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No Donald Trump in tonight’s Fox News GOP debate, but you can still watch him this evening if that’s your thing

No Donald Trump in tonight's Fox News GOP debate, but you can still watch him this evening if that's your thing

In case you missed it, frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination Donald Trump has pulled out of the latest GOP debate, airing tonight on Fox News Channel (FNC) live beginning at 9pm ET. Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace will moderate what will be the final Republican presidential primary debate before next week’s Iowa caucus. The debate, held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, will also be presented live on FOX News Radio, FOX News Mobile and FOXNews.com. Megyn Kelly’s appearance at the debate seems to have spurred Trump’s refusal to participate, and this stems way back … Continue reading

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Is Steven Avery guilty or innocent? Investigation Discovery special looks at the case

Is Steven Avery guilty or innocent? Investigation Discovery special looks at the case

Steven Avery: Innocent or Guilty premieres Saturday, Jan. 30 at 9/8CT on Investigation Discovery. RELATED: • Netflix’s Ted Sarandos calls “Making a Murderer” a “remarkable turn of events” • Dateline NBC special looks at the Steven Avery case Odds are, if you have a TV, computer or tablet, you’ve been sucked into the worldwide phenomenon that is Netflix’s original series Making A Murderer. If you haven’t watched it (and maybe even if you have), you probably wish your friends would just … stop … talking … about it. And if you haven’t heard of it at all, well, you’ve won a seriously impressive game of … Continue reading

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#TCA16: PBS partners with NPR on Election 2016, gears up for Post-Downton Era

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PBS announced new programming initiatives for 2016 at the TCA Winter Press Tour: PBS has entered into a strategic partnership with NPR to share news content between the two organizations as part of its PBS Election 2016 news, public affairs, documentary and digital programming surrounding the year’s politics. PBS and NPR team up to integrate content on PBS.org (beginning in February) and on the Politics section of NPR.org. PBS announced 16 for ’16 (working title), a 16-week documentary series that spotlights unforgettable presidential and vice-presidential candidates whose campaigns weren’t successful but earned them a significant place in the history books. Subjects … Continue reading

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Amazon Studios talks Mad Dogs, Bosch, Catastrophe, The New Yorker Presents at Television Critics Association Press Tour

Amazon Studios talks Mad Dogs, Bosch, Catastrophe, The New Yorker Presents at Television Critics Association Press Tour

Amazon Studios presented its upcoming slate of original series premieres and returns today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. Amazon chief Roy Price started the session by touting the previous night’s Golden Globe successes for Mozart in the Jungle and its star Gael Garcia Bernal plus Transparent’s Globe nominations and Amazon’s 60 other award nominations and 20 wins. Noting that Hand of God, Red Oaks, Mozart in the Jungle, The Man in the High Castle (the service’s most successful launch yet) and Transparent all received new seasons, Price said the streaming service constantly seeks “visionary creators with voices that will stand out … Continue reading

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Where to watch President Obama’s final State of the Union address

Where to watch President Obama's final State of the Union address

President Barack Obama will deliver the final State of the Union address of his time in office on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 9pm ET. The Republican response to the State of the Union address will be delivered by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. Here are some places to watch the 2016 State of the Union address, President Obama’s final address: ABC — ABC will offer live coverage of the State of the Union address beginning at 9pm ET. Al Jazeera America — Al Jazeera America’s State of the Union coverage will start at 6:30pm ET, with “Inside Story” anchored by Ray Suarez in … Continue reading

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Meet TV’s #1 pervert Nikki Glaser

Not Safe With Nikki Glaser

It’s easy to see how Amy Schumer and Nikki Glaser are best friends. The whip-smart, nothing-is-off-limits comics are brutally honest and brazenly hilarious. Now they’ll both be on Comedy Central with Glaser’s new series Not Safe With Nikki Glaser premiering Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 10:30pm ET/PT. (Inside Amy Schumer returns for a new season in April.) Donning a black leather jacket, black tee and black pants, Glaser sat comfortably on stage at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena and talked to TV critics about sex, which is the focus of Not Safe With Nikki Glaser. A self-described … Continue reading

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When is the CNN Republican Debate?

When is the CNN Republican Debate?

CNN will air live coverage of the fifth Republican presidential debate, the final GOP presidential primary debate of 2015, from Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6pm ET. Again, the evening’s debates will be divided into an early and primetime session. The four candidates appearing in the first debate at 6pm will be Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham and George Pataki. Donald Trump will be center stage during the primetime debate, which begins at 8:30pm ET. He will be flanked by Ben Carson on his right, and Ted Cruz on his left. The six remaining participants in … Continue reading

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When is the CBS Democratic Debate?

When is the CBS Democratic Debate?

CBS will feature live, multi-platform coverage of the Democratic Debate on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9-11pm ET. The debate between candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley will take place at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. This marks the first time this campaign season that a debate will air on a broadcast network. This is the second debate among the Democratic candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination. Joining Face the Nation anchor and principal moderator John Dickerson as panelists will be CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes; Kevin Cooney, anchor of KCCI, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines; and the Des … Continue reading

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When is the Fox Business GOP Debate?

When is the Fox Business GOP Debate?

Fox Business Network (FBN) will have live coverage of the Republican presidential primary debates from the Milwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Nov. 10. As has been done previously, the GOP debate will be divided in two, based on polling results. The 7pm ET debate will feature candidates who have not hit the threshold of 2.5% or higher based on an average of the four most recent national polls required to participate in the main debate. Debating at this time will be Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal and Rick Santorum. This debate will be one hour. Participating in the … Continue reading

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Leah Remini talks Scientology, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes on tonight’s 20/20

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Actress turned memoirist Leah Remini will talk about her new book, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology — and the dramatic end to her 30-year association with the Church of Scientology — tonight on ABC’s 20/20. Remini’s hourlong interview with ABC News anchor Dan Harris premieres at 10/9CT on ABC.  In a promo clip released by the network, she is candid about the personal impact of turning her back on the Church she joined with her family when she was young. “The decision to leave is you are giving up everything you have worked for your whole life; I feel that people need to understand that this has … Continue reading

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