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Jimmy Kimmel: Graham-Cassidy Bill Almost Certainly Dead After “Emotional Weekend”

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Jimmy Kimmel told fans about his “emotional weekend”  and the almost certain death of the Graham-Cassidy health care bill that entirely failed The Jimmy Kimmel Test one of its authors vowed to uphold. Kimmel talked about the many people who came up to him at events he attended over the weekend, to let him know Obamacare  had saved their life of a family member. “They came to me and said ‘Mr. Fallon, thank you for speaking out.’ And I just let it go,” he joked. Republican… »

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Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump, Like NFL Protest, Has ‘Everything To Do With Race’

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Stephen Colbert kicked off his week on Late Show trashing Donald Trump’s decision to attack NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem at last Friday’s base-baiting campaign rally in Alabama. “For the last year some NFL players have been kneeling to protest institutional racism,” Colbert explained. It started with then 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. It was a controversial protest, Colbert acknowledged, explaining the singing of the national anthem at NFL… »

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Jordan Klepper Bows Before “Glistening Slab Of Texas Truth” Alex Jones In ‘The Opposition’ Launch

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“This is the first minute of the fist episode of  The Opposition. I’m not going to lie to you. I’m not some guy who is going to butter you up and tell you you’re too smart. No, you’re too smart for that,”  Jordan Klepper told viewers as he unveiled his new Comedy Central late-night show. All of mainstream media sound the same…same talking points from the same puppet masters, who all espouse facts like, climate change is man made, Trump trump lost popular vote, “I can't… »

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Bill O’Reilly Set To Return To Fox News As Guest On ‘Hannity’

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Bill O’Reilly has been booked as a guest on Sean Hannity’s program on Tuesday. This marks his return to Fox News after he was let go in Apr after 21 years. O’Reilly joins a slate of guests for the week that includes tonight’s guest Steve Bannon as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday and radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday. O’Reilly has been on a tour promoting his novels about alternate history Killing England and discussing his exit from Fox. The outspoken… »

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‘The X-Files’ Stars Gillian Anderson And David Duchovny Take A Knee While On Set

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Who would have thought that Colin Kaepernick’s gesture of taking a knee would start a “woke” movement to protest injustice (and not the flag as many people think)? As we have seen, NFL, Mlb, and even tennis players have been taking a knee during the national anthem, but the gesture has also spread to the entertainment world. Gillian Anderson took a break from her paranormal activities on the set of The X-Files to post a pic of her and her co-star David Duchovny taking a… »

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Donald Trump Finally Tweets About Puerto Rico: “Broken Infrastructure, Massive Debt”

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President Donald Trump took some heat on cable news today for tweeting about the NFL, NBA and “#FakeNews” CNN — but he got even more guff for not tweeting about the terrible situation in Puerto Rico. The U.S. territory was shredded by Hurricane Maria, and its millions of American citizens face food and water shortages along with a prolonged lack of electricity. So when the supposed consoler in chief finally did mention the island on Twitter today, there were not one but… »

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ Premiere: Ep On Proposal Outcome, New Twist & Possible ‘Young Sheldon’ Crossovers In Season 11

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Spoiler Alert: The story includes details about the Season 11 premiere of The Big Bang Theory. CBS flagship comedy series The Big Bang Theory opened its 11th season tonight by picking up exactly where the show left off in May, with Sheldon popping the question to Amy. Fans were not left hanging for long, and, after only a brief phone call distraction, she said yes. With that cliffhanger resolved, the premiere, which featured guest appearances by Laurie Metcalf as… »

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Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Kneels With Players Before ‘Monday Night Football’ National Anthem

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NFL players kneeling for the national anthem is a movement that is gaining momentum, and it isn’t going away any time soon. The latest team to join the ranks of kneelers is “America’s Team,” the Dallas Cowboys. The team’s Twitter account posted a pic of its influential owner Jerry Jones and the players taking a knee and linking arms prior to the singing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” before their Monday Night Football against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale… »

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Fox Buys Legal Family Dramedy From ‘Guilt’ Creators & Lionsgate With Penalty

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In a competitive situation, Fox has given a script commitment plus penalty to One Call That’s All, a dramedy from Guilt creators Kathryn Price and Nichole Millard, Picture It Productions and Lionsgate TV. Written and executive produced by Price and Millard, One Call That’s All is inspired by the South's most successful accident attorney Ken Nugent. Described as part legal show, part family dramedy, it revolves around a larger-than-life personal-injury attorney in Atlanta… »

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‘Me, Myself & I’, ‘Ghosted’ & ‘The Mayor’ Review: One Winner In Trio Of Comedies

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The fall TV season all but kicks off tonight with a pair of new comedies from CBS in Young Sheldon and Me, Myself & I among the offerings. Unlike The Big Bang Theory prequel, Me, Myself & I starring Bobby Moynihan, John Larroquette and Jack Dylan Grazer is a totally new effort – though it already feels old. As I say in my video review above, looking at Me, Myself & I, Fox's October 1-debuting Ghosted and ABC's October 3-premiering The Mayor, there is only one truly funny… »

