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OCT
31
5 HRS

Bill Maher on Berkeley Speech Controversy: "They Don’t Teach Irony in College Anymore"

Bill Maher on Berkeley Speech Controversy: "They Don’t Teach Irony in College Anymore"

Bill Maher has broken his silence on a controversy surrounding plans for him to speak at Berkeley's commencement in December. 

"Though I never attended Berkeley, I was very aware of their place in the debate — on the far left," Maher said on Friday's Real Time. "In a country where the Democratic Party has sold out to the center and the right, this is what is needed. This is why I wanted to accept."

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OCT
31
9 HRS

'Vampire Diaries': Details on Paul Wesley's Directorial Return Revealed

'Vampire Diaries': Details on Paul Wesley's Directorial Return Revealed

New details have surfaced on Paul Wesley's directorial return on The Vampire Diaries.

After Wesley posted a photo on Instagram on Oct. 28, with the cryptic tease "It's that time of year again," The Hollywood Reporter has learned the specifics of the season-six episode.

Read more 'Vampire Diaries': Chris Wood on Justifying Kai's Killer Acts and Outplaying Damon

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OCT
31
11 HRS

Sharon Stone Drama 'Agent X' Ordered to Series at TNT

Sharon Stone Drama 'Agent X' Ordered to Series at TNT

TNT is moving forward with Agent X

The Turner-owned cabler has handed out a 10-episode series order for Sharon Stone starrer Agent X, the network announced Friday. The series will debut on TNT in the second half of 2015.

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OCT
31
11 HRS

'24' Team Plots Presidential Drama at Fox

'24' Team Plots Presidential Drama at Fox

After reviving 24, the producers are reteaming for a drama entirely about the president of the United States.

Fox has handed out a script commitment to POTUS, a drama from 24's Howard Gordon, Many Coto and Evan Katz, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
31
11 HRS

NBC to End 'A to Z,' 'Bad Judge'

NBC to End 'A to Z,' 'Bad Judge'

NBC is letting go of Bad Judge and A to Z.

Rookie romantic comedy A to Z, starring Mad Men's Ben Feldman and How I Met Your Mother's Cristin Milioti, and Kate Walsh's Bad Judge will not continue beyond their initial 13-episode runs.

Hear more 'Off the Cuff' Podcast: Ben Feldman Spells Return Of Rom-Com in 'A to Z'

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OCT
31
11 HRS

'Showrunners' Duo Detail the Doc's Impossible and Amazing Race to the Finish (Guest Column)

'Showrunners' Duo Detail the Doc's Impossible and Amazing Race to the Finish (Guest Column)

 J.J. Abrams (Lost, Fringe)Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire)Shawn Ryan (The Shield)Damon Lindelof (Lost) and countless others shift from behind the scenes to become the focus of a new documentary, Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show.

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OCT
31
13 HRS

'Big Bang Theory' Boss on Billy Bob Thornton: "We Would Love To Have Him Back"

'Big Bang Theory' Boss on Billy Bob Thornton: "We Would Love To Have Him Back"

CBS' The Big Bang Theory pulled off quite the impossible: A surprise guest star.

In an era where spoilers are increasingly hard to avoid, TV's No. 1 comedy surprised millions of diehard fans by bringing in Oscar winner and Emmy nominee Billy Bob Thornton for a guest gig as Penny's suitor.

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OCT
31
13 HRS

'Limitless' TV Sequel in the Works at CBS With Bradley Cooper, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci

'Limitless' TV Sequel in the Works at CBS With Bradley Cooper, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci

CBS is taking on Limitless.

The network has handed out a hefty production commitment to a TV sequel based on Relativity's 2011 Bradley Cooper thriller Limitless, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Cooper will exec produce but not star.

The drama picks up where the movie left off and follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities for good.

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OCT
31
15 HRS

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
18 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 Ellen DeGeneres, Meredith Vieira and Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos, joined by his wife Ali Wentworth, all dressing up as parts of the couple.

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OCT
31
19 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
1 day

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
1 day

'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
1 day

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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