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John Stamos Guest-Starring on ABC's Galavant as a Knight in Singing Armor

6 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

John Stamos has a long, colorful history of singing on ABC — Full House‘s Jesse and the Rippers, anyone? — but his next musical visit to the alphabet network will be a little more “dashing.”

Related ABC 2014 Fall Schedule Revealed

Stamos will guest-star on the upcoming musical comedy series Galavant, reports ABC News, as a rival for the show’s titular character, played by Joshua Sasse. Though he’s only scheduled to film one episode next month in England, there’s a chance Stamos’ character will recur.

“We are absolutely thrilled that John Stamos is joining us on the series as »

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Nashville Season 3 New Female Singer Arriving To Befriend Rayna,New Spoiler

7 hours ago | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

According to a new report from TV Line, the Nashville season 3 peeps have hired former Tony Award winning actress, Laura Benanti (left), to come on and portray a new character named Sadie Stone. Sadie is described as being an up-and-coming artist in the country music business, who will supposedly “befriend” Rayna. However, TV Line thinks some conflict may get spawned from this friendship, so who knows? Sadie will be a recurring character for about 7 episodes as of right now. But who knows? They may decide to keep her on longer if things go well. Laura Benanti's acting credits include roles on "Go On, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order: Svu and Royal Pains. As previously reported, season 3 is due to premiere on Wednesday night, September 24th at 9pm central time on ABC. Stay tuned. »

- Eric

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Killer ABC Promo: Ellen Pompeo and Kerry Washington Welcome Viola Davis to 'Shondaland Thursday'

16 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

What do you get the woman who has everything — including her own night of television? Her very own fall-tv promo, natch.

To hype its newly christened “Shondaland Thursday,” ABC has released an extended promo that features Shonda Rhimes chatting up Grey’s Anatomy‘s Ellen Pompeo, Scandal‘s Kerry Washington and How to Get Away with Murder’s Viola Davis about their “historic” one-two-three punch — which launches Thursday, Sept. 25.

Related Shonda Rhimes Teases Grey’s Anatomy Time Jump and a [Spoiler]-Centric Season

Press Play above and then hit the comments with an answer to this question: Will you be watching »

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ABC's The Quest Mixes Fantasy and Reality (With Dragons on the Side)

30 July 2014 5:26 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Sometimes fairytales do come true — at least they will this Thursday, when The Quest, ABC’s latest reality competition series, premieres at 8/7c.

Related ABC’s Fall Premiere Plan Unveiled: Get Return Dates for Grey’s, Scandal, Once, Revenge and More

Set in the imaginary world of Everealm, the show features 12 contestants — known as “Paladins” — who must compete against each other and complete challenges in order to save the kingdom of Saenctum from the evil forces that besiege it.

Those who fail the episode’s challenges are “banished,” while the eventual winner receives the title of “One True Hero.”

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‘Go On's’ Laura Benanti to Join ABC's ‘Nashville’ in Recurring Guest Role

30 July 2014 1:39 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

There's new talent in “Nashville.” Laura Benanti has been cast in a multiple episode arc on the ABC drama's upcoming third season, a show representative told TheWrap. Also read: Sophia Bush and ‘Nashville’ Creator Callie Khouri to Be Honored Emmy Weekend (Exclusive) Benanti will play Sadie Stone, an up-and-coming country star who befriends Rayna (Connie Britton). The actress previously starred on NBC's “Go On,” “The Playboy Club” and the live “Gone With Music.” She has appeared on Showtime's “Nurse Jackie,” NBC's “Law & Order: Svu,” USA Network's “Royal Pains,” and CBS'S “The Good Wife.” Also read: ‘Nashville’ Scores $8 Million Incentive to Remain in Music City. »

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Nashville Books Laura Benanti for Season 3 — Will She Clash With Rayna?

30 July 2014 1:34 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti is lending her pipes to ABC’s Nashville for its upcoming third season, but can the country music capital of the world handle another diva duel?

Related Nashville‘s Hayden Panettiere on Juliette’s ‘Trailer Trash’ Monologue, Friendship With Rayna

The former Go On star will recur for several episodes as Sadie Stone, an up-and-coming artist in the country music biz, our sister site Deadline reports. Though Sadie supposedly “befriends” Rayna in Season 3, we all know what that really means: brace for conflict!

