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Godfather Of Make-up Dick Smith Dead At 92

31st July 2014

Famed Hollywood make-up artist Dick Smith has died at the age of 92.The Oscar winner worked on some of the most iconic films of the 1970s, including Taxi Driver, The Exorcist, The Deer Hunter, and...

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Allegations Of Sexual Harassment At Comic-con

By Ed Biggs | 28th July 2014

A group of young women from Philadelphia that founded a website titled ‘Geeks for CONsent’ has gathered nearly 2,600 signatures from attendees at Comic-Con this weekend complaining of sexual harassment.The four-day science fiction convention held...

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Kristen Bell Had To Turn Down Peter Pan Role

14th July 2014

Actress Kristen Bell was forced to turn down the chance to play Peter Pan in a live U.S. Tv special slated for later this year (14), due to a scheduling conflict.The Frozen star was asked...

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Christopher Walken To Play Captain Hook In Live Peter Pan Special

14th July 2014

Veteran actor Christopher Walken has been cast to play Captain Hook in the upcoming U.S. Tv special Peter Pan Live!.Executives at Nbc are developing a musical version of the children's tale for Tv following the...

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Community Given New Life Online With Yahoo Deal

1st July 2014

U.S. comedy Community is to be revived online after executives at Nbc brought down the axe on the show last month (May14).Producers at the network decided against re-commissioning Joel MCHale's critically-acclaimed show for a sixth...

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Channing Tatum & Zac Efron Planning Adventure Trips With Bear Grylls For New Tv Series

19th June 2014

Channing Tatum and Zac Efron are among the stars who have signed on to test their survival skills in a new Tv adventure series.Running Wild with Bear Grylls will track the adventurer and celebrities like...

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New Series Charting The Beatles' History In Development - Report

15th June 2014

The history of iconic British rockers The Beatles is to be charted in a new Tv series, according to a U.S. report.Bosses at America's Nbc network have allegedly recruited The Tudors creator and producer Michael...

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Matt Lauer's 'Today' Show Contract Extended By Nbc

By Elinor Cosgrave | 13th June 2014

Matt Lauer's contract with NBC's Today show has been extended, laying rumours to rest surrounding his dismissal. The network received a number of complaints after Lauer's co-anchor on the morning show, Ann Curry, left. However,...

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Tracy Morgan Hospitalised After Car Wreck

7th June 2014

Actor Tracy Morgan is in a critical condition in hospital following a fatal car crash in New Jersey in the early hours of Saturday morning (07Jun14), according to a U.S. report.The 30 Rock star was...

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Garth Ancier Calls For Sex Abuse Lawsuit To Be Dismissed

30th May 2014

Tv executive Garth Ancier has filed a motion to dismiss a sex abuse lawsuit against him.Legal action was launched against Ancier in April (14) accusing him and three other men of sexually abusing Michael Egan...

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Amy Poehler's Parks And Recreation To End After Seven Seasons

12th May 2014

Comedienne Amy Poehler's popular sitcom Parks And Recreation is set to end after its upcoming seventh season.Bosses at America's Nbc network announced on Sunday (11May14) that the series about small-town politics will be coming to...

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Robin Williams' Tv Comeback Is Over As The Crazy Ones Is Axed

11th May 2014

Funnyman Robin Williams' return to Tv has been short-lived - network bosses have cancelled his comedy The Crazy Ones after just one season.The show was the Mrs. Doubtfire star's first regular small screen role since...

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The Things They Say: 4183209

7th May 2014

"I had to fly into Burbank airport and I had to go to Nbc and screen test for a show and I called Brad to come and pick me up, because he was really the...

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Tv Bosses Developing Live Production Of Grease

28th April 2014

U.S. Tv bosses at Fox are developing a three-hour live production of Grease.Grease Live will be based on the 1971 Broadway musical, which spawned the 1978 hit movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John....

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Gwen Stefani In Talks To Join The Voice - Report

19th April 2014

Gwen Stefani is reportedly in talks to replace Christina Aguilera on the next season of America's The Voice.Bosses at U.S. network Nbc want the No Doubt frontwoman to sit in the Dirrty singer's spinning chair...

