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‘Louie’ Made Season 5 Shorter Because He Got High, Because He Got High

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
FX
FX Emmy darling Louie will again come to a close tonight with Season 5 finale “The Road Part 2,” a notably shorter eight-episode run than some of its predecessors. Many assumed the truncated order owed to comedian Louis C.K.’s grueling schedule and past hiatus requirements, but nope! He was just high. Allow us to explain.

‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah’ Sets September Premiere in First Teaser

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Comedy Central
Despite only just saying goodbye to David Letterman, audiences will suffer another late-night loss when Jon Stewart bids his Daily Show farewells in August. Comedy Central won’t wait long for the new guy however, setting South African comedian Trevor Noah’s Daily Show debut for late September with a new teaser.

Wachowski Netflix ‘Sense8’ Reveals its Other Selves in Eight Character Trailers

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
Netflix
If the premise of Netflix and the Wachowskis’ upcoming Sense8 series has you confused, you’re not alone. Neither are you alone by the June 5 premiere’s latest round of videos focusing on each individual character, and their awakening to seven other selves. Still confused? Maybe you should just watch.

‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Reveals New BTS Images and First Real Footage

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
AMC
AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead spinoff “companion series” has kept a pretty low profile since the debut of its first teaser, but like the zombie apocalypse, the undead are slowly starting to creep out. A new round of BTS photos offer a look at our stars watching the outset of society’s crumble, while a new AMC promo offers our first real footage.

Showtime ‘Twin Peaks’ May Return David Duchovny’s Cross-Dressing DEA Agent

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
ABC
The full nature of Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival remains somewhat unclear, even after David Lynch returned to the project, but one certainty remains a wealth of characters and now-famous stars eyed to return. A new report suggest The X-Files’ own David Duchovny will trade revivals for a Twin Peaks appearance as well, reprising his role as cross-dressing DEA agent Denise Bryson.

Many Bothans Died to Bring Us These 10 ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Facts

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Star Wars Rebels feels the force of a largely unexplored period in Star Wars history, but did you know the Disney XD animated series owes quite a bit to Ralph McQuarrie’s original movie concept art? Or that it needs its own continuity expert on the films? These are just some of the Imperial intelligence to uncover in the eighth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which ignites the spark of Disney’s Star Wars Rebels!

Comic-Con 2015: ‘Doctor Who’ Sets Hall H Return

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
BBC
Doctor Who disappointed a few fans last year with news that the longrunning BBC sci-fi would sit out Comic-Con for a world press tour introducing Peter Capaldi’s new iteration to the world, but with Season 9 on the horizon, Doctor Who is coming right back where he belongs. Get your first hint of what to expect when The Doctor graces San Diego once more this summer!

‘Daredevil’ Season 2: Elektra Confirmed by Audition Videos?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Marvel
Marvel’s renewal of Daredevil Season 2 threw off projections of how Netflix’s Defenders might unfold, but with ol’ Hornhead given a bit more breathing room, Season 2 may yet dive into some fan-favorites absent from the first year. Elektra seemed like the likeliest of targets, and may yet have been confirmed for 2016 via leaked audition videos.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Taps ‘Rogue One’ Screenwriter Gary Whitta for an Episode

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
We’ve yet to see how well Star Wars can expand crossovers of its cinematic universe beyond the upcoming films, but we may yet see TV’s Rebels interacting with its big screen brethren. Original Rogue One spinoff writer Gary Whitta has confirmed writing on an upcoming Rebels episode, which could well establish some connective tissue with the larger universe.