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  1. Pierce: NFL, BYU prioritize TV viewers over ticket buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    But it underlines how better TV availability and production have made fans less anxious to go through the hassle of attending games in favor of sitting at home in front of their big screens. The five members of the Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to end the decades-old NFL blackout rule, which allowed the league to block local broadcasts if the home team didn't sell out 72 hours before kickoff.

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  2. New Girl: Kaitlin Olson Sees the Sunny Side of Playing Jess' Future StepmomRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TVLine

    When a teenage Jessica Day flipped through her high school yearbook, little did she know that one of those pages featured her unlikely future stepmother: This week's New Girl introduces Ashley, the young new fiancA e of Jess' dad, Bob. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 's Kaitlin Olson , who'll be back for more episodes later in the season.

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  3. Items: iZombie Taps Veronica Mars Star, Pretty Little Special & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TVLine

    ... will also perform the new original song, "Once Upon a Time." * MTV has given a pilot order to Self Promotion , a dark comedy directed by Zach Braff ( Scrubs ) and penned by Mark Bianculli, our sister site Deadline reports. The project centers on an ...

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  4. a Last Week Tonighta Does Real Journalism, No Matter What John Oliver SaysRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher

    The HBO host insists he's not committing random acts of journalism. He's wrong - and that's exactly what sets his show apart from "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report." "It's not journalism, it's comedy - it's comedy first, and it's comedy second."

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  5. Fox Buys 'Big' TV Show Remake from 'Enlisted' TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Continuing with the current TV trend in mining Gen X and Gen Y nostalgia for project ideas, Fox has bought a half-hour comedy loosely based on the Tom Hanks movie "Big" from "Enlisted" exec producers Kevin Biegel and Mike Royce via 20th Century Fox Television Studios. The event series, which Biegel and Royce will write and executive produce, follows the message of the 1988 movie and plans to delve into "what it means to be an adult and what it means to be a kid, and how in today's world those two things are more confused than ever."

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  6. Did 911 call lead to a killing?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    Editor's note: Jesse Williams, an actor best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on ABC-TV's "Grey's Anatomy," serves on the Board of Directors of the Advancement Project, a multiracial civil rights organization. He is also executive producer of the project Question Bridge: Black Males.

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  7. Funny woman performed on The Tonight ShowRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    ... on in her stand-up career, she was selected as a Los Angeles finalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing. This led to her comedy being seen on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She has won a number of comedy contests, including the Shifting Baselines ...

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  8. CBS Has Most-Watched Comedy, Drama & New ProgramRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    CBS won premiere week in viewers for the sixth consecutive year with the largest weekly premiere week audience since 2011, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the first week of the 2014-2015 season ending Sept. 28. CBS is the only network to post year-to-year growth in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

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  9. GSN Renews Rebecca Romjin-Hosted Skin Wars for Second SeasonRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Coming off its most watched summer ever, GSN , the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today it has ordered a 10-episode second season of original hit series SKIN WARS , hosted by Rebecca Romijn . The news comes on the heels of a successful first season, with SKIN WARS delivering last Wednesday the highest rated finale in GSN history.

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  10. Disney Junior Announces October Programming HighlightsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Disney Junior announces October 2014 Programming Highlights. *All programming subject to change.

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  11. Kevin Smith says he has the money for 'Clerks 3' thanks to 'Tusk'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    Kevin Smith's newest movie Tusk opened in theaters just over a week ago, and according to the director, it was enough of a success to fund his next project. On Smith's newest episode of his Hollywood Babble-On podcast, he called Tusk the bridge to Clerks 3 , according to Entertainment Weekly .

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  12. TV Ratings: 'Scorpion,' 'Gotham' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    New dramas Scorpion and Gotham held relatively even from last week in their next day ratings from last week, while The Blacklist and The Big Bang Theory dropped. NBC easily took Monday night with a 3.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 12.045 million viewers.

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  13. Stephen Colbert examines North Korea's cheese crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Stephen Colbert enjoyed a nice hunk of cheese while discussing Kim Jong-un on "The Colbert Report" on Monday. (Comedy Central) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un hasn't been seen in three weeks, and many are speculating his absence has a lot to do with ...

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  14. This is Where it Left MeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | New University

    "This Is Where I Leave You" is Shawn Levy's comedy drama centered on Judd Altman, played by the go-to good guy actor . The story starts with Judd finding his wife canoodling with his meathead boss right before discovering his father has passed away.

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  15. Star Stephen in cinema dateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    File photo dated 20/1/2010 of Stephen Fry as the BBC Trust rejected a complaint that Fry "trivialised" child abuse after he recited a limerick about a choirboy with a "bottom like jelly on springs" on QI before an edition of Newsnight covering the Jimmy Savile sex scandal. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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  16. Adult Swim's Newsreaders: Season 2 TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IGN

    The gang at Newsreaders is back, as Season 2 of the Adult Swim comedy debuts on October 23rd with returning cast members Alison Becker, Beth Dover, Dannah Phirman, and Ray Wise, and new host Alan Tudyk . IGN has the exclusive debut of the new trailer for Season 2, and as you can see, things are as offbeat as ever for the newsmagazine-based series, from Childrens Hospital executive producers Rob Corddry, Jonathan Stern and David Wain, and Emmy-winning producer Jim Margolis serving as showrunner and executive producer.

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  17. 'New Girl' Puts Schmidt Back to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    "We wanted to launch a longer season of Schmidt trying to be a millionaire and really trying to get his life together" New Girl gets entrepreneurial on Tuesday night, with Schmidt pitching new business at his company in an effort to get out of the poorhouse - and his shared bedroom with Nick . "We wanted to launch a longer season of Schmidt trying to be a millionaire and really trying to get his life together," says episode writer Nina Pedrad .

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  18. Jon Stewart to present "Rosewater" at Austin Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

    "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart will present his directorial dA but, "Rosewater," as the Austin Film Festival's closing night film Oct. 30. "Rosewater" is based on the memoir "Then They Came for Me" by London-based journalist Maziar Bahari . Gael GarcA a Bernal plays Bahari, who was detained in Iran for more than four months and savagely interrogated.

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  19. 'Big' Remake From 'Enlisted' Duo Set at FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The duo who previously teamed on Fox's military comedy Enlisted are adapting Tom Hanks ' 1988 movie Big for the network, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The comedy, which has received a script plus penalty commitment from Fox, is described as an event series based on the movie that explores what it means to be an adult and what it means to be a kid - and how in today's world, those two things are more confused than ever.

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  20. 'How to Get Away With Murder' Breaks DVR RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... It's more good news for ABC, which has managed to post two big premieres in both live and time-shifted viewing. (Comedy Black-ish jumped nearly 40 percent in the key demo.) The network, which ranked third for premiere week, is the only member of the ...

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