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Jon Stewart on Directorial Debut 'Rosewater,' His 'Daily Show' Future and Those Israel-Gaza Comments

hollywoodreporter.com — Jon Stewart arrives for breakfast in early August at a coffee shop near 's 11th Avenue studios wearing his customary uniform: loose-fitting khakis, a lived-in T-shirt (gray but might have been black 10,000 washes ago) and a Mets cap (he's a long-suffering fan).
Aug 28, 2014

Must-read: Jon Stewart on his directorial debut, his #Israel-#Gaza comments, the future of @TheDailyShow and more bit.ly/1pny9bU

Aug 28, 2014

Lovely Jon Stewart cover story by @MarisaGuthrie that sort of addresses the future of #TheDailyShow. bit.ly/1qlmdW0

Aug 28, 2014

Jon Stewart on Daily Show: Only so many ways to evolve show, I've "overstayed my welcome to a good number of people" bit.ly/VQsBK9

Aug 28, 2014

RT @MarisaGuthrie: Jon Stewart on comedy as 'coping mechanism', @RoseWaterMovie, life after @TheDailyShow, 'there will come a point...' bit.ly/1u0mtuh

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'Ray Donovan' Showrunner Ann Biderman Out (Exclusive)

hollywoodreporter.com — Ray Donovan will continue without its creator. Ann Biderman, who launched and served as the showrunner of Showtime's hit fixer drama for its first two seasons, is stepping down for the series' recently added third go-round, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @LaceyVRose: Showrunner shakeup: Ann Biderman out at #RayDonovan, w/David Hollander to step up.I hear big budget overruns to blame bit.ly/YYK1Gj

Aug 28, 2014

Showrunner shakeup: Ann Biderman out at #RayDonovan, w/David Hollander to step up.I hear big budget overruns to blame bit.ly/YYK1Gj

Aug 28, 2014

!! RT @THR: Exclusive: 'Ray Donovan' showrunner Ann Biderman out thr.cm/LSXrkA

Stop the Presses: President Obama Wears Tan Suit; Twitter Reacts

hollywoodreporter.com — President Barack Obama held a press conference Thursday to address the threat of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, but all anyone on Twitter cared about was his tan suit. Since the president once told Vanity Fair that he wears "only gray or blue suits," his color of choice shocked the Twittersphere, even inspiring a @Baracktansuit account, as well as the hashtag #YesWeTan.

A&E's 'Longmire' Canceled

hollywoodreporter.com — A&E is putting Western drama Longmire out to pasture. The cable network has opted to cancel the drama after three seasons, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. As first reported by TV Line, the drama starring Robert Taylor and Katee Sackhoff will not return for a fourth season on the network.

'Arrow': Nolan Funk Joins Season 3

hollywoodreporter.com — Arrow has cast Felicity's love interest - but there's a twist. The CW comic-book drama has landed Awkward and Glee alum Nolan Funk in a season-three guest spot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He will appear in episode five, playing Cooper Seldon, Felicity's hacker boyfriend from her days at MIT.
Aug 28, 2014

#Arrow books @NolanFunk for season 3 — and he has ties to Felicity! Details here: bit.ly/1sLaGPr

Academy to Honor Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara

hollywoodreporter.com — Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara have been chosen to be recipients of honorary Academy Awards. Harry Belafonte will be honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The honors were voted Tuesday night at a meeting of the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Aug 28, 2014

Miyazaki, Belafonte, Maureen O'Hara, screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere to receive honorary Oscars: goo.gl/HSzhy2

Aug 28, 2014

.@TheAcademy to honor Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara at Governors Awards bit.ly/1qF96Ag

Aug 28, 2014

SO happy re Maureen! RT @THR: Academy to Honor Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki & Maureen O'Hara thr.cm/xJSKKt

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Resumes Production After Harrison Ford's Injury

hollywoodreporter.com — Star Wars: Episode VII has resumed production after Harrison Ford's on-set injury stalled filming for a couple weeks. Filming began again earlier this week at Pinewood Studios in the UK, a source confirms to THR. Ford injured himself on the set of Lucasfilm and Disney's project in June.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @HeatVisionBlog: 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Resumes Production After Harrison Ford's Injury j.mp/1u1DHY5

