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  1. Liev Schreiber on ‘Chuck,’ Fame, and How He Almost Appeared in ‘Logan’

    04.28 / 23:08 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    Chuck Wepner tried to do a lot with his fifteen minutes of fame. The journeyman boxer stunned everyone by going fifteen rounds in a 1975 title fight against Muhammad Ali, even knocking him down at one point. His million-to-one shot helped inspire “Rocky,” which sanded off some of Wepner’s rougher edges as it punched its... Read more…
  2. TV News Roundup: Showtime Sets Summer Premiere Dates for ‘Ray Donovan,’ ‘Episodes’

    04.28 / 23:08 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    In today’s roundup, Showtime sets its summer premiere dates for “Ray Donovan” and “Episodes,” and more.  PREMIERE DATES  Showtime has set its summer premiere dates for two of its popular series: Season 5 of “Ray Donovan” will debut Sunday, Aug. 6 at 9 p.m., and “Episodes” will return for its fifth and final season Sunday, Aug. 20... Read more …
  3. WME-IMG’s Annual Walk the Walk Service Day Draws 6,000 Participants

    04.28 / 23:08 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    WME-IMG employees spent all day Thursday participating in the agency’s 10th annual Walk the Walk day of community service. This year, 6,000 staffers participated in more than 200 charities and organizations in 140-plus communities. While in past years, the event took place over the course of a day, this year it was a weeklong occurrence, with employee, client, and charity panels... Read more »…
  4. Netflix to Build App for Microsoft’s HoloLens Augmented Reality Headset

    04.28 / 23:08 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    Netflix has plans to build an app for Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality headset: Plans to support HoloLens were revealed in one of the company’s recent job listings for a Windows Senior Software Engineer, which promised “a great experience to all Windows app users in a variety of devices,” including “HoloLens and VR devices.” A Netflix spokesperson confirmed that the... Read more …
  5. W. Kamau Bell of ‘United Shades of America’ on Listening, Learning and Laughing in a Dark Time

    04.28 / 23:08 variety.com Variety.com -Lifestyle
    On his adventurous and engaging CNN show, “United Shades of America,” which returns Sunday at 10 p.m., W. Kamau Bell laughs a lot. Even when he’s sitting with someone like Richard Spencer. Spencer is one of the leaders of a loose coalition that calls itself the “alt right” but which really just shoves various long-standing... Read more »…