Vietnam War Series ‘The Suck’ On Way From Lionsgate While Company Signs Multi-Year Deal With EuropaCorp.

A new scripted series set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War from Nashville showrunners and thirtysomething creators Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz is on its way to Discovery, it was revealed in Lionsgate’s the third quarter earnings call with analysts this afternoon. The series is part of a multi-year, first-look deal that Zwick and Herskovitz have with Lionsgate to create and produce scripted programming. The program will air in 2018.
The Vietnam series is on the…

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Darren Lynn Bousman To Direct Female-Driven Horror Pic ‘St. Agatha’

EXCLUSIVE: Darren Lynn Bousman, the director behind three installments of the Saw horror franchise, is set to next helm the female-driven psychological horror film St. Agatha. Shooting begins this week in Atlanta. Plot details are being kept under wraps about the script by Andy Demetrio, Shaun Fletcher, Sara Sometti Michaels and Clint Sears.
“I have always been drawn to narratives with strong female characters,” said Bousman, whose last film, the 2016 horror thriller Abatt…

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Sean Spicer Defends, Nordstrom Stock Climbs, When Donald Trump Blasts Store For Dropping Ivanka – Update

UPDATED with Nordstrom statement: The White House today defended President Donald Trump’s use of his official POTUS Twitter account to bash Nordstrom over its decision to drop his daughter’s clothing line. Trump first tweeted his outrage on his personal Twitter handle:

My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly by @Nordstrom. She is a great person — always pushing me to do the right thing! Terrible!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 8, 2017

He then…

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Kate McKinnon Joins Netflix’s ‘Magic School Bus’ Revival; ‘Casting JonBenet’ & ‘Anne’ Get Premiere Dates

Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters star Kate McKinnon is the new Ms. Frizzle. McKinnon will star as bus driver Ms. Frizzle in The Magic School Bus Rides Again, Netflix’s revival of the 1990s kids series The Magic School Bus, which aired on PBS.
Lily Tomlin voiced the character in the original series, which earned several Emmy nominations and a win for Tomlin. The revival was first announced in 2014, as a joint production of Netflix and Scholastic Media.
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SWEEPS DAY 14!! Ultimate Cruise Ship On NOVA!! Russia Vs. ARROW!! Seth Meyers On FALLON!!

SWEEPS DAY 14!! Ultimate Cruise Ship On NOVA!! Russia Vs. ARROW!! Seth Meyers On FALLON!! Wednesday TV Talkback!!

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The CW says of tonight’s “Bratva”:
A mission takes Oliver, Felicity and team to Russia where they meet up with Oliver’s old friend, Anatoly. Meanwhile, fresh out of rehab, Lance returns to the mayor’s office ready to get back to work. However, when Susan asks for an interview with Lance to discuss his addiction, he balks and it’s up to Rene to help keep things on track.

Premiering or returning tonight: City In The Sky (PBS) Legion (FX) So Cosmo (E!)
 
Wednesdays, Jan. 11-Feb. 1, 2016 (adults 18-49; older weeks in parentheses; repeats in gray) 1.3 (—) (—) (1.4) Criminal Minds 1.3 (1.3) (—) (—) Hunted 1.3 (1.2) (1.2) (1.4) Star 1.2 (1.2) (1.3) (2.0) The Goldbergs 1.1 (0.9) (—) (0.9) Code Black 1.1 (1.2) (1.3) (2.3) Modern Family 1.0 (1.1) (1.4) (1.7) black-ish 1.0 (0.9) (—) (1.4) L&O SVU 1.0 (1.1) (1.6) (1.8) Speechless 0.9 (0.8) (1.5) (1.5) Chicago PD 0.8 (—) (1.0) (1.1) Match Game 0.8 (—) (—) (—) Showtime/Apollo 0.7 (0.7) (0.8) (0.7) Alaskan Bush 0.7 (0.6) (0.7) (—) Black Ink Crew 0.7 (0.7) (0.7) (0.7) Vikings 0.6 (0.6) (0.2) (0.2) Arrow 0.6 (0.6) (0.8) (0.9) Jimmy Fallon 0.6 (0.7) (1.2) (0.5) NBA Basketball 0.5 (0.5) (0.5) (0.5) Full Frontal 0.5 (0.4) (0.3) (0.3) Hannity 0.5 (0.4) (0.4) (0.5) Little Women Atl 0.5 (0.5) (0.4) (0.4) O’Reilly Factor 0.5 (0.4)

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‘Wish Upon’ Trailer: Joey King’s Wishes Come With Deadly Consequences

Broad Green Pictures dropped the trailer for the upcoming horror film “Wish Upon” that plays on the old saying, “be careful what you wish for.” John R. Leonetti is at the helm with Joey King starring as Clare, a teenager who is bullied in school, ignored by her crush and embarrassed by her father– not atypical of the teenage girl experience.
However, all that changes when her father comes home with an old music box whose inscription promises to grant its owner seven…

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‘Angie Tribeca’ Gets Season 3 Premiere Date & Teaser

Look out. Los Angeles — she’s back on the case. TBS said today that Season 3 of Angie Tribeca will premiere April 10. Watch a promo above.
Drawing on the anything-for-a-laugh aesthetic — think Police Squad! via Airplane! — the series centers on an LAPD precinct stocked with goofball characters. Rashida Jones plays Detective Angie Tribeca, who is partnered with Detective Jay Geils (Hayes MacArthur). Together they have solved cases as perilous as a ventriloquist murder, a…

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