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‘Friends From College’ Canceled on Netflix After Two Seasons

  • The Wrap
‘Friends From College’ Canceled on Netflix After Two Seasons
Netflix has canceled “Friends From College” after two seasons. Co-creator Nicholas Stoller broke the news to fans Monday night on Twitter.

“Friends from College will not be returning for a third season,” Stoller said. “Thanks to everyone who watched it. Happy Presidents’ Day!”

Netflix soon issued its own statement confirming the news. “We’re grateful to creators Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco for creating a wise, funny and supremely relatable show,” the network said. “We also want to thank the hard-working crew, and we raise a glass to the amazingly talented cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Fred Savage, Cobie Smulders, Nat Faxon, Annie Parisse, Jae Suh Park and Billy Eichner.”

Created by Stoller and Delbanco and directed by Stoller, the dramedy centered on a group of Harvard pals played by Key,
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‘Stan & Ollie’ Producer to Make TV Series About Joan and Jackie Collins

  • Variety
‘Stan & Ollie’ Producer to Make TV Series About Joan and Jackie Collins
The colorful lives of movie star Joan Collins and her bestselling novelist sister, Jackie, will be dramatized in a TV series. Sony-backed Fable Pictures, the British film and TV producer behind “Stan & Ollie,” will make the series, having secured the TV rights to the Collinses’ story.

The series, which has the working title “Joan & Jackie,” will trace the sisters’ journeys from postwar London to Hollywood stardom as Alexis Carrington in “Dynasty” and literary fame as the author of “Valley of the Dolls,” respectively. No broadcaster or platform is officially attached yet, but Sony Pictures Television will take the six-part show out internationally.

“I am delighted that such a prestigious team wants to tell our story, and I know my sister Jackie would be as excited as I am to be involved,” Joan Collins said.

Jackie died in 2015, but her daughters have given their approval to the series. “Our
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Colin Farrell To Star In See-Saw Films’ Arctic Whaling Drama ‘The North Water’ For BBC

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Colin Farrell To Star In See-Saw Films’ Arctic Whaling Drama ‘The North Water’ For BBC
Exclusive: Colin Farrell is to star in the BBC’s adaptation of The North Water. Deadline understands that the Minority Report star will front the series, written and directed by Lean on Pete and 45 YearsAndrew Haigh, and produced by Top of the Lake producer See-Saw Films.

Farrell plays Henry Drax in the drama, a harpooner and brutish killer whose amorality has been shaped to fit the harshness of his world, who will set sail on a whaling expedition to the Arctic with Patrick Sumner, a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as the ship’s doctor. Hoping to escape the horrors of his past, Sumner finds himself on an ill-fated journey with a murderous psychopath. In search of redemption, his story becomes a harsh struggle for survival in the Arctic wasteland.

Deadline understands that the BBC is in talks with a number of A-list actors for the role of
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"The Punisher" & "Jessica Jones" Canceled By Netflix

  • Deadline
Exactly a month after the launch of its second season on Netflix, Marvel’s The Punisher has had to bite the bullet as has Jessica Jones.

As the only two series from the TV arm of the comic giant still left on the streamer, there will be no Season 3 of the Jon Bernthal led vigilante series, I’ve learned. The completed third season of the Krysten Ritter starring Jessica Jones will still appear on the streamer but will be put on ice for good after that.

This marks the end of the multi-series, big bucks and big ambitions relationship between Marvel and Netflix that started in 2013 with the announcement of four series and a The Defenders limited series.

“Marvel’s The Punisher will not return for a third season on Netflix,” Netflix confirmed today to Deadline. “Showrunner Steve Lightfoot, the terrific crew, and exceptional cast including star Jon Bernthal,
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Ryan Martin

Ryan Martin might be new in the streets, but he isn’t new to racing in the 405. He is one of the best racers from the reality TV series known as ‘Street Outlaws.’ Ryan is also the co-owner of B&R Performance, which is a performance and tuning shop that assisted Jackie Knox, Freakin’ Rican, and several others get race ready. The individuals in the 405 have also been racing on the service in front of his shop for a couple of years now, making him part and parcel of the scene. Currently, Ryan races a 2010 5th generation Fireball Camaro

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Ryan Martin
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Hulu Adds Another Interactive Ad: This One Lets You Get Offers Via Email

Hulu lets its subscribers choose the show they want to see. Now the video-streaming service is increasingly letting users choose to respond to certain commercials right away.

