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As TV Consumption Shifts, Streamers Struggle With How to Apply Programming Standards

  • Variety
When she launched her ultimately short-lived Hulu talk show “I Love You, America” in 2017, Sarah Silverman wanted to make a point. This wasn’t a traditional broadcast or cable talk show with content restrictions or language limits — and so she experimented with that freedom on her very first episode.

“Because we can — we’re streaming — why not test the limits of what we can do and see what’s what?” Silverman said, revealing a man and a woman sitting in her audience, both completely nude. “We’re on Hulu, and the human body isn’t something that Hulu deems unviewable!”

Unlike broadcast or cable networks, Hulu doesn’t have a specific standards and practices department — the kind of staffers who examine content and identify anything that might be problematic.

What Hulu does have is a policy where a cross-functional team of execs might be asked to take a look when
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56 Ending or Cancelled TV Shows for the 2019-20 Season

Here's a list of TV shows that aired (or are expected to air) during the 2019-20 season (roughly September 2019 through August 2020) but won't be back for the 2020-21 season. Not finding a show that you believe has been cancelled? Check the 2017-18 season list or the 2018-19 season list. You can also check our status pages.

Most recent additions: Marvel's Runaways (Hulu), Fresh Off the Boat (ABC), EastSiders (Netflix), The End of the F***ing World (Netflix), Mrs. Fletcher (HBO), Looking for Alaska (Hulu), Sunnyside (NBC), Grand Hotel (ABC), Dear White People (Netflix), Claws (TNT), BoJack Horseman (Netflix), Marvel's Ghost Rider (Hulu), Glow (Netflix), Muppets Live Another Day (Disney+), Bastards (Apple TV+), Glitch (Netflix), Born This Way (A&e), Ballers (HBO), Poldark (PBS), The Durrells in Corfu (PBS), The 100 (The CW), 13 Reasons Why (Netflix), Homicide Hunter: Lt Joe Kenda (Investigation Discovery), Trinkets (Netflix), Will & Grace
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Marshmello Drops New Single ‘Tongue Tied’ With Yungblud, Blackbear

Marshmello Drops New Single ‘Tongue Tied’ With Yungblud, Blackbear
Marshmello has released his latest single “Tongue Tied,” featuring Yungblud and Blackbear — with one apocalyptic music video.

The clip is directed by Christian Breslauer and stars Joey King from The Act as a young rebel in a dystopian world who — along with Yungblud, Marshmello and Blackbear — helps free a group of refugees and leads a revolt against government militants.

Yungblud closes the video with a poem: “With only clarity engulfed inside our eyes/Untactful tongues and insightful minds/We lie here, been torn apart a couple thousand times/But through
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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Debuts on Disney+ With Tony Stark’s Emotional Post-Snap Deleted Scene

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Debuts on Disney+ With Tony Stark’s Emotional Post-Snap Deleted Scene
Avengers: Endgame” has officially made its streaming debut thanks to the launch of Disney+, and Marvel Studios has rolled out a handful of must-see special features to go along with the online debut of the highest grossing film in box office history. Five “Endgame” deleted scenes with commentary from directors Joe and Anthony Russo are available to stream. The cut sequences are different from the six deleted scenes that appear on the “Endgame” Blu-ray, and one scene is the much-touted moment between Robert Downey Jr. and “13 Reasons Why” breakout actress Katherine Langford.

The Russo brothers revealed in May during an appearance on MTV’s “Happy Sad Confused” podcast that Langford was cast as the adult version of Tony Stark and Pepper Pott’s daughter Morgan (played by Lexi Rabe as a young girl). Langford filmed a dream sequence in which Tony Stark meets his teenage daughter after he snaps
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Watch: Avengers: Endgame Deleted Scene Of Tony In The Afterlife Leaks

When it was first announced that 13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford had joined the cast of Avengers: Endgame in a mysterious role, tons of theories sprung up suggesting who she might be playing. A common idea was that she could be showing up as Kate Bishop. When the film finally hit theaters, though, not only was Bishop not part of it, but Langford was nowhere to be seen, leaving many to wonder what had happened to the actress and which role she ended up in.

