Kevin Nealon Remembers Garry Shandling, One Year Later

Amid the crop of notable and creative entertainers who died last year, it did not go unnoticed that the world lost an inventive and trail-blazing comedian. Most remember Garry Shandling from his groundbreaking TV series, “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” and “The Larry Sanders Show,” or from his brilliant stand-up comedy.

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HBO Renews Pete Holmes Comedy ‘Crashing’ for Second Season

Pete Holmes is going to be “Crashing” with HBO for another season. The comedy series about a struggling standup comedian trying to make it in New York has been renewed for season two. Exec produced by Holmes and Judd Apatow, “Crashing” bowed Feb. 19 to strong reviews.

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Alison Brie Joins Dan Harmon for a ‘Community’ Reunion on the ‘Dr. Ken’ Season Finale

Go, Human Beings! Alison Brie has signed on to the ” Community” reunion that will be the season finale of ABC’s ” Dr. Ken.” Brie joins “Community” co-creator Dan Harmon for the episode, which will see star Ken Jeong’s character auditioning for a role on Harmon’s new show.

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Mahershala Ali Becomes First Muslim Actor to Win an Oscar

Mahershala Ali made history at Sunday night’s Oscars, becoming the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award. He won the first award of the night, best supporting actor, for “Moonlight.” It was one of the more uneasy races in the major categories.

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ABC Shifts ‘When We Rise’ Airdate to Accommodate Trump Congressional Address

Dustin Lance Black’s eight-hour paean to the LGBT civil rights movement, ” When We Rise,” was initially supposed to air over four straight nights, from Monday, Feb. 27, through Thursday, Mar. 2. Thanks to a recently scheduled Congressional address by newly-minted President Donald Trump, ABC has had to modify those plans.

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The 11 Most Underrated Movies of 2016

Although 2016 is a record-breaking year in ticket sales at the U.S. box office, that statistic doesn’t tell the whole story. In fact, it’s the best of times and the worst of times at the movies. Big-screen epics like “Rogue One” are striking it rich, but independent movies have never had a tougher time competing for an audience’s limited attention.

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Molly Shannon to Guest Star on CBS Comedy ‘Life In Pieces’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Molly Shannon will guest star in an episode of ” Life In Pieces” on CBS, Variety has learned exclusively. The “Saturday Night Live” alum will play Allie, a private chef who is hired by Jen (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Greg (Colin Hanks) to cook them a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, but when she has too much to drink, everything goes haywire.

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‘The View’ Hosts Secret Reunion With Meredith Vieira, Star Jones and Debbie Matenopoulos

Fans of ” The View,” no need to adjust your TV screens. It’s not really 1997. But the ABC morning talk show kicked off with a clever surprise on Friday morning, when original co-hosts Meredith Vieira, Star Jones and Debbie Matenopoulos joined Joy Behar at the Hot Topics Table.

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‘Will & Grace’ Cast to Reunite Again for Hillary Clinton Fundraiser

The cast of ” Will & Grace” is reuniting for a Los Angeles fundraiser for Hillary Clinton. Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally are the headliners for an Oct. 27 event at the home of Michael Lombardo and Sonny Ward, according to an invite.

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Robert De Niro on Trump: ‘I’d Like to Punch Him in the Face’

Robert De Niro lashed out at Donald Trump in a video that aired on Friday on Megyn Kelly ‘s “The Kelly File,” telling viewers that he’d “like to punch him in the face.” De Niro’s remarks came in a video produced by Anonymous Content, which has been making a series of short interviews for a voter initiative called #Vote YourFuture.

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