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Code Black: Season Three Premiere Moved Up; Criminal Minds to Have Two-Hour Finale

CBS is switching things up next month. Today, the network announced they've moved up the season three premiere of Code Black and the season 13 finale of Criminal Minds.A medical drama, Code Black takes place in an Emergency Room in Los Angeles — the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation. The cast includes Marcia Gay Harden, Rob Lowe, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Harry Ford, Luis Guzman, Melanie Chandra, William Allen Young, Boris Kodjoe, and Jillian Murray. Read More…
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Elementary and Code Black: Premiere Dates Revealed!

Premiere dates for two of the most popular dramas on CBS have finally been announced.

Yes, we're talking about Elementary and Code Black here.

Thankfully, Elementary has dodged the dreaded Sunday night timeslot this time around and will instead unspool its sixth season on Monday nights at 10/9c starting April 30.

The show will take over from Scorpion which wraps its season on April 23. Elementary was given a surprise renewal last year from CBS after continued erosion in the ratings.

The move was said to be down to the money the series brings with various syndication deals. In short, the show is said to turn in a big profit for CBS.

A vote of confidence from CBS came in November when the network increased the show's order from 13 episodes to 21 for Season 6.

Elementary Season 5 concluded with Sherlock hallucinating conversations with his deceased mother, while Joan discovered the severity of her partner's condition.
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Elementary Season 6 and Code Black Season 3 Premiere Dates Are Finally Set

Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson will be back on the case… in the spring.

Elementary Season 6 will premiere on April 30, moving to a brand-new time slot — Mondays at 10/9c (after Scorpion‘s season has wrapped). In November, the network expanded the midseason drama’s run from 13 episodes to a full-ish 21.

RELATEDDexter’s Desmond Harrington Joins Elementary as Series Regular

The show’s fifth season wrapped up with the revelation that the P.I. was hallucinating conversations with his dead mother. Shortly thereafter, Sherlock was taken in for a brain scan, while his partner Joan discovered the destruction he caused in
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Code Black: Season Three; Moon Bloodgood Becoming a Series Regular

Get ready to see a lot of Moon Bloodgood on Code Black. TVLine reports the Falling Skies star has been promoted to series regular for season three of the CBS TV show.On the medical drama, Bloodgood will play paramedic Rox Valenzuela, who will be the ride-along partner to Rob Lowe's Dr. Willis. The cast also includes Marcia Gay Harden, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Harry Ford, Luis Guzman, Melanie Chandra, William Allen Young, Boris Kodjoe, and Jillian Murray.Read More…
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Code Black Ups Moon Bloodgood to Series Regular for Season 3

Code Black Ups Moon Bloodgood to Series Regular for Season 3
Code Black‘s new cast member Moon Bloodgood must have made a good impression: She’s already been promoted to series-regular status for the upcoming Season 3, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Bloodgood signed on to join the CBS medical drama back in June in the recurring role of tough-as-nails L.A. paramedic Rox Valenzuela, who’ll be saving lives alongside ride-along partner Dr. Willis, played by Rob Lowe. (Lowe’s character shifts his focus to field medicine in Season 3, either by ambulance or helicopter.) Now Rox will be a full-fledged member of the cast, starting with Season 3’s fourth episode.

This
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Big Bang Theory @ Comic-Con: 'Shamy' Proposal Intel and a Gag Gone Wrong

Big Bang Theory @ Comic-Con: 'Shamy' Proposal Intel and a Gag Gone Wrong
So… did The Big Bang Theory‘s Amy say yes?

That was the question of the hour as the CBS comedy’s cast members took the stage Friday morning at San Diego Comic-Con: Did Mayim Bialik’s character accept the cliffhanger marriage proposal offered by Jim Parsons’ Sheldon at the end of Season 10?

RelatedFall TV First Impression: Young Sheldon

Sadly (though not surprisingly), the show’s cast and creative team gave no indication of whether Leonard & Co. should start getting measured for tuxedos and bridesmaids gowns. The most information fans got on the pivotal scene came from Kaley Cuoco, who
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Hawaii Five-0 Gives Kono's Husband a Promotion, Adds Two in Cast Shake-Up

Hawaii Five-0 Gives Kono's Husband a Promotion, Adds Two in Cast Shake-Up
Hawaii Five-0 in one fell swoop has effectively reconstituted its recently-depleted team of crimefighters.

