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Kiefer Sutherland: We considered doing a special '24: Live Another Day' ending for the DVD

Kiefer Sutherland: We considered doing a special “24: Live Another Day” ending for the DVD
“We talked about that maybe for the DVD, we’ll have Jack take out a hand grenade and blow the Russian helicopter up — we’d never had that kind of freedom before,” said Sutherland, speaking at Comic-Con.

 

Jerry Seinfeld says there are talks to bring “Seinfeld” to Netflix, reveals his favorite “Breaking Bad" character
"These conversations are presently taking place," Seinfeld said this morning in a Reddit AMA. As for "Breaking Bad," he says, "I relate to Dr. White. Any guy relates, once you're a dad, you always relate to the dad.” PLUS: Seinfeld may book non-comedians for “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” watch Seinfeld’s new “Single Shot” spinoff web series, and all about “Seinfeld’s” “The Opposite” episode.


Iggy Azalea to host MTV’s “House of Style”
The model/rapper make her debut on Aug. 4.


Watch Tina Fey & Rachel Dratch’s 2-woman show from 1999
"Dratch & Fey” ran in Chicago and NYC.


Are “Game of Thrones’” Jon Snow and Igritte back together in real life?
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie were spotted together last night at LAX.


Hub Network announces “Bark Week” for dogs
Inspired by Shark Week, Hub Network will air a week’s worth of dog-related programming from Aug. 17 to 22, including “It’s Me or the Dog” and “Scooby-Doo.”


“American Horror Story: Freak Show” casts an “All My Children” alum
Ryan Murphy announced the casting of Finn Wittrock on Twitter without revealing any details.


Nickelodeon moving “Legend of Korra” to the web
Nick insists the show isn’t canceled, but the final five episodes of the season will go online beginning next week.


Alums from “Bachelor” Juan Pablo and “Bachelorette” Andi Dorfman's seasons get engaged
Marcus Grodd and Lacy Faddoul are set to get married.

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'Under the Dome' team talks Season 2 at Comic-Con: Live-Blog
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'Under the Dome' team talks Season 2 at Comic-Con: Live-Blog

Mike Vogel, Dean Norris, Rachelle Lefevre and company hit San Diego

That was a fun panel for "24," even if there was zero news.

Now? It's time for "Under the Dome." Last year, the show was a smash hit for CBS.

This summer, ratings have been plummeting on a weekly basis. 

Don't expect anybody to care about those ratings, but expect much concern about The Pig Flu and Yearbook Girl and other recent twists.

On to the live-blog.

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<p>&quot;Whiplash&quot;</p>

"Whiplash"

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J.K. Simmons spits fire at Miles Teller in the trailer for 'Whiplash'

Another potential gem in Sony Classics' awards season slate

Sony Classics has another packed slate this season, but with all eyes on Cannes darlings "Foxcatcher" and "Mr. Turner," Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" is a lurking threat that could be a powerful little shock to the system.

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<p>Parker Posey</p>

Parker Posey

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Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley join Joaquin Phoenix in Woody Allen's next film

Meanwhile 'Magic in the Moonlight' is opening this weekend

"Magic in the Moonlight" isn't in theaters just yet, but Woody Allen is already hard at work on his next film, and Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley are the latest performers to join his ever-growing cast of characters.

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<p>Gillian Flynn</p>

Gillian Flynn

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Author Gillian Flynn discusses the 'disassembling' of her 'Gone Girl'

Will this be 'the date movie that breaks up couples nationwide?'

With the first wave of festival announcements out of the way, it appears to me the sexiest get of them all is New York's opening night selection of David Fincher's "Gone Girl." Fincher has danced with the awards season with his last few films and this one is probably his most hotly anticipated effort in a while, given that it's an adaptation of an immensely popular novel.

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'24' and Kiefer Sutherland return to Comic-Con: Live-Blog
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'24' and Kiefer Sutherland return to Comic-Con: Live-Blog

Expect plenty of hints about the future of the '24' franchise

Let's get the Comic-Con 2014 live-blogging extravaganza started! Over the next four days, I'll be blogging and live-blogging on a slew of Comic-Con panels from Ballroom 20 and Hall H.

Thursday will see a number of live-blogs, as I sit in Ballroom 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Let's start with "24," which returns to Comic-Con for the first time in years, bringing Kiefer Sutherland and promising many, many questions about the future of the franchise, as well as "24: Live Another Day."

As recently as Sunday, Peter Rice said that no determinations had been made about whether "24" will live yet another day, but let's see if there were secrets being saved for San Diego...

