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NBC’s ‘Constantine’: Executives Comment on Potential for Season 2

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 16, 2015 @ 5:10 PM
NBC
NBC’s ‘Constantine’ has managed impressive turnaround in bringing fan eyes to the DC drama, but the network itself may not be so convinced of the show’s potential for season 2. Following the decision to keep its first season at 13 episodes, NBC executives have offered uncertain, if vaguely promising comments on the fate of ‘Constantine.’

‘The Simpsons’ Just Aired an Episode That Was Almost ‘The Simpsons Movie 2’

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by Matt Singer January 16, 2015 @ 1:30 PM
20th Century Fox
‘The Simpsons’ is old. It’s been airing on Fox since 1989; 26 seasons of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie and counting. For point of reference, for something to have been in its 26th season on the air in 1989, it would have had to debut in 1963, the year President Kennedy was assassinated. The show’s longevity is just insane.

‘Hannibal’ Season 3 Sets Summer Premiere, Plus Time Jump Ahead?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 16, 2015 @ 1:14 PM
NBC
NBC’s darkly delicious ‘Hannibal’ has always proven a delectable course in winter or spring, but the third season entree will have to wait a bit longer. NBC has yet to set an official premiere date for the Bryan Fuller-helmed horror series’ third season, though it seems the good doctor’s vacation has been extended to summer 2015.

NBC’s ‘Heroes Reborn’ Chucks Out Zachary Levi to Lead

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 16, 2015 @ 11:32 AM
NBC
Just when it seemed enough time had past that NBC might simply have forgotten its ill-advised ‘Heroes’ revival ‘Heroes Reborn,’ someone went and reminded them. Following the lone casting of original series star Jack Coleman, the peacock now reports that ‘Chuck’ star Zachary Levi will lead the new incarnation of Tim Kring’s ‘Heroes’ in a major role.

The Secret to Johnny Depp's Acting Technique? Barbies and Marlon Brando

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by Kate Erbland January 16, 2015 @ 9:41 AM
ABC
Actors! They're weird! Johnny Depp may be one of Hollywood's brightest stars, but that doesn't mean he's immune to the weirdness of artistry -- in fact, Depp has kind of gone whole hog on this being "out there" thing, and it's very much a part of his process as an actor. Considering his box office cache and personal success, yeah, it's worked for him.

‘Gotham’ Preview Clips: Penguin Knows “What the Little Bird Told Him”

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 15, 2015 @ 12:25 PM
FOX
FOX’s ‘Gotham’ returned with a disappointing visit to the “Rogues’ Gallery” a few weeks ago, but will Monday’s “What the Little Bird Told Him” get our Bat-beginnings back on track? Watch Gordon’s relationship with Leslie Thompkins take an expected turn, and Penguin scheme some scheming schemes in the latest clip and photos!

Jimmy Fallon and Gwyneth Paltrow Give the Broadway Treatment to Hip Hop Jams

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by Kate Erbland January 15, 2015 @ 9:45 AM
Of course, the real joke of 'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon's adoration for translating current rap and hip hop songs into Broadway versions is simple, it's in the text. It's current songs made into Broadway versions. Easy! But the difference between an okay "Broadway covers" sketch and a great one is how much Fallon and his chosen guest sell it.

‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Review: “Show Stoppers”

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by Britt Hayes January 14, 2015 @ 11:05 PM
FX
For four seasons now, without fail, the penultimate episode of ‘American Horror Story’ has always delivered. Tonight’s episode of ‘Freak Show’ is no different, except in that it stumbles perhaps more than the others, the dark humor and melodrama wrestling with the horror in ways that can be a little jarring—and not in a great way. But “Show Stoppers” does feature at least a couple of show-stopping numbers, and it’s the kind of stuff that our old pal Dr. Hans Gruber’s dreams are made of.

‘Arrow’ and ‘The Flash’ Get Extended 2015 Premiere Trailers

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 14, 2015 @ 8:37 PM
The CW
Less than a week will see ‘The Flash’ racing back to The CW for “Revenge of the Rogues,” while Team ‘Arrow’ gets tragically “Left Behind” in the wake of Oliver’s duel with Ra’s al Ghul. We’ve had plenty of casting and trailers to tide us over, but check out extended looks at the chaos in Starling and Central City with two new trailers for our beloved CW superheroes!