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JUL
22
6 HRS

Comic-Con: Fox's 'Gotham' to Get Massive Marketing Push

Comic-Con: Fox's 'Gotham' to Get Massive Marketing Push

Fox and Warner Bros. Television are giving their Batman-themed drama Gotham the full-court press at this week's San Diego Comic-Con.

In addition to Saturday night's world-premiere screening of the James Gordon origin story as part of WBTV/DC Entertainment's three-hour extravaganza, the network and studio are enlisting San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer to kick off the annual event in front of its Gotham-themed zip line Thursday. The ceremony will conclude with the official taking a ride on the zip line.

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JUL
22
6 HRS

Regina King Joins 'American Crime,' Will Direct 'Scandal,' Return to 'Big Bang Theory' (Exclusive)

Regina King Joins 'American Crime,' Will Direct 'Scandal,' Return to 'Big Bang Theory' (Exclusive)

Southland alum Regina King has lined up her next three projects.

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JUL
22
7 HRS

Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood to Star in HBO's 'Westworld'

Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood to Star in HBO's 'Westworld'

Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood are heading West for HBO and J.J. Abrams.

The Silence of the Lambs Oscar winner has been tapped to star in the premium cable network's Abrams-produced Westworld adaptation, which has been formally picked up to pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, with Wood set to co-star.

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JUL
22
9 HRS

Ken Burns Does Not 'Out' Eleanor Roosevelt in New PBS Series

Ken Burns Does Not 'Out' Eleanor Roosevelt in New PBS Series

Ken Burns' latest PBS opus, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, runs a whopping 14 hours and aims to cover previously unexplored areas in the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. One thing it will not do is make any definitive statements on the much-speculated-about sexuality of the longest-serving first lady in U.S. history.

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JUL
22
10 HRS

USA's 'Dig' Moves From Israel to Albuquerque Amid Gaza Strip Conflict

USA's 'Dig' Moves From Israel to Albuquerque Amid Gaza Strip Conflict

Amid escalating rocket attacks for over two weeks towards Israel, filming of USA Network's upcoming Dig is relocating to New Mexico.

The six-episode event series from Tim Kring and Gideon Raff already shot their Jerusalem plot-centered pilot in the Holy Land and were scheduled to resume filming last week following a hiatus. However, security tensions that saw the Israeli Defense Forces launch Operation Protective Edge on July 8 stalled production, which is now headed stateside.

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JUL
22
10 HRS

Comic-Con: 12 Events Not to Miss

Comic-Con: 12 Events Not to Miss

This story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

FILM

The Giver: With no Hunger Games or Divergent panels this year, this will be the only real fix for YA fans. (1:30 p.m., Hall H)

TV

Community: Dan Harmon's nerdy engine that could will celebrate its Yahoo revival. (2:15 p.m., Ballroom 20)

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JUL
22
10 HRS

PBS Chief Paula Kerger Talks 'Sherlock,' Streaming and Cable's Exit From Education

PBS Chief Paula Kerger Talks 'Sherlock,' Streaming and Cable's Exit From Education

With Downton Abbey, Sherlock and a few other scripted successes currently on its roster, PBS is certainly part of the "golden age of television" that seems to have been touted more than ever during this summer's Television Critics Association press tour. But one thing isn't quite as golden, says chief Paula Kerger, is the kind of nonfiction programming currently on offer.

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JUL
22
11 HRS

TLC (Finally) Embraces 'Tender Loving Care' in Brand Refresh (Exclusive)

TLC (Finally) Embraces 'Tender Loving Care' in Brand Refresh (Exclusive)

TLC is (finally) giving itself a little tender loving care.

The cable network home to Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, 19 Kids and Counting and Buying Naked is set to unveil a new brand campaign and introduce its first tagline in more than five years, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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JUL
22
11 HRS

'Fox & Friends' Challenges Validity of 'Lucy' Brain Use: 'Of Course It's Not True' (Video)

'Fox & Friends' Challenges Validity of 'Lucy' Brain Use: 'Of Course It's Not True' (Video)

Fox & Friends attempted to set the record straight about human brain use, ahead of the release of Luc Besson's sci-fi thriller, Lucy.

The Friday release stars Scarlett Johansson as a mob mule who inadvertently ingests a drug she was carrying in her stomach, which allows her to use more of her brain power than any other human in this futuristic world. She gains special abilities: eyes that change color, the sudden ability to write Chinese, superhuman strength and unlimited intelligence.

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JUL
22
11 HRS

TV Ratings: 'The Leftovers' Audience Climbing to 8 Million Viewers

TV Ratings: 'The Leftovers' Audience Climbing to 8 Million Viewers

Good news for The Leftovers: Four weeks into its first season, the HBO drama is finding a stable audience — and quite a bit of growth across platforms.

Sunday's outing for the drama fetched 1.6 million viewers, its most-watched original telecast since the June 29 premiere. Though that number is certainly modest compared to many HBO dramas, including lead-in True Blood, it's not even a quarter of how many viewers The Leftovers is finding over the course of a week.

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JUL
22
12 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Gotham' EP on Gordon's Origin Story and Lessons From Other Genre Shows

Comic-Con: 'Gotham' EP on Gordon's Origin Story and Lessons From Other Genre Shows

A version of this story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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JUL
22
13 HRS

'Young and the Restless' ' Craig Bierko Boards Lifetime's 'Un-Real'

'Young and the Restless' ' Craig Bierko Boards Lifetime's 'Un-Real'

Lifetime's Un-Real has enlisted a new leading man.

Damages' Craig Bierko has joined the drama from executive producer Marti Noxon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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JUL
22
13 HRS

Fox's 'Red Band Society' Adds EP Rina Mimoun (Exclusive)

Fox's 'Red Band Society' Adds EP Rina Mimoun (Exclusive)

Fox's freshman series Red Band Society is adding some muscle to the writers room.

The hospital drama has enlisted Mistresses writer and executive producer Rina Mimoun, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Mimoun will serve in the same capacity and work alongside series creator Margaret Nagle.

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JUL
22
13 HRS

'Community's' Ken Jeong to Star in MTV Comedy Pilot (Exclusive)

'Community's' Ken Jeong to Star in MTV Comedy Pilot (Exclusive)

Community's Ken Jeong is going on a ride with MTV.

The Hangover star has landed a leading role in the youth-skewing cable network's coming-of-age comedy pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, with the project now titled Ken Jeong Made Me Do It.

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