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Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show Guest Line Up Oct 5-9

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NBC have released details of the guest line up for The Jimmy Fallon Tonight Show for this week.

Monday, October 5: Guests include Hugh Jackman, Shaquille O’Neal and musical guest Talib Kweli. Warren Haynes sits-in with The Roots. Show 343

Tuesday, October 6: Guests include Lady Gaga, Ronda Rousey and musical guest Hailee Steinfeld. Show 344

Wednesday, October 7: Guests include Kate Winslet, Norman Reedus and Fallonventions. Show 345

Thursday, October 8: Guests include Michael Fassbender, Brie Larson and musical guest CeeLo Green. Show 346

Friday, October 9: Guests include Jeff Daniels, Whoopi Goldberg and musical guest Nelly. Show 347

These listings are subject to change.

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Halt And Catch Fire: Who Needs A Guy (AMC 30 Sep 2017, with Mackenzie Davis)

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Halt and Catch Fire

On the seventh episode of Halt and Catch Fire’s final season, Who Needs a Guy, Joe and Gordon discuss Comet’s future. Donna takes a vacation. A new collaborator challenges Cameron. Bos and Diane make a life-altering choice.

Cast: Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan, Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe, Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark, Kerry Bishé as Donna Clark, Toby Huss as John Bosworth, and Anna Chlumsky as Dr. Katie Herman.

Series: Halt and Catch Fire Season 4 Episode 7
Air Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on AMC

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Shining Hour, The (MGM 1938, Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas)

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The Shining Hour

Joan Crawford stars in familiar melodrama The Shining Hour about a nightclub singer who marries wealthy Melvyn Douglas and goes to live on the family estate. Tensions arise as sister-in-law Fay Bainter takes an instant dislike to her and brother-in-law Young finds her irresistible. Coscripted by poet Ogden Nash.

The movie is based on Keith Winter’s play, which is set amongst quiet English farms. Screenwriters Jane Murfin and Ogden Nash altered the setting to focus on a wealthy Wisconsin land-owning family.

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Joan Crawford as Olivia Riley
Margaret Sullavan as Judy Linden
Robert Young as David Linden
Melvyn Douglas as Henry Linden
Fay Bainter as Hannah Linden
Allyn Joslyn as Roger Q. Franklin
Hattie McDaniel as Belvedere
Oscar O’Shea as Charlie Collins
Frank Albertson as Benny Collins
Harry Barris as Bertie

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Director: Frank Borzage
Producer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Director of Photography: George J. Folsey
Editor: Frank E. Hull
Composer: Franz Waxman
Screenwriters: Jane Murfin, Ogden Nash
Production Designers: Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse

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Country: USA
Studio: MGM
Year of Release: 1938
Duration: 76 minutes

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Crusade (TNT 1999, Gary Cole, Daniel Dae Kim)

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Crusade 1999

In this scifi spin off from Babylon 5 the crew of the starship Excalibur headed by Captain Matthew Gideon (Gary “Midnight Caller” Cole) are sent on a desperate search to the ends of the universe in order to find a possible cure for a disease which is threatening to wipe out humankind.

Crusade was Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski’s follow up to that show, intended to run for a possible five years it ended up running for 13 episodes, thanks in no small part to an ongoing battle between Straczynski and original broadcaster TNT over the episode running order (apparently TNT pretty much ignored Straczynski’s proposed running order).

Crusade mixs in elements of Babylon 5, Star Trek and even Wagon Train as it charts the journey of the crew of the Excalibur, set in 2267AD the Earth has been engaged in a long and bloody war with the alien Drakh nation, after defeating the aliens it is learned that they have left behind a deadly virus that could destroy all life on Earth within five years if a cure isn’t found; That was the hook of course – what happens next is that the crew of the Excalibur embark on the classic scifi quest format while having adventures along the way.

Most of the 13 episodes here, whilst being essential serial in nature can still be viewed as self contained stories. The characters are all well drawn with Gary Cole’s Gideon and Peter Woodward’s Galen being the stand outs in fact Galen probably gets more of a share of the action than anyone else, as in Babylon 5 the scripts are excellent, weighty, talky and allow the cast to invest some emotional depth into their roles.

production details
USA / TNT – Babylonian – Warner / 13×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 9 June – 1 September 1999

Creator/Executive Producer: J. Michael Straczynski

cast
GARY COLE as Captain Matthew Gideon
DANIEL DAE KIM as Lt John Matheson
CARRIE DOBRO as Dureena NaFeel
PETER WOODWARD as Galen
MAR JEAN HOLDEN as Dr Sarah Chamber
DAVID ALLAN BROOKS as Max Eilerson
TRACY SCOGGINS as Captain Elizabeth Lochley

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