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  1. The 'Good' Bye: Making the Most Out of a Series Finale

    5:30 am 5/12/2016

    Go out with a slap ('The Good Wife') and not a whimper ('American Idol'), as network series, when played right, can turn their last few 30-second commercial spots into an oversized ATM.Read more

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  2. 'Captain America' Filming Tensions "Caused the Civil War Within Marvel"

    12:00 pm 5/11/2016

    Before Kevin Feige started reporting to Disney's Alan Horn, he and Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter’s ongoing budget and creative disputes fueled frustrations. Says 'Civil War' director Joe Russo: "I think that there were years when Kevin was absorbing the pain inflicted on the company." Read more

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  3. 'Big Short' Director Adam McKay Breaks Silence on 'Reagan' Alzheimer's Outrage: "We Were All Taken Aback"

    11:00 am 5/11/2016

    The Oscar winner, who was set to produce the project with Will Ferrell, — who since has dropped out — defended the script: "The reason we even looked at it is because it actually had some sensitivity on the subject."Read more

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  4. 'Good Wife' Final Scene: Julianna Margulies Insisted on Really Being Slapped

    10:00 am 5/11/2016

    Just hours after the finale aired, the show's creators, Robert and Michelle King, opened up about their decision to bring Will Gardner back from the dead and have Diane Lockhart smack (yes, really smack) Alicia Florrick.Read more

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  5. From Tina Fey to Bryan Fuller, 41 Hollywood Producers Explain the Weird, Personal Origins of Their Company Names

    9:58 am 5/11/2016

    Former Baltimore Sun editor David Simon calling his shingle Blown Deadline might not require much explanation, but Spondoolie? Fremulon? True Jack? Read on for the backstories behind those title cards that you see at the end of TV shows.Read more

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  6. Ricky Gervais' Message to America About Donald Trump: "You Get What You Deserve"

    8:55 am 5/11/2016

    The sharp-tongued Brit made his fortune playing "delusional, middle-aged men" who run their mouths, but this comic acknowledges the GOP frontrunner has surpassed even his bloviating characters: "Comedians tell a joke and they get in trouble; Donald Trump says a terrible thing … and he gets elected."Read more

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  7. Two Anonymous Hollywood Agents Talk (Mostly) Smack About the Networks

    7:00 am 5/11/2016

    In advance of the TV upfronts, a pair of dealmakers debate what the networks (broadcast and cable) and digital content providers including Netflix and Amazon are doing right (and very wrong).Read more

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  8. Jane Fonda, Sidney Poitier, Sherry Lansing, David Foster to Be Honored at Carousel of Hope Ball (Exclusive)

    7:00 am 5/11/2016

    Jay Leno will emcee Barbara Davis' 30th annual fundraiser for childhood diabetes, which is set for Oct. 8 at the Beverly Hilton.Read more

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  9. Showrunner Roundtable: 12 A-List Writers Dish About Lesbian Weddings, Race and Why "Black People Don't Get to Write for White People"

    6:30 am 5/11/2016

    THR gathered six comedy bosses and six drama bosses — including Marta Kauffman, Kenya Barris and Sam Esmail — over two days to talk condoms, why it's a smoother road for "white dudes" behind the camera and the challenges faced by women: "In general, men can and frequently do fail up, and women can and frequently do succeed down — and you're just aware of the fact that as a girl, you can't screw up," says Nina Jacobson.Read more

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  10. Spielberg Discovered Disney's Young Han Solo at a Bat Mitzvah

    6:30 am 5/11/2016

    Insiders say the director and Francis Ford Coppola reached out to 'Star Wars' producer Kathleen Kennedy to vouch for Alden Ehrenreich, the 26-year-old breakout who was chosen to don the coveted vest. Read more

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