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‘Dirty Money’ Season 2 Trailer: Kushner Real Estate Fiascos, Wells Fargo Fraud, and Other Terrible Things

In case you needed another reminder of how corrupt and downright evil the corporate world can be, here comes Dirty Money season 2. The series “provides an up-close and personal view into untold stories of scandal, financial malfeasance, and corruption in the world of business,” and this new season features some familiar, much-loathed faces — like Jared Kushner, son-in-law to the President of the United States, and the possible inspiration for Brahms from Brahms: The Boy 2. Watch the Dirty Money...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Documentary, Netflix, United States, South America, Goldman Sachs, Fda, Epa, Margaret Brown, Wells Fargo, Trump, Najib Razak, Brahms, Kushner

TV Casting: ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Spin-Off ‘Clarice’, ‘Kung Fu’ Reboot, and ‘The Lost Boys’

A slew of TV casting happened this week, and we’re here to tell you all about it. Clarice, a Silence of the Lambs spin-off series that isn’t Hannibal, has found its lead, and so has the Kung Fu reboot. Meanwhile, the new pilot for The Lost Boys TV series has added a bunch of names as well. This will actually be the second attempt at a Lost Boys pilot – Warner Bros. TV fired the entire cast of their original pilot, save for two actors. Clarice Casting Rebecca Breeds has been cast as Clarice...
Tags: Cook, Television, Movies, Casting, China, Kung Fu, David, Cbs, Hannibal Lecter, University Of Virginia, North Carolina, Cw, Hannibal, Michael, Jodie Foster, David Carradine

‘Tales From the Loop’ Trailer: The Impossible is Possible

What is Tales From the Loop? Well, for one thing, it’s the first TV series to ever be adapted from digital paintings. The show is inspired by the dreamy, surreal sci-fi artwork from Simon Stålenhag, and this adaptation appears to have perfectly captured the nature of Stålenhag’s paintings. In the first Tales From the Loop trailer below, the imagery is strange and tantalizing, drawing you into what is sure to be a unique new series. Tales From the Loop Trailer I was aware of Tales From t...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Simon Stalenhag, Loop, Matt Reeves, TV Trailer, Tales from the Loop, Stålenhag, Nathaniel Halpern, Jonathan Pryce Halpern, Adam Berg Romanek

‘The Proud Family’ Revival Headed to Disney+ With Original Cast Returning

The Proud Family is coming back, and they’re louder and prouder than ever. More than 18 years after the beloved animated sitcom debuted on Disney Channel, Disney+ has ordered The Proud Family revival with the original voice cast set to return. Titled The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder, the revival is currently in production at Disney Television Animation, with creator and executive producer Bruce W. Smith and executive producer Ralph Farquhar, who led the original series, both at the helm. ...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Disney, Animation, Smith, Disney Channel, Disney Television Animation, Bobby, Disney Channel Disney, Tommy Davidson, Farquhar, Ralph Farquhar, Kyla Pratt, The Proud Family

‘Cursed Films’ Trailer: Shudder Investigates the Lore Behind Supposedly Haunted Movies

Did you hear the one about the real skeletons used on the set of Poltergeist? Or how about all the spooky stuff that happened during the filming of The Exorcist and The Omen? And then, of course, there’s the horrific, tragic, and deadly accident that happened while shooting The Twilight Zone: The Movie. These stories, and more, are the stuff of legend – the type of tales that enhance a horror movie’s reputation, where the horror goes beyond what you’re seeing on screen. Where the horror is real...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Horror, Jay Cheel, Shudder, Matt Ryan Tobin, Cursed Films

‘Outer Range’ TV Series Headed to Amazon with Star Josh Brolin, Executive Producer Brad Pitt

