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  • Bruce Jenner Lands First Post-Transition Cover Shoot With Vanity Fair (Report)

    Bruce Jenner has landed an upcoming cover for Vanity Fair, the first print photo shoot and interview since the former Olympian revealed plans to transition from male to female.

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  • ‘Saved by the Bell’ Star Dustin Diamond at Stabbing Trial: ‘I Figured It Would Take the Fight Out of the People’

    Former “Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond testified during his trial on Friday that he didn’t intentionally stab anybody during a Christmas Day altercation in a Wisconsin bar, saying that he only pulled his knife because he “figured it would take the fight out of the people,”  the Associated…

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  • Chris Soules & Whitney Bischoff Speak Out After 'Bachelor' Breakup

    The Bachelor’s Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff are breaking their silence one day after their engagement was called off. Soules thanked the Bachelor fans for their kind words during this particularly “tough” time. “I can't thank you all enough for the kind messages over the past few days. This…

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    Spelling Bee champs battle to a tie (21 photos)

    They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. So they shared the title, making history in two different ways. The bee hadn't ended in a tie for 52 years…

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  • Bill O’Reilly Announces Second Season of Fox News’ ‘Legends and Lies’

    Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly announced Thursday night on his “The O’Reilly Factor” program that “Legends and Lies: The Real West,” on which he serves as executive producer, will get a second season. The current docu-style series recounts the tales of America’s Wild West, including Jesse…

  • NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ Finishes Season Strong, But Still Third

    After hitting a rough ratings patch, television’s longest-running program — NBC’s “Meet the Press” — seems to have turned a corner and ended the season on a high note. The Sunday morning public affairs show, which has been moderated by Chuck Todd since last September, posted nice year-over-year…

  • TV Academy Expands Membership to Music Supervisors

    In the latest move in its efforts to expand its membership, the Television Academy has now opened up the music peer group to include music supervisors. “Extending membership to music supervisors is part of our ongoing mission to have the Academy fully engaged with the varied and diverse creative…

  • HBO Picks Up Duplass Brothers Animated Series ‘Animals’

    HBO has given a two-season pickup to the animated series “Animals” produced by the Duplass Brothers. The first two episodes screened this year at Sundance, generating buzz that led to the HBO pickup. HBO has acquired worldwide rights to the first batch of episodes produced and has ordered a second…

  • Sports are no savior to big cable bundles, survey says

    Sports are often seen as the linchpin keeping people in pricey cable packages, but a recent survey found most subscribers don't need games to keep paying for TV. Plus, many sports fans would pony up for streaming.

  • TV Review: ‘Halt and Catch Fire,’ Season 2

    “Halt and Catch Fire” certainly didn’t live up to the latter part of its name, which made AMC’s decision to renew it somewhat puzzling. Bearing the weight of unflattering comparisons to “Mad Men,” this period drama returns looking very different from the show that originally premiered, with the…

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    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

  • Idris Elba Nelson Mandela Docu ‘Mandela, My Dad & Me’ Acquired By A+E Networks

    A+E Networks has acquired the exclusive TV rights to  Idris Elba: Mandela, My Dad & Me,  a one-hour docu by Idris Elba. The film, directed by Daniel Vernon, chronicles the story behind the creation of  Mi Mandela, an album of South African music recorded by Elba in tribute to Mandela and to his…

  • DVR Gridlock 2015-16: Friday Nights

    In his annual DVR Gridlock series, HitFix's Daniel Fienberg looks at Friday night for the 2015-16 season, including the addition of live episodes of Undateable, plus the new ABC comedy Dr. Ken.

  • For Peabody Jurors, the Message Is the Medium

    On the face of it, it might be surprising to learn than a CW series based on a telenovela would take home a prestigious Peabody Award. Yet Peabody’s jurors look beyond the surface to honor shows that expand horizons, defend the public interest and encourage empathy with others. The Peabody Awards…

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    Taylor Hasselhoff & Asifa Mirza on Reality Show Drama & Social Media Fights

    Taylor Hassellhoff from 'Rich Kids of Beverly Hills' and Asifa Mirza from 'Shahs of Sunset' talk about reality show drama. Blac Chyna, Kylie Jenner, Chris Brown, and Karrueche Tran have all been in the news recently about getting in fights over social media. Taylor and Asifa gives tips on how they…

  • Bob Saget Joins ‘Full House’ Reboot, John Stamos Says

    “Full House” star John Stamos revealed on Thursday that his co-star Bob Saget will join the series spinoff “Fuller House” coming from Netflix. Sagat appeared in the popular ’90s ABC sitcom as dad Danny Tanner, while Stamos, who will produce as well as guest-star in “Fuller House,” was his…

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  • 'Lip Sync Battle': The Top 5 Performances So Far

    In its first season, Spike’s "Lip Sync Battle" has spawned a series of viral videos, thanks to enthusiastic celebs (fake) belting out hit songs while wearing ridiculous outfits.

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  • Sony Relaunching TriStar TV Run by Suzanne Patmore Gibbs

    Sony Pictures Television is relaunching its Tristar Television banner, and has tapped Suzanne Patmore Gibbs to run the company, an individual with knowledge of the negotiations told TheWrap Thursday.

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