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  • Former Scientologist Leah Remini Shows Support for HBO's Scientology Doc Going Clear

    Leah Remini, a former Scientologist who famously left the church in 2013, has applauded the filmmakers behind Going Clear, the HBO documentary that examines the Church of Scientology. The two-hour film from Alex Gibney exposes the controversial religion and its connection to Hollywood. Interviews…

    TV Guide
  • WWE Stock Crashes After Record-Breaking WrestleMania 31

    Fans may be happy about World Wrestling Entertainment's 31st annual WrestleMania blowout, but investors are not.

    Forbes
  • Dancing With the Stars Week 3 Results: Did the Right Couple Go Home?

    Dancing With the Stars isn’t messing around in its 20th season. Just 14 days into the competition, the ABC reality series selected Latin Night for its weekly theme, saddling the contestants (who are still just getting adjusted to this whole spectacle) with rumbas, salsas, paso dobles, cha-chas and…

    TVLine.com
  • ‘Walking Dead’ Finale Q&A: Steven Yeun Talks Glenn’s Decision and Why Fans Shouldn’t Focus On Death

    "I wish people could binge watch our show, as opposed to waiting week by week."

    Variety
  • New chapter for Arizona llamas on the lam

    The llamas that led authorities on a wild chase in Arizona last month are retiring from public life

    CBS News
  • Arrow/Flash Spinoff Taps Doctor Who Alum as Time Traveler Rip Hunter

    The CW’s proposed Arrow/Flash spinoff continues to expand its superhero roster, with Doctor Who’s Arthur Darvill as the latest addition, our sister site Deadline reports. As TVLine correctly predicted (hey, we’re 1-for-2!), Darvill’s character is Rip Hunter, a roguish time traveler who hides the…

    TVLine.com
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    'Going Clear' Presents In-Depth Look At Church Of Scientology

    Alex Gibney's documentary, Going Clear , premiered on HBO Sunday night and presented a provocative look at the controversial Church of Scientology with rare footage of founder, L. Ron Hubbard, as well as celebrity members John Travolta and Tom Cruise.

    TV In No Time
  • Jamie Foxx criticized by LGBT group for Bruce Jenner jibes

    Actor-singer Jamie Foxx came under fire on Monday from LGBT-youth group The Trevor Project for "insensitive comments" he made at an awards show about reality star Bruce Jenner and reports of his decision to transition to a woman. At Sunday's iHeartRadio awards show, televised on NBC, host Foxx…

    Reuters
  • Watching Cooking Shows Might Lead to Weight Gain

    Cooking shows, write researchers Lizzy Pope, Lara Latimer, and Brian Wansink in an article in the journal Appetite, could help ameliorate this problem, but it’s not clear they do. “If watching cooking shows helps teach viewers skills to prepare healthful meals at home, then watching food TV might…

    Yahoo Style
  • South Africa's Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on 'Daily Show'

    Trevor Noah, a South African comedian little known to U.S. audiences, will replace Jon Stewart as the host of the Emmy Award-winning, late-night parody newscast "The Daily Show," Comedy Central said on Monday. The Viacom Inc-owned network said it selected Noah, 31, because he is an "enormous…

    Reuters
  • Finding Carter Stars Tease Lori's Plan, Crash's Return & More Season 2 Twists

    MTV’s Finding Carter returns for its second season Tuesday (10/9c), and star Kathryn Prescott tells TVLine that the show’s new tagline — “the truth will tear you apart” — isn’t to be taken lightly. “It’s a truth that involves everyone,” Prescott says. “Some people already knew about it, but others…

    TVLine.com
  • Esquire Network Beefs Up Its Slate With a Show About Hamburgers

    Esquire Network is serving up a new show that it hopes will make your mouth water. “A new generation is looking to take burgers to a whole new level, and that means a bigger, better, more adventurous experience that dares the taste buds,” Esquire said of the series. Sink your teeth into Esquire’s…

    The Wrap
  • Destination America Will Unveil 9/11 Special

    Destination America will burnish a new road-trip special as well as a documentary highlighting a heroic 9/11 rescue as part of its coming programming slate. The new road-trip documentary, “Epic America,” will debut Tuesday, May 5. Viewers will be taken on a tour of the nation from the Mississippi…

    Variety
  • You need to check out Ricky Gervais’s hilarious new Netflix ads

    Ricky Gervais, the creator of the original British Office series, recently shot a few hilarious commercials to promote the popular streaming service Netflix as it makes its way to Australia for the first time via Optus. But rather than really focusing on the product, Gervais has his own way of…

    BGR News
  • Travel Channel Ups Brian Leonard to VP of Programming and Development

    The Travel Channel has promoted Brian Leonard to VP of programming and development, the network announced Monday. Since coming on board in 2011, Leonard has worked as exec producer on many of the Travel Channel’s top series, including “Breaking Borders,” “Hotel Impossible,” “Man Finds Food” and…

    Variety
  • ‘Home’, ‘Get Hard’ Lower In Weekend Actuals, But Still Hold Their Records – Box Office

    Most of the weekend actuals in the top 10 were down from their Sunday estimates with the exception of Christian drama  Do You Believe? which made about $150K more than expected with $2.3M.  Also, The Gunman came in on target with $2M in 10th. However, the lower figures didn’t throw off the…

    Deadline
  • Bad Robot Taps BBC Executive to Oversee Television

    J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot has tapped BBC exec Ben Stephenson to oversee its television operations. Stephenson has headed drama development for BBC since 2009. He’s been responsible for such series and miniseries as “Sherlock,” “The Missing,” “Luther,” “The Honorable Woman,” “Call the Midwife” and “Top…

    Variety