Jimmy Kimmel Returns To Brooklyn, Vowing To Be “As Artisanal As It Gets”

Jimmy Kimmel Returns To Brooklyn, Vowing To Be “As Artisanal As It Gets”

Jimmy Kimmel kicked off his third time doing his ABC late-night show from Brooklyn noting, “Last time we were here, people asked, ‘Will you ever come back?’ And I said ‘Only if you promise to open 2,000 new cold-press juice shops’.” “And you did. So here we are. You kept your word, I keep my word,” Kimmel enthused. “And it’s especially great to be able to do our show here at BAM [Brooklyn Academy of Music] one last time before they turn it into a Whole Foods store.” His…Read full…

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‘The New Mutants’ Will Kick Off an ‘X-Men’ Horror Trilogy With Practical Effects

‘The New Mutants’ Will Kick Off an ‘X-Men’ Horror Trilogy With Practical Effects

Last week we got our first look at The New Mutants with a trailer showcasing the X-Men spin-off as a full-fledged horror movie. Around the same time, cowriter/director Josh Boone shared some additional info about the teen superhero movie with IGN, including the fact that he’s planning a trilogy. Here’s what we learned from the interview:  Will the New Mutants trilogy continue the horror elements? Yes, this was always pitched as a horror trilogy through all three movies, but it won’t be as consistent as that sounds. They will “all be their own distinct kind of…

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Trevor Noah Probes Chicago Murder Rate To Kick Off ‘The Daily Show’ Windy City Week

Trevor Noah Probes Chicago Murder Rate To Kick Off ‘The Daily Show’ Windy City Week

Trevor Noah is in Chicago this week, for The Daily Show Undesked Chicago 2017: Let’s Do This Before It Gets Too Damn Cold. For opening night, he took the obvious route, breaking down the town’s reputation as the most dangerous city in America. The South African comic told his very receptive Athenaeum Theatre audience that murder rates are higher in St. Louis, Baltimore, Memphis and Cleveland. “It really sucks that people call Chicago the most dangerous city in America…Read full story

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Univision Goes Dark On Verizon FiOS In Carriage Dispute

Univision Goes Dark On Verizon FiOS In Carriage Dispute

In a surprise move, Univision was dropped from Verizon FiOS today at about 5 PM East Coast time, where most of the 5 million or so affected customers are. The Spanish-language broadcaster issued a statement about the channel-drop this afternoon: At 5pm EST on October 16, 2017, entirely without warning, Verizon pulled Univision’s signal from both its FiOS and mobile platforms, leaving consumers without access to the news, information and entertainment they rely on. Verizon…Read full story

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‘The Gifted’ Recap: “eXodus” – Who Protects the Unprotected?

‘The Gifted’ Recap: “eXodus” – Who Protects the Unprotected?

There’s a short window for a new TV show to find its footing these days. Most TV shows don’t, crashing and burning under the monumentally difficult task of telling a good story. However, when a show does take flight, it’s pretty gratifying to see. After two thoroughly mediocre episodes, The Gifted has proven itself one of those rare shows that has worked out a winning formula early on in its run. “eXodus” was everything an X-Men TV show should be — a story of prejudice and found family — and if…

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