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Donald Trump Tweets Sen. Gillibrand Offered To “Do Anything” When “Begging” For Campaign Contributions

President Donald Trump tweeted this morning that New York's Dem Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand used to come to his office “begging” for campaign contributions, adding she “would do anything for them.” Trump's vulgar sexual implication that Gillibrand offered to have sex with him in ...

'Happy' Premiere Scores Strong Ratings For Syfy

The Wednesday, December 7 premiere of Syfy's Happy! set a new benchmark for the network in Live+3. The debut episode starring Christopher Meloni and featuring the voice of Patton Oswalt was Syfy's best series premiere since The Magicians in January 2016 across all key demos, according to the network ...

eOne Strikes First-Look Deal With Emily Mortimer's King Bee Productions

Entertainment One is continuing to back A-list television talent after striking a first-look deal with Emily Mortimer's production company King Bee Productions. The producer and distributor will act as the studio on all King Bee series, which includes a number of scripted shows in development with ...

Film & TV Firms To Breathe Easier: European Parliament Votes Against 'Country Of Origin' Proposals

European film and TV producers and distributors along with the major Hollywood studios will be breathing a sigh of relief after it emerged that the European Parliament voted to reject plans that would have likely abolished territory-by-territory sales of TV series and movies. Politicians in ...

Donald Trump Set To Visit The UK In Early 2018; Protests Expected

Donald Trump is set to visit the UK early in the new year, according to one of his top diplomats. However, the visit is set to provoke massive protests that could top the 2M that turned out to rail against the Iraq war over ten years ago. New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, who is now U.S Ambassador ...

BBC Backs Bansky Doc; Sundance London; BBC One Lines Up Saturday Night Format - Global Briefs

Danny Boyle is teaming up with controversial artist Banksy for a Christmas special. The Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire director is fronting The Alternativity, an hour-long film for BBC Two, that will see him travel to Bethlehem to capture a festive performance of the nativity created by ...

'Victoria': Jenna Coleman To Return As ITV & PBS Bring Back Royal Drama

Jenna Coleman's Victoria may have already ascended to the throne and married Prince Albert but ITV's royal drama shows no sign of slowing after the UK broadcaster ordered a third season of the big-budget series. The new season will follow the next chapter in the monarch's eventful life and will see ...

NFL Network Suspends Analysts After Sexual Harassment Accusations From Former Employee

The NFL Network has suspended retired players and analysts after a former employee claimed that they sexually harassed her. In a lawsuit filed against NFL Enterprises in Los Angeles Superior Court, former wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor accused retired players Marshall Faulk and Ike Taylor as well as ...

'Twin Peaks': Kyle MacLachlan Responds To Landing Golden Globe Nomination 26 Years After Winning For Original Series

In 1991, Kyle MacLachlan won the Golden Globe for his role in David Lynch's cult classic Twin Peaks. This year, history may repeat itself as MacLachlan is nominated for the same role that has become iconic since its inception. "I'm truly thrilled and humbled by the nomination this morning. What a ...

Fareed Zakaria To Conan: Donald Trump Has Taken Over Media

Fareed Zakaria visited Conan to talk about Donald Trump's media domination. Conan noted New York Times' report that Trump treats each day of his presidency as if it were a television show. “Completely believable,” the CNN show host responded. “When have you seen a president who ...

Jimmy Kimmel And Billy Blast Congress For Holding CHIP Hostage In Bid To Seal Billionaire Tax Cuts

Jimmy Kimmel returned to his ABC late night show Monday night and showed off son Billy, after taking off the previous week following Billy's latest heart surgery. “Look, he's fine everybody!” Kimmel crowed. Kimmel thanked last week's guest hosts and the doctors and nurses at Children's ...

Stephen Colbert To Would-Be Times Square Bomber: “Seriously?”

Stephen Colbert weighed in on Monday's Late Show about the morning's botched bombing in Manhattan. Because, this time, no one was seriously hurt and the man wearing the homemade bomb is in custody, Colbert could crack a few jokes. “Scary morning in New York City; a man set off an improvised ...

'Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle' Review: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart & Jack Black Are In The Game, But Laughs Don't Come Easily

It is not like anyone was asking for a new Jumanji movie, but we got one anyway just in time for Christmas. Sorry to bah humbug all over this thing, but the 1995 attempt to bring Chris van Allsburg's 1981 children's book to the screen wasn't exactly all that to begin with, despite attempts by ...

