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Gillian Anderson Set To Join ‘The Crown’ Season Four As Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

Gillian Anderson Set To Join ‘The Crown’ Season Four As Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Gillian Anderson is set to star as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of The Crown.

The X-Files star has been signed up to play the Iron Lady, although viewers will likely have to wait more than a year to see her on screens as the third season of the Left Bank drama has yet to air.

The third season of the Netflix drama, which will air this year, will see Olivia Colman replace Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and Tobias Menzies replacing Matt Smith as Prince Philip. Elsewhere, Ben Daniels will play Antony Armstrong-Jones, starring alongside Helena Bonham Carter’s Princess Margaret. It begins in 1963 and will cover events such as the rise of the Beatles and England winning the soccer World Cup in 1966. Characters such as Camilla Parker Bowles, Call the Midwife‘s Emerald Fennell, will also start to emerge in the next season.
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‘SNL’: Leslie Jones Takes The Mic In ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Parody

‘SNL’: Leslie Jones Takes The Mic In ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Parody
On the same night that The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was collecting the Producers Guild award for top comedy series, the show received a more elusive honor: a parody short on Saturday Night Live.

Rachel Brosnahan hosted the show and appeared as her award-winning title character for the spoof, The Raunchiest Miss Rita, which is set at the smoke-filled Gaslight Cafe. (Watch the clip above or below.)

After a custodian named Rita May Johnson congratulates her on her set, Maisel encourages her to give stand-up a try.”No, not me,” Johnson demurs. “What would I even talk about?” Replies Maisel, now the mentor instead of the up-and-comer. “Just be honest. Say what’s on your mind.”

Cut to Jones-as-Johnson working extremely blue, delivering a string of bawdy jokes revolving around sex. While tentative at the start, uncertain how the downtown (and distinctly white) crowd will react, she quickly gets validation from the adoring roars of laughter.
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Arrow Boss Teases Oliver's New Groove, Two Origin Stories, All-Future Episode, Robert Queen's 'Return' and More

Oliver Queen’s got a brand new bag when The CW’s Arrow resumes Season 7 tonight at 8/7c.

As revealed at the close of the (terrific) midseason finale, Star City’s infamous vigilante is now working unmasked as a consultant for the Scpd. That will stir conflicts, showrunner Beth Schwartz says in the Q&A below, as well as set Oliver’s wife Felicity on a mission.

Schwartz also fielded our burning questions about the (misleading?) flash-forwards, Robert Queen’s “return,” haunted Laurel and more.

Tvline | Get me excited about “Oliver Queen, Scpd-sanctioned fighter of crime.”

Having our entire series
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Reasons the Suggest The Show “60 Days In” is Fake

It’s far too easy to heave a heavy sigh of irritation, frustration, consternation, or any other -ation you want to list when it come to shows like 60 Day In since the premise behind the show is that innocent people are willing and ready to thrust themselves into the penal system to see just what it’s like and what goes on in the average jail. What this means is that they’re willing to give up their way of life for 2 months to see just how the rehabilitation of prisoners is going and what the conditions are like inside for

Reasons the Suggest The Show “60 Days In” is Fake
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Fox & Friends Apologizes for Graphic Suggesting Ruth Bader Ginsburg Died: 'Big Mistake in the Control Room'

The co-hosts of Fox & Friends have issued an apology after a graphic shown during Monday’s broadcast suggested that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died.

Earlier in the Fox News morning program, Ainsley Earhardt’s interview with a college professor was briefly preceded by a graphic of Ginsburg that featured her photo and the words “1933-2019,” indicating that Ginsburg had passed away. Though the graphic only appeared for a fleeting few seconds, co-host Steve Doocy addressed the error in a later segment.

