Rupert Murdoch is set to announce a $60bn (£45bn) deal to sell assets in 21stCentury Fox, including a 39% stake in Sky and a Hollywood studio, to rival Disney. The deal, which will reportedly be announced before the New York stock exchange opens on Thursday, or around midday UK time, marks a turning point in an […]

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PBS has suspended late-night talk show “Tavis Smiley” amid misconduct allegations against its host and namesake. “Effective today, PBS has indefinitely suspended distribution of ‘Tavis Smiley,’ produced by TS Media, an independent production company,” the public broadcaster said. “PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation immediately after learning of troubling allegations regarding Mr. Smiley. This […]

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Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston will guest host THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN tonight, Dec. 13 (12:37–1:37 AM, ET/PT), while James Corden enjoys time with his wife Julia Carey and his family following the birth of his third child, a baby daughter who was born yesterday. Singer Harry Styles, filled in for Corden as […]

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The White House finally rid itself of that incompetent, embarrassing reality TV star. No, no, not that one. The other one. News that Omarosa Manigault Newman — that’s Minister Omarosa Manigault Newman to you, commoner — has left her post as director of communications at the White House Office of Public Liaison emerged Wednesday, causing […]

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The SAG Awards nominations this morning gave Fox Searchlight’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri a leading four mentions including a slot in the marquee Ensemble category, which is the nearest the actors guild gets to a Best Picture designation. Three Billboards was joined on the Ensemble list by Amazon/Lionsgate’s The Big Sick, a notable no-show at the Golden Globes noms on […]

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Saturday Night Live has a long and storied history of head writers. From Lorne Michaels himself to Academy Award-nominated writer/director Adam McKay and National Treasure Tina Fey, SNL‘s head writer title is an impressive distinction. Now we can add two more names to that growing list of legends. NBC announced on Tuesday that “Weekend Update” hosts Michael […]

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John Stamos may have played a lovable dad of twins on Full House, but the 54-year-old actor has never been a dad himself. But that’s about to change. He announced to People in this week’s cover story that he and his fiancée, Caitlin McHugh, are expecting a child. Stamos said that he and McHugh, 31, knew they wanted to […]

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Marvel has officially announced a second season of The Punisher. The Punisher was the sixth title and seventh overall season of Marvel characters on Netflix. Prior to the violent revenge tale, Netflix released two seasons of Daredevil, single seasons of Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, and the ensemble series The Defenders. Marvel made the announcement of a second season of […]

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The “Today” show’s ratings are thriving following the ousting of scandal-plagued anchor Matt Lauer. The NBC morning show — which often finishes behind “Good Morning America” in overall viewers — has topped its ABC opponent in that category in each of the two weeks since “Today” parted ways with Lauer because of sexual misconduct allegations, according to Variety. […]

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When Dwayne Johnson isn’t busy making movies, he’s apparently busy procreating: The action star is expecting his third child this spring — and it’s a girl. The action star and his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Hashian, are expecting a second daughter. The couple revealed the baby news via Instagram, with a photo of their daughter, Jasmine Lia, who turns […]

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