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OCT
24
8 HRS

Watch Intense New Trailer for Fox's Hip-Hop Drama 'Empire'

Watch Intense New Trailer for Fox's Hip-Hop Drama 'Empire'

Fox used Game 3 of the World Series to ramp up midseason hip-hop drama Empire.

From The Butler's Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, Empire stars Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, the ex-wife of Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), who heads the hip-hop record label at the center of the series. Gabourey Sidibe also stars, along with new addition Courtney Love.

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OCT
24
13 HRS

ABC's 'Manhattan Love Story' Canceled

ABC's 'Manhattan Love Story' Canceled

ABC has pulled the plug on freshman comedy Manhattan Love Story

The network made the decision late Friday and will replace the comedy with back-to-back original episodes of fellow rookie Selfie on Tuesdays starting Nov. 4. ABC already planned to preempt the series next week.

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OCT
24
14 HRS

'Constantine' Director: "I Felt Like a Wrong Needed to Be Righted"

'Constantine' Director: "I Felt Like a Wrong Needed to Be Righted"

Neil Marshall introduces a new version of John Constantine to the world Friday.

The director says he took on directing duties for the NBC pilot in part because he wanted to get things right. (Diehard Constantine fans have complained about Keanu Reeves' 2005 version being American, among other things.)

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OCT
24
17 HRS

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Do Beyonce's Dramatic "Crazy in Love" Strut

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Do Beyonce's Dramatic "Crazy in Love" Strut

Benedict Cumberbatch may be giving Beyonce a run for her money.

The Imitation Game star made an appearance on U.K.'s The Graham Norton Show, which will air Saturday, Nov. 1 at 10 p.m. on BBC America stateside, and naturally the conversation turned to Queen B.

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OCT
24
18 HRS

'Constantine' Star Matt Ryan: "He's Not Afraid to Stick the Middle Finger to the Devil"

'Constantine' Star Matt Ryan: "He's Not Afraid to Stick the Middle Finger to the Devil"

NBC's Constantine, the fourth DC Comics property to hit TV, has seen dramatic changes in the months leading up to its premiere. In July, two months after getting ordered to series, executive producers David Goyer and Daniel Cerone announced that Angelica Celaya would be replacing Lucy Griffiths as the show's female lead.

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OCT
24
18 HRS

Marvel to Show More 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Footage During ABC's 'SHIELD'

Marvel to Show More 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Footage During ABC's 'SHIELD'

Following the earlier-than-planned release of the Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer — prompted by an online leak — Marvel Studios has revealed that it will be replacing the announced broadcast premiere of the trailer during next week’s episode of Agents of SHIELD with more footage from the movie.

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OCT
24
19 HRS

'Switched at Birth' Scores 'My So-Called Life' Star for Season 4 (Exclusive)

'Switched at Birth' Scores 'My So-Called Life' Star for Season 4 (Exclusive)

Switched at Birth is going back to the '90s.

The ABC Family drama has landed My So-Called Life star Bess Armstrong in a major recurring role for season four, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
24
20 HRS

Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti to Star in Showtime's 'Billions'

Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti to Star in Showtime's 'Billions'

Damian Lewis is returning to Showtime and he's bringing Paul Giamatti with him.

Homeland alum Lewis and Oscar-nominated Giamatti have been tapped to star in Showtime's drama pilot Billions, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
24
20 HRS

'Agent Carter' Enlists 'Nikita's' Lyndsy Fonseca

'Agent Carter' Enlists 'Nikita's' Lyndsy Fonseca

ABC's Agent Carter continues to hit the casting out of the park.

The midseason "bridge" show has enlisted Nikita favorite Lyndsy Fonseca, Marvel announced on Friday.

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OCT
24
21 HRS

Jennifer Carpenter's 'Death Class' Lands at NBC With 'Dexter' Producer

Jennifer Carpenter's 'Death Class' Lands at NBC With 'Dexter' Producer

NBC is staging a Dexter reunion.

Former Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter is teaming with Sara Colleton to adapt former Los Angeles Times writer Erika Hayasaki's book Death Class: A True Story About Life for NBC, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Read more TV's Remake Craze: Who Gets the Money and Owns the Rights?

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OCT
24
22 HRS

Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's 'Elf' Animated Special

Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's 'Elf' Animated Special

NBC is animating Elf for the holidays and bringing The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons on to lead the voice cast.

Parsons, star of CBS' hit sitcom and a four-time Emmy winner, will star as Buddy in the one-hour animated special Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas, NBC announced Friday. It is scheduled to air Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m.

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OCT
24
22 HRS

Jenny Bicks Adapting 'St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves' for ABC

Jenny Bicks Adapting 'St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves' for ABC

ABC is going to the wolves.

The network is teaming with The Big C's Jenny Bicks to adapt Karen Russell's best-selling book St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The drama centers on mysterious and attractive twins Claudette and Felix, 16, who, when they show up at the elite St. Lucy's boarding school, change the school and the tiny town of Green Hills, Maine, in ways no one could have imagined. 

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OCT
24
22 HRS

ABC Adapting Peter Moffat's British Drama 'Silk' (Exclusive)

ABC Adapting Peter Moffat's British Drama 'Silk' (Exclusive)

ABC is looking to Peter Moffat's BAFTA-nominated drama Silk to produce its next legal drama.

The network is teaming with Moffat and Drop Dead Diva's Marty Scott to adapt the British drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
24
22 HRS

Shane Brennan Sells 'Family' Cop Drama to CBS (Exclusive)

Shane Brennan Sells 'Family' Cop Drama to CBS (Exclusive)

CBS is looking to expand its relationship with Shane Brennan.

The network has handed out a script commitment to an untitled drama exec produced by the NCIS: Los Angeles showrunner, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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