Who Reps The Black List 2017 Scripts: The Charts

CAA had the most clients on the 2017 Black List of the top unproduced screenplays in town, while Grandview took the same honor among management companies. The totals were tallied after The Black List organization released their annual rankings this morning. The field seemed more spread out than ...

'Darkest Hour's Gary Oldman Joins Director Joe Wright And Tells Why He Almost Turned Down The Role Of Churchill - The Contenders Video

Gary Oldman received a Golden Globe nomination today, his first ever, for his critically acclaimed performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. During last month's 7th Annual Deadline's The Contenders awards season event at the DGA Theatre he joined me on stage with his director Joe Wright to ...

Netflix Inks Int'l Distribution Deal For NBC's 'Good Girls': Inside New Model That Partners the SVOD Giant With U.S. Studios

At the L.A. Screenings in May, one of the most recognizable new series titles, the CW's Dynasty reboot, was not shown to international buyers who had flown in from around the world to survey the new product coming out of the Hollywood TV studios. That is because the series already had been earmarked ...

'13 Reasons Why' Star Katherine Langford To Topline YA Film 'Spontaneous'

EXCLUSIVE: Katherine Langford, a newly minted Golden Globe nominee for her role in Netflix's drama, 13 Reasons Why, is attached as the female lead in sci-fi fantasy film, Spontaneous, from writer/director Brian Duffield, based on the young adult novel of the same name by Aaron Starmer. Langford will ...

'Detective Pikachu' Gets Summer 2019 Release Date

Universal Pictures has pegged a May  10, 2019 release date for Legendary Entertainment's Detective Pikachu, based on the popular Pokémon. The first live-action film based on the franchise is starring Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton . Rob Letterman is directing. The film will bow ...

Saudi Arabia: Theater Owners Trade Group Has “Extensive Plans” For Kingdom's Cinemas

UPDATED, WRITETHRU with AMC and MPAA weigh-in: The National Association of Theatre Owners has offered its praise to Saudi Arabia after the kingdom confirmed today that it would lift a 35-year ban on public cinemas. NATO also revealed that a delegation from the trade group led by President and CEO ...

Mario Batali Steps Off ABC's 'The Chew' Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Restaurateur Mario Batali is stepping down from both his company and ABC's The Chew for an indefinite period, the result of a lengthy expose on foodie blog Eater that accused the famous chef of sexual harassment of four women. "We have asked Mario Batali to step away from The Chew while we review ...

Golden Globes: Noms By TV Shows & Networks

Here are the lists of 2018 Golden Globe nominations announced this morning by TV series and networks: NOMINATIONS BY TELEVISION SERIES OR PROGRAM Big Little Lies 6 Feud: Bette and Joan 4 Fargo 3 The Handmaid's Tale 3 This Is Us 3 black-ish 2 The Crown 2 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 2 Master of None 2 ...

Golden Globes Nominations Snubs & Surprises

In the first major awards announcement since wide spread allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault have swarmed Hollywood, this morning's nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globes were a wake-up call on many levels for some. Check out some of the most noteworthy names and titles passed ...

Explosion At New York City's Port Authority Terminal

UPDATED with details: NYFD now reporting four people have been injured in the rush-hour explosion under Port Authority Bus Terminal, at 42nd St. and Eighth Avenue; that includes the suspect, who survived the premature suicide blast, is one of the four. None of the injuries is life threatening. A ...

Golden Globes: Noms By Films & Studios

Here are the lists of 2018 Golden Globe nominations announced this morning by film and distributors: NOMINATIONS BY MOTION PICTURE The Shape of Water 7 The Post 6 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 6 Lady Bird 4 All the Money in the World 3 Call Me By Your Name 3 Dunkirk 3 The Greatest ...

Verizon And NFL Reach New Five-Year Streaming Rights Deal

Verizon and the NFL have reached a new five-year deal to extend their streaming rights arrangement, though the wireless carrier will lose exclusive rights to the streams. Terms were not disclosed for the new deal, which takes effect in January. Compensating for the loss of exclusive wireless rights ...

