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MAR
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52 MINS

Jane Krawkowski on 11th Hour 'Kimmy Schmidt' Addition, Moving Past '30 Rock'

Jane Krawkowski on 11th Hour 'Kimmy Schmidt' Addition, Moving Past '30 Rock'

There are echoes of 30 Rock in Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which should be expected given it comes from the same writing duo: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.

But the Ellie Kemper comedy, premiering March 6 on Netflix after initial plans to air on NBC were scrapped in favor of a streaming deal and a sophomore pickup, also shares 30 Rock's Silvercup Studios home, much of the same crew and a star in Jane Krawkowski.

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Alec Baldwin to Play New York Mayor in HBO Drama

Alec Baldwin to Play New York Mayor in HBO Drama

Alec Baldwin is headed back to TV.

The 30 Rock veteran is set to star as a billionaire real estate developer, divorced father, philanthropist, society fixture and celebrated libertine who unexpectedly becomes mayor of New York City. After a heated bidding war, the hourlong entry has landed in development at HBO.

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Fake Delta Passenger Prank Calls MSNBC on Air

Fake Delta Passenger Prank Calls MSNBC on Air

MSNBC fell victim to a crude prank call on Thursday.

A man claiming to be New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell, who was a passenger on a Delta Air Lines flight that skidded off the runway, told the network's Andrea Mitchell that he was "fine" but that the event had been "scary."

Read more MSNBC Airs Prank Call During Malaysia Airlines Coverage     

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Samantha Bee's 5 Best 'Daily Show' Clips (Video)

Samantha Bee's 5 Best 'Daily Show' Clips (Video)

Samantha Bee is exiting The Daily Show, where she's served since 2003 and created hundreds of memorable moments.

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MAR
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Martha Plimpton to Star in ABC's Dan Savage Comedy

Martha Plimpton to Star in ABC's Dan Savage Comedy

Martha Plimpton is returning to broadcast TV.

The Raising Hope star has nabbed a leading role in ABC's Dan Savage comedy, Family of the Year, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Read more TV Pilots 2015: The Complete Guide

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Fox Looks to Newcomer to Star Alongside Eric McCormack in 'Studio City'

Fox Looks to Newcomer to Star Alongside Eric McCormack in 'Studio City'

Could Florence Pugh be next season's TV darling?

Fox is hoping that's the case and has cast the U.S. newcomer to star alongside Eric McCormack in dramedy pilot Studio City, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Samantha Bee Exits 'Daily Show' to Host TBS Series

Samantha Bee Exits 'Daily Show' to Host TBS Series

Samantha Bee is expanding her relationship with TBS.

Days after the Turner-owned network picked up the scripted family-vacation comedy series she executive produces with husband Jason Jones, the Daily Show correspondent has landed her own series at TBS.

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Peter Gallagher, Olivia Thirlby to Co-Star in Fox's Rivers Cuomo Comedy

Peter Gallagher, Olivia Thirlby to Co-Star in Fox's Rivers Cuomo Comedy

Fox is rounding out the world of its comedy inspired by the life of Rivers Cuomo.

Peter Gallagher and Olivia Thirlby have joined the cast of DeTour, the network's comedy pilot inspired by the life of the Weezer lead singer, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

See more The Faces of Pilot Season 2015

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HBO, 'Getting On' Creators Team for Movie Inspired by Eric Williams Murder Case

HBO, 'Getting On' Creators Team for Movie Inspired by Eric Williams Murder Case

H: HBO, 'Getting On' Creators Team for Eric Williams Murder Movie

D: Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer as well as Craig Zobel will write 'Preserve, Protect, and Defend.'

 

HBO Films is looking to the story of Eric Williams for its next TV movie.

HBO has put into development Preserve, Protect, and Defend, a telepic based on Williams and his revenge murder plot against the Texas district attorneys who convicted him.

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'House of Cards,' Chapter 33: Secrets Come Spilling Out

'House of Cards,' Chapter 33: Secrets Come Spilling Out

To mark the debut of House of Cards season three, THR will be breaking down the biggest moments from each episode every day through March 11. Read the previous breakdowns: Chapter 27Chapter 28, Chapter 29, Chapter 30, Chapter 31, Chapter 32.

How long does it take Frank (Kevin Spacey) to forgive Claire (Robin Wright)?

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'Scandal': See 'Girls' Star Lena Dunham Make Her Debut (Exclusive Photos)

'Scandal': See 'Girls' Star Lena Dunham Make Her Debut (Exclusive Photos)

Hannah Horvath is coming to Scandal.

Girls star and self-professed Gladiator Lena Dunham will make her debut on the ABC political thriller's March 19 episode, and The Hollywood Reporter has the exclusive first-look at her character.

See more The Couples of Shondaland: 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice,' 'Scandal'

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TV Ratings: 'Empire' Won't Stop Getting Bigger, Hits Eighth Week of Growth

TV Ratings: 'Empire' Won't Stop Getting Bigger, Hits Eighth Week of Growth

When does Empire hit its crescendo? Logic says it would have been weeks ago, but the Fox drama has grown yet again — hitting a 5.7 rating among adults 18-49 during its ninth episode on Wednesday night. And that's just the preliminary score.

See more 41 Broadcast Series That Are Already Renewed

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Brit Marling-Zal Batmanglij Drama Gets Netflix Series Order (Exclusive)

Brit Marling-Zal Batmanglij Drama Gets Netflix Series Order (Exclusive)

As it prepares to bow Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Bloodline this month, Netflix is adding another series to its roster of scripted fare.

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Vince Vaughn on Imitating 'Frozen' With His Daughter: "Are We Doing Some Serious Damage?" (Video)

Vince Vaughn on Imitating 'Frozen' With His Daughter: "Are We Doing Some Serious Damage?" (Video)

Still obsessed with Frozen? No worries — so is Vince Vaughn, via his daughter.

The Unfinished Business actor lightheartedly noted on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that his four-year-old, Lochlyn, is obsessed with acting like Elsa "like it is her job. ... Elsa, which is the one that my daughter really seems to idolize, she doesn’t want to get too close to anyone, because she’ll hurt them, she’ll freeze them and she’ll cause them pain, so she has to shut herself out.

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