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Nick Zano, Teen Wolf's Shelley Hennig to Lead Netflix Action-Comedy Series Obliterated From Cobra Kai Creators

Click here to read the full article. A onetime Legend of Tomorrow and a former teen wolf are teaming up to save Las Vegas… if they can sober up first. Nick Zano and Shelley Hennig are set as co-leads in the Netflix action-comedy Obliterated, our sister site Deadline reports. From Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald, the eight-episode series follows a Special Forces team that’s riding high after saving Las Vegas from a fatal threat. That’s where the real fun starts: “After their celebratory party, filled with booze, drugs and sex, the team discovers that a bomb they...
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The Terminal List Review: Chris Pratt's Military 'Thriller' Is Terminally Bad

Click here to read the full article. Early on in Prime Video’s The Terminal List, Chris Pratt’s Navy SEAL character James Reece is described as someone who’s “built to take a kick to the head.” Those words could easily describe this series, too — although maybe it’s taken a few too many kicks to the head already. A brutally violent and deadly serious military drama-slash-revenge thriller, The Terminal List (premiering this Friday; I’ve seen the first three episodes) is like The Fugitive meets SEAL Team meets a “Don’t Tread on Me” truck decal, with all of the delicacy and nuance...
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The Old Man Renewed for Season 2

Click here to read the full article. We’ll get to see The Old Man get even older: FX has renewed the spy thriller starring Jeff Bridges and John Lithgow for a second season, the network announced on Monday. Bridges stars as former CIA asset Dan Chase, who goes on the run after a decades-old case gets reopened. John Lithgow costars as FBI official Harold Harper, who has a past with Chase. Amy Brenneman and Alia Shawkat lead the supporting cast. The Old Man premiered earlier this month on FX, with episodes airing the next day on Hulu. (TVLine readers gave the premiere...
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Ratings: Stanley Cup Final Ends on High Note, Riverdale Hits a Sunday High

Click here to read the full article. In the latest TV ratings, the sixth and what would be deciding game of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night averaged 4.4 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating for ABC, marking overnight highs for the championship series. Opposite ye olde… what’s the hockey comp for horsehide/pigskin?… Compressed rubber?… THE CW | Riverdale (310K/0.1) was up 27 percent and a tenth, reporting a Sunday high in audience/its largest crowd since Nov. 23 of the year 2021. FOX | Duncanville (520K/0.1) was steady. Want scoop on any of the above shows? You know you do!...
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TVLine Items: Carol Burnett Visits Saul, Mom Vet to Gemstones and More

Click here to read the full article. A comedy legend is coming to Better Call Saul: Six-time Emmy Award winner Carol Burnett will appear as a guest star in the AMC drama’s sixth and final season, portraying a character named “Marion.” Said Burnett: “I’m thrilled to be a part of my favorite show.” As previously reported, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will reprise their Breaking Bad roles of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, respectively, during the show’s swan song. The series returns for its final six episodes beginning Monday, July 11 at 9/8c. Ready for some more recent newsy nuggets? Well… * Kristen Johnston...
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Succession Teases Fresh 'Angst' and 'Familial Division Among the Roys' as Shooting Starts on Season 4

Click here to read the full article. Waystar Royco is about to be sold in the new season of Succession — so what does that mean for the Roys in “Royco”? Production has begun on the upcoming fourth season of HBO’s Emmy-winning corporate drama, the network announced on Monday, confirming that Season 4 will be back to having a full 10 episodes, after Season 3 had just nine. Plus, we also have some fresh intel on what’s in store for the Roys in the new season. (Succession was renewed for Season 4 back in October; no premiere date has been set.) “In...
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Andie MacDowell Boards Hallmark's New Family/Time Travel Drama

Click here to read the full article. Andie MacDowell is set to headline The Way Home, Hallmark’s recently greenlit intergenerational family drama that packs a time travel twist. Production will begin this summer in Ontario, Canada. Our sister site Deadline first reported the casting. Hailing from the mother-daughter team of Heather Conkie and Alexandra Clarke (Heartland) and on track for a 2023 premiere, The Way Home follows the lives of three generations of women within a family and spans the years by way of a time travel twist. MacDowell will play Del Landry, who for more than 20 years has been estranged from...
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Alex Wagner to Fill Rachel Maddow's Primetime Spot at MSNBC

Click here to read the full article. Alex Wagner will host Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC show four nights a week, The New York Times reports. Wagner is a producer on Showtime’s weekly docuseries The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth and previously hosted Now With Alex Wagner, a weekday opinion show on MSNBC from 2011 to 2015. She currently serves as a political analyst for the cable news outlet, and she has filled in for Maddow and Chris Hayes during absences from their primetime shows. Maddow, however, is not completely vacating her spot. As part of a larger, multi-year deal the host...
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The Orville: Scrapped Season 3 Episode to Be Released as Novella

Click here to read the full article. Set your plasma pistols for “reading,” Orville fans. Series creator/star Seth MacFarlane announced on Monday the digital release of The Orville: Sympathy for the Devil, an original novella that he penned which is set immediately after the events of the current season’s eighth episode. Conceived as a Season 3 episode that ultimately could not be filmed due to the assorted COVID-related delays, the novella finds Captain Ed Mercer and his crew coming face-to-face with one of humanity’s most vile ideologies, after which they must “solve the moral conundrum of who to hold accountable for evil...
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Outlander Casts Denny and Rachel Hunter — Find Out Who'll Play Them!

