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‘Transparent’ Creator Jill Soloway Won’t Discuss Jeffrey Tambor Scandal, Advocates Anti-Harassment On-Set Rules

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Undoubtedly the set of Transparent has felt serious shockwaves over the recent accusations against its star Jeffrey Tambor. But speaking on a panel at Vulture Fest La on Saturday, the show’s creator and Ep Jill Soloway would not directly discuss the issue. “We have our own complications on Transparent,” she said. “And because there is an investigation that we are amidst I am not able to say anything at all about it. I’m trying to just protect the process and make sure… »

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Saoirse Ronan To Host ‘Saturday Night Live’, With Musical Guest U2

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Saoirse Ronan, flying high in the critically acclaimed Lady Bird, will host NBC’s Saturday Night Live on Dec. 2. Musical guest will be U2. The booking was announced on tonight’s SNL hosted by Chance the Rapper, with musical guest Eminem. The Dec. 2 show is the next original episode, as SNL breaks for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a repeat of the recent Gal Gadot episode. December 2! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SNL?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw"… »

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‘SNL’: Trump Boys Inherit Dad-Free Spot With “Juilliard Massage” Of “RickiLakes”

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Update with video The Trump boys, as played by Saturday Night Live’s Mikey Day and Alex Moffat, filled in for an absent dad on the show’s cold open tonight. Bypassing the usual cast-stuffed gathering, tonight’s introductory sketch featured just the two Trump sons and Kate McKinnon wearing a vaguely Andy Warhol-ish wig as WikiLeak’s Julian Assange. Watch the sketch above. In a faux-tv documentary style, The Mueller Files sketch was built around a reenactment of a 2016 Deep… »

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‘Stranger Things’: Duffer Brothers And Cast Reflect On Season 2, Keep Tight-Lipped On Season 3

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The following contains spoilers for season 2 of Stranger Things. The second season of Stranger Things certainly upped the ante on everything. From the new big baddie the Shadow Monster to a system of supernatural tunnels underneath Hawkins, the binge-worthy Netflix show certainly delivered the goods when it came to giving fans ’80s-tinged demogorgon realness. At Vulture Festival La, the Duffer Brothers Matt and Ross took the dais with producer Shawn Levy as well as… »

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‘Parks & Rec’ Mike Schur Says “Everybody Knew About Kevin Spacey”; ‘Leftovers’ Damon Lindelof Regrets Theroux Jokes

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Back when Mike Schur was writing for Saturday Night Live–a gig that ran from 1997-2004–he says he became aware of some issues with Kevin Spacey’s behavior when the actor hosted the show. “If you think everybody knew about Louis (C.K.), everybody knew about Kevin Spacey,” Schur said, speaking on a panel with Damon Lindelof at the Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday. “I remember very distinctly being like, he’s hitting on the pages and he's hitting on the young men… »

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Lena Dunham Apologizes For Murray Miller Defense Amid Assault Allegations

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Lena Dunham has backed down and apologized for defending Girls writer Murray Miller, who is being investigated for sexually assaulting actress Aurora Perrineau when she was age 17. Dunham issued a long tweet on Friday supporting Miller, adding Girls executive producer Jenni Konner’s name as another ally of Miller. “We believe, having worked closely with [Miller] for more than half a decade, that this is the case with Murray Miller. While our first instinct is to listen to… »

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‘Scandal’ Cast Talks Normalizing “The Other” And A Happy Ending For The Shondaland Show

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As Scandal enters its seventh and final, fans of the Shondaland staple are thirsty for answers. At the Vulture Festival La, the crowd erupted as nearly the entire cast stepped out on to the stage with hopes of finding out the midseason finale cliffhanger, the show’s journey from season one and whether or not there will be a happy ending — if at all possible. Scandal took the stage at the Los Angeles debut of the Vulture Festival with a hearty helping of the show’s cast… »

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Hollywood Split Over Al Franken; Former ‘SNL’ Cast Members Take Sides

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Should he stay or should he go? Hollywood, never as monolithic as Fox News viewers believe, certainly has reached no consensus on Al Franken, the Saturday Night Live veteran turned Minnesota senator. “Zero tolerance,” tweets Alyssa Milano, firmly in the he-needs-to-go camp. On the other side: “He made a mistake,” said Chelsea Handler, agreeing with a Franken-supporting Bill Maher on last night’s Real Time With Bill Maher. “He’s not a predator.” Maher neatly summed up the… »

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Univision & Verizon Reach Deal, Ending Blackout And Restoring Stations

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Univision and Verizon have come to terms, restoring Univision networks and stations across the Verizon footprint. In an announcement by Univision Communications, the company said that “Verizon has demonstrated that it is committed to providing Hispanic America with the critical news, information and content that they rely on. We look forward to furthering our partnership with Verizon across their platforms to best serve the needs of the Hispanic community.” The statement… »

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David Cassidy Hospitalized With Reported Organ Failure

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Pop star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida and is suffering from organ failure, according to his publicist. The 67-year-old David Cassidy has previously admitted he was stricken with dementia, but now his liver and kidneys are failing, according to his publicist, JoAnn Geffen. She confirmed his hospitalization, noting, “he is now conscious and surrounded by family.” Reports indicate Cassidy has been hospitalized for three days and is in critical condition. He… »