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‘Waco’: First Look At Taylor Kitsch As David Koresh In Paramount Network Series

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Many if not most Americans of a certain age remember where they were when the federal siege on the Branch Davidian compound ended with a spectacular fire. Also ingrained is the image of the religious sect’s bearded, bespectacled leader. Now we get our first look at Taylor Kitsch in character as David Koresh in the Weinstein Company/Paramount Network limited series Waco, and the resemblance is striking. (Hint: That’s Kitsch on the right below). He stars as the sect leader… »

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Jimmy Kimmel Thanks Susan Collins For “No” Vote On Test-Failing Healthcare Bill

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As he did when Republican Sen. John McCain announced he would vote against the Gop’s latest Obamacare-kill plan, aka Graham-Cassidy Bill, ABC late-night star Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter to thank Republican Sen. Susan Collins after she announced she was giving it a pass as well. Last week Kimmel likewise jumped on news that McCain said he could not vote for the latest Gop stab at Trumpcare plan without a Cbo score and bipartisan input, sticking to what he previously had… »

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NBC Nabs ‘Bellevue’ Medical Drama From David Schulner & Peter Horton As Put Pilot

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NBC has given a put pilot commitment to Bellevue, an hourlong medical drama from David Schulner, Peter Horton and Universal TV. Written by Schulner, Bellevue is produced by Dr. Eric Manheimer, MD, the former medical director at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital and author of the memoir Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital, on whose true story the series is based. Only one hospital in the world has the capability to treat Ebola patients, prisoners from… »

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‘L&O True Crime: The Menendez Murders’: Harry Hamlin Set To Recur In NBC Series

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Harry Hamlin is set for a key recurring role in NBC’s Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. Hamlin will play Barry Levin, a former Lapd officer turned attorney, who is co-counsel to Edie Falco's Leslie Abramson during the second trial of Erik Menendez. The eight-episode anthology series focuses on Lyle and Erik Menendez, brothers who were convicted in 1996 of murdering their parents. After a mistrial and deadlocked juries (there was one trial but two separate… »

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EuropaCorp Acquires ‘American Flagg! Comic Book Series For Television

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EuropaCorp TV Studios has acquired the rights to Howard Chaykin's classic comic book series American Flagg! for development as a television series. American Flagg! is a satirical look at a high-tech consumerist future in which the U.S. government has relocated to Mars and left the nation's Earth-bound populace to be governed by the all-encompassing corporation, "The Plex." The saga's hero, Reuben Flagg, is a former TV star with a naive understanding of the American dream… »

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‘Das Boot’: Tom Wlaschiha, Vincent Kartheiser, James D’Arcy & Thierry Frémont Round Out Cast

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Tom Wlaschiha (Game of Thrones), Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men), James D'Arcy (Marvel's Agent Carter) and Thierry Frémont (Juste un regard) round out the cast of Das Boot, as filming begins on the Bavaria Fernsehproduktion, Sky Deutschland and Sonar Entertainment co-production. The series is shooting in Prague, La Rochelle, Malta and Munich. The four join an international cast including Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), August Wittgenstein (The Crown), Rainer Bock (Inglourious… »

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‘The Sinner’ Closes Run With Ratings Highs For Finale As USA Mulls Season 2

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The Live+3 numbers are in and USA Network's The Sinner has ended its first season on top. The September 20 season finale drew 4.7 million viewers and 1.990 million of them in the adults 18-49 demographic, 2.225 million in 25-54, claiming the #1 spot on cable for the night in 18-49, 25-54 and total viewers. It was a strong finish for the Jessica Biel-starring and executive produced series, whose ratings steadily grew throughout its eight-episode run. The mystery drama also… »

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SAG-aftra Reaches Deal To End Video Game Strike, Longest In Union’s History

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Updated with more details: SAG-aftra and the major video game companies have reached a tentative agreement to end the longest strike in the union's history. Up until this walkout, SAG's 2000 commercial strike, which lasted 183 days, had been the longest. The new deal, which must still be approved by the union's board of directors, calls for "bonus pay" based on the number of sessions a performer works on each game, beginning with a $75 payment on the first session and… »

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‘Supergirl’: Bollywood Actress Amy Jackson To Recur As Saturn Girl

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Supergirl will be getting a helping hand from Saturn Girl in season 3. Bollywood actress Amy Jackson is joining the CW’s superhero drama series in the recurring role. Saturn Girl, aka Imra Ardeen, is a kind, smart, and strong-willed hero who uses her telekinetic ability to help those in need. She was born on Titan, one of Saturn's moons, and arrives on Earth to help Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) battle one of her biggest threats. The role will mark the U.S. debut for… »

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CBS Names Yelena Chak Head Of Drama

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Yelena Chak has been promoted to head of drama series development for CBS Entertainment. Chak, who is Svp, will oversee development for the network, reporting to Thom Sherman, Senior Evp, Programming. Chak emerged as the leading internal candidate to succeed CBS’ longtime head of drama Christina Davis, who left the network in July and has since partnered with writer-producer Michael Seitzman to launch a production company. While executives outside of CBS also were… »

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