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  1. Judge To ITV: Comply With Gurney Productions Ruling

    06.19 / 22:14 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has made it clear to ITV America and its parent company that it must comply with her ruling that restored Scott and Deirdre Gurney to the top of their Gurney Productions — or else. In a sternly worded report filed Friday (read it here), Judge Susan Bryant-Deason said ITV committed eight violations of a preliminary injunction order she issued in March that restored the pair to the top of the production company behind shows like Duck…
  2. ‘9JKL’: Albert Tsai Upped To Series Regular On CBS Comedy

    06.19 / 22:14 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Dr. Ken alum Albert Tsai, who guest-starred in the 9JKL pilot, has been promoted to series regular opposite Mark Feuerstein for the first season of CBS’ family comedy. 9JKL is inspired by a time in Feuerstein's adult life when he lived in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his doting parents' apartment, 9J, and his brother, sister-in-law and their baby's apartment, 9L, and his attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but…
  3. ‘The Night Of’s John Turturro On How His Character Got Under His Skin – Emmys

    06.19 / 22:14 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    John Turturro's portrayal of Manhattan criminal court attorney John Stone in HBO's The Night Of is one of the Brooklyn native's most sublime 180-degree turns. Wrinkly clad and plagued by eczema like it's a cross to bear, Stone is a joke among cops and his legal peers. But one night the attorney encounters Nasir Khan (Riz Ahmed), a Pakistani-American academic college student who has been accused of murder. In a racially divided post-9/11 city, Stone may be Naz's only…
  4. ‘Get Shorty’ Teaser: Chris O’Dowd Has A Script He Knows Ray Romano Will Love

    06.19 / 22:14 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    “Mr. Moreweather! I’m sure you’re really busy, but I have a script I just know you’re gonna love,” an excited Miles Daly (Chris O’Dowd) tells Rick Moreweather (Ray Romano) in a sneak peek clip from Epix’s upcoming original series Get Shorty, from MGM TV. Based in part on the 1990 Elmore Leonard novel that became a 1995 film, the 10-episode original series follows Miles, a hitman from Nevada who tries to become a movie producer in Hollywood as a…
  5. ‘Creating Saturday Night Live’ Director Oz Rodriguez Pulls Back Curtain On Iconic Show

    06.19 / 22:14 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    In a time when every TV series is dissected by critics, journalists and fans—sometimes to the point of exhaustion—NBC’s late-night pillar Saturday Night Live retains the aura of excitement and mystery it has cultivated since it came on the air in 1975. While Saturday Night Live sometimes takes the viewer behind the scenes (both Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon sang and danced their way through the 30 Rock corridors this season) SNL remains one of the more m…
  6. Oh, Donna! ‘Dolly’s Double Divas Drive 8-Show Week To $2.3M: Broadway Box Office

    06.19 / 21:17 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Donna Murphy began her turn as the eighth Dolly Levi last week, propelling the Bette Midler-led revival of Hello, Dolly! into the box-office stratosphere occupied almost exclusively by Hamilton. Murphy’s Tuesday night debut gave the musical its first 8-performance week since previews began March 15, with sales at the Shubert Organization’s flagship theater flirting with the $3 million mark in ticket sales. Only Hamilton did better, and not by much ($3 million in sales…
  7. ‘A Crooked Somebody’ Clip: A Psychic Eye For An Eye At The Los Angeles Film Festival

    06.19 / 21:17 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Rich Sommer and Clifton Collins Jr star in A Crooked Somebody, the Trevor White movie that has its world premiere Wednesday at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Joanne Froggatt, Amanda Crew, Amy Madigan, Ed Harris and Amy Madigan also star in the pic, which is being sold at the fest by CAA. Sommer (Mad Men) plays Michael Vaughn, a self-professed psychic who travels town-to-town to help provide people closure with their deceased loved ones. One night he is kidnapped, and …
  8. Amara Karan Joins ‘The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan’; Luke Tennie To Star In Indie Drama ‘Vengean

    06.19 / 21:17 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Amara Karan has been cast in Xavier Dolan’s English-language debut drama The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan, joining an impressive ensemble that includes Natalie Portman, Jessica Chastain, Thandie Newton, Kit Harington, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Jacob Tremblay, Michael Gambon, Bella Thorne, Chris Zylka and Emily Hampshire. The film is set a decade after the death of American TV star John F. Donovan (Harington), as young actor Rupert Turner recollects…
  9. Donald Trump Tape Tease: Sean Spicer Says Big Reveal “Possible” At Week’s End

    06.19 / 21:17 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that it is "possible" we will have an answer by the end of this week as to whether tapes really do exist of President Trump's conversations with former FBI Director James Comey or if the President of the United States, when he tweeted suggesting there might be tapes, was just making shit up. Maybe not coincidentally, Trump has a deadline of the end of this week to turn over to the House Intel Committee all memos…
  10. ‘Last Man Standing’: No CMT Lifeline For Tim Allen Sitcom As Pickup Talks Fall Through

    06.19 / 21:17 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    It was considered too long of a shot for fans of Last Man Standing to get their hopes up, and I hear now it’s final — CMT won’t be picking up canceled ABC comedy series Last Man Standing a new season. CMT, which carries reruns of the Tim Allen-starring sitcom, had engaged in conversations with the studio behind Last Man Standing, 20th Century Fox TV, about possibly ordering original episodes. The talks were only preliminary, exploring the financial feasibility of…
  11. Comedians Omar Chaparro And Adrián Uribe Join MGM/Pantelion’s ‘Overboard’