To be fair, it’s entirely possible that Rayna and Sadie will »

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Emmy Episode Analysis: Dylan Baker ('The Good Wife') would kill for Emmy in 'Tying the Knot'

15 July 2014 5:17 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Emmy voters seem to prefer Dylan Baker in even-numbered years: his current Drama Guest Actor nomination for "The Good Wife" follows bids in 2010 and 2012. He portrays Alicia Florrick’s (Julianna Margulies) creepy/loony/difficult client Colin Sweeney. -Break- Emmy experts predict drama races: 'Breaking Bad,' Matthew McConaughey ... Synopsis: In "Tying the Knot," Alicia visits Colin’s home, where a party is being thrown, so she can get his signature on important documents. While she’s there, a murder is committed and the primary suspects are Colin and his fiancée Renata Ellard (Laura Benanti); Alicia becomes the main witness. Renata is arrested on suspicion of murder, and a hearing is set where a plot hatched by Colin and Renata's attorney, Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski), puts Alicia in a precarious position on the witness stand. The result is a victory for Colin, Diane, and Ren...' »

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11 Tweets to Soften the Blow of the World Cup Loss

1 July 2014 3:40 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

World Cup. Yep, yep. Tough. Here are 11 people who attempted to make it better, and we applaud them for their efforts. Jesus saves, but @TimHowardGK does it better. #USAvsBEL #WorldCup2014 — God (@TheTweetOfGod) July 1, 2014 I believe that we will win! #USAvsBEL pic.twitter.com/f94iSkE1mZ — Danny Zuker (@DannyZuker) July 1, 2014 Frustrated by my poor knowledge of disparaging Belgian slurs. — Ana Gasteyer (@AnaGasteyer) July 1, 2014 Very Upset that every World Cup player is given a child before each game. — Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) July 1, 2014 I'm putting Tim Howard down as my emergency contact. — Liana Maeby (@lianamaeby) July 1, 2014 Every time #TimHoward saves a goal, I wanna make out with a stranger. #WorldCup — Tricia Romano (@tromano) July 1, 2014 No matter what happens @TimHowardGK wins. — Jeff Wild (@jiffywild) July 1, 2014 Yo which one is USA the red or white team #idontknowwhatimwatching — Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 1, 2014 Please imagine how pissed the World Cup crowd would be if at »

- Louis Virtel

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Variety Show Glory Days of ‘Sonny and Cher’ Could be Long Gone

18 June 2014 1:34 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In the days of Ed Sullivan, the Smothers Brothers and Carol Burnett, the TV variety special stood tall as a regular feature of the broadcast schedule. But in recent years, they seem to have gone the way of the 13-channel universe — relics of the distant past.

Today, the occasional attempt to bring back the format hasn’t been very well rewarded with ratings, NBC’s “The Maya Rudolph Show” notwithstanding. That skit-based program met with mixed reviews but earned solid numbers (more than 7 million tuned in).

What viewers will more likely be served is something with a throughline, albeit with plenty of star power to stoke viewer interest, like NBC’s “Sound of Music Live!” It combined country music sensation Carrie Underwood with decorated Broadway vets Audra McDonald and Laura Benanti.

Social media certainly helped, turning the live events into bona-fide smashes, attracting nearly 19 million viewers while lighting up Twitter with traffic. »

- Paige Albiniak

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Laura Benanti on her 'Sound of Music' journey from Maria onstage to Elsa in TV version (Exclusive Video)

13 June 2014 5:42 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Fifteen years ago, Laura Benanti made her Broadway debut as Maria, the nun turned nanny, in an acclaimed revival of "The Sound of Music." Last Christmas, she tackled the part of Elsa Schrader, the Countess who courts Captain von Trapp but loses him to Maria, in the live television version. In our recent webcam chat (watch below), she said she welcomed the chance to be a part of this event that starred Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer as the would-be lovers as well as six-time Tony champ Audra McDonald as the Reverend Mother: "We rehearsed it like a play, for seven weeks. And then we rehearsed for 10 days, two weeks with the cameras."  -Break- Join the heated Emmy debate going on right now in our red-hot message boards In the 1965 film version, which won Best Picture, three-time Oscar nominee Eleanor Parker played this part as more villainess than vamp. And »

