For Season 4 By USA Network
On the day of the season 3 finale for Mr. Robot, creator Sam Esmail has announced across his social media channels that his team is returning for season 4, and already in the writers’ room. The finale airs tonight on USA at 10/9c. On Monday, Mr. Robot star Christian Slater received his third consecutive Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. Season 3 saw Elliot (Rami…
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SAG Award Nominations Scorecard: Fox Searchlight, Netflix Top List

SAG Award Nominations Scorecard: Fox Searchlight, Netflix Top List
The 2018 SAG Awards nominees were announced Wednesday, and Fox Searchlight and Netflix led the scoreboard for film and television distributors.

Fox Searchlight landed 7 film nominations, while Netflix scored 19 for television and two for film. Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” carried film with four and three nods, respectively. In television, “Big Little Lies,” “Stranger Things,” and “Glow” each picked up four mentions.

Here’s the full list of SAG Award nominations. Kristen Bell will host the 24th annual awards ceremony on Jan. 21. The ceremony, recognizing top performances in television and film, will air live on both TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET.

Below is a quantified breakdown of which films, series, studios, and networks collected the most accolades Wednesday morning:
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Tavis Smiley Suspended by PBS After Accusations of Sexual Misconduct

Tavis Smiley Suspended by PBS After Accusations of Sexual Misconduct
Another prominent media figure is off the air at PBS: Tavis Smiley‘s self-titled talk show has been suspended indefinitely following “multiple, credible” accusations of sexual misconduct and abuse.

The news comes from our sister site Variety, who reports that PBS hired an outside law firm to investigate Smiley’s conduct after learning of “troubling accusations” about the talk-show host. The investigation revealed that Smiley engaged in multiple sexual relationships with female staffers, some of whom believed their continued employment with Smiley hinged on those sexual relationships. He was also accused of “creating a verbally abusive and threatening environment,” with
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‘Tavis Smiley’ Suspended by PBS Following Sexual Misconduct Investigation

‘Tavis Smiley’ Suspended by PBS Following Sexual Misconduct Investigation
Following an investigation into claims of sexual misconduct leveled against Tavis Smiley, PBS has suspended the late-night talk show that bears his name. Smiley has been hosting the show since 2004.

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“Effective today, PBS has indefinitely suspended distribution of ‘Tavis Smiley,’ produced by Ts Media, an independent production company,” PBS said in a statement to Variety, which first broke the news. “PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation immediately after learning of troubling allegations regarding Mr. Smiley. This investigation included interviews with witnesses as well as with Mr. Smiley. The inquiry uncovered multiple, credible allegations of conduct that is inconsistent with the values and standards of PBS, and the totality of this information led to today’s decision.”

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About MTV’s “Amazingness”

We remember how Rob Dyrdek’s show “Ridiculousness” focused on the epic fails of people, but he’s flipped a 360 with his new presentation titled “Amazingness.” The new show that premiered on Dec 8, is all about the amazing things that people are capable of. The show airs on the MTV network and it’s brand new, so here are five things that you didn’t know about the show but really should. The show is all about competition Participants on the show are chosen from both viral talent and amateurs who will compete against one another to gain the lead position. The

Five Things You Didn’t Know About MTV’s “Amazingness
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Fox Studio Lot Staying In The Murdoch Fold Post-Disney Deal

As Disney’s imminent takeover of key 21st Century Fox assets continues to roil the industry, the real estate aspect of the deal had been an intriguing subplot. But questions about the fate of the lot appear to have an answer, as a well-placed source tells Deadline the real-estate portfolio is staying put. The Fox lot on Pico Boulvard had seemed potentially expendable, given that Disney already has its own operation in Burbank. It already shrunk, famously, in the early…
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Camila Cabello Admits Fifth Harmony Never “Felt Like Home” in New Song

Camila Cabello is just 20 years old and she’s already gained a huge base of loyal fans. She’s just recently announced two new songs, and the news created an excitement in her circle of followers. The titles “Never Be The Same” along with “Real Friends” are not just random lyrics and music to her. They describe a hard time in her life that lets the world in on a little secret. Debut album tells all Camila’s debut album became available on December 7, 2017. The “Real Friends” track on the album gives the world a little insight into what was

Camila Cabello Admits Fifth Harmony Never “Felt Like Home” in New Song
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Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on The Originals, Gotham, Roseanne, NCIS, Grey's, S.H.I.E.L.D., Timeless and More

