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Stephen Colbert Weighs in on Trump’s Weird Feud With Lavar Ball (Video)

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On the same night Lavar Ball showed up for a now-infamous appearance on Chris Cuomo’s CNN show, Stephen Colbert kicked off Monday’s edition of “The Late Show” with a discussion of Ball’s bizarre feud with President Trump. The two have been going at it since last week, when Ball’s youngest son, UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball was arrested along with three other players for shoplifting while the team was in the city of Hangzhou, China. After the three players were released, Donald Trump said he personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to intervene, and complained on Twitter that the players. »


- Ross A. Lincoln

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Twitter Celebrates Lavar Ball’s Latest Baffling CNN Appearance (Video)

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Lavar Ball, father of NBA rookie Lonzo Ball, appeared Monday night on Chris Cuomo’s CNN show to talk about his ongoing war of words with Donald Trump. And as far as Twitter is concerned, the resulting interview tops pretty much anything Ball has said or done since he unveiled his son’s absurdly expensive line of athletic shoes earlier this year. The stand-out moment: Ball spending nearly 30 seconds demanding that Cuomo thank him for appearing on the show before agreeing to begin the discussion: Lavar Ball's troll level is unmatched. Chris Cuomo is worked. ???? pic.twitter.com/Fohv »


- Ross A. Lincoln

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Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel Take Home International Emmy Awards

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The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 2017 International Emmy Awards on Monday, awarding “Wallander” star Kenneth Branagh and “Marcella’s” Anna Friel in the top acting categories. The awards ceremony was held at the New York Hilton on Monday night and was hosted by comedian Maz Jobrani. Among the 12 awards handed out on Monday was the International Emmy Directorate Award, which went to Grupo Televisa President, CEO and Chairman Emilio Azcárraga Jean. Other winners included the Steve Coogan’s “Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle,” the Norwegian crime drama “Mammon II” and the documentary “Exodus: Our Journey to Europe. »


- Reid Nakamura

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Producers Guild Documentary Nominees Include ‘Jane,’ ‘City of Ghosts,’ ‘Cries From Syria’

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Jane,” “Chasing Coral,” “City of Ghosts” and “Cries From Syria” have been nominated as the best nonfiction film of 2017 by the Producers Guild of America, the PGA announced on Monday.

Earth: One Amazing Day,” “Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower” and “The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee” were also nominated in the Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures category.

For the first time, the category was expanded from five to seven nominees.

The winner will be revealed at the Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 20, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. »


- Steve Pond

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‘The Wolves’ Theater Review: What Happens When Young Women Reveal Their Inner Animal

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The most significant thing about Sarah DeLappe’s first play is that it’s set among high school students on a girls’ soccer team and not in a glee club or a yearbook staff or a prom decorating committee. After a successful run last year at the Duke on 42nd Street, DeLappe’s “The Wolves” now performs at Lct’s Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, where it opened Monday, with Lila Neugebauer again at the helm as director and most of the cast repeating their stellar performances. DeLappe is young enough to have started playing soccer at the age of 8, but for a much. »

- Robert Hofler

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Here’s Everything Coming and Going on Hulu in December

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We’ve got you covered already on what’s heading to Amazon and Netflix next month, so here’s the list of titles on their way to Hulu to round out your streaming services. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” hits the platform on Dec. 1, along with the Finale Event for “East Los High,” one of Hulu’s originals. The same day, you’ll also be able to watch “Kill Bill” Volumes 1 and 2, along with “Robocop” 1-3 and all the “Rocky” movies. The “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Season 5 premiere hits Hulu on Dec. 5, “The Great American Baking Show” Season 3 premiere is available. »


- Ashley Boucher

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Watch This Weather Channel Live Stream of Georgia Dome Implosion Go Hilariously Wrong (Video)

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Hundreds of people gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday to watch the implosion of the Georgia Dome–but one live stream of the event went hilariously wrong. The Weather Channel’s feed was set up across the street from the Dome, and a Marta Bus stopped to pick up passengers at the exact moment the implosion began. Take a look — and do yourself a favor, listen with the sound turned on: The most Atlanta thing to ever happen? Marta bus parks right in front of The Weather Channel's Dome implosion shot ???? https://t.co/poMIDFwMe8 pic.twitter.com/MW »


- Ashley Boucher

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‘NCIS’ Fans Beg Pauley Perrette to Stay With Show After She Teases Huge Twist

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NCIS” fans have a lot to say after Pauley Perrette’s recent hint about the upcoming episode.