Josh Brolin is set to star in the Amazon series Outer Range, which he’ll also executive produce with Brad Pitt‘s Plan B Entertainment and Amazon Studios. Written and created by playwright Brian Watkins, the series follows a rancher who discovers “an unfathomable mystery” on his land. That sounds downright Lovecraftian, but that might just be wishful thinking on my part. Deadline and others are reporting the news about Outer Range. It’s being described as a “mystery show”, and the synopsis is...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Nbc, Wyoming, Josh-Brolin, Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Abbott, Brolin, Dune Denis Villeneuve, Brian Watkins, Outer Range, Amazon Studios Written, Abbott Brolin, Brian Watkins Zev Borow Heather Rae

What Went Wrong With the Disney+ ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Revival

Lizzie McGuire has a case of Peter Pan syndrome: Disney won’t let her grow up. The Disney+ revival of the beloved early 2000s Disney Channel comedy series Lizzie McGuire was set to debut on the streaming service with star Hilary Duff on board and enthusiastic about exploring her sassy, fourth wall-breaking character as a 30-something New Yorker. But then things suddenly ground to a halt for the Lizzie McGuire revival, with original series creator and revival showrunner Terri Minsky fired after ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Instagram, New York City, Disney, Hulu, Remakes, Disney Channel, Hilary Duff, Simon, HILARY, Variety, Lizzie, Lizzie McGuire, Duff

NBCU’s Peacock streaming service adds hundreds of hours of A&E shows

Peacock, NBCU’s upcoming streaming service, is expanding its unscripted lineup thanks to a new deal with A&E Networks. The licensing pact will allow NBCU to stream hundreds of hours of A&E and History’s most popular shows, including “First 48,” “Storage Wars,” “Cold Case Files,” “Pawn Stars,” “American Pickers,” “Ancient Aliens,” “Curse of Oak Island” and “Project Blue Book.” The new A&E shows complement a growing lineup on Peacock, which now includes TV classics, next-day access to episodes, hu...
Tags: TV, Television, Media, Nbc, Disney, Tech, Netflix, Comcast, Streaming, Cbs, A&e, Hulu, Cord Cutting, Viacom, Streaming Service, Nbcu

Josh Thomas’s Week: ‘Twitter Has Been a Real Problem’

The Australian comedian shares what he watched and listened to over a couple of days.
Tags: Television, News, Thomas, Josh Thomas, Comedy and Humor, Everything's Gonna Be Okay (TV Program, Josh (1987-, Please Like Me (TV Program

‘The Letter for the King’ Trailer: Netflix Series is Like ‘1917’ But in a Fantasy World, and Without the Long Takes

Dutch author Tonke Dragt‘s beloved 1960s fantasy novel De brief voor de Koning, AKA The Letter for the King, has already been adapted into a movie, but now it’s heading to Netflix as a six-episode streaming series. Between this and The Witcher, Netflix is sparing no expense when it comes to feeding fantasy fans’ appetites while they wait for HBO’s Game of Thrones spin-offs. This thing looks like it cost more than Ozark, GLOW, and American Vandal put together. Check out the new trailer below. ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Prague, Andy Serkis, New Zealand, Adaptation, Peter Jackson, Joe Cornish, Wilson, Vandal, Omid Djalili, Kim Bodnia, Action/Adventure

‘Turner & Hooch’ Casts Lyndsy Fonseca and Carra Patterson as Female Leads Opposite Josh Peck

Josh Peck‘s Turner hasn’t found his Hooch yet, but he’s found two female leads to star in Disney+’s Turner & Hooch opposite him. Lyndsy Fonseca and Carra Patterson have been cast in the Disney+ TV series remake of Turner & Hooch the buddy cop comedy movie originally starring Tom Hanks as an uptight police officer who gets partnered with a dog. Peck is stepping into Hanks’ big shoes as Turner, though we haven’t heard news yet of who will play Hooch. But as we ponder whether Hooch will be a real ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Disney, Tom Hanks, Patterson, Turner, Remakes, Matthew, Carter, Scott, Laura, Jessica, Fox TV, Peck, Hanks

