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Blue Bloods: The 6 Craziest Fan Ideas to Bring Linda Back (From the Dead)

Blue Bloods: The 6 Craziest Fan Ideas to Bring Linda Back (From the Dead)
Talk about your denial stage of grieving! Six weeks after Blue Bloods blindsided viewers with the reveal that Linda Reagan died, off-season and off-screen, in a medevac helicopter crash, theories are still swirling as to how Danny’s wife could be “revived” — on, mind you, a broadcast TV show that is about as rooted in realism as you can get.

To be fair, a few TVLine readers have been able to take the tragic twist in stride, appreciating the surprise element that TV is so rarely able to deliver anymore. “Revealing it the way they did,” over the course of the Season 8 premiere,
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Young Sheldon First Look: Annie Potts' Meemaw Makes Her Debut

Young Sheldon First Look: Annie Potts' Meemaw Makes Her Debut
Moonpie, meet Meemaw!

Designing Women vet Annie Potts joins the cast of CBS’ Young Sheldon on Thursday (8:30 pm, CBS) as Sheldon’s beloved grandmother — and TVLine has your exclusive first look at June Squibb’s predecessor in action.

RelatedYoung Sheldon Scores Full-Season Order at CBS

In “Poker, Faith and Eggs,” Mary escorts George Sr. to the emergency room, leaving Meemaw in charge of Sheldon, Georgie and Missy. The ‘rents return home later that night to discover a house in utter chaos, with Missy on a sugar high and Georgie about two seconds away from blowing his fingers off.
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Kevin Spacey Cut From CBS' Upcoming Carol Burnett Show Anniversary Special

Kevin Spacey Cut From CBS' Upcoming Carol Burnett Show Anniversary Special
The fallout from the allegations swirling around Kevin Spacey continues: CBS is cutting the actor’s appearance from an upcoming Carol Burnett Show anniversary special, according to our sister site Variety.

RelatedHouse of Cards: Kevin Spacey Fired

In the special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the beloved variety show, taped last month in Los Angeles and set to air on Dec. 3, Spacey performed a musical number with Carol Burnett, Kristin Chenoweth and Bernadette Peters. Spacey will no longer be featured at all in the special, though parts of that musical number may still make it to air.

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Blue Bloods' Amy Carlson Breaks Silence on Hasty Exit, Laments Linda's Tragic End: 'I Wouldn't Have Done That'

Blue Bloods' Amy Carlson Breaks Silence on Hasty Exit, Laments Linda's Tragic End: 'I Wouldn't Have Done That'
Like many Blue Bloods fans, Amy Carlson was not fond of her character Linda’s hasty exit.

“I feel badly that she dies the way she dies,” Carlson told our sister site Deadline in her first full-length interview since her off screen demise in September’s Season 8 premiere. “I did not know they would do that. I was surprised. I wouldn’t have done that.”

RelatedBlue Bloods Cast: Amy Carlson’s Exit, While ‘Sad,’ Has ‘Reignited’ Storylines

Although Carlson did not discuss the circumstances that led to her departure, the actress revealed that she “was not invited” to appear in the opener.
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Blue Bloods' Amy Carlson Isn't Happy About How Linda's Death Was Handled

Blue Bloods' Season 8 opener revealed that Linda Reagan (Amy Carlson), beloved wife of Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), had died in an offscreen helicopter crash. Fans were shocked and saddened by the sudden and barely-explained death of the character, who had been part of the show since the pilot, and are

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Amy Carlson On Her ‘Blue Bloods’ Exit, Fans’ Big Reaction & Would She Return

It’s been more than a month since the Season 8 premiere of CBS’ Blue Bloods dropped a bombshell, revealing that Detective Danny Reagan's (Donnie Wahlberg) ER nurse wife Linda, played by Amy Carlson, had died in a helicopter crash. The way her character was written off via a hasty, barely mentioned off-screen death and no proper sendoff triggered an outcry from fans. The reaction to the departure of Carlson, who had fulfilled her seven-year contract on the show, has been…
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Stephen Colbert on Texas Shooting: 'Hopelessness Is Not the Answer'

Stephen Colbert on Texas Shooting: 'Hopelessness Is Not the Answer'
In light of the Nov. 5 shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, which left 26 people dead and 20 injured, Stephen Colbert offered his Late Show audience words of comfort and encouragement on Monday.

