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Deadline Hollywood reports:  Netflix should add a disclaimer to The Crown making clear to its 195M subscribers that the royal drama is partly a work of fiction, according to the UK government. Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has piled pressure on the streamer to address historic fabrications in its flagship series, which is penned by Peter Morgan and produced by Left …

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Deadline Hollywood reports: Heart’s Ann Wilson says a biopic about her band Heart is being produced for Amazon. The singer of the classic rock band made the announcement to host Lyndsey Parker on SiriusXM’s Volume West show. Wilson said Carrie Brownstein of the punk band Sleater-Kinney and the costar of IFC’s Portlandia, will write and direct. The Heart story will …

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Variety reports: Music legends Van Morrison and Eric Clapton have announced a new single, “Stand and Deliver,” in support of Morrison’s Save Live Music campaign. The blues track was written by Morrison and is performed by Clapton. Morrison, best known for songs like “Brown Eyed Girl,” “Domino” and “Wild Night,” as well as seminal albums “Moondance” and “Astral Weeks,” released …

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Playbill reports: Our unruly hearts are bursting after watching the latest trailer for The Prom, coming to Netflix December 11. Check it out below – including a sneak peek at newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman singing, along with show-stopping moments from Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Andrew Rannells, Keegan-Michael Key, and Ariana DeBose. The new trailer dives more …

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Thanksgiving All Day Open Thread

On what is surely the most unusual Thanksgiving Day of our lives, use this post to weigh in with your favorite dishes and recipes. Tell us about your plans for the day and how they’re different from Thanksgivings in the Before Times. I’ll bump this post up throughout the day as news items arise. Typically this is the slowest news …

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Variety reports: China’s ByteDance submitted a revised proposal related to the sale of TikTok to U.S. buyers to the Trump administration, which said it extended the deadline for the divestment until Dec. 4. President Trump previously ordered Beijing-based ByteDance to sell TikTok to American buyers by Nov. 12, alleging that the short-form video app represents a national security threat from …

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Variety reports: Prep for this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC had already been basting for months when the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers to cook up a new way to pull it off. Many of those ingredients still remain: Musical performances, balloons, floats and a Santa Claus finale. But as the months went on and it became apparent that …

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The New York Post reports: Greg Norman has delighted fans with a revealing pic on Instagram. The 65-year-old golfing legend posted three photos of himself with his pooch on the beach captioning it, “A man and his dog on a Sunday.” But one photo in particular caught people’s attention — with his impressive abs and even more impressive features on …

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The Hollywood Reporter reports: Thousands of people jammed roads for miles in Atlanta on Sunday to try to get boxes of food and gift cards donated by entertainer Tyler Perry. Tyler Perry Studios said they had enough boxes of canned vegetables and $25 gift cards for 5,000 families to drive through and pick up. The studio said it was out …

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Variety reports: Newsmax and OAN operate much smaller businesses than MSNBC, Fox News or CNN, but in the days following the election have benefited by refusing to acknowledge that Joe Biden is the president-elect and that Trump’s term will come to an end on January 20. Speculation has swirled for months that Trump and his family might work with one …

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Deadline Hollywood reports: Conan O’Brien’s departure from late-night linear television after 28 years is shining a spotlight on the sustainability of the nightly format outside of the broadcast networks. O’Brien, who will end his TBS show in June 2021, is heading to HBO Max for a weekly variety show. It comes after a storied career hosting NBC’s Late Night, between …

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Playbill reports: Mean Girls Tony nominee Tina Fey will host One Night Only: The Best of Broadway, which will air December 10 at 8 PM ET on NBC. Celebrating the resilient Broadway community, the two-hour special will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Cast members from several Broadway productions—including Ain’t Too Proud–The Life and Times of The Temptations, Chicago, Jagged Little …

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Deadline Hollywood reports: Name That Tune is returning to screens with Jane Krakowski hosting a rebooted series for Fox. Former American Idol judge Randy Jackson is set as band leader for the show, which will premiere on January 6 after The Masked Singer. It comes from Fox Alternative Entertainment, Prestige Entertainment, which owns the rights to the show, and Holey …

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Courtesy of our friends at Mighty Real, tonight we have a giveaway of ten physical copies of Kylie Minogue’s new release, DISCO, which is out today. Kylie’s new studio album ‘DISCO’ is out now via BMG. ‘DISCO’ is the fifteenth studio album from the pop icon, and the first new music since her Number One album ‘Golden’, released in 2018. It features lead single ‘Say Something’, …

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Variety reports: The Kazakh American Association is requesting the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Directors Guild of America Awards and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards bar Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” from awards consideration for what it deems racist portrayal of Kazakhs. The petition follows a request to cancel the release of the Amazon Prime …

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Variety reports: HBO Max has released the first trailer for Meryl Streep and Steven Soderbergh’s highly anticipated film “Let Them All Talk.” The comedy follows a renowned author, Alice Hughes (Streep), who embarks on a journey with old friends in the hopes of healing old wounds. Her nephew also comes along to accompany the ladies, until he finds himself involved …

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Playbill reports: The Broadway casts of The Lion King and Aladdin as well as the North American touring company of Frozen will join forces for the upcoming ABC special The Disney Holiday Singalong. The Disney cast members will reunite at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre (home of Disney’s Aladdin), which has remained dark since the coronavirus shutdown, to sing the Frozen …

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Variety reports: Patient viewers of Netflix’s royal drama “The Crown” are in for a serious pay-off with season 4, which introduces Princess Diana for the first time and delights in the painful tension between the Queen and then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. “Up until [this] point, we had been in deep history. But I do think this is the first of …

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People Magazine reports: Dolly Parton is redefining what it means to age. The country music icon, who turns 75 in January, joins Oprah Winfrey for an all-new episode of Apple TV+’s The Oprah Conversation airing Friday — and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look! “As you reach each milestone age, I want to know what impact, if any, does the …

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Variety reports: Jeffrey Toobin has been fired by The New Yorker following an investigation into last month’s incident in which he exposed himself on a work Zoom call. On Oct. 19, it was revealed that The New Yorker had suspended Toobin after he exposed himself on a Zoom call with New Yorker staffers and the radio station WNYC. According to …

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