‘Ugly Delicious’ Season 2 Trailer: David Chang Serves Up More Foodie Goodness

Delicious food and Danny McBride – what more could you ask for from the second season of Ugly Delicious? James Beard Award-winning chef David Chang and Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville (Won’t You Be My Neighbor?) return to serve more yummy goodness in the Ugly Delicious season 2 trailer, which sees Chang expanding his borders and expanding his rotation of celebrity guests who accompany with him on his food adventures. Watch the Ugly Delicious season 2 trailer below. Ugly Delicious Seas...
Tags: Television, Movies, Documentary, Netflix, Oscar, Bill Simmons, Chang, David Chang, Danny McBride, TV Trailer, Morgan Neville, Helen Rosner, Ugly Delicious, Nick Kroll Aziz Ansari Padma Lakshmi, Chris Ying Danny McBride Bill Simmons, Dave Choe

More Than 15 Million Tuned In for CBS’s Democratic Debate

The chaotic debate, the final forum before the South Carolina and Super Tuesday primaries, showed viewer interest remained high.
Tags: Television, News, Cbs, South Carolina, CBS Corporation, Primaries and Caucuses, News and News Media, Ratings (Audience Measurement, Presidential Election of 2020, Debates (Political, BET (TV Network

‘Westworld’ Season 3 Viral Marketing Introduces You to Incite, Inc.

It’s time for a new season of Westworld, which means its also time for a bunch of semi-confusing, super-cryptic viral marketing that will have the more obsessive fans of the show spending hours upon hours pouring over data, chatting on Reddit, and possibly going crazy in the process. The latest bit of Westworld season 3 viral marketing is for a website for a company called Incite, Inc. Who are they? What do they do? We’re not entirely sure, but since every single company on the show is up to no...
Tags: Television, Movies, Congress, Reddit, Westworld, Delos, Delos Destinations, Delos Inc, Incite Inc, Delos Destinations Port of Entry

Distracted eating doesn’t necessarily make you'll eat more

In both distracted and mindless eating people are eating while doing something else, and the food is secondary, and although used interchangeably, they're not the same. [Author: Dr. Ayala]
Tags: Health, Wellness, Food, Television, Nutrition, Obesity, Mindfulness, Weight-loss, Food And Drink, Calories, Snack, Healthy Lifestyle, Multitasking, Ayala, Dr. Ayala, Mindless Eating

‘American Horror Story’ Season 10 Scares Up a New Cast, Including Macaulay Culkin

For the 10th season of his horror anthology series, American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy has scared up a cast of both newcomers and veterans to star in the upcoming season. One of those newcomers is Macaulay Culkin, who has been steadily making his way back onto the screen with recent appearances in the Hulu series Dollface and 2019’s Changeland. But by joining the American Horror Story season 10 cast, this may be the big comeback that Culkin was preparing for. One of the talents that M...
Tags: Television, Movies, Instagram, Horror, Macaulay Culkin, Hulu, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, FX, Sarah Paulson, Murphy, Culkin, Orville Peck, Finn Wittrock American Horror Story

‘Dawn’ TV Series Coming to Amazon From Ava DuVernay and ‘Star Wars’ Filmmaker Victoria Mahoney

Ava DuVernay is teaming up with the first female Star Wars director Victoria Mahoney to develop a new sci-fi project at Amazon. DuVernay and Mahoney are developing a Dawn TV series based on the Octavia E. Butler 1987 sci-fi novel of the same name which follows an African-American woman who works with aliens to resurrect the long-dead human race. Variety reports that Ava DuVernay and Victoria Mahoney are teaming up to develop a Dawn TV series at Amazon, adapting Octavia E. Butler’s 1987 sci-f...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Earth, Adaptation, Ava Duvernay, Grey, Dawn, Skywalker, DuVernay, Mahoney, Victoria Mahoney, Oankali, Macro Television Studios, Amazon DuVernay

