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Fall TV: Reign vs. Undateable vs. Race, and Friday's Other DVR Dilemmas

3 July 2015 7:04 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Fall TV season will be here before you know it, and with it comes exciting — sometimes excruciating — viewing choices. And the time to get dwelling on those DVR dilemmas is now.

Related Fall TV: Your Handy Calendar of 90+ Premiere Dates

All this week, TVLine is presenting you with the grids for each night’s fall line-up, including Big 5 fare and the likely cable competition. (Click for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday polls.) You then vote for what you plan to watch “live” during each time slot.

(If you are forever hung up on my use of the word “live, »

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Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Muppets & more 2015 start dates

26 June 2015 1:14 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

ABC's start dates for 2015 - including Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Muppets - have landed online. We compiled them here...

'Tis the season to be announcing your premiere dates for the 'fall' 2015 season, and ABC have now released theirs, too. Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 will launch on Tuesday the 29th of September, and the new Muppets mockumentary series will premiere a week prior on Tuesday the 22nd of September.

Here's the full list of what's on when...

"Friday, Sept. 11

10:00-11:00 p.m. “20/20”

Monday, Sept. 14

8:00-10:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars

Monday, Sept. 21

10:00-11:00 p.m. “Castle”

Tuesday, Sept. 22

8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Muppets” 8:30-9:00 p.m. “Fresh Off the Boat” 9:00-11:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars: The Results”

Wednesday, Sept. 23

8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Middle” 8:30-9:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs” 9:00-9:30 p. »

- rleane

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Ken Jeong on his biggest acting mistake: 'I cringe watching it back'

24 June 2015 12:26 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In the seven years since his breakout role in "Knocked Up," Ken Jeong has played a string of extremes. His role on "Community" as the insane and diabolical Ben Chang has been unpredictable, but his turns in the "Hangover" series and "Role Models" (as the King of Laire, or Live Action Interactive Role-playing Explorers) have been just as funny and unsettling. That's why it's downright intriguing to watch him play a sensitive English teacher in "The Duff," a high school comedy starring Mae Whitman as a girl dubbed The Designated Ugly Fat Friend, a buffer for her hottie pals. We caught up with Jeong to discuss "The Duff," which was just released on Blu-Ray and DVD, and how he relished the chance to play a character who isn't threatening community college students for a living.  When you first heard about the "The Duff" and inevitably learned that the title meant "Designated Ugly Fat Friend, »

- Louis Virtel

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‘Seoul Searching’ Director: ‘This Country is Half Made Up of Minorities, But Cinema Doesn’t Reflect That’

18 June 2015 10:32 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Diversity stood front and center at Wednesday night’s premiere of Benson Lee‘s ensemble dramedy “Seoul Searching” at the Regal L.A. Live on the next-to-closing-night at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

“I was a huge fan of John Hughes and the ’80s except for the depiction of Asians,” he told the crowd. “This country is half made up of minorities but the cinema doesn’t reflect that.”

Lee noted that “Seoul” — the story of foreign-born Korean teens returning to a summer camp in their homeland — is the third film centered on Asian-Americans during the past two decades after 1993’s “Joy Luck Club” and 2002’s “Better Luck tomorrow.” It’s set in 1986, the same year that Lee attended such a camp.

The film debuted at Sundance in January — 17 years after Lee had first come up with the script — with a price tag of $2.2 million. “It’s not the kind »

- Dave McNary

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ABC Sets Premiere Dates for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Once Upon a Time, The Muppets & More

10 June 2015 1:57 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

While we are still months away from the fall and the new TV season beginning its exciting run of returning and new shows, networks are continuing to announce their upcoming premiere lineups. Today, it was ABC’s turn as the network has revealed dates for the season premiere of favorite shows, such as Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Castle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, and How to Get Away With Murder. In addition, ABC has also announced the dates for the much anticipated series premiere of new shows such as The Muppets, Dr. Ken, Quantico, Blood & Oil, and many more. Check out ABC’s full lineup of fall premieres below: Friday, Sept. 11 10:00-11:00 p.m. 20/20 Monday, Sept. 14 8:00-10:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars Monday, Sept. 21 10:00-11:00 p.m. Castle Tuesday, Sept. 22 8:00-8:30 p.m. The Muppets 8:30-9:00 p. »

- Andy Behbakht

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ABC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for ‘Muppets,’ ‘Wicked City,’ ‘Tgit’ & More

10 June 2015 10:31 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

ABC has released the premiere dates for its upcoming fall lineup, including those for new shows “The Muppets,” “Wicked City” and “Dr. Ken,” as well as returning favorites “How to Get Away With Murder” and “Dancing With the Stars.”

