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Bernie Sanders spars with Larry David on 'Saturday Night Live'

Host Larry David gently spoofed Bernie Sanders on "Saturday Night Live" as the Democratic presidential candidate made an extended appearance on the NBC late-night show opposite his showbiz doppelganger. "SNL" made the most of David's resemblance to the fiercely independent Vermont senator with...

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  • FX casts Professor X's son in its TV adaptation of 'Legion'

    FX casts Professor X's son in its TV adaptation of 'Legion'

    "Legion," Marvel television's pilot for the FX Network about a diagnosed schizophrenic named David who is about to give up on life before he meets his dream girl, has cast Dan Stevens, Aubrey Plaza and Jean Smart in key roles. Comic book fans know the connection that character David, who will be...

  • 'The Flash' and 'Supergirl' crossover is officially happening

    'The Flash' and 'Supergirl' crossover is officially happening

    Make way for Barry Allen, National City. That "The Flash"-"Supergirl" crossover is really happening. Grant Gustin will appear as the Scarlet Speedster in the March 28 episode of "Supergirl," CBS announced Wednesday. "We are so incredibly excited to announce something that we have dreamed of happening...

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  • Schwimmer, Colbert recall their Northwestern performances, bad hair

    Schwimmer, Colbert recall their Northwestern performances, bad hair

    Before he was on "Friends" and "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," David Schwimmer was a struggling actor in Chicago working at Ed Debevic's. Schwimmer stopped by "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Tuesday and it was a reunion of sorts since Schwimmer, 49, and Colbert, 51, were...

  • The truth about show biz, according to Javier Grillo-Marxuach

    The truth about show biz, according to Javier Grillo-Marxuach

    If all he had ever done was create "The Middleman," a madcap, madly allusive mix of sci-fi adventure, celebration and parody that ran for a season in 2008 on ABC Family (now Freeform, whatever), Javier Grillo-Marxuach would have a place on my figurative shelf of culture heroes. (It is stocked with...

  • Relativity Media is approved to exit bankruptcy but must meet judge's conditions

    Relativity Media is approved to exit bankruptcy but must meet judge's conditions

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has signaled he will approve Relativity Media's plan to exit bankruptcy, but not before Ryan Kavanaugh’s embattled studio meets certain conditions to demonstrate that it can continue its business.The conditional confirmation by Judge Michael Wiles marks an important...

  • Elizabeth Banks will play Rita Repulsa in the 'Power Rangers' movie

    Elizabeth Banks will play Rita Repulsa in the 'Power Rangers' movie

    Lionsgate's "Power Rangers" movie has its villain. Elizabeth Banks has been cast as Rita Repulsa, the evil witch bent on destroying Earth. Fans of the "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" TV series will remember that it was Rita's return that served as the catalyst for Zordon to assemble a group of "teenagers...

  • OJ Simpson not happy with TV portrayal of his former lawyer Johnnie Cochran

    OJ Simpson not happy with TV portrayal of his former lawyer Johnnie Cochran

    O.J. Simpson isn't happy with ads and interviews he's seen about a cable TV series focusing on his 1995 murder acquittal, his attorney said, but he's not upset about the way he's depicted. "What's annoying him is how they're trying to portray Johnnie Cochran," attorney Malcolm LaVergne in Las Vegas...

  • 'Gilmore Girls' creator wants Melissa McCarthy to return for reboot

    'Gilmore Girls' creator wants Melissa McCarthy to return for reboot

    A "Gilmore Girls" revival is in the works but it's unclear whether Melissa McCarthy will reprise her role as Sookie St. James. Show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino said she wants McCarthy back for the four-part Netflix reprisal but she's not optimistic because the Plainfield native is busy with multiple...

  • James Corden to host Tony Awards — but can he reverse ratings slide?

    James Corden to host Tony Awards — but can he reverse ratings slide?

    CBS has tapped one of its own comedic talents to host one of its most prestigious awards-show telecasts — but will it be enough to bring back viewers? James Corden will follow in the high-kicking footsteps of Hugh Jackman and Neil Patrick Harris as the new host of the Tony Awards ceremony, organizers...

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