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Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Silverman Team for ‘Vice’-Style TV Series on Wellness

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Silverman Team for ‘Vice’-Style TV Series on Wellness
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop is getting into the TV business.

The Oscar-winning entrepreneur is developing a new series with former NBCUniversal executive Ben Silverman and his Propagate Content, an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap. “The Radical Wellness Show” is currently in development as newsmagazine similar to HBO’s “Vice,” told through the lens of Paltrow’s profitable and polarizing lifestyle brand.

The project doesn’t have a home yet but is leaning toward a mainstream distributor. A streaming disruptor like Apple Music is not out of the question,
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‘LA to Vegas’, ‘The Resident’ Get January Premiere Dates From Fox

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‘LA to Vegas’, ‘The Resident’ Get January Premiere Dates From Fox
Fox has set January premiere dates for two more of its midseason series, the Dylan McDermott comedy “LA to Vegas” and the medical drama “The Resident.”

LA to Vegas,” directed and executive produced by “Modern Family’s” Steve Levitan, stars McDermott, Kim Matula, Ed Weeks, Nathan Lee Graham, Olivia Macklin and Peter Stormare as an airline crew and their passengers on a roundtrip flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. The half-hour comedy will premiere Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 9/8c, followed by the midseason return of “The Mick.”

The Resident,” starring Matt Czuchry, Emily Van Camp and Bruce Greenwood, will premiere on Sunday,
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Dan Harmon on ‘Community’ Movie: Justin Lin and I Are ‘Trying’ to Make It Happen

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Dan Harmon on ‘Community’ Movie: Justin Lin and I Are ‘Trying’ to Make It Happen
Will “Community” fans’ long-held dream of “six seasons and a movie” finally come to fruition? Dan Harmon, who created the heralded comedy series that signed off in June 2015 after Season 6, told TheWrap that the show’s long-hoped-for feature film may still happen. Harmon’s optimism remains alive due in part to a number of individuals who worked on the show and now hold considerable clout in Hollywood. This includes “Community” executive producers Joe and Anthony Russo, who directed the show’s pilot before helming such high-profile movies as “Captain America: Civil War” and the upcoming “Avengers: Infinity War.”
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Chicago P.D. Star Jason Beghe Investigated for 'Inappropriate Behavior on Set'

Chicago P.D. Star Jason Beghe Investigated for 'Inappropriate Behavior on Set'
It looks like Sgt. Voight might not be the only one in hot water on Chicago P.D. right now. His portrayer, Jason Beghe, was recently under investigation for “inappropriate behavior” on set.

NBC reportedly launched an investigation into the actor last year after several complaints of “volatile behavior” and “offensive comments,” according to Variety.

“When it was brought to our attention that there were concerns about inappropriate behavior on set, we promptly began an investigation in partnership with Human Resources and all parties involved,” NBC, UTV, and Wolf Entertainment said in a statement to EW. “As a result of the investigation,
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Iranian Man Indicted for HBO Hack, Extortion Scheme

Iranian Man Indicted for HBO Hack, Extortion Scheme
An Iranian man, Behzad Mesri, has been charged in the massive HBO hack and extortion scheme, NBC News reports. Mesri is accused of infiltrating HBO's networks and leaking internal company emails, as well as unreleased episodes and scripts for Game of Thrones, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure.

Despite the charges, Mesri has not been arrested. The decision to indict him is part of a "name and shame" strategy the U.S. government has used in the past to try to curb the work of foreign hackers it doesn't expect to apprehend.
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The Top Five Rita Ora Songs of All-Time

Rita Sahatçiu Ora is a British born singer and actress who rose to prominence on August 2012 when she appeared on DJ Fresh’s single “Hot Right Now.” The song topped UK Singles Charts, and Rita Ora went on to release several singles that topped the UK charts. In this article, we are going to look at The Top Five Rita Ora Songs of All-Time. 5. Hot Right Now “Hot Right Now,” was her first top single in which producer DJ Fresh featured her as the main vocalist. The single was released in DJ Fresh’s third studio album Nextlevelism, and it

The Top Five Rita Ora Songs of All-Time
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Chicago Med Casts Teen Wolf Vet as Ethan's Troublemaker Sister

Chicago Med Casts Teen Wolf Vet as Ethan's Troublemaker Sister
Chicago Med is pulling back the curtain on Dr. Ethan Choi’s family life — but the doc may wish it had remain closed.

