Fox pulling 'Red Band Society'
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Fox pulling 'Red Band Society'

Taylor Swift films Lena Dunham dancing to the rap song 'Lena Dunham'

Fox pulling “Red Band Society"
The freshman drama isn’t officially canceled, but Fox is capping the teen hospital drama's first season at 13 episodes. “Red Band Society” will still air its fall finale next week, but its final three episodes haven’t been scheduled.


“Masterchef” judge Joe Bastianich is leaving
The Fox reality show is searching for a new judge to replace Bastianich on both the regular and “Junior” version.


Taylor Swift films Lena Dunham dancing to the rap song “Lena Dunham”
The song “Lena Dunham” is from the female rap group Hand Job Academy. Watch their music video.


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'Late Late Show' guest hosts include Drew Carey, John Mayer, Judd Apatow -- 'The Talk' filling in, too
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'Late Late Show' guest hosts include Drew Carey, John Mayer, Judd Apatow -- 'The Talk' filling in, too

It’s confirmed: Cheryl Burke is done 'Dancing'

“Late Late Show” guest hosts include Drew Carey, John Mayer, Judd Apatow -- “The Talk" filling in, too
CBS will fill "The Late Late Show" gap between Craig Ferguson and James Corden with 10 male guest hosts and no women, plus a late-night edition of “The Talk" for one week in January. Carey will gueset host twice, the first and last week. The other male guest hosts include Sean Hayes, Will Arnett, Kunal Nayyar, Billy Gardell, Thomas Lennon, Jim Gaffigan and Wayne Brady.


It’s confirmed: Cheryl Burke is done “Dancing”
"Cheryl has been on the show for close to 10 years,” exec producer Rob Wade tells The Wrap. “She has done a great service to the show and I think she feels that it's time for her to move on.” PLUS: Alfonso Ribeiro is going on “Dancing” tour.


“90210’s” Matt Lanter lands on “Astronaut Wives Club”
He’ll play astronaut Ed White, the first American to walk in space who was tragically killed during an Apollo 1 training mission.


Presenting Thanksgiving Weekend TV marathons
“The Simpsons,” “Raising Hope," “Rambo” and Alfred Hitchcock movies are on tap over the next four days.

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'Dancing with the Stars' had its best finale in 4 seasons
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'Dancing with the Stars' had its best finale in 4 seasons

Roseanne Barr deletes Bill Cosby joke tweet showing her bloody face

“Dancing with the Stars” had its best finale in 4 seasons
Alfonso Ribeiro's ballroom victory was watched by 15.8 million as the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” star beat “Duck Dynasty’s” Sadie Robertson.


Roseanne Barr deletes Bill Cosby joke tweet showing her bloody face
“tussle with Bill Cosby,” Roseanne wrote, adding in another tweet: "Got in a tussle w bill cosby. U shoyld see that mfer.” Later, Roseanne tweeted, "Got a chemical peel to look more sexier. Joked about tussling cosby."


“Peter Pan Live!” will use a CGI Tinkerbell
The actors won’t be able to see Tinkerbell, whose size and color will change throughout the broadcast. “Everything else looked old fashioned,” says producer Neil Meron. “We wanted to see if we could do Tink with new technology.” PLUS: What you’ll learn from tonight’s “making of” special.


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Turner Classic Movies teams with Disney for 'Treasures from the Disney Vault'
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Turner Classic Movies teams with Disney for 'Treasures from the Disney Vault'

'Game of Thrones' launches a mysterious Season 5 website

Turner Classic Movies teams with Disney for “Treasures from the Disney Vault”
In exchange for TCM endorsing Disney World’s "Great Movie Ride,” Disney will provide TCM with vintage movies, cartoons, documentaries and episodes of TV series like “Disneyland” and “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color” for a new programming block, reports the NY Times.   “Treasures from the Disney  Vault” will be offered by TCM “roughly four to five times a year,” says a TCM exec.


“Game of Thrones” launches a mysterious Season 5 website
Those who sign up at ThreeEyedRaven.com will get a Twitter direct message teasing: "You now have the power of #TheSight. Keep watch for visions of the future."


This season's “Homeland” has become one of the most damning critiques of American foreign policy
In Season 4, Carrie = America and Saul Berenson = America as it imagines itself. PLUS: How would “The Newsroom” cover the events on this season of “Homeland”?


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E! greenlights Joel McHale’s website 'Comments Section' pilot
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E! greenlights Joel McHale’s website 'Comments Section' pilot

'SNL' posts a cut “Def TED Talks” sketch starring Jay Pharoah as Russell Simmons

E! greenlights Joel McHale’s website “Comments Section” pilot
Snarky website comments will be deconstructed on this series hosted by comedian Michael Kosta and produced by McHale under his new “Soup” deal.


Regina King joins FX's “Pariah”
She’ll co-star with Bill Burr as an ex-TV star who finds himself jobless after an on-air meltdown.


“SNL” posts a cut “Def TED Talks” sketch starring Jay Pharoah as Russell Simmons
The Def Jam/TED Talks mashup was dropped from the Cameron Diaz episode. PLUS: “SNL” alum Horatio Sanz starts a “Hooray Show” podcast.


ABC celebrates the “New Sunday Knight”
Check out the poster for “Galavant,” premiering Sunday, Jan. 4.

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Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon to star in a limited TV series written by David E. Kelley
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Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon to star in a limited TV series written by David E. Kelley

'Hart of Dixie' is returning a month early, on Dec. 15

Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon to star in a limited TV series written by David E. Kelley
The project, "Big Little Liars,” is based on the best-selling novel by Australian author Liane Moriarty about "three mothers of kindergartners whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.” The project, which will be penned by Kelley and produced by Kidman and Witherspoon, will soon be shopped to various networks.

