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Disney+ Marvel Series 'Echo' Begins Production, Reveals First Look (TV News Roundup)

Disney+ Marvel Series ‘Echo’ Begins Production, Reveals First Look (TV News Roundup)

“Echo,” a new MCU series starring Alaqua Cox, has begun production, Disney has announced. The series is a spinoff of last year’s Disney+ Marvel show “Hawkeye,” which featured the debut of Cox as Maya Lopez. Created by David Mack and Joe Quesada in 1999 as a supporting character for the superhero Daredevil, Maya Lopez, aka …

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Kevin Feige Wows Advertisers at Disney Upfront With Big Teases for Marvel's Disney+ Projects

Kevin Feige Wows Advertisers at Disney Upfront With Big Teases for Marvel’s Disney+ Projects

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige came out to excite the crowd at Disney’s Tuesday upfront presentation to advertisers in New York City. Among the MCU treats Feige brought were the trailer and premiere date for Tatiana Maslany’s “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” and revealing that “Loki” Season 2 will be going into production in the coming …

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Netflix Scraps Several Animated Projects, Including Ava DuVernay's 'Wings of Fire' and 'Antiracist Baby' (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix Scraps Several Animated Projects, Including Ava DuVernay’s ‘Wings of Fire’ and ‘Antiracist Baby’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has pulled the plug on several animated projects, including “Wings of Fire,” from executive producer Ava DuVernay; “Antiracist Baby,” a series aimed at preschoolers; and “With Kind Regards From Kindergarten,” a film tailored to youngsters. The streaming service also scrapped “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You,” a documentary intended to serve as a companion piece …

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'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Returns to Brooklyn for Shows This Fall, First Time in Three Years

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Returns to Brooklyn for Shows This Fall, First Time in Three Years

ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is returning to Brooklyn for its sixth visit to the borough, marking its first time broadcasting back in New York since 2019 (before the COVID-19 pandemic put such trips to a halt, of course). The late night talk show will once again tape in front of a live studio audience at …

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'Bachelor in Paradise' Takes 'Dancing With the Stars' Slot, Will Air Four Hours Weekly

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Takes ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Slot, Will Air Four Hours Weekly

ABC set its fall 2022 schedule Tuesday, revealing summer staple “Bachelor in Paradise” will be taking over the longtime Monday home of “Dancing With the Stars” as that series moves to Disney+. The “Bachelor” spinoff will also be airing on Tuesdays, marking four full hours of the dating show per week on ABC’s fall primetime …

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Gives Emotional Cannes Opening Night Speech: 'The Dictator Will Lose'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Gives Emotional Cannes Opening Night Speech: ‘The Dictator Will Lose’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy outshone all of the stars at the Cannes Film Festival after he addressed the opening night crowd of actors and filmmakers, delivering an emotional plea on behalf of his war-torn country. Appearing via video link, Zelenskyy had festival-goers dabbing their eyes. “We continue fighting,” Zelenskyy said. “We have no choice but …

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'Celebrity Jeopardy!'  Primetime Spinoff Set at ABC, Mayim Bialik Expected to Host

‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’ Primetime Spinoff Set at ABC, Mayim Bialik Expected to Host

ABC has ordered new primetime “Jeopardy!” spinoff series “Celebrity Jeopardy!” The series is set to premiere as part of the Disney-owned broadcaster’s fall slate, airing alongside “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” on Sundays. Notably included in the announcement for “Celebrity Jeopardy!,” which came alongside ABC’s reveal of its Fall 2022-2023 schedule Tuesday, was this line: “A …

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Disney+ Won't Take Ads for Alcohol, Politics to Keep Venue Family Friendly

Disney+ Won’t Take Ads for Alcohol, Politics to Keep Venue Family Friendly

Not every marketer is likely to get its commercials on a new ad-supported version of Disney+. The popular streaming service — home to Marvel movies, the “Star Wars” series and hours of signature kids’ programming — is about to unveil a new ad-supported tier, part of a broader move by big entertainment companies like Disney …

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A Galactic Version of 1980s Coming-of-Age Adventures

A Galactic Version of 1980s Coming-of-Age Adventures

Rumors first circulated in February that Tom Holland’s “Spider-Man” director Jon Watts was circulating a “Star Wars” television series at Disney+, but a new report from Vanity Fair now confirms the show. Lucasfilm gave no plot details about the project. Vanity Fair reports the show is being developed under the code name “Grammar Rodeo,” which …

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'Wheel of Fortune' Hits the Road with First-Ever Live Tour (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Wheel of Fortune’ Hits the Road with First-Ever Live Tour (EXCLUSIVE)

“Wheel of Fortune” is going on its first-ever live tour. “Wheel of Fortune Live!” is set to travel across North America for a tour of over 60 dates starting on September 8, offering fans a unique experience of the massively popular game show. The tour is produced by Right Angle Entertainment in partnership with Sony …

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