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JUL
25
31 MINS

Comedy Central Renews 'Drunk History' and 'Nathan For You'

Comedy Central Renews 'Drunk History' and 'Nathan For You'

The Drunk History team has even more reason to imbibe this Friday. Comedy Central just picked  up third seasons of that series and their network neighbor Nathan For You.

Both shows have been back on the air for less than a month, seeing solid ratings growth in their respective sophomore seasons — with Nathan For You rising a handsome 50 percent among adults 18-49.

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JUL
25
53 MINS

Comic-Con: Sam Raimi Plans 'Evil Dead' TV Series, 'Last of Us' Film

Comic-Con: Sam Raimi Plans 'Evil Dead' TV Series, 'Last of Us' Film

You wouldn't have found Sam Raimi's name on any of the schedules for Friday's Comic-Con programming, but the director dropped by to announce that he's currently working on an Evil Dead TV series, which he's co-writing with his brother Ivan.

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JUL
25
1 hour

Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Cast Reveals Bloopers and New Stars (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Cast Reveals Bloopers and New Stars (Video)

Game of Thrones fans suffering from withdrawal, here is your much-needed taste of season five.

The HBO hits Comic-Con panel at Hall H kicked off with a bloopers reel, with Charles Dance (Tywin) cursing, Pedro Pascal (Oberyn) smiling through his mangled face, and most importantly, Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime) doing their meme-worthy jig during the trial of Tyrion.

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JUL
25
1 hour

Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Casts Key Season 5 Characters

Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Casts Key Season 5 Characters

Game of Thrones is bringing in plenty of new players for season five.

Fans still mourning the late Prince Oberyn (Pedro Pascal), take comfort: Plenty of his family will be popping up in the new season, and they all seem to love weapons as much as he did.

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JUL
25
2 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Debuts Season 5 Trailer, Sets October Return

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Debuts Season 5 Trailer, Sets October Return

Continuing its annual Comic-Con tradition, AMC's The Walking Dead used its massive Hall H presence to debut the first footage of its upcoming season and announce a return date during its panel Friday.

Season five of the zombie drama based on Robert Kirkman's best-selling comics will return on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 9 p.m., followed by its Chris Hardwick-hosted companion, Talking Dead.

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JUL
25
3 HRS

'Big Brother 16': Brittany Martinez on Landslide Eviction and Not Playing Aggressively

'Big Brother 16': Brittany Martinez on Landslide Eviction and Not Playing Aggressively

[WARNING: Spoilers ahead from Thursday's live eviction episode of Big Brother.]

The fourth houseguest from Big Brother has been evicted.

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JUL
25
4 HRS

AMC Orders Pilot for Afghanistan Drama 'White City'

AMC has ordered another pilot, potentially beefing up its thinning originals catalog. The network announced Friday that the geopolitical drama White City earned an order, joining AMC Studios' Knifeman and Scott Free's Galyntine on the docket.

Set in Afghanistan and following a group of Western diplomats and journalists, the script comes from novelist Nick McDonell and politico John Dempsey — with Chris Mundy and Tom Freston also serving as executive producers.

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JUL
25
4 HRS

Comic-Con: 'Big Bang Theory' Writers Tease Season 8, Offer Fans Big Surprises

Comic-Con: 'Big Bang Theory' Writers Tease Season 8, Offer Fans Big Surprises

CBS' The Big Bang Theory opened Friday at Comic-Con with a panel in Ballroom 20 that started with a special musical performance and took a stroll down memory lane with the writers behind TV's No. 1 comedy among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demo.

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JUL
25
4 HRS

New 'Star Wars: Rebels' Clips Tease Villains, Cameos to Come (Video)

New 'Star Wars: Rebels' Clips Tease Villains, Cameos to Come (Video)

Released Thursday to coincide with the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, a new trailer for Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Rebels gives a glimpse of the origins of the Rebel Alliance that will one day overthrow Darth Vader and the Galactic Empire—and another new scene, revealed at Thursday's panel and released online on Friday showed the series' villain, the Inquisitor in action.

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JUL
25
5 HRS

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

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
6 HRS

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
6 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 posted a lengthy statement on Facebook — co-star Jennette McCurdy has finally spoken about the end of the Dan Schneider comedy.

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JUL
25
6 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
25
6 HRS

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

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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