 

“Hart of Dixie” is returning a month early, on Dec. 15
The Rachel Bilson drama was supposed to begin Season 4 in January, but it’s been moved up to bolster the “Jane the Virgin” fall finale on Dec. 15. After that, “Hart of Dixie” will take a few weeks off and return Jan. 9 in its regular Friday at 8 timeslot.


Jeffrey Dean Morgan to play Joe DiMaggio on Lifetime’s “Marilyn”
He’ll play the New York Yankees legend in Lifetime’s four-hour miniseries on Marilyn Monroe’s family life.


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Garth Brooks cancels Jimmy Fallon and “Today” appearances due to Ferguson unrest
The country music star, who was scheduled to visit "The Tonight Show" on Thanksgiving, wrote on Facebook: “We landed in NY last night to the news of the civil unrest that was going on in our nation. To spend the day promoting our stuff like nothing was wrong, seemed distasteful to me.” He added that his followers should “love one another.”


Ferguson officer Darren Wilson breaks his silence to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos
“World News,” “GMA” and “Nightline” will have excerpts of the exclusive interview over the next day.


Syfy orders reality show “The Bazillion Dollar Club”
The six-episode “docuseries” will follow the creators of the hardware accelerator Highway1.


Jennifer Lawrence recreates “The Vanderpump Rules” intro
Lawrence visited Vanderpump’s Beverly Hills restaurant Pump over the weekend with her “Vanderpump Rules”-loving pals.


“The Walking Dead’s” Robert Kirkman’s biggest regret is the CDC episode from Season 1
"It possibly gave away too much information and was such a big change very early on in the series,” he says.


“The Flash” to face-off with the Reverse Flash
The Dec. 9 episode will feature the Reverse Flash, but don’t expect to learn his true identity anytime soon.


“New Girl" finds Coach a love interest
Actress Meaghan Rath will romance Damon Wayans Jr.’s character in time for Valentine’s Day.


Joy Behar cracks Barbara Walters jokes in front of Barbara Walters
Walters was in attendance for her former “View” co-star’s one-woman show "Me, My Mouth & I."


On British reality TV, Kendra Wilkinson recalls having sex with Hugh Hefner at age 18
The former "Girls Next Door” star said on "I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!” that “you’re not obligated” to sleep with Hef, “it’s your choice."

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HBO to air the 1st authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, produced by his daughter
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HBO to air the 1st authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, produced by his daughter

'State of Affairs' drops 28% in Week 2

HBO to air the 1st authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, produced by his daughter
"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” has been in the works since 2007 and will feature never-before-seen home movies, recordings, artwork and photography. Brett Morgen will direct the project with Cobain’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, serving as executive producer.


“State of Affairs” drops 28% in Week 2
About 6.3 million watched the 2nd episode of Katherine Heigl’s new drama.


Andy Cohen hangs with “Honey Moo Moo,” “Real HousePlants,” “Cluck Dynasty” on “Sesame Street”
Watch the Bravo star explain the word “popular” to Elmo.


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Viola Davis to produce ABC legal drama pilot “Conviction”
The "How to Get Away with Murder" star is going back into the legal world with “Conviction," a potential drama inspired by the life of Kym Worthy, the chief prosecutor of Wayne County, MI. Known as the toughest woman in Detroit, Worthy successfully prosecuted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick for corruption.

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Jimmy Fallon added to 30 Rock’s marquee
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Jimmy Fallon added to 30 Rock’s marquee

Jimmy Kimmel pits Jennifer Aniston vs. Lisa Kudrow in 'Celebrity Curse Off'

Jimmy Fallon added to 30 Rock’s marquee
The famous Art Deco marquee now proclaims that 30 Rock is home to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Says Fallon: “This makes it exponentially harder for them to fire me. I guess this means they put a ring on it.” PLUS: Watch Fallon light up the 30 Rock marquee.


Jimmy Kimmel pits Jennifer Aniston vs. Lisa Kudrow in “Celebrity Curse Off”
The “Friends” stars had their 2nd reunion on Kimmel in three months, with a Kudrow surprising Aniston as her cursing competitor.


USA sets the return of “Suits” and “Sirens”
“Suits” begins the 2nd half of Season 4 on Jan. 28, while “Sirens” returns for Season 2 on Jan. 27.


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'Cristela' gets a full-season pickup
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'Cristela' gets a full-season pickup

Some 'Dancing with the Stars' fans were upset that ABC interrupted the show for Ferguson news

“Cristela” gets a full-season pickup
The freshman comedy joins “Black-ish” in getting picked up.


Some “Dancing with the Stars” fans were upset that ABC interrupted the show for Ferguson news
George Stephanopoulos broke into the 2nd hour of tonight’s finals to anchor coverage of the Ferguson decision.


Bill Cosby biographer says “I was wrong” to ignore rape allegations
Mark Whitaker, whose book “Cosby” caused a stir for omitting rape allegations when it was released earlier this year, tweeted today: "I was wrong to not deal with the sexual assault charges against Cosby and pursue them more aggressively. I am following new developments and will address them at the appropriate time. If true the stories are shocking and horrible.”


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George Eads, 'CSI’s' last original cast member, to exit after 15 seasons
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George Eads, 'CSI’s' last original cast member, to exit after 15 seasons

George Eads, “CSI’s” last original cast member, to exit after 15 seasons
Eads’ departure was amicable, according to TV Guide, and his exit from the show at the end of this season will be the Gig Harbor Killer case. Eads’ exit comes after he was forced to take a leave of absence last season after a behind-the-scenes incident.

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