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'Gotham' Draws Big Numbers To A Not So Great Series Premiere

September 23rd, 2014 2:22pm EDT
'Gotham' Draws Big Numbers To A Not So Great Series Premiere
Gotham premiered on Fox last night to a solid 3.2 rating and 8 million viewers.

The show explores the early career of Detective James Gordon's early days as a cop in New York City and how the major villains in the Batman series came to be.

But if you thought the show was going to be about anything other than Batman, the first scene was an indication otherwise. A young Bruce Wayne is shown witnessing the murder of his parents.

From there, the show goes on to introduce a whole host of villains who will play foil to our heroes throughout the next few seasons.

Yet even though most viewers o...
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The Best 'Saturday Night Live' Guests Of Season 39

September 23rd, 2014 1:59pm EDT
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With “Saturday Night Live” on the cusp of beginning its latest season, we will be spending the next several days looking back at the best of last season.

Today, we're covering the best hosts, monologues, and musical guests.

3 Best Hosts of the Season

1. Drake – When “SNL” branches out from the comedy and acting worlds for its hosting pool, that tends to limit the potential roles that a host can play. But Drake, with his acting background and present musical stardom, proved to be more of a double threat than a handicap. He handily played versions of himself, impressions of other hip-hop...
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Shonda Rhimes Backlash Causes NY Times To Rethink Diversity Issues

September 23rd, 2014 1:29pm EDT
Shonda Rhimes Backlash Causes NY Times To Rethink Diversity Issu
The New York Times continues to receive backlash after publishing an article where screenwriter/director/producer Shonda Rhimes was reduced to being called an "angry black woman" in an editorial piece by the Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley.

In the article, Stanley also called Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis as "less classically beautiful" than others.

Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan published an inquiry into the situation and stated, "There are some big questions here — about diversity, about editing procedures and about how The Times deals with stories about women and race,"...
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‘NCIS’ Season 12 Preview: Where We Left Off And What’s To Come

September 23rd, 2014 12:55pm EDT
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Fall TV has officially begun, which means new shows are debuting and returning favorites are once again heading to the small screen. The end of summer can be bittersweet, but that just means TV is back in full force -- and who can argue with that wonderfulness?

With that said, it’s easy to forget how shows ended last season, so we’re here to help you catch up and even give you a sneak peek at what’s to come during the brand spanking new season!

So, let’s start with one of our favorites, and one show that just keeps on kicking: hit naval series “NCIS.” Can you believe the CBS drama is in i...
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'Top Gear' (USA) First Look: Adam Ferrara Goes Barrel Racing

September 23rd, 2014 12:01pm EDT
'Top Gear' (USA) First Look: Adam Ferrara Goes Barrel Racing
We're just one week away from new episodes of Top Gear! Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood will be back next Tuesday to finish out season four with four all-new adventures, and because we know you can't wait that long, we've got a brand-new clip for you featuring Adam from the midseason premiere.

Click below to see what happens when Adam gleefully goes racing in...erm, about half a car. And 'racing' might be a loose description.

The first new episode is entitled "What Does It Take," and features Adam, Tanner and Rutledge trying to answer that exact question. Each of them will ...
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'Under The Dome' Season 2 Finale Recap: Seriously,You Call That A Finale?

September 23rd, 2014 11:10am EDT
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"Go Now," the second season finale of "Under the Dome," can best be described in five simple words.

What the hell was that?

It's not like we were expecting great things from an "Under the Dome" finale. Or even reasonably satisfying things. But we were expecting... some things. A little closure here, a plot twist there. Maybe a clue into this whole pink egg/dome mystery.

Nope! "Under the Dome" provided us with the least final finale of any series in recent memory. No closure, no secrets, no new info of any kind. It barely even sets up anything for next season.

Just the usual running arou...
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Charlie Sheen Eyeing Return To 'Two And A Half Men'

September 23rd, 2014 11:00am EDT
Charlie Sheen Eyeing Return To 'Two And A Half Men'
Charlie Sheen is expressing interest in returning to his former series "Two and a Half Men," despite the fact that CBS Entertainment has no plans for him to come back to the long-running sitcom.

In a story published in TV Guide, Sheen stated he is in discussions with Warner Bros. Television for a return to the show. He revealed, "We're trying to figure out what makes the most sense." He also explained that he would like to be included in the series' final episode.

A representative from CBS has denied the report and CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler most recently revealed at the TCA ...
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ABC's 'Forever' Season 1 Pilot: How Long Will It Last?

September 23rd, 2014 10:55am EDT
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As a native New Yorker who fears death, I couldn’t wait for this show because at least to me, “Doctor Henry Morgan” (Ioan Gruffudd) is livin’ the dream: He is immortal and living New York City.

Unlike me though, he considers this “live forever” thing a curse (I bet he’d deem winning the lottery a burden, too).

In the past two hundred years, he’s not only had many interesting experiences but died numerous times, always to “pop back up” alive and well, and forty years old (once again I must admit, I don’t see the problem).

Henry does not know how this phenomenon befell him, but by becoming...
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MTV’s ‘Awkward’ Season 4 Teasers

September 23rd, 2014 10:45am EDT
MTV’s ‘Awkward’ Season 4 Teasers
Pregnancy, what pregnancy? Judging by the liplock session between Matty and Jenna in the “Awkward” trailer for the fall premiere, evil Eva’s pregnancy bomb hasn’t completely obliterated Jatty. But brace yourself Jatty shippers, showrunners Chris Alberghini and Mike Chessler hint to TVLine there will be bumps in the road.

“Jenna’s trying to be an adult about Matty. Their romantic relationship didn’t work out, so she’s trying to move on. She’s trying to be a good friend.”

It seemed Palos Hills high school power couple turned sworn enemies Jake and Tamara are going that route this season. ...
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Kenan Thompson To Leave SNL After This Season

September 23rd, 2014 10:30am EDT
Kenan Thompson To Leave SNL After This Season
Kenan Thompson has decided to leave "Saturday Night Live" at the end of this season to move to Los Angeles with his wife and new baby.

TMZ reported that the actor/comedian will be leaving the long-running live series, now entering its 40th season, at the end of this year. According to reports, Thompson wanted to leave at the end of last season, but producer Lorne Michaels asked him to remain as the show transitioned its new cast.

An "SNL" spokesperson called theTMZ story "inaccurate." According to the rep, "the season hasn’t even started and cast decisions aren’t made until the end of the...
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