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  1. Superman bolsters record attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Beth Hendrix remembers sitting with family around the TV to watch actor Dean Cain play Superman on “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.” It was a constant line of people in front of the 51-year-old actor's booth.


  2. Spinoff without a Roseannea coming to ABC in fallRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    U.S. broadcast network ABC said on Thursday it has ordered a 10-episode spinoff of comedy "Roseanne" that will air without any involvement of its creator Roseanne Barr, who sparked widespread outrage by tweeting a racial slur. Other original cast members including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf and Sara Gilbert will appear in the show, which has a working title of "The Conners," ABC said in a statement.


  3. 'One Day At A Time' EP Says TV Writers Stop Border...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Deadline

    "It's been really lovely to see how in some small part we can use this platform to help these people and families," said One Day at a Time executive producer and co-showrunner Gloria Calderon Kellett of the effort initiated this week by TV writers to stop families being separated at the southern border by Donald Trump's administration. "It feels like paying it forward," added the daughter of Cuban immigrants, who were given sanctuary when they came to American decades ago.


  4. Roseanne spinoff "The Conners" will premiere this fall -- without Roseanne BarrRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KWLM-AM Willmar

    On Thursday, the network announced that much of the cast of Roseanne , including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman, will reprise their roles in the new show, currently going by the working title The Conners . "The Conners stories demonstrate that families can always find common ground through conversation, laughter and love," ABC said in a statement announcing the series.


  5. What's 'Roseanne' without Roseanne? Why ABC's risky move with 'The Conners' just might workRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Lecy Goranson and Sara Gilbert play sisters Becky and Darlene Conner in a 10th-season episode of "Roseanne." Goranson and Gilbert will survive that show's cancellation when "Roseanne" becomes "The Conners" this fall.


  6. Late-Night Lately: Hosts Tackle Family Separation, Melania's Jacket,...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    THR's Late-Night Lately rounds up the best sketches and guests with a look at what's to come next week. The Hollywood Reporter's Late-Night Lately is a one-stop shop for all of the most memorable moments of late-night TV, coming to you each Saturday morning to ease you into your weekend.


  7. Michael Cohen DENIES he is working with Tom Arnold to 'bring Trump down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    'This was a chance encounter': Michael Cohen DENIES he is working with Tom Arnold to 'bring Trump down' as actor gives rambling interviews insisting the President's lawyer has shared 'secret tapes' with him Donald Trump's embattled former personal attorney has denied he is working with actor Tom Arnold against the President, after Arnold gave a series of unusual interviews on cable news. 'This was a chance, public encounter in the hotel lobby where he asked for a selfie,' Cohen said on Twitter Friday night of a photo of himself and Arnold that the actor had shared gleefully earlier.


  8. The best shows on Hulu right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Digital Trends

    ... TV shows on Netflix and the best movies on Netflix .) Donald Glover is a modern Renaissance man: Since launching a comedy career via skits circulated on YouTube, he has since branched into rapping, acting, and even showrunning, with the remarkable, ...


  9. Mary Dimino Kicking Off 2018 Union Grove Summer SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Union Grove Distillery is proud to present the 2018 Summer Series with new performances on Saturday June 30th and comedy workshops on Sunday July 1st. Slated to headline the Summer Series is award-winning comedian and television actress Mary Dimino .


  10. Slideshow: Everything You Missed at the American Black Film Festival...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Black Enterprise

    ... and interviews. For instance, HBO, which has been an ABFF partner for 21 years, sponsored the side-splitting Comedy Wings Competition as well as diverse, powerful slate of indies featured as part of its short film competition. Moreover, filmmakers ...


  11. 'Roseanne' spinoff without Roseanne Barr will air this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCEN

    ABC said Thursday that the new series has the working title 'The Conners' and will star John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert and other "Roseanne" co-stars. ABC Thursday picked up "The Conners," the tentatively titled spinoff of the hit comedy "Roseanne" with no financial or creative connection to that show's star and executive producer, Roseanne Barr. 1 comment

  12. Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and Laurie Metcalf appear in a scene from the reboot of the popular comedy series "Roseanne." ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thursday, June 21, 2018, it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.


  13. Letters: LeBron becoming the next Kobe might not be a good thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Please! Either one will be an accident waiting to happen, especially if Kuzma goes to the Spurs, becoming, you guessed it, the next Kawhi Leonard, or, LeBron as a Laker, becoming the next Steve Nash / Kobe Bryant, spending their twilight years in rehab. A big cheer for Bill Plaschke and his column on Father's Day.


  14. Confessions of a Southern Charm Newbie: Breast milk shots and caviar dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Charleston City Paper

    I am going to be honest with you. I thought this was the season finale of Southern Charm .


  15. ABC Announces - Roseanne' Spinoff Without Roseanne Barr Called - The Conners'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOKK-FM Meridian

    ABC will air a new "Roseanne" spinoff series called "The Conners" - minus any involvement from Roseanne Barr, the network announced Thursday. The project was green-lit just weeks after the network canceled a reboot of Barr's eponymous show following a series of racist comments the actress posted to Twitter about former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.


  16. Eva Longoria speaks out against forced separation of migrant familiesRead the original story

    Friday | ABC News

    Two days after giving birth to her first child, Santiago, the actress took to social media to speak out against the forced separation of migrant children and their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. "Hello world! I introduce to you Santiago Enrique Baston.


  17. Rehab for Roseanne? Here are five ways Roseanne Barr could be excised from the upcoming spinoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    Now that ABC has finalized its plans to reboot "Roseanne" without its titular character, a singular question remains: How do you solve a problem like Roseanne Barr? The decision to move forward with "The Conners," a spinoff that ABC announced on Thursday , comes after the network's decision to cancel the highly rated "Roseanne" revival in the aftermath of a racist tweet from the show's star. Thursday's announcement explained that "after a sudden turn of events, the Conners are forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before."


  18. Woman tells tailpipe tale on Jimmy KimmelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Autoblog

    With her 15 seconds winding down, 19-year-old Kaitlin Strom appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to tell her harrowing tale of getting stuck in a tailpipe . Oh the horror.


  19. Wynn Makes Film Studio Debut in 'Mamma Mia' SequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NBC Washington

    Jessica Keenan Wynn participates in the Mamma Mia Sing Along Truck in Times Square on June 21, 2018 in New York City. Wynn's desire to appear in a movie musical became a reality when she secured the role as Young Tanya in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again."


  20. The making of the Upside DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boing Boing

    ... TVLine, and will only air [] Steve Martin takes a walk in Michael Jackson's loafers for "The New Show," a 1984 sketch-comedy TV program from Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels. The New Show only ran for one season but this clip lives for ...