“Muppets” will lead into comedy “Fresh Off the Boat” and the “Dancing With the Stars” result show on Sept. 22, while Sunday dramas “Blood & Oil” and “Quantico” will premiere the week after the Emmy Awards air on Fox.

Dancing With the Stars” will kick off its 21st season on Sept. 14. “Beyond the Tank” will air at 10 pm Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 29, until “Wicked City” takes over beginning Oct. 27. “Castle” returns Sept. 21, when its competition includes “NCIS: Los Angeles” on CBS. The Shondaland Tgit block returns September 24.

ABC’s full schedule is below:

Friday, Sept. 11

10:00-11:00 p.m. “20/20”

Monday, Sept. 14

8:00-10:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars

Monday, Sept. 21

10:00-11:00 p. »

- Whitney Friedlander

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ABC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for Grey's, Scandal, Once and 21 Others, Names Forever's Replacement

10 June 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Save this date as if your life depended on it: Tgit is back Sept 24.

ABC is the second network to unveil its fall-premiere game plan, and Shonda Rhimes one-two-three punch of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder returns on the last Thursday of September.

RelatedFall TV Grid 2015: What’s on When? And Versus What?

Also of note: Shark Tank spinoff Beyond the Tank assumes Forever‘s Tuesday-at-10/9 perch (after one week of DWTS results) on Tuesday, Sept. 29, before turning over the timeslot to new retro crime drama Wicked City in late October.

On tap »

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'The Muppets,' 'Wicked City' lead ABC's Fall 2015 premiere plans

10 June 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Like CBS the day before, ABC announced its Fall 2015 premiere dates on Wednesday (June 10) morning, putting most of its launches in the traditional post-Emmys Premiere Week starting on Monday, September 21. Perhaps the most interesting detail in ABC's premieres announcement was the the official fate of the Tuesday 10 p.m. time period, which became vacated when ABC announced that it was pushing "Quantico" to Sunday and holding "Of Kings and Prophets" for midseason. That slot will now be filled by "Beyond the Tank" to start the fall and then the formerly midseason drama "Wicked City" beginning in late October. ABC's official roll-out will begin on Friday, September 11 with the premiere of "20/20," though you can decide if that really counts and a full roll-out. The following Monday, on September 14, "Dancing with the Stars" will have its two-hour premiere in its ordinary space, with "Castle" premiering the following week as premieres begin in earnest. »

- Daniel Fienberg

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ABC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for 'Scandal,' 'How to Get Away With Murder' and More

10 June 2015 7:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Praying for the return of ABC's Tgit lineup? Well, the TV gods have heard you and unveiled the premiere dates for ABC's fall lineup.

Tgit - "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal," and "How to Get Away With Murder" - all return for deliciously soapy, twisty-turny good fun on Sept. 24. Only 106 days away, gladiators!

ABC is debuting five new shows this fall, including the return of "The Muppets" to primetime on Sept. 22 and two new Sunday night dramas on Sept. 27 - the FBI recruits thriller "Quantico" and the oil baron saga "Blood & Oil."

Here's the full premiere schedule (new shows in italics):

Monday, Sept. 14

8:00-10:00 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars"

Monday, Sept. 21

10:00-11:00 p.m. "Castle"

Tuesday, Sept. 22

8:00-8:30 p.m. "The Muppets"

8:30-9:00 p.m. "Fresh Off the Boat"

9:00-11:00 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars: The Results"

Wednesday, »

- Kelly Woo

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The Week in Blu-ray: Us Edition – Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Duff, Project Almanac, Society and more

8 June 2015 8:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Senior Staff Writer Scott Davis continues his weekly look at what treats are in-store this week on Blu-ray in the Us in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, hit teen-comedy The Duff, time-travelling with Project Almanac and Brian Yuzna’s Society

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Order Kingsman: The Secret Service Via Amazon

Both a critical and public darling, Matthew Vaughn’s hugely exciting spy adventure has been a massive success across the globe as well as in the UK and Us. Colin Firth, Taron Edgerton, Mark Strong and Michael Caine are part of an elite British espionage team trying to track down the evil Samuel L. Jackson.

