<p>Dermot Mulroney</p>

Dermot Mulroney

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Dermot Mulroney to join 'Shameless' for season 5

A new character, but essentially the same function Morgan filled in last year's finale

Dylan McDermott is coming to "Shameless"!

Wait, that's not right.

Derbel McDillett is coming to "Shameless"!

Also not right.

Dermot Mulroney is coming to "Shameless!"

That's the one.

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<p>Orange Is the New Black</p>

Orange Is the New Black

Credit: Netflix

Review: 'Orange Is the New Black' - '40 Oz. of Furlough/Little Mustachioed S***'

Piper attends her grandmother's funeral, Red remembers her past, and Vee takes control

We're getting close to the end of our run through "Orange Is the New Black" season 2, and I have thoughts on episodes 9 & 10 coming up just as soon as I do a burlesque routine with a Ray Romano puppet that's surprisingly sexy...

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Credit: ABC

Press tour: Why Karen Gillan can't be Scottish on 'Selfie'

The social media-themed 'Pygmalion' riff allegedly needs an American character at the center

Speaking in her native Scottish accent, Karen Gillan has one of the most charming and endearingly goofy voices in all of show business. So why on earth would "Suburgatory" alum Emily Kapnek — creator of "Selfie," a modern-day twist on "Pygmalion" starring Gillan as social media-obsessed Eliza and John Cho as Henry, the man who will turn her into a genuine lady — ask her to play the role as an American?

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Credit: ABC

Press tour: ABC goes diverse with 'Black-ish,' 'Cristela' & more

Not just minority stars, but minority creators like Shonda Rhimes and John Ridley

"If you look at shows now that seem to lack diversity, they actually feel dated. America doesn't look like that anymore, and people want to see an America that looks like where they live."

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<p>24: Live Another Day</p>

24: Live Another Day

Credit: FOX

Season finale review: '24: Live Another Day' - '10 p.m. - 11 a.m.'

Jack races to prevent war with China, and the series finally jumps ahead in time

"24: Live Another Day" has concluded, and I have thoughts on the finale and the season as a whole coming up just as soon as I explain that it is NOT pronounced "nucular," Mr. President...

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<p>Jason Isaacs</p>

Jason Isaacs

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Press tour: 'Dig' finds complications and advantages in Jersualem filming

USA conspiracy thriller on production hiatus due to current Israeli/Palestinian conflict

Filming on location — particularly a location as old and rich with historical and spiritual import as Jerusalem — brings many advantages to a show like USA's upcoming conspiracy thriller "Dig." But it also carries with it significant risks.

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<p>The Strain</p>

The Strain

Credit: FX

Series premiere talkback: 'The Strain' - 'Night Zero'

What did everybody think of FX's new vampire series from Guillermo del Toro and friends?

I posted my review of FX's "The Strain" on Friday. Now it's your turn. For those who turned into FX's first-ever Sunday night drama, what did you think? Did you find the vampire makeup and special effects creepy, or just as silly as Corey Stoll's wig? Were you interested in the characters and/or the story of this takeover plot? How did you feel about old Abraham Setrakian's way of caring for his "wife"? Was the whole thing scary or too cheesey? And will you watch again?

Have at it. I don't plan to cover this show weekly (too many things on Sunday nights), but I'll try to check in from time to time, depending on what's happening on the show.

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<p>Masters of Sex</p>

Masters of Sex

Credit: Showtime

Season premiere review: 'Masters of Sex' - 'Parallax'

Bill and Virginia struggle to define the new phase of their relationship

"Masters of Sex" is back for a new season. I reviewed the start of the new season on Friday, and I have specific thoughts on the season premiere coming up just as soon as I can buy an extra $100 worth of french lingerie every month...

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<p>The Leftovers</p>

The Leftovers

Credit: HBO

Review: 'The Leftovers' - 'Two Boats and a Helicopter'

In a single-POV tour de force, Matt races to find the cash to save his church

A review of tonight's "The Leftovers" coming up just as soon as I think I know what happened to your face...

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<p>Angelica Celaya</p>

Angelica Celaya

Press tour: 'Constantine' hires Angelica Celaya to replace Lucy Griffiths

How NBC's adaptation of the 'Hellblazer' comics is already being tweaked

TV pilot production is an inexact science. Certain characters or ideas don't quite click, so you change them, or you abandon them, and then you move on. In these days of leaner budgets, though, it's trickier to deal with the changes as thoroughly as might be ideal, which is why much of NBC's press tour session for "Constantine" was devoted to a character who now won't be in the show past the pilot.

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