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Dave Chappelle’s New Netflix Special “Equanimity” Gets a Premiere Date

Dave Chappelle’s New Netflix Special “Equanimity” Gets a Premiere Date
Back in March, Dave Chapelle made his return to television (or at least, streaming television) after 10 years with two Netflix stand-up specials. Both "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas" premiered on the same day, giving fans two different shades of his comedy. But the current events humor of "Spin" alongside the more personal stories of "Texas" combined into a worthy comeback for the comedian, which Evan Valentine reviewed last year saying: "Dave Chappelle is back, rising like a phoenix from the ashes of his self imposed exile, with plenty of insight to share." …
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‘Nashville’ to End After Season 6 on CMT

‘Nashville’ to End After Season 6 on CMT
The music is finally going silent for “Nashville.”

The CMT drama’s upcoming 16-episode sixth season will be its final run, the network announced Friday.

Season 6 will be split into two parts, with the first half premiering Jan. 4. The series finale for the project from producers Lionsgate and Opry Entertainment will air in the summer of 2018, although an exact air date has not yet been set. [p[ The Callie Khouri-created show released a trailer today providing the first look at Season 6, which can be seen above.
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Jeffrey Tambor Accused of Sexual Harassment by ‘Transparent’ Actress Trace Lysette

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Jeffrey Tambor Accused of Sexual Harassment by ‘Transparent’ Actress Trace Lysette
Another woman has come forward with accusations of sexual harassment against “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor.

Trace Lysette, a trans actress who has had a recurring role on the Amazon series, issued a statement to The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday accusing Tambor of having made “many sexual advances and comments at me, but one time it got physical.”

In the statement, Lysette detailed an encounter she had with Tambor while filming a Season 2 episode of the show, saying that Tambor thrusted himself against her on set after sexualizing her with an “over the top comment.”
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‘Stripes’ TV Adaptation in Development at CBS

‘Stripes’ TV Adaptation in Development at CBS
CBS is developing a new series based on the comedy movie Stripes.

Inspired by the 1981 film starring Bill Murray, the single camera comedy will follow a perennial rebellious outsider who ultimately finds his purpose in life when he joins the U.S. military and must unite a group of ragtag eccentrics. The original film, directed by Ivan Reitman, grossed over $85 million during its run.

The television reboot will be written by Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger, who are known for their sketch comedy troupe The Whitest Kids U’Know. They later turned the troupe into a TV series...
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Veep: Season Seven; Production Delayed on HBO Series

Veep: Season Seven; Production Delayed on HBO Series
Veep is taking a break. TVLine reports the HBO series' seventh season is delaying production because of Julia Louis-Dreyfus' cancer treatment. On the comedy, the Emmy-winning Louis-Dreyfus plays former vice president and president Selina Meyer. The cast also includes Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Matt Walsh, Sufe Bradshaw, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole, and Sam Richardson.
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George Clooney to Star in 'Catch-22' Adaptation From Paramount TV (Exclusive)

George Clooney to Star in 'Catch-22' Adaptation From Paramount TV (Exclusive)
George Clooney is returning to the small screen.

The Oscar winner and Emmy nominee for his time on ER is set to star and direct a limited series based on the seminal Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.

The six-episode series, produced by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, does not yet have a network. The package — co-written by Luke Davies (Lion) and David Michod (War Machine) will be shopped in December. With a proven star in Clooney, it's expected to land a sizable fee at a deep-pocketed outlet.

Catch-22— originally adapted into a feature film in 1970 from Paramount Pictures and...
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Here’s What You Can Stream With Your Amazon Prime Membership in December

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Here’s What You Can Stream With Your Amazon Prime Membership in December
Near, far, wherever you are you can get the following titles via your Amazon Prime membership next month.

Catch the ultimate love story “Titanic” on Dec. 1, along with other classics like “The Silence of the Lambs,” “Moonstruck” and all the “Rocky” movies. Later in the month, you can stream “Stronger,” available on Amazon Video Dec. 5; “It Comes at Night,” which is available Dec. 9; and “Nightcrawler” on Dec. 10.

You can continue to stream Thursday Night Football with the Saints vs. Falcons game on the 7th, Broncos vs Colts on the 14th and Steelers vs Texans on Christmas Day.
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Julianne Hough to Star in Music Comedy for Fox

Julianne Hough to Star in Music Comedy for Fox
Fox is looking to get into the musical comedy space.

