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Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara are up 'Schitt's Creek' in new series

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Sctv and Christopher Guest-movie veterans Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara's new series Schitt's Creek is coming to America as the first original scripted series for Pop, the rebranded TV Guide Network. The series follows the members a rich family who have to live in a town they purchased as a joke—called, yes, Schitt's Creek—when hard times hit. Pop's president of entertainment and media Brad Schwartz explained in a statement that the show "answers the question—what would the Kardashians do if they woke up one day, completely broke?" O'Hara, who is brilliant at playing the deluded rich, »


- Esther Zuckerman

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'The Flash': Will shared loss bring Barry and Caitlin closer?

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The Flash is about to return to the scene of the crime. During Tuesday’s episode, viewers will get a new glimpse at the particle accelerator explosion that turned Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) into the fastest man alive. This time, we’ll see it from a different perspective via those working at S.T.A.R. Labs, a.k.a. Ground Zero. But Barry certainly wasn’t the only one affected by the incident, as Caitlin Snow (Danielle Panabaker) lost her fiance Ronnie Raymond (Robbie Amell) as a result. "It really gives you a chance to see the celebratory atmosphere »


- Natalie Abrams

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Amazingly, no fall shows have been canceled yet -- here's why

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We've gone an entire month into the fall TV season without a single canceled show. That's amazing. Last year, the first canceled show was on Oct. 4 (ABC's Lucky 7). In 2012, it was on Oct. 10 (CBS' Made In Jersey). In 2011, Oct. 4 struck again (NBC's The Playboy Club). Usually, the first canceled show is followed within a week or so by a second and third. Yet here we are, on Oct. 21, with four weeks of new shows behind us (more weeks for some early launching titles, like Fox's Red Band Society and Utopia). And yet, the new shows are still standing. The broadcast »


- James Hibberd

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'Scandal': Michael Trucco to play Abby's ex-husband

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We're finally going to meet Abby Whelan's abusive ex-husband. Battlestar Galactica alum Michael Trucco has landed the role on Scandal, EW has learned. Trucco will play Charles Putney, whom Olivia (Kerry Washington) apparently took a tire iron to after he broke Abby’s ribs and jaw years prior. Details on why Charles comes back into the picture are being kept under wraps, but surely Abby won’t be pleased. Since his days as a Cylon—don’t you dare call spoiler alert—Trucco has had roles on Castle, Revenge, How I Met Your Mother, Fairly Legal, and the short-lived Killer Women. »


- Natalie Abrams

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'Saturday Night Live' adds Leslie Jones as castmember

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To the surprise of absolutely no one who caught this during last month's season premiere, Leslie Jones has been named a castmember of Saturday Night Live. Jones started writing for the NBC sketch comedy staple in January, and, according to Deadline, was previously a finalist for a cast spot that ultimately went to Sasheer Zamata. The stand-up comedian has made multiple stops by Weekend Update, including a rather controversial bit in May when she joked that, while she may be single now, she would have been "the No. 1 slave draft pick." Amid backlash, she stood by the skit, tweeting, “I »


- Emily Blake

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Vinnie Jones joins 'Arrow' as villain Brick for multi-episode arc

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Arrow has just cast a juggernaut of an actor to play DC Comics villain Brick in the show's third season. Vinnie Jones has been chosen to play Danny "Brick" Brickwell, on episodes 10, 11, and 12 of Arrow's current season, EW has confirmed. In the show, Brickwell is a gang leader who aims to bring Starling City's government down. The nickname "Brick" comes from his penchant for being shot—over a dozen times—but never killed. Variety first reported the news. Brickwell's arrival was teased in the show's first season, as his name appeared on Oliver's original list of Starling City targets. This »


- Jonathon Dornbush

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'Gotham' costume secrets: Revealing details you may have missed

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A huge amount of thought went into fall's most lavishly costumed new show. Below Fox's Gotham designer, Lisa Padovani, reveals the inspirations behind the clothing for Gotham City's most notorious villains (and hero): Selina Kyle: "She is probably the most modern; we did a steampunk variation on her. Her goggles on top her head are like her ears. She’s always sneaking around so she’s all in black. It's a cat burglar feeling." Oswald Cobblepot: "Everybody’s got such an iconic image in their mind of what the Penguin is. We’ve seen a lot of shows where »


