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Stephan James, Hong Chau Returning for ‘Homecoming’ Season 2, Kyle Patrick Alvarez to Direct

Stephan James, Hong Chau Returning for ‘Homecoming’ Season 2, Kyle Patrick Alvarez to Direct
Stephan James and Hong Chau are coming back for more, as far as “Homecoming” is concerned.

James, who earned a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in season 1 opposite Julia Roberts, will reprise the role of Walter Cruz, while Chau will return to play Audrey Temple for the Amazon series’ sophomore outing.

The show has also enlisted Kyle Patrick Alvarez to direct all episodes of season 2. Alvarez, who previously directed the Ezra Miller and Tye Sheridan feature “The Stanford Prison Experiment,” will also serve as an executive producer.

News emerged in July that Janelle Monáe will take over the lead
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Big Mouth: Season Three Release Date Revealed by Netflix

Big Mouth: Season Three Release Date Revealed by Netflix
Big Mouth is back just in time for the start of school. Netflix just announced the TV show's third season will premiere in October.

From Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg, the animated comedy centers on best friends Nick Birch (Kroll) and Andrew Glouberman (John Mulaney), and their friends, including Jessi (Jessi Klein) and Missy (Jenny Slate). As Andrew’s puberty kicks into high gear, and invokes the Hormone Monster (Kroll), Nick’s body seems stuck in park. The voice cast also includes Jason Mantzoukas, Maya Rudolph,and Jordan Peele.

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Bethenny Frankel to Exit ‘Real Housewives of New York’ (Exclusive)

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Bethenny Frankel to Exit ‘Real Housewives of New York’ (Exclusive)
Bethenny Frankel is stepping away from the “Real Housewives” franchise.

Variety has learned exclusively that Frankel is poised to exit Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York” ahead of its upcoming twelfth season. Frankel first joined the acclaimed reality series back when it premiered back in 2008 before exiting the series in 2010 during the show’s third season. She then rejoined the show during its seventh season in 2015 and has been with it since. She has also made guest appearances on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and starred in the spinoff shows “Bethenny Ever After” and “Bethenny & Fredrik.”

Bravo did not immediately respond to Variety‘s request for comment.

“I have decided to leave the ‘Housewives’ franchise to explore my next chapter,” Frankel said in a statement. “It’s time to move on and focus on my daughter, my philanthropy and my production partnership with Mark Burnett, producing
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Disney Channel Enlists Duplass Brothers for YouTube Hip-Hop Dance Series Starring Sofia Wylie

Disney Channel Enlists Duplass Brothers for YouTube Hip-Hop Dance Series Starring Sofia Wylie
Disney Channel’s first original scripted series made exclusively for release on YouTube is “Shook,” a hip-hop dance short-form series starring Sofia Wylie, produced by Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass.

“Shook” will debut Saturday, Sept. 28, on Disney Channel’s YouTube channel. The scripted single-camera show centers on 15-year-old Mia (Wylie), who yearns to dance professionally but is hindered by daily obligations to her little sister and their single mom, a registered nurse. Mia begins to express her true and best self through dance with the support of her extroverted best friend, Fredgy, and a new mentor, Ritz, who introduces her
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‘Manifest’: Yasha Jackson & Garrett Wareing To Recur On Season 2 Of NBC Series

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‘Manifest’: Yasha Jackson & Garrett Wareing To Recur On Season 2 Of NBC Series
Yasha Jackson (Ray Donovan) and Garrett Wareing (Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists) are set for recurring roles opposite Josh Dallas on the upcoming second season of NBC’s hit missing plane drama series Manifest, from Jeff Rake, Warner Bros. TV, Universal Television and Compari Entertainment.

Clearly influenced by the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, in Manifest, when Montego Air Flight 828 landed safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers were relieved. Yet in the span of those few hours, the world had aged five years and their friends, families and colleagues, after mourning their loss, had given up hope and moved on. Now, faced with the impossible, they’re all given a second chance. But as their new realities become clear, a deeper mystery unfolds and some of the returned passengers soon realize they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible.

Jackson will play Suzanne Martin,
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Sean Spicer to Compete on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Sean Spicer to Compete on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
ABC will assist in the rehabilitation of former White House Press Secretary and known liar Sean Spicer by allowing him to compete on Dancing With the Stars.