Pete Davidson’s New Special Seems Like It Could Use a Hug

In “Alive From New York” on Netflix, Davidson alternates swagger with anxiety and fragility, a mood that’s increasingly common in modern comedy.
Tags: New York, Television, News, Pete Davidson, Thomas, Davidson, Comedy and Humor, Whitmer, Pete (1993-, Alive From New York (TV Program, The Golden One (TV Program, Netflix Davidson

‘I Am Not Okay With This’ Sneak Peek: Watch the First 7 Minutes of Netflix’s New Dark Comedy Series

Netflix has released a sneak peek at I Am Not Okay With This, a teen dark comedy that seems manufactured in a laboratory to be the perfect Netflix series. It stars: check. Awkward youths navigating teen angst and grief: check. Secret superpowers: check. Based on a comic from Chuck Forsman, who also created the source material for The End of the F***ing World, produced by the folks behind Stranger Things, and created by the team behind Netflix’s own The End of the F***ing World adaptation, Netfl...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Teen, Netflix, Sydney, Dina, Charles Forsman, Comic Book/Superhero, Josh Barry, Lillis, Sophia Lillis, Jonathan Entwistle, I am not okay with this, Chuck Forsman, Shawn Levy Dan Levine Dan Cohen

Buffett’s Latest Hawaii Five-0 Episode to Air in March

Jimmy Buffett was recently in Hawaii filming scenes for the CBS show ‘Hawaii Five-0,’ and the episode now has an air date: Friday, March 6th. “E ho‘i na keiki oki uaua o na pali” – Five-0 investigates when a rancher is murdered after he uncovers human skeletons on his property where legend says that Civil War-era gold coins were buried. Also, Quinn’s former stepdaughter, Olivia (Siena Agudong), reaches out to her for help after her father doesn’t come home, on HAWAII FIVE-0, Friday, March 6 (9:0...
Tags: Music, Television, Hawaii, Cbs, Quinn, Buffett, Hawaii Five, Jimmy Buffett, CBS Television Network, Latest Hawaii Five, Olivia Siena Agudong

The Heartbreaking Story Behind Netflix’s Documentary Series The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez is a thorough and heartbreaking examination of the systemic forces that allow child abuse to flourish undetected in the United States. At the center of the series is Gabriel Fernandez, an eight-year-old boy who died in May 2013 after being severely abused and tortured by his mother and her boyfriend, both of whom were arrested and convicted for his death. Through interviews with members of Gabriel’s family, courtroom testimony, and insight from experts on ...
Tags: Television, News, Uncategorized, Netflix, Atlantic, United States, Los Angeles Times, Garcia, Los Angeles County, Gabriel, Fernandez, Brian Knappenberger, Rodriguez, Knappenberger, Palmdale, Aguirre

Hank Azaria Explains Why He Quit Voicing Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

A month after Hank Azaria announced that he was stepping down from voicing Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in The Simpsons, the actor is opening on his reasons for leaving. Azaria had voiced the character of the Springfield convenience store owner (in addition to numerous other characters) for 30 years, even winning three Emmy Awards for his voice acting performance. But the character has come under fire in recent years for being a broad, outdated South Asian stereotype, with Hari Kondabolu’s documentar...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Fox, Simpsons, Animation, New York Times, Times, APU, Springfield, Hank-Azaria, Hank, Hari Kondabolu, The-Simpsons, Azaria, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon

Woman Agrees She Looks a Lot Like What The Office’s Jim and Pam’s Daughter Would Grow Up to Look Like

If Hollywood ever decides to reboot of the popular comedy, The Office or launch a Degrassi-style sequel called The Office: The Next Generation, people feel this TikTok user could be the first in line to join the cast. TikTok user @cheesefries33, who Buzzfeed has identified as Jenna McKinley, recently posted a video to TikTok joking that she is Cece, the now-grown daughter of Jim and Pam. If you aren’t up on your Office lore, on the show Pam, played by Jenna Fischer, and Jim, played by John ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, News, Buzzfeed, Office, Uncategorized, Viral, The Office, John Krasinski, Ryan, Jim, Pam, Jenna Fischer, McKinley, Cecelia, Cece