Though Colbert began by admitting he doesn’t have “the slightest idea how to adequately address” the attack, which happened just 35 days after the mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival, he went on to tell his viewers not to feel despondent in the face of tragedy.

VideosColbert Enlists Jon Stewart to Try Saying Nice Things About Trump

“Everyone is heartbroken when this happens, and you want to do something,
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Ratings: Hawaii Five-0 and MacGyver Dip, The Exorcist Eyes Uptick

Ratings: Hawaii Five-0 and MacGyver Dip, The Exorcist Eyes Uptick
CBS’ MacGyver (with 7.2 million total viewers and a 0.8 rating) and Hawaii Five-0 (8.5 mil/0.9) ticked down in the demo this Friday, each tying their series lows. That said, the former did add some eyeballs to deliver a season high in audience.

Blue Bloods (9.1 mil/0.9) held steady and as usual drew Friday’s biggest crowd.

RelatedBlue Bloods Cast: Amy Carlson’s Exit Has ‘Reignited’ Storylines

Over on NBC, Blindspot (3.5 mil/0.7) dropped some eyeballs while matching its premiere rating. Dateline led the night in the demo with a 1.0.

Related2018 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
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Equality Now Celebrates 25th Anniversary Make Equality Reality Gala

Equality Now hosted their annual Make Equality Reality Gala this week at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Haim Attends Make Equality Reality Gala

The evening marked the organization’s 25th Anniversary and honored Gucci America President and CEO Susan Chokachi and A Breeze of Hope Foundation Founder Brisa De Angulo. The 2017 gala was Equality Now’s most successful ever and it raised more than $825,000 . It brought together a diverse and dynamic group of change makers, activists, celebrities and philanthropists to celebrate women who are committed to making the world a better place for women and girls. The event was underwritten by Vanguard of Change sponsor, InMaat Foundation.

Creative Director Joss Whedon curated the evening’s program which tackled issues of gender equality, sexual violence, female genital mutilation (Fgm), and sex trafficking. The program featured performances by: Amir Arison, Nazanin Boniadi, Vinie Burrows, Amy Carlson, Nisha Ganatra, Ana Gasteyer, Lauren Mayberry,
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The Deuce's Dominique Fishback Talks About Shooting Blue Bloods, The Knick, Royal Pains and Other Past TV Gigs

The Deuce's Dominique Fishback Talks About Shooting Blue Bloods, The Knick, Royal Pains and Other Past TV Gigs
When young, traumatized newbie prostitute Bernice had a minor breakdown at the end of Sunday’s The Deuce, her “massage parlor” co-worker Darlene merely stood by and watched. But Darlene’s actions were less callous disregard, more self-preservation, her portrayer tells TVLine.

“She’s super young, and she’s learning as she goes,” Dominique Fishback says. “She’s trying to get a harder exterior, because she realized that her emotions have not gotten her places. If she’s going to survive, then she can’t really let Bernice’s experiences make her feel responsible” — despite the fact that Darlene made
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Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Blindspot, Once, Arrow, The Originals, Elementary, Supernatural, Blue Bloods and More

Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on Blindspot, Once, Arrow, The Originals, Elementary, Supernatural, Blue Bloods and More
Which Blindspot duo is going undercover? Are “Wild” times ahead for Arrow‘s Thea? Is The Originals getting its own Matt Donovan? Will “real life” cop-block Blue Bloods romance? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows.

VideosBlindspot Goes Global in International Season 3

What’s coming up on Blindspot? —Carlynn

As I hung out with the cast at Wednesday’s NYC premiere party, Jaimie Alexander got to raving about Audrey Esparza’s dance skills, which led me to suggest an undercover op where Tasha gets to do some twirling. That prompted Alexander to share this
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Make Equality Reality Gala To Celebrate Equality Now's 25th Anniversary

A plethora of stars will attend this year’s Equality Now New York Gala.

This year’s “Make Equality Reality” gala celebrates Equality Now’s 25th Anniversary. Founded in 1992, Equality Now is an international human rights organization dedicated to ensuring that women and girls around the world can live their lives free from violence and discrimination. Combining grassroots activism with international, regional and national legal advocacy, the organization envisions a world in which women and men have equal rights under the law and full enjoyment of those rights. Its issue areas encompass Legal Equality, Justice for Girls, and ending Sex Trafficking, Sexual Violence and Harmful Practices, including female genital mutilation (Fgm) and “child marriage.” The organization has partners and supporters in almost every country in the world.

