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Colbert’s Second ‘Late Show’ Week Taps Lupita Nyong’o, Willie Nelson and Many More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
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Colbert fever will hit an all-time high over the next week as CBS gears up for the star-studded first week of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and the second shows no signs of stopping. Everyone from Lupita Nyong’o to Willie Nelson to GOP hopeful Bernie Sanders are on board, covering an even broader range of guests.

CBS ‘Under the Dome’ Canceled After Three Seasons

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
CBS
CBS hasn’t had tremendous luck with its higher-profile summer shows, Under the Dome bleeding viewers and critics alike with each year, and at last the dome will be coming down in more ways than one. The network has confirmed the September 10 finale will be the show’s last, cancelling the Stephen King adaptation after three seasons.

‘Gotham’ Season 2 Makes Joker and Barbara Arkham Pals in First Clip

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
FOX
Gotham split itself right down the middle between serious drama and campy Schumacher homage, and now with Barbara and a proto-Joker front and center for Season 2, which one would you imagine leads the charge by our first clip? Are you ready to visit Arkham and kick off the “Rise of the Villains?”

‘Flash’ Season 2 Casts ‘Candyman’ Tony Todd as Mystery Big Bad ‘Zoom’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
The CW / Warner Bros.
We knew as far back as Comic-Con 2015 that The Flash would face off against “Zoom” in Season 2, though even among comic fans, the name didn’t provide the clearest picture of Barry’s new big bad. Now, we at least have a voice in Candyman legend Tony Todd, as well as a few new details on the Venom-like “speed demon.”

Syfy Still Moving Forward With Wes Craven Series, MTV ‘Scream’ to Pay Tribute

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
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We’re still feeling the loss of horror icon Wes Craven, who sadly succumbed to brain cancer this past Sunday, but the revered director’s influence will continue to be felt for years to come. Not only has Syfy opted to continue on with Craven’s TV work on two new series, but so too will MTV’s Scream pay tribute to the man with its upcoming season finale.

‘Falling Skies’ Almost Ended the Series on a Much More Sinister Note

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
TNT
Whether or not TNT’s Falling Skies succeeded in keeping its fans happy through five seasons, last night saw the Spielberg-produced alien-actioner finally wrapping things up, as Tom Mason clinched the defeat of Earth’s alien invaders. Now, showrunner David Eick discusses how the ending originally had a much more sinister tone, and what Battlestar Galactica alum snuck in a surprise cameo.

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Quakes, Blows Up The Bus in Season 2 VFX Reel

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
Marvel / ABC
Though perhaps not the all-out spectacle of its cinematic forebears, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. burns through quite a bit of CGI, particularly in its second season. Season 3's Secret Warriors will undoubtedly bring even more powers into the mix, so take a look at Season 2's VFX reel, including Skye’s Quake-ing powers and some serious spectacle to The Bus’ destruction.

SNL Season 41 Adds Jon Rudnitsky as First New Cast Member

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
Twitter / @JonRudnitsky
SNL burst back into the spotlight last week with the announcement of its first three hosts, and as the 40th anniversary fades in the rear view, NBC’s beloved sketch comedy series looks to the future with new cast. First up joining the not-ready-for-primetime players in Season 41, is New Jersey comedian Jon Rudnitsky.

President Obama Will Go ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ in Alaska

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
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NBC reality trek Running Wild With Bear Grylls has made headlines in recent months for bringing high-profile figures out into the wilderness, but the survival series may yet have its biggest name ever, and all for a cause. Barack Obama himself will join Grylls in the wilds of Alaska, exploring some of the climate change of the region.

‘Hannibal’ Creator Talks Season 4 Story, ‘Silence,’ David Bowie and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
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And lo, Hannibal has come to a very permanent-seeming end, closing out Season 3 with a redux of the Red Dragon arc that saw its two leads on a very literal cliffhanger, and another character losing quite a bit of limb. Continually optimistic about a movie wrap-up, creator Bryan Fuller talks his idea for Season 4 and the inevitable Silence of the Lambs treatment, which may or may not involve Ellen Page and David Bowie.