Aug 28, 2014

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Resumes Production After Harrison Ford's Injury bit.ly/1tHZgP4

'The Good Wife': David Hyde Pierce Joins Season 6

hollywoodreporter.com — Emmy and Tony winner David Hyde Pierce is headed back to television. The Frasier star is joining The Good Wife's sixth season in a major recurring role, marking his return to the small screen for the first time in more than 10 years, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Aug 28, 2014

Excl #TheGoodWife scoop: #Frasier's David Hyde Pierce is returning to TV with a huge season 6 arc. Get the details - bit.ly/1tOYK0Y

Telluride: The Lineup, Packed With Awards Contenders, Is Unveiled

hollywoodreporter.com — The line-up of the 41st Telluride Film Festival, which its organizers unveiled today, is full of some of the most buzzed-about Oscar hopefuls.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @CherylStrayed: I'm thrilled to finally share this news: Wild is premiering tomorrow at the Telluride Film Festival! I'm on my... fb.me/2VE0zQrEL

Aug 28, 2014

Telluride: Rosewater, Foxcatcher, Wild, Birdman.Packed With Awards Contenders, hollywoodreporter.com/race/telluride…

Aug 28, 2014

.@TellurideFilm announces lineup: Witherspoon, Stewart, Cumberbatch and Scorsese all have films headed to the Rockies hollywoodreporter.com/race/telluride…

Aug 28, 2014

Telluride: The Lineup, Packed With Awards Contenders, Is Unveiled hollywoodreporter.com/race/telluride…

Joan Rivers Hospitalized in New York

hollywoodreporter.com — Joan Rivers was rushed to New York's Mount Sinai hospital on Thursday morning, a spokesperson for E!, which airs Rivers' Fashion Police series, and a spokesperson for the hospital confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Rivers was hospitalized after she stopped breathing while undergoing surgery on her vocal cords at an Upper East Side clinic, NBC New York and TMZ reported.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @THR: Joan Rivers' daughter says the comedian is "resting comfortably and is with our family" after being hospitalized thr.cm/BIETU6

MLB Swings for Appeal in Lawsuit That Could Shake Up Sports Broadcasting

hollywoodreporter.com — Major League Baseball could be on the cusp of enduring something almost unimaginable: The end of the lucrative system by which professional baseball games are televised by region, consumers pay high prices for out-of-market package fees, and some digital telecasts are blacked out in home markets.
Aug 28, 2014

MLB Swings for Appeal in Lawsuit That Could Shake Up Sports Broadcasting hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/mlb-sw…

Aug 28, 2014

MLB swings for fences -- wants appeal over issue of whether antitrust exemption protects broadcast rules ow.ly/APf8n

Amazon's 'The Cosmopolitans,' 'Red Oaks' and 'Really': TV Review

hollywoodreporter.com — The Bottom Line Amazon Studios puts up three comedy pilots - "The Cosmopolitans," "Red Oaks" and "Really" - and each has merit. Airdate Currently online at Amazon.com The third wave of Amazon's partly crowd-sourced pilot development slate kicked off on Thursday with five new options for people who are also looking for vacuums and watches.
Aug 28, 2014

My @THR review of the three comedy pilots Amazon put up on its site today. Including one from Whit Stillman. hollywoodreporter.com/review/amazons…

Aug 28, 2014

Yeah, what I meant was, here’s my review of the new Amazon pilots. hollywoodreporter.com/review/amazons… One is from Whit Stillman. You can watch now.

Greg Berlanti Sells Naked Amnesiac Drama to NBC

hollywoodreporter.com — Greg Berlanti is expanding his relationship with NBC. As the prolific producer prepares to launch Debra Messing procedural The Mysteries of Laura , NBC has handed out a script plus penalty commitment to FBI thriller Blindspot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Get Up to Speed on 'The Flash' and DC's Other New TV Shows

hollywoodreporter.com — With new series based on DC Entertainment's The Flash, John Constantine and Batman just weeks away from launching - in addition to the third season of the CW's Arrow - newcomers might be wondering how best to prepare for this onslaught of televisual superheroics.
Aug 28, 2014

Get Up to Speed on 'The Flash' and DC's Other New TV Shows bit.ly/1zNoNpW