RelatedHawaii Five-0 Boss: Grace Park and Daniel Dae Kim ‘Chose to Move On’ Despite ‘Unprecedented Raises’

Less than three weeks after the news broke that original cast members Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park (who played Chin Ho and Kono) were exiting ahead of Season 8, the CBS procedural has promoted longtime recurring player Ian Anthony Dale (aka Kono’s husband Adam) to series regular, while also adding to its ranks Meaghan Rath (Being Human) and relative newcomer Beulah Koale.

A trusted confidant and resource for the team,
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Code Black Adds Nashville and Scream Actors, Subtracts Melanie Chandra

Code Black Adds Nashville and Scream Actors, Subtracts Melanie Chandra
Code Black is getting an infusion of fresh blood as it prepares to weather another cast departure.

TVLine has learned exclusively that series regular Melanie Chandra, who has played lesbian resident Malaya Pineda since the CBS drama’s first season, will not be returning for Season 3.

Helping to fill the void will be Tyler Perez (Scream), who is set to recur as Diego, a rich and privileged charmster who has been handed everything in his life — including his first year residency at Angels Memorial. The hospital is even allowing him to make a documentary film of his experiences in the hospital.
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Colbert Mocks Trump, Gop Over Failure to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Stephen Colbert basked in the government’s failure to move forward with an Obamacare alternative on Tuesday, declaring so-called Trumpcare “deader than the people that would have been dead if Trumpcare passed.”

The Late Show host began his monologue with word that the Gop’s health care plan “was pronounced dead of terminal sucking,” mocking the likes of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan for failing to repeal and replace Obamacare when “Republicans control only all three branches of government.”

Related@Midnight Cancelled After 4 Seasons

“Republicans said one thing for the last four elections,
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Ratings: Bachelorette Rises to Top Night, Sytycd Dips to Season Lows

Ratings: Bachelorette Rises to Top Night, Sytycd Dips to Season Lows
ABC’s The Bachelorette reclaimed the Monday title this week with 6.1 million total viewers and a 1.6 rating, rising 7 percent to mark a season high in audience while up two tenths in the demo.

RelatedRatings: Still Star-Crossed Ticks Up in Second Saturday Outing

Leading out of that, a Battle of the Network Stars encore (2.4 mil/0.6) was the third straight rerun to fare much better than Still Star-Crossed‘s final Monday outing.

RelatedRenewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled?

Over on NBC, American Ninja Warrior (5.8 mil/1.5) ticked up a tenth, while Spartan (3.8 mil/1.0) was flat.

RelatedSytycd Recap: 5 Memorable Moments From
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Colbert Visits Russian Late-Night Talk Show, 'Announces' Prez Campaign

Colbert Visits Russian Late-Night Talk Show, 'Announces' Prez Campaign
Stephen Colbert just met his Russian counterpart. (Sounds like the plot of a great spy novel, no?)

The late-night host officially launched “Russia Week” on Monday’s episode of The Late Show, in which he shared the first of five segments that were filmed on location in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

VideosKermit the Frog: Trump and Donald Jr. Audition to Voice Muppet on Late Show

In the video above, Colbert makes an appearance on Evening Urgant, Russia’s late-night talker that host Ivan Urgant describes as “closer to [Jimmy] Fallon than to John Oliver.”

Among the highlights of Colbert
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Code Black: Season Three; CBS Series Casts Rob Lowe's New Partner

Code Black has some new company. TVLine reports Moon Bloodgood has joined season three of the CBS TV show.The medical drama takes place in an La Emergency Room where the staggering influx of patients often outweighs the limited resources available to the devoted doctors and nurses who work there, creating a condition known as Code Black. The cast includes Marcia Gay Harden, Rob Lowe, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Harry Ford, Luis Guzman, Melanie Chandra, William Allen Young, Boris Kodjoe, and Jillian Murray.Read More…
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Code Black: Season Three Renewal for CBS Medical Drama

This patient has pulled through. Today, CBS renewed the Code Black TV show for a third season.The medical drama takes place in a Los Angeles ER plagued by a staggering influx of patients that often outweighs the limited resources available to the devoted doctors and nurses who work there. The cast includes Marcia Gay Harden, Rob Lowe, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Harry Ford, Luis Guzman, Melanie Chandra, William Allen Young, Boris Kodjoe, and Jillian Murray.Read More…
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‘Code Black’ Renewed by CBS for Season 3