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Some Came Linking

12 June 2014 7:24 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Vulture dreams up sequels for The Fault In Our Stars. We'll obviously take the Laura Dern one

The Awl "The Tortured History of Entertainment Weekly" - god I was so in love with that magazine when it debuted in the 1990s. The first issue I remember buying was #5 with Jamie Lee Curtis on the cover for Kathryn Bigelow's Blue Steel

Pixar Times Pixar teases the first five minutes of Inside Out their June 2015 release

Theater Mania Laura Benanti auditions for Peter Pan Live! 

Boy Culture Rip supporting actress Martha Hyer, Oscar-nominated for Some Came Running (1958) 

Kenneth in the (212) teases a new stage production with the music of the The Go-Gos?

Comics Alliance a giant statue of Spider-Man in Korea is causing a stir thanks to its Spider-Manhood

Empire there's a new trailer for The Boxtrolls

Variety expects crazy ladies to dominate the Guest Actress race at the Emmys 

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- NATHANIEL R

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Tony Winner Tries Out for Every Role in NBC's 'Peter Pan'

11 June 2014 5:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Tony winner Laura Benanti is not just a droll and down-to-Earth Twitter presence; she's also (apparently) an explosive auditioner.  Benanti played Baroness Elsa Schrader in NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!" last year, and she's raring to give the experimental medium another try. Here, watch as she auditions for "Peter Pan Live!" and defies the legacy of Mary Martin with some uncouth language. But seriously, who cares about John Darling?  »

- Louis Virtel

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CAA Signs Tony Winner Laura Benanti

22 May 2014 9:52 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CAA has signed actress Laura Benanti, the Tony winner and legit-world fave whose TV works includes “Go On,” “The Playboy Club” and the recent live broadcast of “The Sound of Music.”

The actress made her Broadway debut in the 1998 revival of “The Sound of Music” and has gone on to build a Rialto CV that also includes “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” “Nine” (opposite Antonio Banderas), “Swing!” and “Into the Woods.” In 2008 she won a Tony for her turn as Gypsy Rose Lee in the revival of “Gypsy” toplined by Patti LuPone.

Recently the thesp starred onstage in the Encores! production of “The Most Happy Fella,” and also has a role on the current season of “Nurse Jackie.”

Benanti is managed by Emily Gerson Saines at Brookside Artist Management.

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- Gordon Cox

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NBC's 'The Music Man Live': Let's cast it!

13 May 2014 11:38 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Dammit, NBC — why’d you have to announce an upcoming live version of The Music Man that likely won’t premiere until 2015? How are we supposed to get excited for Peter Pan Live when we know that this is on the horizon?

No disrespect to the Lost Boys, but Meredith Willson’s 1957 classic is a much better show than the 1954 stage version of Pan. (So long as Mary Martin isn’t involved, anyway.) The songs are catchier, the book is wittier, the production numbers are more fun — and there’s much less chance of high-wire mishaps, which actually might make »

- Hillary Busis

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New Law And Order Svu Season 15,Episode 23 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By NBC

8 May 2014 12:22 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, NBC released the new,official,synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Law And Order: Svu" episode 23 of season 15. The episode is entitled, "Thought Criminal," and it sounds like things will get pretty damn interesting as the Svu peeps get aggressive with a sex offender, whose case is missing a victim, and more. In the new,23rd episode press release: An aggressive tactic for capturing sex offenders, is going to get used by the squad when they go undercover and target a successful photographer who may have taken his fantasies too far. However, no victim will be found, making the case challenging. Guest stars will feature: Nia Vardalos as Counselor Minonna Efron ,Donal Logue as Lt. Declan Murphy , Brian Baumgartner as Gordon Montlieff , Joshua Malina as Simon Wilkes, and Laura Benanti as Maria Grazie. Episode 23 is set to air on Wednesday night, May 14th at 8pm central time on NBC. »

- Andre

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The Good Wife Recap: Sinner Party

