McMafia gives us a look at international crime with a global cast

By Roslyn SulcasThe New York Times Sat., Feb. 24, 2018 OPATIJA, CROATIA—British actor James Norton stood outside a sea-fronted modernist villa here, which last June was standing in for a lavish Tel Aviv party venue in the new series McMafia. In a nearby car sat Israeli actor Oshri Cohen, accompanied by Russian actress Sofya Lebedeva. It was More...

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By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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HBO's Paterno Trailer Stars Al Pacino as Late Penn State Coach

HBO has released the first full trailer for their Paterno drama, which stars Al Pacino as Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and details the drama surrounding the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. In the More...

By PunditX On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Omarosa has gone from reality TV to the White House and back again. What comes next?

I once took Omarosa for a haircut. At 11:30 at night. Lost in the crevices of my memory — it’s amazing what gets buried during a lifetime of gallivanting — the vignette only rose up again rather recently, More...

By PunditX On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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CTV's The Launch gets picked up for a potential British version

A British version of original Canadian TV series The Launch could be on its way. Sony Pictures Television has acquired distribution rights to the format with plans to have its production company, Electric Ray, More...

By PunditX On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Seven Seconds’ Regina King carries us through a dark story with Black victims

By Johanna SchnellerSpecial to the Star Thu., Feb. 22, 2018 The Show:Seven Seconds, Season 1, Episode 6 The Moment: The great Regina King A car accident in Jersey City. A white cop drives away. A 15-year More...

By PunditX On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Missing Downton Abbey? The exhibition now on in New York will satisfy your craving — for a few hours at least

A spokesperson for Viking Cruises, which is sponsoring it, says the hope is to bring the show north of the border, subject to finding the right venue. But that could take a while. In New York, where it premiered More...

By PunditX On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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It was hard for Allan Hawco to shake TV alter-ego Jake Doyle. But along came David Slaney and Caught.

It’s hard to shake the legacy of Jake Doyle. The beloved Canadian detective from TV’s Republic of Doyle was created by Newfoundland’s Allan Hawco and ran for five seasons on the CBC. The multi-talented Hawco More...

By PunditX On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Dr. Pol, rural veterinarian, is the most unlikely star on reality TV

Now in its 12th season — there are two seasons per year — Nat Geo Wild’s The Incredible Dr. Pol surpassed the 100-episode mark last year and is still breaking ratings records at the same network that gave More...

By PunditX On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Mister Rogers’ 50th anniversary marked with documentary, biopic, stamp

NEW YORK—It’s been 50 years since Fred Rogers first appeared on TV screens, a gentle and avuncular man who warbled “Won’t You Be My Neighbour?” as he changed into a cardigan and sneakers. The low-key, More...

By PunditX On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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The Bachelor spends one date stuffing dead rats then kills another woman’s hope at the rose ceremony

Date No. 1 with Kendall: The day in L.A. started with Kendall saying she was looking for someone who would “get” her and embrace what she loved. And what she loves is dead animals. So Arie found himself in More...