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Maya Rudolph To Return To Tv With Star-studded Variety Show

16th April 2014

Former Saturday Night Live star Maya Rudolph is heading back to Tv with her own star-studded variety show.The comedienne will front The Maya Rudolph Show, a one-off special that executives at America's Nbc network have...

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Ed Lauter's Family Sues Tv Networks Over Asbestos Claims

12th April 2014

Ed Lauter's relatives have filed a lawsuit over allegations the actor's cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos in Tv studios.The Artist star died in October (13) at the age of 74 after a battle...

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Kevin Spacey Interested In Johnny Carson Biopic

7th April 2014

Kevin Spacey has offered to perfect his famous Johnny Carson impersonation for a planned Tv biopic, but only if the script is as edgy as it should be.The Oscar winner is famous for his take-off...

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David Duchovny To Star In Charles Manson Drama

1st April 2014

Former The X Files actor David Duchovny has been cast to star in a new Tv drama about the search for mass murderer Charles Manson.Bosses at America's Nbc network have placed a 13 episode, straight-to-series...

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Chris Pratt Banned From Talking About Risque Tv Scene

25th March 2014

Actor Chris Pratt has been warned by executives at Nbc to not talk about an incident when he exposed his genitals while filming a Tv show.He was filming Parks and Recreation six years ago when...

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Judd Apatow: 'My Career Is Revenge For Freaks And Geeks Cancellation'

12th March 2014

Director Judd Apatow is still upset about the abrupt cancellation of his cult Tv series Freaks And Geeks, and his subsequent Hollywood success is just "revenge" for the Tv bosses who pulled the plug on...

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Newsman Bill Mclaughlin Dies At 76

10th March 2014

Former news anchor Bill Mclaughlin has died at the age of 76.MCLaughlin suffered a cardiac arrest on Friday (07Mar14) and passed away in Waterbury, Connecticut. He began his career as Tv network Cbs' Paris...

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Former Emmys Boss Henry 'Hank' Rieger Dies At 95

10th March 2014

The first elected president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Hank Rieger, has died.The former Emmy Awards boss passed away from natural causes at a nursing home in Oceanside, California on Wednesday (05Mar14)....

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Early Grammys Producer Ted Bergmann Dead At 93

9th March 2014

Veteran Tv producer Ted Bergmann has died at the age of 93.He passed away on 2 March (14) following surgery in Santa Monica, California, according to his wife, Beverly. Bergmann began his career in...

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Heroes Returning To Tv

23rd February 2014

Cult Tv show Heroes is returning to the small screen four years after it was cancelled.The show, about ordinary people who discover they have superpowers, launched the careers of stars including Hayden Panettiere and Zachary...

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U.s. News Reporter Garrick Utley Dead At 74

21st February 2014

Revered U.S. news reporter Garrick Utley has died at the age of 74.The Nbc news correspondent passed away from cancer on Thursday (20Feb14). Utley began his career in 1963 as a journalist for...

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Cee Lo Cee-lo Green Quits The Voice

19th February 2014

Singer Cee Lo Green has quit the U.S. version of The Voice for good.The Forget You hitmaker has been a judge on the reality singing competition since 2011. He and fellow judge Christina Aguilera took...

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Will Smith, Robert De Niro, U2 And Lady Gaga Join Jimmy Fallon For New Era Of The Tonight Show

18th February 2014

Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Lady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan and U2 were among the stars who turned out on Monday (17Feb14) to help Tv presenter Jimmy Fallon launch a new era of America's The Tonight...

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Octavia Spencer Lands New Tv Series Debut After Murder, She Wrote Axe

18th February 2014

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has signed up to star in Steven Spielberg's new Tv drama Red Band Society after plans to remake acclaimed crime show Murder, She Wrote with her as Angela Lansbury's replacement were...

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Bode Miller Interview Was Rough, But Go Easy On Christin Cooper

By Michael West | 17th February 2014

The internet exploded into a ball of molten indignation on Sunday night (February 16, 2014) after NBC interviewer Christin Cooper pushed skier Bode Miller so far on his late brother Chelone that the famously hard-skinned...

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