Great News closes out the season (and possibly the series) on a positive note

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With no renewal from NBC in sight, “Early Retirement” might just represent the last gasp of Great News. Thus, it should come as no major surprise that the episode has some “series finale” qualities to it, like sentimental tributes to certain characters, as well as a happy ending. But while some shows hit the gas with…

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As the season winds down, Great News allows its entire ensemble to shine

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With Great News’ season finale next week, and no news of a third season renewal, it’s time to take stock of the series’ best qualities before it possibly shuffles off this mortal coil. First, there’s the sheer commitment to jokes and gags, which might seem like obligatory sitcom territory, but in the age of half-hour…

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Katie and Greg succumb to temptation and Chuck leads a heist on a plot-heavy Great News

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As Great News heads into the homestretch, Tracey Wigfield and company chose “Competing Offer” as the episode to introduce the final story arc of the season, which involves a lawsuit against The Breakdown from crazed immortality-obsessed billionaire Fenton Pelt (Jim Rash). Remember the story Greg and Katie broke about…

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Scarlett Johansson, Alfre Woodard, Laverne Cox and Olivia Munn Set to Join Women’s March

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Scarlett Johansson, Alfre Woodard, Laverne Cox and Olivia Munn are among the famous names joining Women’s March L.A. on Jan. 20 to support women’s rights, human rights, civil liberties and social justice.

This is the second annual march through the streets of downtown Los Angeles, which started last year as part of a worldwide protest in the wake of President Trump taking office.

Other stars set to join this year’s march include Chloe Bennet, Rowan Blanchard, Yvette Nicole Brown, Sophia Bush, Lea DeLaria, Tony Goldwyn, Paris Jackson, Megan Mullally, Nicole Richie, Catt Sadler, Adam Scott, Olivia Wilde and Larry Wilmore, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Also Read: How Rose McGowan Came to Endorse the #TIMESUP Movement, Even Though She Doesn’t Support It

A year into the Trump presidency, there has never been more focus on women’s rights and gender equality has never been greater in light of the multiple sexual harassment accusations that have rocked Hollywood and sparked the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns.

Female empowerment dominated the Golden Globes last Sunday as countless stars wore head-to-toe black protesting sexual assault, abuse and harassment in Hollywood, and supporting those who have spoken out about these issues. This comes after heavyweights like Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Louis C.K., Morgan Spurlock, and many more of have been accused of sexual misconduct.

Also Read: Golden Globes: Viewers Rip Red Carpet Hosts for Not Enough #MeToo and #TIMESUP Questions

Idina Menzel, Andra Day, Rachel Platten, Maxwell, and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles with Melissa Etheridge are also expected to perform at Women’s March Los Angeles,

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. in Pershing Square, with the march beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding in Grand Park around 3 p.m. It’s also expected to stream on Facebook Live.

Also Read: Read Oprah’s Full Golden Globes #MeToo, #TIMESUP Speech

It is estimated that between 3,267,134 and 5,246,670 people participated in the Women’s March in the United States in January 2017.

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Carol tries to bring Katie and Greg together on a sweet Great News

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The Greg and Katie romance initially felt like a somewhat obligatory byproduct of Great News. Workplace sitcoms need romantic relationships to survive even if they’re not developed organically. Fans and network suits alike love it when two characters that work together hook up. Tracey Wigfield bypassed the…

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Carol and Katie fall into denial on a middling Great News

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“Love Is Dead” might be a fairly middling episode of Great News, but it has two things going for it. The first is a very funny guest spot from Judith Roberts (famously Beautiful Girl Across the Hall in David Lynch’s debut feature Eraserhead, and more recently, Taslitz on Orange Is The New Black) as Grammy, Carol’s…

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A double dose of Great News highlights the series at its wacky, warm-hearted best

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Though NBC previously said that “Pool Show” was the last Great News episode of the year, the network decided to fill its holiday schedule with not one, but two episodes of the show this week. The first episode, “A Christmas Carol Wendelson,” is their official holiday episode, with all the gags and hallmarks of the…

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