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Reg E. Cathey, Star of ‘House of Cards’ and ‘The Wire,’ Dies at 59
A great loss for the acting community today, as one of its most recognizable supporting players has passed away. House of Cards, Fantastic Four and The Wire vet Reg E. Cathey has died at the age of 59, reports confirm.
John Mahoney, Star of ‘Frasier,’ Dies at 77
One of TV’s most beloved fathers has sadly passed away. Reports confirm that John Mahoney, best known for his role as the curmudgeonly Martin Crane across eleven seasons of Frasier, died in Chicago at the age of 77.
‘This Is Us’ Simmers Crock-Pot Feud in New Super Bowl Promo
This Is Us fans will have to wait until after the Super Bowl to learn the exact circumstances of Jack’s fate, but Crock-Pot is getting an early reprieve. Following fan uproar over the appliance brand’s involvement in a deadly fictional fire, Milo Ventimiglia and NBC try to squash the beef with a new ad.
Rose Marie, Star of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ Dies at 94
Another TV icon has been lost in an already-difficult 2017. Reports confirm that The Dick Van Dyke Show icon and Hollywood Squares veteran Rose Marie has passed away at the extended age of 94.
‘Today’ Host Matt Lauer Fired Over Imminent Sexual Harassment Allegations
Yet another major news figure has been removed from their post over reports of sexual harassment. Ahead of word that Today anchor Matt Lauer would be outed as a serial sexual harasser, NBC News and Today have confirmed the long-time host will step down.
Carol Burnett Gets ‘A Little Help’ With New Netflix Kids Interview Show
We’ve seen Netflix pull some incredible comedy talent, but Carol Burnett is on another level. The revered and iconic comedienne will host her very own show on the streaming service, interviewing children with A Little Help from a first teaser.
Adam West, TV’s ‘Batman,’ Dies at 88
We’ve lost one of comic and TV culture’s most enduring favorites, as original Batman star Adam West has passed away. The smooth-voiced star became iconic for his portrayal of the ‘60s Caped Crusader, earning a place in the pop culture pantheon over the decades.
New ‘Making a Murderer’ Episodes Confirmed to Premiere in 2017
We’re still not sure what to expect from Season 2 of Netflix’s true-crime breakout Making a Murderer; whether new episodes could arrive in installments, or if the case takes significant serves between now and then. Nonetheless, Netflix now confirms we’ll be seeing more updates on the Steven Avery case with fresh episodes this year.
SNL Writer Suspended Indefinitely After Barron Trump Tweet
SNL writers understandably channel their feelings toward Donald Trump into comedy on a weekly basis, but aren’t immune to crossing lines. NBC seems to agree, as a writer has been given an indefinite suspension for a tweet about Trump’s son Barron.
Hulu Will Follow Netflix’s Lead With Offline Viewing Option
The streaming and cord-cutting markets could look very different in a few year’s time, but Netlfix took a huge leap forward in granting subscribers the ability to download and watch their favorite content without an internet connection. Now, it appears as if Hulu will follow suit, planning to roll out an offline option in the coming months.