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Season Six Will Be The Last For 'Downton Abbey'

March 26th, 2015 8:53pm EDT
'Downton Abbey' Ending After Season Six
The upcoming sixth season of "Downton Abbey" will be its last. Executive producer Gareth Neame said in a statement on Thursday: "Millions of people around the world have followed the journey of the Crawley family and those who serve them for the last five years. Inevitably there comes a time when all shows should end and 'Downton' is no exception.

"We wanted to close the doors of ‘Downton Abbey’ when it felt right and natural for the storylines to come together and when the show was still being enjoyed so much by its fans. We can promise a final season full of all the usual drama and intri...
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'The American's Recap: 'Do Mail Robots Dream Of Electric Sheep?'

March 26th, 2015 1:11pm EDT
'The Americans' Recap: That Time Keri Russell Killed An Old Lady
Previously - Martha falls for "Clark's" line. The Jennings' South African colleague brutally murdered the apartheid guy with gasoline and a tire. Frat boy turned bungling political activist Todd was allowed to go free.

The Americans is the series that you assumed would never involve an Artificial Intelligence. When you assume it makes an...anyway,I give you FBI Mail Robot! I kid, I did glean a little bit more from this stark, disturbing episode. Guest star Lois Smith brought it all, and her scenes with Keri Russell were like a really intense play. They should have just handed these two Emm...
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Exclusive Clip From Tonight's 'Impractical Jokers: Practically Live!' Special

March 26th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
Impractical Jokers
The Impractical Jokers put on one of the country's best live shows, and TruTV has captured all the energy and hilarity of their tour in tonight's first-ever one hour special, Impractical Jokers: Practically Live! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we have an exclusive clip from the special to share with you.

In the below sneak peek, Q, Murr, Joe and Sal give us a look at their interactions with their loyal fans, from the usual hellos and hugs to creative fan art and other surprises. You can get even more inside their travels and laugh out loud performances in tonight's special.

Impract...
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'American Idol' Does A Time Warp, Two Go Home

March 26th, 2015 9:25am EDT
'American Idol' Recap: Top 9 Perform 80s Songs, Two Eliminated
American Idol 2015 did a time warp. On last night's Idol, the top 9 performers sang 80s songs. Idol also got 80s icons to help with the show. Boy George mentored and Salt-N-Pepa performed. The departure of two contestants stopped the party.

Last week the American Idol judges decided to save Qaasim Middleton. This meant two would have to go home this week to compensate for the save. These weren't shocking eliminations but definitely sad ones: two contestants who were just starting to find their place left.

Top 9 Performances

Daniel Seavey

"You Make My Dreams Come True" by Hall and Oats...
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'Arrow' Recap: 'Suicidal Tendencies' Ends In A Cliffhanger

March 26th, 2015 9:22am EDT
'Arrow' Recap: 10 Wedding-Worthy Moments From 'Suicidal Tendenci
You know, for an episode about Diggle ("Suicidal Tendencies" was about Diggle, wasn't it?), there wasn't too much Diggle in last night's episode of "Arrow."

Sure, "Suicidal Tendencies" was loaded down with the coolness -- the Arrow fought the Atom, people died, and Olicity was destroyed forever... or at least for at least a few episodes, anyway.

But Diggle and Lyla's honeymoon in war-torn Kasnia was the weakest chunk of the episode by far (oooh, that senator guy was really evil. Greeat) while the sidestories got all the coolest bits.

At least the cool bits were as awesome as they were la...
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'The Middle' Recap: College Acceptance Plot Makes For A Tense Episode

March 26th, 2015 9:19am EDT
THe Middle
“Why are you embarrassed that there’s a fun side to you?”

The Hecks go through a lot of hell just about every episode, but there is usually no need to worry that things are not going to work out by the end of the half hour. This is the formula of pretty much every sitcom ever, but “The Middle” has managed to make the stakes feel higher and realer than on most other shows. There actually have been episodes in which some things did not work out, at least not in a traditional sense. Thus, the college acceptance plot of “The Waiting Game” felt tenser than it had any right to.

Sue is not th...
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Who's Hooking Up With Who On The 'Empire' Set?

March 26th, 2015 9:01am EDT
'Empire' Co-Stars Grace Gealey & Trai Byers Are Dating, Had An '
"Empire" has a new romance in the works -- off set, that is. Co-stars Grace Gealey and Trai Byers are dating. The pair hit it off almost immediately after they first met while making the hit FOX series.

A source told Us Weekly, "They started seeing each other during the shooting of the show. There was an instant attraction, people working on the show are aware about it. When they all hang out together they'll cuddle and give a kiss, but it's nothing obscene."

On the show, Byers plays Andre Lyon, son of the king of hip-hop, Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), and ex-wife Cookie Lyon (Taraji P....
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HBO Series Bites The Dust

March 26th, 2015 8:41am EDT
Looking
HBO has cancelled the gay series "Looking" after just two seasons. The show, by Andrew Haigh, centered on three friends in San Francisco who explored the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.

The network has decided to end the show, which was initially intended to be a limited series, with a special to tie up all the storylines.

A spokesperson confirmed to ETonline, "HBO will present the final chapter of their journey as a special. We look forward to sharing this adventure with the shows loyal fans."

The second season finale aired on Sunday an...
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Why Does Maisie Williams Watch 'Game of Thrones' With Her Drunk Grandmother?

March 26th, 2015 8:23am EDT
'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams Watches The Show With Her
"Game of Thrones" is perhaps the least family-friendly show on television. Gather the whole family around -- parents, grandparents, young children -- and be revolted as writhing nude sex fiends are hacked apart with a broadsword.

But for Maisie Williams -- who stars in "Game of Thrones" as Arya Stark -- watching the show has to be a family affair.

As she explained to Jimmy Kimmel on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "We used to watch it with my nan, and my auntie, and my cousins, and my dogs, and the whole family, everyone."

That can get a bit awkward. Especially with Williams' 87-year-old grandma w...
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'Top Gear' Fans Outraged After BBC Fires Jeremy Clarkson

March 25th, 2015 7:29pm EDT
BBC Fires 'Top Gear' Host Jeremy Clarkson For Physically & Verba
The BBC has decided not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's contract with "Top Gear," despite support from celebrities and an online petition that drew over 1 million signatures from fans.

Clarkson, who has helmed the car show since 1988, was suspended from the series earlier this month after getting into a fight with producer Oisin Tymon over catering arrangements.

The network axed the final three episodes of the current season and has since decided to part ways with Clarkson. BBC Director-General Tony Hall said in a statement on Wednesday: "It is with great regret that I have told Jeremy Clark...
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