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'Dancing With the Stars' addresses Oklahoma tornado; ABC.com voting is 'temporarily down'
10 hours ago
In response to Monday’s Oklahoma City tornado, which had killed over 50 people at press time, Dancing With the Stars host Tom Bergeron requested that the audience not applaud coming back from a commercial break during season 16′s final performance show (read full recap).
“Here’s why,” Bergeron said, on the verge of tears. “We’re a live show, and as such, occasionally we go to air in the shadow of tragic events. That happened April 15, when we went to air hours after the Boston bombing. And it’s happened again today. While we’re having a celebration here , we »
- Annie Barrett
John Barrowman, Debbie Gibson join ABC singing competition -- Exclusive
12 hours ago
ABC has signed judges, cast and a host for its new competition series Sing Your Face Off, and it’s quite a unique collection of famous names.
And the show’s contestants learning to perform the hits of famous music stars are ex-Skid Row frontman and heavy metal singer Sebastian Bach, comedian Jon Lovitz, Toronto Raptors player Landry Fields, »
- James Hibberd
Simon's angels: 'X Factor' new judges confirmed
13 hours ago
Fox has confirmed our Friday near-deal exclusive report that Destiny’s Child founding member Kelly Rowland and Latin singer Paulina Rubio will be the new Factor judges for season three. They’ll join executive producer-judge Cowell and his fellow lone surviving panelist from last season, pop singer Demi Lovato.
Yes: It’s Simon and three talented attractive women. The combination is certain to prompt some smirking, but the move makes Factor the first major U.S. broadcast singing competition »
- James Hibberd
TNT and TBS get ready to launch 24/7 live streaming: Why now, how it will work, and more
14 hours ago
During last week’s Upfronts presentations, Turner networks TNT and TBS announced that they will become the first entertainment networks to live stream content nationwide across multiple platforms 24/7. Cable subscribers will be able to watch a simulcast of the two networks’ programming via apps currently called TNT and TBS that will soon be rebranded as Watch TNT and Watch TBS.
Turner (which, like EW, is owned by TimeWarner) already streams live content for its networks CNN, Hln, and Cartoon Network, though not 24/7. News and sports were among the first types of programming Turner made available live. Jeremy Legg, Turner Svp »
- Emily Rome
CBS yanks tonight's tornado-themed 'Mike & Molly'
14 hours ago
CBS has decided to pull tonight’s season finale of Mike & Molly, which talks about a tornado hitting Chicago (though no devastation was going to be shown).
“Due to the tragic events this afternoon in Oklahoma, we are pre-empting tonight’s season finale of Mike & Molly, which has a related storyline,” said a CBS spokesman. “A repeat broadcast of Mike & Molly will run in the time period. The season finale will be broadcast at an appropriate date.”
Two men died after severe weather on Sunday triggered a frightening wave of tornadoes across Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois and Iowa. »
- Lynette Rice
First Look: Christopher Plummer and Frank Langella star in Stephen Frears' 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight'
17 hours ago
Don’t let the title fool you — this film is not about Ali taking down Frazier. As it turns out, Muhammad Ali’s greatest fight was not in the ring.
Written by Shawn Slovo and directed by Stephen Frears, Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight tells the story of Ali’s famous courtroom battle. After being drafted to the Vietnam War, Ali claimed conscientious objector status on religious grounds, which therefore lead to years of dodging punches from the U.S. judicial system before finally facing the U.S. Supreme Court in 1971.But Frears’ latest film takes the focus away from »
- Samantha Highfill
NBC greenlights adventure thriller 'Siberia'
18 hours ago
NBC has ordered a scripted series for summer about a reality show gone way bad.
Siberia, which will bow July 1 at 10 p.m., is about a group of contestants who arrive in a remote Siberian territory of Tunguska where a meteor hit back in 1908. When a player is badly hurt and no help arrives, the 16 contestants realize the strange occurrences on the island are not part of the show.
“The concept of survival, when mysterious elements are at play, makes for a compelling show,” said Jeff Bader, President, Program Planning, Strategy and Research for NBC Entertainment, in a statement. “We »
- Lynette Rice
Jay Pharoah tweets that Jason Sudeikis is leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
19 hours ago
Saturday Night Live might need to find a new Devil for next season.
After Saturday Night Live’s finale publicly bid farewell to both Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, some fans thought that meant Jason Sudeikis would in fact be returning. But according to a since-deleted tweet from cast member Jay Pharoah, that might not be the case. “Hader, Armisen & Sudekis the talent of those three and just them as people in general will be missed but we will be strong and carry on..” Pharoah wrote yesterday (captured by Splitsider) before deleting the message.
A rep for Saturday Night Live »
- Erin Strecker
'Teen Wolf' season 3 trailer: 'Don't you realize what you're dealing with?'
20 hours ago
Teen Wolf’s third season is almost here!
And if you want a look at all the action in store for the new season, which premieres June 3, you Will want to scroll down.
MTV has finally released the trailer for the new season, which gives us a first look at what’s going on with the gang after the events that took place in the finale. And it seems Scott (Tyler Posey) and Co. are in for the toughest year yet.
As previously teased, this season marks the arrival of a deadly new Alpha pack that wants Derek (Tyler Hoechlin) to join its ranks. »
- Sandra Gonzalez
'Rectify': Sneak peek of tonight's season finale -- Exclusive
21 hours ago
It’s never just about remodeling the kitchen, is it?
Tonight, the Sundance Channel’s first original scripted series wraps its first season with a finale that could find former death-row prisoner Daniel Holden (Aden Young) leaving his hometown for good. Daniel’s had a rough few decades — he was arrested and jailed 19 years before Rectify begins for murdering and raping his teenage girlfriend. Though new DNA evidence has shed doubt on his conviction — allowing Daniel to finally return home — he hasn’t yet been exonerated for the crime.
In this clip from the finale, a simple conversation about home »
- Hillary Busis