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Andy Samberg, Kit Harrington, Lena Dunham are on board for HBO sports mockumentary '7 Days in Hell'

Andy Samberg, Kit Harrington, Lena Dunham are on board for HBO sports mockumentary "7 Days in Hell"
The “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star and the “Game of Thrones” hunk will play fierce tennis rivals in a film that will also feature Fred Armisen, Karen Gillan, Will Forte, Howie Mandel, June Squibb, Soledad O’Brien and Michael Sheen.


Adult Swim’s “Black Jesus” is "blasphemous, irreverent and disrespectful,” says a Christian group
The American Family Association and its One Million Moms division says of the Aaron McGruder series, “The blasphemous, irreverent and disrespectful show depicts him living in Compton Gardens and makes a mockery of the Lord.”


Mayim Bialik to co-host TV Land’s “Candid Camera” reboot
She’ll be joined by Peter Funt, son of “Candid Camera” creator Allen Funt.

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<p>Wednesday&#39;s &quot;Extant&quot;</p>

Wednesday's "Extant"

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TV Ratings: Big 'Extant' drop continues as 'Talent' leads NBC on Wednesday

'Taxi Brooklyn' also helps NBC in all measures

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

"America's Got Talent" and, to a much lesser extent, a series high for "Taxi Brooklyn" helped NBC control Wednesday night in all measures.

Over on CBS, despite a strong week for "Big Brother," "Extant" continued its steady decline.

That was pretty much it for Wednesday's notables, though "So You Think You Can Dance" was very slightly up for FOX, while "Motive" was slightly down for ABC.

On to the numbers...

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'Big Brother' tells Ariana Grande’s brother his grandpa died

“Big Brother” tells Ariana Grande’s brother his grandpa died
Frankie Grande’s final wish was to not be told about his grandfather dying while he was in the house.


“SpongeBob” and friends get buff for the 2nd movie
Check out a muscular SpongeBob SquarePants in "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water,” which is due out in February.


Conan loses his head on "Sharktopus Vs. Pteracuda”
Watch Conan O’Brien’s surprisingly violent cameo in the Roger Corman-directed scene.


Ricky Gervais “upset” with Louis CK: “I discovered that big sweaty slob”
Now that they’re battling in the same Emmy category, Gervais reveals his feud with his comedian pal Louis CK.


Emmy organizers want attendees to carpool and use fewer limos to get through Monday traffic
The shift this year to Monday rush hour has created a “nightmare” that has resulted in a major street that would normally close remaining open, while parking lots will be full of commuters.


“Extant” has lost 30% of its premiere viewership
The Halle Berry drama attracted 6.4 million viewers this week.


How will “The Avengers’” May 2015 sequel affects “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”?
Specifically, how will it affect Agent Coulson?


“Pornstache”: “OITNB” never made me a series regular, so I jumped to HBO
"The role that I have on ‘The Brink’ is a starring role, and it’s a no brainer,” Pablo Schreiber says of his new HBO show. “Absolutely, I chose to jump on board with that show. It was a better move for me as an actor.”


Kelsey Grammer becomes a dad again at age 59
The former “Frasier” star welcomed his 6th child, a boy who is the 2nd child with his wife Kayte Grammer.

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<p>&quot;Manglehorn&quot;</p>

"Manglehorn"

Al Pacino, Ethan Hawke and Laika's 'Boxtrolls' are heading for Venice

The world's oldest fest comes out with its selections

Films by David Gordon Green, Andrew Niccol and Abel Ferrara will bring world premieres to the Lido di Venezia this year, as the Venice Film Festival has announced its selections for the 71st edition of the oldest such event in the world.

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<p>Franka Potente in &quot;The Bridge.&quot;</p>

Franka Potente in "The Bridge."

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Review: 'The Bridge' - 'Sorrowsworn'

The show gets back to weirdness with the return of Steven Linder and other oddities

A quick review of tonight's "The Bridge" coming up just as soon as we speak in the universal language of pain...

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Vin Diesel on the crazy way he brought Groot to life in 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'
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Vin Diesel on the crazy way he brought Groot to life in 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

Plus find out why he thinks of Drew McWeeny when he thinks of Groot

There is nothing quite like a Vin Diesel interview.

As the planet prepares for the seismic impact of the release of "Guardians Of The Galaxy," one of the people who seems happiest about the entire thing is Diesel, and why not? Groot, the giant plant creature who he gives voice to in the film, is poised to be one of the breakout stars of the movie. He's sweet and gentle and dangerous and hilarious and very, very, very weird, which all sounds like a perfect way to describe Diesel himself.

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