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‘Hawaii Five-o’ Ratings Top Night Again, ’20/20′ Hits Viewership Season High

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A bank robbery dominated Hawaii Five-o (1.0/4) last night but it was the CBS 50th state drama that secured the biggest haul on Friday, once again. While down a tenth from last week's season high, Five-o was the #1 show last night among adults 18-49. The island series also matched lead-out Blue Bloods (0.9/4), which was also down a tenth, for the most watched show of the night with 9.11 million tuning in. With MacGyver (0.9/4) even with its November 10 airing, the House of… »

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Ann Wedgeworth Dies: ‘Three’s Company’, ‘Sweet Dreams’ Actress Was 83

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Ann Wedgeworth, a Tony Award-winning actress most widely known for roles on sitcoms Evening Shade and Three’s Company, died Thursday following a lengthy illness at a New York area nursing home, her family has announced. She was 83. Wedgeworth, who won a National Society of Film Critics Award for her tough but poignant performance in 1985’s Sweet Dreams – she played the mother of Jessica Lange’s Patsy Cline – won the 1978 Tony Award for best featured actress in a play for N… »


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Malcolm Young Dies: AC/DC Guitarist Rocked Charts & TV-Film Soundtracks

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The rock world mourned today as Malcolm Young, co-founder and guitarist for AC/DC and writer on a miles-long list of soundtracks for TV and film, died at age 64. He had been suffering from dementia and was no longer touring with the Australian hard rock band. The band announced his death on its web site. “Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young,” the statement read. “He leaves behind an enormous legacy that will live… »

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Bill Maher: Don’t Lump Al Franken With Weinstein, Spacey & Donald Trump

17 November 2017 9:01 PM, PST

Update with video Bill Maher didn’t exactly go easy on his pal Al Franken tonight, spending much of the opening monologue and a big chunk of Real Time’s season finale tossing joke grenades at the Minnesota senator. But the HBO host drew a hard line between the former Saturday Night Live staffer and the ever-growing gang of famous abusers and grabbers. Maher then described the scandal – the photo of Franken “mock-groping” Leeann Tweeden, then writing and demanding a… »

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Wendy Pepper Dies: Contestant On First Season Of ‘Project Runway’ Was 53

17 November 2017 7:46 PM, PST

Wendy Pepper, who was a contestant on the first season of Project Runway, died on Nov. 12. She was 53 and the cause of death was not specified. Pepper’s real name was Anne Eustis Pepper Stewart. She made it to the finals at Fashion Week in the first season of Project Runway in 2004, ultimately placing third. She won several challenges on the show, including having one of her designs sold at Banana Republic and designing then Access Hollywood host Nancy O’Dell’s dress… »

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Vice Forms All-Female Advisory In Wake Of Exec’s Conduct Suspension

17 November 2017 7:18 PM, PST

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem was among the women appointed today to a new Vice committee on conduct and inclusivity in the workplace. The committee was formed in the wake of a male Vice executive’s suspension for alleged inappropriate conduct and the start of an investigation into other allegations raised by a female former associate producer. Joining Steinem on the newly formed, all-female committee are attorney Roberta Kaplan, former Obama staffer Alyssa Mastromonaco… »

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‘True Detective’: Carmen Ejogo To Star In Season 3 Of HBO Anthology Series

17 November 2017 6:30 PM, PST

Carmen Ejogo is set to star opposite Mahershala Ali in the third season of Nic Pizzolatto's HBO crime anthology series True Detective. The new installment of True Detective tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods. Ejogo will play Amelia Reardon, an Arkansas schoolteacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980. Ali plays the lead role of Wayne Hays, a state… »

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At&T-Time Warner Merger Antitrust Review Casting Pall Over Fox Talks

17 November 2017 6:06 PM, PST

As a growing list of potential buyers explore talks with 21st Century Fox, any deal will hinge on the actions of a powerful player that’s not present at the negotiating table: the Justice Department. The outcome of the Doj’s antitrust review of At&T’s proposed $85.4 billion merger with Time Warner may determine whether media conglomerates like Comcast or Verizon make a bid for some of Fox’s entertainment assets. If the Trump Administration moves to block the At&T-Time… »

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Eva Longoria Teams With David Schulner & Nisha Ganatra For ‘Lucky Boy’ Immigrant Drama Series Based On Book

17 November 2017 5:26 PM, PST

Eva Longoria's UnbeliEVAble Entertainment is developing family immigrant drama Lucky Boy, based on Shanthi Sekaran's book, as a TV series, with Do No Harm creator David Schulner penning the adaptation. Nisha Ganatra (Transparent, Dear White People) is on board to direct. The project, from Universal TV, will be shopped to streaming and premium cable outlets. Lucky Boy, which was published in January by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, follows the conflict between two immigrant mothers… »

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Ryan Seacrest Denies Behaving “Inappropriately” To E! Stylist, Channel Investigating

17 November 2017 5:16 PM, PST

As more and more allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct emerge in Hollywood, Ryan Seacrest today took the preemptive move of denying acting badly before an accusation went public. “Recently, someone that worked as a wardrobe stylist for me nearly a decade ago at E! News, came forward with a complaint suggesting I behaved inappropriately toward her,” said the past and future American Idol host Friday. “If I made her feel anything but respected, I am truly… »

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