‘Code Black’ Renewed by CBS for Season 3
CBS has renewed medical drama “Code Black” for a third season, TheWrap has learned. The medical series, which stars Marcia Gay Harden and follows the doctors at Angels Memorial Hospital as they try to treat an overwhelming number of patients despite a lack of staff and resources. The series was created by Michael Seitzman and also stars Raza Jeffrey, Bonnie Somerville, Melanie Chandra, William Allen Young, Harry Ford, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Luis Guzman, Boris Kodjoe, Jillian Murray and Rob Lowe. “Code Black” is the 19th series renewed by CBS, with “The Amazing Race” and “Elementary” renewed on Saturday. Other titles renewed include.
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‘Code Black’ Renewed for Season 3 at CBS

‘Code Black’ Renewed for Season 3 at CBS
Medical drama “Code Black” has been renewed for Season 3 at CBS, Variety has learned.

The series takes place in the fictional Angels Memorial Hospital, where the high number often outnumbered the limited resources available to doctors and patients, creating a situation known in some hospitals as a “code black.”

It stars Marcia Gay Harden, Boris Kodjoe Melanie Chandra, Harry Ford, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Jillian Murray, William Allen Young, Luis Guzmán, and Rob Lowe. Michael Seitzman, David Marshall Grant, Ryan McGarry, David Von Ancken, Marti Noxon and Linda Goldstein Knowlton serve as executive producers. ABC Television Studios produced in association with CBS Television Studios.

The series has enjoyed decent ratings, but nevertheless ranked as one of CBS’ lowest-rated scripted series this season. Season 2 averaged a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 6 million viewers per episode.

CBS previously renewed 18 of their series. The returning shows renewed to date include comedies such as “Big Bang Theory” (for two seasons), “Mom,” and
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For Here or To Go? Movie Review

Hitting theaters tomorrow is the dramedy For Here or To Go?, written and produced by Rishi S. Bhilawadika, directed by Rucha Humnabadkar and featuring Ali Fazal, Amitosh Nagpal, Omi Vaidya, Melanie Kannokada, Rajit Kapur, and Samrat Chakrabarti.

This very important and timely film shines a light on the many personal battles faced by legal Indian immigrants living in America, including the struggles to get and keep H1-b visas, being granted a green card and how it is hard for them to be able to feel connected as citizens in the Us because they don’t know if they are going to stay or go.

The film tells the story of Young Silicon Valley software engineer Vivek Pandit (Ali Fazal) who is poised to become a key hire at a promising healthcare startup, but when they realize his work visa has less than a year remaining, the offer disappears. Having
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Film Review: ‘For Here or to Go?’

Film Review: ‘For Here or to Go?’
The challenges faced by immigrants and the battle over healthcare lend renewed relevance to the premise of “For Here or to Go?” which bears a 2015 copyright date yet directly addresses these and other hot-button issues of the day. Brightly amiable while not particularly urgent, this handsomely made U.S. indie opens regionally March 31. Including both English and Hindi dialogue, the film will speak most effectively to apprehensive immigrants caught between uncertain Stateside status and cultural displacement.

It’s 2008, the recession has just hit, and, in the heart of Silicon Valley earnest young tech worker Vivek Pandit (Ali Fazal) has a problem. After seven years of hard work for a company to which he’s not emotionally invested, he’s about to land a plum position at a healthcare start-up by virtue of innovative software he’s written. Unfortunately, the would-be entrepreneur has neglected his immigration paperwork, and when the company
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Catching up with Omi Vaidya about For Here or To Go? and more!

Known for his work both on the big screen and small, Omi Vaidya burst onto the Bollywood scene with his incredible performance in Rajkumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots. The actor continued to work in Bollywood and then came back to the Us to delve into some fabulous, varied and very interesting characters and projects.

I was able to have a long catch up chat with Omi about his current work including an important movie, a cool Bolly-mentary, a funny Netflix show and his newest special television project. Check out what Chatur has been up too.

First up we talked about his newest film For Here or To Go?, which is releasing this Friday, March 31st. The dramedy puts the spotlight on immigration status in America. Along with Omi, the film stars Ali Faizal, Rajit Kapur, Amitosh Nagpal, Samrat Chakrabarti and Melanie Chandra.

For Here of To Go? is the story of
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