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Mike Myers Teams Up With Austin Powers Producer For Netflix Comedy

Mike Myers is set to star in a new half-hour comedy series for Netflix, in which he’ll play multiple characters. This will be a six-episode limited series that Myers is producing alongside Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me producer John Lyons and The Gong Show producer Jason Weinberg. Details about the title or the plot of the series were not made available. The Netflix series will be his first scripted show telling a continuous narrative.. ...Read Full Story

Lollapalooza Festival Announces Full Lineup And Ticket Information

Lollapalooza announced the daily lineup and released single-day tickets for the festival today.  The Chicago festival is spread across four days with over 180 bands.  The festival was created in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction singer Perry Farrell as a farewell tour for his band. The touring festival ran annually until 1997 and was revived again in 2003. In 2005, it found its home in Chicago at Grant Park where it has been ever since. For its 25th anniversary in 2016, the festival extended from three days to four. . ...Read Full Story

Lori Loughlin And Husband Mossimo Giannulli Plead Not Guilty In College Admissions Scam

According to court documents filed on Monday, actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they took part in the sweeping college admissions bribery scam. The couple is accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters admitted to the University of Southern California as crew recruits, even though neither is a rower.. ...Read Full Story

Chip And Joanna Gaines To Launch Their Own Cable Network In 2020

On Wednesday, Discovery announced that Chip and Joanna Gaines will soon be getting their own cable TV channel as part of the launch of a new multi-platform media company led by the pair. The still unnamed network will debut in summer 2020 and take over the space currently occupied by the DIY Network, which reaches 52 million US homes, Discovery said. A new subscription streaming service is also in the plans.. ...Read Full Story

AMC Launching A Third ‘Walking Dead’ Series For 2020

AMC has announced it is green-lighting a third scripted series set in the world of The Walking Dead. According to the network, the series “will feature two young female protagonists and focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever. Grown-up and cemented in their identities, both good and bad.”. ...Read Full Story

Lori Loughlin, Her Husband And 14 Parents Face New Charges In College Admissions Case

On Tuesday, actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, along with 14 other parents, were hit with a new money laundering charge, this in the wake of the college admissions bribery scheme. The new charges come a day after actress Felicity Huffman and 12 other parents and a coach agreed to plead guilty. An indictment brought Tuesday adds a charge of money laundering conspiracy against the couple and 14 other parents.. ...Read Full Story

Adam Sandler To Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ For The First Time On May 4

Adam Sandler, who got his start on “Saturday Night Live” as a writer and cast member, is returning to the show to host it for the first time. NBC announced Friday that Sandler is schedule to host on May 4 and will be accompanied by musical guest Shawn Mendes. “We are happy to welcome Adam back to ‘SNL’ in what is sure to be a special night,” executive producer Lorne Michaels said in a statement Friday.. ...Read Full Story

Netflix Renews Ricky Gervais Series “After Life” For Season 2

Streaming service Netflix announced that the Ricky Gervais-created comedy-drama series “After Life” will return next year for a six-episode second season. Gervais created the series, and wrote and directed each episode in Season 1.  On “After Life” he portrays a widower who contemplates suicide before deciding to live long enough to punish the world for his wife’s cancer-related death. . ...Read Full Story