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RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race: Season Two Debuts on Logo in August

21 July 2016 4:14 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It's wigtastic! The second season of RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race TV show on Logo premieres Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 8:00pm Et/Pt. Joining RuPaul Charles as judges are: Todrick Hall, Carson Kressley, and Michelle Visage.Competing in season two are: Adore Delano, Alaska, Alyssa Edwards, Coco Montrese, Detox, Ginger Minj, Katya, Phi Phi O'Hara, Roxxxy Andrews, and Tatiana. How's that for eleganza?Read More… »

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RuPaul's Drag Race: Season Nine Renewal for Logo Series

20 July 2016 8:44 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Is RuPaul's Drag Race cancelled? Not today Satan, not today! Logo has renewed the popular RuPaul's Drag Race TV show for a ninth season.A reality competition show, Logo's RuPaul's Drag Race TV series is produced by World of Wonder Productions with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Steven Corfe, Mandy Salangsang, and RuPaul Charles executive producing. Pamela Post and Tim Palazzola executive produce for Logo.Read More… »

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Emmys Upstage Oscars In Diversity and Female-Led Programs In 2016

14 July 2016 2:53 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

After Oscars So White, when every single one of the 20 acting nominations were given to white thespians, Thursday’s Emmy nominations revealed far more diversity in the television industry. While the Motion Picture Academy responds well to certain high-end dramas such as Best Picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” those films just don’t come along that often. (So far Oscars 2017 look to tell a different story.)

Unlike the movie industry, in television more shows are aimed at more diverse audiences from the start, which gives 19,000 Emmy voters a wealth of options. The television industry casts a wide net, aiming shows at every audience segment, especially women, who are consistently underserved by the Hollywood studios, despite their strong box office stats.

Read More: The full Emmy nominations list

In dramatic contrast, this year’s Emmy contenders put strong women front and center, matching wits and strength with their male co-stars. This »

- Anne Thompson

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Emmys Upstage Oscars In Diversity and Female-Led Programs In 2016

14 July 2016 2:53 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

After Oscars So White, when every single one of the 20 acting nominations were given to white thespians, Thursday’s Emmy nominations revealed far more diversity in the television industry. While the Motion Picture Academy responds well to certain high-end dramas such as Best Picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” those films just don’t come along that often. (So far Oscars 2017 look to tell a different story.)

Unlike the movie industry, in television more shows are aimed at more diverse audiences from the start, which gives 19,000 Emmy voters a wealth of options. The television industry casts a wide net, aiming shows at every audience segment, especially women, who are consistently underserved by the Hollywood studios, despite their strong box office stats.

Read More: The full Emmy nominations list

In dramatic contrast, this year’s Emmy contenders put strong women front and center, matching wits and strength with their male co-stars. This »

- Anne Thompson

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Emmys Upstage Oscars In Diversity and Female-Led Programs In 2016

14 July 2016 2:53 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After Oscars So White, when every single one of the 20 acting nominations were given to white thespians, Thursday’s Emmy nominations revealed far more diversity in the television industry. While the Motion Picture Academy responds well to certain high-end dramas such as Best Picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” those films just don’t come along that often. (So far Oscars 2017 look to tell a different story.)

Unlike the movie industry, in television more shows are aimed at more diverse audiences from the start, which gives 19,000 Emmy voters a wealth of options. The television industry casts a wide net, aiming shows at every audience segment, especially women, who are consistently underserved by the Hollywood studios, despite their strong box office stats.

Read More: The full Emmy nominations list

In dramatic contrast, this year’s Emmy contenders put strong women front and center, matching wits and strength with their male co-stars. This »

- Anne Thompson

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2016 Emmy Nominations: What Leads the Pack?

14 July 2016 9:59 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Let the Snub Debate begin in 3... 2... 1...

Nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards are in, with Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham making the announcements this morning, live from Los Angeles.

The ceremony will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and air on ABC on September 18.

Which shows, actors and actresses will be up for major awards that night? Game of Thrones leads all with 23 nods.

Scroll down to find out more and then let the praise and complaints pour in below...