See Also: Read our review of Kingsman: The Secret Service here

The Duff

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A decent-sized hit on its release earlier this year, The Duff joins the ranks of Mean Girls and Easy A as one of the »

- Scott J. Davis

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The rise of Bradley Cooper: From Sex and the City to American Sniper

4 June 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper has become a huge Hollywood star in recent years. Unlike many top actors, who seem to burst onto the scene, Cooper slipped into our collective consciousness over time, moving from minor TV roles to cult movies until he was a bona fide blockbuster.

With the arrival of his latest hit American Sniper in Sky Store, we look back over the fascinating rise of Bradley Cooper:

The early years

As an unknown actor, Cooper made his television debut in a blink-and-you'll-miss-it appearance in Sex and the City in 1999. His first significant role was opposite Jennifer Garner in Jj Abrams's Alias from 2001-06, not as Sydney Bristow's secret agent love interest but as her mild-mannered and slightly awkward reporter friend.

In 2008, he starred in sinister horror film The Midnight Meat Train, a story of a photographer who becomes obsessed with a New York City serial killer called the 'Subway Butcher'. »

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Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Bones, iZombie, Fear Twd, Empire, New Girl, Major Crimes and More

4 June 2015 9:14 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Send any/all of the above to askausiello@tvline.com

Question: Do you have any scoop on Bones? It’s been such a dark season for the show, so there has to be some light at the end of the tunnel that would potentially set up a somewhat happier 11th season, right…? —Cassidy

Ausiello: Yes, things have gotten quite cloudy over the Jeffersonian — and this week’s episode throws a few more curveballs at beleaguered Booth and Bones, especially when one decides not to invite the other to an important event. »

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Will 'Community' get a movie? A seventh season? Both? Neither?

4 June 2015 8:02 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Six seasons and a movie? Six seasons, a movie, and then a seventh season? Six seasons and goodbye? Where exactly do things stand with "Community"? The sitcom wrapped its sixth season, and first as part of Yahoo Screen, with an episode that felt even more like a series finale than any of the previous maybe-kinda-sorta finales. (Spoilers follow.) "Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television" had Jeff and the other characters speculating on what a "season 7" of their adventures might look like, and which characters would be a part of it. Jeff eventually made peace with the idea that he'll likely be the last member of the original study group still at Greendale, and he sent Abed and Annie off for new job opportunities in Hollywood and with the FBI, respectively. On top of that, Gillian Jacobs and Ken Jeong already have new series jobs lined up. At an La Times event on Tuesday, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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"Community" Season 6 Finale Review... Is This the Endc

3 June 2015 11:54 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

#SixSeasonsAndAMovie -- We first became aware of this concept in "Paradigms of Human Memory", episode twenty-one of season two. It was a joke in reference to the NBC show "The Cape", which obviously did not make it that long. However, when "Community" started to have its distribution trouble and was pulled from the air in the middle of its third season, #SixSeasonsAndAMovie became the call to arms for every fan to have their beloved show back on the air. Since then, creator and show runner Dan Harmon has been fired and rehired, three major cast members have left, and the show's even been cancelled. Yet, here we are, and "Community" has now fulfilled the first half of that hashtag. It all culminated in "Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television" which aired, or I guess was uploaded to Yahoo! Screen, on Tuesday June 2, the season and possibly series finale. Unlike the season five finale, »

- Mike Shutt

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Community: six seasons and... now what?

3 June 2015 11:01 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Is that the last we'll see of Community or will the hashtag become a reality when six seasons are joined by a movie?

Warning: contains spoilers for Community season 6.

For the first time since 2009, Community just got through a season without the threat of cancellation looming over it at any given moment. NBC finally pulled the plug on Dan Harmon's weird and wonderful series in 2014 after five seasons, but like Arrested Development before it and The Mindy Project since, it got another season by moving online, to the Yahoo! Screen streaming service.

Given how Harmon was fired in 2012, following a harried production schedule on season three and a very public dispute with Chevy Chase over filming, it seems kind of impossible that the show ever got to the six seasons for which the fans campaigned ceaselessly. #SixSeasonsAndAMovie became the rallying cry for Greendale's Human Beings and the lifespan of »

- louisamellor

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Review: Did 'Community' just air its series finale?

