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CBS Approached John Oliver for Late Night Show as Major Shuffle Looms (Exclusive)
The pitch was for Oliver potentially to take the 12:30 time slot occupied by Craig Ferguson as the network begins the big task of replacing David Letterman and possibly remaking its entire late-night ...
‘My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding’ Premiere: Mom Always Knows (Exclusive Video)
Isn't young love romantic? “My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding” starts off with a doozy of a romance when it returns Thursday at 9 p.m. on TLC. TheWrap has an exclusive preview from the...
Film Review: ‘Afflicted’
A nifty found-footage thriller that marks a promising debut for writing-directing duo Clif Prowse and Derek Lee.
Study: Cigarette Sales Decline Linked to TV Smoking
As smoking rates decline in the U.S., so does the visibility of tobacco products in primetime television. In what they’re claiming is the largest-ever study linking tobacco use to TV, researcher...
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A Raisin in the Sun: Theater Review
Denzel Washington stars with Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose and LaTanya Richardson Jackson in this deluxe Broadway revival of the landmark drama about a black Chicago family.read more
Bill Murray-Melissa McCarthy Comedy ‘St. Vincent’ Gets Release Date
“St. Vincent,” the comedy starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts, was given an Oct. 24 release date by the Weinstein Co. on Thursday. See photos: 49 Summer Movies on Our Ra...
TV Writer/Producer Embraces Artisan Carbs With New Grain Mill
Marti Noxon, an avid home baker, partnered with Nan Kohler, whom she met on a foodie tour of Paris, to ship a wooden mill from Austria and open the facility in a small warehouse. Now restaurants like ...
Judy Greer Joins Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt in ‘Jurassic World’
With two blockbusters on the horizon, Judy Greer is lining up a third, as she has joined the cast of Universal Pictures’ 3D action-adventure movie “Jurassic World,” TheWrap has learn...
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Fred Thompson Thriller 'Persecuted' Nabbed by Millennium Entertainment
The movie, about a televangelist on the run, is co-produced by Oscar winner Gray Frederickson.read more
7 of David Letterman's Most Popular ‘Top Ten’ Lists on YouTube (Video)
The post 7 of David Letterman's Most Popular ‘Top Ten’ Lists on YouTube (Video) appeared first on TheWrap. Related stories from TheWrap:Watch David Letterman Announce His 'Late Show' R...
David Letterman’s Departure Will Mark Irreparable ‘Late Shift’ For TV
When David Letterman steps down from his ’round-midnight perch sometime next year, TV will feel like it has been been a victim of one of the pranks that brought him so much notice when he was st...
Paramount's Insurge, Bad Robot Greenlight Low-Budget Thriller ‘Valencia’ (Exclusive)
Dan Trachtenberg will direct “Valencia,” a thriller Bad Robot is producing for Paramount Insurge, TheWrap has learned. Paramount recently greenlit the movie for a fall start. Trachtenberg,...
Composer Mica Levi Gets Under Scarlett Johansson’s Skin With Her Film Score Debut
Critics have been wildly divided by Jonathan Glazer’s oblique sci-fi meditation, “Under the Skin,” in which Scarlett Johansson plays an extraterrestrial predator who eventually becomes the prey ...
Slingshot Global Media Names Quan Phung as President of Scripted TV
Former president of Bluegrass Television Quan Phung will join Slingshot Global Media as president of scripted TV. The new global independent television studio was formed in February in partnership wit...
Oprah Winfrey Hails Tyler Perry’s ‘Crazy-Ass’ Hit for OWN
Oprah Winfrey had a spring in her step as she addressed media buyers at OWN’s upfront presentation Thursday at Jazz at Lincoln Center. For the first time in more than three years on the air, OWN...
Massive: Execs Discuss Smartphones, Social Media in Media Advertising and Content Marketing
Toppers at Yume, ICM Partners, Nielson and more talked the state of media advertising and the rise of content marketing at two panels at Thursday’s Massive Advertising and Market Summit, led by ...
David Letterman vs. Jay Leno: A Timeline of Their Legendary Late-Night Rivalry
David Letterman, host of CBS's “Late Show,” announced that he will retire in 2015 during Thursday's taping of the show, which he has hosted for more than 20 years. Interestingly, t...
Bryan Cranston to Pen Memoir on ‘Breaking Bad’ Years
His “Breaking Bad” character kept plenty of secrets, but it looks like star Bryan Cranston will reveal a few of his own as the actor is set to pen a memoir of his life and career. According to a N...
ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ Logs Most-Watched Quarter in More Than 20 Years
The opening three months of the year saw ratings rise at all three broadcast morning news programs, including ABC’s “Good Morning America,” which drew its largest audience for any qu...
Hollywood Reacts to David Letterman Retirement: Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel, Lena Dunham Among Stars
David Letterman will retire in 2015, the “Late Show” host announced during a taping of his CBS show on Thursday. According to a statement from his representatives, Letterman said he inform...

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