“A technical error in the control room triggered a graphic of Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a date on it.
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The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Hope’s Hurt Grows

The Bold and the Beautiful fans are watching a lot of stuff go down, and it’s not always the best. Hope and Liam are still struggling in a way that we cannot even imagine. And then there is Reese, who has this baby who needs a family, and she has to go to someone. He’s working Taylor to work Steffy to see if he can get her to adopt the baby, and then there is more going on that we cannot even imagine. There is nothing that Zoe is aware of in her life that is a problem. She’s worried

The Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Hope’s Hurt Grows
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The Best Uses of Seal’s Song, “Kiss From a Rose” in Movies or TV

Seal has been known far and wide as one of the greatest singers of his time and has endured throughout the decades thanks to his unique sound and even his appearance since he’s hard to miss. The scars on his face are caused by a type of lupus, but despite the reputation of the disease it would seem that he’s managed to lead a long and fulfilling career entertaining people all over the world to great effect. Despite having a great many songs that people enjoy however, Kiss from a Rose is by far one of his most endearing and

The Best Uses of Seal’s Song, “Kiss From a Rose” in Movies or TV
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Qatar’s beIN Group Calls on Hollywood to Help Fight Pirate Broadcaster Allegedly Backed by Saudi Arabia (Exclusive)

Qatari powerhouse beIN Media Group is calling on Hollywood to join in fighting a pirate broadcaster that it alleges has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of rights to sports events, films and TV content, and that it says has the backing of Saudi Arabia.

Doha-based beIN has compiled what it calls a “dossier of evidence” detailing how satcaster beoutQ allegedly broadcasts live pirated sports content daily – including soccer matches, football games, Formula 1 races and Olympic events – to more than 20 countries via 10 encrypted channels. BeIN also accuses beoutQ of providing illegal access to thousands of premium Hollywood movies and TV
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Sky and Warner Bros. Alums Join ITV-Backed Production Company Possessed

Sky and Warner Bros. Alums Join ITV-Backed Production Company  Possessed
Former Sky One and Sky Living programming chief Adam MacDonald has joined Possessed, and will be the ITV-owned production banner’s first chair. The U.K.-based unscripted producer has also hired Lesley Davies, former head of international production at Warner Bros. She will head up production.

The double hires follow a recommission of gameshow “5 Gold Rings,” season one of which was coproduced by John de Mol’s Talpa and Possessed in the U.K. Free-to-air broadcaster ITV has placed a two-season order for more runs of the show. It is also faring well internationally, with versions in territories including France and Vietnam.
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Young and the Restless Spoilers: Phyllis And Sharon Team Up

Young and the Restless fans are just over here thinking about last week with a lot of questions in mind. For one, why can’t people just do what they say? Why must everyone make horrible decisions that affect everyone else and never make any sense? And why does everyone have to hurt everyone else? Why can’t they just make good choices that don’t hurt and don’t make people feel bad? And why can’t they just keep their lips to themselves when their spouses are not around? And why has it not occurred to even one person that being honest might

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Phyllis And Sharon Team Up
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China’s Cgtn Boards ‘Drowning in Plastic’ Documentary

China Global Television Network, the English-language news channel that is part of China Central Television, has come on board high profile environmental documentary “Drowning in Plastic.” The show is represented by all3media international, and the agreement is the first between the two companies.

Cgtn comes on board as co-producer alongside Raw, and BBC One. The Chinese giant will take worldwide premiere rights, outside the U.K. “Drowning in Plastic,” will air in April as part of Big Story, Cgtn’s schedule of programming covering news and current affairs. It will be available to Cgtn’s entire audience, airing in territories including Asia,
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Chinese Entertainment Industry Braces for a ‘Cold Winter’ in 2019

Winter is here for the Chinese entertainment industry, a half-dozen top-tier industry professionals concurred in Beijing at the launch last week of Tencent Entertainment’s annual data-filled white paper.

China’s box office hit new heights in 2018, raking in about $9 billion, but it was also a year of drastic regulatory changes and a government tax crackdown that have spooked investors and put projects across the country on hold.

“Why call this period a ‘cold winter’? In 2018, 20 film and TV companies saw RMB160 billion of stock market value evaporate, while eight saw their valuation fall by more than 50%. The departure of
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Did True Detective Just Reveal The Season 3 Killer?

This Post Contains Spoilers About True Detective Season 3, Episode 3, "The Big Never"

True Detective Season 3 is off to a brisk start after three episodes, a creative return to form that owes so much to the first season's breakout success that it might even take place in the same universe. Take

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A+E Networks Sets Program Sales in Latin America and U.S.

A+E Networks has clinched a raft of new programming sales to top TV outlets in Latin America and NBC’s Universo Spanish-language cabler in the U.S.

