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Amy Schumer Turned Down Hosting ‘The Daily Show’ Because It Was Too ‘Safe’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
As Jon Stewart winds down his tenure on The Daily Show, more and more names have emerged from Comedy Central shortlists ahead of Trevor Noah. Red-hot comedienne and perfect human Amy Schumer seems also to have been offered the gig, though the Trainwreck star declined a “safe” option for her blossoming career.

Starz’s ‘American Gods’ Sets Author Neil Gaiman to Write Episodes

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Harper-Collins / Tim Mosenfelder, Getty Images
Starz’s American Gods adaptation has proven equal parts exciting for finally escaping development hell, and troubling by Bryan Fuller’s diminished focus on Hannibal. The balance may have shifted back to excitement however, as Fuller reveals that American Gods author Neil Gaiman himself will pen a few episodes.

‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Releases Full Photo Set, Poster and New Teaser

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
AMC
AMC will make its largest showing yet of Fear The Walking Dead at Comic-Con 2015, in the meantime releasing even more photos and clips, along with a moody new poster. There’s finally a zombie to be found, but do the latest looks at The Walking Dead companion series inspire any actual fear?

‘South Park’ Creators Talk Renewal Beyond 2016

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Comedy Central
However infrequently South Park arrives each year, many begin to wonder how much longer the talents of Trey Parker and Matt Stone will keep the series in play at Comedy Central. We’ve certainly been through some reassurance before, but will the 20th season in 2016 mark the official end? Says Parker, “They have to f—ing cancel us, goddammit!”

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Sets September Release for Season 1 Blu-ray

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
LucasFilm / Disney XD
Star Wars Rebels gave hungry fans a taste of the old world with its Vader-centric Season 2 premiere, but with fresh installments months away, the acclaimed animated series has its own Season 1 Blu-ray / DVD ahead. Preview the return of Star Wars Rebels’ landmark opening season, and see what features lie in store!

‘Gotham’ Season 2 Adds a Tigress and a Homicidal Cannibal

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
DC / Cartoon Network / FOX
Troubled though FOX’s Gotham may be, Season 2 has set some strong talent to help facilitate Bruce Wayne’s batty origins. Following the addition of one major big bad, Gotham Season 2 has cast both Jessica Lucas in the role of DC’s Tigress, as well as The Goldbergs star Dustin Ybarra in a recurring role as a hungry new villain.

New ‘Supergirl’ Trailer Teases Heavier Action, Kara’s ‘Phantom’ Origins

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
CBS
CBS’ Supergirl got off to a rocky start after the mixed reaction of its initial trailer, followed swiftly by the pilot leak, and while it’s hard to say what we’ll see at Comic-Con 2015, the latest trailer puts Supergirl’s strength on full display. Take a look at the action-heaviest Supergirl spot yet, along with a deeper look into Kara’s Kryptonian origins.

Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Rumor: Is The Punisher Season 2’s Official Big Bad?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
Netflix / AMC
Marvel surprised everyone by taking Daredevil outcry for a Punisher appearance seriously enough to cast Jon Bernthal, but how much Frank Castle can we expect on Hell’s Kitchen streets next year? A new report suggests that not only will Matt Murdock tangle with The Punisher, the skull-emblazoned vigilante might actually prove Daredevil Season 2's main big bad.

‘Hannibal’ Creator Bryan Fuller Wants Jodie Foster to Direct an Episode

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
MGM
Jodie Foster has developed a strong directing career in recent years, including TV stops on both Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, but Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller hopes to return the Silence of the Lambs actress to more familiar territory. Should Hannibal live to dine another day on Season 4, might Jodie Foster herself introduce a new Clarice Starling?

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3 Confirms ‘Secret Warriors’ Introduction

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
Marvel / ABC
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. expanded its comic cred significantly in Season 2 with a fuller focus on Hydra and the Inhumans, while its finale pointed toward Nick Fury’s famed “Secret Warriors.” Now, Agents has gone ahead and confirmed that Season 3 will introduce the new team, led by Daisy “Quake” Johnson!