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‘Twin Peaks’ Ratings: Showtime Rebirth Lands Soft Start

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Twin episodes of “Twin Peaks” drew more than 1.1 million viewers on Sunday, per Showtime — though that sum is a bit deceiving for sticklers of traditional TV ratings. The grand total breaks down to 626,000 linear audience members, which includes a replay of the two-part premiere. Another 450,000 views came from on-demand and streaming. Those numbers count both Part 1 and Part 2 of the reboot; Episodes 3 and 4 — which are online now — are not factored in. Also Read: 'Twin Peaks' Revival: Here's What the Critics Are Saying It’s extra-important to consider streaming data in judging this particular debut: »


- Tony Maglio

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‘Wonder Woman': Director Patty Jenkins Says ‘Superman,’ ‘Casablanca’ Inspired Blockbuster

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Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins used three famous movies as her inspiration for the upcoming female superhero film: “Superman,” “Casablanca” and “Indiana Jones.” Jenkins told Fandango that Richard Donner’s original 1978 “Superman,” starring Christopher Reeve, was the main source of inspiration for “Wonder Woman.” “I worked really hard to have that happen,” she said. “I miss that kind of movie and this felt like a perfect place to be old and new again in that way and say, ‘Here’s the grandam of superheroes and here’s her story and here’s how she made us feel as little girls and here’s how she. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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‘Morning Joe’ Calls Trump a ‘Jackass,’ Compares Him to ‘Dumb and Dumber’ Character (Video)

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MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough ripped Donald Trump on Tuesday, calling the president a “jackass” for continued attempts to squash the Russian investigation. “Morning Joe” aired a clip of Trump telling reporters that he “never mentioned the word Israel” during a recent meeting with Russian officials. Co-host Mika Brzezinski quickly pointed out that nobody accused Trump of simply saying the word Israel. “If you are scoring at home… trying to divide the actions between malicious and just plain-out stupid, you can put this on the stupid side,” Scarborough said. “This is like the husband that runs into the police station and says, »


- Brian Flood

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Snapchat Introduces Another New Feature for Instagram to Copy

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Snapchat announced a new “custom Stories” feature Tuesday morning, allowing users of the popular vanishing message app to create specific Story channels for their friends to view or contribute to. The update takes away the frustration of having to post a pic or video to your story that you don’t want your entire friends list to see. In the top right corner, users can click the “Create Story” icon and choose the friends they want to have viewing and contributing to the channel — kind of like making a playlist for snapping. A story will then disappear if no one has added. »

- Sean Burch

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Ratings: First Black ‘Bachelorette’ Slips 10 Percent From Prior Season Premiere

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ABC won the final Monday of the traditional TV season in the key 18-49 demographic, thanks to the combination of “Dancing With the Stars” and “The Bachelorette.” Unfortunately, Rachel Lindsay’s season premiere of the latter slipped 10 percent versus last year in the main demo, and almost 14 percent among total viewers. Both were premiere lows for the reality dating competition. In case you haven’t heard, Rachel is the series first black “Bachelorette” — and it only took 13 seasons. Your turn, “The Bachelor.” NBC topped primetime in total viewers, with Part 1 of “The Voice” finale. Also Read: Jimmy Kimmel Predicts »


- Tony Maglio

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‘Wonder Woman’ Tops ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ as Most Anticipated Summer Movie

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Gal Gadot‘s “Wonder Woman” was voted the summer’s most anticipated movie by fans in a Fandango survey released Tuesday, ahead of “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” Rounding out the top five of movies opening Memorial Day weekend and beyond are Universal’s Stephen King adaptation “The Dark Tower” and Christopher Nolan’s WWII epic “Dunkirk.” Other films on the top 10 include “Despicable Me 3,” “The Mummy” and “Baywatch.” The Warner Bros.-DC Films release “Wonder Woman,” opening June 2, is also currently outpacing “Captain America: The First Avenger” in advance ticket sales at the same point. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Stephen Colbert Compares White House Scandals: Trump Vs Obama (Video)

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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Monday offered a nostalgic look back at what was considered a scandal during the Obama administration, mocking what the media cared about before Donald Trump took charge. The skit “White House Scandals: Then & Now” begins with a 2015 Fox News report in which Barack Obama received flack for “chewing gum.” The video quickly jumps to 2017 and shows Fox News anchor Shepard Smith report that Trump may have turned over classified secrets to the Russian government. Colbert then brings us back to 2013, when Obama was highly criticized for putting his feet on the desk »


