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OCT
31
6 MINS

AMC Passes on Drama Pilots 'Knifeman,' 'Galyntine'

AMC Passes on Drama Pilots 'Knifeman,' 'Galyntine'

AMC is passing on two drama pilots.

The cable network, which has a renewed focus on scripted, has opted to pass on both Knifeman and Galyntine, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

"We have enormous admiration and appreciation for everyone associated with these projects. We are grateful to have ongoing relationships with several of these talented creators and look forward to working together again," an AMC spokesman said in a statement.

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OCT
31
3 HRS

Talk Show Hosts Sport Hollywood-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Talk Show Hosts Sport Hollywood-Inspired Halloween Costumes

With Halloween falling on a weekday again, several of the morning and daytime talk shows celebrated the holiday by wearing costumes. George Clooney and his new wife Amal were a popular choice, with both Ellen DeGeneres and Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos, joined by his wife Ali Wentworth, both dressing up as parts of the couple.

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OCT
31
4 HRS

AMAs: Iggy Azalea, the Most-Nominated Artist, Will Also Perform

AMAs: Iggy Azalea, the Most-Nominated Artist, Will Also Perform

Make way, Lorde, One Direction and Fergie: Iggy Azalea is hitting the American Music Awards stage, too, it was announced Friday morning.

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OCT
30
12 HRS

Watch 'Big Bang Theory's' Nerdiest (and Most Amazing) Surprise

Watch 'Big Bang Theory's' Nerdiest (and Most Amazing) Surprise

CBS' The Big Bang Theory returned to its Thursday time slot with a massive bang in the form of an Oscar winner and Emmy nominee.

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OCT
30
15 HRS

'Colbert Report' Sets Date for Final Show

'Colbert Report' Sets Date for Final Show

Stephen Colbert has announced when he'll be signing off from The Colbert Report.

The date for his final show will be Thursday, Dec. 18. Colbert made the announcement on Thursday's show as part of a pitch for the paperback release of America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't.

Also watch Stephen Colbert Brainstorms an Epic 'Colbert Report' Series Ending

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OCT
30
19 HRS

Fox to Adapt 'Zoobiquity' for TV With 'Bones' Team

Fox to Adapt 'Zoobiquity' for TV With 'Bones' Team

Fox is adapting New York Times best-seller Zoobiquity for the small screen.

The network has committed to a script with penalty for the TV version of the 2013 nonfiction book written by Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers, teaming with Bones executive producers Stephen Nathan and Jon Collier, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
30
23 HRS

WE tv Cancels 'The Divide' After One Season

WE tv Cancels 'The Divide' After One Season

WE tv is not bringing back The Divide.

The one-hour drama, from creators Tony Goldwyn (Scandal) and Richard LaGravenese, will not be getting a second season from the AMC Networks-owned cable channel.

The Divide, which wrapped its eight-episode run in August, was an exploration of morality, ambition, ethics, politics and race in today's justice system as viewed through the eyes of a case worker and district attorney whose views differ.

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OCT
30
1 day

TV Ratings: USA's 'Benched' Debuts Slightly Higher Than 'Playing House'

TV Ratings: USA's 'Benched' Debuts Slightly Higher Than 'Playing House'

USA's newest comedy entry Benched did comparable ratings business to Playing House.

The rookie half-hour effort, led by Happy Endings alum Eliza Coupe, premiered at 10 p.m. on Tuesday to 877,000 viewers, slightly higher than the premiere of Playing House, which drew 847,000 in April.

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OCT
30
1 day

Joel McHale Extends E! Deal Through 2016

Joel McHale Extends E! Deal Through 2016

E! Entertainment said Thursday that it has extended The Soup host Joel McHale's deal through 2016.

As part of the agreement, the actor-comedian will continue to host the long-running comedy show. Produced by Wilshire Studios, the Emmy-nominated show began airing live this past summer.

Read more Joel McHale on His First Emmy Nom and His Recent 'The Soup' F-Bomb

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OCT
30
1 day

'Once Upon a Time': Elsa and Anna Reunite — But There's an Icy Secret (Exclusive)

'Once Upon a Time': Elsa and Anna Reunite — But There's an Icy Secret (Exclusive)

Looks like Elsa has some explaining to do.

On Once Upon a Time, Frozen sisters Elsa (Georgina Haig) and Anna (Elizabeth Lail) reunite in Arendelle of the past, and there's an element of relief. The Hollywood Reporter exclusively premieres a scene from Sunday's episode, "Family Business."

Read more 'Once Upon a Time' Doubles Up for November Sweep

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OCT
30
1 day

'House of Lies' Casts a Father for Ben Schwartz's Clyde (Exclusive)

'House of Lies' Casts a Father for Ben Schwartz's Clyde (Exclusive)

Showtime's House of Lies is poised to get to know Clyde a bit better.

The Don Cheadle comedy has enlisted A Serious Man's Fred Melamed to play the father to Ben Schwartz's Clyde, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
30
1 day

'Sons of Anarchy' Cast to Visit 'Conan' for First Joint Appearance

'Sons of Anarchy' Cast to Visit 'Conan' for First Joint Appearance

As FX readies to say farewell to Sons of Anarchy, Conan O'Brien will be welcoming the cast for its first joint talk show appearance on TBS' Conan.

Series creator Kurt Sutter will be joined by stars Charlie Hunnam, Tommy Flanagan, Jimmy Smits, Drea de Matteo and Mark Boone Junior for the episode airing Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 p.m. Additional castmembers will be announced at a later date.

Sons of Anarchy wraps its seven-season run on FX with the Dec. 9 swan song.

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OCT
30
1 day

TV Ratings: World Series Surges in Game 7

TV Ratings: World Series Surges in Game 7

It didn't start off so swell, but the 2014 World Series wrapped its seven-game run on a ratings high note. Wednesday's championship-sealing win for the San Francisco Giants was also a huge success for Fox. The network brought a 15.2 rating and 24 share according to overnight ratings.

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OCT
30
1 day

AMC Lands Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston Limited Series 'Night Manager'

AMC Lands Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston Limited Series 'Night Manager'

AMC has landed The Night Manager.

Following a multiple-network bidding war, AMC has handed out a straight-to-series pickup for the John le Carre limited series, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. AMC declined comment, but sources say the cabler is looking at the project as a six- or eight-part miniseries. 

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