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  • MipTV: Canal Plus Acquires Italian Mafia Drama 'Gomorrah'

    PARIS- In the run-up to MipTV, French paybox Canal Plus has picked up "Gomorra," the Italian hit crime skein based on Roberto Saviano's investigative bestseller. Helmed by Stefano Sollima ("Romanzo Criminale"), along with Claudio Cupellini and...
  • 'Parks and Recreation's' Hidden Political Commentary

    You may think that NBC's "Parks and Recreation" is just a goofy workplace comedy starring Amy Poehler. But it actually has some subtle subtext to America's political struggles. The show is set around the parks and recreation department in the fictional...
  • TV Picks: 'Summer Dreams,' 'Billy on the Street,'' 'Live from Space'

    TV Picks: 'Summer Dreams,' 'Billy on the Street,'' 'Live from Space'
    "Summer Dreams" (CBS, Saturday). A vivid, elegantly made, two-hour documentary centering on the NBA Summer League, a 10-day yearly event, held in Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas, where pro-ball hopefuls and rookies run and dribble, pass and shoot before a...
  • Kim Cattrall Set To Deliver Keynote And Promote 'Sensitive Skin' At MipTV

    PARIS- "Sex and The City" star Kim Cattrall will be making the trip to the French Riviera-set MipTV confab to promote her new show "Sensitive Skin" and deliver a keynote. Tricon Films & Television will be launching international sales of the series,...
  • Bill Maher Issues Defense of Jay Leno at Hall of Fame Induction

    Amid a night filled with the expected tributes, Bill Maher closed by issuing a full-throated defense of Jay Leno -- citing his victimization by the media -- as the Television Academy inducted six new Hall of Fame members in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night....
  • Not fetch: Tina Fey shuts down 'Mean Girls' reunion-film talk

    Not fetch: Tina Fey shuts down 'Mean Girls' reunion-film talk
    Tina Fey is working on a "Mean Girls" reunion of sorts, but sadly it won't be in the form of another movie. That is so the opposite of fetch. The 2004 comedy, which will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in April, was adapted by Fey from Rosalind...
  • 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner talks 'ambitious' final season

    'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner talks 'ambitious' final season
    For “Mad Men” creator and show runner Matthew Weiner, the reality is beginning to sink in. The series returns to AMC for the first half of its seventh and final season in April, and Weiner is currently toiling away on Episode 9 -- leaving just...
  • Amy Poehler Joins Comedy Central Panel at MipTV

    PARIS- "Broad City"'s exec producer Amy Poehler has joined the roster of speakers set to participate in the Comedy Central panel at MipTV, the Cannes-set international TV showcase. The panel will comprise "Broad City'"s creators, writers, exec...
  • Hollywood Figures Make Last-Minute Push for Affordable Care Act Enrollment

    Hollywood's role in promoting enrollment in the Affordable Care Act was on display in the final hours before a deadline for coverage this year, as John Legend, Jared Leto and Kerry Washington were among a wave of figures tweeting a link to Healthcare....
  • Chicago Improv Festival is a comedy best bet

    Chicago Improv Festival is a comedy best bet
    One way to approach the Chicago Improv Festival, in which 200-plus troupes descend on the city to perform, is to think of blackjack. Blackjack, like all games of chance, and like improvised comedy, is no sure thing. Every show is a new hand, and success...
  • Scripted TV Competition Builds With Packed Summer Schedule

    Looks like the DVR won't be getting that much-needed summer vacation. Not every network has released their summer skeds just yet, but it's clear that there will be an unprecedented number of scripted skeins on the broadcast networks from June through...
  • Allentown native Fred Galle excited to see 'Anchorman 2' deleted scenes

    To quote "Anchorman's" Ron Burgundy, Allentown native Fred Galle is kind of a big deal. Ever since the former sales executive left the corporate world to pursue an acting career, he's worked almost nonstop, popping up on TV shows such as "The Vampire...