Spicer served as President Donald Trump’s press secretary for the first six months of his presidency, during which he lied about Trump’s inauguration crowd size and repeated Trump’s false claim that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower. He also infamously claimed Adolf Hitler “didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons,” and upon the release of the Mueller Report, it was
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Younger Recap: Charles in Charge

Social media proved itself to be a double-edged sword on Wednesday’s Younger. But is it sharp enough to kill Kelsey’s entire career with a single swing?

Let’s dive in: During a work trip to Chicago, Kelsey impressed Millennial’s potential new investors with her grasp of social, especially how she’s using it to expand the business and improve customer loyalty. They were less impressed, however, by the sexy Dm she filmed for Zane (“Guess who got the money, honey!”) and accidentally posted to her Instagram story. The “uncomfortable” investors explained that they’re still interested in Millennial,
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BH90210 Recap: Desperately Seeking Shannen

BH90210 Recap: Desperately Seeking Shannen
In a last-ditch effort to get her reboot off the ground, Tori Spelling turned to a pair of Walshes — one far more helpful than the other — on Wednesday’s BH90210.

Plan A was to have Carol Potter (aka Mama Walsh), now a licensed therapist, help the cast work through its issues — everything from the show’s writer getting Jason Priestley’s wife pregnant to Jason having a one-night stand with Jennie Garth in Vegas.

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America’s Got Talent Reveals 7 More Semifinalists After Live Eliminations

America’s Got Talent Reveals 7 More Semifinalists After Live Eliminations
Not even a performance from earth angel Susan Boyle could lighten the mood on Wednesday, as America’s Got Talent eliminated five more acts ahead of the Season 14 semifinals.

The 12 acts who performed in last night’s quarterfinals — singer Charlotte Summers, opera singer/danger act Nick and Lindsay, singer/guitarist Chris Klafford, contortionist dancer Marina Mazepa, singer Robert Finley, mentalist duo The Sentimentalists, stand-up comic Ryan Niemiller, acrobatic dance group V. Unbeatable, singer/rapper Joseph Allen, light-up dance group Light Balance Kids, violinist Tyler Butler-Figueroa and the Ndlovu Youth Choir — returned to the Agt stage on Wednesday to learn their fates.
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ABC News Sets Moderators, Rules for Third Democratic Debate

ABC News has announced the moderators for the third Democratic debate, as well as the qualification rules.

The debate will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, and will spill over to Friday, Sept. 13 if more than 10 candidates qualify. The moderating team will consist of chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, “World News Tonight” anchor and managing editor David Muir, ABC News correspondent Linsey Davis and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos.

ABC News is partnering with Univision for the debate which will air live on both networks from Texas Southern University’s Health & Pe Arena in Houston, Texas.

In order to qualify for the showdown,
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Titans Go Dark in First Season 2 Photos — Who Is Left to Save Them?

Dick Grayson’s clash with an imaginary Batman and then puppet master Trigon himself has consequences for (almost) all Titans team members, as seen in the first photos from Season 2.

The Season 2 premiere, titled “Trigon” and hitting DC Universe on Friday, Sept. 6, was originally conceived as the freshman run’s 12th episode/finale. But as Ep Greg Walker told TVLine, “We thought it was such a good cliffhanger at the end of 11, and we wanted to go for an even bigger, better Season 2 opener… and our friends at DC bought it.”

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Bethenny Frankel Is Leaving Real Housewives, So What Even Is the Point Anymore?

After spending six years on and off the show, Bethenny Frankel has decided to leave The Real Housewives of New York behind. According to Variety, who first broke the news, she's leaving the series behind to focus on new projects.

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James Corden Got a Little Help From Paul McCartney on His Drive to the Emmys

James Corden Got a Little Help From Paul McCartney on His Drive to the Emmys
Saying “Baby, I could drive your car” has proven to be a very good strategy for James Corden — never more so than when he put Paul McCartney into the highly sought passenger seat.

The primetime special “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney, Live From Liverpool” is a contender in five Emmy categories this year, including variety special (prerecorded), plus directing, writing, editing and sound mixing for a variety special. That’s hardly the only impressive stat Corden can claim, though. The late-night host himself is up for seven Emmys, the most for any on-air performer this year, and five of
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Starz Orders Horror Comedy Pilot ‘Shining Vale’

Starz has put out a pilot order for “Shining Vale,” a horror comedy which hails from “Divorce” creator Sharon Horgan and “Trial & Error” co-creator Jeff Astrof.

