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Alec Baldwin has been fired by MSNBC.
MSNBC and Alec Baldwin have ended their short and tumultuous relationship, with the acclaimed actor being fired after just five episodes of his program, “Up Late With Alec Baldwin.”
"We are jointly confirming that UP LATE will not continue on MSNBC,” read a joint statement from MSNBC and Matthew Hiltzik, a representative for Baldwin.
The New York Post, which was first to report the news, quotes a source at MSNBC who told the paper, “The decision has been made. He’s gone. The [parent company] Comcast guys have decided. Word is spreading through the building.”
Baldwin came under fire in early November after a paparazzo posted video of the actor allegedly using homophobic slurs against the photographer.
On Nov. 16, MSNBC officially suspended Baldwin for two weeks. At the time, Baldwin said it was unclear if he would return to the network.
Here is a clip from Baldwin's now-defunct show:
Jason Momoa, who played Khal Drogo during the first season of "Game of Thrones," made a surprise appearance during the show's panel at Comic-Con on Friday.
Rushing the stage, Momoa shouted, "I'm not dead!" before kissing his on-screen wife Emilia Clarke. Just as abrupt as he appeared, Momoa quickly ran off the stage.
Clarke, who appeared genuinely surprised by Momoa's smooch, was momentarily speechless before reciting one of Daenerys's lines, "My son and stars."
See Momoa's brief cameo at the "Game of Thrones" panel at the 14:43 mark:
Memorable quotes from the cast and showrunners:
The cast and creator of "Veronica Mars" made a triumphant return to Comic-Con on Friday, telling thousands of excited fans that the new film is only two days from completion.
A sneak peek of the film was screened for fans in attendance. In the clip, Veronica attends her high school reunion and is recruited (by Jamie Lee Curtis in a cameo appearance) to renew her career as a private investigator, something she has given up since we last saw the character. Though she hasn't been sleuthing for all these years, the Veronica we know and love is still as witty and sassy as ever. And yes, Dick (Ryan Hansen) is still... Dick and Logan (Jason Dohring) is still really good at brooding.
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At Comic-Con on Friday, AMC premiered footage from the upcoming fourth season of "The Walking Dead." The trailer showcased a rebuilt and reinforced prison in which a new group of survivors have joined the series regulars, and it hinted at what the show's creators promised will be a renewed threat from the show's zombies.
Some highlights from the show's stars on what's in store for their characters:
Season 4 of "The Walking Dead" premieres Sunday, 10/13 at 9 PM on AMC.
Getting close to Dexter Morgan is a little bit like being a redshirt character on "Star Trek": Your days are numbered. But even the dearly departed favorites from the long-running Showtime series were brought back from beyond to bid fans an emotional farewell at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego.
"Our bodies five months from now will probably start knocking at the door, wondering why we're not doing 'Dexter,'" series star and producer Michael C. Hall told the crowd on Thursday.
Hall was joined onstage by co-stars Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington, David Zayas, and Yvonne Strahovski. But seeing as this was the final Comic-Con appearance for the cast, former series regulars Lauren Vélez, Erik King, and Julie Benz also joined in to remember their favorite moments over the show's eight-season history.
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