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TCA: Will CBS’ Supergirl crossover with CW’s Flash and Arrow?

At CBS’ panel for the new series Supergirl at this morning’s Television Critics Association (TCA) panel, executive producer Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Arrow) said that he grew up worshipping the Superman films directed by Richard Donner. That is clear upon watching the pilot of his new series, which maintains the same type of fun and epic style as those earlier blockbusters (and will even include one of the memorable villains seen in Donner’s Superman II). With Berlanti’s other DC Comics TV hits on The CW sharing the same corporate parent as CBS’ Supergirl, a logical question, and probably one in the minds of many comics fans, came […]

America's Funniest Home VIdeos
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Alfonso Ribeiro Named New Host of America’s Funniest Home Videos

During the Season 20 Finale of Dancing With The Stars, Tom Bergeron announced that actor and DWTS Season 19 champion, Alfonso Ribeiro, will take over for Bergeron as host of ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos. “I couldn’t be happier,” said Bergeron. “Tom, you’ve given me so much love and support in doing this, and I couldn’t be prouder for taking over for you on America’s Funniest Home Videos,” gushed Ribeiro. Alfonso has certainly enjoyed a wonderful career resurgence since his appearance on DWTS. He endeared himself to America with his infectious charm, warmth, charisma and his never-say-die attitude. I can’t think of […]

The CW
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2015 Upfronts: The CW Adds Only One New Series To Fall Schedule

The CW’s 2014-2015 premieres have fared well this season, with success for new series Jane the Virgin, The Flash and iZombie, and the youth-centric network has announced only one new series for its fall slate of programming. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, stars NSFW Youtube star Rachel Bloom as an unhappy lawyer who quits her job and moves across the country in search of love, with her inner monologue providing irreverent musical interludes. The one-hour comedy will air on Mondays before Jane the Virgin. If you’re not familiar with Bloom’s raunch-larious work, some of her YouTube hits include You Can Touch My Boobies, F@#$ […]

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CBS fall 2015 new shows and schedule

CBS announced its fall 2015 new series and schedule: Three new dramas: Code Black, Limitless, Supergirl Two new comedies: Angel From Hell, Life in Pieces Midseason: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Rush Hour More notes on the CBS fall 2015 schedule: The Late Show With Stephen Colbert premieres Tuesday, Sept. 8 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation will have a two-hour series finale on Sunday, Sept. 27, which will include original cast members William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger. CBS airs Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7. Returning series premiering later in the season are 2 Broke Girls, Mike & Molly, The Odd Couple, […]

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ABC fall 2015 new shows and schedule announced

ABC announced its fall 2015 new series and schedule. New series include dramas Oil, Of Kings and Prophets, Wicked City, Quantico, The Catch and The Family. New comedies are The Muppets, Dr. Ken, The Real O’Neals and Uncle Buck. Renewed series are America’s Funniest Home Videos, American Crime, The Bachelor, black-ish, Castle, Dancing With the Stars, Extreme Weight Loss, Fresh Off the Boat, Galavant, The Goldbergs, Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away With Murder, Last Man Standing, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter, The Middle, Modern Family, Nashville, Once Upon a Time, Scandal, Secrets and Lies, Shark Tank and Beyond […]


Trailers: New FOX 2015-16 series

Following FOX’s upfront presentation yesterday, the below trailers for some of the new FOX 2015-16 series were released. From the trailers, you can get some idea of what the new comedies Grandfathered, The Grinder and Bordertown, and the new dramas Minority Report, Rosewood and Lucifer, are like. (FOX says that trailers for Scream Queens, The Guide to Surviving Life and the reboot of The X-Files will be released soon.) Which ones are you looking forward to? FOX 2015-16 NEW SERIES TRAILERS FALL SERIES Grandfathered The Grinder Minority Report Rosewood 2016 SERIES Lucifer The Frankenstein Code Bordertown ____________________________ The Grinder photo:  © 2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Ray Mickshaw/FOX

Jaimie Alexander as Jane Doe on Blinspot
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NBC primetime schedule 2015-16

NBC has announced its primetime schedule for 2015-16, with returning highlights including Season 9 of The Voice; Undateable back, shooting every episode live; and Heroes returning as Heroes Reborn (pictured below). Speaking of live programming, NBC will air the latest of its live musical events with The Wiz Live! in December. Among new series, there will be another spinoff in NBC’s popular “Chicago” franchise, with Chicago Med bowing midseason. Craig T. Nelson, fresh off the network’s Parenthood, will return to NBC in the reboot of his ’90s sitcom Coach. “We’re attacking the new season with the same programming strategy that successfully turned NBC around — a slate of provocative and innovative series and events that cut […]

FOX Upfront
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Network Upfronts 2015: FOX Announces Fall Schedule

This morning in a call with the media, the Chairmen & CEOs of Fox Television Group, Gary Newman and Dana Walden announces the Network’s 2015-2016 programming schedule. Walden said of the Network’s diverse mix of new and returning series, “We feel energized by what we’ve been able to do, and our momentum from last season.” Most of FOX’s momentum comes from it’s smash dramas Gotham and Empire which will both be used as tentpoles for nights and hopefully help launch new series. The network also touted this year’s freshman comedy, The Last Man on Earth, which attracted large numbers of […]