Over the past few months, however, more light has been shed on the situation, with the Russo brothers explaining that the actress was cast as an older version of Morgan Stark, Tony’s daughter, and she shot a scene where she appeared in a vision to Tony after he snapped his fingers at the end of the film. This deleted scene, that would’ve
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Ava DuVernay, Kat Candler to Develop Texas Labor Union Series at TNT

  • Variety
Ava DuVernay, Kat Candler to Develop Texas Labor Union Series at TNT
The “Queen Sugar” team of Kat Candler and Ava DuVernay are re-teaming for a drama series that is in development at TNT.

The currently untitled one-hour drama follows a struggling young wife and mother who, in the aftermath of a deadly oil refinery explosion that takes the life of an old friends, will go on to lead one of the biggest labor union strikes in Texas history.

Candler will serve as the writer and executive producer on the project, with DuVernay executive producing under her Array Filmworks banner. Warner Horizon Scripted Television will serve as the studio. DuVernay is currently under an overall deal with the Warner Bros. Television Group.

Warner Horizon also produces DuVernay’s Own series “Queen Sugar,” on which Candler was the showrunner for the show’s third season. She has also directed seven episodes of the series in total. Her other TV directing credits include “Dirty John,
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Labor-Union Drama From Ava DuVernay in the Works at TNT

  • The Wrap
Labor-Union Drama From Ava DuVernay in the Works at TNT
Ava DuVernay and former “Queen Sugar” showrunner Kat Candler are teaming up again for a new project that fights the power: the duo have a one-hour, modern-day “Norma Rae-esque” drama series in the works at TNT.

Here’s the logline for the currently untitled project: In the aftermath of a deadly oil refinery explosion that takes the life of an old friend, a struggling young wife and mother will go on to lead one of the biggest labor union strikes in Texas history.

Candler will write the script for the potential series, executive producing alongside DuVernay, who produces under her Array Filmworks banner.

Also Read: Ava DuVernay Calls Out Academy for Disqualifying Nigeria's First Oscar Submission

The drama hails from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, a division of the Warner Bros. Television Group, where DuVernay has an exclusive overall deal.

Candler was showrunner on Season 3 of DuVernay’s Own drama series “Queen Sugar,
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‘The Orville’: Anne Winters Joins As New Series Regular For Season 3

  • Deadline
‘The Orville’: Anne Winters Joins As New Series Regular For Season 3
Exclusive: Anne Winters (13 Reasons Why) is set as a new series regular on the upcoming third season of Seth MacFarlane’s epic space adventure series The Orville, its first season on Hulu.

Created and written by MacFarlane, in season 3 of The Orville, set 400 years in the future, the crew of the U.S.S. Orville continue their mission of exploration, as they navigate both the mysteries of the universe and the complexities of their own interpersonal relationships. MacFarlane plays Capt. Ed Mercer.

Winters will play Charly Burke. She joins the returning ensemble cast of MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman and Jessica Szohr.

The Orville is produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Fuzzy Door Productions. MacFarlane executive produces with Brannon Braga, David A. Goodman, Jason Clark, Jon Cassar, Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Howard Griffith. Alana Kleiman, Andi Bushell, Dan
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You Can't Unsee the Family Resemblance Between Josephine and Katherine Langford

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If you're wondering if actresses Josephine and Katherine Langford are related, the answer is a resounding yes! The Australian actresses have both had major breakout roles in the past year or so, and they're actually sisters who grew up together in Perth before heading to Hollywood.

Both sisters hit the big time by starring in a breakout teen/young adult drama: Katherine, of course, was the original protagonist of the Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why, and Josephine starred in the romantic drama film After. Despite being in the same industry, the sisters apparently try to keep their professional lives out of their personal relationship. In an April 2019 interview with W Magazine, Josephine said, "Everyone asks me [if we advise each other at home], and honestly the answer is no. Not to sound arrogant, but we both sort of know what we're doing."

