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‘The Muppets’ Send Kermit Streaking and Fozzie Manscaping in First Posters

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
ABC
Last week saw The Muppets treating fans to the 10-minute pilot pitch that won them a new ABC series this fall, placing Kermit and the gang in a more adult context as a behind-the-scenes mockumentary. ABC appears to be running with that ball, promising “full-frontal nudity” and more by its first posters for the fall premiere.

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3 Gets a Haircut and a Howard

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
Marvel / ABC
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has kept relatively quiet since Comic-Con 2015, but with production on Season 3 finally in swing, Coulson’s team is already sharpening up. Not only has a menacing new agent been added to the ranks, but so too has Skye undergone something of a Daisy trim for Season 3.

Netflix ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Tackles the Mystery of Paul Rudd’s Refusal to Age

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
Netflix
Half the gag of Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer revival lies in actors having (visibly) aged an additional 14 years since the 2001 cult classic, despite playing the same characters on their First Day of Camp. Now, a new featurette for Netflix revival sees the cast reflecting on the decade-plus gap, including that mystery which eludes us all: Why doesn’t Paul Rudd age?

Kurt Sutter’s FX ‘Bastard Executioner’ Sets Ed Sheeran to Recur, Seriously

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
FX / NBC
Kurt Sutter’s FX Sons of Anarchy followup The Bastard Executioner has shown off a few bits and pieces in recent weeks, but for those worried the 14th century setting would rule out Sons’ taste in music, artists will at least be present in some form. Enter The Bastard Executioner’s newest arrival, Ed Sheeran! No, we’re not kidding.

‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Season 2 Gets Expanded Episode Order

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
AMC
However AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead distinguishes itself from the parent series after showcasing the outset of the zombie apocalypse, the August prequel will quickly share something in common. After six episodes in its first season, Fear The Walking Dead will return in 2016 with an order expanded from the AMC norm.

Netflix’s ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Heads to Second Base in First Clip

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
Netflix
Apart from the gargantuan task of reassembling the stars of Wet Hot American Summer for Netflix’s First Day of Camp, we have to wonder if the new series could recapture that same chemistry. Wonder no more, as Elizabeth Banks headlines the first official clip of our return to Camp Firewood, and things are getting Wet Hot, and perhaps American already. Also, Summer.

‘Hannibal’ Brutally Introduces Us to ‘The Great Red Dragon’

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by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
NBC
At the midseason mark, Hannibal has a moment of readjustment, switching gears almost effortlessly to transition into the future — three years down the line, and Will Graham is experiencing his Godfather moment. Just when he thought he was out, Jack Crawford pulls him back in to investigate the Tooth Fairy, a name our new killer despises, as “The Great Red Dragon” is more to his demented liking.

‘Key & Peele’ to End After Current Fifth Season, Stars Confirm

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 7 days ago
Comedy Central
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have been rising through the comedy ranks since long before Key & Peele, though there’s no denying how visibly the Comedy Central sketch series boosted their profile. Still, all birds must eventually leave the nest, and so we’ve learned that the fifth and current Key & Peele season will be their last.

Netflix Cancels ‘Lilyhammer’ After Three Seasons

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 7 days ago
Netflix
Not all of Netflix’s original series have become cultural breakouts (we’re looking at you, Hemlock Grove and Marco Polo), but the streaming service’s original … well, original may have finally been whacked. After three seasons, Netflix has confirmed that Sopranos alum Steve Van Zandt’s Lilyhammer has officially frozen over, and won’t return for a fourth season.