Teen Wolf alumna Arden Cho will recur during Season 3 of the NBC drama as Ethan’s party-girl adopted sister Emily, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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Emily is a semi-professional gambler who bankrolls her high-stakes betting by cozying up to rich men. She’s fun, likable, energetic, and extremely unpredictable. (Something tells us Ethan’s tolerance level for his sis will be decidedly low.)

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Lethal Weapon Season 2 Episode 7 Review: “Birdwatching”

On this Week’s Episode of Lethal Weapon Murtaugh and Riggs investigate the murder of a surfer and Murtaugh learns to trust Trish. This episode opens with a surfer named Kyle Kennedy being harassed by another surfer because he is in the water. Later on Kyle is found dead on the beach. Also Riggs is having reoccurring nightmares about his father with a disfigured face. Riggs goes to see Dr. Cahill for her to prescribe something to help him sleep but she says she can’t until he talks to her. Murtaugh becomes suspicious of Trish after she receives

Lethal Weapon Season 2 Episode 7 Review: “Birdwatching”
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TV Academy & City Of L.A. Hit By HBO’s Nancy Lesser In $1M+ Suit Over Emmy Fall

Anyone who knows Nancy Lesser knows that HBO's Evp of media and talent rarely makes a misstep. However, as a more than $1 million lawsuit filed yesterday makes clear, that literally was not the case on the night of the 2016 Emmys when the exec took a big fall outside the Microsoft Theatre that left her severely sidelined with a fractured pelvis and other injuries. Now, in an injuries and negligence lawsuit before La Superior Court, Lesser wants the TV Academy, the City of…
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A Brief History of the World Ice Art Championships

The 2018 World Ice Championships are sadly canceled. The group that runs the world’s biggest ice sculpture competition just announced that this year’s event will not be held as planned from February 26 through March 17. Due to a fire, the competition has been cancelled for 2018. Despite the fact that the competition venue, the George Horner Park has planned to rebuild by mid-February, Ice Alaska, the non-profit organization that arranges the event, decided to cancel and return all donated money. The organization is diligently working to make sure the 2019 World Ice Art Championship goes on. Here is a

A Brief History of the World Ice Art Championships
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Young and the Restless: Pre-Empted the Rest of the Week

Young and the Restless fans are getting a four-day vacation from the show now that things have wrapped up for the long holiday weekend, and that is not a problem for anyone. They all have a chance to spend some time with their friends and family on this special day, and now so do you. It’s a holiday weekend, which means what you see today is it until Monday, and it also means you have a chance to speculate on what you see happening in the future. For the time being, take this time to spend with the people doing

Young and the Restless: Pre-Empted the Rest of the Week
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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Clip: Six Seconds Of Chris Pratt & Dino Baby

Some people never learn: Chris Pratt’s Owen doesn’t seem to have figured out that raptors don’t make good pets, though this six-second tease for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom tweeted out today by exec producer Colin Trevorrow does makes a good case for the cuteness of dino babies. "From our Jurassic family to yours," Trevorrow tweeted a day ahead of Thanksgiving, with the accompanying teaser clip showing a charmed Owen Brady (Pratt) chin-petting a purring baby raptor. A…
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Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon, In Character As Cheesy Local TV Hosts, To Cover Rose Parade Live For Amazon

Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon, In Character As Cheesy Local TV Hosts, To Cover Rose Parade Live For Amazon
Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon’s upcoming collaboration for Amazon and Funny or Die might be one of the holiday season’s funniest media experiments. The duo, in character as local Los Angeles broadcasters “Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan,” will host a live broadcast of the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day for the streaming platform.

As announced by Amazon in an impressively sneaky press release on Wednesday, “Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan are no strangers to the Rose Bowl, having covered the event for the past 25 years. However, their move this year to Amazon from a local station will allow their fans from around the world to stream the event live.”

No network has exclusive TV rights to the Rose Parade, which is why Amazon will be able to join the other broadcasters carrying it on New Year’s Day. The characters of Cord and Tish
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‘Rick and Morty’ Short Film Reveals the Very Emotional Life Story of Mr. Poopybutthole — Watch

‘Rick and Morty’ Short Film Reveals the Very Emotional Life Story of Mr. Poopybutthole — Watch
Adult Swim has released a new “Rick and Morty” short film just in time for Thanksgiving, and it might just be the most emotional thing the show has ever done. Entitled “The Poop In My Pants,” the short tells the emotional life story of the fan-favorite character Mr. Poopybutthole, who first made his “Rick and Morty” debut in the Season 2 episode “Total Rickall.”

