‘The Politician’: Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series Starring Ben Platt Gets Premiere Date

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With politics on so many people’s minds these days, Netflix has made a campaign promise: Its Ryan Murphy series The Politician will premiere on September 27. Check out the announcement poster below.
The darkly comic show stars Ben Platt as Payton…

Kristin Cavallari To Host ‘Paradise Hotel’ Revival Series On Fox; Premiere Date Set

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Reality star Kristin Cavallari has been tapped to host Paradise Hotel, Fox’s revival of the hit dating competition series.
It’s set to premiere Thursday, May 9 with a two-hour special beginning at 8 PM on Fox, and will air three nights a we…

Criterion Channel, Rising From FilmStruck Ashes, Sets April Launch Slate

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The Criterion Channel, the streaming service that is bringing classic films back online after the widely lamented shutdown last fall of WarnerMedia’s FilmStruck, has set the lineup for its launch on April 8. (See it below.)
The channel features t…

Fox Corp. Appoints Jeff Taylor As EVP And Chief Litigation Counsel

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Fox Corp., which is still in its initial days as a stand-alone company after the close of the historic Disney deal, has appointed Jeff A. Taylor as EVP and Chief Litigation Counsel.
Taylor will report to Chief Legal and Policy Officer Viet D. Dinh. He …

‘The Dirt’ Review: Netflix’s Mötley Crüe Memoir Pic Flaccid & Bleached Clean

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SPOILER ALERT: This review contains details of the movie version of The Dirt
Having taken decades to make it to the screen, you kind of knew any adaptation of Mötley Crüe’s 2001 memoir The Dirt was going to be problematic, to put it politely.
Inf…

Guy Ritchie’s Starry Crime-Comedy ‘Bush’ Sells To Germany, France & UK For Miramax

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EXCLUSIVE: Miramax has inked significant deals on Guy Ritchie crime-comedy Bush for Germany, France and the UK.
The star-studded pic, whose cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Hugh Grant, Colin Farrell, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding and Michelle Dockery…

When Will ‘Parks And Recreation’ Return? Co-Creator Michael Schur & Amy Poehler Offer Clues – PaleyFest

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If the filled-to-the-gills Dolby Theatre in Hollywood was a test audience tonight, then the signs were pretty obvious that Parks and Recreation fans want Leslie Knope back in office once again.
A few weeks ago at the Captain Marvel world premiere at th…

‘Now Apocalypse’ Bowing Via Starz With Free Giveaways On Program Platforms

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Starting tonight, Starz will release the full 10-episode premiere of its original series Now Apocalypse across its non-linear platforms, and will make the series premiere episode available for free on its Starz.com, Starz YouTube channel, Reddit and Pr…

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Screaming $4M+, Well Ahead Of ‘Get Out’ – Early Thursday Night B.O. Read

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EXCLUSIVE: Our box office intel says that Jordan Peele’s Us from Universal/Monkeypaw Productions is on track for a $4M-plus Thursday night, possibly even $5M off showtimes that began at 7PM.
These numbers could always fluctuate, and even if Us dr…

NFL Settlement With Colin Kaepernick On Collusion May Be Less Than $10M – Report

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The settlement amount that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and ex-teammate Eric Reid reaped from their collusion lawsuit against the National Football League may be far less than previously reported.
The Wall Street Journal, cit…

Anthony Pellicano’s Sllence Richly Rewarded By Hollywood Elite As Prison Stint Ends

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EXCLUSIVE: When Anthony Pellicano walks out of a California prison tomorrow, the once notorious Hollywood P.I. will be welcomed by some of the biggest names in Hollywood with dual gifts of deep appreciation and cold hard cash.
Ending a 15-year sentence…

‘Lovestruck’: Beth Riesgraf, Jeffery Self & Linda Park Cast In Fox’s Tom Kapinos Pilot

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EXCLUSIVE: Leverage and Complications alumna Beth Riesgraf, Jeffery Self (You’re Killing Me) and Linda Park (Bosch) are set as series regulars opposite Steve Kazee and Rachel Bilson in Fox’s untitled hourlong dramedy pilot, tentatively titled Lov…

WarnerMedia Will Add A Diversity Executive To Top Management Team

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WarnerMedia chief John Stankey has told employees that he plans to add a Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer to the executive ranks of the AT&T subsidiary.
The message comes during a period of transition for the company formerly known as Time W…