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  1. Trump’s Cabinet Goes Hollywood: Milken Conference Draws Mnuchin, DeVos to Beverly Hills

    04.28 / 23:04 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    Stars of President Donald Trump’s cabinet are coming to Beverly Hills for a conference that only a year ago was a nest for “Never Trump” sentiment. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr and Special Advisor Chris Liddell will all appear at the Milken Institute’s annual thought leadership conference. Beginning Sunday, the event will be held at the Beverly …
  2. ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Challenge: How to Explain John Goodman’s Return (Video)

    04.28 / 23:04 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    (Spoiler warning: Don’t read on if, for some reason, you still haven’t seen the series finale of the original “Roseanne” and still don’t want to know the details.) The news that the original cast and producers of “Roseanne” wanted to revive the show was a surprise, but not a bigger surprise than the fact that John Goodman would be involved. That’s because in the 1997 series finale of the original “Roseanne,” which ran for nine…
  3. Chris Soules Update: Judge Seals Warrants, His Lawyers Demand Access to Evidence

    04.28 / 23:04 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    Two judges have sealed warrant documents relating to the arrest of former “Bachelor” Chris Soules, the Associated Press reports. The release of the warrants for Soules’ arrest and to obtain blood and urine samples would jeopardize the investigation into Monday’s incident and the fairness of his trial, judges argued. According to the AP, the filings reveal that “judges approved warrants early Tuesday allowing officers to search Soules’ home and a red …
  4. Can Chip Gaines Fix This? ‘Fixer Upper’ Host Sued by Former Business Partners

    04.28 / 23:04 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    HGTV “Fixer Upper” host Chip Gaines is being sued by his former business partners for allegedly cheating them out of profits they could have gained from show. Richard Clark and John Lewis are seeking over $1 million and non-monetary compensation in damages in a lawsuit that claims Gaines bought out their shares in a company, which is profiting off the show, just two days before the network picked up the now-popular series. The lawsuit filing, obtained by TheWrap, states that G…
  5. Norm Macdonald Is Really Mad at ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ For Some Reason

    04.27 / 22:49 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    Stand-up comedian Norm Macdonald posted to his Twitter Wednesday about “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which he called a “sub-par piece of science-fi trash.” Others have taken to Twitter to echo Macdonald’s criticisms, which say that the show — and in turn the source material– is unrealistic. But what is Macdonald actually mad about? He seems annoyed by a few things concerning the show. I've just read an incredible article where "The Handmaid's…
  6. Feds Find a Way to Make the Internet Even Worse

    04.27 / 22:49 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    If Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai gets his way, consumers can expect a full reversal of the Obama-era push toward net neutrality later this year. Pai outlined his intentions yesterday in a speech, and in a phone call Thursday FCC senior officials provided more details about the plan. In a nutshell, Pai aims to remove regulations that prohibit ISPs from favoring certain types of internet traffic over others, meaning that a video from a random creator might not play as smoothly as …
  7. Jocks and Nerds Unite: NFL Players Pledge Solidarity With Hollywood Writers

    04.27 / 22:49 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    The NFL Players Association have come out in support of the Writers Guild of America in the midst of its negotiation with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. “The NFL Players Association is proud to support the Writers Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, West as they negotiate an industry-wide collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers,” said the letter, signed by NFLPA President Eric…
  8. BET Revives VH1’s ‘Hit the Floor,’ Takes ‘The Breaks’ From Fellow Viacom Net

    04.27 / 22:49 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    BET has unveiled its new and returning slate for the 2017-2018 TV season, which includes news seasons of “Hit the Floor” (pictured above), “The Breaks” and “The Quad.” Oh yeah, those first two are coming over from fellow Viacom network, VH1. Additionally, the cable channel has ordered new biopics/miniseries centered on Bobby Brown and Death Row Records, per Thursday’s upfront presentation. BET is also bolstering its comedy and late-night lineup,…
  9. Yes, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is ‘Absolutely Feminist,’ Showrunner Clarifies

    04.27 / 22:49 thewrap.com Thewrap.com - TV&Movies
    Despite confusing comments made by Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” cast at the Tribeca Film Festival, where it premiered last weekend, the show’s creator and actors have confirmed that the new series is indeed feminist. They just hope it’s also “inclusive” and appeals to everybody. Series lead Elisabeth Moss caused a stir when she declared Margaret Atwood’s source material to not be feminist. “[‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ …