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MTV’s ‘Finding Carter’ Solid in Debut; ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Still Hot at 100, ‘Rizzoli’ Rises
MTV’s new scripted drama “Finding Carter” opened to solid ratings on Tuesday, a very busy night in cable for scripted originals that also included season highs for TNT’s “...
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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Actress Rosemary Murphy Dies at 89
She played Miss Maudie in the 1962 classic, won an Emmy for portraying FDR’s mother and earned three Tony nominations during her distinguished career.read more
Emmy Nominations: TheWrap Picks Dream Contenders for Outstanding Lead Actor Drama
Emmy nominations will be announced on Thursday morning, and we all know what that means: We'll sit in front of the TV and hear the same names we heard last year, and the year before … Also r...
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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ to Boost Summer Box Office
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is looking to reignite a summer box office that flamed out spectacularly over the July 4th holiday. The sequel to the well-received 2011 reboot will benefi...
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Alec Baldwin in Talks to Join Tom Cruise in ‘Mission: Impossible 5′
Alec Baldwin is in negotiations to join Tom Cruise in Paramount and Skydance’s next installment in the “Mission: Impossible” franchise. “Jack Reacher” helmer Chris McQuar...
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Sigourney Weaver Returns to ‘Alien’ Franchise
Sigourney Weaver will reprise her role as Ellen Ripley from the “Alien” franchise in Sega’s upcoming videogame “Alien: Isolation.” The actress lent her voice and likeness...
LA Dodgers, But Not Former Owner Frank McCourt, Found Negligent in Bryan Stow Beating Case
The Los Angeles Dodgers, but not former owner Frank McCourt, has been found negligent in the 2011 severe beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow. Stow, a paramedic from Santa Cruz, was beaten a...
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George Washington, William Wallace Vie for Glory in Viral Rap Battle
The folks behind Epic Rap Battles of History (ERB) come up with purely hypothetical, ultimately ludicrous debates between famous figures and characters, and its latest episode is no exception. ...
29 Celebrity Impressions Music Video Was a Hoax; Singer Reveals ‘Making Of’ Video
Musician Rob Cantor struck a chord with social media on July 1 when he released a video demonstrating his ability to imitate 29 famous voices. The only catch — he didn't actually do any of t...
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Shailene Woodley’s ‘Allegiant’ Draws Screenwriter
Lionsgate has tapped Noah Oppenheim (“The Maze Runner”) to adapt Veronica Roth’s  “Allegiant” for its third film in the “Divergent” franchise. Lionsgate deci...
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Dish Network Urges FCC to Block Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
Dish Network is urging FCC officials to reject the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable, concluding that the transaction “presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and...
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Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in CBS Scandal Movie ‘Truth’
Robert Redford has come on board to play Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett will portray producer Mary Mapes in political drama “Truth.” James Vanderbilt, who wrote Zodiac” and both ̶...
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Guillermo del Toro to Direct B&W Film Before ‘Pacific Rim 2′
Guillermo del Toro is getting behind the camera one more time before returning to direct “Pacific Rim 2,” a sequel to last summer’s monster pic. Del Toro told Collider he will shoot a small blac...
A Steven Soderbergh Amazon Pilot with Jennifer Grey is in the Works
Steven Soderbergh has added yet another project to his television roster -- bringing him up to a grand total of three. Set in New Jersey during the 1980s, "Red Oaks" centers on David Myers, ...
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Dave Davis Flies to Top Job at Global Eagle Entertainment
The airline industry veteran is promoted to CEO at the company that provides in-flight entertainment services.read more
‘Manhattan’ Explains Why There Are So Many Historical Shows Now
WGN America's new “Manhattan,” about the early days of the Atomic Age, joins a long line of recent period shows: From “Mad Men” to “The Americans” to “Mas...
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'Manhattan': 5 Things to Know About the Atomic Bomb Drama
John Benjamin Hickey stars in WGN America's second original scripted drama, with the cast and creators previewing the series Wednesday at TCA.read more
Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett Join ‘Truth,’ About News Legend Dan Rather's Downfall
The scandal that derailed the career of a broadcast news legend will be told by an all-star cast. Robert Redford will play Dan Rather, and Cate Blanchett will co-star as his CBS News producer Mary Map...
‘NBC Nightly News’ Hits Lowest Demo Ratings Since 1991
This just came across our desk: “NBC Nightly News” hit its lowest ratings in key news demo since at least 1991 — when Nielsen's electronic records began. “ABC World News Wi...
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World Cup Ratings: Brazil-Germany Blowout Still Attracts 6.6 Million Viewers
Despite a 7-1 loss for the host country, the game holds a huge audience and peaks with 7.5 million. read more

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