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Daily Archives : Feb 25, 2016

How Trump, Rubio and Cruz Did in Thursday Night’s Raucous Debate, as Seen by a Two-Time National College Debate Coach of the Year

According to a two-time college national debate coach of the year, there were definitely winners and losers in Thursday night’s debate among the candidates for the Republican nomination to be President of the United States. The coach, Todd Graham, in…

End Game Announced for One of Broadcast Network’s Longest-Running Prime-Time Series — After 246 Episodes

One of the longest-running prime-time TV shows in the history of the Big 4 broadcast network Fox will end its run after 246 episodes. The network announced plans today to wrap the procedural “Bones.” The show will return for its spring…

Showtime Rolls Out Plans for Scary Drama’s Third Season — Watch the Teaser and Set Your DVR

Showtime took the wraps off plans for season three of a dark drama series, unleashing an appropriately dark teaser for “Penny Dreadful.” The hit series will return Sunday, May 1, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The scary psychological thriller stars Josh…

Back to Comedy for Katey Sagal

After a strong dramatic turn on “Sons of Anarchy,” Katey Sagal is headed back to her comedy roots. Deadline.com reports that the actress will play a lead role opposite John Carroll Lynch in a new CBS single-camera comedy pilot. Prior…

CNN Readying Launch of New Series

CNN is preparing to roll out a new series, which will be an extension of one of the cable news channel’s trademark franchises. Variety reports that the channel will launch “The Eighties” on Thursday, March 31, at 9 p.m. ET….

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Brings Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit Against CBS, Showtime

A high-stakes legal battle is shaping up in the wake of the “Fight of the Century” between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather last spring. Deadline.com reports that actor Gabriel Rueda on Wednesday “sued CBS, Showtime, Pacquiao and his trainer/coach Freddie…

NBC Unveils Lineups for Two Upcoming ‘SNL’ Originals

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” returns to new episodes with back-to-back fresh installments on the schedule for March 5 an 12. The network announced that Jonah Hill will host the March 5 episode, with Ariana Grande to do the honors March 12….

Why an NFL Player Is Suing ESPN and One of Its Reporters

ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter were hit with a lawsuit Wednesday filed by NFL player Jason Pierre-Paul. The New York Post reports that the New York Giants defensive end filed a suit in Florida alleging a violation of his privacy….

Sarah Michelle Gellar to Star in NBC Adaptation of Her Feature Film

A popular 1999 movie that starred Sarah Michelle Gellar is in the works for a TV version at NBC, with Gellar on board to reprise her role. The project is an adaptation of “Cruel Intentions.” The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed…

Gone Missing: The Golden Best Picture Oscar Statuette for ‘Gone With the Wind’ That Was Owned by Michael Jackson (Who Paid a Record Price for It at Auction)

One of the most famous Oscar statuettes in history has disappeared. The Best Picture Oscar that was awarded to “Gone With the Wind” at the 1940 ceremony, which was later purchased by pop superstar Michael Jackson, is missing, according to…