We last saw Ryan Eggold as Tom Keane who was killed off in NBC’s ‘The Blacklist.’  

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Well now   Eggold is returning to the Peacock network…this time as a Doc…Doctor Max Goodwin. The actor will star in a new medical drama in the upcoming season called… ‘New Amsterdam.’ Based on Bellevue…the oldest public hospital in the country, the series focuses on Eggold’s character…who sets out to change things in an understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated hospital.[/nextpage][nextpage]

It’s a story adapted from Anton Checkhov’s classic play… that takes place during a tranquil summer at a Russian country estate during the 1890’s. 

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The serenity however, yields to a group of artists passing through…whose love lives intermingle with some devastating results….in the film ‘The Seagull.’ 

A cast that includes Annette Benning, Saoirse Ronan, Brian Dennehy and Elizabeth Moss….The Seagull…in theaters on Friday.[/nextpage][nextpage]

AMC has given the go-ahead to a live talk show called “Unapologetic” set to air as a companion series to the cable network’s new drama ‘Dietland’ which stars Joy Nash and Julianna Margulies. 

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“Unapologetic” hosted by Aisha Tyler will focus on the female oriented issues that Dietland explores with Tyler talking to the series actors and producers, celebrity    fans as well as journalists and comedians.  Both shows premiere June 4th.’[/nextpage][nextpage]

DVD Tuesday…Out today on both blu-ray and DVD the final installment of the Fifty Shades Trilogy…where Anastasia and Christian move to the next level in their relationship.

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Dakota Johnson who stars with Jamie Dornan in Fifty Shades Freed says AS the couple’s bond intensifies…so do their challenges. [/nextpage][nextpage]

The adaptation of the hit si-fi series from the seventies has been in development for over two decades…but now…the director of The Six Billion Dollar Man…has apparently left the production.  

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According to The Hollywood Reporter…Argentinean film maker and writer Damian Szifron was pulled from the project due to creative differences over his script. The movie which will star Mark Wahlberg as Col. Steve Austin is slated for release in May of 2019.[/nextpage][nextpage]

It’s a storyline that that has played through the season on the series Chicago PD.

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Sgt Hank Voight shot and buried the man that killed his son. But now  his longtime friend and colleague Alvin Olinsky has been charged for the crime and is sitting in jail. Voight played by Jason Beghe is about make a deal with his boss Denny Woods played by Mykelti Williamson.

What Voight doesn’t know is Olinsky is hanging on to his life after being stabbed in jail.

Season finale of Chicago PD tonight on NBC[/nextpage][nextpage]

Months after it was taken off the schedule…the third edition of the ‘Bad Boys’ franchise…. has a new release date…January 17th of 2020. 

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Bad Boys for Life…will reprise the roles of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. This time around…Marcus Burnett…played by Lawrence…and working as a private eye has falling out with Smith’s character ….but they reunite after an Albanian man puts out a death order on both of them for the killing of his brother.  [/nextpage][nextpage]

On Monday…NBC will roll out its new schedule to advertisers…as it kicks off a week of upfront presentations by the major networks.

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Among the new shows being unveiled by the Peacock network is one produced by Robert Zemeckis called Manifest.

The series focuses on a group of people on a plane who survive a turbulent flight only to discover that the world has progressed five years during the time they were in the air.[/nextpage][nextpage]

After her husband abruptly asks for a divorce…a middle aged mom named Deanna played by Melissa McCarthy decides to do something for herself…and is quite pleased to tell her daughter all about it.

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And if Deaana is happy…so is her best friend. 

Costaring Maya Rudolph…’Life of the Party’ opens nationwide today.[/nextpage]

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