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2016 BET Award Nominations: Drake Leads with 9, Beyoncé and Rihanna Grab 5

The BET Awards nominations have been announced and Drake leads the field with 9 nominations. Beyoncé and Rihanna came in with five apiece and even Adele managed to crack the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist list. The group normally rewards black artists but in the past has given awards and nominations to Sam Smith (Best New Artist winner) and Justin Bieber. …

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FULL 2016 Fall Television Schedule Grid

The upfronts are done and this is your full 2016 Fall television schedule grid to see where the new hopefuls have landed and where your old favorites are. New shows are highlighted in RED. MIDSEASON NBC: The Blacklist: Redemption, The Carmichael Show, Celebrity Apprentice, Chicago Justice, Emerald City, Great News, Marlon, Midnight Texas, Powerless, Shades of Blue, Taken and Trial & Error FOX: …

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Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes Film Gets a Title (plus First Pics)

After what seems like eons, Warren Beatty’s previously untitled Howard Hughes film finally has a name and a release date – it will be called Rules Don’t Apply and be released by 20th Century Fox on November 11th. Given this date, Fox seems set on a strong awards push for the film which stars hot ‘It’ actor Alden Ehrenreich, Lily Collins, …

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2016 Fall TV Schedule for CBS: What’s New, What’s Returning

Reboots and movies-turned-tv-series continue to be the major trend this upcoming season and CBS is right along for the ride with a new version of MacGyver on the way. It will star Lucas Till (X-Men: First Class) and be the Friday anchor for the network. The network’s current placeholder for that timeslot, The Amazing Race, is due back mid-season. A …

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TV’s 2016 Fall Schedule: What’s New, What’s Returning for ABC, FOX, NBC

ABC, FOX and NBC have revealed their fall and midseason schedules for the 2016/2017 television season and each network is packed with returning favorites, new shows and plenty of reboots and spin-offs. FOX will bring back 24 but without its star, Keifer Sutherland, who remains an executive producer. Sutherland has a new show debuting, on ABC, called Designated Survivor, where …

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First Look: ‘Loving,’ starring Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton

With the unveiling of Jeff Nichols’s Loving at the Cannes Film Festival to mostly rapturous reviews (especially for Ruth Negga) comes the first clip of the film and two variations on the poster. The film tells the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a white man and black woman who marry in 1958, defying Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act of 1924. After …

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Cannes 2016 Distribution Watch: What’s Been Picked Up

Sometimes it seems that for all of the prestige and pageantry of the Cannes Film Festival most American audiences will never see a majority of the films in competition and their interest in a festival that feels so exclusive and elusive can often make them look for the next superhero movie at their multiplex rather than the upcoming Assayas. Well, this …

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‘Little Men’ Trailer and Poster: A True Gem of 2016

From writer/director Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On, Love is Strange) comes the trailer for Little Men, a deeply felt coming of age story that was the hit of Sundance and Berlin film festivals. It introduces us to two new emerging talents in Theo Taplitz and Michael Barbieri and proves Sachs as the current voice in New York City film …

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