Golden Globes Nominations Announced - Full List

The Golden Globes announced nominations for their 75th edition this morning at the Beverly Hilton. Stay tuned for more but here is the full list: FEATURE FILM CATEGORIES BEST MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA CALL ME BY YOUR NAME Frenesy Film / La Cinéfacture Productions / Water's End Productions; Sony ...

Golden Globes Nominations Live Stream

Nominations for the 75th Golden Globes are being announced this morning live by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton beginning at 5:15 AM PT. As in past years, the HFPA will announce a first batch of noms, then wait a beat before announcing the marquee categories at 5:38 PM. ...

British TV Industry Is A “Toxic” Environment & Rife With Sexual Harassment - Survey

The British television industry is a "toxic" environment with companies paying only "lip service" to allegations of sexual harassment and bullying, according to a new report. The survey, conducted by the Edinburgh International Television Festival and ITN-produced 5 News, found that more than half ...

Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-Year Ban On Cinemas; Movie Theaters Expected In March 2018

Saudi Arabia has officially declared that public movie theaters will return to the kingdom for the first time in more than 30 years. The move had been expected. Deadline reported last month that an initiative was afoot to build and open cinemas after being a focus of the Future Investment Initiative ...

Hulu Original Comedy 'Battleground' Remade As Podcast For Season Two

Political comedy drama Battleground, which marked Hulu's first foray into original programming, is returning for a second season, over five years after its launch. However, it is not returning to the small screen, but rather has been adapted into a British podcast. There have been a raft of ...

Bitcoin Arrives On Wall Street, Bringing Good News For Blockchain Entertainment

Bitcoin, the digital currency based on blockchain technology, exploded in price last week, shooting up to a high-water mark of $19,000 per single coin. It has since retraced to the $15,000 level, but is holding firm in that territory. If some observers can be believed, this week's run-up in ...

Celebrities Praise Keaton Jones: Chris Evans Invites Bullied Boy To 'Avengers' Premiere

Refresh for updates Seems half of Hollywood is reaching out to Keaton Jones - meaning the other half just hasn't yet seen the bullied Tennessee boy's heartbreaking Facebook video. “You got a pal in the Hulk,” tweeted Mark Ruffalo, while Chris Evans has just invited Keaton to next year's ...

San Francisco Film Critics Circle Names 'The Florida Project' Best Picture Of The Year

True to Silicon Valley charm, the San Francisco Film Critics Circle took to Twitter to announce their winners for 2017 with The Florida Project winning for Best Picture and a pleasant surprise win in the Best Actor category. In what may be a first for motion capture performances, the Bay ...

British Independent Film Awards: 'God's Own Country' Takes Top Honor - Full List

UPDATE, WRITETHRU: The British Independent Film Awards were handed out tonight in London with Francis Lee's feature debut and festival breakout, God's Own Country, scooping the Best British Independent Film and three other prizes. A Sundance world premiere and laureate, it stars Josh O'Connor and ...

'The Last Jedi' World Premiere: 'Star Wars' Princess Carrie Fisher Remembered; Adam Driver Calls Pic “A Great Homage To Her”

For the third year in a row, Disney delivered a theme park world premiere for their third Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. Two years ago they took over two blocks and three movie theaters on Hollywood Boulevard for The Force Awakens, last year they dropped a jumbo jet sized X-Wing in front of ...

'Ready Player One' Author Ernest Cline Calls Movie A Cross Between 'Willy Wonka' And 'The Matrix'

Today, Warner Bros. revealed its first full-length trailer for Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Cline's best-selling novel Ready Player One. The author debuted the trailer at an event at the Alamo Drafthouse in his hometown of Austin which was live streamed with a Q&A afterward. "I'm kind of ...

Golden Globes: How To Watch Nominations Announcement Live

Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell and Sharon Stone will announce the nominees for the 75th Golden Globe Awards today from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The HFPA will livestream the nominations on Facebook Live on the Golden Globes Facebook Page and at GoldenGlobes.com ...

'The Walking Dead' Fall Finale Sees Shocking Upcoming Death

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's season 8 fall finale of The Walking Dead. Echoing its mid-season ender tradition of killing off characters, The Walking Dead tonight went for a renewed body count with its Season 8 winter finale , kind of. Revealing a festering walker bite, ...