- Brian Flood

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New Science Channel Show: Guy Climbs Skyscraper With Just 2 Household Vacuum Cleaners (Video)

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Todd Sampson is either totally insane or completely in love with physics. It’s probably a little bit of both. The adventurer will put that combination together for new Science Channel show, “Outrageous Acts of Danger.” The title pretty much sets the tone, and viewers won’t be disappointed with each experiment. During the season, Sampson, who once completed an unguided ascent to the top of Mount Everest, is shot at point-blank range underwater with an Ak-47 (demonstrating resistance), faces off with a swinging one-ton wrecking ball inches from his face (conservation of energy), travels through a 1600-degree fire with only a thin. »


- Tony Maglio

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Why Viacom’s New Non-Sports Streaming Service Could Work – Despite Company’s Weak Content

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At first blush, Viacom’s Monday announcement of a coming non-sports streaming service sounded like a death wish. How would its “entertainment pack” compete with the likes of YouTube TV and Hulu for audiences seeking live video content? But after taking a step back, Viacom’s decision could pay off. For starters, the market for non-sports fans is sizable. Nearly 50 percent of women and one-third of men are not sports fans, according to a 2015 Gallup poll. Altogether, that’s 40 percent of the U.S. for Viacom to target. Also Read: Viacom Stock Plunges Nearly 8 Percent Ahead of Tomorrow's Earnings Report Viacom can then carve its. »

- Sean Burch

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Katy Perry Finally Confirms Taylor Swift Feud: ‘She Started It and It’s Time For Her to Finish It’

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Years after talks about a possible feud between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry started to circulate, the latter has finally confirmed that something did happen between the two singers. “Honestly, it’s really like, she started it and it’s time for her to finish it,” Perry told James Corden during her “Carpool Karaoke” segment on Monday night. During an interview with Rolling Stone in 2014, Swift explained that her hit “Bad Blood” was about another female artist: “For years, I was never sure if we were friends or not. She would come up to me at awards shows and say something and walk away, »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Jimmy Kimmel Predicts ‘The Bachelorette’ Final 3 – To The Bachelorette’s Face (Video)

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Jimmy Kimmel did his best Carnac the Magnificent on Monday, peering into the future of “The Bachelorette” and predicting Rachel Lindsay’s final three suitors. Oh, and he did it all to her face — the attorney and reality show star appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night. The ABC late-night host — with the help of his wife and a producer — is quite certain about his picks. Sorry, Eric, you’re settling for bronze. Still, that’s pretty good. Even better? Brian, who Kimmel believes will be left at the pre-alter. “Brian got the First Impression Rose. You French-kissed him,” Kimmel reasoned. »


- Tony Maglio

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NBC Cancels ‘Chicago Justice’ After One Season

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Chicago Justice,” the fourth show in the Dick Wolf “Chicago” series, has been canceled after one season and 13 episodes, a source at NBC told TheWrap. Series star Carl Weathers seemed to confirm the news Monday night in response to a tweet praising the show. “Had a wonderful time exploring Mark Jeffries while working with a most talented group of actors,” he tweeted. Had a wonderful time exploring Mark Jeffries while working with a most talented group of actors. #ChicagoJustice #BeLove https://t.co/cleJiBx96f — Carl Weathers (@TheCarlWeathers) May 23, 2017 Also Read: NBCU Upfront: Seth Meyers Kills, 'Will & Grace' Rises From the Ashes, »


- Carli Velocci

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Beyond Bond: Roger Moore’s 7 Most Memorable Non-007 Roles, From ‘The Saint’ to ‘Spice World’ (Photos)

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Roger Moore, who died Tuesday at age 89, is best remembered for playing superspy James Bond in seven movies from 1973 to 1985. But he had a storied career in Hollywood before and after his record turn as 007.   Maverick (1960-61) Roger Moore was born in the U.K. but got his start as an MGM contract player in the 1950s. His first big breaks came in television, including this Western starring James Garner as a frontier cardsharp. The Saint (1962-69) Moore became a household name as the star of this hit small-screen spy thriller, which was based on Leslie Charteris’ books about the. »


