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Selena Gomez Responds to Critics of Her Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why’: ‘It’s Not an Easy Subject’

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13 Reasons Why may be Selena Gomez’s passion project, but not everyone is pleased with the new Netflix teen drama. The series, which is based off of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel by the same name, follows the story of Hannah, a teen who committed suicide and the people she blames for her death.

Many have criticized the show as glorifying suicide at a time when mental health awareness is so prominent in society. In addition to fan reactions, star Paris Jackson called the series an “extremely triggering thing to watch,” and urged her followers not to watch it.

Gomez responded to those criticisms while speaking with the Associated Press this week. As an executive producer to the show, Gomez said that their goal was to reflect the dark, serious tone set by the book.

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Once Upon a Time Gets Musical: Which Star Was Terrified? Who Belts Just One Line? And Why Is Everyone Singing?!

16 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Whistle while you work….

When you wish upon a star….

Let it go-o-o-o-o-….

Many a Disney fairy tale has been punctuated by memorable tunes, but ABC’s Once Upon a Time has never added music to its mix. That is, not until next Sunday, May 7, when Season 6’s antepenultimate hour, “The Song in Your Heart,” is cued up.

From Jazzed To… Jazz Hands? | Since Day 1, nary a Once fan event has gone by where the cast and or creators have not been asked about the possibility of a musical episode. »


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Will Ferrell's Dubya, West Wing's C.J. Roast Press During Samantha Bee's Alt-Correspondents' Dinner

13 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

When TBS’ Full Frontal announced its Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner event, the world did not yet know that President Donald Trump would be skipping the actual Correspondents’ Dinner. Nonetheless, the show went on as planned on Saturday, with Samantha Bee and surprise guests coming together to lampoon the Commander-in-Chief and to raise money for the Committee to Protect Journalists.

The broadcast began with a pre-taped cold open featuring Emmy winner Allison Janney, who reprised her role West Wing press secretary C.J. Cregg »


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Samantha Bee Tackles Trump, CNN, in ‘Not the White House Correspondents Dinner’

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Washington, D.C. – Samantha Bee was ready to make one thing clear: She appreciated journalists trying to find the truth and has little time for those trying to obscure it.

In a taped segment before the no-holds-barred  comedienne launched her “Not The White House Correspondents Dinner” Saturday after at Dar Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., an audience of about 2500 watched a sharp parody of a White House press conference – with Allison Janney, who played the press secretary C.J. Cregg on the drama “The West Wing,” reprising her role. When one reporter asked if Bee was a witch, Janney annihilated him with laser vision.

After she took the stage, Bee promised to treat reporters well. “At a later date, I will get Mexico to pay for your drinks,” she promised  a crowd of reporters from organizations including the Committee to Protect Journalists, The New York Times and CNN. She praised reporters “for continuing ‘to fact check »


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Strike Watch: How Hollywood Labor Strife Would Affect Your Favorite TV Shows

21 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The WGA’s master contract with Hollywood’s major studios is set to expire at midnight on Monday. If no new agreement is in place, striking writers could be marching with picket signs the next morning — instead of writing TV shows.

A writers strike would not mean that all television would suddenly be thrust into reruns. But some effects would be immediate, and a lengthy walkout could have a huge impact across the dial.

Late-night

Late-night, where writers’ rooms are open year-round, would be the first television sector affected. “The Tonight Show,” “The Late Show,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Conan,” and “The Daily Show” would go dark immediately — though they might not stay dark for long. David Letterman, whose Worldwide Pants production company owned “Late Show” and “Late Late Show” a decade ago — cut a separate deal with the WGA that allowed him and Craig Ferguson to return to the air during the 2007-08 strike with their writing »


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Hasan Minhaj Doesn’t Hold Back on Trump Administration at Correspondents’ Dinner

5 hours ago | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Hosting the White House correspondents’ dinner has proven to be a pretty big deal in the careers of many comedians.  It can be argue had Stephen Colbert failed when he did his that he wouldn’t be the host of the Late Show today.   So when Hasan Minhaj was selected to do the 2017 White House Correspondents’ dinner, the pressure was on.  How did he handle said pressure?  By going right after Trump and his administration. Despite President Trump’s absence, White House Correspondents’ Dinner headliner, Hasan Minhaj, didn’t lay off the “liar-in-chief.” The correspondent for The Daily Show had the audience rolling

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- Nat Berman

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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’: 12 Things We Learned About Season 3 at Tribeca Screening

29 April 2017 7:22 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Sushi on a naked Amy Sedaris, Titus as Queen Bey and Trump University are among the many things that fans can expect from the third season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” which bows May 19.

