Brittany Murphy’s dad uses Twitter to slam Lifetime’s biopic and the actress portraying his daughter
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Brittany Murphy’s dad uses Twitter to slam Lifetime’s biopic and the actress portraying his daughter

Brittany Murphy’s dad uses Twitter to slam the Lifetime’s biopic and the actress portraying his daughter
In a series of tweets over the weekend, Angelo Bertolotti wrote and retweeted a series of hateful comments about Amanda Fuller, the star of “The Brittany Murphy Story.” "My daughter #brittanymurphy would be horrified to know who they chose to play her and how cheap it all is,” he tweeted. In response, the actress had to block Murphy’s dad on Twitter.


Mandy Patinkin tells Stephen Colbert: You inspired me to run for prime minister of Israel
The “Homeland” star asked Colbert to be his security advisor.


After just 6 months, Seth Meyers unveils a revamped “Late Night” set
The “more contemporary, less stuffy” set features a brick background for Seth’s monologue, possibly to give a comedy club atmosphere. PLUS: Stephen Colbert tells Meyers about his Emmy night with his 12-year-old son.


Conan goes after the celebrity iCloud hacker
The Celebrity nudes “hacker” gets hacked.

A 'CHiPs' movie is in the works starring Dax Shepard as Baker and Michael Pena as Ponch
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A 'CHiPs' movie is in the works starring Dax Shepard as Baker and Michael Pena as Ponch

“CHiPs” movie is in the works starring Dax Shepard as Baker and Michael Pena as Ponch
“Parenthood” star Shepard has been tapped to write, direct and star in the Warner Bros. film, while “Gracepoint’s” Pena has been attached to play the Erik Estrada role of Frank “Ponch” Poncherello.


Netflix buys the streaming rights to “Gotham” before its Fox premiere
For about $1.75 million an episode, Netflix will stream the Fox series, starting with Season 1 in September 2015.


NFL players union joins 2 other unions in denouncing NFL’s pay-for-play Super Bowl halftime proposal
“No one should ever pay to work. No organization should ever get a kickback from a worker they employ,” said a statement from the The AFL-CIO’s Department of Professional Employees.


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'Sleepy Hollow' marketer apologizes for sending out a 'National Beheading Day' promos

“Sleepy Hollow” marketer apologizes for sending out a “National Beheading Day” promos
A marketer for the Fox show sent out eCards celebrating #headlessday hours after it was reported that journalist Steven Sotloff was beheaded by ISIS.

Fox cancels 'Gang Related' after 1 season

Fox cancels “Gang Related” after 1 season
The summer undercover cop drama won’t be back for a Season 2.

Netflix renews 'Hemlock Grove' for a 3rd and final season

Netflix renews 'Hemlock Grove' for a 3rd and final season

Netflix renews “Hemlock Grove” for a 3rd and final season
Eli Roth’s horror series will return for one final 10-episode season.

TBS canceled CeeLo Green’s TBS reality show before his Twitter rape comments controversy
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TBS canceled CeeLo Green’s TBS reality show before his Twitter rape comments controversy

TBS canceled CeeLo Green’s TBS reality show before his Twitter rape comments controversy
A petition was started to pressure TBS into canceling “The Good Life" in the wake of CeeLo's controversial tweets, but Variety reports that TBS quietly canceled the reality show after Season 1 was completed.


“Unauthorized Saved by the Bell” reels in a disappointing 1.6 million viewers
About 1.6 million watched the Labor Day airing, which is less than half of the viewership of Lifetime films like “Flowers in the Attic” and Lindsay Lohan’s “Liz & Dick."


HBO sent Patton Oswalt a “True Detective” special edition DVD in a Louisiana evidence box
Is this the most disturbing DVD packaging ever? PLUS: Oswalt explains why he quit Twitter -- and why he's back.


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John Stamos has a drama and a comedy series lined up — in addition to his 'Full House' reboot
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John Stamos has a drama and a comedy series lined up — in addition to his 'Full House' reboot

John Stamos has a drama and a comedy series lined up — in addition to his “Full House” reboot
Stamos is joining ABC’s midseason drama series “Members Only,” playing Natalie Zea’s billionaire husband. Stamos is also set to star in a comedy playing a version of himself with a nerdy and awkward grown son.


PBS to air "Robin Williams Remembered”
The "Pioneers of Television Special,” airing Sep. 9, will feature Williams’ ""last full-length television interview,” plus a new interview with his “Mork & Mindy” co-star Pam Dawber.


Adam Levine is developing a '90s NBC family comedy based on his teen years
The Voice” star "Kids In America” will follow a teen in the ‘90s with dreams of becoming a rock star.

Is 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story' the worst TV movie ever?
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Is 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story' the worst TV movie ever?

Is "The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story” the worst TV movie ever?
"Or is it secretly genius, and we were too tired from our Labor Day barbecues to notice?” wonders Kevin Fallon. "We’ve been left with little recourse, after spending two hours of our lives watching it, but to believe that 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell’ is really an avant-garde meta examination of Saved By the Bell. That it is a dramatic deconstruction of the worst elements of the hit ’90s children’s series. That the bad acting, wooden dialogue, elementary plotting, and impotent dramatic tension are actually an artistic wink at those very elements in the original series. Or maybe, just maybe, 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell' is just plain atrocious.” PLUS: This was Dustin Diamond’s Crybaby Tour of the ’90s, Lark Voorhies tweets "I did not watch , and will not watch,” and Mario Lopez used the occasion to promote his new book.


“Faking It” nabs Laverne Cox
The “Orange is the New Black” star will guest as a Hester High alum and the director of the school’s elite drama club. PLUS: “Faking It” adds 2 more to its cast.


Joan Rivers remains on life support, her daughter confirms
“On behalf of my mother and our family, we are extremely grateful for all the love and support we've received. At this time she does remain on life support,” Melissa Rivers said in a statement. Meanwhile, this week’s taping of “Fashion Police” has been canceled.


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E! reports Joan Rivers is on 'the road to recovery'
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E! reports Joan Rivers is on 'the road to recovery'

E! reports Joan Rivers is on “the road to recovery”
"She's getting better. Don't believe all this ridiculous speculation,” a source tells the network of the “Fashion Police” star. Over the weekend, reports claimed Rivers was on life support.


“Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story” didn’t deliver on its cheesy potential
The Lifetime film was a Twitter hit, but the juicy scandalous stuff was rather tame. Instead, the two-hour film was packed with Hollywood industry cliches. PLUS: This was Lifetime’s “Sharknado,” the film was insanely bizarre, presenting 100 revelations from the film, and the casting director says finding Screech/Dustin Diamond proved the biggest challenge.


“24: Live Another Day’s” success has led to the revival of “24” movie talks
A big-screen Jack Bauer has been the subject of much discussion.


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Report: Taylor Swift will be part of 'The Voice'
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Report: Taylor Swift will be part of 'The Voice'

Report: Taylor Swift will be part of “The Voice”
Swift will join the NBC singing competition as an advisor for all four teams, serving in the same capacity as Chris Martin did last season, according to Us Weekly.


"Downton Abbey" unveils its first Season 5 trailer
Says Carson: "I feel a shaking on the ground I stand on."