- Thom Geier

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Lenny Abrahamson’s ‘The Little Stranger’ Acquired by Focus Features

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Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights, excluding the U.K., France and Switzerland, to Lenny Abrahamson’s “The Little Stranger,” chairman Peter Kujawski announced Tuesday. The film is a ghost story, which will begin production in the U.K. this summer and is set for a release in 2018. Charlotte Rampling, Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson and Will Poulter are set to star. It marks filmmaker’s follow-up to “Room,” which was nominated for best picture and director, and won Brie Larson her best actress Oscar. Lucinda Coxon, who wrote the screenplay adaptation of Focus’ “The Danish Girl,” has adapted “The Little Stranger” from Sarah. »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Hollywood Mourns Roger Moore’s Death: ‘He Was the King of Cool’

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Hollywood took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to mourn the loss of Sir Roger Moore, the actor best known for starring as James Bond in seven movies. He died at 89 following a brief battle with cancer. In addition to being the third Bond on the big screen (he replaced Sean Connery), Moore is also famous for playing Simon Templar on “The Saint,” which aired from 1962 to 1969. Filmmaker Edgar Wright (“Shaun of the Dead”), remembered Moore as “My first bond and one of the first actors that I loved as a kid.” Also Read: Roger Moore, Star of 7 James Bond Movies, »


- Nigel M. Smith

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James Corden Says Manchester Will ‘Grow Even Stronger’ After Attack (Video)

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The Late Late Show” host James Corden delivered a heartfelt message to the people of Manchester, saying the city will “grow even stronger” as a result of the tragic terror attack that killed 22 people on Monday. “While taping our show earlier tonight, we heard the horrific news coming out of Manchester in England. There had been an incident at Ariana Grande’s concert. We still have no real information about what is happening, all we know is the tragic news of multiple fatalities and many injuries,” Corden said on Monday’s show. He continued: “It shocks me every time we hear this. »


- Brian Flood

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Cannes: Sundance Selects Acquires Martin Scorsese-Produced ‘A Ciambra’

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Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Jonas Carpignano’s coming of age film “A Ciambra,” which premiered in the Director’s Fortnight competition at the currently underway 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Martin Scorsese executive produced the drama. The films marks the follow-up to Carpignano’s “Mediterranea,” which Sundance Selects also distributed. Pio Amato, Kudos Seihon, Iolanda Amato and Damiano Amato star in the latest. “A Ciambra” takes place in small Romani community in Calabria, where Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the regions’ factions – the local Italians, »


- Nigel M. Smith

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Roger Moore, Star of 7 James Bond Movies, Dies at 89

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Sir Roger Moore, who starred as James Bond in seven movies, has died. He was 89. The actor, author and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador passed following a brief battle with cancer. There will be a private funeral held in Monaco, his family said on Tuesday. Moore is survived by three children and his wife Kristina Tholstrup. Read a statement from his kids below. Also Read: Roger Ailes, Former Fox News Chief, Dies at 77 With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated. pic.twitter.com/6dhiA6dnVg — Sir Roger Moore (@sirrogermoore) May. »


- Tony Maglio

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Rachel Maddow Tells Stephen Colbert That Republicans Will ‘Do The Right Thing’ (Video)

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MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert that she expected Republicans will “do the right thing” when it comes to President Trump. “I think that people, when confronted with real issues of national interest, will do the right thing,” Maddow said. Maddow and Colbert had a lengthy conversation on Monday night’s episode about the various scandals surrounding Trump’s presidency, with ties to Russia being among the items they appear to be the most passionate about. Also Read: MSNBC Beats Fox News Among Weekday Primetime Viewers, Demo for First Time Ever “He can’t go on »


- Brian Flood

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‘Late Late Show’ to Launch Snapchat Series to Find James Corden’s ‘Successor’

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James Corden is getting into the Snapchat business — and the James Corden-replacement business. The “Late Late Show” host is launching a Snapchat series this fall to find his own “successor,” per a Tuesday CBS Interactive announcement. It’s a real show, but a fictional competition. “While Corden is by no means leaving ‘The Late Late Show’ anytime soon, he knows that someday, years and years from now, he’ll have to hand over the reins to a new host, and he wants ample time to select and groom a worthy successor,” the media release reads. Also Read: Harry Styles Finally Does Solo 'Carpool. »


- Tony Maglio

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