'Outlander' EP Ronald D. Moore On Tonight's Finale, Season 4, Golden Globes & Tobias Menzies Return

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight's Outlander Season 3 finale & Season 4 of the Starz drama EXCLUSIVE: On the eve of the Golden Globe nominations being announced, tonight's sweeping, sultry and almost human sacrificing Season 3 finale of Outlander has brought Claire Randall and ...

California Wildfires: Santa Barbara Orders Mandatory Evacuations, Celebrity Homes Threatened— Update

UPDATE 5:44 PM PST Dec. 10: As the Thomas fire spreads in Carpinteria and Montecito, the city of Santa Barbara has ordered an evacuation in the area from Mission Canyon Rd. to Hot Springs Rd. and SR 192 to East Camino Cielo. There has been an evacuation warning for the area from SR 192 at SR 154, ...

Boston Society Of Film & New York Film Critics Online Announce Award Winners For 2017

As we inch closer to the end of the year, more critics groups across the country are releasing their winners for 2017. The Boston Society of Film Critics and the New York Film Critics Online revealed their winners, showing us that there is no clear frontrunner for this year's Best Picture. The ...

'Coco' Sweet With $390M Global, Scores China Hat Trick; 'Justice League' Tops $600M WW - International Box Office

UPDATE, WRITETHRU: While the world waits for Star Wars: The Last Jedi to hit global hyperdrive this week, the current international box office session was led by its Disney stablemate, Coco. Taking the overseas crown for the 2nd weekend in a row, the Pixar title crooned a $55.3M tune in 35 ...

'Saturday Night Live' Tackles Sexual Harassment: Lots Of Jokes, Fewer Laughs

Remember all those minutes ago when Saturday Night Live stood accused of ignoring Hollywood's sexual harassment scandals and crimes? Now the phrase “making up for lost time” seems to be hovering over the NBC comedy like so many groping Christmas spirits. Last night's episode, hosted by ...

Hugh Grant: “In My Fantasy World, I'm In A Scorsese Film”; Actor Talks Career At BAFTA Event

"The films I like best really involve a lot of violence and death, so in my fantasy world, I'm in a Martin Scorsese film,” said Hugh Grant at a Saturday night BAFTA Life In Pictures event when asked about folks with whom he'd like to work. He mused, “I can't really imagine why I haven't ...

'Dina', 'The Defiant Ones' Top IDA Docu Awards - Complete Winners List

The 33rd annual IDA Documentary Awards named Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini's Dina Best Feature, with HBO's The Defiant Ones nabbing the honor forBest Limited Series. Laura Checkoway's Edith+Eddie was named best short. The awards ceremony, hosted by actor/comedian Maz Jobrani, was held tonight ...

'SNL': Al Franken, Roy Moore On Santa's Naughty List In Cold Open

UPDATE, with video No political impressions or surprise guests to kick off tonight's Saturday Night Live cold open - instead, the NBC comedy went with a Christmas bit that had a bunch of wised-up kids asking Kenan Thompson's shopping mall Santa questions like, “Can you tell me, what did Al ...

John Boyega Arrives At 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Premiere After Snowy Journey

After an arduous journey from the snowy south, John Boyega has finally made it to Hollywood for the world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Twitterverse has been following Boyega, who plays Finn in Star Wars, as he has tweeted about being grounded in Atlanta after five to 12 inches of ...

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Gets Heightened Security At Hollywood Premiere

Disney pulled out all the stops tonight in making sure that everyone was safe at the Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere going to extremes that the SAG awards or other Hollywood premieres haven't executed in the past at events in the Shrine Auditorium. Cars entering the parking garage from 32nd street ...

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Red Carpet World Premiere: Watch The Live Stream

The wait is over. The world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally here. The highly-anticipated eighth installment and follow-up to The Force Awakens is taking Hollywood's Shrine Auditorium to a galaxy far, far away tonight as the cast and crew celebrate the blockbuster. The premiere is ...

'Sense8' Finale Special First Look: Cast Hopes To Give Fans An “End That Will Satisfy Them”

Netflix has released a new video giving audiences a first look at the forthcoming Sense8 finale special. The sci-fi series will take its final bow in 2018. After being canceled on June 1 after two seasons,there were rumblings of a series finale that would wrap up the series with a feature-length ...