Senator McCain Congratulates ‘Morning Joe’ For “10 Years Of Fake News”

Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist celebrated the 10th anniversary pf MSNBC’s Morning Joe program Tuesday by taking over Saturday Night Live‘s legendary Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center, in a live telecast with a studio audience, plenty of nostalgic clips and toasts from all over.
Speaking from Washington D.C., Arizona Senator John McCain – tongue set firmly in cheek – congratulated the team for “Ten years of fake news and deceiving the American people…I…

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CBS Winning Battle For Australia’s Ten Network

It got a little hairy, and it cost a little more, but it looks like CBS has been able to secure Australia’s Ten Network following a last-minute challenge mounted by Fox Co-Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and entrepreneur Bruce Gordon. Creditors of Australia’s embattled Ten Network Holdings on Tuesday agreed to a $167M buyout from CBS Corp, Reuters reported locally.
While some regulatory approval are required, creditors of Oz’s Not 3-rated network voted overwhelmingly…

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‘Lockwood & Co’: Big Talk Prods To Adapt Spooky YA Detective Series For Television

EXCLUSIVE: London-based Big Talk Productions has optioned the best-selling Lockwood & Co series with plans to adapt the books for television. The supernatural adventure stories are written by Jonathan Stroud, and the deal comes as the fifth and final installment, The Empty Grave, is to be published this week by Penguin Random House imprint, Corgi.
Launched in 2013 with The Screaming Staircase, the Lockwood & Co books are set in an alternative London that’s facing an…

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Tucker Carlson Blasts Emmys; Calls It A “Remarkable Triumph Of Identity Politics Over Art & Entertainment”

Tucker Carlson did not like the Emmys — and he made sure to let everyone know on Tucker Carlson Tonight.
Huge strides were made last night at the 69th annual Emmy Awards when it came to diversity, representation, and inclusion with Lena Waithe being the first black queer woman winning an Emmy for Best Comedy Writing and Riz Ahmed being the first Asian actor to win an Emmy. None of that really mattered to Carlson. He focused on the “race hostility from the left” and began…

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David A. Goodman Elected President of WGA West

David A. Goodman, running unopposed, has been elected president of the WGA West, and Marjorie David, also running unopposed, has been elected vice president. Goodman got 1,952 votes, but David actually out-polled him, receiving 1,962 votes. Goodman succeeds Howard Rodman as president.
In the only contested officer race, Aaron Mendelsohn was elected secretary-treasurer, with 1,322, handily defeating board member Carleton Eastlake, who got 663 votes.
John August was the…

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‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Review: Suave British Spies Are Back & The Wacko Formula Still Works For Fans

In 2015 director Matthew Vaughn with the help of longtime screenwriting partner Jane Goldman turned the movie spy conceit on its head with the twisty and welcomely frenetic Kingsman: The Secret Service. It became an instant smash, grossing more than $400 million worldwide and creating a star in the making with Taron Egerton. He plays Eggsy, the London street tough who transformed into a super spy after being recruited into the British spy organization called Kingsman who…

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: How 32-Year-Old Book Became Timely Drama & Toast Of the Emmys

It was billed as the most competitive Emmy drama race in years, with 4-5 strong series in contention, each staking its claim at glory. In the end, it was a landslide performance for Hulu/MGM’s rookie The Handmaid’s Tale, which swept the drama field winning all five categories it was nominated in last night, including Best Drama Series.
Before dominating the Emmys, the Bruce Miller-created show, based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, took over the pop culture…

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‘Just Getting Started’ Trailer: Morgan Freeman & Tommy Lee Jones Are Rivals-Turned-Partners

Morgan Freeman is Duke Diver, the resident manager of a resort community. He’s also “the resident champion of everything” at the place. And that includes makin’ time with the ladies. Then, suddenly, “there’s new food on the buffet” in the form of Leo (Tommy Lee Jones) — a charming military vet and “citizen of the world” who shakes things up at Villa Capri. But he’s not the only one rattling cages: Enter Suzie (Rene Russo).
They compete at poker, golf, ping-pong and for…

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Fox News & 21FC Sued By Charles Payne Accuser; Claims Host Raped Her

Less than two weeks after returning to Fox Business Network from suspension after an investigation over claims of sexual harassment,  the host of Making Money With Charles Payne has been accused today of rape in a new lawsuit.
“However painful it is to expose the fact that she is a rape victim, and knowing that
the Fox PR machine will follow through with its threats to reveal more personal emails, Ms. Hughes cannot allow Fox to victimize her a second time by trampling on…

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Pablo Escobar’s Brother Urges Netflix To Change Security Protocol Of ‘Narcos’ After Death Of Location Manager

Nearly a week after Carlos Munoz Portal died while scouting locations for Narcos, Pablo Escobar’s brother, Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria, has urged Netflix to change their security protocol of their production.
“People are dying,” said Olof K. Gustafsson, Chief Executive Officer of Escobar Inc. “It’s clearly not safe to film shows about drug lords.”
Gaviria was the lead accountant for the Medellín cartel, but before that, he was the chief of the hitman. In 1993, he was…

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