- James Hibberd

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The 'Botched' season 2 trailer is filled with really terrible life choices

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"I'm ready to get my sexy back," former Major League player Jose Canseco says in the trailer for season 2 of Botched. And if all goes as planned, his "sexy" should be back in no time. Botched is an E! reality show that unites two plastic surgeons who specialize in fixing plastic surgeries gone wrong with victims of those plastic surgeries gone wrong. Last season's patients included a woman whose breast implants were so big they turned into one giant boob, another woman who was on her seventh nose job, and... Janice Dickinson. Judging from the trailer on People's website, this »


- Ariana Bacle

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So, who's dead on 'The Affair'? Fiona Apple helps us figure it out

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The Affair has been labeled the Rashomon of marriage dramas, thanks to its he said/she said structure—but it's also a pretty compelling mystery. The two main characters, Noah (Dominic West) and Alison (Ruth Wilson), are telling the story of their affair to a detective who appears to be investigating a murder. So far, all we know is this: Someone died. And that someone is a man, probably a local, though he was run down on a road that's primarily used by tourists. And he died the night of a party. And Alison misses him now that he's gone. »


- Melissa Maerz

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'Sleepy Hollow' casts 'Tudors' alum in mysterious role

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Fox's Sleepy Hollow is getting another infusion of British talent: EW has learned exclusively that Yorkshire native Max Brown has been cast in a pivotal role. Brown may be best known for playing medical examiner Evan Marks on The CW's Beauty and the Beast and Edward Seymour, brother of King Henry VIII's third wife Jane, on Showtime's The Tudors. (He was also set to star as a thief named Ambrose in Hieroglyph, Fox's splashy Ancient Egypt-set series—which was canceled before it even had a chance to premiere.) On Sleepy Hollow, Fox says he'll portray "a powerful and mysterious new ally known, »


- Hillary Busis

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Bethenny Frankel returns to 'The Real Housewives of New York'

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The past becomes present again, as Bethenny Frankel returns to the franchise that made her popular. Bravo has announced that Frankel will be returning to The Real Housewives of New York for season seven, along with Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, LuAnn de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, and Sonja Morgan. Frankel left the show after season three, attributing her departure to drama between cast members on the show, though her numerous spin-off shows with then-fiance Jason Hoppy and subsequent talk show also left little room in her schedule. The news comes an opportune moment for both Frankel and the Rhony franchise. »


- Teresa Jue

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'Simpsons World' app and website, featuring every episode, premieres tomorrow

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All 500+ episodes of The Simpsons in one place—available to watch whenever and wherever you want? That's unpossible! At least, it will be... until Tuesday, when Fox launches its much-anticipated Simpsons World app and website. In a release that went wide Monday afternoon, FX revealed that the Simpsons smorgasbord will feature every episode of the sitcom's first 25 seasons—552 in total—as well as every new episode from the series' 26th season, available the day after each one first airs on Fox. In addition to on-demand episode viewing, the app—available via FX's Fxnow app and SimpsonsWorld.com—will boast the following features, »


- Hillary Busis

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ABC picks up Tyra Banks-led daytime talk show 'The F.A.B.' for 2015

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Tyra Banks' foray back into daytime television is now permanent, as her show The F.A.B. has been picked up for broadcast in 2015. ABC has signed on to launch The F.A.B., which stands for The Fun and the Beautiful, on ABC-owned stations in the fall of 2015. Banks is joined on the show by four co-hosts: YouTube star Leah Ashley, interior designer Lauren Makk, model and social media buff Chrissy Teigen, and Joe Zee, the editor-in-chief and executive creative officer of Yahoo Fashion. Banks serves as executive producer in addition to her hosting duties, which will task her with »


- Jonathon Dornbush

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Fox orders horror comedy 'Scream Queens' from 'Glee' creators for 2015

20 October 2014 10:03 AM, PDT

Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, the minds behind American Horror Story, are staying in the scary business: Fox has ordered a new horror-comedy called Scream Queens from the pair and their Glee co-creator Ian Brennan. Queens is an anthology series much like Ahs and the first season, to debut in Fall 2015 with 15 episodes, will be about a college campus rocked by murders; latter seasons will be in different locations and have different plots. In a statement, Murphy said, “I knew I wanted to work with Brad and Ian again on something comedic, and we are having a blast writing Scream Queens. »