Of course, since they're sisters in the public eye and tend to keep their professional lives separate,
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47 Hours Challenges Two Girls to Play a Deadly Game in this Trailer

Tagline: "You'll Be Dying to Play this Game." 47 Hours is an indie horror movie from director Patrick Johnson (The Crushed). The film focuses on a strange internet game, that is uploaded to two girls' phones. Once downloaded, the game forces the two girls to play a supernatural game. There are no shortage of murderous app' horror movies. But, this latest one has been compared more to "13 Reasons Why" and "Stranger Things," by the filmmakers. Starring Annie Hamilton (Desolate), Allie Marie Evans, Luke Shelton and others, this title has already had its World Premiere earlier this month and Artist View Entertainment will show the film, through a wider release, later this year. The film's early details are hosted here. Producer Andrew Stevens has talked about the film, this year. He introduces the film as "a post millennial, female-driven, psychological thriller with horror elements (B Movie Nation)." Stevens also mentions
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13 Reasons Why: Season 3: 5 Times Alex was the Best Character (& 5 Times Justin Was)

The third season of our favorite Netflix teen drama 13 Reasons Why premiered this year. While we definitely all have our favorite and least favorite characters by now, we know there's still some debate and controversy about who really is the best character to watch on our television screens. Justin Foley and Alex Standall have been at odds since the beginning of the series, and yes, a lot of this has to do with their mutual pining over Jessica Davis. In fact, we're betting some of you are Team Alex, and others are Team Justin. Well, we're here to argue that these two are actually the best characters on the show. Here are 5 times Justin proved he's the best character, and 5 times Alex did. You can determine who takes the crown. Warning: spoilers ahead.

Related: 13 Reasons Why: 5 Best Friendships (& 5 Most Toxic Ones)
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Golden Globe spotlight: Zendaya deserves first nom for her searing breakthrough turn on ‘Euphoria’

After getting her start on Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up” (2010-13) and starring in several box office hits, such as “The Greatest Showman” (2017) and “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) and its 2019 sequel “Far From Home,” Zendaya has now ventured into vastly different territory headlining HBO’s gritty teen drama “Euphoria,” which could earn her a Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Drama Actress.

Euphoria,” which aired this summer and has been renewed for a second season, follows 17-year-old Rue Bennett (Zendaya) who returns home from rehab in the pilot after a near fatal drug overdose in time to start her junior year of high school. Despite a cautiously optimistic mother, she has no intention whatsoever of staying clean. She struggles with what the future holds for her, but finds new hope thanks to her friendship/relationship with Jules (Hunter Schafer), the new girl in town. As the season dives deeper into a variety of topics,
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Drew Macdonald Offers a Theory of Relativity in ‘Perception’ at Mia (Exclusive)

  • Variety
Rome – In the hours after a blow-out beach party a body washes up on shore, bringing with it unanswered questions for a group of high school students in an Australian town. But in the 24 hours leading up to the body’s discovery, the personal biases and vices of each character are revealed, altering the storyline and proving that truth is always relative.

“Perception” is an 8 x 60’ drama series created by Drew Macdonald and produced by Australia’s Essential Media Group. The show was selected to take part in the drama series pitching competition at Mia this week. Lagardère Studios is handling international distribution and world sales.

Macdonald said the series was inspired by a quote from the novelist Douglas Adams, who wrote: “Everything you see, hear, or experience in any way at all is specific to you. You create a universe by perceiving it, so everything in the universe you perceive is specific to you.
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Netflix Misses Subscriber Growth Projections for Second Straight Quarter

  • The Wrap
For the second straight quarter, Netflix came up short of subscriber growth projections when it reported its Q3 earnings on Wednesday afternoon. Still, investors didn’t seem to mind, with the streaming giant’s stock jumping 5% in early after-hours trading after the company easily topped Wall Street’s earnings estimates.

Netflix added 6.8 million new subscribers during Q3, narrowly missing the 7 million new customers both the company and Wall Street analysts had projected. After losing U.S. subscribers for the first time last quarter, Netflix bounced back during Q3, adding 500,000 domestic customers. Internationally, Netflix added 6.3 million new customers — a 23% year-over-year increase. Altogether, Netflix now has more than 158 million global subscribers.