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on The Originals, Gotham, Roseanne, NCIS, Grey's, S.H.I.E.L.D., Timeless and More
Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Send any/all of the above to askausiello@tvline.com

Question: I feel like we know a lot about The Originals’ fifth season… except for the Big Bad. Who is the Mikaelsons’ final enemy? —Karen

Ausiello: Well, that and a premiere date, am I right? Anyway, executive producer Julie Plec explains that while last season’s baddie — remember the Hollow? — will remain a present force in Season 5, the real enemy is far more complicated. “The Big Bad this year is launched from an ideology more so than one singular person’s nefarious desire,
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Calvin and Hobbes Author Hated the Idea of Adapting Comics into Movies and Turned Down Spielberg For It

Calvin and Hobbes was never meant to be made into a motion picture, so it’s with great pride that those of us that remember and love the comic strip can say a big “thank you” to creator Bill Watterson. He went so far as to say ‘no thanks’ to Steven Spielberg and George Lucas when they expressed interest in his strip, which had to have taken some kind of special talent since not a lot of authors worth their ink would have said no to having their creation place in the hands of such legendary film makers. Watterson never had

Calvin and Hobbes Author Hated the Idea of Adapting Comics into Movies and Turned Down Spielberg For It
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Doug Jones: ‘Twin Peaks’ Fans Celebrate the Democrat’s Upset Win in Alabama With Dougie Jones Gifs

Helloooo-oooo! Doug Jones pulled off an upset win last night, becoming Alabama’s first Democratic senator in more than 20 years in the process. “Twin Peaks” fans, well aware that the newest member of Congress (almost) shares a name with one of Kyle MacLachlan’s many incarnations on “The Return,” celebrated with an appropriate smattering of gifs, memes, and other jokes.

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— Metrograph (@MetrographNYC) December 13, 2017

me: stop using fictional characters to explain politics! trump is not lord dumbledore!

also me: dougie jones..mr jackpots…Thank You for blessing your brother doug jones & helping him win this election

— Gabby Noone (@twelveoclocke) December 13, 2017

There can be no doubt: Dougie Jones is Mr. Jackpots. pic.twitter.com/jEUO1Z8FaW

Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) December 13, 2017

In retrospect it was
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TVLine Items: Jackman's Christmas Song, Live Lip Sync Battle and More

TVLine Items: Jackman's Christmas Song, Live Lip Sync Battle and More
What’s almost as good as an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle? A Hugh Jackman song-and-dance break in Fox’s A Christmas Story Live.

The X-Men actor, who’s currently starring in the P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman, will perform “Come Alive” from the movie during a commercial break in Fox’s live musical, which airs Sunday at 8/7c.

Per our sister site Variety, he’ll be joined by Greatest Showman castmates Zac Efron (High School Musical), Zendaya (K.C. Undercover) and Keala Settle (The Big C), as well as 150 dancers. Benj Pasek and
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Why J.J. Abrams Signed On For Star Wars Episode IX

A while back, J.J. Abrams stated that he was no longer interested in directing reboots and remakes but instead wanted to pursue more original projects. He made particular mention that he would not be returning to the Star Wars franchise after directing Episode VII, so it came as a sudden reversal when it was announced that he was the one chosen to direct Episode IX after its original director Colin Trevorrow had been ousted. Recently, Abrams commented that he decided to return to the Star Wars franchise when the chance came up because he wanted the chance to do even

Why J.J. Abrams Signed On For Star Wars Episode IX
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Tracy Morgan TBS Comedy ‘The Last O.G.’ Taps Saladin K. Patterson As Showrunner

Exclusive: Seasoned comedy writer-producer Saladin K. Patterson has joined Tracy Morgan and Jordan Peele's upcoming TBS comedy series The Last O.G. as executive producer and new showrunner. He replaces co-creator John Carcieri, who exited after production on Season 1 wrapped this fall. Patterson will shepherd post-production for the first season, whose launch was moved from late October 2017 to spring 2018, when the network’s popular NBA coverage on sibling TNT will be…
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Fox’s ‘A Christmas Story Live!’ Will Air First Live TV Ad For A Movie

It’s beginning to look a lot like A Christmas Story Live! will air what Fox says is the first live TV commercial for a feature film — and in fact, it will. The network said today that the spot for The Greatest Showman will run during Sunday’s live production of the Broadway musical. Fox also said that its three-hour show will open with “Count on Christmas,” a new original song written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and to be performed by Bebe Rexha. The Dear Evan Hansen…
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