Outstanding Drama

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr Robot

Lead Actor In A Drama

Kyle Chandler, Bloodlines

Rami Malek, Mr Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Lead Actress In A Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder

Taraji P Henson, Empire

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, »

- Matt Richenthal

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Emmys 2016 Nominations List: Game of Thrones and People v. O.J. Lead Pack, The Americans Enters Race

14 July 2016 8:35 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday by Anthony Anderson (ABC’s black-ish) and Lauren Graham (of Netflix’s upcoming Gilmore Girls revival), and HBO’s Game of Thrones led the pack with 23 total nominations, including for best drama and with three supporting actress contenders.

RelatedEmmy Nominations 2016: Michael Ausiello’s Snappy Judgements

FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story followed with 22 nods, while Season 2 of FX’s Fargo amassed 18.

TVLine has detailed the major nominees below; visit Emmys.com for the full list. Your job here, as opinionated connoisseurs of TV, »

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Logo Is Planning Gay Dating Series Similar To ‘The Bachelor’

12 July 2016 11:44 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

There’s a new “Bachelor” in town!

Logo announced on Tuesday that it’s producing its first reality dating series, “Finding Prince Charming,” that will consist of a cast of 13 gay men competing to win the heart of the “nation’s most eligible gay heartthrob.”

It’s a first-of-its-kind dating show that will be hosted by former ‘Nsync member Lance Bass. Per Logo, the contestants will live together and be eliminated one-by-one until the heartthrob chooses his one ideal man to “commit to an exclusive relationship.”

Read More: Simon Pegg Explains The Important Reason Sulu Is Gay In ‘Star Trek Beyond

Logo has a long history of showcasing Lgbtq-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture,” said Pamela Post, Svp of original programming for Logo. “‘Finding Prince Charming’ will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do.” The series is currently in production. »

- Liz Calvario

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Logo Is Planning Gay Dating Series Similar To ‘The Bachelor’

12 July 2016 11:44 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

There’s a new “Bachelor” in town!

Logo announced on Tuesday that it’s producing its first reality dating series, “Finding Prince Charming,” that will consist of a cast of 13 gay men competing to win the heart of the “nation’s most eligible gay heartthrob.”

It’s a first-of-its-kind dating show that will be hosted by former ‘Nsync member Lance Bass. Per Logo, the contestants will live together and be eliminated one-by-one until the heartthrob chooses his one ideal man to “commit to an exclusive relationship.”

Read More: Simon Pegg Explains The Important Reason Sulu Is Gay In ‘Star Trek Beyond

Logo has a long history of showcasing Lgbtq-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture,” said Pamela Post, Svp of original programming for Logo. “‘Finding Prince Charming’ will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do.” The series is currently in production. »

- Liz Calvario

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RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race Season 2 Cast Revealed!

17 June 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.Back in 2009, you'd be hard-pressed to find an average American who knew the definition of a death drop or how to read a queen for filth. That all changed with RuPaul's Drag Race, the must-see competition series returning this summer with its second All Stars season on Logo. And it promises to be bitchier and funnier than ever. "The girls dropped whatever they were doing to do this," RuPaul says. "We've got a hundred girls now, so we could pretty much do All Stars forever." So who's going to lip-sync »

- Dylan Kickham, @ThatsSoDylan

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2016 Emmy Contenders: Reality Competition

13 June 2016 10:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

13This category continually churns out all manner of drama, comedy and larger-than-life characters, but Emmy voters have been sticking with the same set of nominees for almost a decade.

While no one is arguing about the high production values and quality of “The Amazing Race,” “Project Runway,” last year’s winner, “The Voice,” and “Top Chef,” wouldn’t it be great to see entertaining series such as “MasterChef Junior,” “America’s Got Talent,” “Face Off,” cultural touchstone “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and the growing phenomenon “American Ninja Warrior” — all showcasing talented folks and mostly devoid of backbiting, bleeped words and horrible behavior — getting a nod?