On Friday, Tribeca film fest-goers got to see the first two episodes of the Emmy-nominated Netflix comedy. Kimmy, played by Ellie Kemper, finds herself in an unfamiliar position with the Reverend back in her life. Titus (Tituss Burgess) returns from his cruise and Lillian (Carol Kane) breaks up with her boyfriend Robert Durst, played by Fred Armisen.

After the screening, “Kimmy Schmidt” co-creators and executive producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and stars Kemper, Burgess, Krakowski and Kane gathered to spill a few more beans about what to expect from the third season. »


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John Boyega Bought Some Weird Stuff with his Star Wars Paycheck

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John Boyega is definitely a mega star at this point in his career.   He went from relatively unknown to superstar overnight for his role as Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.   Now that he’s in Star Wars: The Last Jedi as well as another 5 films in development, it’s safe to say he’s going to be sticking around Hollywood for a while.  With great stardom comes great paychecks and with great paychecks apparently comes some super weird purchases.   Well, that’s what we found out about Boyega this weekend.  When ask about things he bought with his Star Wars paycheck,

John Boyega Bought Some Weird Stuff with his Star Wars Paycheck »

- Nat Berman

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Morning After: Samantha Bee Shrugs Off Jake Tapper’s “Smug Liberal” Question

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The morning after the first of what seems likely to be an annual comic event, Samantha Bee has no regrets. Dropping by CNN’s State of the Union for a chat with Jake Tapper, a happy Bee pretty much rolled her eyes at any notion of being a smug liberal. “How does it feel to be the face of the problem?” asked Tapper, who had appeared in a very funny taped bit on Bee’s Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner special last night. (Watch today’s video above). Tapper… »

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The History of Wonder Woman is Explored in this Interesting Video

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I’m fully convinced that someone out there is listening to us.  And by “us” I mean the collective web community that’s been complaining that the marketing efforts for Wonder Woman have been completely sub par.  In the last 2 days, 2 new trailers have come out for the movie.  And now we have this really cool video called “Wonder Woman – A Symbol of Progress” that we’re sharing with you below. While I would love to say that a movie like Wonder Woman can market itself, it has nothing to do with the fact that it’s other superhero counterpart movies

The History of Wonder Woman is Explored in this Interesting Video »

- Nat Berman

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That Time Snoop Bought a Nail Gun on The Wire

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If you’ve never seen The Wire then you’re in for a real treat.  It’s like discovering a brand new show that’s on television and you become completely addicted to it as you would any other show.  I was like that with Breaking Bad.  I never saw the show live, not once.  Then I just binged watched the hell out of it a year after the show had completed and I was blown away.  I highly recommend you do the same thing with The Wire.  Many people who have watched it consider it to be one of their favorite shows of

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- Nat Berman

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Match Game Secrets Spilled: Pre-Game Drinking, Forbidden Doodles and More

3 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s so cold on the set of Match Game (“How cold was it?”), my ____ had goosebumps.

The frighteningly frigid temperature of the show’s New York studio (almost balmy compared to how Letterman famously kept his Late Show digs) was but one of the discoveries made during TVLine’s (long-ago, pre-election) visit to the taping of what would be tonight’s episode, airing at 9/8c on ABC.

PhotosMatch Game Season 1: Best & Worst Celeb Players

Having watched Match Game‘s many incarnations over the decades, I arrived with some non-fill-in-the-blank questions of my own, especially with regards to the modern, »


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Will Ferrell as George W. Bush on Samantha Bee’s Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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While one White House Correspondents’ dinner was going on over the weekend a very “not so” White House Correspondents’ dinner was also going on.  Samantha Bee threw her first “Not The White House Correspondents’ dinner and the show did not disappoint.   Far and away the highlight of the show was Will Ferrell coming out and reprising his famous SNL role of George W. Bush.  With cigarette in hand and total arrogance and attitude on display the crowd went wild. In a show were Bee and company took plenty of shots at the administration it was Ferrell who stole the show.  