Expected to attend are honorees Susan Chokachi (President and CEO, Gucci America) and Brisa De Angulo (Founder, A Breeze of Hope Foundation); Gala
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Criminal Minds Promo: Shemar Moore Returns During a 'Mind-Blowing' Case

Criminal Minds Promo: Shemar Moore Returns During a 'Mind-Blowing' Case
As nice as it is to see Derek Morgan back on Criminal Minds, it certainly could be under better circumstances, as this promo for Shemar Moore’s upcoming encore suggests.

RelatedCriminal Minds: Jamie Kennedy to Reprise 2007 Cannibal Role

As recently announced, Moore will preface his debut as the star of CBS’ new S.W.A.T. series (premiering Thursday, Nov. 2 at 10/9c) with a visit to his former stomping grounds on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

In that episode, titled “Lucky Strikes,” Jamie Kennedy reprises his role as Floyd Feylinn Ferell, the cannibalistic serial killer he first played in Season 3’s “Lucky.” During the
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Name That Tune Reboot Eyed at CBS

Name That Tune Reboot Eyed at CBS
Alright, TV fans: Can you name the latest game-show reboot in… three notes?

CBS is developing a new version of the classic game show Name That Tune, according to our sister site Deadline. Casting will begin soon on the reboot, which has the show’s original developers Ralph and Noah Rubenstein onboard as executive producers, along with Fear Factor veteran David Hurwitz.

The original Tune — which debuted on the radio in 1952 and had several TV runs, including a syndicated stint in 1974-81 hosted by Tom Kennedy — tested contestants on their knowledge of popular music by asking them to identify songs
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Ratings: Once Upon a Time Expectedly Down in New Friday Time Slot

Ratings: Once Upon a Time Expectedly Down in New Friday Time Slot
ABC’s Once Upon a Time christened its new Friday time slot with 3.3 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating, down in the demo from both its May finale (3 mil/0.9) and its Season 6 average (3.2 mil/0.9), which of course aired on Sundays (where average viewing levels are significantly higher).

Once thus tied its all-time demo low. TVLine readers gave the Season 7 “requel” premiere an average grade of “B-.”

RelatedOnce Upon a Time: Get Scoop on Hook’s Surprising Partner, ‘Neighborhood Hero’ Regina, the New Curse and More

Leading out of that, Marvel’s Inhumans (2.8 mil/0.7) dropped 26 and 22 percent from its two-hour premiere.
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Did CBS Off Two Wives With One Stone? Was DWTS Routine Too Racy? Did Superstore Stun? And More Qs

Did CBS Off Two Wives With One Stone? Was DWTS Routine Too Racy? Did Superstore Stun? And More Qs
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Blue Bloods, The Big Bang Theory, Dancing With the Stars and You’re the Worst!

1 | Seeing as both shows are set in New York, is it safe to say that Kevin Can Wait‘s Donna was working alongside Blue BloodsLinda on that medevac helicopter? (#TooSoonX2?)

RelatedBlue Bloods Bombshell: Amy Carlson Opens Up About Premiere Twist

2 | Did everyone catch Hawaii Five-0‘s person of interest using the name “Mick St. John” — as
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Hawaii Five-0 Sneak Peek: Meet Steve's New Best Friend (Sorry, Danny?)

Hawaii Five-0 Sneak Peek: Meet Steve's New Best Friend (Sorry, Danny?)
Ok, so maybe Hilarie Burton isn’t TV’s cutest DEA agent.

RelatedHawaii Five-0 Season 8 Premiere Recap: In the Line of Fire

In tonight’s episode of Hawaii Five-0 (titled “Nā lā ‘īlio”/”Dog Days” and airing on CBS at 9/8c), McGarrett & Co. meet Eddie, a recently injured police dog who is the only witness to an ambushed drug bust.

In the sneak peek above, Five-0 works with Swat and the DEA (Eddie included!) to sniff out the location of a drug stash. But before they do, everyone must give their colleague cop a pat on the head for good luck.
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