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Photo of Elaine May, Mike Nichols and Dorothy Loudon as panelists from the TV game show Laugh Line. (Via Wikipedia)

Iconic director Mike Nichols, 83, succumbs to heart attack

Iconic director Mike Nichols, 83, succumbs to heart attack

NEW YORK, November 20, 2014 – Legendary comic, actor and director of stage and film productions Mike Nichols (1931-2014) died at his Manhattan home Wednesday evening, succumbing to a heart attack at the age of 83. Meryl Streep was working with Nichols on an adaptation of Master Class, Terrence McNally’s Tony Award-winning play about Maria

Walt Longmire.

‘Longmire’ returns: Netflix rides in to save the day

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2014 – Netflix announced Wednesday evening that it would be picking up A&E’s wildly popular—but canceled—wild west detective series “Longmire” for a 10-episode Season 4. The buzz of enthusiasm among the show’s many fans, including the indefatigable online “Longmire Posse,” is intensifying, as the good news hits the wires and the Internet.

Cast of "Orange is the New Black"

Nielsen NV: SVOD stats are the ‘New Black’ (ink)

WASHINGTON, November 19, 2014 – In a development that’s been long in coming, Netherlands-based Nielsen NV (ticker symbol: NLSN)—the information and measurement services company best known for its crucial TV viewership measuring services—has announced that it will measure streaming video on demand (SVOD) services for the very first time, starting in the month of December.

Who do you picture in next week's DWTS final? Read our recap and find out. Photo: ABC

Dancing With The Stars: who made it to the Season 19 final?

SAN DIEGO, November 16, 2014 – At this stage of competition on each season of “Dancing With The Stars,” it’s truly tough to see anyone go home short of the finals. But someone did leave the ballroom tonight, much to everyone’s disappointment but not surprise. If you want to know who it is, scroll to

Could the semifinals be the last ride on Chong Air for DWTS fans? Photo: ABC

Dancing With The Stars goes unplugged for semifinals, Monday 8 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO, November 16, 2014 – In just a little over a week, the Season 19 Mirror Ball Trophy winners will hoist that shiny prize over their heads on “Dancing With The Stars.” It may seem there is an obvious winner, but don’t get ahead of yourself. Nearly anything can happen between now and then.