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'The Following' Series Premiere Recap - Is It Worth Following?

January 22nd, 2013 3:53pm EST
The Following
After months of hype, The Following finally premiered last night on Fox and, for the most part, the first episode did not disappoint. Created by Kevin Williamson, the brainchild behind the Scream movie franchise as well as The Vampire Diaries, The Following paints a portrait of a serial killer so intelligent and psychopathic that the cat-and-mouse game he initiates in the pilot will be enough to carry an audience through at least the first season. 

Our killer is Joe Carroll (James Purefoy), a former English professor who is an expert in Gothic literature, especially the works of Edgar Alla...
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Fox Adds Three New Comedies & Drama Starring Kevin Bacon To 2012-13 Lineup

May 14th, 2012 10:25am EDT
Kevin Bacon
FOX has released its primetime schedule for the 2012-2013 television season, adding three new comedies and two dramas to its slate. "Glee" will move this fall to Thursdays, following all-new installments of "The X Factor," which will feature two new judges (Britney Spears and Demi Lovato).

This fall, two new half-hour comedies – "The Mindy Project" and "Ben And Kate" – will join "Raising Hope" and "New Girl" on an all-new Tuesday night comedy block.

"The Mindy Project" features Mindy Kaling as a skilled OB/GYN navigating the tricky waters of both her personal and professional life, as sh...
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'John Carter' Stars Partied Every Night In Utah Motel

February 21st, 2012 8:42am EST
John Carter
British actor Dominic West had the time of his life shooting new movie "John Carter" on location in Utah because he and his co-stars turned their motel into a "frathouse", holding big parties every night.

The star appears in the Disney sci-fi epic alongside Willem Dafoe, Thomas Haden Church, James Purefoy and Taylor Kitsch as the titular character, an American Civil War captain who is transported to Mars.

West admits there was not much to do in between filming in the picturesque state - so the cast made their own fun back at their motel.

He tells WENN, "Off set was a dream. We were in th...
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Check Out 'Merlin,' 'America's Got Talent,' & More This Summer On NBC

June 16th, 2009 8:15am EDT
Merlin
Check out NBC's new original scripted programming coming out this summer including the return of 'America's Got Talent.'

"Merlin" is a new drama series that updates the story of the infamous sorcerer of Arthurian legend for a new audience. The mythical city of Camelot, in a time before history began; a fantastical realm of legendary beasts and mysterious people; a dangerous world in which magic has been banned by the ruthless tyrant, Uther Pendragon.

Click here for tons of great 'Merlin' cast pictures & watch a video preview below:

PREMIERE DATE: JUNE 21 @ 8 PM

America's G...
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Summer TV Guide: 'True Blood,' 'Nurse Jackie' & Much More!

June 1st, 2009 9:15am EDT
Nurse Jackie
There are many things to love about summer - the beach, the sunlight, the smiling faces all around you, and more reasons to get out and about. This means your television may be left lonely at home, but with the majority of fan favorite TV shows off the air, does it matter? Don't be silly, there are plenty of summer TV programs worth watching ... and some new ones you might just want to keep an eye on.

Here's a look at some returning and new shows for the summer of 2009, and for full schedule lists you can check out each channel's website!

RETURNING TV

Burn Notice (June 4, USA...
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NBC’s Summer Schedule Includes New Shows, Mini-Series & More

March 14th, 2009 10:28am EDT
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
NBC will serve up a sizzling menu of new and returning summer series - accented by all-new original scripted programming with the series premieres of "The Philanthropist," "Merlin" and "The Listener" – and paced by the new alternative series "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!" and "Great American Road Trip" plus the return of summer's top-rated "America's Got Talent."

In a bold scheduling move, "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!," based on the international hit from Granada America, will debut as a two-hour television event on Monday, June 1 (8-10 p.m. ET) and will be stripped ...
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