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Allen Leech To Co-Star in CBS' NSA Spy Drama Pilot "Surveillance"

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Allen Leech To Co-Star in CBS' NSA Spy Drama Pilot
Exclusive: Downton Abbey alum Allen Leech has been cast as one of the leads opposite Sophia Bush in CBS’'drama pilot "Surveillance," from Matt Reeves, David C. White, Patricia Riggen and 20th Century Fox TV, which will co-produce with CBS TV Studios.

Written by White, with Riggen set to direct, "Surveillance" is described as a complex and timely spy thriller centered on the head of communications for the NSA, Maddy (Bush), a charming operative who finds her loyalties torn between protecting the government’s secrets and her own.

Leech will play Mike, Maddy’s (Bush) husband and an accomplished former CIA operative. In addition to Bush, he joins recently cast Catalina Sandino Moreno, Matthew Modine and Raphael Acloque.

Reeves executive produces via his 6th & Idaho production company alongside Riggen; White co-executive produces.

Leech currently co-stars in the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, which has grossed $285 million worldwide to date. Leech also
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Netflix Sets ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Holiday Special (Video)

Netflix Sets ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Holiday Special (Video)
Sabrina Spellman will return to Netflix sooner than you think — and she’s bringing a little holiday cheer wither. Kiernan Shipka and the rest of the cast of the streamer’s haunting new take on the half-teen, half-witch will be back for a holiday episode, “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale,” set to drop Friday, Dec. 14.

Here’s the special installment’s official logline: The Church of Night, like all covens, celebrates the Winter Solstice–the longest night of the year–when families gather around the Yule Fire to sing pagan carols and tell ghost stories. But the holidays are also a time for guests and visitors–both welcome and unwelcome– you never know what might come down the chimney…

Shipka, Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis, Ross Lynch, Michelle Gomez, Chance Perdomo, Jaz Sinclair,
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Tim Tebow to Host LeBron James-Produced "Million Dollar Mile" for CBS

Tim Tebow to Host LeBron James-Produced
Former NFL quarterback and current minor league baseball player Tim Tebow will host CBS’ upcoming "Million Dollar Mile" competition series produced by LeBron James.

In "Million Dollar Mile," contestants will have the chance to win $1,000,000 every time they run the Million Dollar Mile. Standing in their way is the most challenging course ever designed and a group of elite athletes with one mission – to stop the contestants from winning the money at all costs. The series, which is currently in production in Los Angeles, does not yet have a premiere date.

Along with Tebow, Matt “Money” Smith and Maria Taylor will serve as the show’s commentators. Smith currently serves the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Chargers on AM radio station KFI, while Taylor is a host and reporter for ESPN.
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Samantha Bee Plans "Full Frontal" Holiday Special

Samantha Bee Plans
Samantha Bee will air a special holiday broadcast of her TBS’ satire show "Full Frontal," another example of how late-night hosts are testing all kinds of extensions of their flagship broadcasts to win viewers who don’t necessarily watch their shows at the times they air each week.

"Christmas on I.C.E" will air Wednesday, December 19 at 10:30 p.m. eastern on TBS and will be commercial-free, the Tt&T-owned network said Monday.

Bee will be joined at New York’s PlayStation Theater by special guests including skating superstar and Olympic medalist Adam Rippon. Bee will tap Opening
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Shadowhunters is the best show of 2018, at least according to The People's Choice Awards

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Shadowhunters is the best show of 2018, at least according to The People's Choice Awards
One could argue that the last few years haven’t been great for people choosing things, give or take a recent flip in a certain house full of representatives, but the one thing we can always count on when it comes to people choosing things is The People’s Choice Awards. For years, it’s been one of the few award shows…
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Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Abigail Has A Baby

Days of Our Lives fans are aware that last week was a very dramatic one. Gabi is in hot water after everyone seems to have found out she is behind so much. For her, though, the big deal is that everyone still believes that the baby Abigail is carrying belongs to Stefan. However, Stefan did find out that Gabi has been drugging Abby to make her lose some time and think that she’s in a place she’s not really in. She’s been struggling so much to remember things. She’s scared because she went through this recently with her other personalities.

Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Abigail Has A Baby
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TV Shows to Watch the Week of Nov. 12, 2018: ‘Escape at Dannemora,’ ‘Narcos’

Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter offering a guide to the best of the week’s TV.

Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch and when/how to watch them. This week, “Escape at Dannemora” debuts on Showtime and “Narcos” premieres its fourth season on Netflix.

“Mars,” National Geographic Channel, Monday, 9 p.m.

Season 2 of this series, which mixes scripted and documentary elements, picks up five years after the conclusion of Season 1, following the successful maiden mission to the Red Planet when the original International Mars
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Chicago Fire Sneak Peek: Naomi Seeks Casey's Help After Their Almost-Kiss

Whether Chicago Fire‘s Casey is ready to move on and date someone new is up for debate — but that doesn’t mean he can’t come to Naomi’s aid.

In TVLine’s exclusive video from Wednesday’s episode (NBC, 9/8c), the reporter — who shared a moment with Casey a couple weeks ago — returns to the firehouse with some disturbing news. It turns out her investigation into the trailer fire has led to a threatening voicemail: “You have no idea what you’ve done with that article of yours,” the caller warns. “You better start watching your back.” And
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Netflix Series ‘Medal of Honor’ Spotlights Historical Scenes of War

Netflix’s original docuseries “Medal of Honor,” which debuts globally Nov. 9, focuses on the lives of eight recipients of the nation’s highest military honor for valor. The honor has been presented to fewer than 3,600 Americans since Abraham Lincoln signed it into law in 1861.

Produced by Allentown Productions and Compari Entertainment, the series is executive produced by Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke, Jacqueline Levine and Brandon Birtell, with Oscar-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning filmmaker James Moll (“The Last Days”) directing the project.

“James Moll is a talented storyteller, and we were looking for the right project to work with him on,” says Zemeckis.
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The Masked Singer Sneak Peek: Which Celeb Is California Dreamin' Here?

Fox has released a nearly full performance from The Masked Singer, and whether it gets your wheels turning may foretell your enjoyment of this upcoming game show competition series.

Based on an international format and (of course) hosted by Nick Cannon, The Masked Singer (premiering Wednesday, Jan. 2) features singing celebrities shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with full face mask to conceal his or her identity. With each performance, the host, panelists, audience, viewers and even the other contestants are left guessing who is singing behind the mask.

The Season 1 roster of masked singers ranges from
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‘MST3K: The Gauntlet’ Trailer: Netflix’s 6-Part Bad Movie Marathon Makes It Even Easier to Watch the Entire Season at Once

‘MST3K: The Gauntlet’ Trailer: Netflix’s 6-Part Bad Movie Marathon Makes It Even Easier to Watch the Entire Season at Once
Thanksgiving is a day for overstuffing, so it’s only fitting that the latest season of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” will be available to streaming in a portion just big enough to gorge in one sitting, should overeager viewers so choose.

As the latest trailer for “MST3K: The Gauntlet” shows, watching all six parts of the new season won’t be that far off from what Jonah (Jonah Ray), Crow (Hampton Yount), Tom Servo (Baron Vaughn), and the rest of the Satellite of Love crew are going to be subjecting themselves too as well. In a slight spin on the show’s time-tested formula, the gang will be tortured by an unprecedented six-movie marathon.

Read More: 7 New Netflix Shows to Binge in November, and the Best Reasons to Watch

Among the terrible titles in this year’s batch is the legendary “Mac & Me,” the shameless corporate “E.T.” rip-off
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Meet the Breakout Stars of Fall TV

The editors at TV Guide are as guilty as anyone of spending 45 minutes searching for a new show to stream, only to return to an old fave like Parks and Recreation or Friday Night Lights. But that would be a shame considering the amazing new series and breakout actors this fall TV season.

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The Five Best John Cena Movies of His Career

A lot of people still think of John Cena as a pro-wrestler, or a ‘fake’ wrestler. Whatever you want to think of the WWE it almost seems as though his long tenure might be coming up here eventually as he’s continued to make his move towards Hollywood, much like The Rock, or Dwayne Johnson did years before. His acting has definitely improved over the years as he’s taken on one film after another, doing his best to gain renown and a reputation for being able to do more than take a fake punch. Give the guy some credit, he has

The Five Best John Cena Movies of His Career
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Tim Tebow to Host LeBron James’ ‘Million Dollar Mile’ at CBS

Tim Tebow to Host LeBron James’ ‘Million Dollar Mile’ at CBS
Tim Tebow is set to host the upcoming CBS competition series “Million Dollar Mile,” which is executive produced by LeBron James.