Click here to read the full article. Outlanders, thy favorite show has cast two major players for Season 7 and beyond. Izzy Meikle-Small and Joey Phillips have joined the Starz series as Rachel and Dr. Denzell Hunter, our sister site Deadline reports. Readers of Diana Gabaldon’s novel series, on which the show is based, will recognize the Hunters as a pair of siblings who become enmeshed in the lives of Claire and Jamie Fraser and their family. Denny and Rachel meet Young Ian and William when the latter is injured and becomes so sick that he needs immediate medical attention at the...
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Surface Trailer: Gugu Mbatha-Raw Has to Piece Her Memories Back Together in Apple TV+'s Mind-Bending Thriller

Click here to read the full article. In the new Apple TV+ thriller Surface, a woman is recovering after she fell off a boat… or was she pushed? In a new trailer for the upcoming series — which you can watch above — Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Loki, The Morning Show) stars as Sophie, who is left with severe memory loss after tumbling into the ocean. Everyone tells her she tried to take her own life by jumping, and her husband (The Haunting of Hill House‘s Oliver Jackson-Cohen) just wants them to have a fresh start. “But if my life was so perfect,” Sophie...
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Ninja Warrior Course Eyed to Replace [Spoiler] at 2028 Summer Olympics

Click here to read the full article. A Ninja Warrior obstacle course is under consideration to become a new part of the Modern Pentathlon event at the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. The Modern Pentathlon had been comprised of swimming, fencing, running and shooting and horse riding disciplines. But after Germany’s coach Kim Raisner was disqualified from the 2020 Tokyo Games for hitting a horse, Saint Boy, as she tried to assist pentathlete Annika Schleu ahead of a show jumping round, it was decided last November to drop riding from the event. A Ninja Warrior course — specifically, the one that...
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BET Awards 2022: Full List of Winners

Click here to read the full article. The 2022 BET Awards were held on Sunday night, recognizing the best in music, film, TV and sports. Empire alum Taraji P. Henson (pictured above) presided over this year’s awards, which took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Ahead of the ceremony, rapper/singer Doja Cat had notched the highest number of nominations (with six), followed closely by rapper Drake and R&B singer Ari Lennox, who each earned four nods. (Unfortunately, all three musicians went home empty-handed.) Longtime rapper and producer Sean “Diddy” Combs was honored with this year’s BET Lifetime Achievement Award, introduced...
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Animal Kingdom Recap: Skateboarding on Thin Ice — Plus, [Spoiler]'s Back

Click here to read the full article. Three episodes into the final season, Animal Kingdom at last revisited the discovery of Catherine’s body at the end of Season 5. (Read the full recap of that episode here.) In the first of Sunday’s two episodes, the Shawn Hatosy-directed “Pressure and Time,” a Detective Louise Thompson (Tyrant alum Moran Atias) began looking into the very cold case of Catherine’s murder. Though her colleagues seemed to think that the case wasn’t so much cold as closed — they believed that Baz was the guilty party — Thompson’s interest was piqued when she learned that...
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The Chi Recap: [Spoiler] Makes a Shocking Return in Season 5 Premiere (And It Isn't Who You Think It Is)

Click here to read the full article. Can we please talk about those last few, very surprising minutes of The Chi‘s Season 5 premiere? I was expecting Otis “Douda” Perry to saunter back into the action; despite his ignominious departure at the end of Season 4, there was a real sense of unfinished business about the man. But Quentin “Q” Dickinson? Whom we haven’t seen since the Season 1 finale? The guy many of us thought might be dead? Yeah, I definitely did not think he’d be the person knocking on Tracy’s door in the final moments of Sunday’s episode. But then...
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Westworld Season 4 Premiere Recap: Grade the Series' Return After 2 Years

Click here to read the full article. HBO returned to Westworld this Sunday night, kicking off its fourth season with new mysteries, new threats, and the return of a fan-favorite character we haven’t seen since Season 2. Season 4 opens on a seemingly unscathed William/The Man in Black (played by Ed Harris), who may or may not be the host-copy from the closing minutes of “Crisis Theory”/the Season 3 finale. He arrives at a mysterious canyon facility owned by a cartel-adjacent organization. Built over and around a massive lake, this place and its contents are immensely valuable to William. He claims...
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Evil Recap: Bride and Doom

Click here to read the full article. This week’s Evil is a literal jaw-dropper. About halfway through the episode, which is titled “The Demon of Sex,” the titular figure loses the lower part of his face when Sister Andrea strikes a stunning spiritual blow. It’s gross — but nowhere near as disgusting as the backhanded move Leland pulls against the small-but-mighty nun near the end of the hour. Elsewhere, Sheryl has two big wins at work, one of them assisted by everyone’s favorite fictional influencer. And Karima has a super-secret solution to Ben’s existential crisis. Read on for an episode rundown. MR. & MRS....
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Christi Paul Exiting Weekend Anchor Desk at CNN's New Day

Click here to read the full article. CNN New Day weekend anchor Christi Paul announced on air Sunday that she’s leaving her role and the news network after almost 20 years. “I am part of the Great Resignation,” said Paul as she revealed the day’s show would be her last. The now-former anchor said the decision was made in January, claiming that her early morning weekend schedule interfered with her role as a wife and mother. She and her family are moving back to her home state of Ohio where she will be joining another news station, though she remained mum on...
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