Perrette, who is exiting the show at the end of Season 15, tweeted on Monday that this week’s installment of the popular CBS procedural is not to be missed. “Excited about tomorrow’s new #NCIS !!!” the actress wrote. “It’s absolutely a ‘Do Not Miss It’ episode!!!!”

Given that fans still have not been given any inkling as to how “NCIS” will write out Perrette’s character, »


- Ryan Gajewski

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‘Marvel’s Runaways': James Marsters on Reality of Lying to Kids — Even If It’s Not About Being Evil

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James Marsters will readily confess to the difficulties of being a parent. But it wasn’t until he started shooting Hulu’s new series “Marvel’s Runaways” that he got a taste of how much harder raising a kid could be — if you’re evil and super powers are involved, that is. In “Runaways,” Marsters plays tortured genius Victor Stein, father to Gregg Sulkin’s character Chase — one of the six teens on the show who band together after realizing that their parents have been lying to them all their lives about being evil. So, yeah, Marsters is playing a bad guy on the. »


- Jennifer Maas

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Kevin James Tells Leah Remini to Take ‘More Realistic’ Selfies on ‘Kevin Can Wait’ Set (Video)

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Kevin James has some pointers for Leah Remini on how to master the art of the selfie. Remini shared a video to Twitter on Monday of her “Kevin Can Wait” co-star providing his suggestions for how she can improve the photos of herself that she posts to social media. In footage recorded on the set of the CBS comedy, James gave his best impression of Remini posing for the camera. He described her glamorous look, “Hair is blown, and then the wind is blown and stuff like that, but you never look like that .” Also Read: Leah Remini Knocks Hollywood 'Job. »


- Ryan Gajewski

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Here’s Why ‘Big Hero 6: The Series’ Looks Different Than the Movie

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Big Hero 6” moves to the small screen on Monday night, swapping the 3D animation of the original for a more traditional, hand-drawn look. But other than its new look and different medium, the Disney Xd series aims to retain the key elements that made the original movie such a hit with audiences. From “Kim Possible” executive producers Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle, “Big Hero 6: The Series” features much of the film’s voice cast, including stars Ryan Potter and Scott Adsit, and same cultural mash-up world of San Fransokyo. Most important to Schooley and McCorkle, however, was recapturing the film’s. »


- Reid Nakamura

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40 Hollywood and Media Heavyweights Accused of Sexual Misconduct Since Harvey Weinstein

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In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and harassment scandal, women and men alike have been more vocal about speaking out against sexual harassment. The accusations have been many, and the reaction and fallout has been swift across the industry. Brett Ratner Six women have accused the director and producer of sexual misconduct, including Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge. Ratner’s lawyer says no woman has ever requested or received any financial settlement from Ratner. Fallout: Ratner chose to personally step away from all Warner Bros. related activities, and Playboy put Ratner’s biopic about Hugh Hefner on hold. »


- Brian Welk

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Oscar Contender ‘Jane’ Takes Brett Morgen From Kurt Cobain to Jane Goodall

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This interview with Brett Morgen about “Jane” was first conducted for the Race Begins issue of TheWrap’s Oscar magazine. “Jane,” which recently won the Critics’ Choice Documentary Award as the best nonfiction film of 2017, is the latest in a series of high-profile character studies from director Brett Morgen. But its subject, Jane Goodall, is a far cry from the subjects of his 2015 rock doc “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,” or his 2002 film “The Kid Stays in the Picture,” about movie producer Robert Evans. The 83-year old Goodall, a pioneering anthropologist whose studies of African chimpanzees broke new ground, »


- Steve Pond

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Netflix in December: What’s Coming and What to Watch Before It’s Gone (Photos)