28 April 2014 6:43 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

We begin at Colin Sweeney’s engagement party full of Robert Palmer girls, a disorienting and engaging opening scene, as always, for The Good Wife. Very Eyes Wide Shut vibe for Alicia’s seemingly routine trip to a client’s house to get a financial-disclosure agreement signed.The vibe continues as Sweeney dons his electronic glasses that match whoever he’s looking at with a porn star’s body type, and even as he introduces Alicia to his flirty new fiancée, Renata. He’s shocked that Alicia doesn’t know he’s engaged: “Do you really not follow my life? I follow yours.” Renata is into Alicia: “I have a theory about women with three-syllable names,” she says suggestively. She follows this with the statement, heavy with show-spanning symbolism: “Every saint is just a sinner waiting for an opportunity.” She’s played by the sexy Laura Benanti, who is so »

- Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

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New Good Wife Season 5,Episode 19 Interesting Spoiler Promo Clip Hit The Net

21 April 2014 11:26 AM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Last night,CBS released the new promo/spoiler clip (below) for their upcoming "The Good Wife" episode 19 of season 5, and it appears to be pretty interesting as Alicia gets annoyed with one of her creepiest clients ever, and more. The episode is titled, "Tying The Knot." In the new episode 19, When Alicia pays a visit to longtime client ,Colin Sweeney, she will end up having the unwanted role of witness when a body is found in his home. In the meantime, Eli will get involved when an unfortunate picture of Zach threatens to become a public relations problem for Peter. Josh Charles returns to The Good Wife as episodic director. Dylan Baker returns as Colin Sweeney ,and Laura Benanti is going to guest star as his fiancée, Renata Ellard. The episode was written by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, and it was directed by Josh Charles. Episode 19 is scheduled to air on Sunday night, »

- Chris

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New Good Wife Season 5,Episode 19 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By CBS

20 April 2014 11:12 AM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently,CBS released the new,official,synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "The Good Wife" episode 19 of season 5. The episode is entitled, "Tying The Knot," and it sounds like things will get pretty damn interesting and dramatic as Alicia becomes an unwanted witness of a dead body, and more! In the new,19th episode press release: Alicia will become a witness when a body is discovered in Colin Sweeney's home. Press release number 2: When Alicia pays a visit to longtime client ,Colin Sweeney, she will find herself in the unwanted role of witness when a body is discovered in his home. In the meantime, Eli will step in when an unfortunate picture of Zach threatens to become a public relations nightmare for Peter. Josh Charles returns to The Good Wife as episodic director. Dylan Baker returns as Colin Sweeney and Laura Benanti is going to guest star as his fiancée, »

- Andre

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Links: MTV Movie Awards and More...

14 April 2014 6:28 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

The Guardian asks a really good question. Had James Dean lived would he have been a Newman or a Brando?

Nerd Approved swapping the genders on Disney characters

Comics Alliance one minute of the opening battle from X-Men Days of Future Past. Looks exciting

The Guardian an interview with the disfigured actor from Under the Skin

Vox 21 Times Stephen Colbert has dropped his satiric character and been himself 

Telegraph an unusually candid confession: Pierce Brosnan doesn't think he was good enough as James Bond

Empire Harrison Ford talks Bladerunner sequel 

MTV Movie Awards

I "forgot" to watch. But the internet provides the highlights anyway. Like Zac Efron getting his shirt ripped off. The masses have now seen his chest approximately in everything but it still excites them (More is more?)

Comics Alliance one minute of the opening battle from X-Men Days of Future Past. Looks exciting

Towleroad Jared Leto's AIDS focused speech. »

- NATHANIEL R

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This Week on Stage: Denzel and Menzel add some Broadway star power

5 April 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

King Kong ain’t got s–t on superstar Denzel Washington (at least, not until the beast’s new musical declares a firm date next season), as the movie megastar touched down on Broadway for the first time since his Tony-winning turn in August Wilson’s Fences in 2010. And like that heralded revival, he once again got raves from most outlets. Also receiving raves this week was Wicked star Idina Menzel, who dazzles in If/Then, the new tuner by the Next to Normal team of Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt. And though the young fans who adore her voice in Frozen may, »

- Jason Clark

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