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Is Drop the Mic the New Carpool Karaoke?

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Since Carpool Karaoke is going international, it seems that The Late Late Show’s James Corden is looking to continue to conquer the world with another hot virally compatible idea: Drop the Mic – a kind of rap battle in which the opponents freestyle dis each other.

Corden’s got skills, but he keeps getting shown up by the unexpected talents of the likes of Anne Hathaway and, last night, not only David Schwimmer, but a Rebel Wilson who was tired of ‘white boy raps’ so she came on down and stole the show.

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Presenters for The 70th Annual Tony Awards Announced!

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Tony Award-winnerJames Corden, of The Late Late Show with James Corden, will host The 70th Annual Tony Awards.

Presenters will include Cate Blanchett, Nathan, Lane, Steve Martin, Oprah Winfrey and more.

The 70th Annual tony Awards will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre on CBS (Sunday, June 12th, 8/7C). For more, follow the jump.

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Meditation on Depression Teaser: Bojack Horseman Season 3 Premiere Set!

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The critically acclaimed animated series Bojack Horseman is about to enter its third season of denouncing the very critics who love it while asking important questions like ‘Why is Mr. Peanutbutter so annoying?’

The show’s third season premiere date is unveiled in a new teaser – which you can view after the break.

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Freeform Celebrate Father’s Day With Freeform’s Funday Father’s Day Weekend!

"FINDING NEMO 3D" (L-R) NEMO and MARLIN. ©2012 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.
“FINDING NEMO 3D” (L-R) NEMO and MARLIN. ©2012 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

With Father’s Day looming on the horizon, Freeform announces its Funday Father’s Day Weekend – a weekend long opportunity to bond with Dad over classic animated films like Disney’s snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Despicable Me.

Freeform’s “Funday” Father’s Day weekend programming event starts Saturday, June 18th and continues through Sunday, June 19th. Follow the jump for highlights.

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The 50th CMA Awards aka The Brad & Carrie Show!

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The 50th Annual CMA Awards will, once again, be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood (it’s turning into a steady gig for them!).

Between the pair they have 20 CMA Awards, so with that and hosting several times, they have to be among the most comfortable awards show hosts around.

The CMA Awards honor the best in country music as voted on by their peers. ABC will broadcast the 50th Annual CMA Awards live from Nashville on Wednesday, November 2nd (8/7C). For more, follow the jump.

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Digital Series Coming In To Skewer Sexual Identity Stereotypes!

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First Generations Films is announcing a new series from Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey ($#!+ Girls Say) – Coming In.

The story of a gay man who wakes up straight on his wedding day, Coming In will follow Mitchell (Dylan Archambault, Van Helsing) as he ‘faces the challenge of ‘coming in’ as a newly straight man.’ The series ‘is a comical skewering of sexual identity, which challenges the stereotypes of how we all deal with sex and relationships.’

Coming In will launch later this Fall. For more, follow the jump.

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El Rey Network Announces 2nd Annual SeriousLee Bruce Marathon!

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If you’re looking for some action on the Memorial Day long weekend, you need look no further than El Rey Network’s SeriousLee Bruce Marathon – five classic kung fu movies starring the one and only Bruce Lee.

The kung fu fun begins at 6 am (ET), Saturday, May 28th and continues through to 3:45 am (ET) on Monday, May 30th. Follow the jump for the complete schedule.

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The First Wave Of Teen Choice 2016 Nominees Are Here!

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The Teen Choice Awards are a strange and wonderful tribute to aspects of entertainment that no one else acknowledges: Choice Kiss, Choice Villain and ChoiceTelevision Actor: Action-Adventure – just for a start. Plus, the award is a surfboard (the fans’ choice is pictured above.)!

The first wave of nominations for Teen Choice 2016 include a number of mulitiple nominees including: Pretty Little Liars (6), The Vampire Diaries (5)Empire (4), Scream Queens/Jane the Virgin/The Flash (3). I guess we know who the cool kids are!

Follow the jump for the complete list of the first wave of Teen Choice 2016 nominees – and have fun!

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Dirk Gently Is On His Way!

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Production on BBC America’s new scripted dramedy, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, has begun with Sam Barnett (above) as Dirk Gently.

The series, created by Max Landis (Chronicle) and based on the novels by Douglas Adams, will spend its first season wending its way ‘through one big, seemingly insane mystery, crossing unlikely paths with a bevy of wild and sometimes dangerous characters.’

Along with news of the show’s production start comes news of new cast members – including Battlestar Galactica’s Aaron Douglas as ‘Gordon Rimmer, an enigmatic loser with an impressive series of horrible secrets.’

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency will premiere in Fall 2016. Follow the jump for further details.

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NBC’s Red Nose Day Unveils Star-Studded Lineup (Elton John, Blake Shelton, Will Ferrell and More)!

RED NOSE DAY -- Pictured: "Red Nose Day App - Red Nose Yourself for an Awesome Cause" iOS App Screen -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)
RED NOSE DAY — Pictured: “Red Nose Day App – Red Nose Yourself for an Awesome Cause” iOS App Screen — (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

NBC’s Red Nose Day Special hopes to raise awareness and money for kids in need here at home and around the world.

The special will be hosted by noted Scottish-American comedian Craig Ferguson and will feature a roll call of more than 65 stars & celebrities – ranging from those in the headline to The Walking Dead’s Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus; from Julia Roberts and Ashton Kutcher to Retta and Margot Robbie.

The special will shine a light on kids in need from Atlanta and Phoenix and will raise money to help and kids like them here and around the world.

The Red Nose Day Special will air on NBC on Thursday, May 26th (9/8C). For many more details – and the complete list of well-known participants, follow the jump.

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Fullscreen Shakes It Up With Making Moves!

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Fullscreen – an ad-free, subscription global streaming service (www.fullscreen.com) – has new dance drama, Making Moves, from the writer of Step Up All In.

Making Moves follows Ethan Maxwell, an aspiring dancer who moves to Los Angeles where he is schooled by his cousin, Sammie, a rising star, and her dance crew.

Making Moves premiere on Wednesday, May 25th. Follow the jump for details, a trailer and a a clip of one very cool (OK GO cool) bit of choreography.

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