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Apple Orders Ronald D. Moore Space Drama Series

Apple Orders Ronald D. Moore Space Drama Series
Exclusive: Ronald D. Moore is heading back to space. Apple has given a straight-to-series order to a space drama from the Battlestar Galactica developer. The untitled project hails from Sony Pictures Television and Moore's studio-based Tall Ship Productions. Created and written by Moore, along with Fargo co-executive producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi, the untitled series explores what would have happened if the global space race had never ended. Tall Ship Prods…
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ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Sets Spring Premiere Date

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ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Sets Spring Premiere Date
ABC’s improbable full-cast revival of “Roseanne” is real, and now it has a premiere date. Fans of the show can find out just how the heck Dan Connors is still alive when the nine-episode 10th season debuts with a special hour-long episode on Tuesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. The full cast from the show’s original run is returning for the new go-round, including Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, and both Beckys — Lecy Goranson, who originated the character and will play her in the revival, and Sarah Chalke, who will play a new character.
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‘Olive Forever’ Pilot Not Going Forward At USA, To Be Shopped Elsewhere

‘Olive Forever’ Pilot Not Going Forward At USA, To Be Shopped Elsewhere
Exclusive: USA Network has passed on Olive Forever, its comedic crime drama pilot from Insurgent and The Babysitter writer Brian Duffield, AwesomenessTV and its former CEO Brian Robbins. I hear Universal Cable Prods., which produced the pilot, plans to shop it elsewhere. Olive Forever was an outlier for USA with its young lead. Written by Duffield and directed by Matt Shakman, the project follows the exploits of Olive (Emily Rudd), a high school student, con artist, cat…
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Hawaii Five-0 Taps Vincent Pastore to Play Danny's 'Uncle' From Jersey

Hawaii Five-0 Taps Vincent Pastore to Play Danny's 'Uncle' From Jersey
Well, this Hawaii Five-0 casting should be a big hit with TV fans: The Sopranos veteran Vincent Pastore is joining the cast of the CBS procedural in a recurring role.

Our sister site Deadline reports that Pastore will play Danny’s “uncle” Vito, a contractor who hails from (you guessed it) New Jersey. Vito prides himself on being a Mr. Fix-It and travels to Hawaii to help Danny open his restaurant. Danny always assumed Vito was in the mob… even though the guy really doesn’t have any ties to organized crime.
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Mario Batali Out at ‘The Chew’ After Review of Sexual Misconduct Accusations Against Him

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Mario Batali Out at ‘The Chew’ After Review of Sexual Misconduct Accusations Against Him
It’s official — Mario Batali no longer has a place at the table on “The Chew.”

An ABC spokesperson told TheWrap on Thursday that the celebrity chef after a review of the allegations made against him. “Upon completing its review into the allegations made against Mario Batali, ABC has terminated its relationship with him and he will no longer appear on ‘The Chew,'” the spokesperson said.

“While we remain unaware of any type of inappropriate behavior involving him and anyone affiliated with our show, ABC takes matters like this very seriously.
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NBC’s ‘A.P. Bio’ Gets February Preview Date, ‘This Is Us’ Midseason Return Moved Back A Week

NBC’s ‘A.P. Bio’ Gets February Preview Date, ‘This Is Us’ Midseason Return Moved Back A Week
NBC has set a February 1 preview date for A.P. Bio, its new comedy from Saturday Night Live writer Mike O'Brien, SNL honcho Lorne Michaels and former SNL-er Seth Meyers.

A.P. Bio will air at 9:30 PM ET/PT February 1 following Will & Grace at 9 PM, then will return Thursday, March 1 in the same timeslot following the network’s coverage of the Winter Olympic Games.

In addition, This Is Us will return from its winter hiatus on Tuesday, January 9 at 9 PM, a week later than…
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The Originals Cast's Behind-the-Scenes Series Finale Snaps Will Make You Cry

That's a wrap.

The cast and crew of The Originals have bid adieu to the New Orleans set after wrapping on the show's series finale, and although we already have a few reasons to believe that Klaroline is the show's endgame (and these pictures certainly don't hurt that theory), it's still pretty

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Roman Polanski is Subject of New Lapd Investigation For Alleged 1975 Sexual Assault

In recent months, it seems that not a week goes by without someone from the film industry or a prominent figure from another field facing allegations of a sexual nature. The latest to find themselves in this situation is Roman Polanski. Vulture has reported that Los Angeles Police Department has opened a new investigation that relates to Polanski allegedly committing a sexual assault against a child. The investigation is into an incident that happened in 1975. Marianne Barnard, an artist, first came forward with her story in October. It was at the same time as the Harvey Weinstein scandal first

Roman Polanski is Subject of New Lapd Investigation For Alleged 1975 Sexual Assault
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‘Ultimate Beastmaster’ Review: This Insane Obstacle Course Competition is Netflix’s Best Alternative to the Olympics

‘Ultimate Beastmaster’ Review: This Insane Obstacle Course Competition is Netflix’s Best Alternative to the Olympics
One of the thrills of watching sports, either in person or on TV, is recognizing that everyone taking part is capable of things that you fundamentally are not. Sometimes it’s throwing a baseball at speeds that would get you booked for reckless driving. Other times, it’s running so fast that you can pose for a picture while beating all of your peers. In Season 2 of the Netflix series “Ultimate Beastmaster,” one of those feats is leaping between giant treadmills suspended ten feet in the air.In that way, “Ultimate Beastmaster” is crafted as unabashed TV comfort food. Following in the well-established vein of other televised obstacle course spectacles, it’s similar enough to “American Ninja Warrior” (even using the same director, Patrick McManus) that anyone stumbling across it on Netflix would be forgiven if they thought that this might be the same show that’s been a staple
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Was Riverdale Reveal a Ruse? Must Baking Show Crumble? Is Walking Dead Too (Literally) Dark? And More TV Qs!