Read More:‘Rick and Morty’ Creators Are Giving One Fan the Chance to Record Season 3 DVD Commentary With Them

The short finds Mr. Poopybutthole reading a photo album that takes the viewer through the ups and downs of his life. The clip is similar to the opening of “Up” and packs an unexpected emotional wallop.

Rick and Morty” recently wrapped up its third season as the most watched show in Adult Swim history. The video may run less than two minutes, but you might need a tissue.
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What Criminal Minds Gets Wrong about Real Detectives

Criminal Minds is one of the numerous police procedurals that can be found on the TV screen. In its case, it stands out in that it is supposed to be based on the Behavioral Analysis Unit, which is the part of the FBI that uses behavioral sciences to help out with the criminal investigations for both complex and time-sensitive cases. Unfortunately, Criminal Minds is much the same as other police procedurals in that it is much more concerned with drama than with accuracy. What Does Criminal Minds Get Wrong about Real Detectives? First and foremost, crime investigators are not capable

What Criminal Minds Gets Wrong about Real Detectives
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Netflix Ends Golden Globes Party Partnership With The Weinstein Company

Ever since Netflix joined the list of companies hosting a Golden Globes bash, the Internet network had been partnered with The Weinstein Company. With TWC’s reputation hit by the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal and the future of the company in limbo as it is attempting a fire sale, Netflix is going solo. “We have no plans to partner with other studios for upcoming events,” a rep for the streaming giant said in a statement to Deadline. TWC and Netflix have…
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Charlie Rose Allegedly Made Intern Watch Maggie Gyllenhaal’s ‘Secretary’ S&M Sex Scene

Charlie Rose Allegedly Made Intern Watch Maggie Gyllenhaal’s ‘Secretary’ S&M Sex Scene
Sarah Gordon, a former intern on PBS’ “The Charlie Rose Show,” has accused the program’s host of sexual harassment. In an interview with MSNBC, Gordon says Charlie Rose invited her to his apartment in 2002 and asked her to watch a scene from the movie “Secretary” in which the lead character, played by actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, engages in S&M with her boss (James Spader).

Read More:Charlie Rose’s ‘CBS This Morning’ Co-Host Gayle King on Harassment Allegations: ‘You Still Have to Report the News’

“I proceeded to go into the living room and he said I want to show you this scene from this movie,” Gordon said. “He said, ‘Have a seat, relax’ and he proceeded to turn on the film ‘Secretary,’ which is a sexually involved film, involving S&M unfortunately. I guess some people are really into this. I’m not.”

Secretary,” directed by Steven Shainberg,
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Mindy Alper

Mindy Alper is an artist of some note who has channeled her emotional, mental, and other forms of struggle into the creation of thousands and thousands of works of art. Recently, she was the subject of a short documentary called Heaven Is a Traffic Jam On the 405, which is called thus because it starts with her waiting in a content manner while stuck in a traffic jam. Here are five things that you may or may not have known about Mindy Alper: She Says that She Was a Strange Child In a 1992 interview with the Los Angeles Times,

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Mindy Alper
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The Bold and the Beautiful: Pre-Empted the Rest of the Week

The Bold and the Beautiful fans are all a bit disappointed that all the drama of Thanksgiving is over for another four days. The show is being pre-empted for the holiday and for sports the following day, which means we’re all going four days without Bb. It’s a long time, but it’s perfect to relax, sit back and enjoy the holiday, and really spend some quality time with the people you love the most. There is nothing we can’t handle more than figuring out what to do next, and that’s to enjoy the holiday. Happy Thanksgiving to all this holiday

The Bold and the Beautiful: Pre-Empted the Rest of the Week
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‘Chicago Med’ Season 2 Premiere Off From Series Debut But Improves Slot, ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Eyes Finale Ratings Low

NBC’s Chicago Med kicked off its second season last night with a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating and 6.2 million total viewers (Live+same day), airing behind hit This Is Us (2.5, 9.3 million). That was well below the Chicago Med’s series preview last fall (2.2, 8.6 million) in the Tuesday 9 Pm slot with a similar size lead-in from The Voice (2.6 in 18-49). Still, even if it undergoes a downward adjustment as post-This Is Us dramas sometimes do, Chicago Med will be ahead of the…
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