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Thomas Lennon says ‘Reno 911!’ jokes based in facts

Thomas Lennon says ‘Reno 911!’ jokes based in facts

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- The inept Reno, Nev., sheriff's department is back to bumble its way through a revival of Reno 911!, premiering Monday on Quibi. Thomas Lennon, who co-created the show and stars as Lt. Jim Dangle, said plot lines in the new series are based on real laws and events. The original series ran from 2003 to 2009 on Comedy Central. The style is faux documentary, like the real police documentary series Cops, as cameras follow the Reno police on wacky misadventures. In one episode of the revival, the Reno police officers record a public service announcement saying that posting pornography involving an ex is a crime. The state of Nevada really passed a law outlawing "revenge porn" in 2015. "I'll spend some time doing a little bit of research," Lennon told UPI in a phone...
Single Brad, Bridget Jones and royal jokes in front of William: 12 stand out BAFTA moments

Single Brad, Bridget Jones and royal jokes in front of William: 12 stand out BAFTA moments

Entertainment
The BAFTAs were nearly overshadowed by a diversity row thanks to the all-white acting line-up and lack of female directors - but there were plenty of other talking points on the night.There were tears and laughter at the 73rd British Academy Film Awards, hosted by Graham Norton at the iconic Royal Albert Hall. As 1917 swept the board, we take a look at some of the best moments of the night.Like mother like daughterHistory came full-circle for best supporting actress BAFTA winner Laura Dern, who took us back to her childhood in her acceptance speech. Advertisement Image: Laura Dern took best supporting actress for her role in Marriage Story Dern ...
G20 summit: Trump jokes to Putin about Russian election meddling

G20 summit: Trump jokes to Putin about Russian election meddling

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has appeared to make light of Russian election interference during a meeting with the country's leader, Vladimir Putin.A smirking Mr Trump wagged his finger at the Russian president and said: "Don't meddle in the election, please."The pair were holding talks on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan.It was their first meeting since Robert Mueller concluded his investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.US intelligence agencies concluded that Russia was behind an effort to influence the presidential election with a state-authorised campaign of cyber-attacks and fake news stories planted on social media.But special counsel Mueller's report found...
England midfielder Fabian Delph jokes that he nearly dragged the injured Dele Alli off in their World Cup opener

England midfielder Fabian Delph jokes that he nearly dragged the injured Dele Alli off in their World Cup opener

Sports
Fabian Delph nearly took matters into his own hands in order to replace the injured Dele Alli against Tunisia. Alli is a doubt for England’s second group game against Panama due to a thigh injury picked up in the opener. Alli eventually made way but the injury has kept him from training The Tottenham midfielder was clearly hobbling early-on in the game and Delph expected to take his place, but Alli continued until the 80th minute and was eventually replaced by Ruben Loftus-Cheek. Delph told talkSPORT: “I was about two-minutes away from running on the pitch and dragging him off! “I’ve known Danny Rose since I was 11-years old and he sneaked up behind me to give me a little pep-talk. We had a little moment. “But obviously I never we...