The network has handed out a sizable put-pilot commitment to single-camera comedy One Hit Wendy starring Julianne Hough and produced by Grammy and Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Diane Warren.

Dancing With the Stars alum Hough will make her scripted TV regular debut in the comedy in which she plays Wendy, a one-hit wonder who peaked at 18 who now tries to guide her talented niece, Jordan, through the music industry and keep her from making the same mistakes she did.

Lesley Wake Webster (Life in Pieces, Go On, New...
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Young and the Restless: Will Dina’s Memory of Abby Come Back?

Young and the Restless fans aren’t sure Dina is going to live much longer. Her health is rapidly declining, she’s lost most of her memory and she’s losing her mind, but what is going to happen if she can’t remember that her granddaughter, Abby, was in the car with her when she was kidnapped? She has all the memories of the ride they took, where the car went, and every other detail that can help her family and the Newmans find Abby, but she has not mentioned even once that Abby was with her. As Victor and Jack and their

Young and the Restless: Will Dina’s Memory of Abby Come Back?
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Marti Noxon Calls Mad Men Creator Matthew Weiner 'Emotional Terrorist' Who Instilled 'Fear and Uncertainty'

Marti Noxon Calls Mad Men Creator Matthew Weiner 'Emotional Terrorist' Who Instilled 'Fear and Uncertainty'
A former Mad Men writer who alleged that series creator Matthew Weiner sexually harassed her early into the AMC drama’s run is getting a high-profile supporter. Prolific TV producer Marti Noxon (Buffy, UnREAL), who served as a consultant on the Emmy-winning series during Seasons 2 and 3, corroborated accusations lodged by Kater Gordon on Friday in a series of tweets.

RelatedHouse of Cards: Kevin Spacey Fired in Wake of Sexual Misconduct Scandal

About a week ago Kater Gordon, a young female writer who worked on Mad Men, bravely came forward with her account of being sexual harassed by Matt Weiner,
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Fox Buys Small-Town Family Comedy From ‘Life In Pieces’ Duo

Fox has given a script commitment to an untitled single-camera comedy from Life in Pieces duo Lesley Wake Webster and Jason Winer and his Small Dog Picture Company. 20th Century Fox TV, where Small Dog is based, is the studio. Written by Wake Webster, the comedy is set in small-town Kentucky and centers on an overly idealistic young woman who experiences a delayed coming-of-age, guided by her freewheeling, larger-than-life father. Told in flashback as she testifies at her…
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Jane Street Entertainment

Jane Street Entertainment is a full-service production firm. It is a collaboration between expert executive producers Linda Lea and Donna Macletchie. Series that the duo has executive produced has appeared on different high-end channels like: Food Network, Lifetime, HBO, USA, NBC, Hgtv and many more. Donna and Linda have executively produced six top-rated prime-time series on Food Network. These include: Food Network Star, Kitchen Casino, Rachel vs. Guy “Kids.”, Chopped, Rachel vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-off, and Sweet Genius. The veteran executive producer ladies have also done Cousins Undercover that airs on Hgtv. Jane Street is in the business of creating

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Jane Street Entertainment
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Al Franken Accuser Reads Letter Of Apology She Received, On ‘The View’

Al Franken's accuser told The Ladies of The View on Friday that, as she was in the dressing room getting ready to appear on the show, she had received a note from the Minnesota senator, apologizing again for the rehearsal kiss and the photo that happened in 2006 when they were on a Uso tour. "He'd reached out, would like to talk to me personally," radio host Leeann Tweeden said, adding, "I will," when asked. One day earlier, Tweeden charged the former Saturday Night Live
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Dave Chappelle Announces New Netflix Special With ‘Stranger Things’-Inspired Teaser

Dave Chappelle Announces New Netflix Special With ‘Stranger Things’-Inspired Teaser
In a new teaser, Netflix announced on Friday that Dave Chappelle will be releasing “Equanimity,” his third comedy special with the streaming site, on Dec. 31. Eight months have passed since the first two of Chappelle’s three promised Netflix specials have been released, which include “Deep in the Heart of Texas” and “The Age of Spin.” He also appeared in the “Def Comedy Jam” 25th anniversary special for Netflix earlier this year.