A commercial from Sleep Number, the manufacturer of the bed with an adjustable mattress, that has run on Hulu for the past several weeks allows viewers to request a promotional offer from the advertiser be sent to the email that is associated with the subscriber’s Hulu account. Hulu and BrightLine, the interactive-advertising specialist that helped create the commercial, believe interactivity can be utilized to make commercials that allow a viewer to request coupons,
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The Newsroom: Aaron Sorkin Has 'No Plans' to Revive HBO Drama — Watch

Sorry, Newsroom fans: Atlantis Cable News won’t be going live anytime soon.

During an appearance on The Late Late Show Monday night, The Newsroom creator Aaron Sorkin succinctly put an end to recent rumors that he’ll be reviving his award-winning HBO drama.

“I wish the show was on the air now,” Sorkin admitted to host James Corden, who suggested that The Newsroom is more relevant than ever in 2019. “I would love to be writing it now. But there are other things coming up. I have no plans to return to anything I’ve done.”

Rumors of a potential Newsroom return began on Feb.
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about James Maslow

Keeping up with every celebrity name to come across one’s desk is a bit difficult these days as they come quickly and in some cases leave the same way. James Maslow is a name that a lot of people have likely heard once or twice if not more however so it seems fair to say that he belongs to a niche that a lot of people like and some might never have heard of. That being said he’s definitely a handsome face that is backed up by a great voice and enough talent to earn nominations for various things that

10 Things You Didn’t Know about James Maslow
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The Academy Thankfully Caves on Not Broadcasting Editing and Cinematography Awards Live

Man, the Academy just can’t seem to do anything right lately, can they? The goal, as ever, is to create an entertaining show that people actually want to watch. But despite their best efforts, ratings have been in a steady decline for years (just as it has been for broadcast television across the board). ABC is stuck in the middle of a ten-year broadcasting contract for the awards show, and increasingly desperately needs to stem the losing tides of Oscar ratings. They announce the addition of a ‘Best Popular Oscar’ award in an

The Academy Thankfully Caves on Not Broadcasting Editing and Cinematography Awards Live
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George Clooney’s ‘Catch-22’ Sells to Asia and Australia (Exclusive)

“Catch-22” has caught the interest of several big-name global buyers. Chinese streaming platform iQiyi, Australian Svod service Stan, and HBO Asia are among the latest to acquire the Hulu adaptation of Joseph Heller’s novel, which is produced by and stars George Clooney.

Paramount’s TV distribution unit struck the new deals for the series, which will air on Channel 4 in the U.K., Canal Plus in France, and Sky in Italy. Paramount has now added Kiwi pubcaster Tvnz and Scandinavian pay-tv platform C More to the roster of buyers, in addition to the Australia, China and pan-Asia deals.
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The Five Best G-Rated Movies of the 80s

While the 90s was where Disney started to dominate the 80s was where the G-Rated movies still belonged to other camps for a time and were still bearing a hint of the 70s influence that had yet to really fade away. But in this decade the G-Rated movie wasn’t much different from any other decade as there were still some edgy scenes here and there that might have been needed explaining when it came to younger children. Overall though the average G movie is something that everyone can enjoy since the thematic elements might be kind of brutal at times

The Five Best G-Rated Movies of the 80s
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Colin Farrell to Star in Andrew Haigh’s BBC Thriller ‘The North Water’

Colin Farrell to Star in Andrew Haigh’s BBC Thriller ‘The North Water’
Colin Farrell is set to star in “The North Water,” the BBC thriller that will be directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Andrew Haigh (“Lean on Pete”).

Based on Ian McGuire’s novel, the four-part series is being adapted by Haigh and produced by See-Saw Films for BBC Two.

Set in the U.K. and in the Arctic wasteland in the late 1850s, “The North Water” tells the story of Patrick Sumner, a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as ship’s doctor on a whaling expedition to the Arctic in search of redemption. But he finds himself instead on an
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Entertainment One Takes International Rights to Hulu’s ‘Fyre Fraud’

Entertainment One has picked up international rights to Hulu’s documentary on the disastrous Fyre Festival.

Fyre Fraud” looks at the unscrupulous dealings of Billy McFarland, the self-aggrandizing huckster who sold thousands of tickets to a music festival in the Bahamas that turned out to be a sham. Duped by a promotional campaign on social media featuring rapper Ja Rule and bikini-clad models, the festival-goers found themselves scrambling for food and shelter on a remote island, with musical acts nowhere in evidence.