Tebow is a two-time national champion, first-round NFL draft pick and Heisman Trophy winner. Currently, he serves as a college football analyst for ESPN. Prior to joining ESPN, he played three years in the NFL for the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets. Now, Tebow is pursuing a career in professional baseball as a member of the New York Mets organization.

In addition, Matt “Money” Smith, play-by-play announcer for the La Charger, and ESPN reporter Maria Taylor will
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Tim Tebow to Host LeBron-Produced Obstacle Course Series at CBS

Tim Tebow to Host LeBron-Produced Obstacle Course Series at CBS
Tim Tebow is adding another job to his already-crowded résumé: The football pro-turned-baseball player will host Million Dollar Mile, CBS’ competition series from executive producer LeBron James.

As previously reported, Million Dollar Mile will feature contestants who have a chance to win $1,000,000 every time they run the titular obstacle course, described as “the most challenging course ever designed.” The catch: A group of elite athletes will appear along the way to stop the contestants from winning the money at all costs.

“Watching good people compete at their highest ability is always inspirational to me,” Tebow said in a statement. “Million Dollar Mile
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Exclusive Chicago Fire Sneak Peek: Are We About to Lose Severide?

Things have been pretty rough for Severide (Taylor Kinney) on Chicago Fire. After a heated argument in which he took a swing at his father, dear old dad suffered a stroke and died before Severide got the chance to say goodbye. Forced to deal with the overwhelming guilt of never reconciling, this

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Ratings: God Eyes Sunday Win; ABC Gets Michelle Obama Boost

Pending adjustment due to a slightly late start, CBS’ God Friended Me this Sunday delivered 8.3 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating, up 12 and 38 percent from last week to lead the night in both measures (among entertainment programs). Leading out of that, NCIS: La (6.9 mil/0.8) and Madam Secretary (5.6 mil/0.6) both ticked up.

Elsewhere….

The CW | Supergirl (1.16 mil/0.3; read recap) dipped to hit and match series lows; Charmed (950K/0.3) was steady.

NBC | Sunday Night Football (17.9 mil/5.8) is down about 15 percent from last week’s fast nats.

ABC | DWTS: Juniors (4 mil/0.6) dipped to season lows. Robin Roberts’ 20/20 sit-down with former
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Anne Mensah Exiting as Sky’s Head of Drama, Joining Netflix

Updated: Anne Mensah, head of drama in the U.K. for Sky, is leaving the pay-tv business, which recently came under the ownership of U.S. cable giant Comcast, and joining Netflix. Sky staff members were told in a memo Monday from content boss Gary Davey that Mensah would be exiting and that her deputy, Cameron Roach, would become acting head of drama, reporting to Davey.

At Netflix, Mensah will be VP of content, leading the streamer’s team working on U.K. productions. She will start in the newly created role next year and report to Cindy Holland, vice
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How Well Does the Legacies Cast Know Their Vampire Diaries History?

Though it's set in the world of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, Legacies is already hard at work establishing its own mythology with a whole host of new monsters and magical spells in its first season. That being said, the show still has to pay attention to the supernatural legacy (pun totally

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Netflix Has Enough Holiday Content for 1,200 Days of Christmas

Netflix Has Enough Holiday Content for 1,200 Days of Christmas
This holiday season, Netflix has more movies and TV than you can shake a candy cane at. The streaming service is flooding the market with a raft of original movies and specials rolling out over the next six weeks. And that's in addition to the stuff that's already there. There's something for everyone, from the cheeriest Christmas Prince to the grinchiest grinch.

According to Netflix's viewer data, holiday streaming season starts Nov. 12, and so it makes sense that the streaming giant has already released its first Christmas movie of the year, the Kat Graham-starring The Holiday Calendar. Coming up, there's The Princess Switch, which stars Vanessa Hudgens in dual roles as a baker from Chicago and a princess who look like twins and do the ol' Christmastime switcheroo (Nov. 16); The Christmas Chronicles, which stars Kurt Russell as Santa Claus (Nov. 22); and A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, the sequel to last year's holiday hit (Nov. 30). ...

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