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'Mean Girls' Star Joins HBO's 'Looking' (Exclusive)

'Mean Girls' Star Joins HBO's 'Looking' (Exclusive)

HBO's gay-themed dramedy Looking is bulking up its cast.

Daniel Franzese, who co-starred in 2004's Mean Girls as Damian, has boarded the 10-episode second season of Looking in a multi-episode arc, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

Franzese will play Eddie, a new love interest who works in the San Francisco nonprofit community.

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Diane Sawyer Bids 'World News' Farewell

Diane Sawyer Bids 'World News' Farewell

ABC's Diane Sawyer has signed off from the World News anchor's desk for good.

"Now it is time to say goodnight. I want you to know what a deep privilege it has been to sit in the World News chair," Sawyer said in the final minutes of Wednesday's broadcast, her last after five years at the helm.

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NBC News President Stands by Assertion That Division Had 'Gone to Sleep'

NBC News President Stands by Assertion That Division Had 'Gone to Sleep'

NBC News president Deborah Turness, who recently marked one year at the helm of the organization, is unapologetic about comments she made in a New York Times piece that ignited a firestorm of internal criticism at a time when NBC News is attempting to right itself after multiple setbacks. Turness told the Times' Bill Carter in an interview posted Sunday night on the paper's web site: “People

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'Psych' Creator Steve Franks Teaming With Weezer's Rivers Cuomo for Fox Comedy

'Psych' Creator Steve Franks Teaming With Weezer's Rivers Cuomo for Fox Comedy

Fox is looking to Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo for its next comedy.

The network has handed out a hefty put-pilot commitment to single-camera comedy DeTour, inspired by the life of the singer-songwriter, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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FX's Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. Clown Comedy 'Baskets' Ordered to Series

FX's Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. Clown Comedy 'Baskets' Ordered to Series

FX is firming up its 2016 lineup.

The cable network has picked up to series Baskets, a comedy starring Zach Galifianakis co-created by the Hangover star, Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

FX has ordered 10 episodes of the single-camera comedy, with production set to begin in 2015 for a series debut in 2016.

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Jason Bateman's Aggregate Banner Re-Ups Film, TV Deal With Universal

Jason Bateman's Aggregate Banner Re-Ups Film, TV Deal With Universal

Jason Bateman and James Garavente's Aggregate Films is staying put at Universal.

The production company has inked a new first-look film and TV production with Universal Pictures and Universal TV, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The new two-year pact keeps the company in business with Universal, where Aggregate has been based for the past two years.

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'Breaking Bad' Complete Series Barrel Returns

'Breaking Bad' Complete Series Barrel Returns

On the heels of Breaking Bad's big night at the Emmys, fans have another chance to score the special edition Blu-ray discs of all six seasons of the AMC hit, in a replica of the money barrels used in the show.

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'American Horror Story': First Look at 'Freak Show' Cast Art (Exclusive)

'American Horror Story': First Look at 'Freak Show' Cast Art (Exclusive)

Kathy Bates as the bearded lady. Michael Chiklis as the strong man. A two-headed Sarah Paulson. Sword eaters and oh so much more.

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Stephen Colbert Edits Opening Credits to Reflect Gwen Stefani's Emmys Name Flub

Stephen Colbert Edits Opening Credits to Reflect Gwen Stefani's Emmys Name Flub

Gwen Stefani is an opening-credit game-changer — at least, for Stephen Colbert.

The No Doubt frontwoman unfortunately mangled the name of the Comedy Central program at Monday night's Emmy Awards. While presenting the variety series award with fellow Voice coach Adam Levine, she announced the winner as something closer to "The Colbore Report," which Levine quickly tried to correct.

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'Glee's' Final Season Details Revealed

'Glee's' Final Season Details Revealed

Glee's sixth and final season premise has been revealed.

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Amazon's 'Transparent' Gets Premiere Date

Amazon's 'Transparent' Gets Premiere Date

Amazon Studios' dark comedy Transparent has a premiere date: Friday, Sept. 26.

All 10 episodes of Transparent will be available on that day, the first time the streaming video service will roll out a series a la Netflix's model. (Amazon took a unique approach earlier this year, debuting Alpha House and Betas with weekly installments following a three-episode launch.)

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DJ Nash, David Janollari Developing Romantic Comedy for NBC (Exclusive)

DJ Nash, David Janollari Developing Romantic Comedy for NBC (Exclusive)

NBC is back in business with DJ Nash.

The showrunner behind Growing Up Fisher is teaming with David Janollari to develop romantic comedy The Catch, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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NBC, Claudia Lonow Developing Family Comedy 'Assisted Loving'

NBC, Claudia Lonow Developing Family Comedy 'Assisted Loving'

NBC is looking to Claudia Lonow for another slightly off family comedy.

The showrunner behind How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) is teaming with Aaron Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment for comedy Assisted Loving, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Pop-Up Central Perk Coming to NYC to Celebrate 'Friends' 20th Anniversary

Pop-Up Central Perk Coming to NYC to Celebrate 'Friends' 20th Anniversary

Friends fans who've always wanted to sip a cup of coffee at Central Perk can soon do so — for a month in New York this fall.

A pop-up replica of the spot where Monica, Chandler, Rachel, Ross, Joey and Phoebe hung out for 10 seasons on NBC is opening in SoHo (199 Lafayette St., at the corner of Broome Street) Sept. 17-Oct. 18.

The shop, set up to mark the 20th anniversary of the sitcom, will serve free cups of Eight O'Clock Coffee, including the brand's limited-edition Central Perk Roast, specially created for the occasion.

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