Will Ferrell as George W. Bush on Samantha Bee’s Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner »

- Nat Berman

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Logan Black and White Coming to the Big Screen May 16th

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For film aficionados who appreciate movies in their monochrome state, you should be happy to know that one of the best films of the year, Logan, is slated to have a black and white release on May 16th. The director, James Mangold, announced on Twitter that the film would be getting a special black-and-white theatrical run. Mangold announced last month that he was working on a black and white cut, and told fans today that it would be coming to Blu-ray and DVD. He also confirmed that moviegoers will be able to see the film on the big screen one

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- Nat Berman

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Guy Explains How Every Single Nickelback Song is Written

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Have you ever noticed how some bands seem to play the same song over and over again?  There might be a few chord changes and the lyrics are certainly altered but when you listen to it you’re thinking to yourself “haven’t these guys done this exact same song before?”  For example, remember when Bon Jovi did “Blaze of Glory?”  I couldn’t figure out if that or “Wanted Dead or Alive” was the same song or one was the extension of the other.  It happens all the time in music.  Sometimes you take a hit, tweak it a little and just

Guy Explains How Every Single Nickelback Song is Written »

- Nat Berman

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Days of Our Lives: Will Brady Live?

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Days of Our Lives fans have seen that Brady is in a bad place, but what does that mean for everyone involved? What does it mean that he’s flatlined and is dying? We know that he’s safe and back home, but Rafe has to arrest him. He aided and abetted a felon who kidnapped a baby, and there’s no choice in this matter. Rafe doesn’t want to do it, and it doesn’t look good for Brady at all – but it’s what he must do. What we want to know is how they are going to make this happen so

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- Tiffany Raiford

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Why Lena Should Avoid Rhea's Proposition on 'Supergirl'

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At the end of Supergirl season 2 episode 18, "Ace Reporter," Lena was approached by Mon-El's mother Rhea, the Queen of Daxam, offering her a "business opportunity" which likely involves using Lena to take down Kara and return her son to his home planet. Lena appeared to accept the request, or at least the invitation to hear the request, and now we wait to see what Lena's ultimate role will be. Given that she'll be a series regular in Supergirl season 3, Lena working for evil will drive a rift between her and Kara, and that's something Supergirl needs to avoid.

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The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Why Does Zende Want a Baby So Badly?

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The Bold and the Beautiful fans know that Nicole and Zende are newlyweds in the middle of a lovely new relationship, but they aren’t the only ones. There are several newlyweds in this show, and they all want to do the baby thing. We are focusing on Zende and Nicole right now, though. Remember when Nicole decided she wanted to do the surrogacy thing for her family to help them have a child of their own? Zende hated the idea. He didn’t want her to become  pregnant and not enjoy her life with him. He was so against the idea

The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Why Does Zende Want a Baby So Badly? »

- Tiffany Raiford

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4 Reasons 'Shades of Blue' Is the Best Cop Show on TV

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Shades of Blue is a drama about Brooklyn detectives who work together and operate as a big dysfunctional family. These cops are different from the typical police officers portrayed on television. They are not heroes, and they don't just flirt with the line between right and wrong -- they plow over it. The squad members have different, and compelling, reasons for making the decisions that they do.  

There is little of a stale police procedural here. There isn't a case that is solved every episode. The plots and characters are what drive this dark series, and it doesn't disappoint. Read on for the reasons that Shades of Blue is the best cop show on television.

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General Hospital Spoilers: Is Carly Taking her Revenge Too Far?

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General Hospital fans know that Carly is a mean woman when she wants something in her life. She’s taking her anger out on Sonny right now for a myriad of different things, and it’s not working out well for him. He’s got so much on his own plate right now he can’t even function, and she’s not making it any easier on him. She’s, in fact, making it next to impossible for him to do what he needs to do in his own life. She’s made in nearly impossible for him to find peace following the death of their son,

General Hospital Spoilers: Is Carly Taking her Revenge Too Far? »

- Tiffany Raiford

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