Read More:Jon Stewart Takes Aim at Donald Trump and White Supremacists During Surprise Stand-Up Appearance With Dave Chappelle

Most recently, the “Netflix is a Joke” social channel has taken over the ad campaigns, spiking the “Equanimity” teaser with whimsy appeal geared towards the streaming mogul. If anything, it makes one thing abundantly clear: Dave Chappelle and “Stranger Things” make the greatest pair since tomato juice and tabasco.

Chappelle appeared in the official “Netflix is a Joke” campaign alongside comedians Jerry Seinfeld,
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‘Beat Bugs: All Together Now’ Trailer: First Look At Josh Wakely’s Netflix Special

We’re getting a first look at Josh Wakely’s Beat Bugs: All Together Now, a 48-minute special set to premiere Tuesday, November 21 on Netflix. Inspired by Wakely’s Emmy-winning animated kids series, Beat Bugs: All Together Now brings together some of the show’s most beloved characters as they venture outside the garden to attend a prestigious talent show. The special features an original cover of "Here Comes the Sun" by Yusuf/Cat Stevens and other original covers including…
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Fox Chairman Dana Walden Joins Hulu Board Of Directors

Dana Walden, Chairman & CEO of Fox Television Group, has joined Hulu’s Board of Directors. She succeeds Randy Freer, former president and COO of Fox Networks Group, who was named Hulu CEO following Mike Hopkins departure last month. The makeup of the board of Hulu, which is co-owned by 21st Century Fox, Disney, Comcast and Time Warner, consists of three seats for Fox, held by Peter Rice, Walden and Brian Sullivan, and three for Disney, Kevin Mayer, Ben Sherwood. Bruce…
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A Brief History of the Slamdance Film Festival

The Slamdance Film Festival is an annual film festival. It focuses on low-budget independent films and emerging artists. The mantra that it lives by states “By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers.” It is a unique festival which is not similar to others out there because filmmakers fully program the event. It adamantly encourages self-governance among independents and only delivers what filmmakers attend the festival to see. The week-long celebrations take part every January in the astonishingly spectacular snow-capped mountains of Park City in Utah. Four gentlemen were behind its foundation in 1995 namely: Dan Mirvish Peter Baxter Shane Kuhn Jon Fitzgerald They

A Brief History of the Slamdance Film Festival
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Was The Flash's Wells Gag Wasted? Is Suits Ok Without Mike/Rachel? Did Trek Telegraph Twist? And More TV Qs

Was The Flash's Wells Gag Wasted? Is Suits Ok Without Mike/Rachel? Did Trek Telegraph Twist? 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 Star Trek: Discovery, The Flash, Empire and The Blacklist!

1 | As emotional as Once Upon a Time‘s “Regina awakening” scenes were, did the show not really give us that “moment” of her laying familiar eyes on grown Henry?

2 | Were you pleased to hear that Hawaii Five-0‘s Steve is apparently still dating Lynn? Or do you wonder where he and Danny find the time to maintain their respective romances, given their Five-0 jobs,
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CBS’ Paired ‘The Big Bang Theory’ And ‘Sheldon’ Dominate Flat Thursday

While NBC ruled ratings Thursday with NFL football, CBS dominated non-pigskin programming. The night’s top two entertainment shows, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory (2.6 demo rating, 13.2 million total viewers) and Young Sheldon (2.1, 11.7M), experienced slight slippage week to week, and the net’s 10 Pm rookie S.W.A.T. (0.9, 6.22M) has shed another tenth in demo rating. ABC’s Shonda Rhimes winter finales churned up nothing dramatic, ratings-wise anyway, with Grey’s Anatomy (1.8…
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The Bold and the Beautiful: Katie and Wyatt Already Spicing Things Up?

The Bold and the Beautiful fans aren’t all excited about Katie and Wyatt and their love for one another, but we are. We like these two together. They make us happy, if for no other reason than they are totally inappropriate and awful for one another. They are also the ugly ducklings in comparison to their siblings. Wyatt is always second to the handsome Liam who always seems to win and get what he wants no matter what happens to him in life. And then there is Katie. She’s always been second to Brooke, and that’s a problem for her.

The Bold and the Beautiful: Katie and Wyatt Already Spicing Things Up?
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