The prospective series is about a dysfunctional family that moves from the city to a small town into a house in which terrible atrocities have taken place. But no one seems to notice except for Pat, the mom, who’s convinced she’s either depressed or possessed. Everyone has their demons, but are Pat’s real, or is this the portrait of a typical family torn apart by mental illness?

“Shining Vale” is produced by Other Shoe Productions,
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Bethenny Frankel Quits Real Housewives of New York City

One of the original Real Housewives of New York City is saying goodbye to the Big Apple: Bethenny Frankel is exiting the Bravo reality series, according to our sister site Variety.

“I have decided to leave the Housewives franchise to explore my next chapter,” Frankel said in a statement. “It’s time to move on and focus on my daughter, my philanthropy and my production partnership with Mark Burnett, producing and starring in shows which represent a shift in the conversation for women. With the changes in modern culture, I want to highlight the strength, confidence and unstoppable power that women have.
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Barry's Sarah Goldberg Breaks Down the Epic Season 2 Monologue That Cinched Her Emmy Nomination

Barry's Sarah Goldberg Breaks Down the Epic Season 2 Monologue That Cinched Her Emmy Nomination
Barry star Sarah Goldberg now has something on her résumé that her character Sally is still dreaming of: an Emmy nomination.

Goldberg’s work as self-involved actress Sally in Season 2 of HBO’s pitch-black comedy earned her a nod for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, alongside big names like SNL‘s Kate McKinnon and Oscar winner Olivia Colman. (Goldberg was actually in Greece with her boyfriend when the nominations were announced, so she was “the last to know,” she says.) Sally’s years of toiling away in Hollywood finally seemed to be paying off this season, but when Barry
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Bethenny Frankel to Exit ‘Real Housewives of New York’ (Exclusive)

Bethenny Frankel to Exit ‘Real Housewives of New York’ (Exclusive)
Bethenny Frankel is stepping away from the “Real Housewives” franchise.

Variety has learned exclusively that Frankel is poised to exit Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York” ahead of its upcoming twelfth season. Frankel first joined the acclaimed reality series back when it premiered back in 2008 before exiting the series in 2010 during the show’s third season. She then rejoined the show during its seventh season in 2015 and has been with it since. She has also made guest appearances on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and starred in the spinoff shows “Bethenny Ever After” and “Bethenny & Fredrik.
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BBC Commissions Dolly Parton Feature Documentary

The BBC has commissioned a feature length documentary about country music legend Dolly Parton, it announced Wednesday. The documentary, tentatively titled “Dolly’s Country” will air on BBC Two this fall as part of a season of programs dedicated to country music. The broadcaster announced earlier in the day that it had acquired Ken Burns’ upcoming PBS documentary series “Country Music,” which will air on BBC Four as part of the season.

“Dolly’s Country” promises to uncover a very different Parton “a Dolly that is no less extraordinary, but far more authentic and far more surprising.” It reveals the
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Ucp to Develop Ann Shen’s ‘Bad Girls Throughout History’ as Anthology Series

Universal Content Productions (Ucp) is developing an anthology series based on Ann Shen’s book “Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World.”

The project will be titled “Bad Girls,” with each episode featuring a different influential woman throughout history, including famous figures like Ada Lovelace, Rosa Parks, Mata Hari, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Each episode will feature a different female team onscreen as well as those writing and directing. Ucp is shopping the project to networks and streaming services.

Liz Hannah will write the pilot with Ry Russo-Young directing. Both will also executive produce the series along
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Saturday Night Live Season 45 Premiere Host Guessing Game: Jennifer Aniston? Phoebe Waller-Bridge? Lil Nas X? (At Long Last) Kristen Bell?

Saturday Night Live Season 45 Premiere Host Guessing Game: Jennifer Aniston? Phoebe Waller-Bridge? Lil Nas X? (At Long Last) Kristen Bell?
Forget song of the summer. Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is now the undisputed song of the decade, having ruled Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart for a record-shattering 19 weeks. It’s a veritable foregone conclusion that Lorne Michaels will extend an invitation to the rapper to pull double duty as host and musical guest of Saturday Night Live‘s inaugural Season 45 installment.

Of course, the hip-hop phenom is not the only shoo-in to headline SNL‘s first batch of Season 45 installments. According to my trusty crystal ball, the following A-listers will also turn up this fall in Studio 8H,
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