Who is America? Sacha Baron Cohens show remains brave but behind the times

As it hits its stride, has the show, which professes to expose American idiots, actually picked the right targets? These are tough times for political satirists. News bulletins have morphed into comedy sketches, and our political overlords have assumed the roles of pranksters tasked with exposing their own idiocy. What…

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Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix

When Shonda Rhimes left ABC last August for Netflix, both she and the studio kept a tight lid on their plans. We could only imagine where the twists and turns that her future stories would take us. Well, now we know. This week, Rhimes’s production company Shondaland and Netflix announced seven…

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All our favorite trailers from Comic-Con 2018

Image: mashable composite/disney/cw/warner bros. If you weren’t at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend (and probably if you were), you were likely super jazzed about the sheer amount of TV and film trailers scheduled to drop over the weekend. In a year without a big Marvel or Game of Thrones presence,…

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Roseanne cancelled: ABC scraps sitcom after star’s ‘abhorrent’ tweets

Network pulls Barrs revived show and condemns racist tweets towards ex-Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett Roseanne Barrs revived sitcom has been cancelled after she posted a racist and Islamophobic tweet that attacked former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett. The sitcom star falsely alleged that Jarrett, who was born in Iran…

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