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‘The Rock’ Obama Shows Dwayne Johnson As Host With The Most: ‘SNL’

Last night’s Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson-hosted Saturday Night Live wasn’t what you’d call intellectually brilliant. It was merely flat-out funny, as the Furious franchise frontman made it all look easy during his fourth tour in the SNL spotlight. Show More Summary

UK ‘Terminator: Genisys’ Trailer Elevates JK Simmons’ Profile

Paramount’s UK trailer for the latest Terminator iteration gives some well-deserved screen time to recent Best Supporting Oscar winner J.K. Simmons, who plays a sympathetic detective. Directed by Alan Taylor, the latest timeline also...Show More Summary

Hugh Jackman Hints At ‘Wolverine 3? As Final Appearance In Role

Hugh Jackman’s tenure in the role that made him a star will be coming to an end in 2017. Jackman took to Instagram this morning with a cryptic post teasing that the upcoming third standalone Wolverine film will be his final appearance...Show More Summary

Trailer For J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’ On HBO

HBO’s miniseries/BBC adaptation of J.K. Rowling's bestseller The Casual Vacancy unfolds in a deceptively cozy British village thrown into an uproar by the sudden death of the Parish Councillor. Michael Gambon stars with Keeley Hawes, Rory Kinnear, Monica Dolan and Julia McKenzie and Abigail Lawrie. Show More Summary

TCM Classic Film Festival: From ‘The Sound Of Music’ To Shirley MacLaine It’s Anniversary Time In Hollywood

Although the loose theme of this year’s  TCM Classic Film Festival revolves around the word “History” in every possible meaning of the word, organizers could easily have wrapped it around the word “anniversary”  since so much of it seems to be tied to celebrating landmark years in the life of the movies, actors and filmmakers being honored this year. Show More Summary

NCAA Tournament Ratings Jump From First Friday, ‘Hart Of Dixie’ Finale Even

We may be in the thick of March Madness but it sure felt a bit like summer last night – and I'm not just talking about the weather in L.A. With the 2015 NCAA Tournament determining its Elite Eight on Friday, repeats and movies were scattered...Show More Summary

DVR Gains Raise Renewal Prospects For Sunday Newbies ‘Secrets & Lies’, ‘Last Man On Earth’ & ‘The Royals’

TV network executives have long said that they don’t rely on Live+Same day ratings when making renewal decisions. And for good reason. Three new Sunday midseason series have performed so-so to OK in Live+Same Day but with solid ratings gains after 3 days of DVR viewing they all look pretty hopeful for a second season pickup. Show More Summary

Bill Maher To PC Liberals: “Shut Up”

After nicking Sen. Tom Cruz who signed up for Obamacare, and grilling Gov. Mike Huckabee on his Christian persecution complex, HBO Real Time host Bill Maher scolded liberals for their internecine. "What is the point of attacking people...Show More Summary

Trevor Noah’s Fast Track To Replace Jon Stewart On ‘The Daily Show’

Finally! Someone who wants to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. Trevor Noah, the relatively new correspondent addition to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, now is considered the most likely candidate to replace Stewart as show host,...Show More Summary

Helen Mirren Film ‘Woman In Gold’ Aims For New Respect After Critical Brickbats At Berlin Film Festival

Director Simon Curtis’ terrific new film, Woman In Gold opens April 1st and I will have a full video review of it on Monday. But the movie actually had its World Premiere February 9th at the Berlin Film Festival and critics came gunning for it. Show More Summary

Aimee Teegarden Joins Paramount’s ‘Rings'; Clemens Schick To Menace ‘The Lake’

Aimee Teegarden has joined Matilda Lutz and Alex Roe in Paramount’s Rings, the third installment in the horror franchise about a cursed video tape that unleashes a demonic horror which kills the unwitting viewer within seven days. Formerly called The Ring 3D, Rings began principle photography in Atlanta this week. Show More Summary

‘Furious 7? Stars Take Over ‘Kimmel’ Next Week; NBC Late-Nighters Slim On Guests From Universal Pic

This is a rather unusual cross-conglom promotion: Disney-owned ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live will have four of the biggest stars from Universal’s biggest tentpole of the year, Furious 7, next week. Also in a rare setup, Jimmy Kimmel will have...Show More Summary

Ernie Hudson Cast In ‘Delores And Jermaine'; Aalyrah Caldwell Joins ‘Uncle Buck’

Ernie Hudson is set to recur on ABC's multi-camera comedy pilot Delores & Jermaine. Written by comedian Jermaine Fowler based on his life, it stars Fowler as a millennial with big ideas, but very little drive, who moves in with his estranged grandmother (Whoopi Goldberg), a strict, football-loving, former D.C. Show More Summary

Lolita Davidovich & David Clennon Among Cast Additions To ‘Dr. Del’ Indie Pilot

Lolita Davidovich and David Clennon (Gone Girl) have joined the cast of Katie Jacobs and Nick Wechsler’s independently produced medical drama pilot Dr. Del, inspired by Peter Hessler's New Yorker piece "Dr. Don." Written by John Sayles and directed by Jacobs, Dr. Show More Summary

Tom Wheeler Inks 2-Script Deal At Sony Pictures Television In TV Return

After focusing exclusively on features for the past few years, writer Tom Wheeler is returning to television with a sizable two-script deal at Sony Pictures TV. The studio and Wheeler are already zeroing in on ideas for the two projects,...Show More Summary

‘Spectre’ Trailer: Daniel Craig’s 007 Digs Into The Notorious Crime Syndicate

If you like your trailers shaken, not dull, get a load of this. Here’s the first full extended look at Spectre, the 24th James Bond film and fourth starring Daniel Craig. The word “anticipated” is as overused in showbiz as “superstar” is in sports, but this here’s the follow-up to 007’s most lucrative adventure. Show More Summary

‘Serena’ Hits Box Office After Ultra-Strong VOD Start – Specialty B.O. Preview

Serena, the third feature starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, may be taking some sacking by critics, but it has found zest in its ultra-VOD release where it is nearing $1 million in gross since its February 26 release, according to distributor Magnolia Pictures. Show More Summary

MSG To Split Sports & Entertainment From Media Businesses

Accelerating plans to split into two publicly traded companies, Madison Square Garden Co. filed papers today outlining a different structure than it proposed in October 2014. Under the new terms, MSG would split its sports and live entertainment operations away from its media business. Show More Summary

Broadway Composer Jeanine Tesori On ‘Fun Home,’ Change & The Public Theater

Tonight’s the night Broadway gets a look at Fun Home, possibly the first Tony-eligible musical based on a graphic memoir, and certainly one of the most beautiful new shows we’ll see. I know because it opened in the fall of 2013 at the Public Theater, and I wasn’t the only critic who called it shimmering. Show More Summary

‘Home’ Bound For No. 1, ‘Get Hard’ A Solid Second: Friday Afternoon Box Office

Friday afternoon estimates show DreamWorks Animation’s heartfelt alien story Home from 20th Century Fox ranking No. 1 on Friday with $12.5M and the weekend with $44M-$45M. Warner Bros.’ R-rated Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard isn’t...Show More Summary

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