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Amy Poehler Joins Norman Lear on First All of the Above Podcast!

All of the Above – Paul Hipp, Amy Poehler and Norman Lear on the first edition of Lear’s new podcast – Photo courtesy of podcastone

The first edition of Norman Lear’s podcast, All of the Above, debuts today with inaugural guest Amy Poehler.

Subjects that came up include: religious history and its effect on human kind, Amy’s recent pilot with Carol Burnett and how Burnett inspired her high school musical performance in Once Upon a Mattress, and the differing points of views across generations.

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Disney/ABC Television Group Supports National Foster Care Awareness Initiatives!

Disney/ABC Television Group, in partnership with FosterMore, is working to bring awareness around and support the work of foster families, social workers, community organizations and others that are working to improve the lives of young people in foster care across the country during National Foster Care Month this May.

The company will focus on three tent-pole events, beginning with #HackFosterCareLosAngeles, dedicated to solving five key challenges with the foster care system; Foster Mother’s Day, an event celebrating foster families with a fun-filled day of food, games and family activities; and the premiere of the FosterMore public service announcement, which will feature real kids and adults who have been a part of the foster care system.

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Set Phasers On Fun! Dark Horse Present Star Trek Coloring Books!

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book—Where No Man Has Gone Before – Cover art by Gabriel Guzmán/Courtesy of Dark Horse

Following the success of 2016’s Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book and Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book, Dark Horse has announced two more volumes for Star Trek fans to enjoy: Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book—Where No Man Has Gone Before and Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book—Continuing Missions.

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book—Where No Man Has Gone Before goes on sale September 13, 2017.

Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book—Continuing Missions goes on sale October 4, 2017. Both are available for preorder on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Things From Another World, and at your local comic shop.

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The Doctor Gets His Own Block!

Doctor Who is getting its own, official monthly goodies package courtesy of the folks who bring you Nerd Block.

The bi-monthly subscription box, available to ship to the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom,  will allow fans of the longest-running sci-fi television series to obtain exclusive and custom-curated officially licensed collectibles featuring their favorite Doctors, companions and characters.

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Los Pollos Hermanos To Pop Up In Los Angeles and New York City!

AMC and Citizens Parking are teaming up to bring Gus Fring’s Los Pollos Hermanos to Los Angeles and New York City.

Following the successful grand unveiling at SXSW, the arrival of Gus Fring’s famous meth industry chicken franchise/front will debut in Los Angels on March 29th/30th and follow that up with two days in New York – April 9th/10th.

The pop-up restaurants herald the debut of Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) on Better Call Saul.

Season three of Better Call Saul premieres on Monday, April 10th (AMC, 10/9C).

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Blufin Goes To The Mat With WWE Wrestling Superstars Action Figures!

If you can smell what The Rock is cooking, then the new line of S.H. Figuarts WWE Wrestling Superstars from Tamashii Nations might be of interest to you.

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, steps into the ring with new S.H. Figuarts WWE action figures from Tamashii Nations featuring iconic professional wrestlers The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Triple H.

The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin figures are available now, with Triple H debuting this week.

Upcoming figures include  “The Brothers of Destruction” Undertaker and Kane—available for pre-order now. Read on for complete galleries (double click to embiggen).

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Want To Be a Walker? AMC Announces The Walking Dead Play Dead Sweepstakes!

If you’ve ever wanted to be a Walker on AMC’s hit drama series The Walking Dead, now’s your chance.

AMC has announced The Walking Dead Play Dead Sweepstakes, with four lucky winners being flown to Atlanta for a (strangely appropriate) walk-on role as a walker in the 100th episode of The Walking Dead.

The Play Dead Sweepstakes are open to American and Canadian viewers (excluding Quebec) over the age of 21 and are open beginning during the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead.

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Bluefin Holding Warehouse Clearance Sale and Holiday Giveaway To End 2016!

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Bluefin – the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more – is holding a year-end clearance sale and holiday giveaway to close out 2016.

The Warehouse Sale will be held at Bluefin’s company headquarters in Anaheim CA on December 10th.

Bluefin and Bandai Hobby also invite fans across North America to enter a special Holiday Master Grade Giveaway Contest. The grand prize is Psycho Zaku Master Grade model from the anime/manga smash hit, Gundam Thunderbolt.

Details for both follow the jump.

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas Shopping Time: 2016 Doctor Who & Sherlock Shopping Guide!

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BBC Worldwide North America has just released its Sherlock & Doctor Who Holiday Gift Guide for 2016 – so if you’ve got a Whovian or a Baker Street Irregular to shop for, read on for some very cool gift ideas.

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Rick and Morty Merchandise Range Expanding!

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Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty has inspired a host of unusual merchandise ranging from the t-shirt above to glassware, coin banks, wristbands and more.

Cartoon Network Enterprises is now partnering with Bioworld, Hot Properties Merchandising, Ripple Junction, Daylight Curfew, Hyp and surreal Entertainment in bringing new and different Ricky and Morty merchandising to its fans.

The announcement comes just before MAGIC Las Vegas, where much of the new merchandise will be displayed. Follow the jump for details.

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Stranger Things Original Series Soundtrack Volume 1 August 12th!

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On August 12th, Lakeshore Records will be releasing the STRANGER THINGS – Original Netflix Series Soundtrack Volume One digitally. The CD will be in stores on September 16th; Volume Two will have its digital release on August 19th with the CD to follow on September 23rd.

Both volumes will feature the series’ original score by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of Austin, Texas’ experimental synth quartet S U R V I V E.

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