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    '60 Minutes' Showcases 007, Anderson Cooper Plays Bond [Video]

    On "60 Minutes" last Sunday, Anderson Cooper interviewed the guardians of the Bond franchise, the daughter and stepson of "Cubby" Broccoli -- Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson -- about the task they inherited and their most recent Bond: "Skyfall."On "60 Minutes" last Sunday, Anderson Cooper interv...

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    Hitchcock Interviewed by Cavett, from Childhood Trauma and 'The Lodger,' to 'Psycho,' 'The Birds' and Beyond

    As HBO prepares to debut "The Girl," which is set during the filming of "The Birds," and Fox Searchlight is about to open "Hitchcock," set during "Psycho," herewith (thanks to @mikewhite) Dick Cavett's five-part interview with Alfred Hitchcock, taped on Ju...

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    'MythBusters' Confronts James Cameron on Jack's Needless Death in 'Titanic'

    For last few months since he released "Titanic" in 3-D, James Cameron claims he receives dozens of emails a day - quibbling that Rose is selfish, Jack is foolish, and both of them could have easily fit on the floating board and waited for rescue during the sinking of the ship. So, the director turn...

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    SNL and the Post-Debate Fallout (The Horror, The Horror!)

    It’s a good thing SNL had the presidential debate as fodder, because they absolutely wasted Daniel Craig. And while Jay Pharoah continues to struggle with his Obama impression (why the grimace? Obama doesn’t channel Denzel Washington) the sketches included a very funny, perfectly&nd...

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    '60 Minutes' to Profile 'Sugar Man' Rodriguez on October 7

    CBS's "60 Minutes" will spotlight artist and musician Sixto Diaz Rodriguez and director Malik Bendjelloul’s acclaimed documentary, "Searching for Sugar Man," this Sunday, October 7.

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    Daniel Craig Lets His Goofy Flag Fly in SNL Promo [Video]

    As Bond Week continues, Blond Bond Daniel Craig is prepping for his first hosting gig on Saturday Night Live.

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    Jessica Parker Kennedy Cast In Starz Television Action Drama 'Black Sails'

    Last we spoke of Jessica Parker Kennedy we were wondering about her re-casting on Undercovers.  We totally missed her appearance on the CW's The Secret Circle which aired its last episode in May.  No worries for Kennedy though, she has been cast as Max, a french prostitute in the upcom...

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    Julian Fellowes Contemplates 'Downton Abbey' Prequel

    "Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes is mulling over a prequel to the latest British upstairs-downstairs series.  His idea is an origin story, centering on "the courtship between Robert and Cora." He mused about the history of Lord and Lady Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern an...

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    Emmy Wrap: 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family' Clean Up During Dull Evening Capped by Star-Packed HBO Party (Video)

    The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, proved to be a gratifying night for big winners "Homeland," "Modern Family" and "Game Change"— "and no one watching at home," reports Salon.

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    Guest Post: 2012-2013 Fall TV Created by Women

    Fall TV season has arrived. As we excitedly dive into a fresh season, what is the state of female participation in creative content? I gathered a list of new shows and looked at their creative teams, noting the number of women that serve as show creators, writers, directors, or producers. And gosh, ...

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