Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer
Changes are coming to TNT's Franklin & Bash.
When the fourth season kicks off Wednesday (10/9c), the legal comedy will feature new characters, a few major exits and a new look. Rachel (Heather Locklear) has left the firm, in addition to original cast members Pindar (Kumail Nanjami) and Carmen (Dana Davis), while Franklin (Breckin Meyer) and Bash (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) too have taken on new, more senior level positions within Infeld-Daniels. But don't expect our favorite slackers to button up. The duo says that, if anything, Season 4 feels like a return to form with Franklin and Bash as the renegade underdogs you're rooting for.
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California's Marin County police department announced during a press conference Tuesday that Robin Williams' preliminary cause of death is due to asphyxia from hanging.
"Preliminary results of the forensic examination revealed supporting physical signs that Mr. Williams' life ended from asphyxia due to hanging," Lt. Keith Boyd Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner said. "The forensic examination conducted ... did not reveal any injuries indicating that Mr. Williams had been in a struggle or a physical altercation prior to him being located deceased."
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On Monday afternoon, Marin County Communications received a 911 call at approximately 11:55 a.m. reporting that a male adult had been found unconscious and not breathing inside his residence in Tiburon, Calif. The sheriff's office and the fire department were dispatched to the scene and Williams was pronounced dead at 12:02 p.m.
ABC News has apologized for broadcasting live coverage outside of Robin Williams' home following his death.
"When we realized there was no news value to the livestream, we took it down immediately," ABC News told Hollywood Reporter in a statement. "Our intention was not to be insensitive to his family, friends and fans, and for that we apologize."
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On Monday night, Hollywood and fans were stunned to learn that Williams allegedly took his own life. ABC News then posted a livestream on its website outside of Williams' Tiburon, Calif., home, but immediately received backlash from fans, who noted that his family had asked for privacy. The stream was taken down within an hour.
For late night host Conan O'Brien, the tragic news of Robin Williams' passing came during the taping for Monday night's broadcast of his TBS show.
In the video below, O'Brien breaks the news to a stunned audience, explaining, "We tape these shows a few hours early and by the time you see this now on TV, I'm sure that you'll know. I'm sorry to anyone in our studio audience that I'm breaking this news. This is absolutely shocking and horrifying and upsetting on every level."
Doug Hutchinson, Courtney Stodden
Courtney Stodden and her estranged husband Doug Hutchinson have reconciled, her mother tells Fox News.
"Courtney realized just how much love she really had for Doug," Krista Keller said. "They really love each other and wanted to be together."
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Stodden, just 16 at the time, married the Lost actor in 2011. "We're aware that our vast age difference is extremely controversial," the couple said at the time. "But we're very much in love and want to get the message out that true love can be ageless."
Zelda Williams, Robin Williams
With a simple, poignant quote, Zelda Williams, the daughter of the beloved late actor Robin Williams, has spoken out for the first time since her father's death.
Robin Williams dies of suspected suicide at 63
On Monday night, just hours after news broke that the 63-year-old Oscar winner had died of a suspected suicide, the 25-year-old, who appeared in 2004's House of D with her father, tweeted a passage from Antoine de Saint-Exupery's novella The Little Prince: