Daily Show Accuses Police Procedurals of ‘Copaganda,’ Highlights Excessive Force on Chicago P.D., Lucifer and SVU — TVLine

Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show took a closer look at how police procedurals can skew public perception of cops and canonize officers who use excessive force. 35 more words

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General Hospital Planning to Resume Production on New Episodes in July — TVLine

General Hospital is preparing to reopen its doors. TVLine has learned that the daytime soap is targeting mid-July to resume production on its current season, which paused earlier this year as part of an industry-wide shutdown to combat the coronavirus pandemic. 17 more words

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The Office Edits Out Blackface Scene, Community Pulls Entire Episode — TVLine

The Office and Community are the latest sitcoms to edit their past episodes for depictions of blackface. The Office has removed a scene featuring a character in blackface from a Season 9 episode, but has left the rest of the episode intact. 19 more words

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Family Guy’s Mike Henry Stepping Down as Voice of Cleveland: ‘Persons of Color Should Play Characters of Color’ — TVLine

After two decades, Mike Henry is stepping down as the voice of Family Guy‘s Cleveland Brown, the actor announced on Twitter. “It’s been an honor to play Cleveland on Family Guy for 20 years,” Henry tweeted on Friday. 20 more words

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Simpsons Will ‘No Longer’ Have White Actors Play Non-White Characters — TVLine

Another animated series is course-correcting its voice portrayal of non-white characters. “Moving forward, The Simpsons will no longer have white actors voice non-white characters,” Fox said in a statement on Friday. 27 more words

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Performer of the Week: Matthew Rhys — TVLine

THE PERFORMER | Matthew Rhys THE SHOW | Perry Mason THE EPISODE | “Chapter One” (June 21, 2020) THE PERFORMANCE | Rhys had some huge wingtips to fill playing the title role in HBO’s reboot, after Raymond Burr turned the crusading lawyer into a TV icon. 11 more words

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Ratings: First Daytime Emmys Telecast Since 2015 Draws 3 Million Viewers — TVLine

CBS’ broadcast of the 2020 Daytime Emmy Awards on Friday night averaged 3.1 million total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating. That total audience is up, sharply and expectedly, from the 900,000 who tuned in five years ago for the Daytime Emmys on Pop, the last time the awards were broadcast on the telly and…

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The TVLine-Up: What’s Leaving, New and Returning the Week of June 28 — TVLine

This weekly feature is in addition to TVLine’s daily What to Watch listings. With more than 530 scripted shows now airing across broadcast, cable and streaming, it’s easy to forget that a favorite comedy is returning, or that the new “prestige drama” you anticipated is about to debut. 9 more words

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Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Cast Addresses Some of the Freeform Drama’s (Many) Unsolved Mysteries — TVLine

Viewers were left hanging from multiple cliffs in 2019 when Freeform prematurely ended Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists‘ run after just one season — you can click here for our recap of the de facto series finale — but thanks to a long-overdue cast reunion, we finally have the answers to some of our burning…

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Alison Brie Apologizes for Voicing Vietnamese-American Character on Netflix’s BoJack Horseman — TVLine

Following news of other white actors stepping down from voicing animated characters of color this week, Alison Brie has expressed regret and apologized for voicing BoJack Horseman‘s Diane Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American character. 26 more words

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