2 June 2015 1:01 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A review of the "Community" season finale — which may or may not be the end of the series — coming up just as soon as I get a job through LinkedIn... "TV defeats its own purpose when it's pushing an agenda, or trying to defeat other TV, or being proud or embarrassed of itself for existing. It's TV. It's comfort." -Abed Well, that wrapped things up nicely, didn't it? Dan Harmon hasn't done any advance press for the finale, though he'll be taking questions at a screening later today in La. And I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if he said that "Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television" would be the last episode of "Community" ever. At the same time, I wouldn't be surprised if he talked of plans to keep Greendale alive, whether with the long-promised (including in the hashtag at the episode's end) movie, with another Yahoo season featuring a significantly revamped cast, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Taraji P. Henson’s ‘Empire’ Win Highlights Critics’ Choice Awards’ Diverse Selections

1 June 2015 4:17 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Another day, another awards show… But what made Sunday’s Critics’ Choice Television Awards different was the array of American talent taking home trophies and nominations.

Bet Networks made their Critics’ Choice debut with the “Book of Negroes.” The 35-year-old channel — which expanded its network to scripted programming in 2011 — gained its first award nominations with best limited series and series’ leading lady Aunjanue Ellis for actress in a movie or limited series. Cast members along with network CEO Debra Lee and head of programming Stephen Hill attended the awards show and after-party.

“It feels a little like someone let the door open, like, ‘Do they know?’” Ellis kidded. She got a little more serious, “I’m claiming it, it’s a movement.”

Lou Gossett Jr. spoke candidly alongside co-star Lyric Bent about the awards show’s diversity.

“It’s her turn, it’s our people’s turn, it’s been so many others’ turn, »

- Mannie Holmes

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DVR Gridlock 2015-16: Friday Nights

29 May 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

[As in years past, this week, I'm going to be glancing, night-by-night, at how the primetime schedules have changed after the network announcements at upfronts. I'll be looking at how the various changes will impact the ratings races on each night, as well as my own DVRing habits. Readers can chime in on how their own DVRs will be impacted. And yes, this brief series assumes that anybody still watches TV on their TVs. I'm old-fashioned. I'm also probably gonna ignore that I have a fancy new six-tuner DVR that means that I really don't have to make choices anymore. This will assume that I make choices for my own sanity.] Friday Nights 8:00 p.m. ABC: "Last Man Standing," "Dr. Ken" CBS: "The Amazing Race" The CW: "Reign" Fox: "MasterChef Junior" NBC: "Undateable," "People Are Talking" 9:00 p.m.  ABC: "Shark Tank" CBS: "Hawaii Five-0" The CW: "America's Next Top Model" Fox: "World's Funniest" NBC: "Grimm" 10:00 p.m.  ABC: "20/20" CBS: "Blue Bloods" NBC: "Dateline" What's Changed: CBS is keeping intact the Friday lineup that won pretty much every important week of the season overall, while ABC is keeping the majority of the Friday lineup that won nearly every important week of the season in the key demo. Only "Dr. Ken," subbing in for "Cristela," has changed. "MasterChef Junior" was supposed to air here last year, but "Utopia" tanked and Fox realized "MasterChef Junior" might perform well mid-week. And it did. But it's back here. The CW is transplanting the low-rating "Reign" here, because even though it really won't perform acceptably, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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The Mid-Season Replacements Episode 17 – I’m Glad You Know These Things

28 May 2015 7:53 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

On this week’s regularly scheduled episode of The Mid-Season Replacements (check out our special Mad Max: Fury Road episode here), Randy and Sean sit down and say farewell to The Flash and Arrow for the summer with lengthy discussions of each finale, contrasting what each one did well (or didn’t, in the case of one of them). But that’s not it for comic book adaptation talk, with episodes three and four of Daredevil to explore, including some in-depth thoughts on the hulking beast that is Wilson Fisk. But super heroes aren’t the only thing on the plate: a frank discussion about ABC’s scheduling of Dr. Ken this fall and some serious NBA talk is on the plate round out another whiskey and cigar smoke-soaked episode – enjoy!

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- Randy Dankievitch

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Review: 'Community' - 'Wedding Videography': Marital crisis alert!

26 May 2015 11:27 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A quick review of this week's "Community" — which you can watch on Yahoo Screen — coming up just as soon as I'm here for the Such... A lot of this season has involved Dan Harmon, Chris McKenna and company — here represented by writers assistant Briggs Hatton, who not only wrote the episode but was the subject of the incest-obsessed tag — slapping new coats of paint on very familiar "Community" episode types. Sometimes, that hasn't worked, as you might expect from any comedy — and particularly one as idiosyncratic and experimental as this one — in its sixth season. But last week's paintball episode and this week's mockumentary one have easily been the season's best, suggesting that even in old age, "Community" can be "Community." "Wedding Videography" wasn't just a return to the fake documentary format, but one of those periodic episodes that looks at whether the group is ultimately a force for good or evil, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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