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SNL Teases ‘50 Shades’ Sequel in Cut Sketch, Taran Killam Defends ISIS Bit

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
NBC
SNL’s Saturday return didn’t quite get everyone talking as much as the 40th anniversary special, but still left us with a few teasing bits to enjoy. Not only does a new deleted sketch reveal a first look at the 50 Shades of Grey sequel, but so too has cast vet Taran Killam come out in defense of the controversial ISIS sketch.

FOX ‘Minority Report’ TV Series Casts Wilmer Valderrama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Amblin / El Rey
Much of FOX’s Minority Report sequel series’ casting has lacked headline appeal, but the latest should feel familiar for the network. That ‘70s Show star Wilmer Valderrama has joined FOX’s followup to the 2002 Steven Spielberg film, but what does the actor have to do with the original movie?

CBS ‘Supergirl’ Casts Jeremy Jordan as DC’s Toyman

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
DC Comics / Theo Wargo, Getty Images
CBS’ Supergirl got some unexpected lift with the casting of former Super-stars Dean Cain and Helen Slater, though the latest addition bring us back to Earth for another check off the main cast. Smash star Jeremy Jordan will join Kara Zor-El as Winslow Schott, better known as DC Superman antagonist The Toyman.

‘Better Call Saul’ Review: ‘Alpine Shepherd Boy’

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
AMC
A prequel, when done correctly, isn’t a series of not-so-subtle winks and nods and “Hey, remember this?” moments (looking at you, Gotham). When successful, a prequel not only helps us to better understand a character and his/her motivations, but adds additional and perhaps needed shading, taking them from a character with maybe only one or a few dimensions, to a more fully-formed being. Better Call Saul may not have the same sense of urgency or momentum as its predecessor, but its study of character is no less interesting, proving some of that aforementioned shading to a guy we mainly knew as a sly lawyer and sometimes sleaze.

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 3, ‘Sense8’ and ‘Wet Hot’ Prequel Set Netflix Premieres

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
Netflix
Netflix has a major year ahead of it, even after this past weekend’s debut of House of Cards Season 3, and at last we know its summer plans. Not only will Orange is the New Black Season 3 premiere in June, but so too has Netflix set an official premiere date for the Wachowski’s Sense8, and upcoming prequel series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.

Monday Morning Critic: The Best Show You’re Probably Not Watching

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by Ryan McGee 4 days ago
ABC
Welcome back to another installment of the Monday Morning Critic. In this space each week, I’ll be looking at the week that was in addition to the week ahead in television. The format will shift each week, as the world of TV will dictate the form and content of each piece. In this week’s installment: a look at the upcoming American Crime and praise for The Goldbergs.

Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Reveals First Photos of Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
Marvel / Netflix
Netflix will next formally turn its attention to the release of Marvel’s Daredevil, now that Season 3 of House of Cards fell on us this past weekend, and what better way than to introduce us to a figure more formidable thank Frank Underwood? Meet Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk, and Marvel debuts its first official photos of the new Kingpin!