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Discover Star Trek Discovery – Behind-The-Scenes Video!

Star Trek: Discovery behind-the-scenes – Photo courtesy of CBS All Access.

Ahead of Star Trek: Discovery’s premiere on September 24th, CBS All Access has posted a behind the scenes video that features cast and creators talking about the series.

It includes some intriguing new footage – including a better look at First Officer Michael Burnham’s adoptive father, Sarek.

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Superstar Lineup Adds Drama To America’s Got Talent Season Finale!

Country superstars Shania Twain and Kelly Clarkson lead an impressive list of guests for this week’s America’s Got Talent season finale.

The two will be joined by Derek Hough, James Arthur, comic Kevin Nealon, internationally renowned ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and Season 2 AGT winner Terry Fator.

America’s Got Talent wraps up its season with a double-length installment on Wednesday, September 20th (NBC, 8/7C).  Auditions for the next season of “America’s Got Talent” are currently underway.

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Hulu Breaks The Ice for Streamers at 609th Primetime Emmy Awards®!

The Handmaid’s Tale – Offred (Elisabeth Moss) – Photo courtesy of Hulu.

Shocking confession time: I didn’t watch the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards® last night – and apparently missed an historic evening.

Hulu became the first streaming service to win the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series plus nine other awards including, among others, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – finishing with ten on the night.

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John Le Carré Opens Up To 60 Minutes!

He’s written some of the most acclaimed spy thrillers ever written and, 86-years old, he’s not done yet.

John Le Carré has a lively conversation with Steve Kroft for this week’s 60 Minutes.

Among his revelations: he was an agent in Britain’s famed MI6; and finishing a novel puts him into a depression – but he already has an idea for his next book!

60 Minutes airs Sundays on CBS (7/6C).

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Through the Eyes of a Child Featurette: First They Killed My Father!

Loung Ung’s gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978 is the source material for Angelina Jolie’s film First They Killed My Father.

A new featurette stresses how we follow events through  Luong’s eyes as a child from the age of five to nine.

First They Killed My Father recently screened at TIFF and launches globally on Netflix on September 15.

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Michael Stuhlbarg Joins The Cast of Gore!

Michael Stuhlbarg will play Gore Vidal’s longtime companion in the Netflix film, Gore – based on Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal by Michael Hoffman and Jay Parini (who also wrote the screenplay).

Also joining the cast are Douglas Booth, Freya Mavor, Nikolai Kinski and Griffin Dunne.

Gore is slated for release in 2018.

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Adria Arjona Joins the Cast of Amazon’s Good Omens!

Good Omens – Adria Arjona – Photo by Mike Rosenthal/Courtesy of Amazon Prime Video.

Adria Arjona will take on the role of Anathema Device, practical occultist and descendant of the ancient witch Agnes Nutter in Amazon Prime Video’s Good Omens.

Michael Sheen will star as the somewhat fussy angel and rare-book dealer Aziraphale, and David Tennant will play his opposite number, the fast living demon Crowley.

Also joining the cast is Nina Sosanya as Sister Mary Loquacious of the Chattering Order of St Beryl.

Good Omens will launch globally on Prime Video in 2019.

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SundanceTV’s Deutschland86 Begins Production in South Africa and Berlin

Deutschland86: Season 2 – Aunt Lenora (Maria Schrader) and Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay) – Photo courtesy of SundanceTV.

The sequel to Deutchsland83, Deutschland86, has begun production – shooting in South Africa and Berlin.

The second season picks up three years later with Martin Rauch, his Aunt Lenora and their colleagues at the East German foreign intelligence agency (HVA) abandoned by Moscow and desperate for cash.

A premiere date is TBD.

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