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Well, Netflix aficionados: we’ve almost made in through an entire year of clicking “Play Next” and “Yes, I’m Still Here.”  Here’s what you definitely need to stream next month, along with titles you will want to re-watch before they’re gone. For the full list, head over here. Coming December 1: “Dark” Season 1 This creepy-looking thriller looks like your next binge. When two kids go missing in Winden, Germany, dark terrors start to repeat themselves, and their disappearance will turn time on its head. Coming December 8: “The CrownClaire Foy returns as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s award-winning drama. »


- Ashley Boucher

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At&T CEO Randall Stephenson: Doj Antitrust Suit ‘Defies Logic and Is Unprecedented’

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At&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson struck a defiant tone in a Monday afternoon press call, saying he was “troubled” by the Justice Department’s plans to file an antitrust suit seeking to block At&T’s $85 billion merger with Time Warner, and that the government’s decision “defies logic.” “We’re surprised to be here and candidly I’m a bit troubled by it,” Stephenson said at the start of the call. “ Jeff Bewkes and I entered into this deal with clear legal precedent.” Stephenson said “the best legal minds in the country” agreed the deal, announced last October, »

- Matt Pressberg

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PBS, CBS and Bloomberg Suspend Charlie Rose After Sexual Misconduct Accusations

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PBS, CBS and Bloomberg will suspend the “Charlie Rose Show” after eight women accuse its host of sexual misconduct. “PBS was shocked to learn today of these deeply disturbing allegations. We are immediately suspending distribution of ‘Charlie Rose,'” a PBS spokesperson said in a statement to TheWrap. “Charlie Rose” is produced by Charlie Rose, Inc., an independent television production company. PBS does not fund this nightly program or supervise its production,” said the spokesperson. “But we expect our producers to provide a workplace where people feel safe and are treated with dignity and respect.” Also Read: Charlie Rose Accused of Sexual Misconduct. »


- Jon Levine

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‘Faces Places’ Directors Agnès Varda and Jr Look for Fun in a ‘Disgusting’ World

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This interview with Agnès Varda and Jr about “Faces Places” was conducted for the Race Begins issue of TheWrap’s Oscar magazine. An Honorary Academy Award is usually the kind of career-achievement honor given to artists who are no longer active, but that’s not the case with one of this year’s recipients, Agnès Varda. Not only did the pioneering director, a rare female filmmaker to come out of the French New Wave, win her Honorary Oscar on Saturday, but she is in the thick of this year’s Oscar documentary race with “Faces Places,” the open-hearted, utterly beguiling travelogue she made with. »


- Steve Pond

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Charlie Rose Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Eight Women

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Television icon Charlie Rose has become the latest media star to be accused of sexual misconduct, with eight women telling the Washington Post that the longtime PBS newsman made unwanted sexual advances towards them while they were employees or sought work. “It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior,” Rose told the Post. “I am greatly embarrassed. I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that,” he said, adding: “I have learned a great deal as a result of these events, and I hope others will too. »


- Jon Levine

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Seth Meyers in Talks to Host 2018 Golden Globes

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Seth Meyers is in talk to host the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, TheWrap has learned. This would mark the “Late Night With Seth Meyer” star’s first time hosting the annual awards show. A deal has yet to be finalized, according to an individual with knowledge of the situation. Meyers’ selection would make sense, given that he has become increasingly relevant with his barbs directed at the Trump presidency. Also Read: Golden Globes: Debra Messing, Eric McCormack to Host 75th Anniversary Special The “Saturday Night Live” alum would follow fellow NBC late-night fixture Jimmy Fallon, who hosted the 2017 Golden Globes ceremony. »


- Ryan Gajewski

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Sarah Sanders Demands Reporters Precede Their Questions With What They’re Thankful for (Video)

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In her last press briefing before the Thanksgiving holiday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders asked/demanded that reporters precede their questions to her with a statement about what they were thankful for. “I want to share a few things that I’m thankful for and I think it would be nice for you guys to do so as well before asking your questions,” she said. Sanders then went on to recite a laundry list of things, including police, firefighters, first responders and the U.S. military. In addition, she said she was grateful for the U.S. press corps and “the incredible privilege of. »


- Jon Levine

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