Cablers such as Food Network and Hgtv have built their brands with unscripted series, including successful entries in the reality competition arena. Series from those lifestyle networks that are stepping up their, ahem, games, include “Chopped” — which has inspired many a family to test their mettle at home — the deliciously subversive “Cutthroat Kitchen,” “Brother vs. Brother” and “Ellen’s Design Challenge.” “Lip Sync Battle” is a viral phenomenom as well.

Or will voters find it in their hearts to reward “American Idol” in its final season?

Frontrunners

The Amazing Race

CBS

America’s Got Talent

NBC

American Idol

Fox

American Ninja Warrior

NBC

Dancing With the Stars

ABC

MasterChef Junior

Fox

Project Runway

Lifetime

So You Think You Can Dance

Fox

Survivor

CBS

Top Chef

Bravo

On The Bubble

America’s

Next Top Model

The CW

Beat Bobby Flay

Food Network

The Biggest Loser

NBC

Brother vs. Brother

Hgtv

Celebrity Family Feud

ABC

Chopped

Food Network

Cutthroat Kitchen

Food Network

Ellen’s Design Challenge

Hgtv

Face Off

Syfy

Food Network Star

Food Network

Hollywood Game Night

NBC

Lip Sync Battle

Spike

Project Runway All-Stars

Lifetime

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Logo

Dark Horses

500 Questions

ABC

America’s Funniest Home Videos

ABC

The Bachelor

ABC

Big Brother

CBS

The Fashion Fund

Amazon

Food Fighters

NBC

Hell’s Kitchen

Fox

Home Free

Fox

Ink Master

Spike

Skin Wars

Game Show Network

Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge

Cmt

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14 RuPaul Quotes That Will Really, Truly Start Your Engine

2 June 2016 1:10 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Avid watchers of RuPaul's Drag Race have likely come to accept a few things as fact. There will always be endless GIFs and quotable moments, devastating eliminations, and death-defying "lip sync for your life" moments on the show. And, in addition to all the fierce new songs she drops, Ru will always deliver her signature bits of wisdom. "Good luck, and don't f*ck it up," she'll say before a challenge. "If you can't love yourself," she'll ask at the end of every episode, "how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?" By this token, it should come as no surprise that RuPaul is positively teeming with wisdom, and the iconic drag queen's most well-known quotes are just the tip of the iceberg. On Self-Love "Look at me - a big old black man under all of this makeup, and if I can look beautiful, so can you." "If you can't love yourself, »

- Ryan Roschke

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America's Got Talent Premiere: Grade Simon Cowell's Debut — Plus: Who Got the First Golden Buzzer of Season 11?

31 May 2016 7:03 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Watching Simon Cowell on Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent premiere was a lot like watching the Grinch — after his heart grew three sizes.

RelatedThe Voice: 8 Easy Fixes to Stop the NBC Juggernaut’s Ratings Slide

Once revered as the meanest man on television, Cowell still resembles the American Idol judge we loved to hate — he remains hopelessly devoted to black T-shirts and exposed chest hair — but there’s a certain softness to him now. The man who once told an Idol contestant that she sounded like “Dolly Parton on helium” told a man that his act, which »

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Skin Wars: Gsn Series Gets New Timeslot

24 May 2016 4:49 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

No new episode of Gsn's Skin Wars TV series will air this Wednesday, but don't worry. The body paint competition show has not been cancelled. The third season of Skin Wars resumes with new episodes at a new time, Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 9:00pm.

The Skin Wars TV show is hosted by Rebecca Romijn. RuPaul Charles and body painters Craig Tracy and Robin Slonina serve as judges. Gsn will rerun episodes two, three, and four on Wednesday, May 25th, from 9:00pm to midnight.

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Skin Wars meets RuPaul’s Drag Race: a Season 3 episode 4 preview

11 May 2016 8:15 AM, PDT | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

It’s that time again when two worlds collide: the world of Skin Wars meets RuPaul’s Drag Race. While we’re having a brief pause in RuPaul’s Drag Race action, Skin Wars season 3 episode 4 has stepped up to fill the drag queen void. This time, it’s a pageant and the contestants are some of the queens from past seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Here’s the official description from Skin Wars: “Miss Skin Wars” The remaining artists are joined by nine fabulous drag queens, all vying to be crowned the first-ever Miss Skin Wars through competing in body-painted swimwear and a … Continue reading →

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- Ruth Boulet

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‘Doctor Who’ Scores with Most Viral Post Since 2013

25 April 2016 2:10 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Doctor Who” announced the new ‘companion’ for the upcoming season, with the top post racking up 2.5 million views on Facebook and ranking as the series’ most shared post since 2013.