- Tim Stack

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Watch the trailer for 'The Comeback' season 2

20 October 2014 9:57 AM, PDT

You’ve been patiently awaiting footage from the hotly anticipated second season of The Comeback, and now it’s here: HBO has released the first official extended trailer for the cancelled cult favorite's return engagement. The second season of The Comeback finds Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow, also a co-creator) cast in an HBO dramedy about, well, Valerie Cherish. Her old nemesis Paulie G. has written a show about his experience working with Valerie on the 2005 sitcom Room & Bored (the show-within-the-show on the original Comeback), and now Valerie finds herself playing herself in the most challenging role she’s ever taken. »


- Marc Snetiker

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Fox cuts 'Mulaney' order to 13 episodes

20 October 2014 9:25 AM, PDT

Get ready for less of Fox's Mulaney. EW has confirmed that the network has cut its initial 16-episode order to 13 episodes, wrapping production just in time before starting work on its 14th episode. This comes at a reversal of the network's order of an additional 10 episodes of the series back in spring. The show premiered to low ratings and mixed reviews, with 2.3 million viewers and a 1.0 in the 18-49 demographic—a 50 percent drop from its lead-in, Family Guy. The following week maintained around the same numbers, with a tick upwards to 1.1 in the 18-49 demographic. The show will continue to air in its 9:30 p. »


- Teresa Jue

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Fire rages in this exclusive 'Downton Abbey' trailer

20 October 2014 9:00 AM, PDT

Secrets and fire are consuming the halls of Downton Abbey in this exclusive early trailer for the upcoming season documenting the further scandals of the Crawley family and their downstairs counterparts.  The usually nefarious Thomas looks to show some feats of bravery as a fire rages at Downton. Some of the other intrigue previewed: Edith still has to contend with the little matter of her secret baby; Jimmy is getting felt up by Lady Anstruther, a new character played by Anna Chancellor; Lady Mary opens up her door to Lord Gillingham; and, despite hints of heroism, Thomas seems up to »


- Esther Zuckerman

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Elena agrees to leave town with Stefan in 'Vampire Diaries' sneak peek

20 October 2014 8:40 AM, PDT

For five seasons, The Vampire Diaries took place in Mystic Falls, Virginia, where animal attacks were a common occurrence and the Founding Families had more than one secret up their sleeves. But thanks to the Travelers spell that ended season five, vampires can no longer enter Mystic Falls—which means that suddenly, the small town is no longer prone to animal attacks, and its population has decreased by at least 15 percent. Most importantly, for some of our favorite supernatural characters, it means starting over. Although Elena, Alaric, and Caroline can simply run off to Whitmore, Stefan made a choice to relocate to Georgia. »


- Samantha Highfill

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'Manhattan' finale: Deconstructing the atomic bomb drama with creator Sam Shaw

19 October 2014 8:00 PM, PDT

Implosion. Pre-detonation. Radioactivity. Meltdowns. The terms that define Wgn’s atomic bomb drama Manhattan also apply to its characters, a mix of men and women trying to stop a world war by creating a weapon that could destroy the planet completely. There isn't a simple equation among them. Throughout season one, which came to an end Sunday night with its thirteenth episode (“Perestroika”), the show mastered the art of contradiction, presenting heroes you root for even as they betray their own better natures. In the finale, the scientists of Los Alamos are still far from the breakthroughs they will need »


- Anthony Breznican

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'The Walking Dead' star Michael Cudlitz talks about the big mission to Washington, D.C.

19 October 2014 7:01 PM, PDT

[Spoiler Alert: Read on only if you have already watched Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead.] The man is persistent, give him that. Sgt. Abraham Ford wants to get to Washington, D.C. and is pretty insistent on recruiting Rick and Co. to join them. But, as we saw on Sunday’s “Strangers” episode of The Walking Dead, that persistence may have paid off as Judith kinda, sorta convinced daddy to sign on. However, there is now the whole Gareth situation to consider. After losing Terminus to zombies, Gareth and a few of his cannibalistic cohorts kidnapped Bob and feasted on his leg. How much is Abraham responsible for that since he and the others would »


- Dalton Ross

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