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Yahoo! rescues 'Community'

Yahoo! rescues “Community”
The canceled NBC comedy will get a 13-episode 6th season this fall. The pickup comes on the very last day that the actors' contracts could be picked up. “I look forward to bringing our beloved NBC sitcom to a larger audience by moving it online," said creator Dan Harmon. "I vow to dominate our new competition. Rest easy, 'Big Bang Theory.' Look out, 'Bang Bus'!”

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Bon Iver

Listen to Bon Iver's new song, 'Heavenly Father,' for Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here'

The woozy track is first new music from the Best New Artist winners in three years

Zach Braff proved himself quite adept at curating music for his movies, as he proved with 2004’s “Garden State.” So adept that he took home a Grammy for best compilation soundtrack album for a motion picture, television or other visual media.

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French Montana

Kanye West and French Montana working together on tracks

Did the Kardashian connection come into play?

Are the Kardashians responsible for this? Kanye West and French Montana have collaborated on a number of tracks.

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Community

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'Community' renewed by Yahoo for sixth season; movie to follow?

Yahoo picks up canceled NBC comedy to bolster its original programming push

Holy cow, boys and girls: "Community" has been renewed, after all. The dream of six seasons and a movie is still alive — thanks to Yahoo, of all places, which closed a deal for an additional season of the cult NBC comedy.

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HBO’s 'The Leftovers' debuts to a 'lukewarm' 1.8 million

HBO’s “The Leftovers” debuts to a “lukewarm” 1.8 million
That’s compared to 2.33 million for the launch of “True Detective,” 2.14 million for “The Newsroom” and 2.22 million for “Game of Thrones.”


Travel Channel yanks Adam Richman’s "Man Finds Food” following his Instagram rant
Richman, who recently apologized for calling one of his Instagram followers the C-word, was supposed to star in a new show debuting Wednesday. Instead, Travel Channel has postponed its debut with no details on when it will air.

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'The Biggest Loser' hires 2 new trainers

“The Biggest Loser” hires 2 new trainers
Lifetime “DieTribe” star Jessie Pavelka is joining the cast, along with former “American Gladiators” star Jennifer Widerstrom.

 

Disney Channel "Lab Rats" star Billy Unger arrested for DUI
Unger, 18, blew a .08 and was arrested for having alcohol in his system since he’s under 21.


“Kissing Congressman," once endorsed by "Duck Dynasty," will run against Phil Robertson’s nephew
Rep. Vance McAllister was endorsed by the A&E reality stars during last year’s special election. But since then, McAllister has been caught kissing a woman who is not his wife. So the “Duck Dynasty” clan is backing Robertson’s nephew.


“SNL” teams with Saks Fifth Avenue
The clothing company "will sell exclusive merchandise inspired by notable 'Saturday Night Live' characters from seven New York designers” as part of its annual Key To The Cure campaign, according to a press release.


“OITNB” author Piper Kerman speaks about prison reform at the White House
Kerman was followed by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who said his wife binge-watched both seasons.


“Game of Thrones’” “The Mountain” would like to kill The Mountain
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson talks to Sports Illustrated about his epic "GoT" fight scene, and the interest in him joining the NFL.


Unlike the movie, NBC won’t allow its “Constantine” to smoke
“On network, it’s the one thing, you can’t smoke on network,” pilot director Neil Marshall tells Collider. “That’s one of his character traits. We’re working around that. We’re trying to get aspects of it in there as much as possible. We’ll see.”


Showtime will marathon “Masters of Sex” and “Ray Donovan” this weekend
“Masters” Season 1 will be shown Friday through Saturday, while the 1st season of “Ray” will air on Sunday.


Matt Lauer got creepy with Pippa Middleton
In his “Today” exclusive, he kept trying to discuss her butt by asking about her “very flattering dress” that she wore to her sister’s wedding.


