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                Amazon Greenlights First Australian Original Drama ‘Back to the Rafters’

                Amazon Greenlights First Australian Original Drama ‘Back to the Rafters’
                Amazon Studios has commissioned its first Australian original scripted series, with a reboot of hit Seven Network family drama, Packed to the Rafters.

                Back to the Rafters picks up six years after the original show’s final season on free to air TV network, Seven, and will be written by series creator Bevan Lee and made for Amazon Prime by Seven’s production arm, Seven Studios.

                Following Dave and Julie Rafter, Back to the Rafters will feature the original principal cast members Rebecca Gibney (Julie Rafter), Erik Thomson (Dave Rafter), Jessica Marais(Rachel Rafter), Hugh Sheridan ...
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                How 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Blows Up Its World in Season 3

                How 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Blows Up Its World in Season 3
                The season two finale of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel laid the groundwork for a transformative third season, as Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) leaves her former life as a housewife behind once and for all, turning down a marriage proposal in favor of going on a nationwide tour with pop star Shy Baldwin (Leroy McClain). As dramatic a decision as this is, it's not quite as shocking as Abe (Tony Shalhoub) abruptly quitting his tenured position at Columbia — and by extension, giving up the beautiful apartment that he and Rose (Marin Hinkle) have long called home.

                The Weissmans’ “classic six”...
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                Did Hawaii Five-0's Adam Go Too Far? 'He Has More to Lose Now Than Ever'

                The following contains spoilers from the Dec. 6 episode of CBS’ Hawaii Five-0.

                This Friday on Hawaii Five-0, Adam Noshimuri made some brash decisions that may have forever altered his future — both on the task force, if not beyond.

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                After Tamiko was kidnapped by Yakuza rivals, Adam defied
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                ?The Blacklist Recap: A Trip to the Past Creates More Questions Than Answers

                The Blacklist is back, and still teasing. Or perhaps it's just trolling.

                The pre-Thanksgiving episode of the show built to a pair of semi-cliffhangers suggesting that both the characters and the audience were about to learn significant truths. Frustrated with Frank/Iyla's (Brett Cullen) lack of

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                Other Links From TVGuide.com The BlacklistJames SpaderLaila RobinsMegan BooneBrett Cullen
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                Charmed EPs Break Down Fall Finale's Biggest Twists: [Spoiler]'s New Power, That Jaw-Dropping Kiss and More

                Charmed EPs Break Down Fall Finale's Biggest Twists: [Spoiler]'s New Power, That Jaw-Dropping Kiss and More
                It was a nice day for a dark wedding (until it wasn’t) on Friday’s Charmed, which wrapped the first half of Season 2 with a series of heartbreaking, game-changing developments.

                Determined to prove her sisters wrong, Maggie accepted Parker’s marriage proposal, making it all the way to the altar before Harry and Macy — with an unexpected assist from Abigael, who had her own plans to make manifest — whisked her back to Safe Space. Unfortunately, the Charmed Ones’ new hideout didn’t quite live up to its name, as Parker showed up to take his jilted frustrations out on Jordan.
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                ‘Karnawal,’ ‘Restless,’ ‘Summer White,’ ‘Firsts’ Win Big at Ventana Sur

                Buenos Aires — With Ventana Sur now firing on multiple cylinders, featuring pix-in post or project competitions for not only art films but also genre pics and animation – two sectors embraced by young creators in Latin America – “Karnawal,” “Restless,” “Summer White” and “Firsts” proved big winners among Ventana Sur’s arthouse and animation competitions, while “The Containment” and “Vurdulak Blood” topped genre movie mart Blood Window plaudits with two prices each.

                Jér?me Paillard, Cannes Marché du Film and Ventana Sur director-founder, used the occasion to announce slightly later dates for Ventana Sur next year, Dec. 8-12.

                Meanwhile, Colombia’s Oscar submission “Monos,
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                ‘Star Trek’ Actor Robert Walker Jr. Dies at 79

                ‘Star Trek’ Actor Robert Walker Jr. Dies at 79
                Robert Walker Jr., son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones, died Thursday, his family confirmed to the official website for the television show “Star Trek.” He was 79.

                Walker Jr. is best remembered for playing the titular Charlie Evans in the “Star Trek” episode “Charlie X” from the show’s first season in 1966. His character was a teenage social misfit with psychic powers. The episode was written by D.C. Fontana who also died earlier this week.

                Walker Jr. also starred in a handful of 1960s pictures including “Ensign Pulver” with Burl Ives and Walter Matthau, and “Young Billy Young.”

                He was born in Queens,
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                Live+3 Ratings for Week of Thanksgiving: ‘9-1-1′ on Top in Absence of ‘Masked Singer’ and ‘This Is Us’

                Live+3 Ratings for Week of Thanksgiving: ‘9-1-1′ on Top in Absence of ‘Masked Singer’ and ‘This Is Us’
                9-1-1” can thank the absence of both its fellow Fox show “The Masked Singer” and NBC’s “This Is Us” for finishing on top of the Live+3 scripted ratings charts for the week of Thanksgiving.

                The procedural saw a 54% bump in delayed from a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49, to a 2.0. It tied with “60 Minutes” for the highest rated non-football show in delayed, ahead of “The Good Doctor” and “Survivor” at a 1.6. “Good Doctor” also grew by a 0.7 rating.

                The Rookie” was the week’s biggest grower percentage-wise, jumping 120% from a 0.5 to a 1.1.

                In terms of total viewership, “NCIS” easily
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                Marvelous Mrs. Maisel EPs, Cast on That 'Very Emotional' Season 3 Twist: 'It Felt Like the Show Was Cancelled'

                Marvelous Mrs. Maisel EPs, Cast on That 'Very Emotional' Season 3 Twist: 'It Felt Like the Show Was Cancelled'
                The following story contains spoilers from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 3, Episode 3 — proceed at your own peril

                R.I.P., the Weissman’s resplendent Upper West Side pad.

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                In the third episode of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s third season, financial duress forces Rose and Abe to bid farewell to their beloved “classic seven” apartment.
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