The announcement, which generated more than 50,000 total shares – was shared more than the August 2013 announcement naming Peter Capaldi as the 12th doctor. The announcement also prevailed on YouTube, where it helped generate nearly half a million total views across several new videos published.

In addition to strong post engagement, fans buzzed across social, driving conversation volume to pop 40% from last week. New fans sprung up to like and follow the program across Facebook and Instagram, causing fan growth to more than double from the week prior.

Provided by ListenFirst Media, Dar – TV measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind Dar – TV, scroll to the bottom of the article. »

- Jason Klein

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Skin Wars Season 3 premieres tonight!

20 April 2016 9:35 AM, PDT | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

Skin Wars season 3 starts tonight, Wednesday April 20 at 10pm Eastern time on Gsn. All of the judges from season 1 & 2 are returning: RuPaul Charles, Craig Tracy and Robin Slonina. And of course, host Rebecca Romijn also returns to season 3. Let’s learn a little bit about this season’s artists: In this premiere episode, it looks like the artists will have to paint a costume onto a showgirl-type performer. Each one is wearing a different headdress & that needs to inform the artist’s choices in their paint job. Let’s watch a clip courtesy of Gsn: Are you … Continue reading →

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- Ruth Boulet

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Well That Was Unexpected! Todd Chrisley Performs Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' on Lip Sync Battle

13 April 2016 7:45 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Youtube "WiXuAFKjhIM"] File under: Things You Cannot Unsee.A newly released sneak peek at Thursday's Lip Sync Battle features Todd Chrisley performing Robin Thicke's chart-topping 2013 hit "Blurred Lines." Chrisley, a family man, wisely avoids including naked models à la Thicke's controversial video for the song, but let's just say there are plenty of hip thrusts. The Chrisley Knows Best patriarch, 47, even gets a gasp out of host LL Cool J and competitor NeNe Leakes. As for The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 48, a previous sneak peek already revealed that she will channel RuPaul with a full-scale homage to the the RuPaul's Drag Race host's 1993 hit "Supermodel. »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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NeNe Leakes Goes Full RuPaul on Lip Sync Battle

11 April 2016 9:25 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Youtube "SZXy_5Te8xM"] You better werk!NeNe Leakes is pulling out the stops - not to mention wigs, sky-high heels and gowns - for her face-off against Todd Chrisley on Thursday's Lip Sync Battle. In a sneak peek at the bout, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 48, channels diva extraordinnare RuPaul in a performance of the RuPaul's Drag Race host's 1993 hit "Supermodel." Leakes has set the bar high with her muscular, bare-chested mantourage and "Material Girl"-style performance, but the Chrisley Knows Best patriarch, 47, certainly knows how to bring the drama. Things might not be so peachy come Thursday night (10 p.m. Et »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Kocktails with Khloé: Cancelled by Fyi; No Season Two

6 April 2016 5:05 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

[caption id="attachment_46940" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Kocktails with Khloé. L to R: Kylie Jenner, RuPaul, Khloé Kardashian, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Kourtney Kardashian. Photo by Richard Knapp. Copyright 2016.[/caption]

Bottoms up. It's last call at the bar for Khloé Kardashian and friends. Deadline reports Fyi has canceled the Kocktails with Khloé TV series. The 14th episode, airing April 20, 2016, will be its last. Khloé's final guests will be Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, John Legend, and Chrissy Teigen.

The Kocktails with Khloé cancellation comes about two months after Fyi upped its first season order. On February 10th of this year, the cable outlet ordered 15 additional episodes. The new episodes of the talk and lifestyle show were airing weekly, immediately following the initial eight episodes. The first (and only) season of Kocktails with Khloé was set to run through June. The series airs Wednesday nights at 10:00pm Et/Pt. »

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