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    ‘The Mod Squad’ Star Peggy Lipton Dies at 72

    Perry Lipton, who is remembered for her roles on dramas “The Mod Squad” and the original “Twin Peaks,” has died. She was 72. Her death from cancer was announced Saturday by Kidada and Rashida Jones, her daughters from a marriage to famed music producer Quincy Jones. “She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her […]

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    Netflix Orders ‘Black Excellence’ from Kenya Barris

    Netflix has ordered comedy “Black Excellence,” their first series project with Kenya Barris with Barris and Rashida Jones set to star. The logline: Inspired by Barris’ irreverent, highly flawed, unbelievably honest approach to parenting, relationships, race, and culture, “Black Excellence” looks to pull the curtain back and reboot the “family sitcom” in a way we’ve […]

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    TBS Cancels Sitcom ‘Angie Tribeca’

    TBS has opted against a fifth season of scripted comedy “Angie Tribeca.” Debuting on January 17, 2016 and created by Steve and Nancy Carell, the series followed Rashida Jones as Angie Tribeca, a 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite RHCU (Really Heinous Crimes Unit), who is assigned a new partner. The format of each […]

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    Fox Greenlights Animated Comedy ‘Duncanville’

    Fox has ordered the animated family comedy “Duncanville” from Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live”) and Mike and Julie Scully (“The Simpsons,” “The Carmichael Show”), all of whom are co-creators and executive producers on the series. Written by Mike and Julie Scully, “Duncanille” will feature the voices of Poehler, who will star as two […]

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    TNT Orders Pilot for Scripted Dramedy ‘Claws’

    TNT has ordered a pilot for Claws, an hour-long scripted dramedy set in a Southern Florida nail salon. Executive-produced by Le Train Train’s Rashida Jones and Will McCormack (“Toy Story 4,” “A to Z”), Claws is from Le Train Train in association with Warner Horizon Television and TNT Original Productions, and is written by co-executive […]

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