GAL GADOT GIVES BOY WHO PICKED WONDER WOMAN BACKPACK THUMBS UP: She loves it! A Florida mom wrote about her five-year-old son selecting superhero-themed school supplies, adding that she was nervous he’d be bullied for wearing a Wonder Woman backpack on his first day of kindergarten. Gal Gadot, who plays Wonder Woman, responded in a tweet: "Just read this article about breaking gender stereotypes by Katie Alicea. Such an important topic and something I believe in so strongly. I hope Isaac wore the crown and his WW backpack proudly to school. #WonderBoy."
HOUSE OF CARDS SETS PREMIERE DATE: It’s coming back! Netflix will premiere the sixth and final season of House of Cards on November 2, four days ahead of midterm elections. The streamer also revealed key art for the show, an homage to Season 1, featuring Robin Wright as U.S. president in lieu of Kevin Spacey. Spacey was fired from the show after a series of sexual assault allegations were leveled against him.
SARAH PALIN MAY NOT SHOW UP IN WHO IS AMERICA? Sarah Palin raised a ruckus over her appearance in Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America?, claiming she was tricked, but it seems we may never see the segment she's so worked up about. According to Indiewire, Showtime CEO David Nevins told critics at TCA: "All I can say about that is there are several people who have thrown themselves into buses that may not be heading their way." Nevins added that Baron Cohen is always refining the show so it’s always changing: "Sacha is incredibly hard-working and selective in the final product," Levine said. "He has a very high bar. We will see what we see." He also said Showtime is eager to re-up the show for a second season. "I’m dying to bring it back," he said. "There will be a process. I don’t know that I’ll be making any announcements soon, but Cohen had me at ‘Hello.’"
NEO-NAZI DOC, SYRIAN REFUGEE FILM LEAD INTERNATIONAL EMMY NOMS: Muslim filmmaker Deeyah Khan’s depiction of U.S. neo-Nazis and the biggest far-right rally in recent memory is among those to land an International News and Current Affairs Emmy nomination. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has revealed the eight nominees for awards in two categories, which will be handed out in New York October 1 at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Deadline reports. Khan’s film White Right: Meeting the Enemymade the cut, as did Children of Maria da Penha, a news special about children of victims of domestic violence, Menschenschmuggler – Das Geschäft mit den Flüchtlingen, the story of human smugglers and Off the Grid – Silent Death on a Syrian Journey, a story about refugees.