Was Riverdale Reveal a Ruse? Must Baking Show Crumble? Is Walking Dead Too (Literally) Dark? And More TV Qs!
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Jane the Virgin, Agents of S.H.I.El.D., Outlander, Lucifer, Riverdale and the Roseanne revival!

1 | Even if you don’t ‘ship Jane the Virgin‘s Jane and Rafael, can we at least agree that Gina Rodriguez and Justin Baldoni have crazy chemistry?

RELATEDJane the Virgin Boss Talks About That Jane/Rafael Kiss, the Latest Anezka Twist and More

2 | Does Blindspot‘s Luke Mitchell have the best gig on TV, getting to
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Young and the Restless: Victoria Takes Nikki’s Side

Young and the Restless fans are going to see Victoria pledge alliance to Nikki this week. She’s not in the market to make her father happy, but she is going to see if she can help Nikki. Maybe she doesn’t want Victor to know what she is up to, but we don’t know that for certain. All we know is she wants something from this. Does she want to see her entire family back together so things work out and they are all happy and healthy? Or does she simply want to see her father miserable? We aren’t sure, but

Young and the Restless: Victoria Takes Nikki’s Side
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“Kingsman 3” Already In the Works with Director Matthew Vaughn

It has been revealed that Matthew Vaughn has plans for Kingsman 3, which is being developed at the moment as a followup to Kingsman and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. As a result, this suggests that he will be making a return to the film franchise. Technically, this has not been confirmed at this point in time, but considering the sheer extent of his involvement with the Kingsman series, it would be more of a surprise if he wasn’t in charge of the next movie. What Else Can We Expect from Kingsman 3? Since it is still much too soon, there

Kingsman 3” Already In the Works with Director Matthew Vaughn
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‘The Crown’ Season 2 Skewing Older, Affluent & Female For Netflix, Nielsen Says

Two months after Nielsen announced that it will measure Netflix viewership, the company is out with some demographics about who is watching Season 2 of The Crown on their TV sets. The older-skewing drama’s sophomore run began streaming December 8. According to Nielsen’s Svod Content Ratings, The Crown averaged nearly 1.3 million total viewers and nearly 600,000 in the 18-49 demo. The total-viewer number jumped to 2.4 million for Episode 2. Nearly two thirds of The…
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Outlander Boss Ronald D. Moore's Space Drama Gets Apple Series Order

Outlander Boss Ronald D. Moore's Space Drama Gets Apple Series Order
All of this has happened before and will happen again.

Ronald D. Moore, who helmed Syfy’s popular Battlestar Galactica reboot, has created and will oversee a space drama that has gotten a straight-to-series order at Apple, TVLine has confirmed.

Moore, who is currently executive producing Starz’s Outlander, will write and executive-produce the as-yet-untitled one-hour program. Maril Davis (Outlander), Matt Wolpert (Fargo) and Ben Nedivi (Outlander) also will executive produce.

The space series is the third large project Apple has recently greenlit, after a reboot of Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories reboot and a Jennifer Aniston/Reese Witherspoon morning-show drama.
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Disney-Fox Deal: 5,000 To 10,000 Jobs Will Likely Be Shed: Analyst

On the day after Disney’s game-changing takeover of most of 21st Century Fox for $66B, including debt, the merger’s likely toll on the combined workforce is starting to become more clear. Rich Greenfield, an analyst with Btig who has long been a bee in Disney’s bonnet, believes at least 5,000 or as many as 10,000 jobs could be at stake. The analyst, who has damaged Disney stock before by highlighting subscriber losses at Espn, among other issues, issued a new report today…
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‘Titans’: Alan Ritchson As Hawk & Minka Kelly As Dove In DC Superhero Series — First-Look Photo

We’re getting the first look at Titans stars Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly suited up, respectively, as Hank Hall aka Hawk and Dawn Granger aka Dove. The suits were designed by designed by renowned costume designer Laura Jean Shannon, whose credits include Black Lightning, Iron Man and The Jungle Book, among others. You can see the images above and below. The DC live-action series from Greg Berlanti, Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Sarah Schechter and Warner Bros TV is slated…
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“SNL” Names Michael Che, Colin Jost Co-Head Writers

Saturday Night Live,” a hit late-night television variety show aired on NBC and created by Lorne Michales and developed by Dick Ebersol got its start all the way back in 1975. For more than 40 years this has been a pop-culture obsession for generation after generation. Now the staff and show is growing and evolving to continue offering the audience what they want – huge comedy routines based on current events and pop culture. Recently, the show’s executives made a pretty big announcement. New co-head writers for the show have been revealed and the two taking on this role are

SNL” Names Michael Che, Colin Jost Co-Head Writers
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Titans' Hawk and Dove: First Look at Alan Ritchson, Minka Kelly in Costume

Titans' Hawk and Dove: First Look at Alan Ritchson, Minka Kelly in Costume
Birds of a feather… look damn good together.

Warner Bros. Television on Friday released the first image of Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly as crimefighting duo Hank Hall (aka Hawk) and Dawn Granger (aka Dove) from the upcoming DC drama Titans.

Titans — executive-produced by Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter — follows a group of superheroes in training, assembled by Robin (played by Brenton Thwaites), who steps out of Batman’s shadow to serve as the team’s leader. The show will premiere in 2018 on DC’s yet-untitled streaming service.

The series also stars Anna Diop (24: Legacy) as Koriand’r/Starfire,
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