<p>The &quot;American Idol&quot; Season 14 Top 11 and Boy George</p>

The "American Idol" Season 14 Top 11 and Boy George

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Recap: 'American Idol' Season 14 - Top 9 '80s Night and Double-Elimination

After last week's Save, two people are definitely going home tonight

We're only two weeks into this season's "American Idol" Finals and The Save is gone. 

The "Idol" judges opted to Save Qaasim Middleton last week. Were they protecting the entertainment factor that Qaasim brings to the show? Were they rewarding Qaasim for bringing energy to an episode that had lacked energy? Were they recognizing that America's voting has, thus far, been wonky as heck this season?

Either way, Wednesday's (March 25) episode of "American Idol" is going to be a double-elimination episode, meaning that there are 11 remaining contestants, but presumably only nine are going to sing. This will change the entire architecture of the episode. Plus, FOX is boasting an appearance by Salt and/or Peppa, following last week's big Kenny Loggins appearance. Whee!

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<p>Willa Holland</p>

Willa Holland

'Arrow' star Willa Holland talks Speedy, pull-ups and on-set injuries

Where is Thea Queen in her grief cycle over Sara's death?

The "Flash"/"Arrow" PaleyFest 2015 purple carpet tip sheet contained the usual pictures of actors and a listing by name. In the cases in which alternate identities have been revealed, those were listed as well, so it was "Oliver Queen/Arrow," "Laurel Lance/Black Canary," "Roy Harper/Arsenal."

Poor Thea Queen's name was listed without an alter ego, even though Oliver's formerly bratty little sister has undergone a major change this season, going from whiny club kid to club owner/nocturnal butt-killer under the tutelage of her nefarious father Malcolm.

While an assortment of random references and traits have left many "Arrow" fans figuring that Thea's emergence as Speedy was just a foregone conclusion,  nobody is willing to make that pronouncement official, including star Willa Holland.

On the purple carpet, I talked with Holland about Thea's transformation this season and the guilt from Sara Lance's death that still drives her. We also talked about her own physical transformation that she says has her on the verge of a successful pull-up. But with great training and increased stunt responsibilities come hidden dangers and Holland also talked about her recent on-set injuries

Check out the full video interview above. And also watch my interviews with Katie Cassidy and Stephen Amell and, of course, Emily Bett Rickards discussing Felicity's Jewishness.

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<p>Tuesday&#39;s &quot;Person of Interest&quot;</p>

Tuesday's "Person of Interest"

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TV Ratings: 'Voice,' 'One Big Happy' dips help 'NCIS'-led CBS win Tuesday

'Person of Interest' and 'Hell's Kitchen' don't drop on a sluggish night

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

"NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans" led CBS' overall primetime rout, while "Person of Interest" toppled a special "Night Shift" to help CBS score a slim Tuesday win among young viewers as well.

"NCIS: New Orleans" was up over its last airing and "Person of Interest" added viewers.

Most of Tuesday's non-CBS offerings were down, including "The Flash," "iZombie" and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." NBC's "The Voice" took a dip and the 9 p.m. comedy block of "Undateable" and "One Big Happy" fell accordingly.

One of the few shows to at least stay flat was FOX's "Hell's Kitchen," but even the season finale of "The Mindy Project" was down a hair from an already low point.

Let's get to the numbers...

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Danielle Panabaker has a hint for when 'Flash' may be ready for Killer Frost

Danielle Panabaker has a hint for when 'Flash' may be ready for Killer Frost

Why does EP Andrew Kreisberg compare Caitlin Snow to Buffy?

Dr. Caitlin Snow has had a roller-coaster year on The CW's "The Flash."

She began the season mourning for beau Ronnie Raymond, but just when she seemed past her grief, Ronnie returned with new powers and a strange partnership with Victor Garber. 

Ooops. Wounds reopened. So what's in store for the last third of the season?

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Eoin Macken explains the motorcycle-doctor 'Night Shift' key art
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Eoin Macken explains the motorcycle-doctor 'Night Shift' key art

Back in October, I spent three days on the Morocco set of National Geographic's "Killing Jesus."

You can see the first part of my coverage, Kelsey Grammer's thoughts, here.

Grammer was paired with Eoin Macken, who plays Herod Antipas in the telefilm and, toward the end of the interview, Macken mentioned that he was preparing to return to work on NBC's "The Night Shift."

I couldn't resist asking if he'd get the chance to do more key art riding a motorcycle in the ER. Macken was... Amused.

"Oh f***'s sake, yeah!" the Irish actor exclaimed. "Jesus Christ. Would you like to know how hungover when we did that?  When we finished shooting, we all had a big massive party and then the next day we’re doing stills.  And we’re so easily malleable that day because everyone had headaches. We’re like, ‘We’ll do whatever you want.’  Do you want this? Sure. They were clever about it."

Still obviously bemused by the picture, he added, "We’ve had many conversations with deaf ears.  I realized then the importance if photo-kill in America and I’ve never thought about that before."

"The Night Shift" Season 2 key art did not, in fact, include the motorcycle.

And "Killing Jesus" premieres on Sunday, March 29 at 8 p.m. on National Geographic.

