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  • Police detectives, meth king vie for Emmy nods

    Updated: 59 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is fierce jockeying for Emmy nominations in the premier drama and comedy series categories, with newcomers "True Detective" and "Orange is the New Black" making strategic moves to boost their chances. The nominations were to be announced early Thursday by the Academy...

  • Lifetime orders 'Clan of the Cave Bear' pilot

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lifetime TV channel says it has ordered a drama pilot based on the best-selling works of the author of "The Clan of the Cave Bear." Lifetime said Wednesday that the project's executive producers include filmmakers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. The pilot is titled "The...

  • 'Orphan Black,' 'Broadchurch' back for new seasons

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — BBC America is bringing the critically acclaimed dramas "Orphan Black" and "Broadchurch" back for new seasons in 2015. The cable channel said Wednesday that the third season of "Orphan Black" will include 10 episodes. In the eerie drama, Tatiana Maslany plays...

  • Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields reunite for TV movie

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Move over Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth. A couple of other old TV pals are reuniting, too. Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields, who co-starred on the hit sitcom "The Facts of Life," are teaming in a new Hallmark Channel movie called "For Better Or For Worse," airing...

  • 'Under the Dome' off to slow start this season

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A substantial number of the people who made CBS' "Under the Dome" the surprise hit of last summer appear to have lost interest in the fate of the fictional town of Chester's Mill, Maine. The second-season premiere of the show about a town placed under a mysterious dome,...

  • Nielsen's top programs for June 30-July 6

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 30-July 6. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.14 million. 2. "Under the Dome," CBS, 9.41 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.59 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 8.13 million. 5....

  • Vintage stars return for real-life 'Heartbreakers'

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Investigation Discovery is going to camp this summer. Campy TV, that is. Departing from its usual true-crime reality fare, the network is unrolling "Heartbreakers," which brings back stars from the past in scripted melodramas that happen to be based on true life....

  • 'Naked and Afraid' participants share naked truth

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — How do you prepare to be a survivalist-in-the-buff on "Naked and Afraid"? One way: You start at the bottom and work up. "I walked around barefoot for months," said Dani Julien, who then spent 21 days undressed in the wilderness on the popular Discovery Channel...

  • VIDEO: This is How Halle Berry and Jimmy Fallon Roll

    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    For his next trick, Jimmy Fallon will make Halle Berry's career reappear. Berry is back and she's on a roll — literally. The Extant star partnered with Fallon to form what he called a "human hamster wheel," but it looks more like a paired somersault on some gym mats, according to Mashable.

  • Germany's WCup victory sets Twitter sports record

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — It won't be what Brazil's fans will remember, but the first World Cup semifinal is the most tweeted-about sports event in Twitter history. The social media company says there were 35.6 million tweets sent out during Germany's 7-1 demolition of Brazil on Tuesday afternoon. That...

  • Corey Stoll enjoys 'The Strain' of series stardom

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — This looks dire. An airliner has landed in New York with everyone onboard apparently dead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's hard-charging troubleshooter, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, is summoned to investigate. A suspicious-looking crate the plane was carrying...

  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck dishes Rosie O’Donnell’s rumored return to ‘The View’

    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who was a co-host on ABC’s “The View” for 10 years before she joined “Fox & Friends,” weighed in on reports that Rosie O’Donnell had inked a deal to return to talk show, calling the news “not surprising,” reports FOX News. “I do believe this has been in...

  • 'Stand Up to Cancer' telecast to return Sept. 5

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — How often do your favorite TV outlets all carry the same show at the same time — and in prime time, without ads? Tune in to just about any channel on Sept. 5 at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific to see for yourself. Dozens of broadcast and cable networks will again donate a...

  • Greg Poehler turns immigrant life into comedy

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Seated at a dinner table surrounded by his girlfriend's relatives on his first day in Sweden, Greg Poehler couldn't help thinking that his experience in culture shock might make a good television show or movie someday. Flash-forward 14 years and that instinct proved true. The...

  • Heading 'Strain' cast, Stoll once was an outcast

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — "I chose a very strange profession for someone who had such body issues," says actor Corey Stoll, who, at 38, not only has a thriving career but also a ripped physique that could shame a couch potato into hitting the gym. Still, he can't dismiss his past. As a teen he was fat...

  • Al Jazeera America says it's building to last

    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As it approaches its first birthday, Al Jazeera America anchor Tony Harris says he's surprised by how good the network is. The journalistic performance of the network hasn't been reflected by its audience size, though. Viewership remains very low. But like...

  • Stevie Nicks joining 'The Voice' as adviser

    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Nicks is joining "The Voice" as an adviser to Adam Levine's team for the upcoming season. Filming is currently underway on the show's seventh season. Nicks, the 66-year-old Fleetwood Mac singer, has been working with Levine and his 12 team members as they assign...

  • Jerry Sandusky's son tells story to Oprah Winfrey

    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky's adult son is speaking out about what he says was sexual abuse by his father. The Oprah Winfrey Network announced Tuesday that Winfrey's interview with Matt Sandusky will be broadcast on July 17. The network says Matt Sandusky describes grooming,...

  • Pop-rocker scores song to soothe anxious canines

    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Score one for the dogs. DogTV, the 2-year-old television network for dogs, asked Grammy-winning musician Andrew Dost of the pop-rock band fun. to write some psychoacoustic music for the network. The unnamed result, nearly four minutes of harp, piano and repetitive...

  • Sean Hayes joins cast of CBS sitcom 'The Millers'

    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS says popular sitcom star Sean Hayes is joining the cast of its comedy "The Millers" as a series regular. Hayes will play the new best friend of the character played by Margo Martindale and a new source of friction for her son, played by Will Arnett, CBS said on Tuesday....



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