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Hosting a successful late-night TV show has its perks, as Jimmy Kimmel has discovered.  Every so often, they’ll throw an interesting freelance gig your way — like hosting an awards show.  So far, the host of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live has handled the American Music Awards and the Emmy Awards. But those were just a [...]


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It may have just been a line in a TV theme song, but it was true: Mary Tyler Moore could turn the world on with her smile.

Hollywood lost another legend today, as Moore passed away at the age of 80.  While her career included turns on Broadway and in films — she earned an [...]


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It’s not as if Justin Hartley was a complete unknown — after all, he played Oliver Quinn on Smallville and had been on daytime soaps Passions and The Young and the Restless. But now that he’s starring on NBC’s hit series This Is Us, he’s joined Hollywood’s “familiar faces” club.  He’s being recognized more and [...]


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As recently displayed in the HBO miniseries The Young Pope and the underrated drama Youth, director Paolo Sorrentino is one of today’s most arresting visual filmmakers. Sorrentino teams with Clive Owen in the film noir drenched Killer In Red, a short film they made to spotlight Italy’s iconic red apertif Campari. This project is an [...]


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Since its premiere last September, This Is Us has been captivating viewers and winning over critics with its winning blend of solid stories and emotionally charged performances.  Earlier this week, NBC rewarded the show with something that’s unheard-of for a rookie series: a two-season pickup.  Yes, we’ll be seeing the Pearson family on our TV [...]


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If you had to proclaim one director “King of the Chick Flicks,” the late, great Garry Marshall would be a sound choice.  With a portfolio that includes such femme faves as Pretty Woman The Princess Diaries, and Valentine’s Day, many of Marshall’s movies could be run as a marathon on Lifetime.  So it’s fitting that [...]


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It’s a good time to be Sterling K. Brown.  Fresh off an Emmy win for his role in American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson, he’s now starring in the NBC series that’s won both critical acclaim and a huge audience: family drama This Is Us.”

While he says it’s an actor’s dream to [...]


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Not wanting to overstay its welcome, The Good Wife signed off last spring after seven seasons on CBS.  And even though the final season was its lowest-rated, nearly 11 million faithful viewers still tuned in every week.  So, when it was announced that a spin-off series would be produced, many of those fans had the [...]


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In the ’80s, Los Angeles was home to two NFL teams and the hippest legal drama on television.  In 2017, L.A. will once again have a pair of pro football teams - and L.A. Law looks like it’s coming back, too!

A new edition of the series is in the works, and it looks to [...]


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Finding one quality gig in Hollywood is an accomplishment.  Having two simultaneously is an even bigger achievement, but that’s what Christine Baranski has done.  The Emmy winner has spent the past seven years playing Diane Lockhart on CBS’s highly acclaimed series The Good Wife, and on the side, she’s had a recurring role as Leonard [...]


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