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Daily Archives: September 27, 2017

'Will & Grace' reboot breathes fresh life into familiar characters

Sure, it’s just a comedy, but among all the recent TV reboots and resuscitations — “Star Trek,” “Dynasty,” “Gilmore Girls,” “Full House,” “SWAT” — “Will & Grace” has the most at stake upon its return to prime time. The show, which makes its comeback Thursday after 11 years off the air, boosted the mainstreaming of LGBTQ culture by featuring two ...

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This Is Us Star Susan Kelechi Watson Nearly Quit Acting Before Beth Pearson Came Along

When Sterling K. Brown accepted the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his work on NBC’s breakout hit This Is Us, he gave a charming shout-out to his onscreen wife, Susan Kelechi Watson: “It’s my pleasure to rep black love with you, sister,” he said, beaming. “Let’s keep doing it like Martin and Gina.” According to ...

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Metal Singer Kristina Esfandiari on Using Dark Sounds to Heal

On a balmy August night, the musician Kristina Esfandiari rattled the pews of a Brooklyn church with thunderous riffs and her distinctive vocals – which moved from a whimper to a wail. For this gig, the bicoastal musician wasn’t performing with her acclaimed Bay Area hard-rock band King Woman, who released the doom-laced and drone-laden Created in the Image of Suffering earlier this ...

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'Music City': CMT Is Making a Nashville Version of 'The Hills'

Country fans, your new guilty reality TV pleasure is coming to CMT.  From the creator of Laguna Beach and The Hills, Adam DiVello, comes the unscripted Music City, set in Nashville, Tennessee, and follows a group of young, emerging artists as they attempt to break big while balancing complicated personal lives and relationships. The show will air alongside CMT and Lionsgate’s scripted ...

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