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  • Reuters: Entertainment News 17 hours 59 min ago
    • Participants dressed as Star Wars characters march in the 85th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 27, 2016.
    • Disney gave no details on "Star Wars: Episode IX," about which little is known except that it will be directed by Colin Trevorrow.
    • "Episode IX" completes the trilogy that began after Disney bought George Lucas's Lucasfilm in a $4 billion deal in 2012.
    • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which reunited the original cast of the first 1977 film, was released in December 2015, and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is due to open worldwide on Dec. 15, 2017.
    • The studio gave no explanation for the change in the release date for the asyet untitled film that had been originally scheduled for July 2019.
  • CNN.com Entertainment 18 hours 59 min ago
    • A sortof TV news version of "30 Rock" overseen by that show's stewards, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, "Great News" recycles gags as old as "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
    • Yet with the exception of Sorkin's forays into the medium, TV shows about TV are almost invariably clich├ęd a pattern that continues with NBC's new comedy "Great News." (CNN) Watching another show set in the world of TV news is good cause to pine for the work of Aaron Sorkin.
    • Nevertheless, if TV writers bring such a blunt, heavyhanded approach to fictional TV, just imagine what they do to lawyers, doctors and cops.
    • The best bits, however, come more in spite of the TV environment than because of it.
    • And like most of the TV shows that even satirically seek to pull back the curtain on one of America's favorite pastimes, that's about as much good news as "Great News" can muster.
  • Reuters: Entertainment News 19 hours 38 min ago
    • "Tucker Carlson Tonight" beat out all other programs on U.S. cable news Monday.
    • Bill O'Reilly's "The O'Reilly Factor" averaged nearly 4 million viewers during the first quarter of 2017.
    • Jenny Craig and menswear company Untuckit, both major advertisers on O'Reilly's show, had commercials Monday night as well.
    • EDT slot; the 2.8 million was similar to what Carlson averaged.
    • "Hannity" averaged 2.6 million at 10 p.m.
  • Reuters: Entertainment News 19 hours 52 min ago
    • Cast members (LR) Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Pom Klementieff, Chris Pratt, Kurt Russell, Karen Gillan, director James Gunn and Michael Rooker pose as they attend a premiere of the film 'Guardians of the galaxy, Vol. 2' in London, Britain, April 24, 2017.
    • REUTERS/Hannah McKay Actor Zoe Saldana attends a premiere of the film 'Guardians of the galaxy, Vol. 2' in London April 24, 2017.
    • REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON Actress Zoe Saldana is happy release dates for the longanticipated sequels to 2009 box office smash hit "Avatar" have been announced, joking she does not want to get "too old" to not be able to do her own stunts in the adventure fantasy.
    • Speaking to Reuters at the London premiere of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" on Monday night, Saldana welcomed the announcement.
    • A sequel had been first eyed for 2014 but was delayed.
  • CNN.com Entertainment 19 hours 57 min ago
    • Abigail Breslin looks like she's having the "time of her life" in the first look at ABC's "Dirty Dancing" remake.
    • The threehour filmed musical is based on the classic 1987 movie starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey.
    • The film promises to answer questions left unanswered in the original, including what happened between Baby and Castle after their summer romance.
    • The promo guarantees the most famous line from the film made the cut: "Nobody puts Baby in the corner."
    • Related: First photos of the 'Dirty Dancing' remake
  • Reuters: Entertainment News 19 hours 58 min ago
    • The last surviving male northern white rhino named 'Sudan' grazes at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia national park, Kenya June 14, 2015.
    • REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo Wardens assist the last surviving male northern white rhino named 'Sudan' as it grazes at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia national park, Kenya June 14, 2015.
    • Scientists would use Sudan's sperm to fertilise an egg from one of the two last northern white rhino females: 17yearold Satu or 27yearold Najin.
    • The embryo will be implanted in a surrogate southern white rhino, a far more common species.
    • "We tried everything to get them to mate naturally," said Elodie Sampere, the marketing manager at Kenya's Ol Pejeta conservancy, where all three white rhinos are accompanied by 24hour armed guards.
  • CNN.com Entertainment 21 hours 29 min ago
    • The audience inside the "Dancing with the Stars" ballroom felt anything but glee over Heather Morris and Maksim Chmerkovskiy's shocking elimination.
    • But the former "Glee" star is taking it all in stride.
    • I was just happy to be there," Morris said on "Good Morning America."
    • She and Chmerkovskiy received a perfect score for their Rumba to TLC's "Waterfalls" on Monday night's episode.
    • Chmerkovskiy did not appear alongside Morris on "GMA" Tuesday morning due to an incident that took place at the home he shares with fiancee and fellow "DWTS" pro Peta Murgatroyd, according to Morris.
  • CNN.com Entertainment 21 hours 39 min ago
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