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EXCLUSIVE: Dylan McDermott is becoming a full-time member of the Dick Wolf universe. The Emmy-nominated actor, who has been recurring on NBC’s Law & Order: Organized Crime, has been tapped as the lead of another Dick Wolf series, CBS’ FBI: Most Wanted.   McDermott will succeed Julian McMahon, who is exiting FBI: Most Wanted after almost
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EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, Will Yun Lee and Mark and Christine Holder’s Seoul Street has acquired rights to Silver Phoenix author Cindy Pon’s bestselling sci-fi novels Want and sequel Ruse for development as an international television series. The book series, published by Simon & Schuster under their YA banner Pulse, explores a divided society
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EXCLUSIVE: The Publicists Guild is out with the film nominees for its 2022 ICG Publicists Awards, which will be handed out in March. Films in the running for the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Picture Publicity Campaign are the individuals and teams behind Dune (Warner Bros and Legendary), F9: The Fast Saga (Universal), The Harder
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The Netflix team played it cool Thursday as CFO Spencer Neumann attempted to reassure Wall Street that “there’s no structural change in the business that we see.” The company’s shares had plunged 20% in after-hours trading earlier Thursday, pulling media stocker down. Execs speaking on a post-earnings video Q&A shrugged off the slower than anticipated
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Sidney Poitier died in early January from a combination of cardiopulmonary failure, prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s dementia, according to a death certificate issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The document was made public today. At the time of his death, details about how the Oscar-winning actor passed were not available. The
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CBS News has tapped The Wall Street Journal’s Anthony Galloway to oversee day-to-day programming and production for the network’s streaming service, along with a series of  other executives who also will play roles in the expanded emphasis on the digital platforms. Galloway will serve as senior vice president of CBS News Streaming, and will report
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Sunday Update: America’s Funniest Home Videos released a touching tribute to former host, Bob Saget, who died on Jan. 9. Watch Alfonso Ribeiro in the video above. Previously: America’s Funniest Home Videos will pay tribute to Bob Saget Sunday with clips and remembrances. The long-running ABC show shared a preview today. “Bob was the backbone
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Tonight on Saturday Night Live, Weekend Update‘s anchors addressed topics ranging from the death of Robert Durst, to the latest in the Prince Andrew Scandal, and a Sesame Street feud between Elmo and the pet rock Rocco. It was anchor Colin Jost who pointed out that Durst, “the New York real estate heir who murdered
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Tennis Hall-of-Famer and broadcaster Chris Evert revealed today that she has stage 1C ovarian cancer. Evert, who is 67, was diagnosed last year after undergoing a preventative hysterectomy, she said. Cancer has not been detected elsewhere in her body, according to a piece she co-wrote with Chris McKendry on ESPN.com. In it, Evert also revealed
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Good afternoon. Christmas feels like a lifetime ago (just asks Boris Johnson) and 2022 is certainly in full swing. Here’s your weekly dose of the biggest news and deep-dives of the week. Read on. Berlin Is Back In-person: Grab your steins, the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival is happening, and it’s happening in person. While
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NBCUniversal’s Telemundo Enterprises is launching content brand Tplus on Peacock this fall in sync with the company’s exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the World Cup in Qatar. Programming under the Tplus banner will be available on the premium tier of Peacock, NBCU’s streaming service, which costs $5 a month with ads and $10 without them. (Some
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EXCLUSIVE: European streamer Viaplay has picked up Nordic, Baltic, Dutch and Polish rights to UK comedy Hapless, which was also picked up by Netflix in the UK last year. The series, which heralds from veteran Brit director Gary Sinyor, revolves around an obsessive and gaffe-prone journalist for a fictitious Jewish newspaper. Brit comedy actor Tim Downie
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Katie Price’s house and mental health are to be explored in a duo of personal Channel 4 documentaries. The Jade: The Reality Star That Changed Britain network has today greenlit Katie Price’s Mucky Mansion and Katie Price: Trauma and Me, focusing on the home life of the UK model. The former follows Price and her family in three episodes
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A few days after WarnerMedia said HBO and HBO Max ended 2021 with 73.8 million global subscribers, ad sales president JP Colaco said consumers had been enticed to “sign up in droves” for its cheaper, ad-supported tier. In an online appearance at the TV of Tomorrow Show, the exec declined to provide a breakout of
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