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The Girls are Back in Town: GLOW Season Two Premiere Date Announced

Season 2 follows the women of GLOW as they become local celebrities, confronting the good, the bad, and the ugly realities of their newfound fame. As Ruth (Alison Brie) and Debbie (Betty Gilpin) settle into the day-to-day of making a season of TV together, they confront lingering issues at the heart of their friendship. Sam (Marc Maron) is still Sam, ...

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‘Dear White People’ Season Two Teaser and Release Date

Cultural appropriation, sex and gender norms, racist bots, black lesbians, conspiracy theories, black Scientology and The Sunken Place are front and center in the first clip for the second season of the acclaimed Netflix comedy Dear White People from Justin Simien. The crew is back including Sam (Logan Browning), Reggie (Marque Richardson), Gabe (John Patrick Amedori), Lionel (DeRon Horton) and Troy (Brandon P. ...

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Kyle Chandler Joins Hulu’s Original Limited Series ‘Catch-22’

Hulu announced today that Emmy-winning actor Kyle Chandler has joined the cast of Catch-22, from Paramount Television, Anonymous Content, George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Chandler won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Coach Taylor on the critically acclaimed series Friday Night Lights in addition to receiving back to back Primetime Emmy nominations ...

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POV, American Television’s Longest Running Independent Documentary Series Returns June 18

Season Features Films Highlighting Art, Resilience and Activism From Across the U.S. and Around the World Bill Nye: Science Guy Pop-Out Episode Airs April 18 for Earth Day Investigative Election Feature Dark Money Premieres Fall 2018 Critical Standouts Include QUEST, Brimstone & Glory and Nowhere to Hide The creative, fighting spirit is alive and well in 2018. The newest slate of documentary films from PBS television series POV arrives this ...

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‘Westworld’ Season 2 trailer: You say you want a revolution?

We’re less than a month away from the April 22nd premiere of the second season of the wildly successful HBO sci-fi drama Westworld from Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy and now we have the first trailer. Cunningly utilizing Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box” (arranged by show composer Ramin Djawadi, the trailer brings us back to the impending robot uprising with Emmy nominees ...

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Oscar winner Sissy Spacek joins Julia Roberts drama ‘Homecoming’ at Amazon

Oscar winner Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter) is the latest to join the Julia Roberts 30-minute Amazon drama Homecoming from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. Homecoming is based on a fictional podcast series of the same name about employees at a secret government agency who are eager to re-enter civilian life. Spacek will play Roberts’ mother. Podcast creators Eli Horowitz and ...

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Michael Showalter joins Annapurna Television with new production deal

Showalter Establishes New Production Company Semi-Formal Productions with Jordana Mollick as President of Development and Production Los Angeles, CA (MARCH 29, 2018) – Annapurna Television has partnered with writer, director Michael Showalter and his new production company Semi-Formal Productions, it was announced today. The multi-year, first-look deal to produce, direct, and write will cover both a current TV project in ...

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Jay Roach to Direct ‘Fire and Fury’ TV Adaptation

No stranger to political theater, director Jay Roach (Game Change) will helm the television adaptation of Michael Wolff’s best-selling book Fire and Fury, which takes direct aim at President Trump and his administration as its been rocked by upheaval and scandal. Roach won four Emmys for directing and producing Game Change and Recount for HBO. He was previously attached to ...

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Emmys: New Rules in Comedy Directing and more plus your 2018 Emmy Calendar

Almost every year, the Television Academy tinkers and tweaks with its rules for the upcoming awards season. Sometimes this is done to catch up to new avenues of television viewing like how to incorporate streaming networks. Sometimes it’s to change how voting for nominees and winners happens (there used to be elite, ‘blue ribbon’ panels). This year brings another selection ...

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