I Can’t Hear You, There’s a Debate Going On

In a rush for attention at the Democrats’ noisy showdown, CBS’s moderators got stampeded.
Tags: Television, News, Cbs, Presidential Election of 2020, Debates (Political

Janis Joplin’s Last TV Performance & Interview: The Dick Cavett Show (1970)

The best celebrity interviewers have the ability to show us how the stars are not like us at all—not only because of the entourages, wardrobes, and bank accounts, but because of the talent for which we revere them —and also how they’re kind of just like us after all: sharing the same insecurities, fears, doubts, forgetfulness, confusion, etc. They are, that is to say, real human beings. Like no other interviewer on network television before or since, Dick Cavett could draw all of this ou...
Tags: Google, Music, Television, College, George Harrison, Village Voice, Pbs, Janis Joplin, Dick Cavett, Facebook Twitter, Joplin, Cavett, Josh Jones, Howard Smith, Durham NC Follow, Maria Popova

What’s a Quibi? A Way to Amuse Yourself Until You’re Dead

Ads for the new streaming service paint a grim picture of a culture exasperated with itself — but which does not expect to change.
Tags: Television, News, Online Advertising, Advertising and Marketing, Quibi Holdings LLC

Nvidia Shield TV review: the best Android TV box with brilliant AI upscaling

New hide-away design, great remote, top performance and impressive HD to 4K upscaling make for a killer smart TV boxThe Nvidia Shield TV is a refined version of the best Android TV box for years, packed with impressive new AI-based upscaling technology and a novel space-saving design.The new Nvidia Shield TV comes in two versions: a £149.99 media streamer and a “Pro” alternative for £199 that is aimed more at gaming. Continue reading...
Tags: Android, Technology, Television, Nvidia Shield TV

‘Stateless’, a New Series Created by and Starring Cate Blanchett, Headed to Netflix

Cate Blanchett is headed to Netflix. Stateless, a six-part drama that Blanchett co-created and stars in, was just picked up by the streaming service. Stateless follows four characters – “an airline hostess, an Afghan refugee, a young father of three and an ambitious bureaucrat” – in one of Australia’s immigration detention centers. THR says that Netflix just scooped up the worldwide rights to Stateless, a new Australian show featuring Cate Blanchett. The series will debut on ABC in Australia...
Tags: Television, Movies, Abc, Australia, Netflix, Cate-Blanchett, Guillermo, Blanchett, Mrs America, Stateless, Cornelia Rau, Nightmare Alley, Elise McCredie, Soraya Heidari, Tony Ayres Stateless

‘Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker’ Trailer: Octavia Spencer is a Female Millionaire

How many self-made female millionaires are there in America? And how many of them have had prestigious limited series made about them? Only a handful, at best. But Netflix is adding to that number with Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer stars as the title character of Self Made, a limited series which tells the story of America’s “first self-made female millionaire.” Watch the Self Made trailer below. Self Made Trailer Octavia Spencer alre...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, America, Netflix, True Story, Octavia Spencer, Spencer, J Walker, TV Trailer, Nettie, Madam C J Walker, Tiffany Haddish, Self Made, Life of Madam C J Walker, Life of Madam C J Walker Spencer

‘Betty’ Trailer: The Skateboarding Comedy Inspired by ‘Skate Kitchen’ Comes to HBO

He was a boy, she was a girl, can I make it any more obvious? She became a skilled skateboarder and formed a close-knit group of female skater friends who navigate the male-dominated world of skateboarding. It’s a story that director Crystal Moselle first told in the 2018 Sundance hit Skate Kitchen, which serves as the inspiration for the upcoming female-led skateboarding comedy Betty on HBO. Watch the Betty trailer below. Betty Trailer In 2018, Moselle’s teen skateboarding drama Skate ...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, New York City, Teen, Moselle, Sundance, Camille, Lesley Arfin, Betty, Crystal Moselle, TV Trailer, Arfin, Skate Kitchen