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TNT/TBS Chief Michael Wright to Exit

TNT/TBS Chief Michael Wright to Exit

After weeks of speculation, TNT, TBS and TCM programming president Michael Wright is expected to exit the Turner entertainment group he's been a part of for a decade, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Johnny Knoxville Signs Overall Deal With ABC Studios, Developing Semi-Autobiographical Comedy

Johnny Knoxville Signs Overall Deal With ABC Studios, Developing Semi-Autobiographical Comedy

ABC is getting into the Johnny Knoxville business.

The female-skewing network is developing a semi-autobiographical comedy based on the Jackass star's life, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, Knoxville has signed a two-year first-look deal with the network's studio counterpart ABC Studios.

The untitled comedy is described as a Southern family comedy inspired by Knoxville's unconventional childhood. ABC has handed out a script plus penalty commitment to the comedy produced by 3 Arts. 

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A&E's 'Longmire' Canceled

A&E's 'Longmire' Canceled

A&E is putting Western drama Longmire out to pasture.

The cable network has opted to cancel the drama after three seasons, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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HBO to Air Banksy Documentary

HBO to Air Banksy Documentary

HBO is paying tribute to Banksy.

The documentary Banksy Does New York will debut on the pay cabler on Monday, Nov. 17, it was announced Thursday by HBO Documentary Films president Sheila Nevins.

The special is billed as a fan-generated chronicle of the street artist's one-month residency in New York last October.

"From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed. The film captures this month of madness created by user-generated footage," said Nevins.

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'The Good Wife' Brings 'Frasier' Star David Hyde Pierce Back to TV (Exclusive)

'The Good Wife' Brings 'Frasier' Star David Hyde Pierce Back to TV (Exclusive)

Emmy and Tony winner David Hyde Pierce is headed back to television.

The Frasier star is joining The Good Wife's sixth season in a major recurring role, marking his return to the small screen for the first time in more than 10 years, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

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VMAs: Which Performance Triggered the Biggest Sales Spike?

VMAs: Which Performance Triggered the Biggest Sales Spike?

MTV doled out the Moonmen during Sunday's Video Music Awards, but the musicians who really won at the awards show are the ones who performed.

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'Scandal' Refresher: Relive 18 Pivotal Moments From Season 3

'Scandal' Refresher: Relive 18 Pivotal Moments From Season 3

Gladiators, rejoice. Scandal returns for its fourth season in a month.

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TV Ratings: 'Big Brother' Dominates Wednesday

TV Ratings: 'Big Brother' Dominates Wednesday

CBS' Big Brother continued to top the ratings, with another steady showing for its latest Wednesday telecast.

Big Brother (6.8 million, 2.3) was the top-rated program on the evening, with lead-out Halle Berry's Extant (5.7 million, 1.1), inching up a tenth for its two-hour broadcast. CBS was the No. 1 network among adults 18-49 (1.5) in primetime.

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'Daily Show': Jon Stewart's 5 Best Political Interviews

'Daily Show': Jon Stewart's 5 Best Political Interviews

This story first appeared in the Sept. 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Jon Stewart, a liberal darling, makes a point of challenging guests from across the ideological spectrum. Here are five of his most memorable interview with political figures from The Daily Show.

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'Outlander' First Look: Ron Moore Gets Into Costume for Cameo (Exclusive)

'Outlander' First Look: Ron Moore Gets Into Costume for Cameo (Exclusive)

Outlander showrunner Ron Moore is getting his moment in the spotlight.

The writer-producer makes a cameo in Saturday's episode of the Starz drama, "The Gathering," and The Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive first look at Moore in costume as he makes his debut in 18th-century Scotland.

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BET Suspends Producer Over Blue Ivy VMAs Joke

BET has suspended a producer after a joke about Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter that aired Monday on the network's music video countdown show, 106 & Park.

A source at BET, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to discuss the matter publicly, said the producer was suspended after a remark aired about 2-year-old Blue Ivy's hair.

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'Grey's Anatomy's' Patrick Dempsey Inks Development Deal With ABC Studios (Exclusive)

'Grey's Anatomy's' Patrick Dempsey Inks Development Deal With ABC Studios (Exclusive)

Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey is adding executive producer to his résumé.

The actor and his Shifting Gears Entertainment banner has inked an overall deal with ABC Studios, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Netflix's 'Marco Polo' Gets Premiere Date

Netflix's 'Marco Polo' Gets Premiere Date

Netflix's Marco Polo will set sail in December, it was announced on Thursday.

The streaming service's new original series, about the explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century China, will be available on Dec. 12, 2014 at 12:01 a.m. PT.

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Watch Amazon's Third Set of Pilots, Starring Adam Brody, Selma Blair and Ron Perlman

Watch Amazon's Third Set of Pilots, Starring Adam Brody, Selma Blair and Ron Perlman

Amazon has released five new pilots to the public, including projects from Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman.

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