    06.19 / 20:21 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Mexican comedy stars Omar Chaparro (No Manches Frida) and Adrián Uribe (Suave Patria) have joined Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris and Eva Longoria in the comedy remake Overboard. Chaparro and Uribe are currently touring the U.S. and Mexico with their live comedy show Imparables. Production is underway in Vancouver on Overboard, the re-imagining of the 1987 Goldie Hawn-Kurt Russell screwball romantic comedy turns the premise on its head by reversing the lead roles and featur…
  12. Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Helming Debut Is ‘Louisiana Caviar’; Richard Dreyfuss & Famke Janssen Star

    06.19 / 20:21 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: Cuba Gooding Jr. started production today on Louisiana Caviar, an independently financed New Orleans-set thriller that marks the directing debut of the Oscar-winning Jerry Maguire star. Gooding Jr. stars with Richard Dreyfuss and Famke Janssen, from a script by Eitan Gorlan that Gooding Jr. rewrote. Paul Haggis is aboard as exec producer, and Anjul Nigam is producing under his Brittany House Pictures banner with Steve Straka of Quixotic Road, and Hilary…
  13. ‘Atypical’: Netflix Sets Premiere Date, Unveils First-Look Clip

    06.19 / 20:21 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Netflix has slotted a premiere date of Friday, August 11 for its new comedy series Atypical starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Keir Gilchrist, and unveiled a first-look clip. Atypical is a coming-of-age story from the point-of-view of Sam (Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum. Sam decides it is time to go on a date, find a girlfriend and hopefully love, a journey that sets Sam's mother, Elsa (Jason Leigh), on her own life-changing path as her son seeks…
  14. NBC Sets Fall 2017 Premiere Dates: ‘This Is Us’, ‘Will & Grace’, ‘The Voice’ & More

    06.19 / 20:21 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Like CBS, which announced a fall rollout featuring all of its shows debuting within premiere week, NBC will open the vast majority of its fall lineup the week of September 25. It starts with Season 13 of The Voice, featuring new coach Jennifer Hudson joining Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine, on Monday, September 25, followed by the premiere of new military drama The Brave . Breakout hit This Is Us will open its second season September 26 in its original …
  15. FTC Sues To Block Merger Of Fantasy Sports Giants DraftKings And FanDuel

    06.19 / 19:23 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    The Federal Trade Commission just threw a flag on the proposed merger of fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel. The regulatory agency — working with Attorneys General for California and D.C. — authorized a suit to stop the deal, charging that it would violate antitrust laws. The complaints were filed today at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. An administrative trial is scheduled to start on November 21. "This merger would deprive customers of …
  16. Matt Cherniss Steps Down As President Of WGN America & Tribune Studios

    06.19 / 19:23 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    The overhaul of WGN America in anticipation of parent Tribune’s acquisition by Sinclair continues. Matt Cherniss, who oversaw WGNA’s transformation from a superstation to a cable network and home of high-end original drama series, will be stepping down at the end of the month. He has served as president and general manager of WGN America and Tribune Studios since March 2013. Veteran Gavin Harvey, previously CEO of The Sportsman Channel and General Manager of …
  17. ‘Megan Leavey’ Co-Writer Pamela Gray Signs With Gersh

    06.19 / 19:23 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: Screenwriter Pamela Gray has signed with Gersh for representation in all areas. The co-writer of Megan Leavey also just adapted Liane Moriarty's novel The Husband's Secret which is set to star Blake Lively for CBS Films. Gray is best known for writing films such as Conviction, Music Of The Heart, and A Walk On The Moon. She is also adapting A Walk On The Moon as a musical stage production that will premiere at the American Conservatory Theater in 2018. Ruth a…
  18. ‘The Only Living Boy In New York’ Trailer: A Young Man’s Life Is Upended By His Dad’s Mistress

    06.19 / 19:23 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    “New York has lost its soul,” a young man says at the dinner table. A few comments by fellow diners later, he adds, “New York’s most vibrant neighborhood at the moment is Philadelphia.” Youch. Here is the first trailer for The Only Living Boy in New York, a coming-of-age story set in the Big Apple starring Callum Turner as Thomas, a recent college grad adrift in the big city. When an eccentric new neighbor (Jeff Bridges) moves into his building, the kid seeks…
  19. ‘The Young Pope’ DP Luca Bigazzi Gives A Window Into A Collaboration “Made Up Of Few Words And Mutual

    06.19 / 19:23 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Working alongside writer/director Paolo Sorrentino—one of Italy’s most revered cinematic talents, nominated six times for the Palme d’Or—for nearly 15 years, The Young Pope cinematographer Luca Bigazzi feels that their collaboration has taught him a lot, spurring the evolution of his craft by virtue of Sorrentino’s unrelenting ambition. Having never worked on a television series, Bigazzi initially had reservations about the project Sorrentino was pitching, th…
  20. ‘Orphan Black’ & ‘American Honey’ Producers Among Those Selected For Trans Atlantic Partners 201

    06.19 / 18:17 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: Film and TV co-production training program Trans Atlantic Partners (TAP) has unveiled its 2017 lineup of producers from across the U.S., Canada and Europe, including participants from titles such as Orphan Black, American Honey and Mean Dreams. The program, which was founded in 2009 and is dedicated to offering experienced producers the skills to work transatlantic co-productions, aims to arm participants with necessary skills and relationships to …