McFarland is now serving a six-year jail sentence. “Fyre Fraud” looks into how the scam was built and the personalities,
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‘Stan & Ollie’ Producer to Make TV Series About Joan and Jackie Collins

‘Stan & Ollie’ Producer to Make TV Series About Joan and Jackie Collins
The colorful lives of movie star Joan Collins and her bestselling novelist sister, Jackie, will be dramatized in a TV series. Sony-backed Fable Pictures, the British film and TV producer behind “Stan & Ollie,” will make the series, having secured the TV rights to the Collinses’ story.

The series, which has the working title “Joan & Jackie,” will trace the sisters’ journeys from postwar London to Hollywood stardom as Alexis Carrington in “Dynasty” and literary fame as the author of “Lady Boss,” respectively. No broadcaster or platform is officially attached yet, but Sony Pictures Television will take the six-part show out internationally.
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America’s Got Talent: Best In The World Crowned. Cirque du Solei Performs.

After seven episodes of competition and emotional roller coasters, it’s finally time to crown the champion of champions. On tonight’s episode of America’s Got Talent: The Champions, twelve finalists hope one of them will win it all. Of course, it’s up to the superfans from all fifty states to decide their fate. There were a lot of amusing moments in tonight’s finale. Preacher Lawson tries to find a partner to perform. In the end, everyone (including Terry Crews) turned him down when he failed to deliver on other types of skills. The part where he tries to do magic with

America’s Got Talent: Best In The World Crowned. Cirque du Solei Performs.
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‘Friends From College’ Canceled by Netflix

Netflix has canceled comedy series “Friends From College” after two seasons.

“Friends from College will not return for a third season,” a Netflix spokesperson said in a statement Monday. “We’re grateful to creators Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco for creating a wise, funny and supremely relatable show. We also want to thank the hard-working crew, and we raise a glass to the amazingly talented cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Fred Savage, Cobie Smulders, Nat Faxon, Annie Parisse, Jae Suh Park and Billy Eichner.”

Co-created by Nicholas Stoller and Francesca Delbanco, the series starred Key, Savage, Smulders, Fazon, Parisse, Park, and
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Manifest Boss Breaks Down That Finale Shocker and What it Means for Season 2

We're finally starting to see the bigger picture on Manifest. Monday's shocking Season 1 finale featured a major reveal that sets up the rest of the series while also raising even bigger questions about what it all means.

As we learn more about psychic phenomenon known as the Calling, how the

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The Good Doctor Recap: Will the New Chief End Shaun's Surgical Career?

The Good Doctor Recap: Will the New Chief End Shaun's Surgical Career?
Fall behind? Read our previous The Good Doctor recap here.

This week on The Good Doctor, Daniel Dae Kim scrubs in as new chief of surgery Jackson Han, and immediately takes issue with Shaun. Meanwhile, Melendez operates on a wealthy CEO, while Glassman tries his best to keep to himself during chemo.

Han is a no-show for his own welcome brunch, hosted by Andrews and Allegra. Instead, he makes his debut in the Or, assisting Lim, Claire and Shaun on a procedure involving a newborn named Percy. She has multiple life-threatening birth defects affecting her heart and abdomen. Han insists on operating with music,
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Manifest's Season 1 Finale Just Teased the Show's Season 6 Cliffhanger

As NBC’s yet-to-be-renewed Manifest wrapped its freshman run this Monday, was the landing smooth or a bit bumpy? Oh, and how about that Season 6 finale cliffhanger!

The season’s final calling was to “Stop Him,” which everyone took to mean James Griffin, the guy who jumped time while submerged underwater for nearly four days, and then used his own calling to stop a bomb threat and thus earn himself a free pass for multiple homicides. Freshly sprung from jail and suited up, Griffin booked a live hit on Not the Today Show, where he planned to reveal his “super
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The Bachelor Recap: Still No Fence Jump, but Plenty of Drama

This week's The Bachelor started with Colton Underwood still reeling from three eliminated ladies warning him about someone or some people not being ready to get married. Who is it? Is she gonna be the one to make him jump the fence? Read on.

Colton and the girls returned stateside for a visit to

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Other Links From TVGuide.com The BachelorColton Underwood
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