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Say Sayonara: May 2016 TV season finale schedule

TV Season Finale Schedule

May 2016 TV Season Finale Schedule Top Series Signing Off For Now (Or Forever): The Amazing Race (CBS), May 13 America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC), May 22 Arrow (The CW), May 25 Banshee* (Cinemax), May 20 The Big Bang Theory (CBS), May 12 black-ish (ABC), May 18 The Blacklist (NBC), May 19 Blindspot (NBC), May 23 Blue Bloods (CBS), May 6 Bob’s Burgers (FOX), May 22 Bordertown (FOX), May 22 Call the Midwife (PBS), May 22 The Carmichael Show (NBC), May 29 Castle (ABC), May 16 The Catch (ABC), May 19 Chicago Fire (NBC), May 17 Chicago Med (NBC), May … Continue reading

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Nat Geo’s first scripted series is Genius

Brian Grazer and Ron Howard co executive produce Genius on Nat Geo

Today, National Geographic Channel announced plans for Genius, the network’s first ever scripted series. The ambitious anthology series is a partnership between the network, Fox 21 Television Studios (Homeland, The People v. O.J. Simpson), Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Television (24, Empire), OddLot Entertainment (Rosewater; The Way, Way Back) and EUE/Sokolow. Howard will direct the series premiere, with each season spotlighting one of the world’s most brilliant minds. Season 1 will focus on the guy whose name is synonymous with the idea of genius — Albert Einstein — and will be adapted from Walter Isaacson’s critically-acclaimed book Einstein: His Life and Universe by writer Noah … Continue reading

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2016 NFL Draft TV schedule on ESPN and NFL Network

2016 NFL Draft TV

ESPN and NFL Network combine to televise the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft from Chicago on Thursday, April 28. The Los Angeles Rams have the first overall pick in the draft after swinging a trade with the Tennessee Titans. Top players expected to be drafted early include Ole Miss OT Laremy Tunsil, Ohio State DE Joey Bosa, Florida State CB Jalen Ramsey and UCLA LB Myles Jack. ESPN, ESPN2 and NFL Network televise the draft through Saturday. 2016 NFL Draft TV schedule on ESPN and NFL Network Round 1: Thursday, April 28, 8pm ET, ESPN & NFL Network … Continue reading

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Exclusive Clip: Boundless Utah: Moab Biking Mayhem (VIDEO)

Boundless Utah

In the next episode of Esquire’s adventure race series Boundless, the team heads to Moab, Utah for an adventure that will test their skill and stamina as they mountain bike, kayak, rappel and navigate a difficult 50+ mile course in a single day. The Adventure Xstream Race marks the first time that Simon, Turbo, Rory and Hunter will compete as a four-person team, and they struggle to figure out each other’s race style — and their course map. In this exclusive clip, the race kicks off with a steep uphill climb, but Simon falls behind on his mountain bike. These races are certainly … Continue reading

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P&G Releases “Strong” Mom-themed Olympic Commercial (VIDEO)

Strong

It’s 100 days until the start of the Olympic games in Rio, and while organizers put finishing touches on the city and its venues, advertisers have already started releasing their Olympic-themed commercials. One of the Olympic traditions that I always enjoy is Procter & Gamble’s emotional ads under its “Thanks Mom” campaign. But this year, the first commercial that it has released touts a slightly edgier message, but pulls at your heartstrings, nonetheless. In the newly released ad “Strong,” the company again pays homage to the moms behind the athletes, but recognizes them more than a carpool driver, laundry washer and fixer … Continue reading

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