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JUL
25
38 MINS

Comic-Con: See 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus and Gale Ann Hurd as the Men in Black (Video)

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

Producer Hurd, 58, has been a genre mainstay for decades thanks to Terminator, Aliens and, now, AMC's The Walking Dead. Reedus, 45, is a crucial member of Dead's non-zombie ensemble.

Do you get to hit the convention floor? Have you ever gone in disguise?

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JUL
25
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TV Ratings: 'Big Brother' Wins Steady Thursday

TV Ratings: 'Big Brother' Wins Steady Thursday

Big Brother logged yet another win on Thursday night, averaging a steady 2.1 rating among adults 18-49.

Fox nabbed second place for the night with the finale of Hell's Kitchen (1.7 adults), even with last week but down 19 percent from the last season-ender. Gang Related (0.8 adults) was also even.

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JUL
25
2 HRS

Jennette McCurdy on 'Sam & Cat' Cancellation: 'I'm Not Apologizing. Don't Need To."

Jennette McCurdy on 'Sam & Cat' Cancellation: 'I'm Not Apologizing. Don't Need To."

Nearly two weeks after Nickelodeon canceled Sam & Cat — and Ariana Grande's lengthy statement on Facebook — co-star Jennette McCurdy has finally spoken on the end of the Dan Schneider comedy.

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JUL
25
2 HRS

M. Night Shyamalan Talks Shift to TV With Fox Mini 'Wayward Pines'

M. Night Shyamalan Talks Shift to TV With Fox Mini 'Wayward Pines'

M. Night Shyamalan marks his TV debut with Fox miniseries Wayward Pines, an event series with an all-star cast that has already been compared to Twin Peaks. The mini, set for 2015, will make its debut on Friday at Comic-Con in San Diego, where it will screen for fans as part of the network's offerings.

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JUL
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2 HRS

Comic-Con: See Tricia Helfer and Zachary Levi as 'Princess Bride's' Buttercup and Westley (Video)

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

It was NBC's Chuck that brought Levi, 33, to Comic-Con, and he loved the experience so much that he decided to launch his own mini-convention, Nerd HQ (which hosts panels, parties and raises money for charity). As a member of the Battlestar Galactica cast -- and currently in production on Syfy's new Ascension -- the 40-year-old Helfer's Comic-Con bona fides are solid.

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JUL
25
2 HRS

Comic-Con Exclusive: Cartoon Network Renews 'Adventure Time,' 'Regular Show,' 3 More

Comic-Con Exclusive: Cartoon Network Renews 'Adventure Time,' 'Regular Show,' 3 More

Cartoon Network is bringing good news for five of its animated series hosting panels at this week's San Diego Comic-Con: renewals.

The cable network is poised to announce renewals for animated series Adventure Time, Regular Show, Uncle Grandpa, Steven Universe and Clarence at their respective panels at the annual geek convention, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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JUL
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2 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Creator's 'Outcast' Gets Pilot Order at Cinemax

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Creator's 'Outcast' Gets Pilot Order at Cinemax

Cinemax is moving forward with Outcast, the dramatic adaptation of The Walking Dead creator's new exorcism comic.

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JUL
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2 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Firefly' Cast Reunite for Online Game (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Firefly' Cast Reunite for Online Game (Video)

It might not be the full-scale relaunch of the television series that fans have been asking for, but the news that the cast of the late, lamented Firefly are reuniting for the online game Firefly Online is, nonetheless… well, pretty shiny.

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JUL
25
6 HRS

Morgan Freeman Sucks on Helium Balloons With Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Morgan Freeman Sucks on Helium Balloons With Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Jimmy Fallon welcomed Morgan Freeman, executive producer of Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman (who made sure the host read out the full title) onto The Tonight Show on Thursday, and made him sound like never before.

"Everyone loves your voice, but I always wondered what your voice would sound like on helium," revealed Fallon, before pulling out two bright red balloons filled with the gas. 

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JUL
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16 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Penny Dreadful' to Play Up Helen McCrory's Madame Kali in Season 2

Comic-Con: 'Penny Dreadful' to Play Up Helen McCrory's Madame Kali in Season 2

Showtime's Penny Dreadful will focus on a new, human villain in its sophomore season.

Showrunner John Logan told fans Thursday night at Comic-Con that his Showtime monster drama will focus on a human antagonist in its upcoming second season. Helen McCrory's Madame Kali, who guest starred in episodes two and eight, will take center stage on the series, Logan told fans in a nearly full Ballroom 20.

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JUL
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18 HRS

'American Horror Story' Enlists 'Normal Heart' Alum

'American Horror Story' Enlists 'Normal Heart' Alum

Ryan Murphy is bringing one of his young The Normal Heart co-stars to FX's Freak Show.

The prolific showrunner announced Thursday via Twitter that Finn Wittrock has joined the fourth season of his FX anthology American Horror Story.

"Thrilled to announce the very talented FINN WITTROCK has joined the cast of Freak Show!" Murphy tweeted.

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JUL
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18 HRS

'Big Bang Theory' Star to Host TV Land's 'Candid Camera'

'Big Bang Theory' Star to Host TV Land's 'Candid Camera'

The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik has a second gig.

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JUL
24
19 HRS

MTV Renews 'Teen Wolf' for Season 5

MTV Renews 'Teen Wolf' for Season 5

MTV has renewed Teen Wolf for a fifth season.

Executive producer Jeff Davis announced at Thursday's Comic-Con panel in Ballroom 20 that the series will return for an expanded two-part 20-episode run.

PHOTOS Titans of Comic-Con: Stars Re-Create Classic Characters

Dylan Sprayberry, who joined the show early in the current season, has been promoted to series regular for the new season.

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JUL
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19 HRS

James Patterson Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

James Patterson Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

Best-selling author James Patterson is expanding his relationship with CBS Television Studios.

Less than a month after the author closed a deal with the studio (and network) to adapt his thriller Zoo, James Patterson Entertainment has signed a new multiyear first-look deal with CBS Television Studios. Under the pact, Cathy Konrad's Treeline Films will gain first-look access to the author's library through her deal with CBSTVS.

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