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‘Masters of the Air’ from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks lands at Apple

‘Masters of the Air’ from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks lands at Apple

“Masters of the Air,” the long-awaited next WWII television series from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s Playtone, will be taking flight at Apple. The international drama is the first series greenlit by the streaming network in which Apple serves as the studio. “Masters of the Air” is based on the…MORE

‘Why We Hate’ examines roots of tribalism and violence

‘Why We Hate’ examines roots of tribalism and violence

“Why We Hate” can’t entirely make up its mind about what it wants to be: case studies of modern polarization and partisanship; a historic dive into the roots of bigotry and violence; or a science-driven, anthropological exploration of the topic. The result is an intriguing but somewhat muddled multi-part series, distinguished by a producer roster…MORE

‘The Office’ boss doesn’t want to disappoint fans with a reboot

‘The Office’ boss doesn’t want to disappoint fans with a reboot

“The Office” is as popular as ever thanks to streaming, but don’t count on that to stir a reboot. Greg Daniels, who helped develop the original British series for the US audience, talked to EW about the desire to bring back the hit NBC comedy. “There was a lot of misunderstanding, because NBC did just…MORE

Lifetime’s ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ earns its passing grade

Lifetime’s ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ earns its passing grade

Described as a “ripped from the headlines” movie, Lifetime’s “The College Admissions Scandal” is “inspired by” the Varsity Blues cheating and bribery story, which gets at the truth of the issues in occasionally heavy-handed but overall, kind of delicious fashion. Eschewing any of the big names associated with the case, the movie focuses on a…MORE

‘El Camino’ cooks up a weaker batch of ‘Breaking Bad’

‘El Camino’ cooks up a weaker batch of ‘Breaking Bad’

The big question for “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” is whether it justifies returning to a series whose finish, if not completely closed-ended, was wholly satisfying. The answer is a qualified no, as the initial rush from seeing Aaron Paul back in the role — coupled with an assortment of clever callbacks — don’t…MORE

Prince’s estate objects (again) to Trump campaign playing ‘Purple Rain’ at rally

Prince’s estate objects (again) to Trump campaign playing ‘Purple Rain’ at rally

President Donald Trump’s musical selection during a rally in Minneapolis didn’t sit well with Prince’s estate Thursday night. “Purple Rain” was played during the rally in the music legend’s hometown and the estate was quick to respond with a tweet. “The Prince Estate will never give permission to President Trump to use Prince’s songs.” This…MORE

Metallica to headline 5 festivals in 2020 with a promise to perform 10 unique sets

Metallica to headline 5 festivals in 2020 with a promise to perform 10 unique sets

Metallica fans better start stretching their neck muscles because the band has some headbang-worthy news coming straight for you. Metallica has announced that it will headline all five of Danny Wimmer Presents’ Spring/Fall U.S. rock festivals in 2020. For a double dose of the rock legends, Metallica will be giving closing performances on both Friday…MORE

Drew Barrymore is getting her own daytime talk show

Drew Barrymore is getting her own daytime talk show

Drew Barrymore is joining daytime TV. Beginning next fall, the actress, producer and entrepreneur will host her own syndicated daytime talk show from CBS Television Distribution. “It is beyond my wildest dreams to have this opportunity for a daily talk show,” Barrymore said in a release. “I’m truly thrilled and honored to be creating this…MORE

That mall featured in the third season of ‘Stranger Things’ is up for sale

That mall featured in the third season of ‘Stranger Things’ is up for sale

The Georgia mall featured in the third season of the Netflix show “Stranger Things” is up for sale. Though the show painted the idea of a crowded shopping center, the once bustling suburban mall in Duluth, Georgia, is so empty that a decomposing body went unnoticed for two weeks in 2017. Gwinnett Place Community Improvement…MORE

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