Mark, left, and Jay Duplass pose at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Victoria Will/Invision/AP hide caption

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HBO's '70s Rock Series 'Vinyl' Sings A Familiar Tune

The new series from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger expertly re-creates the music industry of decades ago, but the story plays like a well-worn record.

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It was recently announced that Aaron Sorkin will be adapting To Kill A Mockingbird for Broadway. Above, Scout's legs are tired after a particularly long "walk and talk." (Not really.) Above, Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch with Mary Badham as Scout and Phillip Alford as Jem in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee's novel. Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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To Sorkin A Mockingbird: Screenwriter Will Adapt Novel For Broadway

How will Aaron Sorkin's rapid-fire dialogue fit with Harper Lee's tale of racism and justice in the South?

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John Oliver begins a new season of his comedy show Last Week, Tonight on Feb. 14. He says he wants to tackle the most challenging topics, "whether that is trying to explain some of the NSA's detailed programs, or whether that's putting a cowboy hat on a cat." Eric Liebowitz/HBO via AP hide caption

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Singer-songwriter Sam Smith, winner of Record of the Year and Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best New Artist, poses in the press room during the Grammy Awards in 2015. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Johnny Depp plays Donald Trump in Funny or Die's Donald Trump's The Art Of The Deal: The Movie. via Funny or Die hide caption

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Johnny Depp Stars As Donald Trump (Yep, You Read That Right)

The online comedy outfit Funny or Die has created a fake made-for-TV movie based on Trump's 1987 best-selling business advice book, The Art of the Deal.

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Unlike other late night shows, Full Frontal doesn't have guests, and it doesn't put host Samantha Bee behind a desk. Peter Yang/TBS hide caption

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Jay and Mark Duplass are the co-creators of the HBO series Togetherness, which begins its second season later this month. Prashant Gupta/HBO hide caption

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