“The Walking Dead’s” Laurie Holden joins potential “Major Crimes” spinoff
She’ll play the 2nd in command of the LAPD’s Special Operations Bureau tactical unit.


Watch “Scandal’s” Tony Goldwyn as polygamist leader Warren Jeffs
Goldwyn played Jeffs in "Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs.” PLUS: Look back at Goldwyn’s TV past.


Check out the trailer for George Takei’s “To Be Takei” documentary
The “Star Trek” star recalls his life in the documentary that will be shown on demand in August.


“Penny Dreadful’s” Season 1 finale was disappointing, in contrast to the season as a whole
The first season ended last night on a subdued note. PLUS: “Penny” lived "up – or down – to the spirit of the lurid publications that provided the series its name."


Tori Spelling & Jennie Garth reenact a “Beverly Hills 90210” scene
Andy Cohen got them to revive Donna and Kelly last night on "Watch What Happens Live.”

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Summer Movies Winners and Losers: Seth Rogen, Angelina Jolie, Seth MacFarlane

Summer Movies Winners and Losers: Seth Rogen, Angelina Jolie, Seth MacFarlane

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly so far

We've hit the halfway mark of the summer movie season and overall Hollywood doesn't have much to complain about. Well, except one studio in particular, but more on that later.

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<p>Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in &quot;The Skeleton Twins.&quot;</p>

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in "The Skeleton Twins."

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Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader laugh out their issues in 'The Skeleton Twins' trailer

Craig Johnson's dramedy was a hit with the Sundance crowd

I haven't yet seen Craig Johnson's sibling-centered dramedy "The Skeleton Twins," but have heard mostly warm and fuzzy reports since its January premiere at Sundance -- where it won the screenwriting award for Johnson and co-writer Mark Heyman. This newly released trailer suggests why it went down so well, playing up to Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader's "Saturday Night Live"-trained comic pizzazz, while indicating some not-so-subtle heart-tugging. Greg Ellwood was a fan at the festival, describing it as Wiig's best work and citing Hader's "first chance to show his real dramatic range." The film opens on September 19, presumably after a fall festival berth or two. Check out the trailer at the top and see what you think.

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<p>Channing Tatum in &quot;Foxcatcher.&quot;</p>

Channing Tatum in "Foxcatcher."

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Channing Tatum wrestles the spotlight from co-stars in 'Foxcatcher' poster

Steve Carell hogged the buzz at Cannes, but the poster's a different story

Here's how you know your career's in a good place. You star in a hit film at Cannes and get strong reviews for your work, though it's your co-lead -- himself a headline name -- who garners the most lavish praise and awards buzz. Yet when the film's first official poster comes out, it's still all about you. Ladies and gentlemen, that's how hot Channing Tatum is right now. The "22 Jump Street" star is the sole presence on the somber, classy new one-sheet for "Foxcatcher" -- and while Steve Carell's name appears above his, it's Tatum who is highlighted in the selected critic's quote.

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Ariana Grande's new album 'My Everything' includes contribution from 1D's Harry Styles

Ariana Grande's new album 'My Everything' includes contribution from 1D's Harry Styles

Zedd, Big Sean, The Weeknd, A$AP Ferg also on sophomore collection


As “Problem,” featuring Iggy Azalea continues to ride high on the chart, Ariana Grande will release her second full-length album, "My Everything," Aug. 25.

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FX orders Denis Leary’s 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll'

FX orders Denis Leary’s "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll”
Leary will play a middle-aged rocker trying to reunite with his ‘90s bands. Leary’s co-stars include John Corbett, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix and Bobby Kelly.

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"Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll"

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FX orders Denis Leary's 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll' to series

John Corbett stars in the rock-n-roll-themed comedy

FX is continuing its aggressive recent push into comedy with a series order for Denis Leary's typographically controversial "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."

The "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" -- no spaces, silly FX -- order is for 10 episodes, with the series set to premiere in 2015.

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