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Jimmy Fallon Brings Tonight Show Back to New York with Star-Studded Debut

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon ushered in a new era of The Tonight Show, and welcomed the show back to New York for the first time in more than four decades on Monday. Although the former Late Night host was broadcasting from the same studio, with the same band and the same announcer, the historical impact of The Tonight Show's return to the Big Apple was... read more

Friends and Family Gather for Philip Seymour Hoffman's Funeral

The casket carrying actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

Roughly 400 friends and family attended Philip Seymour Hoffman's funeral on Friday in New York, People reports.

Among those in attendance at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan were his former co-stars... read more

Jamie Foxx: Spike Lee's Django Unchained Digs Are "Irresponsible"

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx is firing back at Spike Lee for calling his film Django Unchained disrespectful to his ancestors.

"The question for me is: Where's Spike Lee coming from?" Foxx said to London's The Guardian. "He didn't like Whoopi Goldberg, he doesn't like Tyler Perry, he doesn't like anybody, I think he's sort of run his course. I mean, I respect Spike; he's a fantastic director. But he gets a little shady when he's taking shots at his colleagues without looking at the work. To me, that's irresponsible."

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Spike Lee: Django Unchained Is Disrespectful to My Ancestors

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Spike Lee says he does not plan to see Quentin Tarantino's new film Django Unchained because it's disrespectful to his ancestors.

"I'm not gonna see it," the filmmaker told VIBETV. "All I'm going to say is that it's disrespectful to my ancestors to see that film. I can't disrespect my ancestors. That's just me. ... I'm not speaking on behalf of anybody else.

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What's Trending to Offer Daily Fix of YouTube's Finest

Shira Lazar

Good news, YouTube addicts! What's Trending with Shira Lazar has increased the dosage of your favorite viral videos, news and social commentary.

The Emmy-nominated live weekly web series will air daily on YouTube, starting Monday at noon PT/3 ET. "When we aired once a week, we had to choose the biggest stuff that was out there and sacrifice the smaller things that we still loved," CEO Damon Berger told TVGuide.com. "So now, every day you're going to get literally the best of what YouTube has to offer from video in a kind of condensed way."

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HBO Steps Into the Ring with Mike Tyson Boxing Drama

Spike Lee, Mike Tyson

HBO has ordered a boxing drama pilot from Mike Tyson, Spike Lee and Entourage showrunner Doug Ellin, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

When can you next catch Mike Tyson on TV, online or on demand? Add him to your Watchlist and you'll know for sure

Da Brick — which takes its title from Newark, N.J.'s nickname "Brick City" — will be loosely based ...
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HBO Developing Series Loosely Based on Mike Tyson's Life

Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson is bringing a loose version of his life to HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The series titled Da Brick will be directed by Spike Lee, written and run by John Ridley and have some participation from Entourage creator Doug Ellin and his producing partner, Jim Lefkowitz...
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Awkward Top Moments with Letterman, Kardashian and Little Sally Draper

Kim Kardashian and David Letterman

TV made us uncomfortable this week. America's Got Talent's "male Lady Gaga" made it hard for us to keep a poker face. Danielle Staub continued to upset us with her misguided parenting practices. Kim Kardashian is a clean freak. Ten-year-old Sally Draper was aroused by The Man from U.N.C.L.E. And David Letterman will not stop talking about Jay Leno. Welcome to Top Moments: Discomfort Level Edition.

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The Big Easy's Hard Times Roll On

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With his award-winning 2006 documentary When the Levees Broke, Spike Lee took the overwhelming horror of Hurricane Katrina and broke it down into individual, compelling stories. Now, almost five years later, the city's unofficial documentarian returns with If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise (tonight, 9/8c, HBO), only to find a way of life that once almost drowned now being smothered in a slick of oil... read more

Matt's Picks: August 23-26

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IF GOD IS WILLING AND DA CREEK DON'T RISE (Monday-Tuesday, 9/8c, HBO)
Returning to the scene of his monumental Emmy-winning documentary When the Levees Broke, Spike Lee revisits New Orleans five years after the calamity of Hurricane Katrina. It begins on a joyous note with the Saints' Super Bowl win, but turns somber as more environmental tragedy strikes with the BP oil spill. We feel helpless all over again as we watch... read more

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