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ABC releases trailers for their 2015-2016 shows, including ‘The Catch’ and ‘The Muppets’


With many shows from the 2014-2015 television season easing into their season finales over the next few weeks, numerous network channels are already beginning to gear up for the 2015-2016 television season’s unofficial kickoff in September. ABC is no different, as they have already announced their renewals, cancellations, and new ...

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This week in tv news: Marvel’s Luke Cage finds its showrunner

Kyle Chandler and Linda Cardellini in Bloodline, which was renewed for a second season this week.

Plus, Netflix announces renewals and picks up a new series, and Attack on Titan expands to a live action tv show

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This week in TV news: The Academy hands down rulings on hourlong comedies


Following a ruling last month that the Television Academy would only consider half hour shows eligible for the comedy category at the Emmys, a panel of nine analysts have now begun handing down the rulings for exemptions in the selection process. The panel, which was set up to determine the category ...

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Video of the Day: Tarantino Movie Scenes Recreated With Muppets Footage


Sometimes I wonder how people find the time to create these types of videos. That said, I’m not complaining since they are most often than not, hilarious. YouTube user CinemaSins Jeremy created a montage using visual footage from the Muppets movies and audio from Quentin Tarantino films.The result is funny, ...

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Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 137: ‘Muppets Most Wanted’


Hi-lo, friends, time for a fun new Disney movie podcast episode! OK, OK, maybe Constantine won’t take over the podcast anytime soon. But the new episode of Mousterpiece Cinema is all about the newest Muppet adventure, Muppets Most Wanted, with everyone’s favorite frog, pig, bear, dog, and…whatever back in fine ...

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‘Muppets Most Wanted’ a wry and cheerful return to form for Kermit and friends


Muppets Most Wanted Written by James Bobin and Nicholas Stoller Directed by James Bobin USA, 2014 At their best, the Muppets walk a careful balance between sincerity and self-awareness, something few cinematic comedy acts can handle. All the way back to The Muppet Movie, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, ...

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Video of the Day: Jimmy Fallon says goodbye to ‘Late Night’ with help from The Muppets


After 969 episodes, 39-year-old talk show host Jimmy Fallon said goodbye to his late night spot forever on Friday as he prepares to take over The Tonight Show. With his other gig already lined up, the comedian’s final broadcast was filled with highlights and special guests, including a great opening ...

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2014 Best Super Bowl Commercials features ads directed by David Gordon Green, Nicolas Winding Refn and more


With 111.5-million U.S. viewers, and a further 7.3-million in Canada, Super Bowl XLVIII was the most-watched in history. The commercial spots were the most expensive for any TV broadcast in any given year, and there were plenty of big name stars and A-list directors who helped create these very expensive ...

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A Muppet Family Christmas; It’s the Meta-Muppets Show Tonight


This past week, Lady Gaga hosted a fun, somewhat psychedelic hour of television on ABC: Lady Gaga and The Muppets’ Holiday Special. In many ways, the special transported me back to the mid-80s, when a post-Muppet Show troupe of puppets were still dominating all facets of media at the time. Now ...

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First full trailer released for ‘Muppets Most Wanted’


Following a teaser a while back, a full trailer has been released for Muppets Most Wanted, Disney’s second Muppets film following the 2011 film named after its felt stars. In line with the old Muppet film formula, previous human “leads” Jason Segel and Amy Adams are not returning, with the ...

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