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<p>Loretta and Raylan on &quot;Justified&quot;</p>

Loretta and Raylan on "Justified"

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Listen: Firewall & Iceberg Podcast No. 273 - 'X-Files,' 'Justified,' 'Americans'

Dan and Alan also talk 'Girls,' 'Broad City' and 'Empire'


Happy Tuesday, Boys & Girls!

It's time for another installment of The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast. 

We were delayed slightly by FOX's announcement of the six-episode limited return of "The X-Files," so we got to discuss that a bit.

And since this week was light on premieres, we took the chance to do a ton of catching up, including just-past-midseason looks at "Justified" and "The Americans," as well as post-finale discussions of "Empire," "Broad City" and "Girls."

That's a lot to cover -- there are spoilers for already-aired episodes of all five shows, but no spoilers for anything upcoming -- so let's just jump right in!

Today's breakdown:
The "X-Files" return (00:00:45 - 00:08:45)
Listener Mail: Cable episode counts (00:09:05 - 00:17:50)
Listener Mail: Producer to build a programming night (00:17:55 - 00:23:00)
"Justified" (00:23:15 - 00:40:20)
"The Americans" (00:40:20 - 00:58:25)
"Empire" finale (00:58:35 - 01:08:25)
"Broad City" finale (01:08:30 - 01:16:40)
"Girls" finale (01:16:45 - 01:27:35)

As always, you can subscribe to The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. [Or you can always follow our RSS Feed or subscribe on IHeartRadio.] 


And as always, feel free to e-mail us questions for the podcast.

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<p>Kelsey Grammer in National Geographic&#39;s &quot;Killing Jesus&quot;</p>

Kelsey Grammer in National Geographic's "Killing Jesus"

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'Killing Jesus' star Kelsey Grammer talks faith, religion and Herod's genitals

Plus, check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes Kelsey Grammer clip

OUARZAZATE, MOROCCO. When the story of Jesus is told, the name of "Herod the Great" is rarely accompanied by applause.

That is not the case on the central Moroccan set of National Geographic's "Killing Jesus" in late October 2014.

We're off to the side of a towering, multi-tiered set standing in for The Temple in Jerusalem, bearing witness to endless repetitions of a shot featuring Herod and an assortment of priests ascending the steps. Kelsey Grammer has been off to the side of video village watching as robed stand-ins went up and down the steps making sure the light was right, serving as a cheerleader to get the shot and move on.

Grammer's motivation becomes clear an hour later when the shot is finally locked and a bellowing voice declares, "That's a wrap for Kelsey Grammer."

For one brief moment, Herod is beloved by all and takes in the adulation from the cast and crew.

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<p>&quot;The X-Files&quot;</p>

"The X-Files"

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No Conspiracy: FOX resurrects 'The X-Files' for 6-episode run

Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny and Chris Carter are all back

Capping off days of incessant rumors and years of slowly percolating buzz, FOX made it official on Tuesday (March 24) morning: "The X-Files" is coming back to TV.

The landmark sci-fi-tinged conspiracy drama, which ran 202 episodes on FOX between 1993 and 2002, will resume production in Summer 2015 on a six-episode event series. FOX will announce additional details, specifically a premiere date, later.

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TV Ratings: 'Dancing,' 'Voice' and 'Scorpion' lead as NBC, ABC split Monday

'The Following' gets a tiny bump for a two-hour block

Fast National ratings for Monday, March 23, 2015.

Monday nights have already settled into their regular routine. "Dancing with the Stars" and ABC continued to dominate Monday overall, while "The Voice" and NBC remain unstoppable in the key demo, just as it was all fall.

CBS, meanwhile, tied for second in the key demo and finished third overall, but also featured Monday's top scripted program in most measures with "Scorpion."

Finally, a two-hour block of "The Following" got a tiny uptick among young viewers for FOX.

Let's get to the numbers...

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March Mayhem Heroes vs. Villains Round 2 pits Mal Reynolds vs Rick Grimes

March Mayhem Heroes vs. Villains Round 2 pits Mal Reynolds vs Rick Grimes

Dorothy Gale, Arya Stark and The Daleks pulled big first round upsets

Nearly 450,000 votes were cast in the first round of HitFix's March Mayhem Heroes vs. Villains tournament and much like the real NCAA Tournament's opening round, things stayed close to chalk. No.1 seeds Batman, The Joker, Walter White and Xena all won easily, as did Han Solo, raptor Clever Girl, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Tony Soprano.

There were still upsets, though. Dorothy held off a late-charging Bella for a 13-4 shocker, while Arya Stark knocked off Veronica Mars in another 13-4 win. The biggest upset, at least in terms of seeding, was The Daleks, a No.14 seed, topping Mayor Richard Wilkins, who didn't turn into a giant serpent in time.

Hannibal Lecter, a No.12 seed, was one of several performers whose first round totals exceeded expectations for their seeding.

Just as things began to get all higgledy-piggledy in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the second round has some intriguing match-ups.

On the TV side, Mal Reynolds is going to need some help from the Whedonverse to hold off Rick Grimes, one of the leading votergetters in the first round, while Oliver Queen got a big last-second push to advance in the first round, but will now face off with Buffy the Vampire Slater.

On the movie side, Marvel lovers may be split between Groot and Black Widow, while Joker vs Voldemort is as pure a matchup of evil as one could possibly hope for.

Round 2 goes through Thursday!

Get to voting!

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