Netflix championed the third season of “Stranger Things” in its letter to shareholders on Wednesday, saying it was watched by 64 million accounts in the first month following its July release — setting a show record in the process. (Netflix counts a view
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Netflix Q3 Earnings Preview: Will the Streaming Giant Rebound From Its Rocky Summer?

  • The Wrap
Wednesday’s third-quarter earnings report comes at a critical time for Netflix, only weeks before deep-pocketed competitors in Disney and Apple enter the streaming battle. The streaming giant and its shareholders have been through a wild 2019. Netflix’s stock, after rocketing up more than 40% during the first half of the year, has dropped 25% since July, when the company reported underwhelming subscriber growth — punctuated by a decline in U.S. subscribers for the first time since it separated its DVD and streaming business in 2011. Despite the growing pressure on Netflix, analysts are cautiously optimistic it’ll hit its internal projections of about 7 million new subscribers. Ampere Analysis research director Richard Broughton said he’s anticipating a “bounce back” quarter from Netflix, thanks to the return of several prominent Netflix originals, including “Stranger Things” and “13 Reasons Why,” during Q3. Netflix announced “Stranger Things” Season 3 set a company record when it was
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13 Reasons Why: 5 Best Friendships (& 5 Most Toxic Ones)

The third season of the hit Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why, premiered this year. After three whole seasons of this devastating high school, we've gotten to know the characters pretty well. Whether you're team Justin, team Alex, or even team Clay, you definitely have your favorite and least favorite characters. More importantly, the characters probably do, too.

Related: 13 Reasons Why: Mbti® of the Main Characters

This group is bound by secrets, but it doesn't mean they get along. In case you're looking for a friendship model, we're here to set the record straight. Here are 5 of the best friendships on the show, and 5 that are totally toxic.
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13 Reasons Why: Mbti® of the Main Characters

The hit Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why, premiered its third season in 2019. While Hannah Baker is no longer present, there are still plenty of interesting, dynamic, and unique characters to go around. It's likely that most of us relate to some of the characters more than others and have our favorites.

Related: 13 Reasons Why Characters Sorted into Their Hogwarts Houses

However, have you ever wondered what personality type these characters are, and which one you most closely align with? Well, we've made a list. Here are 10 characters from this incredible show and their Myer-Briggs Type Indicator®.
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29 Times Brandon Larracuente Made Us Completely Melt With His Smile

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If you're one of the Og fans of Bloodline or 13 Reasons Why, then you're no stranger to Brandon Larracuente. The 24-year-old actor has been in a handful of shows and movies since the early 2010s, but he's really started to gain a following for his work in recent years. Now, with a new TV series lined up for 2020 - a reboot of Party of Five - where he's the main character, we can guarantee you'll be seeing a lot of his face - and we can't get enough of it. If you agree, keep reading for 29 of his hottest moments.
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‘The Politician’ Review: Ryan Murphy’s First Netflix Series Is an Empty Teen Comedy About Emptiness

‘The Politician’ Review: Ryan Murphy’s First Netflix Series Is an Empty Teen Comedy About Emptiness
In the first scene of “The Politician,” Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) is in the midst of a college admissions interview at Harvard; specifically, he’s at the height of a clearly rehearsed speech about his grand plan to become the next President of the United States. This clean-cut, over-prepared high school senior has studied past presidents to discern critical shared characteristics, and he’s following in their most effective footsteps to his own seat at the White House. As far as he’s concerned, Ronald Reagan created the modern presidency — “the presidency of television and celebrity.” “People like to think of their presidents as characters on TV,” Payton says. “Most actually never meet them in real life.”

But that’s as close as he comes to talking about Donald Trump, and it’s as close as “The Politician” comes to acknowledging the general state of modern politics as a lawless
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13 Reasons Why Characters Sorted into Their Hogwarts Houses

The third season of this hit Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why, just came out, and it's safe to say we're still in love with every single one of these dynamic characters.

Related: 13 Reasons Why: 10 Hidden Details Fans Missed

For Harry Potter fans out there (which is all of you), have you ever wondered which Hogwarts House these interesting characters would get sorted into? Well, you no longer have to wonder, because we did it for you. Here are 10 of the main characters and what house the sorting hat decided was their destiny.
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