On the eve of the annual Natpe programming market in Miami this week, A+E said it has set new licensing agreements for scripted and factual content with Direct TV (Latin America), Plural TV (Colombia) and NBC Universo (U.S. Spanish-language).

“We are thrilled to continue to build partnerships which such top-tier platforms across the Latin and the U.S. Hispanic markets with compelling programming that resonates with and attracts viewers to the fold,
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Showtime's Black Monday: Grade It!

Feeling a little nostalgic for the shoulder-padded days of the 1980s? Fortunately, Showtime’s Wall Street satire Black Monday has arrived to fill the perm-sized hole in your heart.

Created by David Caspe (Happy Endings) and Jordan Cahan (Marry Me), the half-hour comedy made its debut on Sunday night — though the subject matter at its heart is no laughing matter. Black Monday chronicles the (fictional) events leading up to Oct. 19, 1987, otherwise known as the day of the (non-fictional) worst stock market crash in Wall Street’s history, which gave the show its title.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Sommer Ray

It’s all too easy to look at internet celebrities and claim that they rely heavily on their online subscribers because it’s entirely true. But after saying that one has to realize that since the internet is such a big part of our lives now people like Sommer Ray aren’t going to go away so quickly unless the interest of the audience, fickle as they are, wanes in an instant. Thanks to her ample curves and a media following that’s insanely high Sommer is able to maintain the kind of career that even a handful of actors could only dream about.

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Sommer Ray
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Shameless Winter Premiere Recap: Like Father, Like Daughter — Plus, Grade It!

After Shameless‘ Season 9 winter premiere on Sunday, you might have been left wondering: Has Fiona officially become Frank?

From the second the episode starts, it’s clear that Fi is in trouble. She’s drinking vodka first thing in the morning and then at work, while lashing out at customers and going on a weird rampage about all the gum stuck under the tables. When she finds out that her former building is being knocked down to make room for condos, that only fuels her bender. And the cashier at the local convenience store, where Fiona stocks up on booze and cigarettes,
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‘True Detective’ Review: Episode 3 Shows Why Relationships Matter More Than the Case

‘True Detective’ Review: Episode 3 Shows Why Relationships Matter More Than the Case
[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “True Detective” Season 3, Episode 3, “The Big Never.”]

Hoo boy, a whole lot happened in “True Detective” this week! Turns out the Purcell kids didn’t go over to Ronnie’s house as many times as they say they did — so who were they seeing? The evidence in William’s recovered backpack points to an adult — who else would buy all those toys for him? How does the communion photo figure into all this, given Will’s body was left in a similar, praying pose after his death? And what about the dice, the bloody rocks, and the house near the suspected murder site? Speaking of the woods, what did Wayne (Mahershala Ali) leave in the woods? Amelia’s ghost seems to think he’s covering something up, so it’s not just the aging detective’s deteriorating memory that’s holding up the investigation. Plus, now there’s a mysterious
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Supergirl Recap: How Far Did Alex Go to Protect Kara's Secret?

Supergirl Recap: How Far Did Alex Go to Protect Kara's Secret?
Fresh battle lines were drawn on Supergirl‘s midseason premiere as Colonel Haley made the Girl of Steel an official enemy of the Deo, forcing Kara to get… creative.

While Haley interrogated Deo members, sniffing out clues to Supergirl’s secret identity, Kara and Alex sought Hank’s help in proving that Haley was involved in a deadly alien-related coverup. But just when Alex thought she finally found the smoking gun, Haley turned the tables on her, painting Alex as a traitor for valuing her sister’s secret over the good of her country.

Need additional proof that Haley is a garbage person?
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‘Outlander’ Recap: Brianna Confronts Her Rapist in ‘Providence’

‘Outlander’ Recap: Brianna Confronts Her Rapist in ‘Providence’
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Providence,” the 12th episode of “Outlander” Season 4.

There were two competing narratives on “Outlander” this week — one that was largely invented for the show but was a very clever way to keep a certain character involved, and another that was also changed a bit from the novel, causing it to feel like a shameless play at the viewers’ emotions. Let’s dig into the clever one first.

In Wilmington, Fergus (Cesar Domboy) informed the Regulators of Murtagh’s (Duncan Lacroix) capture by the Red Coats. They quickly realized that
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