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Long Episodes Are Making the ‘Too Much TV’ Era Even Worse — TV Podcast

I remember when extra-long TV episodes were a selling point. If “The X-Files” was airing a two-hour “television event,” Fox would lead its promos with the upped runtime. Finales were given extra gravitas with extended episodes, and sweeps week was filled with mega entries of each network’s highest-rated shows. “Longer” was meant to equal “better,” […]

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Golden Globes: It’s Time to Pay Respect to Hollywood’s Foreign Press

It’s become an annual awards-season tradition to mock the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and the Golden Globes. But when xenophobia is on the rise and journalists are considered the “enemy of the people,” this is a good time to give a pat on the back to the HFPA.For one, philanthropy: the organization has given $3.25 […]

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‘Lethal Weapon’ Season 3 Premiere: What Happens to Riggs — or The Subtle Art of Blatantly Swapping a Series Lead

[Editor’s Note: The following article contains spoilers for “Lethal Weapon” Season 3, Episode 1, “In the Same Boat.”]Wesley Cole says he “can’t ever replace” Martin Riggs, but Seann William Scott has already taken over for Clayne Crawford. Following a slew of production issues stemming from a fractured relationship between Crawford and Damon Wayans, the Season […]

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McG Assembles Cast For Netflix Film ‘Rim of the World’

Exclusive: Jack Gore (The Kids Are Alright), Miya Cech (The Darkest Minds), Benjamin Flores Jr. (Transformers: The Last Knight), King Bach (The Babysitter), Lynn Collins (Manhunt: Unabomber), Annabeth Gish (The X-Files), and Michael Beach (Aquaman) have been tapped to star in Rim of the World, director McG’s third feature for Netflix. Zack Stentz wrote the […]

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Jenny Slate, Alex Sharp, Zach Galifianakis, Gillian Anderson board ‘The Sunlit Night’ (exclusive)

Jessica Hecht also starring in feature for Look Who’s Back director David Wnendt.Jenny Slate (Obvious Child) is set to star in and produce The Sunlit Night for director David Wnendt (Look Who’s Back).Also cast are Tony award-winning actor Alex Sharp (The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time), Gillian Anderson (The X-Files), Zach Galifianakis […]

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“There’s Definitely Been Talk” Of A ’30 Rock’ Revival, Says Jane Krakowski

Revivals are hot right now – just look at the ratings of the Roseanne revival for proof. With revival fever sweeping the land, is there a chance of a 30 Rock revival in the future? Jane Krakowski says there’s “definitely been talk” of such an idea. Because sure, why not? Roseanne, Will and Grace, The […]

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Jj Abrams’ Bad Robot hires former Fox exec for TV role

Rachel Rusch was responsible for shows including Prison Break and The X Files.Former BBC drama chief Ben Stephenson has hired a senior vice president of TV to work with him at Jj Abrams’ production company Bad Robot.Rachel Rusch has joined the Westworld producer to work across its slate of projects in development and production, including […]

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‘The X-Files’ Review: The Grossest Episode of Season 11 Reminds Us That ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’

[Editor’s note: Spoilers for “The X-Files” Season 11 Episode 9, “Nothing Lasts Forever,” follow.]Previously, on “The X-Files”…Agents Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) solve weird crimes for the FBI, and a big part of their partnership is that Scully believes in God (and is a practicing Catholic). Meanwhile, Mulder believes in aliens, Scully, and […]

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